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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware
Rank 131 140 117
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -23
Contract jobs citing Middleware 408 407 441
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.68% 1.63% 1.69%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.50% 5.14% 5.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 274 276
Average daily rate
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£488 £525 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £375 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £638
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £413 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £48.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -17.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.75 £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-33.88% +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
7424 7911 7777
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.51% 31.63% 29.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 5184 5719 5519
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 52 75
Average hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £23.42 £15.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +13 113 £450 -18.18% 34
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 - -
Canary Wharf +14 1 - -
Docklands, London +10 1 - -
Croydon +3 1 £570 +78.12%
Harrow - - - -
Hayes - - - -
Isleworth - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
West Drayton - - - -
Middleware
England

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 263 (35.44%) Oracle
2 221 (29.78%) Linux
3 203 (27.36%) Finance
4 200 (26.95%) Java
5 185 (24.93%) UNIX
6 156 (21.02%) Banking
7 154 (20.75%) SOA
8 139 (18.73%) Windows
9 138 (18.60%) SQL
10 120 (16.17%) Web Services
11 114 (15.36%) WebSphere
12 110 (14.82%) WebLogic
13 107 (14.42%) SQL Server
14 102 (13.75%) XML
15 100 (13.48%) IBM
16 99 (13.34%) Microsoft
17 94 (12.67%) .NET
18 92 (12.40%) Oracle Fusion
19 88 (11.86%) Python
20 85 (11.46%) JMS
20 85 (11.46%) ITIL
21 82 (11.05%) Oracle Database
22 77 (10.38%) Front Office
23 76 (10.24%) Apache
23 76 (10.24%) JIRA
24 73 (9.84%) HTTP
24 73 (9.84%) Investment Banking
25 72 (9.70%) Agile Software Development
26 66 (8.89%) VMware
26 66 (8.89%) C#

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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
1 114 (15.36%) WebSphere
2 110 (14.82%) WebLogic
3 76 (10.24%) Apache
4 50 (6.74%) BizTalk Server
5 48 (6.47%) Oracle Service Bus
6 45 (6.06%) Tomcat
7 44 (5.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 37 (4.99%) WebSphere Application Server
9 35 (4.72%) IBM HTTP Server
10 33 (4.45%) WebLogic Portal
11 28 (3.77%) Confluence
12 27 (3.64%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 24 (3.23%) MQSeries
13 24 (3.23%) SharePoint
14 23 (3.10%) IIS
15 19 (2.56%) TIBCO EMS
16 15 (2.02%) WebSphere Process Server
17 14 (1.89%) Apache Solr
18 11 (1.48%) MS Exchange
18 11 (1.48%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 33 (4.45%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.48%) MS Visio
3 10 (1.35%) MS Office
4 7 (0.94%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.54%) SPSS
6 3 (0.40%) MS Project
7 2 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 33 (4.45%) Oracle BPM
2 31 (4.18%) Oracle EBS
3 18 (2.43%) Documaker
4 14 (1.89%) Oracle FAH
4 14 (1.89%) Oracle Applications
5 10 (1.35%) RMDS
6 8 (1.08%) Oracle EBS R12
6 8 (1.08%) ION MarketView
7 4 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
7 4 (0.54%) SAP CRM
7 4 (0.54%) BusinessWorks
8 3 (0.40%) PolarLake
8 3 (0.40%) Endur
8 3 (0.40%) Oracle Financials
8 3 (0.40%) Adaptiv
8 3 (0.40%) SimCorp Dimension
8 3 (0.40%) Siebel Analytics
8 3 (0.40%) Markit EDM
9 2 (0.27%) BPCS
9 2 (0.27%) Aligne
Cloud Services
1 19 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (2.43%) Amazon EC2
3 14 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
4 12 (1.62%) SaaS
5 8 (1.08%) PaaS
6 6 (0.81%) IaaS
7 5 (0.67%) Office 365
7 5 (0.67%) GitHub
8 3 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
9 2 (0.27%) Amazon ELB
9 2 (0.27%) SuccessFactors
9 2 (0.27%) OpenShift
9 2 (0.27%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (0.27%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.13%) Force.com
10 1 (0.13%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 73 (9.84%) HTTP
2 55 (7.41%) SSL
3 30 (4.04%) SAN
4 29 (3.91%) Firewall
5 28 (3.77%) DNS
6 27 (3.64%) Internet
7 24 (3.23%) LDAP
8 23 (3.10%) FTP
9 22 (2.96%) TCP/IP
10 21 (2.83%) HTTPS
11 20 (2.70%) Intranet
12 15 (2.02%) WAN
13 13 (1.75%) LAN
14 10 (1.35%) NAS
15 8 (1.08%) BIG-IP
15 8 (1.08%) Multicast
16 5 (0.67%) DVB
16 5 (0.67%) Ethernet
16 5 (0.67%) DMZ
17 4 (0.54%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (14.42%) SQL Server
2 82 (11.05%) Oracle Database
3 59 (7.95%) Oracle Database 11g
4 36 (4.85%) Relational Database
5 33 (4.45%) Oracle ODI
5 33 (4.45%) Oracle BI EE
6 29 (3.91%) NoSQL
6 29 (3.91%) Data Warehouse
7 26 (3.50%) Oracle Exadata
8 21 (2.83%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 20 (2.70%) MongoDB
10 18 (2.43%) MySQL
11 15 (2.02%) Hadoop
12 14 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
12 14 (1.89%) Siebel EIM
13 13 (1.75%) Apache Cassandra
14 11 (1.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 11 (1.48%) DB2
15 10 (1.35%) Oracle Reports
15 10 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 76 (10.24%) JIRA
2 41 (5.53%) Maven
3 38 (5.12%) Git (software)
4 31 (4.18%) Subversion
5 24 (3.23%) Jenkins
6 19 (2.56%) Visual Studio
7 17 (2.29%) TeamCity
8 15 (2.02%) Introscope
9 10 (1.35%) NUnit
9 10 (1.35%) Ant
10 8 (1.08%) Oracle Forms
10 8 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
11 7 (0.94%) JUnit
12 5 (0.67%) ClearQuest
12 5 (0.67%) jMock
13 4 (0.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 4 (0.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 4 (0.54%) Trac
13 4 (0.54%) SoapUI
14 3 (0.40%) MSBuild
General
1 203 (27.36%) Finance
2 156 (21.02%) Banking
3 77 (10.38%) Front Office
4 73 (9.84%) Investment Banking
5 37 (4.99%) Retail
5 37 (4.99%) Financial Institution
6 31 (4.18%) Billing
7 16 (2.16%) Advertising
7 16 (2.16%) Back Office
8 15 (2.02%) Telecoms
9 10 (1.35%) Manufacturing
10 9 (1.21%) Publishing
11 7 (0.94%) Legal
12 6 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
12 6 (0.81%) Marketing
13 5 (0.67%) Private Banking
14 4 (0.54%) Retail Banking
14 4 (0.54%) French Language
15 3 (0.40%) Corporate Banking
15 3 (0.40%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 162 (21.83%) Developer
2 138 (18.60%) Architect
3 84 (11.32%) Analyst
4 80 (10.78%) Consultant
5 49 (6.60%) Solutions Architect
6 43 (5.80%) Java Developer
7 32 (4.31%) Infrastructure Architect
8 31 (4.18%) Project Manager
9 29 (3.91%) Applications Support
9 29 (3.91%) Oracle Consultant
10 27 (3.64%) .NET Developer
11 26 (3.50%) Administrator
12 24 (3.23%) Senior Developer
13 21 (2.83%) Middleware Consultant
14 20 (2.70%) Middleware Developer
15 19 (2.56%) Support Analyst
16 18 (2.43%) Business Analyst
16 18 (2.43%) Middleware Engineer
17 16 (2.16%) Integration Engineer
18 15 (2.02%) Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (16.17%) Web Services
2 102 (13.75%) XML
3 94 (12.67%) .NET
4 92 (12.40%) Oracle Fusion
5 85 (11.46%) JMS
6 58 (7.82%) SOAP
7 57 (7.68%) REST
8 51 (6.87%) J2EE
9 49 (6.60%) WebSphere MQ
10 45 (6.06%) WCF
11 40 (5.39%) Spring
12 38 (5.12%) WebCenter
13 34 (4.58%) JSON
14 32 (4.31%) XSD
15 30 (4.04%) ASP.NET
15 30 (4.04%) WSDL
16 29 (3.91%) JDBC
17 28 (3.77%) HTML
18 27 (3.64%) XSLT
18 27 (3.64%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 37 (4.99%) Open Source
2 35 (4.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 33 (4.45%) Fixed Income
4 29 (3.91%) Hedge funds
5 26 (3.50%) Mainframe
5 26 (3.50%) Clustering
6 24 (3.23%) Derivative
7 22 (2.96%) Management Information System
8 18 (2.43%) iSeries
9 14 (1.89%) Equities
10 13 (1.75%) Enterprise Storage
11 12 (1.62%) Visualisation
12 11 (1.48%) Computer Science
12 11 (1.48%) DTV
13 10 (1.35%) AS400
13 10 (1.35%) SWIFT
13 10 (1.35%) Mobile App
14 9 (1.21%) STB
15 8 (1.08%) Embedded Systems
16 7 (0.94%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 221 (29.78%) Linux
2 185 (24.93%) UNIX
3 139 (18.73%) Windows
4 50 (6.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 40 (5.39%) Solaris
6 22 (2.96%) AIX
7 21 (2.83%) Windows Server 2008
8 18 (2.43%) Oracle Linux
9 16 (2.16%) zOS
10 13 (1.75%) MVS
10 13 (1.75%) SELinux
11 11 (1.48%) VME
12 9 (1.21%) Android
13 7 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
14 6 (0.81%) SUSE
14 6 (0.81%) Windows XP
15 5 (0.67%) Apple iOS
15 5 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
16 4 (0.54%) Windows 2000
17 2 (0.27%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (20.75%) SOA
