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 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Middleware
Rank 33 48 28
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -20
Contract jobs citing Middleware 6 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.13% 0.25% 0.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.25% 0.72% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate
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£475 - £238
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £405
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -1.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.13 £52.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-25.47% +34.61%
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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
96 139 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 34.04% 35.28% 10.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 98 10
Average daily rate £350 £400 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £300 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £525 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £30.25 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -

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 26 May 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 5 (83.33%) Oracle
1 5 (83.33%) Maven
1 5 (83.33%) Jenkins
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) JBoss
3 3 (50.00%) HTTP
3 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (50.00%) DNS
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (50.00%) Tomcat
3 3 (50.00%) J2EE
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database 12c
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database
3 3 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (50.00%) JVM Tuning
3 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (50.00%) Shell Script
4 2 (33.33%) Micro Focus
4 2 (33.33%) Hudson
4 2 (33.33%) Apache Continuum
4 2 (33.33%) Rational Application Developer
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (33.33%) XML
4 2 (33.33%) HTML
4 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (33.33%) XHTML
4 2 (33.33%) SOA
4 2 (33.33%) Eclipse

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 4 (66.67%) JBoss
2 3 (50.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (16.67%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) HTTP
1 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (50.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database 12c
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Maven
1 5 (83.33%) Jenkins
2 2 (33.33%) Hudson
2 2 (33.33%) Apache Continuum
2 2 (33.33%) Rational Application Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Eclipse
2 2 (33.33%) JDeveloper
2 2 (33.33%) Toad
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Middleware Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Middleware Architect
3 1 (16.67%) EAI Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) J2EE
2 2 (33.33%) XML
2 2 (33.33%) HTML
2 2 (33.33%) XHTML
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (33.33%) WebCenter
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle ADF
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
1 3 (50.00%) JVM Tuning
2 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (33.33%) SOA
2 2 (33.33%) RAD
3 1 (16.67%) UML
3 1 (16.67%) EAI
3 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) COBOL
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle
2 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (33.33%) Micro Focus
3 2 (33.33%) IBM