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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Middleware Developer
Rank 576 572 546
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -26
Contract jobs requiring a Middleware Developer 13 16 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.030% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.026% 0.033% 0.009%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 3
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£475 £533 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.79% +42.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £375 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £625 £409
UK excluding London average daily rate £513 £463 £396
% change year-on-year
+10.81% +16.71%
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
50807 49213 43153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.46% 92.36% 92.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 30874 29577 24780
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1991 2026 2213
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.70 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.76% -2.85%

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 31 March 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 21 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 31 March 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 -9 13 £475 -10.79% 5
West Midlands - 4 £475 -
London +1 3 £325 -48.00% 3
South East -31 2 - -
Maidenhead - 2 - -
Berkshire - 2 - -
East of England - 2 £550 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £550 -
Shropshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
Wiltshire - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - -
City of London - - - -
Newbury - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Stevenage - - - -
Swindon - - - - 1
Telford - - - -
South West - - - - 2
Bristol - - - - 1

Middleware Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 26 (100.00%) Middleware
2 15 (57.69%) Java
3 12 (46.15%) Oracle
4 11 (42.31%) SOA
5 9 (34.62%) XML
6 8 (30.77%) Oracle Fusion
6 8 (30.77%) Oracle Service Bus
7 7 (26.92%) UNIX
7 7 (26.92%) Linux
7 7 (26.92%) Web Services
8 5 (19.23%) SOAP
8 5 (19.23%) BPEL
8 5 (19.23%) Oracle BPEL
9 4 (15.38%) JSON
9 4 (15.38%) OSGi
9 4 (15.38%) WebCenter
9 4 (15.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 4 (15.38%) DevOps
9 4 (15.38%) C#
9 4 (15.38%) SQL
9 4 (15.38%) .NET
9 4 (15.38%) TDD
9 4 (15.38%) Solaris
9 4 (15.38%) Finance
10 3 (11.54%) Scrum
10 3 (11.54%) MVC
10 3 (11.54%) Pair Programming
10 3 (11.54%) Banking
10 3 (11.54%) ActiveMQ
10 3 (11.54%) WebSphere MQ

Middleware Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 8 (30.77%) Oracle Service Bus
2 5 (19.23%) Oracle BPEL
3 4 (15.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (11.54%) Confluence
4 3 (11.54%) WebSphere
4 3 (11.54%) WebLogic
4 3 (11.54%) JBoss
4 3 (11.54%) Apache
5 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
5 1 (3.85%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (3.85%) WebLogic Integration
5 1 (3.85%) CMS
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (3.85%) Adobe CQ
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.85%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
1 3 (11.54%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (11.54%) Oracle Database
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Maven
1 3 (11.54%) JIRA
1 3 (11.54%) Git (software)
1 3 (11.54%) Jenkins
2 2 (7.69%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (3.85%) Subversion
3 1 (3.85%) Ant
3 1 (3.85%) GitLab
General
1 4 (15.38%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Banking
2 3 (11.54%) Investment Banking
3 2 (7.69%) Financial Institution
3 2 (7.69%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (100.00%) Middleware
2 9 (34.62%) XML
3 8 (30.77%) Oracle Fusion
4 7 (26.92%) Web Services
5 5 (19.23%) SOAP
6 4 (15.38%) .NET
6 4 (15.38%) WebCenter
6 4 (15.38%) OSGi
6 4 (15.38%) JSON
7 3 (11.54%) FIX Protocol
7 3 (11.54%) WCF
7 3 (11.54%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 3 (11.54%) Apache Camel
7 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET
7 3 (11.54%) CSS
7 3 (11.54%) XSD
7 3 (11.54%) XSLT
7 3 (11.54%) WebSphere MQ
7 3 (11.54%) HTML
7 3 (11.54%) FpML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) N-Tier
2 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (26.92%) UNIX
1 7 (26.92%) Linux
2 4 (15.38%) Solaris
3 1 (3.85%) Windows
3 1 (3.85%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) SOA
2 5 (19.23%) BPEL
3 4 (15.38%) DevOps
3 4 (15.38%) TDD
4 3 (11.54%) Pair Programming
4 3 (11.54%) MVC
4 3 (11.54%) Scrum
4 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (11.54%) Configuration Management
4 3 (11.54%) UML
4 3 (11.54%) RUP
4 3 (11.54%) DSDM
4 3 (11.54%) Software Delivery
4 3 (11.54%) Change Control
4 3 (11.54%) Requirements Analysis
4 3 (11.54%) Release Management
4 3 (11.54%) Unit Testing
4 3 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (7.69%) OO
5 2 (7.69%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 15 (57.69%) Java
2 4 (15.38%) SQL
2 4 (15.38%) C#
3 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) Puppet
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (3.85%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 12 (46.15%) Oracle
2 3 (11.54%) IBM
2 3 (11.54%) Atlassian
3 2 (7.69%) TIBCO
3 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.85%) Adobe
4 1 (3.85%) HP
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