The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 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 Cambridge 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware
Rank 38 33 51
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +18
Contract jobs citing Middleware 5 12 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.37% 3.13% 0.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.57% 11.65% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £525 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
-7.05% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -15.78%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
140 103 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 38.46% 26.89% 36.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 55 96
Average daily rate £300 £300 £300
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 16
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Middleware
Cambridgeshire

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 17 April 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 3 (50.00%) C
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
1 3 (50.00%) MPEG
1 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (50.00%) CA
1 3 (50.00%) DRM
1 3 (50.00%) DTV
1 3 (50.00%) Electronics
1 3 (50.00%) RTSP
1 3 (50.00%) Interactive TV
1 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (50.00%) IPTV
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
1 3 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (50.00%) DLNA
1 3 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (33.33%) Web Services
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 2 (33.33%) Ajax
2 2 (33.33%) MVC
2 2 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (33.33%) webMethods
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Client/Server
2 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) J2EE
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 2 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (33.33%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SAP CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (50.00%) RTSP
1 3 (50.00%) DLNA
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (50.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Senior Software Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Functional Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) SAP Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) CRM Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) SAP Functional Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) SAP CRM Functional Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) SAP CRM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
1 2 (33.33%) J2EE
1 2 (33.33%) Web Services
1 2 (33.33%) Ajax
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) MPEG
1 3 (50.00%) DTV
1 3 (50.00%) Interactive TV
1 3 (50.00%) IPTV
1 3 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (33.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) DRM
1 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (16.67%) CRM
3 1 (16.67%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) CA
2 2 (33.33%) webMethods
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) SAP
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