The first table below looks at the demand for the Middleware Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware Specialist
Rank 580 524 550
Rank change year-on-year
-56 +26
Contract jobs requiring a Middleware Specialist 7 14 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.029% 0.050%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.014% 0.032% 0.054%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 8
Average daily rate £368 £413 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.90% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £413 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £478 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £413 £450
% change year-on-year
-10.90% -8.33%
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
50313 44084 56073
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.17% 92.43% 92.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 30713 25214 30795
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1990 2177 2578
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

Middleware Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Middleware Specialist in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
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 20 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -53 7 £368 -10.90% 2
South East -2 4 - - 1
West Sussex - 3 - - 1
North West - 2 £368 -
Hampshire +6 1 - -
London -18 1 - - 1
Manchester - 1 £310 -
City of London - 1 - - 1
West Lothian - - - -
Scotland - - - -
East of England - - - -
Worthing - - - - 1
Berkshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Essex - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Brentwood - - - -
Crawley - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Linlithgow - - - -

Middleware Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Middleware Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title.

1 30 (100.00%) Middleware
2 23 (76.67%) UNIX
3 13 (43.33%) AIX
4 12 (40.00%) Windows
4 12 (40.00%) Shell Script
5 11 (36.67%) Change Management
6 10 (33.33%) Finance
6 10 (33.33%) Mainframe
6 10 (33.33%) FTP
6 10 (33.33%) SSL
7 8 (26.67%) Clustering
7 8 (26.67%) Banking
7 8 (26.67%) WebSphere
8 7 (23.33%) ISPF
8 7 (23.33%) JCL
8 7 (23.33%) Java
8 7 (23.33%) WebSphere Application Server
8 7 (23.33%) IBM
9 6 (20.00%) DMZ
9 6 (20.00%) WebLogic
9 6 (20.00%) Oracle
9 6 (20.00%) Linux
9 6 (20.00%) GIS
10 4 (13.33%) Tumbleweed
10 4 (13.33%) SOA
10 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
10 4 (13.33%) Sun
10 4 (13.33%) HTTPS
11 3 (10.00%) Internet
11 3 (10.00%) Tivoli

Middleware Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Middleware Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (26.67%) WebSphere
2 7 (23.33%) WebSphere Application Server
3 6 (20.00%) WebLogic
4 3 (10.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (10.00%) Tomcat
5 2 (6.67%) Tuxedo
5 2 (6.67%) Gentran
6 1 (3.33%) Apache
6 1 (3.33%) FileNet
6 1 (3.33%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (3.33%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (3.33%) TIBCO EMS
6 1 (3.33%) GlassFish
6 1 (3.33%) Oracle Service Bus
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 10 (33.33%) FTP
1 10 (33.33%) SSL
2 6 (20.00%) DMZ
3 4 (13.33%) HTTPS
4 3 (10.00%) Internet
4 3 (10.00%) SSH
5 2 (6.67%) Network Security
5 2 (6.67%) HTTP
5 2 (6.67%) LDAP
5 2 (6.67%) SAN
6 1 (3.33%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.33%) MSDE
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) LoadRunner
1 1 (3.33%) Introscope
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 10 (33.33%) Finance
2 8 (26.67%) Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Retail
3 1 (3.33%) Retail Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (100.00%) Middleware
2 7 (23.33%) ISPF
3 3 (10.00%) EDI
4 2 (6.67%) XML
5 1 (3.33%) JMS
5 1 (3.33%) CSS
5 1 (3.33%) Web Services
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (3.33%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
Miscellaneous
1 10 (33.33%) Mainframe
2 8 (26.67%) Clustering
3 6 (20.00%) GIS
4 1 (3.33%) Replication
4 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 23 (76.67%) UNIX
2 13 (43.33%) AIX
3 12 (40.00%) Windows
4 6 (20.00%) Linux
5 2 (6.67%) zOS
5 2 (6.67%) Solaris
6 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.33%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) Change Management
2 4 (13.33%) SOA
3 3 (10.00%) ITIL
4 2 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (3.33%) Service Management
5 1 (3.33%) Process Management
5 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.33%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.33%) EAI
5 1 (3.33%) Security Management
5 1 (3.33%) BPEL
5 1 (3.33%) Database Tuning
5 1 (3.33%) High Availability
5 1 (3.33%) Capacity Management
5 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (40.00%) Shell Script
2 7 (23.33%) JCL
2 7 (23.33%) Java
3 3 (10.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (6.67%) SQL
5 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) MCP
1 1 (3.33%) IBM Certification
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (3.33%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) Tivoli
2 2 (6.67%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 2 (6.67%) CA Wily
3 1 (3.33%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 1 (3.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (3.33%) TIBCO Hawk
3 1 (3.33%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 7 (23.33%) IBM
2 6 (20.00%) Oracle
3 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (13.33%) Sun
3 4 (13.33%) Tumbleweed
4 3 (10.00%) Axway
5 2 (6.67%) BEA
5 2 (6.67%) TIBCO
5 2 (6.67%) HP
5 2 (6.67%) EMC
5 2 (6.67%) JBoss
5 2 (6.67%) Siebel
6 1 (3.33%) Cisco
6 1 (3.33%) Citrix
6 1 (3.33%) VMware
6 1 (3.33%) Splunk
6 1 (3.33%) Cyber-Ark
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