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 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Middleware Architect
Rank 614 613 619
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Middleware Architect 27 25 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.050% 0.046% 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.053% 0.049% 0.014%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 18 2
Median daily rate £525 £500 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £417 £535
10% offered a daily rate of more than £655 £573 £615
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £494 £525
% change year-on-year
+6.32% -5.95%
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
50897 51337 49774
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.72% 94.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 33216 31650 30786
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1482 2063 2112
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.72 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.65% -1.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

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 25 May 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 21 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 May 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 -12 25 £525 +5.00% 2
South East -3 11 £525 +15.38%
Buckinghamshire +17 6 £525 +16.66%
Berkshire +1 5 £525 +16.66%
London 0 5 £700 +12.00% 2
East of England +10 4 £588 +2.17%
Bedfordshire - 4 £588 -
Luton - 4 £588 -
Marlow - 4 - -
East Midlands +13 3 £550 +61.76%
Middlesex -3 2 £525 +10.52%
North West -12 2 £463 -10.84%
Canary Wharf - 2 £850 -
Croydon - 1 £700 -
Nottingham - 1 - -
Worthing - 1 £550 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 £550 -
Home Counties - 1 £525 -
Glasgow - 1 £475 -
Scotland - 1 £475 -

Middleware Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 52 (100.00%) Middleware
2 19 (36.54%) SOA
3 18 (34.62%) TOGAF
4 15 (28.85%) SOAP
5 14 (26.92%) TIBCO
6 13 (25.00%) WebSphere
7 12 (23.08%) Oracle
8 11 (21.15%) Finance
8 11 (21.15%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (19.23%) BusinessWorks
9 10 (19.23%) MQSeries
9 10 (19.23%) TIBCO EMS
9 10 (19.23%) Axway
10 9 (17.31%) Enterprise Architecture
10 9 (17.31%) REST
11 8 (15.38%) IBM Integration Bus
11 8 (15.38%) Banking
12 7 (13.46%) Retail
12 7 (13.46%) Oracle Fusion
13 6 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
13 6 (11.54%) Red Hat
13 6 (11.54%) Service Delivery
13 6 (11.54%) webMethods
13 6 (11.54%) IBM
13 6 (11.54%) Java
13 6 (11.54%) Microservices
13 6 (11.54%) Apigee
14 5 (9.62%) SQL
14 5 (9.62%) Microsoft
14 5 (9.62%) E-Commerce

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 13 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 10 (19.23%) MQSeries
3 5 (9.62%) WebLogic
4 4 (7.69%) Mule
5 3 (5.77%) JBoss
6 2 (3.85%) Apache Solr
6 2 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (3.85%) CMS
6 2 (3.85%) Drupal
6 2 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (3.85%) Liferay
6 2 (3.85%) Oracle Coherence
6 2 (3.85%) Oracle Service Bus
6 2 (3.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (5.77%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (19.23%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (3.85%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (3.85%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (3.85%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.77%) SaaS
2 2 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) FTP
1 1 (1.92%) HTTP
1 1 (1.92%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.85%) Couchbase
1 2 (3.85%) MySQL
1 2 (3.85%) NoSQL
1 2 (3.85%) Oracle Database
1 2 (3.85%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (3.85%) Oracle Database 12c
1 2 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (3.85%) Toad
General
1 11 (21.15%) Finance
2 8 (15.38%) Banking
3 7 (13.46%) Retail
4 3 (5.77%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.85%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (100.00%) Middleware
2 15 (28.85%) SOAP
3 10 (19.23%) TIBCO EMS
4 9 (17.31%) REST
5 8 (15.38%) IBM Integration Bus
6 7 (13.46%) Oracle Fusion
7 4 (7.69%) Spring
7 4 (7.69%) WebSphere MQ
8 3 (5.77%) .NET
8 3 (5.77%) WCF
8 3 (5.77%) WebCenter
8 3 (5.77%) XML
9 2 (3.85%) ActiveMQ
9 2 (3.85%) Hibernate
9 2 (3.85%) HTML5
9 2 (3.85%) Lucene
9 2 (3.85%) MSMQ
9 2 (3.85%) PhoneGap
9 2 (3.85%) Spring Integration
9 2 (3.85%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (3.85%) Clustering
1 2 (3.85%) Data Centre
1 2 (3.85%) Data Integration
1 2 (3.85%) Hybrid Cloud
1 2 (3.85%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.77%) Linux
2 2 (3.85%) AIX
2 2 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (3.85%) Windows
3 1 (1.92%) HPUX
3 1 (1.92%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (36.54%) SOA
2 18 (34.62%) TOGAF
3 11 (21.15%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (17.31%) Enterprise Architecture
5 6 (11.54%) Microservices
5 6 (11.54%) Service Delivery
5 6 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (9.62%) E-Commerce
6 5 (9.62%) Unified Process
7 4 (7.69%) Data Management
7 4 (7.69%) Process Management
7 4 (7.69%) Waterfall
8 3 (5.77%) Data Modelling
8 3 (5.77%) Migration
8 3 (5.77%) Software Engineering
8 3 (5.77%) Zachman Framework
9 2 (3.85%) Coaching
9 2 (3.85%) ERP
9 2 (3.85%) ETL
9 2 (3.85%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.54%) Java
2 5 (9.62%) SQL
3 3 (5.77%) C#
4 2 (3.85%) Perl
4 2 (3.85%) PL/SQL
4 2 (3.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (3.85%) OCP
1 2 (3.85%) Oracle Certification
1 2 (3.85%) SC Cleared
1 2 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.92%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.85%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 14 (26.92%) TIBCO
2 12 (23.08%) Oracle
3 10 (19.23%) Axway
4 6 (11.54%) Apigee
4 6 (11.54%) IBM
4 6 (11.54%) Red Hat
4 6 (11.54%) webMethods
5 5 (9.62%) Microsoft
6 3 (5.77%) Endeca
7 2 (3.85%) F5
7 2 (3.85%) hybris
7 2 (3.85%) Informatica
7 2 (3.85%) Pega
7 2 (3.85%) Retalix
7 2 (3.85%) WSO2
8 1 (1.92%) ATG
8 1 (1.92%) MuleSoft