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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Middleware Developer
Rank 593 578 559
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Middleware Developer 10 8 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.015% 0.034%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.020% 0.016% 0.037%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 8
Average daily rate
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£485 £488 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.51% +21.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £301 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £650 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £493 £290 £450
% change year-on-year
+69.82% -35.55%
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
50919 49737 45816
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.44% 92.58% 92.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 32112 30451 26557
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
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 1925 1987 2121
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -10.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.24 £38.86 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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
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 2 July 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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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 -13 10 £485 -0.51% 1
South East - 6 £500 -
West Sussex - 4 £485 -
Worthing - 3 £483 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £500 -
Oxford - 2 £500 -
London -3 1 £475 -26.92% 1
South Yorkshire -7 1 £438 +50.86%
Yorkshire -18 1 £438 +50.86%
East Midlands - 1 - -
East of England - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
Leicestershire - 1 - -
Leicester - 1 - -
Peterborough - 1 - -
Sheffield - 1 £438 -

Middleware Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 24 (100.00%) Middleware
2 14 (58.33%) Oracle
2 14 (58.33%) Oracle Fusion
3 10 (41.67%) Java
4 8 (33.33%) SOA
4 8 (33.33%) Oracle Service Bus
5 5 (20.83%) OO
6 4 (16.67%) MVC
6 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (16.67%) BPEL
6 4 (16.67%) Spring
6 4 (16.67%) Web Services
6 4 (16.67%) Linux
6 4 (16.67%) .NET
6 4 (16.67%) C#
6 4 (16.67%) Oracle BPM
6 4 (16.67%) Oracle BPEL
7 3 (12.50%) QA
7 3 (12.50%) .NET Framework
7 3 (12.50%) WCF
7 3 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (12.50%) Unit Testing
7 3 (12.50%) Waterfall
7 3 (12.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (12.50%) Oracle Database
7 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
7 3 (12.50%) WebLogic
7 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET
7 3 (12.50%) SOAP
7 3 (12.50%) RUP

Middleware Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 (33.33%) Oracle Service Bus
2 4 (16.67%) Oracle BPEL
3 3 (12.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (12.50%) WebLogic
4 2 (8.33%) Tomcat
4 2 (8.33%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (4.17%) WebSphere
5 1 (4.17%) WebLogic Integration
5 1 (4.17%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (8.33%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.17%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.17%) CouchDB
3 1 (4.17%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.17%) Couchbase
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Visual Studio
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (4.17%) Subversion
2 1 (4.17%) CA Gen
2 1 (4.17%) GitLab
2 1 (4.17%) Ant
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Back Office
3 1 (4.17%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (100.00%) Middleware
2 14 (58.33%) Oracle Fusion
3 4 (16.67%) Spring
3 4 (16.67%) Web Services
3 4 (16.67%) .NET
4 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET
4 3 (12.50%) SOAP
4 3 (12.50%) .NET Framework
4 3 (12.50%) WCF
5 2 (8.33%) LINQ
5 2 (8.33%) jQuery
5 2 (8.33%) EJB 3.0
5 2 (8.33%) Oracle ADF
5 2 (8.33%) EJB
5 2 (8.33%) J2EE
5 2 (8.33%) Apache Camel
5 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (8.33%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (4.17%) REST
6 1 (4.17%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) N-Tier
2 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) DataPower
3 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) Linux
2 2 (8.33%) UNIX
3 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) SOA
2 5 (20.83%) OO
3 4 (16.67%) MVC
3 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (16.67%) BPEL
4 3 (12.50%) Change Management
4 3 (12.50%) Unit Testing
4 3 (12.50%) Waterfall
4 3 (12.50%) RUP
5 2 (8.33%) EAI
5 2 (8.33%) Data Modelling
5 2 (8.33%) OOD
5 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (8.33%) ITSM
5 2 (8.33%) SDLC
6 1 (4.17%) API Development
6 1 (4.17%) Problem Management
6 1 (4.17%) TDD
6 1 (4.17%) Business Transformation
6 1 (4.17%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 10 (41.67%) Java
2 4 (16.67%) C#
3 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.33%) SQL
4 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.17%) Scala
4 1 (4.17%) Perl
4 1 (4.17%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (58.33%) Oracle
2 2 (8.33%) Business Objects
2 2 (8.33%) TIBCO
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.17%) BEA
3 1 (4.17%) CA
3 1 (4.17%) Informatica
3 1 (4.17%) webMethods
3 1 (4.17%) Pega
3 1 (4.17%) IBM