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 17 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware
Rank 150 149 146
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Contract jobs citing Middleware 99 96 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.08% 1.10% 1.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.43% 4.24% 4.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 59 66
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£458 £428 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.01% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £200 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £525 £504
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £414
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £23.75 £71.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -66.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.63 £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-36.38% +20.00%
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
2237 2265 2475
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.45% 25.84% 24.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1298 1286 1235
Average daily rate £350 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 60 77
Average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +12.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.88 £17.04 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +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 17 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 17 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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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 -3 33 £425 -0.58% 10
Surrey +6 21 £338 -6.25% 4
Berkshire +10 18 £475 +5.55% 2
Oxfordshire -5 16 £495 +10.00% 2
Buckinghamshire -2 5 £363 -5.22% 3
Middlesex -1 3 - -
West Sussex +1 2 £491 -
East Sussex - - - -
Kent - - - - 1
Middleware
England

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 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.

1 105 (49.53%) Oracle
2 73 (34.43%) SOA
3 61 (28.77%) WebLogic
4 59 (27.83%) Java
5 54 (25.47%) Linux
6 48 (22.64%) SQL
7 43 (20.28%) UNIX
8 42 (19.81%) XML
9 38 (17.92%) WebSphere
10 33 (15.57%) Agile Software Development
11 32 (15.09%) Scrum
12 31 (14.62%) Finance
13 30 (14.15%) .NET
14 28 (13.21%) SQL Server
14 28 (13.21%) Oracle Fusion
15 26 (12.26%) Security Cleared
15 26 (12.26%) SAP
16 25 (11.79%) ITIL
16 25 (11.79%) Oracle Database
17 24 (11.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 24 (11.32%) Apache
17 24 (11.32%) Microsoft
17 24 (11.32%) Shell Script
18 23 (10.85%) Software Engineering
19 22 (10.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
19 22 (10.38%) CRM
19 22 (10.38%) Web Services
20 21 (9.91%) Windows
20 21 (9.91%) SOAP
21 20 (9.43%) JMS

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 17 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 61 (28.77%) WebLogic
2 38 (17.92%) WebSphere
3 24 (11.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 24 (11.32%) Apache
4 15 (7.08%) BizTalk Server
4 15 (7.08%) SharePoint
5 12 (5.66%) WebSphere Application Server
6 8 (3.77%) Tomcat
7 7 (3.30%) Oracle Application Server
7 7 (3.30%) IIS
8 6 (2.83%) IBM HTTP Server
9 5 (2.36%) GlassFish
9 5 (2.36%) ArcGIS
10 4 (1.89%) Oracle Service Bus
11 3 (1.42%) WebSphere Process Server
12 2 (0.94%) MQSeries
12 2 (0.94%) ATG Dynamo
12 2 (0.94%) Liferay
12 2 (0.94%) Mule
13 1 (0.47%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 11 (5.19%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.83%) MS Office
3 2 (0.94%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.47%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 16 (7.55%) Oracle EBS
2 12 (5.66%) Oracle BPM
3 10 (4.72%) Oracle Applications
4 6 (2.83%) SAP CRM
5 5 (2.36%) BusinessWorks
6 4 (1.89%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.94%) SAP CO
7 2 (0.94%) SAP FI/CO
