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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Middleware Consultant
Rank 591 568 544
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -24
Contract jobs requiring a Middleware Consultant 16 14 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.027% 0.011%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.032% 0.029% 0.011%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 1
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£450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £325 £450
% change year-on-year
- -27.77%
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
50008 48637 43579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.32% 92.39% 92.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 30924 30184 25017
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
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 1983 2005 2160
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

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 9 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 22 May 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 -26 14 £450 +5.88% 1
London -12 7 £450 +5.88%
East Midlands -6 6 - -
Derbyshire - 6 - -
Chesterfield - 5 - -
Wales - 2 - -
South East - 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 - -
Worthing - 1 - -

Middleware Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 22 (100.00%) Middleware
2 14 (63.64%) WebSphere
3 12 (54.55%) DataPower
4 11 (50.00%) Oracle
4 11 (50.00%) IBM
5 6 (27.27%) AIX
5 6 (27.27%) WebLogic
5 6 (27.27%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 5 (22.73%) Java
6 5 (22.73%) WebSphere MQ
7 4 (18.18%) Oracle Fusion
7 4 (18.18%) Oracle Service Bus
8 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database
8 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (13.64%) Finance
8 3 (13.64%) SOA
8 3 (13.64%) JBoss
9 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
9 2 (9.09%) Perl
9 2 (9.09%) WebLogic Portal
9 2 (9.09%) Linux
9 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (9.09%) J2EE
9 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (9.09%) JIRA
9 2 (9.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (9.09%) Oracle Identity Management
9 2 (9.09%) Open Source
9 2 (9.09%) Bash Shell
9 2 (9.09%) WebCenter

Middleware Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 14 (63.64%) WebSphere
2 6 (27.27%) WebLogic
3 4 (18.18%) Oracle Service Bus
4 3 (13.64%) JBoss
5 2 (9.09%) WebLogic Portal
5 2 (9.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (4.55%) Node.js
6 1 (4.55%) WildFly
6 1 (4.55%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (4.55%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
6 1 (4.55%) Tuxedo
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (4.55%) Documaker
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) HTTP
1 1 (4.55%) HTTPS
1 1 (4.55%) SSL
1 1 (4.55%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Exadata
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) JIRA
2 1 (4.55%) CA Gen
2 1 (4.55%) Selenium
2 1 (4.55%) Introscope
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Banking
2 1 (4.55%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (100.00%) Middleware
2 6 (27.27%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 5 (22.73%) WebSphere MQ
4 4 (18.18%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (9.09%) J2EE
5 2 (9.09%) WebCenter
6 1 (4.55%) AngularJS
6 1 (4.55%) Oracle ADF
6 1 (4.55%) JDBC
6 1 (4.55%) Web Services
6 1 (4.55%) XML
6 1 (4.55%) XSLT
6 1 (4.55%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (54.55%) DataPower
2 2 (9.09%) Open Source
3 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) AIX
2 2 (9.09%) Linux
3 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (4.55%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (13.64%) SOA
2 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (4.55%) Revenue Management
3 1 (4.55%) Test Strategy
3 1 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (4.55%) Waterfall
3 1 (4.55%) Line Management
3 1 (4.55%) Problem Management
3 1 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (4.55%) Stress Testing
3 1 (4.55%) Content Management
3 1 (4.55%) BPEL
3 1 (4.55%) Project Planning
3 1 (4.55%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (4.55%) Configuration Management
3 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
3 1 (4.55%) Security Management
3 1 (4.55%) OO
3 1 (4.55%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) Java
2 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
2 2 (9.09%) Perl
2 2 (9.09%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.55%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
3 1 (4.55%) Jython
3 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
3 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
3 1 (4.55%) SQL
3 1 (4.55%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (4.55%) CA Wily
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (4.55%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 11 (50.00%) Oracle
1 11 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (4.55%) WorldPay
2 1 (4.55%) Pega
2 1 (4.55%) webMethods
2 1 (4.55%) Remedy
2 1 (4.55%) Business Objects
2 1 (4.55%) Adobe
2 1 (4.55%) BEA
2 1 (4.55%) CA
2 1 (4.55%) Informatica