The median contractor rate for a Middleware Architect was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Middleware Architect
UK / England
Rank 569 594 579
Rank change year-on-year +25 -15  
Contract jobs requiring a Middleware Architect 8 18 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.019% 0.037% 0.025%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.020% 0.039% 0.027%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 9
Median daily rate £450 £569 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.87% +21.01%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £452 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £542 £599 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £443 £569 £470
% change year-on-year -22.19% +21.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 39124 46334 45141
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.84% 95.21% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 25435 30385 27741
Median daily rate £430 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.23% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1355 1447 1806
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +5.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.83 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Middleware Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Middleware Architect in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Middleware Architect in England

Middleware Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Middleware Architect in England

Middleware Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Middleware Architect in England over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Middleware Architect in England

Middleware Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Middleware Architect in England

Middleware Architect
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware Architect within the England region over the 3 months to 23 March 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
London +18 4 £575 +9.00% 1
South East +17 3 £435 -20.90%
North West +20 1 - -
Middleware Architect
UK

Middleware Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, Middleware Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region featuring Middleware Architect in the job title.

1 23 (100.00%) Middleware
2 12 (52.17%) IBM
3 8 (34.78%) Migration
3 8 (34.78%) Data Centre
4 6 (26.09%) IBM Transformation Extender
4 6 (26.09%) SOA
5 5 (21.74%) Oracle
5 5 (21.74%) WebSphere
6 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (17.39%) WebLogic
7 3 (13.04%) SQL
7 3 (13.04%) J2EE
7 3 (13.04%) Web Services
7 3 (13.04%) E-Commerce
7 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
7 3 (13.04%) Internet
7 3 (13.04%) Finance
7 3 (13.04%) Oracle Applications
7 3 (13.04%) Banking
7 3 (13.04%) Clustering
7 3 (13.04%) Information Security
7 3 (13.04%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (13.04%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database 12c
7 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database
7 3 (13.04%) Oracle Fusion
7 3 (13.04%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (13.04%) Software Architecture

Middleware Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 6 (26.09%) IBM Transformation Extender
2 5 (21.74%) WebSphere
3 4 (17.39%) WebLogic
4 3 (13.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (8.70%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (4.35%) Apache
6 1 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (4.35%) JBoss
6 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (4.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) Internet
2 2 (8.70%) SMTP
3 1 (4.35%) AMQP
3 1 (4.35%) FTP
3 1 (4.35%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (8.70%) DB2
2 2 (8.70%) Hadoop
2 2 (8.70%) IBM BigInsights
2 2 (8.70%) Neo4j
3 1 (4.35%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (4.35%) OLTP
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle ODI
General
1 3 (13.04%) Banking
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Electronics
2 1 (4.35%) Front Office
2 1 (4.35%) Investment Banking
2 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.35%) Marketing
2 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (100.00%) Middleware
2 3 (13.04%) J2EE
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle Fusion
2 3 (13.04%) Web Services
3 2 (8.70%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (8.70%) SOAP
3 2 (8.70%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (4.35%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (4.35%) IBM Integration Bus
4 1 (4.35%) Kafka
4 1 (4.35%) MSMQ
4 1 (4.35%) SAML
4 1 (4.35%) TIBCO EMS
4 1 (4.35%) Ultra Messaging
4 1 (4.35%) Velocity
4 1 (4.35%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) Data Centre
2 3 (13.04%) Clustering
2 3 (13.04%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (13.04%) iPad
3 1 (4.35%) Equities
3 1 (4.35%) Fintech
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.35%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Linux
1 2 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (4.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Migration
2 6 (26.09%) SOA
3 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (13.04%) E-Commerce
4 3 (13.04%) Information Security
4 3 (13.04%) Software Architecture
4 3 (13.04%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (8.70%) Analytics
5 2 (8.70%) Business Transformation
5 2 (8.70%) ETL
5 2 (8.70%) Microservices
5 2 (8.70%) Network Design
5 2 (8.70%) Re-Platforming
6 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
6 1 (4.35%) Data Management
6 1 (4.35%) Programme Management
6 1 (4.35%) Project Management
6 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (4.35%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) SQL
2 2 (8.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Puppet
1 2 (8.70%) ZABBIX
2 1 (4.35%) MOM
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (4.35%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 12 (52.17%) IBM
2 5 (21.74%) Oracle
3 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
4 2 (8.70%) Red Hat
4 2 (8.70%) VMware
5 1 (4.35%) BMC
5 1 (4.35%) Citrix
5 1 (4.35%) GigaSpaces
5 1 (4.35%) Informatica
5 1 (4.35%) SAP
5 1 (4.35%) Solace
5 1 (4.35%) TIBCO
5 1 (4.35%) WSO2