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 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware Consultant
Rank 588 567 582
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +15
Contract jobs requiring a Middleware Consultant 24 7 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.043% 0.013% 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.047% 0.014% 0.022%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 4
Average daily rate
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£525 £525 £424
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £505 £381
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £545 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £544 £500 £424
% change year-on-year
+8.75% +17.97%
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
51314 48841 53723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.21% 92.73% 92.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 31055 29011 30174
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £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 1971 2118 2640
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 £40.00 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -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 13 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 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 -5 18 £531 +1.19%
London +12 9 £475 -13.63%
City of London +28 7 £475 -13.63%
South East -5 3 £538 +7.50%
East of England - 3 £575 -
Farnborough - - - -
North West - - - -
Watford - - - -
Worthing - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
West Sussex - - - -

Middleware Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 39 (100.00%) Middleware
2 25 (64.10%) Oracle
3 21 (53.85%) WebLogic
4 20 (51.28%) Oracle Fusion
5 18 (46.15%) WebCenter
6 16 (41.03%) SOA
6 16 (41.03%) Finance
7 14 (35.90%) WebLogic Portal
8 13 (33.33%) Revenue Management
8 13 (33.33%) Billing
9 11 (28.21%) Oracle BI EE
9 11 (28.21%) Oracle BPM
10 10 (25.64%) Oracle Database
11 9 (23.08%) Oracle Identity Management
11 9 (23.08%) Bash Shell
11 9 (23.08%) Oracle Service Bus
11 9 (23.08%) Jython
11 9 (23.08%) JIRA
11 9 (23.08%) IBM
11 9 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (23.08%) Oracle ODI
12 8 (20.51%) Java
12 8 (20.51%) WebSphere
12 8 (20.51%) Oracle Database 11g
12 8 (20.51%) Puppet
13 7 (17.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 7 (17.95%) Build Automation
13 7 (17.95%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
13 7 (17.95%) Oracle RAC
13 7 (17.95%) Release Management

Middleware Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 21 (53.85%) WebLogic
2 14 (35.90%) WebLogic Portal
3 9 (23.08%) Oracle Service Bus
4 8 (20.51%) WebSphere
5 7 (17.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 6 (15.38%) WebSphere Application Server
7 5 (12.82%) IBM HTTP Server
7 5 (12.82%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 5 (12.82%) Apache
8 3 (7.69%) Tomcat
8 3 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (7.69%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
9 2 (5.13%) Oracle Coherence
10 1 (2.56%) TIBCO EMS
10 1 (2.56%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (2.56%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 11 (28.21%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (12.82%) Oracle FAH
2 5 (12.82%) Documaker
3 3 (7.69%) BusinessWorks
3 3 (7.69%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.95%) HTTP
2 6 (15.38%) HTTPS
3 4 (10.26%) SSL
4 3 (7.69%) LDAP
5 1 (2.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (28.21%) Oracle BI EE
2 10 (25.64%) Oracle Database
3 9 (23.08%) Oracle ODI
4 8 (20.51%) Oracle Database 11g
5 7 (17.95%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 3 (7.69%) DB2
Development Applications
1 9 (23.08%) JIRA
2 2 (5.13%) Introscope
3 1 (2.56%) SoapUI
3 1 (2.56%) LoadUI
General
1 16 (41.03%) Finance
2 13 (33.33%) Billing
3 7 (17.95%) Banking
4 4 (10.26%) German Language
5 2 (5.13%) Retail
5 2 (5.13%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (100.00%) Middleware
2 20 (51.28%) Oracle Fusion
3 18 (46.15%) WebCenter
4 6 (15.38%) JDBC
4 6 (15.38%) JMS
5 4 (10.26%) Web Services
5 4 (10.26%) XML
5 4 (10.26%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 3 (7.69%) .NET
6 3 (7.69%) SOAP
7 2 (5.13%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (5.13%) JRockit
7 2 (5.13%) Worklight
7 2 (5.13%) Oracle ADF
8 1 (2.56%) Apache Flex
8 1 (2.56%) XML Messaging
8 1 (2.56%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Clustering
2 3 (7.69%) IBM Mainframe
2 3 (7.69%) Mainframe
3 2 (5.13%) Hedge funds
3 2 (5.13%) PMI
4 1 (2.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.95%) Linux
2 4 (10.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (10.26%) UNIX
3 2 (5.13%) AIX
3 2 (5.13%) SUSE
4 1 (2.56%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.56%) Solaris
4 1 (2.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (41.03%) SOA
2 13 (33.33%) Revenue Management
3 9 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (17.95%) Content Management
4 7 (17.95%) Release Management
4 7 (17.95%) Build Automation
4 7 (17.95%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (7.69%) Unit Testing
5 3 (7.69%) Test Management
5 3 (7.69%) BPEL
5 3 (7.69%) Logistics
5 3 (7.69%) Service Delivery
5 3 (7.69%) UML
5 3 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.13%) Performance Testing
6 2 (5.13%) Load Balancing
6 2 (5.13%) High Availability
7 1 (2.56%) Capacity Management
7 1 (2.56%) Problem Management
7 1 (2.56%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.08%) Jython
1 9 (23.08%) Bash Shell
2 8 (20.51%) Java
3 7 (17.95%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
3 7 (17.95%) Python
4 4 (10.26%) SQL
5 3 (7.69%) PL/1
6 2 (5.13%) Shell Script
6 2 (5.13%) C#
7 1 (2.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (5.13%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.82%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (17.95%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 9 (23.08%) Oracle Identity Management
2 8 (20.51%) Puppet
3 7 (17.95%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 3 (7.69%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 25 (64.10%) Oracle
2 9 (23.08%) IBM
3 6 (15.38%) Siebel
4 4 (10.26%) TIBCO
5 3 (7.69%) Remedy
5 3 (7.69%) JBoss
5 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
5 3 (7.69%) CA
6 1 (2.56%) Pegasus
6 1 (2.56%) Sybase
6 1 (2.56%) 29West
6 1 (2.56%) webMethods