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 30 March 2015 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Middleware
Rank 23 17 12
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -5
Contract jobs citing Middleware 2 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 1.68% 5.56% 3.03%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.56% 26.32% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 2
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£425 £430 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% -7.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £338 £453
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £430 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £380 £425
% change year-on-year
+18.42% -10.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £47.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-19.47% +18.75%
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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
36 19 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 30.25% 21.11% 22.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 15 13
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 30 March 2015.

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 30 March 2015, 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%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Management
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) VB
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Sun
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (50.00%) TIBCO
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) Data Cleansing
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Data Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (50.00%) Information Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Portfolio Management
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (50.00%) VB6
2 1 (50.00%) Zachman Framework
2 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Use Case
2 1 (50.00%) Fat Client

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (50.00%) Introscope
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Architect
1 2 (100.00%) Applications Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Software Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Information Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) XSL
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Thin Client
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) Freedom of Information
1 1 (50.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (50.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) Data Cleansing
2 1 (50.00%) Data Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Information Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Portfolio Management
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) UML
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (50.00%) ERP
2 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (50.00%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) VB
2 1 (50.00%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Sun
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) TIBCO
2 1 (50.00%) Metastorm
2 1 (50.00%) OpenText
2 1 (50.00%) Business Objects
2 1 (50.00%) Vignette
2 1 (50.00%) Siebel