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 8 December 2016 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Middleware Developer
Rank 593 610 601
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Middleware Developer 28 34 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.056% 0.062% 0.057%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.060% 0.065% 0.061%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 18 10
Median daily rate £413 £453 £453
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.83% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £299 £372
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £500 £553
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £350 £425
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £42.50

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
47057 52332 52807
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.56% 94.77% 93.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 30804 33337 33423
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £583 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1653 2041 2162
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.41 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 8 December 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 25 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 8 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +19 28 £413 -8.83% 7
London -12 13 £413 -13.15% 2
South East - 6 £400 - 1
North West +12 5 £450 -10.00%
Yorkshire +12 2 - -
City of London -7 2 - -
Winchester - 2 £400 -
Hampshire - 2 £400 -
Cheshire +14 1 £450 -10.00%
West Midlands -9 1 - - 1
East of England - 1 £493 - 1
West Sussex - 1 £493 - 1
Surrey - 1 £375 -
Shropshire - 1 - -
North Yorkshire - 1 - -
Lancashire - 1 - -
Essex - 1 £493 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £510 -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Telford - 1 - -
Reading - 1 - -
Preston - 1 - -
High Wycombe - 1 £510 -
Guildford - 1 £375 -
Chester - 1 £450 -

Middleware Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, 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 56 (100.00%) Middleware
2 37 (66.07%) Oracle
3 30 (53.57%) Java
4 22 (39.29%) Finance
5 19 (33.93%) Unix
6 18 (32.14%) XSLT
6 18 (32.14%) Web Services
6 18 (32.14%) SOA
7 17 (30.36%) Shell Script
8 16 (28.57%) Subversion
9 15 (26.79%) XML
9 15 (26.79%) SQL
9 15 (26.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 14 (25.00%) WebSphere
11 13 (23.21%) WebSphere MQ
11 13 (23.21%) Oracle Service Bus
12 12 (21.43%) Retail
12 12 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
12 12 (21.43%) .NET
13 11 (19.64%) Perl
13 11 (19.64%) IBM Integration Bus
14 10 (17.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 10 (17.86%) Oracle Database
14 10 (17.86%) Serena
14 10 (17.86%) Equities
14 10 (17.86%) Fixed Income
14 10 (17.86%) Financial Institution
14 10 (17.86%) Asset Management
14 10 (17.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 10 (17.86%) SQL Server Integration Services

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 15 (26.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 14 (25.00%) WebSphere
3 13 (23.21%) Oracle Service Bus
4 9 (16.07%) SharePoint
5 6 (10.71%) Mule
6 4 (7.14%) Tuxedo
6 4 (7.14%) WebLogic
7 2 (3.57%) Apache
7 2 (3.57%) JBoss
7 2 (3.57%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 2 (3.57%) Tomcat
7 2 (3.57%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (1.79%) JCAPS
8 1 (1.79%) MQSeries
8 1 (1.79%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (1.79%) Oracle BPEL
8 1 (1.79%) TPMS
Business Applications
1 8 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (5.36%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (3.57%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) Boomi
1 1 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.79%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.14%) DNS
1 4 (7.14%) Firewall
1 4 (7.14%) SSL
2 2 (3.57%) HTTP
3 1 (1.79%) FTP
3 1 (1.79%) Internet
3 1 (1.79%) Kerberos
3 1 (1.79%) LDAP
3 1 (1.79%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.86%) Oracle Database
1 10 (17.86%) SQL Server
1 10 (17.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 10 (17.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 10 (17.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (7.14%) NoSQL
3 4 (7.14%) Oracle Database 12c
4 3 (5.36%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.57%) Oracle ODI
5 2 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (3.57%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.79%) DB2
6 1 (1.79%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 16 (28.57%) Subversion
2 10 (17.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 8 (14.29%) Maven
4 3 (5.36%) Eclipse
4 3 (5.36%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (5.36%) Visual Studio
5 2 (3.57%) Artifactory
5 2 (3.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (3.57%) Checkstyle
5 2 (3.57%) FindBugs
5 2 (3.57%) Git (software)
5 2 (3.57%) Jenkins
5 2 (3.57%) JUnit
6 1 (1.79%) Ant
6 1 (1.79%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.79%) Gradle
6 1 (1.79%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (1.79%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.79%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 22 (39.29%) Finance
2 12 (21.43%) Retail
3 10 (17.86%) Financial Institution
4 8 (14.29%) Electronics
4 8 (14.29%) Manufacturing
4 8 (14.29%) Marketing
4 8 (14.29%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.57%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (100.00%) Middleware
2 18 (32.14%) Web Services
2 18 (32.14%) XSLT
3 15 (26.79%) XML
4 13 (23.21%) WebSphere MQ
5 12 (21.43%) .NET
6 11 (19.64%) IBM Integration Bus
7 9 (16.07%) JSON
8 8 (14.29%) Apache Camel
8 8 (14.29%) Oracle Fusion
8 8 (14.29%) SOAP
9 6 (10.71%) REST
9 6 (10.71%) Swagger
9 6 (10.71%) WireMock
10 5 (8.93%) Spring
11 4 (7.14%) ActiveMQ
11 4 (7.14%) RESTful
12 3 (5.36%) J2EE
12 3 (5.36%) JMS
13 2 (3.57%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.86%) Equities
1 10 (17.86%) Fixed Income
2 6 (10.71%) DataPower
3 3 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.57%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.79%) Clustering
5 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.79%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 19 (33.93%) Unix
2 10 (17.86%) Linux
3 7 (12.50%) AIX
4 4 (7.14%) Oracle Linux
4 4 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (7.14%) SUSE
4 4 (7.14%) VME
5 3 (5.36%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (32.14%) SOA
2 12 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (17.86%) Asset Management
3 10 (17.86%) Data Modelling
4 8 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
4 8 (14.29%) Programme Management
4 8 (14.29%) TDD
5 5 (8.93%) ITIL
6 4 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (7.14%) Load Balancing
7 3 (5.36%) SDLC
7 3 (5.36%) Unit Testing
8 2 (3.57%) BPEL
8 2 (3.57%) Change Management
8 2 (3.57%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (3.57%) MVC
8 2 (3.57%) Waterfall
9 1 (1.79%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 30 (53.57%) Java
2 17 (30.36%) Shell Script
3 15 (26.79%) SQL
4 11 (19.64%) Perl
5 7 (12.50%) XPath
6 5 (8.93%) C
6 5 (8.93%) COBOL
6 5 (8.93%) PL/SQL
7 4 (7.14%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.79%) C#
8 1 (1.79%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (8.93%) SC Cleared
1 5 (8.93%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.36%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 1 (1.79%) NDS
1 1 (1.79%) NetIQ eDirectory
1 1 (1.79%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
1 1 (1.79%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (1.79%) Oracle Identity Management
1 1 (1.79%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 37 (66.07%) Oracle
2 10 (17.86%) Microsoft
2 10 (17.86%) Serena
3 8 (14.29%) IBM
3 8 (14.29%) SAP
4 7 (12.50%) WSO2
5 5 (8.93%) Red Hat
5 5 (8.93%) webMethods
6 4 (7.14%) Software AG
7 3 (5.36%) ICL
7 3 (5.36%) Micro Focus
8 2 (3.57%) Sybase
8 2 (3.57%) TIBCO
9 1 (1.79%) Axway
9 1 (1.79%) Dell
9 1 (1.79%) Green Hat
9 1 (1.79%) Intel
9 1 (1.79%) Novell
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