The table below looks at the statistics for Middleware skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Middleware over the 3 months to 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware
Rank 37 33 45
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +12
Contract jobs citing Middleware 3 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.81% 3.02% 0.70%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.16% 7.87% 2.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 3
Average daily rate
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£550 £515 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.79% +28.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £508 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £522 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £411 £413
% change year-on-year
+3.34% -0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +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 Cambridge region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
139 127 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 37.67% 38.37% 32.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 54 75
Average daily rate £400 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £515 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 19
Average hourly rate - £39.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +56.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

Middleware
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Middleware Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Middleware
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Middleware Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Middleware
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Middleware Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 6 (100.00%) Web Services
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (50.00%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) J2EE
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 3 (50.00%) webMethods
2 3 (50.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (33.33%) SAP PI
3 2 (33.33%) Talend Open Studio
3 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (33.33%) IBM
3 2 (33.33%) TIBCO
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Billing
3 2 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 2 (33.33%) SaaS
3 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 2 (33.33%) REST
3 2 (33.33%) Capacity Management
3 2 (33.33%) Talend
3 2 (33.33%) Business Transformation
3 2 (33.33%) Use Case
3 2 (33.33%) SAP
3 2 (33.33%) SOAP
3 2 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) CRM
3 2 (33.33%) EAI
3 2 (33.33%) Data Modelling

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 (50.00%) WebLogic
1 3 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (16.67%) WebLogic Portal
2 1 (16.67%) JBoss
2 1 (16.67%) Apache
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (16.67%) Maven
2 1 (16.67%) Selenium
General
1 2 (33.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Architect
1 5 (83.33%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (33.33%) CRM Architect
2 2 (33.33%) CRM Solutions Architect
3 1 (16.67%) C++ Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) Web Services
2 3 (50.00%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) J2EE
3 2 (33.33%) SOAP
3 2 (33.33%) SAP PI
3 2 (33.33%) REST
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (16.67%) Ajax
4 1 (16.67%) Dojo
4 1 (16.67%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) CRM
1 2 (33.33%) EAI
1 2 (33.33%) Data Modelling
1 2 (33.33%) SOA
1 2 (33.33%) Change Management
1 2 (33.33%) Information Security Management
1 2 (33.33%) Security Management
1 2 (33.33%) Information Security
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) TOGAF
1 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
1 2 (33.33%) Use Case
1 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
1 2 (33.33%) Capacity Management
1 2 (33.33%) Business Transformation
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) MVC
2 1 (16.67%) ETL
2 1 (16.67%) OO
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) C++
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) SAP ITS
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
1 3 (50.00%) webMethods
2 2 (33.33%) Talend
2 2 (33.33%) SAP
2 2 (33.33%) IBM
2 2 (33.33%) BEA
2 2 (33.33%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (33.33%) TIBCO