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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware
Rank 49 31 42
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +11
Contract jobs citing Middleware 1 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.21% 2.75% 1.94%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.55% 8.06% 5.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 9
Average daily rate
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£425 £515 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.47% +28.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £413 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 Cambridge region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
183 124 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 37.73% 34.07% 35.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 49 84
Average daily rate £370 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £515 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 32
Average hourly rate £47.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (66.67%) Web Services
2 5 (55.56%) Oracle
3 4 (44.44%) Software Engineering
3 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
4 3 (33.33%) RTSP
4 3 (33.33%) Interactive TV
4 3 (33.33%) Ajax
4 3 (33.33%) IPTV
4 3 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (33.33%) WebSphere
4 3 (33.33%) Degree
4 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
4 3 (33.33%) DLNA
4 3 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (33.33%) MVC
4 3 (33.33%) Electronics
4 3 (33.33%) Client/Server
4 3 (33.33%) webMethods
4 3 (33.33%) DRM
4 3 (33.33%) DTV
4 3 (33.33%) MPEG
4 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (33.33%) CA
4 3 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (33.33%) Linux
4 3 (33.33%) C
4 3 (33.33%) .NET
4 3 (33.33%) J2EE

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (11.11%) WebLogic
2 1 (11.11%) Apache
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 3 (33.33%) RTSP
1 3 (33.33%) DLNA
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
2 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 1 (11.11%) Maven
2 1 (11.11%) Selenium
General
1 3 (33.33%) Electronics
2 2 (22.22%) Billing
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Architect
1 5 (55.56%) Solutions Architect
2 4 (44.44%) Software Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Senior Software Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) CRM Architect
4 2 (22.22%) CRM Solutions Architect
5 1 (11.11%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Developer
5 1 (11.11%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) Web Services
2 3 (33.33%) Ajax
2 3 (33.33%) .NET
2 3 (33.33%) J2EE
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (22.22%) REST
3 2 (22.22%) SOAP
4 1 (11.11%) Dojo
4 1 (11.11%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Client/Server
1 3 (33.33%) MPEG
1 3 (33.33%) DTV
1 3 (33.33%) Interactive TV
1 3 (33.33%) IPTV
1 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 3 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Software Engineering
2 3 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (33.33%) DRM
2 3 (33.33%) MVC
3 2 (22.22%) Information Security
3 2 (22.22%) CRM
3 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
3 2 (22.22%) Change Management
3 2 (22.22%) Information Security Management
3 2 (22.22%) Security Management
3 2 (22.22%) Use Case
3 2 (22.22%) Capacity Management
4 1 (11.11%) OO
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) C
2 1 (11.11%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) CA
2 3 (33.33%) webMethods
3 2 (22.22%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (11.11%) JBoss