The table below looks at the statistics for Middleware skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Middleware over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Middleware
Rank 10 27 20
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -7
Contract jobs citing Middleware 14 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 12.50% 3.13% 0.87%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 36.84% 7.14% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Median daily rate £325 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £39.13 £52.50
% change year-on-year
-10.54% -25.47%
Middleware
Gloucestershire

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 Cheltenham region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
38 70 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 33.93% 43.75% 20.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 53 15
Median daily rate £325 £390 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.60% +8.00%

Middleware
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheltenham 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 Cheltenham

Middleware
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Middleware across the Cheltenham region.

Middleware Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 Cheltenham region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 15 (88.24%) Unix
1 15 (88.24%) Web Services
2 14 (82.35%) SOAP
2 14 (82.35%) Enterprise Architecture
2 14 (82.35%) webMethods
3 13 (76.47%) SC Cleared
3 13 (76.47%) Security Cleared
3 13 (76.47%) REST
4 7 (41.18%) Java
5 6 (35.29%) J2EE
6 2 (11.76%) Windows
6 2 (11.76%) Linux
7 1 (5.88%) Python
7 1 (5.88%) DHCP
7 1 (5.88%) DNS
7 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
7 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (5.88%) RHCE
7 1 (5.88%) PMP
7 1 (5.88%) PMI Certification
7 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
7 1 (5.88%) MS Project
7 1 (5.88%) Perl
7 1 (5.88%) .NET
7 1 (5.88%) Project Management
7 1 (5.88%) Change Management
7 1 (5.88%) VMware
7 1 (5.88%) Google
7 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (5.88%) RESTful

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham 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 (5.88%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.88%) Google Apps
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) DHCP
1 1 (5.88%) DNS
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Developer
2 3 (17.65%) webMethods Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) .NET Development Manager
4 1 (5.88%) .NET Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Application Development Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Application Development Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Applications Development Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Applications Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Applications Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Architect
4 1 (5.88%) AWS Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Development Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Development Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Middleware Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (88.24%) Web Services
2 14 (82.35%) SOAP
3 13 (76.47%) REST
4 6 (35.29%) J2EE
5 1 (5.88%) .NET
5 1 (5.88%) RESTful
Operating Systems
1 15 (88.24%) Unix
2 2 (11.76%) Linux
2 2 (11.76%) Windows
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (82.35%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (5.88%) Change Management
2 1 (5.88%) ITIL
2 1 (5.88%) Kernel Tuning
2 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
2 1 (5.88%) Project Management
2 1 (5.88%) Translating Business Requirements
2 1 (5.88%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) Java
2 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
2 1 (5.88%) Perl
2 1 (5.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (76.47%) SC Cleared
1 13 (76.47%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) PMI Certification
2 1 (5.88%) PMP
2 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (5.88%) RHCE
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.88%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (82.35%) webMethods
2 1 (5.88%) Google
2 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
2 1 (5.88%) VMware