The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Devon region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware
Rank 29 23 25
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Contract jobs citing Middleware 8 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 3.19% 4.42% 2.89%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.31% 10.67% 8.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 1
Average daily rate £406 £350 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.07% -22.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
-7.05% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -15.78%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Devon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
65 75 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 25.90% 41.44% 35.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 43 28
Average daily rate £310 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £238 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £351 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 5
Average hourly rate £13.00 £41.00 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.29% +310.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Middleware
South West

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Plymouth - - - -
Middleware
South West

Middleware
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 8 (100.00%) Java
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle
1 8 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 8 (100.00%) Project Management
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 7 (87.50%) Finance
2 7 (87.50%) PMI
2 7 (87.50%) PMP
2 7 (87.50%) PMI Certification
2 7 (87.50%) MS Project
3 6 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle Service Bus
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
5 1 (12.50%) SQL
5 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
5 1 (12.50%) Resource Management
5 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
5 1 (12.50%) Change Management

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (25.00%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 7 (87.50%) MS Project
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 7 (87.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Project Manager
2 6 (75.00%) Technical Project Manager
2 6 (75.00%) Technical Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Development Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Software Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Software Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Development Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Delivery Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (87.50%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 8 (100.00%) Project Management
2 6 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) Resource Management
3 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) PMP
1 7 (87.50%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle
2 6 (75.00%) Microsoft