The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Coventry region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware
Rank 41 31 38
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +7
Contract jobs citing Middleware 4 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 1.06% 0.80% 0.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.30% 3.39% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£475 £388 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.58% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £407 £425
% change year-on-year
+4.48% -4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-44.44% +12.50%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
93 59 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 24.67% 23.51% 20.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 26 44
Average daily rate £325 £275 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -33.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £135 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £304 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Average hourly rate £37.80 £28.50 £57.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.63% -50.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
Middleware
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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 23 July 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 3 (60.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) SAP
2 2 (40.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (40.00%) IBM
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) SOAP
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) MQSeries
3 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (20.00%) EAI
3 1 (20.00%) SOA
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) MySQL
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) PLM
3 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Process Server
3 1 (20.00%) ENOVIA
3 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
3 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) QA
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 1 (20.00%) Data Mapping
3 1 (20.00%) SAP PI

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 3 (60.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (20.00%) MQSeries
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) ENOVIA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle APEX
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Lead Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Integration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 1 (20.00%) SAP PI
2 1 (20.00%) REST
2 1 (20.00%) SOAP
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) EAI
1 1 (20.00%) SOA
1 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (20.00%) Project Management
1 1 (20.00%) Change Management
1 1 (20.00%) PLM
1 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
1 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
1 1 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
1 1 (20.00%) Data Mapping
1 1 (20.00%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
1 2 (40.00%) SAP
1 2 (40.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft