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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Middleware
Rank 130 122 120
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -2
Contract jobs citing Middleware 128 114 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.38% 1.36% 1.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.51% 5.59% 5.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 63 53
Average daily rate
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£475 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £315 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £38.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -14.48%
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
2322 2040 1863
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.04% 24.29% 24.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1358 1112 1025
Average daily rate £351 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 63 97
Average hourly rate £27.50 £31.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.29% -11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £11.25 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 27 January 2015.

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 27 January 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
Hampshire -25 39 £475 +22.58% 10
Surrey +10 26 £388 +29.16% 3
Berkshire +3 22 £470 +11.24% 9
Buckinghamshire -9 19 £475 +5.55% 5
Oxfordshire -9 15 £550 +4.76% 1
Kent - - - -
Middleware
England

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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.

1 107 (47.35%) Oracle
2 88 (38.94%) Java
3 75 (33.19%) SOA
4 68 (30.09%) Agile Software Development
5 59 (26.11%) WebLogic
6 55 (24.34%) Oracle Fusion
7 48 (21.24%) Linux
8 47 (20.80%) SQL
9 42 (18.58%) Finance
10 35 (15.49%) J2EE
10 35 (15.49%) UNIX
10 35 (15.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 34 (15.04%) WebSphere
11 34 (15.04%) XML
12 33 (14.60%) Windows
13 31 (13.72%) IBM
13 31 (13.72%) Scrum
14 29 (12.83%) Oracle Database
15 28 (12.39%) Security Cleared
16 27 (11.95%) Oracle ADF
17 26 (11.50%) TOGAF
17 26 (11.50%) Enterprise Software
18 25 (11.06%) SOAP
19 24 (10.62%) .NET
20 23 (10.18%) ITIL
20 23 (10.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
20 23 (10.18%) Maven
20 23 (10.18%) Continuous Integration
21 22 (9.73%) Software Engineering
21 22 (9.73%) SAP

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 59 (26.11%) WebLogic
2 35 (15.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 34 (15.04%) WebSphere
4 16 (7.08%) Apache
5 14 (6.19%) Tomcat
5 14 (6.19%) JBoss
6 13 (5.75%) Oracle Service Bus
7 12 (5.31%) Oracle Workflow
7 12 (5.31%) BizTalk Server
8 11 (4.87%) WebSphere Application Server
9 10 (4.42%) SharePoint
10 6 (2.65%) WebSphere Process Server
10 6 (2.65%) Oracle 10gAS
11 5 (2.21%) Documentum
12 4 (1.77%) CMS
12 4 (1.77%) GlassFish
12 4 (1.77%) Alfresco
13 3 (1.33%) JCAPS
13 3 (1.33%) Adobe CQ
13 3 (1.33%) MQSeries
Applications
1 14 (6.19%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.21%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.44%) MS Project
4 1 (0.44%) MS Office
4 1 (0.44%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 18 (7.96%) Oracle BPM
2 11 (4.87%) Oracle EBS
3 9 (3.98%) Oracle EBS R12
3 9 (3.98%) Oracle Applications
4 5 (2.21%) Remedy ITSM
5 4 (1.77%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.44%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
7 1 (0.44%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.44%) SAP IS-U
7 1 (0.44%) FLEXCUBE
7 1 (0.44%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.75%) SaaS
2 5 (2.21%) OpenShift
3 1 (0.44%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (8.85%) Firewall
1 20 (8.85%) SAN
2 15 (6.64%) NAS
3 11 (4.87%) SSL
4 10 (4.42%) HTTP
4 10 (4.42%) Internet
5 7 (3.10%) BGP
6 6 (2.65%) Multicast
7 5 (2.21%) ATM
7 5 (2.21%) Intranet
7 5 (2.21%) Extranet
8 4 (1.77%) LDAP
9 3 (1.33%) TCP/IP
10 2 (0.88%) FTP
10 2 (0.88%) LAN
10 2 (0.88%) NetScaler
10 2 (0.88%) SSH
10 2 (0.88%) Network Security
11 1 (0.44%) VLAN
11 1 (0.44%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (12.83%) Oracle Database
2 20 (8.85%) Oracle Database 11g
3 14 (6.19%) SQL Server
4 9 (3.98%) SAP BW
4 9 (3.98%) Oracle Discoverer
5 8 (3.54%) Relational Database
6 7 (3.10%) MongoDB
7 6 (2.65%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (2.65%) Oracle Reports
7 6 (2.65%) Oracle Database 12c
7 6 (2.65%) NoSQL
7 6 (2.65%) Oracle BI EE
8 5 (2.21%) MySQL
9 4 (1.77%) SQLPlus
9 4 (1.77%) BusinessObjects
9 4 (1.77%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (1.77%) DB2
9 4 (1.77%) Oracle ODI
10 3 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (1.33%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 23 (10.18%) Maven
2 13 (5.75%) Ant
3 11 (4.87%) JIRA
4 10 (4.42%) Jenkins
4 10 (4.42%) Git (software)
5 8 (3.54%) Visual Studio
6 7 (3.10%) Selenium
6 7 (3.10%) Subversion
7 6 (2.65%) Toad
7 6 (2.65%) JUnit
7 6 (2.65%) ClearCase
7 6 (2.65%) Checkstyle
7 6 (2.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 5 (2.21%) Oracle Forms
8 5 (2.21%) Eclipse
8 5 (2.21%) NetBeans
9 2 (0.88%) SpecFlow
9 2 (0.88%) MSBuild
9 2 (0.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 42 (18.58%) Finance
2 11 (4.87%) Publishing
3 10 (4.42%) Telecoms
4 9 (3.98%) Banking
5 6 (2.65%) Multimedia
6 5 (2.21%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.33%) Marketing
8 2 (0.88%) Games
8 2 (0.88%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.88%) Advertising
8 2 (0.88%) Billing
9 1 (0.44%) French Language
9 1 (0.44%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.44%) Legal
9 1 (0.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 70 (30.97%) Architect
2 46 (20.35%) Developer
3 35 (15.49%) Solutions Architect
4 22 (9.73%) Consultant
5 21 (9.29%) Java Developer
6 15 (6.64%) Technical Architect
6 15 (6.64%) Analyst
7 14 (6.19%) Administrator
8 12 (5.31%) DBA
8 12 (5.31%) Software Engineer
8 12 (5.31%) Oracle Developer
9 11 (4.87%) Infrastructure Architect
9 11 (4.87%) Oracle Consultant
10 10 (4.42%) Project Manager
11 9 (3.98%) Middleware Architect
11 9 (3.98%) Oracle DBA
12 7 (3.10%) Middleware Engineer
13 6 (2.65%) Test Analyst
13 6 (2.65%) Middleware Consultant
14 5 (2.21%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (24.34%) Oracle Fusion
2 35 (15.49%) J2EE
3 34 (15.04%) XML
4 27 (11.95%) Oracle ADF
5 25 (11.06%) SOAP
6 24 (10.62%) .NET
7 20 (8.85%) Ajax
7 20 (8.85%) Web Services
7 20 (8.85%) JMS
7 20 (8.85%) WebSphere MQ
8 18 (7.96%) Spring
9 17 (7.52%) HTML
9 17 (7.52%) XSLT
10 16 (7.08%) REST
11 13 (5.75%) JSF
11 13 (5.75%) EJB
12 10 (4.42%) Hibernate
12 10 (4.42%) JSON
13 8 (3.54%) CSS
13 8 (3.54%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 26 (11.50%) Enterprise Software
2 20 (8.85%) Computer Science
3 13 (5.75%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (4.42%) PKI
5 9 (3.98%) Open Source
6 6 (2.65%) N-Tier
6 6 (2.65%) Mobile App
6 6 (2.65%) User Experience
6 6 (2.65%) iSeries
7 5 (2.21%) Statistics
7 5 (2.21%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.33%) Taxonomies
8 3 (1.33%) Performance Metrics
8 3 (1.33%) Clustering
9 2 (0.88%) Replication
10 1 (0.44%) SecurID
10 1 (0.44%) Social Media
10 1 (0.44%) Smart Meter
10 1 (0.44%) PMI
10 1 (0.44%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 48 (21.24%) Linux
2 35 (15.49%) UNIX
3 33 (14.60%) Windows
4 14 (6.19%) AIX
5 11 (4.87%) Solaris
6 8 (3.54%) HPUX
6 8 (3.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (2.65%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (1.77%) Windows 2000 Server
9 3 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.44%) Android
11 1 (0.44%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.44%) VMS
11 1 (0.44%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (33.19%) SOA
2 68 (30.09%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (13.72%) Scrum
4 26 (11.50%) TOGAF
5 23 (10.18%) ITIL
5 23 (10.18%) Continuous Integration
6 22 (9.73%) Software Engineering
7 18 (7.96%) Stakeholder Management
8 17 (7.52%) UML
9 16 (7.08%) Project Management
9 16 (7.08%) Workflow
10 14 (6.19%) Disaster Recovery
10 14 (6.19%) OO
11 13 (5.75%) EAI
11 13 (5.75%) ITSM
12 12 (5.31%) Performance Tuning
12 12 (5.31%) Technical Architecture
12 12 (5.31%) Enterprise Architecture
13 11 (4.87%) Automated Testing
13 11 (4.87%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 88 (38.94%) Java
2 47 (20.80%) SQL
3 18 (7.96%) C#
3 18 (7.96%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
4 17 (7.52%) Shell Script
5 14 (6.19%) XQuery
5 14 (6.19%) XPath
6 13 (5.75%) Ruby
6 13 (5.75%) Python
7 11 (4.87%) PL/SQL
7 11 (4.87%) C++
7 11 (4.87%) JavaScript
7 11 (4.87%) Perl
8 6 (2.65%) Bash Shell
9 5 (2.21%) C
10 4 (1.77%) ABAP
11 3 (1.33%) Korn
11 3 (1.33%) PHP
12 2 (0.88%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 28 (12.39%) Security Cleared
2 21 (9.29%) Degree
3 16 (7.08%) SC Cleared
4 7 (3.10%) DV Cleared
4 7 (3.10%) ISEB
5 6 (2.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (2.65%) ISTQB
6 3 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.88%) CISSP
8 1 (0.44%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.44%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.44%) CCIE
8 1 (0.44%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.44%) PMP
8 1 (0.44%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.44%) GCIA
8 1 (0.44%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.75%) QA
2 2 (0.88%) COBIT
3 1 (0.44%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.44%) COSO
3 1 (0.44%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (5.75%) Oracle RAC
2 9 (3.98%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (1.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.88%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.44%) Novell eDirectory
5 1 (0.44%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.44%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.44%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 23 (10.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 21 (9.29%) Oracle Identity Management
3 3 (1.33%) EMC NetWorker
3 3 (1.33%) Data Guard
3 3 (1.33%) CA SiteMinder
4 2 (0.88%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 1 (0.44%) Puppet
5 1 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.44%) CA Wily
5 1 (0.44%) nmon
5 1 (0.44%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (0.44%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.44%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 107 (47.35%) Oracle
2 31 (13.72%) IBM
3 22 (9.73%) SAP
4 20 (8.85%) Microsoft
5 10 (4.42%) HP
6 9 (3.98%) Red Hat
7 7 (3.10%) Software AG
7 7 (3.10%) VMware
8 6 (2.65%) TIBCO
8 6 (2.65%) Hitachi
9 5 (2.21%) EMC
9 5 (2.21%) Remedy
10 4 (1.77%) Siebel
10 4 (1.77%) Business Objects
11 3 (1.33%) Adobe
11 3 (1.33%) Cisco
11 3 (1.33%) Sun
11 3 (1.33%) CA
11 3 (1.33%) Symantec
12 2 (0.88%) webMethods
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