The table below looks at the statistics for Middleware skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bradford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Middleware over the 3 months to 2 October 2014 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware
Rank 30 - 14
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Middleware 4 0 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 1.96% - 7.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.97% - 31.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
Average daily rate
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£413 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.75 £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-33.88% +20.00%
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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 Bradford region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bradford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
67 44 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 32.84% 23.53% 24.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 22 15
Average daily rate £338 £340 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.73% +51.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £180 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £425 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £9.00 - £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

Middleware
Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

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

Middleware Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

Middleware
Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

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

Middleware Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

Middleware
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford 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 4 (80.00%) Oracle
1 4 (80.00%) MS Office
1 4 (80.00%) Web Services
1 4 (80.00%) UNIX
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle Forms
1 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (80.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (80.00%) Change Management
1 4 (80.00%) BPEL
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle Fusion
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle BPM
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle Service Bus
1 4 (80.00%) Hudson
1 4 (80.00%) Automation Testing
1 4 (80.00%) Perforce
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Banking

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford 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 4 (80.00%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 4 (80.00%) MS Office
1 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle BPM
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle Forms
1 4 (80.00%) Hudson
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Configuration Manager
1 4 (80.00%) Software Configuration Manager
1 4 (80.00%) Software Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) Web Services
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle Fusion
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) UNIX
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (80.00%) Change Management
1 4 (80.00%) BPEL
1 4 (80.00%) Automation Testing
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (80.00%) Perforce
2 1 (20.00%) HP