The median contractor rate for a Middleware Architect was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 27 June 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.

Middleware Architect
England / London
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 422 423 429
Rank change year-on-year +1 +6  
Contract jobs requiring a Middleware Architect 2 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.010% 0.018% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.019% 0.023%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 2
Median daily rate £475 £700 £485
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.14% +44.32%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £513 £525 £535
% change year-on-year -2.38% -1.86%  
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 London. 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
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 19752 20748 21808
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.88% 95.27% 94.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 14071 15056 15231
Median daily rate £500 £463 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.10% +5.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £298 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £601
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 251 228 364
Median hourly rate £19.82 £17.89 £19.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.81% -8.78%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.85 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £42.60 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Middleware Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Middleware Architect in London

Middleware Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Middleware Architect in London

Middleware Architect
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 27 June 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
City of London - 2 £475 -
Middleware Architect
England

Middleware Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 London region featuring Middleware Architect in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Middleware
2 4 (66.67%) SOA
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (33.33%) WebLogic
3 2 (33.33%) High Availability
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle ODI
3 2 (33.33%) Re-Platforming
3 2 (33.33%) Business Transformation
3 2 (33.33%) Analytics
4 1 (16.67%) WSO2
4 1 (16.67%) People Management
4 1 (16.67%) Microservices
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (16.67%) SOAP
4 1 (16.67%) Web Services
4 1 (16.67%) XML
4 1 (16.67%) XSD
4 1 (16.67%) JBoss
4 1 (16.67%) Apache
4 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
4 1 (16.67%) ERP
4 1 (16.67%) BMC
4 1 (16.67%) SAML
4 1 (16.67%) Tivoli

Middleware Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 2 (33.33%) WebLogic
2 1 (16.67%) Apache
2 1 (16.67%) JBoss
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (16.67%) OLTP
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) Middleware
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle ADF
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (16.67%) SAML
2 1 (16.67%) SOAP
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) WebCenter
2 1 (16.67%) WSDL
2 1 (16.67%) XML
2 1 (16.67%) XML Schema
2 1 (16.67%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Clustering
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (16.67%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) SOA
2 2 (33.33%) Analytics
2 2 (33.33%) Business Transformation
2 2 (33.33%) High Availability
2 2 (33.33%) Re-Platforming
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Data Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) ERP
3 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 1 (16.67%) Microservices
3 1 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (16.67%) People Management
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Security Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Java
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) BMC
2 1 (16.67%) IBM
2 1 (16.67%) WSO2