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 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Middleware
Rank 136 122 148
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +26
Contract jobs citing Middleware 154 149 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.60% 1.50% 1.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.34% 6.52% 5.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 90 52
Median daily rate £450 £450 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £339 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £561 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £389
% change year-on-year
- +15.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 6
Median hourly rate £26.00 - £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -15.78%
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
2430 2286 2160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.19% 23.01% 23.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1592 1397 1261
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 38 48
Median hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £15.75 £19.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £44.75 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £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 5 May 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Middleware across the South East region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016.

Middleware Hourly Rate Histogram 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 5 May 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 +18 51 £450 +3.44% 14
Hampshire -2 38 £425 +13.33% 3
Buckinghamshire +12 31 £400 -11.11% 3
Oxfordshire +5 12 £475 -13.63% 3
Surrey -10 10 £370 +5.71% 4
West Sussex -19 9 £550 +37.50% 2
Middlesex -6 4 £525 +21.73%
East Sussex +6 2 £313 -40.47%
Home Counties - 1 £525 -
Middleware
England

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 May 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.

1 118 (42.60%) Linux
2 93 (33.57%) Oracle
3 80 (28.88%) Java
4 67 (24.19%) Agile Software Development
5 59 (21.30%) Windows
6 56 (20.22%) Git (software)
7 54 (19.49%) Unix
8 52 (18.77%) SQL
9 50 (18.05%) Red Hat
10 49 (17.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 49 (17.69%) DevOps
11 46 (16.61%) SOA
12 45 (16.25%) IBM
13 42 (15.16%) WebLogic
13 42 (15.16%) SOAP
13 42 (15.16%) WebSphere
14 41 (14.80%) Tomcat
15 38 (13.72%) Continuous Integration
15 38 (13.72%) Jenkins
16 37 (13.36%) Oracle Fusion
16 37 (13.36%) Migration
17 36 (13.00%) Microsoft
17 36 (13.00%) Amazon AWS
17 36 (13.00%) Spring
18 33 (11.91%) Windows Server
19 32 (11.55%) XML
20 31 (11.19%) JavaScript
21 30 (10.83%) Web Services
21 30 (10.83%) Degree
21 30 (10.83%) Oracle Database

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 42 (15.16%) WebLogic
1 42 (15.16%) WebSphere
2 41 (14.80%) Tomcat
3 16 (5.78%) IIS
3 16 (5.78%) WebSphere Application Server
4 11 (3.97%) Apache Solr
4 11 (3.97%) JBoss
4 11 (3.97%) MQSeries
5 10 (3.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 9 (3.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 8 (2.89%) Apache
7 8 (2.89%) Oracle Service Bus
8 6 (2.17%) CMS
9 5 (1.81%) Node.js
10 4 (1.44%) Drupal
10 4 (1.44%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (1.44%) Skype for Business
11 3 (1.08%) Liferay
11 3 (1.08%) Mule
11 3 (1.08%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 13 (4.69%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.44%) ProjectWise
3 3 (1.08%) MS Project
3 3 (1.08%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.36%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (2.89%) BusinessWorks
2 7 (2.53%) Oracle BPM
3 5 (1.81%) Magento
4 4 (1.44%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (1.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.72%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.72%) SAP Retail
7 1 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.36%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.36%) SAP Business ByDesign
7 1 (0.36%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 36 (13.00%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (5.42%) Amazon EC2
2 15 (5.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (3.61%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (3.25%) SaaS
5 7 (2.53%) Adobe Analytics
5 7 (2.53%) Google Analytics
5 7 (2.53%) Google Tag Manager
6 4 (1.44%) HP Helion
7 3 (1.08%) Boomi
7 3 (1.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 2 (0.72%) IaaS
8 2 (0.72%) PaaS
8 2 (0.72%) SuccessFactors
9 1 (0.36%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.36%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.36%) CloudBees
9 1 (0.36%) Force.com
9 1 (0.36%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 24 (8.66%) HTTP
2 18 (6.50%) SSL
3 15 (5.42%) DNS
3 15 (5.42%) Firewall
4 13 (4.69%) FTP
5 12 (4.33%) VPN
6 11 (3.97%) HTTPS
7 10 (3.61%) LAN
7 10 (3.61%) WAN
8 9 (3.25%) DHCP
9 8 (2.89%) Intranet
10 7 (2.53%) DVB
11 6 (2.17%) Internet
11 6 (2.17%) SSH
12 5 (1.81%) Network Security
13 4 (1.44%) Cisco Nexus
13 4 (1.44%) Ethernet
13 4 (1.44%) NetScaler
13 4 (1.44%) Reverse Proxy
13 4 (1.44%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (10.83%) Oracle Database
2 22 (7.94%) Relational Database
3 20 (7.22%) NoSQL
4 18 (6.50%) SQL Server
5 13 (4.69%) Oracle Database 11g
6 11 (3.97%) DB2
7 9 (3.25%) Oracle Database 10g
8 8 (2.89%) MySQL
8 8 (2.89%) Oracle Database 12c
9 6 (2.17%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 6 (2.17%) Siebel EIM
10 5 (1.81%) Oracle BI EE
11 4 (1.44%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (1.08%) Couchbase
13 2 (0.72%) Data Mining
13 2 (0.72%) GIS
13 2 (0.72%) IBM InfoSphere
13 2 (0.72%) RDBMS
14 1 (0.36%) Oracle OWB
14 1 (0.36%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 56 (20.22%) Git (software)
2 38 (13.72%) Jenkins
3 19 (6.86%) Subversion
4 17 (6.14%) Sonatype Nexus
5 14 (5.05%) Vagrant
6 9 (3.25%) RSpec
7 7 (2.53%) Toad
8 6 (2.17%) Oracle APEX
8 6 (2.17%) SoapUI
8 6 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (1.81%) JIRA
9 5 (1.81%) Mercurial
9 5 (1.81%) PhpStorm
9 5 (1.81%) TeamCity
10 4 (1.44%) Introscope
11 3 (1.08%) Ant
11 3 (1.08%) JProfiler
11 3 (1.08%) Visual Studio
11 3 (1.08%) XMLSpy
12 2 (0.72%) JIRA Agile
General
1 29 (10.47%) Telecoms
2 28 (10.11%) Finance
3 27 (9.75%) Retail
4 14 (5.05%) Publishing
5 6 (2.17%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.08%) Banking
6 3 (1.08%) Electronics
6 3 (1.08%) Legal
6 3 (1.08%) Marketing
6 3 (1.08%) Military
6 3 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.72%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.72%) Back Office
7 2 (0.72%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.36%) Advertising
8 1 (0.36%) Automotive
8 1 (0.36%) Games
8 1 (0.36%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 72 (25.99%) Developer
2 61 (22.02%) Architect
3 26 (9.39%) Solutions Architect
4 22 (7.94%) Analyst
4 22 (7.94%) DevOps Engineer
4 22 (7.94%) Java Developer
5 21 (7.58%) Designer
6 19 (6.86%) Administrator
7 16 (5.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 13 (4.69%) Middleware Architect
8 13 (4.69%) Solutions Designer
9 12 (4.33%) Consultant
9 12 (4.33%) Project Manager
10 11 (3.97%) JavaScript Developer
11 10 (3.61%) Lead Architect
12 9 (3.25%) Enterprise Architect
12 9 (3.25%) Linux Administrator
13 8 (2.89%) Oracle Architect
13 8 (2.89%) PHP Developer
13 8 (2.89%) WebSphere Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (15.16%) SOAP
2 37 (13.36%) Oracle Fusion
3 36 (13.00%) Spring
4 32 (11.55%) XML
5 30 (10.83%) Web Services
6 27 (9.75%) HTML
7 26 (9.39%) JMS
8 25 (9.03%) CSS
9 23 (8.30%) J2EE
10 21 (7.58%) HTML5
10 21 (7.58%) REST
10 21 (7.58%) RESTful
11 19 (6.86%) JSON
12 18 (6.50%) .NET
13 17 (6.14%) Java EE
13 17 (6.14%) RabbitMQ
14 10 (3.61%) GWT
15 9 (3.25%) IBM Integration Bus
15 9 (3.25%) Smart GWT
15 9 (3.25%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 29 (10.47%) Data Centre
2 17 (6.14%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (6.14%) Computer Science
2 17 (6.14%) Private Cloud
3 12 (4.33%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (3.97%) DataPower
5 10 (3.61%) Management Information System
6 8 (2.89%) Device Driver
7 7 (2.53%) Clustering
7 7 (2.53%) Embedded Systems
7 7 (2.53%) Hybrid Cloud
8 6 (2.17%) Data Integration
8 6 (2.17%) FMCG
8 6 (2.17%) STB
9 5 (1.81%) User Experience
10 4 (1.44%) PKI
11 3 (1.08%) Algorithms
11 3 (1.08%) Client/Server
11 3 (1.08%) Public Cloud
11 3 (1.08%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 118 (42.60%) Linux
2 59 (21.30%) Windows
3 54 (19.49%) Unix
4 49 (17.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 33 (11.91%) Windows Server
6 15 (5.42%) AIX
7 11 (3.97%) Solaris
8 10 (3.61%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (2.17%) Embedded Linux
10 5 (1.81%) Android
10 5 (1.81%) Oracle Linux
11 4 (1.44%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.72%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.36%) CentOS
14 1 (0.36%) Debian
14 1 (0.36%) Fedora
14 1 (0.36%) SUSE
14 1 (0.36%) VxWorks
14 1 (0.36%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (24.19%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (17.69%) DevOps
3 46 (16.61%) SOA
4 38 (13.72%) Continuous Integration
5 37 (13.36%) Migration
6 28 (10.11%) ITIL
7 25 (9.03%) Open Source
7 25 (9.03%) TDD
8 24 (8.66%) TOGAF
9 23 (8.30%) Configuration Management
10 21 (7.58%) EAI
11 20 (7.22%) UML
12 19 (6.86%) Project Management
13 18 (6.50%) Stakeholder Management
14 16 (5.78%) Disaster Recovery
14 16 (5.78%) Information Security
15 15 (5.42%) High Availability
15 15 (5.42%) Web Development
16 14 (5.05%) E-Commerce
17 13 (4.69%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 80 (28.88%) Java
2 52 (18.77%) SQL
3 31 (11.19%) JavaScript
4 29 (10.47%) Shell Script
5 20 (7.22%) Python
6 19 (6.86%) PHP
6 19 (6.86%) Ruby
7 17 (6.14%) C
7 17 (6.14%) C++
8 13 (4.69%) C#
9 11 (3.97%) PL/SQL
10 10 (3.61%) PowerShell
11 9 (3.25%) Perl
12 4 (1.44%) Korn
12 4 (1.44%) VB
13 3 (1.08%) Bash Shell
13 3 (1.08%) Groovy
13 3 (1.08%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
14 2 (0.72%) Embedded C
14 2 (0.72%) Jython
Qualifications
1 30 (10.83%) Degree
2 20 (7.22%) Security Cleared
3 19 (6.86%) SC Cleared
4 10 (3.61%) CISSP
5 7 (2.53%) CISM
6 5 (1.81%) ISTQB
7 4 (1.44%) ISEB
7 4 (1.44%) MCSA
7 4 (1.44%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (1.08%) CCNA
8 3 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (1.08%) GCIA
8 3 (1.08%) GCIH
8 3 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (1.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (0.72%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.72%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.36%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 1 (0.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.36%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.97%) QA
2 6 (2.17%) COBIT
3 3 (1.08%) COSO
3 3 (1.08%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.08%) SAS 70
3 3 (1.08%) SLA
4 2 (0.72%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.72%) GxP
System Software
1 19 (6.86%) Active Directory
2 16 (5.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (5.42%) vSphere
4 13 (4.69%) Hyper-V
5 6 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.72%) Docker
6 2 (0.72%) KVM
7 1 (0.36%) NFS
7 1 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.36%) Postfix
7 1 (0.36%) qmail
7 1 (0.36%) Sendmail
7 1 (0.36%) Varnish
7 1 (0.36%) vCloud
7 1 (0.36%) Xen
7 1 (0.36%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 21 (7.58%) Puppet
2 20 (7.22%) Ansible
3 14 (5.05%) SCOM
4 11 (3.97%) SCCM
5 10 (3.61%) SCVMM
5 10 (3.61%) Windows Intune
6 6 (2.17%) Nagios
7 5 (1.81%) HP SiteScope
8 4 (1.44%) QRadar
9 3 (1.08%) MOM
9 3 (1.08%) nmon
9 3 (1.08%) RSA Security Analytics
10 2 (0.72%) BMC PATROL
10 2 (0.72%) CA Single Sign-On
10 2 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (0.72%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 1 (0.36%) Plesk
11 1 (0.36%) Red Hat Satellite
11 1 (0.36%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 1 (0.36%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 93 (33.57%) Oracle
2 50 (18.05%) Red Hat
3 45 (16.25%) IBM
4 36 (13.00%) Microsoft
5 21 (7.58%) VMware
6 17 (6.14%) Adobe
7 13 (4.69%) HP
7 13 (4.69%) SAP
7 13 (4.69%) TIBCO
8 10 (3.61%) CA
8 10 (3.61%) Cisco
8 10 (3.61%) RightScale
9 9 (3.25%) Siebel
10 8 (2.89%) Axway
10 8 (2.89%) webMethods
11 7 (2.53%) Citrix
11 7 (2.53%) Endeca
11 7 (2.53%) Google
12 6 (2.17%) Remedy
12 6 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
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