The table below looks at the statistics 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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Middleware Developer
Rank 595 595 569
Rank change year-on-year
0 -26
Contract jobs requiring a Middleware Developer 31 17 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.060% 0.033% 0.038%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.064% 0.035% 0.041%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 8 10
Average daily rate £475 £478 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.52% +19.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £314 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -6.25%
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
48618 48918 46871
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.46% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 31219 30411 27715
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1735 1925 2068
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.84 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.95% -3.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 10 February 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 16 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 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +11 31 £475 -0.52% 7
London +22 23 £475 -13.63% 4
City of London - 5 £475 - 2
North West -15 3 £300 -
East Midlands - 3 - -
Leicester - 3 - -
Leicestershire - 3 - -
Lancashire - 2 £300 -
South East +17 1 £495 - 2
Oxfordshire +5 1 £495 -
Yorkshire -21 1 - -
Manchester - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Blackpool - 1 £300 -
Lytham St Annes - 1 - -

Middleware Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 56 (100.00%) Middleware
2 32 (57.14%) Java
3 29 (51.79%) Oracle
4 22 (39.29%) Web Services
5 18 (32.14%) Unix
6 17 (30.36%) XML
7 15 (26.79%) Finance
7 15 (26.79%) SOA
8 14 (25.00%) XSLT
8 14 (25.00%) Banking
8 14 (25.00%) Oracle Service Bus
8 14 (25.00%) Oracle Fusion
9 13 (23.21%) WebSphere
9 13 (23.21%) JMS
9 13 (23.21%) WebLogic
10 12 (21.43%) Oracle Database
11 11 (19.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 11 (19.64%) IBM Integration Bus
11 11 (19.64%) Linux
12 10 (17.86%) SQL Server
13 9 (16.07%) Solaris
13 9 (16.07%) IBM
13 9 (16.07%) Subversion
13 9 (16.07%) Agile Software Development
14 8 (14.29%) Investment Banking
14 8 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
14 8 (14.29%) SOAP
15 7 (12.50%) XSD
15 7 (12.50%) Sybase
15 7 (12.50%) JavaScript

Middleware Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 14 (25.00%) Oracle Service Bus
2 13 (23.21%) WebLogic
2 13 (23.21%) WebSphere
3 11 (19.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 6 (10.71%) JBoss
5 5 (8.93%) Tuxedo
6 4 (7.14%) Apache
6 4 (7.14%) JCAPS
6 4 (7.14%) MQSeries
6 4 (7.14%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 4 (7.14%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (5.36%) AquaLogic
7 3 (5.36%) Oracle Application Server
7 3 (5.36%) Tomcat
8 2 (3.57%) SharePoint
8 2 (3.57%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (1.79%) Apache ServiceMix
9 1 (1.79%) Confluence
9 1 (1.79%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (1.79%) IIS
Business Applications
1 3 (5.36%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.36%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.79%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.93%) HTTP
1 5 (8.93%) SSL
2 2 (3.57%) DNS
3 1 (1.79%) Firewall
3 1 (1.79%) SMTP
3 1 (1.79%) SNMP
3 1 (1.79%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (21.43%) Oracle Database
2 10 (17.86%) SQL Server
3 6 (10.71%) DB2
3 6 (10.71%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (8.93%) Oracle Database 12c
5 4 (7.14%) NoSQL
6 3 (5.36%) Couchbase
6 3 (5.36%) CouchDB
6 3 (5.36%) Relational Database
6 3 (5.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (5.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (3.57%) MySQL
7 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (3.57%) Oracle ODI
7 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (16.07%) Subversion
