The table below looks at the statistics for Middleware skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Middleware over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Middleware
UK
Rank 188 163 167
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +4
Contract jobs citing Middleware 614 777 685
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.37% 1.56% 1.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.47% 5.37% 4.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 381 495 396
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £330 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £609 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £439 £425
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 3
Median hourly rate £50.00 £40.13 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.61% +10.23%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £38.25 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+30.71% +5.08%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13729 14466 13888
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.68% 29.00% 27.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 9442 9931 9409
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 155 258 184
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +14.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £20.50 £18.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +11.94%

Middleware
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Middleware as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Middleware Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Middleware
Daily Rate Trend

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

Middleware Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Middleware
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Middleware within the UK over the 3 months to 16 January 2017.

Middleware Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Middleware
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Middleware Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Middleware
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware within the UK over the 3 months to 16 January 2017. 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 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 -42 558 £475 +3.54% 110
London +6 240 £500 - 39
South East -21 105 £450 +9.09% 13
North West -12 59 £435 -5.94% 12
Yorkshire +20 39 £505 +18.82% 9
City of London -10 39 £500 -4.76% 8
East of England -45 37 £500 -4.76% 13
Hampshire +9 32 £430 +7.50% 2
West Yorkshire +15 28 £505 +18.82% 7
Berkshire +6 27 £410 +1.61% 4
Leeds +7 26 £505 +20.23% 7
Scotland +8 25 £398 -0.62% 3
South West -1 25 £428 +6.87% 9
West Midlands -22 24 £455 -4.21% 9
Surrey +2 18 £525 +5.00% 3
Merseyside +1 16 £383 -23.50%
Hertfordshire +10 15 £455 -27.20% 4
North East -10 15 £345 +16.94%
Edinburgh +10 14 £500 +25.00% 2
Cheshire +5 14 £488 +14.70% 1
Liverpool -4 13 £401 -19.90%
Tyne and Wear -13 11 £320 +8.47%
Newcastle upon Tyne -14 11 £320 +8.47%
Birmingham +10 10 £455 +82.00% 2
Gloucestershire +6 10 £405 +1.25% 2
Kent - 10 £400 -
Bristol +11 9 £450 +5.88% 4
Lancashire -5 9 £525 +9.09% 1
East Midlands -11 8 £406 +1.56% 5
Essex -27 8 £521 -5.22% 6

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Middleware also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Middleware.

1 506 (34.63%) Oracle
2 417 (28.54%) Linux
3 388 (26.56%) Agile Software Development
4 370 (25.33%) Java
5 310 (21.22%) Unix
6 301 (20.60%) SOA
7 280 (19.16%) Windows
7 280 (19.16%) Finance
8 254 (17.39%) SQL
9 215 (14.72%) IBM
10 205 (14.03%) JavaScript
11 198 (13.55%) Microsoft
12 196 (13.42%) WebSphere
13 192 (13.14%) Web Services
14 180 (12.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 171 (11.70%) Banking
16 165 (11.29%) WebLogic
17 161 (11.02%) DevOps
18 155 (10.61%) ITIL
19 153 (10.47%) SQL Server
20 149 (10.20%) XML
21 147 (10.06%) AIX
22 145 (9.92%) Oracle Fusion
23 141 (9.65%) Oracle Database
24 136 (9.31%) Security Cleared
24 136 (9.31%) HTML
25 135 (9.24%) Solaris
26 126 (8.62%) VMware
27 124 (8.49%) J2EE
28 121 (8.28%) Apache

Middleware
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
1 196 (13.42%) WebSphere
2 180 (12.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 165 (11.29%) WebLogic
4 121 (8.28%) Apache
5 108 (7.39%) Tomcat
6 92 (6.30%) JBoss
7 78 (5.34%) WebSphere Application Server
8 68 (4.65%) IIS
9 43 (2.94%) BizTalk Server
10 41 (2.81%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 41 (2.81%) Oracle Service Bus
11 38 (2.60%) Mule
12 37 (2.53%) Cloud Foundry
12 37 (2.53%) Confluence
13 33 (2.26%) Tuxedo
14 27 (1.85%) CMS
15 26 (1.78%) Oracle Coherence
16 22 (1.51%) Mule ESB
16 22 (1.51%) SharePoint
17 20 (1.37%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 57 (3.90%) MS Excel
2 12 (0.82%) MS Project
2 12 (0.82%) MS Visio
3 10 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.34%) MS Office
5 1 (0.068%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.068%) Mingle
5 1 (0.068%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.068%) SOLIDWORKS
5 1 (0.068%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 29 (1.98%) Oracle BPM
1 29 (1.98%) Oracle EBS
2 23 (1.57%) Dynamics CRM
3 22 (1.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 15 (1.03%) Oracle EBS R12
5 12 (0.82%) BusinessWorks
5 12 (0.82%) SAP CRM
6 8 (0.55%) Oracle Applications
7 7 (0.48%) OpenText MBPM
7 7 (0.48%) Unit4 Business World
8 6 (0.41%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
9 5 (0.34%) Oracle Retail
9 5 (0.34%) Workday HCM
10 4 (0.27%) BigMachines
10 4 (0.27%) Oracle ERP
10 4 (0.27%) SAP PSCD
10 4 (0.27%) Staffware
11 3 (0.21%) SAP ERP
11 3 (0.21%) SAP HR
11 3 (0.21%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 92 (6.30%) Amazon AWS
2 82 (5.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 67 (4.59%) PaaS
4 38 (2.60%) IaaS
5 27 (1.85%) SaaS
6 21 (1.44%) GitHub
7 14 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
8 11 (0.75%) IBM Cloud
9 9 (0.62%) Google Cloud Platform
10 8 (0.55%) Google App Engine
11 7 (0.48%) AWS CloudFormation
11 7 (0.48%) Boomi
12 6 (0.41%) Bluemix
12 6 (0.41%) Office 365
13 5 (0.34%) Force.com
14 4 (0.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 4 (0.27%) SuccessFactors
15 2 (0.14%) Azure Active Directory
15 2 (0.14%) iPaaS
15 2 (0.14%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 113 (7.73%) HTTP
2 96 (6.57%) Firewall
3 88 (6.02%) SSL
4 71 (4.86%) DNS
4 71 (4.86%) SAN
5 62 (4.24%) TCP/IP
6 46 (3.15%) LAN
7 45 (3.08%) WAN
8 41 (2.81%) NAS
9 33 (2.26%) FTP
10 32 (2.19%) HTTPS
10 32 (2.19%) Internet
11 30 (2.05%) LDAP
12 26 (1.78%) iSCSI
13 18 (1.23%) Multicast
14 15 (1.03%) Kerberos
15 14 (0.96%) DHCP
15 14 (0.96%) Fibre Channel
15 14 (0.96%) VPN
16 13 (0.89%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 153 (10.47%) SQL Server
2 141 (9.65%) Oracle Database
3 93 (6.37%) Relational Database
4 68 (4.65%) Oracle Database 11g
5 63 (4.31%) Oracle Database 12c
6 57 (3.90%) DB2
7 50 (3.42%) Data Warehouse
8 49 (3.35%) Big Data
9 44 (3.01%) MongoDB
9 44 (3.01%) RDBMS
10 41 (2.81%) NoSQL
11 29 (1.98%) Hadoop
12 25 (1.71%) MySQL
13 22 (1.51%) Oracle Database 10g
14 19 (1.30%) Oracle BI EE
15 17 (1.16%) Oracle ODI
15 17 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 16 (1.10%) HBase
17 15 (1.03%) PostgreSQL
18 11 (0.75%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 109 (7.46%) Jenkins
2 90 (6.16%) Git (software)
3 79 (5.41%) JIRA
4 57 (3.90%) Subversion
5 52 (3.56%) Maven
6 35 (2.40%) JUnit
7 27 (1.85%) Sonatype Nexus
8 21 (1.44%) Gradle
9 20 (1.37%) Eclipse
