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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Middleware
Rank 112 112 140
Rank change year-on-year
0 +28
Contract jobs citing Middleware 132 177 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.70% 1.87% 1.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.54% 6.91% 5.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 109 74
Median daily rate £425 £425 £493
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -13.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £325 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £585 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 1
Median hourly rate £50.00 £27.00 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.18% -50.90%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £33.63 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+48.69% -13.78%
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
2019 2560 2269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.06% 26.98% 22.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1145 1638 1374
Median daily rate £400 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 79 42
Median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £15.80 £15.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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
Hampshire +5 37 £425 +4.93% 3
Berkshire +11 30 £413 -1.49% 5
Surrey +4 19 £520 +4.00% 4
Buckinghamshire +7 15 £520 +44.44% 3
West Sussex -6 11 £370 +1.36% 2
Oxfordshire +11 8 £675 - 1
Kent - 7 £400 -
East Sussex +7 1 £425 +25.92% 1
Middlesex -5 1 £385 -6.66%
Thames Valley - 1 £750 -
Middleware
England

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 8 December 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.

1 107 (42.63%) Oracle
2 100 (39.84%) Linux
3 59 (23.51%) Unix
4 58 (23.11%) IBM
5 51 (20.32%) SOA
6 50 (19.92%) WebLogic
7 49 (19.52%) Agile Software Development
8 47 (18.73%) Perl
8 47 (18.73%) Windows
9 46 (18.33%) High Availability
10 44 (17.53%) Java
11 43 (17.13%) Tomcat
12 41 (16.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 39 (15.54%) Oracle Fusion
14 38 (15.14%) Microsoft
15 36 (14.34%) JavaScript
15 36 (14.34%) DevOps
16 35 (13.94%) WebSphere
17 34 (13.55%) Git (software)
18 33 (13.15%) SQL
18 33 (13.15%) ITIL
18 33 (13.15%) Red Hat
19 32 (12.75%) Finance
19 32 (12.75%) Oracle Database
20 31 (12.35%) Apache
21 30 (11.95%) Jenkins
22 29 (11.55%) Shell Script
22 29 (11.55%) VMware
23 28 (11.16%) Python
24 27 (10.76%) Continuous Integration

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 50 (19.92%) WebLogic
2 43 (17.13%) Tomcat
3 35 (13.94%) WebSphere
4 31 (12.35%) Apache
5 25 (9.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 15 (5.98%) Tuxedo
7 13 (5.18%) JBoss
8 10 (3.98%) BizTalk Server
9 7 (2.79%) IIS
10 6 (2.39%) IBM Transformation Extender
11 5 (1.99%) Oracle Service Bus
12 4 (1.59%) Oracle Coherence
12 4 (1.59%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 3 (1.20%) Apache Spark
13 3 (1.20%) Cloud Foundry
13 3 (1.20%) GemFire
14 1 (0.40%) CMS
14 1 (0.40%) Mule
14 1 (0.40%) nginx
14 1 (0.40%) Oracle BPEL
Applications
1 17 (6.77%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.99%) MS Project
3 4 (1.59%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.80%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (3.59%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (1.59%) SAP CRM
2 4 (1.59%) SAP PSCD
2 4 (1.59%) Staffware
3 3 (1.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.80%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.40%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.40%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 18 (7.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (5.18%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.59%) PaaS
4 3 (1.20%) Boomi
4 3 (1.20%) GitHub
4 3 (1.20%) IBM Cloud
4 3 (1.20%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.40%) IaaS
5 1 (0.40%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (7.57%) Firewall
2 18 (7.17%) HTTP
2 18 (7.17%) SAN
3 14 (5.58%) DNS
3 14 (5.58%) LAN
3 14 (5.58%) SSL
4 11 (4.38%) LDAP
4 11 (4.38%) TCP/IP
5 10 (3.98%) Internet
6 9 (3.59%) NAS
6 9 (3.59%) VPN
7 8 (3.19%) WAN
8 6 (2.39%) FTP
8 6 (2.39%) SSH
9 5 (1.99%) HTTPS
9 5 (1.99%) MPLS
9 5 (1.99%) Network Security
10 4 (1.59%) IGMP
10 4 (1.59%) Intrusion Detection
10 4 (1.59%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (12.75%) Oracle Database
2 22 (8.76%) Oracle Database 11g
2 22 (8.76%) Oracle Database 12c
3 18 (7.17%) SQL Server
4 16 (6.37%) Oracle Database 10g
5 14 (5.58%) Relational Database
6 11 (4.38%) DB2
7 9 (3.59%) Oracle BI EE
7 9 (3.59%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 9 (3.59%) RDBMS
8 8 (3.19%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (3.19%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (1.99%) Oracle Exadata
10 4 (1.59%) MySQL
10 4 (1.59%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (1.59%) SAP BW
10 4 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (1.20%) Endeca
11 3 (1.20%) Hadoop
11 3 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 34 (13.55%) Git (software)
2 30 (11.95%) Jenkins
3 17 (6.77%) JUnit
4 13 (5.18%) JIRA
5 12 (4.78%) Sonatype Nexus
6 11 (4.38%) TeamCity
7 10 (3.98%) Oracle APEX
7 10 (3.98%) Vagrant
8 9 (3.59%) Subversion
9 8 (3.19%) Team Foundation Server
10 7 (2.79%) Eclipse
11 5 (1.99%) Artifactory
11 5 (1.99%) Gradle
12 4 (1.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 4 (1.59%) MSTest
13 3 (1.20%) Maven
13 3 (1.20%) TestDirector
13 3 (1.20%) Visual Studio
14 2 (0.80%) Checkstyle
14 2 (0.80%) JMeter
General
1 32 (12.75%) Finance
2 18 (7.17%) Telecoms
3 5 (1.99%) Electronics
3 5 (1.99%) Marketing
3 5 (1.99%) Military
4 4 (1.59%) Banking
4 4 (1.59%) Retail
4 4 (1.59%) Spanish Language
5 3 (1.20%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.80%) Billing
6 2 (0.80%) Legal
7 1 (0.40%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.40%) Local Government
7 1 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 59 (23.51%) Architect
2 47 (18.73%) Developer
3 32 (12.75%) Solutions Architect
4 22 (8.76%) Middleware Engineer
5 20 (7.97%) Java Developer
6 19 (7.57%) Consultant
6 19 (7.57%) DevOps Engineer
7 18 (7.17%) Applications Support
8 17 (6.77%) Support Engineer
9 16 (6.37%) Applications Engineer
9 16 (6.37%) Applications Support Engineer
9 16 (6.37%) Web Applications Engineer
9 16 (6.37%) Web Applications Support
9 16 (6.37%) Web Engineer
9 16 (6.37%) Web Support Engineer
10 13 (5.18%) Analyst
10 13 (5.18%) Integration Architect
10 13 (5.18%) Middleware Architect
11 12 (4.78%) Oracle Developer
11 12 (4.78%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (15.54%) Oracle Fusion
2 25 (9.96%) J2EE
2 25 (9.96%) WebCenter
3 21 (8.37%) Web Services
4 20 (7.97%) XML
5 18 (7.17%) HTML
5 18 (7.17%) JSON
5 18 (7.17%) SOAP
6 17 (6.77%) .NET
7 16 (6.37%) JMS
7 16 (6.37%) Spring
8 15 (5.98%) CSS
9 14 (5.58%) RabbitMQ
9 14 (5.58%) REST
10 11 (4.38%) Ajax
11 10 (3.98%) jQuery
12 8 (3.19%) Hibernate
13 6 (2.39%) ActiveMQ
13 6 (2.39%) Apache Camel
14 5 (1.99%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 27 (10.76%) Data Centre
2 20 (7.97%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (5.58%) Enterprise Software
4 12 (4.78%) Private Cloud
5 7 (2.79%) Management Information System
5 7 (2.79%) Public Cloud
6 6 (2.39%) DataPower
6 6 (2.39%) Smart Meter
7 5 (1.99%) Clustering
7 5 (1.99%) Virtual Team
8 4 (1.59%) IPTV
8 4 (1.59%) Mainframe
8 4 (1.59%) Over-the-Top Content
8 4 (1.59%) PKI
8 4 (1.59%) Video on Demand
9 3 (1.20%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.20%) Hybrid Cloud
9 3 (1.20%) STB
10 2 (0.80%) Cryptography
10 2 (0.80%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 100 (39.84%) Linux
2 59 (23.51%) Unix
3 47 (18.73%) Windows
4 41 (16.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 25 (9.96%) AIX
6 24 (9.56%) Solaris
7 11 (4.38%) Oracle Linux
8 7 (2.79%) Windows Server
9 4 (1.59%) Android
9 4 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (1.59%) zOS
10 2 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.40%) SUSE
11 1 (0.40%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.40%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (20.32%) SOA
2 49 (19.52%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (18.33%) High Availability
4 36 (14.34%) DevOps
5 33 (13.15%) ITIL
