The table below looks at the statistics for the Middleware Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware Specialist
Rank 423 412 415
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Middleware Specialist 3 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.012% 0.032% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.013% 0.034% 0.004%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 1
Average daily rate
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- £310 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -22.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £239 £440
% change year-on-year
+77.82% -45.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Middleware Specialist
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
22765 23591 22534
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.33% 93.10% 93.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 16128 16266 15004
Average daily rate £425 £430 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% -1.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £270 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 463 406 529
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £19.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% -4.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.70 £43.00 £45.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

Middleware Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Middleware Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in London

Middleware Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Middleware Specialist Daily Rate Trend in London

Middleware Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Middleware Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title.

1 10 (100.00%) Middleware
2 8 (80.00%) WebSphere
3 7 (70.00%) Oracle
3 7 (70.00%) Linux
4 6 (60.00%) WebSphere MQ
5 5 (50.00%) Tivoli
5 5 (50.00%) Windows
5 5 (50.00%) Banking
6 4 (40.00%) Finance
6 4 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (40.00%) Red Hat
6 4 (40.00%) UNIX
6 4 (40.00%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (40.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (30.00%) MQSeries
7 3 (30.00%) ISO 9001
7 3 (30.00%) SSL
7 3 (30.00%) IBM
7 3 (30.00%) SQL
7 3 (30.00%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (30.00%) Kindle
7 3 (30.00%) Oracle Applications
7 3 (30.00%) Shell Script
8 2 (20.00%) Mainframe
8 2 (20.00%) WebSphere Process Server
8 2 (20.00%) Tandem
8 2 (20.00%) BladeLogic
8 2 (20.00%) Java
8 2 (20.00%) AIX

Middleware Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Middleware Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (80.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (40.00%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (30.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (30.00%) MQSeries
4 2 (20.00%) CICS
4 2 (20.00%) WebSphere Process Server
5 1 (10.00%) TIBCO EMS
5 1 (10.00%) WebLogic
5 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (10.00%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) SSL
2 2 (20.00%) LDAP
3 1 (10.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) DB2
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (50.00%) Banking
2 4 (40.00%) Finance
3 1 (10.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) Middleware
2 6 (60.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (10.00%) REST
3 1 (10.00%) SOAP
3 1 (10.00%) XML
3 1 (10.00%) JMS
3 1 (10.00%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Kindle
2 2 (20.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (20.00%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Linux
2 5 (50.00%) Windows
3 4 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (40.00%) UNIX
4 2 (20.00%) zOS
4 2 (20.00%) AIX
4 2 (20.00%) HPUX
4 2 (20.00%) Solaris
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (20.00%) SOA
4 1 (10.00%) Identity Management
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) TOGAF
4 1 (10.00%) SysML
4 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) Requirements Management
4 1 (10.00%) Wealth Management
4 1 (10.00%) Release Management
4 1 (10.00%) Test Management
4 1 (10.00%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (10.00%) Capacity Management
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL
4 1 (10.00%) UML
4 1 (10.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
1 3 (30.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) Tivoli
2 2 (20.00%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 2 (20.00%) BladeLogic
3 1 (10.00%) Control-M
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Oracle
2 4 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (30.00%) IBM
4 1 (10.00%) Software AG
4 1 (10.00%) TIBCO