The first table below looks at the demand for the Middleware Developer 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 Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware Developer
Rank 571 547 578
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +31
Contract jobs requiring a Middleware Developer 17 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.019% 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% 0.020% 0.012%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 3
Average daily rate £500 £388 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% +29.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £396 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.71% +32.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51988 44191 56201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.28% 92.47% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 31587 25300 30909
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2072 2201 2627
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -8.90%

Middleware Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Middleware Developer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 17 April 2014.

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 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -28 16 £500 +29.03% 1
London -32 9 £625 +61.29% 1
City of London -14 2 £625 +66.66% 1

Middleware Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Middleware Developer 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 Developer in their job title.

1 24 (100.00%) Middleware
2 20 (83.33%) Java
3 14 (58.33%) Java EE
4 13 (54.17%) Maven
5 12 (50.00%) Subversion
5 12 (50.00%) XML
6 11 (45.83%) Web Services
6 11 (45.83%) Oracle
6 11 (45.83%) RUP
6 11 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (37.50%) SQL
7 9 (37.50%) WebLogic
7 9 (37.50%) UNIX
8 8 (33.33%) OO
8 8 (33.33%) JBoss
8 8 (33.33%) PL/SQL
8 8 (33.33%) JMS
8 8 (33.33%) JSON
8 8 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
8 8 (33.33%) Oracle BPM
9 7 (29.17%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (29.17%) Jenkins
9 7 (29.17%) ActiveMQ
9 7 (29.17%) ClearCase
9 7 (29.17%) UML
10 6 (25.00%) ClearQuest
10 6 (25.00%) TDD
10 6 (25.00%) REST
10 6 (25.00%) Waterfall
11 5 (20.83%) Spring

Middleware Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Middleware Developer 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 Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (37.50%) WebLogic
2 4 (16.67%) Apache
2 4 (16.67%) Confluence
3 2 (8.33%) Tomcat
3 2 (8.33%) WebSphere
4 1 (4.17%) GlassFish
4 1 (4.17%) Jetty
4 1 (4.17%) JCAPS
4 1 (4.17%) MQSeries
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle Service Bus
Business Applications
1 8 (33.33%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) LDAP
1 1 (4.17%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) MySQL
1 3 (12.50%) NoSQL
1 3 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.17%) RDBMS
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle OWB
3 1 (4.17%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 13 (54.17%) Maven
2 12 (50.00%) Subversion
3 7 (29.17%) Jenkins
3 7 (29.17%) ClearCase
4 6 (25.00%) ClearQuest
5 4 (16.67%) Git (software)
5 4 (16.67%) JIRA
6 3 (12.50%) JUnit
7 2 (8.33%) Ant
7 2 (8.33%) Eclipse
7 2 (8.33%) jMock
7 2 (8.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (4.17%) JDeveloper
8 1 (4.17%) CruiseControl
General
1 4 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Front Office
3 1 (4.17%) Financial Institution
3 1 (4.17%) Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (100.00%) Middleware
2 14 (58.33%) Java EE
3 12 (50.00%) XML
4 11 (45.83%) Web Services
5 8 (33.33%) JSON
5 8 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
5 8 (33.33%) JMS
6 7 (29.17%) ActiveMQ
7 6 (25.00%) REST
8 5 (20.83%) Spring
8 5 (20.83%) SOAP
8 5 (20.83%) XSD
9 4 (16.67%) J2EE
9 4 (16.67%) XSLT
9 4 (16.67%) JAXB
9 4 (16.67%) OSGi
9 4 (16.67%) Apache Camel
10 3 (12.50%) CSS3
10 3 (12.50%) HornetQ
10 3 (12.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Open Source
2 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.17%) N-Tier
2 1 (4.17%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 9 (37.50%) UNIX
2 5 (20.83%) Linux
3 2 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) RUP
1 11 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (33.33%) OO
3 7 (29.17%) UML
3 7 (29.17%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 6 (25.00%) TDD
5 5 (20.83%) Configuration Management
6 4 (16.67%) Scrum
6 4 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
6 4 (16.67%) Release Management
6 4 (16.67%) Pair Programming
6 4 (16.67%) DSDM
7 3 (12.50%) SOA
7 3 (12.50%) Web Development
8 2 (8.33%) BDD
8 2 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (8.33%) Change Control
8 2 (8.33%) Agile Project Management
8 2 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (83.33%) Java
2 9 (37.50%) SQL
3 8 (33.33%) PL/SQL
4 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 3 (12.50%) XPath
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (45.83%) Oracle
2 8 (33.33%) JBoss
3 4 (16.67%) Atlassian
4 3 (12.50%) Fidessa
4 3 (12.50%) Bloomberg
5 2 (8.33%) TIBCO
5 2 (8.33%) Sybase
5 2 (8.33%) Murex
6 1 (4.17%) Sun
6 1 (4.17%) InterSystems
6 1 (4.17%) ION Trading
City of London
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Rate: £600 - £650 per annum
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