The table below looks at the statistics for Middleware skills 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 over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware
Rank 164 147 161
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +14
Contract jobs citing Middleware 86 95 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.92% 1.07% 0.97%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.71% 4.15% 4.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 57 57
Average daily rate
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£425 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £198 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £512 £504
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £413 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.63 £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-36.38% +20.00%
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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 South East region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2319 2289 2325
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.94% 25.84% 23.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1315 1286 1193
Average daily rate £350 £350 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 63 79
Average hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £17.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £44.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

Middleware
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Middleware across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Middleware Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Middleware
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 across the South East region.

Middleware Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Middleware
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Middleware across the South East region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014.

Middleware Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Middleware
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 across the South East region.

Middleware Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Middleware
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 within the South East region over the 3 months to 1 September 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
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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
Hampshire -19 29 £425 -2.85% 6
Surrey +7 19 £325 +22.64% 2
Berkshire +11 18 £475 +10.46% 2
Buckinghamshire +8 10 £357 -16.11% 1
Middlesex -1 3 - -
Oxfordshire -16 3 - - 3
West Sussex +1 2 £491 -
Kent -7 1 £375 -26.47%
East Sussex - - - -
Middleware
England

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 96 (47.52%) Oracle
2 64 (31.68%) SOA
3 52 (25.74%) WebLogic
4 47 (23.27%) Java
4 47 (23.27%) Linux
5 42 (20.79%) UNIX
5 42 (20.79%) SQL
6 34 (16.83%) WebSphere
7 33 (16.34%) XML
8 32 (15.84%) .NET
9 30 (14.85%) Finance
10 29 (14.36%) SQL Server
10 29 (14.36%) Security Cleared
11 28 (13.86%) Web Services
12 26 (12.87%) Microsoft
12 26 (12.87%) Oracle Database
13 25 (12.38%) SC Cleared
13 25 (12.38%) ITIL
13 25 (12.38%) SAP
14 24 (11.88%) Shell Script
15 23 (11.39%) Scrum
15 23 (11.39%) Windows
15 23 (11.39%) Apache
15 23 (11.39%) CRM
16 22 (10.89%) Oracle Fusion
17 21 (10.40%) Software Engineering
18 20 (9.90%) Oracle RAC
18 20 (9.90%) PostgreSQL
19 19 (9.41%) Telecoms
19 19 (9.41%) Oracle EBS

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 52 (25.74%) WebLogic
2 34 (16.83%) WebSphere
3 23 (11.39%) Apache
4 18 (8.91%) SharePoint
5 17 (8.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 12 (5.94%) BizTalk Server
7 9 (4.46%) WebSphere Application Server
8 8 (3.96%) IIS
9 7 (3.47%) Tomcat
9 7 (3.47%) Oracle Application Server
10 6 (2.97%) GlassFish
11 5 (2.48%) IBM HTTP Server
11 5 (2.48%) ArcGIS
12 4 (1.98%) Mule
13 3 (1.49%) MS Exchange
13 3 (1.49%) Oracle Service Bus
14 2 (0.99%) Liferay
14 2 (0.99%) MQSeries
14 2 (0.99%) ATG Dynamo
15 1 (0.50%) JCAPS
Applications
1 12 (5.94%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.97%) MS Office
3 2 (0.99%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.50%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 19 (9.41%) Oracle EBS
2 12 (5.94%) Oracle Applications
3 6 (2.97%) SAP CRM
4 5 (2.48%) BusinessWorks
5 4 (1.98%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.99%) SAP FI
6 2 (0.99%) SAP GRC
6 2 (0.99%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (0.99%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.50%) SAP IS-U
7 1 (0.50%) CSG Singleview
7 1 (0.50%) Staffware
7 1 (0.50%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.98%) SaaS
2 1 (0.50%) Office 365
2 1 (0.50%) GitHub
2 1 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.95%) SSL
2 8 (3.96%) SAN
2 8 (3.96%) Firewall
2 8 (3.96%) SSH
2 8 (3.96%) Network Security
3 7 (3.47%) FTP
4 6 (2.97%) HTTP
4 6 (2.97%) LAN
5 5 (2.48%) LDAP
5 5 (2.48%) VPN
5 5 (2.48%) Internet
6 4 (1.98%) ATM
6 4 (1.98%) NAS
6 4 (1.98%) AMQP
7 3 (1.49%) WAN
7 3 (1.49%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.99%) DVB
8 2 (0.99%) Intranet
8 2 (0.99%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (0.99%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (14.36%) SQL Server
2 26 (12.87%) Oracle Database
3 20 (9.90%) PostgreSQL
4 13 (6.44%) Oracle Database 10g
5 12 (5.94%) SQLPlus
6 10 (4.95%) Oracle Reports
6 10 (4.95%) MySQL
7 9 (4.46%) Relational Database
8 8 (3.96%) Oracle BI EE
9 7 (3.47%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (3.47%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (2.97%) NoSQL
10 6 (2.97%) SQL Server 2005
10 6 (2.97%) Oracle Database 11g
10 6 (2.97%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (2.97%) Oracle Discoverer
11 5 (2.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (2.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (2.48%) SAP BW
11 5 (2.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (7.92%) Jenkins
2 10 (4.95%) SoapUI
3 9 (4.46%) Toad
4 8 (3.96%) JIRA
5 6 (2.97%) Git (software)
5 6 (2.97%) JUnit
5 6 (2.97%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 5 (2.48%) Oracle Forms
6 5 (2.48%) Introscope
7 4 (1.98%) Mercurial
8 3 (1.49%) JProfiler
8 3 (1.49%) Eclipse
8 3 (1.49%) QuickTest Pro
8 3 (1.49%) LoadRunner
8 3 (1.49%) Rational Performance Tester
9 2 (0.99%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.99%) Subversion
9 2 (0.99%) Selenium
10 1 (0.50%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.50%) JDeveloper
General
1 30 (14.85%) Finance
2 19 (9.41%) Telecoms
3 15 (7.43%) Billing
4 9 (4.46%) Banking
5 7 (3.47%) Retail
6 4 (1.98%) Games
6 4 (1.98%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.49%) Legal
7 3 (1.49%) Military
8 2 (0.99%) Automotive
8 2 (0.99%) Electronics
9 1 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.50%) Advertising
9 1 (0.50%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 37 (18.32%) Architect
2 26 (12.87%) Developer
3 24 (11.88%) Analyst
4 18 (8.91%) Solutions Architect
5 11 (5.45%) Consultant
6 10 (4.95%) DBA
6 10 (4.95%) Support Engineer
6 10 (4.95%) Oracle DBA
6 10 (4.95%) Linux Engineer
7 9 (4.46%) Test Manager
8 8 (3.96%) Systems Analyst
8 8 (3.96%) Delivery Manager
9 7 (3.47%) Designer
9 7 (3.47%) Middleware Engineer
10 6 (2.97%) Linux Support
10 6 (2.97%) Infrastructure Architect
10 6 (2.97%) Technical Analyst
10 6 (2.97%) Technical Architect
11 5 (2.48%) Test Analyst
11 5 (2.48%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (16.34%) XML
2 32 (15.84%) .NET
3 28 (13.86%) Web Services
4 22 (10.89%) Oracle Fusion
5 18 (8.91%) SOAP
6 11 (5.45%) CSS
6 11 (5.45%) REST
7 10 (4.95%) WebSphere MQ
8 9 (4.46%) SAP PI
9 8 (3.96%) JMS
9 8 (3.96%) HTML
10 7 (3.47%) XSLT
10 7 (3.47%) SAP Basis
10 7 (3.47%) jQuery
11 6 (2.97%) Spring
11 6 (2.97%) .NET Framework
11 6 (2.97%) JSON
11 6 (2.97%) SAP XI
11 6 (2.97%) EDI
11 6 (2.97%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (3.96%) Computer Science
1 8 (3.96%) iSeries
2 6 (2.97%) Management Information System
2 6 (2.97%) Replication
3 5 (2.48%) Mobile App
3 5 (2.48%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (1.98%) PKI
4 4 (1.98%) CMDB
5 3 (1.49%) Smart Meter
6 2 (0.99%) Wiki
6 2 (0.99%) Data Extraction
6 2 (0.99%) STB
6 2 (0.99%) AS400
6 2 (0.99%) Handset
6 2 (0.99%) DTV
6 2 (0.99%) Mainframe
6 2 (0.99%) Mobile Payment
6 2 (0.99%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.50%) Statistics
7 1 (0.50%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 47 (23.27%) Linux
2 42 (20.79%) UNIX
3 23 (11.39%) Windows
4 12 (5.94%) Oracle Linux
5 11 (5.45%) Solaris
6 6 (2.97%) AIX
6 6 (2.97%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.99%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.99%) Android
8 1 (0.50%) zOS
8 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.50%) HPUX
8 1 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (31.68%) SOA
2 25 (12.38%) ITIL
3 23 (11.39%) CRM
3 23 (11.39%) Scrum
4 21 (10.40%) Software Engineering
5 19 (9.41%) DevOps
6 18 (8.91%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (7.92%) TOGAF
8 15 (7.43%) E-Commerce
8 15 (7.43%) Business Intelligence
9 13 (6.44%) ERP
10 12 (5.94%) UML
10 12 (5.94%) OO
10 12 (5.94%) Migration
11 11 (5.45%) PRINCE2
12 10 (4.95%) Disaster Recovery
12 10 (4.95%) Test Scripting
13 9 (4.46%) Service Management
13 9 (4.46%) EAI
13 9 (4.46%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 47 (23.27%) Java
2 42 (20.79%) SQL
3 24 (11.88%) Shell Script
4 13 (6.44%) PL/SQL
5 12 (5.94%) JavaScript
6 11 (5.45%) C++
6 11 (5.45%) C
7 9 (4.46%) Perl
8 7 (3.47%) Korn
9 6 (2.97%) Python
9 6 (2.97%) T-SQL
10 4 (1.98%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.49%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.49%) VB
11 3 (1.49%) ABAP
11 3 (1.49%) C#
12 2 (0.99%) SAPscript
13 1 (0.50%) PHP
13 1 (0.50%) VBScript
13 1 (0.50%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 29 (14.36%) Security Cleared
2 25 (12.38%) SC Cleared
3 19 (9.41%) Degree
4 4 (1.98%) DV Cleared
4 4 (1.98%) ISTQB
4 4 (1.98%) MCSE
4 4 (1.98%) ISEB
4 4 (1.98%) CISSP
4 4 (1.98%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.49%) OCPJP
6 2 (0.99%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (0.99%) PMP
6 2 (0.99%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.49%) QA
2 2 (0.99%) COBIT
3 1 (0.50%) SLA
3 1 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 20 (9.90%) Oracle RAC
2 10 (4.95%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (0.99%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (0.99%) Xen
3 2 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.99%) KVM
4 1 (0.50%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.50%) XenApp
4 1 (0.50%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.50%) vSphere
4 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 18 (8.91%) Puppet
2 14 (6.93%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 11 (5.45%) YUM
4 8 (3.96%) Vagrant
5 7 (3.47%) Data Guard
6 4 (1.98%) CA SiteMinder
6 4 (1.98%) Ansible
7 3 (1.49%) nmon
8 2 (0.99%) Oracle Identity Management
8 2 (0.99%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.99%) Tivoli
8 2 (0.99%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 1 (0.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 1 (0.50%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 96 (47.52%) Oracle
2 26 (12.87%) Microsoft
3 25 (12.38%) SAP
4 14 (6.93%) IBM
5 12 (5.94%) TIBCO
6 7 (3.47%) JBoss
7 6 (2.97%) HP
8 5 (2.48%) Cisco
8 5 (2.48%) Remedy
8 5 (2.48%) ESRI
8 5 (2.48%) ComArch
9 4 (1.98%) Symantec
9 4 (1.98%) Splunk
9 4 (1.98%) Business Objects
9 4 (1.98%) CA
9 4 (1.98%) Nokia
10 3 (1.49%) VMware
11 2 (0.99%) Aveksa
11 2 (0.99%) Twitter
11 2 (0.99%) Red Hat
Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Datascope Recruitment
Rate: Up to £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Rate: £0 to £60 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago