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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Middleware Developer
Rank 589 616 590
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -26
Contract jobs requiring a Middleware Developer 54 30 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.100% 0.053% 0.024%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.056% 0.026%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 24 7
Median daily rate £415 £400 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £350 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £385 £463
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -16.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £47.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £47.00 -

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
51263 53972 50323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.78% 94.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 33277 34146 30521
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1541 2015 2042
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.85 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.08
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.49%

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 24 July 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 28 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 24 July 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 +6 51 £413 +3.12% 4
London +9 18 £450 +2.85% 1
North West +8 14 £415 +3.75%
South East 0 10 £378 -23.35% 1
Milton Keynes - 9 £378 -
Buckinghamshire - 9 £378 -
Lancashire - 7 £418 -
Blackpool - 5 £415 -
Manchester -8 4 £318 -20.62%
City of London +47 3 - -
East Midlands +4 3 £355 -
Edinburgh - 3 £550 -
Scotland - 3 £550 -
Leicester - 3 £355 -
Leicestershire - 3 £355 -
Cheshire - 3 £400 -
Yorkshire +4 2 £470 +7.42%
West Midlands - 2 £375 - 1
West Yorkshire - 2 £470 -
Warrington - 2 £400 -
Lytham St Annes - 2 £450 -
East of England +8 1 £250 -35.06% 1
Coventry - 1 £375 -
Midlands - 1 - -
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
Chester - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 £475 -
Norfolk - 1 £250 -

Middleware Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 121 (100.00%) Middleware
2 56 (46.28%) Java
3 52 (42.98%) WebSphere
4 44 (36.36%) Oracle
5 38 (31.40%) IBM
6 36 (29.75%) Linux
7 35 (28.93%) Unix
8 33 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
9 32 (26.45%) IBM Integration Bus
10 30 (24.79%) Web Services
11 28 (23.14%) XML
12 24 (19.83%) webMethods
12 24 (19.83%) DataPower
13 23 (19.01%) Subversion
13 23 (19.01%) SQL
14 22 (18.18%) WebSphere MQ
15 21 (17.36%) Shell Script
16 19 (15.70%) RESTful
17 18 (14.88%) Finance
17 18 (14.88%) J2EE
18 17 (14.05%) SOAP
18 17 (14.05%) XSLT
18 17 (14.05%) SOA
19 16 (13.22%) AIX
20 15 (12.40%) Red Hat
21 14 (11.57%) NoSQL
21 14 (11.57%) Intel
21 14 (11.57%) JMS
21 14 (11.57%) WebLogic
22 13 (10.74%) C

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 52 (42.98%) WebSphere
2 14 (11.57%) WebLogic
3 9 (7.44%) Oracle Service Bus
3 9 (7.44%) Tuxedo
3 9 (7.44%) WebSphere Application Server
4 6 (4.96%) JBoss
4 6 (4.96%) SharePoint
5 5 (4.13%) Tomcat
6 4 (3.31%) Apache
6 4 (3.31%) TPMS
7 3 (2.48%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 3 (2.48%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (2.48%) IBM HTTP Server
7 3 (2.48%) IIS
8 2 (1.65%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (0.83%) IBM Transformation Extender
9 1 (0.83%) JCAPS
9 1 (0.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 7 (5.79%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (1.65%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.83%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.83%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.96%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (2.48%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.48%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (10.74%) SSL
2 9 (7.44%) DNS
3 7 (5.79%) Firewall
4 3 (2.48%) FTP
4 3 (2.48%) HTTP
5 1 (0.83%) Internet
5 1 (0.83%) LDAP
5 1 (0.83%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (11.57%) NoSQL
2 13 (10.74%) Oracle Database
3 12 (9.92%) Relational Database
4 11 (9.09%) SQL Server
5 9 (7.44%) DB2
6 7 (5.79%) Couchbase
6 7 (5.79%) CouchDB
6 7 (5.79%) RDBMS
6 7 (5.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (5.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (5.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (2.48%) MySQL
8 2 (1.65%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.83%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (0.83%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.83%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 23 (19.01%) Subversion
2 8 (6.61%) Eclipse
2 8 (6.61%) Visual Studio
3 7 (5.79%) JDeveloper
3 7 (5.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 6 (4.96%) Git (software)
4 6 (4.96%) JUnit
5 4 (3.31%) Jenkins
5 4 (3.31%) JIRA
6 3 (2.48%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.65%) Introscope
7 2 (1.65%) jMock
8 1 (0.83%) Grunt
8 1 (0.83%) gulp
8 1 (0.83%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.83%) Selenium
8 1 (0.83%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 18 (14.88%) Finance
2 9 (7.44%) Retail
3 8 (6.61%) Banking
4 7 (5.79%) Financial Institution
5 4 (3.31%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.48%) Front Office
7 2 (1.65%) Back Office
8 1 (0.83%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (100.00%) Middleware
2 32 (26.45%) IBM Integration Bus
3 30 (24.79%) Web Services
4 28 (23.14%) XML
5 22 (18.18%) WebSphere MQ
6 19 (15.70%) RESTful
7 18 (14.88%) J2EE
8 17 (14.05%) SOAP
8 17 (14.05%) XSLT
9 14 (11.57%) JMS
10 13 (10.74%) REST
10 13 (10.74%) Spring
11 12 (9.92%) .NET
12 9 (7.44%) Akka
12 9 (7.44%) Apache Camel
12 9 (7.44%) Oracle Fusion
13 8 (6.61%) ActiveMQ
13 8 (6.61%) Hibernate
13 8 (6.61%) Java EE
13 8 (6.61%) JAX-WS
Miscellaneous
1 24 (19.83%) DataPower
2 11 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (7.44%) Fixed Income
4 7 (5.79%) Equities
4 7 (5.79%) Mobile App
4 7 (5.79%) Virtual Team
5 6 (4.96%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (4.13%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.65%) Device Driver
7 2 (1.65%) Digital TV
7 2 (1.65%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (1.65%) IVR
7 2 (1.65%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.65%) STB
8 1 (0.83%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.83%) Clustering
8 1 (0.83%) FMCG
8 1 (0.83%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.83%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 36 (29.75%) Linux
2 35 (28.93%) Unix
3 16 (13.22%) AIX
4 13 (10.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (10.74%) Windows
5 10 (8.26%) VME
6 9 (7.44%) Solaris
6 9 (7.44%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 7 (5.79%) Oracle Linux
7 7 (5.79%) SUSE
8 4 (3.31%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.83%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (14.05%) SOA
3 9 (7.44%) ERP
3 9 (7.44%) ITIL
3 9 (7.44%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (7.44%) TDD
4 7 (5.79%) Asset Management
4 7 (5.79%) Continuous Delivery
4 7 (5.79%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (5.79%) Data Modelling
4 7 (5.79%) Load Balancing
5 6 (4.96%) OO
6 5 (4.13%) EAI
6 5 (4.13%) ETL
7 4 (3.31%) BDD
7 4 (3.31%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (3.31%) Integration Testing
7 4 (3.31%) Migration
7 4 (3.31%) Open Source
7 4 (3.31%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 56 (46.28%) Java
2 23 (19.01%) SQL
3 21 (17.36%) Shell Script
4 13 (10.74%) C
5 12 (9.92%) C#
6 11 (9.09%) COBOL
7 10 (8.26%) Bash Shell
8 9 (7.44%) Perl
8 9 (7.44%) PL/SQL
9 8 (6.61%) Scala
10 4 (3.31%) Python
11 3 (2.48%) JavaScript
11 3 (2.48%) PHP
12 2 (1.65%) C++
12 2 (1.65%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
13 1 (0.83%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 12 (9.92%) Security Cleared
2 10 (8.26%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.13%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (3.31%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.65%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.65%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.83%) NDS
2 1 (0.83%) NetIQ eDirectory
2 1 (0.83%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 1 (0.83%) Oracle Identity Management
1 1 (0.83%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 44 (36.36%) Oracle
2 38 (31.40%) IBM
3 24 (19.83%) webMethods
4 15 (12.40%) Red Hat
5 14 (11.57%) Intel
6 9 (7.44%) Microsoft
7 8 (6.61%) Apigee
7 8 (6.61%) ICL
8 7 (5.79%) Serena
8 7 (5.79%) Software AG
9 6 (4.96%) CA
9 6 (4.96%) Micro Focus
10 4 (3.31%) Sybase
11 3 (2.48%) Adobe
11 3 (2.48%) ATG
11 3 (2.48%) TIBCO
12 2 (1.65%) BEA
12 2 (1.65%) Murex
12 2 (1.65%) SAP
13 1 (0.83%) Novell