The table below looks at the statistics for the Middleware Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Middleware Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware Developer
Rank 556 541 550
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Middleware Developer 32 12 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.060% 0.025% 0.034%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.067% 0.027% 0.037%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 12
Average daily rate
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£488 £425 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.70% -3.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £425 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £589 £481
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £425 £440
% change year-on-year
+29.41% -3.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47993 44437 46047
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.63% 92.80% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 30660 27466 26538
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1968 1962 2297
Average hourly rate £16.16 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.43
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%

Middleware Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Middleware Developer in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Middleware Developer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Middleware Developer
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Middleware Developer across the England region.

Middleware Developer Daily Rate Trend in England

Middleware Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Middleware Developer across the England region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

Middleware Developer Daily Rate Histogram in England

Middleware Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Middleware Developer across the England region.

Middleware Developer Hourly Rate Trend in England

Middleware Developer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware Developer within the England region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +23 18 £384 -39.08%
North West - 6 - -
East of England -21 1 - -
South West - 1 £425 - 2
Middleware Developer
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Middleware Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Middleware Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Middleware Developer in their job title.

1 39 (100.00%) Middleware
2 26 (66.67%) Java
2 26 (66.67%) XML
3 24 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (58.97%) Continuous Integration
5 22 (56.41%) Maven
6 21 (53.85%) Scrum
6 21 (53.85%) JBoss
7 20 (51.28%) UML
8 19 (48.72%) XSD
8 19 (48.72%) Apache
8 19 (48.72%) TDD
8 19 (48.72%) Git (software)
8 19 (48.72%) Jenkins
8 19 (48.72%) Apache Camel
9 18 (46.15%) OSGi
9 18 (46.15%) RUP
9 18 (46.15%) DSDM
10 17 (43.59%) SOAP
10 17 (43.59%) Pair Programming
10 17 (43.59%) ActiveMQ
10 17 (43.59%) Configuration Management
10 17 (43.59%) DevOps
10 17 (43.59%) Confluence
10 17 (43.59%) Requirements Analysis
10 17 (43.59%) JSON
10 17 (43.59%) JIRA
10 17 (43.59%) Release Management
10 17 (43.59%) Atlassian
11 15 (38.46%) Puppet

Middleware Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Middleware Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Middleware Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 21 (53.85%) JBoss
2 19 (48.72%) Apache
3 17 (43.59%) Confluence
4 6 (15.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (7.69%) WebLogic
6 2 (5.13%) IIS
6 2 (5.13%) WebSphere
6 2 (5.13%) Apache Solr
6 2 (5.13%) Apache Pig
6 2 (5.13%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (5.13%) Apache ServiceMix
6 2 (5.13%) Apache Spark
7 1 (2.56%) Adobe CQ
7 1 (2.56%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (2.56%) CMS
Business Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (2.56%) SAP CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.26%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.13%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.13%) Impala
2 2 (5.13%) MySQL
2 2 (5.13%) Hadoop
2 2 (5.13%) CouchDB
2 2 (5.13%) Apache Hive
2 2 (5.13%) MongoDB
2 2 (5.13%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (5.13%) NoSQL
2 2 (5.13%) Couchbase
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 22 (56.41%) Maven
2 19 (48.72%) Git (software)
2 19 (48.72%) Jenkins
3 17 (43.59%) JIRA
4 3 (7.69%) Ant
5 2 (5.13%) JUnit
5 2 (5.13%) jMock
5 2 (5.13%) Subversion
6 1 (2.56%) Eclipse
General
1 5 (12.82%) Finance
2 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (100.00%) Middleware
2 26 (66.67%) XML
3 19 (48.72%) XSD
3 19 (48.72%) Apache Camel
4 18 (46.15%) OSGi
5 17 (43.59%) JSON
5 17 (43.59%) SOAP
5 17 (43.59%) ActiveMQ
6 11 (28.21%) Web Services
7 8 (20.51%) Spring
8 5 (12.82%) XSLT
8 5 (12.82%) JMS
8 5 (12.82%) HTML
9 4 (10.26%) J2EE
9 4 (10.26%) Oracle Fusion
10 3 (7.69%) REST
10 3 (7.69%) Ajax
10 3 (7.69%) CSS
10 3 (7.69%) .NET
10 3 (7.69%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (23.08%) Linux
2 6 (15.38%) UNIX
3 2 (5.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (58.97%) Continuous Integration
3 21 (53.85%) Scrum
4 20 (51.28%) UML
5 19 (48.72%) TDD
6 18 (46.15%) RUP
6 18 (46.15%) DSDM
7 17 (43.59%) Configuration Management
7 17 (43.59%) Pair Programming
7 17 (43.59%) Requirements Analysis
7 17 (43.59%) Release Management
7 17 (43.59%) DevOps
8 15 (38.46%) SOA
9 3 (7.69%) Unit Testing
10 2 (5.13%) Integration Testing
10 2 (5.13%) Logistics
10 2 (5.13%) EAI
10 2 (5.13%) OO
10 2 (5.13%) BDD
10 2 (5.13%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 26 (66.67%) Java
2 6 (15.38%) SQL
3 4 (10.26%) C#
4 3 (7.69%) XQuery
4 3 (7.69%) XPath
4 3 (7.69%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
5 2 (5.13%) T-SQL
5 2 (5.13%) PHP
6 1 (2.56%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (25.64%) SC Cleared
1 10 (25.64%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 15 (38.46%) Puppet
2 3 (7.69%) Oracle Identity Management
2 3 (7.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 17 (43.59%) Atlassian
2 13 (33.33%) Oracle
3 4 (10.26%) Red Hat
4 2 (5.13%) Sybase
4 2 (5.13%) IBM
5 1 (2.56%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.56%) Adobe
5 1 (2.56%) ILOG
5 1 (2.56%) SAP