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 3 months to 28 March 2017 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
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 170 171 156
Rank change year-on-year +1 -15  
Contract jobs citing Middleware 280 318 316
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.44% 1.43% 1.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.12% 4.48% 4.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 198 201
Median daily rate £533 £463 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.13% -7.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £375 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £660 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £52.50 £100.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -47.50% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £42.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year -45.23% +9.80%  

Middleware is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 6789 7106 6491
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 34.82% 31.86% 30.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 5057 5320 4694
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £601 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 27 27
Median hourly rate £47.50 £50.00 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +82.68%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.01 £21.17 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.00 £55.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.57% +5.55%  

Middleware
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing Middleware as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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 3 months to 28 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
City of London 0 50 £600 +37.14% 12
Uxbridge - 5 £525 -
Canary Wharf -2 3 £650 +79.31%
Docklands, London -3 2 £598 +13.80%
Bromley - 1 £550 - 1
Feltham - 1 £275 -
Middleware
England

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, 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.

1 219 (40.48%) Java
2 175 (32.35%) Finance
3 164 (30.31%) Oracle
4 158 (29.21%) Agile Software Development
5 148 (27.36%) Linux
6 139 (25.69%) Banking
7 105 (19.41%) SQL
8 104 (19.22%) Unix
9 101 (18.67%) IBM
10 98 (18.11%) Windows
11 95 (17.56%) SOA
12 89 (16.45%) WebSphere
13 73 (13.49%) DevOps
14 71 (13.12%) XML
15 67 (12.38%) SQL Server
15 67 (12.38%) JavaScript
16 63 (11.65%) JSON
16 63 (11.65%) Multithreading
17 61 (11.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 60 (11.09%) HTML
19 58 (10.72%) Microsoft
20 56 (10.35%) TIBCO
21 53 (9.80%) C++
22 51 (9.43%) Web Services
22 51 (9.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
23 50 (9.24%) Degree
23 50 (9.24%) Microsoft Azure
24 49 (9.06%) Scrum
24 49 (9.06%) Apache
25 48 (8.87%) XSLT

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 89 (16.45%) WebSphere
2 61 (11.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 49 (9.06%) Apache
4 41 (7.58%) Tomcat
5 36 (6.65%) WebLogic
6 34 (6.28%) Mule
7 30 (5.55%) Oracle Service Bus
8 26 (4.81%) Oracle Coherence
9 25 (4.62%) Confluence
9 25 (4.62%) WebSphere Application Server
10 21 (3.88%) IIS
11 19 (3.51%) JBoss
12 14 (2.59%) BizTalk Server
13 10 (1.85%) DataSynapse
13 10 (1.85%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 9 (1.66%) Apache Spark
15 8 (1.48%) CMS
15 8 (1.48%) Mule ESB
15 8 (1.48%) SharePoint
16 7 (1.29%) MQSeries
Applications
1 19 (3.51%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.11%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.37%) MS Project
3 2 (0.37%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.18%) MS Office
4 1 (0.18%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 21 (3.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 8 (1.48%) Oracle BPM
3 5 (0.92%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (0.92%) Workday HCM
4 4 (0.74%) ION MarketView
4 4 (0.74%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.55%) BusinessWorks
5 3 (0.55%) Eagle PACE
5 3 (0.55%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 3 (0.55%) Markit EDM
6 2 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.37%) Endur
6 2 (0.37%) Maximo
6 2 (0.37%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.37%) SAP HR
7 1 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.18%) Findur
7 1 (0.18%) RMDS
7 1 (0.18%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.18%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 50 (9.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 39 (7.21%) Amazon AWS
3 28 (5.18%) PaaS
4 24 (4.44%) IaaS
5 15 (2.77%) GitHub
5 15 (2.77%) SaaS
6 14 (2.59%) Cloud Computing
7 10 (1.85%) IBM Cloud
7 10 (1.85%) OpenShift
8 7 (1.29%) AWS CloudFormation
8 7 (1.29%) Bluemix
9 5 (0.92%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (0.74%) Amazon S3
10 4 (0.74%) Boomi
10 4 (0.74%) CloudFront
10 4 (0.74%) Google App Engine
10 4 (0.74%) Google Cloud Platform
10 4 (0.74%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 3 (0.55%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 3 (0.55%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 35 (6.47%) HTTP
2 23 (4.25%) Firewall
3 22 (4.07%) TCP/IP
4 19 (3.51%) DNS
4 19 (3.51%) SAN
5 16 (2.96%) SSL
6 15 (2.77%) LAN
6 15 (2.77%) WAN
7 13 (2.40%) FTP
8 12 (2.22%) Multicast
8 12 (2.22%) NAS
9 11 (2.03%) Internet
10 10 (1.85%) FCoE
10 10 (1.85%) Fibre Channel
10 10 (1.85%) iSCSI
11 6 (1.11%) DHCP
12 5 (0.92%) AMQP
12 5 (0.92%) VPN
13 4 (0.74%) Network Security
13 4 (0.74%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (12.38%) SQL Server
2 32 (5.91%) Hadoop
3 31 (5.73%) Data Warehouse
4 28 (5.18%) Big Data
5 27 (4.99%) Oracle Database
6 23 (4.25%) DB2
6 23 (4.25%) Relational Database
7 13 (2.40%) Oracle Database 12c
8 12 (2.22%) NoSQL
8 12 (2.22%) RDBMS
9 10 (1.85%) HBase
9 10 (1.85%) Oracle Database 11g
10 9 (1.66%) KDB
10 9 (1.66%) Kdb+
10 9 (1.66%) Oracle ODI
11 8 (1.48%) MySQL
12 7 (1.29%) Oracle Exadata
12 7 (1.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 6 (1.11%) QlikView
14 5 (0.92%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 46 (8.50%) Maven
2 38 (7.02%) Jenkins
2 38 (7.02%) JIRA
3 35 (6.47%) Git (software)
4 27 (4.99%) Subversion
5 19 (3.51%) JUnit
6 15 (2.77%) Gradle
7 12 (2.22%) Eclipse
7 12 (2.22%) Sonatype Nexus
8 11 (2.03%) Mockito
9 10 (1.85%) Selenium
9 10 (1.85%) TeamCity
10 9 (1.66%) Cucumber
11 8 (1.48%) Talend Open Studio
12 6 (1.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 6 (1.11%) Bitbucket
12 6 (1.11%) gulp
12 6 (1.11%) Karma Test Runner
12 6 (1.11%) Spock
12 6 (1.11%) webpack
General
1 175 (32.35%) Finance
2 139 (25.69%) Banking
3 41 (7.58%) Front Office
4 35 (6.47%) Investment Banking
4 35 (6.47%) Telecoms
5 31 (5.73%) Retail
6 27 (4.99%) Marketing
7 25 (4.62%) Electronics
8 21 (3.88%) Manufacturing
9 12 (2.22%) Financial Institution
10 10 (1.85%) Prime Brokerage
11 7 (1.29%) Back Office
11 7 (1.29%) Legal
12 6 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
12 6 (1.11%) Publishing
13 3 (0.55%) Wholesale Banking
14 2 (0.37%) Corporate Banking
14 2 (0.37%) Retail Banking
15 1 (0.18%) Local Government
15 1 (0.18%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 188 (34.75%) Developer
2 126 (23.29%) Architect
3 86 (15.90%) Java Developer
4 57 (10.54%) Solutions Architect
5 40 (7.39%) Analyst
6 29 (5.36%) Senior Developer
7 26 (4.81%) Consultant
8 23 (4.25%) C++ Developer
8 23 (4.25%) Senior Java Developer
9 22 (4.07%) Middleware Developer
9 22 (4.07%) SOA Developer
10 19 (3.51%) Integration Architect
11 18 (3.33%) Cloud Architect
11 18 (3.33%) Infrastructure Architect
12 17 (3.14%) Technical Architect
13 16 (2.96%) Java Architect
13 16 (2.96%) Middleware Engineer
13 16 (2.96%) Support Analyst
14 15 (2.77%) Payments Architect
15 14 (2.59%) Oracle Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (13.12%) XML
2 63 (11.65%) JSON
3 60 (11.09%) HTML
4 51 (9.43%) Web Services
5 48 (8.87%) Spring
5 48 (8.87%) XSLT
6 47 (8.69%) SOAP
7 46 (8.50%) REST
8 43 (7.95%) .NET
9 37 (6.84%) Apache Camel
10 35 (6.47%) JMS
11 31 (5.73%) HTML5
12 29 (5.36%) CSS
13 28 (5.18%) WebSphere MQ
14 27 (4.99%) J2EE
15 25 (4.62%) IBM Integration Bus
15 25 (4.62%) Rendezvous
16 24 (4.44%) Oracle Fusion
17 22 (4.07%) WireMock
18 19 (3.51%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 51 (9.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 39 (7.21%) Fixed Income
3 38 (7.02%) Computer Science
4 35 (6.47%) Analytical Skills
5 33 (6.10%) Derivative
6 27 (4.99%) SWIFT
7 20 (3.70%) Data Centre
7 20 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
8 18 (3.33%) Equities
9 12 (2.22%) Algorithms
10 11 (2.03%) Fintech
10 11 (2.03%) Management Information System
11 10 (1.85%) DataPower
11 10 (1.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 10 (1.85%) N-Tier
11 10 (1.85%) STB
12 8 (1.48%) iPad
12 8 (1.48%) iSeries
12 8 (1.48%) Public Cloud
12 8 (1.48%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 148 (27.36%) Linux
2 104 (19.22%) Unix
3 98 (18.11%) Windows
4 31 (5.73%) Solaris
5 21 (3.88%) AIX
6 16 (2.96%) Windows Server
7 13 (2.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (1.85%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 9 (1.66%) Oracle Linux
10 6 (1.11%) CentOS
11 5 (0.92%) SUSE
11 5 (0.92%) zOS
12 4 (0.74%) Android
13 3 (0.55%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
14 2 (0.37%) FreeBSD
14 2 (0.37%) pSOS
14 2 (0.37%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.37%) VMS
14 2 (0.37%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (29.21%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (17.56%) SOA
3 73 (13.49%) DevOps
4 63 (11.65%) Multithreading
5 49 (9.06%) Scrum
6 44 (8.13%) Continuous Integration
7 43 (7.95%) Migration
7 43 (7.95%) TDD
8 39 (7.21%) OO
9 36 (6.65%) Low Latency
10 34 (6.28%) Business Intelligence
10 34 (6.28%) E-Commerce
10 34 (6.28%) Electronic Trading
11 31 (5.73%) High Availability
12 29 (5.36%) SDLC
13 28 (5.18%) Software Engineering
14 27 (4.99%) ITIL
14 27 (4.99%) Programme Management
14 27 (4.99%) Project Management
14 27 (4.99%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 219 (40.48%) Java
2 105 (19.41%) SQL
3 67 (12.38%) JavaScript
4 53 (9.80%) C++
5 37 (6.84%) C#
6 34 (6.28%) Python
7 24 (4.44%) XPath
8 23 (4.25%) Perl
9 20 (3.70%) Scala
9 20 (3.70%) Shell Script
10 19 (3.51%) Bash Shell
11 18 (3.33%) C
12 11 (2.03%) Korn
13 10 (1.85%) Apex Code
14 9 (1.66%) Ruby
14 9 (1.66%) SOQL
14 9 (1.66%) SOSL
15 8 (1.48%) PHP
15 8 (1.48%) PL/SQL
16 7 (1.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 50 (9.24%) Degree
2 10 (1.85%) CISSP
3 8 (1.48%) ISSAP
4 7 (1.29%) Security Cleared
5 5 (0.92%) MCSE
5 5 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (0.74%) CCIE
6 4 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (0.74%) EMC Certification
6 4 (0.74%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.55%) AWS Certification
7 3 (0.55%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.55%) PhD
8 2 (0.37%) CISA
8 2 (0.37%) CISM
8 2 (0.37%) ISEB
9 1 (0.18%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.18%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.18%) PMP
9 1 (0.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.70%) MiFID
2 15 (2.77%) QA
3 14 (2.59%) PCI DSS
4 9 (1.66%) SEPA
5 5 (0.92%) SLA
6 3 (0.55%) ISO20022
7 2 (0.37%) FATCA
7 2 (0.37%) FedRAMP
7 2 (0.37%) PMO
8 1 (0.18%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.18%) EMIR
8 1 (0.18%) ISO15022
8 1 (0.18%) PA-DSS
8 1 (0.18%) SDET
System Software
1 33 (6.10%) Docker
2 31 (5.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (3.14%) Oracle RAC
4 12 (2.22%) KVM
5 11 (2.03%) Active Directory
5 11 (2.03%) Hyper-V
6 10 (1.85%) SRDF
7 9 (1.66%) NFS
8 8 (1.48%) Virtual Machines
8 8 (1.48%) Xen
9 7 (1.29%) HDFS
10 6 (1.11%) Time Sharing Option
11 5 (0.92%) vSphere
12 4 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
13 2 (0.37%) Apache Flume
13 2 (0.37%) Cronacle
13 2 (0.37%) Microsoft App-V
13 2 (0.37%) VMware ESX
13 2 (0.37%) VMware Server
14 1 (0.18%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 29 (5.36%) Puppet
2 26 (4.81%) Ansible
3 8 (1.48%) Kubernetes
4 7 (1.29%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (1.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 7 (1.29%) QRadar
5 6 (1.11%) Kibana
5 6 (1.11%) Salt
6 5 (0.92%) CA Single Sign-On
6 5 (0.92%) MOM
6 5 (0.92%) Tivoli
6 5 (0.92%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 4 (0.74%) AirWatch
7 4 (0.74%) Data Guard
7 4 (0.74%) SCCM
8 3 (0.55%) Grafana
9 2 (0.37%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
9 2 (0.37%) SCOM
9 2 (0.37%) Terraform
9 2 (0.37%) vRealize
Vendors
1 164 (30.31%) Oracle
2 101 (18.67%) IBM
3 58 (10.72%) Microsoft
4 56 (10.35%) TIBCO
5 38 (7.02%) VMware
6 33 (6.10%) SAP
7 31 (5.73%) Splunk
8 23 (4.25%) Solace
9 22 (4.07%) WSO2
10 21 (3.88%) Sybase
11 20 (3.70%) Salesforce.com
12 19 (3.51%) Red Hat
13 18 (3.33%) Cisco
14 17 (3.14%) MuleSoft
15 16 (2.96%) EMC
15 16 (2.96%) Informatica
16 15 (2.77%) SmartStream
17 12 (2.22%) Cognizant
18 11 (2.03%) IBM Sterling
19 10 (1.85%) Tableau
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