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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Middleware Consultant
Rank 634 647 611
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -36
Contract jobs requiring a Middleware Consultant 14 13 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.022% 0.042%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.024% 0.045%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 9
Median daily rate £400 £425 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £218 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £600 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £538
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -23.25%
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
50559 55175 53302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.96% 93.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 33062 35242 32521
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1693 2081 2120
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.37 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 28 September 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 8 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 28 September 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 +26 14 £400 -5.88% 4
London -5 7 £413 -31.25% 3
North West - 4 £400 -
Manchester - 4 £400 -
South East +17 2 £500 -
Yorkshire +6 1 £400 +86.04%
North Yorkshire - 1 £400 -
Hampshire - 1 £500 -

Middleware Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 29 (100.00%) Middleware
2 12 (41.38%) JBoss
2 12 (41.38%) WebSphere
3 10 (34.48%) Java
3 10 (34.48%) WebLogic
4 9 (31.03%) Oracle
4 9 (31.03%) Red Hat
5 7 (24.14%) IBM
5 7 (24.14%) WebSphere MQ
5 7 (24.14%) Tomcat
5 7 (24.14%) Banking
5 7 (24.14%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (17.24%) Jenkins
6 5 (17.24%) Linux
6 5 (17.24%) HTTP
6 5 (17.24%) WebSphere Application Server
6 5 (17.24%) Clustering
6 5 (17.24%) webMethods
7 4 (13.79%) WebLogic Portal
7 4 (13.79%) Hibernate
7 4 (13.79%) Struts
7 4 (13.79%) Web Services
7 4 (13.79%) XML
7 4 (13.79%) OOD
7 4 (13.79%) Eclipse
7 4 (13.79%) OO
7 4 (13.79%) DevOps
7 4 (13.79%) Open Source
7 4 (13.79%) Spring
7 4 (13.79%) Java EE

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 12 (41.38%) JBoss
1 12 (41.38%) WebSphere
2 10 (34.48%) WebLogic
3 7 (24.14%) Tomcat
4 5 (17.24%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (13.79%) WebLogic Portal
6 3 (10.34%) Apache
6 3 (10.34%) Oracle Service Bus
7 2 (6.90%) Confluence
7 2 (6.90%) IIS
8 1 (3.45%) IBM Transformation Extender
8 1 (3.45%) LiveCycle
Business Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Oracle Retail
2 2 (6.90%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (3.45%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) HTTP
2 2 (6.90%) DDNS
2 2 (6.90%) DHCP
2 2 (6.90%) DNS
2 2 (6.90%) FTP
2 2 (6.90%) SSL
3 1 (3.45%) Internet
3 1 (3.45%) PuTTY
3 1 (3.45%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) Oracle Database
1 3 (10.34%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (10.34%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (3.45%) DataStage
2 1 (3.45%) MySQL
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Discoverer
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Exadata
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Jenkins
2 4 (13.79%) Eclipse
3 3 (10.34%) Hudson
4 2 (6.90%) JIRA
4 2 (6.90%) VisualVM
5 1 (3.45%) JConsole
5 1 (3.45%) Maven
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle APEX
General
1 7 (24.14%) Banking
2 3 (10.34%) Publishing
2 3 (10.34%) Retail
3 2 (6.90%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (100.00%) Middleware
2 7 (24.14%) WebSphere MQ
3 4 (13.79%) Hibernate
3 4 (13.79%) Java EE
3 4 (13.79%) Spring
3 4 (13.79%) Struts
3 4 (13.79%) Web Services
3 4 (13.79%) XML
4 3 (10.34%) ActiveMQ
4 3 (10.34%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (10.34%) XSD
5 2 (6.90%) IBM Integration Bus
5 2 (6.90%) J2EE
6 1 (3.45%) Apache Camel
6 1 (3.45%) JMS
6 1 (3.45%) JMX
6 1 (3.45%) RESTful
6 1 (3.45%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Clustering
2 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.90%) Grid Computing
3 1 (3.45%) DataPower
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle Exalogic
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.24%) Linux
2 2 (6.90%) Unix
2 2 (6.90%) Windows
3 1 (3.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (13.79%) DevOps
2 4 (13.79%) OO
2 4 (13.79%) OOD
2 4 (13.79%) Open Source
3 3 (10.34%) Business Analysis
3 3 (10.34%) Functional Testing
3 3 (10.34%) Mentoring
3 3 (10.34%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (10.34%) SOA
3 3 (10.34%) TDD
4 2 (6.90%) Business Process Mapping
4 2 (6.90%) CRM
4 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Modelling
4 2 (6.90%) High Availability
4 2 (6.90%) People Management
4 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.45%) Data Modelling
5 1 (3.45%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 10 (34.48%) Java
2 3 (10.34%) PL/SQL
2 3 (10.34%) SQL
3 2 (6.90%) C
4 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.45%) Jython
4 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.45%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Identity Management
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Identity Manager
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 9 (31.03%) Oracle
1 9 (31.03%) Red Hat
2 7 (24.14%) IBM
3 5 (17.24%) webMethods
4 2 (6.90%) MuleSoft
4 2 (6.90%) SAP
4 2 (6.90%) Splunk
5 1 (3.45%) Adobe
5 1 (3.45%) Apigee
5 1 (3.45%) F5
5 1 (3.45%) Informatica
5 1 (3.45%) TIBCO
5 1 (3.45%) VMware