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 27 February 2015 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Middleware
Rank 151 113 132
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +19
Contract jobs citing Middleware 309 399 308
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.46% 1.84% 1.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.92% 6.24% 5.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 232 184
Average daily rate
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£476 £500 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.80% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £622 £625 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £375 £413
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £57.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £34.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+28.67% -9.33%
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
6284 6396 5891
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 29.60% 29.43% 29.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 4620 4495 4286
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £295 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 56 52
Average hourly rate £29.00 £35.00 £19.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% +76.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £27.50 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £82.25 £84.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 2015. 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 -12 75 £500 -4.76% 41
Docklands, London +1 2 - -
Canary Wharf -7 1 £475 -9.52%
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £333 -
Wimbledon - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
Brentford - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Hayes - - - -
Middleware
England

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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.

1 261 (41.23%) Oracle
2 216 (34.12%) Java
3 208 (32.86%) Finance
4 199 (31.44%) Linux
5 189 (29.86%) UNIX
6 178 (28.12%) Windows
7 131 (20.70%) Banking
8 127 (20.06%) Agile Software Development
9 125 (19.75%) SQL
10 104 (16.43%) IBM
11 99 (15.64%) SOA
12 98 (15.48%) WebSphere
13 94 (14.85%) WebLogic
14 86 (13.59%) .NET
15 81 (12.80%) ITIL
16 79 (12.48%) Red Hat
17 75 (11.85%) Oracle Fusion
18 74 (11.69%) Low Latency
19 73 (11.53%) Project Management
20 72 (11.37%) SQL Server
21 70 (11.06%) C#
22 67 (10.58%) Front Office
23 66 (10.43%) C++
23 66 (10.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 66 (10.43%) Multithreading
24 63 (9.95%) Investment Banking
25 62 (9.79%) TIBCO
25 62 (9.79%) Microsoft
26 61 (9.64%) Puppet
27 60 (9.48%) Analytical Skills

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 98 (15.48%) WebSphere
2 94 (14.85%) WebLogic
3 58 (9.16%) Apache
4 46 (7.27%) IIS
5 44 (6.95%) Tomcat
6 32 (5.06%) JBoss
7 31 (4.90%) SharePoint
8 29 (4.58%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 29 (4.58%) IBM HTTP Server
9 25 (3.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 24 (3.79%) WebSphere Application Server
11 22 (3.48%) CMS
11 22 (3.48%) Oracle Service Bus
12 18 (2.84%) TIBCO EMS
13 17 (2.69%) Adobe CQ
14 16 (2.53%) OpenStack
14 16 (2.53%) Confluence
15 15 (2.37%) Oracle Application Server
16 11 (1.74%) WebLogic Portal
17 10 (1.58%) MQSeries
Applications
1 12 (1.90%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.47%) MS Project
2 3 (0.47%) SPSS
2 3 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.32%) MS Office
4 1 (0.16%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.16%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 33 (5.21%) Oracle EBS
2 18 (2.84%) Oracle EBS R12
2 18 (2.84%) Oracle BPM
3 16 (2.53%) Documaker
4 14 (2.21%) Oracle Financials
5 13 (2.05%) Oracle Cash Management
6 7 (1.11%) Markit EDM
6 7 (1.11%) Oracle 11i
6 7 (1.11%) RMDS
7 6 (0.95%) ION MarketView
7 6 (0.95%) Oracle General Ledger
7 6 (0.95%) Oracle CRM
7 6 (0.95%) Oracle Payables
7 6 (0.95%) Oracle Receivables
7 6 (0.95%) Oracle Assets
8 4 (0.63%) Oracle Internet Expenses
8 4 (0.63%) Remedy ITSM
8 4 (0.63%) BusinessWorks
9 3 (0.47%) Oracle Retail
10 2 (0.32%) Oracle AGIS
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (1.42%) Cloud Computing
3 8 (1.26%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (1.26%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (0.79%) Office 365
5 3 (0.47%) SaaS
6 2 (0.32%) PaaS
6 2 (0.32%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (0.32%) Force.com
7 1 (0.16%) Taleo
7 1 (0.16%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (8.06%) HTTP
2 39 (6.16%) SAN
3 30 (4.74%) TCP/IP
3 30 (4.74%) NAS
4 25 (3.95%) SSL
5 20 (3.16%) Internet
6 19 (3.00%) NetScaler
7 17 (2.69%) Firewall
8 11 (1.74%) LDAP
9 10 (1.58%) WAN
9 10 (1.58%) DNS
9 10 (1.58%) HTTPS
10 9 (1.42%) LAN
11 8 (1.26%) BIG-IP
11 8 (1.26%) Network Security
12 7 (1.11%) FTP
13 5 (0.79%) DVB
13 5 (0.79%) Multicast
14 4 (0.63%) FCoE
14 4 (0.63%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (11.37%) SQL Server
2 46 (7.27%) Oracle Database
3 35 (5.53%) Oracle Database 11g
4 23 (3.63%) Oracle Reports
5 20 (3.16%) Relational Database
6 17 (2.69%) Oracle ODI
6 17 (2.69%) KDB
6 17 (2.69%) Oracle BI EE
7 13 (2.05%) DB2
7 13 (2.05%) Oracle Database 10g
8 11 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
8 11 (1.74%) Oracle Exadata
9 8 (1.26%) Hadoop
10 6 (0.95%) Jackrabbit
10 6 (0.95%) RDBMS
10 6 (0.95%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 5 (0.79%) Big Data
11 5 (0.79%) InfluxDB
11 5 (0.79%) OLTP
11 5 (0.79%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 54 (8.53%) JIRA
2 49 (7.74%) Maven
3 45 (7.11%) Subversion
4 38 (6.00%) Jenkins
5 32 (5.06%) Git (software)
6 21 (3.32%) JUnit
7 20 (3.16%) Oracle Forms
8 13 (2.05%) Introscope
8 13 (2.05%) Mockito
9 11 (1.74%) Ant
10 10 (1.58%) TeamCity
11 9 (1.42%) Visual Studio
12 6 (0.95%) ClearCase
12 6 (0.95%) Toad
12 6 (0.95%) JMeter
12 6 (0.95%) Mercurial
13 4 (0.63%) Selenium
13 4 (0.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 3 (0.47%) Eclipse
14 3 (0.47%) NUnit
General
1 208 (32.86%) Finance
2 131 (20.70%) Banking
3 67 (10.58%) Front Office
4 63 (9.95%) Investment Banking
5 24 (3.79%) Financial Institution
6 23 (3.63%) Retail
7 17 (2.69%) Billing
8 9 (1.42%) Back Office
8 9 (1.42%) Retail Banking
9 7 (1.11%) General Ledger
10 6 (0.95%) Publishing
11 5 (0.79%) Games
11 5 (0.79%) Telecoms
11 5 (0.79%) Legal
12 3 (0.47%) Advertising
12 3 (0.47%) Private Banking
13 2 (0.32%) Marketing
13 2 (0.32%) International Banking
13 2 (0.32%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.16%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 170 (26.86%) Developer
2 130 (20.54%) Analyst
3 75 (11.85%) Architect
4 66 (10.43%) Java Developer
5 48 (7.58%) Consultant
6 33 (5.21%) Support Analyst
7 32 (5.06%) Solutions Architect
8 29 (4.58%) C++ Developer
9 26 (4.11%) Senior Developer
10 25 (3.95%) Business Analyst
10 25 (3.95%) Oracle Developer
11 24 (3.79%) Administrator
12 22 (3.48%) Oracle Consultant
13 21 (3.32%) Project Manager
14 19 (3.00%) Applications Support
14 19 (3.00%) Middleware Engineer
15 18 (2.84%) Middleware Developer
16 17 (2.69%) Technical Analyst
17 16 (2.53%) Wintel Analyst
18 15 (2.37%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (13.59%) .NET
2 75 (11.85%) Oracle Fusion
3 59 (9.32%) XML
4 49 (7.74%) Web Services
5 46 (7.27%) WebSphere MQ
6 42 (6.64%) J2EE
7 38 (6.00%) JMS
8 35 (5.53%) HTML
9 33 (5.21%) FIX Protocol
10 27 (4.27%) Apache Camel
11 26 (4.11%) Spring
11 26 (4.11%) Rendezvous
12 23 (3.63%) SOAP
12 23 (3.63%) XSLT
12 23 (3.63%) HTML5
13 21 (3.32%) ActiveMQ
14 19 (3.00%) Java EE
14 19 (3.00%) WebCenter
15 18 (2.84%) JSON
15 18 (2.84%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 60 (9.48%) Analytical Skills
2 59 (9.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 33 (5.21%) Fixed Income
4 23 (3.63%) Clustering
4 23 (3.63%) Equities
5 21 (3.32%) Replication
5 21 (3.32%) Management Information System
6 18 (2.84%) Open Source
7 16 (2.53%) Enterprise Software
8 15 (2.37%) Derivative
9 14 (2.21%) Mainframe
10 13 (2.05%) SWIFT
11 12 (1.90%) Computer Science
12 7 (1.11%) Data Extraction
12 7 (1.11%) Mobile App
12 7 (1.11%) User Experience
12 7 (1.11%) W3C
12 7 (1.11%) N-Tier
12 7 (1.11%) Statistics
13 6 (0.95%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 199 (31.44%) Linux
2 189 (29.86%) UNIX
3 178 (28.12%) Windows
4 66 (10.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 56 (8.85%) Solaris
6 26 (4.11%) AIX
7 25 (3.95%) Windows Server 2008
8 18 (2.84%) Oracle Linux
9 16 (2.53%) Windows Server 2003
10 13 (2.05%) SUSE
10 13 (2.05%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 11 (1.74%) Android
12 8 (1.26%) zOS
13 6 (0.95%) Apple iOS
14 5 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
15 3 (0.47%) Windows Phone 8
15 3 (0.47%) Windows Phone
15 3 (0.47%) CentOS
15 3 (0.47%) Ubuntu
15 3 (0.47%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (20.06%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (15.64%) SOA
3 81 (12.80%) ITIL
4 74 (11.69%) Low Latency
5 73 (11.53%) Project Management
6 66 (10.43%) Multithreading
7 46 (7.27%) User Acceptance Testing
8 45 (7.11%) Scrum
9 42 (6.64%) OO
10 41 (6.48%) DevOps
11 39 (6.16%) Configuration Management
11 39 (6.16%) Migration
12 37 (5.85%) Continuous Integration
13 35 (5.53%) Release Management
13 35 (5.53%) TDD
13 35 (5.53%) Performance Tuning
14 33 (5.21%) Stakeholder Management
15 32 (5.06%) Risk Management
16 27 (4.27%) Business Intelligence
16 27 (4.27%) Algorithmic Trading
Programming Languages
1 216 (34.12%) Java
2 125 (19.75%) SQL
3 70 (11.06%) C#
4 66 (10.43%) C++
5 48 (7.58%) Shell Script
6 35 (5.53%) Perl
6 35 (5.53%) PL/SQL
7 32 (5.06%) Bash Shell
8 31 (4.90%) JavaScript
8 31 (4.90%) Python
9 27 (4.27%) PowerShell
10 22 (3.48%) Jython
11 19 (3.00%) VBScript
12 18 (2.84%) Ruby
13 15 (2.37%) C
14 9 (1.42%) VB
15 8 (1.26%) VBA
15 8 (1.26%) T-SQL
15 8 (1.26%) Korn
16 6 (0.95%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 49 (7.74%) Security Cleared
2 42 (6.64%) Degree
3 32 (5.06%) SC Cleared
4 19 (3.00%) DV Cleared
5 7 (1.11%) VCP4
6 5 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (0.63%) ISEB
8 3 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.47%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.47%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.32%) GWAPT
9 2 (0.32%) PMP
9 2 (0.32%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.32%) CISM
9 2 (0.32%) CEH
9 2 (0.32%) CISSP
10 1 (0.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.16%) RHCE
10 1 (0.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (4.90%) QA
2 15 (2.37%) Data Quality
3 7 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.16%) SLA
4 1 (0.16%) EMIR
System Software
1 39 (6.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (4.90%) Oracle RAC
3 26 (4.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 23 (3.63%) Hyper-V
5 19 (3.00%) XenApp
5 19 (3.00%) XenDesktop
6 15 (2.37%) VMware ESXi
7 10 (1.58%) VMware ESX
8 8 (1.26%) vCloud
8 8 (1.26%) Platform Symphony
9 7 (1.11%) Oracle RMAN
10 6 (0.95%) NFS
11 5 (0.79%) Squid
11 5 (0.79%) vSphere
12 4 (0.63%) SRDF
12 4 (0.63%) Xen
12 4 (0.63%) KVM
13 2 (0.32%) Apache Flume
13 2 (0.32%) Nmap
13 2 (0.32%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 61 (9.64%) Puppet
2 22 (3.48%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 16 (2.53%) SCCM
3 16 (2.53%) SCOM
3 16 (2.53%) SCVMM
3 16 (2.53%) HP SIM
3 16 (2.53%) EdgeSight
4 12 (1.90%) ITRS Geneos
5 10 (1.58%) Control-M
6 9 (1.42%) BladeLogic
7 8 (1.26%) SELinux
8 7 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
8 7 (1.11%) HP Operations Orchestration
9 6 (0.95%) Data Guard
10 5 (0.79%) Nagios
10 5 (0.79%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 5 (0.79%) StatsD
10 5 (0.79%) Oracle Identity Management
10 5 (0.79%) Kibana
10 5 (0.79%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 261 (41.23%) Oracle
2 104 (16.43%) IBM
3 79 (12.48%) Red Hat
4 62 (9.79%) Microsoft
4 62 (9.79%) TIBCO
5 47 (7.42%) VMware
6 35 (5.53%) HP
7 29 (4.58%) Citrix
8 27 (4.27%) Veritas
9 22 (3.48%) CA
9 22 (3.48%) webMethods
10 21 (3.32%) Atlassian
11 19 (3.00%) Sybase
12 18 (2.84%) Salesforce.com
13 17 (2.69%) Remedy
14 16 (2.53%) DataSynapse
14 16 (2.53%) Veeam
14 16 (2.53%) Nimsoft
14 16 (2.53%) Dell
14 16 (2.53%) ServiceNow
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Tria Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £550.00 - £700.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Rate: £400 to £450 p/day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Rate: £400 to £450 p/day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £575 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
London
iKonnect
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £500 - £600.00 per hour
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £380.00 - £420.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
City, London
Premier Media
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Ripe4
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Ripe4
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £380.00 - £420.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
London
iKonnect
Rate: £550 - £640 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 16 days ago