The table below looks at the statistics for the Middleware Consultant 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 Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware Consultant
Rank 411 429 396
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -33
Contract jobs requiring a Middleware Consultant 9 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.037% 0.020% 0.039%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.040% 0.021% 0.042%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 2
Average daily rate
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£481 £550 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +38.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £369
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £538 £540 £413
% change year-on-year
-0.46% +30.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
22591 23369 24032
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.24% 92.98% 93.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 15618 16068 15796
Average daily rate £425 £430 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 430 438 616
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Middleware Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Middleware Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in London

Middleware Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Middleware Consultant Daily Rate Trend in London

Middleware Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Middleware Consultant 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 Consultant in their job title.

1 23 (100.00%) Middleware
2 19 (82.61%) Oracle
3 18 (78.26%) WebLogic
4 16 (69.57%) Oracle Fusion
5 15 (65.22%) WebCenter
6 13 (56.52%) Revenue Management
6 13 (56.52%) Billing
6 13 (56.52%) WebLogic Portal
7 12 (52.17%) SOA
8 11 (47.83%) Finance
8 11 (47.83%) Oracle BI EE
9 10 (43.48%) Oracle BPM
10 9 (39.13%) Bash Shell
10 9 (39.13%) Oracle Identity Management
10 9 (39.13%) Oracle ODI
10 9 (39.13%) Jython
10 9 (39.13%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (34.78%) Puppet
11 8 (34.78%) Oracle Service Bus
12 7 (30.43%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
12 7 (30.43%) Build Automation
12 7 (30.43%) Performance Tuning
12 7 (30.43%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 7 (30.43%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 7 (30.43%) Python
12 7 (30.43%) Content Management
12 7 (30.43%) Banking
12 7 (30.43%) Release Management
12 7 (30.43%) Oracle RAC
13 6 (26.09%) JIRA

Middleware Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Middleware Consultant 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 Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 18 (78.26%) WebLogic
2 13 (56.52%) WebLogic Portal
3 8 (34.78%) Oracle Service Bus
4 4 (17.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (13.04%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 2 (8.70%) IBM HTTP Server
6 2 (8.70%) WebSphere
6 2 (8.70%) Oracle Coherence
6 2 (8.70%) Apache
6 2 (8.70%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (4.35%) TIBCO EMS
Business Applications
1 10 (43.48%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (21.74%) Oracle FAH
2 5 (21.74%) Documaker
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (26.09%) HTTPS
2 5 (21.74%) HTTP
3 4 (17.39%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (47.83%) Oracle BI EE
2 9 (39.13%) Oracle ODI
3 7 (30.43%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 5 (21.74%) Oracle Database
5 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 6 (26.09%) JIRA
2 2 (8.70%) Introscope
3 1 (4.35%) SoapUI
3 1 (4.35%) LoadUI
General
1 13 (56.52%) Billing
2 11 (47.83%) Finance
3 7 (30.43%) Banking
4 3 (13.04%) Retail
5 2 (8.70%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (100.00%) Middleware
2 16 (69.57%) Oracle Fusion
3 15 (65.22%) WebCenter
4 6 (26.09%) JMS
4 6 (26.09%) JDBC
5 3 (13.04%) SOAP
6 2 (8.70%) Web Services
6 2 (8.70%) Worklight
7 1 (4.35%) Rendezvous
7 1 (4.35%) JRockit
7 1 (4.35%) XML
7 1 (4.35%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.70%) Clustering
2 2 (8.70%) PMI
2 2 (8.70%) Hedge funds
3 1 (4.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Linux
2 2 (8.70%) SUSE
2 2 (8.70%) AIX
3 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
3 1 (4.35%) UNIX
3 1 (4.35%) Windows
3 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) Revenue Management
2 12 (52.17%) SOA
3 9 (39.13%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (30.43%) Build Automation
4 7 (30.43%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (30.43%) Content Management
4 7 (30.43%) Release Management
5 2 (8.70%) Load Balancing
5 2 (8.70%) Performance Testing
5 2 (8.70%) High Availability
6 1 (4.35%) CRM
6 1 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (4.35%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) Bash Shell
1 9 (39.13%) Jython
2 7 (30.43%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
2 7 (30.43%) Python
3 2 (8.70%) Java
4 1 (4.35%) Perl
4 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (21.74%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (30.43%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 9 (39.13%) Oracle Identity Management
2 8 (34.78%) Puppet
3 7 (30.43%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 19 (82.61%) Oracle
2 6 (26.09%) Siebel
3 3 (13.04%) Remedy
4 2 (8.70%) IBM
5 1 (4.35%) 29West
5 1 (4.35%) TIBCO
5 1 (4.35%) Sybase