The table below looks at the statistics for Middleware skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Middleware over the 3 months to 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware
Rank 53 61 58
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -3
Contract jobs citing Middleware 20 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.16% 0.15% 0.79%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.09% 0.64% 3.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 2
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£413 £500 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £500 £503
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £500 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 2
Average hourly rate £47.50 - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £21.25 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -41.37%
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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 Bristol region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
282 157 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 30.52% 22.89% 21.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 125 105
Average daily rate £388 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 2 5
Average hourly rate £47.50 £42.50 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -15.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

Middleware
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Middleware Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Middleware
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Middleware Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Middleware
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Middleware across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

Middleware Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Middleware
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Middleware Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 18 (52.94%) Oracle
1 18 (52.94%) Oracle Database 11g
1 18 (52.94%) Oracle Fusion
1 18 (52.94%) Oracle Database
2 17 (50.00%) Java
3 16 (47.06%) Security Cleared
4 13 (38.24%) SQL
4 13 (38.24%) SOA
5 10 (29.41%) Software Engineering
6 9 (26.47%) Information Management
6 9 (26.47%) Finance
6 9 (26.47%) Linux
7 8 (23.53%) PVCS
7 8 (23.53%) PL/SQL
7 8 (23.53%) Oracle APEX
7 8 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (20.59%) Spring
8 7 (20.59%) Web Services
8 7 (20.59%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (20.59%) SC Cleared
9 6 (17.65%) XML
9 6 (17.65%) J2EE
10 5 (14.71%) OOA/OOD
10 5 (14.71%) OO
10 5 (14.71%) Management Information System
10 5 (14.71%) Maven
10 5 (14.71%) TOGAF
10 5 (14.71%) Hudson
11 4 (11.76%) Oracle Service Bus
11 4 (11.76%) Open Source

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Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 (11.76%) Oracle Service Bus
2 2 (5.88%) WebSphere
2 2 (5.88%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.94%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (2.94%) Apache
3 1 (2.94%) JBoss
3 1 (2.94%) Liferay
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Visio
1 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (8.82%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.82%) SaaS
1 3 (8.82%) PaaS
1 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (8.82%) IaaS
2 1 (2.94%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) DLNA
1 2 (5.88%) DVB
1 2 (5.88%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.94%) SSL
2 1 (2.94%) Internet
2 1 (2.94%) BIG-IP
2 1 (2.94%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (52.94%) Oracle Database 11g
1 18 (52.94%) Oracle Database
2 4 (11.76%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (5.88%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (5.88%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (2.94%) EDRMS
4 1 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.94%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 8 (23.53%) PVCS
1 8 (23.53%) Oracle APEX
2 5 (14.71%) Maven
2 5 (14.71%) Hudson
3 3 (8.82%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (8.82%) JUnit
3 3 (8.82%) Subversion
3 3 (8.82%) Jenkins
4 2 (5.88%) NetBeans
4 2 (5.88%) Visual Studio
4 2 (5.88%) Ant
4 2 (5.88%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.94%) Introscope
5 1 (2.94%) GitLab
General
1 9 (26.47%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Local Government
2 2 (5.88%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.94%) Electronics
3 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.94%) Law
3 1 (2.94%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (38.24%) Developer
2 7 (20.59%) Software Engineer
2 7 (20.59%) Oracle Developer
3 6 (17.65%) Architect
4 5 (14.71%) Java Developer
4 5 (14.71%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (8.82%) Enterprise Architect
5 3 (8.82%) SAP CRM Consultant
5 3 (8.82%) Senior Software Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) SAP Consultant
5 3 (8.82%) Consultant
5 3 (8.82%) CRM Consultant
5 3 (8.82%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.88%) Lead Software Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Programme Manager
7 1 (2.94%) Business Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Oracle DBA
7 1 (2.94%) C++ Software Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (2.94%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (52.94%) Oracle Fusion
2 7 (20.59%) Spring
2 7 (20.59%) Web Services
3 6 (17.65%) XML
3 6 (17.65%) J2EE
4 4 (11.76%) JSON
4 4 (11.76%) CSS
4 4 (11.76%) HTML
5 3 (8.82%) JDBC
5 3 (8.82%) JSP
5 3 (8.82%) LAMP
5 3 (8.82%) Hibernate
5 3 (8.82%) Java EE
5 3 (8.82%) Ajax
5 3 (8.82%) Apache CXF
5 3 (8.82%) jQuery
6 2 (5.88%) Spring MVC
7 1 (2.94%) .NET
7 1 (2.94%) SOAP
7 1 (2.94%) JNI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Management Information System
2 4 (11.76%) Open Source
3 3 (8.82%) Client/Server
3 3 (8.82%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (5.88%) Data Integration
4 2 (5.88%) Video on Demand
4 2 (5.88%) DTV
4 2 (5.88%) MPEG
5 1 (2.94%) iDTV
5 1 (2.94%) NHS
5 1 (2.94%) STB
5 1 (2.94%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 9 (26.47%) Linux
2 3 (8.82%) Windows
2 3 (8.82%) Android
3 2 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (38.24%) SOA
2 10 (29.41%) Software Engineering
3 9 (26.47%) Information Management
4 8 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (20.59%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (14.71%) OOA/OOD
6 5 (14.71%) OO
6 5 (14.71%) TOGAF
7 4 (11.76%) Validation
7 4 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (11.76%) CRM
8 3 (8.82%) ERP
8 3 (8.82%) Project Management
8 3 (8.82%) BPR
8 3 (8.82%) Scrum
8 3 (8.82%) Workflow
8 3 (8.82%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (8.82%) Multithreading
8 3 (8.82%) BPEL
8 3 (8.82%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 17 (50.00%) Java
2 13 (38.24%) SQL
3 8 (23.53%) PL/SQL
4 4 (11.76%) Bash Shell
4 4 (11.76%) JavaScript
5 3 (8.82%) C#
5 3 (8.82%) C++
6 2 (5.88%) Python
6 2 (5.88%) C
6 2 (5.88%) Perl
7 1 (2.94%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 16 (47.06%) Security Cleared
2 7 (20.59%) SC Cleared
3 4 (11.76%) Degree
4 2 (5.88%) ISEB
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.94%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.94%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 18 (52.94%) Oracle
2 3 (8.82%) SAP
3 2 (5.88%) TIBCO
4 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.94%) CA
4 1 (2.94%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.94%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.94%) Business Objects
4 1 (2.94%) F5
4 1 (2.94%) ForgeRock
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