The first table below looks at the demand for Middleware skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Middleware over the 3 months to 25 July 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 East Midlands 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware
Rank 77 69 61
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -8
Contract jobs citing Middleware 13 19 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.90% 1.31% 1.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.76% 5.96% 6.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 13 7
Average daily rate
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£450 £413 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +28.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £310 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-44.44% +12.50%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
346 319 282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 23.91% 22.02% 19.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 170 136
Average daily rate £315 £283 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.50% -0.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £208 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 8 9
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -10.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.81%
Middleware
England

Middleware
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Middleware Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Middleware
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Middleware Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Middleware
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Middleware across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Middleware Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Middleware
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Middleware Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Middleware
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 July 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
Nottinghamshire +13 7 - - 2
Northamptonshire -2 1 - - 1
Derbyshire - - - - 3
Leicestershire - - - -
Middleware
England

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 (44.44%) WebSphere
2 10 (37.04%) Oracle
3 9 (33.33%) IBM
4 8 (29.63%) SOA
4 8 (29.63%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 7 (25.93%) Project Management
5 7 (25.93%) Linux
6 6 (22.22%) Java
6 6 (22.22%) WebSphere MQ
7 5 (18.52%) Software Engineering
7 5 (18.52%) Windows
7 5 (18.52%) SAP
7 5 (18.52%) Web Services
7 5 (18.52%) PRINCE2
7 5 (18.52%) Oracle Fusion
8 4 (14.81%) UNIX
8 4 (14.81%) JMS
8 4 (14.81%) XML
8 4 (14.81%) XSD
8 4 (14.81%) SSL
8 4 (14.81%) HTTP
8 4 (14.81%) WSDL
8 4 (14.81%) Mainframe
8 4 (14.81%) Finance
8 4 (14.81%) Firewall
9 3 (11.11%) Clustering
9 3 (11.11%) Retail
9 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (11.11%) Business Analysis
9 3 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 12 (44.44%) WebSphere
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle Service Bus
2 3 (11.11%) WebLogic
2 3 (11.11%) SharePoint
3 2 (7.41%) NetWeaver
3 2 (7.41%) Apache
4 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.70%) IIS
4 1 (3.70%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
4 1 (3.70%) Lync
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (3.70%) WebSphere Portal
4 1 (3.70%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) PaaS
2 2 (7.41%) SaaS
2 2 (7.41%) IaaS
3 1 (3.70%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) HTTP
1 4 (14.81%) SSL
1 4 (14.81%) Firewall
2 2 (7.41%) SAN
2 2 (7.41%) DMZ
2 2 (7.41%) HTTPS
3 1 (3.70%) SSH
3 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.70%) LAN
3 1 (3.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (11.11%) Oracle Database
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) DB2
3 1 (3.70%) Informix
3 1 (3.70%) SQLPlus
3 1 (3.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Eclipse
1 3 (11.11%) JDeveloper
1 3 (11.11%) Ant
2 2 (7.41%) Hudson
2 2 (7.41%) SoapUI
3 1 (3.70%) Gradle
3 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.70%) ClearCase
General
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Retail
3 1 (3.70%) Marketing
3 1 (3.70%) Games
3 1 (3.70%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) Architect
2 6 (22.22%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (18.52%) Project Manager
4 4 (14.81%) Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Consultant
5 3 (11.11%) SOA Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Middleware Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) Lead Solutions Architect
6 2 (7.41%) Oracle SOA Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Lead Architect
6 2 (7.41%) Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Oracle Developer
7 1 (3.70%) SAP Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) WebSphere Administrator
7 1 (3.70%) Technical Specialist
7 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Architect
7 1 (3.70%) Oracle Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) Server Administrator
7 1 (3.70%) Server Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (29.63%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 6 (22.22%) WebSphere MQ
3 5 (18.52%) Web Services
3 5 (18.52%) Oracle Fusion
4 4 (14.81%) XML
4 4 (14.81%) XSD
4 4 (14.81%) JMS
4 4 (14.81%) WSDL
5 3 (11.11%) HTML
5 3 (11.11%) .NET
5 3 (11.11%) REST
6 2 (7.41%) JSON
6 2 (7.41%) SOAP
6 2 (7.41%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (3.70%) Spring
7 1 (3.70%) JSF
7 1 (3.70%) Java EE
7 1 (3.70%) BAPI
7 1 (3.70%) XML Schema
7 1 (3.70%) JAXP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Mainframe
2 3 (11.11%) Clustering
2 3 (11.11%) Open Source
3 2 (7.41%) DataPower
4 1 (3.70%) Tandem
4 1 (3.70%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.93%) Linux
2 5 (18.52%) Windows
3 4 (14.81%) UNIX
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.70%) CentOS
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) SOA
2 7 (25.93%) Project Management
3 5 (18.52%) PRINCE2
3 5 (18.52%) Software Engineering
4 3 (11.11%) Business Analysis
4 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (11.11%) Load Balancing
5 2 (7.41%) Release Management
5 2 (7.41%) ITIL
5 2 (7.41%) BPEL
5 2 (7.41%) Scrum
5 2 (7.41%) Service Delivery
5 2 (7.41%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (3.70%) Risk Management
6 1 (3.70%) TOGAF
6 1 (3.70%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.70%) EAI
6 1 (3.70%) Data Modelling
6 1 (3.70%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (22.22%) Java
2 3 (11.11%) SQL
3 2 (7.41%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.70%) Jython
4 1 (3.70%) XPath
4 1 (3.70%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
4 1 (3.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) QA
2 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
1 1 (3.70%) XenServer
1 1 (3.70%) VirtualBox
1 1 (3.70%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) BladeLogic
1 1 (3.70%) Puppet
1 1 (3.70%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 10 (37.04%) Oracle
2 9 (33.33%) IBM
3 5 (18.52%) SAP
4 3 (11.11%) Citrix
4 3 (11.11%) ServiceNow
5 2 (7.41%) Intel
5 2 (7.41%) VMware
5 2 (7.41%) Software AG
5 2 (7.41%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (3.70%) Symantec
6 1 (3.70%) ATG
6 1 (3.70%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.70%) Cisco
6 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.70%) HP
6 1 (3.70%) Google
6 1 (3.70%) hybris
6 1 (3.70%) RightFax
East Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 23 days ago