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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Middleware over the 3 months to 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Middleware
Rank 138 145 147
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +2
Contract jobs citing Middleware 129 119 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.46% 1.24% 1.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.50% 4.74% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 73 56
Median daily rate £500 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £336 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £574 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £40.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +60.00%
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 South East region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2346 2509 2163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.55% 26.20% 23.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1496 1599 1207
Median daily rate £390 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £451 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 35 46
Median hourly rate £43.00 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £15.50 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £50.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +15.94%

Middleware
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East 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 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 27 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 July 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
Berkshire +28 55 £525 +16.66% 5
Buckinghamshire +31 25 £435 -3.33% 1
Hampshire -9 24 £450 - 3
Surrey -4 18 £470 +2.73% 3
Middlesex - 2 £433 - 1
Oxfordshire +1 1 - -
West Sussex -16 1 £650 +31.97% 2
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
Home Counties - 1 £500 -
Kent - 1 £500 - 3
Middleware
England

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 South East region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 118 (43.38%) Linux
2 89 (32.72%) Oracle
3 84 (30.88%) IBM
4 74 (27.21%) Java
5 61 (22.43%) DevOps
6 60 (22.06%) WebSphere
7 59 (21.69%) Unix
8 58 (21.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 56 (20.59%) Git (software)
10 54 (19.85%) Tomcat
11 52 (19.12%) Agile Software Development
12 51 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
12 51 (18.75%) Windows
13 49 (18.01%) WebLogic
14 48 (17.65%) Shell Script
14 48 (17.65%) Jenkins
15 46 (16.91%) SOA
16 42 (15.44%) Ansible
17 40 (14.71%) Oracle Fusion
18 39 (14.34%) Python
18 39 (14.34%) JMS
19 38 (13.97%) Configuration Management
20 36 (13.24%) J2EE
21 34 (12.50%) Sonatype Nexus
22 33 (12.13%) Migration
22 33 (12.13%) JSON
23 32 (11.76%) Private Cloud
24 31 (11.40%) Vagrant
24 31 (11.40%) Security Cleared
24 31 (11.40%) SOAP

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 60 (22.06%) WebSphere
2 54 (19.85%) Tomcat
3 49 (18.01%) WebLogic
4 20 (7.35%) WebSphere Application Server
5 15 (5.51%) MQSeries
6 14 (5.15%) JBoss
6 14 (5.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 13 (4.78%) Apache
8 11 (4.04%) IIS
8 11 (4.04%) Oracle Service Bus
9 6 (2.21%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 6 (2.21%) BizTalk Server
10 5 (1.84%) Tuxedo
11 4 (1.47%) Skype for Business
12 3 (1.10%) Oracle Coherence
12 3 (1.10%) SharePoint
13 2 (0.74%) ArcGIS
13 2 (0.74%) ArcSDE
13 2 (0.74%) IBM HTTP Server
13 2 (0.74%) OpenStack
Applications
1 12 (4.41%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.47%) MS Project
2 4 (1.47%) ProjectWise
3 3 (1.10%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.37%) MS Office
4 1 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (4.41%) Oracle BPM
2 11 (4.04%) BusinessWorks
3 4 (1.47%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (1.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.74%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.37%) Magento
6 1 (0.37%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.37%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 14 (5.15%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (2.94%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (1.84%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.47%) HP Helion
5 3 (1.10%) Boomi
5 3 (1.10%) SaaS
6 2 (0.74%) GitHub
6 2 (0.74%) IaaS
6 2 (0.74%) PaaS
6 2 (0.74%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.37%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.37%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.37%) CloudBees
7 1 (0.37%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (7.35%) HTTP
2 17 (6.25%) SSL
3 13 (4.78%) Firewall
4 12 (4.41%) VPN
5 9 (3.31%) FTP
6 8 (2.94%) SAN
7 7 (2.57%) DNS
7 7 (2.57%) HTTPS
8 6 (2.21%) LAN
8 6 (2.21%) NAS
8 6 (2.21%) SSH
8 6 (2.21%) WAN
9 5 (1.84%) DVB
9 5 (1.84%) Internet
9 5 (1.84%) Network Security
10 4 (1.47%) Cisco Nexus
10 4 (1.47%) Ethernet
10 4 (1.47%) NetScaler
10 4 (1.47%) Reverse Proxy
11 3 (1.10%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (11.03%) Oracle Database
2 20 (7.35%) DB2
3 15 (5.51%) Relational Database
4 14 (5.15%) SQL Server
5 13 (4.78%) Oracle Database 12c
6 12 (4.41%) Oracle Database 11g
7 11 (4.04%) NoSQL
8 8 (2.94%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 7 (2.57%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (2.57%) Oracle BI EE
9 7 (2.57%) Oracle Database 10g
10 6 (2.21%) MySQL
11 4 (1.47%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (1.10%) GIS
12 3 (1.10%) MongoDB
12 3 (1.10%) Oracle Reports
13 2 (0.74%) Data Mining
13 2 (0.74%) RDBMS
14 1 (0.37%) OLTP
14 1 (0.37%) Siebel EIM
Development Applications
1 56 (20.59%) Git (software)
2 48 (17.65%) Jenkins
3 34 (12.50%) Sonatype Nexus
4 31 (11.40%) Vagrant
5 11 (4.04%) Subversion
6 9 (3.31%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (2.94%) Oracle APEX
8 7 (2.57%) TeamCity
9 4 (1.47%) JUnit
9 4 (1.47%) SoapUI
9 4 (1.47%) Toad
10 3 (1.10%) XMLSpy
11 2 (0.74%) Eclipse
11 2 (0.74%) Gradle
11 2 (0.74%) JIRA
11 2 (0.74%) TestDirector
12 1 (0.37%) eggPlant
12 1 (0.37%) Mercurial
12 1 (0.37%) PhpStorm
12 1 (0.37%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 30 (11.03%) Finance
2 23 (8.46%) Retail
3 19 (6.99%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.21%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.84%) Military
6 4 (1.47%) Banking
6 4 (1.47%) Marketing
6 4 (1.47%) Publishing
7 3 (1.10%) Electronics
7 3 (1.10%) Legal
8 2 (0.74%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.37%) Back Office
9 1 (0.37%) Games
9 1 (0.37%) Local Government
9 1 (0.37%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 66 (24.26%) Architect
2 65 (23.90%) Developer
3 40 (14.71%) DevOps Engineer
4 28 (10.29%) Solutions Architect
5 27 (9.93%) Java Developer
6 24 (8.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 18 (6.62%) Designer
8 17 (6.25%) Middleware Developer
9 16 (5.88%) Middleware Architect
10 15 (5.51%) Integration Architect
11 14 (5.15%) Analyst
12 13 (4.78%) Administrator
12 13 (4.78%) Project Manager
12 13 (4.78%) Solutions Designer
13 12 (4.41%) Oracle Architect
14 11 (4.04%) WebSphere Engineer
15 10 (3.68%) Lead Architect
15 10 (3.68%) Senior Developer
16 8 (2.94%) Enterprise Architect
16 8 (2.94%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (14.71%) Oracle Fusion
2 39 (14.34%) JMS
3 36 (13.24%) J2EE
4 33 (12.13%) JSON
5 31 (11.40%) SOAP
6 30 (11.03%) RabbitMQ
7 27 (9.93%) Web Services
7 27 (9.93%) XML
8 24 (8.82%) Spring
9 21 (7.72%) CSS
9 21 (7.72%) HTML
10 18 (6.62%) REST
11 17 (6.25%) IBM Integration Bus
12 14 (5.15%) HTML5
12 14 (5.15%) RESTful
12 14 (5.15%) WebCenter
13 13 (4.78%) .NET
13 13 (4.78%) Java EE
14 10 (3.68%) GWT
14 10 (3.68%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 32 (11.76%) Private Cloud
2 20 (7.35%) Data Centre
3 18 (6.62%) Enterprise Software
4 17 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (4.78%) Clustering
5 13 (4.78%) DataPower
6 10 (3.68%) Virtual Team
7 9 (3.31%) Computer Science
7 9 (3.31%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.84%) Embedded Systems
8 5 (1.84%) FMCG
9 4 (1.47%) Client/Server
9 4 (1.47%) Device Driver
9 4 (1.47%) Mainframe
9 4 (1.47%) PKI
9 4 (1.47%) STB
10 3 (1.10%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (0.74%) Algorithms
