The median contractor rate for a Middleware Developer was £488 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 23 June 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 Developer
UK
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 568 582 609
Rank change year-on-year +14 +27  
Contract jobs requiring a Middleware Developer 34 61 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.073% 0.11% 0.053%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.077% 0.12% 0.056%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 29 16
Median daily rate £488 £420 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.07% +20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £350 £349
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £413 £369
% change year-on-year +15.15% +11.86%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £48.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £48.25

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 44357 51050 53273
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.75% 94.87% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28704 33277 33414
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1368 1510 2064
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

Middleware Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Middleware Developer in the UK

Middleware Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Middleware Developer in the UK

Middleware Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Middleware Developer over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Middleware Developer in the UK

Middleware Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Middleware Developer in the UK

Middleware Developer
Top 24 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 23 June 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 +9 34 £488 +17.46% 6
London -9 9 £525 +16.66% 1
West Midlands +21 7 £475 +26.66%
East of England -3 7 £545 +55.71% 2
Essex - 7 £545 -
South East +3 6 £380 -5.00% 2
Hampshire - 4 £380 -
Leicester 0 3 - -
Leicestershire -5 3 - -
East Midlands -7 3 - -
Southend-on-Sea - 3 £550 -
City of London -3 2 £550 +37.50%
Berkshire - 2 - -
Shropshire - 2 - -
Telford - 2 - -
Portsmouth - 2 £380 -
Bracknell - 2 - -
Yorkshire +26 1 - -
North Yorkshire - 1 - -
Basingstoke - 1 £342 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £350 -
Winchester - 1 £475 -
North East - 1 £350 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £350 -

Middleware Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, Middleware Developer 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 Developer in the job title.

1 62 (100.00%) Middleware
2 36 (58.06%) SOA
3 35 (56.45%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (43.55%) Oracle
5 26 (41.94%) Java
6 25 (40.32%) XSLT
7 24 (38.71%) JSON
8 23 (37.10%) XML
9 22 (35.48%) WSO2
10 21 (33.87%) Apache Camel
11 20 (32.26%) SOAP
11 20 (32.26%) TDD
12 18 (29.03%) Finance
12 18 (29.03%) Web Services
12 18 (29.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 16 (25.81%) SDLC
14 15 (24.19%) Oracle Service Bus
14 15 (24.19%) Unix
14 15 (24.19%) Subversion
15 13 (20.97%) Maven
16 12 (19.35%) Continuous Integration
17 11 (17.74%) Mule
17 11 (17.74%) BPSS Clearance
17 11 (17.74%) XPath
17 11 (17.74%) Linux
18 10 (16.13%) Marketing
18 10 (16.13%) WebSphere
18 10 (16.13%) Swagger
18 10 (16.13%) WireMock
18 10 (16.13%) Greenfield Project

Middleware Developer 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 18 (29.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 15 (24.19%) Oracle Service Bus
3 11 (17.74%) Mule
4 10 (16.13%) WebSphere
5 6 (9.68%) JBoss
5 6 (9.68%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (6.45%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 4 (6.45%) Tomcat
7 3 (4.84%) WebLogic
8 2 (3.23%) Apache
8 2 (3.23%) IBM HTTP Server
8 2 (3.23%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (1.61%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (1.61%) Apache Solr
9 1 (1.61%) Mule ESB
9 1 (1.61%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (1.61%) WebSphere Portal
Business Applications
1 9 (14.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (9.68%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.61%) Amazon CloudSearch
1 1 (1.61%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 1 (1.61%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.61%) Amazon EMR
1 1 (1.61%) Amazon S3
1 1 (1.61%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (1.61%) AWS Lambda
1 1 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.61%) CloudFront
1 1 (1.61%) IaaS
1 1 (1.61%) PaaS
1 1 (1.61%) SaaS
1 1 (1.61%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.90%) HTTP
2 6 (9.68%) SSL
3 4 (6.45%) DNS
4 2 (3.23%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.06%) Oracle Database
2 4 (6.45%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (4.84%) Couchbase
3 3 (4.84%) CouchDB
3 3 (4.84%) NoSQL
3 3 (4.84%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (4.84%) Oracle Database 12c
3 3 (4.84%) Oracle ODI
4 2 (3.23%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (3.23%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.23%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (1.61%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.61%) MySQL
5 1 (1.61%) SimpleDB
Development Applications
1 15 (24.19%) Subversion
2 13 (20.97%) Maven
3 8 (12.90%) Git (software)
4 6 (9.68%) JUnit
5 4 (6.45%) Artifactory
5 4 (6.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (6.45%) Checkstyle
5 4 (6.45%) FindBugs
6 3 (4.84%) Jenkins
6 3 (4.84%) SoapUI
7 2 (3.23%) Introscope
8 1 (1.61%) Ant
8 1 (1.61%) git-flow
8 1 (1.61%) JIRA
8 1 (1.61%) jMock
8 1 (1.61%) Selenium
General
1 18 (29.03%) Finance
2 10 (16.13%) Marketing
3 9 (14.52%) Electronics
3 9 (14.52%) Manufacturing
3 9 (14.52%) Telecoms
4 8 (12.90%) Banking
5 3 (4.84%) Investment Banking
6 2 (3.23%) Financial Institution
6 2 (3.23%) Front Office
7 1 (1.61%) Advertising
7 1 (1.61%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (100.00%) Middleware
2 25 (40.32%) XSLT
3 24 (38.71%) JSON
4 23 (37.10%) XML
5 21 (33.87%) Apache Camel
6 20 (32.26%) SOAP
7 18 (29.03%) Web Services
8 10 (16.13%) REST
8 10 (16.13%) RESTful
8 10 (16.13%) Swagger
8 10 (16.13%) WireMock
9 9 (14.52%) Spring
10 7 (11.29%) ActiveMQ
10 7 (11.29%) Oracle Fusion
11 6 (9.68%) JMS
11 6 (9.68%) WebSphere MQ
12 5 (8.06%) WSDL
12 5 (8.06%) XSD
13 4 (6.45%) FpML
14 3 (4.84%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.13%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (6.45%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.84%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.23%) DataPower
4 2 (3.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.61%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.61%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.61%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 15 (24.19%) Unix
2 11 (17.74%) Linux
3 4 (6.45%) AIX
4 3 (4.84%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 2 (3.23%) Mac OS X
5 2 (3.23%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (3.23%) Solaris
5 2 (3.23%) SUSE
5 2 (3.23%) Windows
6 1 (1.61%) Android
6 1 (1.61%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (58.06%) SOA
2 35 (56.45%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (32.26%) TDD
4 16 (25.81%) SDLC
5 12 (19.35%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (16.13%) Test Automation
7 9 (14.52%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (14.52%) Coaching
7 9 (14.52%) Digital Marketing
7 9 (14.52%) Programme Management
8 8 (12.90%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (12.90%) Mentoring
8 8 (12.90%) Microservices
8 8 (12.90%) Unit Testing
9 6 (9.68%) API Design
10 4 (6.45%) BPEL
10 4 (6.45%) Change Management
10 4 (6.45%) High Availability
10 4 (6.45%) ITIL
11 3 (4.84%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 26 (41.94%) Java
2 11 (17.74%) XPath
3 5 (8.06%) SQL
4 4 (6.45%) Shell Script
5 3 (4.84%) Scala
6 2 (3.23%) Bash Shell
6 2 (3.23%) C++
6 2 (3.23%) Perl
6 2 (3.23%) Python
7 1 (1.61%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.61%) Jython
7 1 (1.61%) Korn
7 1 (1.61%) PHP
7 1 (1.61%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (17.74%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (4.84%) SC Cleared
2 3 (4.84%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.61%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.61%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.23%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (1.61%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (3.23%) Ansible
2 1 (1.61%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.61%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 27 (43.55%) Oracle
2 22 (35.48%) WSO2
3 9 (14.52%) SAP
4 8 (12.90%) IBM
5 5 (8.06%) MuleSoft
6 3 (4.84%) Solace
6 3 (4.84%) Talarian
6 3 (4.84%) TIBCO
7 2 (3.23%) ATG
8 1 (1.61%) Adobe
8 1 (1.61%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.61%) Software AG
8 1 (1.61%) Sybase
8 1 (1.61%) webMethods
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