The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Middleware Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Middleware Engineer
UK / England
Rank 554 582 592
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Middleware Engineer 20 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.048% 0.018% 0.011%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.051% 0.018% 0.011%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 5 2
Median daily rate £425 £420 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £375 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £461 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £383 £295
% change year-on-year
-3.26% +29.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
39238 43349 43884
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.62% 94.94% 94.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 25748 27917 28128
Median daily rate £428 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.58% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1338 1586 1778
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +9.37%

Middleware Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the England region that featured Middleware Engineer in the job title.

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 16 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -4 9 £438 +10.06% 1
North West - 5 £425 -
North East - 3 £290 -
South East +19 2 £365 -17.04%
Yorkshire - 1 £525 -
Middleware Engineer
UK

Middleware Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, Middleware Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region featuring Middleware Engineer in the job title.

1 59 (100.00%) Middleware
2 39 (66.10%) Unix
3 34 (57.63%) Oracle
3 34 (57.63%) Linux
4 30 (50.85%) Perl
4 30 (50.85%) WebLogic
5 23 (38.98%) ITIL
5 23 (38.98%) Solaris
6 20 (33.90%) Apache
7 18 (30.51%) Tomcat
7 18 (30.51%) High Availability
8 16 (27.12%) WebCenter
8 16 (27.12%) Windows
8 16 (27.12%) JavaScript
9 15 (25.42%) Python
10 14 (23.73%) E-Commerce
11 13 (22.03%) AIX
11 13 (22.03%) Red Hat
11 13 (22.03%) Change Management
12 11 (18.64%) Service Management
12 11 (18.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 11 (18.64%) IBM
12 11 (18.64%) Java
12 11 (18.64%) JBoss
12 11 (18.64%) DevOps
13 10 (16.95%) Puppet
13 10 (16.95%) Jenkins
13 10 (16.95%) WebSphere
14 9 (15.25%) Incident Management
14 9 (15.25%) Git (software)

Middleware Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 30 (50.85%) WebLogic
2 20 (33.90%) Apache
3 18 (30.51%) Tomcat
4 11 (18.64%) JBoss
5 10 (16.95%) WebSphere
6 6 (10.17%) WebSphere Application Server
7 5 (8.47%) IIS
7 5 (8.47%) nginx
8 4 (6.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 3 (5.08%) MQSeries
9 3 (5.08%) Oracle 10gAS
9 3 (5.08%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 2 (3.39%) Confluence
10 2 (3.39%) Tuxedo
11 1 (1.69%) IBM HTTP Server
11 1 (1.69%) Oracle Coherence
11 1 (1.69%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.08%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.39%) GitHub
2 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.69%) Boomi
3 1 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.25%) DNS
1 9 (15.25%) Firewall
1 9 (15.25%) TCP/IP
2 8 (13.56%) Internet
3 7 (11.86%) SSL
4 5 (8.47%) HTTP
4 5 (8.47%) Kerberos
4 5 (8.47%) LDAP
5 3 (5.08%) SAN
6 2 (3.39%) AMQP
6 2 (3.39%) Multicast
7 1 (1.69%) Intranet
7 1 (1.69%) SMTP
7 1 (1.69%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.86%) Oracle Database
2 4 (6.78%) RDBMS
2 4 (6.78%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.69%) DB2
Development Applications
1 10 (16.95%) Jenkins
2 9 (15.25%) Git (software)
3 6 (10.17%) JIRA
4 5 (8.47%) Subversion
5 2 (3.39%) Maven
6 1 (1.69%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (8.47%) Finance
2 3 (5.08%) Banking
3 1 (1.69%) Dutch Language
3 1 (1.69%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.69%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (100.00%) Middleware
2 16 (27.12%) WebCenter
3 8 (13.56%) J2EE
4 6 (10.17%) WebSphere MQ
5 5 (8.47%) IBM Integration Bus
5 5 (8.47%) JSON
6 4 (6.78%) Oracle Fusion
6 4 (6.78%) RESTful
7 3 (5.08%) Software Packaging
8 2 (3.39%) TIBCO EMS
8 2 (3.39%) Ultra Messaging
9 1 (1.69%) .NET
9 1 (1.69%) REST
9 1 (1.69%) SOAP
9 1 (1.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.17%) Computer Science
2 4 (6.78%) Device Driver
2 4 (6.78%) Digital TV
2 4 (6.78%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (6.78%) Mathematics
2 4 (6.78%) STB
3 2 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.69%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 39 (66.10%) Unix
2 34 (57.63%) Linux
3 23 (38.98%) Solaris
4 16 (27.12%) Windows
5 13 (22.03%) AIX
6 11 (18.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (15.25%) Windows Server
8 6 (10.17%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (3.39%) OS/390
9 2 (3.39%) SUSE
9 2 (3.39%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (38.98%) ITIL
2 18 (30.51%) High Availability
3 14 (23.73%) E-Commerce
4 13 (22.03%) Change Management
5 11 (18.64%) DevOps
5 11 (18.64%) Service Management
6 9 (15.25%) Incident Management
7 6 (10.17%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (8.47%) OO
8 5 (8.47%) Problem Management
8 5 (8.47%) QMS
8 5 (8.47%) Release Management
8 5 (8.47%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (8.47%) Service Delivery
9 4 (6.78%) API Development
9 4 (6.78%) Functional Testing
9 4 (6.78%) Multithreading
9 4 (6.78%) Non-Functional Testing
9 4 (6.78%) Server Hardening
9 4 (6.78%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 30 (50.85%) Perl
2 16 (27.12%) JavaScript
3 15 (25.42%) Python
4 11 (18.64%) Java
5 8 (13.56%) PowerShell
6 5 (8.47%) Bash Shell
6 5 (8.47%) C
6 5 (8.47%) C++
7 3 (5.08%) Ruby
7 3 (5.08%) Shell Script
8 2 (3.39%) Jython
9 1 (1.69%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (8.47%) Degree
2 4 (6.78%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (6.78%) SC Cleared
2 4 (6.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.78%) Disclosure Scotland
1 4 (6.78%) ISO 9001
1 4 (6.78%) PCI DSS
1 4 (6.78%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (5.08%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.69%) Docker
2 1 (1.69%) KVM
Systems Management
1 10 (16.95%) Puppet
2 4 (6.78%) Red Hat Satellite
2 4 (6.78%) SELinux
3 2 (3.39%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.69%) Ansible
Vendors
1 34 (57.63%) Oracle
2 13 (22.03%) Red Hat
3 11 (18.64%) IBM
4 9 (15.25%) Microsoft
5 6 (10.17%) HP
5 6 (10.17%) ServiceNow
6 4 (6.78%) CA
6 4 (6.78%) F5
6 4 (6.78%) FatWire
6 4 (6.78%) VMware
7 3 (5.08%) Informatica
8 2 (3.39%) MuleSoft
8 2 (3.39%) Software AG
8 2 (3.39%) Splunk
8 2 (3.39%) TIBCO
8 2 (3.39%) webMethods
9 1 (1.69%) Axway
9 1 (1.69%) Dell
9 1 (1.69%) NetSuite
9 1 (1.69%) Siebel