2 5 (8.93%) Git (software)
2 5 (8.93%) Maven
3 4 (7.14%) JUnit
4 3 (5.36%) Jenkins
4 3 (5.36%) JIRA
5 2 (3.57%) Eclipse
5 2 (3.57%) jMock
5 2 (3.57%) Visual Studio
5 2 (3.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (1.79%) Ant
6 1 (1.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.79%) JDeveloper
6 1 (1.79%) JMeter
6 1 (1.79%) Mockito
6 1 (1.79%) Selenium
6 1 (1.79%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.79%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (26.79%) Finance
2 14 (25.00%) Banking
3 8 (14.29%) Investment Banking
4 5 (8.93%) Retail
5 2 (3.57%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.79%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (100.00%) Middleware
2 22 (39.29%) Web Services
3 17 (30.36%) XML
4 14 (25.00%) Oracle Fusion
4 14 (25.00%) XSLT
5 13 (23.21%) JMS
6 11 (19.64%) IBM Integration Bus
7 8 (14.29%) SOAP
7 8 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
8 7 (12.50%) ActiveMQ
8 7 (12.50%) FpML
8 7 (12.50%) Java EE
8 7 (12.50%) REST
8 7 (12.50%) XSD
9 6 (10.71%) Apache Camel
9 6 (10.71%) J2EE
9 6 (10.71%) RESTful
9 6 (10.71%) Spring
10 5 (8.93%) Ajax
10 5 (8.93%) JAXB
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.14%) Fixed Income
2 3 (5.36%) DataPower
2 3 (5.36%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.57%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.57%) Equities
4 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.79%) Chemistry
4 1 (1.79%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.79%) Device Driver
4 1 (1.79%) DTV
4 1 (1.79%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.79%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.79%) Online Banking
4 1 (1.79%) STB
4 1 (1.79%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 18 (32.14%) Unix
2 11 (19.64%) Linux
3 9 (16.07%) Solaris
4 6 (10.71%) AIX
4 6 (10.71%) Windows
5 5 (8.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (5.36%) OS/390
7 2 (3.57%) VME
8 1 (1.79%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (1.79%) SUSE
8 1 (1.79%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.79%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (26.79%) SOA
2 9 (16.07%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (12.50%) TDD
4 5 (8.93%) BPEL
4 5 (8.93%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (7.14%) BDD
5 4 (7.14%) Change Management
5 4 (7.14%) Configuration Management
5 4 (7.14%) EAI
5 4 (7.14%) ITIL
5 4 (7.14%) Process Management
5 4 (7.14%) Release Management
6 3 (5.36%) GAP Analysis
6 3 (5.36%) OO
6 3 (5.36%) QMS
6 3 (5.36%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (5.36%) SDLC
6 3 (5.36%) Security Management
6 3 (5.36%) Service Delivery
6 3 (5.36%) UML
Programming Languages
1 32 (57.14%) Java
2 7 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 6 (10.71%) C
3 6 (10.71%) Perl
4 5 (8.93%) Shell Script
4 5 (8.93%) SQL
5 4 (7.14%) C++
5 4 (7.14%) XPath
6 3 (5.36%) Scala
7 2 (3.57%) COBOL
7 2 (3.57%) Python
8 1 (1.79%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.79%) C#
8 1 (1.79%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.79%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.79%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
8 1 (1.79%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 5 (8.93%) SC Cleared
1 5 (8.93%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.57%) Degree
3 1 (1.79%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.79%) DV Cleared
Systems Management
1 4 (7.14%) Control-M
1 4 (7.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (1.79%) Puppet
Vendors
1 29 (51.79%) Oracle
2 9 (16.07%) IBM
3 7 (12.50%) Sybase
4 5 (8.93%) Microsoft
4 5 (8.93%) Red Hat
5 3 (5.36%) Axway
5 3 (5.36%) Fujitsu
5 3 (5.36%) Metastorm
5 3 (5.36%) Sun
5 3 (5.36%) webMethods
6 2 (3.57%) CA
6 2 (3.57%) ICL
6 2 (3.57%) Murex
6 2 (3.57%) Serena
7 1 (1.79%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.79%) Informatica
7 1 (1.79%) Micro Focus
7 1 (1.79%) Software AG
Reading, Berkshire
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £450 to £520 per day
Posted: 5 days ago