The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Middleware Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Middleware Specialist
Rank 640 650 621
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -29
Contract jobs requiring a Middleware Specialist 10 5 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.009% 0.025%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.019% 0.009% 0.026%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 8
Median daily rate £500 - £381
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 - £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 - £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 - £438
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
51405 55416 53365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.83% 94.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 33502 35230 32266
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1639 2066 2092
Median hourly rate £16.58 £17.25 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.89% +1.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Middleware Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Middleware Specialist in the job title.

Middleware Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Middleware Specialist
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Middleware Specialist within the UK.

Middleware Specialist Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Middleware Specialist
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Middleware Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 25 August 2016.

Middleware Specialist Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Middleware Specialist
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Middleware Specialist within the UK.

Middleware Specialist Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Middleware Specialist
Top 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 25 August 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 0 10 £500 - 2
London -11 5 £500 -
North East - 3 £288 -
Tyne and Wear - 3 £288 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £288 -
City of London - 2 - -
Nottingham - 1 - -
Sheffield - 1 £500 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £500 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £500 -
East Midlands - 1 - -

Middleware Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, Middleware Specialist 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 Specialist in the job title.

1 34 (100.00%) Middleware
2 17 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (47.06%) webMethods
3 16 (47.06%) Intel
3 16 (47.06%) DataPower
4 13 (38.24%) WebSphere
5 11 (32.35%) IBM Integration Bus
5 11 (32.35%) Unix
6 10 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (29.41%) Apigee
7 7 (20.59%) Oracle
8 6 (17.65%) RDBMS
8 6 (17.65%) Relational Database
9 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
9 5 (14.71%) Finance
10 4 (11.76%) SOA
10 4 (11.76%) WebLogic
10 4 (11.76%) Java
10 4 (11.76%) Solaris
10 4 (11.76%) Release Management
11 3 (8.82%) Oracle BI EE
11 3 (8.82%) Ruby
11 3 (8.82%) Oracle ODI
11 3 (8.82%) Windows Server
11 3 (8.82%) BPSS Clearance
11 3 (8.82%) Disclosure Scotland
11 3 (8.82%) Windows
11 3 (8.82%) AIX
11 3 (8.82%) XML
11 3 (8.82%) ITIL

Middleware Specialist 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 13 (38.24%) WebSphere
2 4 (11.76%) WebLogic
3 3 (8.82%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (5.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (2.94%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (2.94%) GemFire
5 1 (2.94%) MQSeries
5 1 (2.94%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Documaker
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle FAH
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) SSL
2 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.65%) RDBMS
1 6 (17.65%) Relational Database
2 3 (8.82%) Oracle BI EE
2 3 (8.82%) Oracle ODI
3 2 (5.88%) MySQL
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 3 (8.82%) JUnit
2 2 (5.88%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.94%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.94%) Flyway
3 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.94%) Gradle
3 1 (2.94%) Maven
3 1 (2.94%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 5 (14.71%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Billing
2 2 (5.88%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (100.00%) Middleware
2 11 (32.35%) IBM Integration Bus
3 3 (8.82%) XML
4 2 (5.88%) EJB
4 2 (5.88%) Hibernate
4 2 (5.88%) J2EE
4 2 (5.88%) JAXB
4 2 (5.88%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (5.88%) VXML
4 2 (5.88%) Web Services
4 2 (5.88%) WebCenter
4 2 (5.88%) XSLT
5 1 (2.94%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (2.94%) Apache Camel
5 1 (2.94%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (2.94%) JMS
5 1 (2.94%) JSON
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 1 (2.94%) Regular Expression
5 1 (2.94%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 16 (47.06%) DataPower
2 2 (5.88%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.88%) Hedge funds
2 2 (5.88%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 11 (32.35%) Unix
2 4 (11.76%) Solaris
3 3 (8.82%) AIX
3 3 (8.82%) Windows
3 3 (8.82%) Windows Server
4 2 (5.88%) Linux
5 1 (2.94%) OS/390
5 1 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.94%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (11.76%) Release Management
3 4 (11.76%) SOA
4 3 (8.82%) ITIL
5 2 (5.88%) AOP
5 2 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (5.88%) Content Management
5 2 (5.88%) Data Architecture
5 2 (5.88%) Incident Management
5 2 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (5.88%) Problem Management
5 2 (5.88%) Revenue Management
5 2 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (5.88%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.94%) Analytics
6 1 (2.94%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (2.94%) Data Analytics
6 1 (2.94%) DevOps
6 1 (2.94%) QMS
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.76%) Java
2 3 (8.82%) Python
2 3 (8.82%) Ruby
3 2 (5.88%) Bash Shell
3 2 (5.88%) Jython
3 2 (5.88%) Perl
3 2 (5.88%) SQL
4 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (5.88%) QA
3 1 (2.94%) ISO 9001
3 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Docker
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) Nagios
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (5.88%) Puppet
2 1 (2.94%) Ansible
2 1 (2.94%) Data Guard
2 1 (2.94%) Graphite
2 1 (2.94%) Opsview
Vendors
1 16 (47.06%) Intel
1 16 (47.06%) webMethods
2 10 (29.41%) Apigee
3 7 (20.59%) Oracle
4 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
5 3 (8.82%) IBM
6 2 (5.88%) IBM Sterling
6 2 (5.88%) Siebel
6 2 (5.88%) TIBCO
7 1 (2.94%) HP
7 1 (2.94%) Informatica
7 1 (2.94%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.94%) ServiceNow
7 1 (2.94%) Talend
7 1 (2.94%) WSO2