The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Docklands, 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 25 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 / Docklands, London
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 11 24
Rank change year-on-year -2 +13  
Contract jobs citing Middleware 3 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Docklands, London 6.00% 11.86% 2.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.43% 30.43% 10.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 3
Median daily rate £575 £440 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.68% -20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £430 £470
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £573 £630
UK excluding London median daily rate £489 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +8.61% -  
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 Docklands, London with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Docklands, London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 14 23 29
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Docklands, London 28.00% 38.98% 20.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 12 18
Median daily rate £575 £450 £583
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.77% -22.74%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £240 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £520 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Docklands, London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Docklands, 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 Docklands, London

Middleware
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Middleware in Docklands, London

For the 6 months to 25 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 Docklands, London region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Banking
2 3 (60.00%) C++
2 3 (60.00%) Investment Banking
3 2 (40.00%) Multithreading
3 2 (40.00%) Kanban
3 2 (40.00%) Scala
3 2 (40.00%) REST
3 2 (40.00%) Functional Programming
3 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) Equities
3 2 (40.00%) Front Office
3 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (40.00%) JSON
3 2 (40.00%) HTML5
3 2 (40.00%) Multithreaded Programming
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (20.00%) BDD
4 1 (20.00%) JIRA
4 1 (20.00%) Wealth Management
4 1 (20.00%) Algorithmic Trading
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (20.00%) BPEL
4 1 (20.00%) Workflow

Middleware
Co-occurring IT Skills in Docklands, 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 1 (20.00%) Apache
1 1 (20.00%) Confluence
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (20.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) IBM Cloud
1 1 (20.00%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
1 1 (20.00%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Hazelcast
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) JDeveloper
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
1 1 (20.00%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (60.00%) Banking
1 3 (60.00%) Investment Banking
2 2 (40.00%) Front Office
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Scala Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C++ Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Electronic Trading C++ Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Electronic Trading Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Low Latency C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
1 2 (40.00%) HTML5
1 2 (40.00%) JSON
1 2 (40.00%) REST
2 1 (20.00%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (20.00%) Akka
2 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (20.00%) Backbone.js
2 1 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (20.00%) spray
2 1 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (40.00%) Equities
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Solaris
2 1 (20.00%) Unix
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Functional Programming
2 2 (40.00%) Kanban
2 2 (40.00%) Multithreaded Programming
2 2 (40.00%) Multithreading
2 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Algorithmic Trading
3 1 (20.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) BPEL
3 1 (20.00%) BPMN
3 1 (20.00%) Business Activity Monitoring
3 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Electronic Trading
3 1 (20.00%) Low Latency
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (20.00%) Security Hardening
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C++
2 2 (40.00%) Scala
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) Python
3 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Sendmail
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) IBM
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (20.00%) Solace
1 1 (20.00%) Talarian
1 1 (20.00%) TIBCO