The table below looks at the statistics for Middleware skills 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 over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware
Rank 165 105 123
Rank change year-on-year
-60 +18
Contract jobs citing Middleware 660 847 737
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.33% 1.81% 1.66%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.89% 6.52% 5.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 378 495 428
Average daily rate
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£455 £468 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.67% +3.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £408 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.29% +1.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 7 8
Average hourly rate £47.50 £22.50 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+111.11% -37.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £17.50 £32.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £34.40 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £21.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+123.52% -43.33%
Middleware
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13504 12995 12697
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.24% 27.75% 28.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 9391 8465 8103
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £536
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 182 279 342
Average hourly rate £35.00 £33.84 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.42% -0.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £15.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

Middleware
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Middleware across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Middleware Jobs Demand Trend in England

Middleware
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Middleware Daily Rate Trend in England

Middleware
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Middleware across the England region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Middleware Daily Rate Histogram in England

Middleware
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Middleware Hourly Rate Trend in England

Middleware
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Middleware across the England region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Middleware Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Middleware
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 within the England region over the 3 months to 24 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 -66 296 £500 - 66
South East -41 122 £476 +11.88% 16
West Midlands +27 46 £425 +6.25% 10
Yorkshire -1 44 £410 -3.52% 7
North West -59 36 £425 +13.33% 2
South West -4 35 £400 +1.26% 8
East of England +10 31 £525 +70.73% 6
East Midlands +19 25 £360 -10.00% 4
North East -21 12 £250 -52.38% 2
Midlands - 10 £365 - 1
Middleware
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Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Middleware also 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 that cited Middleware.

1 625 (43.89%) Oracle
2 440 (30.90%) Java
3 388 (27.25%) Linux
4 380 (26.69%) Finance
5 346 (24.30%) UNIX
6 339 (23.81%) SOA
7 275 (19.31%) SQL
8 273 (19.17%) Windows
9 249 (17.49%) Agile Software Development
10 243 (17.06%) WebLogic
11 226 (15.87%) WebSphere
12 222 (15.59%) Oracle Fusion
13 210 (14.75%) IBM
14 205 (14.40%) Banking
15 189 (13.27%) XML
16 181 (12.71%) ITIL
16 181 (12.71%) Oracle Database
17 165 (11.59%) Web Services
18 157 (11.03%) Microsoft
19 151 (10.60%) Red Hat
20 150 (10.53%) SQL Server
21 141 (9.90%) .NET
22 134 (9.41%) Security Cleared
23 128 (8.99%) Apache
24 118 (8.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
25 116 (8.15%) Project Management
26 109 (7.65%) Solaris
27 106 (7.44%) Oracle Database 11g
28 104 (7.30%) Scrum
29 103 (7.23%) JMS

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Middleware also 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 that cited Middleware. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 243 (17.06%) WebLogic
2 226 (15.87%) WebSphere
3 128 (8.99%) Apache
4 96 (6.74%) Tomcat
5 88 (6.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 81 (5.69%) Oracle Service Bus
7 67 (4.71%) JBoss
8 62 (4.35%) IIS
9 61 (4.28%) WebSphere Application Server
10 46 (3.23%) IBM HTTP Server
11 41 (2.88%) BizTalk Server
12 38 (2.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 37 (2.60%) SharePoint
14 34 (2.39%) WebLogic Portal
15 26 (1.83%) CMS
15 26 (1.83%) MQSeries
15 26 (1.83%) Confluence
16 22 (1.54%) Adobe CQ
17 19 (1.33%) AquaLogic
18 18 (1.26%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 62 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 24 (1.69%) MS Office
3 12 (0.84%) MS PowerPoint
3 12 (0.84%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.56%) SPSS
5 7 (0.49%) MS Project
6 1 (0.070%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 82 (5.76%) Oracle BPM
2 66 (4.63%) Oracle EBS
3 36 (2.53%) Oracle EBS R12
4 26 (1.83%) Documaker
5 25 (1.76%) Oracle Applications
6 19 (1.33%) SAP CRM
7 12 (0.84%) Oracle Cash Management
7 12 (0.84%) Oracle FAH
8 10 (0.70%) Oracle Receivables
9 9 (0.63%) Oracle Financials
9 9 (0.63%) Markit EDM
10 8 (0.56%) Oracle Retail
10 8 (0.56%) Oracle Payables
10 8 (0.56%) RMDS
10 8 (0.56%) Oracle Assets
11 5 (0.35%) Oracle Internet Expenses
11 5 (0.35%) BusinessWorks
11 5 (0.35%) Oracle General Ledger
11 5 (0.35%) ION MarketView
12 4 (0.28%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 19 (1.33%) SaaS
2 16 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
4 14 (0.98%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (0.98%) Amazon EC2
5 9 (0.63%) Office 365
6 8 (0.56%) PaaS
7 7 (0.49%) OpenShift
8 5 (0.35%) IaaS
9 3 (0.21%) Force.com
10 2 (0.14%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (0.14%) Google Apps
10 2 (0.14%) SoftLayer
11 1 (0.070%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 100 (7.02%) HTTP
2 92 (6.46%) Firewall
3 85 (5.97%) SAN
4 69 (4.85%) SSL
5 47 (3.30%) NAS
6 42 (2.95%) TCP/IP
6 42 (2.95%) LDAP
7 39 (2.74%) Internet
8 35 (2.46%) LAN
9 33 (2.32%) DNS
10 32 (2.25%) WAN
11 31 (2.18%) HTTPS
11 31 (2.18%) FTP
12 16 (1.12%) BIG-IP
13 14 (0.98%) Intranet
14 13 (0.91%) Network Security
15 12 (0.84%) NetScaler
15 12 (0.84%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 12 (0.84%) Multicast
16 11 (0.77%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 181 (12.71%) Oracle Database
2 150 (10.53%) SQL Server
3 106 (7.44%) Oracle Database 11g
4 64 (4.49%) Oracle ODI
5 51 (3.58%) Oracle BI EE
6 39 (2.74%) Relational Database
7 38 (2.67%) Oracle Reports
7 38 (2.67%) Data Warehouse
8 31 (2.18%) DB2
9 25 (1.76%) Oracle Exadata
10 24 (1.69%) NoSQL
11 20 (1.40%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 20 (1.40%) MySQL
11 20 (1.40%) Oracle Database 10g
12 16 (1.12%) Oracle Discoverer
12 16 (1.12%) RDBMS
12 16 (1.12%) MongoDB
12 16 (1.12%) Oracle Database 12c
13 13 (0.91%) KDB
13 13 (0.91%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 79 (5.55%) JIRA
2 68 (4.78%) Maven
3 62 (4.35%) Git (software)
4 50 (3.51%) Subversion
5 46 (3.23%) Jenkins
6 43 (3.02%) Oracle Forms
7 28 (1.97%) Hudson
8 23 (1.62%) Ant
9 22 (1.54%) JUnit
10 19 (1.33%) Eclipse
11 17 (1.19%) ClearCase
