The table below looks at the statistics for Middleware skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Middleware over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Middleware
Rank 39 40 29
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -11
Contract jobs citing Middleware 7 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.77% 1.39% 0.52%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.28% 9.38% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 1
Average daily rate
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£325 £575 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.47% +76.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £47.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +18.75%
Middleware
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
57 64 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 14.43% 14.85% 18.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 35 23
Average daily rate £475 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £265 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -

Middleware
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Middleware across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Middleware Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Middleware
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Middleware across the Bedfordshire region.

Middleware Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Middleware
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Middleware across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Middleware Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

Middleware
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Middleware Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Middleware
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +1 4 £300 -47.82% 1
Bedford 0 2 - - 1
Middleware
East of England

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Middleware also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Middleware.

1 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
1 7 (36.84%) XML
1 7 (36.84%) ITIL
2 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (31.58%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (31.58%) Web Services
2 6 (31.58%) WCF
2 6 (31.58%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (26.32%) Problem Management
3 5 (26.32%) Data Integration
3 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
4 4 (21.05%) E-Commerce
4 4 (21.05%) PowerShell
4 4 (21.05%) Coaching
5 3 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (15.79%) Retail
5 3 (15.79%) PaaS
5 3 (15.79%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (15.79%) SQL
5 3 (15.79%) Windows
5 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
5 3 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (15.79%) General Ledger
5 3 (15.79%) Finance
6 2 (10.53%) Agresso
6 2 (10.53%) SLA
6 2 (10.53%) VBScript
6 2 (10.53%) Oracle
6 2 (10.53%) SAP
6 2 (10.53%) OLAP

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Middleware also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Middleware. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (31.58%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Agresso
2 1 (5.26%) SAP Business One
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (5.26%) TeleForm
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) PaaS
2 1 (5.26%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) ADSL
1 1 (5.26%) LAN
1 1 (5.26%) WAN
1 1 (5.26%) VPN
1 1 (5.26%) SAN
1 1 (5.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) OLAP
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle OLAP
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (15.79%) Retail
1 3 (15.79%) General Ledger
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) BizTalk Consultant
2 5 (26.32%) Consultant
2 5 (26.32%) Architect
3 3 (15.79%) Integration Architect
3 3 (15.79%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (15.79%) Service Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Applications Support Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Support Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Applications Support
4 2 (10.53%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Integration Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Integration Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Business Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Middleware Architect
5 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (36.84%) XML
2 6 (31.58%) Web Services
2 6 (31.58%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Data Integration
2 1 (5.26%) iPhone
2 1 (5.26%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) ITIL
2 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (31.58%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (26.32%) Problem Management
4 4 (21.05%) E-Commerce
4 4 (21.05%) Coaching
5 3 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (15.79%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (10.53%) ERP
6 2 (10.53%) Process Architecture
6 2 (10.53%) Data Architecture
7 1 (5.26%) Data Migration
7 1 (5.26%) Data Mapping
7 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
7 1 (5.26%) ETL
7 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (5.26%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) PowerShell
2 3 (15.79%) SQL
3 2 (10.53%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.26%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle
2 2 (10.53%) SAP
3 1 (5.26%) RightFax
3 1 (5.26%) ServiceNow
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco
3 1 (5.26%) Sun
3 1 (5.26%) Dell
3 1 (5.26%) EMC
3 1 (5.26%) Metastorm
3 1 (5.26%) Mitel
3 1 (5.26%) VMware
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