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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Middleware
Rank 151 166 153
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -13
Contract jobs citing Middleware 123 85 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.27% 0.92% 1.05%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.86% 3.64% 4.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 50 57
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £320 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £538 £512
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £435 £413
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £29.75 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+27.73% -33.88%
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
2531 2335 2298
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.05% 25.17% 25.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1645 1319 1289
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 44 63
Average hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -9.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.88 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.13 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+11.78% -

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 27 August 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 27 August 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
Hampshire +9 42 £470 +10.58% 7
Berkshire +32 41 £500 +5.26% 3
Surrey +2 23 £433 +33.07% 3
Buckinghamshire +3 20 £450 +26.22% 2
Middlesex 0 2 £438 -
Oxfordshire -19 2 £325 -
Sussex - 2 £500 -
East Sussex - 1 £500 -
Middleware
England

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 130 (47.62%) Oracle
2 83 (30.40%) Linux
3 79 (28.94%) Java
4 68 (24.91%) SOA
5 64 (23.44%) Agile Software Development
6 61 (22.34%) Oracle Fusion
6 61 (22.34%) WebLogic
6 61 (22.34%) UNIX
7 56 (20.51%) SQL
7 56 (20.51%) Oracle Database
8 48 (17.58%) Finance
9 46 (16.85%) Windows
10 40 (14.65%) IBM
10 40 (14.65%) Oracle Database 11g
11 38 (13.92%) WebSphere
12 36 (13.19%) Perl
13 35 (12.82%) Microsoft
14 34 (12.45%) SOAP
15 33 (12.09%) Web Services
16 31 (11.36%) Shell Script
17 29 (10.62%) XML
17 29 (10.62%) ITIL
17 29 (10.62%) J2EE
17 29 (10.62%) HTTP
17 29 (10.62%) Red Hat
18 28 (10.26%) PL/SQL
19 27 (9.89%) JMS
19 27 (9.89%) Degree
19 27 (9.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
20 26 (9.52%) Configuration Management

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 61 (22.34%) WebLogic
2 38 (13.92%) WebSphere
3 27 (9.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 21 (7.69%) Tomcat
5 20 (7.33%) Apache
6 17 (6.23%) JBoss
7 14 (5.13%) WebSphere Application Server
8 13 (4.76%) Oracle Service Bus
9 8 (2.93%) SharePoint
10 7 (2.56%) BizTalk Server
10 7 (2.56%) Oracle 10gAS
11 6 (2.20%) Oracle Application Server
12 5 (1.83%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 4 (1.47%) SharePoint Server
14 3 (1.10%) CMS
15 2 (0.73%) IBM HTTP Server
15 2 (0.73%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 2 (0.73%) IIS
16 1 (0.37%) WebLogic Portal
16 1 (0.37%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 14 (5.13%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.20%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.10%) MS Project
4 2 (0.73%) MS Office
5 1 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 16 (5.86%) Oracle BPM
2 8 (2.93%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (2.93%) Oracle Applications
3 7 (2.56%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (1.47%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.73%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.37%) SAP FI-CA
6 1 (0.37%) SAP IS-U
6 1 (0.37%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.37%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.37%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.37%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.03%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (2.93%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (2.20%) SaaS
