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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Middleware
Rank 139 147 161
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +14
Contract jobs citing Middleware 897 854 686
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.80% 1.65% 1.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.06% 5.90% 4.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 544 501 402
Median daily rate £475 £470 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.06% +3.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £330 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 4 2
Median hourly rate £28.00 £40.00 £23.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +71.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £27.00 £22.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £24.68
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £40.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +60.00%
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
14799 14478 13775
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 29.65% 28.00% 27.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 10446 9927 9022
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 £300 £288 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 192 214 199
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 £20.50 £18.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +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 28 July 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 28 July 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 28 July 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 -42 317 £525 +5.00% 50
North West +7 137 £415 -20.95% 11
South East +16 128 £500 +11.11% 19
East of England +44 74 £501 +30.00% 12
Yorkshire +32 60 £520 +63.77% 13
North East -7 54 £272 -31.04% 2
South West +9 40 £500 +11.11% 7
West Midlands -15 39 £440 +7.31% 5
East Midlands +8 36 £475 +18.75% 6
Midlands -2 3 £350 -
Middleware
UK

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 652 (35.86%) Oracle
2 593 (32.62%) Linux
3 490 (26.95%) Java
4 427 (23.49%) Unix
5 413 (22.72%) IBM
6 388 (21.34%) Agile Software Development
7 339 (18.65%) Finance
8 332 (18.26%) Windows
9 326 (17.93%) WebSphere
10 310 (17.05%) SOA
11 279 (15.35%) SQL
12 253 (13.92%) ITIL
13 251 (13.81%) XML
14 231 (12.71%) Web Services
15 221 (12.16%) WebLogic
16 211 (11.61%) HTTP
17 202 (11.11%) Microsoft
18 192 (10.56%) REST
19 190 (10.45%) SOAP
19 190 (10.45%) Security Cleared
20 173 (9.52%) AIX
21 171 (9.41%) Banking
22 166 (9.13%) SQL Server
23 165 (9.08%) Tomcat
24 164 (9.02%) VMware
25 162 (8.91%) Apache
26 157 (8.64%) Oracle Fusion
27 155 (8.53%) J2EE
27 155 (8.53%) Oracle Database
28 153 (8.42%) 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
1 326 (17.93%) WebSphere
2 221 (12.16%) WebLogic
3 165 (9.08%) Tomcat
4 162 (8.91%) Apache
5 121 (6.66%) WebSphere Application Server
6 117 (6.44%) JBoss
7 81 (4.46%) IIS
8 68 (3.74%) Oracle Service Bus
9 58 (3.19%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 57 (3.14%) IBM HTTP Server
11 49 (2.70%) Tuxedo
12 45 (2.48%) MQSeries
12 45 (2.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 32 (1.76%) Mule
14 26 (1.43%) Oracle Coherence
15 25 (1.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 24 (1.32%) BizTalk Server
17 22 (1.21%) CMS
18 20 (1.10%) IBM Notes
19 19 (1.05%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 89 (4.90%) MS Excel
2 25 (1.38%) MS Project
3 13 (0.72%) MS Visio
4 11 (0.61%) MS Office
5 10 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.22%) ProjectWise
7 1 (0.055%) Mingle
7 1 (0.055%) Simulink
7 1 (0.055%) SOLIDWORKS
7 1 (0.055%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.055%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 43 (2.37%) Oracle BPM
2 26 (1.43%) Oracle EBS
3 19 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
4 17 (0.94%) BusinessWorks
5 14 (0.77%) OpenText MBPM
5 14 (0.77%) Oracle EBS R12
6 13 (0.72%) Oracle Retail
7 12 (0.66%) Documaker
7 12 (0.66%) Oracle Applications
8 10 (0.55%) SAP CRM
9 9 (0.50%) Oracle Financials
10 8 (0.44%) SAP IS-U
11 7 (0.39%) Oracle ERP
11 7 (0.39%) Oracle Payables
11 7 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 5 (0.28%) RMDS
12 5 (0.28%) Salesforce.com CRM
12 5 (0.28%) SAP ERP
13 4 (0.22%) Oracle Receivables
13 4 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 73 (4.02%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (1.98%) SaaS
3 35 (1.93%) Cloud Computing
4 33 (1.82%) PaaS
5 31 (1.71%) IaaS
6 28 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
7 19 (1.05%) AWS CloudFormation
8 15 (0.83%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 14 (0.77%) GitHub
10 11 (0.61%) Google Analytics
11 10 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
12 5 (0.28%) Azure Active Directory
13 4 (0.22%) Amazon S3
13 4 (0.22%) HP Helion
13 4 (0.22%) Office 365
14 3 (0.17%) Boomi
14 3 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
15 2 (0.11%) Force.com
15 2 (0.11%) SuccessFactors
16 1 (0.055%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 211 (11.61%) HTTP
2 127 (6.99%) Firewall
3 102 (5.61%) DNS
4 97 (5.34%) SSL
5 90 (4.95%) SAN
6 85 (4.68%) WAN
7 83 (4.57%) LAN
8 57 (3.14%) LDAP
9 51 (2.81%) NAS
10 49 (2.70%) FTP
11 37 (2.04%) DHCP
12 35 (1.93%) VPN
13 30 (1.65%) Internet
14 27 (1.49%) Network Security
15 25 (1.38%) Fibre Channel
16 23 (1.27%) iSCSI
17 22 (1.21%) FCoE
17 22 (1.21%) HTTPS
17 22 (1.21%) Multicast
17 22 (1.21%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 166 (9.13%) SQL Server
2 155 (8.53%) Oracle Database
3 89 (4.90%) MySQL
4 79 (4.35%) DB2
5 70 (3.85%) Relational Database
6 69 (3.80%) NoSQL
7 58 (3.19%) Oracle Database 11g
8 54 (2.97%) Hadoop
9 49 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
9 49 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
10 47 (2.59%) Oracle Database 12c
11 32 (1.76%) RDBMS
12 25 (1.38%) MongoDB
13 21 (1.16%) HBase
14 20 (1.10%) Big Data
14 20 (1.10%) Oracle ODI
15 19 (1.05%) Data Mining
16 18 (0.99%) Oracle BI EE
16 18 (0.99%) Oracle Database 10g
17 17 (0.94%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 146 (8.03%) Git (software)
2 139 (7.65%) Jenkins
3 89 (4.90%) Subversion
4 55 (3.03%) JIRA
5 49 (2.70%) Sonatype Nexus
6 46 (2.53%) Maven
7 37 (2.04%) JUnit
8 34 (1.87%) Vagrant
9 33 (1.82%) SoapUI
10 30 (1.65%) Introscope
11 28 (1.54%) Visual Studio
12 26 (1.43%) Ant
13 23 (1.27%) Selenium
14 22 (1.21%) Eclipse
14 22 (1.21%) Team Foundation Server
15 21 (1.16%) Oracle Forms
16 20 (1.10%) MSI
17 18 (0.99%) Hudson
17 18 (0.99%) Mockito
18 13 (0.72%) TeamCity
General
1 339 (18.65%) Finance
2 171 (9.41%) Banking
3 104 (5.72%) Retail
4 35 (1.93%) Front Office
5 34 (1.87%) Telecoms
6 33 (1.82%) Investment Banking
7 32 (1.76%) Financial Institution
8 30 (1.65%) Marketing
9 16 (0.88%) Manufacturing
10 11 (0.61%) Back Office
10 11 (0.61%) Law
10 11 (0.61%) Legal
11 10 (0.55%) Electronics
12 8 (0.44%) Billing
12 8 (0.44%) Games
13 6 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
14 5 (0.28%) Military
14 5 (0.28%) Publishing
15 4 (0.22%) Aerospace
15 4 (0.22%) French Language
Job Titles
1 441 (24.26%) Developer
2 403 (22.17%) Architect
3 175 (9.63%) Consultant
4 147 (8.09%) Java Developer
5 138 (7.59%) Solutions Architect
6 117 (6.44%) Middleware Developer
7 111 (6.11%) Analyst
8 88 (4.84%) Project Manager
9 77 (4.24%) Administrator
9 77 (4.24%) Infrastructure Architect
10 68 (3.74%) DevOps Engineer
11 65 (3.58%) Integration Architect
12 57 (3.14%) Senior Developer
13 56 (3.08%) Designer
14 46 (2.53%) Middleware Architect
14 46 (2.53%) Middleware Engineer
15 45 (2.48%) Enterprise Architect
15 45 (2.48%) Oracle Consultant
16 43 (2.37%) Integration Developer
17 42 (2.31%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 251 (13.81%) XML
2 231 (12.71%) Web Services
3 192 (10.56%) REST
4 190 (10.45%) SOAP
5 157 (8.64%) Oracle Fusion
6 155 (8.53%) J2EE
7 129 (7.10%) Spring
8 128 (7.04%) HTML
9 125 (6.88%) JSON
10 121 (6.66%) JMS
11 112 (6.16%) .NET
12 107 (5.89%) IBM Integration Bus
13 104 (5.72%) RESTful
14 98 (5.39%) CSS
15 83 (4.57%) WebSphere MQ
16 81 (4.46%) XSLT
17 75 (4.13%) ActiveMQ
17 75 (4.13%) HTML5
18 66 (3.63%) Apache Camel
19 60 (3.30%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 121 (6.66%) Analytical Skills
2 107 (5.89%) Data Centre
3 86 (4.73%) DataPower
4 70 (3.85%) Clustering
5 60 (3.30%) Computer Science
6 57 (3.14%) Management Information System
7 47 (2.59%) Private Cloud
8 44 (2.42%) Mainframe
9 40 (2.20%) Enterprise Software
10 39 (2.15%) Virtual Team
11 34 (1.87%) User Experience
12 24 (1.32%) Equities
13 23 (1.27%) Data Integration
13 23 (1.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 22 (1.21%) N-Tier
15 21 (1.16%) Client/Server
15 21 (1.16%) Visualisation
16 20 (1.10%) Fixed Income
16 20 (1.10%) SWIFT
16 20 (1.10%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 593 (32.62%) Linux
2 427 (23.49%) Unix
3 332 (18.26%) Windows
4 173 (9.52%) AIX
5 142 (7.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 137 (7.54%) Solaris
7 94 (5.17%) Windows Server
8 49 (2.70%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 47 (2.59%) Oracle Linux
10 41 (2.26%) SUSE
11 34 (1.87%) VME
12 17 (0.94%) OS/390
12 17 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
13 16 (0.88%) HPUX
14 14 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
14 14 (0.77%) zOS
15 12 (0.66%) Android
16 8 (0.44%) OpenVMS
16 8 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
17 6 (0.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 388 (21.34%) Agile Software Development
2 310 (17.05%) SOA
3 253 (13.92%) ITIL
4 153 (8.42%) High Availability
5 148 (8.14%) DevOps
6 146 (8.03%) Configuration Management
7 142 (7.81%) Migration
8 131 (7.21%) SDLC
9 129 (7.10%) Project Management
10 126 (6.93%) Continuous Integration
11 125 (6.88%) TOGAF
12 118 (6.49%) Stakeholder Management
13 112 (6.16%) Change Management
14 107 (5.89%) Scrum
15 94 (5.17%) Open Source
16 93 (5.12%) UML
17 88 (4.84%) Service Delivery
17 88 (4.84%) TDD
18 87 (4.79%) CRM
19 85 (4.68%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 490 (26.95%) Java
2 279 (15.35%) SQL
3 153 (8.42%) JavaScript
4 145 (7.98%) Shell Script
5 111 (6.11%) Python
6 97 (5.34%) C
7 94 (5.17%) C++
8 87 (4.79%) Perl
9 75 (4.13%) C#
10 47 (2.59%) Bash Shell
11 42 (2.31%) PL/SQL
12 39 (2.15%) COBOL
13 30 (1.65%) Jython
14 25 (1.38%) PowerShell
15 22 (1.21%) PHP
15 22 (1.21%) Ruby
16 15 (0.83%) Scala
17 11 (0.61%) Groovy
18 10 (0.55%) CoffeeScript
19 9 (0.50%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 190 (10.45%) Security Cleared
2 142 (7.81%) SC Cleared
3 89 (4.90%) Degree
4 39 (2.15%) BPSS Clearance
5 34 (1.87%) Microsoft Certification
6 20 (1.10%) Cisco Certification
7 18 (0.99%) CCNA
8 17 (0.94%) CCNP
9 14 (0.77%) MCSE
10 13 (0.72%) IBM AIX Certification
11 11 (0.61%) BC Cleared
11 11 (0.61%) CISSP
11 11 (0.61%) MCP
12 9 (0.50%) MCDBA
12 9 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 8 (0.44%) ISTQB
14 7 (0.39%) CISA
14 7 (0.39%) CISM
14 7 (0.39%) PMI Certification
15 6 (0.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (3.19%) QA
2 37 (2.04%) SLA
3 22 (1.21%) Disclosure Scotland
4 16 (0.88%) SEPA
5 13 (0.72%) PCI DSS
6 8 (0.44%) ISO 9001
7 7 (0.39%) ISO20022
8 6 (0.33%) COBIT
8 6 (0.33%) Data Quality
8 6 (0.33%) HL7
9 3 (0.17%) COSO
9 3 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 3 (0.17%) SAS 70
10 2 (0.11%) DO-178B
10 2 (0.11%) ISO15022
10 2 (0.11%) MISRA
10 2 (0.11%) MISRA C
11 1 (0.055%) COREP
11 1 (0.055%) EMIR
11 1 (0.055%) FINREP
System Software
1 130 (7.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 91 (5.01%) Active Directory
3 42 (2.31%) Hyper-V
4 33 (1.82%) KVM
5 31 (1.71%) Xen
6 29 (1.60%) Oracle RAC
7 26 (1.43%) NFS
8 24 (1.32%) SRDF
8 24 (1.32%) Terminal Services
9 21 (1.16%) Microsoft App-V
9 21 (1.16%) vSphere
10 16 (0.88%) Docker
11 13 (0.72%) GPFS
12 11 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
13 9 (0.50%) Virtual Machines
14 8 (0.44%) VMware ESX
15 4 (0.22%) LXC
15 4 (0.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 4 (0.22%) Virtual Servers
16 3 (0.17%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 98 (5.39%) Puppet
2 69 (3.80%) Ansible
3 39 (2.15%) Microsoft Clustering
4 35 (1.93%) OpenView
5 34 (1.87%) Opscode Chef
6 24 (1.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 23 (1.27%) Nagios
8 20 (1.10%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 20 (1.10%) Perfmon
9 17 (0.94%) Control-M
9 17 (0.94%) Oracle Identity Management
10 14 (0.77%) HP SIM
10 14 (0.77%) ITRS Geneos
10 14 (0.77%) SCCM
11 13 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
12 12 (0.66%) Oracle Identity Manager
12 12 (0.66%) Tivoli
13 8 (0.44%) OPNET
14 7 (0.39%) Graphite
14 7 (0.39%) logstash
Vendors
1 652 (35.86%) Oracle
2 413 (22.72%) IBM
3 202 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 164 (9.02%) VMware
5 126 (6.93%) Red Hat
6 111 (6.11%) webMethods
7 90 (4.95%) TIBCO
8 88 (4.84%) HP
9 71 (3.91%) Citrix
10 68 (3.74%) SAP
11 59 (3.25%) Intel
12 58 (3.19%) Cisco
13 48 (2.64%) Sybase
14 41 (2.26%) MuleSoft
15 40 (2.20%) EMC
16 39 (2.15%) AppDynamics
17 36 (1.98%) Apigee
18 34 (1.87%) Axway
19 33 (1.82%) Siebel
19 33 (1.82%) Sun
North Yorkshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Networkers
Rate: £275 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
J & C Associates Ltd
Rate: Market rate
Posted: Yesterday
London
Edissero Ltd
Rate: £Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Volt
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West Sussex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £235 - £275 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Experis Ltd
Rate: £250.00 - £270.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Connections
Rate: 450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Stott & May
Rate: £490 - £510 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Rate: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Volt
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol Area
Venn Group
Rate: £360 - £510 Per Day
Posted: 6 days ago
Great Yarmouth, Norfolk
I4 Recruitment
Rate: £250 - 300 per day + Negotiable Day Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Networkers
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Axiom Software Solutions
Posted: 9 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
IBM Client Innovation Centre - Leicester
Rate: From £36,500 to £52,600 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago