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 26 September 2016 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Middleware
Rank 129 119 156
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +37
Contract jobs citing Middleware 125 158 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.48% 1.62% 1.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.27% 6.34% 4.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 99 63
Median daily rate £494 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.72% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £650 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £32.00 £29.75
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +7.56%
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
2371 2491 2230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 28.02% 25.54% 24.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1472 1656 1285
Median daily rate £390 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 54 35
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.29 £17.50 £15.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £42.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 26 September 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware within the South East region over the 3 months to 26 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Berkshire +8 42 £575 +19.48% 8
Hampshire -25 26 £450 -5.26% 6
Surrey +6 22 £475 +7.10% 5
West Sussex +9 17 £370 +4.96% 1
Buckinghamshire -7 7 £470 +4.44% 2
Oxfordshire -3 5 - - 1
Thames Valley - 2 £700 -
Middleware
England

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, 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.

1 116 (46.22%) Linux
2 100 (39.84%) Oracle
3 68 (27.09%) IBM
4 61 (24.30%) Unix
5 59 (23.51%) WebLogic
6 57 (22.71%) DevOps
7 53 (21.12%) Shell Script
8 51 (20.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 50 (19.92%) Java
10 47 (18.73%) Tomcat
10 47 (18.73%) Git (software)
11 45 (17.93%) SOA
12 43 (17.13%) Windows
12 43 (17.13%) Perl
12 43 (17.13%) Configuration Management
13 42 (16.73%) SQL
13 42 (16.73%) Agile Software Development
13 42 (16.73%) Oracle Fusion
13 42 (16.73%) High Availability
13 42 (16.73%) WebSphere
14 41 (16.33%) Python
15 40 (15.94%) Jenkins
16 39 (15.54%) Microsoft
17 37 (14.74%) Continuous Integration
17 37 (14.74%) Ansible
17 37 (14.74%) Oracle Database
18 36 (14.34%) Security Cleared
19 35 (13.94%) J2EE
20 34 (13.55%) Finance
21 33 (13.15%) JavaScript

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 59 (23.51%) WebLogic
2 47 (18.73%) Tomcat
3 42 (16.73%) WebSphere
4 21 (8.37%) Apache
5 15 (5.98%) Tuxedo
6 14 (5.58%) JBoss
6 14 (5.58%) MQSeries
7 13 (5.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 7 (2.79%) BizTalk Server
8 7 (2.79%) WebSphere Application Server
9 6 (2.39%) IIS
10 5 (1.99%) Oracle Service Bus
11 3 (1.20%) Oracle Coherence
11 3 (1.20%) Skype for Business
12 2 (0.80%) Apache Spark
12 2 (0.80%) Cloud Foundry
12 2 (0.80%) GemFire
13 1 (0.40%) Apache TomEE
13 1 (0.40%) Mule
13 1 (0.40%) nginx
Applications
1 16 (6.37%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.39%) MS Project
3 5 (1.99%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.20%) ProjectWise
5 2 (0.80%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (5.18%) Oracle BPM
2 11 (4.38%) BusinessWorks
3 3 (1.20%) SAP CRM
3 3 (1.20%) SAP PSCD
4 1 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.40%) SAP Business ByDesign
4 1 (0.40%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.40%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (3.98%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.59%) HP Helion
4 3 (1.20%) Boomi
4 3 (1.20%) IBM Cloud
4 3 (1.20%) PaaS
4 3 (1.20%) SaaS
5 2 (0.80%) GitHub
5 2 (0.80%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.40%) IaaS
6 1 (0.40%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (6.77%) SSL
2 16 (6.37%) Firewall
3 13 (5.18%) HTTP
3 13 (5.18%) VPN
4 11 (4.38%) SAN
5 9 (3.59%) DNS
5 9 (3.59%) Internet
6 8 (3.19%) HTTPS
7 7 (2.79%) LAN
7 7 (2.79%) NAS
7 7 (2.79%) SSH
7 7 (2.79%) WAN
8 6 (2.39%) FTP
8 6 (2.39%) LDAP
8 6 (2.39%) Network Security
9 5 (1.99%) Intrusion Detection
10 3 (1.20%) Cisco Nexus
10 3 (1.20%) NetScaler
10 3 (1.20%) Reverse Proxy
10 3 (1.20%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (14.74%) Oracle Database
2 18 (7.17%) Oracle Database 12c
2 18 (7.17%) SQL Server
3 16 (6.37%) Oracle Database 11g
4 15 (5.98%) DB2
5 14 (5.58%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 14 (5.58%) Oracle Database 10g
6 13 (5.18%) Oracle BI EE
7 12 (4.78%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (3.19%) Relational Database
9 5 (1.99%) MySQL
9 5 (1.99%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (1.59%) RDBMS
11 3 (1.20%) MongoDB
11 3 (1.20%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (1.20%) SAP BW
12 2 (0.80%) Apache Hive
12 2 (0.80%) Big Data
12 2 (0.80%) Hadoop
12 2 (0.80%) HBase
Development Applications
1 47 (18.73%) Git (software)
2 40 (15.94%) Jenkins
3 26 (10.36%) Sonatype Nexus
4 24 (9.56%) Vagrant
5 15 (5.98%) Oracle APEX
5 15 (5.98%) Team Foundation Server
5 15 (5.98%) TeamCity
6 6 (2.39%) JUnit
7 5 (1.99%) JIRA
8 4 (1.59%) Eclipse
9 3 (1.20%) Gradle
9 3 (1.20%) SoapUI
9 3 (1.20%) TestDirector
9 3 (1.20%) XMLSpy
10 2 (0.80%) Artifactory
10 2 (0.80%) Subversion
10 2 (0.80%) Talend Open Studio
11 1 (0.40%) JMeter
11 1 (0.40%) Toad
11 1 (0.40%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 34 (13.55%) Finance
2 19 (7.57%) Retail
3 11 (4.38%) Telecoms
4 8 (3.19%) Military
5 3 (1.20%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.20%) Marketing
6 2 (0.80%) Aerospace
6 2 (0.80%) Banking
6 2 (0.80%) Legal
7 1 (0.40%) Electronics
7 1 (0.40%) Local Government
7 1 (0.40%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 65 (25.90%) Architect
2 50 (19.92%) Developer
3 35 (13.94%) DevOps Engineer
4 28 (11.16%) Solutions Architect
5 17 (6.77%) Middleware Architect
6 16 (6.37%) Analyst
6 16 (6.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 16 (6.37%) Middleware Engineer
7 15 (5.98%) Oracle Developer
8 12 (4.78%) Administrator
8 12 (4.78%) Integration Architect
8 12 (4.78%) Middleware Developer
8 12 (4.78%) Project Manager
8 12 (4.78%) Support Engineer
9 11 (4.38%) Applications Engineer
9 11 (4.38%) Applications Support
9 11 (4.38%) Oracle Architect
9 11 (4.38%) Senior Developer
9 11 (4.38%) Web Engineer
9 11 (4.38%) Web Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (16.73%) Oracle Fusion
2 35 (13.94%) J2EE
3 33 (13.15%) JSON
4 29 (11.55%) JMS
5 27 (10.76%) RabbitMQ
6 24 (9.56%) WebCenter
7 23 (9.16%) SOAP
8 21 (8.37%) Web Services
9 19 (7.57%) REST
10 18 (7.17%) HTML
11 17 (6.77%) CSS
12 16 (6.37%) XML
13 14 (5.58%) .NET
13 14 (5.58%) Ajax
13 14 (5.58%) IBM Integration Bus
13 14 (5.58%) jQuery
14 11 (4.38%) TIBCO EMS
15 7 (2.79%) Spring
16 6 (2.39%) WebSphere MQ
17 4 (1.59%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 30 (11.95%) Private Cloud
2 26 (10.36%) Data Centre
3 22 (8.76%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (3.98%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (3.59%) Clustering
5 9 (3.59%) Virtual Team
6 7 (2.79%) Computer Science
6 7 (2.79%) DataPower
7 6 (2.39%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.99%) FMCG
8 5 (1.99%) PKI
9 4 (1.59%) Hybrid Cloud
9 4 (1.59%) Mainframe
9 4 (1.59%) Public Cloud
9 4 (1.59%) Smart Meter
10 3 (1.20%) Data Integration
10 3 (1.20%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.80%) Blockchain
11 2 (0.80%) Replication
12 1 (0.40%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 116 (46.22%) Linux
2 61 (24.30%) Unix
3 51 (20.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 43 (17.13%) Windows
5 21 (8.37%) AIX
6 14 (5.58%) Oracle Linux
7 13 (5.18%) Solaris
8 5 (1.99%) Windows Server
9 2 (0.80%) Android
9 2 (0.80%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.40%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.40%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.40%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (22.71%) DevOps
2 45 (17.93%) SOA
3 43 (17.13%) Configuration Management
4 42 (16.73%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (16.73%) High Availability
5 37 (14.74%) Continuous Integration
6 29 (11.55%) Migration
7 28 (11.16%) ITIL
8 22 (8.76%) Project Management
8 22 (8.76%) Stakeholder Management
8 22 (8.76%) TOGAF
9 20 (7.97%) Service Management
10 18 (7.17%) UML
11 14 (5.58%) Business Intelligence
11 14 (5.58%) Enterprise Architecture
12 13 (5.18%) Open Source
13 12 (4.78%) Identity Access Management
13 12 (4.78%) Scrum
14 11 (4.38%) Mentoring
14 11 (4.38%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 53 (21.12%) Shell Script
2 50 (19.92%) Java
3 43 (17.13%) Perl
4 42 (16.73%) SQL
5 41 (16.33%) Python
6 33 (13.15%) JavaScript
7 16 (6.37%) PL/SQL
8 8 (3.19%) Bash Shell
9 7 (2.79%) C#
10 6 (2.39%) C
10 6 (2.39%) PHP
10 6 (2.39%) Ruby
11 5 (1.99%) Apex Code
12 3 (1.20%) Groovy
13 2 (0.80%) C++
13 2 (0.80%) Jython
13 2 (0.80%) Korn
13 2 (0.80%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.80%) VB
14 1 (0.40%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 36 (14.34%) Security Cleared
2 31 (12.35%) SC Cleared
3 18 (7.17%) Degree
4 7 (2.79%) CISSP
4 7 (2.79%) GCIH
5 5 (1.99%) GCIA
6 3 (1.20%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.20%) ISEB
6 3 (1.20%) ISTQB
6 3 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.80%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.80%) CISA
7 2 (0.80%) CISM
7 2 (0.80%) GCFA
7 2 (0.80%) SANS
8 1 (0.40%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.40%) HNC
8 1 (0.40%) MBA
8 1 (0.40%) RHCSA
8 1 (0.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.19%) PCI DSS
2 6 (2.39%) COBIT
3 5 (1.99%) COSO
3 5 (1.99%) SAS 70
4 4 (1.59%) QA
5 3 (1.20%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.80%) HIPAA
6 2 (0.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.40%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (5.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (4.78%) Active Directory
3 7 (2.79%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (2.39%) vSphere
5 4 (1.59%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.59%) VMware ESX
6 3 (1.20%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 3 (1.20%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (1.20%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (0.80%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.80%) HDFS
7 2 (0.80%) Snort
8 1 (0.40%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.40%) Shibboleth
8 1 (0.40%) vCloud
8 1 (0.40%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 37 (14.74%) Ansible
2 10 (3.98%) Puppet
3 5 (1.99%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (1.99%) RSA Security Analytics
3 5 (1.99%) WebSphere Cast Iron
4 4 (1.59%) Tivoli
5 3 (1.20%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (1.20%) Microsoft Clustering
5 3 (1.20%) Nagios
5 3 (1.20%) Oracle Identity Management
6 2 (0.80%) QRadar
7 1 (0.40%) Amdocs OSS
7 1 (0.40%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.40%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 1 (0.40%) PowerCLI
7 1 (0.40%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (0.40%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 1 (0.40%) SCCM
7 1 (0.40%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.40%) SELinux
Vendors
1 100 (39.84%) Oracle
2 68 (27.09%) IBM
3 39 (15.54%) Microsoft
4 27 (10.76%) VMware
5 26 (10.36%) Red Hat
6 19 (7.57%) TIBCO
7 13 (5.18%) FatWire
8 11 (4.38%) Axway
8 11 (4.38%) Cisco
8 11 (4.38%) Endeca
9 9 (3.59%) Citrix
9 9 (3.59%) HP
10 8 (3.19%) SAP
11 7 (2.79%) F5
12 6 (2.39%) Salesforce.com
13 5 (1.99%) Apigee
13 5 (1.99%) Blue Coat
13 5 (1.99%) Intel Security
13 5 (1.99%) Siebel
13 5 (1.99%) Sophos
Hampshire
Icore Tech
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West Sussex
Lorien Resourcing
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Hampshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 14 days ago