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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Middleware
Rank 138 155 151
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -4
Contract jobs citing Middleware 791 652 604
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.61% 1.36% 1.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.88% 4.90% 5.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 481 371 373
Average daily rate
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£475 £430 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.46% -1.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £300 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £595
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £408
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -1.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 6
Average hourly rate £39.13 £52.50 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.47% +34.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.88 £37.75 £35.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.75 £52.50 £71.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.13 £52.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-25.47% +34.61%
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
13442 13306 11554
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.32% 27.74% 27.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 8992 8932 7437
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 183 168 346
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.43 £16.66 £17.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.88 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 22 May 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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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 +3 351 £485 +7.77% 84
South East +13 151 £450 +18.42% 26
North West +19 82 £525 +23.52% 25
East of England +36 58 £450 -3.74% 9
East Midlands +20 45 £450 -5.26% 4
West Midlands -5 34 £550 +15.78% 8
South West +13 25 £400 -6.86% 17
Yorkshire -16 24 £413 -7.30% 5
North East -22 12 £300 +6.28% 2
South Coast +5 4 - -
Middleware
UK

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 594 (41.92%) Oracle
2 461 (32.53%) Java
3 365 (25.76%) Finance
4 362 (25.55%) SOA
5 348 (24.56%) Linux
6 304 (21.45%) UNIX
7 280 (19.76%) Windows
8 270 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
9 236 (16.65%) SQL
10 227 (16.02%) IBM
11 219 (15.46%) WebSphere
12 217 (15.31%) WebLogic
13 203 (14.33%) Oracle Fusion
14 198 (13.97%) Web Services
15 186 (13.13%) SQL Server
16 181 (12.77%) XML
17 177 (12.49%) Oracle Database
18 164 (11.57%) Microsoft
19 163 (11.50%) ITIL
20 157 (11.08%) .NET
21 153 (10.80%) Banking
22 151 (10.66%) J2EE
23 150 (10.59%) Project Management
24 124 (8.75%) Security Cleared
25 123 (8.68%) Analytical Skills
26 116 (8.19%) C#
27 106 (7.48%) Scrum
27 106 (7.48%) TIBCO
28 104 (7.34%) VMware
29 103 (7.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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
1 219 (15.46%) WebSphere
2 217 (15.31%) WebLogic
3 93 (6.56%) Tomcat
4 84 (5.93%) Apache
5 78 (5.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 71 (5.01%) Oracle Service Bus
7 65 (4.59%) JBoss
8 64 (4.52%) IIS
9 48 (3.39%) SharePoint
10 41 (2.89%) BizTalk Server
11 40 (2.82%) WebSphere Application Server
12 38 (2.68%) IBM HTTP Server
