The table below looks at the statistics for Middleware skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Middleware over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Middleware
Rank 147 139 159
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +20
Contract jobs citing Middleware 368 374 337
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.69% 1.63% 1.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.28% 5.31% 4.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 225 208
Median daily rate £475 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £369 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £674 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £102.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -70.73%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £39.13 £52.50
% change year-on-year
-10.54% -25.47%
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
6976 7045 7056
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 32.07% 30.67% 30.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 5371 5053 5182
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 46 18
Median hourly rate £43.04 £22.18 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+94.02% -44.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.75 £16.43 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £52.18 £175.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.60% +8.00%

Middleware
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Middleware as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware within the London region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -2 44 £500 +3.09% 23
Docklands, London +13 7 £430 -21.81%
Canary Wharf +5 3 £850 +41.66%
Croydon - 2 £518 - 1
Chessington - 1 - -
Uxbridge - 1 - -
Osterley - 1 £518 -
Paddington - 1 - -
Middleware
England

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Middleware also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 227 (36.73%) Linux
2 207 (33.50%) Oracle
3 182 (29.45%) Java
4 157 (25.40%) Unix
5 147 (23.79%) Agile Software Development
6 142 (22.98%) Finance
7 132 (21.36%) SQL
8 129 (20.87%) IBM
9 108 (17.48%) WebSphere
10 103 (16.67%) HTTP
11 92 (14.89%) ITIL
12 90 (14.56%) Windows
13 89 (14.40%) SOA
14 88 (14.24%) Web Services
15 79 (12.78%) Banking
16 77 (12.46%) WebLogic
17 75 (12.14%) XML
18 69 (11.17%) Oracle Database
19 67 (10.84%) REST
19 67 (10.84%) SQL Server
20 65 (10.52%) Shell Script
21 60 (9.71%) Spring
22 59 (9.55%) SSL
23 58 (9.39%) UML
24 57 (9.22%) Migration
24 57 (9.22%) OO
24 57 (9.22%) Apache
25 55 (8.90%) DNS
25 55 (8.90%) Analytical Skills
26 54 (8.74%) SDLC

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 108 (17.48%) WebSphere
2 77 (12.46%) WebLogic
3 57 (9.22%) Apache
4 49 (7.93%) WebSphere Application Server
5 38 (6.15%) IBM HTTP Server
6 36 (5.83%) Tomcat
7 28 (4.53%) JBoss
8 22 (3.56%) CMS
9 21 (3.40%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 20 (3.24%) Mule
11 19 (3.07%) IIS
12 17 (2.75%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 15 (2.43%) GlassFish
13 15 (2.43%) Oracle Service Bus
13 15 (2.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 13 (2.10%) MQSeries
15 11 (1.78%) Node.js
16 10 (1.62%) LiveCycle
16 10 (1.62%) Oracle Coherence
17 9 (1.46%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 14 (2.27%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.81%) MS Project
3 3 (0.49%) MS Office
4 1 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.16%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (1.13%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (0.65%) BusinessWorks
2 4 (0.65%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (0.65%) Oracle Retail
2 4 (0.65%) RMDS
2 4 (0.65%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
3 3 (0.49%) Documaker
3 3 (0.49%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.32%) ION MarketView
4 2 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.32%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (0.32%) Radian6
4 2 (0.32%) SunGard GMI
5 1 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.16%) Maximo
5 1 (0.16%) PeopleSoft Financials
5 1 (0.16%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.16%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.16%) SAP IS-U
5 1 (0.16%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 33 (5.34%) Amazon AWS
1 33 (5.34%) Cloud Computing
2 19 (3.07%) PaaS
3 12 (1.94%) GitHub
4 11 (1.78%) Microsoft Azure
5 10 (1.62%) IaaS
6 8 (1.29%) SaaS
7 5 (0.81%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (0.49%) Google Analytics
8 3 (0.49%) Office 365
9 2 (0.32%) Boomi
9 2 (0.32%) Force.com
9 2 (0.32%) SoftLayer
10 1 (0.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.16%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.16%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.16%) Google Drive
10 1 (0.16%) Google Play
10 1 (0.16%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 103 (16.67%) HTTP
2 59 (9.55%) SSL
3 55 (8.90%) DNS
4 47 (7.61%) Firewall
5 32 (5.18%) LDAP
6 30 (4.85%) SAN
7 18 (2.91%) FTP
8 17 (2.75%) LAN
8 17 (2.75%) WAN
9 16 (2.59%) Internet
10 13 (2.10%) NAS
10 13 (2.10%) TCP/IP
11 10 (1.62%) HTTPS
12 9 (1.46%) Multicast
13 8 (1.29%) Fibre Channel
14 7 (1.13%) FCoE
14 7 (1.13%) iSCSI
14 7 (1.13%) WinSCP
15 6 (0.97%) DHCP
16 5 (0.81%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (11.17%) Oracle Database
2 67 (10.84%) SQL Server
3 36 (5.83%) DB2
3 36 (5.83%) NoSQL
4 27 (4.37%) MySQL
4 27 (4.37%) Relational Database
5 23 (3.72%) Data Warehouse
5 23 (3.72%) Hadoop
6 17 (2.75%) Oracle Database 11g
7 15 (2.43%) MongoDB
7 15 (2.43%) Oracle Database 12c
8 14 (2.27%) Oracle Database 10g
9 11 (1.78%) RDBMS
10 9 (1.46%) Big Data
10 9 (1.46%) Oracle Exadata
11 8 (1.29%) HBase
11 8 (1.29%) OLTP
12 6 (0.97%) Oracle ODI
12 6 (0.97%) Oracle Reports
12 6 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 45 (7.28%) Jenkins
2 43 (6.96%) Git (software)
3 38 (6.15%) Subversion
4 36 (5.83%) JIRA
5 32 (5.18%) Maven
6 25 (4.05%) Introscope
7 24 (3.88%) Ant
8 20 (3.24%) JUnit
9 15 (2.43%) Hudson
9 15 (2.43%) Selenium
9 15 (2.43%) SoapUI
10 14 (2.27%) Mockito
11 10 (1.62%) JProfiler
12 7 (1.13%) ClearCase
13 6 (0.97%) LoadRunner
13 6 (0.97%) XMLSpy
14 5 (0.81%) JMeter
14 5 (0.81%) Talend Open Studio
14 5 (0.81%) TeamCity
14 5 (0.81%) Visual Studio
General
1 142 (22.98%) Finance
2 79 (12.78%) Banking
3 39 (6.31%) Front Office
4 37 (5.99%) Retail
5 33 (5.34%) Investment Banking
6 13 (2.10%) Financial Institution
7 8 (1.29%) Back Office
7 8 (1.29%) Marketing
8 6 (0.97%) Games
8 6 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
9 5 (0.81%) Legal
10 4 (0.65%) Law
10 4 (0.65%) Retail Banking
11 3 (0.49%) Advertising
11 3 (0.49%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.16%) French Language
12 1 (0.16%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 163 (26.38%) Developer
2 143 (23.14%) Architect
3 58 (9.39%) Java Developer
4 54 (8.74%) Consultant
5 44 (7.12%) Analyst
6 39 (6.31%) Middleware Developer
7 38 (6.15%) Solutions Architect
8 33 (5.34%) Enterprise Architect
9 28 (4.53%) Administrator
10 22 (3.56%) Infrastructure Architect
10 22 (3.56%) Middleware Engineer
10 22 (3.56%) Senior Developer
11 20 (3.24%) C# Developer
11 20 (3.24%) C++ Developer
11 20 (3.24%) DBA
11 20 (3.24%) Senior Java Developer
12 19 (3.07%) Designer
13 18 (2.91%) Project Manager
13 18 (2.91%) Software Developer
14 15 (2.43%) WebSphere Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (14.24%) Web Services
2 75 (12.14%) XML
3 67 (10.84%) REST
4 60 (9.71%) Spring
5 54 (8.74%) JMS
6 47 (7.61%) .NET
7 44 (7.12%) SOAP
8 40 (6.47%) J2EE
9 36 (5.83%) Hibernate
10 35 (5.66%) Java EE
10 35 (5.66%) WebSphere MQ
11 34 (5.50%) RESTful
12 33 (5.34%) HTML
13 32 (5.18%) Oracle Fusion
14 31 (5.02%) JSON
15 26 (4.21%) XSLT
16 21 (3.40%) AngularJS
17 20 (3.24%) IBM Integration Bus
18 19 (3.07%) HTML5
19 18 (2.91%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 55 (8.90%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (5.18%) DataPower
3 31 (5.02%) Data Centre
4 29 (4.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 28 (4.53%) Management Information System
6 27 (4.37%) Computer Science
7 21 (3.40%) Enterprise Software
8 19 (3.07%) Derivative
8 19 (3.07%) STB
9 16 (2.59%) Equities
10 13 (2.10%) Data Extraction
11 12 (1.94%) DTV
11 12 (1.94%) N-Tier
12 11 (1.78%) Algorithms
