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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Middleware
Rank 160 105 118
Rank change year-on-year
-55 +13
Contract jobs citing Middleware 296 425 334
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.40% 1.97% 1.73%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.68% 6.73% 5.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 249 208
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £374 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £57.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -14.48%
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
6328 6319 6051
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 29.96% 29.32% 31.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4744 4501 4387
Average daily rate £425 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 53 60
Average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £21.76
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +60.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £18.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.00 £77.50 £48.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -27 80 £475 -13.63% 26
Docklands, London +4 2 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £349 -
Canary Wharf 0 1 £475 -
Wimbledon - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
Brentford - - - -
Bromley - - - - 1
Harrow - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Romford - - - -
Middleware
England

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 254 (38.31%) Oracle
2 208 (31.37%) Finance
3 205 (30.92%) Java
4 200 (30.17%) UNIX
4 200 (30.17%) Linux
5 169 (25.49%) Windows
6 151 (22.78%) Banking
7 134 (20.21%) Agile Software Development
8 128 (19.31%) SQL
9 105 (15.84%) WebLogic
10 103 (15.54%) WebSphere
11 101 (15.23%) SOA
12 97 (14.63%) IBM
13 88 (13.27%) Oracle Fusion
14 84 (12.67%) Red Hat
15 78 (11.76%) ITIL
16 77 (11.61%) Microsoft
16 77 (11.61%) Project Management
17 74 (11.16%) .NET
18 71 (10.71%) Investment Banking
19 68 (10.26%) Front Office
19 68 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
20 65 (9.80%) Low Latency
20 65 (9.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 65 (9.80%) JIRA
20 65 (9.80%) Apache
21 64 (9.65%) XML
22 62 (9.35%) HTTP
22 62 (9.35%) Puppet
23 61 (9.20%) C++

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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
1 105 (15.84%) WebLogic
2 103 (15.54%) WebSphere
3 65 (9.80%) Apache
4 50 (7.54%) Tomcat
5 40 (6.03%) JBoss
6 35 (5.28%) SharePoint
7 34 (5.13%) IIS
8 31 (4.68%) Oracle Service Bus
8 31 (4.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 30 (4.52%) WebSphere Application Server
10 28 (4.22%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 27 (4.07%) IBM HTTP Server
12 22 (3.32%) Confluence
13 21 (3.17%) WebLogic Portal
14 20 (3.02%) CMS
15 17 (2.56%) Adobe CQ
15 17 (2.56%) OpenStack
16 15 (2.26%) TIBCO EMS
17 14 (2.11%) Oracle Application Server
18 13 (1.96%) MQSeries
Applications
1 14 (2.11%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.06%) SPSS
3 6 (0.90%) MS Project
3 6 (0.90%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.75%) MS Office
5 3 (0.45%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.15%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 26 (3.92%) Oracle BPM
2 25 (3.77%) Oracle EBS
3 24 (3.62%) Documaker
4 12 (1.81%) Oracle Cash Management
5 10 (1.51%) Markit EDM
6 7 (1.06%) Oracle FAH
6 7 (1.06%) BusinessWorks
7 6 (0.90%) Oracle EBS R12
8 5 (0.75%) Oracle General Ledger
8 5 (0.75%) Oracle Payables
8 5 (0.75%) Oracle Receivables
8 5 (0.75%) Oracle Assets
8 5 (0.75%) Oracle Internet Expenses
8 5 (0.75%) Oracle Financials
9 4 (0.60%) Oracle Retail
9 4 (0.60%) ION MarketView
10 3 (0.45%) Oracle iProcurement
10 3 (0.45%) SimCorp Dimension
10 3 (0.45%) Oracle AGIS
10 3 (0.45%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 13 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
2 11 (1.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (1.51%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (1.51%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (1.21%) Office 365
5 2 (0.30%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (0.30%) OpenShift
5 2 (0.30%) SaaS
6 1 (0.15%) PaaS
6 1 (0.15%) SoftLayer
6 1 (0.15%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 62 (9.35%) HTTP
2 43 (6.49%) SSL
3 37 (5.58%) SAN
4 31 (4.68%) TCP/IP
5 30 (4.52%) NAS
6 22 (3.32%) Firewall
7 20 (3.02%) HTTPS
8 19 (2.87%) Internet
9 17 (2.56%) NetScaler
10 13 (1.96%) DNS
11 11 (1.66%) LDAP
12 10 (1.51%) FTP
12 10 (1.51%) WAN
13 9 (1.36%) LAN
14 7 (1.06%) Network Security
15 6 (0.90%) BIG-IP
16 5 (0.75%) Unified Communications
16 5 (0.75%) DVB
17 4 (0.60%) SSH
17 4 (0.60%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (8.90%) SQL Server
2 50 (7.54%) Oracle Database
3 40 (6.03%) Oracle Database 11g
4 27 (4.07%) Oracle BI EE
4 27 (4.07%) Oracle ODI
5 22 (3.32%) Relational Database
6 19 (2.87%) Oracle Reports
7 18 (2.71%) DB2
8 17 (2.56%) Oracle Exadata
9 16 (2.41%) KDB
10 14 (2.11%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 11 (1.66%) Hadoop
11 11 (1.66%) NoSQL
11 11 (1.66%) Oracle Database 10g
12 10 (1.51%) Data Warehouse
13 8 (1.21%) Big Data
14 7 (1.06%) QlikView
14 7 (1.06%) MongoDB
14 7 (1.06%) MySQL
15 6 (0.90%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 65 (9.80%) JIRA
2 44 (6.64%) Maven
3 39 (5.88%) Git (software)
4 34 (5.13%) Subversion
5 32 (4.83%) Jenkins
6 17 (2.56%) JUnit
6 17 (2.56%) Oracle Forms
7 12 (1.81%) Mockito
8 10 (1.51%) Introscope
8 10 (1.51%) TeamCity
9 7 (1.06%) ClearCase
10 6 (0.90%) Toad
11 5 (0.75%) Mercurial
11 5 (0.75%) Selenium
11 5 (0.75%) PHPUnit
12 4 (0.60%) Eclipse
12 4 (0.60%) Ant
13 3 (0.45%) Grunt
13 3 (0.45%) Trac
13 3 (0.45%) Bugzilla
General
1 208 (31.37%) Finance
2 151 (22.78%) Banking
3 71 (10.71%) Investment Banking
4 68 (10.26%) Front Office
5 36 (5.43%) Retail
6 32 (4.83%) Financial Institution
7 27 (4.07%) Billing
8 9 (1.36%) Retail Banking
9 8 (1.21%) Telecoms
10 7 (1.06%) Legal
11 6 (0.90%) General Ledger
11 6 (0.90%) Publishing
12 5 (0.75%) Back Office
13 4 (0.60%) Games
14 3 (0.45%) Manufacturing
14 3 (0.45%) Advertising
15 2 (0.30%) Multimedia
15 2 (0.30%) Marketing
15 2 (0.30%) Corporate Banking
15 2 (0.30%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 168 (25.34%) Developer
2 120 (18.10%) Analyst
3 83 (12.52%) Architect
4 62 (9.35%) Java Developer
5 48 (7.24%) Consultant
6 39 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
7 32 (4.83%) Project Manager
8 31 (4.68%) Support Analyst
9 28 (4.22%) Administrator
10 26 (3.92%) Business Analyst
11 25 (3.77%) C++ Developer
12 24 (3.62%) Senior Developer
13 23 (3.47%) Oracle Developer
14 21 (3.17%) Middleware Engineer
14 21 (3.17%) Middleware Developer
14 21 (3.17%) Applications Support
15 16 (2.41%) Technical Analyst
15 16 (2.41%) Oracle Consultant
16 15 (2.26%) Wintel Analyst
16 15 (2.26%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (13.27%) Oracle Fusion
2 74 (11.16%) .NET
3 64 (9.65%) XML
4 56 (8.45%) JMS
5 48 (7.24%) Web Services
6 47 (7.09%) WebSphere MQ
7 36 (5.43%) HTML
8 34 (5.13%) FIX Protocol
9 32 (4.83%) SOAP
10 31 (4.68%) J2EE
11 30 (4.52%) Apache Camel
12 27 (4.07%) HTML5
13 26 (3.92%) WebCenter
13 26 (3.92%) Spring
14 25 (3.77%) ActiveMQ
14 25 (3.77%) JDBC
15 23 (3.47%) JSON
16 22 (3.32%) Rendezvous
16 22 (3.32%) XSD
17 20 (3.02%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 68 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
2 53 (7.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 33 (4.98%) Fixed Income
4 23 (3.47%) Open Source
4 23 (3.47%) Clustering
5 21 (3.17%) Derivative
6 19 (2.87%) Mainframe
6 19 (2.87%) Replication
6 19 (2.87%) Management Information System
7 18 (2.71%) Equities
8 14 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
9 13 (1.96%) Hedge funds
9 13 (1.96%) SWIFT
10 12 (1.81%) Computer Science
11 11 (1.66%) Visualisation
12 10 (1.51%) Mobile App
13 9 (1.36%) Credit Derivative
14 8 (1.21%) Digital Media
15 7 (1.06%) Statistics
15 7 (1.06%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 200 (30.17%) UNIX
1 200 (30.17%) Linux
2 169 (25.49%) Windows
3 65 (9.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 50 (7.54%) Solaris
5 27 (4.07%) AIX
6 26 (3.92%) Windows Server 2008
7 22 (3.32%) Oracle Linux
8 14 (2.11%) Windows Server 2003
8 14 (2.11%) SUSE
8 14 (2.11%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 10 (1.51%) zOS
9 10 (1.51%) Android
10 5 (0.75%) VME
10 5 (0.75%) MVS
11 3 (0.45%) CentOS
11 3 (0.45%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.45%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.45%) VMS
12 2 (0.30%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (20.21%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (15.23%) SOA
3 78 (11.76%) ITIL
4 77 (11.61%) Project Management
5 65 (9.80%) Low Latency
6 59 (8.90%) Multithreading
7 53 (7.99%) Scrum
8 50 (7.54%) DevOps
9 44 (6.64%) Migration
10 43 (6.49%) Stakeholder Management
10 43 (6.49%) Continuous Integration
11 39 (5.88%) Configuration Management
12 38 (5.73%) OO
13 37 (5.58%) TDD
14 34 (5.13%) Business Intelligence
15 33 (4.98%) Release Management
16 32 (4.83%) User Acceptance Testing
17 31 (4.68%) Performance Tuning
17 31 (4.68%) Requirements Analysis
18 29 (4.37%) UML
Programming Languages
1 205 (30.92%) Java
2 128 (19.31%) SQL
3 61 (9.20%) C++
4 59 (8.90%) C#
5 49 (7.39%) Bash Shell
5 49 (7.39%) Python
6 46 (6.94%) Shell Script
7 40 (6.03%) Jython
8 39 (5.88%) Perl
9 29 (4.37%) PL/SQL
9 29 (4.37%) PowerShell
10 27 (4.07%) JavaScript
11 20 (3.02%) Ruby
12 19 (2.87%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
13 18 (2.71%) VBScript
14 15 (2.26%) C
15 12 (1.81%) VB
16 11 (1.66%) Korn
16 11 (1.66%) VBA
17 9 (1.36%) Scala
Qualifications
1 43 (6.49%) Degree
2 35 (5.28%) Security Cleared
3 19 (2.87%) SC Cleared
4 17 (2.56%) DV Cleared
5 7 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (0.90%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (0.75%) CISM
7 5 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (0.75%) ISEB
7 5 (0.75%) CISSP
8 4 (0.60%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.45%) CCSA
9 3 (0.45%) JNCIA
9 3 (0.45%) PMP
9 3 (0.45%) PMI Certification
9 3 (0.45%) CCNA
10 2 (0.30%) CEH
10 2 (0.30%) GWAPT
11 1 (0.15%) BC Cleared
11 1 (0.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (4.07%) QA
2 22 (3.32%) Data Quality
3 7 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.15%) EMIR
4 1 (0.15%) SLA
System Software
1 40 (6.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 38 (5.73%) Oracle RAC
3 23 (3.47%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 20 (3.02%) Hyper-V
5 17 (2.56%) XenApp
5 17 (2.56%) XenDesktop
6 14 (2.11%) VMware ESXi
7 12 (1.81%) VMware ESX
8 10 (1.51%) vCloud
9 8 (1.21%) Platform Symphony
10 7 (1.06%) Active Directory
11 5 (0.75%) Squid
11 5 (0.75%) Oracle RMAN
11 5 (0.75%) NFS
12 4 (0.60%) vSphere
13 3 (0.45%) SRDF
13 3 (0.45%) Xen
13 3 (0.45%) KVM
13 3 (0.45%) Firmware
14 2 (0.30%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 62 (9.35%) Puppet
2 29 (4.37%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 16 (2.41%) Oracle Identity Management
4 15 (2.26%) SCCM
4 15 (2.26%) SCOM
4 15 (2.26%) SCVMM
4 15 (2.26%) HP SIM
4 15 (2.26%) EdgeSight
5 13 (1.96%) Control-M
6 10 (1.51%) ITRS Geneos
6 10 (1.51%) SELinux
7 9 (1.36%) BladeLogic
7 9 (1.36%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 8 (1.21%) HP Quality Center
9 7 (1.06%) HP Operations Orchestration
9 7 (1.06%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 7 (1.06%) Opscode Chef
10 5 (0.75%) Nagios
11 4 (0.60%) Kibana
11 4 (0.60%) StatsD
Vendors
1 254 (38.31%) Oracle
2 97 (14.63%) IBM
3 84 (12.67%) Red Hat
4 77 (11.61%) Microsoft
5 55 (8.30%) TIBCO
6 48 (7.24%) VMware
7 36 (5.43%) HP
8 28 (4.22%) Remedy
9 26 (3.92%) Atlassian
10 25 (3.77%) Citrix
11 24 (3.62%) Siebel
12 22 (3.32%) CA
12 22 (3.32%) Veritas
13 20 (3.02%) Sybase
14 18 (2.71%) 29West
15 17 (2.56%) ServiceNow
16 16 (2.41%) Salesforce.com
17 15 (2.26%) DataSynapse
17 15 (2.26%) Veeam
17 15 (2.26%) Nimsoft
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