The table below looks at the statistics for the Middleware Architect role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Middleware Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Middleware Architect
Rank 585 582 563
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Middleware Architect 18 4 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.007% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.008% 0.028%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 0 4
Average daily rate
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£625 - £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £700 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
50919 49737 45816
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.44% 92.58% 92.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 32112 30451 26557
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1925 1987 2121
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -10.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.24 £38.86 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

Middleware Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Middleware Architect in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 2 July 2015.

Middleware Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Middleware Architect
Top 14 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 2 July 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
England -4 14 £700 - 2
North West - 8 £700 -
Manchester - 7 £700 -
Berkshire +9 4 £500 -
South East -21 4 £500 - 1
Newbury - 4 £500 -
Wales - 3 £500 -
London +3 1 £445 -
West Midlands - 1 £550 -
Birmingham - 1 £550 -
Cardiff - 1 £500 -
South Wales - 1 £500 -
Cheshire - 1 - -
City of London - 1 £445 -

Middleware Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Middleware Architect in their job title 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 with Middleware Architect in their job title.

1 25 (100.00%) Middleware
2 19 (76.00%) SOA
3 16 (64.00%) Oracle
3 16 (64.00%) Oracle Fusion
4 10 (40.00%) Oracle BPM
4 10 (40.00%) Java
5 9 (36.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 8 (32.00%) Oracle Database
6 8 (32.00%) SDLC
6 8 (32.00%) Oracle Database 11g
6 8 (32.00%) Web Services
7 7 (28.00%) GAP Analysis
7 7 (28.00%) Oracle EBS
7 7 (28.00%) Open Source
7 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (28.00%) Oracle TCA
8 6 (24.00%) Oracle ADF
9 5 (20.00%) WebCenter
9 5 (20.00%) Oracle Service Bus
9 5 (20.00%) Quality Management
9 5 (20.00%) Master Data Management
9 5 (20.00%) Data Quality
9 5 (20.00%) Data Management
9 5 (20.00%) Linux
10 4 (16.00%) ERP
10 4 (16.00%) SAP
10 4 (16.00%) JBoss
10 4 (16.00%) WebLogic
10 4 (16.00%) Identity Management
10 4 (16.00%) EAI

Middleware Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Middleware Architect in their job title 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 with Middleware Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (36.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (20.00%) Oracle Service Bus
3 4 (16.00%) WebLogic
3 4 (16.00%) JBoss
3 4 (16.00%) WebSphere
4 2 (8.00%) WildFly
5 1 (4.00%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle BPEL
5 1 (4.00%) Mule
5 1 (4.00%) JCAPS
5 1 (4.00%) Apache
5 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
5 1 (4.00%) MQSeries
5 1 (4.00%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (4.00%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (40.00%) Oracle BPM
2 7 (28.00%) Oracle TCA
2 7 (28.00%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (32.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 8 (32.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (4.00%) NWDS
1 1 (4.00%) Hudson
1 1 (4.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Billing
2 1 (4.00%) Marketing
2 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (100.00%) Middleware
2 16 (64.00%) Oracle Fusion
3 8 (32.00%) Web Services
4 6 (24.00%) Oracle ADF
5 5 (20.00%) WebCenter
6 3 (12.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 3 (12.00%) SOAP
6 3 (12.00%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (8.00%) WSDL
7 2 (8.00%) J2EE
7 2 (8.00%) XML
7 2 (8.00%) XSD
8 1 (4.00%) XSL
8 1 (4.00%) XSLT
8 1 (4.00%) EDI
8 1 (4.00%) JMS
8 1 (4.00%) JDBC
8 1 (4.00%) SAP PI
8 1 (4.00%) REST
8 1 (4.00%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) DataPower
2 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (4.00%) UNIX
2 1 (4.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (76.00%) SOA
2 8 (32.00%) SDLC
3 7 (28.00%) Open Source
3 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (28.00%) GAP Analysis
4 5 (20.00%) Data Management
4 5 (20.00%) Quality Management
4 5 (20.00%) Master Data Management
5 4 (16.00%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (16.00%) ERP
5 4 (16.00%) EAI
5 4 (16.00%) Identity Management
6 3 (12.00%) UML
7 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (8.00%) Migration
8 1 (4.00%) Data Governance
8 1 (4.00%) Line Management
8 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
8 1 (4.00%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 10 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (8.00%) SQL
3 1 (4.00%) ABAP
3 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 16 (64.00%) Oracle
2 4 (16.00%) SAP
3 3 (12.00%) IBM
4 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.00%) Retek
4 1 (4.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.00%) TIBCO
4 1 (4.00%) ATG
4 1 (4.00%) Stellent
4 1 (4.00%) VMware
4 1 (4.00%) Endeca
4 1 (4.00%) Eloqua
4 1 (4.00%) PeopleSoft