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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Middleware Consultant
Rank 627 623 602
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Middleware Consultant 20 13 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.023% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.025% 0.037%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 3 10
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £402 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £470 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 - £400
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
52732 52894 51448
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.87% 94.71% 94.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 34355 32133 31426
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1512 2114 2112
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%

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 4 May 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 18 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 4 May 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 -15 17 £450 - 2
London -8 5 £378 -16.11% 1
West Midlands - 5 £450 -
Edinburgh - 3 £500 -
Scotland - 3 £500 -
North West - 3 £450 -
South East - 2 £500 - 1
Manchester - 2 £450 -
Hampshire - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 £500 -
Wiltshire - 1 £375 -
Midlands - 1 - -
South West - 1 £375 -
Runcorn - 1 £375 -
Hook - 1 - -
Weybridge - 1 £500 -
Swindon - 1 £375 -
Cheshire - 1 £375 -

Middleware Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 59 (100.00%) Middleware
2 32 (54.24%) IBM
2 32 (54.24%) Web Services
2 32 (54.24%) Unix
3 30 (50.85%) SOAP
4 28 (47.46%) Analytical Skills
5 27 (45.76%) Microsoft
6 26 (44.07%) DataPower
7 25 (42.37%) RESTful
7 25 (42.37%) Windows
7 25 (42.37%) SQL
8 24 (40.68%) Team Foundation Server
8 24 (40.68%) REST
9 16 (27.12%) Oracle
10 14 (23.73%) WebLogic
11 13 (22.03%) Java
11 13 (22.03%) HTTP
11 13 (22.03%) WebSphere
12 10 (16.95%) SOA
13 9 (15.25%) Oracle Fusion
14 8 (13.56%) JBoss
15 7 (11.86%) Apache
15 7 (11.86%) Linux
15 7 (11.86%) Agile Software Development
16 6 (10.17%) Adobe
16 6 (10.17%) Internet
16 6 (10.17%) WebSphere MQ
16 6 (10.17%) WebSphere Application Server
17 5 (8.47%) XML
17 5 (8.47%) Tomcat

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 14 (23.73%) WebLogic
2 13 (22.03%) WebSphere
3 8 (13.56%) JBoss
4 7 (11.86%) Apache
5 6 (10.17%) WebSphere Application Server
6 5 (8.47%) LiveCycle
6 5 (8.47%) Tomcat
7 2 (3.39%) Confluence
7 2 (3.39%) IBM HTTP Server
7 2 (3.39%) IIS
7 2 (3.39%) nginx
7 2 (3.39%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (1.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (1.69%) iPlanet
8 1 (1.69%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (1.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (1.69%) Tuxedo
8 1 (1.69%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (1.69%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
Applications
1 1 (1.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (5.08%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.39%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.39%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (22.03%) HTTP
2 6 (10.17%) Internet
3 5 (8.47%) SSL
4 3 (5.08%) DNS
4 3 (5.08%) FTP
4 3 (5.08%) TCP/IP
5 2 (3.39%) DHCP
5 2 (3.39%) IPsec
6 1 (1.69%) Firewall
6 1 (1.69%) LDAP
6 1 (1.69%) SMTP
6 1 (1.69%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.08%) DB2
1 3 (5.08%) Oracle Database
1 3 (5.08%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.69%) DataStage
2 1 (1.69%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 24 (40.68%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.39%) JIRA
3 1 (1.69%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.69%) Hudson
3 1 (1.69%) Introscope
3 1 (1.69%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.69%) Maven
3 1 (1.69%) Subversion
General
1 2 (3.39%) Finance
1 2 (3.39%) Law
2 1 (1.69%) Retail
2 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (100.00%) Middleware
2 32 (54.24%) Web Services
3 30 (50.85%) SOAP
4 25 (42.37%) RESTful
5 24 (40.68%) REST
6 9 (15.25%) Oracle Fusion
7 6 (10.17%) WebSphere MQ
8 5 (8.47%) XML
9 4 (6.78%) XSD
10 3 (5.08%) EJB
10 3 (5.08%) IBM Integration Bus
10 3 (5.08%) J2EE
10 3 (5.08%) XSLT
11 2 (3.39%) AngularJS
11 2 (3.39%) HTML
11 2 (3.39%) HTML5
11 2 (3.39%) Servlets
11 2 (3.39%) Spring
12 1 (1.69%) JMS
12 1 (1.69%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 28 (47.46%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (44.07%) DataPower
3 5 (8.47%) Clustering
4 3 (5.08%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.39%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.39%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.69%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.69%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 32 (54.24%) Unix
2 25 (42.37%) Windows
3 7 (11.86%) Linux
4 3 (5.08%) AIX
5 2 (3.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.69%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (16.95%) SOA
2 7 (11.86%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (8.47%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (6.78%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (6.78%) Migration
5 3 (5.08%) DevOps
6 2 (3.39%) Automated Testing
6 2 (3.39%) Kanban
6 2 (3.39%) OO
6 2 (3.39%) Scrum
6 2 (3.39%) UML
6 2 (3.39%) Unit Testing
7 1 (1.69%) Data Modelling
7 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (1.69%) ITIL
7 1 (1.69%) MVC
7 1 (1.69%) OOD
7 1 (1.69%) Software Engineering
7 1 (1.69%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (1.69%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (42.37%) SQL
2 13 (22.03%) Java
3 3 (5.08%) Jython
4 2 (3.39%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.69%) Korn
5 1 (1.69%) Perl
5 1 (1.69%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (6.78%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.08%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.39%) Docker
1 2 (3.39%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (3.39%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (5.08%) Puppet
2 2 (3.39%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.69%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 32 (54.24%) IBM
2 27 (45.76%) Microsoft
3 16 (27.12%) Oracle
4 6 (10.17%) Adobe
5 4 (6.78%) Red Hat
6 3 (5.08%) webMethods
7 2 (3.39%) Atlassian
7 2 (3.39%) VMware
8 1 (1.69%) CA
8 1 (1.69%) hybris
8 1 (1.69%) Intel
8 1 (1.69%) SAP
8 1 (1.69%) Sun