Period
to 24 July 2019

The median contractor rate for a Middleware Developer was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 24 July 2019.

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 Developer
England > London
6 months to
24 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 590 624 580
Rank change year-on-year +34 -44 0
Contract jobs requiring a Middleware Developer 2 30 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.005% 0.065% 0.057%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.005% 0.069% 0.060%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 26 19
London median daily rate £525 £565 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.08% +2.73% +23.60%
10th Percentile £513 £503 £462
90th Percentile £538 £644 £578
England median daily rate £475 £525 £513
% change year-on-year -9.52% +2.44% +20.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
London
Contract vacancies in London with a recognized job title 38,231 43,627 39,824
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.22% 94.71% 95.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 27,355 31,608 28,328
London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £319 £313 £305
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
England median daily rate £475 £450 £440
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 509 640 514
London median hourly rate £21.00 £21.50 £21.02
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.33% +2.31% +10.52%
10th Percentile £12.04 £13.13 £12.41
90th Percentile £55.70 £52.50 £50.00
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £18.10
% change year-on-year +6.95% +3.31% -4.74%

Middleware Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings that featured Middleware Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Middleware Developer in London

Middleware Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Middleware Developer in London

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 2019, Middleware Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the London region featuring Middleware Developer in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) J2EE
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) Ant
1 2 (100.00%) JUnit
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 2 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (100.00%) JDBC
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) DOM
1 2 (100.00%) JMS
1 2 (100.00%) FTP
1 2 (100.00%) HTTP
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) SAX
1 2 (100.00%) Control-M
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (100.00%) Middleware
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) FpML
1 2 (100.00%) Back Office
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Spring
1 2 (100.00%) Maven
1 2 (100.00%) Investment Banking
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (100.00%) Java EE
1 2 (100.00%) XPath

Middleware Developer 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 (100.00%) GlassFish
1 2 (100.00%) JCAPS
1 2 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) FTP
1 2 (100.00%) HTTP
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Ant
1 2 (100.00%) JUnit
1 2 (100.00%) Maven
General
1 2 (100.00%) Back Office
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) DOM
1 2 (100.00%) FpML
1 2 (100.00%) J2EE
1 2 (100.00%) Java EE
1 2 (100.00%) JDBC
1 2 (100.00%) JMS
1 2 (100.00%) Middleware
1 2 (100.00%) SAX
1 2 (100.00%) Spring
1 2 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Change Control
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) Problem-Solving
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) XPath
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Control-M
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle