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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Middleware
Rank 158 145 166
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +21
Contract jobs citing Middleware 848 873 722
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.69% 1.67% 1.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.58% 5.85% 5.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 519 528 419
Median daily rate £475 £463 £473
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% -2.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £455 £450 £435
% change year-on-year
+1.11% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 7 6
Median hourly rate £28.25 £39.00 £27.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.56% +42.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £20.00 £16.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £38.00 £29.75
% change year-on-year
-26.31% +27.73%
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
15191 14929 14174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.27% 28.62% 28.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 10606 10290 9131
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 £303 £290 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 202 259 194
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.91% +12.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £17.50 £16.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.89 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.86% +11.10%

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 30 August 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 30 August 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 30 August 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 -40 323 £525 +5.00% 52
South East +13 122 £500 +11.11% 14
North West -9 98 £414 -17.66% 6
Yorkshire +33 72 £523 +68.54% 5
East of England +22 60 £375 -2.59% 8
North East +5 47 £272 -27.60% 1
East Midlands +13 40 £475 +18.75% 2
South West +6 37 £500 +5.26% 9
West Midlands -19 36 £433 +8.12% 8
Midlands -10 2 £488 -
South Coast - 1 £525 -
Middleware
UK

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 August 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.

1 637 (37.25%) Oracle
2 551 (32.22%) Linux
3 444 (25.96%) Java
4 405 (23.68%) Unix
5 375 (21.93%) IBM
6 344 (20.12%) Agile Software Development
7 325 (19.01%) Finance
8 318 (18.60%) Windows
9 297 (17.37%) SOA
10 294 (17.19%) WebSphere
11 250 (14.62%) SQL
12 238 (13.92%) ITIL
13 218 (12.75%) WebLogic
14 215 (12.57%) Web Services
15 205 (11.99%) XML
16 199 (11.64%) Microsoft
17 188 (10.99%) HTTP
18 168 (9.82%) VMware
19 166 (9.71%) Banking
20 163 (9.53%) SQL Server
21 162 (9.47%) Apache
21 162 (9.47%) Security Cleared
22 158 (9.24%) REST
23 156 (9.12%) AIX
24 154 (9.01%) DevOps
25 152 (8.89%) Oracle Database
25 152 (8.89%) SOAP
25 152 (8.89%) Tomcat
26 150 (8.77%) J2EE
26 150 (8.77%) High Availability

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
1 294 (17.19%) WebSphere
2 218 (12.75%) WebLogic
3 162 (9.47%) Apache
4 152 (8.89%) Tomcat
5 114 (6.67%) WebSphere Application Server
6 98 (5.73%) JBoss
7 77 (4.50%) IIS
8 56 (3.27%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 53 (3.10%) IBM HTTP Server
10 50 (2.92%) Oracle Service Bus
10 50 (2.92%) Tuxedo