12 16 (1.12%) Introscope
13 15 (1.05%) TeamCity
14 13 (0.91%) Visual Studio
15 12 (0.84%) NetBeans
15 12 (0.84%) Selenium
16 11 (0.77%) Oracle APEX
17 10 (0.70%) Toad
17 10 (0.70%) Mockito
18 9 (0.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 380 (26.69%) Finance
2 205 (14.40%) Banking
3 89 (6.25%) Front Office
4 82 (5.76%) Investment Banking
5 66 (4.63%) Retail
6 41 (2.88%) Billing
7 39 (2.74%) Financial Institution
8 31 (2.18%) Telecoms
9 27 (1.90%) Manufacturing
10 22 (1.54%) Legal
11 15 (1.05%) Automotive
12 14 (0.98%) Publishing
13 12 (0.84%) Advertising
14 11 (0.77%) Marketing
15 10 (0.70%) Retail Banking
15 10 (0.70%) Back Office
16 7 (0.49%) Multimedia
16 7 (0.49%) General Ledger
17 6 (0.42%) Avionics
18 5 (0.35%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 305 (21.42%) Developer
2 276 (19.38%) Architect
3 163 (11.45%) Analyst
4 121 (8.50%) Solutions Architect
5 116 (8.15%) Consultant
6 104 (7.30%) Java Developer
7 75 (5.27%) Project Manager
8 57 (4.00%) Oracle Developer
9 54 (3.79%) Administrator
10 46 (3.23%) Business Analyst
10 46 (3.23%) Infrastructure Architect
11 40 (2.81%) Middleware Developer
12 39 (2.74%) Software Engineer
12 39 (2.74%) Support Analyst
13 36 (2.53%) Oracle Consultant
13 36 (2.53%) Middleware Engineer
14 34 (2.39%) DBA
15 31 (2.18%) C++ Developer
16 30 (2.11%) Oracle DBA
16 30 (2.11%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 222 (15.59%) Oracle Fusion
2 189 (13.27%) XML
3 165 (11.59%) Web Services
4 141 (9.90%) .NET
5 103 (7.23%) JMS
6 101 (7.09%) J2EE
7 94 (6.60%) SOAP
8 92 (6.46%) WebSphere MQ
9 84 (5.90%) HTML
10 68 (4.78%) Spring
11 63 (4.42%) REST
12 60 (4.21%) XSLT
13 57 (4.00%) XSD
14 54 (3.79%) Java EE
15 48 (3.37%) WebSphere Message Broker
16 47 (3.30%) JSON
17 43 (3.02%) WSDL
18 42 (2.95%) WebCenter
19 40 (2.81%) CSS
20 39 (2.74%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 92 (6.46%) Analytical Skills
2 59 (4.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 56 (3.93%) Enterprise Software
4 51 (3.58%) Clustering
5 49 (3.44%) Management Information System
5 49 (3.44%) Open Source
6 44 (3.09%) Mainframe
7 39 (2.74%) Computer Science
8 37 (2.60%) Fixed Income
9 27 (1.90%) Derivative
10 25 (1.76%) DataPower
11 23 (1.62%) Replication
12 22 (1.54%) User Experience
13 20 (1.40%) Visualisation
14 19 (1.33%) Mobile App
15 17 (1.19%) Equities
15 17 (1.19%) Statistics
16 16 (1.12%) SWIFT
16 16 (1.12%) N-Tier
17 13 (0.91%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 388 (27.25%) Linux
2 346 (24.30%) UNIX
3 273 (19.17%) Windows
4 118 (8.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 109 (7.65%) Solaris
6 59 (4.14%) AIX
7 40 (2.81%) Windows Server 2008
8 33 (2.32%) Oracle Linux
9 23 (1.62%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 23 (1.62%) HPUX
10 19 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
11 18 (1.26%) SUSE
12 15 (1.05%) Android
13 14 (0.98%) zOS
14 13 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
15 9 (0.63%) VME
16 8 (0.56%) Windows 7
17 6 (0.42%) Nucleus RTOS
17 6 (0.42%) VxWorks
18 5 (0.35%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 339 (23.81%) SOA
2 249 (17.49%) Agile Software Development
3 181 (12.71%) ITIL
4 116 (8.15%) Project Management
5 104 (7.30%) Scrum
6 96 (6.74%) Stakeholder Management
7 94 (6.60%) Business Intelligence
8 90 (6.32%) Migration
9 84 (5.90%) Continuous Integration
10 79 (5.55%) Configuration Management
11 75 (5.27%) TOGAF
12 71 (4.99%) Multithreading
13 70 (4.92%) UML
13 70 (4.92%) OO
14 69 (4.85%) Software Engineering
15 67 (4.71%) Performance Tuning
16 66 (4.63%) Release Management
17 65 (4.56%) Low Latency
18 64 (4.49%) CRM
19 62 (4.35%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 440 (30.90%) Java
2 275 (19.31%) SQL
3 102 (7.16%) Python
4 93 (6.53%) C#
5 87 (6.11%) C++
6 82 (5.76%) Shell Script
7 74 (5.20%) Bash Shell
8 65 (4.56%) PL/SQL
9 61 (4.28%) Perl
10 55 (3.86%) JavaScript
10 55 (3.86%) C
11 48 (3.37%) Jython
12 46 (3.23%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
13 40 (2.81%) Ruby
13 40 (2.81%) PowerShell
14 34 (2.39%) VB
15 21 (1.47%) XPath
16 18 (1.26%) XQuery
17 17 (1.19%) T-SQL
18 15 (1.05%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 134 (9.41%) Security Cleared
2 89 (6.25%) SC Cleared
3 70 (4.92%) Degree
4 24 (1.69%) DV Cleared
5 22 (1.54%) ISEB
6 18 (1.26%) Microsoft Certification
7 14 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
8 12 (0.84%) ISTQB
9 11 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 10 (0.70%) CCNA
11 9 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 8 (0.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 7 (0.49%) CISSP
13 7 (0.49%) CCNP
13 7 (0.49%) PMP
13 7 (0.49%) PMI Certification
14 6 (0.42%) Sun Certification
14 6 (0.42%) CISM
15 5 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
16 3 (0.21%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (3.44%) QA
2 26 (1.83%) Data Quality
3 19 (1.33%) SLA
4 9 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.42%) DO-178B
6 5 (0.35%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.14%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.070%) COBIT
8 1 (0.070%) EMIR
System Software
1 76 (5.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 71 (4.99%) Oracle RAC
3 38 (2.67%) Active Directory
4 24 (1.69%) VMware ESX
5 20 (1.40%) Oracle RMAN
5 20 (1.40%) Hyper-V
6 15 (1.05%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 14 (0.98%) vCloud
7 14 (0.98%) Terminal Services
8 13 (0.91%) NFS
9 12 (0.84%) XenApp
10 11 (0.77%) XenDesktop
11 10 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
12 8 (0.56%) Platform Symphony
12 8 (0.56%) Firmware
13 7 (0.49%) KVM
14 5 (0.35%) SRDF
14 5 (0.35%) Microsoft App-V
14 5 (0.35%) Squid
14 5 (0.35%) Xen
Systems Management
1 71 (4.99%) Puppet
2 64 (4.49%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 49 (3.44%) Oracle Identity Management
4 39 (2.74%) OpenView
5 24 (1.69%) Control-M
6 21 (1.47%) BladeLogic
7 20 (1.40%) Tivoli
8 16 (1.12%) OPNET
8 16 (1.12%) HP SIM
9 14 (0.98%) SELinux
9 14 (0.98%) ITRS Geneos
10 13 (0.91%) SCCM
11 12 (0.84%) HP Quality Center
12 11 (0.77%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 10 (0.70%) SCOM
13 10 (0.70%) Data Guard
14 9 (0.63%) SCVMM
14 9 (0.63%) EdgeSight
15 8 (0.56%) Forefront Identity Manager
15 8 (0.56%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 625 (43.89%) Oracle
2 210 (14.75%) IBM
3 157 (11.03%) Microsoft
4 151 (10.60%) Red Hat
5 96 (6.74%) HP
6 90 (6.32%) VMware
7 87 (6.11%) TIBCO
8 84 (5.90%) SAP
9 47 (3.30%) Citrix
10 44 (3.09%) Cisco
11 35 (2.46%) CA
12 34 (2.39%) F5
13 33 (2.32%) Remedy
14 32 (2.25%) Siebel
14 32 (2.25%) EMC
14 32 (2.25%) 29West
15 31 (2.18%) Informatica
16 30 (2.11%) Sybase
17 24 (1.69%) Symantec
18 23 (1.62%) Software AG
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