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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Middleware
Rank 134 157 158
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +1
Contract jobs citing Middleware 895 722 689
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.68% 1.43% 1.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.91% 5.06% 4.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 541 419 431
Average daily rate
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£465 £473 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.58% -0.52%
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 £435 £413
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 8
Average hourly rate £39.00 £27.38 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.46% -39.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £29.75 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+27.73% -33.88%
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
15141 14259 14334
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 28.49% 28.34% 29.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 10442 9185 9380
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 259 195 249
Average hourly rate £39.38 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £16.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -1 426 £500 - 77
North West +26 133 £505 +9.18% 22
South East +14 124 £450 +5.88% 17
East of England +27 53 £385 -14.44% 8
South West -3 43 £475 +4.10% 6
Yorkshire -21 34 £310 -27.05% 12
East Midlands +1 26 £400 -11.11% 1
North East -13 26 £375 +7.14% 2
West Midlands -25 22 £400 -11.11% 13
Midlands +6 4 - -
Middleware
UK

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 571 (33.81%) Oracle
2 526 (31.14%) Java
3 453 (26.82%) Finance
4 395 (23.39%) Linux
5 377 (22.32%) SOA
6 372 (22.02%) UNIX
7 347 (20.54%) Agile Software Development
8 316 (18.71%) SQL
9 288 (17.05%) Windows
10 272 (16.10%) IBM
11 257 (15.22%) Web Services
12 227 (13.44%) WebSphere
13 221 (13.08%) Microsoft
14 219 (12.97%) Oracle Fusion
15 218 (12.91%) SQL Server
16 214 (12.67%) XML
17 206 (12.20%) Oracle Database
18 198 (11.72%) SOAP
19 192 (11.37%) WebLogic
20 180 (10.66%) Banking
21 163 (9.65%) ITIL
22 160 (9.47%) Project Management
23 154 (9.12%) Scrum
24 150 (8.88%) .NET
25 145 (8.58%) J2EE
26 135 (7.99%) REST
27 134 (7.93%) Analytical Skills
28 129 (7.64%) Spring
29 128 (7.58%) JavaScript
30 127 (7.52%) Security Cleared

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (13.44%) WebSphere
2 192 (11.37%) WebLogic
3 98 (5.80%) Tomcat
4 95 (5.62%) JBoss
4 95 (5.62%) Apache
5 92 (5.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 76 (4.50%) Oracle Service Bus
7 57 (3.37%) IIS
8 50 (2.96%) WebSphere Application Server
9 42 (2.49%) SharePoint
10 38 (2.25%) BizTalk Server
11 33 (1.95%) MQSeries
12 28 (1.66%) Mule
13 26 (1.54%) Confluence
14 24 (1.42%) CMS
15 22 (1.30%) Oracle Application Server
16 19 (1.12%) IBM HTTP Server
16 19 (1.12%) Oracle HTTP Server
16 19 (1.12%) CICS
17 18 (1.07%) AquaLogic
Applications
1 78 (4.62%) MS Excel
2 16 (0.95%) MS Visio
2 16 (0.95%) MS Office
3 12 (0.71%) MS Project
4 6 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
5 5 (0.30%) Maya
5 5 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.059%) HipChat
6 1 (0.059%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 79 (4.68%) Oracle BPM
2 61 (3.61%) Oracle EBS
3 16 (0.95%) Oracle EBS R12
4 14 (0.83%) Oracle Applications
5 11 (0.65%) RMDS
6 9 (0.53%) SAP CRM
7 7 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
7 7 (0.41%) Oracle TCA
8 5 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
8 5 (0.30%) Adaptiv
9 4 (0.24%) Oracle ERP
9 4 (0.24%) SAP ERP
9 4 (0.24%) Markit EDM
9 4 (0.24%) ION MarketView
10 3 (0.18%) SAP EWM
10 3 (0.18%) Oracle Retail
10 3 (0.18%) BusinessWorks
11 2 (0.12%) Agresso
11 2 (0.12%) SAP HR
11 2 (0.12%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 32 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (1.18%) SaaS
2 20 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
3 14 (0.83%) PaaS
4 12 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (0.53%) GitHub
6 8 (0.47%) Force.com
7 4 (0.24%) Google Analytics
7 4 (0.24%) OpenShift
7 4 (0.24%) HP Helion
7 4 (0.24%) Boomi
8 2 (0.12%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.12%) SoftLayer
8 2 (0.12%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 2 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.12%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.059%) Adobe Analytics
9 1 (0.059%) Office 365
9 1 (0.059%) IaaS
9 1 (0.059%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 88 (5.21%) SAN
2 80 (4.74%) Firewall
3 76 (4.50%) SSL
4 75 (4.44%) HTTP
5 52 (3.08%) TCP/IP
6 46 (2.72%) NAS
7 40 (2.37%) LDAP
8 37 (2.19%) LAN
8 37 (2.19%) WAN
9 26 (1.54%) SSH
10 24 (1.42%) VoIP
11 23 (1.36%) Internet
12 22 (1.30%) VPN
13 21 (1.24%) DNS
14 18 (1.07%) BIG-IP
15 15 (0.89%) Wireless
15 15 (0.89%) FTP
16 14 (0.83%) Cisco Nexus
17 11 (0.65%) Network Security
17 11 (0.65%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 218 (12.91%) SQL Server
2 206 (12.20%) Oracle Database
3 118 (6.99%) Oracle Database 11g
4 89 (5.27%) Relational Database
5 64 (3.79%) DB2
6 58 (3.43%) Data Warehouse
7 51 (3.02%) NoSQL
8 43 (2.55%) MongoDB
8 43 (2.55%) MySQL
9 35 (2.07%) Oracle Database 10g
9 35 (2.07%) BusinessObjects
10 34 (2.01%) Oracle Database 12c
11 32 (1.89%) Oracle BI EE
11 32 (1.89%) RDBMS
12 28 (1.66%) Oracle Reports
13 24 (1.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 22 (1.30%) Oracle ODI
15 20 (1.18%) Big Data
15 20 (1.18%) OLTP
16 18 (1.07%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 97 (5.74%) Jenkins
2 93 (5.51%) Git (software)
3 69 (4.09%) Subversion
4 61 (3.61%) SoapUI
5 47 (2.78%) Maven
6 46 (2.72%) JIRA
7 33 (1.95%) Ant
7 33 (1.95%) TeamCity
8 32 (1.89%) Visual Studio
9 26 (1.54%) Selenium
10 25 (1.48%) Team Foundation Server
11 21 (1.24%) Eclipse
12 20 (1.18%) Oracle Forms
13 19 (1.12%) NUnit
14 18 (1.07%) JUnit
15 17 (1.01%) Hudson
16 15 (0.89%) LoadRunner
17 12 (0.71%) Cucumber
17 12 (0.71%) LoadUI
18 11 (0.65%) Oracle APEX
General
1 453 (26.82%) Finance
2 180 (10.66%) Banking
3 72 (4.26%) Retail
4 67 (3.97%) Investment Banking
5 60 (3.55%) Front Office
6 30 (1.78%) Telecoms
7 28 (1.66%) Financial Institution
8 26 (1.54%) Manufacturing
9 21 (1.24%) Legal
10 19 (1.12%) Marketing
11 13 (0.77%) Back Office
12 10 (0.59%) Automotive
13 9 (0.53%) Billing
13 9 (0.53%) Games
14 8 (0.47%) Military
15 7 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
15 7 (0.41%) Retail Banking
15 7 (0.41%) Corporate Banking
16 6 (0.36%) Publishing
16 6 (0.36%) Law
Job Titles
1 495 (29.31%) Developer
2 404 (23.92%) Architect
3 172 (10.18%) Java Developer
4 149 (8.82%) Solutions Architect
5 144 (8.53%) Analyst
6 116 (6.87%) Consultant
7 82 (4.85%) Technical Architect
8 67 (3.97%) Infrastructure Architect
9 56 (3.32%) Oracle Developer
10 55 (3.26%) Project Manager
10 55 (3.26%) Designer
11 50 (2.96%) Senior Developer
12 40 (2.37%) Administrator
12 40 (2.37%) C# Developer
12 40 (2.37%) Middleware Developer
12 40 (2.37%) Middleware Engineer
13 36 (2.13%) C++ Developer
14 35 (2.07%) Oracle Architect
15 32 (1.89%) Solutions Designer
16 30 (1.78%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 257 (15.22%) Web Services
2 219 (12.97%) Oracle Fusion
3 214 (12.67%) XML
4 198 (11.72%) SOAP
5 150 (8.88%) .NET
6 145 (8.58%) J2EE
7 135 (7.99%) REST
8 129 (7.64%) Spring
9 114 (6.75%) HTML
10 101 (5.98%) WebSphere MQ
11 89 (5.27%) JMS
12 72 (4.26%) XSLT
13 69 (4.09%) CSS
14 60 (3.55%) JSON
15 58 (3.43%) Hibernate
15 58 (3.43%) RESTful
16 54 (3.20%) WebSphere Message Broker
17 51 (3.02%) HTML5
18 50 (2.96%) XSD
19 45 (2.66%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 134 (7.93%) Analytical Skills
2 95 (5.62%) Data Centre
3 83 (4.91%) DataPower
4 72 (4.26%) Enterprise Software
5 60 (3.55%) Management Information System
5 60 (3.55%) PKI
6 54 (3.20%) Mainframe
7 52 (3.08%) Clustering
8 49 (2.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 43 (2.55%) Computer Science
10 39 (2.31%) Fixed Income
11 37 (2.19%) Equities
12 30 (1.78%) Mobile App
13 27 (1.60%) User Experience
14 26 (1.54%) SWIFT
15 23 (1.36%) Data Integration
15 23 (1.36%) Replication
16 22 (1.30%) Client/Server
17 21 (1.24%) Reference Data
17 21 (1.24%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 395 (23.39%) Linux
2 372 (22.02%) UNIX
3 288 (17.05%) Windows
4 102 (6.04%) AIX
5 97 (5.74%) Solaris
6 88 (5.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 42 (2.49%) Oracle Linux
8 34 (2.01%) MVS
9 21 (1.24%) Windows Server 2012
10 18 (1.07%) Mac OS X
11 16 (0.95%) Windows Server 2008
12 15 (0.89%) Android
13 14 (0.83%) Apple iOS
13 14 (0.83%) zOS
14 13 (0.77%) Windows Server 2003
14 13 (0.77%) SUSE
14 13 (0.77%) VME
15 11 (0.65%) HPUX
16 10 (0.59%) Windows 7
17 9 (0.53%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 377 (22.32%) SOA
2 347 (20.54%) Agile Software Development
3 163 (9.65%) ITIL
4 160 (9.47%) Project Management
5 154 (9.12%) Scrum
6 117 (6.93%) Continuous Integration
7 115 (6.81%) Configuration Management
8 112 (6.63%) TDD
9 111 (6.57%) OO
10 99 (5.86%) Migration
10 99 (5.86%) Enterprise Architecture
11 96 (5.68%) E-Commerce
12 95 (5.62%) UML
13 92 (5.45%) Open Source
13 92 (5.45%) SDLC
14 77 (4.56%) ERP
15 76 (4.50%) DevOps
16 75 (4.44%) CRM
17 72 (4.26%) Stakeholder Management
18 71 (4.20%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 526 (31.14%) Java
2 316 (18.71%) SQL
3 128 (7.58%) JavaScript
4 111 (6.57%) C#
5 110 (6.51%) Shell Script
6 100 (5.92%) Perl
7 93 (5.51%) C++
8 77 (4.56%) Python
9 69 (4.09%) PL/SQL
10 44 (2.61%) Scala
11 41 (2.43%) PowerShell
12 33 (1.95%) C
13 32 (1.89%) Bash Shell
14 26 (1.54%) XQuery
15 25 (1.48%) Ruby
15 25 (1.48%) XPath
16 19 (1.12%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
17 17 (1.01%) T-SQL
18 14 (0.83%) Groovy
19 11 (0.65%) Jython
Qualifications
1 127 (7.52%) Security Cleared
2 97 (5.74%) Degree
3 84 (4.97%) SC Cleared
4 35 (2.07%) DV Cleared
5 17 (1.01%) CISSP
6 15 (0.89%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (0.53%) ISEB
8 8 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (0.47%) IBM Certification
9 7 (0.41%) PMI Certification
9 7 (0.41%) CTC Cleared
10 6 (0.36%) PhD
10 6 (0.36%) Oracle Certification
11 5 (0.30%) PMP
12 4 (0.24%) GCIA
12 4 (0.24%) GCIH
12 4 (0.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 4 (0.24%) ISSAP
12 4 (0.24%) CISM
12 4 (0.24%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (1.60%) SLA
2 23 (1.36%) QA
3 15 (0.89%) PCI DSS
4 11 (0.65%) Data Quality
5 8 (0.47%) COBIT
6 6 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (0.30%) EMIR
8 4 (0.24%) COSO
8 4 (0.24%) GxP
9 2 (0.12%) Solvency II
9 2 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
9 2 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (0.12%) JSP 440
10 1 (0.059%) MiFID
10 1 (0.059%) BS7799
10 1 (0.059%) Basel III
System Software
1 91 (5.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 68 (4.03%) Active Directory
3 35 (2.07%) Oracle RAC
4 26 (1.54%) Hyper-V
5 20 (1.18%) VMware ESX
6 19 (1.12%) VMware ESXi
7 16 (0.95%) Docker
8 15 (0.89%) KVM
9 11 (0.65%) vSphere
10 10 (0.59%) Time Sharing Option
10 10 (0.59%) Job Entry Subsystem
10 10 (0.59%) ProxySG
10 10 (0.59%) RACF
10 10 (0.59%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 8 (0.47%) NFS
12 7 (0.41%) SRDF
12 7 (0.41%) XenApp
12 7 (0.41%) Squid
12 7 (0.41%) Xen
13 5 (0.30%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 95 (5.62%) Puppet
2 49 (2.90%) Opscode Chef
3 44 (2.61%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 29 (1.72%) BladeLogic
5 26 (1.54%) SCCM
6 24 (1.42%) Tivoli
7 20 (1.18%) OpenView
8 17 (1.01%) Oracle Identity Management
9 14 (0.83%) Data Guard
9 14 (0.83%) Control-M
9 14 (0.83%) Oracle RMAN
10 12 (0.71%) CA Single Sign-On
11 9 (0.53%) zSecure
11 9 (0.53%) ITRS Geneos
12 8 (0.47%) SCOM
12 8 (0.47%) OPNET
13 7 (0.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 7 (0.41%) HP Operations Orchestration
14 6 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
14 6 (0.36%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 571 (33.81%) Oracle
2 272 (16.10%) IBM
3 221 (13.08%) Microsoft
4 120 (7.10%) VMware
5 102 (6.04%) Red Hat
6 89 (5.27%) TIBCO
7 69 (4.09%) SAP
8 67 (3.97%) HP
9 59 (3.49%) CA
10 54 (3.20%) Cisco
11 48 (2.84%) Sybase
11 48 (2.84%) Informatica
12 37 (2.19%) webMethods
13 35 (2.07%) Citrix
14 33 (1.95%) MuleSoft
15 32 (1.89%) Solace
15 32 (1.89%) EMC
16 31 (1.84%) Symantec
17 28 (1.66%) F5
18 24 (1.42%) Salesforce.com
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