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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Middleware
Rank 34 45 27
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -18
Contract jobs citing Middleware 4 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.52% 0.55% 1.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.60% 1.67% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate
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£488 £400 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.87% +68.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £47.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +18.75%
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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 Cardiff region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
87 120 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 33.08% 32.88% 13.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 81 8
Average daily rate £350 £425 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +54.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £325 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £32.50 £30.25 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.43% +16.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -

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 24 April 2015, 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 3 (60.00%) Maven
1 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (60.00%) HTML
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
1 3 (60.00%) RAD
1 3 (60.00%) XHTML
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) UML
2 2 (40.00%) JBoss
2 2 (40.00%) SOA
2 2 (40.00%) Eclipse
2 2 (40.00%) IBM
2 2 (40.00%) JDeveloper
2 2 (40.00%) Toad
2 2 (40.00%) Micro Focus
2 2 (40.00%) XML
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) Hudson
2 2 (40.00%) Apache Continuum
2 2 (40.00%) Rational Application Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (40.00%) WebCenter
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Service Bus
2 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Web Development
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) Welsh Language

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Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 2 (40.00%) JBoss
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Service Bus
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (20.00%) WildFly
2 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
1 1 (20.00%) HTTP
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Maven
1 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (40.00%) Eclipse
2 2 (40.00%) JDeveloper
2 2 (40.00%) Toad
2 2 (40.00%) Hudson
2 2 (40.00%) Apache Continuum
2 2 (40.00%) Rational Application Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (20.00%) Welsh Language
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Middleware Architect
3 1 (20.00%) EAI Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Principal Software Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) HTML
1 3 (60.00%) XHTML
2 2 (40.00%) XML
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (40.00%) WebCenter
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle ADF
3 1 (20.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) RAD
2 2 (40.00%) UML
2 2 (40.00%) SOA
2 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Web Development
3 1 (20.00%) Service Management
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Unified Process
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) BPEL
3 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (20.00%) JVM Tuning
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) RUP
3 1 (20.00%) DSDM
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) C
2 1 (20.00%) COBOL
2 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) HL7
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) IBM
2 2 (40.00%) Micro Focus
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
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