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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Middleware
England / South East
Rank 154 131 150
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +19
Contract jobs citing Middleware 90 137 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.19% 1.57% 1.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.58% 6.32% 4.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 95 68
Median daily rate £450 £404 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.52% -10.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £313 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £424 £450
% change year-on-year
+6.19% -5.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £47.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.75 £42.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-22.02% +5.00%

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
1967 2167 2380
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.93% 24.87% 24.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1233 1464 1376
Median daily rate £400 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £495 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 48 53
Median hourly rate £43.50 £47.83 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.05% +59.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.64 £15.00 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £72.89 £60.62 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

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 25 February 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 25 February 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 34 £450 +18.03% 7
Berkshire +9 19 £400 -1.96% 8
Surrey -4 13 £475 +43.93% 2
Buckinghamshire -14 8 £450 +9.09%
Kent - 8 £400 -
West Sussex -13 3 £513 -6.81% 1
Oxfordshire -18 1 £675 +58.82%
Middleware
England

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 90 (40.36%) Oracle
2 84 (37.67%) Linux
3 59 (26.46%) Java
4 55 (24.66%) Agile Software Development
5 52 (23.32%) SOA
6 42 (18.83%) Oracle Fusion
7 41 (18.39%) Unix
8 40 (17.94%) Windows
9 38 (17.04%) WebLogic
10 35 (15.70%) Finance
11 34 (15.25%) Perl
11 34 (15.25%) IBM
11 34 (15.25%) Red Hat
11 34 (15.25%) Continuous Integration
12 33 (14.80%) JavaScript
12 33 (14.80%) Web Services
13 32 (14.35%) Microsoft
13 32 (14.35%) Security Cleared
13 32 (14.35%) Oracle Database
14 31 (13.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 31 (13.90%) High Availability
15 30 (13.45%) Oracle Database 11g
15 30 (13.45%) SQL
16 29 (13.00%) SOAP
16 29 (13.00%) REST
16 29 (13.00%) SC Cleared
17 28 (12.56%) Tomcat
17 28 (12.56%) Jenkins
18 27 (12.11%) DevOps
19 26 (11.66%) Apache

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 38 (17.04%) WebLogic
2 28 (12.56%) Tomcat
3 26 (11.66%) Apache
4 24 (10.76%) WebSphere
5 23 (10.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 13 (5.83%) JBoss
7 10 (4.48%) BizTalk Server
8 6 (2.69%) IBM Transformation Extender
9 4 (1.79%) IIS
9 4 (1.79%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 3 (1.35%) Apache Spark
10 3 (1.35%) OpenStack
10 3 (1.35%) Oracle Service Bus
10 3 (1.35%) Oracle Workflow
11 2 (0.90%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.90%) Confluence
11 2 (0.90%) MQSeries
11 2 (0.90%) Oracle BPEL
11 2 (0.90%) WebSphere Application Server
12 1 (0.45%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 13 (5.83%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.90%) MS Project
2 2 (0.90%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (3.59%) Oracle BPM
2 7 (3.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (1.79%) Staffware
4 3 (1.35%) SAP CRM
4 3 (1.35%) SAP PSCD
5 2 (0.90%) BusinessWorks
5 2 (0.90%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.90%) Oracle Utilities
6 1 (0.45%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.45%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.45%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.38%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (5.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.79%) PaaS
