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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Middleware
Rank 126 152 120
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -32
Contract jobs citing Middleware 129 116 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.51% 1.22% 1.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.92% 5.00% 6.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 66 73
Average daily rate £420 £475 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.57% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £335 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £521
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £47.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +12.90%
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
2180 2321 2013
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.46% 24.32% 23.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1460 1326 1088
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 54 65
Average hourly rate £46.25 £30.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.16% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £18.50 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £57.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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 12 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware within the South East region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +8 38 £375 -21.05% 6
Surrey -4 26 £338 -3.57% 3
Berkshire +13 24 £408 -13.65% 6
Buckinghamshire +6 13 £575 +21.05% 5
Oxfordshire +5 10 £420 -23.63% 6
West Sussex +13 8 £550 +29.79% 4
East Sussex - 4 £325 -
Middlesex -4 3 £388 -13.88%
Middleware
England

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 150 (46.58%) Oracle
2 115 (35.71%) Linux
3 97 (30.12%) Java
4 87 (27.02%) SQL
5 78 (24.22%) Agile Software Development
6 73 (22.67%) SOA
7 70 (21.74%) Oracle Database
8 65 (20.19%) WebLogic
9 62 (19.25%) Windows
10 61 (18.94%) Oracle Fusion
11 59 (18.32%) Red Hat
12 57 (17.70%) Unix
13 50 (15.53%) ITIL
14 47 (14.60%) Microsoft
15 46 (14.29%) Finance
15 46 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
16 45 (13.98%) Oracle Database 10g
17 43 (13.35%) JavaScript
17 43 (13.35%) Security Cleared
17 43 (13.35%) WebSphere
18 42 (13.04%) SC Cleared
19 41 (12.73%) Git (software)
20 37 (11.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 37 (11.49%) IBM
21 36 (11.18%) Migration
21 36 (11.18%) VMware
22 34 (10.56%) PL/SQL
23 33 (10.25%) HTML
23 33 (10.25%) Tomcat
23 33 (10.25%) Spring

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 65 (20.19%) WebLogic
2 43 (13.35%) WebSphere
3 33 (10.25%) Tomcat
4 32 (9.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 19 (5.90%) WebSphere Application Server
6 18 (5.59%) JBoss
7 17 (5.28%) Apache
8 15 (4.66%) IIS
9 10 (3.11%) Apache Solr
10 9 (2.80%) Oracle Workflow
11 8 (2.48%) AquaLogic
12 7 (2.17%) CMS
13 6 (1.86%) BizTalk Server
13 6 (1.86%) WebSphere Process Server
14 5 (1.55%) Node.js
14 5 (1.55%) Oracle Service Bus
15 4 (1.24%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 4 (1.24%) SharePoint
16 3 (0.93%) Documentum
16 3 (0.93%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 20 (6.21%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.48%) MS Visio
3 5 (1.55%) MS Project
4 4 (1.24%) MS Office
5 2 (0.62%) Open Workbench
5 2 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 20 (6.21%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (1.55%) Magento
3 4 (1.24%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (1.24%) Payment Gateway
4 3 (0.93%) BusinessWorks
4 3 (0.93%) SAP Retail
5 2 (0.62%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.31%) Adobe Campaign
6 1 (0.31%) Maximo
6 1 (0.31%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.31%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 33 (10.25%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (4.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (3.11%) Amazon EC2
3 10 (3.11%) SaaS
4 9 (2.80%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (2.17%) Adobe Analytics
5 7 (2.17%) Google Analytics
5 7 (2.17%) Google Tag Manager
6 3 (0.93%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.31%) Force.com
7 1 (0.31%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (9.32%) HTTP
2 22 (6.83%) SSL
3 17 (5.28%) DNS
4 15 (4.66%) LDAP
5 14 (4.35%) FTP
6 13 (4.04%) Firewall
6 13 (4.04%) SSH
7 11 (3.42%) Intranet
7 11 (3.42%) TCP/IP
8 10 (3.11%) DHCP
8 10 (3.11%) LAN
8 10 (3.11%) WAN
9 8 (2.48%) Internet
10 7 (2.17%) VPN
11 6 (1.86%) HTTPS
11 6 (1.86%) Network Security
12 5 (1.55%) DVB
12 5 (1.55%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 5 (1.55%) Intrusion Detection
12 5 (1.55%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (21.74%) Oracle Database
2 46 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
3 45 (13.98%) Oracle Database 10g
4 22 (6.83%) Relational Database
5 19 (5.90%) Oracle Database 12c
6 17 (5.28%) Oracle BI EE
6 17 (5.28%) SQL Server
7 16 (4.97%) DB2
8 15 (4.66%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 14 (4.35%) NoSQL
10 13 (4.04%) Data Warehouse
11 10 (3.11%) OLTP
12 8 (2.48%) MySQL
12 8 (2.48%) PostgreSQL
13 7 (2.17%) Big Data
14 5 (1.55%) IBM InfoSphere
14 5 (1.55%) Siebel EIM
15 3 (0.93%) Couchbase
16 2 (0.62%) Hadoop
16 2 (0.62%) HBase
Development Applications
1 41 (12.73%) Git (software)
2 18 (5.59%) Oracle APEX
3 16 (4.97%) Jenkins
3 16 (4.97%) TeamCity
4 15 (4.66%) Team Foundation Server
5 13 (4.04%) Subversion
6 10 (3.11%) JIRA
6 10 (3.11%) RSpec
7 9 (2.80%) Ant
8 8 (2.48%) JIRA Agile
8 8 (2.48%) Maven
9 6 (1.86%) Toad
10 5 (1.55%) Introscope
10 5 (1.55%) JProfiler
10 5 (1.55%) SoapUI
10 5 (1.55%) Visual Studio
11 4 (1.24%) LoadRunner
11 4 (1.24%) Mercurial
11 4 (1.24%) PhpStorm
12 3 (0.93%) HP UFT
General
1 46 (14.29%) Finance
2 26 (8.07%) Telecoms
3 19 (5.90%) Retail
4 12 (3.73%) Military
5 11 (3.42%) Aerospace
5 11 (3.42%) Publishing
6 8 (2.48%) Banking
7 6 (1.86%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (1.55%) Financial Institution
9 4 (1.24%) Legal
9 4 (1.24%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.62%) Automotive
10 2 (0.62%) Back Office
11 1 (0.31%) Advertising
11 1 (0.31%) Marketing
11 1 (0.31%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 75 (23.29%) Developer
2 61 (18.94%) Architect
3 47 (14.60%) Analyst
4 28 (8.70%) Consultant
4 28 (8.70%) Solutions Architect
5 24 (7.45%) Oracle Developer
6 18 (5.59%) Administrator
7 15 (4.66%) Test Analyst
8 13 (4.04%) Project Manager
9 12 (3.73%) Linux Administrator
9 12 (3.73%) Software Engineer
10 11 (3.42%) Oracle Architect
10 11 (3.42%) Project Consultant
10 11 (3.42%) Security Consultant
11 10 (3.11%) Applications Support
11 10 (3.11%) Business Analyst
11 10 (3.11%) Data Architect
11 10 (3.11%) Designer
11 10 (3.11%) Middleware Engineer
12 9 (2.80%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (18.94%) Oracle Fusion
2 33 (10.25%) HTML
2 33 (10.25%) Spring
3 30 (9.32%) SOAP
4 29 (9.01%) CSS
5 28 (8.70%) XML
6 25 (7.76%) JMS
7 24 (7.45%) jQuery
8 23 (7.14%) Web Services
9 21 (6.52%) Java EE
10 20 (6.21%) J2EE
11 19 (5.90%) IBM Integration Bus
11 19 (5.90%) WebSphere MQ
12 18 (5.59%) Ajax
13 15 (4.66%) REST
14 14 (4.35%) Hibernate
15 13 (4.04%) .NET
15 13 (4.04%) HTML5
16 12 (3.73%) RESTful
17 10 (3.11%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 33 (10.25%) Data Centre
2 25 (7.76%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (5.90%) DataPower
4 13 (4.04%) Data Integration
5 12 (3.73%) Clustering
5 12 (3.73%) Computer Science
6 11 (3.42%) Management Information System
7 10 (3.11%) Client/Server
8 8 (2.48%) Hybrid Cloud
9 7 (2.17%) Biometrics
9 7 (2.17%) Device Driver
9 7 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (1.86%) Cryptography
10 6 (1.86%) Smart Meter
10 6 (1.86%) User Experience
11 5 (1.55%) Embedded Systems
11 5 (1.55%) PKI
11 5 (1.55%) STB
12 4 (1.24%) SCADA
12 4 (1.24%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 115 (35.71%) Linux
2 62 (19.25%) Windows
3 57 (17.70%) Unix
4 37 (11.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 30 (9.32%) AIX
6 29 (9.01%) Windows Server
7 26 (8.07%) Solaris
8 15 (4.66%) Oracle Linux
9 9 (2.80%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (1.55%) Embedded Linux
11 3 (0.93%) Android
11 3 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.62%) CentOS
12 2 (0.62%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.31%) HPUX
13 1 (0.31%) Nucleus RTOS
13 1 (0.31%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.31%) VxWorks
13 1 (0.31%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (24.22%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (22.67%) SOA
3 50 (15.53%) ITIL
4 36 (11.18%) Migration
5 31 (9.63%) Business Intelligence
5 31 (9.63%) Project Management
6 24 (7.45%) Open Source
7 22 (6.83%) Continuous Integration
7 22 (6.83%) High Availability
7 22 (6.83%) Stakeholder Management
8 20 (6.21%) Disaster Recovery
9 19 (5.90%) DevOps
9 19 (5.90%) Information Security
10 18 (5.59%) ETL
10 18 (5.59%) System Testing
10 18 (5.59%) UML
11 17 (5.28%) E-Commerce
12 16 (4.97%) EAI
12 16 (4.97%) TDD
12 16 (4.97%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 97 (30.12%) Java
2 87 (27.02%) SQL
3 43 (13.35%) JavaScript
4 34 (10.56%) PL/SQL
5 29 (9.01%) Shell Script
6 28 (8.70%) Perl
7 21 (6.52%) Ruby
8 17 (5.28%) C
8 17 (5.28%) C++
9 16 (4.97%) PowerShell
10 14 (4.35%) PHP
11 13 (4.04%) C#
12 7 (2.17%) VB
13 5 (1.55%) Korn
14 4 (1.24%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.62%) Python
15 2 (0.62%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.62%) VBA
16 1 (0.31%) ABAP
16 1 (0.31%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 43 (13.35%) Security Cleared
2 42 (13.04%) SC Cleared
3 24 (7.45%) Degree
4 16 (4.97%) CISSP
5 11 (3.42%) CISM
6 10 (3.11%) ISEB
6 10 (3.11%) ISTQB
7 6 (1.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 6 (1.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 5 (1.55%) GCIA
8 5 (1.55%) GCIH
8 5 (1.55%) IBM Certification
9 4 (1.24%) CCNA
9 4 (1.24%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (1.24%) MCSA
9 4 (1.24%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (1.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (0.93%) OCP
10 3 (0.93%) Oracle Certification
10 3 (0.93%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.42%) COBIT
2 9 (2.80%) GxP
3 5 (1.55%) COSO
3 5 (1.55%) Data Quality
3 5 (1.55%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.55%) SAS 70
3 5 (1.55%) SLA
4 3 (0.93%) Solvency II
5 2 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.31%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.31%) HL7
6 1 (0.31%) QA
System Software
1 28 (8.70%) Active Directory
2 24 (7.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (4.66%) Hyper-V
3 15 (4.66%) vSphere
4 11 (3.42%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.31%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 1 (0.31%) vCloud
5 1 (0.31%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 23 (7.14%) Puppet
2 14 (4.35%) SCOM
3 12 (3.73%) SCCM
4 11 (3.42%) SCVMM
4 11 (3.42%) Windows Intune
5 10 (3.11%) HP Quality Center
6 7 (2.17%) HP SiteScope
7 6 (1.86%) CA Single Sign-On
8 5 (1.55%) nmon
8 5 (1.55%) RSA Security Analytics
9 3 (0.93%) MOM
9 3 (0.93%) Nagios
9 3 (0.93%) QRadar
10 2 (0.62%) BMC PATROL
10 2 (0.62%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 2 (0.62%) Tivoli
11 1 (0.31%) OMEGAMON
11 1 (0.31%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 1 (0.31%) Oracle RMAN
11 1 (0.31%) vRealize
Vendors
1 150 (46.58%) Oracle
2 59 (18.32%) Red Hat
3 47 (14.60%) Microsoft
4 37 (11.49%) IBM
5 36 (11.18%) VMware
6 17 (5.28%) CA
7 16 (4.97%) Adobe
8 15 (4.66%) SAP
9 12 (3.73%) Cisco
10 11 (3.42%) HP
10 11 (3.42%) hybris
10 11 (3.42%) RightScale
11 9 (2.80%) F5
12 7 (2.17%) Google
12 7 (2.17%) TIBCO
13 6 (1.86%) Citrix
13 6 (1.86%) Siebel
13 6 (1.86%) webMethods
14 5 (1.55%) Informatica
14 5 (1.55%) Remedy
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