The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 30 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 / City of London
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 99 117 133
Rank change year-on-year +18 +16  
Contract jobs citing Middleware 52 46 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.68% 1.35% 1.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.79% 4.14% 4.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 26 42
Median daily rate £600 £456 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.61% -11.04%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £375 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £631 £575 £625
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 £19.75 £42.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year -52.97% +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 the City of London with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 1086 1111 1549
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 35.01% 32.64% 30.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 899 942 1239
Median daily rate £475 £473 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.52% +11.17%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 7
Median hourly rate £35.00 £55.00 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.36% +100.94%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +7.89% +5.55%  

Middleware
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London 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 the City of London

Middleware
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Middleware in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Middleware in the City of London

Middleware
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Middleware in the City of London over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Middleware in the City of London

Middleware
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Middleware in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 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 City of London region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 42 (43.30%) Finance
2 38 (39.18%) Java
3 34 (35.05%) Linux
3 34 (35.05%) Banking
4 27 (27.84%) Unix
4 27 (27.84%) Windows
5 26 (26.80%) Oracle
5 26 (26.80%) SQL Server
6 17 (17.53%) SQL
7 15 (15.46%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (15.46%) TIBCO
7 15 (15.46%) SOA
7 15 (15.46%) IBM
7 15 (15.46%) DevOps
8 14 (14.43%) SWIFT
8 14 (14.43%) WebSphere
9 13 (13.40%) .NET
9 13 (13.40%) Anti-Money Laundering
10 12 (12.37%) Scrum
11 11 (11.34%) Migration
11 11 (11.34%) Asset Management
11 11 (11.34%) Software Engineering
11 11 (11.34%) Microsoft
12 10 (10.31%) XML
12 10 (10.31%) CRM
12 10 (10.31%) Front Office
12 10 (10.31%) SDLC
12 10 (10.31%) Multithreading
13 9 (9.28%) Cash Management
13 9 (9.28%) Docker

