The table below looks at the statistics for Middleware skills in IT contracts advertised for the Devon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Middleware over the 3 months to 29 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware
Rank 38 29 26
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -3
Contract jobs citing Middleware 3 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 0.96% 0.57% 1.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.90% 1.82% 4.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Average daily rate
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£575 £313 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+84.00% -7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £313 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £313 £348
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £413 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.75 £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-33.88% +20.00%
Middleware
South West

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 Devon region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Devon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
77 55 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 24.52% 31.43% 33.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 35 26
Average daily rate £380 £395 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.79% +43.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £250 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £13.00 £42.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-69.41% +6.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

Middleware
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

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

Middleware Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

Middleware
Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

Middleware Daily Rate Trend in Devon

Middleware
Contract Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware within the Devon region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter - 3 £575 -
Middleware
South West

Middleware
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Devon 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 12 (100.00%) Java
1 12 (100.00%) Oracle
2 11 (91.67%) Finance
3 9 (75.00%) Oracle Fusion
4 8 (66.67%) PRINCE2
4 8 (66.67%) .NET
4 8 (66.67%) Project Management
5 7 (58.33%) PMI
5 7 (58.33%) PMP
5 7 (58.33%) PMI Certification
5 7 (58.33%) MS Project
6 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 6 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (33.33%) Oracle BPM
7 4 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (33.33%) Oracle Database
8 2 (16.67%) Oracle Service Bus
8 2 (16.67%) Oracle ADF
8 2 (16.67%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (16.67%) BPEL
9 1 (8.33%) SOA
9 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
9 1 (8.33%) SQL
9 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
9 1 (8.33%) Change Management
9 1 (8.33%) Workflow
9 1 (8.33%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
9 1 (8.33%) Resource Management

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Devon 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 (16.67%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 7 (58.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Forms
General
1 11 (91.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Project Manager
2 6 (50.00%) Technical Project Manager
2 6 (50.00%) Technical Manager
3 3 (25.00%) Technical Leader
4 2 (16.67%) Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) Middleware Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Development Project Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Software Project Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle Technical Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Development Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Delivery Project Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle SOA Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) SOA Technical Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Software Manager
5 1 (8.33%) SOA Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (75.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 8 (66.67%) .NET
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle ADF
4 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Project Management
1 8 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 6 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (16.67%) BPEL
4 1 (8.33%) Resource Management
4 1 (8.33%) SOA
4 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
4 1 (8.33%) Change Management
4 1 (8.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) PMP
1 7 (58.33%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Oracle
2 6 (50.00%) Microsoft