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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Middleware Developer
Rank 596 602 576
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -26
Contract jobs requiring a Middleware Developer 29 14 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.049% 0.025% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.053% 0.027% 0.033%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 4 3
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£385 £408 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.52% -9.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £372 £317 £354
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £586 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £450
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -19.44%
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
55081 52161 48911
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.78% 92.21% 92.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 35197 31609 29039
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £233
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 2038 2020 2121
Average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 1 September 2015.

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 1 September 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 +3 29 £385 -5.52% 5
London +7 17 £438 -15.04% 2
East of England +13 8 £385 -
Cambridgeshire - 8 £385 -
City of London +6 5 £400 -38.46%
Yorkshire -29 2 £344 +18.53% 1
Bromley - 2 £500 -
South Yorkshire -11 1 £438 +50.86%
North West -23 1 - - 2
Sheffield - 1 £438 -
Leeds - 1 £250 - 1
West Yorkshire - 1 £250 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 1 £320 -
Lancashire - 1 - - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £320 -
North East - 1 £320 -

Middleware Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 42 (100.00%) Middleware
2 28 (66.67%) Java
3 18 (42.86%) Oracle
4 16 (38.10%) Web Services
4 16 (38.10%) XML
5 14 (33.33%) SOA
6 13 (30.95%) SOAP
7 12 (28.57%) Oracle Fusion
8 11 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (26.19%) WebLogic
9 10 (23.81%) RUP
9 10 (23.81%) WebSphere
9 10 (23.81%) Release Management
10 9 (21.43%) WebSphere Message Broker
10 9 (21.43%) Configuration Management
10 9 (21.43%) Apache Camel
11 8 (19.05%) IBM
11 8 (19.05%) JBoss
11 8 (19.05%) ActiveMQ
11 8 (19.05%) Mule
11 8 (19.05%) SC Cleared
11 8 (19.05%) Security Cleared
12 7 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (16.67%) Atlassian
12 7 (16.67%) JIRA
12 7 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
12 7 (16.67%) JSON
12 7 (16.67%) TDD
12 7 (16.67%) Pair Programming
12 7 (16.67%) Retail

Middleware Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 11 (26.19%) WebLogic
2 10 (23.81%) WebSphere
3 8 (19.05%) Mule
3 8 (19.05%) JBoss
4 7 (16.67%) Apache
4 7 (16.67%) Confluence
5 6 (14.29%) Oracle Service Bus
6 4 (9.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (7.14%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (7.14%) Oracle Application Server
8 2 (4.76%) SharePoint
8 2 (4.76%) Tomcat
9 1 (2.38%) Tuxedo
9 1 (2.38%) MQSeries
9 1 (2.38%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 1 (2.38%) WebLogic Integration
9 1 (2.38%) AquaLogic
9 1 (2.38%) Oracle BPEL
9 1 (2.38%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 4 (9.52%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.52%) SQL Server
1 4 (9.52%) Oracle Database
2 3 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (4.76%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (4.76%) PowerCenter
3 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.38%) CouchDB
4 1 (2.38%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.38%) Couchbase
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 7 (16.67%) Maven
1 7 (16.67%) JIRA
1 7 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 7 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (4.76%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (4.76%) Subversion
3 1 (2.38%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.38%) CA Gen
General
1 7 (16.67%) Finance
1 7 (16.67%) Retail
2 3 (7.14%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.38%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (100.00%) Middleware
2 16 (38.10%) Web Services
2 16 (38.10%) XML
3 13 (30.95%) SOAP
4 12 (28.57%) Oracle Fusion
5 9 (21.43%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 9 (21.43%) Apache Camel
6 8 (19.05%) ActiveMQ
7 7 (16.67%) JSON
7 7 (16.67%) XSD
7 7 (16.67%) OSGi
8 5 (11.90%) XSLT
9 4 (9.52%) WebSphere MQ
9 4 (9.52%) .NET
9 4 (9.52%) REST
10 3 (7.14%) Spring
11 2 (4.76%) .NET Framework
11 2 (4.76%) Oracle ADF
11 2 (4.76%) J2EE
11 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) DataPower
2 2 (4.76%) SWIFT
2 2 (4.76%) Fixed Income
2 2 (4.76%) Equities
2 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.38%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.67%) UNIX
2 3 (7.14%) Linux
3 2 (4.76%) VMS
4 1 (2.38%) OS/390
4 1 (2.38%) Windows
4 1 (2.38%) AIX
4 1 (2.38%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (33.33%) SOA
2 11 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (23.81%) Release Management
3 10 (23.81%) RUP
4 9 (21.43%) Configuration Management
5 7 (16.67%) Scrum
5 7 (16.67%) DSDM
5 7 (16.67%) UML
5 7 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
5 7 (16.67%) TDD
5 7 (16.67%) Pair Programming
5 7 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (16.67%) DevOps
5 7 (16.67%) Software Delivery
5 7 (16.67%) SDLC
6 6 (14.29%) Open Source
7 4 (9.52%) OO
7 4 (9.52%) Data Modelling
7 4 (9.52%) Change Management
8 3 (7.14%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 28 (66.67%) Java
2 6 (14.29%) Shell Script
3 5 (11.90%) SQL
4 4 (9.52%) Perl
4 4 (9.52%) XPath
4 4 (9.52%) C++
5 2 (4.76%) DCL
5 2 (4.76%) C#
6 1 (2.38%) C
6 1 (2.38%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.38%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.38%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.38%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (19.05%) SC Cleared
1 8 (19.05%) Security Cleared
2 6 (14.29%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.38%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (16.67%) Puppet
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 18 (42.86%) Oracle
2 8 (19.05%) IBM
3 7 (16.67%) Atlassian
4 4 (9.52%) Microsoft
4 4 (9.52%) Informatica
5 2 (4.76%) Serena
6 1 (2.38%) Axway
6 1 (2.38%) Fujitsu
6 1 (2.38%) webMethods
6 1 (2.38%) Metastorm
6 1 (2.38%) Sun
6 1 (2.38%) BEA
6 1 (2.38%) CA
6 1 (2.38%) Pega
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