Middleware
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 14 (14.43%) WebSphere
2 9 (9.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 8 (8.25%) Tomcat
4 7 (7.22%) Apache
5 6 (6.19%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (5.15%) JBoss
7 4 (4.12%) Apache Spark
7 4 (4.12%) Confluence
7 4 (4.12%) WebLogic
8 3 (3.09%) Oracle Coherence
9 2 (2.06%) Mule
9 2 (2.06%) SharePoint
9 2 (2.06%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (1.03%) Apache Pig
10 1 (1.03%) CMS
10 1 (1.03%) GlassFish
10 1 (1.03%) IIS
10 1 (1.03%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 1 (1.03%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 3 (3.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.03%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.03%) MS Project
2 1 (1.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.09%) Eagle PACE
1 3 (3.09%) Markit EDM
2 2 (2.06%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.03%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.03%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (6.19%) IaaS
3 4 (4.12%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (4.12%) OpenShift
4 3 (3.09%) GitHub
4 3 (3.09%) PaaS
5 2 (2.06%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (2.06%) Google App Engine
5 2 (2.06%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (2.06%) SaaS
6 1 (1.03%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.12%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.09%) Firewall
2 3 (3.09%) SAN
3 2 (2.06%) AMQP
3 2 (2.06%) HTTP
3 2 (2.06%) Multicast
3 2 (2.06%) NAS
4 1 (1.03%) BIG-IP
4 1 (1.03%) DNS
4 1 (1.03%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (1.03%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (1.03%) FCoE
4 1 (1.03%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (1.03%) Internet
4 1 (1.03%) iSCSI
4 1 (1.03%) LAN
4 1 (1.03%) SSL
4 1 (1.03%) VoIP
4 1 (1.03%) WAN
4 1 (1.03%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (26.80%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.28%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (7.22%) NoSQL
4 6 (6.19%) Big Data
5 5 (5.15%) Hadoop
5 5 (5.15%) RDBMS
5 5 (5.15%) Relational Database
5 5 (5.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (4.12%) DB2
6 4 (4.12%) KDB
6 4 (4.12%) Kdb+
7 3 (3.09%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (3.09%) Data Lake
7 3 (3.09%) Oracle Database
7 3 (3.09%) Power BI
8 2 (2.06%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (2.06%) MariaDB
8 2 (2.06%) MySQL
8 2 (2.06%) QlikView
8 2 (2.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (9.28%) JUnit
2 8 (8.25%) Maven
2 8 (8.25%) Subversion
3 7 (7.22%) Eclipse
4 6 (6.19%) Git (software)
5 5 (5.15%) Jenkins
5 5 (5.15%) JIRA
6 4 (4.12%) Mockito
7 3 (3.09%) Cucumber
7 3 (3.09%) EasyMock
7 3 (3.09%) IntelliJ
7 3 (3.09%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (3.09%) Talend Open Studio
8 2 (2.06%) Bitbucket
8 2 (2.06%) Gerrit
8 2 (2.06%) Gradle
8 2 (2.06%) jMock
8 2 (2.06%) Oracle APEX
8 2 (2.06%) TeamCity
8 2 (2.06%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 42 (43.30%) Finance
2 34 (35.05%) Banking
3 10 (10.31%) Front Office
4 7 (7.22%) Investment Banking
5 5 (5.15%) Retail
6 3 (3.09%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.03%) Advertising
7 1 (1.03%) Legal
7 1 (1.03%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.03%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (32.99%) Developer
2 23 (23.71%) Architect
3 17 (17.53%) Java Developer
4 15 (15.46%) Analyst
5 8 (8.25%) Support Analyst
5 8 (8.25%) Technical Architect
6 7 (7.22%) DevOps Engineer
6 7 (7.22%) Java Architect
6 7 (7.22%) Senior Developer
7 6 (6.19%) C++ Developer
7 6 (6.19%) Senior Java Developer
7 6 (6.19%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (5.15%) Lead Architect
8 5 (5.15%) Salesforce Architect
8 5 (5.15%) Salesforce Developer
9 4 (4.12%) Data Analyst
9 4 (4.12%) KDB Developer
9 4 (4.12%) Lead Java Developer
9 4 (4.12%) Middleware Developer
9 4 (4.12%) Payments Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (13.40%) .NET
2 10 (10.31%) XML
3 8 (8.25%) JMS
3 8 (8.25%) TIBCO EMS
3 8 (8.25%) Web Services
4 7 (7.22%) Spring
4 7 (7.22%) WebSphere MQ
4 7 (7.22%) XSLT
5 6 (6.19%) Apache Camel
5 6 (6.19%) Oracle Fusion
5 6 (6.19%) Visualforce
6 5 (5.15%) CSS
6 5 (5.15%) IBM Integration Bus
6 5 (5.15%) JSON
6 5 (5.15%) Rendezvous
6 5 (5.15%) REST
7 4 (4.12%) HTML
7 4 (4.12%) J2EE
7 4 (4.12%) jQuery
7 4 (4.12%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.43%) SWIFT
2 9 (9.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 7 (7.22%) Fixed Income
4 6 (6.19%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (5.15%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (4.12%) Derivative
7 3 (3.09%) Computer Science
7 3 (3.09%) Data Centre
7 3 (3.09%) Equities
7 3 (3.09%) Management Information System
8 2 (2.06%) Grid Computing
8 2 (2.06%) Virtual Team
9 1 (1.03%) Data Structures
9 1 (1.03%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (1.03%) Mobile App
9 1 (1.03%) Oracle Exalogic
9 1 (1.03%) Reference Data
9 1 (1.03%) RIA
9 1 (1.03%) Tandem
9 1 (1.03%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 34 (35.05%) Linux
2 27 (27.84%) Unix
2 27 (27.84%) Windows
3 6 (6.19%) Solaris
4 5 (5.15%) Windows Server
5 4 (4.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.06%) Android
6 2 (2.06%) CentOS
6 2 (2.06%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.03%) AIX
7 1 (1.03%) FreeBSD
7 1 (1.03%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (1.03%) pSOS
7 1 (1.03%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.03%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (15.46%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (15.46%) DevOps
1 15 (15.46%) SOA
2 13 (13.40%) Anti-Money Laundering
3 12 (12.37%) Scrum
4 11 (11.34%) Asset Management
4 11 (11.34%) Migration
4 11 (11.34%) Software Engineering
5 10 (10.31%) CRM
5 10 (10.31%) Multithreading
5 10 (10.31%) SDLC
6 9 (9.28%) Cash Management
6 9 (9.28%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (7.22%) Data Management
7 7 (7.22%) TOGAF
7 7 (7.22%) Waterfall
8 6 (6.19%) Data Modelling
8 6 (6.19%) ETL
8 6 (6.19%) Project Management
8 6 (6.19%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 38 (39.18%) Java
2 17 (17.53%) SQL
3 7 (7.22%) C++
3 7 (7.22%) Python
4 6 (6.19%) Apex Code
4 6 (6.19%) Perl
4 6 (6.19%) SOQL
4 6 (6.19%) SOSL
5 5 (5.15%) C#
5 5 (5.15%) JavaScript
6 4 (4.12%) Shell Script
7 3 (3.09%) Bash Shell
7 3 (3.09%) Scala
8 2 (2.06%) ES6
8 2 (2.06%) Groovy
8 2 (2.06%) JCL
8 2 (2.06%) Korn
9 1 (1.03%) C
9 1 (1.03%) Ruby
9 1 (1.03%) XPath
Qualifications
1 7 (7.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.19%) SEPA
2 4 (4.12%) MiFID
3 2 (2.06%) QA
4 1 (1.03%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.03%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.03%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (9.28%) Docker
2 2 (2.06%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.06%) HDFS
2 2 (2.06%) KVM
2 2 (2.06%) Time Sharing Option
2 2 (2.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.03%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.03%) SRDF
3 1 (1.03%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (1.03%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.03%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 8 (8.25%) Ansible
2 5 (5.15%) Puppet
3 4 (4.12%) Kubernetes
4 3 (3.09%) Grafana
4 3 (3.09%) Kibana
4 3 (3.09%) MOM
5 2 (2.06%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (2.06%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (2.06%) Terraform
6 1 (1.03%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.03%) Control-M
6 1 (1.03%) ITRS Geneos
6 1 (1.03%) MIMEsweeper
6 1 (1.03%) Nagios
6 1 (1.03%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.03%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.03%) Oracle EDQ
6 1 (1.03%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (1.03%) Tivoli
6 1 (1.03%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 26 (26.80%) Oracle
2 15 (15.46%) IBM
2 15 (15.46%) TIBCO
3 11 (11.34%) Microsoft
4 8 (8.25%) SmartStream
5 6 (6.19%) Salesforce.com
5 6 (6.19%) Splunk
5 6 (6.19%) Tableau
6 5 (5.15%) Red Hat
7 4 (4.12%) Informatica
7 4 (4.12%) WorldPay
8 3 (3.09%) IBM Sterling
8 3 (3.09%) Talend
8 3 (3.09%) VMware
9 2 (2.06%) Axway
9 2 (2.06%) Cisco
9 2 (2.06%) Google
9 2 (2.06%) Serena
9 2 (2.06%) Veracode
10 1 (1.03%) Nokia
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