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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Middleware
Rank 154 135 138
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +3
Contract jobs citing Middleware 324 372 303
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.46% 1.60% 1.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.89% 5.37% 4.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 222 199
Average daily rate
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£476 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.90% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £332 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £380 £420
% change year-on-year
+18.42% -9.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £116.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £47.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-19.47% +22.58%
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
6625 6924 6198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 29.78% 29.69% 29.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 4779 4948 4552
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £295 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 44 49
Average hourly rate £24.75 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.28% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £30.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £160.00 £49.04
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 1 April 2015.

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 1 April 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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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 -5 68 £500 -4.76% 29
Docklands, London 0 3 £650 +25.00%
Canary Wharf -7 2 £600 +9.09%
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £333 -
Wimbledon - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
Beckenham - - - - 1
Brentford - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Hayes - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Middleware
England

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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.

1 276 (45.25%) Oracle
2 224 (36.72%) Java
3 196 (32.13%) Finance
4 185 (30.33%) Linux
5 173 (28.36%) UNIX
6 166 (27.21%) Windows
7 132 (21.64%) Agile Software Development
8 128 (20.98%) SQL
9 112 (18.36%) Banking
10 108 (17.70%) IBM
11 106 (17.38%) SOA
12 96 (15.74%) WebSphere
13 89 (14.59%) WebLogic
13 89 (14.59%) ITIL
14 81 (13.28%) SQL Server
15 79 (12.95%) Oracle Fusion
16 78 (12.79%) C#
17 76 (12.46%) .NET
18 75 (12.30%) Project Management
18 75 (12.30%) Low Latency
19 68 (11.15%) TIBCO
20 63 (10.33%) Front Office
21 62 (10.16%) Oracle Database
22 59 (9.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
22 59 (9.67%) Red Hat
22 59 (9.67%) C++
22 59 (9.67%) Web Services
22 59 (9.67%) XML
23 58 (9.51%) Analytical Skills
24 57 (9.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 96 (15.74%) WebSphere
2 89 (14.59%) WebLogic
3 57 (9.34%) Apache
4 51 (8.36%) IIS
5 42 (6.89%) Tomcat
6 33 (5.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 28 (4.59%) IBM HTTP Server
7 28 (4.59%) JBoss
8 27 (4.43%) WebSphere Application Server
8 27 (4.43%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 25 (4.10%) SharePoint
10 22 (3.61%) Oracle Service Bus
11 21 (3.44%) CMS
12 19 (3.11%) TIBCO EMS
13 17 (2.79%) Adobe CQ
14 16 (2.62%) Oracle Coherence
14 16 (2.62%) OpenStack
14 16 (2.62%) Oracle Application Server
15 11 (1.80%) MQSeries
16 10 (1.64%) Oracle 10gAS
Applications
1 11 (1.80%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (0.33%) MS Office
3 1 (0.16%) Windchill
3 1 (0.16%) MS Project
3 1 (0.16%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 32 (5.25%) Oracle EBS
2 20 (3.28%) Oracle BPM
3 19 (3.11%) Oracle EBS R12
4 14 (2.30%) RMDS
5 12 (1.97%) Documaker
6 10 (1.64%) Oracle Financials
7 9 (1.48%) Oracle Applications
7 9 (1.48%) Oracle Cash Management
8 8 (1.31%) Markit EDM
9 6 (0.98%) ION MarketView
9 6 (0.98%) Oracle 11i
9 6 (0.98%) Oracle CRM
10 4 (0.66%) Remedy ITSM
10 4 (0.66%) Oracle Retail
10 4 (0.66%) BusinessWorks
11 2 (0.33%) Oracle General Ledger
11 2 (0.33%) Oracle Assets
11 2 (0.33%) Oracle TCA
11 2 (0.33%) Oracle Payables
11 2 (0.33%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.31%) Force.com
2 6 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.82%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (0.49%) SaaS
5 2 (0.33%) PaaS
5 2 (0.33%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.16%) Taleo
6 1 (0.16%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (7.87%) HTTP
2 41 (6.72%) SAN
3 28 (4.59%) TCP/IP
4 25 (4.10%) NAS
5 19 (3.11%) SSL
5 19 (3.11%) Internet
5 19 (3.11%) NetScaler
6 14 (2.30%) WAN
7 13 (2.13%) Firewall
7 13 (2.13%) LAN
7 13 (2.13%) LDAP
8 11 (1.80%) BIG-IP
9 10 (1.64%) Multicast
10 8 (1.31%) Network Security
10 8 (1.31%) iSCSI
10 8 (1.31%) FCoE
10 8 (1.31%) Fibre Channel
10 8 (1.31%) DNS
10 8 (1.31%) HTTPS
11 6 (0.98%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (13.28%) SQL Server
2 62 (10.16%) Oracle Database
3 44 (7.21%) Oracle Database 11g
4 31 (5.08%) Relational Database
5 23 (3.77%) Oracle Reports
6 19 (3.11%) Oracle BI EE
7 17 (2.79%) Data Warehouse
8 16 (2.62%) KDB
8 16 (2.62%) Oracle Database 10g
9 15 (2.46%) Oracle ODI
10 14 (2.30%) DB2
11 12 (1.97%) RDBMS
12 9 (1.48%) SQL Server 2008
12 9 (1.48%) Hadoop
13 8 (1.31%) HBase
14 7 (1.15%) Oracle Exadata
15 6 (0.98%) Jackrabbit
15 6 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
15 6 (0.98%) NoSQL
15 6 (0.98%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 50 (8.20%) Subversion
2 43 (7.05%) Maven
3 39 (6.39%) JIRA
4 32 (5.25%) Jenkins
5 23 (3.77%) Git (software)
6 20 (3.28%) JUnit
7 19 (3.11%) Oracle Forms
8 18 (2.95%) Visual Studio
9 16 (2.62%) Introscope
10 15 (2.46%) Ant
11 13 (2.13%) Mockito
12 9 (1.48%) JMeter
12 9 (1.48%) TeamCity
13 8 (1.31%) NUnit
14 7 (1.15%) Mercurial
15 6 (0.98%) ClearCase
15 6 (0.98%) Toad
16 5 (0.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
17 4 (0.66%) Selenium
17 4 (0.66%) SonarQube
General
1 196 (32.13%) Finance
2 112 (18.36%) Banking
3 63 (10.33%) Front Office
4 53 (8.69%) Investment Banking
5 20 (3.28%) Retail
6 17 (2.79%) Financial Institution
7 12 (1.97%) Back Office
7 12 (1.97%) Billing
8 8 (1.31%) Retail Banking
8 8 (1.31%) Legal
9 7 (1.15%) Telecoms
10 6 (0.98%) Publishing
11 5 (0.82%) Games
12 4 (0.66%) Private Banking
13 2 (0.33%) Marketing
13 2 (0.33%) Advertising
13 2 (0.33%) General Ledger
13 2 (0.33%) Local Government
14 1 (0.16%) Law
14 1 (0.16%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 175 (28.69%) Developer
2 127 (20.82%) Analyst
3 75 (12.30%) Architect
4 71 (11.64%) Java Developer
5 42 (6.89%) Consultant
6 32 (5.25%) C++ Developer
7 29 (4.75%) Senior Developer
8 28 (4.59%) Support Analyst
9 25 (4.10%) Solutions Architect
9 25 (4.10%) Project Manager
9 25 (4.10%) Business Analyst
10 24 (3.93%) Oracle Developer
11 23 (3.77%) Administrator
12 22 (3.61%) C# Developer
13 20 (3.28%) Applications Support
14 19 (3.11%) Technical Analyst
15 18 (2.95%) Infrastructure Architect
16 16 (2.62%) Wintel Analyst
16 16 (2.62%) Oracle Consultant
17 15 (2.46%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (12.95%) Oracle Fusion
2 76 (12.46%) .NET
3 59 (9.67%) Web Services
3 59 (9.67%) XML
4 50 (8.20%) J2EE
5 39 (6.39%) WebSphere MQ
6 36 (5.90%) HTML
7 30 (4.92%) Spring
8 29 (4.75%) JMS
9 28 (4.59%) XSLT
10 27 (4.43%) FIX Protocol
11 26 (4.26%) Rendezvous
12 22 (3.61%) Apache Camel
13 21 (3.44%) JSP
14 20 (3.28%) jQuery
14 20 (3.28%) Java EE
15 19 (3.11%) SOAP
15 19 (3.11%) HTML5
15 19 (3.11%) WCF
16 18 (2.95%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 59 (9.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 58 (9.51%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (5.25%) Fixed Income
4 30 (4.92%) Equities
5 29 (4.75%) Management Information System
6 26 (4.26%) Clustering
7 22 (3.61%) Open Source
7 22 (3.61%) Replication
8 20 (3.28%) Enterprise Software
9 17 (2.79%) Computer Science
10 11 (1.80%) Derivative
10 11 (1.80%) Mainframe
10 11 (1.80%) N-Tier
11 8 (1.31%) SWIFT
11 8 (1.31%) W3C
11 8 (1.31%) Statistics
12 7 (1.15%) User Experience
12 7 (1.15%) Data Extraction
12 7 (1.15%) Data Integration
13 6 (0.98%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 185 (30.33%) Linux
2 173 (28.36%) UNIX
3 166 (27.21%) Windows
4 57 (9.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 53 (8.69%) Solaris
6 30 (4.92%) AIX
7 16 (2.62%) Windows Server 2003
8 15 (2.46%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 15 (2.46%) Windows Server 2008
9 14 (2.30%) Oracle Linux
10 13 (2.13%) SUSE
11 7 (1.15%) Apple iOS
11 7 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (1.15%) Android
12 6 (0.98%) zOS
13 3 (0.49%) Ubuntu
13 3 (0.49%) VMS
13 3 (0.49%) Windows Phone
13 3 (0.49%) Windows Phone 8
13 3 (0.49%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (21.64%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (17.38%) SOA
3 89 (14.59%) ITIL
4 75 (12.30%) Project Management
4 75 (12.30%) Low Latency
5 57 (9.34%) Multithreading
6 52 (8.52%) OO
7 47 (7.70%) Scrum
8 42 (6.89%) Migration
9 39 (6.39%) User Acceptance Testing
10 38 (6.23%) E-Commerce
11 34 (5.57%) Performance Tuning
11 34 (5.57%) Configuration Management
12 32 (5.25%) Risk Management
13 31 (5.08%) TDD
13 31 (5.08%) Unit Testing
14 30 (4.92%) Business Intelligence
15 28 (4.59%) ITSM
15 28 (4.59%) Incident Management
15 28 (4.59%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 224 (36.72%) Java
2 128 (20.98%) SQL
3 78 (12.79%) C#
4 59 (9.67%) C++
5 45 (7.38%) Shell Script
6 39 (6.39%) JavaScript
7 33 (5.41%) PL/SQL
8 32 (5.25%) Perl
9 28 (4.59%) Python
10 23 (3.77%) PowerShell
10 23 (3.77%) Bash Shell
11 20 (3.28%) VBScript
12 15 (2.46%) Ruby
13 14 (2.30%) C
14 12 (1.97%) Jython
15 9 (1.48%) VB
16 8 (1.31%) SOQL
16 8 (1.31%) VBA
17 7 (1.15%) T-SQL
17 7 (1.15%) XPath
Qualifications
1 45 (7.38%) Security Cleared
2 44 (7.21%) Degree
3 27 (4.43%) SC Cleared
4 21 (3.44%) DV Cleared
5 7 (1.15%) ISEB
6 3 (0.49%) CISSP
6 3 (0.49%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (0.49%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.33%) GWAPT
7 2 (0.33%) CISM
7 2 (0.33%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.33%) CEH
8 1 (0.16%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.16%) RHCE
8 1 (0.16%) CISA
8 1 (0.16%) PhD
8 1 (0.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (4.92%) QA
2 14 (2.30%) Data Quality
3 7 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.16%) EMIR
System Software
1 40 (6.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 36 (5.90%) Oracle RAC
3 28 (4.59%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 27 (4.43%) Hyper-V
5 19 (3.11%) XenApp
5 19 (3.11%) XenDesktop
6 15 (2.46%) VMware ESXi
7 10 (1.64%) NFS
8 8 (1.31%) SRDF
8 8 (1.31%) Xen
8 8 (1.31%) KVM
9 6 (0.98%) Oracle Clusterware
10 5 (0.82%) Squid
10 5 (0.82%) Active Directory
10 5 (0.82%) vSphere
11 3 (0.49%) VMware ESX
11 3 (0.49%) vCloud
12 2 (0.33%) GlusterFS
12 2 (0.33%) GFS2
12 2 (0.33%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 48 (7.87%) Puppet
2 22 (3.61%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 17 (2.79%) ITRS Geneos
3 17 (2.79%) SCCM
4 16 (2.62%) HP SIM
4 16 (2.62%) SCOM
4 16 (2.62%) SCVMM
4 16 (2.62%) EdgeSight
5 12 (1.97%) BladeLogic
6 11 (1.80%) Data Guard
7 10 (1.64%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 10 (1.64%) Control-M
8 9 (1.48%) Oracle RMAN
8 9 (1.48%) Opscode Chef
9 6 (0.98%) Oracle Flashback
10 5 (0.82%) Nagios
10 5 (0.82%) Oracle Identity Management
10 5 (0.82%) StatsD
10 5 (0.82%) Kibana
11 4 (0.66%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 276 (45.25%) Oracle
2 108 (17.70%) IBM
3 68 (11.15%) TIBCO
4 59 (9.67%) Red Hat
5 48 (7.87%) VMware
6 39 (6.39%) Microsoft
7 33 (5.41%) HP
8 29 (4.75%) Veritas
9 26 (4.26%) Citrix
10 25 (4.10%) Salesforce.com
11 24 (3.93%) webMethods
12 23 (3.77%) CA
13 19 (3.11%) EMC
14 18 (2.95%) Sybase
15 17 (2.79%) Dell
16 16 (2.62%) Veeam
16 16 (2.62%) ServiceNow
16 16 (2.62%) 29West
16 16 (2.62%) Nimsoft
16 16 (2.62%) NetApp
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Rate: £200.00 - £300.00 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
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Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + benefits - potential extension
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Logic Engagements Ltd
Rate: £340 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Salt
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + DOE
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Rubicon Consulting
Rate: From £350 to £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: Market related
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £650.00 - £700.00 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
London
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Rate: competitive
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