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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Middleware
Rank 188 179 168
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -11
Contract jobs citing Middleware 288 312 319
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.34% 1.38% 1.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.81% 4.18% 4.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 194 191
Median daily rate £500 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £367 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £650 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £49.34 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £33.63 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+48.69% -13.78%
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
7551 7457 7221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.02% 32.90% 30.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 5708 5651 5502
Median daily rate £455 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.11% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £583 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 41 35
Median hourly rate £45.00 £24.23 £37.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.72% -34.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £20.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £70.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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 -10 44 £466 -1.84% 12
Canary Wharf +15 11 £650 -
Uxbridge - 4 £413 -
Docklands, London - 3 £575 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 - -
Twickenham - 1 £385 -
Osterley - 1 £425 -
Mayfair - 1 £650 -
Middleware
England

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 7 December 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.

1 218 (35.33%) Oracle
2 198 (32.09%) Java
3 195 (31.60%) Linux
4 173 (28.04%) Agile Software Development
5 161 (26.09%) Finance
6 156 (25.28%) Unix
7 112 (18.15%) Banking
8 109 (17.67%) Windows
9 107 (17.34%) SQL
9 107 (17.34%) WebSphere
10 99 (16.05%) IBM
11 98 (15.88%) SOA
12 92 (14.91%) XML
13 89 (14.42%) Web Services
14 74 (11.99%) VMware
15 73 (11.83%) SQL Server
16 72 (11.67%) Microsoft
17 66 (10.70%) DevOps
18 65 (10.53%) WebLogic
19 62 (10.05%) HTTP
19 62 (10.05%) Scrum
20 61 (9.89%) VMware Infrastructure
21 60 (9.72%) ITIL
22 59 (9.56%) JavaScript
22 59 (9.56%) Oracle Database
22 59 (9.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
23 56 (9.08%) Apache
23 56 (9.08%) Retail
24 54 (8.75%) Degree
25 52 (8.43%) Tomcat

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
1 107 (17.34%) WebSphere
2 65 (10.53%) WebLogic
3 59 (9.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 56 (9.08%) Apache
5 52 (8.43%) Tomcat
6 38 (6.16%) IIS
7 32 (5.19%) WebSphere Application Server
8 31 (5.02%) Mule
9 26 (4.21%) Confluence
10 25 (4.05%) Oracle Service Bus
11 21 (3.40%) Mule ESB
12 18 (2.92%) JBoss
12 18 (2.92%) Oracle Coherence
12 18 (2.92%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 17 (2.76%) Cloud Foundry
14 14 (2.27%) SharePoint
15 7 (1.13%) BizTalk Server
15 7 (1.13%) Elasticsearch
15 7 (1.13%) MS Exchange
16 6 (0.97%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 26 (4.21%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.81%) MS Project
3 2 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.16%) MS Office
4 1 (0.16%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.16%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.16%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 12 (1.94%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (1.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 7 (1.13%) BusinessWorks
3 7 (1.13%) Oracle Retail
4 6 (0.97%) Documaker
4 6 (0.97%) Oracle EBS R12
5 5 (0.81%) Oracle BPM
5 5 (0.81%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 4 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (0.49%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
7 3 (0.49%) Oracle Financials
7 3 (0.49%) Workday HCM
8 2 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
8 2 (0.32%) Oracle Cash Management
8 2 (0.32%) Oracle FAH
8 2 (0.32%) PeopleSoft Financials
8 2 (0.32%) RMDS
8 2 (0.32%) SAP HR
9 1 (0.16%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 44 (7.13%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (6.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (4.05%) PaaS
4 16 (2.59%) IaaS
5 15 (2.43%) GitHub
5 15 (2.43%) SaaS
6 10 (1.62%) IBM Cloud
7 7 (1.13%) Google Cloud Platform
8 6 (0.97%) Bluemix
9 5 (0.81%) AWS CloudFormation
10 4 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (0.65%) Force.com
10 4 (0.65%) Google App Engine
11 3 (0.49%) Boomi
11 3 (0.49%) Office 365
12 2 (0.32%) Azure Active Directory
13 1 (0.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 1 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
13 1 (0.16%) iPaaS
13 1 (0.16%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 62 (10.05%) HTTP
2 35 (5.67%) DNS
3 32 (5.19%) SAN
3 32 (5.19%) SSL
4 30 (4.86%) WAN
5 28 (4.54%) Firewall
6 25 (4.05%) TCP/IP
7 24 (3.89%) LAN
8 22 (3.57%) NAS
9 18 (2.92%) Fibre Channel
10 16 (2.59%) FCoE
10 16 (2.59%) Internet
10 16 (2.59%) iSCSI
11 15 (2.43%) LDAP
12 14 (2.27%) FTP
12 14 (2.27%) Multicast
13 13 (2.11%) DHCP
14 10 (1.62%) AMQP
15 7 (1.13%) DSL
16 5 (0.81%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (11.83%) SQL Server
2 59 (9.56%) Oracle Database
3 34 (5.51%) Data Warehouse
4 27 (4.38%) Big Data
5 26 (4.21%) Oracle Database 11g
6 25 (4.05%) Hadoop
7 24 (3.89%) Relational Database
8 19 (3.08%) NoSQL
9 18 (2.92%) MySQL
10 17 (2.76%) Oracle Database 12c
11 15 (2.43%) MongoDB
12 14 (2.27%) HBase
13 13 (2.11%) DB2
14 12 (1.94%) Oracle ODI
15 11 (1.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 10 (1.62%) QlikView
16 10 (1.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 10 (1.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 9 (1.46%) Oracle Exadata
17 9 (1.46%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 51 (8.27%) Jenkins
2 42 (6.81%) JIRA
3 36 (5.83%) Git (software)
4 28 (4.54%) Maven
5 25 (4.05%) Subversion
6 20 (3.24%) Sonatype Nexus
7 15 (2.43%) Gradle
8 13 (2.11%) JUnit
9 10 (1.62%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 9 (1.46%) Mockito
10 9 (1.46%) Selenium
11 8 (1.30%) Eclipse
12 7 (1.13%) Talend Open Studio
13 6 (0.97%) gulp
13 6 (0.97%) IntelliJ
13 6 (0.97%) Karma Test Runner
13 6 (0.97%) Spock
14 5 (0.81%) Protractor
14 5 (0.81%) SoapUI
14 5 (0.81%) Vagrant
General
1 161 (26.09%) Finance
2 112 (18.15%) Banking
3 56 (9.08%) Retail
4 30 (4.86%) Front Office
5 29 (4.70%) Financial Institution
5 29 (4.70%) Investment Banking
6 19 (3.08%) Marketing
7 16 (2.59%) Telecoms
8 13 (2.11%) Legal
9 10 (1.62%) Electronics
10 9 (1.46%) Manufacturing
11 7 (1.13%) Back Office
12 6 (0.97%) Publishing
13 5 (0.81%) Prime Brokerage
14 4 (0.65%) Law
15 3 (0.49%) Billing
15 3 (0.49%) French Language
15 3 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
16 2 (0.32%) Corporate Banking
17 1 (0.16%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 140 (22.69%) Architect
2 134 (21.72%) Developer
3 76 (12.32%) Consultant
4 64 (10.37%) Solutions Architect
5 53 (8.59%) Java Developer
6 49 (7.94%) Analyst
7 28 (4.54%) Infrastructure Architect
7 28 (4.54%) Project Manager
8 25 (4.05%) Middleware Developer
9 24 (3.89%) Administrator
10 22 (3.57%) Integration Architect
11 21 (3.40%) Oracle Consultant
12 19 (3.08%) DBA
13 18 (2.92%) Cloud Architect
13 18 (2.92%) Oracle Architect
13 18 (2.92%) Oracle DBA
14 16 (2.59%) DevOps Engineer
15 15 (2.43%) Business Analyst
15 15 (2.43%) C++ Developer
16 13 (2.11%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (14.91%) XML
2 89 (14.42%) Web Services
3 50 (8.10%) JMS
3 50 (8.10%) REST
4 49 (7.94%) .NET
4 49 (7.94%) HTML
5 48 (7.78%) XSLT
6 47 (7.62%) JSON
7 43 (6.97%) Spring
8 39 (6.32%) SOAP
8 39 (6.32%) WebSphere MQ
9 37 (6.00%) Oracle Fusion
10 35 (5.67%) IBM Integration Bus
10 35 (5.67%) J2EE
10 35 (5.67%) RESTful
11 30 (4.86%) CSS
12 18 (2.92%) ASP.NET
12 18 (2.92%) Hibernate
12 18 (2.92%) Java EE
12 18 (2.92%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 38 (6.16%) Fixed Income
2 37 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
3 33 (5.35%) Computer Science
3 33 (5.35%) Data Centre
4 30 (4.86%) Equities
5 29 (4.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 26 (4.21%) Clustering
7 18 (2.92%) Virtual Team
8 16 (2.59%) Data Integration
8 16 (2.59%) iSeries
9 15 (2.43%) DataPower
9 15 (2.43%) Enterprise Software
9 15 (2.43%) SWIFT
10 14 (2.27%) Hedge funds
10 14 (2.27%) Mathematics
11 12 (1.94%) Algorithms
11 12 (1.94%) Fintech
12 11 (1.78%) Online Banking
12 11 (1.78%) Private Cloud
13 10 (1.62%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 195 (31.60%) Linux
2 156 (25.28%) Unix
3 109 (17.67%) Windows
4 49 (7.94%) Solaris
5 43 (6.97%) AIX
6 26 (4.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 25 (4.05%) Oracle Linux
8 19 (3.08%) Windows Server
9 16 (2.59%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 15 (2.43%) SUSE
11 10 (1.62%) Android
11 10 (1.62%) CentOS
11 10 (1.62%) Windows Server 2008
12 9 (1.46%) Windows Server 2012
13 6 (0.97%) Windows Server 2003
14 5 (0.81%) Apple iOS
15 3 (0.49%) zOS
16 2 (0.32%) OpenVMS
16 2 (0.32%) Ubuntu
16 2 (0.32%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (28.04%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (15.88%) SOA
3 66 (10.70%) DevOps
4 62 (10.05%) Scrum
5 60 (9.72%) ITIL
6 48 (7.78%) E-Commerce
7 45 (7.29%) SDLC
7 45 (7.29%) TDD
8 43 (6.97%) High Availability
9 42 (6.81%) Continuous Integration
10 39 (6.32%) Multithreading
11 38 (6.16%) Migration
12 34 (5.51%) OO
13 32 (5.19%) Performance Tuning
13 32 (5.19%) Project Management
14 30 (4.86%) Configuration Management
15 29 (4.70%) Release Management
16 28 (4.54%) Business Intelligence
16 28 (4.54%) Microservices
16 28 (4.54%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 198 (32.09%) Java
2 107 (17.34%) SQL
3 59 (9.56%) JavaScript
4 39 (6.32%) Shell Script
5 33 (5.35%) Perl
6 28 (4.54%) C#
6 28 (4.54%) Python
7 25 (4.05%) C++
8 19 (3.08%) Bash Shell
9 14 (2.27%) C
10 12 (1.94%) PHP
10 12 (1.94%) Ruby
11 11 (1.78%) PowerShell
11 11 (1.78%) XPath
12 10 (1.62%) Scala
13 8 (1.30%) Korn
14 7 (1.13%) Jython
14 7 (1.13%) PL/SQL
15 5 (0.81%) XQuery
16 4 (0.65%) VB
Qualifications
1 54 (8.75%) Degree
2 6 (0.97%) CISSP
2 6 (0.97%) MCSE
2 6 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (0.97%) Security Cleared
3 5 (0.81%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.65%) ISSAP
4 4 (0.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (0.49%) MBA
5 3 (0.49%) PhD
5 3 (0.49%) PMI Certification
5 3 (0.49%) PMP
6 2 (0.32%) CISA
6 2 (0.32%) CISM
6 2 (0.32%) CRISC
6 2 (0.32%) HNC
6 2 (0.32%) HND
6 2 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.32%) MCP
7 1 (0.16%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (2.76%) MiFID
1 17 (2.76%) PCI DSS
2 16 (2.59%) QA
3 10 (1.62%) SLA
4 8 (1.30%) EMIR
5 3 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.49%) SEPA
6 2 (0.32%) FATCA
6 2 (0.32%) ISO20022
6 2 (0.32%) PMBOK
7 1 (0.16%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.16%) GMP
7 1 (0.16%) PA-DSS
7 1 (0.16%) SDET
System Software
1 61 (9.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 38 (6.16%) Active Directory
3 29 (4.70%) Oracle RAC
4 27 (4.38%) Hyper-V
5 22 (3.57%) KVM
6 19 (3.08%) Docker
7 18 (2.92%) SRDF
7 18 (2.92%) Xen
8 17 (2.76%) NFS
9 8 (1.30%) vCloud
10 5 (0.81%) Microsoft App-V
10 5 (0.81%) Terminal Services
10 5 (0.81%) Virtual Machines
10 5 (0.81%) vSphere
11 4 (0.65%) DFS Replication
12 3 (0.49%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 3 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
13 2 (0.32%) Firmware
13 2 (0.32%) Tivoli Directory Server
13 2 (0.32%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 45 (7.29%) Puppet
2 24 (3.89%) Ansible
3 15 (2.43%) Microsoft Clustering
3 15 (2.43%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 12 (1.94%) ITRS Geneos
5 10 (1.62%) Nagios
6 9 (1.46%) Control-M
7 8 (1.30%) SCCM
8 7 (1.13%) Data Guard
8 7 (1.13%) Kibana
8 7 (1.13%) OpenView
9 6 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
9 6 (0.97%) Salt
9 6 (0.97%) Tivoli
10 5 (0.81%) Oracle Identity Management
10 5 (0.81%) Oracle Identity Manager
11 4 (0.65%) QRadar
11 4 (0.65%) SELinux
12 3 (0.49%) HP SiteScope
12 3 (0.49%) logstash
Vendors
1 218 (35.33%) Oracle
2 99 (16.05%) IBM
3 74 (11.99%) VMware
4 72 (11.67%) Microsoft
5 46 (7.46%) MuleSoft
6 44 (7.13%) TIBCO
7 25 (4.05%) Cisco
7 25 (4.05%) EMC
8 23 (3.73%) SAP
8 23 (3.73%) Splunk
9 22 (3.57%) Sybase
10 20 (3.24%) Informatica
10 20 (3.24%) NetApp
10 20 (3.24%) Solace
11 19 (3.08%) Red Hat
11 19 (3.08%) webMethods
12 17 (2.76%) AppDynamics
12 17 (2.76%) Intel
13 16 (2.59%) Google
13 16 (2.59%) Sitecore
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