Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Middleware Consultant was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 833 861 852
Rank change year-on-year +28 -9 -31
Contract jobs requiring a Middleware Consultant 42 35 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.041% 0.033% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.044% 0.035% 0.037%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 21 27
UK median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - -20.00%
10th Percentile £413 £350 £300
90th Percentile £544 £530 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -22.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 96141 99356 108750
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.81% 94.76% 94.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 63392 64835 69190
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £392 £375
% change year-on-year +2.17% +4.41% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2869 3292 4137
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.38 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

Middleware Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Middleware Consultant in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 19 November 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 9 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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
England +29 40 £450 +12.50% 1
UK excluding London +24 24 £425 +6.25%
South East +18 16 £425 -15.00%
London -23 15 £468 +13.33% 1
North of England +47 5 £500 +25.00%
North West +23 5 £500 +25.00%
Scotland -5 2 £533 -14.80%
Midlands +29 1 £450 -
East Midlands - 1 £450 -

Middleware Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 42 (100.00%) Middleware
2 15 (35.71%) Linux
3 14 (33.33%) Java
4 13 (30.95%) Windows
4 13 (30.95%) Finance
5 12 (28.57%) Oracle
5 12 (28.57%) Red Hat
6 11 (26.19%) Unix
7 10 (23.81%) Maven
8 9 (21.43%) Banking
8 9 (21.43%) JBoss
9 8 (19.05%) .NET
9 8 (19.05%) Solaris
9 8 (19.05%) Team Foundation Server
9 8 (19.05%) Artifactory
9 8 (19.05%) OpenShift
9 8 (19.05%) Apache Camel
9 8 (19.05%) Workday
10 7 (16.67%) Perl
11 6 (14.29%) IBM
11 6 (14.29%) TIBCO
12 5 (11.90%) Migration
12 5 (11.90%) Oracle Fusion
12 5 (11.90%) WebSphere
13 4 (9.52%) Korn
13 4 (9.52%) SWIFT
13 4 (9.52%) Validation
13 4 (9.52%) Rendezvous
13 4 (9.52%) Microsoft
13 4 (9.52%) SQL

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 9 (21.43%) JBoss
2 5 (11.90%) WebSphere
3 4 (9.52%) Apache
4 3 (7.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (7.14%) Tomcat
4 3 (7.14%) WebLogic
4 3 (7.14%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (4.76%) IBM HTTP Server
5 2 (4.76%) IIS
5 2 (4.76%) Smallworld
6 1 (2.38%) Confluence
6 1 (2.38%) Oracle HTTP Server
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Maximo
1 2 (4.76%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (2.38%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 8 (19.05%) OpenShift
2 1 (2.38%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.14%) SSL
2 1 (2.38%) DNS
2 1 (2.38%) Firewall
2 1 (2.38%) HTTP
2 1 (2.38%) LDAP
2 1 (2.38%) PuTTY
2 1 (2.38%) SNMP
2 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.76%) GIS
2 1 (2.38%) DB2
2 1 (2.38%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle Smart View
Development Applications
1 10 (23.81%) Maven
2 8 (19.05%) Artifactory
2 8 (19.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (7.14%) Jenkins
4 2 (4.76%) Git (software)
4 2 (4.76%) JIRA
5 1 (2.38%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.38%) JConsole
5 1 (2.38%) JUnit
5 1 (2.38%) Selenium
5 1 (2.38%) VisualVM
General
1 13 (30.95%) Finance
2 9 (21.43%) Banking
3 1 (2.38%) Back Office
3 1 (2.38%) Retail
3 1 (2.38%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (100.00%) Middleware
2 8 (19.05%) .NET
2 8 (19.05%) Apache Camel
3 5 (11.90%) Oracle Fusion
4 4 (9.52%) Rendezvous
5 3 (7.14%) J2EE
6 2 (4.76%) JDBC
6 2 (4.76%) JMS
6 2 (4.76%) JNDI
6 2 (4.76%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (4.76%) Web Services
6 2 (4.76%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (4.76%) XML
7 1 (2.38%) .NET Framework
7 1 (2.38%) Hibernate
7 1 (2.38%) IBM Integration Bus
7 1 (2.38%) JSON
7 1 (2.38%) REST
7 1 (2.38%) RESTful
7 1 (2.38%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) SWIFT
2 3 (7.14%) Client/Server
3 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.76%) Clustering
3 2 (4.76%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.38%) DataPower
4 1 (2.38%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.38%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (2.38%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 15 (35.71%) Linux
2 13 (30.95%) Windows
3 11 (26.19%) Unix
4 8 (19.05%) Solaris
5 3 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (4.76%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (11.90%) Migration
2 4 (9.52%) Validation
3 3 (7.14%) SOA
4 2 (4.76%) Client Onboarding
4 2 (4.76%) Configuration Management
4 2 (4.76%) DevOps
4 2 (4.76%) EAI
4 2 (4.76%) Identity Access Management
4 2 (4.76%) ITIL
4 2 (4.76%) Performance Optimisation
4 2 (4.76%) TDD
5 1 (2.38%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (2.38%) High Availability
5 1 (2.38%) Microservices
5 1 (2.38%) Open Source
5 1 (2.38%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (2.38%) Privileged Access Management
5 1 (2.38%) Programme Management
5 1 (2.38%) Scrum
5 1 (2.38%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 14 (33.33%) Java
2 7 (16.67%) Perl
3 4 (9.52%) Korn
3 4 (9.52%) Python
3 4 (9.52%) SQL
4 2 (4.76%) C
4 2 (4.76%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.38%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.38%) Jython
5 1 (2.38%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.38%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (2.38%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (2.38%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.38%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) CA Single Sign-On
1 1 (2.38%) PowerBroker
1 1 (2.38%) Puppet
1 1 (2.38%) Red Hat Satellite
1 1 (2.38%) SELinux
1 1 (2.38%) Tivoli
1 1 (2.38%) yum
Vendors
1 12 (28.57%) Oracle
1 12 (28.57%) Red Hat
2 8 (19.05%) Workday
3 6 (14.29%) IBM
3 6 (14.29%) TIBCO
4 4 (9.52%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.76%) IBM Sterling
5 2 (4.76%) SAP
6 1 (2.38%) Atlassian
6 1 (2.38%) BEA
6 1 (2.38%) CA
6 1 (2.38%) CyberArk
6 1 (2.38%) Informatica
6 1 (2.38%) NetIQ
6 1 (2.38%) Pega
6 1 (2.38%) Remedy
6 1 (2.38%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (2.38%) VMware
6 1 (2.38%) WSO2