The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Middleware
Rank 56 76 66
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -10
Contract jobs citing Middleware 45 15 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.74% 1.01% 1.66%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.03% 3.68% 6.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 3 12
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +16.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £355 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £495 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £408
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -1.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.13 £52.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-25.47% +34.61%
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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 East Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
408 408 309
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 24.80% 27.47% 24.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 223 158
Average daily rate £325 £300 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £255 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £420 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 17 20
Average hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 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
Northamptonshire +20 21 £340 - 1
Derbyshire - 11 - - 2
Leicestershire +10 9 £450 -
Nottinghamshire -16 1 - -
Lincolnshire - 1 - -
Middleware
England

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 20 (33.90%) WebSphere
2 19 (32.20%) Java
2 19 (32.20%) Web Services
3 17 (28.81%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 16 (27.12%) SAP
5 15 (25.42%) Oracle
6 14 (23.73%) WebSphere MQ
7 13 (22.03%) DataPower
8 12 (20.34%) ActiveMQ
8 12 (20.34%) SOA
9 11 (18.64%) XML
10 10 (16.95%) .NET
10 10 (16.95%) IBM
11 9 (15.25%) EAI
11 9 (15.25%) ERP
11 9 (15.25%) Banking
12 8 (13.56%) Clustering
12 8 (13.56%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (13.56%) TDD
12 8 (13.56%) Performance Management
12 8 (13.56%) Marketing
13 7 (11.86%) Open Source
13 7 (11.86%) Project Management
13 7 (11.86%) E-Commerce
13 7 (11.86%) SQL Server
13 7 (11.86%) REST
13 7 (11.86%) Web Application Development
13 7 (11.86%) Coaching
14 6 (10.17%) User Experience
14 6 (10.17%) Mobile App

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 20 (33.90%) WebSphere
2 6 (10.17%) NetWeaver
3 3 (5.08%) Apache
3 3 (5.08%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (5.08%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (1.69%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.69%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 3 (5.08%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.69%) SAP WM
2 1 (1.69%) SAP SRM
2 1 (1.69%) SAP EWM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.17%) HTTP
1 6 (10.17%) HTTPS
1 6 (10.17%) DMZ
1 6 (10.17%) Firewall
2 1 (1.69%) SAN
2 1 (1.69%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.86%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.17%) Couchbase
2 6 (10.17%) NoSQL
2 6 (10.17%) DB2
2 6 (10.17%) CouchDB
3 1 (1.69%) MySQL
3 1 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.69%) Relational Database
General
1 9 (15.25%) Banking
2 8 (13.56%) Marketing
3 6 (10.17%) Retail
4 5 (8.47%) Finance
5 1 (1.69%) Automotive
5 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.69%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 15 (25.42%) Architect
2 11 (18.64%) Developer
3 9 (15.25%) Integration Architect
4 7 (11.86%) Consultant
5 6 (10.17%) Scala Developer
5 6 (10.17%) Middleware Consultant
5 6 (10.17%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (8.47%) Technical Leader
7 3 (5.08%) Project Manager
7 3 (5.08%) Junior
7 3 (5.08%) Junior Project Manager
7 3 (5.08%) BizTalk Developer
7 3 (5.08%) Designer
7 3 (5.08%) ScrumMaster
7 3 (5.08%) Middleware Architect
8 2 (3.39%) Test Manager
8 2 (3.39%) Support Manager
8 2 (3.39%) WebSphere Developer
9 1 (1.69%) Process Consultant
9 1 (1.69%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (32.20%) Web Services
2 17 (28.81%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 14 (23.73%) WebSphere MQ
4 12 (20.34%) ActiveMQ
5 11 (18.64%) XML
6 10 (16.95%) .NET
7 7 (11.86%) REST
8 6 (10.17%) Akka
8 6 (10.17%) Apache Camel
8 6 (10.17%) Play Framework
8 6 (10.17%) HTML
8 6 (10.17%) XSD
8 6 (10.17%) WSDL
8 6 (10.17%) JMS
8 6 (10.17%) RESTful
8 6 (10.17%) JSON
9 3 (5.08%) SOAP
9 3 (5.08%) .NET Framework
9 3 (5.08%) WCF
10 2 (3.39%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 13 (22.03%) DataPower
2 8 (13.56%) Clustering
3 7 (11.86%) Open Source
4 6 (10.17%) User Experience
4 6 (10.17%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.69%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.08%) AIX
2 1 (1.69%) UNIX
2 1 (1.69%) Windows
2 1 (1.69%) Linux
2 1 (1.69%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (20.34%) SOA
2 9 (15.25%) EAI
2 9 (15.25%) ERP
3 8 (13.56%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (13.56%) TDD
3 8 (13.56%) Performance Management
4 7 (11.86%) Project Management
4 7 (11.86%) E-Commerce
4 7 (11.86%) Web Application Development
4 7 (11.86%) Coaching
5 6 (10.17%) Analytics
5 6 (10.17%) Demand Management
5 6 (10.17%) Mobile Commerce
5 6 (10.17%) Business Analysis
5 6 (10.17%) Load Balancing
5 6 (10.17%) Web Analytics
6 5 (8.47%) Scrum
6 5 (8.47%) Programme Management
6 5 (8.47%) E-Procurement
6 5 (8.47%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 19 (32.20%) Java
2 6 (10.17%) Scala
3 3 (5.08%) C#
4 2 (3.39%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.69%) PMP
1 1 (1.69%) PMI Certification
1 1 (1.69%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.69%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (1.69%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.69%) Docker
1 1 (1.69%) iptables
Systems Management
1 2 (3.39%) Oracle Identity Management
1 2 (3.39%) SCOM
2 1 (1.69%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 16 (27.12%) SAP
2 15 (25.42%) Oracle
3 10 (16.95%) IBM
4 6 (10.17%) Software AG
4 6 (10.17%) CA
4 6 (10.17%) Endeca
5 5 (8.47%) Intel
6 2 (3.39%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.69%) NetApp
7 1 (1.69%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.69%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.69%) Google
7 1 (1.69%) Casewise
7 1 (1.69%) Akamai