The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Bristol region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware
Rank 64 53 64
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +11
Contract jobs citing Middleware 12 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.30% 0.63% 0.93%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.62% 2.94% 3.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 6
Average daily rate £475 - £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £410
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +3.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +17.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £40.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -15.78%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
260 136 227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 28.08% 21.25% 23.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 85 157
Average daily rate £325 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £228 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £375 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 9
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £32.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +16.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Middleware
South West

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 23 April 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 15 (93.75%) SAP
2 14 (87.50%) CRM
2 14 (87.50%) ERP
2 14 (87.50%) Business Intelligence
2 14 (87.50%) SAP CRM
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (6.25%) BPEL
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
3 1 (6.25%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (6.25%) HP
3 1 (6.25%) OCP
3 1 (6.25%) OCA
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (6.25%) DataStage
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (6.25%) Windows
3 1 (6.25%) HPUX
3 1 (6.25%) Solaris
3 1 (6.25%) SQL

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (6.25%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 14 (87.50%) SAP CRM
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
1 1 (6.25%) DataStage
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (6.25%) MySQL
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 14 (87.50%) SAP CRM Consultant
1 14 (87.50%) SAP Consultant
1 14 (87.50%) CRM Consultant
1 14 (87.50%) Consultant
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (6.25%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Fusion
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
1 1 (6.25%) HPUX
1 1 (6.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) CRM
1 14 (87.50%) ERP
1 14 (87.50%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (6.25%) BPEL
2 1 (6.25%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
1 1 (6.25%) OCP
1 1 (6.25%) OCA
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 15 (93.75%) SAP
2 1 (6.25%) HP
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle