The table below looks at the statistics for Middleware skills in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Middleware over the 3 months to 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware
Rank 39 33 37
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +4
Contract jobs citing Middleware 6 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 1.63% 0.71% 0.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.74% 3.17% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£475 £360 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.94% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £31.50 - £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-38.88% +12.50%
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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 Coventry region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
89 63 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 24.25% 22.26% 23.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 34 54
Average daily rate £325 £250 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -39.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £135 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £304 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £35.00 £28.50 £57.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.80% -50.43%
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 Coventry

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Middleware across the Coventry region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Middleware Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

Middleware
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Middleware Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

Middleware
Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Middleware across the Coventry region.

Middleware Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 (71.43%) WebSphere
2 3 (42.86%) SAP
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) IBM
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (28.57%) Automotive
3 2 (28.57%) PLM
3 2 (28.57%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 2 (28.57%) ENOVIA
4 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
4 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (14.29%) SAP PI
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
4 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Process Server
4 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
4 1 (14.29%) QA
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (14.29%) Validation
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) VMware
4 1 (14.29%) Change Management
4 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
4 1 (14.29%) Risk Management

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 (71.43%) WebSphere
2 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Process Server
2 1 (14.29%) Apache
2 1 (14.29%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) ENOVIA
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle APEX
General
1 2 (28.57%) Automotive
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Developer
1 2 (28.57%) Lead Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Security Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Security Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Integration Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) WebSphere MQ
1 2 (28.57%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 1 (14.29%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (14.29%) UNIX
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Project Management
1 2 (28.57%) PLM
2 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
2 1 (14.29%) Validation
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (14.29%) Change Management
2 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
2 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
2 1 (14.29%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) NFS
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) SAP
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) IBM
3 1 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft