The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the London region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware
Rank 135 143 111
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -32
Contract jobs citing Middleware 380 312 480
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.57% 1.44% 1.71%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.37% 5.00% 6.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 207 311
Average daily rate £475 £488 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
-7.05% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Average hourly rate £57.50 £82.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.30% +385.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -15.78%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7080 6238 7719
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 29.26% 28.87% 27.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 5091 4525 5117
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 63 75
Average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +19.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £19.60 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £163.00 £54.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Middleware
England

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 18 April 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Middleware across the London region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Middleware Hourly Rate Histogram 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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London -8 99 £475 - 43
Canary Wharf +29 10 £550 -
Docklands, London +5 9 £520 -
Bromley - 7 £575 - 2
Croydon -8 5 £430 -7.02% 2
Uxbridge - 1 £350 -
Harrow - - - -
Hayes - - - - 7
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Middleware
England

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

1 333 (41.32%) Oracle
2 295 (36.60%) Java
3 210 (26.05%) Finance
4 192 (23.82%) Linux
5 152 (18.86%) Windows
6 148 (18.36%) SQL
7 144 (17.87%) UNIX
8 139 (17.25%) Banking
9 138 (17.12%) SOA
10 127 (15.76%) Web Services
10 127 (15.76%) XML
11 116 (14.39%) Agile Software Development
12 104 (12.90%) Oracle Fusion
13 94 (11.66%) WebLogic
13 94 (11.66%) IBM
14 93 (11.54%) SQL Server
15 92 (11.41%) C#
16 90 (11.17%) .NET
17 85 (10.55%) Investment Banking
18 83 (10.30%) J2EE
19 82 (10.17%) Front Office
20 80 (9.93%) Spring
21 75 (9.31%) Multithreading
21 75 (9.31%) Oracle Database
22 71 (8.81%) Project Management
23 70 (8.68%) Degree
24 67 (8.31%) WebSphere
25 65 (8.06%) C++
26 63 (7.82%) Microsoft
27 61 (7.57%) OO

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 94 (11.66%) WebLogic
2 67 (8.31%) WebSphere
3 51 (6.33%) Tomcat
4 50 (6.20%) Apache
5 49 (6.08%) Oracle Service Bus
6 41 (5.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 25 (3.10%) Oracle Coherence
7 25 (3.10%) BizTalk Server
8 20 (2.48%) IIS
9 19 (2.36%) SharePoint
10 16 (1.99%) MQSeries
11 14 (1.74%) TIBCO EMS
12 13 (1.61%) Documentum
12 13 (1.61%) WebSphere Application Server
12 13 (1.61%) Liferay
13 12 (1.49%) Confluence
13 12 (1.49%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
14 11 (1.36%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 10 (1.24%) Oracle BPEL
16 9 (1.12%) CMS
Applications
1 43 (5.33%) MS Excel
2 12 (1.49%) MS Visio
3 10 (1.24%) MS Office
4 6 (0.74%) MS Project
5 3 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.12%) Maya
6 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 23 (2.85%) Oracle BPM
2 17 (2.11%) RMDS
3 12 (1.49%) Oracle Applications
4 9 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
5 8 (0.99%) ION MarketView
6 7 (0.87%) Oracle EBS
7 5 (0.62%) Summit
7 5 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
7 5 (0.62%) SAP IS-U
7 5 (0.62%) Oracle EBS R12
8 4 (0.50%) Oracle Retail
8 4 (0.50%) BusinessWorks
9 3 (0.37%) Oracle CRM
9 3 (0.37%) Endur
10 2 (0.25%) Oracle FAH
10 2 (0.25%) Aligne
10 2 (0.25%) Oracle General Ledger
10 2 (0.25%) Google Analytics
10 2 (0.25%) ZaiNet
10 2 (0.25%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 26 (3.23%) SaaS
2 23 (2.85%) Cloud Computing
3 17 (2.11%) PaaS
4 15 (1.86%) IaaS
5 9 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (0.62%) Amazon S3
7 5 (0.62%) Amazon SQS
7 5 (0.62%) Amazon ELB
8 3 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
9 1 (0.12%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 45 (5.58%) SAN
2 43 (5.33%) Internet
3 32 (3.97%) Intranet
4 23 (2.85%) HTTP
5 22 (2.73%) LDAP
6 20 (2.48%) FTP
6 20 (2.48%) Firewall
7 18 (2.23%) TCP/IP
8 16 (1.99%) SSL
8 16 (1.99%) WAN
8 16 (1.99%) LAN
9 15 (1.86%) DNS
9 15 (1.86%) NAS
10 14 (1.74%) Kerberos
11 13 (1.61%) DMZ
11 13 (1.61%) Network Security
12 12 (1.49%) AMQP
13 10 (1.24%) Fibre Channel
14 8 (0.99%) FCoE
14 8 (0.99%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 75 (9.31%) Oracle Database
3 52 (6.45%) Relational Database
4 44 (5.46%) Oracle Database 11g
5 37 (4.59%) DB2
6 29 (3.60%) RDBMS
7 26 (3.23%) MySQL
8 24 (2.98%) Data Warehouse
9 21 (2.61%) NoSQL
10 18 (2.23%) Big Data
11 17 (2.11%) Hadoop
12 15 (1.86%) Oracle ODI
13 14 (1.74%) Oracle Database 10g
14 11 (1.36%) MongoDB
14 11 (1.36%) Oracle Exadata
15 10 (1.24%) Oracle Database 12c
15 10 (1.24%) Oracle BI EE
16 9 (1.12%) Siebel EIM
16 9 (1.12%) KDB
17 8 (0.99%) HBase
Development Applications
1 42 (5.21%) Maven
2 26 (3.23%) Git (software)
3 22 (2.73%) Subversion
4 21 (2.61%) Jenkins
5 16 (1.99%) JIRA
6 14 (1.74%) TeamCity
7 13 (1.61%) Visual Studio
7 13 (1.61%) Ant
8 11 (1.36%) LoadRunner
8 11 (1.36%) Hudson
9 10 (1.24%) ClearQuest
9 10 (1.24%) JUnit
10 6 (0.74%) Trac
10 6 (0.74%) Selenium
11 5 (0.62%) NUnit
11 5 (0.62%) ClearCase
11 5 (0.62%) SoapUI
11 5 (0.62%) Cucumber
12 4 (0.50%) jMock
12 4 (0.50%) Oracle Forms
General
1 210 (26.05%) Finance
2 139 (17.25%) Banking
3 85 (10.55%) Investment Banking
4 82 (10.17%) Front Office
5 36 (4.47%) Retail
6 26 (3.23%) Back Office
7 18 (2.23%) Telecoms
8 15 (1.86%) Financial Institution
9 14 (1.74%) Marketing
10 8 (0.99%) Legal
10 8 (0.99%) Advertising
11 7 (0.87%) Publishing
11 7 (0.87%) Billing
12 6 (0.74%) Manufacturing
13 5 (0.62%) Games
14 4 (0.50%) Private Banking
14 4 (0.50%) Retail Banking
15 3 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
16 2 (0.25%) French Language
16 2 (0.25%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 226 (28.04%) Architect
2 185 (22.95%) Developer
3 70 (8.68%) Consultant
4 64 (7.94%) Analyst
5 59 (7.32%) Java Developer
6 55 (6.82%) Solutions Architect
7 48 (5.96%) Infrastructure Architect
8 40 (4.96%) Technical Architect
9 36 (4.47%) Senior Developer
10 30 (3.72%) C++ Developer
11 28 (3.47%) Enterprise Architect
12 26 (3.23%) DevOps Engineer
13 24 (2.98%) Senior Architect
13 24 (2.98%) Designer
14 22 (2.73%) Business Analyst
15 21 (2.61%) Data Architect
16 19 (2.36%) Deployment Engineer
16 19 (2.36%) Project Manager
16 19 (2.36%) Middleware Engineer
17 18 (2.23%) Middleware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (15.76%) Web Services
1 127 (15.76%) XML
2 104 (12.90%) Oracle Fusion
3 90 (11.17%) .NET
4 83 (10.30%) J2EE
5 80 (9.93%) Spring
6 50 (6.20%) CSS
7 48 (5.96%) Java EE
8 46 (5.71%) HTML
9 43 (5.33%) Ajax
10 41 (5.09%) REST
11 38 (4.71%) JMS
12 37 (4.59%) XSLT
13 32 (3.97%) Hibernate
13 32 (3.97%) jQuery
14 31 (3.85%) WCF
15 27 (3.35%) WebSphere MQ
16 26 (3.23%) Struts
16 26 (3.23%) HTML5
17 24 (2.98%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 46 (5.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 45 (5.58%) Mainframe
3 43 (5.33%) Fixed Income
4 39 (4.84%) Computer Science
5 33 (4.09%) Derivative
5 33 (4.09%) Clustering
6 27 (3.35%) Firmware
7 26 (3.23%) Equities
8 23 (2.85%) Open Source
8 23 (2.85%) Embedded Systems
9 19 (2.36%) Mathematics
10 18 (2.23%) Grid Computing
11 17 (2.11%) Management Information System
12 14 (1.74%) Credit Derivative
13 13 (1.61%) Physics
14 12 (1.49%) Hedge funds
15 11 (1.36%) DTV
15 11 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
16 10 (1.24%) PKI
16 10 (1.24%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 192 (23.82%) Linux
2 152 (18.86%) Windows
3 144 (17.87%) UNIX
4 60 (7.44%) Solaris
5 49 (6.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 26 (3.23%) AIX
7 15 (1.86%) zOS
8 14 (1.74%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (1.36%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (1.24%) Oracle Linux
11 9 (1.12%) Android
12 7 (0.87%) Apple iOS
13 5 (0.62%) Windows 2000
14 3 (0.37%) SUSE
14 3 (0.37%) Windows XP
14 3 (0.37%) MVS
14 3 (0.37%) OS/390
14 3 (0.37%) Embedded Linux
14 3 (0.37%) Windows 7
15 2 (0.25%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (17.12%) SOA
2 116 (14.39%) Agile Software Development
3 75 (9.31%) Multithreading
4 71 (8.81%) Project Management
5 61 (7.57%) OO
6 58 (7.20%) Scrum