4 3 (1.10%) HP Helion
5 2 (0.73%) SoftLayer
5 2 (0.73%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.73%) PaaS
6 1 (0.37%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (10.62%) HTTP
2 25 (9.16%) SSL
3 15 (5.49%) Firewall
4 14 (5.13%) SSH
5 12 (4.40%) TCP/IP
6 10 (3.66%) VPN
7 8 (2.93%) LDAP
7 8 (2.93%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 8 (2.93%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 6 (2.20%) SAN
9 5 (1.83%) WAN
9 5 (1.83%) FTP
10 4 (1.47%) LAN
10 4 (1.47%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (1.10%) Intrusion Detection
11 3 (1.10%) X.500
11 3 (1.10%) Internet
12 2 (0.73%) VoIP
12 2 (0.73%) NAS
13 1 (0.37%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (20.51%) Oracle Database
2 40 (14.65%) Oracle Database 11g
3 25 (9.16%) SQL Server
4 23 (8.42%) DB2
5 19 (6.96%) Oracle Database 10g
5 19 (6.96%) Oracle Database 12c
6 12 (4.40%) Big Data
7 11 (4.03%) Oracle BI EE
8 10 (3.66%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (3.30%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 7 (2.56%) Oracle Discoverer
11 6 (2.20%) OLTP
11 6 (2.20%) OLAP
11 6 (2.20%) BusinessObjects
11 6 (2.20%) PostgreSQL
11 6 (2.20%) Oracle OLAP
12 5 (1.83%) MySQL
12 5 (1.83%) SQL Server 2012
13 4 (1.47%) Oracle Reports
13 4 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 14 (5.13%) Git (software)
2 11 (4.03%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (4.03%) Oracle APEX
3 10 (3.66%) Jenkins
4 9 (3.30%) TeamCity
4 9 (3.30%) Maven
5 8 (2.93%) Ant
6 6 (2.20%) SoapUI
7 4 (1.47%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.73%) Toad
8 2 (0.73%) JDeveloper
8 2 (0.73%) ERwin
8 2 (0.73%) Subversion
8 2 (0.73%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (0.73%) Hudson
8 2 (0.73%) Selenium
8 2 (0.73%) CA Gen
9 1 (0.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.37%) RSpec
9 1 (0.37%) Apache Continuum
General
1 48 (17.58%) Finance
2 14 (5.13%) Telecoms
3 13 (4.76%) Retail
4 9 (3.30%) Banking
4 9 (3.30%) Financial Institution
5 8 (2.93%) Legal
6 6 (2.20%) Pharmaceutical
6 6 (2.20%) Military
7 5 (1.83%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.10%) Publishing
8 3 (1.10%) Automotive
9 2 (0.73%) Billing
10 1 (0.37%) Marketing
10 1 (0.37%) Games
Job Titles
1 73 (26.74%) Architect
2 50 (18.32%) Developer
3 31 (11.36%) Solutions Architect
4 28 (10.26%) Consultant
5 22 (8.06%) Analyst
6 17 (6.23%) Oracle Developer
7 15 (5.49%) Designer
8 13 (4.76%) Technical Manager
8 13 (4.76%) DBA
9 12 (4.40%) Project Manager
9 12 (4.40%) Security Architect
10 11 (4.03%) Solutions Designer
10 11 (4.03%) Middleware Engineer
11 9 (3.30%) Data Architect
12 8 (2.93%) Administrator
12 8 (2.93%) Oracle Consultant
13 7 (2.56%) Linux Engineer
13 7 (2.56%) SOA Designer
14 6 (2.20%) Digital Architect
14 6 (2.20%) Middleware Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (22.34%) Oracle Fusion
2 34 (12.45%) SOAP
3 33 (12.09%) Web Services
4 29 (10.62%) XML
4 29 (10.62%) J2EE
5 27 (9.89%) JMS
6 19 (6.96%) REST
7 18 (6.59%) Ajax
8 17 (6.23%) Oracle ADF
9 16 (5.86%) WebSphere MQ
9 16 (5.86%) HTML
10 14 (5.13%) .NET
11 12 (4.40%) CSS
12 11 (4.03%) WSDL
12 11 (4.03%) XSLT
12 11 (4.03%) Spring
12 11 (4.03%) jQuery
13 10 (3.66%) JSP
14 8 (2.93%) WebSphere Message Broker
15 7 (2.56%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 22 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
1 22 (8.06%) Data Centre
2 19 (6.96%) Enterprise Software
2 19 (6.96%) DataPower
3 18 (6.59%) Clustering
4 14 (5.13%) PKI
5 13 (4.76%) Management Information System
6 9 (3.30%) Statistics
6 9 (3.30%) Computer Science
7 7 (2.56%) Cryptography
7 7 (2.56%) Data Integration
8 6 (2.20%) Client/Server
9 5 (1.83%) Mobile App
10 4 (1.47%) User Experience
10 4 (1.47%) IVR
10 4 (1.47%) Social Media
11 3 (1.10%) Replication
11 3 (1.10%) Algorithms
11 3 (1.10%) Private Cloud
11 3 (1.10%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 83 (30.40%) Linux
2 61 (22.34%) UNIX
3 46 (16.85%) Windows