6 27 (10.76%) Continuous Integration
7 25 (9.96%) Service Management
8 23 (9.16%) Project Management
8 23 (9.16%) Scrum
9 22 (8.76%) Configuration Management
10 17 (6.77%) Migration
10 17 (6.77%) UML
11 16 (6.37%) CRM
11 16 (6.37%) E-Commerce
12 15 (5.98%) Business Continuity
12 15 (5.98%) Mentoring
12 15 (5.98%) TOGAF
13 14 (5.58%) Performance Tuning
13 14 (5.58%) Stakeholder Management
14 13 (5.18%) OO
Programming Languages
1 47 (18.73%) Perl
2 44 (17.53%) Java
3 36 (14.34%) JavaScript
4 33 (13.15%) SQL
5 29 (11.55%) Shell Script
6 28 (11.16%) Python
7 13 (5.18%) C#
8 11 (4.38%) PL/SQL
9 7 (2.79%) Apex Code
9 7 (2.79%) Bash Shell
10 5 (1.99%) C
10 5 (1.99%) Ruby
11 4 (1.59%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.80%) ActionScript
12 2 (0.80%) ActionScript 2.0
12 2 (0.80%) ActionScript 3.0
12 2 (0.80%) Jython
12 2 (0.80%) PHP
12 2 (0.80%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.80%) VB
Qualifications
1 26 (10.36%) Security Cleared
2 22 (8.76%) SC Cleared
3 15 (5.98%) Degree
4 6 (2.39%) CISSP
4 6 (2.39%) GCIH
5 4 (1.59%) GCIA
6 3 (1.20%) CCIP
6 3 (1.20%) CCNA
6 3 (1.20%) CCNP
6 3 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (1.20%) JNCIA
7 2 (0.80%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.80%) CISA
7 2 (0.80%) CISM
7 2 (0.80%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.80%) GCFA
7 2 (0.80%) SANS
8 1 (0.40%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.40%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.98%) PCI DSS
2 6 (2.39%) QA
3 4 (1.59%) COBIT
3 4 (1.59%) COSO
3 4 (1.59%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (1.59%) SAS 70
4 2 (0.80%) HIPAA
4 2 (0.80%) PA-DSS
4 2 (0.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.80%) SLA
5 1 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (7.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (3.59%) Active Directory
3 6 (2.39%) Oracle RAC
3 6 (2.39%) vSphere
4 5 (1.99%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 5 (1.99%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (1.59%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (1.59%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.80%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (0.80%) HDFS
6 2 (0.80%) Snort
7 1 (0.40%) Docker
7 1 (0.40%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.40%) vCloud
7 1 (0.40%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 18 (7.17%) Ansible
2 11 (4.38%) Puppet
3 7 (2.79%) Oracle Identity Management
3 7 (2.79%) WebSphere Cast Iron
4 6 (2.39%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (2.39%) QRadar
5 4 (1.59%) Nagios
5 4 (1.59%) RSA Security Analytics
5 4 (1.59%) Tivoli
6 3 (1.20%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (1.20%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (0.80%) Failover Clustering
7 2 (0.80%) Red Hat Satellite
7 2 (0.80%) SELinux
8 1 (0.40%) BladeLogic
8 1 (0.40%) HP Operations Orchestration
8 1 (0.40%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.40%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 1 (0.40%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 1 (0.40%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 107 (42.63%) Oracle
2 58 (23.11%) IBM
3 38 (15.14%) Microsoft
4 33 (13.15%) Red Hat
5 29 (11.55%) VMware
6 17 (6.77%) TIBCO
7 12 (4.78%) SAP
8 10 (3.98%) Cisco
9 9 (3.59%) FatWire
10 8 (3.19%) Citrix
10 8 (3.19%) Salesforce.com
11 7 (2.79%) Siebel
11 7 (2.79%) Sophos
11 7 (2.79%) Veritas
12 6 (2.39%) F5
13 5 (1.99%) Apigee
14 4 (1.59%) ILOG
14 4 (1.59%) Intel Security
14 4 (1.59%) MuleSoft
14 4 (1.59%) Software AG
Guildford, Surrey
First Point
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford
Computer Futures
Rate: £400.00 - £550.00 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Guildford
Computer Futures
Rate: £400.00 - £550.00 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Guildford
Computer Futures
Rate: £400.00 - £550.00 per day + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450 - £575 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Oscar
Rate: £500 - £501 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Andover
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 23 days ago