The table below looks at the statistics for Middleware skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Middleware over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Middleware
Rank 17 - 14
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Middleware 7 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 7.14% - 1.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 30.43% - 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 1
Average daily rate £400 - £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +12.90%
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
23 39 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 23.47% 26.35% 18.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 27 8
Average daily rate £400 £388 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +24.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £413 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.01
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

Middleware
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Middleware across the Cheltenham region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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 18 (90.00%) Web Services
2 15 (75.00%) SOAP
2 15 (75.00%) Unix
2 15 (75.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 15 (75.00%) REST
3 14 (70.00%) webMethods
4 12 (60.00%) Security Cleared
5 9 (45.00%) SC Cleared
6 3 (15.00%) Change Management
6 3 (15.00%) Google
6 3 (15.00%) Use Case
6 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (15.00%) Configuration Management
6 3 (15.00%) Windows
6 3 (15.00%) Linux
6 3 (15.00%) High Availability
6 3 (15.00%) ITIL
6 3 (15.00%) Puppet
6 3 (15.00%) vCloud
6 3 (15.00%) Google Apps
6 3 (15.00%) OpenStack
6 3 (15.00%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (15.00%) Translating Business Requirements
7 2 (10.00%) Private Cloud
7 2 (10.00%) OpenShift
7 2 (10.00%) Data Centre
7 2 (10.00%) API Integration
7 2 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (10.00%) SQL

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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 (15.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (5.00%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (15.00%) Google Apps
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (10.00%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (5.00%) OLTP
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (5.00%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Mercurial
1 1 (5.00%) Subversion
1 1 (5.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Architect
2 7 (35.00%) Developer
3 6 (30.00%) Technical Architect
3 6 (30.00%) webMethods Architect
4 4 (20.00%) webMethods Developer
5 3 (15.00%) AWS Architect
5 3 (15.00%) Cloud Architect
6 2 (10.00%) Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Business Systems Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Database Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Oracle Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Support Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Unix Developer
7 1 (5.00%) webMethods Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (90.00%) Web Services
2 15 (75.00%) REST
2 15 (75.00%) SOAP
3 1 (5.00%) .NET
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (5.00%) XML
3 1 (5.00%) XML Schema
3 1 (5.00%) XSD
3 1 (5.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (10.00%) Private Cloud
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (5.00%) Replication
2 1 (5.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (5.00%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 15 (75.00%) Unix
2 3 (15.00%) Linux
2 3 (15.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (75.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (15.00%) Change Management
2 3 (15.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (15.00%) High Availability
2 3 (15.00%) ITIL
2 3 (15.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (15.00%) Translating Business Requirements
2 3 (15.00%) Use Case
3 2 (10.00%) API Integration
3 2 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (10.00%) Identity Management
3 2 (10.00%) Migration
3 2 (10.00%) Open Source
4 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.00%) BPEL
4 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.00%) Dimensional Modelling
4 1 (5.00%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (5.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (5.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 12 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (45.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) Data Quality
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) vCloud
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) Puppet
2 1 (5.00%) Data Guard
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Flashback
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 14 (70.00%) webMethods
2 3 (15.00%) Google
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle