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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Middleware
Rank 37 40 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing Middleware 10 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.33% 0.26% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.08% 1.69% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Average daily rate
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£325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £380 £423
% change year-on-year
+18.42% -10.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £47.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-19.47% +18.75%
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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
71 59 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 16.51% 15.13% 13.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 32 15
Average daily rate £485 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 27 March 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (38.89%) SQL Server
1 7 (38.89%) XML
2 6 (33.33%) ITIL
2 6 (33.33%) Web Services
2 6 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (33.33%) WCF
2 6 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (27.78%) Problem Management
3 5 (27.78%) Data Integration
4 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 4 (22.22%) E-Commerce
4 4 (22.22%) PowerShell
4 4 (22.22%) Coaching
5 3 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (16.67%) PaaS
5 3 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (16.67%) Retail
5 3 (16.67%) General Ledger
5 3 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (16.67%) Finance
5 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
5 3 (16.67%) SQL
6 2 (11.11%) VBScript
6 2 (11.11%) Windows
6 2 (11.11%) OLAP
6 2 (11.11%) Agresso
6 2 (11.11%) ERP
6 2 (11.11%) SLA
6 2 (11.11%) Process Architecture

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Agresso
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) PaaS
2 1 (5.56%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) OLAP
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
1 3 (16.67%) Retail
1 3 (16.67%) General Ledger
2 1 (5.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Consultant
2 5 (27.78%) Architect
2 5 (27.78%) BizTalk Consultant
3 3 (16.67%) Integration Architect
3 3 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Applications Support Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Service Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Support Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Applications Support
4 2 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Integration Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Integration Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Business Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) BizTalk Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Middleware Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) XML
2 6 (33.33%) WCF
2 6 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) ITIL
1 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (27.78%) Problem Management
3 4 (22.22%) E-Commerce
3 4 (22.22%) Coaching
4 3 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (11.11%) Data Architecture
5 2 (11.11%) Process Architecture
5 2 (11.11%) ERP
6 1 (5.56%) ETL
6 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (5.56%) Change Management
6 1 (5.56%) Migration
6 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
6 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (5.56%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) PowerShell
2 3 (16.67%) SQL
3 2 (11.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle
2 1 (5.56%) SAP