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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Middleware
Rank 117 136 152
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +16
Contract jobs citing Middleware 142 114 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.57% 1.27% 1.07%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.45% 5.38% 4.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 51 50
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£450 £380 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% -10.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £265 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £515 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 2
Average hourly rate - £52.50 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £52.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-27.14% +34.61%
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
2200 2117 1988
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.31% 23.57% 24.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1382 1200 1073
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 47 123
Average hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £20.00 £17.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 29 May 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 29 May 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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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
Berkshire +17 37 £443 +16.44% 15
Hampshire -16 36 £430 +7.50% 2
Oxfordshire - 21 £550 - 2
Buckinghamshire +9 19 £450 +60.71% 4
Surrey +13 13 £535 +62.12% 5
West Sussex -14 9 £475 -
Middlesex +6 2 £388 -
Middleware
England

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 120 (45.80%) Oracle
2 80 (30.53%) SOA
3 78 (29.77%) Java
4 59 (22.52%) Linux
5 58 (22.14%) WebLogic
5 58 (22.14%) Oracle Fusion
6 56 (21.37%) Agile Software Development
7 51 (19.47%) Finance
8 49 (18.70%) UNIX
9 48 (18.32%) SQL
10 46 (17.56%) Oracle Database
11 44 (16.79%) Windows
12 40 (15.27%) Web Services
13 36 (13.74%) Microsoft
14 34 (12.98%) J2EE
15 30 (11.45%) UML
16 28 (10.69%) WebSphere
17 27 (10.31%) Oracle Database 11g
17 27 (10.31%) XML
18 26 (9.92%) Degree
19 25 (9.54%) SOAP
20 24 (9.16%) Firewall
21 23 (8.78%) Project Management
21 23 (8.78%) Shell Script
21 23 (8.78%) Security Cleared
22 22 (8.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
22 22 (8.40%) .NET
22 22 (8.40%) IBM
22 22 (8.40%) Enterprise Software
23 21 (8.02%) EAI

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (22.14%) WebLogic
2 28 (10.69%) WebSphere
3 22 (8.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 20 (7.63%) Tomcat
5 16 (6.11%) JBoss
5 16 (6.11%) Apache
6 14 (5.34%) Oracle Service Bus
6 14 (5.34%) SharePoint
7 9 (3.44%) Oracle 10gAS
8 7 (2.67%) Oracle Workflow
8 7 (2.67%) WebSphere Application Server
8 7 (2.67%) BizTalk Server
9 6 (2.29%) Documentum
10 5 (1.91%) SharePoint Server
11 4 (1.53%) JCAPS
11 4 (1.53%) MQSeries
11 4 (1.53%) CMS
12 3 (1.15%) WebLogic Portal
12 3 (1.15%) IBM HTTP Server
12 3 (1.15%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 21 (8.02%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.67%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.53%) MS Project
4 2 (0.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 14 (5.34%) Oracle BPM
2 13 (4.96%) Oracle Applications
3 12 (4.58%) Oracle EBS
4 10 (3.82%) Oracle EBS R12
5 6 (2.29%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (1.15%) BusinessWorks
6 3 (1.15%) SAP ERP
6 3 (1.15%) assyst
7 2 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.38%) SAP FI
8 1 (0.38%) SAP CRM
8 1 (0.38%) SAP FI-CA
8 1 (0.38%) SAP PSCD
8 1 (0.38%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.44%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (3.44%) SaaS
2 7 (2.67%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (1.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.76%) HP Helion
4 2 (0.76%) PaaS
5 1 (0.38%) Boomi
5 1 (0.38%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 24 (9.16%) Firewall
2 17 (6.49%) HTTP
3 16 (6.11%) TCP/IP
4 14 (5.34%) SSL
5 8 (3.05%) SSH
5 8 (3.05%) Internet
6 7 (2.67%) VPN
6 7 (2.67%) SAN
7 6 (2.29%) NAS
7 6 (2.29%) Intranet
7 6 (2.29%) LDAP
7 6 (2.29%) Extranet
8 4 (1.53%) Multicast
8 4 (1.53%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (1.53%) ATM
8 4 (1.53%) X.500
8 4 (1.53%) BGP
9 3 (1.15%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (1.15%) WAN
9 3 (1.15%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (17.56%) Oracle Database
2 27 (10.31%) Oracle Database 11g
3 21 (8.02%) SQL Server
4 16 (6.11%) DB2
5 11 (4.20%) Oracle Database 12c
6 10 (3.82%) Relational Database
7 9 (3.44%) Oracle Discoverer
8 8 (3.05%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (2.67%) MySQL
10 6 (2.29%) Big Data
10 6 (2.29%) BusinessObjects
11 5 (1.91%) NoSQL
12 4 (1.53%) MongoDB
12 4 (1.53%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (1.53%) SAP BW
13 3 (1.15%) SAP HANA
13 3 (1.15%) SAP Data Services
14 2 (0.76%) Oracle ODI
14 2 (0.76%) Couchbase
14 2 (0.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 14 (5.34%) Jenkins
2 11 (4.20%) Maven
3 9 (3.44%) Git (software)
4 7 (2.67%) Ant
4 7 (2.67%) Toad
5 5 (1.91%) Eclipse
5 5 (1.91%) Subversion
6 4 (1.53%) Selenium
6 4 (1.53%) JIRA
7 3 (1.15%) Oracle Forms
7 3 (1.15%) Visual Studio
7 3 (1.15%) JUnit
7 3 (1.15%) ClearCase
7 3 (1.15%) Checkstyle
7 3 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (1.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (0.76%) CA Gen
8 2 (0.76%) SoapUI
8 2 (0.76%) JDeveloper
8 2 (0.76%) NetBeans
General
1 51 (19.47%) Finance
2 15 (5.73%) Telecoms
3 11 (4.20%) Retail
4 8 (3.05%) Legal
5 7 (2.67%) Financial Institution
6 6 (2.29%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (1.91%) Automotive
7 5 (1.91%) Games
7 5 (1.91%) Banking
8 4 (1.53%) Multimedia
8 4 (1.53%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.15%) Publishing
10 2 (0.76%) Advertising
11 1 (0.38%) Marketing
11 1 (0.38%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 92 (35.11%) Architect
2 50 (19.08%) Solutions Architect
3 39 (14.89%) Developer
4 24 (9.16%) Analyst
5 20 (7.63%) Project Manager
6 19 (7.25%) DBA
7 16 (6.11%) Consultant
8 13 (4.96%) Administrator
9 11 (4.20%) Oracle DBA
10 10 (3.82%) Digital Architect
10 10 (3.82%) Infrastructure Architect
11 9 (3.44%) Digital Solutions Architect
12 8 (3.05%) Middleware Developer
12 8 (3.05%) Security Architect
13 7 (2.67%) Test Analyst
13 7 (2.67%) Technical Architect
13 7 (2.67%) Java Developer
13 7 (2.67%) Technical Manager
13 7 (2.67%) Designer
13 7 (2.67%) Middleware Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (22.14%) Oracle Fusion
2 40 (15.27%) Web Services
3 34 (12.98%) J2EE
4 27 (10.31%) XML
5 25 (9.54%) SOAP
6 22 (8.40%) .NET
7 16 (6.11%) JMS
7 16 (6.11%) EJB
7 16 (6.11%) Oracle ADF
8 14 (5.34%) REST
8 14 (5.34%) XSLT
9 12 (4.58%) HTML
10 10 (3.82%) Spring
10 10 (3.82%) JSP
11 8 (3.05%) Ajax
11 8 (3.05%) WebSphere MQ
12 7 (2.67%) WSDL
12 7 (2.67%) JSF
13 6 (2.29%) Application Packaging
13 6 (2.29%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (8.40%) Enterprise Software
2 17 (6.49%) PKI
3 15 (5.73%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (4.20%) Management Information System
5 10 (3.82%) Data Centre
6 8 (3.05%) Computer Science
7 7 (2.67%) Clustering
7 7 (2.67%) DataPower
8 5 (1.91%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.53%) Statistics
9 4 (1.53%) N-Tier
10 3 (1.15%) Replication
10 3 (1.15%) Performance Metrics
10 3 (1.15%) Private Cloud
11 2 (0.76%) Public Cloud
11 2 (0.76%) Social Media
12 1 (0.38%) IVR
12 1 (0.38%) Web 2.0
12 1 (0.38%) Animation
12 1 (0.38%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 59 (22.52%) Linux
2 49 (18.70%) UNIX
3 44 (16.79%) Windows
4 19 (7.25%) AIX
5 12 (4.58%) Solaris
6 11 (4.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (3.44%) HPUX
7 9 (3.44%) Oracle Linux
8 7 (2.67%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (1.91%) Windows 2000 Server
10 3 (1.15%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.76%) Amazon Linux
11 2 (0.76%) CentOS
12 1 (0.38%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (30.53%) SOA
2 56 (21.37%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (11.45%) UML
4 23 (8.78%) Project Management
5 21 (8.02%) EAI
5 21 (8.02%) Stakeholder Management
5 21 (8.02%) Scrum
6 19 (7.25%) ITIL
6 19 (7.25%) Open Source
7 18 (6.87%) Disaster Recovery
8 17 (6.49%) TOGAF
9 16 (6.11%) Enterprise Architecture
10 15 (5.73%) Continuous Integration
11 14 (5.34%) Performance Tuning
11 14 (5.34%) ERP
11 14 (5.34%) CRM
11 14 (5.34%) Configuration Management
12 12 (4.58%) Migration
13 11 (4.20%) Change Management
13 11 (4.20%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 78 (29.77%) Java
2 48 (18.32%) SQL
3 23 (8.78%) Shell Script
4 15 (5.73%) PL/SQL
4 15 (5.73%) C#
5 13 (4.96%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
6 11 (4.20%) Bash Shell
7 9 (3.44%) C++
7 9 (3.44%) JavaScript
7 9 (3.44%) XQuery
7 9 (3.44%) XPath
8 8 (3.05%) Perl
8 8 (3.05%) Python
9 6 (2.29%) Ruby
9 6 (2.29%) C
10 5 (1.91%) PHP
11 4 (1.53%) Scala
11 4 (1.53%) Korn
11 4 (1.53%) ABAP
12 2 (0.76%) Jython
Qualifications
1 26 (9.92%) Degree
2 23 (8.78%) Security Cleared
3 18 (6.87%) SC Cleared
4 10 (3.82%) CISSP
5 8 (3.05%) DV Cleared
6 4 (1.53%) GCIA
6 4 (1.53%) GCIH
7 3 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (1.15%) ISEB
7 3 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (1.15%) ISSAP
8 2 (0.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.76%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.76%) CISM
9 1 (0.38%) IBM Certification
9 1 (0.38%) CCA
9 1 (0.38%) OCP
9 1 (0.38%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.38%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.67%) COBIT
2 4 (1.53%) PCI DSS
2 4 (1.53%) COSO
2 4 (1.53%) GxP
3 3 (1.15%) SLA
4 2 (0.76%) JSP 440
System Software
1 12 (4.58%) VMware Infrastructure
1 12 (4.58%) Oracle RAC
1 12 (4.58%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.29%) vSphere
3 4 (1.53%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.76%) Docker
4 2 (0.76%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 18 (6.87%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 12 (4.58%) Oracle RMAN
3 10 (3.82%) Puppet
3 10 (3.82%) Oracle Identity Management
4 5 (1.91%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (1.53%) Vagrant
5 4 (1.53%) Data Guard
5 4 (1.53%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.76%) SCCM
6 2 (0.76%) SCOM
6 2 (0.76%) CA Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.38%) TIBCO Hawk
7 1 (0.38%) CA Wily
7 1 (0.38%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 120 (45.80%) Oracle
2 36 (13.74%) Microsoft
3 22 (8.40%) IBM
4 16 (6.11%) VMware
5 14 (5.34%) SAP
6 13 (4.96%) HP
7 12 (4.58%) Red Hat
7 12 (4.58%) TIBCO
8 9 (3.44%) Business Objects
9 7 (2.67%) Siebel
10 6 (2.29%) Sun
10 6 (2.29%) Remedy
11 5 (1.91%) webMethods
12 4 (1.53%) Akamai
12 4 (1.53%) Cisco
12 4 (1.53%) CA
12 4 (1.53%) Juniper
12 4 (1.53%) McAfee
12 4 (1.53%) Symantec
13 3 (1.15%) Adobe
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