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 14 February 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.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Middleware
Rank 32 21 19
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -2
Contract jobs citing Middleware 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 0.40% 0.89% 1.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.47% 4.00% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate £375 £550 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.81% +27.90%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +12.90%
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
68 25 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 27.42% 22.32% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 15 12
Average daily rate £400 £375 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £325 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £550 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £16.92
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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
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 14 February 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 (100.00%) SOA
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Service Bus
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
2 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) Tuxedo
2 1 (50.00%) Informatica
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) Process Management
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) Maven
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (50.00%) Stress Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 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 2 (100.00%) Oracle Service Bus
1 2 (100.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (50.00%) Tuxedo
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) Maven
1 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Java Middleware Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Lead Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Lead Java Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Middleware Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) SOA Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Leader
1 1 (50.00%) WebLogic Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Process Management
2 1 (50.00%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Informatica
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat