The table below looks at the statistics for Middleware skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Middleware over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Middleware
Rank 172 150 169
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +19
Contract jobs citing Middleware 706 813 719
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.52% 1.62% 1.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.86% 5.54% 5.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 416 515 404
Median daily rate £458 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.54% +2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £338 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £625 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £439 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 21
Median hourly rate £50.00 £38.47 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.98% -1.37%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £33.63 £37.70
% change year-on-year
+48.69% -10.80%
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
14523 14672 14155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.30% 29.31% 27.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 10112 10287 9822
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 136 237 164
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.45 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.80% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.49 £18.94 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.60 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

Middleware
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Middleware as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 5 December 2016.

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
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 within the England region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -8 289 £500 +5.26% 41
South East -19 131 £425 +0.59% 22
North West -18 67 £453 -2.16% 15
North East +9 54 £375 +20.96%
East of England -12 53 £475 -13.63% 20
Yorkshire +30 48 £510 +20.00% 10
West Midlands -13 30 £450 -5.26% 6
South West -28 20 £475 +18.01% 7
East Midlands -16 11 £394 -1.56% 3
Middleware
UK

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Middleware also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 560 (36.89%) Oracle
2 452 (29.78%) Linux
3 373 (24.57%) Java
4 348 (22.92%) Unix
5 346 (22.79%) Agile Software Development
6 312 (20.55%) Windows
7 294 (19.37%) Finance
8 281 (18.51%) SOA
9 264 (17.39%) IBM
10 245 (16.14%) SQL
11 240 (15.81%) WebSphere
12 205 (13.50%) ITIL
13 202 (13.31%) Microsoft
14 193 (12.71%) JavaScript
15 191 (12.58%) WebLogic
16 180 (11.86%) Web Services
17 169 (11.13%) Banking
18 166 (10.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 166 (10.94%) DevOps
19 164 (10.80%) AIX
20 155 (10.21%) Solaris
21 154 (10.14%) XML
21 154 (10.14%) SQL Server
22 153 (10.08%) Oracle Fusion
23 149 (9.82%) VMware
24 144 (9.49%) Oracle Database
25 140 (9.22%) Apache
26 138 (9.09%) Security Cleared
27 129 (8.50%) Scrum
28 127 (8.37%) HTTP

Middleware
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
1 240 (15.81%) WebSphere
2 191 (12.58%) WebLogic
3 166 (10.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 140 (9.22%) Apache
5 125 (8.23%) Tomcat
6 86 (5.67%) WebSphere Application Server
7 84 (5.53%) JBoss
8 77 (5.07%) IIS
9 53 (3.49%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 53 (3.49%) Oracle Service Bus
10 47 (3.10%) Tuxedo
11 44 (2.90%) Mule
12 35 (2.31%) Cloud Foundry
13 34 (2.24%) BizTalk Server
13 34 (2.24%) Confluence
14 31 (2.04%) Mule ESB
15 27 (1.78%) Oracle Coherence
16 25 (1.65%) MQSeries
17 23 (1.52%) CMS
18 22 (1.45%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 73 (4.81%) MS Excel
2 18 (1.19%) MS Project
3 13 (0.86%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.33%) MS Office
6 1 (0.066%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.066%) Mingle
6 1 (0.066%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.066%) SOLIDWORKS
6 1 (0.066%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 43 (2.83%) Oracle EBS
2 31 (2.04%) Oracle BPM
3 22 (1.45%) Oracle EBS R12
4 18 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
5 16 (1.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 15 (0.99%) BusinessWorks
7 11 (0.72%) OpenText MBPM
8 7 (0.46%) Oracle Applications
8 7 (0.46%) Oracle Retail
8 7 (0.46%) SAP CRM
8 7 (0.46%) SAP IS-U
9 6 (0.40%) Documaker
9 6 (0.40%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 5 (0.33%) BigMachines
10 5 (0.33%) Oracle Financials
11 4 (0.26%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
11 4 (0.26%) Oracle Receivables
11 4 (0.26%) SAP ERP
11 4 (0.26%) SAP PSCD
11 4 (0.26%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 85 (5.60%) Amazon AWS
2 69 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 56 (3.69%) PaaS
4 33 (2.17%) SaaS
5 28 (1.84%) IaaS
6 19 (1.25%) GitHub
7 13 (0.86%) IBM Cloud
8 10 (0.66%) AWS CloudFormation
8 10 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
9 7 (0.46%) Google Cloud Platform
9 7 (0.46%) Office 365
10 6 (0.40%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 6 (0.40%) Bluemix
10 6 (0.40%) Boomi
11 4 (0.26%) Force.com
11 4 (0.26%) Google App Engine
11 4 (0.26%) SuccessFactors
12 2 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
13 1 (0.066%) Amazon S3
13 1 (0.066%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 127 (8.37%) HTTP
2 104 (6.85%) Firewall
3 89 (5.86%) SSL
4 86 (5.67%) SAN
5 72 (4.74%) DNS
6 56 (3.69%) LAN
7 55 (3.62%) WAN
8 52 (3.43%) TCP/IP
9 49 (3.23%) NAS
10 42 (2.77%) LDAP
11 40 (2.64%) FTP
12 32 (2.11%) iSCSI
13 30 (1.98%) Internet
14 24 (1.58%) DHCP
14 24 (1.58%) Fibre Channel
14 24 (1.58%) HTTPS
15 23 (1.52%) Multicast
16 22 (1.45%) FCoE
17 15 (0.99%) Kerberos
18 14 (0.92%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 154 (10.14%) SQL Server
2 144 (9.49%) Oracle Database
3 70 (4.61%) Oracle Database 11g
4 63 (4.15%) Oracle Database 12c
5 61 (4.02%) Relational Database
6 56 (3.69%) DB2
7 51 (3.36%) Data Warehouse
8 45 (2.96%) Big Data
9 43 (2.83%) NoSQL
10 42 (2.77%) MongoDB
11 35 (2.31%) Hadoop
12 31 (2.04%) MySQL
13 22 (1.45%) HBase
14 21 (1.38%) Oracle Database 10g
14 21 (1.38%) RDBMS
15 20 (1.32%) Oracle ODI
16 18 (1.19%) Oracle BI EE
17 16 (1.05%) Oracle Reports
18 15 (0.99%) PostgreSQL
18 15 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 114 (7.51%) Jenkins
2 102 (6.72%) Git (software)
3 68 (4.48%) JIRA
4 55 (3.62%) Subversion
5 37 (2.44%) Maven
6 34 (2.24%) Sonatype Nexus
7 33 (2.17%) JUnit
8 25 (1.65%) Eclipse
9 24 (1.58%) Visual Studio
10 20 (1.32%) Gradle
11 17 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
12 16 (1.05%) Vagrant
13 15 (0.99%) TeamCity
14 14 (0.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 13 (0.86%) Oracle APEX
16 12 (0.79%) MSI
16 12 (0.79%) Oracle Forms
16 12 (0.79%) Selenium
16 12 (0.79%) Talend Open Studio
17 11 (0.72%) Mockito
General
1 294 (19.37%) Finance
2 169 (11.13%) Banking
3 77 (5.07%) Retail
4 44 (2.90%) Telecoms
5 38 (2.50%) Marketing
6 30 (1.98%) Front Office
7 29 (1.91%) Investment Banking
8 28 (1.84%) Financial Institution
9 24 (1.58%) Manufacturing
10 21 (1.38%) Billing
10 21 (1.38%) Electronics
11 17 (1.12%) Legal
12 7 (0.46%) Back Office
12 7 (0.46%) Publishing
13 6 (0.40%) Advertising
14 5 (0.33%) Law
14 5 (0.33%) Military
14 5 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
14 5 (0.33%) Prime Brokerage
15 4 (0.26%) French Language
Job Titles
1 341 (22.46%) Architect
2 294 (19.37%) Developer
3 154 (10.14%) Consultant
4 143 (9.42%) Solutions Architect
5 100 (6.59%) Analyst
6 83 (5.47%) Java Developer
7 66 (4.35%) Administrator
8 64 (4.22%) Infrastructure Architect
9 61 (4.02%) Project Manager
10 59 (3.89%) Middleware Engineer
11 58 (3.82%) Middleware Developer
12 56 (3.69%) Integration Architect
13 49 (3.23%) DevOps Engineer
14 46 (3.03%) DBA
15 45 (2.96%) Oracle Consultant
16 39 (2.57%) Oracle Developer
17 37 (2.44%) Support Engineer
18 35 (2.31%) Oracle DBA
19 34 (2.24%) Middleware Architect
19 34 (2.24%) Middleware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 180 (11.86%) Web Services
2 154 (10.14%) XML
3 153 (10.08%) Oracle Fusion
4 127 (8.37%) HTML
5 113 (7.44%) J2EE
6 96 (6.32%) CSS
6 96 (6.32%) JSON
7 92 (6.06%) .NET
8 91 (5.99%) SOAP
9 87 (5.73%) REST
10 85 (5.60%) WebSphere MQ
11 81 (5.34%) Spring
12 80 (5.27%) JMS
13 71 (4.68%) IBM Integration Bus
14 67 (4.41%) RESTful
14 67 (4.41%) XSLT
15 66 (4.35%) HTML5
16 55 (3.62%) WebCenter
17 38 (2.50%) RabbitMQ
18 34 (2.24%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 103 (6.79%) Analytical Skills
2 87 (5.73%) Data Centre
3 62 (4.08%) Clustering
4 51 (3.36%) Computer Science
5 45 (2.96%) Mainframe
6 42 (2.77%) DataPower
7 41 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
8 38 (2.50%) Fixed Income
9 36 (2.37%) Management Information System
10 30 (1.98%) Equities
11 29 (1.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 28 (1.84%) Private Cloud
13 27 (1.78%) User Experience
14 26 (1.71%) Virtual Team
15 23 (1.52%) iSeries
16 22 (1.45%) SWIFT
17 18 (1.19%) Data Integration
18 17 (1.12%) Public Cloud
18 17 (1.12%) Tandem
19 15 (0.99%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 452 (29.78%) Linux
2 348 (22.92%) Unix
3 312 (20.55%) Windows
4 164 (10.80%) AIX
5 155 (10.21%) Solaris
6 118 (7.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 82 (5.40%) Windows Server
8 40 (2.64%) Oracle Linux
9 26 (1.71%) SUSE
9 26 (1.71%) zOS
10 22 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
11 20 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
12 19 (1.25%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 18 (1.19%) HPUX
14 17 (1.12%) OS/390
15 16 (1.05%) Android
16 12 (0.79%) CentOS
17 10 (0.66%) MVS
17 10 (0.66%) Windows 7
18 7 (0.46%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 346 (22.79%) Agile Software Development
2 281 (18.51%) SOA
3 205 (13.50%) ITIL
4 166 (10.94%) DevOps
5 129 (8.50%) Scrum
6 126 (8.30%) High Availability
7 125 (8.23%) Migration
8 112 (7.38%) Configuration Management
9 101 (6.65%) Continuous Integration
10 95 (6.26%) E-Commerce
11 91 (5.99%) Project Management
12 86 (5.67%) Stakeholder Management
13 85 (5.60%) Change Management
14 84 (5.53%) SDLC
15 82 (5.40%) Performance Tuning
16 78 (5.14%) CRM
17 75 (4.94%) OO
18 71 (4.68%) Release Management
18 71 (4.68%) TDD
19 68 (4.48%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 373 (24.57%) Java
2 245 (16.14%) SQL
3 193 (12.71%) JavaScript
4 126 (8.30%) Perl
5 89 (5.86%) Shell Script
6 88 (5.80%) Python
7 58 (3.82%) C#
8 45 (2.96%) C
9 42 (2.77%) C++
10 37 (2.44%) Jython
10 37 (2.44%) PowerShell
11 34 (2.24%) Bash Shell
12 30 (1.98%) Ruby
13 28 (1.84%) PL/SQL
14 24 (1.58%) PHP
15 14 (0.92%) XPath
16 11 (0.72%) CoffeeScript
17 10 (0.66%) COBOL
17 10 (0.66%) Scala
18 9 (0.59%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 138 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 98 (6.46%) SC Cleared
3 86 (5.67%) Degree
4 25 (1.65%) BPSS Clearance
4 25 (1.65%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (0.99%) CCNA
5 15 (0.99%) CCNP
5 15 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (0.86%) DV Cleared
6 13 (0.86%) MCSE
7 12 (0.79%) CISSP
7 12 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
8 8 (0.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 7 (0.46%) MCP
10 6 (0.40%) GCIH
11 5 (0.33%) MCDBA
12 4 (0.26%) CISA
12 4 (0.26%) CISM
12 4 (0.26%) IBM AIX Certification
12 4 (0.26%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (2.24%) QA
1 34 (2.24%) SLA
2 27 (1.78%) PCI DSS
3 17 (1.12%) MiFID
4 15 (0.99%) Disclosure Scotland
5 8 (0.53%) EMIR
5 8 (0.53%) SEPA
6 7 (0.46%) ISO 9001
7 5 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (0.26%) COBIT
8 4 (0.26%) COSO
8 4 (0.26%) SAS 70
9 2 (0.13%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.13%) FATCA
9 2 (0.13%) HIPAA
9 2 (0.13%) ISO20022
9 2 (0.13%) PA-DSS
9 2 (0.13%) PMBOK
10 1 (0.066%) GMP
10 1 (0.066%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 118 (7.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 88 (5.80%) Active Directory
3 41 (2.70%) Oracle RAC
4 36 (2.37%) Hyper-V
5 34 (2.24%) Docker
6 29 (1.91%) KVM
7 25 (1.65%) Xen
8 24 (1.58%) SRDF
9 23 (1.52%) NFS
10 20 (1.32%) Microsoft App-V
11 17 (1.12%) Terminal Services
12 11 (0.72%) Virtual Machines
12 11 (0.72%) vSphere
13 9 (0.59%) vCloud
13 9 (0.59%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 8 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
15 7 (0.46%) VMware ESX
16 5 (0.33%) Time Sharing Option
17 4 (0.26%) DFS Replication
17 4 (0.26%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 108 (7.11%) Puppet
2 53 (3.49%) Ansible
3 37 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
4 34 (2.24%) Microsoft Clustering
5 27 (1.78%) OpenView
6 22 (1.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 20 (1.32%) HP Operations Orchestration
8 18 (1.19%) Tivoli
9 17 (1.12%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 16 (1.05%) BladeLogic
11 15 (0.99%) Nagios
11 15 (0.99%) SCCM
11 15 (0.99%) SCOrch
12 12 (0.79%) ITRS Geneos
12 12 (0.79%) Perfmon
13 11 (0.72%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
13 11 (0.72%) Oracle Identity Management
13 11 (0.72%) QRadar
14 9 (0.59%) Control-M
14 9 (0.59%) Kibana
Vendors
1 560 (36.89%) Oracle
2 264 (17.39%) IBM
3 202 (13.31%) Microsoft
4 149 (9.82%) VMware
5 83 (5.47%) Red Hat
6 82 (5.40%) HP
7 79 (5.20%) TIBCO
8 77 (5.07%) MuleSoft
9 68 (4.48%) SAP
10 52 (3.43%) Cisco
11 42 (2.77%) Citrix
11 42 (2.77%) Intel
11 42 (2.77%) Splunk
12 41 (2.70%) webMethods
13 37 (2.44%) EMC
14 33 (2.17%) BMC
14 33 (2.17%) CA
15 31 (2.04%) AppDynamics
16 28 (1.84%) Sybase
17 27 (1.78%) Sun
Guildford
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Rate: £400.00 - £550.00 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford
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Rate: £400.00 - £550.00 per day + competitive
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Guildford
Computer Futures
Rate: £400.00 - £550.00 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450 - £575 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Complete Tech Limited
Rate: Up to £66,500 per annum + Outstanding Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
University of Birmingham
Rate: From £38,896 to £46,414 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rates, 3-6 months initial
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £500 - £800 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Complete Tech Limited
Rate: Up to £66,500 per annum + Outstanding Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Inspire Corporation Limited
Rate: £550 - £750 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £600.00 - £603.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £400.00 - £600.00 per day + Depending on Experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £550 - £800 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £850 - £1250 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £455 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 - £465 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
London, Fore Street, EC2Y 5EJ
Prolifics UK
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City, London
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 - £465 per day
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Essex
People Source Consulting
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
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North West
Gibbs S3
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Posted: 12 days ago
Andover
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
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Essex
People Source Consulting
Rate: £475 - £510 per day
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West Sussex
People Source Consulting
Rate: £475 - £510 per day
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Basingstoke, Hampshire
TEKsystems
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