3 3 (1.35%) Boomi
3 3 (1.35%) IaaS
3 3 (1.35%) OpenShift
3 3 (1.35%) SuccessFactors
4 2 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.90%) GitHub
5 1 (0.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (10.31%) HTTP
2 15 (6.73%) Firewall
3 11 (4.93%) DNS
4 10 (4.48%) LDAP
4 10 (4.48%) SSL
4 10 (4.48%) TCP/IP
5 9 (4.04%) HTTPS
5 9 (4.04%) Internet
5 9 (4.04%) LAN
5 9 (4.04%) SAN
6 7 (3.14%) FTP
6 7 (3.14%) VPN
7 6 (2.69%) ATM
7 6 (2.69%) Frame Relay
7 6 (2.69%) SNMP
8 5 (2.24%) BGP
8 5 (2.24%) ICMP
8 5 (2.24%) OSPF
8 5 (2.24%) RSVP
8 5 (2.24%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (14.35%) Oracle Database
2 30 (13.45%) Oracle Database 11g
3 25 (11.21%) Oracle Database 12c
4 19 (8.52%) Oracle Database 10g
5 15 (6.73%) SQL Server
6 10 (4.48%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (4.04%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (4.04%) DB2
7 9 (4.04%) Hadoop
7 9 (4.04%) Relational Database
8 8 (3.59%) Oracle BI EE
8 8 (3.59%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 7 (3.14%) RDBMS
10 5 (2.24%) Oracle Exadata
11 4 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (1.35%) SAP BW
12 3 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 2 (0.90%) GIS
13 2 (0.90%) MySQL
13 2 (0.90%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 28 (12.56%) Jenkins
2 23 (10.31%) Git (software)
3 20 (8.97%) JIRA
4 19 (8.52%) JUnit
5 12 (5.38%) Subversion
6 11 (4.93%) Oracle APEX
7 10 (4.48%) TeamCity
8 9 (4.04%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (3.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 5 (2.24%) Artifactory
10 5 (2.24%) Cucumber
10 5 (2.24%) SoapUI
11 4 (1.79%) Eclipse
11 4 (1.79%) Gradle
11 4 (1.79%) Maven
11 4 (1.79%) MSTest
11 4 (1.79%) Selenium
12 3 (1.35%) HP UFT
12 3 (1.35%) TestDirector
12 3 (1.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 35 (15.70%) Finance
2 24 (10.76%) Telecoms
3 9 (4.04%) Electronics
3 9 (4.04%) Marketing
4 7 (3.14%) Banking
4 7 (3.14%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.79%) Military
5 4 (1.79%) Retail
5 4 (1.79%) Spanish Language
6 2 (0.90%) Billing
6 2 (0.90%) Legal
7 1 (0.45%) Law
7 1 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 65 (29.15%) Developer
2 43 (19.28%) Architect
3 29 (13.00%) Java Developer
4 18 (8.07%) Solutions Architect
5 17 (7.62%) Consultant
5 17 (7.62%) Oracle Developer
6 16 (7.17%) Analyst
7 12 (5.38%) Middleware Engineer
7 12 (5.38%) Senior Developer
8 10 (4.48%) Applications Support
8 10 (4.48%) Middleware Architect
8 10 (4.48%) Middleware Developer
8 10 (4.48%) Technical Leader
9 9 (4.04%) Support Engineer
10 8 (3.59%) Applications Engineer
10 8 (3.59%) Applications Support Engineer
10 8 (3.59%) SOA Developer
10 8 (3.59%) Web Applications Engineer
10 8 (3.59%) Web Engineer
10 8 (3.59%) Web Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (18.83%) Oracle Fusion
2 33 (14.80%) Web Services
3 29 (13.00%) REST
3 29 (13.00%) SOAP
4 25 (11.21%) Spring
5 24 (10.76%) HTML
6 23 (10.31%) XML
7 18 (8.07%) CSS
8 16 (7.17%) J2EE
9 14 (6.28%) .NET
9 14 (6.28%) JMS
10 12 (5.38%) WebCenter
11 11 (4.93%) Ajax
11 11 (4.93%) jQuery
12 10 (4.48%) ActiveMQ
12 10 (4.48%) JSON
13 9 (4.04%) Hibernate
13 9 (4.04%) RabbitMQ
14 8 (3.59%) JSP
14 8 (3.59%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.17%) Data Centre
2 14 (6.28%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.14%) Public Cloud
5 6 (2.69%) IPTV
5 6 (2.69%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.69%) Over-the-Top Content
5 6 (2.69%) Video on Demand
6 5 (2.24%) Smart Meter
6 5 (2.24%) STB
7 4 (1.79%) Mainframe
8 3 (1.35%) DataPower
8 3 (1.35%) Linux Command Line
8 3 (1.35%) Private Cloud
8 3 (1.35%) Social Media
8 3 (1.35%) User Experience
9 2 (0.90%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.90%) PKI
9 2 (0.90%) SWIFT
9 2 (0.90%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 84 (37.67%) Linux
2 41 (18.39%) Unix
3 40 (17.94%) Windows
4 31 (13.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 20 (8.97%) AIX
6 17 (7.62%) Solaris
7 11 (4.93%) Oracle Linux
8 7 (3.14%) Windows Server
9 6 (2.69%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (1.79%) Android
10 4 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (1.79%) zOS
11 1 (0.45%) SUSE
11 1 (0.45%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.45%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (24.66%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (23.32%) SOA
3 34 (15.25%) Continuous Integration
4 31 (13.90%) High Availability
5 27 (12.11%) DevOps
6 24 (10.76%) Scrum
7 23 (10.31%) ITIL
8 18 (8.07%) Migration
9 17 (7.62%) Business Intelligence
9 17 (7.62%) OO
10 16 (7.17%) CRM
11 15 (6.73%) SDLC
11 15 (6.73%) Unit Testing
12 14 (6.28%) Configuration Management
12 14 (6.28%) Mentoring
12 14 (6.28%) Project Management
13 13 (5.83%) E-Commerce
14 12 (5.38%) UML
14 12 (5.38%) Web Development
15 11 (4.93%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 59 (26.46%) Java
2 34 (15.25%) Perl
3 33 (14.80%) JavaScript
4 30 (13.45%) SQL
5 16 (7.17%) Shell Script
6 14 (6.28%) PL/SQL
6 14 (6.28%) Python
7 13 (5.83%) C#
8 7 (3.14%) Apex Code
9 5 (2.24%) C
10 4 (1.79%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.90%) ActionScript
11 2 (0.90%) ActionScript 2.0
11 2 (0.90%) ActionScript 3.0
11 2 (0.90%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.45%) Jython
12 1 (0.45%) PHP
12 1 (0.45%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.45%) Ruby
12 1 (0.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 32 (14.35%) Security Cleared
2 29 (13.00%) SC Cleared
3 10 (4.48%) Degree
4 5 (2.24%) ISEB
5 4 (1.79%) CCIP
5 4 (1.79%) CCNA
5 4 (1.79%) CCNP
5 4 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (1.79%) CISSP
5 4 (1.79%) GCIH
5 4 (1.79%) JNCIA
6 3 (1.35%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.35%) OCPJP
7 2 (0.90%) CISA
7 2 (0.90%) CISM
7 2 (0.90%) GCFA
7 2 (0.90%) GCIA
7 2 (0.90%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.90%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.83%) PCI DSS
2 7 (3.14%) QA
3 5 (2.24%) PA-DSS
4 3 (1.35%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (1.35%) PMO
4 3 (1.35%) SLA
5 2 (0.90%) COBIT
5 2 (0.90%) COSO
5 2 (0.90%) HIPAA
5 2 (0.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.90%) SAS 70
5 2 (0.90%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (6.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (4.04%) Oracle RAC
3 6 (2.69%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (2.24%) Docker
5 4 (1.79%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (1.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 3 (1.35%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (0.90%) Active Directory
7 2 (0.90%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.90%) Snort
8 1 (0.45%) HDFS
8 1 (0.45%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.45%) vCloud
8 1 (0.45%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (0.45%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (4.04%) Puppet
2 8 (3.59%) QRadar
3 7 (3.14%) WebSphere Cast Iron
4 6 (2.69%) Nagios
5 5 (2.24%) Ansible
5 5 (2.24%) Oracle Identity Management
6 4 (1.79%) RSA Security Analytics
6 4 (1.79%) ZABBIX
7 2 (0.90%) CSIRT
7 2 (0.90%) Failover Clustering
7 2 (0.90%) Hadoop YARN
7 2 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.90%) Opsview
7 2 (0.90%) Red Hat Satellite
7 2 (0.90%) SELinux
8 1 (0.45%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 1 (0.45%) HP Operations Orchestration
8 1 (0.45%) Mesos
8 1 (0.45%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 1 (0.45%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 90 (40.36%) Oracle
2 34 (15.25%) IBM
2 34 (15.25%) Red Hat
3 32 (14.35%) Microsoft
4 26 (11.66%) VMware
5 15 (6.73%) TIBCO
6 14 (6.28%) SAP
7 11 (4.93%) Cisco
8 8 (3.59%) Salesforce.com
8 8 (3.59%) Siebel
9 7 (3.14%) Juniper
9 7 (3.14%) Sophos
10 6 (2.69%) Veritas
11 4 (1.79%) Dell
11 4 (1.79%) F5
11 4 (1.79%) Huawei
11 4 (1.79%) ILOG
11 4 (1.79%) Intel Security
12 3 (1.35%) Axway
12 3 (1.35%) Brocade
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