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 27 April 2015 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Middleware
Rank 147 158 159
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +1
Contract jobs citing Middleware 769 661 583
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.52% 1.33% 1.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.59% 4.89% 5.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 469 363 348
Average daily rate
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£450 £445 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% -1.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £288 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £420
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 4
Average hourly rate £40.00 £52.50 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.80% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.09 £36.19 £38.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £56.50 £75.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £47.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +18.75%
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
13754 13531 11636
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.22% 27.28% 27.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 9025 8917 7436
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 203 328
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £17.65 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £52.50 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -

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 27 April 2015.

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 27 April 2015.

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 27 April 2015. 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 -14 341 £475 - 84
South East 0 137 £450 +18.42% 29
North West +6 65 £463 +8.82% 13
East of England +39 52 £450 -14.28% 7
West Midlands +14 49 £563 +15.68% 8
East Midlands +27 46 £400 -15.78% 2
Yorkshire -11 31 £438 +34.61% 15
South West +1 30 £440 +1.38% 8
North East -25 12 £300 +10.09% 2
South Coast +1 3 - -
Midlands - 2 £400 -
Middleware
UK

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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.

1 612 (43.93%) Oracle
2 454 (32.59%) Java
3 359 (25.77%) Finance
4 351 (25.20%) SOA
5 339 (24.34%) Linux
6 277 (19.89%) UNIX
7 276 (19.81%) Windows
8 274 (19.67%) Agile Software Development
9 240 (17.23%) SQL
10 225 (16.15%) Oracle Fusion
11 224 (16.08%) WebLogic
12 223 (16.01%) WebSphere
13 220 (15.79%) IBM
14 194 (13.93%) Web Services
15 183 (13.14%) XML
16 180 (12.92%) Oracle Database
17 174 (12.49%) SQL Server
18 170 (12.20%) ITIL
19 155 (11.13%) .NET
20 148 (10.62%) Microsoft
21 145 (10.41%) J2EE
21 145 (10.41%) Project Management
21 145 (10.41%) Banking
22 135 (9.69%) Security Cleared
23 116 (8.33%) C#
24 113 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
25 111 (7.97%) TIBCO
26 110 (7.90%) Red Hat
27 107 (7.68%) Oracle Database 11g
27 107 (7.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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
1 224 (16.08%) WebLogic
2 223 (16.01%) WebSphere
3 98 (7.04%) Tomcat
4 87 (6.25%) Apache
5 80 (5.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 69 (4.95%) Oracle Service Bus
7 63 (4.52%) IIS
8 60 (4.31%) JBoss
9 50 (3.59%) SharePoint
10 44 (3.16%) WebSphere Application Server
11 40 (2.87%) BizTalk Server
12 33 (2.37%) IBM HTTP Server
13 30 (2.15%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 28 (2.01%) CMS
15 26 (1.87%) Oracle Application Server
16 23 (1.65%) OpenStack
16 23 (1.65%) Oracle 10gAS
17 19 (1.36%) Oracle Coherence
18 17 (1.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
19 15 (1.08%) Documentum
Applications
1 56 (4.02%) MS Excel
2 15 (1.08%) MS Office
3 12 (0.86%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.29%) MS Project
4 4 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.22%) Maya
5 3 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 61 (4.38%) Oracle EBS
2 56 (4.02%) Oracle BPM
3 41 (2.94%) Oracle EBS R12
4 36 (2.58%) Oracle Applications
5 14 (1.01%) RMDS
6 13 (0.93%) Remedy ITSM
7 10 (0.72%) Documaker
7 10 (0.72%) Oracle Financials
7 10 (0.72%) Oracle Retail
8 8 (0.57%) Markit EDM
8 8 (0.57%) BusinessWorks
9 7 (0.50%) Oracle 11i
9 7 (0.50%) ION MarketView
9 7 (0.50%) Oracle Cash Management
