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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware Architect
Rank 597 562 594
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +32
Contract jobs requiring a Middleware Architect 4 13 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.024% 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.008% 0.026% 0.016%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 5
Average daily rate
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£481 £550 £465
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +18.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £513 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £481 £513 -
% change year-on-year
-6.09% -
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
51170 49280 54602
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.36% 92.64% 92.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 30980 29240 30617
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1968 2111 2700
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.08 £38.98 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.98%

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 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 20 August 2014. 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 -31 4 £481 -12.50% 2
Berkshire +5 1 - -
South East -1 1 - -
Scotland - - - -
East of England - - - - 1
Hertfordshire - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
City of London - - - - 1
Bedford - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
London - - - - 1
Watford - - - -
Worthing - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -

Middleware Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 7 (100.00%) Middleware
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle Fusion
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) Migration
3 2 (28.57%) SailPoint
3 2 (28.57%) Aveksa
3 2 (28.57%) Analytics
3 2 (28.57%) Information Security
4 1 (14.29%) BIG-IP
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (14.29%) VMware
4 1 (14.29%) CA Wily
4 1 (14.29%) F5
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (14.29%) Postfix
4 1 (14.29%) JBoss
4 1 (14.29%) Apache
4 1 (14.29%) Tuxedo
4 1 (14.29%) ERP
4 1 (14.29%) SOA
4 1 (14.29%) SSL
4 1 (14.29%) CA
4 1 (14.29%) E-business
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle EBS

Middleware Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 1 (14.29%) Apache
1 1 (14.29%) Tuxedo
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) BIG-IP
1 1 (14.29%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Introscope
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) Middleware
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (28.57%) SailPoint
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Migration
1 2 (28.57%) Analytics
1 2 (28.57%) Information Security
2 1 (14.29%) ERP
2 1 (14.29%) SOA
2 1 (14.29%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) Java
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) Aveksa
3 1 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) F5
3 1 (14.29%) JBoss
3 1 (14.29%) CA