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 30 July 2015 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Middleware
Rank 136 156 162
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +6
Contract jobs citing Middleware 838 696 637
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.62% 1.41% 1.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.80% 5.01% 4.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 489 413 386
Average daily rate
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£458 £463 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.08% -2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 6
Average hourly rate £40.00 £23.38 £43.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.12% -45.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £25.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+60.00% -44.44%
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
14454 13887 13466
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.97% 28.12% 28.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 9918 9076 8733
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 212 202 271
Average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +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 30 July 2015.

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 30 July 2015.

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 30 July 2015. 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 +18 429 £500 +1.26% 71
South East -6 113 £450 +13.92% 33
North West +15 103 £500 +8.10% 22
East of England +26 52 £385 -14.44% 12
South West +2 33 £470 +2.73% 13
Yorkshire -35 25 £318 -34.87% 15
East Midlands +4 24 £400 -11.11% 6
North East -15 24 £394 +12.50% 6
West Midlands -16 21 £410 -6.28% 4
Midlands - 3 - - 1
South Coast +2 2 - -
Middleware
UK

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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.

1 593 (36.27%) Oracle
2 506 (30.95%) Java
3 414 (25.32%) Finance
4 397 (24.28%) SOA
5 376 (23.00%) Linux
6 350 (21.41%) UNIX
7 326 (19.94%) Agile Software Development
8 297 (18.17%) SQL
9 275 (16.82%) Windows
10 261 (15.96%) IBM
11 253 (15.47%) Web Services
12 227 (13.88%) WebSphere
13 224 (13.70%) SQL Server
14 212 (12.97%) XML
15 210 (12.84%) Oracle Fusion
16 199 (12.17%) Microsoft
17 198 (12.11%) Oracle Database
18 190 (11.62%) WebLogic
19 180 (11.01%) Project Management
20 174 (10.64%) .NET
21 173 (10.58%) SOAP
22 166 (10.15%) Banking
23 148 (9.05%) J2EE
24 145 (8.87%) Scrum
25 142 (8.69%) ITIL
26 123 (7.52%) Security Cleared
27 122 (7.46%) REST
28 119 (7.28%) Analytical Skills
29 118 (7.22%) C#
30 116 (7.09%) VMware

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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
1 227 (13.88%) WebSphere
2 190 (11.62%) WebLogic
3 95 (5.81%) Tomcat
4 92 (5.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 87 (5.32%) Apache
6 83 (5.08%) JBoss
7 76 (4.65%) Oracle Service Bus
8 69 (4.22%) IIS
9 41 (2.51%) WebSphere Application Server
9 41 (2.51%) BizTalk Server
10 31 (1.90%) IBM HTTP Server
11 29 (1.77%) SharePoint
12 27 (1.65%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 25 (1.53%) MQSeries
14 24 (1.47%) CMS
15 20 (1.22%) Mule
16 18 (1.10%) Confluence
16 18 (1.10%) Oracle Application Server
17 17 (1.04%) Oracle Coherence
18 16 (0.98%) Documentum
Applications
1 70 (4.28%) MS Excel
2 15 (0.92%) MS Visio
3 11 (0.67%) MS Project
4 10 (0.61%) MS Office
5 5 (0.31%) Maya
5 5 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.061%) HipChat
6 1 (0.061%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 77 (4.71%) Oracle BPM
2 74 (4.53%) Oracle EBS
3 31 (1.90%) Oracle EBS R12
4 24 (1.47%) Oracle Applications
5 18 (1.10%) RMDS
6 10 (0.61%) Oracle Financials
7 9 (0.55%) Remedy ITSM
7 9 (0.55%) Oracle TCA
8 8 (0.49%) ION MarketView
9 7 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
9 7 (0.43%) Oracle 11i
9 7 (0.43%) SAP CRM
10 6 (0.37%) Oracle CRM
11 5 (0.31%) BusinessWorks
11 5 (0.31%) SAP ERP
11 5 (0.31%) Markit EDM
12 4 (0.24%) Oracle General Ledger
13 3 (0.18%) assyst
13 3 (0.18%) Oracle Retail
13 3 (0.18%) SAP EWM
Cloud Services
1 25 (1.53%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (0.98%) SaaS
2 16 (0.98%) PaaS
3 15 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
3 15 (0.92%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (0.55%) Force.com
5 8 (0.49%) GitHub
6 6 (0.37%) HP Helion
7 4 (0.24%) OpenShift
7 4 (0.24%) Google Analytics
8 3 (0.18%) Boomi
9 2 (0.12%) IaaS
10 1 (0.061%) SoftLayer
10 1 (0.061%) Google Drive
10 1 (0.061%) IBM PureFlex
10 1 (0.061%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.061%) Taleo
10 1 (0.061%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 82 (5.02%) SAN
2 75 (4.59%) HTTP
3 74 (4.53%) Firewall
4 58 (3.55%) SSL
5 49 (3.00%) TCP/IP
6 46 (2.81%) NAS
7 43 (2.63%) LAN
7 43 (2.63%) WAN
8 39 (2.39%) LDAP
9 24 (1.47%) BIG-IP
10 22 (1.35%) DNS
11 19 (1.16%) Internet
12 17 (1.04%) VPN
12 17 (1.04%) SSH
13 15 (0.92%) VoIP
14 14 (0.86%) Wireless
14 14 (0.86%) Cisco Nexus
15 12 (0.73%) Multicast
16 9 (0.55%) FCoE
16 9 (0.55%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 224 (13.70%) SQL Server
2 198 (12.11%) Oracle Database
3 108 (6.61%) Oracle Database 11g
4 92 (5.63%) Relational Database
5 53 (3.24%) DB2
6 49 (3.00%) Data Warehouse
7 44 (2.69%) NoSQL
8 38 (2.32%) MySQL
9 34 (2.08%) MongoDB
10 32 (1.96%) RDBMS
11 31 (1.90%) Oracle Reports
12 24 (1.47%) BusinessObjects
12 24 (1.47%) Oracle Database 12c
13 23 (1.41%) Oracle ODI
14 20 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 18 (1.10%) Oracle BI EE
16 17 (1.04%) Hadoop
16 17 (1.04%) Oracle Exadata
16 17 (1.04%) OLTP
17 16 (0.98%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 95 (5.81%) Jenkins
2 76 (4.65%) Subversion
3 73 (4.46%) Git (software)
4 59 (3.61%) SoapUI
5 45 (2.75%) Maven
5 45 (2.75%) JIRA
6 40 (2.45%) Ant
7 39 (2.39%) Visual Studio
8 25 (1.53%) Selenium
9 21 (1.28%) Eclipse
9 21 (1.28%) NUnit
10 20 (1.22%) JUnit
11 19 (1.16%) Oracle Forms
12 17 (1.04%) TeamCity
13 15 (0.92%) Introscope
13 15 (0.92%) LoadRunner
14 14 (0.86%) Team Foundation Server
15 13 (0.80%) Cucumber
16 11 (0.67%) JMeter
17 9 (0.55%) Hudson
General
1 414 (25.32%) Finance
2 166 (10.15%) Banking
3 73 (4.46%) Retail
4 66 (4.04%) Investment Banking
5 60 (3.67%) Front Office
6 29 (1.77%) Telecoms
7 24 (1.47%) Legal
7 24 (1.47%) Manufacturing
8 21 (1.28%) Financial Institution
