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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Middleware Developer
Rank 552 574 571
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Middleware Developer 69 25 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.049% 0.042%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.052% 0.045%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 6 9
Average daily rate £450 £345 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.43% -18.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £313 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £469 £388 £463
% change year-on-year
+20.90% -16.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £48.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £48.25 -
Middleware Developer
UK

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
48678 47959 46948
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 95.04% 94.75% 94.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 32103 29564 29088
Average daily rate £425 £400 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1381 1912 1941
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +13 29 £450 +44.00% 2
East Midlands +22 17 £500 -
South East -11 7 £495 -
Yorkshire - 7 - -
North West -5 5 £300 -
East of England +3 3 £350 -
Midlands - 1 - -
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UK

Middleware Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 92 (100.00%) Middleware
2 37 (40.22%) Java
3 34 (36.96%) WebSphere
4 32 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (34.78%) Oracle
4 32 (34.78%) Unix
5 27 (29.35%) IBM
6 26 (28.26%) Linux
7 25 (27.17%) XML
8 22 (23.91%) webMethods
8 22 (23.91%) DataPower
9 21 (22.83%) SOA
10 20 (21.74%) Web Services
10 20 (21.74%) WebLogic
10 20 (21.74%) RESTful
11 19 (20.65%) IBM Integration Bus
12 18 (19.57%) JMS
13 16 (17.39%) SQL
14 15 (16.30%) AIX
14 15 (16.30%) Oracle Fusion
14 15 (16.30%) Oracle Service Bus
15 14 (15.22%) Finance
15 14 (15.22%) Intel
16 13 (14.13%) SOAP
16 13 (14.13%) NoSQL
16 13 (14.13%) Banking
16 13 (14.13%) ActiveMQ
17 12 (13.04%) Apache Camel
17 12 (13.04%) Solaris
17 12 (13.04%) SSL

Middleware Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 34 (36.96%) WebSphere
2 20 (21.74%) WebLogic
3 15 (16.30%) Oracle Service Bus
4 7 (7.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 7 (7.61%) WebSphere Application Server
5 5 (5.43%) Apache
5 5 (5.43%) JBoss
5 5 (5.43%) Tuxedo
6 4 (4.35%) JCAPS
6 4 (4.35%) Tomcat
7 3 (3.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 3 (3.26%) IBM HTTP Server
7 3 (3.26%) IIS
7 3 (3.26%) TPMS
8 2 (2.17%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 2 (2.17%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (1.09%) Alfresco
9 1 (1.09%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (1.09%) MQSeries
9 1 (1.09%) Oracle BPEL
Business Applications
1 7 (7.61%) Oracle ERP
2 3 (3.26%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (1.09%) OpenText MBPM
3 1 (1.09%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.52%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (3.26%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.26%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (13.04%) SSL
2 10 (10.87%) DNS
3 7 (7.61%) Firewall
4 5 (5.43%) HTTP
5 3 (3.26%) FTP
6 1 (1.09%) SMTP
6 1 (1.09%) SNMP
6 1 (1.09%) SSH
6 1 (1.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (14.13%) NoSQL
2 11 (11.96%) Relational Database
3 10 (10.87%) Couchbase
3 10 (10.87%) CouchDB
4 9 (9.78%) SQL Server
5 6 (6.52%) Oracle Database
5 6 (6.52%) RDBMS
6 5 (5.43%) DB2
7 3 (3.26%) MySQL
7 3 (3.26%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (3.26%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (2.17%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (11.96%) Subversion
2 8 (8.70%) JDeveloper
3 6 (6.52%) Git (software)
4 4 (4.35%) Eclipse
4 4 (4.35%) JUnit
4 4 (4.35%) Visual Studio
5 3 (3.26%) Jenkins
5 3 (3.26%) JIRA
6 2 (2.17%) Introscope
6 2 (2.17%) jMock
6 2 (2.17%) Maven
7 1 (1.09%) Ant
7 1 (1.09%) JMeter
7 1 (1.09%) Mockito
7 1 (1.09%) Selenium
7 1 (1.09%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (1.09%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (15.22%) Finance
2 13 (14.13%) Banking
3 8 (8.70%) Investment Banking
4 3 (3.26%) Front Office
5 2 (2.17%) Back Office
5 2 (2.17%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (100.00%) Middleware
2 25 (27.17%) XML
3 20 (21.74%) RESTful
3 20 (21.74%) Web Services
4 19 (20.65%) IBM Integration Bus
5 18 (19.57%) JMS
6 15 (16.30%) Oracle Fusion
7 13 (14.13%) ActiveMQ
7 13 (14.13%) SOAP
8 12 (13.04%) Apache Camel
9 11 (11.96%) XSLT
10 10 (10.87%) Akka
10 10 (10.87%) FpML
10 10 (10.87%) Play Framework
10 10 (10.87%) REST
10 10 (10.87%) WebSphere MQ
11 9 (9.78%) Java EE
11 9 (9.78%) Spring
12 8 (8.70%) HTML
12 8 (8.70%) JAX-WS
Miscellaneous
1 22 (23.91%) DataPower
2 10 (10.87%) Mobile App
3 9 (9.78%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (6.52%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.26%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.17%) Device Driver
6 2 (2.17%) DTV
6 2 (2.17%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (2.17%) Fixed Income
6 2 (2.17%) Mathematics
6 2 (2.17%) STB
7 1 (1.09%) Chemistry
7 1 (1.09%) FMCG
7 1 (1.09%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.09%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 32 (34.78%) Unix
2 26 (28.26%) Linux
3 15 (16.30%) AIX
4 12 (13.04%) Solaris
5 10 (10.87%) Windows
6 9 (9.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (9.78%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 7 (7.61%) Oracle Linux
7 7 (7.61%) SUSE
8 4 (4.35%) VME
9 3 (3.26%) Windows Server
10 1 (1.09%) OS/390
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (22.83%) SOA
3 10 (10.87%) ITIL
4 9 (9.78%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (8.70%) TDD
6 7 (7.61%) ERP
6 7 (7.61%) Load Balancing
7 6 (6.52%) Continuous Delivery
7 6 (6.52%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (6.52%) Web Development
8 5 (5.43%) EAI
9 4 (4.35%) BDD
9 4 (4.35%) Content Development
9 4 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (4.35%) Migration
9 4 (4.35%) OO
10 3 (3.26%) API Development
10 3 (3.26%) BPEL
10 3 (3.26%) Change Management
10 3 (3.26%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (40.22%) Java
2 16 (17.39%) SQL
3 11 (11.96%) Shell Script
4 10 (10.87%) Scala
5 9 (9.78%) Bash Shell
5 9 (9.78%) JavaScript
6 7 (7.61%) C
6 7 (7.61%) C#
6 7 (7.61%) PL/SQL
7 4 (4.35%) COBOL
7 4 (4.35%) Python
7 4 (4.35%) XPath
8 3 (3.26%) C++
8 3 (3.26%) Perl
8 3 (3.26%) PHP
9 2 (2.17%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
10 1 (1.09%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.09%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 3 (3.26%) Degree
2 2 (2.17%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (2.17%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (3.26%) Control-M
1 3 (3.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 32 (34.78%) Oracle
2 27 (29.35%) IBM
3 22 (23.91%) webMethods
4 14 (15.22%) Intel
5 9 (9.78%) Red Hat
6 8 (8.70%) Apigee
6 8 (8.70%) CA
7 7 (7.61%) Software AG
8 6 (6.52%) Sybase
9 4 (4.35%) ICL
10 3 (3.26%) Adobe
10 3 (3.26%) ATG
10 3 (3.26%) Micro Focus
11 2 (2.17%) BEA
11 2 (2.17%) Microsoft
11 2 (2.17%) Murex
11 2 (2.17%) SAP
11 2 (2.17%) Sun
11 2 (2.17%) TIBCO
12 1 (1.09%) Axway