The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Middleware Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Middleware Architect
Rank 633 632 620
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Middleware Architect 22 22 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.041% 0.038% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.043% 0.040% 0.033%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 15 11
Median daily rate £550 £490 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.24% +3.15%
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £475 £475
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50794 54325 53927
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.95% 93.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 33203 34727 32867
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1696 2062 2153
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Middleware Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Middleware Architect in the job title.

Middleware Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Middleware Architect
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Middleware Architect within the UK.

Middleware Architect Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Middleware Architect
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Middleware Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

Middleware Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Middleware Architect
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Middleware Architect within the UK.

Middleware Architect Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Middleware Architect
Top 26 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 26 September 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
England +14 20 £550 +4.76% 2
South East +19 5 £615 +27.46% 1
East Midlands - 5 £550 -
North West +14 4 £455 -15.34%
Berkshire +11 3 £615 -
Maidenhead - 3 £615 -
Lancashire +20 2 £448 -22.17%
Edinburgh +13 2 £480 -2.04%
Scotland +8 2 £480 -2.04%
Yorkshire +8 2 £650 +30.32%
London -8 2 £600 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 - -
Nottingham - 2 - -
West Midlands - 2 £455 -
Blackpool +24 1 £440 -23.47%
Buckinghamshire +17 1 - - 1
Milton Keynes +13 1 - -
West Yorkshire +9 1 - -
Surrey +9 1 - -
Leeds +3 1 - -
Manchester -3 1 - -
Coventry - 1 £455 -
Staffordshire - 1 - -
Northamptonshire - 1 £550 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 - -
Preston - 1 £455 -

Middleware Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, Middleware Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Middleware Architect in the job title.

1 47 (100.00%) Middleware
2 19 (40.43%) SOAP
3 15 (31.91%) TOGAF
4 12 (25.53%) TIBCO
4 12 (25.53%) WebSphere
5 11 (23.40%) REST
6 10 (21.28%) TIBCO EMS
6 10 (21.28%) Axway
6 10 (21.28%) Finance
6 10 (21.28%) BusinessWorks
6 10 (21.28%) MQSeries
7 9 (19.15%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (17.02%) Enterprise Architecture
9 7 (14.89%) SOA
10 6 (12.77%) XML
10 6 (12.77%) Oracle
10 6 (12.77%) Java
10 6 (12.77%) Service Delivery
10 6 (12.77%) IBM Integration Bus
11 5 (10.64%) Mentoring
11 5 (10.64%) Coaching
11 5 (10.64%) Data Architecture
11 5 (10.64%) Spring
11 5 (10.64%) Banking
11 5 (10.64%) .NET
11 5 (10.64%) XSLT
11 5 (10.64%) Toad
11 5 (10.64%) IBM
12 4 (8.51%) J2EE
12 4 (8.51%) WebSphere MQ

Middleware Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 12 (25.53%) WebSphere
2 10 (21.28%) MQSeries
3 3 (6.38%) Tuxedo
4 2 (4.26%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (4.26%) Mule
5 1 (2.13%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (21.28%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) FTP
1 1 (2.13%) HTTP
1 1 (2.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.38%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (10.64%) Toad
2 1 (2.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (2.13%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.13%) Maven
2 1 (2.13%) SoapUI
General
1 10 (21.28%) Finance
2 5 (10.64%) Banking
3 2 (4.26%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.13%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (100.00%) Middleware
2 19 (40.43%) SOAP
3 11 (23.40%) REST
4 10 (21.28%) TIBCO EMS
5 6 (12.77%) IBM Integration Bus
5 6 (12.77%) XML
6 5 (10.64%) .NET
6 5 (10.64%) Spring
6 5 (10.64%) XSLT
7 4 (8.51%) J2EE
7 4 (8.51%) WebSphere MQ
8 2 (4.26%) ActiveMQ
8 2 (4.26%) CSS
8 2 (4.26%) CSS3
8 2 (4.26%) HTML
8 2 (4.26%) HTML5
8 2 (4.26%) MSMQ
8 2 (4.26%) Spring Boot
8 2 (4.26%) Velocity
8 2 (4.26%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.38%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.13%) DataPower
3 1 (2.13%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.38%) AIX
2 2 (4.26%) HPUX
2 2 (4.26%) Solaris
3 1 (2.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (31.91%) TOGAF
2 9 (19.15%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (17.02%) Enterprise Architecture
4 7 (14.89%) SOA
5 6 (12.77%) Service Delivery
6 5 (10.64%) Coaching
6 5 (10.64%) Data Architecture
6 5 (10.64%) Mentoring
7 4 (8.51%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (8.51%) Microservices
7 4 (8.51%) Migration
8 3 (6.38%) Business Continuity
8 3 (6.38%) Capacity Management
8 3 (6.38%) Risk Assessment
8 3 (6.38%) Service Management
8 3 (6.38%) Unified Process
9 2 (4.26%) EAI
9 2 (4.26%) Financial Modelling
9 2 (4.26%) Matrix Management
9 2 (4.26%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.77%) Java
2 3 (6.38%) C#
3 2 (4.26%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.26%) SQL
4 1 (2.13%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.13%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (2.13%) Degree
1 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) Docker
1 1 (2.13%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) Grafana
1 1 (2.13%) Graphite
1 1 (2.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (25.53%) TIBCO
2 10 (21.28%) Axway
3 6 (12.77%) Oracle
4 5 (10.64%) IBM
5 3 (6.38%) Apigee
5 3 (6.38%) MuleSoft
5 3 (6.38%) webMethods
6 2 (4.26%) Microsoft
6 2 (4.26%) Pega
6 2 (4.26%) Red Hat
6 2 (4.26%) Splunk
7 1 (2.13%) AppDynamics
7 1 (2.13%) Endeca
7 1 (2.13%) HP
7 1 (2.13%) New Relic
7 1 (2.13%) WSO2