11 2 (0.74%) Blockchain
11 2 (0.74%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 118 (43.38%) Linux
2 59 (21.69%) Unix
3 58 (21.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 51 (18.75%) Windows
5 21 (7.72%) AIX
6 15 (5.51%) Windows Server
7 7 (2.57%) Oracle Linux
8 6 (2.21%) Solaris
9 4 (1.47%) Embedded Linux
10 3 (1.10%) Android
10 3 (1.10%) Apple iOS
10 3 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.37%) CentOS
12 1 (0.37%) Debian
12 1 (0.37%) Fedora
12 1 (0.37%) HPUX
12 1 (0.37%) SUSE
12 1 (0.37%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (22.43%) DevOps
2 52 (19.12%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
4 46 (16.91%) SOA
5 38 (13.97%) Configuration Management
6 33 (12.13%) Migration
7 27 (9.93%) TOGAF
8 23 (8.46%) ITIL
8 23 (8.46%) UML
9 22 (8.09%) High Availability
10 20 (7.35%) Stakeholder Management
11 16 (5.88%) EAI
11 16 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
11 16 (5.88%) Project Management
12 14 (5.15%) Business Intelligence
12 14 (5.15%) Open Source
12 14 (5.15%) Scrum
12 14 (5.15%) TDD
13 12 (4.41%) Identity Access Management
13 12 (4.41%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 74 (27.21%) Java
2 48 (17.65%) Shell Script
3 39 (14.34%) Python
4 29 (10.66%) SQL
5 25 (9.19%) JavaScript
6 17 (6.25%) Perl
7 11 (4.04%) C
8 9 (3.31%) PL/SQL
9 8 (2.94%) C++
10 7 (2.57%) Bash Shell
10 7 (2.57%) PHP
11 5 (1.84%) Ruby
12 4 (1.47%) C#
13 3 (1.10%) Groovy
13 3 (1.10%) Korn
13 3 (1.10%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
14 2 (0.74%) Embedded C
14 2 (0.74%) Embedded C++
15 1 (0.37%) VB
15 1 (0.37%) VBA
Qualifications
1 31 (11.40%) Security Cleared
2 30 (11.03%) SC Cleared
3 21 (7.72%) Degree
4 3 (1.10%) CISSP
4 3 (1.10%) GCIA
4 3 (1.10%) GCIH
4 3 (1.10%) ISEB
4 3 (1.10%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.74%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.37%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.37%) HNC
6 1 (0.37%) IBM Certification
6 1 (0.37%) MBA
6 1 (0.37%) OCPJP
6 1 (0.37%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.41%) QA
2 4 (1.47%) COBIT
3 3 (1.10%) COSO
3 3 (1.10%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.10%) SAS 70
4 2 (0.74%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.37%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (4.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (2.94%) Active Directory
3 7 (2.57%) vSphere
4 4 (1.47%) Virtual Servers
4 4 (1.47%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (1.10%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.74%) Docker
6 2 (0.74%) KVM
6 2 (0.74%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.74%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 2 (0.74%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.37%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.37%) HDFS
7 1 (0.37%) NFS
7 1 (0.37%) Postfix
7 1 (0.37%) qmail
7 1 (0.37%) Shibboleth
7 1 (0.37%) Varnish
7 1 (0.37%) Xen
7 1 (0.37%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 42 (15.44%) Ansible
2 7 (2.57%) Puppet
3 5 (1.84%) Nagios
3 5 (1.84%) QRadar
4 4 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (1.47%) Tivoli
5 3 (1.10%) Oracle Identity Management
5 3 (1.10%) SCOM
6 2 (0.74%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.74%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.37%) Amdocs OSS
7 1 (0.37%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.37%) CA Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.37%) Cacti
7 1 (0.37%) Grafana
7 1 (0.37%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.37%) Plesk
7 1 (0.37%) RSA Security Analytics
7 1 (0.37%) SCCM
7 1 (0.37%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 89 (32.72%) Oracle
2 84 (30.88%) IBM
3 26 (9.56%) Red Hat
4 23 (8.46%) Microsoft
5 20 (7.35%) VMware
6 18 (6.62%) TIBCO
7 11 (4.04%) Endeca
8 10 (3.68%) Axway
8 10 (3.68%) Citrix
9 9 (3.31%) Apigee
9 9 (3.31%) FatWire
9 9 (3.31%) SAP
10 8 (2.94%) Cisco
10 8 (2.94%) webMethods
11 7 (2.57%) HP
12 6 (2.21%) Adobe
12 6 (2.21%) Blue Coat
12 6 (2.21%) Siebel
13 5 (1.84%) Salesforce.com
13 5 (1.84%) Software AG
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