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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Middleware
Rank 144 148 170
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +22
Contract jobs citing Middleware 120 122 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.40% 1.24% 0.93%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.15% 4.74% 3.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 73 51
Median daily rate £500 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £400 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £558 £536
UK excluding London median daily rate £455 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £38.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-26.31% +38.18%
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
2332 2572 2299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 27.14% 26.18% 24.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1485 1684 1299
Median daily rate £388 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 50 44
Median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.49 £17.50 £15.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.77 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +10.77%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +16 44 £525 +5.00% 4
Hampshire -3 26 £450 -4.25% 5
Buckinghamshire +10 17 £450 -
Surrey 0 17 £475 +9.82% 5
West Sussex - 12 £370 - 2
Oxfordshire +4 1 - -
Home Counties - 1 £500 -
Middleware
England

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 114 (44.36%) Linux
2 97 (37.74%) Oracle
3 80 (31.13%) IBM
4 66 (25.68%) Unix
5 64 (24.90%) DevOps
6 56 (21.79%) Java
7 55 (21.40%) WebLogic
8 52 (20.23%) Tomcat
9 51 (19.84%) Shell Script
9 51 (19.84%) WebSphere
10 50 (19.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 49 (19.07%) Git (software)
12 44 (17.12%) Ansible
13 43 (16.73%) Jenkins
13 43 (16.73%) Continuous Integration
14 41 (15.95%) Python
14 41 (15.95%) SOA
15 40 (15.56%) Windows
15 40 (15.56%) Configuration Management
16 37 (14.40%) J2EE
17 36 (14.01%) Oracle Fusion
17 36 (14.01%) JSON
18 35 (13.62%) JMS
18 35 (13.62%) Sonatype Nexus
19 34 (13.23%) SQL
19 34 (13.23%) Agile Software Development
20 33 (12.84%) Private Cloud
21 32 (12.45%) Oracle Database
21 32 (12.45%) High Availability
22 31 (12.06%) RabbitMQ

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 55 (21.40%) WebLogic
2 52 (20.23%) Tomcat
3 51 (19.84%) WebSphere
4 20 (7.78%) Apache
5 18 (7.00%) WebSphere Application Server
6 14 (5.45%) JBoss
6 14 (5.45%) Tuxedo
7 13 (5.06%) MQSeries
7 13 (5.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 7 (2.72%) Oracle Service Bus
9 6 (2.33%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (1.56%) IIS
10 4 (1.56%) Skype for Business
11 3 (1.17%) Cloud Foundry
11 3 (1.17%) Oracle Coherence
12 2 (0.78%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 2 (0.78%) Apache Spark
12 2 (0.78%) GemFire
12 2 (0.78%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (3.50%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.56%) MS Project
2 4 (1.56%) ProjectWise
3 3 (1.17%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (4.67%) Oracle BPM
2 10 (3.89%) BusinessWorks
3 3 (1.17%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.78%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.39%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.39%) SAP Business ByDesign
5 1 (0.39%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.39%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.39%) SAP PSCD
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (3.11%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.56%) HP Helion
4 3 (1.17%) Boomi
4 3 (1.17%) GitHub
4 3 (1.17%) IBM Cloud
4 3 (1.17%) PaaS
5 2 (0.78%) SaaS
5 2 (0.78%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.39%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.39%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.39%) CloudBees
6 1 (0.39%) IaaS
6 1 (0.39%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.84%) Firewall
1 15 (5.84%) SSL
2 14 (5.45%) HTTP
3 13 (5.06%) VPN
4 11 (4.28%) SAN
5 10 (3.89%) DNS
6 8 (3.11%) LAN
6 8 (3.11%) WAN
7 7 (2.72%) FTP
7 7 (2.72%) HTTPS
7 7 (2.72%) Internet
7 7 (2.72%) NAS
8 6 (2.33%) Network Security
9 4 (1.56%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (1.56%) Ethernet
9 4 (1.56%) NetScaler
9 4 (1.56%) Reverse Proxy
9 4 (1.56%) SSH
10 3 (1.17%) VoIP
10 3 (1.17%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (12.45%) Oracle Database
2 18 (7.00%) SQL Server
3 17 (6.61%) DB2
4 13 (5.06%) Oracle Database 12c
5 11 (4.28%) Oracle Database 11g
6 10 (3.89%) Relational Database
7 9 (3.50%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (3.11%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 7 (2.72%) Oracle BI EE
9 7 (2.72%) Oracle Database 10g
10 6 (2.33%) MySQL
11 5 (1.95%) RDBMS
12 4 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
13 3 (1.17%) MongoDB
13 3 (1.17%) Oracle Reports
14 2 (0.78%) Apache Hive
14 2 (0.78%) Big Data
14 2 (0.78%) GIS
14 2 (0.78%) Hadoop
14 2 (0.78%) HBase
Development Applications
1 49 (19.07%) Git (software)
2 43 (16.73%) Jenkins
3 35 (13.62%) Sonatype Nexus
4 30 (11.67%) Vagrant
5 9 (3.50%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (3.11%) Oracle APEX
7 7 (2.72%) TeamCity
8 5 (1.95%) JUnit
9 4 (1.56%) Eclipse
10 3 (1.17%) Gradle
10 3 (1.17%) SoapUI
10 3 (1.17%) TestDirector
10 3 (1.17%) Toad
10 3 (1.17%) XMLSpy
11 2 (0.78%) JIRA
11 2 (0.78%) Subversion
12 1 (0.39%) eggPlant
12 1 (0.39%) Introscope
12 1 (0.39%) Rational DOORS
12 1 (0.39%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 27 (10.51%) Finance
2 22 (8.56%) Retail
3 13 (5.06%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.95%) Military
5 3 (1.17%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.17%) Marketing
6 2 (0.78%) Aerospace
6 2 (0.78%) Electronics
6 2 (0.78%) Legal
7 1 (0.39%) Banking
7 1 (0.39%) Games
7 1 (0.39%) Local Government
7 1 (0.39%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.39%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 72 (28.02%) Architect
2 42 (16.34%) DevOps Engineer
3 39 (15.18%) Developer
4 31 (12.06%) Solutions Architect
5 25 (9.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 18 (7.00%) Middleware Architect
7 15 (5.84%) Integration Architect
8 14 (5.45%) Designer
8 14 (5.45%) Project Manager
9 13 (5.06%) Middleware Developer
9 13 (5.06%) Middleware Engineer
10 12 (4.67%) Oracle Architect
11 11 (4.28%) Administrator
11 11 (4.28%) Analyst
11 11 (4.28%) Java Developer
11 11 (4.28%) WebSphere Engineer
12 10 (3.89%) Lead Architect
12 10 (3.89%) Solutions Designer
13 9 (3.50%) Consultant
13 9 (3.50%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (14.40%) J2EE
2 36 (14.01%) JSON
2 36 (14.01%) Oracle Fusion
3 35 (13.62%) JMS
4 31 (12.06%) RabbitMQ
5 24 (9.34%) SOAP
6 23 (8.95%) Web Services
7 22 (8.56%) WebCenter
8 21 (8.17%) XML
9 16 (6.23%) REST
10 15 (5.84%) IBM Integration Bus
11 12 (4.67%) .NET
12 11 (4.28%) CSS
12 11 (4.28%) HTML
13 10 (3.89%) TIBCO EMS
14 7 (2.72%) Ajax
14 7 (2.72%) jQuery
14 7 (2.72%) Spring
15 6 (2.33%) WebSphere MQ
16 5 (1.95%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 33 (12.84%) Private Cloud
2 22 (8.56%) Data Centre
3 19 (7.39%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (5.84%) Enterprise Software
5 13 (5.06%) Clustering
6 11 (4.28%) Virtual Team
7 10 (3.89%) Computer Science
8 9 (3.50%) DataPower
9 8 (3.11%) Management Information System
10 6 (2.33%) FMCG
11 4 (1.56%) PKI
12 3 (1.17%) Data Integration
12 3 (1.17%) Hybrid Cloud
12 3 (1.17%) Mainframe
12 3 (1.17%) Smart Meter
13 2 (0.78%) Algorithms
13 2 (0.78%) Blockchain
13 2 (0.78%) Embedded Systems
13 2 (0.78%) Replication
13 2 (0.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 114 (44.36%) Linux
2 66 (25.68%) Unix
3 50 (19.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 40 (15.56%) Windows
5 18 (7.00%) AIX
6 11 (4.28%) Solaris
7 7 (2.72%) Oracle Linux
8 6 (2.33%) Windows Server
9 3 (1.17%) Android
9 3 (1.17%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.39%) CentOS
10 1 (0.39%) Debian
10 1 (0.39%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.39%) Fedora
10 1 (0.39%) HPUX
10 1 (0.39%) SUSE
10 1 (0.39%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.39%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (24.90%) DevOps
2 43 (16.73%) Continuous Integration
3 41 (15.95%) SOA
4 40 (15.56%) Configuration Management
5 34 (13.23%) Agile Software Development
6 32 (12.45%) High Availability
7 31 (12.06%) Migration
8 25 (9.73%) Stakeholder Management
8 25 (9.73%) TOGAF
9 23 (8.95%) ITIL
10 20 (7.78%) UML
11 18 (7.00%) Project Management
12 17 (6.61%) Enterprise Architecture
13 16 (6.23%) Service Management
14 15 (5.84%) EAI
15 13 (5.06%) Business Intelligence
15 13 (5.06%) Identity Access Management
16 12 (4.67%) Open Source
16 12 (4.67%) Scrum
16 12 (4.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 56 (21.79%) Java
2 51 (19.84%) Shell Script
3 41 (15.95%) Python
4 34 (13.23%) SQL
5 26 (10.12%) Perl
6 23 (8.95%) JavaScript
7 9 (3.50%) PL/SQL
8 8 (3.11%) Bash Shell
9 7 (2.72%) C
10 6 (2.33%) PHP
10 6 (2.33%) Ruby
11 4 (1.56%) C++
12 3 (1.17%) C#
12 3 (1.17%) Groovy
12 3 (1.17%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
13 2 (0.78%) Jython
13 2 (0.78%) Korn
14 1 (0.39%) Embedded C
14 1 (0.39%) Embedded C++
14 1 (0.39%) VB
Qualifications
1 27 (10.51%) Security Cleared
2 25 (9.73%) SC Cleared
3 21 (8.17%) Degree
4 4 (1.56%) CISSP
4 4 (1.56%) GCIH
5 3 (1.17%) GCIA
5 3 (1.17%) ISEB
5 3 (1.17%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.39%) CISA
7 1 (0.39%) CISM
7 1 (0.39%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.39%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.39%) GCFA
7 1 (0.39%) HNC
7 1 (0.39%) IBM Certification
7 1 (0.39%) MBA
7 1 (0.39%) OCPJP
7 1 (0.39%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.11%) QA
2 4 (1.56%) COBIT
2 4 (1.56%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.17%) COSO
3 3 (1.17%) SAS 70
4 2 (0.78%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.39%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.39%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.39%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (5.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (3.89%) Active Directory
3 8 (3.11%) vSphere
4 4 (1.56%) Virtual Servers
4 4 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (1.17%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.17%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.78%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (0.78%) HDFS
6 2 (0.78%) KVM
6 2 (0.78%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.78%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 2 (0.78%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.39%) Docker
7 1 (0.39%) Postfix
7 1 (0.39%) qmail
7 1 (0.39%) Sendmail
7 1 (0.39%) Shibboleth
7 1 (0.39%) Varnish
7 1 (0.39%) Xen
Systems Management
1 44 (17.12%) Ansible
2 8 (3.11%) Puppet
3 5 (1.95%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (1.56%) Nagios
4 4 (1.56%) Tivoli
5 3 (1.17%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (1.17%) Microsoft Clustering
5 3 (1.17%) Oracle Identity Management
6 2 (0.78%) QRadar
6 2 (0.78%) SCOM
7 1 (0.39%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.39%) Bacula
7 1 (0.39%) Cacti
7 1 (0.39%) Kibana
7 1 (0.39%) logstash
7 1 (0.39%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.39%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (0.39%) Salt
7 1 (0.39%) SCCM
7 1 (0.39%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 97 (37.74%) Oracle
2 80 (31.13%) IBM
3 24 (9.34%) Microsoft
4 23 (8.95%) VMware
5 19 (7.39%) Red Hat
6 16 (6.23%) TIBCO
7 13 (5.06%) FatWire
8 11 (4.28%) Citrix
8 11 (4.28%) Endeca
8 11 (4.28%) SAP
9 10 (3.89%) Axway
10 9 (3.50%) F5
11 8 (3.11%) Cisco
11 8 (3.11%) HP
12 7 (2.72%) Apigee
13 6 (2.33%) Blue Coat
13 6 (2.33%) Siebel
13 6 (2.33%) webMethods
14 5 (1.95%) Salesforce.com
15 4 (1.56%) CheckPoint
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