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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware
Rank 39 30 28
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -2
Contract jobs citing Middleware 6 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.58% 1.85% 0.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.83% 10.00% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.75 £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-33.88% +20.00%
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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
103 50 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 27.11% 18.52% 16.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 37 22
Average daily rate £338 £285 £210
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% +35.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £225 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £145.00 - £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 9 (69.23%) Oracle
2 5 (38.46%) Java
2 5 (38.46%) JBoss
2 5 (38.46%) Software Engineering
2 5 (38.46%) Data Integration
2 5 (38.46%) Talend Open Studio
2 5 (38.46%) Pentaho
2 5 (38.46%) Hadoop
2 5 (38.46%) Talend
2 5 (38.46%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (38.46%) Apache Camel
3 4 (30.77%) Cyber Security
3 4 (30.77%) Linux
3 4 (30.77%) SOA
4 3 (23.08%) UML
4 3 (23.08%) Web Services
4 3 (23.08%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (23.08%) WebCenter
4 3 (23.08%) Information Architecture
4 3 (23.08%) Windows
4 3 (23.08%) NoSQL
5 2 (15.38%) REST
5 2 (15.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
5 2 (15.38%) Line Management
5 2 (15.38%) Open Source
5 2 (15.38%) HTTP
5 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
5 2 (15.38%) Document Management
5 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 5 (38.46%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle Service Bus
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (15.38%) WebLogic
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (7.69%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (7.69%) ArcGIS
3 1 (7.69%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) Pentaho
1 5 (38.46%) Hadoop
2 3 (23.08%) NoSQL
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
4 1 (7.69%) InterSystems Cache
4 1 (7.69%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 1 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Software Engineer
1 4 (30.77%) Lead Software Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Architect
2 3 (23.08%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Technical Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Middleware Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) GIS Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Leader
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Team Leader
4 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Team Leader
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Lead Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Team Leader
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) Apache Camel
2 3 (23.08%) Web Services
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle Fusion
2 3 (23.08%) WebCenter
3 2 (15.38%) REST
3 2 (15.38%) .NET
3 2 (15.38%) SOAP
4 1 (7.69%) XML
4 1 (7.69%) XHTML
4 1 (7.69%) JRockit
4 1 (7.69%) Silverlight
4 1 (7.69%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Data Integration
2 2 (15.38%) Open Source
2 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.69%) NHS
3 1 (7.69%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Linux
2 3 (23.08%) Windows
3 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (7.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Software Engineering
2 4 (30.77%) Cyber Security
2 4 (30.77%) SOA
3 3 (23.08%) UML
3 3 (23.08%) Information Architecture
4 2 (15.38%) Line Management
4 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (15.38%) Document Management
5 1 (7.69%) BPEL
5 1 (7.69%) Web Development
5 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
5 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
5 1 (7.69%) Data Governance
5 1 (7.69%) RAD
5 1 (7.69%) RUP
5 1 (7.69%) DSDM
5 1 (7.69%) ETL
5 1 (7.69%) Migration
5 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.69%) Unified Process
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) Java
2 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.69%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) MUMPS
2 1 (7.69%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
1 1 (7.69%) HL7
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Oracle
2 5 (38.46%) JBoss
2 5 (38.46%) Talend
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) ESRI