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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware
Rank 150 155 120
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -35
Contract jobs citing Middleware 765 703 906
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.47% 1.46% 1.68%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.35% 4.95% 6.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 453 441 483
Average daily rate
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£463 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.63% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £424
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 22
Average hourly rate £27.50 £45.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.88% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £40.70 £28.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £45.00 £62.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.63 £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-36.38% +20.00%
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
14295 14191 15028
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.43% 29.39% 27.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 9375 9302 9191
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £550 £529
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 175 253 346
Average hourly rate £34.00 £36.00 £33.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +8.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.69 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 16 September 2014.

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 16 September 2014.

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 16 September 2014. 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 +10 418 £475 -9.52% 72
South East -3 99 £450 +4.65% 22
West Midlands +6 57 £425 +3.03% 8
North West -1 54 £456 +52.08% 9
Yorkshire -12 31 £415 +10.66% 10
East of England -27 27 £475 -7.76% 16
South West -20 26 £456 +7.35% 11
North East -10 24 £308 -27.64%
East Midlands +7 18 £450 +38.46%
Middleware
UK

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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.

1 592 (40.80%) Oracle
2 393 (27.08%) Java
3 381 (26.26%) Linux
4 379 (26.12%) Finance
5 359 (24.74%) SOA
6 355 (24.47%) UNIX
7 263 (18.13%) SQL
8 248 (17.09%) WebLogic
9 243 (16.75%) Windows
10 221 (15.23%) Agile Software Development
10 221 (15.23%) WebSphere
11 214 (14.75%) Web Services
12 207 (14.27%) Banking
13 205 (14.13%) IBM
14 204 (14.06%) Microsoft
15 198 (13.65%) XML
16 185 (12.75%) Oracle Fusion
17 182 (12.54%) .NET
18 177 (12.20%) SQL Server
19 174 (11.99%) Oracle Database
20 155 (10.68%) ITIL
21 133 (9.17%) Apache
22 131 (9.03%) JMS
23 123 (8.48%) Red Hat
24 117 (8.06%) HTTP
24 117 (8.06%) SOAP
25 114 (7.86%) Scrum
26 111 (7.65%) CRM
27 109 (7.51%) Python
28 105 (7.24%) Project Management

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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
1 248 (17.09%) WebLogic
2 221 (15.23%) WebSphere
3 133 (9.17%) Apache
4 87 (6.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 84 (5.79%) Oracle Service Bus
6 75 (5.17%) Tomcat
7 67 (4.62%) BizTalk Server
8 62 (4.27%) WebSphere Application Server
9 51 (3.51%) IIS
10 50 (3.45%) IBM HTTP Server
11 45 (3.10%) SharePoint
12 39 (2.69%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 39 (2.69%) WebLogic Portal
13 38 (2.62%) MQSeries
14 35 (2.41%) Confluence
15 20 (1.38%) WebSphere Process Server
16 19 (1.31%) TIBCO EMS
17 15 (1.03%) Oracle Application Server
17 15 (1.03%) MS Exchange
18 14 (0.96%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 66 (4.55%) MS Excel
2 24 (1.65%) MS Office
3 16 (1.10%) MS Visio
4 14 (0.96%) MS Project
5 12 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (0.34%) SPSS
7 2 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 77 (5.31%) Oracle EBS
2 72 (4.96%) Oracle BPM
3 35 (2.41%) Oracle Applications
4 29 (2.00%) Oracle EBS R12
5 26 (1.79%) SAP CRM
6 21 (1.45%) Documaker
7 16 (1.10%) Oracle FAH
8 10 (0.69%) Oracle 11i
9 9 (0.62%) Oracle Financials
9 9 (0.62%) BusinessWorks
9 9 (0.62%) RMDS
10 8 (0.55%) ION MarketView
11 7 (0.48%) Oracle Receivables
12 6 (0.41%) ENOVIA
12 6 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
13 5 (0.34%) Google Analytics
13 5 (0.34%) Oracle General Ledger
13 5 (0.34%) Oracle Cash Management
13 5 (0.34%) Oracle Assets
13 5 (0.34%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Cloud Services
1 26 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (1.65%) SaaS
3 20 (1.38%) Amazon EC2
4 17 (1.17%) Cloud Computing
5 15 (1.03%) PaaS
5 15 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
6 10 (0.69%) IaaS
7 8 (0.55%) Office 365
8 6 (0.41%) GitHub
9 4 (0.28%) Force.com
10 2 (0.14%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.14%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (0.14%) Amazon ELB
10 2 (0.14%) SuccessFactors
10 2 (0.14%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.069%) IBM SmartCloud
11 1 (0.069%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 117 (8.06%) HTTP
2 85 (5.86%) Firewall
3 82 (5.65%) SSL
4 62 (4.27%) SAN
5 46 (3.17%) Internet
6 43 (2.96%) DNS
7 42 (2.89%) FTP
7 42 (2.89%) LDAP
8 38 (2.62%) LAN
9 34 (2.34%) WAN
10 32 (2.21%) HTTPS
11 24 (1.65%) TCP/IP
11 24 (1.65%) NAS
12 22 (1.52%) Intranet
13 18 (1.24%) VPN
14 13 (0.90%) DHCP
14 13 (0.90%) SSH
15 12 (0.83%) BIG-IP
15 12 (0.83%) Network Security
16 9 (0.62%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 177 (12.20%) SQL Server
2 174 (11.99%) Oracle Database
3 88 (6.06%) Oracle Database 11g
4 52 (3.58%) Data Warehouse
4 52 (3.58%) Relational Database
5 48 (3.31%) Oracle BI EE
6 46 (3.17%) Oracle ODI
7 42 (2.89%) NoSQL
8 36 (2.48%) MySQL
9 35 (2.41%) Oracle Reports
10 30 (2.07%) DB2
10 30 (2.07%) SQL Server 2008
11 27 (1.86%) Oracle Exadata
12 26 (1.79%) Oracle Database 10g
13 25 (1.72%) Oracle BI Publisher
14 23 (1.59%) MongoDB
15 22 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
16 19 (1.31%) RDBMS
17 18 (1.24%) Hadoop
18 17 (1.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 94 (6.48%) JIRA
2 58 (4.00%) Git (software)
3 53 (3.65%) Maven
4 46 (3.17%) Jenkins
5 40 (2.76%) Subversion
6 25 (1.72%) Ant
7 24 (1.65%) Oracle Forms
8 23 (1.59%) Introscope
9 22 (1.52%) TeamCity
10 21 (1.45%) Visual Studio
11 20 (1.38%) Eclipse
12 19 (1.31%) JUnit
13 17 (1.17%) SoapUI
14 14 (0.96%) Hudson
15 11 (0.76%) ClearCase
16 10 (0.69%) Toad
16 10 (0.69%) Selenium
16 10 (0.69%) NUnit
16 10 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
17 9 (0.62%) ClearQuest
General
1 379 (26.12%) Finance
2 207 (14.27%) Banking
3 84 (5.79%) Front Office
4 83 (5.72%) Investment Banking
5 67 (4.62%) Retail
6 52 (3.58%) Billing
7 44 (3.03%) Telecoms
8 41 (2.83%) Financial Institution
9 24 (1.65%) Advertising
10 23 (1.59%) Manufacturing
11 18 (1.24%) Back Office
12 15 (1.03%) Marketing
13 14 (0.96%) Automotive
13 14 (0.96%) Legal
14 10 (0.69%) Games
14 10 (0.69%) Electronics
15 9 (0.62%) Publishing
16 7 (0.48%) French Language
17 6 (0.41%) General Ledger
17 6 (0.41%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 328 (22.61%) Architect
2 271 (18.68%) Developer
3 136 (9.37%) Analyst
4 132 (9.10%) Solutions Architect
5 127 (8.75%) Consultant
6 69 (4.76%) Project Manager
7 60 (4.14%) Java Developer
8 51 (3.51%) Administrator
9 48 (3.31%) Infrastructure Architect
10 44 (3.03%) Oracle Consultant
11 39 (2.69%) Technical Architect
12 37 (2.55%) Middleware Consultant
13 36 (2.48%) Middleware Engineer
14 35 (2.41%) .NET Developer
15 34 (2.34%) Middleware Developer
16 33 (2.27%) Applications Support
17 32 (2.21%) DBA
18 31 (2.14%) Senior Developer
19 29 (2.00%) Software Engineer
19 29 (2.00%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 214 (14.75%) Web Services
2 198 (13.65%) XML
3 185 (12.75%) Oracle Fusion
4 182 (12.54%) .NET
5 131 (9.03%) JMS
6 117 (8.06%) SOAP
7 94 (6.48%) J2EE
7 94 (6.48%) REST
8 81 (5.58%) WebSphere MQ
9 70 (4.82%) Spring
10 54 (3.72%) Java EE
10 54 (3.72%) WCF
11 53 (3.65%) HTML
12 50 (3.45%) XSD
13 47 (3.24%) JSON
13 47 (3.24%) WebCenter
14 46 (3.17%) ASP.NET
14 46 (3.17%) XSLT
15 45 (3.10%) WSDL
16 40 (2.76%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 96 (6.62%) Analytical Skills
2 63 (4.34%) Open Source
3 53 (3.65%) Mainframe
4 47 (3.24%) Management Information System
5 43 (2.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 40 (2.76%) Enterprise Software
7 37 (2.55%) Clustering
8 32 (2.21%) Fixed Income
9 29 (2.00%) Hedge funds
9 29 (2.00%) iSeries
10 27 (1.86%) Computer Science
11 26 (1.79%) Derivative
12 22 (1.52%) DataPower
13 21 (1.45%) AS400
14 20 (1.38%) Mobile App
15 19 (1.31%) DTV
16 18 (1.24%) Visualisation
17 15 (1.03%) Data Integration
17 15 (1.03%) PKI
18 14 (0.96%) STB
Operating Systems
1 381 (26.26%) Linux
2 355 (24.47%) UNIX
3 243 (16.75%) Windows
4 90 (6.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 87 (6.00%) Solaris
6 53 (3.65%) AIX
7 39 (2.69%) Windows Server 2008
8 33 (2.27%) Oracle Linux
9 24 (1.65%) MVS
10 23 (1.59%) zOS
11 21 (1.45%) VME
12 17 (1.17%) Android
12 17 (1.17%) HPUX
13 15 (1.03%) SELinux
14 13 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
15 11 (0.76%) SUSE
16 10 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
17 9 (0.62%) Apple iOS
18 8 (0.55%) Windows 7
19 6 (0.41%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 359 (24.74%) SOA
2 221 (15.23%) Agile Software Development
3 155 (10.68%) ITIL
4 114 (7.86%) Scrum
5 111 (7.65%) CRM
6 105 (7.24%) Project Management
7 104 (7.17%) Business Intelligence
8 100 (6.89%) UML
9 89 (6.13%) TOGAF
9 89 (6.13%) Migration
10 80 (5.51%) Configuration Management
10 80 (5.51%) DevOps
11 77 (5.31%) OO
12 72 (4.96%) Continuous Integration
13 71 (4.89%) TDD
14 67 (4.62%) E-Commerce
15 66 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
16 65 (4.48%) Software Engineering
17 62 (4.27%) Workflow
18 59 (4.07%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 393 (27.08%) Java
2 263 (18.13%) SQL
3 109 (7.51%) Python
4 98 (6.75%) Shell Script
5 90 (6.20%) C#
6 71 (4.89%) Perl
7 65 (4.48%) Bash Shell
8 64 (4.41%) C++
9 61 (4.20%) PL/SQL
10 55 (3.79%) Jython
11 54 (3.72%) C
12 52 (3.58%) VB
13 46 (3.17%) JavaScript
14 43 (2.96%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
15 32 (2.21%) PowerShell
16 27 (1.86%) Ruby
17 23 (1.59%) XPath
17 23 (1.59%) XQuery
18 21 (1.45%) T-SQL
18 21 (1.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 104 (7.17%) Security Cleared
2 79 (5.44%) SC Cleared
3 71 (4.89%) Degree
4 25 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (1.03%) CISSP
6 14 (0.96%) PMI Certification
7 12 (0.83%) ISEB
8 11 (0.76%) PMP
9 10 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
10 9 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 9 (0.62%) Cisco Certification
10 9 (0.62%) MCSE
11 8 (0.55%) CCNA
12 7 (0.48%) CISA
12 7 (0.48%) CISM
12 7 (0.48%) DV Cleared
13 6 (0.41%) ISTQB
14 5 (0.34%) CCNP
15 4 (0.28%) MCSD
16 3 (0.21%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (2.83%) QA
2 27 (1.86%) SLA
2 27 (1.86%) Data Quality
3 12 (0.83%) ISO 9001
4 11 (0.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.41%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.21%) DO-178B
7 2 (0.14%) COBIT
8 1 (0.069%) Basel II
8 1 (0.069%) COSO
8 1 (0.069%) COREP
System Software
1 75 (5.17%) Oracle RAC
2 59 (4.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (3.03%) Active Directory
4 39 (2.69%) VMware ESX
5 18 (1.24%) vCloud
6 15 (1.03%) Oracle RMAN
7 10 (0.69%) NFS
8 9 (0.62%) KVM
9 8 (0.55%) RHEV
9 8 (0.55%) Hyper-V
9 8 (0.55%) vSphere
10 7 (0.48%) XenApp
11 6 (0.41%) Terminal Services
11 6 (0.41%) Platform Symphony
12 5 (0.34%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 4 (0.28%) ISA Server
13 4 (0.28%) Microsoft App-V
13 4 (0.28%) Xen
14 3 (0.21%) XenServer
14 3 (0.21%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 80 (5.51%) Puppet
2 71 (4.89%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 46 (3.17%) Oracle Identity Management
4 35 (2.41%) Control-M
5 33 (2.27%) BladeLogic
6 32 (2.21%) Tivoli
7 18 (1.24%) Nagios
7 18 (1.24%) OpenView
8 17 (1.17%) HP Quality Center
9 16 (1.10%) NetBackup
10 15 (1.03%) ITRS Geneos
11 14 (0.96%) YUM
11 14 (0.96%) WMI
12 12 (0.83%) SCOM
13 11 (0.76%) Data Guard
13 11 (0.76%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 11 (0.76%) Vagrant
13 11 (0.76%) Tivoli Monitoring
14 10 (0.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 8 (0.55%) OPNET
Vendors
1 592 (40.80%) Oracle
2 205 (14.13%) IBM
3 204 (14.06%) Microsoft
4 123 (8.48%) Red Hat
5 93 (6.41%) SAP
6 91 (6.27%) VMware
7 85 (5.86%) TIBCO
8 74 (5.10%) HP
9 70 (4.82%) JBoss
10 51 (3.51%) Citrix
11 43 (2.96%) Siebel
12 41 (2.83%) Sybase
13 35 (2.41%) Remedy
14 31 (2.14%) 29West
15 29 (2.00%) Informatica
16 27 (1.86%) CA
16 27 (1.86%) Cisco
17 26 (1.79%) EMC
17 26 (1.79%) Intel
17 26 (1.79%) Atlassian
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