2 85 (11.46%) ITIL
3 72 (9.70%) Agile Software Development
4 63 (8.49%) Scrum
4 63 (8.49%) UML
5 59 (7.95%) TDD
6 53 (7.14%) DevOps
7 52 (7.01%) Business Intelligence
7 52 (7.01%) Release Management
8 51 (6.87%) Continuous Integration
9 49 (6.60%) OO
9 49 (6.60%) Configuration Management
10 48 (6.47%) Project Management
11 45 (6.06%) TOGAF
12 43 (5.80%) MVC
13 40 (5.39%) CRM
14 37 (4.99%) Workflow
15 36 (4.85%) EAI
15 36 (4.85%) Low Latency
16 35 (4.72%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 200 (26.95%) Java
2 138 (18.60%) SQL
3 88 (11.86%) Python
4 66 (8.89%) C#
5 55 (7.41%) Bash Shell
6 51 (6.87%) Perl
7 44 (5.93%) Jython
8 41 (5.53%) VB
9 40 (5.39%) Shell Script
10 32 (4.31%) C++
11 31 (4.18%) PL/SQL
12 28 (3.77%) C
13 26 (3.50%) PowerShell
13 26 (3.50%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
14 25 (3.37%) JavaScript
15 23 (3.10%) Ruby
16 21 (2.83%) VBScript
17 16 (2.16%) VBA
18 15 (2.02%) Scala
19 13 (1.75%) XPath
Qualifications
1 37 (4.99%) Degree
2 25 (3.37%) Security Cleared
3 17 (2.29%) SC Cleared
4 15 (2.02%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (1.48%) CISSP
6 7 (0.94%) CISA
6 7 (0.94%) CISM
7 5 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (0.67%) PMI Certification
7 5 (0.67%) MCSE
8 4 (0.54%) MCSD
9 3 (0.40%) CCSA
9 3 (0.40%) CCNA
9 3 (0.40%) ISEB
9 3 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.40%) RHCE
9 3 (0.40%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.40%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.40%) JNCIA
10 2 (0.27%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (3.10%) QA
2 22 (2.96%) Data Quality
3 21 (2.83%) SLA
4 6 (0.81%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.81%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.13%) COSO
System Software
1 40 (5.39%) Oracle RAC
2 38 (5.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (4.85%) Active Directory
4 30 (4.04%) VMware ESX
5 16 (2.16%) vCloud
6 7 (0.94%) vSphere
7 6 (0.81%) Hyper-V
7 6 (0.81%) NFS
8 4 (0.54%) Oracle RMAN
9 3 (0.40%) SRDF
10 2 (0.27%) Xen
10 2 (0.27%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 2 (0.27%) ISA Server
10 2 (0.27%) XenApp
10 2 (0.27%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 2 (0.27%) PowerHA
10 2 (0.27%) KVM
11 1 (0.13%) Veritas File System
11 1 (0.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 1 (0.13%) NDS
Systems Management
1 50 (6.74%) Puppet
2 42 (5.66%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 32 (4.31%) Control-M
4 31 (4.18%) Oracle Identity Management
5 27 (3.64%) BladeLogic
6 19 (2.56%) Tivoli
7 18 (2.43%) Nagios
8 14 (1.89%) HP Quality Center
8 14 (1.89%) WMI
9 13 (1.75%) ITRS Geneos
9 13 (1.75%) NetBackup
10 12 (1.62%) SCOM
11 10 (1.35%) Tivoli Monitoring
12 9 (1.21%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 6 (0.81%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 5 (0.67%) CA LISA
15 4 (0.54%) Forefront Identity Manager
15 4 (0.54%) Norton AntiVirus
16 3 (0.40%) Data Guard
16 3 (0.40%) YUM
Vendors
1 263 (35.44%) Oracle
2 100 (13.48%) IBM
3 99 (13.34%) Microsoft
4 66 (8.89%) VMware
5 64 (8.63%) Red Hat
6 47 (6.33%) TIBCO
7 45 (6.06%) JBoss
8 36 (4.85%) Siebel
9 32 (4.31%) HP
10 30 (4.04%) Sybase
11 28 (3.77%) Remedy
12 27 (3.64%) 29West
13 26 (3.50%) Citrix
14 22 (2.96%) Altiris
14 22 (2.96%) Atlassian
15 19 (2.56%) Bloomberg
16 18 (2.43%) Intel
17 17 (2.29%) EMC
17 17 (2.29%) SAP
18 15 (2.02%) Informatica
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Streamline Connections
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £100 - £105 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £500 - £501 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £200 - £300 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Search Consultancy
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £440 per day
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Networking People
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London
Montash
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Eaglecliff
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Experis Ltd
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Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £240 - £250 per day
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Lorien Resourcing
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City of London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
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