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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Middleware
Rank 166 156 161
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +5
Contract jobs citing Middleware 809 858 775
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.63% 1.63% 1.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.24% 5.66% 5.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 480 536 451
Median daily rate £475 £463 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £635 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 14
Median hourly rate £36.00 £31.52 £28.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.21% +10.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.66 £24.60 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £36.01 £36.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £32.00 £29.75
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +7.56%
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
15432 15170 14365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.11% 28.76% 27.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 10748 10568 9507
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £548
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 180 265 162
Median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £34.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% +8.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £17.50 £16.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +8.69%

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 29 September 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
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 29 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware within the England region over the 3 months to 29 September 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 -31 324 £500 +5.26% 48
South East -12 120 £500 +11.11% 26
North West -22 78 £423 -17.31% 13
Yorkshire +41 70 £500 +56.25% 9
East of England +22 64 £505 +1.00% 13
North East +14 60 £370 +5.71% 3
East Midlands +12 37 £475 +15.15% 2
South West +5 29 £475 +5.55% 14
West Midlands -33 20 £455 +10.30% 14
South Coast - 1 £525 -
Middleware
UK

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 September 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.

1 644 (37.42%) Oracle
2 571 (33.18%) Linux
3 437 (25.39%) Java
4 403 (23.42%) Unix
5 359 (20.86%) IBM
6 351 (20.40%) Agile Software Development
7 323 (18.77%) Windows
8 320 (18.59%) Finance
9 308 (17.90%) SOA
10 282 (16.39%) WebSphere
11 262 (15.22%) SQL
12 256 (14.88%) ITIL
13 233 (13.54%) WebLogic
14 229 (13.31%) Microsoft
15 208 (12.09%) Web Services
16 195 (11.33%) XML
17 191 (11.10%) HTTP
18 185 (10.75%) JavaScript
19 184 (10.69%) Security Cleared
20 178 (10.34%) AIX
21 175 (10.17%) VMware
21 175 (10.17%) Banking
22 169 (9.82%) Oracle Database
23 168 (9.76%) Apache
24 167 (9.70%) Solaris
24 167 (9.70%) High Availability
25 166 (9.65%) DevOps
25 166 (9.65%) Configuration Management
26 164 (9.53%) SQL Server
27 155 (9.01%) J2EE

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
1 282 (16.39%) WebSphere
2 233 (13.54%) WebLogic
3 168 (9.76%) Apache
4 147 (8.54%) Tomcat
5 116 (6.74%) WebSphere Application Server
6 107 (6.22%) JBoss
7 83 (4.82%) IIS
8 60 (3.49%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 56 (3.25%) Tuxedo
10 55 (3.20%) Oracle Service Bus
11 44 (2.56%) IBM HTTP Server
12 43 (2.50%) MQSeries
13 39 (2.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 37 (2.15%) Mule
15 30 (1.74%) BizTalk Server
16 22 (1.28%) Cloud Foundry
17 21 (1.22%) Oracle Coherence
18 20 (1.16%) IBM Notes
19 19 (1.10%) Mule ESB
20 17 (0.99%) SharePoint
Applications
1 90 (5.23%) MS Excel
2 24 (1.39%) MS Project
3 15 (0.87%) MS Visio
4 9 (0.52%) MS Office
5 7 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.17%) ProjectWise
7 2 (0.12%) SOLIDWORKS
8 1 (0.058%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 34 (1.98%) Oracle EBS
2 29 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
3 27 (1.57%) Oracle BPM
4 18 (1.05%) BusinessWorks
5 15 (0.87%) Oracle EBS R12
6 14 (0.81%) OpenText MBPM
7 12 (0.70%) SAP CRM
8 11 (0.64%) Documaker
8 11 (0.64%) Oracle Retail
9 9 (0.52%) Oracle Applications
9 9 (0.52%) Oracle Financials
10 7 (0.41%) Oracle Payables
10 7 (0.41%) SAP IS-U
11 6 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 5 (0.29%) BigMachines
12 5 (0.29%) Oracle Receivables
12 5 (0.29%) Salesforce.com CRM
13 4 (0.23%) SAP ERP
14 3 (0.17%) Oracle 11i
14 3 (0.17%) SAP PSCD
Cloud Services
1 90 (5.23%) Amazon AWS
2 47 (2.73%) PaaS
3 44 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 40 (2.32%) SaaS
5 36 (2.09%) IaaS
6 21 (1.22%) AWS CloudFormation
6 21 (1.22%) GitHub
7 20 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
8 18 (1.05%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 8 (0.46%) Google Analytics
9 8 (0.46%) Office 365
10 7 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
11 4 (0.23%) Google App Engine
11 4 (0.23%) IBM Cloud
12 3 (0.17%) Amazon S3
12 3 (0.17%) Boomi
12 3 (0.17%) Force.com
12 3 (0.17%) HP Helion
13 2 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
13 2 (0.12%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 191 (11.10%) HTTP
2 125 (7.26%) Firewall
3 105 (6.10%) SSL
4 100 (5.81%) DNS
5 86 (5.00%) SAN
6 75 (4.36%) WAN
7 71 (4.13%) LAN
8 58 (3.37%) LDAP
9 53 (3.08%) NAS
10 41 (2.38%) FTP
11 35 (2.03%) DHCP
12 33 (1.92%) TCP/IP
13 32 (1.86%) Internet
14 25 (1.45%) iSCSI
15 24 (1.39%) VPN
16 23 (1.34%) HTTPS
17 21 (1.22%) Fibre Channel
18 19 (1.10%) Network Security
19 18 (1.05%) FCoE
19 18 (1.05%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 169 (9.82%) Oracle Database
2 164 (9.53%) SQL Server
3 66 (3.83%) DB2
4 65 (3.78%) MySQL
5 62 (3.60%) Oracle Database 11g
6 54 (3.14%) Oracle Database 12c
6 54 (3.14%) Relational Database
7 53 (3.08%) Hadoop
8 49 (2.85%) Data Warehouse
9 48 (2.79%) NoSQL
10 40 (2.32%) MongoDB
11 39 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
12 32 (1.86%) Big Data
13 27 (1.57%) RDBMS
14 21 (1.22%) Oracle ODI
15 20 (1.16%) Oracle BI EE
16 19 (1.10%) Oracle Database 10g
17 18 (1.05%) HBase
18 16 (0.93%) Data Mining
19 14 (0.81%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 140 (8.13%) Jenkins
2 137 (7.96%) Git (software)
3 61 (3.54%) Subversion
4 53 (3.08%) JIRA
5 38 (2.21%) Maven
5 38 (2.21%) Sonatype Nexus
6 31 (1.80%) JUnit
7 25 (1.45%) Vagrant
8 24 (1.39%) Visual Studio
9 22 (1.28%) Introscope
9 22 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
10 21 (1.22%) SoapUI
11 20 (1.16%) Eclipse
11 20 (1.16%) MSI
12 17 (0.99%) Oracle APEX
12 17 (0.99%) TeamCity
13 16 (0.93%) Ant
13 16 (0.93%) Hudson
14 13 (0.76%) Oracle Forms
14 13 (0.76%) Selenium
General
1 320 (18.59%) Finance
2 175 (10.17%) Banking
3 98 (5.69%) Retail
4 37 (2.15%) Investment Banking
5 33 (1.92%) Marketing
6 31 (1.80%) Financial Institution
7 26 (1.51%) Front Office
8 24 (1.39%) Telecoms
9 18 (1.05%) Legal
9 18 (1.05%) Manufacturing
10 13 (0.76%) Billing
11 11 (0.64%) Electronics
12 8 (0.46%) Military
13 7 (0.41%) Advertising
14 6 (0.35%) Back Office
15 5 (0.29%) Law
16 4 (0.23%) French Language
16 4 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
16 4 (0.23%) Publishing
17 3 (0.17%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 399 (23.18%) Architect
2 346 (20.10%) Developer
3 172 (9.99%) Consultant
4 140 (8.13%) Solutions Architect
5 107 (6.22%) Analyst
6 105 (6.10%) Java Developer
7 84 (4.88%) Administrator
8 81 (4.71%) Infrastructure Architect
9 80 (4.65%) Project Manager
10 75 (4.36%) Middleware Developer
11 66 (3.83%) DevOps Engineer
12 54 (3.14%) Middleware Engineer
13 52 (3.02%) Integration Architect
14 48 (2.79%) Support Engineer
15 44 (2.56%) Oracle Developer
16 43 (2.50%) Middleware Architect
16 43 (2.50%) Oracle Consultant
17 42 (2.44%) Senior Developer
18 41 (2.38%) Oracle Architect
19 40 (2.32%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 208 (12.09%) Web Services
2 195 (11.33%) XML
3 155 (9.01%) J2EE
4 144 (8.37%) REST
5 142 (8.25%) Oracle Fusion
6 138 (8.02%) SOAP
7 132 (7.67%) HTML
8 113 (6.57%) JSON
9 110 (6.39%) Spring
10 105 (6.10%) CSS
11 100 (5.81%) .NET
11 100 (5.81%) JMS
12 95 (5.52%) IBM Integration Bus
12 95 (5.52%) WebSphere MQ
13 76 (4.42%) RESTful
14 72 (4.18%) HTML5
15 67 (3.89%) XSLT
16 56 (3.25%) ActiveMQ
17 52 (3.02%) WebCenter
18 51 (2.96%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 113 (6.57%) Analytical Skills
2 102 (5.93%) Data Centre
3 83 (4.82%) Clustering
4 60 (3.49%) DataPower
5 50 (2.91%) Computer Science
6 49 (2.85%) Mainframe
7 48 (2.79%) Management Information System
7 48 (2.79%) Private Cloud
8 37 (2.15%) User Experience
9 33 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
9 33 (1.92%) Fixed Income
10 32 (1.86%) Virtual Team
11 29 (1.69%) Equities
12 24 (1.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 21 (1.22%) PKI
13 21 (1.22%) Tandem
14 20 (1.16%) iSeries
15 19 (1.10%) Data Integration
16 18 (1.05%) Hedge funds
16 18 (1.05%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 571 (33.18%) Linux
2 403 (23.42%) Unix
3 323 (18.77%) Windows
4 178 (10.34%) AIX
5 167 (9.70%) Solaris
6 140 (8.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 94 (5.46%) Windows Server
8 60 (3.49%) Oracle Linux
9 42 (2.44%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 39 (2.27%) SUSE
11 21 (1.22%) OS/390
11 21 (1.22%) VME
11 21 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
11 21 (1.22%) zOS
12 19 (1.10%) Windows Server 2012
13 16 (0.93%) Android
13 16 (0.93%) HPUX
14 6 (0.35%) Apple iOS
14 6 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
15 5 (0.29%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 351 (20.40%) Agile Software Development
2 308 (17.90%) SOA
3 256 (14.88%) ITIL
4 167 (9.70%) High Availability
5 166 (9.65%) Configuration Management
5 166 (9.65%) DevOps
6 139 (8.08%) Migration
7 121 (7.03%) Project Management
8 115 (6.68%) Continuous Integration
9 114 (6.62%) SDLC
10 111 (6.45%) Scrum
11 108 (6.28%) Stakeholder Management
12 105 (6.10%) Change Management
13 98 (5.69%) Open Source
14 97 (5.64%) CRM
15 94 (5.46%) Release Management
16 84 (4.88%) TOGAF
17 83 (4.82%) Service Delivery
18 78 (4.53%) Problem Management
19 77 (4.47%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 437 (25.39%) Java
2 262 (15.22%) SQL
3 185 (10.75%) JavaScript
4 133 (7.73%) Perl
5 126 (7.32%) Shell Script
6 115 (6.68%) Python
7 72 (4.18%) C
8 68 (3.95%) C++
9 62 (3.60%) C#
10 50 (2.91%) Jython
11 44 (2.56%) Bash Shell
12 36 (2.09%) PL/SQL
13 33 (1.92%) PowerShell
14 26 (1.51%) PHP
15 25 (1.45%) COBOL
16 24 (1.39%) Ruby
17 12 (0.70%) CoffeeScript
17 12 (0.70%) Groovy
18 10 (0.58%) Apex Code
18 10 (0.58%) Scala
Qualifications
1 184 (10.69%) Security Cleared
2 137 (7.96%) SC Cleared
3 84 (4.88%) Degree
4 42 (2.44%) BPSS Clearance
5 35 (2.03%) Microsoft Certification
6 17 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
7 16 (0.93%) CCNA
7 16 (0.93%) CCNP
8 15 (0.87%) CISSP
8 15 (0.87%) MCSE
9 13 (0.76%) DV Cleared
10 10 (0.58%) CISA
10 10 (0.58%) CISM
10 10 (0.58%) IBM AIX Certification
10 10 (0.58%) MCP
11 8 (0.46%) MCDBA
12 7 (0.41%) GCIH
12 7 (0.41%) ISTQB
13 6 (0.35%) ISEB
13 6 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (2.67%) QA
2 39 (2.27%) SLA
3 24 (1.39%) Disclosure Scotland
3 24 (1.39%) PCI DSS
4 14 (0.81%) MiFID
5 10 (0.58%) SEPA
6 9 (0.52%) ISO 9001
7 8 (0.46%) EMIR
8 6 (0.35%) COBIT
9 5 (0.29%) COSO
9 5 (0.29%) ISO20022
9 5 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 5 (0.29%) SAS 70
10 4 (0.23%) Data Quality
10 4 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 2 (0.12%) HIPAA
11 2 (0.12%) ISO15022
11 2 (0.12%) PMBOK
12 1 (0.058%) COREP
12 1 (0.058%) SDET
System Software
1 139 (8.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 113 (6.57%) Active Directory
3 38 (2.21%) Hyper-V
4 30 (1.74%) Oracle RAC
5 26 (1.51%) KVM
5 26 (1.51%) Microsoft App-V
6 25 (1.45%) Terminal Services
6 25 (1.45%) Xen
7 24 (1.39%) Docker
8 21 (1.22%) NFS
8 21 (1.22%) SRDF
9 15 (0.87%) VMware ESXi
10 13 (0.76%) Virtual Machines
11 12 (0.70%) vSphere
12 10 (0.58%) GPFS
13 9 (0.52%) vCloud
14 8 (0.46%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 5 (0.29%) Firmware
15 5 (0.29%) VMware ESX
16 4 (0.23%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 134 (7.79%) Puppet
2 64 (3.72%) Ansible
3 50 (2.91%) Microsoft Clustering
4 44 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
5 38 (2.21%) OpenView
6 23 (1.34%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 20 (1.16%) Perfmon
8 19 (1.10%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 17 (0.99%) Tivoli
10 15 (0.87%) BladeLogic
10 15 (0.87%) Nagios
10 15 (0.87%) SCOrch
11 14 (0.81%) HP Operations Orchestration
11 14 (0.81%) HP SIM
12 13 (0.76%) ITRS Geneos
13 12 (0.70%) SCCM
14 11 (0.64%) Kibana
15 10 (0.58%) Control-M
15 10 (0.58%) Oracle Identity Manager
16 9 (0.52%) OPNET
Vendors
1 644 (37.42%) Oracle
2 359 (20.86%) IBM
3 229 (13.31%) Microsoft
4 175 (10.17%) VMware
5 106 (6.16%) Red Hat
6 94 (5.46%) HP
7 79 (4.59%) TIBCO
8 75 (4.36%) webMethods
9 73 (4.24%) SAP
10 64 (3.72%) Citrix
11 59 (3.43%) MuleSoft
12 55 (3.20%) Cisco
13 41 (2.38%) AppDynamics
14 40 (2.32%) Intel
15 37 (2.15%) EMC
16 35 (2.03%) Axway
16 35 (2.03%) BMC
16 35 (2.03%) Sun
17 34 (1.98%) CA
18 31 (1.80%) Sybase
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Square One Resources
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City, London
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Rate: £450 - £550 per day
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Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
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London
Venturi
Rate: £500 - £525 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Fleet, Hampshire
FT Select
Rate: From £450 to £500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Darwin Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
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Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Technology Sourcing Limited
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Weymouth, Dorset
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Maidenhead, Berkshire
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London
Lorien Resourcing
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Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Technology Sourcing Limited
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Hampshire
Icore Tech
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Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Poole and Partners
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Experis Ltd
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Lorien Resourcing
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Square One Resources
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London
Opilio Recruitment
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Bedfordshire
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London
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Manchester, Lancashire
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