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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Middleware Developer
UK
Rank 566 598 596
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Middleware Developer 28 31 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.062% 0.060% 0.039%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.065% 0.063% 0.041%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 17 9
Median daily rate £413 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £300 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £398 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.91% +6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
42966 49399 48939
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.99% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28025 31812 30247
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1562 1656 1895
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £40.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

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 22 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 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 +41 28 £413 -13.15% 3
London +17 13 £413 -13.15% 2
South East +27 6 £513 +3.53% 1
West Midlands - 6 £425 -
Shropshire - 4 - -
Telford - 4 - -
Yorkshire +18 3 £425 -
West Sussex - 3 £513 -
Worthing - 3 £513 -
Berkshire +22 2 - -
Reading +10 2 - -
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 £425 -
Winchester - 1 £400 - 1
Hampshire - 1 £400 - 1
North Yorkshire - 1 - -
Staffordshire - 1 £425 -

Middleware Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 50 (100.00%) Middleware
2 37 (74.00%) Oracle
3 33 (66.00%) SOA
4 26 (52.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 24 (48.00%) Java
6 21 (42.00%) Finance
7 20 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (40.00%) JSON
7 20 (40.00%) XSLT
8 19 (38.00%) Oracle Service Bus
9 16 (32.00%) WSO2
9 16 (32.00%) TDD
10 15 (30.00%) SOAP
10 15 (30.00%) Web Services
11 14 (28.00%) SAP
11 14 (28.00%) Business Intelligence
11 14 (28.00%) Programme Management
11 14 (28.00%) Manufacturing
11 14 (28.00%) Electronics
11 14 (28.00%) Telecoms
11 14 (28.00%) Digital Marketing
11 14 (28.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 14 (28.00%) Marketing
11 14 (28.00%) Apache Camel
12 13 (26.00%) REST
12 13 (26.00%) Oracle Fusion
12 13 (26.00%) Maven
12 13 (26.00%) XPath
13 12 (24.00%) Mule
13 12 (24.00%) XML

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 26 (52.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 19 (38.00%) Oracle Service Bus
3 12 (24.00%) Mule
4 9 (18.00%) WebSphere
5 8 (16.00%) WebLogic
6 4 (8.00%) Apache
6 4 (8.00%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (6.00%) JBoss
7 3 (6.00%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (4.00%) IBM HTTP Server
8 2 (4.00%) Oracle BPEL
8 2 (4.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 2 (4.00%) SharePoint
8 2 (4.00%) Tomcat
9 1 (2.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (2.00%) JCAPS
9 1 (2.00%) MQSeries
9 1 (2.00%) Oracle Application Server
Business Applications
1 14 (28.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (14.00%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (2.00%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (2.00%) Eloqua
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Boomi
1 1 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.00%) DNS
1 6 (12.00%) SSL
2 4 (8.00%) Firewall
2 4 (8.00%) HTTP
3 1 (2.00%) FTP
3 1 (2.00%) Kerberos
3 1 (2.00%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (24.00%) Oracle Database
2 11 (22.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (16.00%) Oracle Database 12c
4 3 (6.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (6.00%) Oracle ODI
4 3 (6.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (26.00%) Maven
2 5 (10.00%) Subversion
3 2 (4.00%) Artifactory
3 2 (4.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (4.00%) Bitbucket
3 2 (4.00%) Checkstyle
3 2 (4.00%) FindBugs
3 2 (4.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.00%) Introscope
3 2 (4.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.00%) JUnit
3 2 (4.00%) SoapUI
3 2 (4.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (2.00%) Ant
4 1 (2.00%) JIRA
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle APEX
General
1 21 (42.00%) Finance
2 14 (28.00%) Electronics
2 14 (28.00%) Manufacturing
2 14 (28.00%) Marketing
2 14 (28.00%) Telecoms
3 4 (8.00%) Financial Institution
3 4 (8.00%) Retail
4 3 (6.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (100.00%) Middleware
2 20 (40.00%) JSON
2 20 (40.00%) XSLT
3 15 (30.00%) SOAP
3 15 (30.00%) Web Services
4 14 (28.00%) Apache Camel
5 13 (26.00%) Oracle Fusion
5 13 (26.00%) REST
6 12 (24.00%) Swagger
6 12 (24.00%) WireMock
6 12 (24.00%) XML
7 6 (12.00%) WebSphere MQ
8 5 (10.00%) Spring
9 4 (8.00%) JMS
10 3 (6.00%) .NET
10 3 (6.00%) EJB
10 3 (6.00%) EJB 3.0
10 3 (6.00%) RESTful
10 3 (6.00%) WSDL
10 3 (6.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.00%) DataPower
2 2 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (4.00%) Equities
2 2 (4.00%) Fixed Income
2 2 (4.00%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.00%) Unix
2 9 (18.00%) Linux
3 6 (12.00%) AIX
4 5 (10.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 4 (8.00%) Oracle Linux
5 4 (8.00%) SUSE
6 1 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (66.00%) SOA
2 20 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (32.00%) TDD
4 14 (28.00%) Business Intelligence
4 14 (28.00%) Digital Marketing
4 14 (28.00%) Programme Management
5 8 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (16.00%) SDLC
6 7 (14.00%) ITIL
7 4 (8.00%) API Design
7 4 (8.00%) BPEL
7 4 (8.00%) Change Management
7 4 (8.00%) Coaching
7 4 (8.00%) Load Balancing
7 4 (8.00%) Mentoring
7 4 (8.00%) Microservices
8 3 (6.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (6.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
8 3 (6.00%) Workflow
9 2 (4.00%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (48.00%) Java
2 13 (26.00%) XPath
3 9 (18.00%) Shell Script
4 6 (12.00%) SQL
5 5 (10.00%) PL/SQL
6 4 (8.00%) Perl
7 3 (6.00%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.00%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.00%) Jython
8 1 (2.00%) PHP
8 1 (2.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (8.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (4.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 37 (74.00%) Oracle
2 16 (32.00%) WSO2
3 14 (28.00%) SAP
4 6 (12.00%) IBM
5 4 (8.00%) Software AG
5 4 (8.00%) webMethods
6 3 (6.00%) Microsoft
7 2 (4.00%) Red Hat
7 2 (4.00%) Serena
8 1 (2.00%) Adobe
8 1 (2.00%) ATG
8 1 (2.00%) Axway
8 1 (2.00%) Dell
8 1 (2.00%) TIBCO
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