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 24 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Middleware
Rank 154 141 146
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +5
Contract jobs citing Middleware 330 371 310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.48% 1.57% 1.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.90% 5.25% 4.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 225 206
Average daily rate
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£475 £473 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.42% -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £57.50 £82.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -30.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £47.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +18.75%
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
6741 7064 6406
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.27% 29.88% 29.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 4792 5094 4662
Average daily rate £425 £400 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 32 66
Average hourly rate £22.18 £43.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.41% +7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £30.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £175.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -

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 24 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 24 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 0 73 £475 +0.42% 40
Greenford - 7 - -
Canary Wharf -11 4 £585 +6.36%
Docklands, London -6 2 £550 +5.76%
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £333 - 1
Croydon -6 1 £300 -30.23%
Feltham - 1 £375 -
Hackney - 1 £300 -
Middleware
England

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 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.

1 280 (44.66%) Oracle
2 226 (36.04%) Java
3 183 (29.19%) Finance
4 182 (29.03%) Linux
5 179 (28.55%) Windows
6 157 (25.04%) UNIX
7 141 (22.49%) Agile Software Development
8 136 (21.69%) SQL
9 118 (18.82%) IBM
10 111 (17.70%) SOA
11 108 (17.22%) Banking
12 101 (16.11%) ITIL
13 97 (15.47%) WebSphere
14 90 (14.35%) SQL Server
15 89 (14.19%) WebLogic
16 83 (13.24%) C#
17 80 (12.76%) Project Management
18 77 (12.28%) Oracle Fusion
19 76 (12.12%) Low Latency
20 75 (11.96%) .NET
21 71 (11.32%) Analytical Skills
22 69 (11.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 68 (10.85%) Oracle Database
24 67 (10.69%) TIBCO
25 66 (10.53%) Red Hat
26 64 (10.21%) Front Office
27 61 (9.73%) Web Services
28 60 (9.57%) C++
29 59 (9.41%) XML
30 58 (9.25%) J2EE

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 97 (15.47%) WebSphere
2 89 (14.19%) WebLogic
3 56 (8.93%) IIS
4 54 (8.61%) Apache
5 49 (7.81%) Tomcat
6 34 (5.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 31 (4.94%) IBM HTTP Server
8 30 (4.78%) JBoss
9 29 (4.63%) WebSphere Application Server
10 28 (4.47%) SharePoint
11 27 (4.31%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 21 (3.35%) CMS
13 20 (3.19%) Oracle Service Bus
14 19 (3.03%) OpenStack
15 16 (2.55%) Oracle Application Server
15 16 (2.55%) Oracle Coherence
16 12 (1.91%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 10 (1.59%) Oracle 10gAS
18 8 (1.28%) MQSeries
19 7 (1.12%) SAS
Applications
1 13 (2.07%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (0.48%) Maya
4 2 (0.32%) MS Office
5 1 (0.16%) MS Project
5 1 (0.16%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 31 (4.94%) Oracle EBS
2 21 (3.35%) Oracle BPM
3 19 (3.03%) Oracle EBS R12
4 14 (2.23%) RMDS
5 10 (1.59%) Oracle Financials
5 10 (1.59%) Documaker
6 9 (1.44%) Oracle Applications
7 8 (1.28%) Markit EDM
8 7 (1.12%) Oracle Cash Management
8 7 (1.12%) ION MarketView
9 6 (0.96%) Oracle CRM
9 6 (0.96%) Oracle 11i
10 5 (0.80%) Oracle Retail
10 5 (0.80%) BusinessWorks
11 4 (0.64%) Remedy ITSM
12 2 (0.32%) Oracle General Ledger
12 2 (0.32%) Oracle Assets
12 2 (0.32%) Oracle TCA
12 2 (0.32%) Oracle Payables
12 2 (0.32%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.44%) Force.com
2 7 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (0.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (0.96%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (0.80%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (0.48%) SaaS
6 2 (0.32%) PaaS
7 1 (0.16%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.16%) IaaS
7 1 (0.16%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 51 (8.13%) HTTP
2 45 (7.18%) SAN
3 29 (4.63%) TCP/IP
4 28 (4.47%) NAS
5 22 (3.51%) NetScaler
6 18 (2.87%) SSL
7 17 (2.71%) Internet
8 15 (2.39%) LDAP
9 11 (1.75%) Multicast
9 11 (1.75%) WAN
10 10 (1.59%) LAN
11 8 (1.28%) BIG-IP
11 8 (1.28%) Firewall
11 8 (1.28%) HTTPS
11 8 (1.28%) DNS
11 8 (1.28%) iSCSI
11 8 (1.28%) FCoE
11 8 (1.28%) Fibre Channel
12 6 (0.96%) FTP
12 6 (0.96%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (14.35%) SQL Server
2 68 (10.85%) Oracle Database
3 47 (7.50%) Oracle Database 11g
4 32 (5.10%) Relational Database
5 25 (3.99%) Oracle Reports
6 20 (3.19%) Data Warehouse
7 19 (3.03%) Oracle BI EE
8 18 (2.87%) KDB
9 15 (2.39%) DB2
10 14 (2.23%) Oracle Database 10g
10 14 (2.23%) RDBMS
11 13 (2.07%) Oracle ODI
12 10 (1.59%) WhereScape RED
12 10 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
13 9 (1.44%) SQL Server 2008
14 8 (1.28%) Hadoop
15 7 (1.12%) HBase
15 7 (1.12%) NoSQL
16 6 (0.96%) OLTP
17 5 (0.80%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 50 (7.97%) Subversion
2 41 (6.54%) Maven
3 33 (5.26%) Jenkins
4 32 (5.10%) JIRA
5 25 (3.99%) Visual Studio
6 21 (3.35%) Git (software)
7 19 (3.03%) JUnit
7 19 (3.03%) Oracle Forms
8 18 (2.87%) Ant
9 16 (2.55%) Introscope
10 12 (1.91%) Mockito
11 11 (1.75%) NUnit
12 10 (1.59%) JMeter
13 9 (1.44%) TeamCity
14 7 (1.12%) Mercurial
15 6 (0.96%) Toad
16 5 (0.80%) Grunt
16 5 (0.80%) VSS/SourceSafe
17 4 (0.64%) ClearCase
17 4 (0.64%) Eclipse
General
1 183 (29.19%) Finance
2 108 (17.22%) Banking
3 64 (10.21%) Front Office
4 54 (8.61%) Investment Banking
5 23 (3.67%) Retail
6 15 (2.39%) Financial Institution
7 11 (1.75%) Billing
8 10 (1.59%) Back Office
9 8 (1.28%) Retail Banking
9 8 (1.28%) Telecoms
9 8 (1.28%) Games
9 8 (1.28%) Legal
10 6 (0.96%) Publishing
11 4 (0.64%) Private Banking
11 4 (0.64%) Marketing
12 2 (0.32%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.32%) Local Government
12 2 (0.32%) Corporate Banking
12 2 (0.32%) Advertising
13 1 (0.16%) Law
Job Titles
1 178 (28.39%) Developer
2 128 (20.41%) Analyst
3 73 (11.64%) Architect
4 72 (11.48%) Java Developer
5 47 (7.50%) Consultant
6 33 (5.26%) C++ Developer
7 27 (4.31%) Project Manager
7 27 (4.31%) Business Analyst
7 27 (4.31%) Senior Developer
8 26 (4.15%) Solutions Architect
8 26 (4.15%) Support Analyst
8 26 (4.15%) C# Developer
9 24 (3.83%) Oracle Developer
10 22 (3.51%) Administrator
11 21 (3.35%) Technical Analyst
12 19 (3.03%) Wintel Analyst
12 19 (3.03%) Applications Support
13 17 (2.71%) Oracle Consultant
14 15 (2.39%) Build Engineer
15 14 (2.23%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (12.28%) Oracle Fusion
2 75 (11.96%) .NET
3 61 (9.73%) Web Services
4 59 (9.41%) XML
5 58 (9.25%) J2EE
6 38 (6.06%) HTML
7 37 (5.90%) WebSphere MQ
8 34 (5.42%) JMS
9 32 (5.10%) Spring
10 26 (4.15%) XSLT
11 25 (3.99%) FIX Protocol
12 23 (3.67%) Rendezvous
13 21 (3.35%) HTML5
13 21 (3.35%) Java EE
13 21 (3.35%) JSP
14 20 (3.19%) CSS
15 19 (3.03%) WCF
15 19 (3.03%) jQuery
16 18 (2.87%) Apache Camel
16 18 (2.87%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 71 (11.32%) Analytical Skills
2 53 (8.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 34 (5.42%) Equities
4 32 (5.10%) Management Information System
4 32 (5.10%) Fixed Income
5 25 (3.99%) Clustering
5 25 (3.99%) Replication
6 20 (3.19%) Open Source
7 18 (2.87%) Computer Science
8 16 (2.55%) Enterprise Software
9 12 (1.91%) N-Tier
10 11 (1.75%) Derivative
11 9 (1.44%) Data Structures
12 8 (1.28%) W3C
12 8 (1.28%) Data Integration
12 8 (1.28%) Statistics
13 7 (1.12%) User Experience
13 7 (1.12%) Data Extraction
14 6 (0.96%) Mobile App
