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 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Middleware
Rank 145 138 140
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +2
Contract jobs citing Middleware 124 99 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.26% 1.09% 1.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.29% 4.67% 4.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 51 55
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £325 £351
10% offered a daily rate of more than £562 £500 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £380 £423
% change year-on-year
+18.42% -10.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £52.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +31.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £47.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-19.47% +18.75%
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
2343 2120 1913
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 23.80% 23.43% 23.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1385 1203 1009
Average daily rate £350 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 41 119
Average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £17.00 £17.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £52.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015. 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 -23 33 £450 +18.42% 3
Buckinghamshire +1 24 £450 - 4
Surrey +16 23 £350 -12.50% 1
Berkshire -1 22 £475 +10.46% 5
Oxfordshire - 9 £600 - 5
Middlesex +9 6 £475 -
Home Counties - 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 £525 -
Kent - - - - 1
Middleware
England

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

1 115 (46.56%) Oracle
2 84 (34.01%) Java
3 72 (29.15%) SOA
4 65 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
5 58 (23.48%) WebLogic
6 57 (23.08%) Oracle Fusion
7 51 (20.65%) SQL
7 51 (20.65%) Finance
8 50 (20.24%) Linux
9 44 (17.81%) Windows
10 36 (14.57%) UNIX
11 35 (14.17%) Web Services
11 35 (14.17%) Oracle Database
12 34 (13.77%) Security Cleared
13 33 (13.36%) .NET
14 32 (12.96%) J2EE
15 30 (12.15%) Microsoft
16 29 (11.74%) SOAP
17 28 (11.34%) WebSphere
18 26 (10.53%) Oracle Database 11g
18 26 (10.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 25 (10.12%) Shell Script
19 25 (10.12%) Stakeholder Management
19 25 (10.12%) Scrum
20 24 (9.72%) Firewall
20 24 (9.72%) C#
20 24 (9.72%) SC Cleared
21 23 (9.31%) XML
22 22 (8.91%) EAI
23 21 (8.50%) Oracle ADF

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 58 (23.48%) WebLogic
2 28 (11.34%) WebSphere
3 26 (10.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 19 (7.69%) Tomcat
5 16 (6.48%) Apache
6 15 (6.07%) JBoss
7 12 (4.86%) Oracle 10gAS
7 12 (4.86%) Oracle Service Bus
8 11 (4.45%) Oracle Workflow
9 9 (3.64%) SharePoint
9 9 (3.64%) BizTalk Server
10 6 (2.43%) Documentum
10 6 (2.43%) WebSphere Application Server
10 6 (2.43%) CMS
11 5 (2.02%) Adobe CQ
12 4 (1.62%) Alfresco
12 4 (1.62%) JCAPS
12 4 (1.62%) MQSeries
13 3 (1.21%) IIS
13 3 (1.21%) Orchard CMS
Applications
1 21 (8.50%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.24%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.21%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.81%) MS Project
5 1 (0.40%) MS Office
5 1 (0.40%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 17 (6.88%) Oracle EBS
1 17 (6.88%) Oracle Applications
2 14 (5.67%) Oracle EBS R12
3 9 (3.64%) Oracle BPM
4 7 (2.83%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (1.21%) SAP ERP
5 3 (1.21%) assyst
6 2 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.81%) BusinessWorks
7 1 (0.40%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.40%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.40%) FLEXCUBE
7 1 (0.40%) SAP FI-CA
7 1 (0.40%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
7 1 (0.40%) SAP PSCD
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.64%) SaaS
2 5 (2.02%) OpenShift
3 4 (1.62%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.40%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 24 (9.72%) Firewall
2 13 (5.26%) SAN
3 11 (4.45%) NAS
4 9 (3.64%) Internet
5 8 (3.24%) HTTP
5 8 (3.24%) TCP/IP
6 6 (2.43%) Intranet
6 6 (2.43%) Extranet
6 6 (2.43%) BGP
6 6 (2.43%) Multicast
6 6 (2.43%) SSL
7 5 (2.02%) LDAP
7 5 (2.02%) ATM
8 3 (1.21%) SSH
9 2 (0.81%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (0.81%) X.500
9 2 (0.81%) VPN
10 1 (0.40%) LAN
10 1 (0.40%) VoIP
10 1 (0.40%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (14.17%) Oracle Database
2 26 (10.53%) Oracle Database 11g
3 19 (7.69%) SQL Server
4 13 (5.26%) Oracle Discoverer
5 11 (4.45%) Relational Database
6 10 (4.05%) MySQL
7 9 (3.64%) Oracle Database 12c
8 8 (3.24%) NoSQL
9 7 (2.83%) MongoDB
9 7 (2.83%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (2.83%) DB2
10 6 (2.43%) BusinessObjects
11 4 (1.62%) SAP BW
11 4 (1.62%) Oracle ODI
11 4 (1.62%) Big Data
12 3 (1.21%) SAP Data Services
12 3 (1.21%) SAP HANA
12 3 (1.21%) Oracle BI EE
12 3 (1.21%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (1.21%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 17 (6.88%) Maven
2 13 (5.26%) Jenkins
3 12 (4.86%) Git (software)
4 11 (4.45%) JIRA
5 8 (3.24%) Visual Studio
6 7 (2.83%) Ant
6 7 (2.83%) Subversion
7 6 (2.43%) Checkstyle
7 6 (2.43%) Selenium
7 6 (2.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 6 (2.43%) JUnit
7 6 (2.43%) ClearCase
7 6 (2.43%) Toad
8 5 (2.02%) Eclipse
8 5 (2.02%) NetBeans
9 4 (1.62%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (0.81%) Oracle Forms
11 1 (0.40%) Introscope
11 1 (0.40%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.40%) MSBuild
General
1 51 (20.65%) Finance
2 11 (4.45%) Banking
3 10 (4.05%) Publishing
3 10 (4.05%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.43%) Retail
4 6 (2.43%) Multimedia
5 5 (2.02%) Games
5 5 (2.02%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.62%) Legal
6 4 (1.62%) Marketing
7 3 (1.21%) Automotive
8 2 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.81%) Advertising
9 1 (0.40%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.40%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 81 (32.79%) Architect
2 49 (19.84%) Developer
3 41 (16.60%) Solutions Architect
4 22 (8.91%) DBA
4 22 (8.91%) Consultant
4 22 (8.91%) Java Developer
5 21 (8.50%) Analyst
6 17 (6.88%) Project Manager
6 17 (6.88%) Administrator
7 15 (6.07%) Infrastructure Architect
8 14 (5.67%) Oracle DBA
9 9 (3.64%) Oracle Developer
9 9 (3.64%) Technical Architect
9 9 (3.64%) Middleware Architect
10 8 (3.24%) Digital Architect
10 8 (3.24%) Oracle Consultant
11 7 (2.83%) Test Analyst
11 7 (2.83%) Digital Solutions Architect
12 6 (2.43%) Web Analyst
12 6 (2.43%) Web Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (23.08%) Oracle Fusion
2 35 (14.17%) Web Services
3 33 (13.36%) .NET
4 32 (12.96%) J2EE
5 29 (11.74%) SOAP
6 23 (9.31%) XML
7 21 (8.50%) Oracle ADF
8 20 (8.10%) HTML
8 20 (8.10%) REST
9 18 (7.29%) EJB
10 13 (5.26%) WebSphere MQ
10 13 (5.26%) Ajax
11 12 (4.86%) Spring
11 12 (4.86%) CSS
12 11 (4.45%) XSLT
12 11 (4.45%) JMS
13 9 (3.64%) Hibernate
13 9 (3.64%) JSON
14 8 (3.24%) JSP
14 8 (3.24%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 19 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
2 18 (7.29%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (6.07%) Computer Science
4 13 (5.26%) PKI
5 9 (3.64%) Open Source
6 7 (2.83%) Statistics
7 6 (2.43%) N-Tier
7 6 (2.43%) Management Information System
7 6 (2.43%) Clustering
8 5 (2.02%) User Experience
9 4 (1.62%) Mobile App
10 3 (1.21%) Performance Metrics
10 3 (1.21%) DataPower
10 3 (1.21%) Taxonomies
11 2 (0.81%) Social Media
12 1 (0.40%) Visualisation
12 1 (0.40%) Animation
12 1 (0.40%) SecurID
12 1 (0.40%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 50 (20.24%) Linux
2 44 (17.81%) Windows
3 36 (14.57%) UNIX
4 14 (5.67%) HPUX
5 12 (4.86%) AIX
6 10 (4.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (2.83%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (2.43%) Solaris
8 6 (2.43%) Oracle Linux
9 5 (2.02%) Windows 2000 Server
10 3 (1.21%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.81%) CentOS
11 2 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.40%) Android
12 1 (0.40%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (29.15%) SOA
2 65 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (10.12%) Stakeholder Management
3 25 (10.12%) Scrum
4 22 (8.91%) EAI
5 21 (8.50%) UML
6 20 (8.10%) Project Management
6 20 (8.10%) Disaster Recovery
7 19 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
8 18 (7.29%) Performance Tuning
9 16 (6.48%) ITIL
9 16 (6.48%) Workflow
9 16 (6.48%) TOGAF
10 15 (6.07%) Software Engineering
11 12 (4.86%) Load Balancing
11 12 (4.86%) ITSM
11 12 (4.86%) Analytics
12 11 (4.45%) CRM
13 10 (4.05%) RUP
13 10 (4.05%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 84 (34.01%) Java
2 51 (20.65%) SQL
3 25 (10.12%) Shell Script
4 24 (9.72%) C#
5 16 (6.48%) JavaScript
6 15 (6.07%) PL/SQL
7 14 (5.67%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
8 12 (4.86%) Ruby
8 12 (4.86%) Python
9 11 (4.45%) C++
10 9 (3.64%) Bash Shell
11 8 (3.24%) XPath
11 8 (3.24%) XQuery
12 7 (2.83%) Perl
13 5 (2.02%) C
14 4 (1.62%) ABAP
14 4 (1.62%) Scala
15 3 (1.21%) PHP
16 2 (0.81%) PowerShell
17 1 (0.40%) Korn
Qualifications
1 34 (13.77%) Security Cleared
2 24 (9.72%) SC Cleared
3 21 (8.50%) Degree
4 10 (4.05%) DV Cleared
5 7 (2.83%) ISEB
6 6 (2.43%) CISSP
6 6 (2.43%) ISTQB
6 6 (2.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (1.21%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.81%) CISM
8 2 (0.81%) GCIA
8 2 (0.81%) GCIH
9 1 (0.40%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.40%) PMP
9 1 (0.40%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.40%) CCA
9 1 (0.40%) OCP
9 1 (0.40%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.40%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.24%) QA
2 3 (1.21%) COBIT
3 2 (0.81%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.81%) COSO
4 1 (0.40%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (6.48%) Oracle RAC
2 10 (4.05%) Active Directory
3 7 (2.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (2.02%) vSphere
5 2 (0.81%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.40%) Novell eDirectory
Systems Management
1 21 (8.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 14 (5.67%) Oracle RMAN
3 12 (4.86%) Oracle Identity Management
4 4 (1.62%) Puppet
5 3 (1.21%) Data Guard
5 3 (1.21%) Vagrant
6 2 (0.81%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (0.81%) CA Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.40%) CA Wily
7 1 (0.40%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 115 (46.56%) Oracle
2 30 (12.15%) Microsoft
3 21 (8.50%) SAP
4 17 (6.88%) IBM
5 16 (6.48%) HP
6 13 (5.26%) TIBCO
7 11 (4.45%) Red Hat
8 10 (4.05%) VMware
9 7 (2.83%) Remedy
10 6 (2.43%) Business Objects
11 5 (2.02%) Adobe
11 5 (2.02%) Siebel
11 5 (2.02%) Hitachi
12 4 (1.62%) CA
12 4 (1.62%) Akamai
13 3 (1.21%) Cisco
14 2 (0.81%) Sun
14 2 (0.81%) EMC
14 2 (0.81%) Software AG
14 2 (0.81%) BMC
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