4 20 (7.33%) Solaris
5 17 (6.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 17 (6.23%) AIX
6 14 (5.13%) Oracle Linux
7 8 (2.93%) HPUX
8 5 (1.83%) SUSE
9 2 (0.73%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.37%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.37%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (24.91%) SOA
2 64 (23.44%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (10.62%) ITIL
4 26 (9.52%) Configuration Management
4 26 (9.52%) Project Management
5 24 (8.79%) Migration
5 24 (8.79%) Business Intelligence
6 21 (7.69%) Scrum
7 19 (6.96%) UML
7 19 (6.96%) Disaster Recovery
7 19 (6.96%) Open Source
8 17 (6.23%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (5.86%) Enterprise Architecture
9 16 (5.86%) OO
10 15 (5.49%) Load Balancing
10 15 (5.49%) Information Security
11 14 (5.13%) CRM
11 14 (5.13%) E-Commerce
11 14 (5.13%) Stakeholder Management
11 14 (5.13%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 79 (28.94%) Java
2 56 (20.51%) SQL
3 36 (13.19%) Perl
4 31 (11.36%) Shell Script
5 28 (10.26%) PL/SQL
6 15 (5.49%) JavaScript
7 10 (3.66%) C
7 10 (3.66%) C++
7 10 (3.66%) XQuery
8 9 (3.30%) XPath
8 9 (3.30%) Bash Shell
9 8 (2.93%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
9 8 (2.93%) PowerShell
10 6 (2.20%) C-shell
11 5 (1.83%) Korn
11 5 (1.83%) Python
11 5 (1.83%) ABAP
11 5 (1.83%) C#
12 4 (1.47%) Scala
12 4 (1.47%) Jython
Qualifications
1 27 (9.89%) Degree
2 25 (9.16%) Security Cleared
3 22 (8.06%) SC Cleared
4 9 (3.30%) CISSP
5 8 (2.93%) DV Cleared
6 7 (2.56%) IBM Certification
7 4 (1.47%) ISSAP
8 3 (1.10%) GCIA
8 3 (1.10%) GCIH
8 3 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.73%) Oracle Certification
9 2 (0.73%) CISM
9 2 (0.73%) ISACA
10 1 (0.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.37%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.37%) CCNA
10 1 (0.37%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.56%) PCI DSS
2 6 (2.20%) COBIT
3 4 (1.47%) GxP
3 4 (1.47%) SLA
4 3 (1.10%) COSO
5 2 (0.73%) Solvency II
5 2 (0.73%) JSP 440
System Software
1 14 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (3.66%) Active Directory
3 9 (3.30%) Oracle RAC
4 5 (1.83%) VMware ESX
4 5 (1.83%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.83%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 5 (1.83%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (1.10%) Docker
5 3 (1.10%) vSphere
6 2 (0.73%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 1 (0.37%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.37%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 21 (7.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 15 (5.49%) Puppet
3 13 (4.76%) Oracle RMAN
4 9 (3.30%) Oracle Identity Management
5 7 (2.56%) Tivoli
6 5 (1.83%) CA Single Sign-On
6 5 (1.83%) Red Hat Satellite
6 5 (1.83%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (1.83%) Oracle ZFS
6 5 (1.83%) NetBackup
7 3 (1.10%) SCCM
7 3 (1.10%) SCOM
8 2 (0.73%) Data Guard
8 2 (0.73%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.37%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 130 (47.62%) Oracle
2 40 (14.65%) IBM
3 35 (12.82%) Microsoft
4 29 (10.62%) Red Hat
5 22 (8.06%) VMware
6 17 (6.23%) SAP
7 11 (4.03%) F5
8 9 (3.30%) Symantec
9 8 (2.93%) CA
10 7 (2.56%) Adobe
10 7 (2.56%) TIBCO
10 7 (2.56%) Cisco
11 6 (2.20%) EMC
12 5 (1.83%) Citrix
12 5 (1.83%) Sun
12 5 (1.83%) HP
12 5 (1.83%) Ab Initio
13 4 (1.47%) Splunk
13 4 (1.47%) Juniper
13 4 (1.47%) KANA
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Surrey
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Havant, Hampshire
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Rate: £495 per day
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Reading, Berkshire
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Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
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Buckinghamshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + competitive
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