13 26 (1.83%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 23 (1.62%) CMS
15 22 (1.55%) OpenStack
16 17 (1.20%) Documentum
17 16 (1.13%) MQSeries
18 15 (1.06%) Oracle Coherence
19 14 (0.99%) Oracle Application Server
20 13 (0.92%) Mule
Applications
1 57 (4.02%) MS Excel
2 12 (0.85%) MS Office
3 9 (0.64%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.35%) MS Project
5 4 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.28%) Maya
6 1 (0.071%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 60 (4.23%) Oracle BPM
2 58 (4.09%) Oracle EBS
3 33 (2.33%) Oracle EBS R12
4 27 (1.91%) Oracle Applications
5 14 (0.99%) RMDS
6 12 (0.85%) Remedy ITSM
7 10 (0.71%) Oracle Financials
8 9 (0.64%) Markit EDM
9 8 (0.56%) Documaker
9 8 (0.56%) BusinessWorks
10 7 (0.49%) Oracle 11i
10 7 (0.49%) ION MarketView
11 6 (0.42%) SAP ERP
11 6 (0.42%) Oracle CRM
11 6 (0.42%) SAP CRM
11 6 (0.42%) Oracle Retail
12 5 (0.35%) Oracle Cash Management
13 4 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
14 3 (0.21%) Oracle Payables
14 3 (0.21%) SAP EWM
Cloud Services
1 20 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (1.34%) SaaS
2 19 (1.34%) PaaS
2 19 (1.34%) Cloud Computing
3 13 (0.92%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (0.64%) Force.com
5 6 (0.42%) OpenShift
6 5 (0.35%) AWS CloudFormation
7 4 (0.28%) HP Helion
8 3 (0.21%) IaaS
9 2 (0.14%) GitHub
10 1 (0.071%) Boomi
10 1 (0.071%) Google Drive
10 1 (0.071%) Adobe Analytics
10 1 (0.071%) SuccessFactors
10 1 (0.071%) Taleo
10 1 (0.071%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 78 (5.50%) HTTP
2 70 (4.94%) SAN
3 69 (4.87%) Firewall
4 63 (4.45%) TCP/IP
5 44 (3.11%) SSL
6 41 (2.89%) LDAP
7 33 (2.33%) NAS
8 32 (2.26%) WAN
9 30 (2.12%) LAN
10 26 (1.83%) Internet
11 20 (1.41%) DNS
12 18 (1.27%) NetScaler
13 17 (1.20%) BIG-IP
14 16 (1.13%) HTTPS
15 14 (0.99%) Multicast
16 13 (0.92%) VPN
17 11 (0.78%) SSH
18 10 (0.71%) Network Security
19 9 (0.64%) DMZ
20 8 (0.56%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 186 (13.13%) SQL Server
2 177 (12.49%) Oracle Database
3 98 (6.92%) Oracle Database 11g
4 67 (4.73%) Relational Database
5 56 (3.95%) Data Warehouse
6 53 (3.74%) DB2
7 38 (2.68%) NoSQL
8 31 (2.19%) Oracle ODI
9 29 (2.05%) Oracle Reports
10 26 (1.83%) RDBMS
11 23 (1.62%) Oracle BI EE
12 21 (1.48%) MySQL
12 21 (1.48%) Oracle Database 12c
13 17 (1.20%) KDB
14 16 (1.13%) OLTP
14 16 (1.13%) MongoDB
15 14 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
16 13 (0.92%) Oracle Database 10g
16 13 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
17 12 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 72 (5.08%) Subversion
2 62 (4.38%) Jenkins
3 51 (3.60%) Maven
4 43 (3.03%) JIRA
5 40 (2.82%) Ant
5 40 (2.82%) Git (software)
6 36 (2.54%) Visual Studio
7 27 (1.91%) Oracle Forms
7 27 (1.91%) SoapUI
8 24 (1.69%) JUnit
9 22 (1.55%) Eclipse
10 19 (1.34%) Introscope
11 16 (1.13%) TeamCity
11 16 (1.13%) NUnit
12 15 (1.06%) Selenium
13 13 (0.92%) ClearCase
13 13 (0.92%) Toad
14 12 (0.85%) LoadRunner
15 11 (0.78%) Hudson
15 11 (0.78%) JMeter
General
1 365 (25.76%) Finance
2 153 (10.80%) Banking
3 63 (4.45%) Retail
4 62 (4.38%) Investment Banking
5 61 (4.30%) Front Office
6 30 (2.12%) Telecoms
7 21 (1.48%) Financial Institution
8 19 (1.34%) Legal
9 14 (0.99%) Billing
10 13 (0.92%) Automotive
10 13 (0.92%) Back Office
10 13 (0.92%) Marketing
11 12 (0.85%) Manufacturing
12 11 (0.78%) Games
13 9 (0.64%) Publishing
13 9 (0.64%) Local Government
14 8 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
15 7 (0.49%) Retail Banking
16 6 (0.42%) Corporate Banking
16 6 (0.42%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 365 (25.76%) Architect
2 354 (24.98%) Developer
3 192 (13.55%) Analyst
4 141 (9.95%) Solutions Architect
5 108 (7.62%) Java Developer
6 97 (6.85%) Consultant
7 64 (4.52%) Project Manager
8 63 (4.45%) Technical Architect
9 50 (3.53%) Infrastructure Architect
10 49 (3.46%) Administrator
11 42 (2.96%) Business Analyst
12 41 (2.89%) Oracle Developer
13 40 (2.82%) C++ Developer
14 39 (2.75%) Support Analyst
15 38 (2.68%) Integration Architect
15 38 (2.68%) DBA
16 34 (2.40%) Senior Developer
17 32 (2.26%) C# Developer
18 29 (2.05%) Technical Analyst
19 28 (1.98%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 203 (14.33%) Oracle Fusion
2 198 (13.97%) Web Services
3 181 (12.77%) XML
4 157 (11.08%) .NET
5 151 (10.66%) J2EE
6 101 (7.13%) SOAP
7 95 (6.70%) HTML
8 80 (5.65%) JMS
9 78 (5.50%) WebSphere MQ
10 75 (5.29%) Spring
10 75 (5.29%) REST
11 58 (4.09%) XSLT
12 50 (3.53%) WebSphere Message Broker
13 47 (3.32%) CSS
14 45 (3.18%) WSDL
15 44 (3.11%) XSD
16 42 (2.96%) Java EE
17 35 (2.47%) Hibernate
17 35 (2.47%) WCF
18 32 (2.26%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 123 (8.68%) Analytical Skills
2 71 (5.01%) Open Source
3 57 (4.02%) Management Information System
4 56 (3.95%) Enterprise Software
5 51 (3.60%) Clustering
6 49 (3.46%) DataPower
7 48 (3.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 39 (2.75%) Fixed Income
9 34 (2.40%) Computer Science
10 29 (2.05%) PKI
10 29 (2.05%) Mainframe
10 29 (2.05%) Equities
11 28 (1.98%) Replication
11 28 (1.98%) Data Integration
12 25 (1.76%) N-Tier
13 20 (1.41%) User Experience
14 18 (1.27%) Mobile App
15 13 (0.92%) Statistics
16 12 (0.85%) Reference Data
17 10 (0.71%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 348 (24.56%) Linux
2 304 (21.45%) UNIX
3 280 (19.76%) Windows
4 103 (7.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 87 (6.14%) Solaris
6 70 (4.94%) AIX
7 27 (1.91%) Windows Server 2003
8 24 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
9 23 (1.62%) Oracle Linux
9 23 (1.62%) Windows Server 2012
10 20 (1.41%) HPUX
11 17 (1.20%) Android
12 16 (1.13%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 14 (0.99%) SUSE
14 13 (0.92%) Windows 2000 Server
15 12 (0.85%) MVS
15 12 (0.85%) Apple iOS
16 11 (0.78%) VME
17 9 (0.64%) Windows 7
18 7 (0.49%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 362 (25.55%) SOA
2 270 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
3 163 (11.50%) ITIL
4 150 (10.59%) Project Management
5 106 (7.48%) Scrum
6 91 (6.42%) UML
7 90 (6.35%) E-Commerce
8 84 (5.93%) OO
9 82 (5.79%) Configuration Management
10 80 (5.65%) TDD
11 73 (5.15%) Performance Tuning
12 72 (5.08%) Low Latency
12 72 (5.08%) Enterprise Architecture
13 70 (4.94%) TOGAF
13 70 (4.94%) Migration
14 68 (4.80%) Stakeholder Management
15 62 (4.38%) ERP
16 61 (4.30%) Continuous Integration
17 60 (4.23%) Unit Testing
17 60 (4.23%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 461 (32.53%) Java
2 236 (16.65%) SQL
3 116 (8.19%) C#
4 85 (6.00%) JavaScript
5 84 (5.93%) Shell Script
6 82 (5.79%) C++
7 67 (4.73%) Python
8 54 (3.81%) Perl
9 52 (3.67%) PL/SQL
10 34 (2.40%) Bash Shell
11 32 (2.26%) Scala
12 30 (2.12%) PowerShell
13 26 (1.83%) C
14 25 (1.76%) Ruby
14 25 (1.76%) XPath
14 25 (1.76%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
15 22 (1.55%) VBScript
16 17 (1.20%) Jython
17 14 (0.99%) XQuery
18 10 (0.71%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 124 (8.75%) Security Cleared
2 96 (6.77%) Degree
3 88 (6.21%) SC Cleared
4 34 (2.40%) DV Cleared
5 13 (0.92%) CISSP
6 11 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (0.71%) ISEB
8 7 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (0.49%) MCPD
9 6 (0.42%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (0.35%) PMI Certification
10 5 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 4 (0.28%) GCIA
11 4 (0.28%) GCIH
11 4 (0.28%) PhD
11 4 (0.28%) IBM Certification
12 3 (0.21%) CISM
12 3 (0.21%) Sun Certification
12 3 (0.21%) PMP
12 3 (0.21%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (3.11%) QA
2 19 (1.34%) SLA
3 14 (0.99%) Data Quality
4 9 (0.64%) COBIT
5 4 (0.28%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.28%) COSO
5 4 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.28%) GxP
6 3 (0.21%) EMIR
6 3 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.14%) JSP 440
7 2 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.071%) MiFID
System Software
1 74 (5.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 50 (3.53%) Oracle RAC
3 48 (3.39%) Active Directory
4 38 (2.68%) Hyper-V
5 29 (2.05%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 23 (1.62%) XenApp
7 19 (1.34%) XenDesktop
8 18 (1.27%) VMware ESXi
9 12 (0.85%) vSphere
10 9 (0.64%) KVM
11 8 (0.56%) NFS
12 7 (0.49%) Docker
12 7 (0.49%) Oracle Clusterware
12 7 (0.49%) Xen
12 7 (0.49%) SRDF
13 6 (0.42%) Squid
13 6 (0.42%) VMware ESX
14 4 (0.28%) ProxySG
15 3 (0.21%) VMware Workstation
15 3 (0.21%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 69 (4.87%) Puppet
2 47 (3.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 31 (2.19%) Opscode Chef
4 30 (2.12%) SCCM
5 25 (1.76%) Oracle RMAN
6 20 (1.41%) ITRS Geneos
6 20 (1.41%) SCOM
7 19 (1.34%) Oracle Identity Management
8 18 (1.27%) Data Guard
9 17 (1.20%) Tivoli
9 17 (1.20%) BladeLogic
10 16 (1.13%) SCVMM
11 13 (0.92%) EdgeSight
11 13 (0.92%) HP SIM
11 13 (0.92%) OpenView
12 11 (0.78%) Control-M
12 11 (0.78%) HP Operations Orchestration
13 10 (0.71%) CA LISA
14 9 (0.64%) BMC PATROL
15 7 (0.49%) OPNET
Vendors
1 594 (41.92%) Oracle
2 227 (16.02%) IBM
3 164 (11.57%) Microsoft
4 106 (7.48%) TIBCO
5 104 (7.34%) VMware
6 99 (6.99%) Red Hat
7 82 (5.79%) HP
8 76 (5.36%) SAP
9 57 (4.02%) webMethods
10 46 (3.25%) CA
11 40 (2.82%) Cisco
12 35 (2.47%) Citrix
13 32 (2.26%) Salesforce.com
13 32 (2.26%) Veritas
14 31 (2.19%) EMC
15 30 (2.12%) Sybase
16 27 (1.91%) F5
17 22 (1.55%) BMC
17 22 (1.55%) Remedy
18 20 (1.41%) Solace
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
JM
Rate: £600 - £630 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Connectus
Rate: £30 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Lancashire
Yodel
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Lancashire
Yodel
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + 400+ dependant on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Intapeople
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hays Talent Solutions
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Cititec
Rate: COMPETITIVE
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Essex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Searchability
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Yodel
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Yodel
Posted: 5 days ago