12 11 (1.78%) Client/Server
12 11 (1.78%) Fixed Income
12 11 (1.78%) SWIFT
13 10 (1.62%) Embedded Systems
13 10 (1.62%) Mathematics
13 10 (1.62%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 227 (36.73%) Linux
2 157 (25.40%) Unix
3 90 (14.56%) Windows
4 54 (8.74%) AIX
5 42 (6.80%) Solaris
6 41 (6.63%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 30 (4.85%) Oracle Linux
8 24 (3.88%) SUSE
9 23 (3.72%) Windows Server
10 21 (3.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (0.65%) zOS
13 3 (0.49%) VMS
14 2 (0.32%) CentOS
14 2 (0.32%) OpenVMS
14 2 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
15 1 (0.16%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (23.79%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (14.89%) ITIL
3 89 (14.40%) SOA
4 58 (9.39%) UML
5 57 (9.22%) Migration
5 57 (9.22%) OO
6 54 (8.74%) SDLC
7 51 (8.25%) TOGAF
8 50 (8.09%) TDD
9 48 (7.77%) Multithreading
10 47 (7.61%) Change Management
11 46 (7.44%) Scrum
12 44 (7.12%) Zachman Framework
13 42 (6.80%) Continuous Improvement
13 42 (6.80%) High Availability
14 40 (6.47%) E-Commerce
14 40 (6.47%) Project Management
15 36 (5.83%) DevOps
16 35 (5.66%) Release Management
17 33 (5.34%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 182 (29.45%) Java
2 132 (21.36%) SQL
3 65 (10.52%) Shell Script
4 47 (7.61%) Python
5 45 (7.28%) C++
6 42 (6.80%) C#
6 42 (6.80%) Perl
7 41 (6.63%) JavaScript
8 29 (4.69%) Bash Shell
9 25 (4.05%) C
10 19 (3.07%) Jython
11 18 (2.91%) PowerShell
12 11 (1.78%) PL/SQL
13 9 (1.46%) Ruby
14 8 (1.29%) Korn
15 7 (1.13%) Embedded C++
15 7 (1.13%) Groovy
15 7 (1.13%) PHP
16 6 (0.97%) Embedded C
17 5 (0.81%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 41 (6.63%) Degree
2 40 (6.47%) Security Cleared
3 27 (4.37%) SC Cleared
4 5 (0.81%) CISA
4 5 (0.81%) CISM
4 5 (0.81%) CISSP
5 4 (0.65%) DV Cleared
6 3 (0.49%) BC Cleared
6 3 (0.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (0.32%) CBAP
7 2 (0.32%) CCNA
7 2 (0.32%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.32%) OCP
7 2 (0.32%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.16%) GCIA
8 1 (0.16%) GSEC
8 1 (0.16%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.16%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.07%) QA
2 9 (1.46%) ISO20022
3 8 (1.29%) PCI DSS
3 8 (1.29%) SEPA
4 6 (0.97%) HL7
5 3 (0.49%) SLA
6 2 (0.32%) COBIT
6 2 (0.32%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.32%) ISO15022
6 2 (0.32%) MiFID
7 1 (0.16%) COREP
7 1 (0.16%) EMIR
7 1 (0.16%) FINREP
7 1 (0.16%) ISAE 3402
7 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.16%) RMADS
System Software
1 38 (6.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (3.24%) Active Directory
3 16 (2.59%) Hyper-V
4 11 (1.78%) vSphere
5 9 (1.46%) Oracle RAC
6 8 (1.29%) KVM
6 8 (1.29%) NFS
6 8 (1.29%) SRDF
6 8 (1.29%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (1.29%) Xen
7 6 (0.97%) LXC
8 5 (0.81%) VMware ESX
9 4 (0.65%) Docker
10 3 (0.49%) Apache Flume
10 3 (0.49%) Squid
11 2 (0.32%) XenApp
11 2 (0.32%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.16%) ACF2
12 1 (0.16%) PowerHA
12 1 (0.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 34 (5.50%) Puppet
2 22 (3.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 19 (3.07%) Ansible
4 12 (1.94%) Control-M
4 12 (1.94%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (1.78%) SCCM
6 9 (1.46%) HP Quality Center
6 9 (1.46%) ITRS Geneos
6 9 (1.46%) Oracle Identity Management
7 8 (1.29%) Data Guard
8 6 (0.97%) Oracle RMAN
9 5 (0.81%) MIMEsweeper
9 5 (0.81%) Nagios
9 5 (0.81%) Norton AntiVirus
9 5 (0.81%) Tivoli
10 4 (0.65%) BladeLogic
10 4 (0.65%) Foglight
10 4 (0.65%) HP SiteScope
10 4 (0.65%) Oracle Identity Manager
11 3 (0.49%) CloudHub
Vendors
1 207 (33.50%) Oracle
2 129 (20.87%) IBM
3 44 (7.12%) VMware
4 37 (5.99%) TIBCO
5 36 (5.83%) webMethods
6 28 (4.53%) ATG
6 28 (4.53%) Microsoft
7 27 (4.37%) Sybase
8 26 (4.21%) AppDynamics
9 25 (4.05%) Red Hat
10 21 (3.40%) MuleSoft
11 20 (3.24%) Cisco
12 19 (3.07%) Adobe
13 18 (2.91%) Software AG
14 17 (2.75%) HP
15 14 (2.27%) SAP
16 13 (2.10%) Informatica
17 12 (1.94%) Intel
17 12 (1.94%) NetApp
18 11 (1.78%) Solace
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