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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 20 22
Rank change year-on-year -3 +2  
Contract jobs citing Middleware 3 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 2.27% 2.48% 2.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.89% 10.00% 7.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
Median daily rate £650 £363 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +79.31% -32.55%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £42.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year -45.23% +9.80%  

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 38 30 40
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf 28.79% 24.79% 34.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 27 27
Median daily rate £513 £550 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.81% +15.78%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £685 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.57% +5.55%  

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

Middleware
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

Middleware
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (57.14%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) IIS
2 3 (42.86%) Tomcat
2 3 (42.86%) IBM
2 3 (42.86%) WebSphere
2 3 (42.86%) Banking
2 3 (42.86%) Multithreading
2 3 (42.86%) Multithreaded Programming
3 2 (28.57%) Data Ingestion
3 2 (28.57%) PCI DSS
3 2 (28.57%) Mule
3 2 (28.57%) DataPower
3 2 (28.57%) Scala
3 2 (28.57%) Akka
3 2 (28.57%) Kafka
3 2 (28.57%) Data Structures
3 2 (28.57%) IBM Integration Bus
3 2 (28.57%) Derivative
3 2 (28.57%) Interest Rate Derivative
3 2 (28.57%) Data Security
3 2 (28.57%) Front Office
3 2 (28.57%) Fixed Income
3 2 (28.57%) Grid Computing
3 2 (28.57%) Solaris
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) FTP
3 2 (28.57%) TIBCO

Middleware
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 (42.86%) IIS
1 3 (42.86%) Tomcat
1 3 (42.86%) WebSphere
2 2 (28.57%) Mule
2 2 (28.57%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (14.29%) Apache
3 1 (14.29%) Confluence
3 1 (14.29%) DataSynapse
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) FTP
2 1 (14.29%) FCoE
2 1 (14.29%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (14.29%) HTTP
2 1 (14.29%) Internet
2 1 (14.29%) iSCSI
2 1 (14.29%) LAN
2 1 (14.29%) Multicast
2 1 (14.29%) NAS
2 1 (14.29%) SAN
2 1 (14.29%) Unified Communications
2 1 (14.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (14.29%) FileMaker
1 1 (14.29%) Hadoop
1 1 (14.29%) HBase
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
General
1 3 (42.86%) Banking
2 2 (28.57%) Front Office
3 1 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Java Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Java Scala Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Scala Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) C++ Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Digital Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Front Office Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Akka
1 2 (28.57%) IBM Integration Bus
1 2 (28.57%) Kafka
1 2 (28.57%) XML
2 1 (14.29%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) Rendezvous
2 1 (14.29%) STL
2 1 (14.29%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Data Structures
1 2 (28.57%) DataPower
1 2 (28.57%) Derivative
1 2 (28.57%) Fixed Income
1 2 (28.57%) Grid Computing
1 2 (28.57%) Interest Rate Derivative
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
1 2 (28.57%) Solaris
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Multithreaded Programming
1 3 (42.86%) Multithreading
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Data Ingestion
2 2 (28.57%) Data Security
3 1 (14.29%) Benchmarking
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) Case Management
3 1 (14.29%) Content Management
3 1 (14.29%) Data Management
3 1 (14.29%) Electronic Trading
3 1 (14.29%) ERP
3 1 (14.29%) ETL
3 1 (14.29%) Identity Access Management
3 1 (14.29%) ITSM
3 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
3 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Service Management
3 1 (14.29%) Software Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) Scala
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) C++
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
3 1 (14.29%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
1 1 (14.29%) KVM
1 1 (14.29%) NFS
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (14.29%) SRDF
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (14.29%) Xen
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) IBM
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) TIBCO
3 1 (14.29%) AppDynamics
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) EMC
3 1 (14.29%) Intel
3 1 (14.29%) NetApp
3 1 (14.29%) Solace
3 1 (14.29%) Sybase
3 1 (14.29%) Talarian
3 1 (14.29%) VMware