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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Middleware
Rank 137 147 163
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +16
Contract jobs citing Middleware 866 791 652
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.76% 1.61% 1.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.23% 5.90% 4.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 541 481 371
Median daily rate £463 £475 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.63% +10.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £334 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 11
Median hourly rate £35.00 £39.13 £52.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.54% -25.47%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £39.13 £52.50
% change year-on-year
-10.54% -25.47%
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
13910 13418 13210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 28.23% 27.26% 27.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 9968 8962 8901
Median daily rate £425 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 151 182 159
Median hourly rate £34.50 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £16.43 £15.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.88 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-7.33% +7.14%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 25 May 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 -11 362 £475 -2.06% 51
South East -24 136 £465 +3.33% 22
North West +21 135 £450 -14.28% 13
East of England +8 58 £563 +25.00% 14
East Midlands +9 41 £463 +2.77% 2
Yorkshire +18 40 £450 +9.09% 10
South West +5 36 £433 +8.12% 6
North East -22 36 £280 -6.66% 4
West Midlands -25 16 £504 -8.45% 2
Midlands - 3 £350 -
Middleware
UK

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 545 (33.79%) Oracle
2 531 (32.92%) Linux
3 477 (29.57%) Java
4 382 (23.68%) Unix
5 369 (22.88%) Agile Software Development
6 363 (22.50%) IBM
7 330 (20.46%) SOA
8 275 (17.05%) Finance
9 269 (16.68%) SQL
10 264 (16.37%) WebSphere
11 263 (16.31%) Windows
12 242 (15.00%) Web Services
13 221 (13.70%) XML
14 218 (13.52%) SOAP
15 205 (12.71%) REST
16 193 (11.97%) HTTP
17 190 (11.78%) WebLogic
18 182 (11.28%) ITIL
19 180 (11.16%) Microsoft
20 169 (10.48%) Security Cleared
21 160 (9.92%) Oracle Fusion
22 157 (9.73%) Red Hat
22 157 (9.73%) Migration
23 151 (9.36%) AIX
23 151 (9.36%) Analytical Skills
24 144 (8.93%) SQL Server
25 143 (8.87%) Banking
25 143 (8.87%) Oracle Database
26 139 (8.62%) Git (software)
27 135 (8.37%) Configuration Management

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
1 264 (16.37%) WebSphere
2 190 (11.78%) WebLogic
3 130 (8.06%) Apache
3 130 (8.06%) Tomcat
4 113 (7.01%) JBoss
5 110 (6.82%) WebSphere Application Server
6 66 (4.09%) Oracle Service Bus
7 55 (3.41%) IIS
8 53 (3.29%) IBM HTTP Server
9 52 (3.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 47 (2.91%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 42 (2.60%) MQSeries
12 40 (2.48%) Tuxedo
13 30 (1.86%) Mule
14 27 (1.67%) CMS
14 27 (1.67%) Node.js
15 25 (1.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 18 (1.12%) Confluence
17 16 (0.99%) Apache Solr
17 16 (0.99%) GlassFish
Applications
1 61 (3.78%) MS Excel
2 17 (1.05%) MS Project
3 15 (0.93%) MS Visio
4 11 (0.68%) MS Office
5 8 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.25%) ProjectWise
7 1 (0.062%) Simulink
7 1 (0.062%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.062%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 60 (3.72%) Oracle BPM
2 17 (1.05%) BusinessWorks
2 17 (1.05%) Oracle Retail
3 16 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
4 14 (0.87%) Oracle Applications
5 10 (0.62%) Oracle EBS
6 9 (0.56%) OpenText MBPM
7 8 (0.50%) SAP CRM
8 7 (0.43%) Oracle ERP
9 6 (0.37%) Oracle Payables
10 5 (0.31%) Magento
10 5 (0.31%) RMDS
10 5 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 4 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
11 4 (0.25%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
12 3 (0.19%) Documaker
12 3 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
12 3 (0.19%) Oracle Receivables
12 3 (0.19%) SAP ERP
12 3 (0.19%) Siebel Analytics
Cloud Services
1 87 (5.39%) Amazon AWS
2 61 (3.78%) Cloud Computing
3 33 (2.05%) SaaS
4 29 (1.80%) Microsoft Azure
5 20 (1.24%) PaaS
6 18 (1.12%) Google Analytics
7 15 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
7 15 (0.93%) GitHub
8 13 (0.81%) IaaS
9 10 (0.62%) AWS CloudFormation
10 9 (0.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 7 (0.43%) Adobe Analytics
11 7 (0.43%) Google Tag Manager
12 5 (0.31%) Azure Active Directory
12 5 (0.31%) Boomi
13 4 (0.25%) Force.com
13 4 (0.25%) HP Helion
14 3 (0.19%) Amazon S3
14 3 (0.19%) Office 365
14 3 (0.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 193 (11.97%) HTTP
2 106 (6.57%) SSL
3 101 (6.26%) Firewall
4 88 (5.46%) DNS
5 61 (3.78%) LAN
6 60 (3.72%) WAN
7 55 (3.41%) SAN
8 40 (2.48%) TCP/IP
9 36 (2.23%) VPN
10 35 (2.17%) FTP
10 35 (2.17%) LDAP
11 32 (1.98%) Internet
12 25 (1.55%) DHCP
13 24 (1.49%) HTTPS
13 24 (1.49%) NAS
14 23 (1.43%) Network Security
15 12 (0.74%) Fibre Channel
15 12 (0.74%) Intranet
15 12 (0.74%) Multicast
16 11 (0.68%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 144 (8.93%) SQL Server
2 143 (8.87%) Oracle Database
3 85 (5.27%) MySQL
4 74 (4.59%) NoSQL
5 70 (4.34%) DB2
6 62 (3.84%) Relational Database
7 55 (3.41%) Oracle Database 11g
7 55 (3.41%) PostgreSQL
8 44 (2.73%) Data Warehouse
9 37 (2.29%) Oracle Database 12c
10 35 (2.17%) Hadoop
11 27 (1.67%) Oracle Database 10g
12 24 (1.49%) MongoDB
13 20 (1.24%) Couchbase
13 20 (1.24%) RDBMS
14 19 (1.18%) CouchDB
15 18 (1.12%) Data Mining
15 18 (1.12%) Oracle BI EE
16 14 (0.87%) DataStage
17 12 (0.74%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 139 (8.62%) Git (software)
2 120 (7.44%) Jenkins
3 94 (5.83%) Subversion
4 57 (3.53%) JIRA
5 38 (2.36%) Introscope
6 37 (2.29%) Maven
7 32 (1.98%) JUnit
7 32 (1.98%) Team Foundation Server
8 31 (1.92%) Sonatype Nexus
9 27 (1.67%) Ant
10 24 (1.49%) Mockito
10 24 (1.49%) Vagrant
11 22 (1.36%) SoapUI
12 21 (1.30%) Selenium
13 20 (1.24%) JDeveloper
14 18 (1.12%) Oracle Forms
15 17 (1.05%) Hudson
16 16 (0.99%) Visual Studio
17 13 (0.81%) Eclipse
17 13 (0.81%) JProfiler
General
1 275 (17.05%) Finance
2 143 (8.87%) Banking
3 102 (6.32%) Retail
4 41 (2.54%) Telecoms
5 40 (2.48%) Front Office
6 35 (2.17%) Investment Banking
7 20 (1.24%) Manufacturing
7 20 (1.24%) Marketing
7 20 (1.24%) Publishing
8 14 (0.87%) Financial Institution
9 11 (0.68%) Back Office
9 11 (0.68%) Legal
10 9 (0.56%) Games
11 8 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
12 7 (0.43%) Electronics
13 6 (0.37%) Aerospace
13 6 (0.37%) Law
14 4 (0.25%) Avionics
14 4 (0.25%) Billing
14 4 (0.25%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 439 (27.22%) Developer
2 368 (22.81%) Architect
3 155 (9.61%) Java Developer
4 134 (8.31%) Consultant
5 127 (7.87%) Solutions Architect
6 110 (6.82%) Analyst
7 94 (5.83%) Middleware Developer
8 77 (4.77%) Administrator
9 63 (3.91%) Project Manager
10 62 (3.84%) Senior Developer
11 50 (3.10%) Oracle Developer
12 49 (3.04%) Designer
12 49 (3.04%) Middleware Architect
13 48 (2.98%) Infrastructure Architect
14 47 (2.91%) Enterprise Architect
14 47 (2.91%) Technical Architect
15 44 (2.73%) Integration Architect
15 44 (2.73%) Integration Developer
15 44 (2.73%) Middleware Consultant
16 43 (2.67%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 242 (15.00%) Web Services
2 221 (13.70%) XML
3 218 (13.52%) SOAP
4 205 (12.71%) REST
5 160 (9.92%) Oracle Fusion
6 127 (7.87%) J2EE
6 127 (7.87%) Spring
7 126 (7.81%) HTML
8 111 (6.88%) .NET
9 110 (6.82%) RESTful
10 109 (6.76%) JSON
11 96 (5.95%) JMS
12 92 (5.70%) CSS
13 86 (5.33%) HTML5
14 79 (4.90%) IBM Integration Bus
15 71 (4.40%) Apache Camel
16 67 (4.15%) WebSphere MQ
17 66 (4.09%) ActiveMQ
18 62 (3.84%) XSD
18 62 (3.84%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 151 (9.36%) Analytical Skills
2 97 (6.01%) Data Centre
3 83 (5.15%) DataPower
4 62 (3.84%) Computer Science
5 48 (2.98%) Management Information System
6 44 (2.73%) Private Cloud
7 40 (2.48%) Clustering
7 40 (2.48%) Enterprise Software
8 36 (2.23%) Data Integration
9 30 (1.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 28 (1.74%) Mainframe
11 23 (1.43%) STB
11 23 (1.43%) User Experience
12 20 (1.24%) Device Driver
12 20 (1.24%) Mobile App
13 19 (1.18%) Hybrid Cloud
14 18 (1.12%) HACMP
15 17 (1.05%) Client/Server
15 17 (1.05%) Derivative
16 16 (0.99%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 531 (32.92%) Linux
2 382 (23.68%) Unix
3 263 (16.31%) Windows
4 151 (9.36%) AIX
5 122 (7.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 115 (7.13%) Solaris
7 80 (4.96%) Windows Server
8 43 (2.67%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 38 (2.36%) Oracle Linux
10 34 (2.11%) SUSE
11 27 (1.67%) VME
12 14 (0.87%) HPUX
12 14 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
12 14 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
13 12 (0.74%) OS/390
14 9 (0.56%) zOS
15 8 (0.50%) OpenVMS
16 7 (0.43%) Android
16 7 (0.43%) Mac OS X
17 6 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 369 (22.88%) Agile Software Development
2 330 (20.46%) SOA
3 182 (11.28%) ITIL
4 157 (9.73%) Migration
5 135 (8.37%) Configuration Management
6 131 (8.12%) High Availability
7 129 (8.00%) DevOps
8 128 (7.94%) Continuous Integration
9 117 (7.25%) Open Source
10 116 (7.19%) TDD
11 115 (7.13%) TOGAF
12 107 (6.63%) Project Management
13 96 (5.95%) Scrum
14 90 (5.58%) SDLC
15 86 (5.33%) Stakeholder Management
15 86 (5.33%) UML
16 84 (5.21%) E-Commerce
17 79 (4.90%) Change Management
18 78 (4.84%) Software Engineering
19 74 (4.59%) OO
Programming Languages
1 477 (29.57%) Java
2 269 (16.68%) SQL
3 129 (8.00%) JavaScript
4 116 (7.19%) Shell Script
5 100 (6.20%) C++
6 92 (5.70%) C
7 82 (5.08%) C#
8 80 (4.96%) Python
9 73 (4.53%) Perl
10 40 (2.48%) COBOL
11 39 (2.42%) Bash Shell
12 37 (2.29%) PL/SQL
13 33 (2.05%) PHP
14 31 (1.92%) Ruby
15 28 (1.74%) Jython
16 26 (1.61%) PowerShell
17 20 (1.24%) Scala
18 16 (0.99%) Korn
18 16 (0.99%) XPath
19 11 (0.68%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 169 (10.48%) Security Cleared
2 124 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 86 (5.33%) Degree
4 25 (1.55%) BPSS Clearance
5 18 (1.12%) IBM AIX Certification
6 16 (0.99%) CISSP
6 16 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
7 14 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 12 (0.74%) CISM
9 10 (0.62%) BC Cleared
9 10 (0.62%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (0.62%) ISEB
10 8 (0.50%) CCNA
10 8 (0.50%) CISA
10 8 (0.50%) DV Cleared
10 8 (0.50%) ISTQB
11 7 (0.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 6 (0.37%) CESG Certified Professional
13 5 (0.31%) ISEB Practitioner
13 5 (0.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (2.98%) QA
2 21 (1.30%) Disclosure Scotland
3 20 (1.24%) Data Quality
4 11 (0.68%) PCI DSS
4 11 (0.68%) SLA
5 9 (0.56%) ISO20022
5 9 (0.56%) SEPA
6 8 (0.50%) COBIT
7 6 (0.37%) HL7
8 4 (0.25%) DO-178B
8 4 (0.25%) MISRA
8 4 (0.25%) MISRA C
9 3 (0.19%) COSO
9 3 (0.19%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 3 (0.19%) SAS 70
10 2 (0.12%) GxP
10 2 (0.12%) ISO15022
10 2 (0.12%) MiFID
11 1 (0.062%) ISAE 3402
System Software
1 86 (5.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 66 (4.09%) Active Directory
3 36 (2.23%) Hyper-V
4 29 (1.80%) vSphere
5 19 (1.18%) KVM
6 18 (1.12%) GPFS
7 17 (1.05%) Oracle RAC
7 17 (1.05%) Xen
8 14 (0.87%) VMware ESXi
9 13 (0.81%) NFS
10 11 (0.68%) SRDF
11 10 (0.62%) Docker
12 8 (0.50%) Microsoft App-V
13 7 (0.43%) Terminal Services
14 6 (0.37%) LXC
14 6 (0.37%) VMware ESX
15 3 (0.19%) Apache Flume
15 3 (0.19%) Squid
15 3 (0.19%) vCloud
15 3 (0.19%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 84 (5.21%) Puppet
2 46 (2.85%) Ansible
3 26 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
3 26 (1.61%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 22 (1.36%) SCCM
5 17 (1.05%) Nagios
6 16 (0.99%) SCOM
7 14 (0.87%) Control-M
7 14 (0.87%) OpenView
8 12 (0.74%) HP Quality Center
9 11 (0.68%) Data Guard
9 11 (0.68%) Oracle Identity Management
10 10 (0.62%) CA Wily
11 9 (0.56%) ITRS Geneos
11 9 (0.56%) Oracle RMAN
11 9 (0.56%) Tivoli
12 8 (0.50%) Foglight
12 8 (0.50%) nmon
12 8 (0.50%) SCVMM
12 8 (0.50%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 545 (33.79%) Oracle
2 363 (22.50%) IBM
3 180 (11.16%) Microsoft
4 157 (9.73%) Red Hat
5 118 (7.32%) VMware
6 101 (6.26%) webMethods
7 76 (4.71%) TIBCO
8 57 (3.53%) HP
9 56 (3.47%) SAP
10 41 (2.54%) Citrix
11 40 (2.48%) Sybase
12 38 (2.36%) Cisco
13 35 (2.17%) CA
13 35 (2.17%) Intel
14 34 (2.11%) Adobe
15 31 (1.92%) Axway
15 31 (1.92%) Google
16 30 (1.86%) Apigee
17 29 (1.80%) ATG
17 29 (1.80%) Informatica
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