The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Middleware Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Middleware Developer
Rank 609 624 619
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Middleware Developer 41 31 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.076% 0.053% 0.028%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.080% 0.056% 0.030%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 19 8
Median daily rate £413 £400 £469
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -14.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £385 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £411 £385 £469
% change year-on-year
+6.81% -17.86%
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
51405 55416 53365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.83% 94.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 33502 35230 32266
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1639 2066 2092
Median hourly rate £16.58 £17.25 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.89% +1.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Middleware Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Middleware Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Middleware Developer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Middleware Developer within the UK.

Middleware Developer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Middleware Developer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Middleware Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 25 August 2016.

Middleware Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Middleware Developer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Middleware Developer within the UK.

Middleware Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Middleware Developer
Top 29 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 25 August 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 +3 40 £411 +2.81% 9
London -17 14 £438 - 3
North West +21 12 £415 +3.75% 1
Lancashire - 7 £418 -
Buckinghamshire - 5 £355 -
Milton Keynes - 5 £355 -
Blackpool - 5 £415 -
South East - 5 £355 -
City of London +38 4 - - 1
East Midlands +1 4 £355 -
Cheshire - 3 £400 -
Leicestershire - 3 £355 -
Leicester - 3 £355 -
Yorkshire +5 2 £444 +1.42%
West Midlands - 2 £375 - 2
Leeds - 2 £444 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £444 -
Warrington - 2 £400 -
Lytham St Annes - 2 £450 -
East of England +6 1 £250 -35.06% 1
Manchester -3 1 - - 1
Merseyside - 1 - -
Coventry - 1 £375 - 1
Chester - 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
Nottingham - 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 £625 -
Scotland - 1 £625 -
Norfolk - 1 £250 -

Middleware Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, Middleware Developer 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 Developer in the job title.

1 102 (100.00%) Middleware
2 47 (46.08%) WebSphere
3 45 (44.12%) Java
4 41 (40.20%) Oracle
5 32 (31.37%) IBM
5 32 (31.37%) IBM Integration Bus
6 31 (30.39%) Unix
7 28 (27.45%) Web Services
8 26 (25.49%) Agile Software Development
9 25 (24.51%) Linux
10 24 (23.53%) webMethods
11 23 (22.55%) XML
11 23 (22.55%) DataPower
12 22 (21.57%) WebSphere MQ
13 21 (20.59%) Shell Script
14 20 (19.61%) SQL
15 17 (16.67%) J2EE
15 17 (16.67%) XSLT
16 16 (15.69%) SOAP
16 16 (15.69%) Finance
17 15 (14.71%) Intel
18 14 (13.73%) SOA
18 14 (13.73%) Subversion
18 14 (13.73%) Oracle Database
19 13 (12.75%) AIX
19 13 (12.75%) .NET
20 11 (10.78%) C#
20 11 (10.78%) WebLogic
20 11 (10.78%) JMS
20 11 (10.78%) SSL

Middleware Developer 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 47 (46.08%) WebSphere
2 11 (10.78%) WebLogic
3 9 (8.82%) WebSphere Application Server
4 7 (6.86%) SharePoint
5 6 (5.88%) Oracle Service Bus
5 6 (5.88%) Tuxedo
6 4 (3.92%) Apache
7 3 (2.94%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 3 (2.94%) IBM HTTP Server
7 3 (2.94%) JBoss
8 2 (1.96%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (1.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (1.96%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.96%) TPMS
8 2 (1.96%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (0.98%) IBM Transformation Extender
Business Applications
1 3 (2.94%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.98%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.98%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (0.98%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.90%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.78%) SSL
2 8 (7.84%) DNS
3 6 (5.88%) Firewall
4 2 (1.96%) FTP
5 1 (0.98%) Internet
5 1 (0.98%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (13.73%) Oracle Database
2 10 (9.80%) SQL Server
3 9 (8.82%) DB2
3 9 (8.82%) NoSQL
4 8 (7.84%) RDBMS
4 8 (7.84%) Relational Database
4 8 (7.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 8 (7.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (7.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (3.92%) Couchbase
5 4 (3.92%) CouchDB
6 3 (2.94%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.98%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.98%) MySQL
7 1 (0.98%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.98%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 14 (13.73%) Subversion
2 8 (7.84%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 5 (4.90%) Eclipse
3 5 (4.90%) Visual Studio
4 4 (3.92%) JUnit
5 3 (2.94%) JDeveloper
5 3 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.96%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.96%) Introscope
6 2 (1.96%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.96%) JIRA
7 1 (0.98%) Gradle
7 1 (0.98%) Grunt
7 1 (0.98%) gulp
7 1 (0.98%) Maven
7 1 (0.98%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.98%) Selenium
7 1 (0.98%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.98%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 16 (15.69%) Finance
2 9 (8.82%) Retail
3 8 (7.84%) Financial Institution
4 5 (4.90%) Banking
5 2 (1.96%) Back Office
5 2 (1.96%) Front Office
5 2 (1.96%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.98%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (100.00%) Middleware
2 32 (31.37%) IBM Integration Bus
3 28 (27.45%) Web Services
4 23 (22.55%) XML
5 22 (21.57%) WebSphere MQ
6 17 (16.67%) J2EE
6 17 (16.67%) XSLT
7 16 (15.69%) SOAP
8 13 (12.75%) .NET
9 11 (10.78%) JMS
9 11 (10.78%) REST
9 11 (10.78%) RESTful
10 6 (5.88%) ActiveMQ
10 6 (5.88%) Akka
10 6 (5.88%) Apache Camel
10 6 (5.88%) FpML
10 6 (5.88%) Spring
11 5 (4.90%) EJB
11 5 (4.90%) Hibernate
11 5 (4.90%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 23 (22.55%) DataPower
2 8 (7.84%) Equities
2 8 (7.84%) Fixed Income
3 7 (6.86%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.92%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (3.92%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.94%) Virtual Team
6 2 (1.96%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.96%) IVR
7 1 (0.98%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.98%) Clustering
7 1 (0.98%) FMCG
7 1 (0.98%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.98%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.98%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 31 (30.39%) Unix
2 25 (24.51%) Linux
3 13 (12.75%) AIX
4 10 (9.80%) Windows
5 9 (8.82%) Solaris
6 8 (7.84%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 7 (6.86%) VME
8 6 (5.88%) Oracle Linux
8 6 (5.88%) SUSE
9 5 (4.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.98%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.98%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.98%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (25.49%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (13.73%) SOA
3 9 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (7.84%) Asset Management
4 8 (7.84%) Data Modelling
4 8 (7.84%) ITIL
5 6 (5.88%) Continuous Delivery
5 6 (5.88%) Load Balancing
6 4 (3.92%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (3.92%) ERP
6 4 (3.92%) ETL
6 4 (3.92%) Open Source
7 3 (2.94%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (2.94%) DevOps
7 3 (2.94%) Integration Testing
7 3 (2.94%) Migration
7 3 (2.94%) MVC
7 3 (2.94%) Software Engineering
7 3 (2.94%) TDD
7 3 (2.94%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 45 (44.12%) Java
2 21 (20.59%) Shell Script
3 20 (19.61%) SQL
4 11 (10.78%) C#
5 10 (9.80%) Perl
6 9 (8.82%) Bash Shell
7 8 (7.84%) C
7 8 (7.84%) COBOL
8 6 (5.88%) PL/SQL
9 5 (4.90%) Scala
10 3 (2.94%) PHP
11 2 (1.96%) Python
11 2 (1.96%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
12 1 (0.98%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 11 (10.78%) Security Cleared
2 10 (9.80%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.94%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.98%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.96%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.98%) NDS
2 1 (0.98%) NetIQ eDirectory
2 1 (0.98%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 1 (0.98%) Oracle Identity Management
1 1 (0.98%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 41 (40.20%) Oracle
2 32 (31.37%) IBM
3 24 (23.53%) webMethods
4 15 (14.71%) Intel
5 10 (9.80%) Microsoft
6 8 (7.84%) Apigee
6 8 (7.84%) Serena
7 7 (6.86%) Red Hat
8 6 (5.88%) Software AG
9 5 (4.90%) ICL
10 4 (3.92%) Micro Focus
11 3 (2.94%) Adobe
11 3 (2.94%) ATG
11 3 (2.94%) CA
11 3 (2.94%) TIBCO
12 2 (1.96%) BEA
12 2 (1.96%) SAP
12 2 (1.96%) Sybase
13 1 (0.98%) IBM Sterling
13 1 (0.98%) Novell