The table below looks at the statistics for Middleware skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Middleware over the 3 months to 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware
Rank 26 24 29
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Contract jobs citing Middleware 5 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 2.22% 1.73% 2.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.62% 5.17% 7.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Average daily rate
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£300 - £371
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £23.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+32.63% -36.66%
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 Dorset region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
52 58 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 23.11% 33.53% 31.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 36 46
Average daily rate £325 £438 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.71% +45.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £270 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £500 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 9
Average hourly rate £43.00 £13.76 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+212.61% -60.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £13.76 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £27.50 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

Middleware
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

Middleware Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Middleware
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Middleware Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

Middleware
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Middleware across the Dorset region.

Middleware Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

Middleware
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 31 October 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
Poole - - - -
Middleware
South West

Middleware
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 6 (85.71%) C
1 6 (85.71%) VxWorks
1 6 (85.71%) Device Driver
1 6 (85.71%) Software Engineering
1 6 (85.71%) Nucleus RTOS
1 6 (85.71%) Avionics
1 6 (85.71%) DO-178B
1 6 (85.71%) Embedded Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Aerospace
3 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) XML
4 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Document Management

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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.

General
1 6 (85.71%) Avionics
2 4 (57.14%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) VxWorks
1 6 (85.71%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Software Engineering
1 6 (85.71%) Embedded Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Document Management
2 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (85.71%) DO-178B