The table below looks at the statistics for Middleware skills 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 over the 3 months to 2 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware
Rank 131 124 108
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -16
Contract jobs citing Middleware 407 446 472
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.65% 1.79% 1.88%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.46% 5.76% 6.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 292 305
Average daily rate
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£470 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £375 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £42.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.32%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.75 £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-33.88% +20.00%
Middleware
England

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 London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7455 7740 7583
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.24% 31.13% 30.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 5414 5633 5361
Average daily rate £424 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.71% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 44 67
Average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £25.00 £13.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £137.50 £75.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

Middleware
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Middleware across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Middleware Jobs Demand Trend in London

Middleware
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Middleware Daily Rate Trend in London

Middleware
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Middleware across the London region over the 3 months to 2 October 2014.

Middleware Daily Rate Histogram in London

Middleware
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Middleware Hourly Rate Trend in London

Middleware
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 within the London region over the 3 months to 2 October 2014. 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
City of London -2 111 £420 -20.00% 30
Greenford - 3 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
Bromley - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Hayes - - - -
Isleworth - - - -
Middleware
England

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 256 (33.51%) Oracle
2 232 (30.37%) Linux
3 222 (29.06%) Finance
4 200 (26.18%) Java
5 196 (25.65%) UNIX
6 178 (23.30%) Banking
7 161 (21.07%) Windows
8 151 (19.76%) Agile Software Development
9 145 (18.98%) SOA
10 136 (17.80%) SQL
11 117 (15.31%) Microsoft
11 117 (15.31%) WebSphere
12 116 (15.18%) WebLogic
13 111 (14.53%) .NET
14 106 (13.87%) SQL Server
15 104 (13.61%) IBM
16 99 (12.96%) Web Services
17 97 (12.70%) Python
18 94 (12.30%) JMS
19 89 (11.65%) JIRA
20 87 (11.39%) Oracle Fusion
21 85 (11.13%) HTTP
21 85 (11.13%) Front Office
22 84 (10.99%) XML
23 83 (10.86%) ITIL
23 83 (10.86%) Investment Banking
24 82 (10.73%) Red Hat
25 77 (10.08%) Apache
26 73 (9.55%) C#
27 70 (9.16%) Oracle Database

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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
1 117 (15.31%) WebSphere
2 116 (15.18%) WebLogic
3 77 (10.08%) Apache
4 56 (7.33%) Tomcat
5 43 (5.63%) IBM HTTP Server
6 42 (5.50%) Oracle Service Bus
7 40 (5.24%) WebSphere Application Server
7 40 (5.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 37 (4.84%) BizTalk Server
9 36 (4.71%) Confluence
10 35 (4.58%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 33 (4.32%) IIS
11 33 (4.32%) WebLogic Portal
12 24 (3.14%) MQSeries
13 23 (3.01%) SharePoint
14 16 (2.09%) TIBCO EMS
15 15 (1.96%) WebSphere Process Server
16 14 (1.83%) Apache Solr
17 13 (1.70%) MS Exchange
18 11 (1.44%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 34 (4.45%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.05%) MS Office
2 8 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (0.92%) MS Visio
3 7 (0.92%) SPSS
4 6 (0.79%) MS Project
5 2 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 38 (4.97%) Oracle BPM
2 34 (4.45%) Oracle EBS
3 23 (3.01%) Documaker
4 15 (1.96%) Oracle FAH
5 10 (1.31%) ION MarketView
5 10 (1.31%) Oracle EBS R12
6 9 (1.18%) RMDS
7 8 (1.05%) Oracle Applications
8 7 (0.92%) Oracle Financials
9 6 (0.79%) Oracle Receivables
10 5 (0.65%) Oracle General Ledger
10 5 (0.65%) Oracle Cash Management
10 5 (0.65%) Oracle Assets
10 5 (0.65%) Oracle Internet Expenses
10 5 (0.65%) Oracle Payables
10 5 (0.65%) SAP CRM
10 5 (0.65%) Adaptiv
11 3 (0.39%) SimCorp Dimension
11 3 (0.39%) Siebel Analytics
11 3 (0.39%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 22 (2.88%) Amazon EC2
1 22 (2.88%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (1.70%) Cloud Computing
3 12 (1.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (1.05%) Office 365
5 5 (0.65%) GitHub
6 3 (0.39%) SaaS
7 2 (0.26%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (0.26%) OpenShift
7 2 (0.26%) SuccessFactors
7 2 (0.26%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.26%) PaaS
7 2 (0.26%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.13%) Force.com
8 1 (0.13%) IBM SmartCloud
8 1 (0.13%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 85 (11.13%) HTTP
2 63 (8.25%) SSL
3 34 (4.45%) Firewall
4 26 (3.40%) SAN
5 25 (3.27%) Internet
5 25 (3.27%) DNS
6 24 (3.14%) HTTPS
7 22 (2.88%) LDAP
8 20 (2.62%) TCP/IP
9 18 (2.36%) FTP
9 18 (2.36%) NAS
10 15 (1.96%) WAN
11 14 (1.83%) Intranet
12 13 (1.70%) LAN
13 8 (1.05%) BIG-IP
13 8 (1.05%) Multicast
14 6 (0.79%) DVB
15 5 (0.65%) Unified Communications
15 5 (0.65%) VPN
15 5 (0.65%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (13.87%) SQL Server
2 70 (9.16%) Oracle Database
3 48 (6.28%) Oracle Database 11g
4 34 (4.45%) Oracle BI EE
5 33 (4.32%) Oracle ODI
6 29 (3.80%) Oracle Exadata
7 28 (3.66%) Relational Database
8 27 (3.53%) NoSQL
9 25 (3.27%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 24 (3.14%) Data Warehouse
11 21 (2.75%) MongoDB
12 18 (2.36%) Hadoop
13 15 (1.96%) DB2
13 15 (1.96%) MySQL
14 14 (1.83%) Siebel EIM
15 13 (1.70%) SQL Server 2008
15 13 (1.70%) Apache Cassandra
16 10 (1.31%) Oracle Reports
16 10 (1.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 8 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 89 (11.65%) JIRA
2 42 (5.50%) Git (software)
3 36 (4.71%) Maven
4 27 (3.53%) Subversion
5 26 (3.40%) Jenkins
6 21 (2.75%) TeamCity
7 16 (2.09%) Introscope
7 16 (2.09%) Visual Studio
8 10 (1.31%) NUnit
9 8 (1.05%) Oracle Forms
9 8 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
10 7 (0.92%) Ant
11 6 (0.79%) ClearCase
11 6 (0.79%) PHPUnit
12 4 (0.52%) ClearQuest
12 4 (0.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 4 (0.52%) JUnit
12 4 (0.52%) jMock
12 4 (0.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 3 (0.39%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 222 (29.06%) Finance
2 178 (23.30%) Banking
3 85 (11.13%) Front Office
4 83 (10.86%) Investment Banking
5 41 (5.37%) Retail
6 39 (5.10%) Financial Institution
7 36 (4.71%) Billing
8 15 (1.96%) Telecoms
9 13 (1.70%) Advertising
10 12 (1.57%) Back Office
11 8 (1.05%) Legal
12 6 (0.79%) General Ledger
12 6 (0.79%) Manufacturing
12 6 (0.79%) Publishing
13 5 (0.65%) Private Banking
13 5 (0.65%) Retail Banking
13 5 (0.65%) Marketing
14 4 (0.52%) Electronics
15 3 (0.39%) Corporate Banking
15 3 (0.39%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 178 (23.30%) Developer
2 120 (15.71%) Architect
3 87 (11.39%) Analyst
4 77 (10.08%) Consultant
5 49 (6.41%) Solutions Architect
6 46 (6.02%) Java Developer
7 33 (4.32%) Oracle Consultant
8 32 (4.19%) Project Manager
9 27 (3.53%) Administrator
9 27 (3.53%) Applications Support
9 27 (3.53%) .NET Developer
10 26 (3.40%) Middleware Engineer
11 25 (3.27%) Support Analyst
12 24 (3.14%) Infrastructure Architect
13 23 (3.01%) Senior Developer
14 22 (2.88%) Middleware Developer
15 20 (2.62%) Middleware Consultant
16 17 (2.23%) Integration Engineer
17 16 (2.09%) Business Analyst
18 15 (1.96%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (14.53%) .NET
2 99 (12.96%) Web Services