9 20 (1.22%) Marketing
10 18 (1.10%) Back Office
11 13 (0.80%) Games
12 11 (0.67%) Automotive
13 9 (0.55%) Billing
14 8 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
14 8 (0.49%) Publishing
15 7 (0.43%) Corporate Banking
16 6 (0.37%) General Ledger
16 6 (0.37%) Local Government
17 5 (0.31%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 462 (28.26%) Developer
2 418 (25.57%) Architect
3 153 (9.36%) Solutions Architect
4 152 (9.30%) Java Developer
5 146 (8.93%) Analyst
6 119 (7.28%) Consultant
7 78 (4.77%) Technical Architect
8 62 (3.79%) Infrastructure Architect
9 55 (3.36%) Project Manager
10 51 (3.12%) Designer
11 47 (2.87%) Senior Developer
12 45 (2.75%) Oracle Developer
12 45 (2.75%) C# Developer
13 42 (2.57%) C++ Developer
14 40 (2.45%) Administrator
14 40 (2.45%) Middleware Developer
15 34 (2.08%) Solutions Designer
16 33 (2.02%) Oracle Architect
17 32 (1.96%) DBA
18 31 (1.90%) Integration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 253 (15.47%) Web Services
2 212 (12.97%) XML
3 210 (12.84%) Oracle Fusion
4 174 (10.64%) .NET
5 173 (10.58%) SOAP
6 148 (9.05%) J2EE
7 122 (7.46%) REST
8 108 (6.61%) Spring
9 105 (6.42%) HTML
10 89 (5.44%) WebSphere MQ
11 79 (4.83%) JMS
12 64 (3.91%) XSLT
13 56 (3.43%) CSS
14 50 (3.06%) Java EE
15 49 (3.00%) Hibernate
15 49 (3.00%) XSD
15 49 (3.00%) RESTful
16 48 (2.94%) HTML5
16 48 (2.94%) WebSphere Message Broker
17 44 (2.69%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 119 (7.28%) Analytical Skills
2 96 (5.87%) Data Centre
3 74 (4.53%) DataPower
4 63 (3.85%) Management Information System
4 63 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
5 53 (3.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 53 (3.24%) Clustering
6 45 (2.75%) Fixed Income
7 43 (2.63%) PKI
8 40 (2.45%) Equities
9 38 (2.32%) Computer Science
10 35 (2.14%) Mainframe
11 30 (1.83%) User Experience
11 30 (1.83%) Mobile App
12 29 (1.77%) Data Integration
13 26 (1.59%) N-Tier
14 24 (1.47%) Replication
15 23 (1.41%) Reference Data
16 19 (1.16%) SWIFT
16 19 (1.16%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 376 (23.00%) Linux
2 350 (21.41%) UNIX
3 275 (16.82%) Windows
4 89 (5.44%) Solaris
5 79 (4.83%) AIX
6 77 (4.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 36 (2.20%) Oracle Linux
8 24 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
9 20 (1.22%) MVS
10 18 (1.10%) Mac OS X
11 17 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
12 16 (0.98%) Android
13 15 (0.92%) VME
13 15 (0.92%) Apple iOS
13 15 (0.92%) HPUX
14 14 (0.86%) Windows Server 2003
15 12 (0.73%) SUSE
16 11 (0.67%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 10 (0.61%) Windows 7
18 9 (0.55%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 397 (24.28%) SOA
2 326 (19.94%) Agile Software Development
3 180 (11.01%) Project Management
4 145 (8.87%) Scrum
5 142 (8.69%) ITIL
6 107 (6.54%) Configuration Management
7 106 (6.48%) TDD
8 101 (6.18%) SDLC
9 100 (6.12%) OO
10 99 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
11 97 (5.93%) E-Commerce
12 95 (5.81%) UML
13 94 (5.75%) Enterprise Architecture
14 91 (5.57%) Migration
15 86 (5.26%) Open Source
16 78 (4.77%) TOGAF
17 76 (4.65%) ERP
18 75 (4.59%) Performance Tuning
19 72 (4.40%) CRM
20 69 (4.22%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 506 (30.95%) Java
2 297 (18.17%) SQL
3 118 (7.22%) C#
4 111 (6.79%) Shell Script
5 110 (6.73%) JavaScript
6 94 (5.75%) C++
7 76 (4.65%) Python
8 75 (4.59%) Perl
9 68 (4.16%) PL/SQL
10 44 (2.69%) Scala
11 33 (2.02%) PowerShell
12 30 (1.83%) Bash Shell
13 28 (1.71%) C
14 26 (1.59%) XPath
15 25 (1.53%) Ruby
16 23 (1.41%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
17 17 (1.04%) XQuery
18 13 (0.80%) T-SQL
19 12 (0.73%) Jython
20 11 (0.67%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 123 (7.52%) Security Cleared
2 102 (6.24%) Degree
3 82 (5.02%) SC Cleared
4 33 (2.02%) DV Cleared
5 17 (1.04%) CISSP
6 13 (0.80%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (0.55%) ISEB
9 7 (0.43%) Oracle Certification
9 7 (0.43%) MCPD
9 7 (0.43%) PMI Certification
10 6 (0.37%) CTC Cleared
11 5 (0.31%) PMP
11 5 (0.31%) PhD
12 4 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (0.24%) IBM Certification
12 4 (0.24%) GCIA
12 4 (0.24%) GCIH
12 4 (0.24%) CISM
12 4 (0.24%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (2.08%) QA
2 23 (1.41%) SLA
3 12 (0.73%) Data Quality
4 8 (0.49%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.37%) COBIT
6 5 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (0.31%) EMIR
7 4 (0.24%) COSO
7 4 (0.24%) GxP
8 2 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
8 2 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.12%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.061%) MiFID
9 1 (0.061%) BS7799
9 1 (0.061%) Basel III
System Software
1 92 (5.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 62 (3.79%) Active Directory
3 42 (2.57%) Oracle RAC
4 30 (1.83%) Hyper-V
5 19 (1.16%) VMware ESX
6 17 (1.04%) KVM
7 15 (0.92%) Docker
7 15 (0.92%) VMware ESXi
8 14 (0.86%) vSphere
8 14 (0.86%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 11 (0.67%) NFS
9 11 (0.67%) XenApp
10 10 (0.61%) ProxySG
11 9 (0.55%) Xen
11 9 (0.55%) SRDF
12 7 (0.43%) XenDesktop
12 7 (0.43%) Squid
13 6 (0.37%) RACF
13 6 (0.37%) Time Sharing Option
13 6 (0.37%) Job Entry Subsystem
Systems Management
1 93 (5.69%) Puppet
2 49 (3.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 47 (2.87%) Opscode Chef
4 29 (1.77%) BladeLogic
5 26 (1.59%) SCCM
6 24 (1.47%) Oracle RMAN
7 21 (1.28%) OpenView
8 20 (1.22%) Tivoli
9 18 (1.10%) Control-M
9 18 (1.10%) Oracle Identity Management
10 17 (1.04%) Data Guard
11 14 (0.86%) ITRS Geneos
12 10 (0.61%) CA LISA
12 10 (0.61%) SCOM
13 8 (0.49%) CA Single Sign-On
13 8 (0.49%) OPNET
14 7 (0.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 7 (0.43%) Red Hat Satellite
14 7 (0.43%) HP Operations Orchestration
15 6 (0.37%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 593 (36.27%) Oracle
2 261 (15.96%) IBM
3 199 (12.17%) Microsoft
4 116 (7.09%) VMware
5 112 (6.85%) TIBCO
6 88 (5.38%) Red Hat
7 80 (4.89%) HP
8 70 (4.28%) SAP
9 59 (3.61%) webMethods
10 49 (3.00%) CA
11 48 (2.94%) Cisco
12 43 (2.63%) Sybase
13 33 (2.02%) Solace
14 31 (1.90%) Informatica
14 31 (1.90%) Symantec
15 29 (1.77%) EMC
16 28 (1.71%) Citrix
17 26 (1.59%) Veritas
17 26 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
18 24 (1.47%) F5
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