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 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Middleware
Rank 23 40 32
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -8
Contract jobs citing Middleware 12 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 3.57% 0.31% 0.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.12% 1.30% 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 0
Average daily rate
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£550 £430 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.90% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £420
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.13 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-7.94% +6.25%
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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
85 77 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 25.30% 24.06% 16.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 62 12
Average daily rate £350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £180 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £463 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £12.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -60.93%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Middleware across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Middleware Daily Rate Histogram 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 17 April 2015, 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 14 (77.78%) Oracle
2 10 (55.56%) SQL
3 9 (50.00%) Web Services
3 9 (50.00%) XML
4 7 (38.89%) .NET
4 7 (38.89%) E-Commerce
4 7 (38.89%) SOA
4 7 (38.89%) Asset Management
5 6 (33.33%) REST
5 6 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (33.33%) SOAP
5 6 (33.33%) EAI
5 6 (33.33%) TIBCO
5 6 (33.33%) webMethods
5 6 (33.33%) Java
5 6 (33.33%) XSD
6 5 (27.78%) XSLT
6 5 (27.78%) UNIX
6 5 (27.78%) Windows
6 5 (27.78%) AIX
6 5 (27.78%) MySQL
6 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
6 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
6 5 (27.78%) HP
6 5 (27.78%) Software AG
6 5 (27.78%) ETL
6 5 (27.78%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (27.78%) Relational Database
6 5 (27.78%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (22.22%) Finance

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 4 (22.22%) WebSphere
2 3 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (5.56%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) MySQL
1 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
1 5 (27.78%) Relational Database
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Legal
2 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Architect
2 5 (27.78%) Integration Architect
2 5 (27.78%) Designer
3 4 (22.22%) Systems Architect
4 3 (16.67%) BizTalk Architect
4 3 (16.67%) Solutions Designer
5 2 (11.11%) Digital Architect
5 2 (11.11%) Digital Solutions Architect
5 2 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Java Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (50.00%) Web Services
1 9 (50.00%) XML
2 7 (38.89%) .NET
3 6 (33.33%) SOAP
3 6 (33.33%) XSD
3 6 (33.33%) REST
4 5 (27.78%) XSLT
5 3 (16.67%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (5.56%) RESTful
6 1 (5.56%) WSDL
6 1 (5.56%) Hibernate
6 1 (5.56%) jQuery
6 1 (5.56%) HTML
6 1 (5.56%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (22.22%) Clustering
3 1 (5.56%) DataPower
3 1 (5.56%) Mainframe
3 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) UNIX
1 5 (27.78%) Windows
1 5 (27.78%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) SOA
1 7 (38.89%) Asset Management
1 7 (38.89%) E-Commerce
2 6 (33.33%) EAI
3 5 (27.78%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (27.78%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (27.78%) ETL
4 3 (16.67%) UML
4 3 (16.67%) SSADM
4 3 (16.67%) RUP
4 3 (16.67%) DSDM
4 3 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (5.56%) Data Migration
5 1 (5.56%) Data Mapping
5 1 (5.56%) Business Process Improvement
5 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (5.56%) Data Transformation
5 1 (5.56%) B2B
5 1 (5.56%) Migration
5 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) SQL
2 6 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 14 (77.78%) Oracle
2 6 (33.33%) TIBCO
2 6 (33.33%) webMethods
3 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
3 5 (27.78%) HP
3 5 (27.78%) Software AG
4 4 (22.22%) IBM
4 4 (22.22%) Akamai