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 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Middleware Developer
Rank 595 619 579
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -40
Contract jobs requiring a Middleware Developer 61 30 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.054% 0.036%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.057% 0.038%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 15 6
Median daily rate £446 £350 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.42% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £348 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £500 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £442 £369 £350
% change year-on-year
+19.86% +5.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £48.25 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £48.25 -

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
51670 52282 49893
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.71% 94.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 33730 32289 30871
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1487 2076 2100
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.33 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.95 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.04% -2.06%

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 28 May 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 29 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 28 May 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 +15 58 £450 +28.57%
London +9 23 £450 +29.49%
East Midlands +24 14 £500 -
Nottingham - 10 - -
Nottinghamshire - 10 - -
South East -1 8 £463 -6.09%
North West - 5 £318 -
Leicestershire +1 4 £500 -
West Yorkshire - 4 £465 -
City of London - 4 £413 -
Milton Keynes - 4 £400 -
Buckinghamshire - 4 £400 -
Yorkshire - 4 £465 -
East of England -1 3 £350 -
Leicester -4 3 - -
Scotland -15 3 £442 +14.06%
Bedfordshire - 3 £350 -
Edinburgh - 3 £442 -
Manchester - 3 £318 -
Reading +2 1 £425 +21.42%
Berkshire -7 1 £425 +21.42%
Surrey -10 1 £500 -
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 - -
Lancashire - 1 - -
Weybridge - 1 £500 -
Chester - 1 - -
Luton - 1 £600 -
Midlands - 1 - -

Middleware Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 95 (100.00%) Middleware
2 38 (40.00%) WebSphere
3 36 (37.89%) Java
4 32 (33.68%) Oracle
5 30 (31.58%) IBM
5 30 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (28.42%) Linux
6 27 (28.42%) Unix
7 23 (24.21%) webMethods
8 22 (23.16%) IBM Integration Bus
8 22 (23.16%) DataPower
9 20 (21.05%) XML
10 19 (20.00%) SOA
10 19 (20.00%) RESTful
11 18 (18.95%) Web Services
12 16 (16.84%) WebLogic
13 15 (15.79%) SQL
14 14 (14.74%) JMS
14 14 (14.74%) Intel
15 13 (13.68%) AIX
15 13 (13.68%) SOAP
15 13 (13.68%) Oracle Service Bus
15 13 (13.68%) Oracle Fusion
15 13 (13.68%) NoSQL
16 12 (12.63%) SSL
17 11 (11.58%) Subversion
17 11 (11.58%) Finance
17 11 (11.58%) WebSphere MQ
17 11 (11.58%) Shell Script
17 11 (11.58%) Windows

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 38 (40.00%) WebSphere
2 16 (16.84%) WebLogic
3 13 (13.68%) Oracle Service Bus
4 8 (8.42%) WebSphere Application Server
5 5 (5.26%) JBoss
5 5 (5.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 4 (4.21%) Tomcat
6 4 (4.21%) Tuxedo
7 3 (3.16%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 3 (3.16%) Apache
7 3 (3.16%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (3.16%) IBM HTTP Server
7 3 (3.16%) IIS
7 3 (3.16%) TPMS
8 2 (2.11%) JCAPS
9 1 (1.05%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (1.05%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
Business Applications
1 7 (7.37%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (2.11%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (2.11%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (1.05%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.32%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (3.16%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.16%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (12.63%) SSL
2 9 (9.47%) DNS
3 7 (7.37%) Firewall
4 3 (3.16%) FTP
4 3 (3.16%) HTTP
5 1 (1.05%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.68%) NoSQL
2 11 (11.58%) Relational Database
3 10 (10.53%) Couchbase
3 10 (10.53%) CouchDB
3 10 (10.53%) Oracle Database
4 7 (7.37%) DB2
5 6 (6.32%) RDBMS
5 6 (6.32%) SQL Server
6 3 (3.16%) MySQL
6 3 (3.16%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (3.16%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (2.11%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 11 (11.58%) Subversion
2 7 (7.37%) JDeveloper
3 5 (5.26%) Git (software)
4 4 (4.21%) Eclipse
4 4 (4.21%) JUnit
4 4 (4.21%) Visual Studio
5 3 (3.16%) Jenkins
5 3 (3.16%) JIRA
6 2 (2.11%) Introscope
6 2 (2.11%) jMock
7 1 (1.05%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 11 (11.58%) Finance
2 10 (10.53%) Banking
3 6 (6.32%) Investment Banking
4 3 (3.16%) Front Office
5 2 (2.11%) Back Office
5 2 (2.11%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (100.00%) Middleware
2 22 (23.16%) IBM Integration Bus
3 20 (21.05%) XML
4 19 (20.00%) RESTful
5 18 (18.95%) Web Services
6 14 (14.74%) JMS
7 13 (13.68%) Oracle Fusion
7 13 (13.68%) SOAP
8 11 (11.58%) Apache Camel
8 11 (11.58%) WebSphere MQ
9 10 (10.53%) ActiveMQ
9 10 (10.53%) Akka
9 10 (10.53%) J2EE
9 10 (10.53%) Play Framework
9 10 (10.53%) Spring
10 9 (9.47%) REST
11 8 (8.42%) FpML
11 8 (8.42%) XSLT
12 7 (7.37%) Hibernate
12 7 (7.37%) JAX-WS
Miscellaneous
1 22 (23.16%) DataPower
2 10 (10.53%) Mobile App
3 8 (8.42%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (6.32%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (4.21%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.11%) Device Driver
6 2 (2.11%) DTV
6 2 (2.11%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (2.11%) Fixed Income
6 2 (2.11%) IVR
6 2 (2.11%) Mathematics
6 2 (2.11%) STB
7 1 (1.05%) FMCG
7 1 (1.05%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 27 (28.42%) Linux
1 27 (28.42%) Unix
2 13 (13.68%) AIX
3 11 (11.58%) Windows
4 9 (9.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (9.47%) Solaris
4 9 (9.47%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 7 (7.37%) Oracle Linux
5 7 (7.37%) SUSE
6 4 (4.21%) VME
7 3 (3.16%) Windows Server
8 1 (1.05%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (20.00%) SOA
3 9 (9.47%) ERP
3 9 (9.47%) ITIL
3 9 (9.47%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (8.42%) TDD
5 7 (7.37%) Load Balancing
6 6 (6.32%) Continuous Delivery
7 5 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (5.26%) EAI
7 5 (5.26%) ETL
7 5 (5.26%) OO
8 4 (4.21%) BDD
8 4 (4.21%) Content Development
8 4 (4.21%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (4.21%) Migration
8 4 (4.21%) Web Development
9 3 (3.16%) API Development
9 3 (3.16%) Integration Testing
10 2 (2.11%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 36 (37.89%) Java
2 15 (15.79%) SQL
3 11 (11.58%) Shell Script
4 10 (10.53%) C#
4 10 (10.53%) Scala
5 9 (9.47%) Bash Shell
6 7 (7.37%) PL/SQL
7 6 (6.32%) C
8 5 (5.26%) JavaScript
9 4 (4.21%) COBOL
9 4 (4.21%) Python
10 3 (3.16%) PHP
11 2 (2.11%) C++
11 2 (2.11%) Perl
11 2 (2.11%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 6 (6.32%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.21%) Degree
2 4 (4.21%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.11%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.11%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (1.05%) Control-M
Vendors
1 32 (33.68%) Oracle
2 30 (31.58%) IBM
3 23 (24.21%) webMethods
4 14 (14.74%) Intel
5 10 (10.53%) Red Hat
6 8 (8.42%) Apigee
6 8 (8.42%) CA
7 7 (7.37%) Software AG
8 4 (4.21%) ICL
8 4 (4.21%) Sybase
9 3 (3.16%) Adobe
9 3 (3.16%) ATG
9 3 (3.16%) Micro Focus
10 2 (2.11%) BEA
10 2 (2.11%) Murex
10 2 (2.11%) SAP
10 2 (2.11%) TIBCO
11 1 (1.05%) IBM Sterling
11 1 (1.05%) Microsoft
11 1 (1.05%) Talend