The first table below looks at the demand for the Middleware Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware Specialist
Rank 541 542 519
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -23
Contract jobs requiring a Middleware Specialist 12 7 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.024% 0.015% 0.096%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.026% 0.016% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 9
Average daily rate
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£375 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £376 £395
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £495 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £488
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
45626 43161 49005
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.44% 92.60% 92.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 28137 25930 28012
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1836 1961 2542
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -8.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Middleware Specialist
UK

Middleware Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Middleware Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in England

Middleware Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Middleware Specialist Daily Rate Trend in England

Middleware Specialist
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Middleware Specialist Hourly Rate Trend in England

Middleware Specialist
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 Specialist within the England region over the 3 months to 1 August 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 +11 9 £375 -0.33%
North West - 3 £425 -
South East - - - -
East of England - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
Middleware Specialist
UK

Middleware Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Middleware Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title.

1 23 (100.00%) Middleware
2 11 (47.83%) Oracle
2 11 (47.83%) Linux
3 10 (43.48%) Banking
4 9 (39.13%) Finance
5 8 (34.78%) UNIX
5 8 (34.78%) Windows
5 8 (34.78%) WebSphere
6 7 (30.43%) BladeLogic
6 7 (30.43%) Java
7 6 (26.09%) SQL
7 6 (26.09%) Tivoli
7 6 (26.09%) Shell Script
8 5 (21.74%) TIBCO
8 5 (21.74%) IBM
8 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
8 5 (21.74%) WebSphere MQ
8 5 (21.74%) WebLogic
8 5 (21.74%) Tumbleweed
8 5 (21.74%) Splunk
8 5 (21.74%) Cyber-Ark
9 4 (17.39%) SSH
9 4 (17.39%) PowerShell
9 4 (17.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (17.39%) WebSphere Application Server
9 4 (17.39%) EDI
9 4 (17.39%) SOA
9 4 (17.39%) FTP
9 4 (17.39%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (17.39%) Red Hat

Middleware Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Middleware Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (34.78%) WebSphere
2 5 (21.74%) WebLogic
3 4 (17.39%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (17.39%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (13.04%) MQSeries
5 2 (8.70%) WebSphere Process Server
5 2 (8.70%) Oracle Application Server
5 2 (8.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (8.70%) Apache
5 2 (8.70%) CICS
6 1 (4.35%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
6 1 (4.35%) Oracle Service Bus
Business Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) SSH
1 4 (17.39%) FTP
2 3 (13.04%) SSL
2 3 (13.04%) LDAP
3 2 (8.70%) HTTP
4 1 (4.35%) SAN
4 1 (4.35%) LAN
4 1 (4.35%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database
2 2 (8.70%) DB2
3 1 (4.35%) MSDE
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 10 (43.48%) Banking
2 9 (39.13%) Finance
3 2 (8.70%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.35%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.35%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (100.00%) Middleware
2 5 (21.74%) WebSphere MQ
3 4 (17.39%) EDI
4 2 (8.70%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (8.70%) XML
5 1 (4.35%) WSDL
5 1 (4.35%) JMS
5 1 (4.35%) SOAP
5 1 (4.35%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Kindle
2 2 (8.70%) Mainframe
2 2 (8.70%) Tandem
3 1 (4.35%) Replication
3 1 (4.35%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 11 (47.83%) Linux
2 8 (34.78%) UNIX
2 8 (34.78%) Windows
3 4 (17.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (13.04%) zOS
4 3 (13.04%) Solaris
4 3 (13.04%) AIX
5 2 (8.70%) HPUX
6 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (4.35%) Windows 2000
6 1 (4.35%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (17.39%) SOA
2 3 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (13.04%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (8.70%) Capacity Management
3 2 (8.70%) E-Commerce
3 2 (8.70%) ITIL
4 1 (4.35%) Scrum
4 1 (4.35%) Service Management
4 1 (4.35%) Identity Management
4 1 (4.35%) Security Management
4 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (4.35%) ERP
4 1 (4.35%) UML
4 1 (4.35%) OO
4 1 (4.35%) Database Tuning
4 1 (4.35%) High Availability
4 1 (4.35%) SysML
4 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (4.35%) Requirements Management
4 1 (4.35%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) Java
2 6 (26.09%) SQL
2 6 (26.09%) Shell Script
3 4 (17.39%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) IBM Certification
1 1 (4.35%) MCP
1 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 7 (30.43%) BladeLogic
2 6 (26.09%) Tivoli
3 3 (13.04%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 1 (4.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 11 (47.83%) Oracle
2 5 (21.74%) TIBCO
2 5 (21.74%) IBM
2 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 5 (21.74%) Tumbleweed
2 5 (21.74%) Splunk
2 5 (21.74%) Cyber-Ark
3 4 (17.39%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.35%) VMware
4 1 (4.35%) Sun
4 1 (4.35%) HP
4 1 (4.35%) EMC
4 1 (4.35%) Citrix
4 1 (4.35%) Software AG
4 1 (4.35%) Siebel