7 2 (0.94%) SAP FI
7 2 (0.94%) SAP GRC
8 1 (0.47%) SAP IS-U
8 1 (0.47%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.47%) Staffware
8 1 (0.47%) CSG Singleview
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.83%) SaaS
2 1 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.47%) Office 365
2 1 (0.47%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.13%) SSL
2 9 (4.25%) Firewall
2 9 (4.25%) HTTP
3 8 (3.77%) FTP
3 8 (3.77%) SAN
3 8 (3.77%) Network Security
4 7 (3.30%) SSH
5 6 (2.83%) LDAP
6 5 (2.36%) Internet
6 5 (2.36%) VPN
6 5 (2.36%) LAN
7 4 (1.89%) ATM
7 4 (1.89%) NAS
8 3 (1.42%) HTTPS
9 2 (0.94%) WAN
9 2 (0.94%) DVB
9 2 (0.94%) NetScaler
9 2 (0.94%) AMQP
9 2 (0.94%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (0.94%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (13.21%) SQL Server
2 25 (11.79%) Oracle Database
3 18 (8.49%) PostgreSQL
4 14 (6.60%) Oracle Database 10g
5 11 (5.19%) Oracle Reports
6 10 (4.72%) MySQL
6 10 (4.72%) SQLPlus
7 9 (4.25%) Relational Database
8 7 (3.30%) Oracle Database 11g
8 7 (3.30%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (3.30%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (3.30%) SAP BW
9 6 (2.83%) Oracle Discoverer
9 6 (2.83%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (2.83%) NoSQL
9 6 (2.83%) SQL Server 2005
9 6 (2.83%) Oracle BI EE
10 5 (2.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (2.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (2.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (6.60%) Jenkins
2 9 (4.25%) Maven
2 9 (4.25%) Ant
2 9 (4.25%) Toad
3 8 (3.77%) SoapUI
4 6 (2.83%) JUnit
4 6 (2.83%) Oracle Forms
4 6 (2.83%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 6 (2.83%) JIRA
5 5 (2.36%) Introscope
6 4 (1.89%) Git (software)
7 3 (1.42%) Rational Performance Tester
7 3 (1.42%) Selenium
7 3 (1.42%) JProfiler
7 3 (1.42%) Visual Studio
7 3 (1.42%) Eclipse
7 3 (1.42%) QuickTest Pro
7 3 (1.42%) LoadRunner
8 2 (0.94%) Mercurial
8 2 (0.94%) Subversion
General
1 31 (14.62%) Finance
2 18 (8.49%) Telecoms
3 14 (6.60%) Billing
4 8 (3.77%) Banking
5 7 (3.30%) Retail
6 6 (2.83%) Games
7 4 (1.89%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.42%) Military
9 2 (0.94%) Automotive
9 2 (0.94%) Legal
9 2 (0.94%) Electronics
10 1 (0.47%) French Language
10 1 (0.47%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.47%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.47%) Advertising
10 1 (0.47%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 42 (19.81%) Architect
2 31 (14.62%) Developer
3 23 (10.85%) Analyst
4 18 (8.49%) Solutions Architect
5 11 (5.19%) Linux Engineer
6 10 (4.72%) Support Engineer
6 10 (4.72%) Consultant
7 8 (3.77%) Oracle DBA
7 8 (3.77%) Technical Architect
7 8 (3.77%) DBA
7 8 (3.77%) Test Manager
7 8 (3.77%) Software Engineer
7 8 (3.77%) Middleware Engineer
7 8 (3.77%) Delivery Manager
8 7 (3.30%) Systems Analyst
9 6 (2.83%) Infrastructure Architect
9 6 (2.83%) Oracle Architect
9 6 (2.83%) Designer
9 6 (2.83%) Linux Support
10 5 (2.36%) SAP Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (19.81%) XML
2 30 (14.15%) .NET
3 28 (13.21%) Oracle Fusion
4 22 (10.38%) Web Services
5 21 (9.91%) SOAP
6 20 (9.43%) JMS
7 15 (7.08%) XSLT
8 14 (6.60%) Spring
9 13 (6.13%) J2EE
10 12 (5.66%) WebSphere MQ
10 12 (5.66%) REST
11 11 (5.19%) SAP PI
12 10 (4.72%) Ajax
13 9 (4.25%) JSF
13 9 (4.25%) Oracle ADF
14 8 (3.77%) CSS
14 8 (3.77%) SAP XI
15 7 (3.30%) SAP Basis
15 7 (3.30%) HTML
16 6 (2.83%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.02%) Enterprise Software
2 15 (7.08%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (3.77%) Management Information System
3 8 (3.77%) iSeries
3 8 (3.77%) Computer Science
4 6 (2.83%) Replication
5 5 (2.36%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.89%) PKI
7 3 (1.42%) CMDB
7 3 (1.42%) Smart Meter
8 2 (0.94%) Handset
8 2 (0.94%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.94%) DTV
8 2 (0.94%) AS400
8 2 (0.94%) Mobile Payment
