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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Middleware Architect
UK
Rank 591 602 613
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Middleware Architect 11 25 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.048% 0.027%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.026% 0.051% 0.028%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 9
Median daily rate £450 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £366 £466
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £588 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £550 £470
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +17.02%
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
42412 49394 49726
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.99% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 27691 31806 30608
Median daily rate £425 £414 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.65% +3.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1526 1648 1931
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £49.82 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

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
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 12 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 25 February 2017. 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 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 +22 9 £435 -20.90% 2
London +23 3 - - 1
South East +19 3 £435 -3.33%
East of England +1 3 - -
Hertfordshire - 3 - -
Hampshire - 2 £450 -
Wales - 2 £450 -
South Wales - 2 £450 -
Newport - 2 £450 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £425 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £425 -
Winchester - 1 £465 -

Middleware Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 29 (100.00%) Middleware
2 12 (41.38%) IBM
3 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (31.03%) Data Centre
4 7 (24.14%) Migration
5 6 (20.69%) SOA
5 6 (20.69%) Java
5 6 (20.69%) WebSphere
5 6 (20.69%) IBM Transformation Extender
5 6 (20.69%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (17.24%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (17.24%) Microservices
6 5 (17.24%) Finance
7 4 (13.79%) Banking
7 4 (13.79%) Oracle
7 4 (13.79%) Configuration Management
7 4 (13.79%) DevOps
7 4 (13.79%) Software Architecture
7 4 (13.79%) Velocity
7 4 (13.79%) Release Management
8 3 (10.34%) Oracle Fusion
8 3 (10.34%) Oracle RAC
8 3 (10.34%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (10.34%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (10.34%) HTML5
8 3 (10.34%) iPad
8 3 (10.34%) MongoDB
8 3 (10.34%) PaaS
8 3 (10.34%) CSS3
8 3 (10.34%) Splunk

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 6 (20.69%) IBM Transformation Extender
1 6 (20.69%) WebSphere
2 3 (10.34%) Cloud Foundry
2 3 (10.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (10.34%) WebLogic
3 2 (6.90%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (3.45%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (3.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.69%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (10.34%) PaaS
3 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) Internet
2 2 (6.90%) SMTP
3 1 (3.45%) AMQP
3 1 (3.45%) FTP
3 1 (3.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) MongoDB
1 3 (10.34%) Oracle Database
1 3 (10.34%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (10.34%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (6.90%) DB2
2 2 (6.90%) GIS
2 2 (6.90%) Hadoop
2 2 (6.90%) IBM BigInsights
2 2 (6.90%) Neo4j
3 1 (3.45%) Apache Cassandra
General
1 5 (17.24%) Finance
2 4 (13.79%) Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Electronics
3 1 (3.45%) Front Office
3 1 (3.45%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.45%) Marketing
3 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (100.00%) Middleware
2 4 (13.79%) Velocity
3 3 (10.34%) CSS
3 3 (10.34%) CSS3
3 3 (10.34%) HTML
3 3 (10.34%) HTML5
3 3 (10.34%) J2EE
3 3 (10.34%) Oracle Fusion
3 3 (10.34%) Spring
3 3 (10.34%) Spring Boot
3 3 (10.34%) Spring Cloud
3 3 (10.34%) Web Services
3 3 (10.34%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (6.90%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (6.90%) SOAP
5 1 (3.45%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (3.45%) IBM Integration Bus
5 1 (3.45%) Kafka
5 1 (3.45%) Ultra Messaging
5 1 (3.45%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (31.03%) Data Centre
2 5 (17.24%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (10.34%) Clustering
3 3 (10.34%) iPad
4 2 (6.90%) Mobile App
5 1 (3.45%) Equities
5 1 (3.45%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Linux
1 2 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (3.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (24.14%) Migration
3 6 (20.69%) SOA
4 5 (17.24%) Microservices
5 4 (13.79%) Configuration Management
5 4 (13.79%) DevOps
5 4 (13.79%) Release Management
5 4 (13.79%) Software Architecture
6 3 (10.34%) E-Commerce
6 3 (10.34%) Information Security
6 3 (10.34%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (6.90%) Analytics
7 2 (6.90%) Business Transformation
7 2 (6.90%) Coaching
7 2 (6.90%) Customer Engagement
7 2 (6.90%) ETL
7 2 (6.90%) Network Design
7 2 (6.90%) Programme Management
7 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (6.90%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.69%) Java
2 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
2 3 (10.34%) SQL
3 1 (3.45%) C#
3 1 (3.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) Puppet
1 2 (6.90%) ZABBIX
2 1 (3.45%) MOM
Vendors
1 12 (41.38%) IBM
2 4 (13.79%) Oracle
3 3 (10.34%) AppDynamics
3 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
3 3 (10.34%) MuleSoft
3 3 (10.34%) New Relic
3 3 (10.34%) SAP
3 3 (10.34%) Splunk
4 2 (6.90%) ESRI
4 2 (6.90%) Red Hat
4 2 (6.90%) VMware
5 1 (3.45%) GigaSpaces
5 1 (3.45%) Informatica
5 1 (3.45%) Solace
5 1 (3.45%) TIBCO
5 1 (3.45%) WSO2