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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Middleware
Rank 159 170 131
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -39
Contract jobs citing Middleware 691 620 741
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.46% 1.35% 1.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.09% 4.95% 6.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 451 366 419
Average daily rate £450 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 4
Average hourly rate £43.00 £47.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.47% +46.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £47.50 £23.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £73.75 £47.50 £50.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +12.90%
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
13578 12533 12024
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 28.77% 27.19% 27.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 9532 8486 7716
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 242 175 248
Average hourly rate £40.00 £33.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £20.93 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.37 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

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 5 February 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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware within the England region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -59 219 £500 - 88
South East +1 120 £416 -12.36% 34
North West +37 92 £441 +3.82% 14
East of England +43 82 £538 +7.50% 6
West Midlands +5 54 £450 +9.09% 11
South West +20 40 £400 -14.80% 7
Yorkshire -5 37 £400 -3.03% 11
East Midlands +2 31 £425 +18.05% 4
North East -20 11 £295 +18.00% 1
Midlands -4 1 £725 -
Middleware
UK

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 552 (36.01%) Oracle
2 447 (29.16%) Java
3 402 (26.22%) Finance
4 392 (25.57%) Linux
5 361 (23.55%) SOA
6 357 (23.29%) Unix
7 309 (20.16%) Agile Software Development
8 277 (18.07%) SQL
9 249 (16.24%) IBM
10 248 (16.18%) Web Services
11 230 (15.00%) Windows
12 222 (14.48%) Oracle Fusion
13 210 (13.70%) WebSphere
14 207 (13.50%) WebLogic
15 206 (13.44%) Microsoft
16 193 (12.59%) Oracle Database
17 175 (11.42%) SOAP
18 173 (11.29%) Migration
19 164 (10.70%) Security Cleared
20 163 (10.63%) Banking
21 161 (10.50%) XML
22 151 (9.85%) Analytical Skills
23 149 (9.72%) Red Hat
24 148 (9.65%) REST
25 146 (9.52%) ITIL
26 141 (9.20%) Project Management
27 133 (8.68%) SQL Server
28 126 (8.22%) Git (software)
29 124 (8.09%) SC Cleared
30 121 (7.89%) JavaScript

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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
1 210 (13.70%) WebSphere
2 207 (13.50%) WebLogic
3 100 (6.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 97 (6.33%) JBoss
5 83 (5.41%) Apache
6 79 (5.15%) WebSphere Application Server
7 70 (4.57%) Oracle Service Bus
8 63 (4.11%) Tomcat
9 40 (2.61%) Mule
10 33 (2.15%) IIS
11 29 (1.89%) MQSeries
11 29 (1.89%) Tuxedo
12 28 (1.83%) Node.js
13 25 (1.63%) BizTalk Server
14 23 (1.50%) CMS
14 23 (1.50%) Confluence
14 23 (1.50%) SharePoint
15 21 (1.37%) Oracle HTTP Server
16 19 (1.24%) AquaLogic
17 17 (1.11%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 50 (3.26%) MS Excel
2 19 (1.24%) MS Visio
3 15 (0.98%) MS Office
4 8 (0.52%) MS Project
5 4 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.20%) HipChat
6 3 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.13%) Open Workbench
8 1 (0.065%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.065%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 76 (4.96%) Oracle BPM
2 45 (2.94%) Oracle EBS
3 21 (1.37%) Oracle EBS R12
4 20 (1.30%) Oracle Applications
5 15 (0.98%) Oracle Retail
6 8 (0.52%) Oracle ERP
7 7 (0.46%) BusinessWorks
7 7 (0.46%) Oracle Payables
7 7 (0.46%) Payment Gateway
7 7 (0.46%) SAP CRM
8 6 (0.39%) Magento
9 4 (0.26%) Documaker
9 4 (0.26%) Oracle FAH
9 4 (0.26%) Oracle iProcurement
9 4 (0.26%) RMDS
10 3 (0.20%) BASE24
10 3 (0.20%) Oracle General Ledger
10 3 (0.20%) Oracle Receivables
10 3 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
10 3 (0.20%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 77 (5.02%) Amazon AWS
2 43 (2.80%) SaaS
3 42 (2.74%) Microsoft Azure
4 38 (2.48%) Cloud Computing
5 13 (0.85%) PaaS
6 9 (0.59%) Adobe Analytics
6 9 (0.59%) IaaS
7 8 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
8 7 (0.46%) Google Analytics
8 7 (0.46%) Google Tag Manager
8 7 (0.46%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 6 (0.39%) GitHub
10 5 (0.33%) Boomi
10 5 (0.33%) SoftLayer
11 4 (0.26%) Amazon S3
11 4 (0.26%) SuccessFactors
12 3 (0.20%) Google Apps
12 3 (0.20%) Google Drive
12 3 (0.20%) Office 365
12 3 (0.20%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 116 (7.57%) HTTP
2 90 (5.87%) SSL
3 80 (5.22%) TCP/IP
4 66 (4.31%) Firewall
5 49 (3.20%) DNS
6 41 (2.67%) Internet
7 37 (2.41%) LDAP
8 30 (1.96%) SAN
8 30 (1.96%) SSH
9 29 (1.89%) LAN
9 29 (1.89%) WAN
10 22 (1.44%) FTP
11 20 (1.30%) VPN
12 18 (1.17%) HTTPS
13 17 (1.11%) Network Security
14 16 (1.04%) Intranet
15 13 (0.85%) DHCP
16 12 (0.78%) SNMP
17 9 (0.59%) Multicast
17 9 (0.59%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 193 (12.59%) Oracle Database
2 133 (8.68%) SQL Server
3 111 (7.24%) Oracle Database 11g
4 74 (4.83%) Oracle Database 10g
5 54 (3.52%) DB2
6 50 (3.26%) Relational Database
7 47 (3.07%) Data Warehouse
7 47 (3.07%) NoSQL
8 44 (2.87%) Oracle Database 12c
9 43 (2.80%) MySQL
10 42 (2.74%) Oracle BI EE
11 35 (2.28%) PostgreSQL
12 27 (1.76%) MongoDB
13 21 (1.37%) OLTP
13 21 (1.37%) Oracle BI Publisher
14 20 (1.30%) Data Mining
14 20 (1.30%) Oracle ODI
15 17 (1.11%) Big Data
15 17 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
16 16 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 126 (8.22%) Git (software)
2 83 (5.41%) Jenkins
3 77 (5.02%) Subversion
4 53 (3.46%) JIRA
5 48 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
6 37 (2.41%) Maven
7 29 (1.89%) SoapUI
7 29 (1.89%) TeamCity
8 24 (1.57%) Oracle Forms
9 19 (1.24%) JUnit
9 19 (1.24%) Selenium
10 18 (1.17%) Ant
10 18 (1.17%) Oracle APEX
11 17 (1.11%) JDeveloper
12 16 (1.04%) Hudson
13 15 (0.98%) LoadRunner
13 15 (0.98%) Visual Studio
14 14 (0.91%) Eclipse
15 12 (0.78%) Introscope
15 12 (0.78%) LoadUI
General
1 402 (26.22%) Finance
2 163 (10.63%) Banking
3 67 (4.37%) Retail
4 47 (3.07%) Investment Banking
5 37 (2.41%) Telecoms
6 31 (2.02%) Financial Institution
6 31 (2.02%) Front Office
7 17 (1.11%) Publishing
8 16 (1.04%) Aerospace
9 12 (0.78%) Manufacturing
9 12 (0.78%) Military
10 11 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
11 10 (0.65%) Marketing
12 9 (0.59%) Billing
12 9 (0.59%) Legal
13 8 (0.52%) Retail Banking
14 7 (0.46%) Games
15 5 (0.33%) Automotive
15 5 (0.33%) Back Office
16 4 (0.26%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 389 (25.38%) Developer
2 337 (21.98%) Architect
3 132 (8.61%) Java Developer
4 127 (8.28%) Solutions Architect
5 126 (8.22%) Analyst
6 124 (8.09%) Consultant
7 78 (5.09%) Oracle Developer
8 63 (4.11%) Technical Architect
9 53 (3.46%) Administrator
10 48 (3.13%) Senior Developer
11 47 (3.07%) Project Manager
12 44 (2.87%) Middleware Developer
12 44 (2.87%) Middleware Engineer
13 42 (2.74%) Middleware Consultant
14 41 (2.67%) Infrastructure Architect
15 39 (2.54%) SOA Developer
16 38 (2.48%) Oracle Architect
17 33 (2.15%) Data Architect
17 33 (2.15%) Oracle Consultant
18 32 (2.09%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 248 (16.18%) Web Services
2 222 (14.48%) Oracle Fusion
3 175 (11.42%) SOAP
4 161 (10.50%) XML
5 148 (9.65%) REST
6 99 (6.46%) HTML
7 93 (6.07%) .NET
8 92 (6.00%) Spring
9 88 (5.74%) J2EE
10 83 (5.41%) JMS
11 81 (5.28%) WebSphere MQ
12 71 (4.63%) CSS
13 68 (4.44%) RESTful
14 64 (4.17%) WebSphere Message Broker
15 63 (4.11%) JSON
16 57 (3.72%) XSLT
17 50 (3.26%) HTML5
17 50 (3.26%) XSD
18 48 (3.13%) Ajax
19 46 (3.00%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 151 (9.85%) Analytical Skills
2 100 (6.52%) Data Centre
3 65 (4.24%) DataPower
4 64 (4.17%) Computer Science
5 56 (3.65%) Data Integration
6 51 (3.33%) Management Information System
7 47 (3.07%) Enterprise Software
8 40 (2.61%) Mainframe
9 39 (2.54%) Clustering
10 36 (2.35%) PKI
11 24 (1.57%) Private Cloud
12 23 (1.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 21 (1.37%) Client/Server
13 21 (1.37%) Equities
13 21 (1.37%) Public Cloud
14 17 (1.11%) Hybrid Cloud
15 15 (0.98%) Replication
16 14 (0.91%) Device Driver
17 13 (0.85%) Cryptography
17 13 (0.85%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 392 (25.57%) Linux
2 357 (23.29%) Unix
3 230 (15.00%) Windows
4 117 (7.63%) AIX
5 112 (7.31%) Solaris
6 108 (7.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 63 (4.11%) Windows Server
8 28 (1.83%) Oracle Linux
9 24 (1.57%) MVS
10 19 (1.24%) Windows Server 2012
11 17 (1.11%) VME
12 15 (0.98%) Windows Server 2008
13 10 (0.65%) CentOS
13 10 (0.65%) OS/390
13 10 (0.65%) SUSE
13 10 (0.65%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 9 (0.59%) HPUX
14 9 (0.59%) Windows Server 2003
15 8 (0.52%) zOS
16 7 (0.46%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 361 (23.55%) SOA
2 309 (20.16%) Agile Software Development
3 173 (11.29%) Migration
4 146 (9.52%) ITIL
5 141 (9.20%) Project Management
6 116 (7.57%) Continuous Integration
7 112 (7.31%) TDD
8 109 (7.11%) Open Source
9 103 (6.72%) Configuration Management
10 98 (6.39%) High Availability
11 92 (6.00%) Scrum
12 88 (5.74%) DevOps
13 85 (5.54%) E-Commerce
14 83 (5.41%) Stakeholder Management
15 79 (5.15%) OO
16 75 (4.89%) Business Intelligence
17 70 (4.57%) ETL
18 63 (4.11%) Enterprise Architecture
19 62 (4.04%) Change Management
20 60 (3.91%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 447 (29.16%) Java
2 277 (18.07%) SQL
3 121 (7.89%) JavaScript
4 107 (6.98%) Shell Script
5 97 (6.33%) Perl
6 75 (4.89%) C#
7 60 (3.91%) C
7 60 (3.91%) C++
8 58 (3.78%) PL/SQL
9 47 (3.07%) Python
10 41 (2.67%) Ruby
11 40 (2.61%) PowerShell
12 33 (2.15%) Bash Shell
13 26 (1.70%) COBOL
14 22 (1.44%) PHP
15 20 (1.30%) XPath
16 19 (1.24%) XQuery
17 15 (0.98%) Jython
17 15 (0.98%) Korn
18 11 (0.72%) VB
Qualifications
1 164 (10.70%) Security Cleared
2 124 (8.09%) SC Cleared
3 77 (5.02%) Degree
4 34 (2.22%) CISSP
5 27 (1.76%) CISM
6 20 (1.30%) ISEB
7 17 (1.11%) Cisco Certification
8 15 (0.98%) CCNA
9 14 (0.91%) CTC Cleared
9 14 (0.91%) DV Cleared
10 13 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 11 (0.72%) ISTQB
12 10 (0.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 9 (0.59%) CISA
13 9 (0.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 7 (0.46%) CCSA
14 7 (0.46%) JNCIA
14 7 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
14 7 (0.46%) RHCE
14 7 (0.46%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (1.96%) QA
2 23 (1.50%) Data Quality
3 21 (1.37%) Disclosure Scotland
4 17 (1.11%) SLA
5 15 (0.98%) PCI DSS
6 14 (0.91%) COBIT
7 12 (0.78%) GxP
8 8 (0.52%) ISO20022
9 5 (0.33%) COSO
9 5 (0.33%) SAS 70
10 4 (0.26%) HL7
10 4 (0.26%) SEPA
10 4 (0.26%) Solvency II
11 3 (0.20%) DO-178B
11 3 (0.20%) ISO 8583
11 3 (0.20%) MISRA
11 3 (0.20%) MISRA C
11 3 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 2 (0.13%) EMIR
13 1 (0.065%) ISAE 3402
System Software
1 88 (5.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 70 (4.57%) Active Directory
3 27 (1.76%) VMware ESXi
4 26 (1.70%) vSphere
5 24 (1.57%) Hyper-V
6 16 (1.04%) Oracle RAC
7 11 (0.72%) Docker
8 8 (0.52%) Squid
9 7 (0.46%) KVM
9 7 (0.46%) vCloud
10 6 (0.39%) GPFS
10 6 (0.39%) RACF
11 5 (0.33%) NFS
11 5 (0.33%) Time Sharing Option
12 3 (0.20%) Job Entry Subsystem
12 3 (0.20%) LXC
12 3 (0.20%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 3 (0.20%) VMware ESX
12 3 (0.20%) Xen
13 2 (0.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 95 (6.20%) Puppet
2 49 (3.20%) Opscode Chef
3 31 (2.02%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 22 (1.44%) Nagios
5 21 (1.37%) SCOM
6 19 (1.24%) Ansible
7 18 (1.17%) SCCM
7 18 (1.17%) Tivoli
8 16 (1.04%) HP Quality Center
9 15 (0.98%) Data Guard
10 13 (0.85%) MOM
10 13 (0.85%) Oracle RMAN
11 11 (0.72%) SCVMM
11 11 (0.72%) Windows Intune
12 10 (0.65%) Control-M
13 8 (0.52%) Business Desktop Deployment
13 8 (0.52%) Cobbler
13 8 (0.52%) Foglight
14 7 (0.46%) CFEngine
14 7 (0.46%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 552 (36.01%) Oracle
2 249 (16.24%) IBM
3 206 (13.44%) Microsoft
4 149 (9.72%) Red Hat
5 120 (7.83%) VMware
6 58 (3.78%) HP
7 51 (3.33%) SAP
8 50 (3.26%) Informatica
9 44 (2.87%) TIBCO
10 38 (2.48%) Adobe
11 36 (2.35%) CA
12 34 (2.22%) Sybase
13 32 (2.09%) Cisco
13 32 (2.09%) webMethods
14 31 (2.02%) WSO2
15 30 (1.96%) Siebel
16 26 (1.70%) hybris
17 25 (1.63%) MuleSoft
18 22 (1.44%) Citrix
18 22 (1.44%) F5
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