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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Middleware
Rank 29 23 32
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +9
Contract jobs citing Middleware 10 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 3.75% 5.13% 0.62%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.52% 11.76% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 1
Average daily rate
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£480 £423 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.40% +35.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £414 £413
% change year-on-year
+8.76% +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year
- -1.23%
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
105 85 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 39.33% 43.59% 37.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 53 36
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £280 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 0
Average hourly rate £19.46 £13.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+49.65% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

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 3 July 2015. 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
Plymouth - 8 £480 -
Middleware
South West

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 11 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (90.91%) Struts
2 10 (90.91%) Linux
2 10 (90.91%) JBoss
2 10 (90.91%) IBM
2 10 (90.91%) Red Hat
2 10 (90.91%) Enterprise Architecture
2 10 (90.91%) WebSphere
2 10 (90.91%) Java EE
2 10 (90.91%) JSR 168
2 10 (90.91%) Open Source
2 10 (90.91%) RabbitMQ
3 9 (81.82%) Migration
4 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (54.55%) WebSphere MQ
4 6 (54.55%) SOA
4 6 (54.55%) WebSphere Application Server
4 6 (54.55%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 5 (45.45%) DB2
5 5 (45.45%) RESTful
5 5 (45.45%) RDBMS
5 5 (45.45%) Relational Database
5 5 (45.45%) DevOps
5 5 (45.45%) Microservices
6 2 (18.18%) Mainframe
7 1 (9.09%) BPEL
7 1 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (9.09%) WebLogic
7 1 (9.09%) J2EE
7 1 (9.09%) Oracle

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 10 (90.91%) JBoss
1 10 (90.91%) WebSphere
2 6 (54.55%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (9.09%) WebLogic
3 1 (9.09%) WebSphere Portal
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Service Bus
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) DB2
1 5 (45.45%) RDBMS
1 5 (45.45%) Relational Database
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Solutions Designer
1 9 (81.82%) Designer
2 4 (36.36%) Senior Designer
3 2 (18.18%) Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (9.09%) SOA Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle SOA Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (90.91%) Java EE
1 10 (90.91%) JSR 168
1 10 (90.91%) Struts
1 10 (90.91%) RabbitMQ
2 6 (54.55%) WebSphere MQ
2 6 (54.55%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 5 (45.45%) RESTful
4 1 (9.09%) J2EE
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Enterprise Architecture
1 10 (90.91%) Open Source
2 9 (81.82%) Migration
3 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (54.55%) SOA
4 5 (45.45%) DevOps
4 5 (45.45%) Microservices
5 1 (9.09%) BPEL
5 1 (9.09%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) Java
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) IBM
1 10 (90.91%) Red Hat
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle