Period
to 23 April 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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 286 202 185
Rank change year-on-year -84 -17 -7
Contract jobs citing Middleware 427 518 620
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.93% 1.29% 1.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.55% 3.68% 4.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 289 359 402
London median daily rate £550 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +10.53% -3.44%
10th Percentile £408 £380 £350
90th Percentile £700 £690 £688
England median daily rate £525 £481 £450
% change year-on-year +9.09% +6.94% -4.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
London median hourly rate £35.00 £52.50 £70.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.33% -25.00% -
England median hourly rate £38.75 £50.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -22.50% +25.00% +2.24%

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 16,740 14,089 14,218
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 36.31% 35.12% 32.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,824 10,538 10,687
London median daily rate £500 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +6.32%
10th Percentile £363 £325 £313
90th Percentile £650 £638 £631
England median daily rate £475 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +7.95% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 88 69
London median hourly rate £41.41 £45.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.97% +12.50% +35.59%
10th Percentile £20.75 £20.12 £18.72
90th Percentile £64.50 £57.50 £58.00
England median hourly rate £41.00 £41.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year - +5.81% +10.44%

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 23 April 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 23 April 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 -60 83 £530 -3.64% 22
South London -37 11 £500 +42.86% 6
West London -47 9 £475 +2.15% 3
East London -25 8 £525 +10.53% 5
North London +4 6 - -
Middleware
England

For the 6 months to 23 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Middleware also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Middleware.

1 160 (37.47%) Java
2 132 (30.91%) Agile Software Development
3 115 (26.93%) Finance
4 104 (24.36%) Linux
5 87 (20.37%) SQL
6 83 (19.44%) Oracle
7 77 (18.03%) Banking
8 76 (17.80%) Unix
9 74 (17.33%) DevOps
10 69 (16.16%) Git (software)
11 61 (14.29%) JavaScript
12 57 (13.35%) Windows
13 55 (12.88%) Amazon AWS
14 53 (12.41%) Docker
15 52 (12.18%) Jenkins
16 50 (11.71%) SDLC
16 50 (11.71%) Python
17 49 (11.48%) .NET
18 47 (11.01%) SQL Server
19 46 (10.77%) Web Services
19 46 (10.77%) SOA
19 46 (10.77%) Ansible
20 43 (10.07%) C#
21 42 (9.84%) HTML
21 42 (9.84%) SaaS
22 41 (9.60%) IBM
22 41 (9.60%) Microsoft
22 41 (9.60%) Scrum
23 40 (9.37%) TDD
23 40 (9.37%) XML

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 32 (7.49%) Apache
2 29 (6.79%) WebLogic
3 28 (6.56%) Tomcat
3 28 (6.56%) WebSphere
4 18 (4.22%) BizTalk Server
4 18 (4.22%) Mule
5 16 (3.75%) Oracle Service Bus
5 16 (3.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 11 (2.58%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 11 (2.58%) IIS
6 11 (2.58%) JBoss
7 8 (1.87%) CMS
8 7 (1.64%) SharePoint
9 6 (1.41%) Confluence
10 4 (0.94%) Documentum
10 4 (0.94%) MQSeries
10 4 (0.94%) WebSphere Application Server
11 3 (0.70%) OpenStack
11 3 (0.70%) Oracle Coherence
11 3 (0.70%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (0.47%) HipChat
1 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.23%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (2.11%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (1.64%) NetSuite
3 5 (1.17%) Markit EDM
3 5 (1.17%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.70%) BusinessWorks
4 3 (0.70%) Oracle 11i
5 2 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.47%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.47%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.47%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (0.47%) Oracle Retail
5 2 (0.47%) SAP Hybris
5 2 (0.47%) thinkFolio
6 1 (0.23%) Eagle PACE
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.23%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.23%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 55 (12.88%) Amazon AWS
2 42 (9.84%) SaaS
3 40 (9.37%) IaaS
3 40 (9.37%) PaaS
4 27 (6.32%) Microsoft Azure
5 20 (4.68%) npm
6 14 (3.28%) Cloud Computing
7 10 (2.34%) OpenShift
8 9 (2.11%) CloudBees
9 8 (1.87%) Boomi
9 8 (1.87%) Dynamics 365
10 7 (1.64%) Office 365
11 6 (1.41%) OneDrive
11 6 (1.41%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
11 6 (1.41%) Salesforce Service Cloud
12 5 (1.17%) Serverless
13 4 (0.94%) Amazon EC2
13 4 (0.94%) Amazon S3
13 4 (0.94%) Google Cloud Platform
14 3 (0.70%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.51%) Firewall
2 12 (2.81%) TCP/IP
3 11 (2.58%) HTTP
4 9 (2.11%) AMQP
4 9 (2.11%) LAN
4 9 (2.11%) WAN
5 8 (1.87%) DNS
6 7 (1.64%) SAN
6 7 (1.64%) SSL
7 6 (1.41%) DHCP
8 5 (1.17%) FTP
8 5 (1.17%) Internet
8 5 (1.17%) NAS
9 4 (0.94%) Multicast
9 4 (0.94%) Network Security
9 4 (0.94%) Wireless
10 3 (0.70%) Extranet
10 3 (0.70%) HTTPS
10 3 (0.70%) iSCSI
11 2 (0.47%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (11.01%) SQL Server
2 34 (7.96%) Relational Database
3 28 (6.56%) Oracle Database
4 17 (3.98%) NoSQL
5 16 (3.75%) PostgreSQL
6 10 (2.34%) KDB
7 9 (2.11%) Big Data
7 9 (2.11%) RDBMS
8 8 (1.87%) MySQL
9 7 (1.64%) Blockchain
9 7 (1.64%) Hadoop
10 6 (1.41%) DB2
10 6 (1.41%) Oracle Database 12c
11 5 (1.17%) Apache Cassandra
11 5 (1.17%) Oracle Database 11g
12 4 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (0.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 3 (0.70%) HBase
14 2 (0.47%) OLAP Cube
14 2 (0.47%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 69 (16.16%) Git (software)
2 52 (12.18%) Jenkins
3 26 (6.09%) Maven
4 20 (4.68%) Grunt
4 20 (4.68%) gulp
4 20 (4.68%) webpack
5 18 (4.22%) JIRA
6 15 (3.51%) Cucumber
6 15 (3.51%) JUnit
7 14 (3.28%) Bitbucket
8 13 (3.04%) Artifactory
8 13 (3.04%) SonarQube
9 12 (2.81%) Subversion
10 10 (2.34%) NUnit
11 8 (1.87%) IntelliJ
12 7 (1.64%) Eclipse
12 7 (1.64%) SpecFlow
12 7 (1.64%) TeamCity
12 7 (1.64%) Xcode
13 6 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 115 (26.93%) Finance
2 77 (18.03%) Banking
3 36 (8.43%) Front Office
4 27 (6.32%) Investment Banking
5 20 (4.68%) Marketing
6 13 (3.04%) Retail
7 9 (2.11%) Financial Institution
8 7 (1.64%) Telecoms
9 6 (1.41%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.94%) Digital Economy
11 3 (0.70%) Back Office
11 3 (0.70%) Electronics
11 3 (0.70%) Legal
11 3 (0.70%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.47%) International Banking
12 2 (0.47%) Private Banking
12 2 (0.47%) Publishing
13 1 (0.23%) Dutch Language
13 1 (0.23%) Mandarin Language
13 1 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 160 (37.47%) Developer
2 96 (22.48%) Architect
3 47 (11.01%) Java Developer
4 26 (6.09%) DevOps Engineer
5 24 (5.62%) Senior Developer
6 23 (5.39%) Analyst
6 23 (5.39%) Consultant
7 22 (5.15%) HTML Developer
7 22 (5.15%) JavaScript Developer
8 20 (4.68%) Angular Developer
9 19 (4.45%) Integration Architect
10 18 (4.22%) C# Developer
10 18 (4.22%) C++ Developer
10 18 (4.22%) Solutions Architect
11 14 (3.28%) Applications Architect
12 13 (3.04%) Data Architect
13 12 (2.81%) Infrastructure Architect
13 12 (2.81%) Integration Developer
13 12 (2.81%) UI Developer
14 11 (2.58%) Middleware Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (11.48%) .NET
2 46 (10.77%) Web Services
3 42 (9.84%) HTML
4 40 (9.37%) AngularJS
4 40 (9.37%) XML
5 36 (8.43%) CSS
6 32 (7.49%) REST
7 30 (7.03%) HTML5
8 29 (6.79%) RESTful
8 29 (6.79%) Spring
9 27 (6.32%) React
10 26 (6.09%) Oracle Fusion
11 25 (5.85%) J2EE
12 21 (4.92%) Apache Camel
12 21 (4.92%) SOAP
13 20 (4.68%) JMS
13 20 (4.68%) JSON
13 20 (4.68%) LESS
13 20 (4.68%) Vue (Vue.js)
14 18 (4.22%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 35 (8.20%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (7.26%) Derivative
2 31 (7.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 27 (6.32%) Equities
4 23 (5.39%) Enterprise Software
5 16 (3.75%) Equity Derivative
6 12 (2.81%) Computer Science
7 10 (2.34%) Data Centre
7 10 (2.34%) Self-Motivation
7 10 (2.34%) User Experience
8 9 (2.11%) Mainframe
8 9 (2.11%) Management Information System
9 8 (1.87%) DataPower
10 7 (1.64%) Fintech
10 7 (1.64%) Fixed Income
10 7 (1.64%) Greenfield Project
10 7 (1.64%) Mobile App
11 6 (1.41%) Hybrid Cloud
12 5 (1.17%) Replication
12 5 (1.17%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 104 (24.36%) Linux
2 76 (17.80%) Unix
3 57 (13.35%) Windows
4 25 (5.85%) Solaris
5 20 (4.68%) Windows Server
6 13 (3.04%) Apple iOS
7 12 (2.81%) Android
8 7 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.94%) AIX
9 4 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.70%) CentOS
10 3 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.47%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.23%) FreeBSD
12 1 (0.23%) OpenBSD
12 1 (0.23%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.23%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.23%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (30.91%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (17.33%) DevOps
3 50 (11.71%) SDLC
4 46 (10.77%) SOA
5 41 (9.60%) Scrum
6 40 (9.37%) TDD
7 38 (8.90%) Test Automation
8 37 (8.67%) Multithreading
9 36 (8.43%) Analytics
10 30 (7.03%) Continuous Integration
11 28 (6.56%) Technical Analysis
12 25 (5.85%) Data Modelling
12 25 (5.85%) TOGAF
13 23 (5.39%) Low Latency
13 23 (5.39%) Mentoring
13 23 (5.39%) Pair Programming
13 23 (5.39%) Problem-Solving
14 22 (5.15%) Configuration Management
14 22 (5.15%) Web Development
15 21 (4.92%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 160 (37.47%) Java
2 87 (20.37%) SQL
3 61 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 50 (11.71%) Python
5 43 (10.07%) C#
6 35 (8.20%) C++
7 20 (4.68%) ES6
7 20 (4.68%) TypeScript
8 16 (3.75%) Java 8
9 11 (2.58%) Perl
10 10 (2.34%) Bash Shell
11 9 (2.11%) PowerShell
11 9 (2.11%) Scala
12 8 (1.87%) Apex Code
12 8 (1.87%) Shell Script
13 6 (1.41%) Groovy
13 6 (1.41%) PHP
13 6 (1.41%) T-SQL
14 5 (1.17%) C
14 5 (1.17%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 40 (9.37%) Security Cleared
2 33 (7.73%) SC Cleared
3 26 (6.09%) Degree
4 6 (1.41%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (1.41%) DV Cleared
4 6 (1.41%) Oracle Certification
5 5 (1.17%) CISSP
6 4 (0.94%) TOGAF Certification
7 3 (0.70%) CISA
7 3 (0.70%) CISM
7 3 (0.70%) Numerate Degree
8 2 (0.47%) AWS Certification
8 2 (0.47%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.23%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.23%) CREST Certified
9 1 (0.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.23%) MBA
9 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.23%) OCP
9 1 (0.23%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.87%) QA
2 7 (1.64%) MiFID
3 5 (1.17%) GDPR
4 4 (0.94%) SLA
5 3 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.70%) NIST 800
6 2 (0.47%) GCP
6 2 (0.47%) PMO
6 2 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.23%) COBIT
7 1 (0.23%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.23%) SEPA
7 1 (0.23%) TARGET2
7 1 (0.23%) WCAG
System Software
1 53 (12.41%) Docker
2 19 (4.45%) Active Directory
3 13 (3.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.17%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (0.94%) KVM
5 4 (0.94%) NFS
5 4 (0.94%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (0.94%) Xen
6 3 (0.70%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.47%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.47%) SRDF
7 2 (0.47%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (0.47%) VMware NSX
7 2 (0.47%) XenApp
8 1 (0.23%) GridGain
8 1 (0.23%) QEMU
8 1 (0.23%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (0.23%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.23%) vSphere
8 1 (0.23%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 46 (10.77%) Ansible
2 28 (6.56%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (3.28%) Kubernetes
4 10 (2.34%) CA Single Sign-On
4 10 (2.34%) Puppet
4 10 (2.34%) Rancher
5 7 (1.64%) Single Sign-On
6 6 (1.41%) Kibana
6 6 (1.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 6 (1.41%) Prometheus
7 5 (1.17%) Oracle Identity Management
7 5 (1.17%) Oracle RMAN
7 5 (1.17%) Terraform
8 4 (0.94%) Data Guard
8 4 (0.94%) Grafana
8 4 (0.94%) ZABBIX
9 3 (0.70%) BladeLogic
9 3 (0.70%) Control-M
9 3 (0.70%) Docker Swarm
9 3 (0.70%) yum
Vendors
1 83 (19.44%) Oracle
2 41 (9.60%) IBM
2 41 (9.60%) Microsoft
3 36 (8.43%) TIBCO
4 24 (5.62%) Salesforce.com
5 17 (3.98%) MuleSoft
5 17 (3.98%) Solace
5 17 (3.98%) VMware
6 15 (3.51%) Red Hat
7 13 (3.04%) SAP
8 12 (2.81%) Informatica
8 12 (2.81%) Talarian
9 9 (2.11%) Cisco
10 8 (1.87%) Adobe
10 8 (1.87%) Bloomberg
10 8 (1.87%) Google
11 7 (1.64%) Splunk
12 6 (1.41%) CA
13 5 (1.17%) Axway
13 5 (1.17%) Sybase