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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Middleware
Rank 55 83 71
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -12
Contract jobs citing Middleware 23 12 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.66% 0.80% 1.08%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.90% 3.40% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 3
Average daily rate
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£360 £500 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.00% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £420 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £561 £580 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -14.48%
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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
291 353 322
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 21.01% 23.41% 24.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 196 158
Average daily rate £325 £300 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £375 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 17 46
Average hourly rate £16.75 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.46% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.55 £20.00 £28.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.95 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -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 28 January 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 28 January 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +5 14 £295 -26.25%
Leicestershire - 8 £360 -
Northamptonshire -7 1 £375 -37.50% 2
Derbyshire - - - -
Middleware
England

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 16 (36.36%) WebSphere
2 15 (34.09%) SOA
3 13 (29.55%) Oracle
4 11 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 11 (25.00%) XML
4 11 (25.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 10 (22.73%) Java
5 10 (22.73%) HTTP
6 9 (20.45%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (20.45%) IBM
6 9 (20.45%) WebSphere MQ
6 9 (20.45%) DataPower
7 8 (18.18%) Rational Rhapsody
7 8 (18.18%) Scrum
7 8 (18.18%) HTTPS
7 8 (18.18%) WebLogic
7 8 (18.18%) Web Services
8 7 (15.91%) ITIL
8 7 (15.91%) WSDL
8 7 (15.91%) REST
9 6 (13.64%) Open Source
9 6 (13.64%) Retail
9 6 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (13.64%) JMS
9 6 (13.64%) SAP
10 5 (11.36%) Firewall
10 5 (11.36%) Project Management
10 5 (11.36%) NetWeaver
10 5 (11.36%) DMZ
10 5 (11.36%) Software AG

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 16 (36.36%) WebSphere
2 8 (18.18%) WebLogic
3 5 (11.36%) NetWeaver
4 4 (9.09%) Oracle Service Bus
4 4 (9.09%) Apache
5 3 (6.82%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (2.27%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.82%) Force.com
2 1 (2.27%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 10 (22.73%) HTTP
2 8 (18.18%) HTTPS
3 5 (11.36%) Firewall
3 5 (11.36%) DMZ
4 3 (6.82%) SAN
5 2 (4.55%) NAS
6 1 (2.27%) LAN
6 1 (2.27%) WAN
6 1 (2.27%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.36%) DB2
3 1 (2.27%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (18.18%) Rational Rhapsody
2 2 (4.55%) Introscope
3 1 (2.27%) JDeveloper
3 1 (2.27%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.27%) Hudson
General
1 6 (13.64%) Retail
2 4 (9.09%) Finance
3 3 (6.82%) Banking
4 2 (4.55%) Marketing
5 1 (2.27%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 16 (36.36%) Architect
2 9 (20.45%) Team Leader
2 9 (20.45%) Technical Team Leader
2 9 (20.45%) Middleware Team Leader
3 6 (13.64%) Integration Architect
4 5 (11.36%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (11.36%) ScrumMaster
5 4 (9.09%) Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Designer
6 3 (6.82%) Salesforce.com Architect
6 3 (6.82%) WebSphere Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Technical Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.55%) Middleware Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Consultant
7 2 (4.55%) Administrator
7 2 (4.55%) Technical Architect
8 1 (2.27%) Business Developer
8 1 (2.27%) Project Manager
8 1 (2.27%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (25.00%) XML
1 11 (25.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 9 (20.45%) WebSphere MQ
3 8 (18.18%) Web Services
4 7 (15.91%) WSDL
4 7 (15.91%) REST
5 6 (13.64%) JMS
6 5 (11.36%) HTML
6 5 (11.36%) XSD
6 5 (11.36%) .NET
6 5 (11.36%) JSON
6 5 (11.36%) ActiveMQ
7 3 (6.82%) EDI
8 2 (4.55%) Velocity
8 2 (4.55%) XSLT
8 2 (4.55%) SOAP
9 1 (2.27%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.45%) DataPower
2 6 (13.64%) Open Source
3 5 (11.36%) Clustering
4 3 (6.82%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.27%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.27%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.09%) UNIX
2 3 (6.82%) Linux
3 2 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (4.55%) Solaris
4 1 (2.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (34.09%) SOA
2 9 (20.45%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (18.18%) Scrum
4 7 (15.91%) ITIL
5 6 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (11.36%) Project Management
6 5 (11.36%) Load Balancing
7 4 (9.09%) Process Management
8 3 (6.82%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (6.82%) Mentoring
8 3 (6.82%) TOGAF
8 3 (6.82%) TDD
8 3 (6.82%) Web Development
9 2 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (4.55%) Extreme Programming
10 1 (2.27%) Six Sigma
10 1 (2.27%) E-Commerce
10 1 (2.27%) EAI
10 1 (2.27%) B2B
10 1 (2.27%) ATDD
Programming Languages
1 10 (22.73%) Java
2 4 (9.09%) SQL
3 3 (6.82%) C++
4 1 (2.27%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (2.27%) PMP
1 1 (2.27%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 2 (4.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) CA Wily
1 2 (4.55%) EMC NetWorker
1 2 (4.55%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 13 (29.55%) Oracle
2 9 (20.45%) IBM
3 6 (13.64%) SAP
4 5 (11.36%) Software AG
5 4 (9.09%) Intel
6 3 (6.82%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (4.55%) VMware
7 2 (4.55%) SolarWinds
7 2 (4.55%) CA
7 2 (4.55%) EMC
8 1 (2.27%) JD Edwards
8 1 (2.27%) Cisco
8 1 (2.27%) Google
8 1 (2.27%) NetSuite