The median contractor rate for a Middleware Consultant was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 30 March 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 Consultant
UK
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 591 610 619
Rank change year-on-year +19 +9  
Contract jobs requiring a Middleware Consultant 9 30 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.020% 0.055% 0.011%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.058% 0.012%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 26 5
Median daily rate £450 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £300 £354
10% offered a daily rate of more than £564 £450 £559
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £535
% change year-on-year - -15.88%  
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. 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
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 43148 51543 50918
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.77% 95.22% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 28028 33436 30785
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1488 1586 2043
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.70% +5.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76%  

Middleware Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Middleware Consultant in the UK

Middleware Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Middleware Consultant in the UK

Middleware Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Middleware Consultant over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Middleware Consultant in the UK

Middleware Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Middleware Consultant in the UK

Middleware Consultant
Top 13 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 30 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
England +30 9 £450 - 1
London +34 2 £613 +59.09% 1
North West +29 2 £375 -16.66%
South East +19 2 £450 -10.00%
Hampshire +14 2 £450 -
North East -12 2 - -
Havant - 2 £450 -
Durham - 2 - -
Manchester +14 1 £375 -16.66%
West Midlands +4 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 - -
Merseyside - 1 - -
Liverpool - 1 - -

Middleware Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, Middleware Consultant 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 featuring Middleware Consultant in the job title.

1 28 (100.00%) Middleware
2 17 (60.71%) Oracle
3 14 (50.00%) SOA
4 10 (35.71%) Oracle Fusion
4 10 (35.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 9 (32.14%) Windows
6 8 (28.57%) Linux
7 7 (25.00%) Oracle Database
7 7 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
8 6 (21.43%) WebSphere
8 6 (21.43%) Oracle Database 12c
8 6 (21.43%) Java
8 6 (21.43%) WebLogic
8 6 (21.43%) Unix
9 5 (17.86%) Finance
9 5 (17.86%) ITIL
9 5 (17.86%) AIX
9 5 (17.86%) Oracle Service Bus
9 5 (17.86%) Windows Server
10 4 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (14.29%) SC Cleared
10 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
10 4 (14.29%) Billing
10 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (14.29%) JBoss
10 4 (14.29%) Tomcat
10 4 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
11 3 (10.71%) CRM
11 3 (10.71%) Siebel

Middleware Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (35.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 6 (21.43%) WebLogic
2 6 (21.43%) WebSphere
3 5 (17.86%) Oracle Service Bus
4 4 (14.29%) JBoss
4 4 (14.29%) Tomcat
4 4 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (7.14%) MQSeries
5 2 (7.14%) Tuxedo
6 1 (3.57%) AquaLogic
6 1 (3.57%) IIS
6 1 (3.57%) JCAPS
6 1 (3.57%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (3.57%) Oracle HTTP Server
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (3.57%) OpenText MBPM
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.57%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) Firewall
1 3 (10.71%) LAN
1 3 (10.71%) WAN
2 2 (7.14%) SSL
3 1 (3.57%) AMQP
3 1 (3.57%) FTP
3 1 (3.57%) HTTP
3 1 (3.57%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.00%) Oracle Database
1 7 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 6 (21.43%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (3.57%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (3.57%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.57%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.57%) Ant
2 1 (3.57%) Eclipse
2 1 (3.57%) Hudson
2 1 (3.57%) Maven
2 1 (3.57%) SonarQube
2 1 (3.57%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (3.57%) Subversion
General
1 5 (17.86%) Finance
2 4 (14.29%) Billing
3 2 (7.14%) Banking
4 1 (3.57%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (100.00%) Middleware
2 10 (35.71%) Oracle Fusion
3 3 (10.71%) IBM Integration Bus
3 3 (10.71%) JMS
4 2 (7.14%) J2EE
4 2 (7.14%) JDBC
4 2 (7.14%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (7.14%) XML
5 1 (3.57%) DOM
5 1 (3.57%) Hibernate
5 1 (3.57%) Java EE
5 1 (3.57%) JNDI
5 1 (3.57%) JSON
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle ADF
5 1 (3.57%) SAX
5 1 (3.57%) Spring
5 1 (3.57%) TIBCO EMS
5 1 (3.57%) Web Services
5 1 (3.57%) XML Schema
5 1 (3.57%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.57%) Clustering
2 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.57%) DataPower
2 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (32.14%) Windows
2 8 (28.57%) Linux
3 6 (21.43%) Unix
4 5 (17.86%) AIX
4 5 (17.86%) Windows Server
5 2 (7.14%) OS/390
5 2 (7.14%) Solaris
6 1 (3.57%) Android
6 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (50.00%) SOA
2 5 (17.86%) ITIL
3 4 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (10.71%) CRM
4 3 (10.71%) E-business
4 3 (10.71%) High Availability
4 3 (10.71%) Identity Management
4 3 (10.71%) Incident Management
4 3 (10.71%) Project Management
4 3 (10.71%) Resource Management
4 3 (10.71%) Risk Assessment
4 3 (10.71%) Risk Management
4 3 (10.71%) Service Delivery
4 3 (10.71%) Service Management
5 2 (7.14%) Configuration Management
5 2 (7.14%) DevOps
6 1 (3.57%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.57%) Microservices
6 1 (3.57%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (21.43%) Java
2 2 (7.14%) SQL
3 1 (3.57%) C
3 1 (3.57%) C#
3 1 (3.57%) C++
3 1 (3.57%) Perl
3 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL
3 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.57%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) PMO
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) Oracle Identity Management
2 2 (7.14%) Ansible
2 2 (7.14%) Puppet
3 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
Vendors
1 17 (60.71%) Oracle
2 3 (10.71%) IBM
2 3 (10.71%) Red Hat
2 3 (10.71%) Siebel
3 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.57%) Axway
4 1 (3.57%) MuleSoft
4 1 (3.57%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (3.57%) SAP
4 1 (3.57%) Sun
4 1 (3.57%) TIBCO
4 1 (3.57%) WorldPay