The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware
Rank 150 156 130
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -26
Contract jobs citing Middleware 678 633 806
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.42% 1.39% 1.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.10% 4.92% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 406 393 427
Average daily rate
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£450 £453 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.55% +0.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £349 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £603
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £423
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 25
Average hourly rate £41.25 £40.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% +1.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £35.29 £20.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £71.25 £53.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.25 £40.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+1.85% +6.57%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13286 12866 13708
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.86% 28.27% 26.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 8737 8302 8484
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 192 304 342
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £34.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.45 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.25 £50.00 £43.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-4.14% +7.69%
Middleware
UK

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 10 July 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 10 July 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 10 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +22 354 £475 -9.52% 71
South East +13 111 £380 -15.55% 23
North West -10 47 £425 +8.62% 6
West Midlands +4 38 £450 +3.44% 7
Yorkshire +5 30 £475 +26.66% 14
South West -47 29 £442 +7.15% 7
East of England -21 24 £450 +5.88% 21
East Midlands 0 13 £450 +5.88% 5
Middleware
UK

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 July 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.

1 553 (41.02%) Oracle
2 406 (30.12%) Java
3 355 (26.34%) Finance
4 343 (25.45%) Linux
5 326 (24.18%) SOA
6 304 (22.55%) UNIX
7 235 (17.43%) SQL
8 216 (16.02%) Web Services
9 207 (15.36%) Windows
10 206 (15.28%) Oracle Fusion
11 204 (15.13%) XML
12 202 (14.99%) WebLogic
13 189 (14.02%) .NET
14 187 (13.87%) WebSphere
15 179 (13.28%) SQL Server
16 177 (13.13%) Microsoft
17 174 (12.91%) Banking
18 157 (11.65%) Oracle Database
19 156 (11.57%) IBM
20 133 (9.87%) ITIL
21 130 (9.64%) Security Cleared
22 126 (9.35%) Agile Software Development
23 113 (8.38%) J2EE
24 106 (7.86%) SC Cleared
25 101 (7.49%) C#
26 100 (7.42%) CRM
27 98 (7.27%) Apache
28 96 (7.12%) Scrum
29 95 (7.05%) TIBCO
29 95 (7.05%) UML

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 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
1 202 (14.99%) WebLogic
2 187 (13.87%) WebSphere
3 98 (7.27%) Apache
4 80 (5.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 76 (5.64%) Oracle Service Bus
6 69 (5.12%) BizTalk Server
7 54 (4.01%) Tomcat
8 48 (3.56%) SharePoint
9 31 (2.30%) WebSphere Application Server
9 31 (2.30%) IIS
10 29 (2.15%) MQSeries
11 23 (1.71%) TIBCO EMS
12 21 (1.56%) IBM HTTP Server
