The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware Specialist
Rank 572 560 541
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Middleware Specialist 6 9 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.011% 0.019% 0.062%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.013% 0.020% 0.067%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 5
Average daily rate
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£400 £252 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.73% -46.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £231 £404
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £352 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £239 £475
% change year-on-year
+77.82% -49.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Middleware Specialist
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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
47557 44759 49184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 91.01% 92.80% 92.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 29593 27372 28112
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1907 1958 2441
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 19 September 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 +12 4 £375 -0.66%
North West -6 1 £425 +77.82%
East of England - - - -
Middleware Specialist
UK

Middleware Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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%) Banking
3 10 (43.48%) Finance
4 9 (39.13%) Oracle
4 9 (39.13%) Linux
4 9 (39.13%) WebSphere
5 8 (34.78%) BladeLogic
5 8 (34.78%) UNIX
6 7 (30.43%) Windows
6 7 (30.43%) TIBCO
7 6 (26.09%) Shell Script
7 6 (26.09%) WebSphere MQ
7 6 (26.09%) Tivoli
7 6 (26.09%) Tumbleweed
7 6 (26.09%) Splunk
7 6 (26.09%) Cyber-Ark
8 5 (21.74%) Java
8 5 (21.74%) SQL
9 4 (17.39%) WebSphere Application Server
9 4 (17.39%) WebLogic
9 4 (17.39%) IBM
9 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
9 4 (17.39%) Red Hat
9 4 (17.39%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (17.39%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (17.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (13.04%) SSH
10 3 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database
10 3 (13.04%) PowerShell

Middleware Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 9 (39.13%) WebSphere
2 4 (17.39%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (17.39%) WebLogic
2 4 (17.39%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (13.04%) MQSeries
4 2 (8.70%) CICS
4 2 (8.70%) WebSphere Process Server
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (4.35%) TIBCO EMS
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (4.35%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (4.35%) Apache
5 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (4.35%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) SSH
1 3 (13.04%) SSL
1 3 (13.04%) FTP
1 3 (13.04%) LDAP
2 2 (8.70%) HTTP
3 1 (4.35%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database
2 2 (8.70%) DB2
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (4.35%) MSDE
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 11 (47.83%) Banking
2 10 (43.48%) Finance
3 2 (8.70%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.35%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.35%) Private Banking
4 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (100.00%) Middleware
2 6 (26.09%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (13.04%) EDI
4 2 (8.70%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (4.35%) REST
5 1 (4.35%) WSDL
5 1 (4.35%) JMS
5 1 (4.35%) SOAP
5 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Kindle
2 2 (8.70%) Tandem
2 2 (8.70%) Mainframe
3 1 (4.35%) DataPower
3 1 (4.35%) Replication
3 1 (4.35%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (39.13%) Linux
2 8 (34.78%) UNIX
3 7 (30.43%) Windows
4 4 (17.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (13.04%) AIX
6 2 (8.70%) HPUX
6 2 (8.70%) Solaris
6 2 (8.70%) zOS
7 1 (4.35%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (4.35%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (17.39%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (13.04%) SOA
3 2 (8.70%) ITIL
3 2 (8.70%) Capacity Management
4 1 (4.35%) TOGAF
4 1 (4.35%) Database Tuning
4 1 (4.35%) SysML
4 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (4.35%) Requirements Management
4 1 (4.35%) Wealth Management
4 1 (4.35%) Release Management
4 1 (4.35%) Test Management
4 1 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (4.35%) High Availability
4 1 (4.35%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (4.35%) Service Management
4 1 (4.35%) Identity Management
4 1 (4.35%) Security Management
4 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) Shell Script
2 5 (21.74%) Java
2 5 (21.74%) SQL
3 3 (13.04%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
1 1 (4.35%) IBM Certification
1 1 (4.35%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 8 (34.78%) BladeLogic
2 6 (26.09%) Tivoli
3 3 (13.04%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 1 (4.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Control-M
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Oracle
2 7 (30.43%) TIBCO
3 6 (26.09%) Tumbleweed
3 6 (26.09%) Splunk
3 6 (26.09%) Cyber-Ark
4 4 (17.39%) IBM
4 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
4 4 (17.39%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.35%) VMware
5 1 (4.35%) Citrix
5 1 (4.35%) Software AG