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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Middleware
Rank 66 59 58
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -1
Contract jobs citing Middleware 5 13 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.60% 1.53% 0.74%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.17% 5.73% 3.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 1
Average daily rate £400 £475 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% -5.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £47.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +12.90%
Middleware
South West

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
230 227 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 27.45% 26.67% 22.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 166 143
Average daily rate £363 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £450 £422
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 3 3
Average hourly rate £35.00 £46.25 £46.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.32% -0.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £25.25 £41.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £47.50 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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
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 13 February 2016, 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 4 (44.44%) Oracle
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle Forms
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle Fusion
1 4 (44.44%) WebCenter
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle BPM
1 4 (44.44%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 3 (33.33%) Project Management
2 3 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle ADF
3 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) C#
3 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
3 2 (22.22%) Intranet
3 2 (22.22%) BC Cleared
3 2 (22.22%) Content Management
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (22.22%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
4 1 (11.11%) Kony
4 1 (11.11%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Defect Management
4 1 (11.11%) V-Model
4 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
4 1 (11.11%) Web Application Development
4 1 (11.11%) Mobile App

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
1 2 (22.22%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (11.11%) HP UFT
2 1 (11.11%) Maven
2 1 (11.11%) WinRunner
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Intranet Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle Specialist
2 2 (22.22%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Programme Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Programme Test Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Test Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Test Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle Fusion
1 4 (44.44%) WebCenter
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle ADF
3 1 (11.11%) Ajax
3 1 (11.11%) CSS
3 1 (11.11%) HTML
3 1 (11.11%) JAXP
3 1 (11.11%) jQuery
3 1 (11.11%) XHTML
3 1 (11.11%) XML
3 1 (11.11%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) Content Management
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) Budget Control
4 1 (11.11%) Data Management
4 1 (11.11%) Defect Management
4 1 (11.11%) Migration
4 1 (11.11%) Open Source
4 1 (11.11%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
4 1 (11.11%) Test Management
4 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
4 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (11.11%) V-Model
4 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
4 1 (11.11%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (22.22%) C#
3 1 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) BC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) Kony