The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf with a requirement for Middleware skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Middleware over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Middleware
London / Canary Wharf
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 21 27
Rank change year-on-year +1 +6  
Contract jobs citing Middleware 3 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 2.70% 4.07% 1.73%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.52% 16.13% 6.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 2
Median daily rate £625 £850 £641
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.47% +32.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £546 £584
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £850 £698
UK excluding London median daily rate £495 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +10.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% -30.00%  

Middleware is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Canary Wharf
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 46 31 50
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf 41.44% 25.20% 28.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 20 40
Median daily rate £600 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £650 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

Middleware
Job Vacancy Trend in Canary Wharf

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Canary Wharf citing Middleware as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for Middleware in Canary Wharf

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Middleware in Canary Wharf.

Contractor daily rate trend for Middleware in Canary Wharf

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Middleware in Canary Wharf over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Middleware in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 across the Canary Wharf region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 4 (66.67%) Java
1 4 (66.67%) Banking
2 3 (50.00%) IBM
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (50.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (33.33%) Derivative
3 2 (33.33%) IBM Integration Bus
3 2 (33.33%) Multithreading
3 2 (33.33%) Scala
3 2 (33.33%) Mule
3 2 (33.33%) PCI DSS
3 2 (33.33%) DataPower
3 2 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (33.33%) IIS
3 2 (33.33%) FTP
3 2 (33.33%) Fixed Income
3 2 (33.33%) Grid Computing
3 2 (33.33%) Data Security
3 2 (33.33%) Data Structures
3 2 (33.33%) Akka
3 2 (33.33%) Multithreaded Programming
4 1 (16.67%) Data Augmentation
4 1 (16.67%) Case Management
4 1 (16.67%) Data Ingestion
4 1 (16.67%) Platform Symphony
4 1 (16.67%) logstash
4 1 (16.67%) Kibana
4 1 (16.67%) Coaching

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Canary Wharf 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 3 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (33.33%) IIS
2 2 (33.33%) Mule
2 2 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (16.67%) Apache
3 1 (16.67%) Apache Solr
3 1 (16.67%) DataSynapse
3 1 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (16.67%) JBoss
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Workflow
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (16.67%) DataStax
1 1 (16.67%) Hadoop
1 1 (16.67%) Hazelcast
1 1 (16.67%) Infinispan
General
1 4 (66.67%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Java Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Java Scala Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Scala Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Integration Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking Java Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Akka
1 2 (33.33%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (16.67%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Data Structures
1 2 (33.33%) DataPower
1 2 (33.33%) Derivative
1 2 (33.33%) Fixed Income
1 2 (33.33%) Grid Computing
2 1 (16.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (16.67%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Data Security
1 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
1 2 (33.33%) Multithreaded Programming
1 2 (33.33%) Multithreading
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Forensics
2 1 (16.67%) Content Management
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (16.67%) Data Management
2 1 (16.67%) Document Management
2 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Kanban
2 1 (16.67%) Master Data Management
2 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
2 1 (16.67%) Refactoring
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
2 1 (16.67%) Scrum
2 1 (16.67%) TOGAF
2 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) Scala
3 1 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CISA
1 1 (16.67%) CISM
1 1 (16.67%) CISSP
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Apache Flume
1 1 (16.67%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Kibana
1 1 (16.67%) logstash
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) IBM
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Cloudera
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle