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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware
Rank 58 50 67
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +17
Contract jobs citing Middleware 14 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.53% 0.66% 0.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.06% 2.76% 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 0
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£456 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £47.50
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 Bristol region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
231 145 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 25.30% 23.97% 23.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 107 117
Average daily rate £355 £300 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.33% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 12
Average hourly rate £37.25 £17.50 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+112.85% -63.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £17.50 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £17.50 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 September 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 September 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 14 (58.33%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (41.67%) Finance
3 9 (37.50%) CRM
4 8 (33.33%) ERP
4 8 (33.33%) SOA
4 8 (33.33%) SAP
4 8 (33.33%) SAP CRM
5 6 (25.00%) Java
5 6 (25.00%) Oracle
5 6 (25.00%) TOGAF
6 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
6 5 (20.83%) J2EE
6 5 (20.83%) Web Services
6 5 (20.83%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (16.67%) SQL
7 4 (16.67%) BPR
7 4 (16.67%) Project Management
7 4 (16.67%) Degree
7 4 (16.67%) Workflow
7 4 (16.67%) Oracle Fusion
7 4 (16.67%) Oracle Database
8 3 (12.50%) Oracle Service Bus
8 3 (12.50%) Network Management
8 3 (12.50%) IaaS
8 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (12.50%) Open Source
8 3 (12.50%) SaaS
8 3 (12.50%) PaaS
8 3 (12.50%) Network Architecture
8 3 (12.50%) Zachman Framework

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 3 (12.50%) WebLogic
1 3 (12.50%) WebSphere
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (4.17%) Lync
2 1 (4.17%) Liferay
2 1 (4.17%) Apache
2 1 (4.17%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
1 1 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (33.33%) SAP CRM
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (12.50%) SaaS
1 3 (12.50%) PaaS
1 3 (12.50%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) SSL
1 1 (4.17%) Internet
1 1 (4.17%) BIG-IP
1 1 (4.17%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (16.67%) Oracle Database
3 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 3 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (4.17%) RDBMS
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (4.17%) EDRMS
5 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
5 1 (4.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) JUnit
1 2 (8.33%) Maven
1 2 (8.33%) Hudson
2 1 (4.17%) Introscope
General
1 10 (41.67%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Local Government
3 1 (4.17%) Law
3 1 (4.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Consultant
1 8 (33.33%) SAP CRM Consultant
1 8 (33.33%) SAP Consultant
1 8 (33.33%) CRM Consultant
2 7 (29.17%) Architect
3 6 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (12.50%) Enterprise Architect
4 3 (12.50%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Technical Project Leader
5 2 (8.33%) Project Leader
5 2 (8.33%) Java Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Oracle DBA
5 2 (8.33%) DBA
5 2 (8.33%) Programme Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Test Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Business Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Programme Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) J2EE
1 5 (20.83%) Web Services
2 4 (16.67%) Oracle Fusion
3 3 (12.50%) LAMP
3 3 (12.50%) Spring
3 3 (12.50%) Java EE
4 2 (8.33%) Hibernate
4 2 (8.33%) XML
4 2 (8.33%) JDBC
4 2 (8.33%) JSP
4 2 (8.33%) Apache CXF
5 1 (4.17%) WebCenter
5 1 (4.17%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Client/Server
1 3 (12.50%) Management Information System
1 3 (12.50%) Computer Science
1 3 (12.50%) Data Integration
1 3 (12.50%) Open Source
2 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) Statistics
3 1 (4.17%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Windows
1 3 (12.50%) Linux
2 2 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.17%) HPUX
3 1 (4.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (58.33%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (37.50%) CRM
3 8 (33.33%) ERP
3 8 (33.33%) SOA
4 6 (25.00%) TOGAF
5 4 (16.67%) Workflow
5 4 (16.67%) BPR
5 4 (16.67%) Project Management
6 3 (12.50%) OOA/OOD
6 3 (12.50%) OO
6 3 (12.50%) Migration
6 3 (12.50%) Zachman Framework
6 3 (12.50%) BPEL
6 3 (12.50%) Information Management
6 3 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
6 3 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (12.50%) Data Migration
6 3 (12.50%) Network Architecture
6 3 (12.50%) Network Management
7 2 (8.33%) Financial Modelling
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) Java
2 4 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
2 4 (16.67%) Degree
3 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 3 (12.50%) ISEB
4 1 (4.17%) OCP
4 1 (4.17%) OCA
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (4.17%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) Tivoli
2 1 (4.17%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) SAP
2 6 (25.00%) Oracle
3 2 (8.33%) TIBCO
4 1 (4.17%) F5
4 1 (4.17%) ForgeRock
4 1 (4.17%) Business Objects
4 1 (4.17%) JBoss
4 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.17%) HP
4 1 (4.17%) CA
4 1 (4.17%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.17%) Salesforce.com