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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware Engineer
Rank 580 550 511
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -39
Contract jobs requiring a Middleware Engineer 9 9 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.018% 0.019% 0.051%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.019% 0.021% 0.055%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 18
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£273 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.88% -5.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-21.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
46272 43750 42038
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 91.73% 92.64% 93.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 29935 26900 24214
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1900 1926 2472
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.80 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 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 +17 5 £250 -41.17%
East Midlands - 2 £295 -
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Middleware Engineer
UK

Middleware Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 37 (100.00%) Middleware
2 23 (62.16%) WebLogic
3 20 (54.05%) Oracle
3 20 (54.05%) Linux
4 19 (51.35%) Tomcat
5 18 (48.65%) Apache
5 18 (48.65%) Red Hat
6 17 (45.95%) HTTP
6 17 (45.95%) WebSphere
7 15 (40.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (35.14%) Banking
8 13 (35.14%) IBM
9 12 (32.43%) JMS
9 12 (32.43%) JBoss
10 11 (29.73%) SOA
10 11 (29.73%) Web Services
10 11 (29.73%) IBM HTTP Server
10 11 (29.73%) Jython
11 10 (27.03%) .NET
11 10 (27.03%) IIS
11 10 (27.03%) UNIX
11 10 (27.03%) Windows
11 10 (27.03%) Microsoft
11 10 (27.03%) SharePoint
12 9 (24.32%) Bash Shell
13 8 (21.62%) Finance
13 8 (21.62%) Java EE
13 8 (21.62%) SSL
13 8 (21.62%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 8 (21.62%) Shell Script

Middleware Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 23 (62.16%) WebLogic
2 19 (51.35%) Tomcat
3 18 (48.65%) Apache
4 17 (45.95%) WebSphere
5 12 (32.43%) JBoss
6 11 (29.73%) IBM HTTP Server
7 10 (27.03%) IIS
7 10 (27.03%) SharePoint
8 8 (21.62%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 8 (21.62%) WebSphere Application Server
9 7 (18.92%) Documentum
9 7 (18.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 5 (13.51%) GlassFish
11 3 (8.11%) Oracle Service Bus
12 2 (5.41%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 5 (13.51%) MS PowerPoint
1 5 (13.51%) MS Excel
1 5 (13.51%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Oracle BPM
1 3 (8.11%) Documaker
1 3 (8.11%) WebTrends
2 1 (2.70%) RMDS
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle FAH
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 17 (45.95%) HTTP
2 8 (21.62%) SSL
3 2 (5.41%) HTTPS
3 2 (5.41%) SAN
3 2 (5.41%) NAS
4 1 (2.70%) SSH
4 1 (2.70%) Firewall
4 1 (2.70%) LDAP
4 1 (2.70%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.92%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.81%) Oracle ODI
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.70%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 5 (13.51%) JIRA
2 2 (5.41%) Introscope
3 1 (2.70%) SoapUI
3 1 (2.70%) Ant
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (2.70%) ClearCase
3 1 (2.70%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.70%) JDeveloper
General
1 13 (35.14%) Banking
2 8 (21.62%) Finance
3 6 (16.22%) Investment Banking
4 2 (5.41%) Financial Institution
4 2 (5.41%) Billing
5 1 (2.70%) International Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (100.00%) Middleware
2 12 (32.43%) JMS
3 11 (29.73%) Web Services
4 10 (27.03%) .NET
5 8 (21.62%) Java EE
6 5 (13.51%) Oracle Fusion
6 5 (13.51%) WebSphere MQ
7 3 (8.11%) SOAP
7 3 (8.11%) XML
7 3 (8.11%) XSLT
7 3 (8.11%) WSDL
8 2 (5.41%) JDBC
8 2 (5.41%) REST
8 2 (5.41%) WebCenter
9 1 (2.70%) Spring
9 1 (2.70%) JSF
9 1 (2.70%) Apache Camel
9 1 (2.70%) JAX-WS
9 1 (2.70%) XSD
9 1 (2.70%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.81%) DataPower
3 1 (2.70%) STB
3 1 (2.70%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (2.70%) Open Source
3 1 (2.70%) DTV
3 1 (2.70%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 20 (54.05%) Linux
2 15 (40.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (27.03%) UNIX
3 10 (27.03%) Windows
4 8 (21.62%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (29.73%) SOA
2 8 (21.62%) ITIL
3 7 (18.92%) Quality Management
3 7 (18.92%) ITIL V2
4 4 (10.81%) Problem Management
4 4 (10.81%) Change Management
5 3 (8.11%) Change Control
5 3 (8.11%) Project Management
5 3 (8.11%) Service Desk Management
6 2 (5.41%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (5.41%) Revenue Management
6 2 (5.41%) Incident Management
6 2 (5.41%) ITSM
6 2 (5.41%) Content Management
7 1 (2.70%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (2.70%) Release Management
7 1 (2.70%) Multithreading
7 1 (2.70%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (29.73%) Jython
2 9 (24.32%) Bash Shell
3 8 (21.62%) Shell Script
4 7 (18.92%) Korn
4 7 (18.92%) C-shell
5 3 (8.11%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
6 2 (5.41%) Python
6 2 (5.41%) Java
7 1 (2.70%) XPath
7 1 (2.70%) SQL
7 1 (2.70%) C
7 1 (2.70%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (13.51%) Security Cleared
2 5 (13.51%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.41%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) QA
2 2 (5.41%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (5.41%) CA Wily
1 2 (5.41%) SolarWinds Orion
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (2.70%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 20 (54.05%) Oracle
2 18 (48.65%) Red Hat
3 13 (35.14%) IBM
4 10 (27.03%) Microsoft
5 7 (18.92%) HP
6 3 (8.11%) ServiceNow
6 3 (8.11%) Business Objects
6 3 (8.11%) Siebel
6 3 (8.11%) CA
7 2 (5.41%) SolarWinds
7 2 (5.41%) Axway
8 1 (2.70%) 29West
8 1 (2.70%) Remedy
8 1 (2.70%) TIBCO
8 1 (2.70%) Informatica
8 1 (2.70%) Citrix
8 1 (2.70%) AppDynamics