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 29 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware
Rank 27 33 31
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -2
Contract jobs citing Middleware 7 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 2.44% 0.35% 0.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.67% 1.33% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£419 - -
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 Coventry region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
105 75 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 36.59% 26.04% 16.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 52 18
Average daily rate £386 £338 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.44% +18.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £213 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £22.35 - £22.50
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 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 29 December 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 9 (60.00%) Java
1 9 (60.00%) Oracle
1 9 (60.00%) SOA
2 8 (53.33%) SQL
2 8 (53.33%) UNIX
3 7 (46.67%) Windows
3 7 (46.67%) XML
4 6 (40.00%) WebSphere
4 6 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (33.33%) HP
5 5 (33.33%) webMethods
5 5 (33.33%) Manufacturing
5 5 (33.33%) XSD
5 5 (33.33%) XSLT
5 5 (33.33%) EAI
5 5 (33.33%) IBM
5 5 (33.33%) Software AG
5 5 (33.33%) AIX
6 3 (20.00%) SAP
6 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
6 3 (20.00%) Automotive
7 2 (13.33%) Validation
7 2 (13.33%) VMware
7 2 (13.33%) PLM
7 2 (13.33%) ENOVIA
7 2 (13.33%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 6 (40.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (13.33%) Apache
3 1 (6.67%) MQSeries
3 1 (6.67%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) ENOVIA
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) SAN
2 1 (6.67%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) MySQL
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle APEX
General
1 5 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 3 (20.00%) Automotive
3 1 (6.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Designer
2 3 (20.00%) Architect
2 3 (20.00%) Solutions Designer
3 2 (13.33%) Integration Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Integration Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Security Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Integration Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Security Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Middleware Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) XML
2 5 (33.33%) XSD
2 5 (33.33%) XSLT
3 2 (13.33%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 1 (6.67%) SAP PI
4 1 (6.67%) RESTful
4 1 (6.67%) .NET
4 1 (6.67%) Web Services
4 1 (6.67%) EDI
4 1 (6.67%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (13.33%) Mainframe
4 1 (6.67%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) UNIX
2 7 (46.67%) Windows
3 5 (33.33%) AIX
4 2 (13.33%) Linux
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (13.33%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) SOA
2 5 (33.33%) EAI
2 5 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 5 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (13.33%) PLM
3 2 (13.33%) Validation
4 1 (6.67%) Migration
4 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (6.67%) B2B
4 1 (6.67%) Project Management
4 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
4 1 (6.67%) Supplier Management
4 1 (6.67%) Data Migration
4 1 (6.67%) Data Mapping
4 1 (6.67%) Data Transformation
4 1 (6.67%) Business Process Improvement
4 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) Java
2 8 (53.33%) SQL
3 1 (6.67%) VB
3 1 (6.67%) Pascal
3 1 (6.67%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) NFS
1 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Oracle
2 5 (33.33%) IBM
2 5 (33.33%) HP
2 5 (33.33%) Software AG
2 5 (33.33%) webMethods
3 3 (20.00%) SAP
4 2 (13.33%) VMware
5 1 (6.67%) Microsoft