10 6 (0.43%) Oracle CRM
11 5 (0.36%) SAP CRM
11 5 (0.36%) Oracle Assets
12 4 (0.29%) Oracle Payables
12 4 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
12 4 (0.29%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 17 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (1.08%) SaaS
2 15 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
3 13 (0.93%) PaaS
4 10 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (0.65%) Force.com
5 9 (0.65%) OpenShift
6 5 (0.36%) AWS CloudFormation
7 4 (0.29%) HP Helion
8 2 (0.14%) GitHub
8 2 (0.14%) IaaS
9 1 (0.072%) SuccessFactors
9 1 (0.072%) SoftLayer
9 1 (0.072%) Boomi
9 1 (0.072%) Taleo
9 1 (0.072%) Adobe Analytics
9 1 (0.072%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 75 (5.38%) HTTP
2 70 (5.03%) SAN
3 63 (4.52%) Firewall
4 56 (4.02%) TCP/IP
5 40 (2.87%) NAS
6 36 (2.58%) LDAP
7 31 (2.23%) WAN
8 29 (2.08%) LAN
9 28 (2.01%) SSL
10 27 (1.94%) Internet
11 22 (1.58%) NetScaler
12 18 (1.29%) Multicast
12 18 (1.29%) HTTPS
13 15 (1.08%) DNS
14 10 (0.72%) Network Security
14 10 (0.72%) iSCSI
14 10 (0.72%) FCoE
14 10 (0.72%) Fibre Channel
15 9 (0.65%) BIG-IP
15 9 (0.65%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 180 (12.92%) Oracle Database
2 174 (12.49%) SQL Server
3 107 (7.68%) Oracle Database 11g
4 62 (4.45%) Relational Database
5 57 (4.09%) Data Warehouse
6 50 (3.59%) DB2
7 48 (3.45%) Oracle ODI
8 40 (2.87%) Oracle Reports
9 34 (2.44%) Oracle BI EE
9 34 (2.44%) NoSQL
10 27 (1.94%) RDBMS
11 22 (1.58%) Oracle Database 12c
12 21 (1.51%) Oracle Database 10g
13 18 (1.29%) MySQL
13 18 (1.29%) KDB
14 16 (1.15%) Oracle Discoverer
15 14 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
15 14 (1.01%) MongoDB
16 12 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
17 11 (0.79%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 66 (4.74%) Subversion
2 62 (4.45%) Maven
3 51 (3.66%) Jenkins
4 47 (3.37%) JIRA
5 44 (3.16%) Oracle Forms
6 38 (2.73%) Ant
7 36 (2.58%) Git (software)
8 32 (2.30%) Visual Studio
9 28 (2.01%) JUnit
10 21 (1.51%) SoapUI
11 19 (1.36%) Eclipse
12 18 (1.29%) Introscope
13 16 (1.15%) Hudson
14 15 (1.08%) Selenium
15 14 (1.01%) ClearCase
16 13 (0.93%) Toad
17 12 (0.86%) LoadRunner
17 12 (0.86%) Mockito
18 11 (0.79%) TeamCity
18 11 (0.79%) JMeter
General
1 359 (25.77%) Finance
2 145 (10.41%) Banking
3 65 (4.67%) Retail
4 64 (4.59%) Front Office
5 57 (4.09%) Investment Banking
6 26 (1.87%) Financial Institution
7 24 (1.72%) Telecoms
8 19 (1.36%) Legal
9 16 (1.15%) Marketing
10 15 (1.08%) Publishing
11 14 (1.01%) Billing
12 13 (0.93%) Games
12 13 (0.93%) Automotive
13 12 (0.86%) Manufacturing
14 10 (0.72%) Back Office
15 9 (0.65%) Local Government
16 8 (0.57%) Retail Banking
17 6 (0.43%) General Ledger
18 5 (0.36%) Multimedia
18 5 (0.36%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 342 (24.55%) Developer
2 328 (23.55%) Architect
3 191 (13.71%) Analyst
4 132 (9.48%) Solutions Architect
5 116 (8.33%) Java Developer
6 103 (7.39%) Consultant
7 72 (5.17%) Project Manager
8 54 (3.88%) Oracle Developer
9 52 (3.73%) Administrator
10 49 (3.52%) Technical Architect
11 48 (3.45%) DBA
12 47 (3.37%) Infrastructure Architect
13 42 (3.02%) Business Analyst
14 39 (2.80%) Support Analyst
15 38 (2.73%) Integration Architect
16 37 (2.66%) Oracle DBA
17 33 (2.37%) C++ Developer
17 33 (2.37%) Technical Analyst
18 32 (2.30%) Senior Developer
19 31 (2.23%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 225 (16.15%) Oracle Fusion
2 194 (13.93%) Web Services
3 183 (13.14%) XML
4 155 (11.13%) .NET
5 145 (10.41%) J2EE
6 97 (6.96%) SOAP
7 95 (6.82%) HTML
8 85 (6.10%) WebSphere MQ
9 82 (5.89%) JMS
10 70 (5.03%) REST
11 67 (4.81%) Spring
12 58 (4.16%) XSLT
13 53 (3.80%) WebSphere Message Broker
14 47 (3.37%) CSS
14 47 (3.37%) WSDL
15 46 (3.30%) XSD
16 39 (2.80%) JSP
17 38 (2.73%) Java EE
18 37 (2.66%) WCF
19 34 (2.44%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 113 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
2 65 (4.67%) Open Source
3 55 (3.95%) Management Information System
4 53 (3.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 51 (3.66%) Enterprise Software
6 50 (3.59%) Clustering
7 41 (2.94%) DataPower
8 39 (2.80%) Computer Science
9 34 (2.44%) Equities
10 32 (2.30%) Replication
10 32 (2.30%) Fixed Income
11 27 (1.94%) Mainframe
12 26 (1.87%) Data Integration
13 24 (1.72%) PKI
14 23 (1.65%) N-Tier
15 20 (1.44%) Statistics
16 19 (1.36%) User Experience
16 19 (1.36%) Mobile App
17 12 (0.86%) Derivative
18 10 (0.72%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 339 (24.34%) Linux
2 277 (19.89%) UNIX
3 276 (19.81%) Windows
4 107 (7.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 88 (6.32%) Solaris
6 69 (4.95%) AIX
7 32 (2.30%) Windows Server 2003
8 28 (2.01%) Windows Server 2008
9 25 (1.79%) HPUX
10 23 (1.65%) Windows Server 2012
11 18 (1.29%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 18 (1.29%) Oracle Linux
12 16 (1.15%) SUSE
13 13 (0.93%) Android
14 12 (0.86%) VME
15 11 (0.79%) Windows 2000 Server
16 9 (0.65%) Windows 7
17 8 (0.57%) Apple iOS
18 7 (0.50%) MVS
19 6 (0.43%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 351 (25.20%) SOA
2 274 (19.67%) Agile Software Development
3 170 (12.20%) ITIL
4 145 (10.41%) Project Management
5 98 (7.04%) Scrum
6 92 (6.60%) E-Commerce
7 82 (5.89%) Low Latency
7 82 (5.89%) Performance Tuning
8 79 (5.67%) UML
8 79 (5.67%) Migration
9 76 (5.46%) Configuration Management
10 74 (5.31%) Stakeholder Management
11 73 (5.24%) OO
12 67 (4.81%) Business Intelligence
13 64 (4.59%) TDD
14 61 (4.38%) Enterprise Architecture
15 59 (4.24%) Multithreading
15 59 (4.24%) CRM
16 57 (4.09%) EAI
16 57 (4.09%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 454 (32.59%) Java
2 240 (17.23%) SQL
3 116 (8.33%) C#
4 88 (6.32%) Shell Script
5 85 (6.10%) JavaScript
6 77 (5.53%) C++
7 64 (4.59%) PL/SQL
8 50 (3.59%) Python
9 47 (3.37%) Perl
10 32 (2.30%) PowerShell
10 32 (2.30%) Bash Shell
11 26 (1.87%) C
12 25 (1.79%) VBScript
12 25 (1.79%) Ruby
12 25 (1.79%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
13 24 (1.72%) Scala
14 22 (1.58%) XPath
15 16 (1.15%) Jython
16 14 (1.01%) XQuery
17 10 (0.72%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 135 (9.69%) Security Cleared
2 94 (6.75%) Degree
3 92 (6.60%) SC Cleared
4 37 (2.66%) DV Cleared
5 17 (1.22%) ISEB
6 9 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (0.65%) CISSP
6 9 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 6 (0.43%) ISTQB
7 6 (0.43%) MCPD
7 6 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (0.43%) PMI Certification
7 6 (0.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (0.29%) IBM Certification
8 4 (0.29%) PMP
8 4 (0.29%) Sun Certification
9 3 (0.22%) GCIA
9 3 (0.22%) GCIH
9 3 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (0.22%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (3.59%) QA
2 16 (1.15%) Data Quality
3 15 (1.08%) SLA
4 7 (0.50%) COBIT
5 5 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.22%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.22%) COSO
7 2 (0.14%) JSP 440
7 2 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.14%) EMIR
8 1 (0.072%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 74 (5.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 59 (4.24%) Oracle RAC
3 42 (3.02%) Hyper-V
4 39 (2.80%) Active Directory
5 34 (2.44%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 25 (1.79%) XenApp
7 24 (1.72%) XenDesktop
8 19 (1.36%) VMware ESXi
9 12 (0.86%) vSphere
9 12 (0.86%) NFS
10 10 (0.72%) Xen
10 10 (0.72%) SRDF
10 10 (0.72%) KVM
11 7 (0.50%) Oracle Clusterware
12 6 (0.43%) VMware ESX
13 5 (0.36%) Squid
14 2 (0.14%) VMware Workstation
14 2 (0.14%) Firmware
14 2 (0.14%) ISA Server
14 2 (0.14%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 59 (4.24%) Puppet
2 46 (3.30%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 30 (2.15%) SCCM
4 29 (2.08%) Oracle RMAN
5 23 (1.65%) Oracle Identity Management
6 22 (1.58%) SCOM
7 19 (1.36%) SCVMM
8 17 (1.22%) Data Guard
8 17 (1.22%) HP SIM
8 17 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
8 17 (1.22%) ITRS Geneos
8 17 (1.22%) EdgeSight
9 13 (0.93%) HP Operations Orchestration
9 13 (0.93%) BMC PATROL
10 11 (0.79%) Tivoli
11 10 (0.72%) OpenView
12 9 (0.65%) BladeLogic
12 9 (0.65%) CA LISA
13 8 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
14 7 (0.50%) Control-M
Vendors
1 612 (43.93%) Oracle
2 220 (15.79%) IBM
3 148 (10.62%) Microsoft
4 111 (7.97%) TIBCO
5 110 (7.90%) Red Hat
6 99 (7.11%) VMware
7 84 (6.03%) HP
7 84 (6.03%) SAP
8 48 (3.45%) webMethods
9 41 (2.94%) CA
10 39 (2.80%) Cisco
10 39 (2.80%) EMC
11 37 (2.66%) Citrix
12 36 (2.58%) Veritas
13 30 (2.15%) Salesforce.com
14 27 (1.94%) F5
15 25 (1.79%) Remedy
15 25 (1.79%) BMC
16 22 (1.58%) Sybase
17 21 (1.51%) ServiceNow
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