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 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Middleware
Rank 51 51 31
Rank change year-on-year
0 -20
Contract jobs citing Middleware 7 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.36% 0.21% 2.75%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.61% 0.54% 8.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 6
Average daily rate
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£600 £425 £515
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.17% -17.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £425 £414
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £425 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £435 £413
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £29.75 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+27.73% -33.88%
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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
194 186 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 37.67% 38.43% 34.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 130 49
Average daily rate £365 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.68% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £295 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 7
Average hourly rate £42.50 £47.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £47.50 £18.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Middleware across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Middleware Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 August 2015, 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 7 (100.00%) Oracle
2 5 (71.43%) HTML
2 5 (71.43%) Java
2 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 5 (71.43%) Spring
2 5 (71.43%) RESTful
2 5 (71.43%) Oracle Database
3 4 (57.14%) Hibernate
3 4 (57.14%) Finance
3 4 (57.14%) SAP
3 4 (57.14%) Tomcat
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
4 3 (42.86%) Web Services
4 3 (42.86%) JBoss
4 3 (42.86%) MySQL
4 3 (42.86%) SOA
4 3 (42.86%) MOM
4 3 (42.86%) HTML5
4 3 (42.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (28.57%) Guidewire
5 2 (28.57%) OAuth2
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (28.57%) Social Media
5 2 (28.57%) hybris
5 2 (28.57%) Varnish
5 2 (28.57%) Solvency II
5 2 (28.57%) MuleSoft
5 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
5 2 (28.57%) Digital Media

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 4 (57.14%) Tomcat
2 3 (42.86%) JBoss
3 2 (28.57%) Apache
3 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 2 (28.57%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (28.57%) Apache Solr
4 1 (14.29%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) HTTP
1 2 (28.57%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle Database
2 3 (42.86%) MySQL
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
3 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (14.29%) CouchDB
4 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
4 1 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Eclipse
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Banking
2 2 (28.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Web Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Java Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Solutions Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Java Web Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Web Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) HTML
1 5 (71.43%) Spring
1 5 (71.43%) RESTful
2 4 (57.14%) Hibernate
3 3 (42.86%) Web Services
3 3 (42.86%) HTML5
3 3 (42.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (28.57%) OAuth2
4 2 (28.57%) Apache Wicket
4 2 (28.57%) JPA
4 2 (28.57%) OAuth
4 2 (28.57%) SAP PI
4 2 (28.57%) Java EE
4 2 (28.57%) Spring Security
4 2 (28.57%) CSS
4 2 (28.57%) Servlets
4 2 (28.57%) SOAP
4 2 (28.57%) Lucene
5 1 (14.29%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 2 (28.57%) SCADA
1 2 (28.57%) Biology
1 2 (28.57%) Life Science
1 2 (28.57%) Social Media
1 2 (28.57%) Digital Media
1 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) SOA
2 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (28.57%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (28.57%) Scrum
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Content Management
2 2 (28.57%) Bioinformatics
2 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (28.57%) Kanban
2 2 (28.57%) CRM
2 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
2 2 (28.57%) ERP
3 1 (14.29%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Java
1 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) MOM
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle
2 4 (57.14%) SAP
3 2 (28.57%) Adobe
3 2 (28.57%) FatWire
3 2 (28.57%) Pega
3 2 (28.57%) Sitecore
3 2 (28.57%) Terracotta
3 2 (28.57%) hybris
3 2 (28.57%) Guidewire
3 2 (28.57%) MuleSoft