The first table below looks at the demand 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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware Developer
Rank 583 561 579
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +18
Contract jobs requiring a Middleware Developer 7 12 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.023% 0.003%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.014% 0.025% 0.004%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 2
Average daily rate
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£543 £450 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.55% +18.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £450 £380
% change year-on-year
-19.44% +18.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50446 47302 53477
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.33% 92.50% 92.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 30538 27736 29864
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1983 2115 2716
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 August 2014.

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 15 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 August 2014. 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 -5 7 £543 +20.55% 5
London +6 4 £650 - 2
City of London - 2 £650 - 1
North West - 2 £435 -
South East - - - -
South West - - - - 2
Manchester - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Scotland - - - -
East of England - - - -
Bedford - - - -
Bristol - - - - 2
Edinburgh - - - -

Middleware Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 21 (100.00%) Middleware
2 16 (76.19%) Java
3 13 (61.90%) Maven
4 12 (57.14%) XML
4 12 (57.14%) JBoss
5 11 (52.38%) UML
5 11 (52.38%) Web Services
5 11 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (47.62%) TDD
7 9 (42.86%) JMS
7 9 (42.86%) Jenkins
8 8 (38.10%) RUP
8 8 (38.10%) Subversion
8 8 (38.10%) JSON
8 8 (38.10%) Java EE
9 7 (33.33%) Spring
9 7 (33.33%) ActiveMQ
9 7 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (33.33%) REST
9 7 (33.33%) Configuration Management
9 7 (33.33%) XSD
9 7 (33.33%) SOAP
10 6 (28.57%) Linux
10 6 (28.57%) Apache
10 6 (28.57%) DSDM
10 6 (28.57%) OSGi
10 6 (28.57%) Confluence
10 6 (28.57%) Git (software)
10 6 (28.57%) Release Management
10 6 (28.57%) Atlassian

Middleware Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 6 (28.57%) Apache
1 6 (28.57%) Confluence
2 3 (14.29%) WebSphere
3 2 (9.52%) Tomcat
3 2 (9.52%) WebLogic
3 2 (9.52%) Apache Solr
3 2 (9.52%) Apache ServiceMix
3 2 (9.52%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (9.52%) Apache Pig
4 1 (4.76%) TIBCO EMS
4 1 (4.76%) Jetty
4 1 (4.76%) JCAPS
4 1 (4.76%) GlassFish
4 1 (4.76%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (4.76%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) AMQP
1 1 (4.76%) LDAP
1 1 (4.76%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) Relational Database
2 5 (23.81%) NoSQL
2 5 (23.81%) MySQL
3 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
4 3 (14.29%) MongoDB
5 2 (9.52%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (9.52%) Apache Hive
5 2 (9.52%) CouchDB
5 2 (9.52%) Hadoop
5 2 (9.52%) Impala
5 2 (9.52%) Couchbase
6 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
6 1 (4.76%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 13 (61.90%) Maven
2 9 (42.86%) Jenkins
3 8 (38.10%) Subversion
4 6 (28.57%) Git (software)
4 6 (28.57%) JIRA
5 5 (23.81%) JUnit
6 4 (19.05%) jMock
7 2 (9.52%) Eclipse
7 2 (9.52%) Ant
7 2 (9.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (4.76%) CruiseControl
8 1 (4.76%) ClearCase
8 1 (4.76%) ClearQuest
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Front Office
2 2 (9.52%) Investment Banking
2 2 (9.52%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Financial Institution
3 1 (4.76%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (100.00%) Middleware
2 12 (57.14%) XML
3 11 (52.38%) Web Services
4 9 (42.86%) JMS
5 8 (38.10%) JSON
5 8 (38.10%) Java EE
6 7 (33.33%) Spring
6 7 (33.33%) ActiveMQ
6 7 (33.33%) REST
6 7 (33.33%) XSD
6 7 (33.33%) SOAP
7 6 (28.57%) OSGi
7 6 (28.57%) Apache Camel
8 5 (23.81%) Hibernate
9 4 (19.05%) J2EE
9 4 (19.05%) JTS
9 4 (19.05%) JTA
10 3 (14.29%) FpML
11 2 (9.52%) WSDL
11 2 (9.52%) JAXB
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Open Source
2 1 (4.76%) Fixed Income
2 1 (4.76%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) Linux
2 5 (23.81%) UNIX
3 2 (9.52%) Windows
3 2 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) UML
1 11 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (47.62%) TDD
3 8 (38.10%) RUP
4 7 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (33.33%) Configuration Management
5 6 (28.57%) DSDM
5 6 (28.57%) Release Management
5 6 (28.57%) Scrum
5 6 (28.57%) Pair Programming
5 6 (28.57%) Requirements Analysis
5 6 (28.57%) DevOps
6 5 (23.81%) OO
7 4 (19.05%) BDD
8 3 (14.29%) SOA
9 2 (9.52%) EAI
9 2 (9.52%) Change Control
9 2 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (9.52%) Unit Testing
10 1 (4.76%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (76.19%) Java
2 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
2 2 (9.52%) PL/SQL
2 2 (9.52%) SQL
3 1 (4.76%) XPath
3 1 (4.76%) C#
3 1 (4.76%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (57.14%) JBoss
2 6 (28.57%) Atlassian
3 5 (23.81%) Oracle
4 4 (19.05%) Sybase
5 3 (14.29%) Bloomberg
5 3 (14.29%) Fidessa
6 2 (9.52%) Red Hat
6 2 (9.52%) Murex
6 2 (9.52%) Sun
6 2 (9.52%) TIBCO
7 1 (4.76%) ION Trading
7 1 (4.76%) IBM