7 54 (6.70%) E-Commerce
8 53 (6.58%) TDD
9 51 (6.33%) Data Modelling
10 48 (5.96%) TOGAF
11 47 (5.83%) ITIL
11 47 (5.83%) Enterprise Architecture
12 43 (5.33%) Low Latency
13 41 (5.09%) CRM
14 40 (4.96%) UML
14 40 (4.96%) Migration
15 36 (4.47%) Business Intelligence
15 36 (4.47%) Configuration Management
15 36 (4.47%) Performance Tuning
16 35 (4.34%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 295 (36.60%) Java
2 148 (18.36%) SQL
3 92 (11.41%) C#
4 65 (8.06%) C++
5 51 (6.33%) JavaScript
6 39 (4.84%) Perl
7 37 (4.59%) PL/SQL
8 35 (4.34%) Shell Script
8 35 (4.34%) Python
9 25 (3.10%) VB
9 25 (3.10%) C
10 17 (2.11%) Bash Shell
11 16 (1.99%) Scala
12 15 (1.86%) JCL
13 12 (1.49%) Ruby
14 10 (1.24%) VBA
14 10 (1.24%) PHP
15 9 (1.12%) PowerShell
16 8 (0.99%) VBScript
17 7 (0.87%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 70 (8.68%) Degree
2 55 (6.82%) Security Cleared
3 43 (5.33%) SC Cleared
4 14 (1.74%) DV Cleared
5 7 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (0.74%) RHCE
6 6 (0.74%) MCSE
7 5 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (0.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (0.25%) MCITP
9 2 (0.25%) CCNA
9 2 (0.25%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.25%) CISSP
9 2 (0.25%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.25%) MCSA
9 2 (0.25%) CISA
9 2 (0.25%) CISM
10 1 (0.12%) MBA
10 1 (0.12%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (2.61%) SLA
2 9 (1.12%) QA
3 4 (0.50%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.25%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.25%) COBIT
4 2 (0.25%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 34 (4.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (4.09%) VMware ESX
3 31 (3.85%) Active Directory
4 21 (2.61%) Oracle RAC
5 12 (1.49%) NFS
6 10 (1.24%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 8 (0.99%) vSphere
7 8 (0.99%) SRDF
8 7 (0.87%) Veritas File System
9 5 (0.62%) XenApp
10 3 (0.37%) VMware Server
10 3 (0.37%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 2 (0.25%) PowerHA
11 2 (0.25%) Hyper-V
11 2 (0.25%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 2 (0.25%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 2 (0.25%) Oracle RMAN
12 1 (0.12%) NDS
12 1 (0.12%) Shibboleth
12 1 (0.12%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 34 (4.22%) Puppet
2 30 (3.72%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 15 (1.86%) HP Quality Center
4 7 (0.87%) Control-M
4 7 (0.87%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 7 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (0.74%) Data Guard
5 6 (0.74%) BladeLogic
5 6 (0.74%) Nagios
5 6 (0.74%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 5 (0.62%) Tivoli
6 5 (0.62%) ZABBIX
7 4 (0.50%) NetBackup
8 3 (0.37%) BMC PATROL
8 3 (0.37%) Oracle Identity Management
8 3 (0.37%) Red Hat Satellite
9 2 (0.25%) Oracle EDQ
9 2 (0.25%) HP Operations Orchestration
9 2 (0.25%) MOM
10 1 (0.12%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 333 (41.32%) Oracle
2 94 (11.66%) IBM
3 63 (7.82%) Microsoft
4 60 (7.44%) VMware
5 58 (7.20%) TIBCO
6 47 (5.83%) JBoss
7 46 (5.71%) HP
8 44 (5.46%) Red Hat
9 34 (4.22%) Sybase
10 27 (3.35%) SAP
11 26 (3.23%) EMC
12 25 (3.10%) DataSynapse
13 23 (2.85%) ION Trading
14 22 (2.73%) Bloomberg
14 22 (2.73%) ATG
15 20 (2.48%) Siebel
16 19 (2.36%) Cisco
16 19 (2.36%) Endeca
17 18 (2.23%) 29West
18 17 (2.11%) Citrix
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Digitek Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £300 to £370 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Rate: £450 - £485 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Personnel IT
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £400 - £408 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Bromley
Palm Mason
Rate: £500 - £600
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Focus Select Ltd
Rate: £25 - £35 Per Hour
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £250.00 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
iKonnect
Rate: £600 - £700 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Brightred Resourcing
Rate: £0 - £600 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Bromley
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
London
DP Connect
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Orgtel
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 25 days ago