The table below looks at the statistics for Middleware skills in IT contracts advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Middleware over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Middleware
Rank 36 26 20
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -6
Contract jobs citing Middleware 2 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 0.78% 0.71% 4.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.53% 2.70% 23.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 4
Average daily rate £518 £300 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+72.50% -30.23%
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £450 £388
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +16.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -15.78%
Middleware
London

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 Croydon region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
79 37 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 30.74% 26.43% 19.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 31 19
Average daily rate £413 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £264 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £423 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

Middleware
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

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

Middleware Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

Middleware
Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

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

Middleware Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

Middleware
Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Middleware across the Croydon region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

Middleware Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

Middleware
Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

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

Middleware Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon 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%) Data Modelling
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Zachman Framework
1 2 (66.67%) TOGAF
2 1 (33.33%) Information Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) Use Case
2 1 (33.33%) Fat Client
2 1 (33.33%) Stress Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (33.33%) Information Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (33.33%) Portfolio Management
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Data Quality
2 1 (33.33%) Information Governance
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) Legal

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon 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%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (33.33%) Tuxedo
1 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Information Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Middleware Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Middleware Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Middleware Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) SOA Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) WebLogic Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (33.33%) XML
1 1 (33.33%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (33.33%) Fat Client
1 1 (33.33%) Freedom of Information
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (33.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Data Modelling
1 2 (66.67%) TOGAF
1 2 (66.67%) Zachman Framework
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Information Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Information Governance
2 1 (33.33%) Information Management
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
2 1 (33.33%) Portfolio Management
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) SOA
2 1 (33.33%) Stress Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) Data Quality
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Progress
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (33.33%) Sun