The table below looks at the statistics for the Middleware Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 5 August 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Middleware Engineer
Rank 259 250 232
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Middleware Engineer 6 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.062% 0.032% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.067% 0.035% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 8
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£425 £320 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.81% -32.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £320 £463
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -30.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Middleware Engineer
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
8889 8556 7971
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.27% 91.83% 92.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 5298 4669 4164
Average daily rate £375 £350 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £213 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £498 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 403 415 532
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.25 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -4.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £10.90 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Middleware Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Middleware Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Middleware Engineer
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 Engineer across the South East region.

Middleware Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Middleware Engineer
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 Engineer across the South East region.

Middleware Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Middleware Engineer
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 Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 5 August 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
Buckinghamshire - 5 £438 - 1
Surrey -5 1 £493 +53.90%
Berkshire - 1 £425 -
Middlesex - 1 £425 -
Middleware Engineer
England

Middleware Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Middleware Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title.

1 8 (100.00%) Middleware
2 7 (87.50%) UNIX
3 6 (75.00%) Windows
3 6 (75.00%) J2EE
3 6 (75.00%) Apache
3 6 (75.00%) Linux
4 5 (62.50%) JBoss
4 5 (62.50%) Clustering
4 5 (62.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (62.50%) Finance
4 5 (62.50%) Load Balancing
4 5 (62.50%) Tomcat
4 5 (62.50%) Perl
4 5 (62.50%) WebLogic
4 5 (62.50%) PowerShell
4 5 (62.50%) F5
4 5 (62.50%) High Availability
4 5 (62.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 5 (62.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 4 (50.00%) Java
6 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
7 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (12.50%) AppDynamics
8 1 (12.50%) MuleSoft
8 1 (12.50%) New Relic
8 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
8 1 (12.50%) CA Single Sign-On
8 1 (12.50%) Service Management
8 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery

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

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Middleware Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (75.00%) Apache
2 5 (62.50%) Tomcat
2 5 (62.50%) WebLogic
2 5 (62.50%) JBoss
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (12.50%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 5 (62.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (12.50%) LDAP
2 1 (12.50%) HTTP
2 1 (12.50%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) DB2
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
2 1 (12.50%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) Middleware
2 6 (75.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Clustering
2 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) UNIX
2 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Linux
3 1 (12.50%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (62.50%) Load Balancing
1 5 (62.50%) High Availability
2 2 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
3 1 (12.50%) Service Management
3 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Perl
1 5 (62.50%) PowerShell
2 4 (50.00%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) Python
3 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
3 1 (12.50%) Jython
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) F5
2 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) IBM
3 1 (12.50%) CA
3 1 (12.50%) New Relic
3 1 (12.50%) AppDynamics
3 1 (12.50%) MuleSoft
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