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 28 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Middleware
Rank 130 129 142
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +13
Contract jobs citing Middleware 426 401 406
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.80% 1.68% 1.62%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.72% 5.43% 5.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 267 244 274
Average daily rate
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£500 £500 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £330 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £435 £413
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £29.75 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+27.73% -33.88%
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
7449 7391 8050
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 31.41% 30.87% 32.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 5470 5160 5812
Average daily rate £438 £413 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +2.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 51 52
Average hourly rate £36.50 £45.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.88% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.26 £17.50 £23.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £53.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +3 109 £475 +5.55% 18
Bromley - 13 £500 -
Docklands, London 0 7 £350 -
Canary Wharf -6 4 £428 -
Paddington - 3 £558 -
Brentford - 1 £388 -
Feltham - 1 £330 -
Middleware
England

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 262 (33.46%) Java
2 236 (30.14%) Oracle
3 226 (28.86%) Finance
4 195 (24.90%) Linux
5 184 (23.50%) UNIX
6 178 (22.73%) SQL
7 176 (22.48%) Windows
8 171 (21.84%) Agile Software Development
9 140 (17.88%) IBM
10 133 (16.99%) Banking
11 131 (16.73%) SQL Server
12 109 (13.92%) WebSphere
13 108 (13.79%) SOA
14 93 (11.88%) XML
14 93 (11.88%) Microsoft
15 90 (11.49%) .NET
16 87 (11.11%) Web Services
17 86 (10.98%) Analytical Skills
18 84 (10.73%) Scrum
19 83 (10.60%) C#
19 83 (10.60%) Project Management
20 74 (9.45%) ITIL
21 73 (9.32%) Configuration Management
22 72 (9.20%) TDD
23 71 (9.07%) OO
24 68 (8.68%) Spring
25 67 (8.56%) Investment Banking
26 66 (8.43%) Oracle Database
27 65 (8.30%) Degree
28 64 (8.17%) SOAP

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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
1 109 (13.92%) WebSphere
2 57 (7.28%) Apache
3 54 (6.90%) Tomcat
4 50 (6.39%) WebLogic
5 45 (5.75%) IIS
6 42 (5.36%) JBoss
7 25 (3.19%) Confluence
8 22 (2.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 20 (2.55%) MQSeries
10 18 (2.30%) SharePoint
10 18 (2.30%) WebSphere Application Server
11 16 (2.04%) IBM HTTP Server
12 15 (1.92%) BizTalk Server
13 14 (1.79%) CMS
14 13 (1.66%) Oracle Coherence
15 12 (1.53%) Oracle Service Bus
16 10 (1.28%) Node.js
16 10 (1.28%) Oracle HTTP Server
17 9 (1.15%) OpenStack
18 8 (1.02%) GlassFish
Applications
1 46 (5.87%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.15%) MS Project
2 9 (1.15%) MS Office
3 6 (0.77%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.64%) Maya
5 4 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.13%) HipChat
7 1 (0.13%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 20 (2.55%) Oracle BPM
2 16 (2.04%) Oracle EBS
3 11 (1.40%) RMDS
4 7 (0.89%) Oracle Applications
5 6 (0.77%) Oracle EBS R12
6 5 (0.64%) Adaptiv
7 4 (0.51%) ION MarketView
8 3 (0.38%) Markit EDM
8 3 (0.38%) Oracle Retail
9 2 (0.26%) Oracle FAH
9 2 (0.26%) SimCorp Dimension
9 2 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
9 2 (0.26%) Eagle PACE
9 2 (0.26%) SAP HR
9 2 (0.26%) BusinessWorks
9 2 (0.26%) Maximo
9 2 (0.26%) Summit
10 1 (0.13%) SAP CRM
10 1 (0.13%) SAP Payroll
10 1 (0.13%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 20 (2.55%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (1.15%) GitHub
4 8 (1.02%) SaaS
4 8 (1.02%) PaaS
4 8 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (1.02%) Force.com
5 4 (0.51%) Google Analytics
5 4 (0.51%) Boomi
6 2 (0.26%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 2 (0.26%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.26%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.13%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.13%) Google Drive
7 1 (0.13%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 60 (7.66%) SAN
2 38 (4.85%) Firewall
3 29 (3.70%) HTTP
4 28 (3.58%) NAS
5 24 (3.07%) LAN
5 24 (3.07%) WAN
6 20 (2.55%) SSL
7 18 (2.30%) BIG-IP
8 15 (1.92%) TCP/IP
9 14 (1.79%) DNS
10 13 (1.66%) LDAP
11 12 (1.53%) VoIP
11 12 (1.53%) Wireless
12 11 (1.40%) Cisco Nexus
12 11 (1.40%) Multicast
13 9 (1.15%) VPN
14 8 (1.02%) Internet
15 7 (0.89%) SSH
15 7 (0.89%) iSCSI
15 7 (0.89%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 131 (16.73%) SQL Server
2 66 (8.43%) Oracle Database
3 54 (6.90%) Relational Database
4 33 (4.21%) Oracle Database 11g
5 31 (3.96%) Data Warehouse
5 31 (3.96%) MongoDB
6 28 (3.58%) BusinessObjects
7 26 (3.32%) MySQL
7 26 (3.32%) NoSQL
8 21 (2.68%) RDBMS
9 17 (2.17%) Oracle Exadata
10 15 (1.92%) Hadoop
10 15 (1.92%) DB2
10 15 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 13 (1.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 13 (1.66%) Oracle BI EE
12 12 (1.53%) Oracle Reports
13 11 (1.40%) PowerCenter
14 10 (1.28%) OLTP
14 10 (1.28%) KDB
Development Applications
1 63 (8.05%) Jenkins
2 58 (7.41%) Git (software)
3 47 (6.00%) Subversion
4 38 (4.85%) JIRA
5 35 (4.47%) Maven
6 33 (4.21%) SoapUI
7 27 (3.45%) Visual Studio
8 24 (3.07%) TeamCity
9 17 (2.17%) NUnit
10 14 (1.79%) JUnit
11 13 (1.66%) Ant
12 12 (1.53%) LoadRunner
12 12 (1.53%) Hudson
12 12 (1.53%) Team Foundation Server
12 12 (1.53%) LoadUI
13 10 (1.28%) Selenium
14 9 (1.15%) MSBuild
15 7 (0.89%) Artifactory
15 7 (0.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 7 (0.89%) Eclipse
General
1 226 (28.86%) Finance
2 133 (16.99%) Banking
3 67 (8.56%) Investment Banking
4 60 (7.66%) Front Office
5 45 (5.75%) Retail
6 18 (2.30%) Financial Institution
7 13 (1.66%) Legal
8 10 (1.28%) Back Office
8 10 (1.28%) Telecoms
8 10 (1.28%) Marketing
9 7 (0.89%) Games
9 7 (0.89%) Billing
9 7 (0.89%) Corporate Banking
10 6 (0.77%) Retail Banking
10 6 (0.77%) Law
11 4 (0.51%) Wholesale Banking
12 3 (0.38%) Advertising
12 3 (0.38%) Publishing
13 2 (0.26%) French Language
14 1 (0.13%) German Language
Job Titles
1 239 (30.52%) Developer
2 135 (17.24%) Architect
3 90 (11.49%) Analyst
4 86 (10.98%) Java Developer
5 54 (6.90%) Consultant
6 46 (5.87%) Solutions Architect
7 39 (4.98%) C# Developer
8 38 (4.85%) Infrastructure Architect
9 34 (4.34%) C++ Developer
10 33 (4.21%) Senior Developer
11 23 (2.94%) Support Analyst
12 22 (2.81%) Project Manager
13 21 (2.68%) Tester
13 21 (2.68%) Administrator
14 20 (2.55%) .NET Developer
14 20 (2.55%) Business Analyst
15 19 (2.43%) Technical Architect
16 18 (2.30%) Middleware Developer
17 17 (2.17%) Technical Analyst
18 16 (2.04%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (11.88%) XML
2 90 (11.49%) .NET
3 87 (11.11%) Web Services
4 68 (8.68%) Spring
5 64 (8.17%) SOAP
6 58 (7.41%) Oracle Fusion
7 52 (6.64%) J2EE
8 47 (6.00%) HTML
9 46 (5.87%) REST
10 41 (5.24%) WebSphere MQ
11 40 (5.11%) JSON
12 32 (4.09%) Hibernate
13 31 (3.96%) HTML5
14 30 (3.83%) WCF
14 30 (3.83%) XSLT
15 26 (3.32%) AngularJS
16 24 (3.07%) ASP.NET
17 23 (2.94%) FIX Protocol
17 23 (2.94%) .NET Framework
18 22 (2.81%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 86 (10.98%) Analytical Skills
2 47 (6.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 46 (5.87%) Data Centre
4 40 (5.11%) DataPower
5 39 (4.98%) Fixed Income
6 37 (4.73%) Equities
7 36 (4.60%) PKI
8 32 (4.09%) Management Information System
9 31 (3.96%) Computer Science
10 29 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
11 26 (3.32%) SWIFT
12 21 (2.68%) Derivative
12 21 (2.68%) Clustering
13 13 (1.66%) Reference Data
14 12 (1.53%) Replication
15 11 (1.40%) Enterprise Storage
16 10 (1.28%) User Experience
16 10 (1.28%) Cryptography
17 9 (1.15%) N-Tier
17 9 (1.15%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 195 (24.90%) Linux
2 184 (23.50%) UNIX
3 176 (22.48%) Windows
4 58 (7.41%) Solaris
