The table below looks at the statistics for the Middleware Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Middleware Engineer
Rank 384 397 362
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -35
Contract jobs requiring a Middleware Engineer 2 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.010% 0.018% 0.051%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.020% 0.054%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 10
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£513 £410 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
-26.25% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Middleware Engineer
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
19129 20370 18381
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.49% 93.18% 93.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 13552 13895 12393
Average daily rate £440 £435 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.14% +2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 316 377 506
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

Middleware Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Middleware Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in London

Middleware Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Middleware Engineer Daily Rate Trend in London

Middleware Engineer
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware Engineer within the London region over the 3 months to 28 January 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
City of London +15 2 £513 - 1
Middleware Engineer
England

Middleware Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Middleware Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title.

1 21 (100.00%) Middleware
2 14 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 14 (66.67%) Tomcat
2 14 (66.67%) Linux
3 13 (61.90%) Apache
3 13 (61.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (52.38%) WebLogic
4 11 (52.38%) HTTP
5 10 (47.62%) SharePoint
5 10 (47.62%) JMS
5 10 (47.62%) IBM
5 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
5 10 (47.62%) IIS
5 10 (47.62%) .NET
5 10 (47.62%) Oracle
5 10 (47.62%) JBoss
5 10 (47.62%) Windows
5 10 (47.62%) IBM HTTP Server
5 10 (47.62%) Banking
5 10 (47.62%) WebSphere
6 9 (42.86%) Jython
7 7 (33.33%) Quality Management
7 7 (33.33%) Java EE
7 7 (33.33%) Korn
7 7 (33.33%) Shell Script
7 7 (33.33%) C-shell
7 7 (33.33%) Bash Shell
7 7 (33.33%) ITIL V2
7 7 (33.33%) Web Services
7 7 (33.33%) ITIL

Middleware Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Middleware Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (66.67%) Tomcat
2 13 (61.90%) Apache
3 11 (52.38%) WebLogic
4 10 (47.62%) SharePoint
4 10 (47.62%) IIS
4 10 (47.62%) JBoss
4 10 (47.62%) IBM HTTP Server
4 10 (47.62%) WebSphere
5 7 (33.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 7 (33.33%) Documentum
6 6 (28.57%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (23.81%) MS PowerPoint
1 5 (23.81%) MS Project
1 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (14.29%) WebTrends
2 1 (4.76%) Documaker
Communications & Networking
1 11 (52.38%) HTTP
2 6 (28.57%) SSL
3 1 (4.76%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) JIRA
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Forms
General
1 10 (47.62%) Banking
2 6 (28.57%) Investment Banking
3 3 (14.29%) Finance
4 1 (4.76%) International Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (100.00%) Middleware
2 10 (47.62%) JMS
2 10 (47.62%) .NET
3 7 (33.33%) Java EE
3 7 (33.33%) Web Services
4 2 (9.52%) Apache Camel
4 2 (9.52%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (4.76%) Drools
5 1 (4.76%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) Open Source
3 1 (4.76%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (4.76%) STB
3 1 (4.76%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 14 (66.67%) Linux
2 13 (61.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (47.62%) Windows
4 3 (14.29%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Quality Management
1 7 (33.33%) ITIL V2
1 7 (33.33%) ITIL
2 4 (19.05%) Change Management
2 4 (19.05%) Problem Management
3 3 (14.29%) Change Control
3 3 (14.29%) Service Desk Management
3 3 (14.29%) Project Management
4 2 (9.52%) Incident Management
5 1 (4.76%) Release Management
5 1 (4.76%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 9 (42.86%) Jython
2 7 (33.33%) Korn
2 7 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 7 (33.33%) C-shell
2 7 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 2 (9.52%) Java
4 1 (4.76%) C
4 1 (4.76%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 10 (47.62%) IBM
2 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
2 10 (47.62%) Oracle
3 7 (33.33%) HP
4 3 (14.29%) ServiceNow
4 3 (14.29%) Business Objects
5 2 (9.52%) Siebel
5 2 (9.52%) Axway