The table below looks at the statistics for the Middleware Consultant 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 Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware Consultant
Rank 583 559 543
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Middleware Consultant 9 11 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.021% 0.037%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.018% 0.023% 0.040%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 9
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£500 £372 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.45% -15.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £319 £400
% change year-on-year
+56.86% -20.31%
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
49935 47333 45284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.07% 92.46% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 31866 28484 25556
Average daily rate £400 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2011 2083 2584
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.77 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Middleware Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Middleware Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Middleware Consultant
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Middleware Consultant within the UK.

Middleware Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Middleware Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Middleware Consultant within the UK.

Middleware Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Middleware Consultant
Top 16 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 24 December 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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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 -32 7 £500 +34.45%
South East - 3 £500 -
London +13 2 £450 -10.00%
Hampshire - 1 - -
City of London - 1 £450 -
Guildford - - - -
Hitchin - - - -
Leeds - - - -
East of England - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Stevenage - - - -
Watford - - - -

Middleware Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Middleware Consultant 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 Consultant in their job title.

1 33 (100.00%) Middleware
2 13 (39.39%) Oracle
2 13 (39.39%) SOA
2 13 (39.39%) Oracle Fusion
3 11 (33.33%) WebSphere
3 11 (33.33%) WebLogic
4 9 (27.27%) Finance
5 8 (24.24%) WebSphere Application Server
5 8 (24.24%) WebCenter
5 8 (24.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 7 (21.21%) IBM
7 6 (18.18%) JIRA
7 6 (18.18%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 5 (15.15%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (15.15%) Bash Shell
8 5 (15.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (15.15%) Oracle BPM
8 5 (15.15%) Oracle Service Bus
8 5 (15.15%) Oracle Database
8 5 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (15.15%) WebSphere MQ
8 5 (15.15%) WebLogic Portal
8 5 (15.15%) Java
9 4 (12.12%) SAP
9 4 (12.12%) UNIX
9 4 (12.12%) HTTP
9 4 (12.12%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 4 (12.12%) JBoss
9 4 (12.12%) Tomcat
9 4 (12.12%) Python

Middleware Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Middleware Consultant 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 Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (33.33%) WebLogic
1 11 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 8 (24.24%) WebSphere Application Server
2 8 (24.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (15.15%) Oracle Service Bus
3 5 (15.15%) WebLogic Portal
4 4 (12.12%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 4 (12.12%) JBoss
4 4 (12.12%) Tomcat
5 3 (9.09%) Apache
5 3 (9.09%) IBM HTTP Server
6 2 (6.06%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (6.06%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
7 1 (3.03%) Node.js
7 1 (3.03%) MQSeries
7 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 5 (15.15%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (9.09%) Documaker
2 3 (9.09%) BusinessWorks
2 3 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (6.06%) SAP CRM
3 2 (6.06%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (6.06%) Oracle FAH
4 1 (3.03%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.12%) HTTP
2 3 (9.09%) HTTPS
2 3 (9.09%) LDAP
3 1 (3.03%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) Oracle Database 11g
1 5 (15.15%) Oracle Database
2 4 (12.12%) Oracle BI EE
2 4 (12.12%) Oracle ODI
3 3 (9.09%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 3 (9.09%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (18.18%) JIRA
2 1 (3.03%) Selenium
General
1 9 (27.27%) Finance
2 4 (12.12%) German Language
3 3 (9.09%) Billing
4 1 (3.03%) Banking
4 1 (3.03%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (100.00%) Middleware
2 13 (39.39%) Oracle Fusion
3 8 (24.24%) WebCenter
4 6 (18.18%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 5 (15.15%) WebSphere MQ
6 3 (9.09%) .NET
6 3 (9.09%) JDBC
6 3 (9.09%) Web Services
6 3 (9.09%) JMS
7 2 (6.06%) SAP PI
7 2 (6.06%) XML
7 2 (6.06%) JRockit
8 1 (3.03%) Apache Flex
8 1 (3.03%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.09%) Mainframe
2 3 (9.09%) IBM Mainframe
3 2 (6.06%) N-Tier
4 1 (3.03%) DataPower
4 1 (3.03%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (12.12%) UNIX
3 3 (9.09%) Windows
3 3 (9.09%) AIX
3 3 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (39.39%) SOA
2 3 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (9.09%) CRM
2 3 (9.09%) Service Delivery
2 3 (9.09%) Unit Testing
2 3 (9.09%) Test Management
2 3 (9.09%) Revenue Management
2 3 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (9.09%) Content Management
3 2 (6.06%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (6.06%) Logistics
3 2 (6.06%) UML
3 2 (6.06%) Process Management
4 1 (3.03%) Migration
4 1 (3.03%) ERP
4 1 (3.03%) Project Management
4 1 (3.03%) Project Planning
4 1 (3.03%) Resource Management
4 1 (3.03%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (3.03%) BPEL
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.15%) Java
1 5 (15.15%) Bash Shell
2 4 (12.12%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
2 4 (12.12%) Python
2 4 (12.12%) Jython
3 3 (9.09%) PL/1
4 2 (6.06%) C#
4 2 (6.06%) SQL
5 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) DV Cleared
1 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 4 (12.12%) Oracle Identity Management
2 3 (9.09%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 13 (39.39%) Oracle
2 7 (21.21%) IBM
3 4 (12.12%) SAP
3 4 (12.12%) TIBCO
4 3 (9.09%) AppDynamics
4 3 (9.09%) Siebel
4 3 (9.09%) CA
5 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
5 2 (6.06%) Remedy
6 1 (3.03%) Informatica
6 1 (3.03%) Pegasus
6 1 (3.03%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.03%) JD Edwards