The table below looks at the statistics for the Middleware Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Middleware Engineer
Rank 578 563 562
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Middleware Engineer 34 19 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.063% 0.038% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.068% 0.041% 0.025%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 14 8
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£425 £364 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.83% -23.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £320 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £496 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £323 £475
% change year-on-year
+24.03% -32.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Middleware Engineer
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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
50070 46545 44688
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.85% 92.44% 92.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 32553 28721 27161
Average daily rate £403 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1859 1841 1962
Average hourly rate £17.25 £16.84 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.43% -3.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.57 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

Middleware Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Middleware Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Middleware Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Middleware Engineer Daily Rate Trend in England

Middleware Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Middleware Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Middleware Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in England

Middleware Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Middleware Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in England

Middleware Engineer
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 Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015. 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 +1 10 £488 +20.00%
South East -27 9 £450 +40.62% 1
Yorkshire - 4 £390 -
North East - 4 £310 -
West Midlands - 3 £400 -
North West - 2 - -
South West - 1 - -
Middleware Engineer
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Middleware Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Middleware Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title.

1 40 (100.00%) Middleware
2 25 (62.50%) UNIX
3 24 (60.00%) Linux
4 22 (55.00%) Windows
5 21 (52.50%) Perl
6 17 (42.50%) Finance
7 16 (40.00%) JBoss
8 15 (37.50%) Java
9 14 (35.00%) IBM
10 13 (32.50%) J2EE
10 13 (32.50%) WebLogic
11 12 (30.00%) Apache
12 11 (27.50%) Solaris
13 10 (25.00%) ITIL
13 10 (25.00%) Red Hat
14 9 (22.50%) Tomcat
14 9 (22.50%) PowerShell
14 9 (22.50%) Root Cause Analysis
15 8 (20.00%) SWIFT
15 8 (20.00%) F5
15 8 (20.00%) High Availability
15 8 (20.00%) Load Balancing
15 8 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 8 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
15 8 (20.00%) SQL
15 8 (20.00%) Configuration Management
15 8 (20.00%) Change Management
15 8 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
15 8 (20.00%) Clustering
16 7 (17.50%) Banking

Middleware Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Middleware Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (40.00%) JBoss
2 13 (32.50%) WebLogic
3 12 (30.00%) Apache
4 9 (22.50%) Tomcat
5 7 (17.50%) WebSphere
6 6 (15.00%) WebSphere Application Server
7 5 (12.50%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 4 (10.00%) Tuxedo
8 4 (10.00%) MQSeries
8 4 (10.00%) Oracle Application Server
8 4 (10.00%) AquaLogic
9 2 (5.00%) IBM HTTP Server
10 1 (2.50%) IIS
10 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 8 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 5 (12.50%) SSL
3 2 (5.00%) HTTP
4 1 (2.50%) Kerberos
4 1 (2.50%) DNS
4 1 (2.50%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.50%) RDBMS
1 7 (17.50%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.00%) DB2
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.50%) WhereScape RED
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Fiddler
General
1 17 (42.50%) Finance
2 7 (17.50%) Banking
3 4 (10.00%) Investment Banking
4 3 (7.50%) Manufacturing
5 2 (5.00%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.50%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (100.00%) Middleware
2 13 (32.50%) J2EE
3 5 (12.50%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 4 (10.00%) WebSphere MQ
4 4 (10.00%) TIBCO EMS
5 2 (5.00%) Drools
6 1 (2.50%) OAuth
6 1 (2.50%) Apache Camel
6 1 (2.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.00%) Clustering
1 8 (20.00%) SWIFT
2 4 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 25 (62.50%) UNIX
2 24 (60.00%) Linux
3 22 (55.00%) Windows
4 11 (27.50%) Solaris
5 6 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (15.00%) AIX
6 4 (10.00%) OS/390
7 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.00%) ITIL
2 9 (22.50%) Root Cause Analysis
3 8 (20.00%) High Availability
3 8 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 8 (20.00%) Change Management
3 8 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (20.00%) Load Balancing
4 6 (15.00%) Service Delivery
5 5 (12.50%) Project Management
6 4 (10.00%) BCP
6 4 (10.00%) Problem Management
6 4 (10.00%) Release Management
6 4 (10.00%) Software Deployment
6 4 (10.00%) Incident Management
6 4 (10.00%) QMS
7 3 (7.50%) Patch Management
7 3 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (7.50%) Security Management
8 2 (5.00%) Information Security
8 2 (5.00%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 21 (52.50%) Perl
2 15 (37.50%) Java
3 9 (22.50%) PowerShell
4 8 (20.00%) SQL
5 5 (12.50%) Shell Script
6 4 (10.00%) C
6 4 (10.00%) C++
7 2 (5.00%) Jython
8 1 (2.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 5 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.50%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) Control-M
1 1 (2.50%) CA Single Sign-On
1 1 (2.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (35.00%) IBM
2 10 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 8 (20.00%) F5
4 5 (12.50%) Oracle
4 5 (12.50%) TIBCO
4 5 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 4 (10.00%) Sun
5 4 (10.00%) Metastorm
5 4 (10.00%) Axway
5 4 (10.00%) Fujitsu
6 1 (2.50%) Greenplum
6 1 (2.50%) Siebel
6 1 (2.50%) Tableau
6 1 (2.50%) New Relic
6 1 (2.50%) AppDynamics
6 1 (2.50%) MuleSoft
6 1 (2.50%) WorldPay
6 1 (2.50%) VMware
6 1 (2.50%) CA