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 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 59 61 54
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -7
Contract jobs citing Middleware 9 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.03% 1.31% 0.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.39% 4.51% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Average daily rate
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£475 £475 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £47.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +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 Bristol region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
205 266 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 23.35% 29.07% 21.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 218 85
Average daily rate £375 £335 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% +7.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £235 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -

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 24 April 2015, 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 9 (50.00%) SOA
2 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (38.89%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (38.89%) Degree
3 7 (38.89%) Computer Science
4 6 (33.33%) Information Management
4 6 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
4 6 (33.33%) Local Government
4 6 (33.33%) Data Integration
4 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 6 (33.33%) Financial Modelling
4 6 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (33.33%) Java
4 6 (33.33%) Workflow
4 6 (33.33%) Finance
4 6 (33.33%) Project Management
4 6 (33.33%) BPR
5 5 (27.78%) Enterprise Architecture
5 5 (27.78%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (22.22%) Spring
6 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
6 4 (22.22%) Oracle Fusion
6 4 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (22.22%) Oracle
6 4 (22.22%) Linux
7 3 (16.67%) SOAP
7 3 (16.67%) XML
7 3 (16.67%) C++
7 3 (16.67%) SQL
7 3 (16.67%) Scrum

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 (11.11%) Liferay
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) DLNA
1 2 (11.11%) DVB
1 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.56%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database
3 2 (11.11%) EDRMS
4 1 (5.56%) RDBMS
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
4 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Maven
2 2 (11.11%) SoapUI
2 2 (11.11%) Cucumber
2 2 (11.11%) Selenium
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (5.56%) JUnit
3 1 (5.56%) PVCS
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (5.56%) Hudson
3 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.56%) GitLab
General
1 6 (33.33%) Local Government
1 6 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Electronics
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Architect
2 5 (27.78%) Technical Architect
2 5 (27.78%) Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Software Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Oracle Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Test Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle Technical Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) Spring
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle Fusion
2 3 (16.67%) SOAP
2 3 (16.67%) XML
2 3 (16.67%) Spring MVC
2 3 (16.67%) JSON
2 3 (16.67%) RabbitMQ
2 3 (16.67%) REST
3 2 (11.11%) J2EE
3 2 (11.11%) Web Services
4 1 (5.56%) CSS
4 1 (5.56%) JDBC
4 1 (5.56%) JSP
4 1 (5.56%) HTML
4 1 (5.56%) Hibernate
4 1 (5.56%) Apache CXF
4 1 (5.56%) JNI
4 1 (5.56%) HTML5
4 1 (5.56%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Computer Science
2 6 (33.33%) Data Integration
3 3 (16.67%) Open Source
4 2 (11.11%) Video on Demand
4 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
4 2 (11.11%) DTV
4 2 (11.11%) MPEG
5 1 (5.56%) iDTV
5 1 (5.56%) STB
5 1 (5.56%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Linux
2 3 (16.67%) Android
3 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) SOA
2 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (38.89%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (33.33%) Information Management
4 6 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
4 6 (33.33%) Financial Modelling
4 6 (33.33%) Workflow
4 6 (33.33%) Project Management
4 6 (33.33%) BPR
5 5 (27.78%) Enterprise Architecture
5 5 (27.78%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (16.67%) Scrum
7 3 (16.67%) MVC
7 3 (16.67%) Multithreading
7 3 (16.67%) TOGAF
7 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
8 2 (11.11%) DevOps
8 2 (11.11%) Test Scripting
8 2 (11.11%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) Java
2 3 (16.67%) C++
2 3 (16.67%) SQL
3 2 (11.11%) Bash Shell
3 2 (11.11%) Perl
3 2 (11.11%) Python
3 2 (11.11%) C
4 1 (5.56%) Embedded C++
4 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
4 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) Degree
2 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
4 3 (16.67%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle
2 2 (11.11%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (11.11%) TIBCO
2 2 (11.11%) HP