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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Middleware
Rank 196 163 113
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -50
Contract jobs citing Middleware 240 300 410
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.13% 1.43% 1.90%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.61% 4.80% 6.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 185 236
Average daily rate £500 £475 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £340 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £671 £565 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £100.00 - £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +12.90%
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
6651 6245 6390
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 31.30% 29.76% 29.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 4953 4665 4514
Average daily rate £450 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 23 54
Average hourly rate £50.00 £27.37 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+82.68% -21.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.23 £16.30 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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 14 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware within the London region over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(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 +21 44 £525 +10.52% 14
Enfield - 3 £625 -
Docklands, London +8 2 £525 -
Canary Wharf 0 2 £431 -9.21%
Brentford - 2 £353 -
Croydon -11 1 £375 -31.81%
Hayes - 1 £600 -
Osterley - 1 - -
Middleware
England

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

1 190 (33.93%) Finance
2 173 (30.89%) Oracle
3 162 (28.93%) Java
4 145 (25.89%) Linux
5 139 (24.82%) Unix
6 114 (20.36%) Agile Software Development
7 95 (16.96%) IBM
8 93 (16.61%) Banking
9 89 (15.89%) Windows
9 89 (15.89%) SQL
9 89 (15.89%) WebSphere
10 87 (15.54%) SOA
11 85 (15.18%) Web Services
12 68 (12.14%) XML
13 63 (11.25%) Migration
14 61 (10.89%) SQL Server
15 57 (10.18%) Project Management
16 50 (8.93%) WebLogic
17 48 (8.57%) VMware
18 47 (8.39%) Shell Script
18 47 (8.39%) Oracle Database
19 46 (8.21%) Microsoft
20 45 (8.04%) Investment Banking
21 44 (7.86%) JMS
21 44 (7.86%) SOAP
22 43 (7.68%) ITIL
22 43 (7.68%) Security Cleared
22 43 (7.68%) Oracle Fusion
23 42 (7.50%) Degree
23 42 (7.50%) High Availability

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 89 (15.89%) WebSphere
2 50 (8.93%) WebLogic
3 36 (6.43%) Apache
4 29 (5.18%) JBoss
4 29 (5.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 25 (4.46%) Tomcat
6 20 (3.57%) WebSphere Application Server
7 16 (2.86%) CMS
8 15 (2.68%) Oracle Service Bus
9 14 (2.50%) MQSeries
10 13 (2.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 13 (2.32%) BizTalk Server
10 13 (2.32%) Mule
11 9 (1.61%) Confluence
11 9 (1.61%) IIS
11 9 (1.61%) JCAPS
11 9 (1.61%) Mule ESB
12 8 (1.43%) LiveCycle
13 7 (1.25%) SharePoint
14 6 (1.07%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 13 (2.32%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.71%) MS Office
3 2 (0.36%) HipChat
3 2 (0.36%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.18%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 17 (3.04%) Oracle BPM
2 9 (1.61%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (1.07%) Oracle Applications
4 5 (0.89%) BusinessWorks
4 5 (0.89%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (0.71%) Documaker
5 4 (0.71%) RMDS
6 3 (0.54%) Oracle ERP
6 3 (0.54%) Payment Gateway
7 2 (0.36%) Adaptiv
7 2 (0.36%) Oracle CRM
7 2 (0.36%) Oracle FAH
7 2 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.36%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
8 1 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.18%) Eagle PACE
8 1 (0.18%) Maximo
8 1 (0.18%) SAP SRM
8 1 (0.18%) SimCorp Dimension
8 1 (0.18%) SunGard GMI
Cloud Services
1 33 (5.89%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (3.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (2.50%) PaaS
4 12 (2.14%) Cloud Computing
4 12 (2.14%) SaaS
5 8 (1.43%) IaaS
6 4 (0.71%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (0.71%) Boomi
6 4 (0.71%) GitHub
6 4 (0.71%) SuccessFactors
6 4 (0.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 3 (0.54%) Google Drive
7 3 (0.54%) SoftLayer
8 2 (0.36%) Adobe Analytics
8 2 (0.36%) Office 365
9 1 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.18%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 1 (0.18%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.18%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.18%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 34 (6.07%) HTTP
2 27 (4.82%) TCP/IP
3 24 (4.29%) DNS
3 24 (4.29%) Firewall
4 21 (3.75%) SAN
5 18 (3.21%) LDAP
5 18 (3.21%) SSL
6 13 (2.32%) Internet
7 12 (2.14%) SSH
8 10 (1.79%) WAN
9 9 (1.61%) Multicast
10 8 (1.43%) LAN
10 8 (1.43%) NAS
11 6 (1.07%) DHCP
11 6 (1.07%) HTTPS
11 6 (1.07%) SNMP
12 5 (0.89%) Wireless
13 4 (0.71%) BIG-IP
13 4 (0.71%) Unified Communications
13 4 (0.71%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (10.89%) SQL Server
2 47 (8.39%) Oracle Database
3 22 (3.93%) Data Warehouse
3 22 (3.93%) Oracle Database 11g
4 19 (3.39%) DB2
4 19 (3.39%) MySQL
4 19 (3.39%) Oracle Database 10g
5 17 (3.04%) NoSQL
6 13 (2.32%) Relational Database
7 11 (1.96%) MongoDB
7 11 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
8 10 (1.79%) Oracle BI EE
8 10 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
9 9 (1.61%) SAP HANA
9 9 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (1.43%) Oracle ODI
10 8 (1.43%) Oracle9i Database
10 8 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
11 7 (1.25%) Data Mining
11 7 (1.25%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 35 (6.25%) Git (software)
2 28 (5.00%) JIRA
3 25 (4.46%) Subversion
4 21 (3.75%) Jenkins
5 17 (3.04%) Maven
6 16 (2.86%) JUnit
6 16 (2.86%) SoapUI
7 14 (2.50%) Selenium
8 11 (1.96%) LoadRunner
9 8 (1.43%) Ant
9 8 (1.43%) Mockito
10 7 (1.25%) Hudson
10 7 (1.25%) TeamCity
11 6 (1.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 6 (1.07%) Talend Open Studio
11 6 (1.07%) Team Foundation Server
12 5 (0.89%) Eclipse
12 5 (0.89%) LoadUI
12 5 (0.89%) Spock
12 5 (0.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 190 (33.93%) Finance
2 93 (16.61%) Banking
3 45 (8.04%) Investment Banking
4 28 (5.00%) Front Office
5 23 (4.11%) Financial Institution
6 20 (3.57%) Retail
7 6 (1.07%) Retail Banking
7 6 (1.07%) Telecoms
8 5 (0.89%) Marketing
9 4 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.54%) Advertising
10 3 (0.54%) Back Office
10 3 (0.54%) Billing
10 3 (0.54%) Law
10 3 (0.54%) Legal
11 2 (0.36%) Games
12 1 (0.18%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.18%) French Language
12 1 (0.18%) Private Banking
12 1 (0.18%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 136 (24.29%) Architect
2 131 (23.39%) Developer
3 60 (10.71%) Java Developer
4 42 (7.50%) Analyst
4 42 (7.50%) Solutions Architect
5 36 (6.43%) Middleware Developer
6 29 (5.18%) Consultant
7 21 (3.75%) DBA
7 21 (3.75%) Middleware Engineer
7 21 (3.75%) Technical Architect
8 20 (3.57%) Business Analyst
9 19 (3.39%) Infrastructure Architect
10 18 (3.21%) Project Manager
11 17 (3.04%) Enterprise Architect
12 16 (2.86%) Integration Architect
12 16 (2.86%) Java Middleware Developer
13 15 (2.68%) Senior Developer
14 14 (2.50%) Oracle Developer
14 14 (2.50%) Tester
15 13 (2.32%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (15.18%) Web Services
2 68 (12.14%) XML
3 44 (7.86%) JMS
3 44 (7.86%) SOAP
4 43 (7.68%) Oracle Fusion
5 38 (6.79%) REST
6 30 (5.36%) Spring
7 29 (5.18%) .NET
8 28 (5.00%) J2EE
9 26 (4.64%) XSLT
10 25 (4.46%) FIX Protocol
10 25 (4.46%) WebSphere MQ
11 24 (4.29%) JSON
12 22 (3.93%) Hibernate
13 21 (3.75%) HTML
14 19 (3.39%) Java EE
15 18 (3.21%) ActiveMQ
16 17 (3.04%) FpML
16 17 (3.04%) IBM Integration Bus
16 17 (3.04%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 40 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
1 40 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 32 (5.71%) Computer Science
3 27 (4.82%) Management Information System
4 20 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
4 20 (3.57%) Equities
5 18 (3.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 18 (3.21%) PKI
6 17 (3.04%) DataPower
7 16 (2.86%) Clustering
8 13 (2.32%) Fixed Income
9 12 (2.14%) Data Integration
9 12 (2.14%) Replication
10 11 (1.96%) Client/Server
11 10 (1.79%) SWIFT
12 9 (1.61%) DTV
12 9 (1.61%) Hedge funds
12 9 (1.61%) Mathematics
12 9 (1.61%) STB
13 8 (1.43%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 145 (25.89%) Linux
2 139 (24.82%) Unix
3 89 (15.89%) Windows
4 39 (6.96%) AIX
5 34 (6.07%) Solaris
6 28 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 19 (3.39%) Windows Server
8 11 (1.96%) Oracle Linux
9 9 (1.61%) SUSE
10 8 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (1.25%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 6 (1.07%) Windows XP
