The table below looks at the statistics for the Middleware Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Middleware Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 April 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Middleware Developer
Rank 265 264 248
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Middleware Developer 7 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.072% 0.040% 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.076% 0.042% 0.023%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 1
Average daily rate £495 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £442 £388 £463
% change year-on-year
+14.06% -16.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £48.25 -
Middleware Developer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
9214 9421 8767
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 95.38% 94.40% 93.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 5620 5151 4814
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £232 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 378 459 473
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +4.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.28 £12.32 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.50 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.70 £17.45
% change year-on-year
+4.79% -4.29%

Middleware Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Middleware Developer in the job title across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Middleware Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Middleware Developer
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Middleware Developer across the South East region.

Middleware Developer Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Middleware Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Middleware Developer across the South East region.

Middleware Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Middleware Developer
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware Developer within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
Oxfordshire - 3 £495 -
Berkshire +1 2 £463 -
Surrey -7 1 £500 -
Middleware Developer
England

Middleware Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Middleware Developer in their job title 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 with Middleware Developer in their job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Middleware
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (57.14%) Spring
3 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (57.14%) Windows
3 4 (57.14%) Java
3 4 (57.14%) RESTful
3 4 (57.14%) Relational Database
4 3 (42.86%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (42.86%) Jenkins
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
4 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
4 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 3 (42.86%) IIS
4 3 (42.86%) CSS
4 3 (42.86%) SOAP
4 3 (42.86%) Tomcat
4 3 (42.86%) Linux
4 3 (42.86%) HTML
4 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
4 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (42.86%) Smart GWT
4 3 (42.86%) HTML5
4 3 (42.86%) NoSQL
4 3 (42.86%) TDD
4 3 (42.86%) Subversion
4 3 (42.86%) Web Development
4 3 (42.86%) Java EE
4 3 (42.86%) GWT

Middleware Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Middleware Developer in their job title 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 with Middleware Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (42.86%) IIS
1 3 (42.86%) Tomcat
2 1 (14.29%) JBoss
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (42.86%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) FTP
1 1 (14.29%) HTTP
1 1 (14.29%) SSH
1 1 (14.29%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) Relational Database
2 3 (42.86%) NoSQL
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
3 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
1 3 (42.86%) Jenkins
1 3 (42.86%) Subversion
2 1 (14.29%) JIRA
2 1 (14.29%) Talend Open Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) Middleware
2 4 (57.14%) RESTful
2 4 (57.14%) Spring
3 3 (42.86%) CSS
3 3 (42.86%) GWT
3 3 (42.86%) HTML
3 3 (42.86%) HTML5
3 3 (42.86%) Java EE
3 3 (42.86%) Smart GWT
3 3 (42.86%) SOAP
4 2 (28.57%) XML
5 1 (14.29%) Apache Camel
5 1 (14.29%) Apache CXF
5 1 (14.29%) Hibernate
5 1 (14.29%) IBM Integration Bus
5 1 (14.29%) JPA
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (14.29%) WCF
5 1 (14.29%) Web Services
5 1 (14.29%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (42.86%) TDD
3 3 (42.86%) Web Development
4 2 (28.57%) Migration
5 1 (14.29%) API Development
5 1 (14.29%) API Integration
5 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
5 1 (14.29%) ETL
5 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
5 1 (14.29%) SOA
5 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) C#
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
2 1 (14.29%) CA
2 1 (14.29%) IBM
2 1 (14.29%) Intel
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Talend
2 1 (14.29%) webMethods