The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the England region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware
Rank 154 159 127
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -32
Contract jobs citing Middleware 696 642 828
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.41% 1.38% 1.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.06% 4.82% 5.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 408 392 438
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 £325 £325 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 23
Average hourly rate £23.38 £43.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.63% +7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.08 £35.29 £28.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.68 £45.00 £48.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-44.44% +12.50%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13762 13307 14069
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.90% 28.55% 26.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 8978 8639 8735
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 201 265 343
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Middleware
UK

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 29 July 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
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 29 July 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
(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 +12 373 £494 -10.22% 68
South East +1 98 £400 -12.08% 24
North West +1 61 £481 +22.22% 10
West Midlands +7 39 £438 -0.56% 9
Yorkshire +5 33 £475 +26.66% 9
East of England -20 28 £450 +28.57% 12
South West -47 28 £458 +14.37% 10
East Midlands -9 13 £450 +20.00% 6
Middleware
UK

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 552 (41.16%) Oracle
2 388 (28.93%) Java
3 363 (27.07%) Linux
4 355 (26.47%) Finance
5 320 (23.86%) SOA
6 317 (23.64%) UNIX
7 241 (17.97%) SQL
8 212 (15.81%) WebLogic
8 212 (15.81%) Windows
9 211 (15.73%) Web Services
10 198 (14.77%) Oracle Fusion
11 188 (14.02%) XML
12 187 (13.94%) WebSphere
13 186 (13.87%) .NET
14 182 (13.57%) Banking
15 179 (13.35%) SQL Server
16 178 (13.27%) Microsoft
17 166 (12.38%) Oracle Database
18 161 (12.01%) IBM
19 139 (10.37%) ITIL
20 118 (8.80%) Security Cleared
21 112 (8.35%) Agile Software Development
22 105 (7.83%) Apache
23 100 (7.46%) C#
24 99 (7.38%) TIBCO
24 99 (7.38%) SC Cleared
25 98 (7.31%) J2EE
26 97 (7.23%) CRM
26 97 (7.23%) Red Hat
27 95 (7.08%) REST

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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
1 212 (15.81%) WebLogic
2 187 (13.94%) WebSphere
3 105 (7.83%) Apache
4 74 (5.52%) Oracle Service Bus
5 73 (5.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 65 (4.85%) BizTalk Server
7 60 (4.47%) Tomcat
8 42 (3.13%) SharePoint
9 39 (2.91%) WebSphere Application Server
10 35 (2.61%) IIS
11 30 (2.24%) MQSeries
12 28 (2.09%) IBM HTTP Server
13 26 (1.94%) TIBCO EMS
13 26 (1.94%) WebLogic Portal
14 22 (1.64%) Confluence
15 21 (1.57%) Oracle HTTP Server
16 16 (1.19%) Oracle Application Server
17 15 (1.12%) Mule
18 14 (1.04%) Apache Solr
18 14 (1.04%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 59 (4.40%) MS Excel
2 25 (1.86%) MS Office
3 19 (1.42%) MS Visio
4 13 (0.97%) MS Project
5 6 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 70 (5.22%) Oracle EBS
2 44 (3.28%) Oracle BPM
3 39 (2.91%) Oracle Applications
4 26 (1.94%) SAP CRM
5 21 (1.57%) Oracle EBS R12
6 15 (1.12%) RMDS
7 13 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
8 11 (0.82%) Documaker
9 9 (0.67%) Oracle FAH
9 9 (0.67%) Oracle 11i
10 8 (0.60%) BusinessWorks
10 8 (0.60%) ION MarketView
11 5 (0.37%) Google Analytics
12 3 (0.22%) Siebel Analytics
12 3 (0.22%) Adaptiv
12 3 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 3 (0.22%) PolarLake
12 3 (0.22%) Oracle CRM
12 3 (0.22%) Endur
13 2 (0.15%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 30 (2.24%) SaaS
2 21 (1.57%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (1.34%) Cloud Computing
4 17 (1.27%) PaaS
5 15 (1.12%) Amazon EC2
6 13 (0.97%) IaaS
7 6 (0.45%) GitHub
8 5 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
9 2 (0.15%) Amazon ELB
9 2 (0.15%) SuccessFactors
9 2 (0.15%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.15%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.075%) Google Apps
10 1 (0.075%) Force.com
10 1 (0.075%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 69 (5.15%) HTTP
2 58 (4.33%) Firewall
3 55 (4.10%) SAN
4 46 (3.43%) SSL
5 42 (3.13%) DNS
6 41 (3.06%) Internet
7 39 (2.91%) LAN
8 38 (2.83%) WAN
9 37 (2.76%) FTP
10 36 (2.68%) LDAP
11 27 (2.01%) Intranet
12 25 (1.86%) TCP/IP
13 20 (1.49%) VPN
14 16 (1.19%) NAS
15 15 (1.12%) HTTPS
16 14 (1.04%) DHCP
17 13 (0.97%) Network Security
18 10 (0.75%) DMZ
18 10 (0.75%) SSH
19 9 (0.67%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 179 (13.35%) SQL Server
2 166 (12.38%) Oracle Database
3 88 (6.56%) Oracle Database 11g
4 68 (5.07%) Relational Database
5 51 (3.80%) Data Warehouse
6 41 (3.06%) Oracle BI EE
7 37 (2.76%) MySQL
8 35 (2.61%) Oracle Reports
8 35 (2.61%) NoSQL
9 32 (2.39%) SQL Server 2008
9 32 (2.39%) RDBMS
9 32 (2.39%) Oracle Database 10g
10 31 (2.31%) Oracle ODI
11 25 (1.86%) PostgreSQL
12 22 (1.64%) MongoDB
13 21 (1.57%) DB2
14 19 (1.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 18 (1.34%) Oracle Exadata
16 16 (1.19%) SQLPlus
17 15 (1.12%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 64 (4.77%) JIRA
2 57 (4.25%) Maven
3 55 (4.10%) Git (software)
4 52 (3.88%) Subversion
5 50 (3.73%) Jenkins
6 28 (2.09%) Ant
7 24 (1.79%) Oracle Forms
8 23 (1.72%) JUnit
8 23 (1.72%) Visual Studio
9 22 (1.64%) Eclipse
10 17 (1.27%) TeamCity
10 17 (1.27%) SoapUI
11 15 (1.12%) Introscope
12 13 (0.97%) Hudson
13 12 (0.89%) LoadRunner
13 12 (0.89%) ClearQuest
14 10 (0.75%) Toad
14 10 (0.75%) ClearCase
14 10 (0.75%) NUnit
15 9 (0.67%) Selenium
General
1 355 (26.47%) Finance
2 182 (13.57%) Banking
3 85 (6.34%) Front Office
4 81 (6.04%) Investment Banking
5 51 (3.80%) Retail
6 45 (3.36%) Telecoms
7 39 (2.91%) Billing
8 33 (2.46%) Financial Institution
9 32 (2.39%) Manufacturing
10 21 (1.57%) Advertising
10 21 (1.57%) Back Office
11 17 (1.27%) Marketing
12 13 (0.97%) Games
13 10 (0.75%) Electronics
14 9 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
14 9 (0.67%) Automotive
14 9 (0.67%) Legal
15 7 (0.52%) Publishing
16 6 (0.45%) French Language
17 5 (0.37%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 300 (22.37%) Architect
2 279 (20.81%) Developer
3 132 (9.84%) Analyst
4 115 (8.58%) Consultant
5 105 (7.83%) Solutions Architect
6 66 (4.92%) Java Developer
7 52 (3.88%) Infrastructure Architect
8 51 (3.80%) Project Manager
9 40 (2.98%) Administrator
10 37 (2.76%) Technical Architect
10 37 (2.76%) .NET Developer
11 36 (2.68%) DBA
12 34 (2.54%) Middleware Consultant
13 32 (2.39%) Senior Developer
13 32 (2.39%) Oracle DBA
14 31 (2.31%) Oracle Consultant
14 31 (2.31%) Middleware Engineer
15 29 (2.16%) Designer
16 26 (1.94%) SOA Developer
16 26 (1.94%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 211 (15.73%) Web Services
2 198 (14.77%) Oracle Fusion
3 188 (14.02%) XML
4 186 (13.87%) .NET
5 98 (7.31%) J2EE
6 95 (7.08%) REST
7 93 (6.94%) SOAP
8 90 (6.71%) JMS
9 84 (6.26%) Spring
10 71 (5.29%) HTML
11 68 (5.07%) WebSphere MQ
12 58 (4.33%) WCF
13 56 (4.18%) CSS
14 53 (3.95%) ASP.NET
14 53 (3.95%) XSLT
15 52 (3.88%) Java EE
16 45 (3.36%) JSON
17 40 (2.98%) HTML5
18 39 (2.91%) WebCenter
18 39 (2.91%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 64 (4.77%) Open Source
2 44 (3.28%) Mainframe
3 38 (2.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 38 (2.83%) Clustering
4 35 (2.61%) Management Information System
5 33 (2.46%) Fixed Income
6 31 (2.31%) Computer Science
7 23 (1.72%) iSeries
7 23 (1.72%) Hedge funds
8 22 (1.64%) DTV
9 20 (1.49%) PKI
9 20 (1.49%) Derivative
9 20 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
10 19 (1.42%) Embedded Systems
10 19 (1.42%) Replication
10 19 (1.42%) AS400
11 18 (1.34%) Equities
12 17 (1.27%) STB
13 14 (1.04%) Client/Server
14 13 (0.97%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 363 (27.07%) Linux
2 317 (23.64%) UNIX
3 212 (15.81%) Windows
4 87 (6.49%) Solaris
5 73 (5.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 46 (3.43%) AIX
7 33 (2.46%) Windows Server 2008
8 29 (2.16%) Oracle Linux
9 21 (1.57%) zOS
9 21 (1.57%) MVS
10 16 (1.19%) VME
11 15 (1.12%) Windows Server 2003
12 14 (1.04%) HPUX
12 14 (1.04%) Android
13 12 (0.89%) Apple iOS
14 10 (0.75%) SELinux
15 9 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
16 6 (0.45%) Windows 7
16 6 (0.45%) Windows 2000
16 6 (0.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 320 (23.86%) SOA
2 139 (10.37%) ITIL
3 112 (8.35%) Agile Software Development
4 97 (7.23%) CRM
5 91 (6.79%) Business Intelligence
5 91 (6.79%) Scrum
6 90 (6.71%) UML
7 84 (6.26%) Project Management
8 81 (6.04%) TOGAF
9 79 (5.89%) Migration
10 70 (5.22%) OO
10 70 (5.22%) DevOps
11 69 (5.15%) Configuration Management
11 69 (5.15%) Software Engineering
12 64 (4.77%) MVC
13 62 (4.62%) Continuous Integration
14 60 (4.47%) TDD
14 60 (4.47%) E-Commerce
15 58 (4.33%) Disaster Recovery
16 55 (4.10%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 388 (28.93%) Java
2 241 (17.97%) SQL
3 100 (7.46%) C#
4 86 (6.41%) Python
4 86 (6.41%) Shell Script
5 66 (4.92%) JavaScript
6 63 (4.70%) Perl
6 63 (4.70%) C++
6 63 (4.70%) PL/SQL
7 52 (3.88%) VB
8 51 (3.80%) C
9 40 (2.98%) Bash Shell
10 26 (1.94%) PowerShell
11 25 (1.86%) Scala
12 24 (1.79%) Jython
13 21 (1.57%) T-SQL
13 21 (1.57%) VBScript
14 20 (1.49%) Ruby
15 18 (1.34%) XPath
16 17 (1.27%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 118 (8.80%) Security Cleared
2 99 (7.38%) SC Cleared
3 81 (6.04%) Degree
4 20 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
4 20 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
5 16 (1.19%) PMI Certification
6 13 (0.97%) PMP
7 12 (0.89%) CISSP
8 11 (0.82%) MCSE
9 10 (0.75%) ISEB
9 10 (0.75%) DV Cleared
10 7 (0.52%) ISTQB
10 7 (0.52%) CISA
11 6 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 5 (0.37%) IBM AIX Certification
13 4 (0.30%) MCSD
13 4 (0.30%) Oracle Certification
13 4 (0.30%) CISM
14 3 (0.22%) OCPJP
14 3 (0.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (2.31%) SLA
2 30 (2.24%) QA
3 16 (1.19%) Data Quality
4 12 (0.89%) ISO 9001
4 12 (0.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.37%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.22%) COBIT
8 2 (0.15%) DO-178B
9 1 (0.075%) COSO
9 1 (0.075%) Basel II
9 1 (0.075%) COREP
System Software
1 66 (4.92%) Oracle RAC
2 57 (4.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 48 (3.58%) Active Directory
4 46 (3.43%) VMware ESX
5 16 (1.19%) Oracle RMAN
6 14 (1.04%) vSphere
7 13 (0.97%) vCloud
8 9 (0.67%) Hyper-V
9 8 (0.60%) KVM
9 8 (0.60%) RHEV
10 6 (0.45%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 6 (0.45%) XenApp
10 6 (0.45%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 6 (0.45%) NFS
11 5 (0.37%) GPFS
12 4 (0.30%) SRDF
13 3 (0.22%) Veritas File System
13 3 (0.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 3 (0.22%) XenServer
13 3 (0.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 60 (4.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 59 (4.40%) Puppet
3 41 (3.06%) BladeLogic
4 31 (2.31%) Control-M
5 29 (2.16%) Tivoli
6 24 (1.79%) Oracle Identity Management
7 18 (1.34%) HP Quality Center
7 18 (1.34%) Nagios
8 15 (1.12%) NetBackup
9 14 (1.04%) WMI
9 14 (1.04%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 14 (1.04%) YUM
10 13 (0.97%) Data Guard
11 12 (0.89%) SCOM
11 12 (0.89%) Vagrant
11 12 (0.89%) ITRS Geneos
12 11 (0.82%) Tivoli Monitoring
13 6 (0.45%) CA LISA
14 5 (0.37%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
15 4 (0.30%) SCCM
Vendors
1 552 (41.16%) Oracle
2 178 (13.27%) Microsoft
3 161 (12.01%) IBM
4 99 (7.38%) TIBCO
5 97 (7.23%) Red Hat
6 93 (6.94%) VMware
7 75 (5.59%) SAP
8 62 (4.62%) JBoss
9 58 (4.33%) HP
10 45 (3.36%) Citrix
11 36 (2.68%) Sybase
12 28 (2.09%) Siebel
12 28 (2.09%) 29West
13 26 (1.94%) EMC
13 26 (1.94%) CA
14 23 (1.72%) Intel
15 22 (1.64%) Remedy
15 22 (1.64%) Splunk
16 20 (1.49%) Bloomberg
16 20 (1.49%) Informatica
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