The table below looks at the statistics for Middleware skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Middleware over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Middleware
Rank 34 45 41
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -4
Contract jobs citing Middleware 3 14 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.11% 3.13% 1.62%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.08% 10.07% 5.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 13 4
Median daily rate £425 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £32.00 £29.75
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +7.56%
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
59 139 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 21.77% 31.03% 28.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 116 81
Median daily rate £400 £320 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £21.00 £145.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -85.51%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

Middleware
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cardiff region citing Middleware as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Middleware also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 6 (66.67%) .NET
2 5 (55.56%) SOAP
2 5 (55.56%) Data Modelling
2 5 (55.56%) SOA
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 5 (55.56%) Scrum
2 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) Git (software)
2 5 (55.56%) Open Source
2 5 (55.56%) REST
3 4 (44.44%) Microservices
3 4 (44.44%) Re-Platforming
3 4 (44.44%) Java
3 4 (44.44%) SAP
4 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 3 (33.33%) PHP
4 3 (33.33%) FTP
4 3 (33.33%) Linux
4 3 (33.33%) Python
4 3 (33.33%) BDD
4 3 (33.33%) Mobile App
4 3 (33.33%) Automated Testing
4 3 (33.33%) TDD
4 3 (33.33%) Subversion
5 2 (22.22%) TOGAF
5 2 (22.22%) Billing
5 2 (22.22%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (22.22%) Robotics
5 2 (22.22%) Sitecore
5 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) ArcGIS
1 1 (11.11%) IIS
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) GIS
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Git (software)
2 3 (33.33%) Subversion
3 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
3 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (22.22%) Billing
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Integration Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Integration Specialist
2 2 (22.22%) Lead Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Project Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Designer
3 1 (11.11%) GIS Developer
3 1 (11.11%) ICT Manager
3 1 (11.11%) ICT Programme Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Lead Designer
3 1 (11.11%) Programme Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Designer
3 1 (11.11%) SOA Developer
3 1 (11.11%) SOA Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Designer
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) .NET
2 5 (55.56%) REST
2 5 (55.56%) SOAP
3 2 (22.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 2 (22.22%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (55.56%) Data Modelling
1 5 (55.56%) Open Source
1 5 (55.56%) Scrum
1 5 (55.56%) SOA
2 4 (44.44%) Microservices
2 4 (44.44%) Re-Platforming
3 3 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 3 (33.33%) BDD
3 3 (33.33%) TDD
4 2 (22.22%) EAI
4 2 (22.22%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (22.22%) TOGAF
5 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (11.11%) CRM
5 1 (11.11%) Matrix Organization
5 1 (11.11%) Project Management
5 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
5 1 (11.11%) Validation
5 1 (11.11%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) Java
2 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 3 (33.33%) PHP
2 3 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (11.11%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) SAP
3 2 (22.22%) Sitecore
4 1 (11.11%) ESRI
4 1 (11.11%) Genesys
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle