Period
to 22 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 6 months to 22 January 2018 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
England > London
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 235 190 189
Rank change year-on-year -45 -1 -33
Contract jobs citing Middleware 545 569 604
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.18% 1.38% 1.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.22% 3.88% 4.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 408 377 375
London median daily rate £550 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% -1.04%
10th Percentile £394 £375 £359
90th Percentile £700 £675 £675
England median daily rate £513 £475 £455
% change year-on-year +7.89% +4.40% +1.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £49.34
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% -18.93% -
England median hourly rate £43.75 £45.00 £38.47
% change year-on-year -2.78% +16.99% +22.11%

Middleware is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 16,910 14,648 14,363
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 36.61% 35.56% 32.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,095 10,929 10,758
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £350 £325 £306
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
England median daily rate £475 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +11.76% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 76 96
London median hourly rate £32.00 £45.00 £37.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.89% +19.21% +7.86%
10th Percentile £20.60 £20.67 £16.44
90th Percentile £47.83 £73.75 £55.00
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%

Middleware
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Middleware as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Middleware in London

Middleware
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Middleware in London

Middleware
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Middleware in London over the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Middleware in London

Middleware
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Middleware in London

Middleware
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 within the London region over the 6 months to 22 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London -8 122 £550 +10.00% 25
West London -38 12 £500 +25.00% 7
East London -29 9 £600 - 3
North London -1 6 £500 -4.76% 1
South London -37 1 £475 +35.71%
Middleware
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 London region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 162 (29.72%) Java
1 162 (29.72%) Agile Software Development
2 161 (29.54%) Linux
2 161 (29.54%) Finance
3 152 (27.89%) SQL
4 127 (23.30%) Banking
5 117 (21.47%) TIBCO
6 99 (18.17%) Oracle
7 86 (15.78%) DevOps
8 85 (15.60%) Multithreading
9 84 (15.41%) JavaScript
10 81 (14.86%) .NET
10 81 (14.86%) Windows
11 78 (14.31%) Git (software)
12 74 (13.58%) Unix
13 73 (13.39%) HTML
13 73 (13.39%) C++
14 71 (13.03%) SQL Server
15 65 (11.93%) C#
16 63 (11.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 62 (11.38%) Amazon AWS
18 60 (11.01%) AngularJS
18 60 (11.01%) Microsoft
19 58 (10.64%) SOA
19 58 (10.64%) Front Office
20 57 (10.46%) Python
21 56 (10.28%) Solaris
22 55 (10.09%) SDLC
23 54 (9.91%) Docker
23 54 (9.91%) Investment Banking

Middleware
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 33 (6.06%) Tomcat
2 27 (4.95%) Apache
3 26 (4.77%) WebLogic
4 21 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
4 21 (3.85%) WebSphere
5 19 (3.49%) MQSeries
6 17 (3.12%) JBoss
6 17 (3.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 15 (2.75%) Oracle Service Bus
8 13 (2.39%) Mule
9 12 (2.20%) SharePoint
10 9 (1.65%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 8 (1.47%) Confluence
11 8 (1.47%) IIS
12 7 (1.28%) Cloud Foundry
13 6 (1.10%) CMS
14 4 (0.73%) Liferay
14 4 (0.73%) Oracle Workflow
14 4 (0.73%) WebSphere Application Server
15 3 (0.55%) nginx
Applications
1 4 (0.73%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.55%) SPSS
3 2 (0.37%) InfoPath
3 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.18%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 10 (1.83%) NetSuite
2 8 (1.47%) Markit EDM
2 8 (1.47%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (1.28%) BusinessWorks
3 7 (1.28%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (1.28%) RMDS
4 5 (0.92%) Eagle PACE
4 5 (0.92%) Kondor
5 4 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.73%) Oracle Retail
5 4 (0.73%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 3 (0.55%) IntelliMatch
6 3 (0.55%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (0.55%) Oracle ERP
6 3 (0.55%) SAP Hybris
7 2 (0.37%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.37%) Oracle iProcurement
7 2 (0.37%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (0.37%) Oracle Receivables
7 2 (0.37%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 62 (11.38%) Amazon AWS
2 51 (9.36%) PaaS
3 42 (7.71%) IaaS
4 41 (7.52%) Microsoft Azure
5 38 (6.97%) SaaS
6 20 (3.67%) npm
7 10 (1.83%) CloudBees
8 9 (1.65%) Boomi
8 9 (1.65%) Cloud Computing
9 8 (1.47%) Dynamics 365
9 8 (1.47%) OpenShift
10 7 (1.28%) Office 365
11 6 (1.10%) Force.com
11 6 (1.10%) OneDrive
12 5 (0.92%) GitHub
12 5 (0.92%) Salesforce Service Cloud
13 4 (0.73%) AWS CloudFormation
13 4 (0.73%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
14 3 (0.55%) Azure Active Directory
14 3 (0.55%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.57%) Firewall
2 12 (2.20%) LAN
2 12 (2.20%) WAN
3 11 (2.02%) TCP/IP
4 10 (1.83%) Internet
5 8 (1.47%) AMQP
6 7 (1.28%) DNS
7 6 (1.10%) DHCP
7 6 (1.10%) HTTP
8 5 (0.92%) SSL
9 4 (0.73%) FIX Connectivity
9 4 (0.73%) Intranet
9 4 (0.73%) SAN
9 4 (0.73%) VPN
10 3 (0.55%) Network Security
10 3 (0.55%) SMS
11 2 (0.37%) HTTPS
11 2 (0.37%) NAS
11 2 (0.37%) VLAN
12 1 (0.18%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (13.03%) SQL Server
2 36 (6.61%) Relational Database
3 22 (4.04%) Oracle Database
4 20 (3.67%) NoSQL
5 17 (3.12%) KDB
6 16 (2.94%) DB2
6 16 (2.94%) RDBMS
7 13 (2.39%) PostgreSQL
8 12 (2.20%) Big Data
9 10 (1.83%) SQL Server 2008
10 8 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (1.28%) Hadoop
12 6 (1.10%) Kdb+
12 6 (1.10%) SQL Server 2016
12 6 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 6 (1.10%) Sybase ASE
13 4 (0.73%) Data Mining
14 3 (0.55%) Data Lake
14 3 (0.55%) MySQL
14 3 (0.55%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 78 (14.31%) Git (software)
2 52 (9.54%) Jenkins
3 34 (6.24%) Maven
4 29 (5.32%) JIRA
5 25 (4.59%) Subversion
6 20 (3.67%) Grunt
6 20 (3.67%) gulp
6 20 (3.67%) webpack
7 15 (2.75%) Artifactory
8 14 (2.57%) JUnit
8 14 (2.57%) NUnit
9 13 (2.39%) Bitbucket
10 11 (2.02%) Selenium
11 10 (1.83%) SonarQube
12 9 (1.65%) SoapUI
13 7 (1.28%) Cucumber
13 7 (1.28%) Mockito
13 7 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
14 6 (1.10%) IntelliJ
14 6 (1.10%) SpecFlow
General
1 161 (29.54%) Finance
2 127 (23.30%) Banking
3 58 (10.64%) Front Office
4 54 (9.91%) Investment Banking
5 17 (3.12%) Retail
6 12 (2.20%) Back Office
6 12 (2.20%) Marketing
7 9 (1.65%) Financial Institution
7 9 (1.65%) Telecoms
8 6 (1.10%) Electronics
9 4 (0.73%) Prime Brokerage
10 3 (0.55%) Advertising
10 3 (0.55%) Digital Economy
10 3 (0.55%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.55%) Publishing
10 3 (0.55%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.37%) International Banking
11 2 (0.37%) Law
11 2 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.18%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 227 (41.65%) Developer
2 77 (14.13%) Architect
3 53 (9.72%) C++ Developer
4 52 (9.54%) Java Developer
5 45 (8.26%) Analyst
6 39 (7.16%) Consultant
7 34 (6.24%) Senior Developer
8 27 (4.95%) C# Developer
9 26 (4.77%) JavaScript Developer
10 25 (4.59%) HTML Developer
10 25 (4.59%) UI Developer
11 24 (4.40%) Middleware Engineer
12 20 (3.67%) DevOps Engineer
13 18 (3.30%) .NET Developer
13 18 (3.30%) Applications Support
13 18 (3.30%) Solutions Architect
14 16 (2.94%) Support Engineer
15 15 (2.75%) Applications Architect
16 14 (2.57%) Development Manager
16 14 (2.57%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (14.86%) .NET
2 73 (13.39%) HTML
3 60 (11.01%) AngularJS
4 52 (9.54%) HTML5
5 48 (8.81%) CSS
6 46 (8.44%) XML
7 41 (7.52%) REST
8 39 (7.16%) Web Services
9 35 (6.42%) Spring
10 34 (6.24%) React
10 34 (6.24%) Rendezvous
11 27 (4.95%) Apache Camel
12 25 (4.59%) ASP.NET
13 24 (4.40%) JMS
13 24 (4.40%) RESTful
13 24 (4.40%) SOAP
13 24 (4.40%) TIBCO EMS
14 23 (4.22%) XSLT
15 22 (4.04%) LESS
16 20 (3.67%) Vue (Vue.js)
Miscellaneous
1 63 (11.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 42 (7.71%) Derivative
3 39 (7.16%) Analytical Skills
4 33 (6.06%) Enterprise Software
4 33 (6.06%) Equities
5 26 (4.77%) Fixed Income
6 21 (3.85%) Computer Science
6 21 (3.85%) Equity Derivative
7 14 (2.57%) Data Centre
7 14 (2.57%) User Experience
8 13 (2.39%) SWIFT
9 12 (2.20%) Greenfield Project
10 9 (1.65%) Credit Derivative
11 8 (1.47%) Virtual Team
12 7 (1.28%) Client/Server
12 7 (1.28%) Fintech
12 7 (1.28%) Management Information System
12 7 (1.28%) Public Cloud
13 6 (1.10%) EPoS
13 6 (1.10%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 161 (29.54%) Linux
2 81 (14.86%) Windows
3 74 (13.58%) Unix
4 56 (10.28%) Solaris
5 24 (4.40%) Windows Server
6 19 (3.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.55%) AIX
7 3 (0.55%) Windows 10
7 3 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.55%) zOS
8 2 (0.37%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.18%) Android
9 1 (0.18%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (29.72%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (15.78%) DevOps
3 85 (15.60%) Multithreading
4 58 (10.64%) SOA
5 55 (10.09%) SDLC
6 51 (9.36%) Multithreaded Programming
7 49 (8.99%) TDD
8 47 (8.62%) Scrum
9 43 (7.89%) Test Automation
10 38 (6.97%) Regression Testing
11 37 (6.79%) Performance Testing
12 35 (6.42%) Configuration Management
13 32 (5.87%) Mentoring
13 32 (5.87%) User Acceptance Testing
14 31 (5.69%) Web Development
15 30 (5.50%) OO
16 28 (5.14%) Analytics
16 28 (5.14%) Continuous Integration
16 28 (5.14%) E-Commerce
16 28 (5.14%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 162 (29.72%) Java
2 152 (27.89%) SQL
3 84 (15.41%) JavaScript
4 73 (13.39%) C++
5 65 (11.93%) C#
6 57 (10.46%) Python
7 27 (4.95%) TypeScript
8 25 (4.59%) Perl
9 22 (4.04%) ES6
10 20 (3.67%) Scala
11 17 (3.12%) Shell Script
12 15 (2.75%) Groovy
13 14 (2.57%) PowerShell
14 13 (2.39%) T-SQL
15 12 (2.20%) PHP
16 9 (1.65%) Apex Code
17 7 (1.28%) Clojure
17 7 (1.28%) X++
18 5 (0.92%) AWK
19 3 (0.55%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 37 (6.79%) Security Cleared
2 32 (5.87%) Degree
2 32 (5.87%) SC Cleared
3 9 (1.65%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (0.92%) DV Cleared
5 3 (0.55%) CTC Cleared
5 3 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.37%) AWS Certification
6 2 (0.37%) CCIE
6 2 (0.37%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.37%) CISSP
6 2 (0.37%) EMC Certification
6 2 (0.37%) MCSE
7 1 (0.18%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.18%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.18%) MCSA
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.18%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.04%) MiFID
2 8 (1.47%) QA
3 7 (1.28%) SLA
4 3 (0.55%) AIFMD
4 3 (0.55%) FATCA
4 3 (0.55%) GCP
4 3 (0.55%) IFRS
5 2 (0.37%) GDPR
6 1 (0.18%) COBIT
6 1 (0.18%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.18%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.18%) EMIR
6 1 (0.18%) PMO
6 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.18%) SEPA
6 1 (0.18%) TARGET2
6 1 (0.18%) WCAG
System Software
1 54 (9.91%) Docker
2 14 (2.57%) Active Directory
3 12 (2.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.55%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.37%) Time Sharing Option
5 2 (0.37%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (0.37%) VMware NSX
5 2 (0.37%) XenApp
6 1 (0.18%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.18%) GridGain
6 1 (0.18%) KVM
6 1 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.18%) RHEV
6 1 (0.18%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 1 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.18%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 50 (9.17%) Ansible
2 32 (5.87%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (3.12%) Puppet
4 14 (2.57%) CA Single Sign-On
5 12 (2.20%) MOM
6 11 (2.02%) Rancher
7 9 (1.65%) Kubernetes
8 6 (1.10%) Oracle Identity Management
8 6 (1.10%) Prometheus
9 4 (0.73%) Nagios
9 4 (0.73%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 4 (0.73%) Terraform
10 3 (0.55%) Control-M
10 3 (0.55%) Docker Swarm
10 3 (0.55%) Grafana
10 3 (0.55%) Kibana
10 3 (0.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 3 (0.55%) ZABBIX
11 2 (0.37%) Mesos
11 2 (0.37%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 117 (21.47%) TIBCO
2 99 (18.17%) Oracle
3 60 (11.01%) Microsoft
4 51 (9.36%) IBM
5 49 (8.99%) Solace
6 35 (6.42%) Talarian
7 32 (5.87%) Salesforce.com
8 28 (5.14%) Red Hat
9 17 (3.12%) VMware
10 16 (2.94%) SAP
11 15 (2.75%) Informatica
12 14 (2.57%) Bloomberg
12 14 (2.57%) MuleSoft
13 9 (1.65%) Splunk
13 9 (1.65%) Sybase
14 7 (1.28%) Cisco
14 7 (1.28%) ION Trading
15 6 (1.10%) Adobe
15 6 (1.10%) CA
16 5 (0.92%) Citrix