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 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware
Rank 71 82 69
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -13
Contract jobs citing Middleware 26 14 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.60% 0.87% 1.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.30% 3.26% 5.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 3 4
Average daily rate
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£360 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £384 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £560 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £21.25 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+123.52% -41.37%
Middleware
England

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
356 429 352
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 21.93% 26.66% 24.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 236 175
Average daily rate £325 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £375 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 18 42
Average hourly rate £22.75 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.75 £25.00 £28.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.75 £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 December 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 22 December 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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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 +6 11 £295 -24.35%
Northamptonshire -12 2 £375 -37.50% 2
Derbyshire - 2 £378 - 1
Middleware
England

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 14 (32.56%) SOA
2 13 (30.23%) WebSphere
3 12 (27.91%) Oracle
4 11 (25.58%) XML
5 10 (23.26%) WebLogic
5 10 (23.26%) HTTP
5 10 (23.26%) IBM
5 10 (23.26%) DataPower
6 9 (20.93%) Java
6 9 (20.93%) SQL Server
6 9 (20.93%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (18.60%) Scrum
7 8 (18.60%) Rational Rhapsody
8 7 (16.28%) Web Services
8 7 (16.28%) ITIL
8 7 (16.28%) WSDL
8 7 (16.28%) WebSphere MQ
8 7 (16.28%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 6 (13.95%) UNIX
9 6 (13.95%) Linux
9 6 (13.95%) Apache
9 6 (13.95%) HTTPS
9 6 (13.95%) Project Management
9 6 (13.95%) Finance
9 6 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (13.95%) REST
10 5 (11.63%) SQL
10 5 (11.63%) SAP
10 5 (11.63%) XSD
10 5 (11.63%) Firewall

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 13 (30.23%) WebSphere
2 10 (23.26%) WebLogic
3 6 (13.95%) Apache
4 5 (11.63%) Oracle Service Bus
5 4 (9.30%) Tomcat
6 3 (6.98%) NetWeaver
7 2 (4.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (2.33%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 5 (11.63%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.98%) Force.com
2 2 (4.65%) Google Apps
3 1 (2.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (23.26%) HTTP
2 6 (13.95%) HTTPS
3 5 (11.63%) Firewall
4 3 (6.98%) SSL
4 3 (6.98%) SAN
4 3 (6.98%) DMZ
5 2 (4.65%) NAS
6 1 (2.33%) SSH
6 1 (2.33%) LAN
6 1 (2.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.93%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.98%) DB2
3 2 (4.65%) MySQL
4 1 (2.33%) SQLPlus
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (18.60%) Rational Rhapsody
2 2 (4.65%) Eclipse
2 2 (4.65%) JDeveloper
2 2 (4.65%) Introscope
2 2 (4.65%) SoapUI
3 1 (2.33%) Hudson
3 1 (2.33%) Gradle
3 1 (2.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.33%) Ant
3 1 (2.33%) ClearCase
General
1 6 (13.95%) Finance
2 4 (9.30%) Retail
3 3 (6.98%) Banking
4 2 (4.65%) Marketing
5 1 (2.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 14 (32.56%) Architect
2 9 (20.93%) Technical Team Leader
2 9 (20.93%) Team Leader
2 9 (20.93%) Middleware Team Leader
3 5 (11.63%) ScrumMaster
3 5 (11.63%) Integration Architect
4 4 (9.30%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (6.98%) Developer
5 3 (6.98%) Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Middleware Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Salesforce.com Architect
6 2 (4.65%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Consultant
6 2 (4.65%) Technical Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.65%) WebSphere Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Technical Architect
6 2 (4.65%) Administrator
7 1 (2.33%) Senior Project Manager
7 1 (2.33%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (2.33%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (25.58%) XML
2 7 (16.28%) Web Services
2 7 (16.28%) WSDL
2 7 (16.28%) WebSphere MQ
2 7 (16.28%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 6 (13.95%) REST
4 5 (11.63%) XSD
5 4 (9.30%) SOAP
5 4 (9.30%) HTML
5 4 (9.30%) JMS
6 3 (6.98%) JSON
6 3 (6.98%) .NET
6 3 (6.98%) XSLT
6 3 (6.98%) EDI
6 3 (6.98%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (4.65%) Velocity
7 2 (4.65%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (2.33%) JAX-WS
8 1 (2.33%) BAPI
8 1 (2.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.26%) DataPower
2 5 (11.63%) Open Source
3 3 (6.98%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (6.98%) Clustering
4 1 (2.33%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.33%) iSeries
4 1 (2.33%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.95%) Linux
1 6 (13.95%) UNIX
2 2 (4.65%) Windows
2 2 (4.65%) Solaris
2 2 (4.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (32.56%) SOA
2 9 (20.93%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (18.60%) Scrum
4 7 (16.28%) ITIL
5 6 (13.95%) Project Management
5 6 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (9.30%) Load Balancing
6 4 (9.30%) Process Management
7 3 (6.98%) TDD
7 3 (6.98%) TOGAF
7 3 (6.98%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (6.98%) Mentoring
7 3 (6.98%) Web Development
8 2 (4.65%) Extreme Programming
8 2 (4.65%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (2.33%) E-Commerce
9 1 (2.33%) EAI
9 1 (2.33%) B2B
9 1 (2.33%) Six Sigma
9 1 (2.33%) BPEL
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.93%) Java
2 5 (11.63%) SQL
3 3 (6.98%) C++
4 1 (2.33%) C
4 1 (2.33%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.33%) XPath
4 1 (2.33%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 1 (2.33%) PMP
1 1 (2.33%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.33%) XenServer
2 1 (2.33%) VirtualBox
2 1 (2.33%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) EMC NetWorker
1 2 (4.65%) SolarWinds Orion
1 2 (4.65%) CA Wily
2 1 (2.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (27.91%) Oracle
2 10 (23.26%) IBM
3 5 (11.63%) SAP
4 3 (6.98%) Intel
4 3 (6.98%) Citrix
4 3 (6.98%) Software AG
4 3 (6.98%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (6.98%) VMware
5 2 (4.65%) Google
5 2 (4.65%) SolarWinds
5 2 (4.65%) CA
5 2 (4.65%) EMC
6 1 (2.33%) Cisco
6 1 (2.33%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.33%) JD Edwards
6 1 (2.33%) ServiceNow
6 1 (2.33%) NetSuite