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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware
Rank 19 18 7
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -11
Contract jobs citing Middleware 1 1 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 1.14% 1.27% 20.71%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.35% 7.69% 56.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 10
Average daily rate
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£570 £320 £455
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+78.12% -29.67%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £414
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.63 £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-36.38% +20.00%
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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 Croydon region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
23 13 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 26.14% 16.46% 36.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 10 25
Average daily rate £450 £400 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -10.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £286 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £480 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 2000
1 1 (50.00%) JBoss
1 1 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) LDAP
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
1 1 (50.00%) CA
1 1 (50.00%) Firmware
1 1 (50.00%) DMZ
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (50.00%) CA SiteMinder
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) Introscope
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) VMware
1 1 (50.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (50.00%) IBM HTTP Server
1 1 (50.00%) Clustering
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (50.00%) BladeLogic
1 1 (50.00%) Release Management

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (50.00%) IBM HTTP Server
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) LDAP
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
1 1 (50.00%) DMZ
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Introscope
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Wintel Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Firmware
1 1 (50.00%) Clustering
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 2000
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) Release Management
1 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) CA SiteMinder
1 1 (50.00%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) JBoss
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) CA
1 1 (50.00%) VMware