14 6 (0.96%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 182 (29.03%) Linux
2 179 (28.55%) Windows
3 157 (25.04%) UNIX
4 69 (11.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 51 (8.13%) Solaris
6 35 (5.58%) AIX
7 19 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
8 17 (2.71%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 17 (2.71%) Windows Server 2003
9 15 (2.39%) SUSE
10 14 (2.23%) Windows Server 2012
11 10 (1.59%) Oracle Linux
12 7 (1.12%) Apple iOS
12 7 (1.12%) Android
13 4 (0.64%) Windows 7
14 3 (0.48%) Windows Phone
14 3 (0.48%) Windows Phone 8
14 3 (0.48%) CentOS
14 3 (0.48%) VMS
14 3 (0.48%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (22.49%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (17.70%) SOA
3 101 (16.11%) ITIL
4 80 (12.76%) Project Management
5 76 (12.12%) Low Latency
6 55 (8.77%) Multithreading
7 53 (8.45%) OO
8 51 (8.13%) Scrum
9 46 (7.34%) E-Commerce
10 41 (6.54%) Migration
11 36 (5.74%) TDD
11 36 (5.74%) Performance Tuning
12 34 (5.42%) Unit Testing
13 33 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
13 33 (5.26%) ITSM
13 33 (5.26%) Configuration Management
13 33 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
14 30 (4.78%) Incident Management
15 29 (4.63%) Risk Management
16 25 (3.99%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 226 (36.04%) Java
2 136 (21.69%) SQL
3 83 (13.24%) C#
4 60 (9.57%) C++
5 51 (8.13%) Shell Script
6 45 (7.18%) JavaScript
7 34 (5.42%) PL/SQL
8 33 (5.26%) Python
9 32 (5.10%) Perl
10 26 (4.15%) PowerShell
11 23 (3.67%) VBScript
12 20 (3.19%) Bash Shell
13 15 (2.39%) Jython
14 14 (2.23%) Ruby
14 14 (2.23%) C
15 9 (1.44%) SOQL
16 8 (1.28%) VBA
16 8 (1.28%) VB
17 7 (1.12%) XPath
17 7 (1.12%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 53 (8.45%) Security Cleared
2 49 (7.81%) Degree
3 33 (5.26%) SC Cleared
4 24 (3.83%) DV Cleared
5 6 (0.96%) ISEB
6 3 (0.48%) PhD
6 3 (0.48%) CISSP
6 3 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.32%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.32%) SAP Certification
8 1 (0.16%) GWAPT
8 1 (0.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.16%) RHCE
8 1 (0.16%) OCP
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.16%) CISA
8 1 (0.16%) CISM
8 1 (0.16%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (4.47%) QA
2 14 (2.23%) Data Quality
3 5 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.32%) SLA
4 2 (0.32%) EMIR
5 1 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 44 (7.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (5.26%) Oracle RAC
2 33 (5.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 30 (4.78%) Hyper-V
4 23 (3.67%) XenApp
5 22 (3.51%) XenDesktop
6 18 (2.87%) VMware ESXi
7 10 (1.59%) Active Directory
7 10 (1.59%) NFS
8 8 (1.28%) SRDF
8 8 (1.28%) Xen
8 8 (1.28%) KVM
9 6 (0.96%) Oracle Clusterware
10 5 (0.80%) vSphere
10 5 (0.80%) Squid
11 1 (0.16%) vCloud
11 1 (0.16%) OCFS2
11 1 (0.16%) GlusterFS
11 1 (0.16%) GFS2
11 1 (0.16%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 47 (7.50%) Puppet
2 21 (3.35%) SCCM
3 19 (3.03%) SCOM
3 19 (3.03%) SCVMM
3 19 (3.03%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 17 (2.71%) HP SIM
4 17 (2.71%) ITRS Geneos
4 17 (2.71%) EdgeSight
5 12 (1.91%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 11 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (1.75%) Data Guard
7 9 (1.44%) BladeLogic
7 9 (1.44%) Oracle RMAN
8 7 (1.12%) Control-M
9 6 (0.96%) Oracle Flashback
10 5 (0.80%) Oracle Identity Management
10 5 (0.80%) Kibana
10 5 (0.80%) StatsD
10 5 (0.80%) Nagios
11 4 (0.64%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 280 (44.66%) Oracle
2 118 (18.82%) IBM
3 67 (10.69%) TIBCO
4 66 (10.53%) Red Hat
5 53 (8.45%) VMware
5 53 (8.45%) Microsoft
6 38 (6.06%) HP
7 34 (5.42%) Veritas
8 32 (5.10%) Citrix
9 25 (3.99%) Salesforce.com
10 24 (3.83%) webMethods
11 23 (3.67%) CA
12 21 (3.35%) EMC
13 20 (3.19%) ServiceNow
14 19 (3.03%) Dell
15 17 (2.71%) Veeam
15 17 (2.71%) Nimsoft
15 17 (2.71%) SAP
16 16 (2.55%) ATG
16 16 (2.55%) NetApp
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