The median contractor rate for a Middleware Engineer was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 24 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 Engineer
England / London
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 404 420 416
Rank change year-on-year +16 -4  
Contract jobs requiring a Middleware Engineer 8 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.039% 0.037% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.041% 0.039% 0.027%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 6
Median daily rate £500 £420 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.04% +0.29%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £513 £292 £400
% change year-on-year +75.81% -27.12%  
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 19396 20655 22146
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.88% 95.29% 94.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 13838 14981 15430
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 £295 £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 242 228 376
Median hourly rate £19.82 £17.94 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.46% -4.05%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £42.60 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

Middleware Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Middleware Engineer in London

Middleware Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Middleware Engineer in London

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, Middleware Engineer 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 16 (100.00%) Middleware
2 10 (62.50%) WebSphere
3 8 (50.00%) Linux
4 7 (43.75%) Apache
4 7 (43.75%) IBM
5 6 (37.50%) Java
6 5 (31.25%) WebSphere Application Server
6 5 (31.25%) WebLogic
6 5 (31.25%) Oracle
6 5 (31.25%) Tomcat
6 5 (31.25%) Python
6 5 (31.25%) Windows
7 4 (25.00%) Solaris
7 4 (25.00%) .NET
7 4 (25.00%) CA Single Sign-On
7 4 (25.00%) Change Management
7 4 (25.00%) EntireX
7 4 (25.00%) IBM Integration Bus
7 4 (25.00%) Oracle Service Bus
8 3 (18.75%) AMQP
8 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
8 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
8 3 (18.75%) Ultra Messaging
8 3 (18.75%) Multicast
8 3 (18.75%) Problem Management
8 3 (18.75%) TIBCO EMS
8 3 (18.75%) Banking
8 3 (18.75%) TIBCO
8 3 (18.75%) WebSphere MQ
8 3 (18.75%) Informatica

Middleware Engineer 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 10 (62.50%) WebSphere
2 7 (43.75%) Apache
3 5 (31.25%) Tomcat
3 5 (31.25%) WebLogic
3 5 (31.25%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (25.00%) Oracle Service Bus
5 2 (12.50%) Documentum
5 2 (12.50%) IIS
5 2 (12.50%) MS Project Server
5 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
5 2 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (6.25%) Apache Spark
6 1 (6.25%) Confluence
6 1 (6.25%) MQSeries
6 1 (6.25%) Mule
6 1 (6.25%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (6.25%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Portal
6 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.25%) GitHub
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) AMQP
1 3 (18.75%) Multicast
1 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
2 2 (12.50%) HTTP
2 2 (12.50%) SSL
3 1 (6.25%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) Hadoop
2 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
2 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.25%) Ant
2 1 (6.25%) JIRA
General
1 3 (18.75%) Banking
2 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Investment Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (100.00%) Middleware
2 4 (25.00%) .NET
2 4 (25.00%) EntireX
2 4 (25.00%) IBM Integration Bus
3 3 (18.75%) TIBCO EMS
3 3 (18.75%) Ultra Messaging
3 3 (18.75%) Web Services
3 3 (18.75%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (12.50%) JMS
5 1 (6.25%) HTML
5 1 (6.25%) J2EE
5 1 (6.25%) JDBC
5 1 (6.25%) Kafka
5 1 (6.25%) Spring
5 1 (6.25%) Spring Boot
5 1 (6.25%) Spring Cloud
5 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) DataPower
2 1 (6.25%) Digital TV
2 1 (6.25%) STB
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Linux
2 5 (31.25%) Windows
3 4 (25.00%) Solaris
4 2 (12.50%) Unix
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Change Management
2 3 (18.75%) ITIL
2 3 (18.75%) Problem Management
3 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (12.50%) Identity Access Management
3 2 (12.50%) ITIL V2
3 2 (12.50%) Migration
3 2 (12.50%) Quality Management
3 2 (12.50%) Service Desk Management
3 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 1 (6.25%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (6.25%) Data Engineering
4 1 (6.25%) DevOps
4 1 (6.25%) IT Strategy
4 1 (6.25%) Microservices
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (6.25%) Project Management
4 1 (6.25%) Scrum
4 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
4 1 (6.25%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) Java
2 5 (31.25%) Python
3 3 (18.75%) C
3 3 (18.75%) C++
3 3 (18.75%) Perl
4 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
4 2 (12.50%) Shell Script
5 1 (6.25%) C#
5 1 (6.25%) Jython
5 1 (6.25%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
1 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) Docker
2 1 (6.25%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (6.25%) Mesos
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (6.25%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) IBM
2 5 (31.25%) Oracle
3 3 (18.75%) Informatica
3 3 (18.75%) TIBCO
4 2 (12.50%) Google
4 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 2 (12.50%) ServiceNow
5 1 (6.25%) MuleSoft
5 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
5 1 (6.25%) Splunk
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago