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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware
Rank 125 135 116
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -19
Contract jobs citing Middleware 418 415 464
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.71% 1.65% 1.75%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.63% 5.27% 5.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 271 281
Average daily rate
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£475 £525 £465
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £375 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £424
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £45.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.63 £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-36.38% +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
7425 7876 7839
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.38% 31.39% 29.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 5304 5685 5514
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 52 68
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £25.00 £13.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £137.50 £59.87 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +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 16 September 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 16 September 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +18 117 £425 -22.72% 36
Greenford - 3 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 - - 1
Canary Wharf +18 1 - -
Croydon 0 1 £570 +78.12%
Bromley - - - - 1
West Drayton - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Hayes - - - - 1
Isleworth - - - -
Middleware
England

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

1 275 (35.30%) Oracle
2 240 (30.81%) Linux
3 215 (27.60%) Finance
4 209 (26.83%) Java
5 204 (26.19%) UNIX
6 173 (22.21%) Banking
7 160 (20.54%) Windows
8 159 (20.41%) Agile Software Development
9 154 (19.77%) SOA
10 139 (17.84%) SQL
11 119 (15.28%) WebLogic
11 119 (15.28%) WebSphere
12 114 (14.63%) Microsoft
13 113 (14.51%) Web Services
14 109 (13.99%) SQL Server
15 105 (13.48%) IBM
16 104 (13.35%) .NET
17 100 (12.84%) XML
18 95 (12.20%) Python
19 93 (11.94%) JMS
20 92 (11.81%) Oracle Fusion
21 89 (11.42%) ITIL
22 88 (11.30%) JIRA
23 84 (10.78%) HTTP
24 83 (10.65%) Apache
24 83 (10.65%) Front Office
25 81 (10.40%) Investment Banking
26 80 (10.27%) Red Hat
27 77 (9.88%) Oracle Database
28 65 (8.34%) UML

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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
1 119 (15.28%) WebLogic
1 119 (15.28%) WebSphere
2 83 (10.65%) Apache
3 56 (7.19%) Tomcat
4 49 (6.29%) Oracle Service Bus
5 43 (5.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 41 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
6 41 (5.26%) IBM HTTP Server
7 40 (5.13%) WebSphere Application Server
8 36 (4.62%) WebLogic Portal
9 35 (4.49%) Confluence
10 33 (4.24%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 28 (3.59%) IIS
12 25 (3.21%) MQSeries
12 25 (3.21%) SharePoint
13 18 (2.31%) TIBCO EMS
14 15 (1.93%) WebSphere Process Server
15 14 (1.80%) Apache Solr
16 12 (1.54%) MS Exchange
17 11 (1.41%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 36 (4.62%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.16%) MS Visio
2 9 (1.16%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (1.03%) MS Office
4 6 (0.77%) MS Project
5 5 (0.64%) SPSS
6 2 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 39 (5.01%) Oracle BPM
2 35 (4.49%) Oracle EBS
3 21 (2.70%) Documaker
4 16 (2.05%) Oracle FAH
5 11 (1.41%) Oracle Applications
6 10 (1.28%) Oracle EBS R12
7 9 (1.16%) RMDS
8 8 (1.03%) ION MarketView
9 7 (0.90%) Oracle Financials
10 6 (0.77%) Oracle Receivables
11 5 (0.64%) Oracle Cash Management
11 5 (0.64%) Oracle Assets
11 5 (0.64%) Oracle Internet Expenses
11 5 (0.64%) Oracle Payables
11 5 (0.64%) Oracle General Ledger
11 5 (0.64%) SAP CRM
12 4 (0.51%) BusinessWorks
13 3 (0.39%) PolarLake
13 3 (0.39%) Adaptiv
13 3 (0.39%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 21 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (2.57%) Amazon EC2
3 14 (1.80%) Cloud Computing
4 10 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (0.90%) Office 365
6 6 (0.77%) SaaS
7 5 (0.64%) PaaS
7 5 (0.64%) GitHub
8 3 (0.39%) IaaS
9 2 (0.26%) Amazon ELB
9 2 (0.26%) SuccessFactors
9 2 (0.26%) OpenShift
9 2 (0.26%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (0.26%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.13%) Force.com
10 1 (0.13%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 84 (10.78%) HTTP
2 63 (8.09%) SSL
3 34 (4.36%) SAN
4 33 (4.24%) Firewall
5 31 (3.98%) DNS
6 27 (3.47%) Internet
7 24 (3.08%) HTTPS
7 24 (3.08%) LDAP
8 21 (2.70%) TCP/IP
9 19 (2.44%) FTP
9 19 (2.44%) Intranet
10 18 (2.31%) NAS
11 15 (1.93%) WAN
12 13 (1.67%) LAN
13 8 (1.03%) Multicast
13 8 (1.03%) BIG-IP
14 7 (0.90%) DVB
15 5 (0.64%) AMQP
15 5 (0.64%) Unified Communications
15 5 (0.64%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (13.99%) SQL Server
2 77 (9.88%) Oracle Database
3 54 (6.93%) Oracle Database 11g
4 36 (4.62%) Oracle BI EE
4 36 (4.62%) Oracle ODI
5 33 (4.24%) Relational Database
6 28 (3.59%) NoSQL
7 27 (3.47%) Data Warehouse
7 27 (3.47%) Oracle Exadata
8 25 (3.21%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 20 (2.57%) MongoDB
10 19 (2.44%) MySQL
11 16 (2.05%) Hadoop
12 14 (1.80%) SQL Server 2008
12 14 (1.80%) DB2
12 14 (1.80%) Siebel EIM
13 13 (1.67%) Apache Cassandra
14 11 (1.41%) Oracle Reports
15 10 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 9 (1.16%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 88 (11.30%) JIRA
2 45 (5.78%) Git (software)
3 39 (5.01%) Maven
4 29 (3.72%) Subversion
5 27 (3.47%) Jenkins
6 21 (2.70%) TeamCity
7 17 (2.18%) Visual Studio
8 16 (2.05%) Introscope
9 10 (1.28%) NUnit
10 8 (1.03%) Ant
10 8 (1.03%) Oracle Forms
10 8 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
11 7 (0.90%) JUnit
12 6 (0.77%) jMock
13 4 (0.51%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 4 (0.51%) ClearQuest
13 4 (0.51%) Trac
13 4 (0.51%) PHPUnit
13 4 (0.51%) SoapUI
14 3 (0.39%) MSBuild
General
1 215 (27.60%) Finance
2 173 (22.21%) Banking
3 83 (10.65%) Front Office
4 81 (10.40%) Investment Banking
5 41 (5.26%) Financial Institution
6 40 (5.13%) Retail
7 35 (4.49%) Billing
8 17 (2.18%) Advertising
9 14 (1.80%) Telecoms
10 13 (1.67%) Back Office
11 8 (1.03%) Legal
11 8 (1.03%) Publishing
12 7 (0.90%) Manufacturing
13 6 (0.77%) General Ledger
13 6 (0.77%) Marketing
14 5 (0.64%) Private Banking
14 5 (0.64%) Retail Banking
15 4 (0.51%) Electronics
15 4 (0.51%) French Language
16 3 (0.39%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 166 (21.31%) Developer
2 130 (16.69%) Architect
3 96 (12.32%) Analyst
4 84 (10.78%) Consultant
5 53 (6.80%) Solutions Architect
6 41 (5.26%) Java Developer
7 35 (4.49%) Oracle Consultant
8 32 (4.11%) Project Manager
9 30 (3.85%) Applications Support
10 29 (3.72%) Infrastructure Architect
11 26 (3.34%) Support Analyst
11 26 (3.34%) Administrator
11 26 (3.34%) .NET Developer
12 25 (3.21%) Middleware Engineer
13 24 (3.08%) Middleware Developer
13 24 (3.08%) Senior Developer
14 22 (2.82%) Middleware Consultant
15 17 (2.18%) Business Analyst
15 17 (2.18%) Integration Engineer
16 15 (1.93%) Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (14.51%) Web Services
2 104 (13.35%) .NET
3 100 (12.84%) XML
4 93 (11.94%) JMS
5 92 (11.81%) Oracle Fusion
6 63 (8.09%) SOAP
7 57 (7.32%) REST
8 51 (6.55%) WebSphere MQ
9 48 (6.16%) J2EE
10 45 (5.78%) WCF
11 41 (5.26%) WebCenter
12 37 (4.75%) JSON
12 37 (4.75%) Spring
13 35 (4.49%) XSD
14 33 (4.24%) JDBC
15 30 (3.85%) Java EE
16 29 (3.72%) WSDL
17 28 (3.59%) ASP.NET
17 28 (3.59%) HTML
18 25 (3.21%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 58 (7.45%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (5.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 35 (4.49%) Open Source
4 32 (4.11%) Fixed Income
5 29 (3.72%) Hedge funds
6 28 (3.59%) Mainframe
7 26 (3.34%) Derivative
8 25 (3.21%) Clustering
9 20 (2.57%) Management Information System
10 18 (2.31%) iSeries
11 14 (1.80%) Equities
12 13 (1.67%) DTV
12 13 (1.67%) Enterprise Storage
12 13 (1.67%) SWIFT
12 13 (1.67%) Visualisation
13 12 (1.54%) STB
14 11 (1.41%) Mobile App
15 10 (1.28%) AS400
16 9 (1.16%) Grid Computing
17 8 (1.03%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 240 (30.81%) Linux
2 204 (26.19%) UNIX
3 160 (20.54%) Windows
4 62 (7.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 38 (4.88%) Solaris
6 25 (3.21%) Windows Server 2008
7 20 (2.57%) AIX
7 20 (2.57%) Oracle Linux
8 15 (1.93%) SELinux
8 15 (1.93%) zOS
9 11 (1.41%) MVS
9 11 (1.41%) VME
9 11 (1.41%) Android
10 8 (1.03%) SUSE
11 6 (0.77%) Windows XP
12 5 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (0.64%) Apple iOS
13 4 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.26%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.26%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (20.41%) Agile Software Development
2 154 (19.77%) SOA
3 89 (11.42%) ITIL
4 65 (8.34%) UML
4 65 (8.34%) TDD
4 65 (8.34%) Scrum
5 59 (7.57%) DevOps
6 56 (7.19%) Continuous Integration
7 55 (7.06%) Business Intelligence
8 52 (6.68%) Release Management
9 49 (6.29%) Configuration Management
9 49 (6.29%) Project Management
10 47 (6.03%) OO
11 43 (5.52%) MVC
12 42 (5.39%) CRM
13 40 (5.13%) TOGAF
14 39 (5.01%) Low Latency
15 38 (4.88%) Content Management
16 37 (4.75%) Multithreading
17 36 (4.62%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 209 (26.83%) Java
2 139 (17.84%) SQL
3 95 (12.20%) Python
4 65 (8.34%) C#
5 61 (7.83%) Bash Shell
6 55 (7.06%) Perl
7 53 (6.80%) Jython
8 48 (6.16%) Shell Script
9 43 (5.52%) C++
10 39 (5.01%) VB
11 31 (3.98%) PL/SQL
12 30 (3.85%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
13 28 (3.59%) C
14 27 (3.47%) PowerShell
15 25 (3.21%) Ruby
16 23 (2.95%) JavaScript
17 21 (2.70%) VBScript
18 16 (2.05%) VBA
19 14 (1.80%) Scala
20 13 (1.67%) XPath
Qualifications
1 36 (4.62%) Degree
2 21 (2.70%) Security Cleared
3 18 (2.31%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (1.80%) SC Cleared
5 11 (1.41%) CISSP
6 7 (0.90%) CISA
6 7 (0.90%) CISM
7 5 (0.64%) PMI Certification
7 5 (0.64%) MCSE
8 4 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (0.51%) MCSD
9 3 (0.39%) JNCIA
9 3 (0.39%) CCSA
9 3 (0.39%) CCNA
9 3 (0.39%) ISEB
9 3 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.39%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.26%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.26%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 2 (0.26%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (3.59%) QA
2 25 (3.21%) Data Quality
3 18 (2.31%) SLA
4 6 (0.77%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.77%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.13%) COSO
System Software
1 42 (5.39%) Oracle RAC
2 39 (5.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (4.11%) Active Directory
4 31 (3.98%) VMware ESX
5 18 (2.31%) vCloud
6 7 (0.90%) vSphere
7 6 (0.77%) Platform Symphony
7 6 (0.77%) Hyper-V
7 6 (0.77%) NFS
8 3 (0.39%) Oracle RMAN
8 3 (0.39%) SRDF
9 2 (0.26%) Xen
9 2 (0.26%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 2 (0.26%) ISA Server
9 2 (0.26%) XenApp
9 2 (0.26%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 2 (0.26%) KVM
9 2 (0.26%) PowerHA
10 1 (0.13%) Veritas File System
10 1 (0.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 57 (7.32%) Puppet
2 44 (5.65%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 34 (4.36%) Oracle Identity Management
4 32 (4.11%) Control-M
5 24 (3.08%) BladeLogic
6 18 (2.31%) Nagios
6 18 (2.31%) Tivoli
7 15 (1.93%) NetBackup
8 14 (1.80%) WMI
8 14 (1.80%) HP Quality Center
8 14 (1.80%) ITRS Geneos
9 12 (1.54%) SCOM
10 11 (1.41%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 10 (1.28%) Tivoli Monitoring
12 6 (0.77%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 5 (0.64%) CA LISA
13 5 (0.64%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 4 (0.51%) OMEGAMON
14 4 (0.51%) Norton AntiVirus
15 3 (0.39%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 275 (35.30%) Oracle
2 114 (14.63%) Microsoft
3 105 (13.48%) IBM
4 80 (10.27%) Red Hat
5 65 (8.34%) VMware
6 49 (6.29%) JBoss
7 47 (6.03%) TIBCO
8 37 (4.75%) Siebel
8 37 (4.75%) Sybase
9 32 (4.11%) HP
10 31 (3.98%) Remedy
10 31 (3.98%) 29West
11 29 (3.72%) Citrix
12 26 (3.34%) Atlassian
13 22 (2.82%) Altiris
14 21 (2.70%) Intel
15 18 (2.31%) Informatica
15 18 (2.31%) EMC
15 18 (2.31%) SAP
16 16 (2.05%) Symantec
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Rate: £200 - £500 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
FPSG Connect
Rate: £260 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £600 - £640 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £300.00 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £100 - £105 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £500 - £501 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £200 - £300 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 26 days ago