The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the South East region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware
Rank 148 142 148
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +6
Contract jobs citing Middleware 102 84 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.11% 0.99% 0.91%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.57% 4.00% 4.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 44 50
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £300 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £519 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-44.44% +12.50%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2232 2099 2186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.26% 24.71% 22.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1250 1129 1136
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £432
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £324
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 67 81
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.85 £20.00 £16.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Middleware
England

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 28 July 2014.

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 28 July 2014. 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 0 35 £400 -11.60% 4
Berkshire +11 23 £425 -13.92% 5
Surrey +8 17 £431 +23.21% 7
Buckinghamshire -3 16 £350 -9.67% 3
Middlesex +1 5 - -
Kent +2 3 £375 -26.47%
West Sussex -3 2 £570 - 1
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
East Sussex - - - -
Middleware
England

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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.

1 112 (51.61%) Oracle
2 75 (34.56%) SOA
3 60 (27.65%) Linux
4 57 (26.27%) WebLogic
5 54 (24.88%) Java
6 48 (22.12%) SQL
6 48 (22.12%) UNIX
7 40 (18.43%) XML
8 34 (15.67%) .NET
8 34 (15.67%) Security Cleared
9 33 (15.21%) WebSphere
10 31 (14.29%) Web Services
10 31 (14.29%) ITIL
11 30 (13.82%) SQL Server
11 30 (13.82%) Oracle Fusion
12 29 (13.36%) Apache
13 28 (12.90%) Shell Script
13 28 (12.90%) Oracle Database
14 27 (12.44%) Oracle EBS
14 27 (12.44%) Finance
14 27 (12.44%) Windows
14 27 (12.44%) SC Cleared
15 25 (11.52%) Microsoft
16 24 (11.06%) Scrum
17 23 (10.60%) Oracle RAC
17 23 (10.60%) Software Engineering
18 21 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
18 21 (9.68%) PostgreSQL
18 21 (9.68%) SOAP
18 21 (9.68%) CRM

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 57 (26.27%) WebLogic
2 33 (15.21%) WebSphere
3 29 (13.36%) Apache
4 17 (7.83%) SharePoint
4 17 (7.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 10 (4.61%) BizTalk Server
5 10 (4.61%) WebSphere Application Server
6 9 (4.15%) Tomcat
7 8 (3.69%) IIS
7 8 (3.69%) Oracle Application Server
8 6 (2.76%) IBM HTTP Server
9 5 (2.30%) ArcGIS
10 4 (1.84%) GlassFish
10 4 (1.84%) Mule
10 4 (1.84%) Oracle Service Bus
11 3 (1.38%) JCAPS
11 3 (1.38%) MQSeries
12 2 (0.92%) MS Exchange
12 2 (0.92%) Liferay
12 2 (0.92%) ATG Dynamo
Applications
1 12 (5.53%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.23%) MS Office
3 2 (0.92%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.46%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 27 (12.44%) Oracle EBS
2 16 (7.37%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (2.30%) SAP CRM
3 5 (2.30%) BusinessWorks
3 5 (2.30%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.92%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.92%) SAP FI
4 2 (0.92%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (0.92%) SAP CO
4 2 (0.92%) SAP GRC
5 1 (0.46%) CSG Singleview
5 1 (0.46%) Staffware
5 1 (0.46%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.76%) SaaS
2 1 (0.46%) GitHub
2 1 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.46%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.07%) SSL
2 10 (4.61%) FTP
3 8 (3.69%) SSH
4 7 (3.23%) Firewall
4 7 (3.23%) SAN
4 7 (3.23%) HTTP
5 6 (2.76%) LDAP
5 6 (2.76%) Network Security
6 5 (2.30%) LAN
6 5 (2.30%) VPN
7 4 (1.84%) ATM
7 4 (1.84%) HTTPS
7 4 (1.84%) AMQP
8 3 (1.38%) Internet
8 3 (1.38%) WAN
8 3 (1.38%) DNS
9 2 (0.92%) TCP/IP
9 2 (0.92%) DSL
9 2 (0.92%) DVB
9 2 (0.92%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (13.82%) SQL Server
2 28 (12.90%) Oracle Database
3 21 (9.68%) PostgreSQL
4 14 (6.45%) SQLPlus
5 13 (5.99%) Oracle Database 10g
6 12 (5.53%) MySQL
7 11 (5.07%) Oracle Reports
8 10 (4.61%) Oracle BI EE
8 10 (4.61%) Relational Database
9 8 (3.69%) SQL Server 2008
9 8 (3.69%) SQL Server 2012
9 8 (3.69%) Oracle Discoverer
10 7 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
11 6 (2.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (2.76%) Oracle Database 11g
11 6 (2.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (2.76%) NoSQL
11 6 (2.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (1.84%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 17 (7.83%) Jenkins
2 11 (5.07%) SoapUI
3 9 (4.15%) Toad
4 8 (3.69%) Oracle Forms
4 8 (3.69%) JIRA
5 7 (3.23%) JUnit
6 6 (2.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 6 (2.76%) Git (software)
7 5 (2.30%) Introscope
8 4 (1.84%) Subversion
8 4 (1.84%) Eclipse
8 4 (1.84%) Mercurial
9 3 (1.38%) JProfiler
9 3 (1.38%) Rational Performance Tester
9 3 (1.38%) Visual Studio
9 3 (1.38%) QuickTest Pro
9 3 (1.38%) LoadRunner
10 2 (0.92%) Selenium
10 2 (0.92%) Ant
10 2 (0.92%) Cucumber
General
1 27 (12.44%) Finance
2 20 (9.22%) Telecoms
3 15 (6.91%) Billing
4 10 (4.61%) Retail
5 9 (4.15%) Banking
6 6 (2.76%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.84%) Games
8 3 (1.38%) Military
8 3 (1.38%) Legal
9 2 (0.92%) Automotive
9 2 (0.92%) Electronics
10 1 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.46%) Front Office
10 1 (0.46%) Advertising
10 1 (0.46%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.46%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 33 (15.21%) Architect
2 31 (14.29%) Developer
3 30 (13.82%) Analyst
4 16 (7.37%) Solutions Architect
5 14 (6.45%) Consultant
6 13 (5.99%) DBA
7 12 (5.53%) Oracle DBA
8 11 (5.07%) Systems Analyst
8 11 (5.07%) Test Manager
8 11 (5.07%) Linux Engineer
9 10 (4.61%) Support Engineer
10 8 (3.69%) Designer
11 7 (3.23%) Linux Support
12 6 (2.76%) Oracle Architect
12 6 (2.76%) Middleware Specialist
12 6 (2.76%) Data Analyst
12 6 (2.76%) Technical Analyst
12 6 (2.76%) Infrastructure Architect
12 6 (2.76%) Delivery Manager
13 5 (2.30%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (18.43%) XML
2 34 (15.67%) .NET
3 31 (14.29%) Web Services
4 30 (13.82%) Oracle Fusion
5 21 (9.68%) SOAP
6 12 (5.53%) J2EE
7 11 (5.07%) CSS
7 11 (5.07%) REST
8 9 (4.15%) JMS
9 8 (3.69%) HTML
9 8 (3.69%) XSLT
10 7 (3.23%) WebSphere MQ
10 7 (3.23%) Spring
10 7 (3.23%) jQuery
11 6 (2.76%) JSON
11 6 (2.76%) SAP PI
11 6 (2.76%) .NET Framework
11 6 (2.76%) EDI
11 6 (2.76%) MSMQ
11 6 (2.76%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (3.69%) Management Information System
1 8 (3.69%) CMDB
2 7 (3.23%) Replication
3 5 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (1.84%) Smart Meter
4 4 (1.84%) PKI
5 3 (1.38%) Data Extraction
5 3 (1.38%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.38%) iSeries
5 3 (1.38%) Mainframe
6 2 (0.92%) DTV
6 2 (0.92%) Clustering
6 2 (0.92%) STB
6 2 (0.92%) AS400
6 2 (0.92%) Handset
6 2 (0.92%) Data Integration
6 2 (0.92%) DataPower
6 2 (0.92%) Wiki
6 2 (0.92%) Mobile Payment
6 2 (0.92%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 60 (27.65%) Linux
2 48 (22.12%) UNIX
3 27 (12.44%) Windows
4 14 (6.45%) Oracle Linux
5 11 (5.07%) Solaris
6 7 (3.23%) AIX
7 6 (2.76%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.92%) Android
9 1 (0.46%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.46%) HPUX
9 1 (0.46%) zOS
9 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.46%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (34.56%) SOA
2 31 (14.29%) ITIL
3 24 (11.06%) Scrum
4 23 (10.60%) Software Engineering
5 21 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (9.68%) CRM
6 19 (8.76%) UML
6 19 (8.76%) DevOps
7 15 (6.91%) E-Commerce
7 15 (6.91%) ERP
7 15 (6.91%) Business Intelligence
7 15 (6.91%) TOGAF
8 14 (6.45%) EAI
9 13 (5.99%) OO
9 13 (5.99%) PRINCE2
10 12 (5.53%) Service Management
10 12 (5.53%) Disaster Recovery
11 11 (5.07%) Test Scripting
12 10 (4.61%) Service Delivery
12 10 (4.61%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 54 (24.88%) Java
2 48 (22.12%) SQL
3 28 (12.90%) Shell Script
4 16 (7.37%) PL/SQL
5 13 (5.99%) C++
6 12 (5.53%) C
6 12 (5.53%) JavaScript
7 11 (5.07%) Perl
8 9 (4.15%) Korn
9 7 (3.23%) T-SQL
10 6 (2.76%) Python
11 5 (2.30%) C#
12 4 (1.84%) PowerShell
12 4 (1.84%) Bash Shell
13 3 (1.38%) VB
13 3 (1.38%) ABAP
14 2 (0.92%) SAPscript
15 1 (0.46%) XPath
15 1 (0.46%) VBScript
15 1 (0.46%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 34 (15.67%) Security Cleared
2 27 (12.44%) SC Cleared
3 18 (8.29%) Degree
4 5 (2.30%) ISEB
5 4 (1.84%) CISSP
5 4 (1.84%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (1.84%) MCSE
5 4 (1.84%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (1.84%) DV Cleared
5 4 (1.84%) ISTQB
6 3 (1.38%) OCPJP
7 2 (0.92%) ISEB Practitioner
7 2 (0.92%) PMP
7 2 (0.92%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.46%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (0.92%) COBIT
2 1 (0.46%) QA
2 1 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.46%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (10.60%) Oracle RAC
2 10 (4.61%) Oracle RMAN
3 6 (2.76%) vSphere
4 3 (1.38%) VMware ESX
4 3 (1.38%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.92%) KVM
5 2 (0.92%) Xen
6 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.46%) XenApp
6 1 (0.46%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.46%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.46%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 19 (8.76%) Puppet
2 16 (7.37%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 11 (5.07%) YUM
4 9 (4.15%) Vagrant
5 8 (3.69%) Data Guard
6 5 (2.30%) CA SiteMinder
6 5 (2.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 4 (1.84%) Ansible
8 3 (1.38%) nmon
8 3 (1.38%) Tivoli
8 3 (1.38%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (0.92%) Oracle Identity Management
10 1 (0.46%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 1 (0.46%) Oracle Identity Manager
10 1 (0.46%) Tivoli Monitoring
10 1 (0.46%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 112 (51.61%) Oracle
2 25 (11.52%) Microsoft
3 19 (8.76%) SAP
4 12 (5.53%) TIBCO
4 12 (5.53%) Remedy
5 9 (4.15%) ComArch
5 9 (4.15%) IBM
6 8 (3.69%) JBoss
7 7 (3.23%) VMware
8 5 (2.30%) ESRI
8 5 (2.30%) Symantec
8 5 (2.30%) Cisco
8 5 (2.30%) HP
9 4 (1.84%) CA
9 4 (1.84%) Nokia
9 4 (1.84%) Business Objects
9 4 (1.84%) Splunk
10 3 (1.38%) Red Hat
11 2 (0.92%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.92%) Sun
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Coal IT Services
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
IT People First
Rate: From £350 to £425 per day 3 Month Rolling Contract
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago