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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Middleware Consultant
Rank 611 592 581
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Middleware Consultant 14 24 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.043% 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.026% 0.047% 0.014%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 2
Average daily rate
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£456 £525 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.09% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £475 £505
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £544 £500
% change year-on-year
-26.43% +8.75%
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
54347 51343 48877
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.79% 92.32% 92.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 34673 31061 29030
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2003 1976 2120
Average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Middleware Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Middleware Consultant Daily Rate Histogram 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 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 Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 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 -20 10 £525 -1.17% 4
London +15 6 £600 +26.31% 1
Wales -4 3 £413 -8.33%
South Wales -9 3 £413 -8.33%
Cardiff -10 3 £413 -
City of London -1 2 £563 +18.42% 1
Leeds - 2 £215 - 2
West Yorkshire - 2 £215 - 2
Yorkshire - 2 £215 - 2
South East -21 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Bracknell - 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 £488 -
Scotland - 1 £488 -

Middleware Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 30 (100.00%) Middleware
2 15 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 15 (50.00%) DataPower
2 15 (50.00%) Oracle
3 14 (46.67%) IBM
4 8 (26.67%) WebLogic
4 8 (26.67%) Oracle Fusion
5 7 (23.33%) Oracle Service Bus
6 6 (20.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 6 (20.00%) UNIX
6 6 (20.00%) AIX
7 5 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
8 4 (13.33%) WebLogic Portal
8 4 (13.33%) SOA
8 4 (13.33%) ITIL
8 4 (13.33%) Oracle Identity Management
9 3 (10.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 3 (10.00%) Oracle Database
9 3 (10.00%) New Relic
9 3 (10.00%) AppDynamics
9 3 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (10.00%) WebCenter
9 3 (10.00%) CA Single Sign-On
9 3 (10.00%) Service Management
9 3 (10.00%) Identity Management
9 3 (10.00%) Finance
9 3 (10.00%) Apache
9 3 (10.00%) CA
9 3 (10.00%) Linux
10 2 (6.67%) JBoss

Middleware Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 15 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 8 (26.67%) WebLogic
3 7 (23.33%) Oracle Service Bus
4 4 (13.33%) WebLogic Portal
5 3 (10.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (10.00%) Apache
6 2 (6.67%) JBoss
7 1 (3.33%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (3.33%) WildFly
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (10.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Exadata
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (3.33%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) CA Gen
General
1 3 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (100.00%) Middleware
2 8 (26.67%) Oracle Fusion
3 6 (20.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 5 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
5 3 (10.00%) WebCenter
6 2 (6.67%) REST
6 2 (6.67%) WSRP
6 2 (6.67%) SOAP
6 2 (6.67%) Web Services
6 2 (6.67%) XML
6 2 (6.67%) XSD
6 2 (6.67%) XSLT
6 2 (6.67%) JMS
6 2 (6.67%) WSDL
7 1 (3.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (50.00%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.00%) UNIX
1 6 (20.00%) AIX
2 3 (10.00%) Linux
3 2 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (13.33%) ITIL
1 4 (13.33%) SOA
2 3 (10.00%) Identity Management
2 3 (10.00%) Service Management
3 2 (6.67%) BPEL
3 2 (6.67%) B2B
3 2 (6.67%) Problem Management
3 2 (6.67%) Integration Testing
3 2 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (3.33%) Line Management
4 1 (3.33%) Investment Management
4 1 (3.33%) Open Source
4 1 (3.33%) Waterfall
4 1 (3.33%) Test Strategy
4 1 (3.33%) Configuration Management
4 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (3.33%) OO
4 1 (3.33%) RUP
4 1 (3.33%) Data Modelling
4 1 (3.33%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) Java
1 1 (3.33%) Perl
1 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL
1 1 (3.33%) SQL
1 1 (3.33%) Shell Script
1 1 (3.33%) Jython
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) Oracle Identity Management
2 3 (10.00%) CA Single Sign-On
3 2 (6.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 15 (50.00%) Oracle
2 14 (46.67%) IBM
3 3 (10.00%) CA
3 3 (10.00%) New Relic
3 3 (10.00%) AppDynamics
4 1 (3.33%) Informatica
4 1 (3.33%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.33%) webMethods
4 1 (3.33%) Pega
4 1 (3.33%) Adobe
4 1 (3.33%) BEA
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