The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Middleware Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Middleware Consultant
Rank 624 618 610
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Middleware Consultant 14 25 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.045% 0.048%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.047% 0.051%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 13
Median daily rate £500 £480 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +1.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £444 £395
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £516 £548
UK excluding London median daily rate £520 £435 £544
% change year-on-year
+19.54% -20.00%
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
50636 53208 51071
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.70% 94.78% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 32918 33454 31276
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.75% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1521 2018 2067
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

Middleware Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Middleware Consultant in the job title.

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 1 July 2016.

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 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 1 July 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 -6 9 £436 -9.11% 1
London -13 5 £325 -38.09%
Scotland -20 5 £625 -
Edinburgh - 5 £625 -
West Yorkshire +4 2 £520 -
Yorkshire +2 2 £520 -
Leeds -3 2 £520 -
City of London +31 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £400 -
Midlands - 1 - -
North West - 1 £400 -

Middleware Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, Middleware Consultant 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 Consultant in the job title.

1 44 (100.00%) Middleware
2 23 (52.27%) Web Services
3 22 (50.00%) IBM
4 21 (47.73%) SOAP
4 21 (47.73%) Analytical Skills
5 20 (45.45%) Unix
6 17 (38.64%) Microsoft
6 17 (38.64%) DataPower
7 16 (36.36%) RESTful
7 16 (36.36%) Windows
7 16 (36.36%) SQL
8 15 (34.09%) REST
8 15 (34.09%) Team Foundation Server
9 13 (29.55%) WebLogic
10 12 (27.27%) Java
11 11 (25.00%) Oracle
11 11 (25.00%) WebSphere
12 8 (18.18%) Tomcat
12 8 (18.18%) HTTP
13 7 (15.91%) JBoss
13 7 (15.91%) Oracle Fusion
14 6 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
14 6 (13.64%) SOA
14 6 (13.64%) webMethods
14 6 (13.64%) DevOps
15 5 (11.36%) Agile Software Development
16 4 (9.09%) Hibernate
16 4 (9.09%) Spring
16 4 (9.09%) Java EE
16 4 (9.09%) Security Cleared

Middleware Consultant 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 13 (29.55%) WebLogic
2 11 (25.00%) WebSphere
3 8 (18.18%) Tomcat
4 7 (15.91%) JBoss
5 4 (9.09%) Apache
5 4 (9.09%) WebLogic Portal
6 3 (6.82%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (4.55%) Confluence
7 2 (4.55%) IIS
7 2 (4.55%) LiveCycle
7 2 (4.55%) nginx
8 1 (2.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (2.27%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (2.27%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (2.27%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
Business Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (4.55%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (2.27%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (18.18%) HTTP
2 4 (9.09%) FTP
3 3 (6.82%) DNS
3 3 (6.82%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.55%) DHCP
4 2 (4.55%) Internet
4 2 (4.55%) IPsec
4 2 (4.55%) SSL
5 1 (2.27%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (2.27%) SMTP
5 1 (2.27%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.82%) Oracle Database
1 3 (6.82%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (4.55%) DB2
3 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.27%) DataStage
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle Discoverer
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle Exadata
3 1 (2.27%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (34.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.55%) JIRA
3 1 (2.27%) Maven
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (2.27%) Subversion
General
1 3 (6.82%) Finance
2 2 (4.55%) Law
3 1 (2.27%) Banking
3 1 (2.27%) Retail
3 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (100.00%) Middleware
2 23 (52.27%) Web Services
3 21 (47.73%) SOAP
4 16 (36.36%) RESTful
5 15 (34.09%) REST
6 7 (15.91%) Oracle Fusion
7 4 (9.09%) Hibernate
7 4 (9.09%) Java EE
7 4 (9.09%) Spring
7 4 (9.09%) Struts
7 4 (9.09%) WebSphere MQ
7 4 (9.09%) XML
7 4 (9.09%) XSD
8 3 (6.82%) EJB
8 3 (6.82%) IBM Integration Bus
8 3 (6.82%) J2EE
8 3 (6.82%) XSLT
9 2 (4.55%) Servlets
10 1 (2.27%) JMS
10 1 (2.27%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 21 (47.73%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (38.64%) DataPower
3 3 (6.82%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle Exalogic
Operating Systems
1 20 (45.45%) Unix
2 16 (36.36%) Windows
3 4 (9.09%) Linux
4 2 (4.55%) AIX
5 1 (2.27%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (13.64%) DevOps
1 6 (13.64%) SOA
2 5 (11.36%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (9.09%) OO
3 4 (9.09%) OOD
3 4 (9.09%) Open Source
4 3 (6.82%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (4.55%) Automated Testing
5 2 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (4.55%) Business Process Mapping
5 2 (4.55%) CRM
5 2 (4.55%) Kanban
5 2 (4.55%) Migration
5 2 (4.55%) People Management
5 2 (4.55%) Unit Testing
6 1 (2.27%) Business Activity Monitoring
6 1 (2.27%) Business Transformation
6 1 (2.27%) Performance Optimisation
6 1 (2.27%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 16 (36.36%) SQL
2 12 (27.27%) Java
3 1 (2.27%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.55%) Docker
1 2 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (4.55%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (6.82%) Puppet
2 2 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 22 (50.00%) IBM
2 17 (38.64%) Microsoft
3 11 (25.00%) Oracle
4 6 (13.64%) webMethods
5 4 (9.09%) Red Hat
6 3 (6.82%) Adobe
6 3 (6.82%) SAP
7 2 (4.55%) Atlassian
7 2 (4.55%) VMware
8 1 (2.27%) hybris
8 1 (2.27%) Intel