5 56 (7.15%) AIX
6 42 (5.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 27 (3.45%) Oracle Linux
8 14 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (1.53%) Android
9 12 (1.53%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (1.40%) Apple iOS
11 8 (1.02%) MVS
11 8 (1.02%) SUSE
12 7 (0.89%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 5 (0.64%) Windows 7
13 5 (0.64%) Windows Server 2003
14 4 (0.51%) Windows 2000 Server
14 4 (0.51%) HPUX
15 3 (0.38%) Windows NT
15 3 (0.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (21.84%) Agile Software Development
2 108 (13.79%) SOA
3 84 (10.73%) Scrum
4 83 (10.60%) Project Management
5 74 (9.45%) ITIL
6 73 (9.32%) Configuration Management
7 72 (9.20%) TDD
8 71 (9.07%) OO
9 63 (8.05%) Continuous Integration
10 60 (7.66%) Multithreading
11 51 (6.51%) DevOps
11 51 (6.51%) SDLC
12 46 (5.87%) E-Commerce
13 45 (5.75%) Low Latency
14 38 (4.85%) Release Management
15 37 (4.73%) Data Modelling
15 37 (4.73%) UML
15 37 (4.73%) Change Management
16 35 (4.47%) Migration
17 34 (4.34%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 262 (33.46%) Java
2 178 (22.73%) SQL
3 83 (10.60%) C#
4 64 (8.17%) JavaScript
5 63 (8.05%) Python
6 62 (7.92%) C++
7 61 (7.79%) Shell Script
8 47 (6.00%) Perl
9 25 (3.19%) PowerShell
10 22 (2.81%) PL/SQL
11 19 (2.43%) Ruby
12 14 (1.79%) Scala
12 14 (1.79%) Bash Shell
13 11 (1.40%) Groovy
14 10 (1.28%) XPath
14 10 (1.28%) T-SQL
15 8 (1.02%) C
15 8 (1.02%) SOQL
16 7 (0.89%) Jython
17 6 (0.77%) LINC
Qualifications
1 65 (8.30%) Degree
2 36 (4.60%) Security Cleared
3 23 (2.94%) SC Cleared
4 20 (2.55%) DV Cleared
5 11 (1.40%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (0.89%) CTC Cleared
7 6 (0.77%) CISSP
7 6 (0.77%) PhD
8 5 (0.64%) ISEB
9 4 (0.51%) PMI Certification
10 3 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.26%) PMP
11 2 (0.26%) SAP Certification
11 2 (0.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (0.26%) CISA
11 2 (0.26%) CISM
12 1 (0.13%) CCSA
12 1 (0.13%) GCIA
12 1 (0.13%) GCIH
12 1 (0.13%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (1.92%) QA
2 12 (1.53%) SLA
3 10 (1.28%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.64%) EMIR
5 4 (0.51%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.26%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.13%) BS7799
7 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.13%) COBIT
7 1 (0.13%) MiFID
7 1 (0.13%) COSO
7 1 (0.13%) Basel III
System Software
1 50 (6.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 39 (4.98%) Active Directory
3 17 (2.17%) Hyper-V
3 17 (2.17%) Oracle RAC
4 15 (1.92%) KVM
5 13 (1.66%) Docker
6 11 (1.40%) VMware ESX
7 10 (1.28%) ProxySG
7 10 (1.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 9 (1.15%) VMware ESXi
9 8 (1.02%) NFS
10 7 (0.89%) Xen
10 7 (0.89%) SRDF
10 7 (0.89%) XenApp
11 6 (0.77%) Squid
12 5 (0.64%) vSphere
13 4 (0.51%) XenDesktop
14 2 (0.26%) Oracle Clusterware
15 1 (0.13%) vCloud
15 1 (0.13%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 55 (7.02%) Puppet
2 29 (3.70%) BladeLogic
3 21 (2.68%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (2.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 14 (1.79%) Control-M
6 13 (1.66%) SCCM
7 12 (1.53%) Tivoli
8 9 (1.15%) ITRS Geneos
9 8 (1.02%) Data Guard
10 7 (0.89%) HP Operations Orchestration
10 7 (0.89%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 7 (0.89%) CA Single Sign-On
11 6 (0.77%) OPNET
11 6 (0.77%) OpenView
11 6 (0.77%) Oracle Identity Management
12 5 (0.64%) Capistrano
12 5 (0.64%) Nagios
13 4 (0.51%) SCOM
13 4 (0.51%) SCVMM
13 4 (0.51%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 236 (30.14%) Oracle
2 140 (17.88%) IBM
3 93 (11.88%) Microsoft
4 62 (7.92%) TIBCO
5 59 (7.54%) VMware
6 37 (4.73%) HP
6 37 (4.73%) Red Hat
7 36 (4.60%) Cisco
8 30 (3.83%) Informatica
9 29 (3.70%) Sybase
9 29 (3.70%) Solace
10 27 (3.45%) Citrix
11 24 (3.07%) CA
11 24 (3.07%) EMC
12 19 (2.43%) Salesforce.com
12 19 (2.43%) Atlassian
13 18 (2.30%) SAP
14 17 (2.17%) F5
15 16 (2.04%) ServiceNow
15 16 (2.04%) Symantec
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