The table below looks at the statistics for Middleware skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Middleware over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware
Rank 107 114 108
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -6
Contract jobs citing Middleware 34 10 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.20% 0.41% 0.82%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.88% 1.42% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 4 11
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£525 £308 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.73% -31.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £22.00 £32.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.30% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £21.25 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -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 of England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
877 702 827
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 30.89% 28.95% 29.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 565 387 464
Average daily rate £400 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £450 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 45 41
Average hourly rate £38.75 £32.50 £33.43
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -2.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £11.15 £17.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £39.00 £40.00
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 of England

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

Middleware Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Middleware
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Middleware Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Middleware
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Middleware across the East of England region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Middleware Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Middleware
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Middleware Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Middleware
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Middleware across the East of England region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Middleware Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

Middleware
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 19 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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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
Hertfordshire +6 9 £525 - 4
Bedfordshire - 9 £525 -
Essex -5 6 £224 -22.84% 1
Cambridgeshire -7 5 £550 - 2
Norfolk - 4 - -
Suffolk - - - - 2
Middleware
England

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 31 (52.54%) Oracle
2 28 (47.46%) SQL
3 21 (35.59%) SQL Server
4 20 (33.90%) Java
5 19 (32.20%) XML
6 18 (30.51%) Web Services
7 15 (25.42%) .NET
7 15 (25.42%) BizTalk Server
7 15 (25.42%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (22.03%) J2EE
8 13 (22.03%) UML
8 13 (22.03%) Microsoft
9 11 (18.64%) Finance
9 11 (18.64%) WebSphere
10 10 (16.95%) Service Delivery
10 10 (16.95%) UNIX
11 9 (15.25%) Solaris
11 9 (15.25%) Linux
11 9 (15.25%) PRINCE2
11 9 (15.25%) Project Management
11 9 (15.25%) Legal
11 9 (15.25%) F5
12 8 (13.56%) E-Commerce
12 8 (13.56%) IBM
12 8 (13.56%) Citrix
12 8 (13.56%) Windows
13 7 (11.86%) IBM Notes
13 7 (11.86%) Apache
13 7 (11.86%) ITIL
13 7 (11.86%) IIS

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 15 (25.42%) BizTalk Server
2 11 (18.64%) WebSphere
3 7 (11.86%) IBM Notes
3 7 (11.86%) Apache
3 7 (11.86%) IIS
4 6 (10.17%) WebLogic
5 4 (6.78%) MQSeries
6 3 (5.08%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
6 3 (5.08%) Oracle Service Bus
7 2 (3.39%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.69%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (1.69%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 2 (3.39%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.08%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (3.39%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.17%) SAN
2 5 (8.47%) LDAP
3 2 (3.39%) Intranet
3 2 (3.39%) Firewall
3 2 (3.39%) DHCP
3 2 (3.39%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (35.59%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.17%) Oracle Database
2 6 (10.17%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.39%) QlikView
3 2 (3.39%) Oracle OLAP
3 2 (3.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.39%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.39%) OLTP
3 2 (3.39%) OLAP
4 1 (1.69%) MySQL
4 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (10.17%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
2 2 (3.39%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (3.39%) MSI
2 2 (3.39%) ERwin
3 1 (1.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (18.64%) Finance
2 9 (15.25%) Legal
3 6 (10.17%) Retail
4 4 (6.78%) Banking
5 1 (1.69%) German Language
5 1 (1.69%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.69%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 23 (38.98%) Architect
2 14 (23.73%) Solutions Architect
3 11 (18.64%) Project Manager
4 10 (16.95%) Developer
4 10 (16.95%) Consultant
5 8 (13.56%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 8 (13.56%) Infrastructure Manager
6 6 (10.17%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 6 (10.17%) Infrastructure Architect
7 5 (8.47%) BizTalk Consultant
8 4 (6.78%) Integration Architect
8 4 (6.78%) J2EE Developer
9 3 (5.08%) Senior Developer
9 3 (5.08%) Designer
9 3 (5.08%) Middleware Consultant
10 2 (3.39%) Senior Data Architect
10 2 (3.39%) SOA Designer
10 2 (3.39%) Senior Architect
10 2 (3.39%) SOA Architect
10 2 (3.39%) SharePoint Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (32.20%) XML
2 18 (30.51%) Web Services
3 15 (25.42%) .NET
4 13 (22.03%) J2EE
5 7 (11.86%) HTML
6 6 (10.17%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 6 (10.17%) TopLink
6 6 (10.17%) JAXB
6 6 (10.17%) XSLT
7 5 (8.47%) WCF
8 4 (6.78%) Oracle Fusion
8 4 (6.78%) WebSphere MQ
9 3 (5.08%) Ajax
9 3 (5.08%) SAP PI
10 2 (3.39%) Application Packaging
11 1 (1.69%) CSS
11 1 (1.69%) .NET Framework
11 1 (1.69%) jQuery
11 1 (1.69%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.86%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.47%) Management Information System
3 4 (6.78%) CMDB
4 3 (5.08%) Client/Server
4 3 (5.08%) Mathematics
5 2 (3.39%) Data Structures
5 2 (3.39%) Clustering
6 1 (1.69%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.69%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 10 (16.95%) UNIX
2 9 (15.25%) Solaris
2 9 (15.25%) Linux
3 8 (13.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (25.42%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (22.03%) UML
3 10 (16.95%) Service Delivery
4 9 (15.25%) PRINCE2
4 9 (15.25%) Project Management
5 8 (13.56%) E-Commerce
6 7 (11.86%) ITIL
6 7 (11.86%) SOA
7 6 (10.17%) ITIL V3
7 6 (10.17%) Matrix Management
7 6 (10.17%) Logistics
7 6 (10.17%) Web Development
7 6 (10.17%) OOD
8 5 (8.47%) Change Management
8 5 (8.47%) Risk Management
8 5 (8.47%) Configuration Management
8 5 (8.47%) Resource Management
8 5 (8.47%) Knowledge Management
8 5 (8.47%) Incident Management
8 5 (8.47%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 28 (47.46%) SQL
2 20 (33.90%) Java
3 6 (10.17%) C#
3 6 (10.17%) JavaScript
4 4 (6.78%) C
5 3 (5.08%) VB
5 3 (5.08%) Shell Script
6 2 (3.39%) VB6
7 1 (1.69%) C++
7 1 (1.69%) PHP
7 1 (1.69%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (10.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 6 (10.17%) Sun Certification
1 6 (10.17%) ISEB
2 2 (3.39%) APMP
2 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.69%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.78%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (11.86%) Terminal Services
2 3 (5.08%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.39%) ISA Server
3 2 (3.39%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.69%) SAP ITS
Systems Management
1 6 (10.17%) OpenView
2 4 (6.78%) Tivoli
3 3 (5.08%) BMC PATROL
4 2 (3.39%) HP SIM
4 2 (3.39%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 31 (52.54%) Oracle
2 13 (22.03%) Microsoft
3 9 (15.25%) F5
4 8 (13.56%) IBM
4 8 (13.56%) Citrix
5 7 (11.86%) HP
5 7 (11.86%) Lotus
6 6 (10.17%) AccuRev
6 6 (10.17%) Sun
7 5 (8.47%) webMethods
8 4 (6.78%) SAP
9 3 (5.08%) Cisco
9 3 (5.08%) EMC
9 3 (5.08%) Cognos
9 3 (5.08%) TIBCO
9 3 (5.08%) BMC
10 2 (3.39%) Talend
10 2 (3.39%) BEA
10 2 (3.39%) VMware
11 1 (1.69%) Business Objects
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Experis Ltd
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Hertfordshire
Volt
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
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