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 30 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware
Rank 147 131 126
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -5
Contract jobs citing Middleware 105 109 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.13% 1.25% 1.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.73% 4.80% 5.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 67 66
Average daily rate
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£470 £428 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.94% +4.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £300 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £504
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £405
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -1.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £55.00 £23.75 £71.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+131.57% -66.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.75 £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-33.88% +20.00%
Middleware
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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
2218 2270 2484
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 23.77% 26.07% 25.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1278 1311 1218
Average daily rate £350 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 58 81
Average hourly rate £32.50 £36.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.51 £17.18 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +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 30 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 30 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 -17 32 £425 -0.58% 7
Berkshire +13 24 £475 +5.55% 12
Oxfordshire -3 20 £495 +10.00% 1
Surrey +3 17 £325 -9.72% 2
Buckinghamshire -1 5 £350 -10.25% 4
Middlesex -5 3 - -
West Sussex 0 1 £413 +10.00%
Kent -3 1 - - 2
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England

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 111 (49.55%) Oracle
2 78 (34.82%) SOA
3 68 (30.36%) WebLogic
4 64 (28.57%) Java
5 58 (25.89%) Linux
6 56 (25.00%) SQL
7 45 (20.09%) XML
8 42 (18.75%) UNIX
8 42 (18.75%) WebSphere
9 40 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
10 38 (16.96%) Finance
11 37 (16.52%) Scrum
12 34 (15.18%) Oracle Fusion
13 30 (13.39%) ITIL
14 28 (12.50%) .NET
14 28 (12.50%) SOAP
14 28 (12.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 26 (11.61%) Security Cleared
15 26 (11.61%) SQL Server
16 25 (11.16%) JMS
16 25 (11.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
16 25 (11.16%) Software Engineering
17 24 (10.71%) Shell Script
17 24 (10.71%) SAP
17 24 (10.71%) Apache
18 23 (10.27%) IBM
18 23 (10.27%) Degree
19 22 (9.82%) TOGAF
19 22 (9.82%) Oracle Database
20 21 (9.38%) Microsoft

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 68 (30.36%) WebLogic
2 42 (18.75%) WebSphere
3 28 (12.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 24 (10.71%) Apache
5 16 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
5 16 (7.14%) WebSphere Application Server
6 13 (5.80%) SharePoint
7 8 (3.57%) Tomcat
8 7 (3.13%) IIS
8 7 (3.13%) Oracle Application Server
9 6 (2.68%) Oracle Service Bus
9 6 (2.68%) IBM HTTP Server
9 6 (2.68%) WebSphere Process Server
10 5 (2.23%) GlassFish
11 3 (1.34%) ArcGIS
12 2 (0.89%) Oracle Workflow
12 2 (0.89%) MQSeries
12 2 (0.89%) Liferay
13 1 (0.45%) Mule
13 1 (0.45%) JCAPS
Applications
1 11 (4.91%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.68%) MS Office
3 2 (0.89%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 18 (8.04%) Oracle EBS
2 15 (6.70%) Oracle BPM
3 12 (5.36%) Oracle Applications
4 6 (2.68%) Oracle EBS R12
5 5 (2.23%) SAP CRM
5 5 (2.23%) BusinessWorks
6 4 (1.79%) Oracle Receivables
7 2 (0.89%) SAP FI
7 2 (0.89%) SAP GRC
7 2 (0.89%) SAP FI/CO
7 2 (0.89%) SAP CO
8 1 (0.45%) SAP IS-U
8 1 (0.45%) CSG Singleview
8 1 (0.45%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.57%) SaaS
2 1 (0.45%) Office 365
2 1 (0.45%) GitHub
2 1 (0.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (7.14%) SSL
2 12 (5.36%) HTTP
3 9 (4.02%) SAN
3 9 (4.02%) Firewall
4 8 (3.57%) Network Security
5 7 (3.13%) FTP
6 6 (2.68%) SSH
6 6 (2.68%) LDAP
7 5 (2.23%) VPN
7 5 (2.23%) Internet
7 5 (2.23%) NAS
8 4 (1.79%) ATM
9 3 (1.34%) HTTPS
10 2 (0.89%) LAN
10 2 (0.89%) DVB
10 2 (0.89%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (0.89%) NetScaler
10 2 (0.89%) NFC
11 1 (0.45%) HSRP
11 1 (0.45%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (11.61%) SQL Server
2 22 (9.82%) Oracle Database
3 17 (7.59%) PostgreSQL
4 12 (5.36%) SQLPlus
4 12 (5.36%) Oracle Database 10g
4 12 (5.36%) Oracle Reports
5 10 (4.46%) MySQL
6 9 (4.02%) Relational Database
6 9 (4.02%) Oracle BI EE
7 7 (3.13%) SAP BW
7 7 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
7 7 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (2.68%) Oracle Discoverer
8 6 (2.68%) NoSQL
9 5 (2.23%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (2.23%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (2.23%) DB2
9 5 (2.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (2.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (2.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (5.80%) Jenkins
2 11 (4.91%) Ant
2 11 (4.91%) Maven
3 9 (4.02%) Toad
4 8 (3.57%) SoapUI
5 7 (3.13%) Oracle Forms
6 6 (2.68%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 5 (2.23%) JUnit
7 5 (2.23%) JIRA
7 5 (2.23%) Introscope
8 3 (1.34%) Git (software)
8 3 (1.34%) Selenium
8 3 (1.34%) Rational Performance Tester
8 3 (1.34%) Visual Studio
8 3 (1.34%) QuickTest Pro
8 3 (1.34%) LoadRunner
8 3 (1.34%) JProfiler
9 2 (0.89%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.89%) Subversion
10 1 (0.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 38 (16.96%) Finance
2 20 (8.93%) Telecoms
3 14 (6.25%) Billing
4 9 (4.02%) Banking
5 7 (3.13%) Retail
6 6 (2.68%) Games
7 5 (2.23%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.34%) Military
9 2 (0.89%) Automotive
9 2 (0.89%) Legal
9 2 (0.89%) Electronics
10 1 (0.45%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.45%) Advertising
10 1 (0.45%) Publishing
10 1 (0.45%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.45%) French Language
Job Titles
1 44 (19.64%) Architect
2 32 (14.29%) Developer
3 25 (11.16%) Analyst
4 22 (9.82%) Solutions Architect
5 15 (6.70%) Consultant
6 12 (5.36%) Software Engineer
7 11 (4.91%) Linux Engineer
8 10 (4.46%) Support Engineer
9 9 (4.02%) DBA
9 9 (4.02%) Technical Architect
9 9 (4.02%) Oracle DBA
10 8 (3.57%) Delivery Manager
10 8 (3.57%) Test Manager
10 8 (3.57%) Middleware Engineer
11 7 (3.13%) Systems Analyst
12 6 (2.68%) Test Analyst
12 6 (2.68%) Linux Support
12 6 (2.68%) Oracle Architect
13 5 (2.23%) SAP Manager
13 5 (2.23%) SAP Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (20.09%) XML
2 34 (15.18%) Oracle Fusion
3 28 (12.50%) SOAP
3 28 (12.50%) .NET
4 25 (11.16%) JMS
5 21 (9.38%) Web Services
6 16 (7.14%) Spring
7 15 (6.70%) XSLT
7 15 (6.70%) REST
8 14 (6.25%) J2EE
8 14 (6.25%) WebSphere MQ
9 13 (5.80%) Ajax
10 11 (4.91%) JSF
10 11 (4.91%) Oracle ADF
10 11 (4.91%) SAP PI
11 9 (4.02%) HTML
12 8 (3.57%) SAP XI
12 8 (3.57%) CSS
13 7 (3.13%) SAP Basis
14 6 (2.68%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 21 (9.38%) Enterprise Software
2 16 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (4.46%) Computer Science
4 9 (4.02%) iSeries
4 9 (4.02%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.68%) Replication
5 6 (2.68%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.79%) Algorithms
6 4 (1.79%) PKI
7 3 (1.34%) Smart Meter
7 3 (1.34%) CMDB
8 2 (0.89%) AS400
8 2 (0.89%) Handset
8 2 (0.89%) DTV
8 2 (0.89%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.89%) Mobile Payment
8 2 (0.89%) User Experience
8 2 (0.89%) STB
8 2 (0.89%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.45%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 58 (25.89%) Linux
2 42 (18.75%) UNIX
3 20 (8.93%) Windows
4 13 (5.80%) Solaris
5 12 (5.36%) Oracle Linux
6 9 (4.02%) AIX
7 3 (1.34%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.45%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.45%) HPUX
8 1 (0.45%) zOS
8 1 (0.45%) SUSE
8 1 (0.45%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (34.82%) SOA
2 40 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (16.52%) Scrum
4 30 (13.39%) ITIL
5 25 (11.16%) Software Engineering
6 22 (9.82%) TOGAF
7 21 (9.38%) CRM
8 18 (8.04%) OO
9 17 (7.59%) UML
9 17 (7.59%) Business Intelligence
10 16 (7.14%) DevOps
11 15 (6.70%) ERP
12 14 (6.25%) E-Commerce
12 14 (6.25%) Unit Testing
13 13 (5.80%) Continuous Integration
13 13 (5.80%) Enterprise Architecture
14 12 (5.36%) Migration
15 11 (4.91%) Project Management
16 10 (4.46%) Technical Architecture
16 10 (4.46%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 64 (28.57%) Java
2 56 (25.00%) SQL
3 24 (10.71%) Shell Script
4 14 (6.25%) C++
5 13 (5.80%) PL/SQL
5 13 (5.80%) C
6 11 (4.91%) Perl
6 11 (4.91%) XQuery
6 11 (4.91%) XPath
6 11 (4.91%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
7 10 (4.46%) JavaScript
8 7 (3.13%) Korn
9 6 (2.68%) T-SQL
10 4 (1.79%) Python
10 4 (1.79%) C#
10 4 (1.79%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.34%) VB
12 2 (0.89%) ABAP
12 2 (0.89%) SAPscript
12 2 (0.89%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 26 (11.61%) Security Cleared
2 23 (10.27%) Degree
3 19 (8.48%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.79%) ISTQB
4 4 (1.79%) DV Cleared
4 4 (1.79%) MCSE
4 4 (1.79%) ISEB
4 4 (1.79%) CISSP
4 4 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.34%) OCPJP
5 3 (1.34%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.45%) PMP
7 1 (0.45%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.45%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.45%) CCIE
7 1 (0.45%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.13%) QA
2 1 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.45%) COBIT
System Software
1 21 (9.38%) Oracle RAC
2 10 (4.46%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.89%) KVM
4 2 (0.89%) Xen
5 1 (0.45%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.45%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 25 (11.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 17 (7.59%) Oracle Identity Management
3 16 (7.14%) Puppet
4 11 (4.91%) YUM
5 8 (3.57%) Vagrant
6 7 (3.13%) Data Guard
7 5 (2.23%) CA SiteMinder
8 4 (1.79%) nmon
9 3 (1.34%) Tivoli
9 3 (1.34%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 2 (0.89%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (0.89%) Oracle Identity Manager
11 1 (0.45%) NetBackup
11 1 (0.45%) EMC NetWorker
11 1 (0.45%) Ansible
11 1 (0.45%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 111 (49.55%) Oracle
2 24 (10.71%) SAP
3 23 (10.27%) IBM
4 21 (9.38%) Microsoft
5 14 (6.25%) TIBCO
6 9 (4.02%) JBoss
7 7 (3.13%) Software AG
8 5 (2.23%) CA
8 5 (2.23%) Cisco
9 4 (1.79%) Nokia
9 4 (1.79%) Business Objects
9 4 (1.79%) HP
9 4 (1.79%) EMC
9 4 (1.79%) Symantec
9 4 (1.79%) Remedy
9 4 (1.79%) VMware
9 4 (1.79%) ComArch
10 3 (1.34%) Red Hat
10 3 (1.34%) ESRI
11 2 (0.89%) Perforce
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