The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the London region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware
Rank 142 157 125
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -32
Contract jobs citing Middleware 350 345 432
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.53% 1.42% 1.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.95% 4.56% 5.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 230 253
Average daily rate
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£475 £550 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £32.58 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -18.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-44.44% +12.50%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7069 7571 7513
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.86% 31.23% 28.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 5056 5470 5212
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £321
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 78 78
Average hourly rate £45.00 £39.51 £36.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.90% +7.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £18.60 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £54.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Middleware
England

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 -3 98 £475 -17.39% 41
Docklands, London +7 2 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 - -
Canary Wharf +17 1 £275 -50.00%
Croydon - 1 £570 -
Harrow - - - -
Hayes - - - - 4
Uxbridge - - - -
West Drayton - - - -
Middleware
England

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 259 (35.67%) Oracle
2 232 (31.96%) Java
3 212 (29.20%) Linux
4 193 (26.58%) Finance
5 152 (20.94%) UNIX
6 151 (20.80%) SOA
7 139 (19.15%) Banking
8 131 (18.04%) Windows
8 131 (18.04%) SQL
9 124 (17.08%) Web Services
10 103 (14.19%) XML
11 100 (13.77%) WebLogic
12 98 (13.50%) SQL Server
13 92 (12.67%) Oracle Fusion
14 90 (12.40%) .NET
14 90 (12.40%) Agile Software Development
15 87 (11.98%) Microsoft
16 79 (10.88%) Front Office
16 79 (10.88%) WebSphere
17 76 (10.47%) IBM
18 74 (10.19%) Oracle Database
19 72 (9.92%) Investment Banking
20 71 (9.78%) C#
21 69 (9.50%) VMware
22 67 (9.23%) ITIL
23 66 (9.09%) Red Hat
24 63 (8.68%) J2EE
25 62 (8.54%) JMS
26 61 (8.40%) Python
26 61 (8.40%) Spring

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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
1 100 (13.77%) WebLogic
2 79 (10.88%) WebSphere
3 58 (7.99%) Apache
4 47 (6.47%) Oracle Service Bus
5 45 (6.20%) BizTalk Server
5 45 (6.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 44 (6.06%) Tomcat
7 22 (3.03%) SharePoint
8 20 (2.75%) Confluence
9 19 (2.62%) MQSeries
10 17 (2.34%) TIBCO EMS
10 17 (2.34%) WebLogic Portal
11 16 (2.20%) IBM HTTP Server
12 14 (1.93%) IIS
12 14 (1.93%) WebSphere Application Server
12 14 (1.93%) Apache Solr
13 11 (1.52%) Liferay
13 11 (1.52%) Oracle BPEL
13 11 (1.52%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 10 (1.38%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 33 (4.55%) MS Excel
2 14 (1.93%) MS Visio
3 10 (1.38%) MS Office
4 5 (0.69%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.41%) MS Project
6 2 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 28 (3.86%) Oracle BPM
2 22 (3.03%) Oracle EBS
3 14 (1.93%) Oracle Applications
4 13 (1.79%) RMDS
5 8 (1.10%) Documaker
5 8 (1.10%) ION MarketView
6 7 (0.96%) Oracle FAH
7 6 (0.83%) Oracle EBS R12
8 4 (0.55%) SAP CRM
8 4 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
9 3 (0.41%) Adaptiv
9 3 (0.41%) Endur
9 3 (0.41%) PolarLake
9 3 (0.41%) BusinessWorks
10 2 (0.28%) Agresso
10 2 (0.28%) BPCS
10 2 (0.28%) ZaiNet
10 2 (0.28%) Siebel Analytics
10 2 (0.28%) Google Analytics
10 2 (0.28%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 18 (2.48%) SaaS
2 17 (2.34%) Cloud Computing
3 15 (2.07%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (1.93%) Amazon EC2
5 12 (1.65%) PaaS
6 10 (1.38%) IaaS
7 5 (0.69%) GitHub
8 3 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
9 2 (0.28%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (0.28%) SuccessFactors
9 2 (0.28%) Amazon ELB
9 2 (0.28%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.14%) Force.com
10 1 (0.14%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 35 (4.82%) Internet
1 35 (4.82%) HTTP
2 34 (4.68%) SAN
3 23 (3.17%) Intranet
4 22 (3.03%) SSL
4 22 (3.03%) DNS
5 20 (2.75%) LDAP
5 20 (2.75%) Firewall
6 18 (2.48%) FTP
7 17 (2.34%) TCP/IP
7 17 (2.34%) WAN
8 15 (2.07%) LAN
9 10 (1.38%) Network Security
9 10 (1.38%) NAS
10 7 (0.96%) HTTPS
11 6 (0.83%) DMZ
11 6 (0.83%) Multicast
12 5 (0.69%) Fibre Channel
12 5 (0.69%) BIG-IP
13 4 (0.55%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (13.50%) SQL Server
2 74 (10.19%) Oracle Database
3 52 (7.16%) Oracle Database 11g
4 34 (4.68%) Relational Database
5 28 (3.86%) Data Warehouse
6 22 (3.03%) NoSQL
7 20 (2.75%) Oracle BI EE
8 18 (2.48%) MySQL
9 17 (2.34%) MongoDB
9 17 (2.34%) Oracle ODI
10 15 (2.07%) SQL Server 2008
11 14 (1.93%) Oracle Database 10g
11 14 (1.93%) Oracle Exadata
12 12 (1.65%) Hadoop
13 11 (1.52%) Oracle Database 12c
13 11 (1.52%) Oracle Reports
14 10 (1.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 10 (1.38%) Apache Cassandra
14 10 (1.38%) Oracle BI Publisher
15 7 (0.96%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 50 (6.89%) JIRA
2 38 (5.23%) Maven
3 30 (4.13%) Subversion
4 28 (3.86%) Git (software)
5 20 (2.75%) Jenkins
6 19 (2.62%) Visual Studio
7 16 (2.20%) TeamCity
8 15 (2.07%) Ant
9 11 (1.52%) JUnit
10 10 (1.38%) NUnit
11 9 (1.24%) Introscope
11 9 (1.24%) LoadRunner
11 9 (1.24%) ClearQuest
12 7 (0.96%) Oracle Forms
13 6 (0.83%) jMock
13 6 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
14 5 (0.69%) Hudson
14 5 (0.69%) Trac
15 4 (0.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 4 (0.55%) SoapUI
General
1 193 (26.58%) Finance
2 139 (19.15%) Banking
3 79 (10.88%) Front Office
4 72 (9.92%) Investment Banking
5 28 (3.86%) Financial Institution
6 22 (3.03%) Retail
7 19 (2.62%) Back Office
8 17 (2.34%) Billing
9 16 (2.20%) Advertising
10 13 (1.79%) Telecoms
11 8 (1.10%) Manufacturing
11 8 (1.10%) Marketing
12 7 (0.96%) Publishing
13 5 (0.69%) Private Banking
13 5 (0.69%) Games
14 4 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
14 4 (0.55%) Retail Banking
14 4 (0.55%) French Language
15 3 (0.41%) Spanish Language
15 3 (0.41%) Legal
Job Titles
1 173 (23.83%) Developer
2 150 (20.66%) Architect
3 78 (10.74%) Analyst
4 70 (9.64%) Consultant
5 55 (7.58%) Java Developer
6 51 (7.02%) Solutions Architect
7 35 (4.82%) Infrastructure Architect
8 28 (3.86%) .NET Developer
9 27 (3.72%) Senior Developer
10 22 (3.03%) Middleware Engineer
11 21 (2.89%) Middleware Consultant
11 21 (2.89%) Oracle Consultant
12 20 (2.75%) Business Analyst
12 20 (2.75%) Technical Architect
13 19 (2.62%) Applications Support
13 19 (2.62%) Project Manager
14 18 (2.48%) Administrator
15 17 (2.34%) Senior Architect
15 17 (2.34%) DevOps Engineer
16 14 (1.93%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (17.08%) Web Services
2 103 (14.19%) XML
3 92 (12.67%) Oracle Fusion
4 90 (12.40%) .NET
5 63 (8.68%) J2EE
6 62 (8.54%) JMS
7 61 (8.40%) Spring
8 54 (7.44%) REST
9 45 (6.20%) WCF
10 41 (5.65%) HTML
10 41 (5.65%) SOAP
11 39 (5.37%) Java EE
12 38 (5.23%) WebSphere MQ
13 35 (4.82%) CSS
14 31 (4.27%) ASP.NET
15 30 (4.13%) XSLT
15 30 (4.13%) JSON
16 28 (3.86%) jQuery
17 27 (3.72%) WebCenter
18 26 (3.58%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 36 (4.96%) Open Source
2 35 (4.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 31 (4.27%) Fixed Income
4 29 (3.99%) Clustering
5 21 (2.89%) Hedge funds
6 20 (2.75%) Mainframe
7 19 (2.62%) Computer Science
7 19 (2.62%) Derivative
8 18 (2.48%) Equities
8 18 (2.48%) iSeries
9 16 (2.20%) Management Information System
10 14 (1.93%) Embedded Systems
11 13 (1.79%) DTV
12 12 (1.65%) STB
13 11 (1.52%) Firmware
14 10 (1.38%) AS400
15 9 (1.24%) Enterprise Storage
15 9 (1.24%) PKI
15 9 (1.24%) Grid Computing
16 8 (1.10%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 212 (29.20%) Linux
2 152 (20.94%) UNIX
3 131 (18.04%) Windows
4 58 (7.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 46 (6.34%) Solaris
6 21 (2.89%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (1.93%) AIX
8 13 (1.79%) Oracle Linux
8 13 (1.79%) zOS
9 9 (1.24%) SELinux
10 8 (1.10%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (1.10%) MVS
10 8 (1.10%) Apple iOS
11 7 (0.96%) Android
12 6 (0.83%) Windows XP
12 6 (0.83%) VME
13 5 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
13 5 (0.69%) Windows 2000
14 4 (0.55%) Windows 7
15 3 (0.41%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (20.80%) SOA
2 90 (12.40%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (9.23%) ITIL
4 60 (8.26%) Scrum
5 57 (7.85%) TDD
6 53 (7.30%) UML
7 49 (6.75%) Continuous Integration
8 47 (6.47%) OO
8 47 (6.47%) TOGAF
9 46 (6.34%) DevOps
10 44 (6.06%) Project Management
11 43 (5.92%) Configuration Management
11 43 (5.92%) Low Latency
12 42 (5.79%) MVC
13 40 (5.51%) Business Intelligence
14 39 (5.37%) Multithreading
15 36 (4.96%) Disaster Recovery
15 36 (4.96%) Release Management
16 35 (4.82%) Enterprise Architecture
17 32 (4.41%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 232 (31.96%) Java
2 131 (18.04%) SQL
3 71 (9.78%) C#
4 61 (8.40%) Python
5 42 (5.79%) C++
6 41 (5.65%) VB
7 40 (5.51%) JavaScript
7 40 (5.51%) Perl
8 29 (3.99%) Bash Shell
8 29 (3.99%) PL/SQL
9 27 (3.72%) Shell Script
10 26 (3.58%) C
11 20 (2.75%) PowerShell
12 19 (2.62%) VBScript
13 15 (2.07%) Scala
13 15 (2.07%) Ruby
13 15 (2.07%) Jython
14 14 (1.93%) XPath
15 13 (1.79%) VBA
16 9 (1.24%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 50 (6.89%) Security Cleared
2 41 (5.65%) Degree
3 40 (5.51%) SC Cleared
4 15 (2.07%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (1.10%) CISSP
5 8 (1.10%) DV Cleared
6 7 (0.96%) CISA
6 7 (0.96%) MCSE
7 4 (0.55%) PMI Certification
7 4 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (0.55%) MCSD
7 4 (0.55%) CISM
8 3 (0.41%) MCITP
8 3 (0.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (0.28%) RHCE
9 2 (0.28%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.28%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 2 (0.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (3.99%) SLA
2 18 (2.48%) QA
3 11 (1.52%) Data Quality
4 6 (0.83%) ISO 9001
5 5 (0.69%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.14%) COSO
7 1 (0.14%) COBIT
System Software
1 41 (5.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 37 (5.10%) Active Directory
3 36 (4.96%) VMware ESX
4 28 (3.86%) Oracle RAC
5 12 (1.65%) vCloud
6 8 (1.10%) vSphere
6 8 (1.10%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 6 (0.83%) Hyper-V
8 5 (0.69%) Veritas File System
9 4 (0.55%) NFS
9 4 (0.55%) Oracle RMAN
9 4 (0.55%) SRDF
10 3 (0.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 3 (0.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 2 (0.28%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 2 (0.28%) PowerHA
12 1 (0.14%) XenApp
12 1 (0.14%) Shibboleth
12 1 (0.14%) KVM
12 1 (0.14%) Xen
Systems Management
1 40 (5.51%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 33 (4.55%) Puppet
3 25 (3.44%) Control-M
4 21 (2.89%) BladeLogic
5 18 (2.48%) Nagios
5 18 (2.48%) Tivoli
6 17 (2.34%) Oracle Identity Management
7 15 (2.07%) HP Quality Center
7 15 (2.07%) NetBackup
8 14 (1.93%) WMI
9 12 (1.65%) SCOM
10 10 (1.38%) ITRS Geneos
11 9 (1.24%) Tivoli Monitoring
12 6 (0.83%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 5 (0.69%) CA LISA
13 5 (0.69%) Veritas Storage Foundation
14 4 (0.55%) Data Guard
15 3 (0.41%) YUM
15 3 (0.41%) BMC PATROL
16 2 (0.28%) SCCM
Vendors
1 259 (35.67%) Oracle
2 87 (11.98%) Microsoft
3 76 (10.47%) IBM
4 69 (9.50%) VMware
5 66 (9.09%) Red Hat
6 49 (6.75%) TIBCO
7 42 (5.79%) HP
8 41 (5.65%) JBoss
9 35 (4.82%) Sybase
10 26 (3.58%) Citrix
11 25 (3.44%) 29West
12 21 (2.89%) Veritas
13 20 (2.75%) EMC
13 20 (2.75%) Intel
13 20 (2.75%) Bloomberg
14 19 (2.62%) Altiris
14 19 (2.62%) CA
15 18 (2.48%) ION Trading
16 17 (2.34%) Siebel
17 16 (2.20%) BMC
City, London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
North London
DP Connect
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: market rate
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £500 - £650 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £360.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £650 - £750 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: £350 - 430 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Thebes IT
Rate: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Roc Search
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Streamline Connections
Rate: £325.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: market rate
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Thebes IT
Rate: Unspecified Competitive Market Rates
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £408 - £484 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £545 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £550.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
London
OHO Group
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago