The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 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 Cardiff 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware
Rank 44 27 -
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -
Contract jobs citing Middleware 2 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.55% 2.31% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.71% 21.05% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate £400 £238 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+68.42% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £420 £413
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
117 19 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 31.97% 10.98% 18.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 8 20
Average daily rate £425 £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.54% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £200 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £325 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 2
Average hourly rate £190.00 £17.00 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1017.64% -4.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Middleware
South Wales

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 16 April 2014, 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 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (75.00%) IIS
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) ETL
2 2 (50.00%) C++
2 2 (50.00%) GIS
2 2 (50.00%) ESRI
2 2 (50.00%) ArcGIS
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Silverlight
2 2 (50.00%) Data Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (50.00%) Data Governance
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (25.00%) WebCenter
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle ADF
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) DHTML
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) EAI
3 1 (25.00%) SOA

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 3 (75.00%) IIS
2 2 (50.00%) ArcGIS
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) GIS Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Technical Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Leader
3 1 (25.00%) BizTalk Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Lead Architect
3 1 (25.00%) SOA Architect
3 1 (25.00%) SOA Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) Silverlight
3 1 (25.00%) WebCenter
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle ADF
3 1 (25.00%) DHTML
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) XSLT
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) GIS
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ETL
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
1 2 (50.00%) Data Migration
1 2 (50.00%) Data Governance
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) EAI
2 1 (25.00%) SOA
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Web Development
2 1 (25.00%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) MCAD
1 1 (25.00%) MCSD
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) ESRI
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft