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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Middleware
Rank 140 135 134
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Contract jobs citing Middleware 128 132 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.44% 1.40% 1.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.37% 5.48% 5.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 86 64
Median daily rate £475 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £360 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £40.00 £46.25
% change year-on-year
-30.00% -13.51%
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
2384 2409 2150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.76% 25.57% 23.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1530 1533 1216
Median daily rate £400 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £470 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 31 56
Median hourly rate £43.00 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £16.45 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £51.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 +11 50 £525 +18.64% 5
Buckinghamshire +25 32 £445 -1.11% 1
Hampshire -3 30 £450 - 4
Surrey -9 8 £370 -25.44% 2
Middlesex -1 3 £525 +35.48%
West Sussex -18 3 £575 +18.55% 3
Home Counties - 2 £513 -
Oxfordshire -1 1 - - 1
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
Kent - 1 £500 -
Middleware
England

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

1 113 (42.16%) Linux
2 85 (31.72%) Oracle
3 77 (28.73%) Java
4 72 (26.87%) IBM
5 61 (22.76%) DevOps
6 57 (21.27%) Git (software)
7 55 (20.52%) Unix
8 54 (20.15%) Agile Software Development
8 54 (20.15%) WebSphere
9 51 (19.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 51 (19.03%) Windows
10 48 (17.91%) Tomcat
11 47 (17.54%) SOA
12 46 (17.16%) Continuous Integration
13 45 (16.79%) Jenkins
14 43 (16.04%) WebLogic
15 40 (14.93%) SOAP
15 40 (14.93%) Shell Script
16 38 (14.18%) Oracle Fusion
17 36 (13.43%) Migration
18 35 (13.06%) Red Hat
18 35 (13.06%) J2EE
19 33 (12.31%) Ansible
20 32 (11.94%) Oracle Database
20 32 (11.94%) Security Cleared
21 31 (11.57%) SC Cleared
21 31 (11.57%) SQL
21 31 (11.57%) Web Services
21 31 (11.57%) JMS
21 31 (11.57%) Configuration Management

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 54 (20.15%) WebSphere
2 48 (17.91%) Tomcat
3 43 (16.04%) WebLogic
4 20 (7.46%) WebSphere Application Server
5 15 (5.60%) MQSeries
6 13 (4.85%) JBoss
6 13 (4.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 11 (4.10%) Apache
8 10 (3.73%) IIS
8 10 (3.73%) Oracle Service Bus
9 6 (2.24%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 5 (1.87%) BizTalk Server
11 4 (1.49%) Skype for Business
12 3 (1.12%) SharePoint
13 2 (0.75%) Apache Solr
13 2 (0.75%) ArcGIS
13 2 (0.75%) ArcSDE
13 2 (0.75%) IBM HTTP Server
13 2 (0.75%) OpenStack
13 2 (0.75%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 10 (3.73%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.49%) ProjectWise
3 3 (1.12%) MS Project
3 3 (1.12%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (4.10%) BusinessWorks
2 10 (3.73%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (1.49%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (1.12%) Magento
4 3 (1.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.75%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.37%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.37%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 18 (6.72%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (3.36%) Amazon EC2
2 9 (3.36%) SaaS
3 5 (1.87%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (1.49%) HP Helion
4 4 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (1.12%) Boomi
5 3 (1.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (0.75%) IaaS
6 2 (0.75%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.37%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.37%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.37%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.37%) CloudBees
7 1 (0.37%) GitHub
7 1 (0.37%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.37%) Google Tag Manager
7 1 (0.37%) Office 365
7 1 (0.37%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (7.46%) HTTP
2 17 (6.34%) SSL
3 12 (4.48%) Firewall
3 12 (4.48%) VPN
4 11 (4.10%) DNS
5 9 (3.36%) FTP
6 7 (2.61%) HTTPS
7 6 (2.24%) SSH
8 5 (1.87%) DHCP
8 5 (1.87%) DVB
8 5 (1.87%) Internet
8 5 (1.87%) SAN
9 4 (1.49%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (1.49%) Ethernet
9 4 (1.49%) NAS
9 4 (1.49%) NetScaler
9 4 (1.49%) Reverse Proxy
10 3 (1.12%) Network Security
10 3 (1.12%) WAN
10 3 (1.12%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (11.94%) Oracle Database
2 20 (7.46%) DB2
3 16 (5.97%) Relational Database
3 16 (5.97%) SQL Server
4 12 (4.48%) NoSQL
4 12 (4.48%) Oracle Database 11g
5 10 (3.73%) Oracle Database 12c
6 8 (2.99%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 7 (2.61%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (2.61%) Oracle BI EE
7 7 (2.61%) Oracle Database 10g
8 6 (2.24%) MySQL
9 4 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (1.12%) GIS
10 3 (1.12%) MongoDB
10 3 (1.12%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (1.12%) Siebel EIM
11 2 (0.75%) Data Mining
11 2 (0.75%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.37%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 57 (21.27%) Git (software)
2 45 (16.79%) Jenkins
3 27 (10.07%) Sonatype Nexus
4 24 (8.96%) Vagrant
5 13 (4.85%) Subversion
6 9 (3.36%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (2.99%) Oracle APEX
8 7 (2.61%) TeamCity
9 5 (1.87%) RSpec
10 4 (1.49%) SoapUI
10 4 (1.49%) Toad
11 3 (1.12%) JUnit
11 3 (1.12%) Mercurial
11 3 (1.12%) PhpStorm
11 3 (1.12%) XMLSpy
12 2 (0.75%) JIRA
12 2 (0.75%) Visual Studio
13 1 (0.37%) git-flow
13 1 (0.37%) Introscope
13 1 (0.37%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 31 (11.57%) Finance
2 27 (10.07%) Retail
3 21 (7.84%) Telecoms
4 8 (2.99%) Manufacturing
5 7 (2.61%) Publishing
6 5 (1.87%) Legal
7 4 (1.49%) Banking
7 4 (1.49%) Marketing
7 4 (1.49%) Military
8 3 (1.12%) Electronics
9 2 (0.75%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.75%) Back Office
10 1 (0.37%) Automotive
10 1 (0.37%) Games
10 1 (0.37%) Local Government
10 1 (0.37%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 69 (25.75%) Developer
2 68 (25.37%) Architect
3 31 (11.57%) DevOps Engineer
4 28 (10.45%) Solutions Architect
5 27 (10.07%) Java Developer
6 21 (7.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 18 (6.72%) Designer
8 17 (6.34%) Middleware Developer
9 16 (5.97%) Administrator
9 16 (5.97%) Analyst
9 16 (5.97%) Middleware Architect
10 13 (4.85%) Solutions Designer
11 12 (4.48%) Integration Architect
11 12 (4.48%) Oracle Architect
12 11 (4.10%) WebSphere Engineer
13 10 (3.73%) Lead Architect
13 10 (3.73%) Project Manager
13 10 (3.73%) Senior Developer
14 8 (2.99%) Enterprise Architect
14 8 (2.99%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (14.93%) SOAP
2 38 (14.18%) Oracle Fusion
3 35 (13.06%) J2EE
4 31 (11.57%) JMS
4 31 (11.57%) Web Services
5 28 (10.45%) XML
6 25 (9.33%) JSON
7 24 (8.96%) REST
7 24 (8.96%) Spring
8 23 (8.58%) HTML
8 23 (8.58%) RabbitMQ
9 22 (8.21%) CSS
10 20 (7.46%) .NET
11 16 (5.97%) IBM Integration Bus
12 15 (5.60%) HTML5
12 15 (5.60%) RESTful
13 13 (4.85%) Java EE
14 12 (4.48%) WebCenter
15 10 (3.73%) GWT
15 10 (3.73%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 25 (9.33%) Private Cloud
2 24 (8.96%) Data Centre
3 16 (5.97%) Enterprise Software
4 14 (5.22%) Computer Science
5 13 (4.85%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (4.85%) DataPower
6 12 (4.48%) Clustering
7 9 (3.36%) Management Information System
7 9 (3.36%) Virtual Team
8 5 (1.87%) Embedded Systems
8 5 (1.87%) FMCG
9 4 (1.49%) Client/Server
9 4 (1.49%) Data Integration
9 4 (1.49%) Device Driver
9 4 (1.49%) Mainframe
9 4 (1.49%) PKI
9 4 (1.49%) STB
10 3 (1.12%) Hybrid Cloud
10 3 (1.12%) User Experience
11 2 (0.75%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 113 (42.16%) Linux
2 55 (20.52%) Unix
3 51 (19.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 51 (19.03%) Windows
4 20 (7.46%) AIX
5 15 (5.60%) Windows Server
6 7 (2.61%) Oracle Linux
7 6 (2.24%) Solaris
8 4 (1.49%) Android
8 4 (1.49%) Embedded Linux
8 4 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (1.12%) Apple iOS
9 3 (1.12%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.37%) CentOS
10 1 (0.37%) Debian
10 1 (0.37%) Fedora
10 1 (0.37%) SUSE
10 1 (0.37%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.37%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (22.76%) DevOps
2 54 (20.15%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (17.54%) SOA
4 46 (17.16%) Continuous Integration
5 36 (13.43%) Migration
6 31 (11.57%) Configuration Management
7 26 (9.70%) UML
8 25 (9.33%) High Availability
9 24 (8.96%) TOGAF
10 21 (7.84%) EAI
10 21 (7.84%) ITIL
10 21 (7.84%) Open Source
11 19 (7.09%) Stakeholder Management
11 19 (7.09%) TDD
12 16 (5.97%) Project Management
13 14 (5.22%) Business Intelligence
13 14 (5.22%) Enterprise Architecture
14 13 (4.85%) Identity Access Management
15 11 (4.10%) Scrum
15 11 (4.10%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 77 (28.73%) Java
2 40 (14.93%) Shell Script
3 31 (11.57%) SQL
4 30 (11.19%) Python
5 26 (9.70%) JavaScript
6 17 (6.34%) Perl
7 13 (4.85%) C
8 11 (4.10%) C#
9 10 (3.73%) C++
9 10 (3.73%) PHP
10 9 (3.36%) PL/SQL
11 8 (2.99%) Ruby
12 7 (2.61%) Bash Shell
13 5 (1.87%) Korn
14 3 (1.12%) Groovy
14 3 (1.12%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
15 2 (0.75%) Embedded C
15 2 (0.75%) Embedded C++
16 1 (0.37%) Erlang
16 1 (0.37%) Jython
Qualifications
1 32 (11.94%) Security Cleared
2 31 (11.57%) SC Cleared
3 27 (10.07%) Degree
4 4 (1.49%) CISSP
5 3 (1.12%) GCIA
5 3 (1.12%) GCIH
5 3 (1.12%) ISEB
5 3 (1.12%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.75%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.37%) CISM
7 1 (0.37%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.37%) IBM Certification
7 1 (0.37%) MBA
7 1 (0.37%) OCPJP
7 1 (0.37%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.48%) QA
2 4 (1.49%) COBIT
3 3 (1.12%) COSO
3 3 (1.12%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.12%) SAS 70
4 2 (0.75%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.37%) GxP
5 1 (0.37%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (3.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (2.99%) Active Directory
3 6 (2.24%) vSphere
4 5 (1.87%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (1.49%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (1.12%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.75%) Docker
7 2 (0.75%) KVM
7 2 (0.75%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.37%) NFS
8 1 (0.37%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.37%) Postfix
8 1 (0.37%) qmail
8 1 (0.37%) Sendmail
8 1 (0.37%) Shibboleth
8 1 (0.37%) Varnish
8 1 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.37%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.37%) Xen
8 1 (0.37%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 33 (12.31%) Ansible
2 10 (3.73%) Puppet
3 6 (2.24%) Nagios
4 5 (1.87%) QRadar
5 4 (1.49%) SCOM
5 4 (1.49%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.75%) Oracle Identity Management
7 1 (0.37%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.37%) CA Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.37%) Cacti
7 1 (0.37%) Kibana
7 1 (0.37%) logstash
7 1 (0.37%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.37%) Plesk
7 1 (0.37%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (0.37%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 1 (0.37%) Salt
7 1 (0.37%) SCCM
7 1 (0.37%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 85 (31.72%) Oracle
2 72 (26.87%) IBM
3 35 (13.06%) Red Hat
4 27 (10.07%) Microsoft
5 18 (6.72%) VMware
6 16 (5.97%) TIBCO
7 11 (4.10%) Axway
7 11 (4.10%) Endeca
8 9 (3.36%) Cisco
8 9 (3.36%) Citrix
8 9 (3.36%) FatWire
9 8 (2.99%) SAP
10 7 (2.61%) Adobe
10 7 (2.61%) HP
10 7 (2.61%) Siebel
10 7 (2.61%) webMethods
11 6 (2.24%) Apigee
11 6 (2.24%) Blue Coat
12 5 (1.87%) F5
12 5 (1.87%) Salesforce.com
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