13 5 (0.89%) MVS
13 5 (0.89%) Windows Server 2012
14 4 (0.71%) CentOS
14 4 (0.71%) VMS
15 3 (0.54%) OpenVMS
15 3 (0.54%) Ubuntu
16 2 (0.36%) Debian
16 2 (0.36%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (20.36%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (15.54%) SOA
3 63 (11.25%) Migration
4 57 (10.18%) Project Management
5 43 (7.68%) ITIL
6 42 (7.50%) High Availability
7 37 (6.61%) OO
8 36 (6.43%) Configuration Management
9 35 (6.25%) TDD
9 35 (6.25%) UML
10 32 (5.71%) Performance Tuning
11 31 (5.54%) E-Commerce
12 30 (5.36%) Stakeholder Management
13 29 (5.18%) Scrum
14 28 (5.00%) DevOps
15 27 (4.82%) Low Latency
15 27 (4.82%) Risk Management
15 27 (4.82%) TOGAF
16 26 (4.64%) Business Intelligence
16 26 (4.64%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 162 (28.93%) Java
2 89 (15.89%) SQL
3 47 (8.39%) Shell Script
4 35 (6.25%) JavaScript
5 31 (5.54%) Python
6 30 (5.36%) Perl
7 27 (4.82%) C#
8 23 (4.11%) Bash Shell
8 23 (4.11%) C++
9 18 (3.21%) PowerShell
10 17 (3.04%) C
11 9 (1.61%) PL/SQL
12 8 (1.43%) Ruby
13 7 (1.25%) PHP
13 7 (1.25%) XPath
14 6 (1.07%) Jython
15 5 (0.89%) Korn
16 4 (0.71%) Groovy
16 4 (0.71%) T-SQL
16 4 (0.71%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 43 (7.68%) Security Cleared
2 42 (7.50%) Degree
3 30 (5.36%) SC Cleared
4 13 (2.32%) CTC Cleared
5 12 (2.14%) CISM
5 12 (2.14%) CISSP
6 8 (1.43%) CCNA
6 8 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (1.25%) CCSA
7 7 (1.25%) JNCIA
7 7 (1.25%) RHCE
7 7 (1.25%) RHCSA
8 5 (0.89%) CISA
8 5 (0.89%) ISEB
8 5 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (0.71%) DV Cleared
10 3 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.36%) MCSE
11 2 (0.36%) OCP
11 2 (0.36%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.14%) QA
2 8 (1.43%) SLA
3 6 (1.07%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.89%) ISO20022
5 4 (0.71%) SEPA
6 3 (0.54%) Disclosure Scotland
6 3 (0.54%) GxP
6 3 (0.54%) HL7
7 2 (0.36%) EMIR
8 1 (0.18%) COBIT
8 1 (0.18%) ISAE 3402
8 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.18%) MiFID
System Software
1 41 (7.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (5.00%) Active Directory
3 11 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (1.61%) Oracle RAC
5 8 (1.43%) Squid
6 7 (1.25%) vSphere
7 6 (1.07%) Docker
8 5 (0.89%) Hyper-V
8 5 (0.89%) NFS
8 5 (0.89%) VMware ESX
9 4 (0.71%) LXC
10 2 (0.36%) vCloud
10 2 (0.36%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.18%) ACF2
11 1 (0.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 1 (0.18%) KVM
11 1 (0.18%) SRDF
11 1 (0.18%) Varnish
11 1 (0.18%) Xen
11 1 (0.18%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 25 (4.46%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 24 (4.29%) Puppet
3 15 (2.68%) Ansible
4 12 (2.14%) Control-M
5 11 (1.96%) Data Guard
5 11 (1.96%) Nagios
6 9 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (1.61%) Oracle RMAN
7 8 (1.43%) Foglight
7 8 (1.43%) Oracle Identity Management
7 8 (1.43%) SCCM
8 7 (1.25%) CFEngine
9 6 (1.07%) Cobbler
9 6 (1.07%) HP Quality Center
9 6 (1.07%) SCOM
9 6 (1.07%) Tivoli Identity Manager
10 5 (0.89%) BladeLogic
10 5 (0.89%) ITRS Geneos
10 5 (0.89%) Tivoli
11 4 (0.71%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 173 (30.89%) Oracle
2 95 (16.96%) IBM
3 48 (8.57%) VMware
4 46 (8.21%) Microsoft
5 31 (5.54%) Red Hat
5 31 (5.54%) TIBCO
6 30 (5.36%) Sybase
7 22 (3.93%) HP
8 21 (3.75%) Adobe
9 18 (3.21%) Informatica
10 17 (3.04%) SAP
11 16 (2.86%) Cisco
12 13 (2.32%) CA
13 12 (2.14%) EMC
13 12 (2.14%) Solace
14 11 (1.96%) MuleSoft
15 10 (1.79%) Citrix
15 10 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
16 9 (1.61%) hybris
16 9 (1.61%) Symantec
London
Reed Technology
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Mercator IT Solutions
Rate: £Excellent Consultancy Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £475.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £720 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £475.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £800 per day + excellent daily based on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: £70,000 - £80,000 per year 12 month FTC
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Thebes IT
Posted: 6 days ago
East London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
London
OCC Computer Personnel
Rate: £300 - 360 per day + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 27 days ago