13 19 (1.41%) Confluence
14 18 (1.34%) Oracle Application Server
15 17 (1.26%) WebLogic Portal
15 17 (1.26%) Oracle HTTP Server
16 16 (1.19%) Tuxedo
17 15 (1.11%) Liferay
17 15 (1.11%) Mule
Applications
1 58 (4.30%) MS Excel
2 29 (2.15%) MS Office
3 18 (1.34%) MS Visio
4 14 (1.04%) MS Project
5 6 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 63 (4.67%) Oracle EBS
2 42 (3.12%) Oracle BPM
3 40 (2.97%) Oracle Applications
4 27 (2.00%) SAP CRM
5 17 (1.26%) Oracle EBS R12
6 15 (1.11%) RMDS
6 15 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
7 9 (0.67%) Oracle 11i
7 9 (0.67%) BusinessWorks
8 8 (0.59%) ION MarketView
8 8 (0.59%) Documaker
9 7 (0.52%) Oracle FAH
10 5 (0.37%) Google Analytics
11 4 (0.30%) Oracle CRM
12 3 (0.22%) PolarLake
12 3 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
12 3 (0.22%) Endur
12 3 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 3 (0.22%) Oracle Payables
13 2 (0.15%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 29 (2.15%) SaaS
2 21 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
4 17 (1.26%) PaaS
5 14 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
5 14 (1.04%) IaaS
6 6 (0.45%) GitHub
7 5 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (0.22%) Amazon SQS
8 3 (0.22%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.22%) Amazon ELB
9 2 (0.15%) SuccessFactors
10 1 (0.074%) IBM SmartCloud
10 1 (0.074%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 61 (4.53%) HTTP
2 55 (4.08%) SAN
3 50 (3.71%) Firewall
4 41 (3.04%) Internet
5 39 (2.89%) LAN
6 38 (2.82%) WAN
6 38 (2.82%) FTP
7 35 (2.60%) DNS
8 33 (2.45%) SSL
9 30 (2.23%) LDAP
10 25 (1.85%) TCP/IP
10 25 (1.85%) Intranet
11 19 (1.41%) VPN
12 15 (1.11%) Network Security
13 14 (1.04%) NAS
14 13 (0.96%) HTTPS
15 12 (0.89%) DHCP
16 11 (0.82%) SSH
17 9 (0.67%) DMZ
18 8 (0.59%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 179 (13.28%) SQL Server
2 157 (11.65%) Oracle Database
3 80 (5.93%) Oracle Database 11g
4 65 (4.82%) Relational Database
5 52 (3.86%) Data Warehouse
6 39 (2.89%) MySQL
7 37 (2.74%) Oracle BI EE
8 34 (2.52%) Oracle Database 10g
9 32 (2.37%) Oracle Reports
9 32 (2.37%) NoSQL
10 31 (2.30%) SQL Server 2008
11 28 (2.08%) RDBMS
12 26 (1.93%) Oracle ODI
13 24 (1.78%) PostgreSQL
14 22 (1.63%) DB2
15 21 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 21 (1.56%) MongoDB
16 16 (1.19%) SQLPlus
17 15 (1.11%) SQL Server 2005
17 15 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 61 (4.53%) Maven
2 57 (4.23%) JIRA
3 51 (3.78%) Jenkins
4 49 (3.64%) Subversion
5 48 (3.56%) Git (software)
6 32 (2.37%) Ant
7 25 (1.85%) Visual Studio
8 24 (1.78%) Oracle Forms
8 24 (1.78%) Eclipse
9 23 (1.71%) JUnit
10 19 (1.41%) SoapUI
11 18 (1.34%) LoadRunner
12 15 (1.11%) ClearQuest
13 14 (1.04%) TeamCity
14 13 (0.96%) Hudson
14 13 (0.96%) Introscope
15 12 (0.89%) Selenium
16 11 (0.82%) JDeveloper
17 10 (0.74%) Toad
17 10 (0.74%) NUnit
General
1 355 (26.34%) Finance
2 174 (12.91%) Banking
3 79 (5.86%) Investment Banking
4 74 (5.49%) Front Office
5 51 (3.78%) Retail
6 42 (3.12%) Telecoms
7 32 (2.37%) Financial Institution
8 31 (2.30%) Manufacturing
8 31 (2.30%) Billing
9 25 (1.85%) Back Office
10 18 (1.34%) Advertising
11 16 (1.19%) Marketing
12 13 (0.96%) Games
13 11 (0.82%) Legal
14 9 (0.67%) Automotive
14 9 (0.67%) Electronics
15 7 (0.52%) Publishing
16 6 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
16 6 (0.45%) French Language
17 5 (0.37%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 298 (22.11%) Architect
2 285 (21.14%) Developer
3 134 (9.94%) Analyst
4 122 (9.05%) Consultant
5 112 (8.31%) Solutions Architect
6 73 (5.42%) Java Developer
7 48 (3.56%) Project Manager
8 45 (3.34%) Technical Architect
9 44 (3.26%) Infrastructure Architect
10 40 (2.97%) Administrator
11 36 (2.67%) .NET Developer
12 35 (2.60%) DBA
12 35 (2.60%) Middleware Consultant
13 32 (2.37%) Senior Developer
14 31 (2.30%) Oracle DBA
14 31 (2.30%) Oracle Consultant
15 30 (2.23%) Middleware Engineer
15 30 (2.23%) Designer
16 29 (2.15%) SOA Developer
16 29 (2.15%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 216 (16.02%) Web Services
2 206 (15.28%) Oracle Fusion
3 204 (15.13%) XML
4 189 (14.02%) .NET
5 113 (8.38%) J2EE
6 95 (7.05%) REST
7 90 (6.68%) Spring
8 89 (6.60%) SOAP
8 89 (6.60%) JMS
9 75 (5.56%) HTML
10 66 (4.90%) WebSphere MQ
11 65 (4.82%) CSS
12 61 (4.53%) XSLT
13 57 (4.23%) WCF
14 53 (3.93%) Java EE
15 50 (3.71%) ASP.NET
16 46 (3.41%) JSON
17 43 (3.19%) XSD
18 42 (3.12%) jQuery
19 41 (3.04%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 62 (4.60%) Open Source
2 44 (3.26%) Mainframe
3 37 (2.74%) Clustering
4 33 (2.45%) Fixed Income
5 32 (2.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 32 (2.37%) Computer Science
6 28 (2.08%) Management Information System
7 23 (1.71%) PKI
8 22 (1.63%) iSeries
9 21 (1.56%) DTV
9 21 (1.56%) Hedge funds
9 21 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
10 20 (1.48%) Embedded Systems
10 20 (1.48%) Equities
11 19 (1.41%) Derivative
12 18 (1.34%) STB
12 18 (1.34%) Replication
12 18 (1.34%) AS400
13 16 (1.19%) Data Integration
14 15 (1.11%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 343 (25.45%) Linux
2 304 (22.55%) UNIX
3 207 (15.36%) Windows
4 73 (5.42%) Solaris
5 70 (5.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 46 (3.41%) AIX
7 28 (2.08%) Oracle Linux
8 27 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 21 (1.56%) zOS
9 21 (1.56%) MVS
10 16 (1.19%) VME
11 14 (1.04%) Android
12 12 (0.89%) Windows Server 2003
12 12 (0.89%) Apple iOS
13 8 (0.59%) SELinux
14 7 (0.52%) HPUX
15 6 (0.45%) Windows 2000
15 6 (0.45%) Windows XP
15 6 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
15 6 (0.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 326 (24.18%) SOA
2 133 (9.87%) ITIL
3 126 (9.35%) Agile Software Development
4 100 (7.42%) CRM
5 96 (7.12%) Scrum
6 95 (7.05%) UML
7 88 (6.53%) Project Management
8 86 (6.38%) Business Intelligence
9 84 (6.23%) TOGAF
10 71 (5.27%) Configuration Management
11 68 (5.04%) TDD
11 68 (5.04%) Migration
12 67 (4.97%) Software Engineering
13 65 (4.82%) OO
13 65 (4.82%) DevOps
14 64 (4.75%) Continuous Integration
15 63 (4.67%) ERP
15 63 (4.67%) EAI
15 63 (4.67%) MVC
16 62 (4.60%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 406 (30.12%) Java
2 235 (17.43%) SQL
3 101 (7.49%) C#
4 88 (6.53%) Shell Script
5 76 (5.64%) Python
6 75 (5.56%) JavaScript
7 63 (4.67%) C++
8 61 (4.53%) Perl
9 58 (4.30%) PL/SQL
10 49 (3.64%) VB
11 46 (3.41%) C
12 33 (2.45%) Bash Shell
13 28 (2.08%) Scala
14 21 (1.56%) PowerShell
15 19 (1.41%) XPath
15 19 (1.41%) T-SQL
15 19 (1.41%) VBScript
16 18 (1.34%) Jython
17 15 (1.11%) Ruby
17 15 (1.11%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 130 (9.64%) Security Cleared
2 106 (7.86%) SC Cleared
3 87 (6.45%) Degree
4 21 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
5 18 (1.34%) Microsoft Certification
6 15 (1.11%) PMI Certification
7 12 (0.89%) PMP
7 12 (0.89%) DV Cleared
8 11 (0.82%) MCSE
8 11 (0.82%) ISEB
8 11 (0.82%) CISSP
9 7 (0.52%) CISA
9 7 (0.52%) ISTQB
10 6 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 5 (0.37%) IBM AIX Certification
12 4 (0.30%) MCSD
12 4 (0.30%) Oracle Certification
13 3 (0.22%) Sun Certification
13 3 (0.22%) CISM
13 3 (0.22%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (2.52%) SLA
2 28 (2.08%) QA
3 13 (0.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 12 (0.89%) Data Quality
4 12 (0.89%) ISO 9001
5 6 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.30%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.22%) COBIT
8 1 (0.074%) Basel II
8 1 (0.074%) COSO
8 1 (0.074%) COREP
System Software
1 59 (4.38%) Oracle RAC
2 51 (3.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (3.34%) Active Directory
4 44 (3.26%) VMware ESX
5 15 (1.11%) vSphere
6 12 (0.89%) Oracle RMAN
7 11 (0.82%) vCloud
8 8 (0.59%) Hyper-V
9 7 (0.52%) XenApp
9 7 (0.52%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 7 (0.52%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 7 (0.52%) KVM
10 6 (0.45%) NFS
11 5 (0.37%) RHEV
11 5 (0.37%) SRDF
12 4 (0.30%) Veritas File System
13 3 (0.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 3 (0.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 3 (0.22%) Xen
13 3 (0.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 58 (4.30%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 55 (4.08%) Puppet
3 34 (2.52%) BladeLogic
4 28 (2.08%) Tivoli
5 24 (1.78%) Control-M
6 23 (1.71%) HP Quality Center
7 19 (1.41%) Nagios
8 18 (1.34%) Oracle Identity Management
9 16 (1.19%) NetBackup
10 13 (0.96%) WMI
10 13 (0.96%) Data Guard
11 12 (0.89%) YUM
11 12 (0.89%) Vagrant
11 12 (0.89%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 12 (0.89%) SCOM
12 10 (0.74%) Tivoli Monitoring
13 9 (0.67%) ITRS Geneos
14 6 (0.45%) CA LISA
15 5 (0.37%) nmon
15 5 (0.37%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 553 (41.02%) Oracle
2 177 (13.13%) Microsoft
3 156 (11.57%) IBM
4 95 (7.05%) TIBCO
5 90 (6.68%) Red Hat
6 89 (6.60%) VMware
7 81 (6.01%) SAP
8 72 (5.34%) HP
9 67 (4.97%) JBoss
10 39 (2.89%) Citrix
11 38 (2.82%) Sybase
12 26 (1.93%) Siebel
13 25 (1.85%) EMC
13 25 (1.85%) Intel
13 25 (1.85%) CA
14 22 (1.63%) 29West
14 22 (1.63%) Splunk
15 21 (1.56%) Bloomberg
15 21 (1.56%) Remedy
16 20 (1.48%) ION Trading
London
Intapeople
Rate: £300
Posted: 3 hours ago
Gosport, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market Rate Value
Posted: 22 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Square One Resources
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Roc Search
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Maclean Moore Consulting
Rate: From £250 to £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £500 - £650 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £400 to £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Roc Search
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, Yorkshire
Yorkshire Building Society
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £475.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Hertfordshire
Volt
Rate: £550.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
East Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 8 days ago
Slough
The People Network
Rate: £450 - £510 per day
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