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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Middleware
England / South East
Rank 140 118 132
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +14
Contract jobs citing Middleware 92 137 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.26% 1.67% 1.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.89% 6.33% 5.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 95 73
Median daily rate £450 £413 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -13.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £312 £332
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 £38.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.71% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £42.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+19.04% +15.38%

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
1881 2165 2344
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.80% 26.39% 25.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1126 1422 1364
Median daily rate £400 £375 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 66 46
Median hourly rate £43.00 £45.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% +80.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £27.35 £16.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £60.62 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +13.43%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017. 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 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 +2 30 £435 +12.25% 6
Berkshire +24 25 £410 +1.61% 6
Surrey +1 12 £600 +65.51% 4
Kent - 10 £400 -
Buckinghamshire -7 4 £525 +23.52% 1
Oxfordshire -4 3 £675 +60.71%
West Sussex -16 2 £503 -8.63%
East Sussex +2 1 £425 +30.76%
Middlesex 0 1 £385 -6.66%
Middleware
England

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 95 (42.22%) Oracle
2 88 (39.11%) Linux
3 50 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 49 (21.78%) Unix
5 48 (21.33%) Java
6 44 (19.56%) WebLogic
7 41 (18.22%) Perl
7 41 (18.22%) SOA
7 41 (18.22%) High Availability
8 40 (17.78%) IBM
9 38 (16.89%) JavaScript
10 37 (16.44%) Windows
11 35 (15.56%) SQL
11 35 (15.56%) Microsoft
12 34 (15.11%) Tomcat
12 34 (15.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 33 (14.67%) Oracle Fusion
14 32 (14.22%) Red Hat
15 31 (13.78%) Finance
16 30 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
16 30 (13.33%) Oracle Database
17 29 (12.89%) Git (software)
17 29 (12.89%) Apache
18 28 (12.44%) WebSphere
19 27 (12.00%) Security Cleared
20 26 (11.56%) ITIL
20 26 (11.56%) Jenkins
21 25 (11.11%) DevOps
22 24 (10.67%) SOAP
22 24 (10.67%) Web Services

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 44 (19.56%) WebLogic
2 34 (15.11%) Tomcat
3 29 (12.89%) Apache
4 28 (12.44%) WebSphere
5 18 (8.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 14 (6.22%) JBoss
7 10 (4.44%) BizTalk Server
7 10 (4.44%) Tuxedo
8 6 (2.67%) IBM Transformation Extender
9 5 (2.22%) IIS
10 4 (1.78%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 3 (1.33%) Apache Spark
11 3 (1.33%) Cloud Foundry
11 3 (1.33%) GemFire
12 2 (0.89%) Oracle BPEL
12 2 (0.89%) Oracle Service Bus
12 2 (0.89%) WebSphere Application Server
13 1 (0.44%) MQSeries
13 1 (0.44%) Oracle Workflow
13 1 (0.44%) SAS
Applications
1 13 (5.78%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.89%) MS Project
2 2 (0.89%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (2.67%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (1.78%) SAP CRM
2 4 (1.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (1.78%) SAP PSCD
2 4 (1.78%) Staffware
3 2 (0.89%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.44%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 17 (7.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.78%) PaaS
4 3 (1.33%) Boomi
4 3 (1.33%) GitHub
4 3 (1.33%) SuccessFactors
5 2 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.44%) IaaS
6 1 (0.44%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (0.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (9.33%) HTTP
2 17 (7.56%) Firewall
3 15 (6.67%) DNS
4 13 (5.78%) SAN
5 12 (5.33%) LAN
5 12 (5.33%) SSL
5 12 (5.33%) TCP/IP
6 11 (4.89%) Internet
6 11 (4.89%) LDAP
7 9 (4.00%) HTTPS
8 7 (3.11%) FTP
8 7 (3.11%) VPN
9 6 (2.67%) ATM
9 6 (2.67%) Frame Relay
9 6 (2.67%) MPLS
9 6 (2.67%) WAN
10 5 (2.22%) BGP
10 5 (2.22%) ICMP
10 5 (2.22%) RSVP
10 5 (2.22%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (13.33%) Oracle Database
2 24 (10.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 20 (8.89%) Oracle Database 12c
4 17 (7.56%) Oracle Database 10g
4 17 (7.56%) SQL Server
5 15 (6.67%) Relational Database
6 11 (4.89%) RDBMS
7 9 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (4.00%) DB2
8 8 (3.56%) Oracle BI EE
8 8 (3.56%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 7 (3.11%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (2.22%) Hadoop
10 5 (2.22%) Oracle Exadata
11 4 (1.78%) SAP BW
11 4 (1.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (1.33%) HBase
12 3 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 2 (0.89%) Big Data
13 2 (0.89%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 29 (12.89%) Git (software)
2 26 (11.56%) Jenkins
3 21 (9.33%) JUnit
4 18 (8.00%) JIRA
5 12 (5.33%) Subversion
6 10 (4.44%) Oracle APEX
6 10 (4.44%) TeamCity
7 9 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (3.11%) Eclipse
8 7 (3.11%) Sonatype Nexus
9 5 (2.22%) Artifactory
9 5 (2.22%) Gradle
9 5 (2.22%) Vagrant
10 4 (1.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (1.78%) Maven
10 4 (1.78%) MSTest
11 3 (1.33%) jMock
11 3 (1.33%) Mockito
11 3 (1.33%) SoapUI
11 3 (1.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 31 (13.78%) Finance
2 20 (8.89%) Telecoms
3 6 (2.67%) Banking
3 6 (2.67%) Electronics
3 6 (2.67%) Marketing
4 4 (1.78%) Manufacturing
4 4 (1.78%) Military
4 4 (1.78%) Retail
4 4 (1.78%) Spanish Language
5 2 (0.89%) Billing
5 2 (0.89%) Legal
6 1 (0.44%) Law
6 1 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 57 (25.33%) Developer
2 47 (20.89%) Architect
3 27 (12.00%) Java Developer
4 23 (10.22%) Solutions Architect
5 20 (8.89%) Middleware Engineer
6 18 (8.00%) Applications Support
6 18 (8.00%) Consultant
6 18 (8.00%) Support Engineer
7 16 (7.11%) Applications Engineer
7 16 (7.11%) Applications Support Engineer
7 16 (7.11%) Web Applications Engineer
7 16 (7.11%) Web Applications Support
7 16 (7.11%) Web Engineer
7 16 (7.11%) Web Support Engineer
8 15 (6.67%) Oracle Developer
9 14 (6.22%) Analyst
10 13 (5.78%) Senior Developer
11 12 (5.33%) Middleware Architect
11 12 (5.33%) Technical Leader
12 11 (4.89%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (14.67%) Oracle Fusion
2 24 (10.67%) SOAP
2 24 (10.67%) Web Services
3 23 (10.22%) XML
4 20 (8.89%) HTML
4 20 (8.89%) J2EE
4 20 (8.89%) REST
4 20 (8.89%) Spring
4 20 (8.89%) WebCenter
5 16 (7.11%) CSS
6 15 (6.67%) JMS
7 14 (6.22%) .NET
7 14 (6.22%) JSON
8 11 (4.89%) Ajax
9 10 (4.44%) ActiveMQ
9 10 (4.44%) jQuery
10 9 (4.00%) Hibernate
10 9 (4.00%) RabbitMQ
11 7 (3.11%) JPA
11 7 (3.11%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (8.44%) Data Centre
2 16 (7.11%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (3.11%) Private Cloud
4 7 (3.11%) Public Cloud
5 6 (2.67%) IPTV
5 6 (2.67%) Over-the-Top Content
5 6 (2.67%) Smart Meter
5 6 (2.67%) Video on Demand
6 5 (2.22%) STB
7 4 (1.78%) Cryptography
7 4 (1.78%) Mainframe
7 4 (1.78%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.33%) DataPower
8 3 (1.33%) Social Media
8 3 (1.33%) Virtual Team
9 2 (0.89%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.89%) PKI
9 2 (0.89%) SWIFT
9 2 (0.89%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 88 (39.11%) Linux
2 49 (21.78%) Unix
3 37 (16.44%) Windows
4 34 (15.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 22 (9.78%) Solaris
6 17 (7.56%) AIX
7 10 (4.44%) Oracle Linux
8 6 (2.67%) Windows Server
9 4 (1.78%) Android
9 4 (1.78%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (1.78%) zOS
10 2 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.44%) SUSE
11 1 (0.44%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.44%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (18.22%) High Availability
2 41 (18.22%) SOA
3 30 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
4 26 (11.56%) ITIL
5 25 (11.11%) DevOps
6 23 (10.22%) Scrum
7 22 (9.78%) Service Management
8 18 (8.00%) Project Management
9 17 (7.56%) Configuration Management
9 17 (7.56%) E-Commerce
10 15 (6.67%) CRM
10 15 (6.67%) OO
11 14 (6.22%) Migration
11 14 (6.22%) UML
12 13 (5.78%) Business Intelligence
13 12 (5.33%) Business Continuity
13 12 (5.33%) TOGAF
13 12 (5.33%) Unit Testing
13 12 (5.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 48 (21.33%) Java
2 41 (18.22%) Perl
3 38 (16.89%) JavaScript
4 35 (15.56%) SQL
5 20 (8.89%) Shell Script
6 17 (7.56%) Python
7 14 (6.22%) C#
8 12 (5.33%) PL/SQL
9 7 (3.11%) Apex Code
10 5 (2.22%) C
11 4 (1.78%) Bash Shell
11 4 (1.78%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.89%) ActionScript
12 2 (0.89%) ActionScript 2.0
12 2 (0.89%) ActionScript 3.0
12 2 (0.89%) Jython
12 2 (0.89%) Ruby
12 2 (0.89%) VB
13 1 (0.44%) PHP
13 1 (0.44%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 27 (12.00%) Security Cleared
2 23 (10.22%) SC Cleared
3 11 (4.89%) Degree
4 4 (1.78%) CCIP
4 4 (1.78%) CCNA
4 4 (1.78%) CCNP
4 4 (1.78%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (1.78%) CISSP
4 4 (1.78%) GCIH
4 4 (1.78%) JNCIA
5 3 (1.33%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.33%) OCPJP
6 2 (0.89%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.89%) CISA
6 2 (0.89%) CISM
6 2 (0.89%) GCFA
6 2 (0.89%) GCIA
6 2 (0.89%) ISEB
6 2 (0.89%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.78%) PCI DSS
2 9 (4.00%) QA
3 5 (2.22%) PA-DSS
4 4 (1.78%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (1.33%) SLA
6 2 (0.89%) COBIT
6 2 (0.89%) COSO
6 2 (0.89%) HIPAA
6 2 (0.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.89%) SAS 70
6 2 (0.89%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 15 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (2.67%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (2.22%) Active Directory
3 5 (2.22%) Oracle RAC
3 5 (2.22%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (1.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 3 (1.33%) VMware ESX
4 3 (1.33%) vSphere
5 2 (0.89%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.89%) HDFS
5 2 (0.89%) Snort
6 1 (0.44%) Docker
6 1 (0.44%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.44%) vCloud
6 1 (0.44%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 10 (4.44%) Ansible
1 10 (4.44%) Puppet
2 8 (3.56%) QRadar
3 7 (3.11%) WebSphere Cast Iron
4 6 (2.67%) Nagios
5 4 (1.78%) Oracle Identity Management
5 4 (1.78%) RSA Security Analytics
6 3 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.89%) CSIRT
7 2 (0.89%) Failover Clustering
7 2 (0.89%) Opsview
7 2 (0.89%) Red Hat Satellite
7 2 (0.89%) SELinux
7 2 (0.89%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.44%) BladeLogic
8 1 (0.44%) HP Operations Orchestration
8 1 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.44%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 1 (0.44%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 1 (0.44%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 95 (42.22%) Oracle
2 40 (17.78%) IBM
3 35 (15.56%) Microsoft
4 32 (14.22%) Red Hat
5 24 (10.67%) VMware
6 14 (6.22%) SAP
7 13 (5.78%) TIBCO
8 11 (4.89%) Cisco
9 8 (3.56%) F5
9 8 (3.56%) Salesforce.com
10 7 (3.11%) Juniper
10 7 (3.11%) Sophos
11 6 (2.67%) FatWire
11 6 (2.67%) Siebel
12 4 (1.78%) Citrix
12 4 (1.78%) Dell
12 4 (1.78%) HP
12 4 (1.78%) ILOG
12 4 (1.78%) Intel Security
12 4 (1.78%) Veritas
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