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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware
Rank 29 15 20
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +5
Contract jobs citing Middleware 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 0.66% 1.69% 0.99%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.70% 5.26% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate
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£188 £310 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.51% -11.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £408 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.29% +1.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £21.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+123.52% -43.33%
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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 Cheltenham region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
37 19 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 24.34% 32.20% 15.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 14 9
Average daily rate £375 £313 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £340 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Average hourly rate - £30.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -14.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 24 December 2014, 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 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) COBOL
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (33.33%) Sun
2 1 (33.33%) Informatica
2 1 (33.33%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE
2 1 (33.33%) webMethods
2 1 (33.33%) Micro Focus
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) UML
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (33.33%) Apache
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle8/8i Database
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (33.33%) SOA
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (33.33%) SSL
2 1 (33.33%) SLA

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
1 1 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Application Server
1 1 (33.33%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (33.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) DB2
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle8/8i Database
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Forms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (33.33%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) SOAP
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (33.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Linux
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) AIX
2 1 (33.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) UML
1 1 (33.33%) CRM
1 1 (33.33%) SOA
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (33.33%) Scrum
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
1 1 (33.33%) Content Management
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
1 1 (33.33%) Change Control
1 1 (33.33%) Campaign Management
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
1 1 (33.33%) COBOL
1 1 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Sun
2 1 (33.33%) Informatica
2 1 (33.33%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (33.33%) webMethods
2 1 (33.33%) Micro Focus
2 1 (33.33%) Rackspace