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 27 June 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Middleware
Rank 130 152 158
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +6
Contract jobs citing Middleware 928 811 685
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.87% 1.62% 1.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.46% 5.81% 5.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 586 478 401
Median daily rate £475 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £330 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 6 7
Median hourly rate £28.00 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £29.00 £34.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £47.25 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £40.00 £46.25
% change year-on-year
-30.00% -13.51%
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
14362 13965 13653
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 28.99% 27.89% 28.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 10242 9525 9029
Median daily rate £425 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 171 196 198
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.45 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.87% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £17.50 £17.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £50.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +14.28%

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 27 June 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 27 June 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 27 June 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 -9 360 £500 - 55
North West +19 161 £450 -14.28% 8
South East 0 130 £475 +5.55% 19
East of England +21 66 £500 +42.85% 8
North East -12 55 £278 +5.71% 2
Yorkshire +17 43 £500 +47.05% 10
South West +4 39 £550 +29.41% 7
West Midlands -3 35 £440 -2.22% 4
East Midlands -13 25 £475 -5.00% 4
Midlands -6 4 £350 -
Middleware
UK

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 592 (34.78%) Oracle
2 567 (33.31%) Linux
3 468 (27.50%) Java
4 413 (24.27%) Unix
5 390 (22.91%) IBM
6 359 (21.09%) Agile Software Development
7 307 (18.04%) Finance
7 307 (18.04%) SOA
8 297 (17.45%) WebSphere
9 294 (17.27%) Windows
10 283 (16.63%) SQL
11 248 (14.57%) XML
12 239 (14.04%) Web Services
13 220 (12.93%) ITIL
14 214 (12.57%) SOAP
15 209 (12.28%) WebLogic
16 201 (11.81%) HTTP
17 200 (11.75%) REST
18 191 (11.22%) Security Cleared
19 188 (11.05%) Microsoft
20 162 (9.52%) AIX
21 159 (9.34%) SQL Server
21 159 (9.34%) Oracle Database
22 156 (9.17%) High Availability
22 156 (9.17%) Banking
23 154 (9.05%) Apache
24 153 (8.99%) Tomcat
25 151 (8.87%) Oracle Fusion
26 148 (8.70%) JavaScript
27 145 (8.52%) SC Cleared

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
1 297 (17.45%) WebSphere
2 209 (12.28%) WebLogic
3 154 (9.05%) Apache
4 153 (8.99%) Tomcat
5 120 (7.05%) JBoss
6 116 (6.82%) WebSphere Application Server
7 69 (4.05%) IIS
7 69 (4.05%) Oracle Service Bus
8 54 (3.17%) IBM HTTP Server
8 54 (3.17%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 46 (2.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 44 (2.59%) MQSeries
11 36 (2.12%) Tuxedo
12 26 (1.53%) Mule
13 23 (1.35%) Oracle Coherence
14 22 (1.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 22 (1.29%) CMS
15 20 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
16 17 (1.00%) IBM Notes
17 15 (0.88%) GlassFish
Applications
1 78 (4.58%) MS Excel
2 18 (1.06%) MS Project
3 13 (0.76%) MS Visio
4 11 (0.65%) MS Office
5 9 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.24%) ProjectWise
7 1 (0.059%) Simulink
7 1 (0.059%) SOLIDWORKS
7 1 (0.059%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.059%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 51 (3.00%) Oracle BPM
2 16 (0.94%) BusinessWorks
2 16 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (0.94%) Oracle Retail
3 14 (0.82%) Oracle Applications
3 14 (0.82%) Oracle EBS
4 11 (0.65%) OpenText MBPM
4 11 (0.65%) SAP CRM
5 10 (0.59%) Documaker
6 7 (0.41%) Oracle ERP
6 7 (0.41%) Oracle Financials
6 7 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 6 (0.35%) Oracle Payables
8 5 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
8 5 (0.29%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 5 (0.29%) SAP IS-U
9 4 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
9 4 (0.24%) RMDS
9 4 (0.24%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
10 3 (0.18%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 71 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
2 42 (2.47%) Cloud Computing
3 34 (2.00%) SaaS
4 28 (1.65%) PaaS
5 25 (1.47%) IaaS
6 19 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
7 14 (0.82%) AWS CloudFormation
8 13 (0.76%) GitHub
9 12 (0.71%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 12 (0.71%) Google Analytics
10 11 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
11 5 (0.29%) Azure Active Directory
12 4 (0.24%) Amazon S3
12 4 (0.24%) Boomi
12 4 (0.24%) HP Helion
13 3 (0.18%) Force.com
13 3 (0.18%) Office 365
13 3 (0.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 2 (0.12%) OpenShift
14 2 (0.12%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 201 (11.81%) HTTP
2 115 (6.76%) Firewall
3 96 (5.64%) DNS
4 90 (5.29%) SSL
5 73 (4.29%) LAN
6 72 (4.23%) SAN
6 72 (4.23%) WAN
7 46 (2.70%) LDAP
8 43 (2.53%) NAS
9 37 (2.17%) VPN
10 35 (2.06%) FTP
11 31 (1.82%) DHCP
12 30 (1.76%) Internet
13 27 (1.59%) TCP/IP
14 22 (1.29%) Fibre Channel
15 21 (1.23%) HTTPS
16 20 (1.18%) iSCSI
16 20 (1.18%) Multicast
16 20 (1.18%) Network Security
17 19 (1.12%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 159 (9.34%) Oracle Database
1 159 (9.34%) SQL Server
2 87 (5.11%) MySQL
3 83 (4.88%) DB2
4 65 (3.82%) Relational Database
5 63 (3.70%) NoSQL
6 60 (3.53%) Oracle Database 11g
7 49 (2.88%) Hadoop
7 49 (2.88%) PostgreSQL
8 46 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
9 39 (2.29%) Oracle Database 12c
10 32 (1.88%) RDBMS
11 28 (1.65%) MongoDB
12 25 (1.47%) Oracle Database 10g
13 19 (1.12%) Data Mining
13 19 (1.12%) DataStage
14 18 (1.06%) HBase
15 17 (1.00%) Big Data
16 15 (0.88%) Oracle BI EE
17 14 (0.82%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 139 (8.17%) Git (software)
2 120 (7.05%) Jenkins
3 89 (5.23%) Subversion
4 60 (3.53%) JIRA
5 41 (2.41%) Maven
6 37 (2.17%) Sonatype Nexus
7 35 (2.06%) JUnit
8 33 (1.94%) Introscope
9 30 (1.76%) Team Foundation Server
10 29 (1.70%) SoapUI
11 26 (1.53%) Vagrant
12 25 (1.47%) Ant
12 25 (1.47%) Oracle Forms
13 24 (1.41%) Visual Studio
14 23 (1.35%) Selenium
15 21 (1.23%) Mockito
16 17 (1.00%) Hudson
16 17 (1.00%) MSI
17 16 (0.94%) JDeveloper
18 15 (0.88%) Eclipse
General
1 307 (18.04%) Finance
2 156 (9.17%) Banking
3 104 (6.11%) Retail
4 39 (2.29%) Telecoms
5 38 (2.23%) Front Office
6 32 (1.88%) Investment Banking
7 28 (1.65%) Marketing
8 23 (1.35%) Financial Institution
9 19 (1.12%) Manufacturing
10 13 (0.76%) Legal
11 11 (0.65%) Back Office
11 11 (0.65%) Law
12 10 (0.59%) Electronics
13 8 (0.47%) Games
13 8 (0.47%) Publishing
14 7 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
15 6 (0.35%) Aerospace
16 4 (0.24%) Automotive
16 4 (0.24%) Military
16 4 (0.24%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 439 (25.79%) Developer
2 385 (22.62%) Architect
3 161 (9.46%) Consultant
4 146 (8.58%) Java Developer
5 131 (7.70%) Solutions Architect
6 105 (6.17%) Middleware Developer
7 99 (5.82%) Analyst
8 77 (4.52%) Administrator
9 70 (4.11%) Project Manager
10 67 (3.94%) Infrastructure Architect
11 55 (3.23%) Senior Developer
12 54 (3.17%) DevOps Engineer
12 54 (3.17%) Integration Architect
13 49 (2.88%) Designer
14 47 (2.76%) Middleware Engineer
15 44 (2.59%) Enterprise Architect
15 44 (2.59%) Oracle Consultant
16 43 (2.53%) Middleware Architect
17 41 (2.41%) Technical Architect
18 40 (2.35%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 248 (14.57%) XML
2 239 (14.04%) Web Services
3 214 (12.57%) SOAP
4 200 (11.75%) REST
5 151 (8.87%) Oracle Fusion
6 143 (8.40%) J2EE
7 130 (7.64%) HTML
8 128 (7.52%) Spring
9 114 (6.70%) .NET
9 114 (6.70%) JSON
10 102 (5.99%) RESTful
11 100 (5.88%) JMS
12 96 (5.64%) CSS
13 94 (5.52%) IBM Integration Bus
14 75 (4.41%) HTML5
14 75 (4.41%) XSLT
15 71 (4.17%) Apache Camel
15 71 (4.17%) WebSphere MQ
16 68 (4.00%) ActiveMQ
17 55 (3.23%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 134 (7.87%) Analytical Skills
2 97 (5.70%) Data Centre
3 83 (4.88%) DataPower
4 67 (3.94%) Computer Science
5 55 (3.23%) Clustering
6 52 (3.06%) Management Information System
7 44 (2.59%) Mainframe
8 42 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
9 36 (2.12%) Private Cloud
10 31 (1.82%) Virtual Team
11 29 (1.70%) Data Integration
11 29 (1.70%) User Experience
12 26 (1.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 24 (1.41%) N-Tier
13 24 (1.41%) STB
14 22 (1.29%) Device Driver
15 20 (1.18%) Client/Server
16 19 (1.12%) Algorithms
16 19 (1.12%) Derivative
17 18 (1.06%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 567 (33.31%) Linux
2 413 (24.27%) Unix
3 294 (17.27%) Windows
4 162 (9.52%) AIX
5 130 (7.64%) Solaris
6 119 (6.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 75 (4.41%) Windows Server
8 48 (2.82%) Oracle Linux
8 48 (2.82%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 40 (2.35%) SUSE
10 30 (1.76%) VME
11 16 (0.94%) HPUX
12 14 (0.82%) OS/390
12 14 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
13 12 (0.71%) zOS
14 10 (0.59%) Android
14 10 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
15 9 (0.53%) OpenVMS
16 7 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
17 5 (0.29%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 359 (21.09%) Agile Software Development
2 307 (18.04%) SOA
3 220 (12.93%) ITIL
4 156 (9.17%) High Availability
5 139 (8.17%) Migration
6 131 (7.70%) Configuration Management
7 129 (7.58%) DevOps
8 116 (6.82%) TOGAF
9 115 (6.76%) Continuous Integration
10 112 (6.58%) Open Source
11 110 (6.46%) SDLC
12 108 (6.35%) Project Management
13 100 (5.88%) Change Management
14 98 (5.76%) UML
15 89 (5.23%) Stakeholder Management
16 87 (5.11%) TDD
17 84 (4.94%) Scrum
18 78 (4.58%) Software Engineering
19 77 (4.52%) CRM
20 75 (4.41%) OO
Programming Languages
1 468 (27.50%) Java
2 283 (16.63%) SQL
3 148 (8.70%) JavaScript
4 131 (7.70%) Shell Script
5 99 (5.82%) C++
6 98 (5.76%) Python
7 96 (5.64%) C
8 80 (4.70%) Perl
9 79 (4.64%) C#
10 43 (2.53%) Bash Shell
10 43 (2.53%) PL/SQL
11 37 (2.17%) COBOL
12 26 (1.53%) Jython
13 23 (1.35%) PHP
14 19 (1.12%) Ruby
15 18 (1.06%) PowerShell
16 15 (0.88%) Scala
17 14 (0.82%) Korn
18 10 (0.59%) Groovy
19 9 (0.53%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 191 (11.22%) Security Cleared
2 145 (8.52%) SC Cleared
3 98 (5.76%) Degree
4 33 (1.94%) BPSS Clearance
5 27 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
6 18 (1.06%) IBM AIX Certification
7 15 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
8 13 (0.76%) CCNA
9 12 (0.71%) CCNP
9 12 (0.71%) CISSP
10 10 (0.59%) BC Cleared
10 10 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 9 (0.53%) CISM
11 9 (0.53%) MCDBA
11 9 (0.53%) MCP
11 9 (0.53%) MCSE
12 7 (0.41%) CISA
12 7 (0.41%) ISTQB
12 7 (0.41%) PMI Certification
13 6 (0.35%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (3.35%) QA
2 23 (1.35%) SLA
3 18 (1.06%) Disclosure Scotland
4 13 (0.76%) Data Quality
5 10 (0.59%) PCI DSS
5 10 (0.59%) SEPA
6 8 (0.47%) ISO20022
7 7 (0.41%) HL7
8 5 (0.29%) COBIT
9 4 (0.24%) DO-178B
9 4 (0.24%) ISO 9001
9 4 (0.24%) MISRA
9 4 (0.24%) MISRA C
10 3 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 2 (0.12%) COSO
11 2 (0.12%) ISO15022
11 2 (0.12%) MiFID
11 2 (0.12%) SAS 70
12 1 (0.059%) COREP
12 1 (0.059%) ISAE 3402
System Software
1 106 (6.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 73 (4.29%) Active Directory
3 34 (2.00%) Hyper-V
4 30 (1.76%) KVM
5 28 (1.65%) Xen
6 25 (1.47%) Oracle RAC
7 23 (1.35%) NFS
8 21 (1.23%) SRDF
9 18 (1.06%) GPFS
9 18 (1.06%) Microsoft App-V
9 18 (1.06%) vSphere
10 17 (1.00%) Terminal Services
11 13 (0.76%) Docker
11 13 (0.76%) VMware ESXi
12 10 (0.59%) Virtual Machines
13 7 (0.41%) VMware ESX
14 6 (0.35%) LXC
15 4 (0.24%) Virtual Servers
16 3 (0.18%) Apache Flume
16 3 (0.18%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 82 (4.82%) Puppet
2 50 (2.94%) Ansible
3 29 (1.70%) OpenView
4 27 (1.59%) Microsoft Clustering
5 26 (1.53%) Opscode Chef
6 23 (1.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 19 (1.12%) Nagios
8 17 (1.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 17 (1.00%) Perfmon
9 15 (0.88%) Control-M
10 13 (0.76%) Oracle Identity Management
10 13 (0.76%) SCCM
11 11 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
11 11 (0.65%) HP SIM
11 11 (0.65%) ITRS Geneos
11 11 (0.65%) Tivoli
12 10 (0.59%) Oracle Identity Manager
13 8 (0.47%) CA Wily
14 7 (0.41%) SCOM
15 6 (0.35%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 592 (34.78%) Oracle
2 390 (22.91%) IBM
3 188 (11.05%) Microsoft
4 137 (8.05%) Red Hat
5 132 (7.76%) VMware
6 101 (5.93%) webMethods
7 83 (4.88%) TIBCO
8 72 (4.23%) HP
9 62 (3.64%) SAP
10 57 (3.35%) Citrix
11 50 (2.94%) Intel
12 47 (2.76%) Sybase
13 46 (2.70%) Cisco
14 34 (2.00%) AppDynamics
15 33 (1.94%) EMC
16 32 (1.88%) ATG
16 32 (1.88%) Axway
16 32 (1.88%) MuleSoft
17 31 (1.82%) Apigee
18 29 (1.70%) Sun
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