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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Middleware
Rank 35 37 37
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Contract jobs citing Middleware 5 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.50% 1.20% 3.02%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.32% 3.23% 10.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate
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£538 £525 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.38% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £380 £425
% change year-on-year
+18.42% -10.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £47.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-19.47% +22.58%
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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
94 124 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 28.14% 37.13% 29.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 78 64
Average daily rate £325 £313 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +3.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 7
Average hourly rate £40.00 £36.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 31 March 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 (87.50%) BizTalk Server
1 7 (87.50%) SAP
2 6 (75.00%) Java
2 6 (75.00%) .NET
2 6 (75.00%) J2EE
2 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (62.50%) TOGAF
3 5 (62.50%) SOA
3 5 (62.50%) Waterfall
3 5 (62.50%) Business Transformation
4 4 (50.00%) WebSphere
4 4 (50.00%) SAP PI
4 4 (50.00%) Documentum
4 4 (50.00%) Web Services
5 3 (37.50%) EAI
5 3 (37.50%) IBM
5 3 (37.50%) Oracle
5 3 (37.50%) webMethods
6 2 (25.00%) Talend
6 2 (25.00%) Talend Open Studio
6 2 (25.00%) WebLogic
6 2 (25.00%) XML
6 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
6 2 (25.00%) BEA
6 2 (25.00%) WebLogic Portal
6 2 (25.00%) TIBCO
7 1 (12.50%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (12.50%) Ajax
7 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services

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Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 7 (87.50%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (50.00%) Documentum
2 4 (50.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (25.00%) WebLogic Portal
3 2 (25.00%) WebLogic
4 1 (12.50%) MQSeries
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (12.50%) NWDS
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Architect
2 6 (75.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Architect
3 1 (12.50%) SAP Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Middleware Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Integration Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) .NET
1 6 (75.00%) J2EE
2 4 (50.00%) SAP PI
2 4 (50.00%) Web Services
3 2 (25.00%) XML
4 1 (12.50%) EDI
4 1 (12.50%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (12.50%) BAPI
4 1 (12.50%) Ajax
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (12.50%) REST
4 1 (12.50%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) SOA
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (62.50%) TOGAF
1 5 (62.50%) Waterfall
1 5 (62.50%) Business Transformation
2 3 (37.50%) EAI
3 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) B2B
3 1 (12.50%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) ABAP
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) SAP
2 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) IBM
3 3 (37.50%) webMethods
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle
4 2 (25.00%) Talend
4 2 (25.00%) BEA
4 2 (25.00%) TIBCO