The median contractor rate for a Middleware Engineer was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 24 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 Engineer
UK
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 579 620 627
Rank change year-on-year +41 +7  
Contract jobs requiring a Middleware Engineer 22 24 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.048% 0.045% 0.034%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.050% 0.047% 0.036%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 17 12
Median daily rate £500 £340 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +47.05% -17.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £278 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £452 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £513 £292 £400
% change year-on-year +75.81% -27.12%  
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 43829 51011 53185
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.75% 94.87% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28353 33254 33375
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 £245
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 1353 1511 2053
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 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

Middleware Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Middleware Engineer in the UK

Middleware Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Middleware Engineer in the UK

Middleware Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Middleware Engineer over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Middleware Engineer in the UK

Middleware Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Middleware Engineer in the UK

Middleware Engineer
Top 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 24 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 +52 22 £500 +49.25% 3
Essex - 9 £513 - 1
East of England - 9 £513 - 1
London +16 8 £500 +19.04% 1
Swindon - 2 £538 -
Wiltshire - 2 £538 -
South West - 2 £538 - 1
South East +30 1 £475 +19.87%
North West +20 1 £313 -
Manchester +11 1 £313 -
Surrey - 1 £475 -
Brentwood - 1 £450 -

Middleware Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, Middleware Engineer 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 38 (100.00%) Middleware
2 17 (44.74%) Linux
2 17 (44.74%) Finance
2 17 (44.74%) WebSphere
3 16 (42.11%) DevOps
4 12 (31.58%) Jenkins
4 12 (31.58%) IBM
4 12 (31.58%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (28.95%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (26.32%) Digital Marketing
6 10 (26.32%) Marketing
6 10 (26.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 10 (26.32%) Electronics
6 10 (26.32%) Telecoms
6 10 (26.32%) Scrum
6 10 (26.32%) Manufacturing
6 10 (26.32%) Programme Management
6 10 (26.32%) SOA
6 10 (26.32%) SAP
7 9 (23.68%) Unix
7 9 (23.68%) Apache
7 9 (23.68%) Tomcat
7 9 (23.68%) Configuration Management
7 9 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (21.05%) Opscode Chef
8 8 (21.05%) Puppet
8 8 (21.05%) TDD
8 8 (21.05%) Python
8 8 (21.05%) WebSphere Application Server
8 8 (21.05%) WebLogic

Middleware Engineer 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 17 (44.74%) WebSphere
2 9 (23.68%) Apache
2 9 (23.68%) Tomcat
3 8 (21.05%) WebLogic
3 8 (21.05%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (10.53%) JBoss
4 4 (10.53%) Oracle Service Bus
5 3 (7.89%) IIS
5 3 (7.89%) SharePoint
6 2 (5.26%) Apache Spark
6 2 (5.26%) Confluence
6 2 (5.26%) Documentum
6 2 (5.26%) IBM HTTP Server
6 2 (5.26%) MQSeries
6 2 (5.26%) MS Project Server
6 2 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (2.63%) Mule
7 1 (2.63%) OpenStack
7 1 (2.63%) WebSphere Portal
7 1 (2.63%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 10 (26.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (5.26%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (5.26%) GitHub
4 1 (2.63%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.63%) IaaS
4 1 (2.63%) PaaS
4 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.53%) AMQP
1 4 (10.53%) HTTP
2 3 (7.89%) Multicast
2 3 (7.89%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.26%) SSL
4 1 (2.63%) FTP
4 1 (2.63%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (5.26%) Hadoop
1 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.63%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (2.63%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.63%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.63%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (31.58%) Jenkins
2 3 (7.89%) JIRA
3 1 (2.63%) Ant
3 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.63%) Subversion
General
1 17 (44.74%) Finance
2 10 (26.32%) Electronics
2 10 (26.32%) Manufacturing
2 10 (26.32%) Marketing
2 10 (26.32%) Telecoms
3 4 (10.53%) Banking
4 2 (5.26%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.63%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.63%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (100.00%) Middleware
2 5 (13.16%) IBM Integration Bus
3 4 (10.53%) .NET
3 4 (10.53%) EntireX
4 3 (7.89%) JMS
4 3 (7.89%) Software Packaging
4 3 (7.89%) TIBCO EMS
4 3 (7.89%) Ultra Messaging
4 3 (7.89%) Web Services
4 3 (7.89%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (5.26%) Java EE
5 2 (5.26%) Kafka
5 2 (5.26%) Spring
5 2 (5.26%) Spring Boot
5 2 (5.26%) Spring Cloud
6 1 (2.63%) J2EE
6 1 (2.63%) JDBC
6 1 (2.63%) JSON
6 1 (2.63%) RESTful
6 1 (2.63%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Computer Science
1 3 (7.89%) DataPower
2 2 (5.26%) Digital TV
2 2 (5.26%) Replication
2 2 (5.26%) STB
3 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.63%) Device Driver
3 1 (2.63%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (2.63%) Fintech
3 1 (2.63%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 17 (44.74%) Linux
2 9 (23.68%) Unix
3 7 (18.42%) Windows
4 4 (10.53%) Solaris
5 3 (7.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (5.26%) Windows Server
7 1 (2.63%) Android
7 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (42.11%) DevOps
2 12 (31.58%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (28.95%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (26.32%) Digital Marketing
4 10 (26.32%) Programme Management
4 10 (26.32%) Scrum
4 10 (26.32%) SOA
5 9 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (23.68%) Configuration Management
6 8 (21.05%) TDD
7 4 (10.53%) Change Management
7 4 (10.53%) ITIL
7 4 (10.53%) Problem Management
8 3 (7.89%) Migration
8 3 (7.89%) Software Engineering
9 2 (5.26%) BPMN
9 2 (5.26%) Open Source
9 2 (5.26%) Test Automation
9 2 (5.26%) Use Case
9 2 (5.26%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.05%) Java
1 8 (21.05%) Python
2 5 (13.16%) PowerShell
3 4 (10.53%) C
3 4 (10.53%) C++
3 4 (10.53%) Perl
4 2 (5.26%) C#
4 2 (5.26%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.63%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.63%) Jython
5 1 (2.63%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) SC Cleared
1 3 (7.89%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.63%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.63%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (10.53%) Docker
2 2 (5.26%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.63%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 8 (21.05%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (21.05%) Puppet
2 4 (10.53%) CA Single Sign-On
3 2 (5.26%) Mesos
4 1 (2.63%) Kubernetes
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (2.63%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 12 (31.58%) IBM
2 10 (26.32%) SAP
3 5 (13.16%) Oracle
3 5 (13.16%) Red Hat
4 3 (7.89%) Informatica
4 3 (7.89%) MuleSoft
4 3 (7.89%) ServiceNow
4 3 (7.89%) TIBCO
5 2 (5.26%) Google
5 2 (5.26%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.26%) Splunk
6 1 (2.63%) AppDynamics
6 1 (2.63%) CA
6 1 (2.63%) New Relic
6 1 (2.63%) Sun
6 1 (2.63%) WorldPay
6 1 (2.63%) WSO2
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