The table below looks at the statistics for the Middleware Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Middleware Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 13 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Middleware Architect
Rank 405 404 400
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Middleware Architect 3 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.014% 0.010% 0.027%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.015% 0.010% 0.029%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 3
Average daily rate £390 £525 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.71% +114.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £563 £470 £488
% change year-on-year
+19.68% -3.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Middleware Architect
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
19750 19818 20801
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.67% 94.52% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 13971 14054 14059
Average daily rate £450 £445 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% +2.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 303 331 405
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.70 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.41% -6.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.76 £37.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Middleware Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Middleware Architect in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Middleware Architect Jobs Demand Trend in London

Middleware Architect
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Middleware Architect across the London region.

Middleware Architect Daily Rate Trend in London

Middleware Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Middleware Architect in their job title 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 with Middleware Architect in their job title.

1 11 (100.00%) Middleware
2 8 (72.73%) SOA
3 6 (54.55%) Oracle
4 5 (45.45%) Oracle Fusion
5 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database
6 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (27.27%) PL/SQL
6 3 (27.27%) SQL
6 3 (27.27%) SOAP
6 3 (27.27%) Web Services
6 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (27.27%) Load Balancing
6 3 (27.27%) Clustering
6 3 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (27.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (18.18%) WebSphere
7 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (18.18%) F5
7 2 (18.18%) REST
7 2 (18.18%) High Availability
7 2 (18.18%) SAP HANA
7 2 (18.18%) Oracle Identity Management
7 2 (18.18%) SuccessFactors
7 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (18.18%) Boomi
7 2 (18.18%) MuleSoft
7 2 (18.18%) Dell
7 2 (18.18%) Zachman Framework
7 2 (18.18%) TOGAF
7 2 (18.18%) Law

Middleware Architect
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Middleware Architect in their job title 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 with Middleware Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (18.18%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (18.18%) NetWeaver
2 2 (18.18%) WebLogic
2 2 (18.18%) WebSphere
3 1 (9.09%) CMS
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Boomi
1 2 (18.18%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (18.18%) SAP HANA
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (9.09%) Eclipse
2 1 (9.09%) JDeveloper
2 1 (9.09%) SoapUI
2 1 (9.09%) Toad
General
1 2 (18.18%) Law
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) Middleware
2 5 (45.45%) Oracle Fusion
3 3 (27.27%) SOAP
3 3 (27.27%) Web Services
4 2 (18.18%) REST
5 1 (9.09%) EJB
5 1 (9.09%) J2EE
5 1 (9.09%) JMS
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle ADF
5 1 (9.09%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (9.09%) TopLink
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) Data Integration
2 1 (9.09%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
1 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) SOA
2 3 (27.27%) Load Balancing
2 3 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
3 2 (18.18%) High Availability
3 2 (18.18%) Migration
3 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
3 2 (18.18%) TOGAF
3 2 (18.18%) Zachman Framework
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) BPEL
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (9.09%) CRM
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Process Management
4 1 (9.09%) Scrum
4 1 (9.09%) Software Architecture
4 1 (9.09%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) PL/SQL
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) Perl
2 2 (18.18%) Python
3 1 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) OCP
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) Dell
2 2 (18.18%) F5
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) MuleSoft
2 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
2 2 (18.18%) SAP
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix
3 1 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (9.09%) VMware