8 2 (0.94%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (0.94%) STB
9 1 (0.47%) Data Extraction
9 1 (0.47%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.47%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 54 (25.47%) Linux
2 43 (20.28%) UNIX
3 21 (9.91%) Windows
4 13 (6.13%) Solaris
5 12 (5.66%) Oracle Linux
6 8 (3.77%) AIX
7 5 (2.36%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.47%) Android
8 1 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.47%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.47%) SUSE
8 1 (0.47%) HPUX
8 1 (0.47%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (34.43%) SOA
2 33 (15.57%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (15.09%) Scrum
4 25 (11.79%) ITIL
5 23 (10.85%) Software Engineering
6 22 (10.38%) CRM
7 19 (8.96%) TOGAF
8 17 (8.02%) Business Intelligence
8 17 (8.02%) DevOps
9 15 (7.08%) OO
9 15 (7.08%) E-Commerce
10 14 (6.60%) UML
10 14 (6.60%) ERP
10 14 (6.60%) Migration
11 12 (5.66%) Unit Testing
12 11 (5.19%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (5.19%) PRINCE2
13 10 (4.72%) Technical Architecture
13 10 (4.72%) Enterprise Architecture
14 9 (4.25%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 59 (27.83%) Java
2 48 (22.64%) SQL
3 24 (11.32%) Shell Script
4 13 (6.13%) C++
5 11 (5.19%) PL/SQL
6 10 (4.72%) C
6 10 (4.72%) Perl
7 9 (4.25%) XPath
7 9 (4.25%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
7 9 (4.25%) JavaScript
7 9 (4.25%) XQuery
8 7 (3.30%) Korn
9 6 (2.83%) T-SQL
10 4 (1.89%) C#
10 4 (1.89%) Python
11 3 (1.42%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.42%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.42%) VB
12 2 (0.94%) SAPscript
12 2 (0.94%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 26 (12.26%) Security Cleared
2 20 (9.43%) SC Cleared
2 20 (9.43%) Degree
3 4 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (1.89%) CISSP
3 4 (1.89%) MCSE
3 4 (1.89%) DV Cleared
4 3 (1.42%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.42%) OCPJP
4 3 (1.42%) ISEB
5 2 (0.94%) PMP
5 2 (0.94%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (0.94%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.47%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.47%) CCIE
6 1 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.47%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.36%) QA
2 2 (0.94%) COBIT
3 1 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 19 (8.96%) Oracle RAC
2 10 (4.72%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (1.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.94%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (0.94%) KVM
4 2 (0.94%) Xen
5 1 (0.47%) XenApp
5 1 (0.47%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.47%) vSphere
5 1 (0.47%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 22 (10.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 17 (8.02%) Puppet
3 13 (6.13%) Oracle Identity Management
4 11 (5.19%) YUM
5 8 (3.77%) Vagrant
6 7 (3.30%) Data Guard
7 5 (2.36%) CA SiteMinder
8 4 (1.89%) nmon
9 2 (0.94%) Tivoli
9 2 (0.94%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 2 (0.94%) Ansible
10 1 (0.47%) EMC NetWorker
10 1 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.47%) Red Hat Satellite
10 1 (0.47%) Oracle Identity Manager
10 1 (0.47%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 105 (49.53%) Oracle
2 26 (12.26%) SAP
3 24 (11.32%) Microsoft
4 18 (8.49%) IBM
5 12 (5.66%) TIBCO
6 8 (3.77%) JBoss
7 5 (2.36%) ESRI
7 5 (2.36%) Cisco
7 5 (2.36%) CA
8 4 (1.89%) Nokia
8 4 (1.89%) HP
8 4 (1.89%) Business Objects
8 4 (1.89%) Remedy
8 4 (1.89%) Symantec
8 4 (1.89%) ComArch
9 3 (1.42%) VMware
9 3 (1.42%) EMC
9 3 (1.42%) Red Hat
9 3 (1.42%) Software AG
10 2 (0.94%) Citrix
Surrey
Aston Carter
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £410 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Basingstoke
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 8 days ago