10 18 (1.23%) Visual Studio
11 15 (1.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 15 (1.03%) Oracle APEX
11 15 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
12 14 (0.96%) Talend Open Studio
12 14 (0.96%) TeamCity
13 13 (0.89%) Mockito
14 12 (0.82%) Selenium
15 11 (0.75%) Vagrant
16 10 (0.68%) SoapUI
17 8 (0.55%) Ant
General
1 280 (19.16%) Finance
2 171 (11.70%) Banking
3 73 (5.00%) Retail
4 63 (4.31%) Telecoms
5 45 (3.08%) Marketing
6 32 (2.19%) Front Office
7 31 (2.12%) Billing
7 31 (2.12%) Investment Banking
8 30 (2.05%) Manufacturing
9 28 (1.92%) Electronics
10 21 (1.44%) Legal
11 15 (1.03%) Financial Institution
12 9 (0.62%) Automotive
13 7 (0.48%) Advertising
13 7 (0.48%) French Language
13 7 (0.48%) Prime Brokerage
13 7 (0.48%) Publishing
14 6 (0.41%) Back Office
15 5 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
16 4 (0.27%) Military
Job Titles
1 343 (23.48%) Developer
2 316 (21.63%) Architect
3 134 (9.17%) Solutions Architect
4 125 (8.56%) Consultant
5 114 (7.80%) Java Developer
6 89 (6.09%) Analyst
7 62 (4.24%) Middleware Engineer
8 61 (4.18%) Administrator
9 54 (3.70%) Project Manager
10 51 (3.49%) Infrastructure Architect
11 50 (3.42%) Oracle Developer
12 49 (3.35%) Middleware Developer
13 47 (3.22%) DBA
14 40 (2.74%) Integration Architect
15 38 (2.60%) DevOps Engineer
16 35 (2.40%) Middleware Consultant
16 35 (2.40%) Senior Developer
17 34 (2.33%) Middleware Architect
17 34 (2.33%) Oracle DBA
18 31 (2.12%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 192 (13.14%) Web Services
2 149 (10.20%) XML
3 145 (9.92%) Oracle Fusion
4 136 (9.31%) HTML
5 124 (8.49%) J2EE
6 113 (7.73%) JSON
7 111 (7.60%) SOAP
8 105 (7.19%) .NET
9 101 (6.91%) CSS
9 101 (6.91%) Spring
10 93 (6.37%) REST
11 75 (5.13%) WebSphere MQ
12 72 (4.93%) JMS
13 65 (4.45%) HTML5
14 63 (4.31%) RESTful
15 53 (3.63%) XSLT
16 52 (3.56%) IBM Integration Bus
17 44 (3.01%) WebCenter
18 39 (2.67%) Hibernate
19 33 (2.26%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 102 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
2 82 (5.61%) Data Centre
3 53 (3.63%) Enterprise Software
4 51 (3.49%) Clustering
5 44 (3.01%) Computer Science
6 39 (2.67%) Fixed Income
7 36 (2.46%) Mainframe
8 35 (2.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 31 (2.12%) DataPower
10 25 (1.71%) Equities
10 25 (1.71%) Management Information System
11 23 (1.57%) iSeries
11 23 (1.57%) Public Cloud
12 20 (1.37%) Private Cloud
13 19 (1.30%) SWIFT
13 19 (1.30%) User Experience
14 18 (1.23%) Replication
14 18 (1.23%) Virtual Team
15 15 (1.03%) Derivative
16 14 (0.96%) STB
Operating Systems
1 417 (28.54%) Linux
2 310 (21.22%) Unix
3 280 (19.16%) Windows
4 147 (10.06%) AIX
5 135 (9.24%) Solaris
6 107 (7.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 77 (5.27%) Windows Server
8 35 (2.40%) Oracle Linux
9 27 (1.85%) zOS
10 25 (1.71%) SUSE
11 18 (1.23%) HPUX
11 18 (1.23%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 18 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
12 16 (1.10%) Android
12 16 (1.10%) Windows Server 2012
13 13 (0.89%) CentOS
13 13 (0.89%) OS/390
14 10 (0.68%) Windows 7
15 7 (0.48%) MVS
16 5 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 388 (26.56%) Agile Software Development
2 301 (20.60%) SOA
3 161 (11.02%) DevOps
4 155 (10.61%) ITIL
5 120 (8.21%) Scrum
6 105 (7.19%) Continuous Integration
7 102 (6.98%) High Availability
8 101 (6.91%) Migration
9 93 (6.37%) Configuration Management
10 91 (6.23%) CRM
11 89 (6.09%) E-Commerce
12 84 (5.75%) OO
13 79 (5.41%) Project Management
14 78 (5.34%) Microservices
14 78 (5.34%) TDD
15 77 (5.27%) Stakeholder Management
16 74 (5.07%) Performance Tuning
16 74 (5.07%) SDLC
17 73 (5.00%) Open Source
18 69 (4.72%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 370 (25.33%) Java
2 254 (17.39%) SQL
3 205 (14.03%) JavaScript
4 114 (7.80%) Perl
5 85 (5.82%) Python
6 78 (5.34%) C#
7 63 (4.31%) Shell Script
8 43 (2.94%) C++
9 41 (2.81%) PL/SQL
9 41 (2.81%) PowerShell
10 38 (2.60%) C
10 38 (2.60%) Jython
11 30 (2.05%) Bash Shell
12 27 (1.85%) Ruby
13 24 (1.64%) PHP
14 20 (1.37%) XPath
15 13 (0.89%) VB.NET
16 12 (0.82%) Scala
17 10 (0.68%) Apex Code
17 10 (0.68%) Korn
Qualifications
1 136 (9.31%) Security Cleared
2 96 (6.57%) SC Cleared
3 75 (5.13%) Degree
4 21 (1.44%) DV Cleared
5 20 (1.37%) BPSS Clearance
6 13 (0.89%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
7 11 (0.75%) CISSP
8 10 (0.68%) MCSE
8 10 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (0.62%) CCNA
9 9 (0.62%) CCNP
10 7 (0.48%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 5 (0.34%) CCIP
11 5 (0.34%) ISEB
11 5 (0.34%) ISSAP
11 5 (0.34%) ISTQB
11 5 (0.34%) JNCIA
12 4 (0.27%) EMC Certification
12 4 (0.27%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (2.40%) QA
2 32 (2.19%) PCI DSS
3 18 (1.23%) MiFID
3 18 (1.23%) SLA
4 14 (0.96%) Disclosure Scotland
5 8 (0.55%) EMIR
6 6 (0.41%) PA-DSS
7 5 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (0.27%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.21%) SEPA
10 2 (0.14%) COBIT
10 2 (0.14%) COSO
10 2 (0.14%) FATCA
10 2 (0.14%) HIPAA
10 2 (0.14%) PMBOK
10 2 (0.14%) SAS 70
10 2 (0.14%) Solvency II
11 1 (0.068%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.068%) GMP
11 1 (0.068%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 97 (6.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 75 (5.13%) Active Directory
3 40 (2.74%) Docker
4 34 (2.33%) Oracle RAC
5 26 (1.78%) Hyper-V
6 19 (1.30%) Virtual Machines
7 18 (1.23%) KVM
8 14 (0.96%) SRDF
8 14 (0.96%) Xen
9 13 (0.89%) NFS
10 10 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
11 9 (0.62%) vCloud
12 8 (0.55%) Microsoft App-V
12 8 (0.55%) vSphere
13 7 (0.48%) Time Sharing Option
13 7 (0.48%) VMware ESX
14 6 (0.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 4 (0.27%) DFS Replication
15 4 (0.27%) GPFS
15 4 (0.27%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 102 (6.98%) Puppet
2 44 (3.01%) Ansible
3 35 (2.40%) Opscode Chef
4 25 (1.71%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 24 (1.64%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 23 (1.57%) Microsoft Clustering
7 19 (1.30%) BladeLogic
8 18 (1.23%) SCOrch
9 16 (1.10%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
9 16 (1.10%) SCCM
10 15 (1.03%) QRadar
10 15 (1.03%) Tivoli
11 14 (0.96%) Nagios
12 10 (0.68%) OpenView
13 8 (0.55%) Oracle Identity Management
13 8 (0.55%) SELinux
14 7 (0.48%) WebSphere Cast Iron
15 6 (0.41%) ITRS Geneos
15 6 (0.41%) Kibana
15 6 (0.41%) Salt
Vendors
1 506 (34.63%) Oracle
2 215 (14.72%) IBM
3 198 (13.55%) Microsoft
4 126 (8.62%) VMware
5 89 (6.09%) SAP
6 79 (5.41%) Red Hat
7 71 (4.86%) MuleSoft
8 70 (4.79%) TIBCO
9 57 (3.90%) HP
10 53 (3.63%) Splunk
11 49 (3.35%) Cisco
12 39 (2.67%) webMethods
13 34 (2.33%) CA
14 32 (2.19%) EMC
15 30 (2.05%) BMC
15 30 (2.05%) Citrix
16 29 (1.98%) Dell
16 29 (1.98%) WSO2
17 27 (1.85%) AppDynamics
18 25 (1.71%) Intel
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