3 94 (12.30%) JMS
4 87 (11.39%) Oracle Fusion
5 84 (10.99%) XML
6 62 (8.12%) SOAP
7 55 (7.20%) REST
8 54 (7.07%) WebSphere MQ
9 44 (5.76%) WCF
10 39 (5.10%) WebCenter
11 38 (4.97%) J2EE
12 34 (4.45%) JSON
13 33 (4.32%) JDBC
14 32 (4.19%) XSD
15 30 (3.93%) Spring
16 28 (3.66%) ASP.NET
16 28 (3.66%) HTML
17 27 (3.53%) Rendezvous
18 26 (3.40%) Java EE
19 23 (3.01%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 62 (8.12%) Analytical Skills
2 50 (6.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 37 (4.84%) Fixed Income
4 31 (4.06%) Derivative
5 28 (3.66%) Open Source
6 27 (3.53%) Hedge funds
7 25 (3.27%) Mainframe
7 25 (3.27%) Clustering
8 17 (2.23%) Management Information System
9 16 (2.09%) iSeries
10 15 (1.96%) Visualisation
11 13 (1.70%) SWIFT
11 13 (1.70%) Equities
12 12 (1.57%) Mobile App
13 11 (1.44%) Enterprise Storage
13 11 (1.44%) DTV
13 11 (1.44%) Grid Computing
14 10 (1.31%) STB
14 10 (1.31%) AS400
14 10 (1.31%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 232 (30.37%) Linux
2 196 (25.65%) UNIX
3 161 (21.07%) Windows
4 61 (7.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 36 (4.71%) Solaris
6 26 (3.40%) Windows Server 2008
7 23 (3.01%) Oracle Linux
8 19 (2.49%) AIX
9 17 (2.23%) SELinux
10 13 (1.70%) zOS
11 11 (1.44%) VME
11 11 (1.44%) Android
11 11 (1.44%) MVS
12 8 (1.05%) SUSE
13 5 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
13 5 (0.65%) Windows XP
14 4 (0.52%) Apple iOS
15 3 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
16 2 (0.26%) HPUX
16 2 (0.26%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (19.76%) Agile Software Development
2 145 (18.98%) SOA
3 83 (10.86%) ITIL
4 60 (7.85%) DevOps
4 60 (7.85%) TDD
5 59 (7.72%) Scrum
6 58 (7.59%) UML
7 52 (6.81%) Continuous Integration
8 50 (6.54%) Multithreading
8 50 (6.54%) Release Management
9 47 (6.15%) Low Latency
9 47 (6.15%) Project Management
10 46 (6.02%) Configuration Management
10 46 (6.02%) Business Intelligence
11 45 (5.89%) MVC
12 42 (5.50%) OO
13 41 (5.37%) CRM
14 39 (5.10%) EAI
14 39 (5.10%) Stakeholder Management
15 35 (4.58%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 200 (26.18%) Java
2 136 (17.80%) SQL
3 97 (12.70%) Python
4 73 (9.55%) C#
5 64 (8.38%) Bash Shell
6 57 (7.46%) Jython
7 51 (6.68%) C++
7 51 (6.68%) Perl
8 46 (6.02%) Shell Script
9 35 (4.58%) VB
10 30 (3.93%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
10 30 (3.93%) PowerShell
11 28 (3.66%) C
12 27 (3.53%) Ruby
13 25 (3.27%) PL/SQL
14 20 (2.62%) VBScript
15 19 (2.49%) JavaScript
16 15 (1.96%) VBA
17 13 (1.70%) Scala
18 11 (1.44%) XPath
Qualifications
1 35 (4.58%) Degree
2 22 (2.88%) Security Cleared
3 20 (2.62%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (2.09%) SC Cleared
5 10 (1.31%) CISSP
6 7 (0.92%) PMI Certification
7 6 (0.79%) CISA
7 6 (0.79%) CISM
8 5 (0.65%) MCSE
9 4 (0.52%) PMP
9 4 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (0.52%) MCSD
10 3 (0.39%) JNCIA
10 3 (0.39%) ISTQB
10 3 (0.39%) CCNA
10 3 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (0.39%) ISEB
10 3 (0.39%) CCSA
11 2 (0.26%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 2 (0.26%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (3.66%) QA
2 25 (3.27%) Data Quality
3 17 (2.23%) SLA
4 5 (0.65%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.52%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.13%) COSO
System Software
1 43 (5.63%) Oracle RAC
2 39 (5.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (3.93%) Active Directory
4 25 (3.27%) VMware ESX
5 20 (2.62%) vCloud
6 8 (1.05%) Platform Symphony
7 6 (0.79%) NFS
7 6 (0.79%) Hyper-V
8 4 (0.52%) vSphere
9 3 (0.39%) SRDF
9 3 (0.39%) Firmware
9 3 (0.39%) Oracle RMAN
10 2 (0.26%) ISA Server
10 2 (0.26%) KVM
10 2 (0.26%) Xen
10 2 (0.26%) XenApp
11 1 (0.13%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 1 (0.13%) Veritas File System
11 1 (0.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.13%) NDS
Systems Management
1 59 (7.72%) Puppet
2 40 (5.24%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 34 (4.45%) Oracle Identity Management
4 29 (3.80%) Control-M
5 23 (3.01%) BladeLogic
6 18 (2.36%) Nagios
7 15 (1.96%) Tivoli
8 14 (1.83%) NetBackup
8 14 (1.83%) ITRS Geneos
8 14 (1.83%) HP Quality Center
8 14 (1.83%) WMI
9 12 (1.57%) SCOM
10 11 (1.44%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 10 (1.31%) Tivoli Monitoring
12 7 (0.92%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 5 (0.65%) CA LISA
14 4 (0.52%) Norton AntiVirus
14 4 (0.52%) OMEGAMON
15 3 (0.39%) Data Guard
15 3 (0.39%) YUM
Vendors
1 256 (33.51%) Oracle
2 117 (15.31%) Microsoft
3 104 (13.61%) IBM
4 82 (10.73%) Red Hat
5 57 (7.46%) VMware
6 52 (6.81%) TIBCO
7 43 (5.63%) JBoss
8 37 (4.84%) Siebel
9 36 (4.71%) Sybase
10 32 (4.19%) HP
11 31 (4.06%) 29West
11 31 (4.06%) Remedy
12 28 (3.66%) Citrix
13 27 (3.53%) Atlassian
14 22 (2.88%) Altiris
15 21 (2.75%) Intel
16 19 (2.49%) Informatica
17 17 (2.23%) SAP
18 16 (2.09%) DataSynapse
19 14 (1.83%) Symantec
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