The table below looks at the statistics for Middleware skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Middleware over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Middleware
Rank 49 46 33
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -13
Contract jobs citing Middleware 7 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.65% 0.32% 0.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.00% 1.01% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate £356 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +12.90%
Middleware
South Wales

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 Cardiff region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
140 99 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 33.02% 31.83% 20.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 74 33
Average daily rate £360 £450 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £190.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -88.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

Middleware
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

Middleware Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Middleware
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Middleware Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

Middleware
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Middleware Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 13 (72.22%) Java
2 11 (61.11%) JBoss
2 11 (61.11%) Linux
2 11 (61.11%) Red Hat
2 11 (61.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (38.89%) Project Planning
3 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (38.89%) Apache
4 4 (22.22%) HTML
4 4 (22.22%) Shell Script
4 4 (22.22%) OO
4 4 (22.22%) N-Tier
4 4 (22.22%) HTTP
4 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
4 4 (22.22%) DNS
4 4 (22.22%) XML
4 4 (22.22%) Unix
4 4 (22.22%) Perl
4 4 (22.22%) SQL
4 4 (22.22%) J2EE
4 4 (22.22%) Maven
4 4 (22.22%) Automated Testing
4 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering
4 4 (22.22%) Selenium
4 4 (22.22%) jQuery
4 4 (22.22%) Cucumber
4 4 (22.22%) Concordion
4 4 (22.22%) Jenkins
4 4 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (22.22%) JVM Tuning

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 11 (61.11%) JBoss
2 7 (38.89%) Apache
3 3 (16.67%) WebSphere
4 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) DNS
1 4 (22.22%) HTTP
1 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
1 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (5.56%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Concordion
1 4 (22.22%) Cucumber
1 4 (22.22%) Jenkins
1 4 (22.22%) Maven
1 4 (22.22%) Selenium
1 4 (22.22%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Architect
2 6 (33.33%) Developer
2 6 (33.33%) Enterprise Architect
3 3 (16.67%) Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Middleware Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Perl Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Developer in Test
4 2 (11.11%) Test Automation Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Test Automation Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Test Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Development Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Middleware Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Middleware Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Software Development Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Software Test Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Test Development Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Test Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Unix Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) HTML
1 4 (22.22%) J2EE
1 4 (22.22%) jQuery
1 4 (22.22%) XML
2 1 (5.56%) Ajax
2 1 (5.56%) CSS
2 1 (5.56%) Kafka
2 1 (5.56%) Mojolicious
2 1 (5.56%) RESTful
2 1 (5.56%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 11 (61.11%) Linux
1 11 (61.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (22.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (38.89%) Project Planning
2 4 (22.22%) Automated Testing
2 4 (22.22%) JVM Tuning
2 4 (22.22%) OO
2 4 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering
3 3 (16.67%) BDD
3 3 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 3 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 3 (16.67%) Project Management
3 3 (16.67%) Waterfall
4 2 (11.11%) Scrum
5 1 (5.56%) Performance Testing
5 1 (5.56%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 13 (72.22%) Java
2 4 (22.22%) ANSI SQL
2 4 (22.22%) Perl
2 4 (22.22%) Shell Script
2 4 (22.22%) SQL
3 1 (5.56%) Go
3 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.56%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) Red Hat
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle
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