11 38 (2.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 37 (2.16%) MQSeries
13 36 (2.11%) Mule
14 30 (1.75%) BizTalk Server
15 21 (1.23%) CMS
16 20 (1.17%) IBM Notes
16 20 (1.17%) Mule ESB
16 20 (1.17%) Oracle Coherence
17 17 (0.99%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 84 (4.91%) MS Excel
2 24 (1.40%) MS Project
3 14 (0.82%) MS Visio
4 10 (0.58%) MS Office
5 8 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.23%) ProjectWise
7 2 (0.12%) SOLIDWORKS
8 1 (0.058%) Mingle
8 1 (0.058%) Simulink
8 1 (0.058%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 31 (1.81%) Oracle BPM
2 27 (1.58%) Oracle EBS
3 24 (1.40%) Dynamics CRM
4 17 (0.99%) BusinessWorks
5 14 (0.82%) Oracle EBS R12
6 11 (0.64%) Documaker
6 11 (0.64%) OpenText MBPM
7 10 (0.58%) Oracle Applications
7 10 (0.58%) Oracle Retail
7 10 (0.58%) SAP CRM
8 9 (0.53%) Oracle Financials
9 7 (0.41%) Oracle Payables
9 7 (0.41%) SAP ERP
9 7 (0.41%) SAP IS-U
10 6 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 5 (0.29%) BigMachines
11 5 (0.29%) Salesforce.com CRM
12 4 (0.23%) Oracle Receivables
12 4 (0.23%) RMDS
13 3 (0.18%) Siebel Analytics
Cloud Services
1 71 (4.15%) Amazon AWS
2 42 (2.46%) PaaS
3 38 (2.22%) SaaS
4 35 (2.05%) IaaS
5 34 (1.99%) Microsoft Azure
6 29 (1.70%) Cloud Computing
7 19 (1.11%) AWS CloudFormation
8 16 (0.94%) GitHub
9 15 (0.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 11 (0.64%) Google Analytics
11 6 (0.35%) Office 365
12 4 (0.23%) Amazon S3
12 4 (0.23%) HP Helion
13 3 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
13 3 (0.18%) Boomi
13 3 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
13 3 (0.18%) IBM Cloud
14 2 (0.12%) Force.com
14 2 (0.12%) SuccessFactors
15 1 (0.058%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 188 (10.99%) HTTP
2 112 (6.55%) Firewall
3 97 (5.67%) DNS
4 89 (5.20%) SSL
5 83 (4.85%) SAN
6 74 (4.33%) WAN
7 72 (4.21%) LAN
8 62 (3.63%) LDAP
9 47 (2.75%) FTP
10 45 (2.63%) NAS
11 36 (2.11%) DHCP
11 36 (2.11%) Internet
12 30 (1.75%) VPN
13 24 (1.40%) Network Security
14 23 (1.35%) Fibre Channel
15 20 (1.17%) iSCSI
16 19 (1.11%) FCoE
16 19 (1.11%) Multicast
17 17 (0.99%) HTTPS
17 17 (0.99%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 163 (9.53%) SQL Server
2 152 (8.89%) Oracle Database
3 74 (4.33%) DB2
4 72 (4.21%) MySQL
5 55 (3.22%) Relational Database
6 54 (3.16%) Hadoop
6 54 (3.16%) NoSQL
7 53 (3.10%) Oracle Database 11g
8 49 (2.87%) Data Warehouse
9 44 (2.57%) Oracle Database 12c
10 38 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
11 34 (1.99%) RDBMS
12 27 (1.58%) MongoDB
13 25 (1.46%) Big Data
14 20 (1.17%) Oracle ODI
15 19 (1.11%) HBase
16 18 (1.05%) Data Mining
16 18 (1.05%) Oracle BI EE
17 14 (0.82%) Oracle Database 10g
17 14 (0.82%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 131 (7.66%) Git (software)
2 130 (7.60%) Jenkins
3 53 (3.10%) Subversion
4 45 (2.63%) JIRA
4 45 (2.63%) Sonatype Nexus
5 42 (2.46%) Maven
6 34 (1.99%) JUnit
6 34 (1.99%) Vagrant
7 26 (1.52%) Introscope
7 26 (1.52%) Visual Studio
8 24 (1.40%) Ant
9 22 (1.29%) SoapUI
10 20 (1.17%) MSI
11 19 (1.11%) Selenium
12 18 (1.05%) Eclipse
13 17 (0.99%) Hudson
14 16 (0.94%) Team Foundation Server
15 13 (0.76%) Mockito
15 13 (0.76%) Oracle Forms
16 12 (0.70%) TeamCity
General
1 325 (19.01%) Finance
2 166 (9.71%) Banking
3 100 (5.85%) Retail
4 36 (2.11%) Investment Banking
5 31 (1.81%) Financial Institution
6 29 (1.70%) Front Office
6 29 (1.70%) Marketing
7 27 (1.58%) Telecoms
8 18 (1.05%) Manufacturing
9 13 (0.76%) Legal
10 12 (0.70%) Electronics
11 11 (0.64%) Billing
12 10 (0.58%) Law
13 9 (0.53%) Back Office
14 6 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
15 5 (0.29%) Games
15 5 (0.29%) Military
16 4 (0.23%) Advertising
17 3 (0.18%) French Language
17 3 (0.18%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 387 (22.63%) Architect
2 367 (21.46%) Developer
3 176 (10.29%) Consultant
4 140 (8.19%) Solutions Architect
5 112 (6.55%) Java Developer
6 105 (6.14%) Analyst
7 95 (5.56%) Middleware Developer
8 86 (5.03%) Project Manager
9 81 (4.74%) Infrastructure Architect
10 78 (4.56%) Administrator
11 69 (4.04%) DevOps Engineer
12 60 (3.51%) Integration Architect
13 48 (2.81%) Middleware Engineer
14 45 (2.63%) Designer
14 45 (2.63%) Support Engineer
15 43 (2.51%) Middleware Architect
16 42 (2.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 42 (2.46%) Oracle Architect
17 41 (2.40%) Oracle Consultant
18 40 (2.34%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 215 (12.57%) Web Services
2 205 (11.99%) XML
3 158 (9.24%) REST
4 152 (8.89%) SOAP
5 150 (8.77%) J2EE
6 128 (7.49%) Oracle Fusion
7 115 (6.73%) HTML
8 114 (6.67%) Spring
9 112 (6.55%) JSON
10 110 (6.43%) .NET
11 109 (6.37%) JMS
12 93 (5.44%) IBM Integration Bus
13 91 (5.32%) CSS
14 84 (4.91%) RESTful
15 78 (4.56%) WebSphere MQ
16 69 (4.04%) XSLT
17 67 (3.92%) HTML5
18 61 (3.57%) ActiveMQ
19 56 (3.27%) RabbitMQ
20 53 (3.10%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 118 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
2 106 (6.20%) Data Centre
3 79 (4.62%) Clustering
4 69 (4.04%) DataPower
5 56 (3.27%) Computer Science
6 52 (3.04%) Management Information System
6 52 (3.04%) Private Cloud
7 46 (2.69%) Mainframe
8 38 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
9 35 (2.05%) User Experience
9 35 (2.05%) Virtual Team
10 24 (1.40%) Equities
10 24 (1.40%) Fixed Income
11 22 (1.29%) Tandem
12 21 (1.23%) PKI
13 20 (1.17%) N-Tier
14 19 (1.11%) Data Integration
14 19 (1.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 18 (1.05%) Hedge funds
15 18 (1.05%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 551 (32.22%) Linux
2 405 (23.68%) Unix
3 318 (18.60%) Windows
4 156 (9.12%) AIX
5 137 (8.01%) Solaris
6 126 (7.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 89 (5.20%) Windows Server
8 44 (2.57%) Oracle Linux
9 43 (2.51%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 37 (2.16%) SUSE
11 22 (1.29%) VME
11 22 (1.29%) zOS
12 18 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
13 16 (0.94%) OS/390
14 14 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
15 13 (0.76%) Android
16 10 (0.58%) HPUX
17 8 (0.47%) OpenVMS
18 7 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
19 6 (0.35%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 344 (20.12%) Agile Software Development
2 297 (17.37%) SOA
3 238 (13.92%) ITIL
4 154 (9.01%) DevOps
5 150 (8.77%) High Availability
6 148 (8.65%) Configuration Management
7 144 (8.42%) Migration
8 131 (7.66%) Stakeholder Management
9 129 (7.54%) Project Management
10 119 (6.96%) SDLC
11 114 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
12 108 (6.32%) Scrum
13 103 (6.02%) Change Management
14 99 (5.79%) TOGAF
15 94 (5.50%) CRM
16 87 (5.09%) Service Delivery
17 85 (4.97%) Open Source
17 85 (4.97%) Release Management
18 82 (4.80%) Enterprise Architecture
19 81 (4.74%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 444 (25.96%) Java
2 250 (14.62%) SQL
3 149 (8.71%) JavaScript
4 127 (7.43%) Shell Script
5 106 (6.20%) Python
6 95 (5.56%) Perl
7 76 (4.44%) C
7 76 (4.44%) C++
8 67 (3.92%) C#
9 42 (2.46%) Bash Shell
10 37 (2.16%) Jython
11 32 (1.87%) PL/SQL
12 26 (1.52%) COBOL
12 26 (1.52%) PHP
13 24 (1.40%) PowerShell
13 24 (1.40%) Ruby
14 12 (0.70%) CoffeeScript
14 12 (0.70%) Scala
15 11 (0.64%) Groovy
16 7 (0.41%) Korn
Qualifications
1 162 (9.47%) Security Cleared
2 117 (6.84%) SC Cleared
3 88 (5.15%) Degree
4 39 (2.28%) BPSS Clearance
5 35 (2.05%) Microsoft Certification
6 20 (1.17%) Cisco Certification
7 19 (1.11%) CCNA
8 17 (0.99%) CCNP
9 15 (0.88%) MCSE
10 14 (0.82%) CISSP
11 11 (0.64%) CISA
11 11 (0.64%) CISM
11 11 (0.64%) MCP
12 9 (0.53%) MCDBA
13 6 (0.35%) DV Cleared
13 6 (0.35%) IBM AIX Certification
13 6 (0.35%) ISTQB
13 6 (0.35%) PMI Certification
14 5 (0.29%) BC Cleared
14 5 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (2.87%) QA
2 38 (2.22%) SLA
3 24 (1.40%) Disclosure Scotland
4 17 (0.99%) PCI DSS
5 13 (0.76%) SEPA
6 9 (0.53%) ISO 9001
7 6 (0.35%) COBIT
7 6 (0.35%) ISO20022
8 5 (0.29%) Data Quality
9 4 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 3 (0.18%) COSO
10 3 (0.18%) HL7
10 3 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 3 (0.18%) SAS 70
11 2 (0.12%) HIPAA
11 2 (0.12%) ISO15022
11 2 (0.12%) MiFID
11 2 (0.12%) PMBOK
12 1 (0.058%) COREP
12 1 (0.058%) EMIR
System Software
1 136 (7.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 98 (5.73%) Active Directory
3 42 (2.46%) Hyper-V
4 31 (1.81%) Oracle RAC
5 29 (1.70%) KVM
6 27 (1.58%) Xen
7 25 (1.46%) Microsoft App-V
7 25 (1.46%) Terminal Services
8 23 (1.35%) NFS
9 22 (1.29%) SRDF
10 16 (0.94%) Docker
10 16 (0.94%) vSphere
11 11 (0.64%) Virtual Machines
12 10 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
13 6 (0.35%) Firmware
13 6 (0.35%) GPFS
14 5 (0.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 5 (0.29%) VMware ESX
15 4 (0.23%) DFS Replication
15 4 (0.23%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 100 (5.85%) Puppet
2 72 (4.21%) Ansible
3 44 (2.57%) Microsoft Clustering
4 40 (2.34%) OpenView
5 35 (2.05%) Opscode Chef
6 21 (1.23%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 20 (1.17%) Perfmon
8 19 (1.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 17 (0.99%) Tivoli
10 15 (0.88%) Nagios
11 14 (0.82%) HP SIM
12 13 (0.76%) Control-M
13 12 (0.70%) ITRS Geneos
13 12 (0.70%) SCCM
14 10 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
14 10 (0.58%) Oracle Identity Manager
15 9 (0.53%) OPNET
15 9 (0.53%) Oracle Identity Management
16 8 (0.47%) Kibana
16 8 (0.47%) logstash
Vendors
1 637 (37.25%) Oracle
2 375 (21.93%) IBM
3 199 (11.64%) Microsoft
4 168 (9.82%) VMware
5 102 (5.96%) webMethods
6 92 (5.38%) Red Hat
7 86 (5.03%) HP
8 78 (4.56%) TIBCO
9 73 (4.27%) SAP
10 71 (4.15%) Citrix
11 61 (3.57%) Intel
12 54 (3.16%) Cisco
13 46 (2.69%) MuleSoft
14 39 (2.28%) AppDynamics
14 39 (2.28%) EMC
15 36 (2.11%) Sybase
16 34 (1.99%) Sun
17 33 (1.93%) Siebel
18 31 (1.81%) NetApp
19 30 (1.75%) ATG
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