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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Middleware Architect
Rank 569 575 526
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -49
Contract jobs requiring a Middleware Architect 7 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.002% 0.016%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.014% 0.002% 0.017%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 3
Average daily rate
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£470 £550 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.54% +22.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £470 £550 £525
% change year-on-year
-14.54% +4.76%
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
48562 47237 41574
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.40% 92.41% 92.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 29824 27903 23737
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1861 2009 2246
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.15 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -2.00%

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
Top 12 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 March 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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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 -24 7 £470 -14.54% 2
South East -12 6 £470 -14.54%
Berkshire +8 3 £470 -14.54%
Hampshire - 3 - -
Maidenhead - 1 £470 -
Southampton - 1 - -
Bromley - - - -
Harrogate - - - -
London - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
City of London - - - -

Middleware Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 12 (100.00%) Middleware
2 7 (58.33%) Oracle
2 7 (58.33%) Oracle Fusion
3 6 (50.00%) WebLogic
4 5 (41.67%) SOA
5 4 (33.33%) Java
5 4 (33.33%) Finance
6 3 (25.00%) Migration
6 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (25.00%) TDD
6 3 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
6 3 (25.00%) IBM
6 3 (25.00%) MQSeries
6 3 (25.00%) J2EE
6 3 (25.00%) EAI
6 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
6 3 (25.00%) Oracle Service Bus
6 3 (25.00%) TOGAF
6 3 (25.00%) BPEL
6 3 (25.00%) WebSphere
6 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database
6 3 (25.00%) JCAPS
7 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (16.67%) OpenShift
7 2 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
7 2 (16.67%) Linux
7 2 (16.67%) UML
7 2 (16.67%) Red Hat

Middleware Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 6 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 3 (25.00%) MQSeries
2 3 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (25.00%) JCAPS
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle Service Bus
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) OpenShift
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (8.33%) Essbase
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (8.33%) NWDS
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) Middleware
2 7 (58.33%) Oracle Fusion
3 3 (25.00%) J2EE
3 3 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (8.33%) SOAP
4 1 (8.33%) Web Services
4 1 (8.33%) EDI
4 1 (8.33%) REST
4 1 (8.33%) BAPI
4 1 (8.33%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Exalytics
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
1 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) SOA
2 3 (25.00%) EAI
2 3 (25.00%) Migration
2 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) TDD
2 3 (25.00%) TOGAF
2 3 (25.00%) BPEL
3 2 (16.67%) UML
3 2 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) B2B
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Oracle
2 3 (25.00%) IBM
3 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
4 1 (8.33%) Hyperion
4 1 (8.33%) SAP