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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Middleware Architect
Rank 624 633 620
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Middleware Architect 21 29 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.049% 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.041% 0.052% 0.030%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 24 10
Median daily rate £550 £575 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% +21.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £420 £469
10% offered a daily rate of more than £619 £700 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £550 £475
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +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
51143 55638 52625
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.66% 94.95% 94.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 33308 35407 31787
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1648 2080 2057
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.33 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.90% +1.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.46 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +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 31 August 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 31 August 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 0 19 £550 -8.33% 1
South East +14 7 £615 +23.00%
East Midlands - 5 £550 -
Berkshire +9 4 £615 +23.00%
North West +11 3 £455 -35.00%
Maidenhead - 3 £615 -
Scotland +17 2 £480 -2.04%
Lancashire +16 2 £448 -22.17%
Buckinghamshire +16 2 £500 -4.76%
Milton Keynes +11 2 £500 -4.76%
Edinburgh +7 2 £480 -2.04%
London -23 2 £600 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 - -
Nottingham - 2 - -
Blackpool +22 1 £440 -23.47%
Yorkshire +4 1 £650 +8.33%
Surrey +3 1 - -
West Midlands -25 1 £455 +13.75%
Coventry - 1 £455 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £550 -
Preston - 1 £455 -

Middleware Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 48 (100.00%) Middleware
2 20 (41.67%) SOAP
3 17 (35.42%) TOGAF
4 14 (29.17%) WebSphere
5 12 (25.00%) TIBCO
5 12 (25.00%) REST
6 11 (22.92%) Finance
7 10 (20.83%) BusinessWorks
7 10 (20.83%) MQSeries
7 10 (20.83%) TIBCO EMS
7 10 (20.83%) Axway
8 9 (18.75%) Enterprise Architecture
9 8 (16.67%) SOA
9 8 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (14.58%) Oracle
10 7 (14.58%) IBM Integration Bus
11 6 (12.50%) XML
11 6 (12.50%) Service Delivery
12 5 (10.42%) Banking
12 5 (10.42%) XSLT
12 5 (10.42%) .NET
12 5 (10.42%) Java
12 5 (10.42%) Toad
12 5 (10.42%) IBM
12 5 (10.42%) Data Architecture
12 5 (10.42%) Mentoring
12 5 (10.42%) Coaching
13 4 (8.33%) Microservices
13 4 (8.33%) J2EE
13 4 (8.33%) Spring

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 14 (29.17%) WebSphere
2 10 (20.83%) MQSeries
3 3 (6.25%) Tuxedo
4 2 (4.17%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (4.17%) Mule
5 1 (2.08%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (20.83%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.08%) FTP
1 1 (2.08%) HTTP
1 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.17%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (10.42%) Toad
2 1 (2.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (2.08%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.08%) Maven
2 1 (2.08%) SoapUI
General
1 11 (22.92%) Finance
2 5 (10.42%) Banking
3 2 (4.17%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.08%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (100.00%) Middleware
2 20 (41.67%) SOAP
3 12 (25.00%) REST
4 10 (20.83%) TIBCO EMS
5 7 (14.58%) IBM Integration Bus
6 6 (12.50%) XML
7 5 (10.42%) .NET
7 5 (10.42%) XSLT
8 4 (8.33%) J2EE
8 4 (8.33%) Spring
8 4 (8.33%) WebSphere MQ
9 3 (6.25%) WCF
10 2 (4.17%) ActiveMQ
10 2 (4.17%) MSMQ
10 2 (4.17%) Spring Integration
10 2 (4.17%) WebCenter
11 1 (2.08%) HTML5
11 1 (2.08%) Web Services
11 1 (2.08%) WSDL
11 1 (2.08%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (4.17%) Data Centre
1 2 (4.17%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.08%) DataPower
2 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.25%) AIX
2 2 (4.17%) HPUX
2 2 (4.17%) Linux
2 2 (4.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (35.42%) TOGAF
2 9 (18.75%) Enterprise Architecture
3 8 (16.67%) SOA
3 8 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (12.50%) Service Delivery
5 5 (10.42%) Coaching
5 5 (10.42%) Data Architecture
5 5 (10.42%) Mentoring
6 4 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (8.33%) Microservices
6 4 (8.33%) Migration
6 4 (8.33%) Unified Process
7 3 (6.25%) Business Continuity
7 3 (6.25%) Capacity Management
7 3 (6.25%) Risk Assessment
7 3 (6.25%) Service Management
7 3 (6.25%) Software Engineering
7 3 (6.25%) Zachman Framework
8 2 (4.17%) Financial Modelling
8 2 (4.17%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.42%) Java
2 3 (6.25%) C#
3 2 (4.17%) SQL
4 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.08%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.08%) Degree
1 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.08%) Docker
1 1 (2.08%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) Grafana
1 1 (2.08%) Graphite
1 1 (2.08%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (25.00%) TIBCO
2 10 (20.83%) Axway
3 7 (14.58%) Oracle
4 5 (10.42%) IBM
5 4 (8.33%) Apigee
5 4 (8.33%) webMethods
6 3 (6.25%) Microsoft
7 2 (4.17%) Endeca
7 2 (4.17%) MuleSoft
7 2 (4.17%) Pega
7 2 (4.17%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.08%) ATG
8 1 (2.08%) HP
8 1 (2.08%) Splunk
8 1 (2.08%) WSO2