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 20 November 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
20 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware
Rank 109 113 109
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Contract jobs citing Middleware 31 12 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.08% 0.50% 0.92%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.51% 1.70% 3.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 7 18
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£525 £508 £431
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +17.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £370 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £564 £524 £461
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Average hourly rate £13.10 - £38.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.95 - £36.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.66 - £39.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £22.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+38.88% -40.00%
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
882 707 825
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 30.59% 29.24% 28.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 571 376 430
Average daily rate £400 £325 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £210 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 49 44
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.60 £12.40 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £44.10 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

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 20 November 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 20 November 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 20 November 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 -1 8 £525 -2.32% 6
Bedfordshire - 7 £550 - 2
Norfolk - 6 - -
Cambridgeshire -12 5 £550 +8.37% 4
Essex -8 4 £210 -47.50% 1
Suffolk - - - -
Middleware
England

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 30 (51.72%) Oracle
2 26 (44.83%) SQL
3 20 (34.48%) Java
4 16 (27.59%) SQL Server
4 16 (27.59%) Web Services
5 15 (25.86%) XML
5 15 (25.86%) .NET
6 14 (24.14%) Microsoft
7 13 (22.41%) J2EE
7 13 (22.41%) UML
8 12 (20.69%) BizTalk Server
9 11 (18.97%) Finance
9 11 (18.97%) Project Management
9 11 (18.97%) WebSphere
10 10 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (17.24%) Service Delivery
10 10 (17.24%) UNIX
11 9 (15.52%) Solaris
11 9 (15.52%) Linux
11 9 (15.52%) PRINCE2
11 9 (15.52%) SOA
11 9 (15.52%) E-Commerce
11 9 (15.52%) Legal
11 9 (15.52%) F5
12 8 (13.79%) IBM
12 8 (13.79%) Citrix
12 8 (13.79%) Windows
13 7 (12.07%) IBM Notes
13 7 (12.07%) Apache
13 7 (12.07%) ITIL

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 12 (20.69%) BizTalk Server
2 11 (18.97%) WebSphere
3 7 (12.07%) IIS
3 7 (12.07%) IBM Notes
3 7 (12.07%) Apache
4 6 (10.34%) WebLogic
5 4 (6.90%) MQSeries
6 3 (5.17%) SharePoint
6 3 (5.17%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
6 3 (5.17%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (1.72%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (1.72%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 2 (3.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Oracle Retail
1 2 (3.45%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (1.72%) SAP CRM
2 1 (1.72%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.34%) SAN
2 5 (8.62%) LDAP
3 2 (3.45%) DHCP
3 2 (3.45%) DNS
3 2 (3.45%) Intranet
3 2 (3.45%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (27.59%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.34%) NoSQL
2 6 (10.34%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.45%) OLAP
3 2 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.45%) OLTP
3 2 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.45%) Oracle OLAP
3 2 (3.45%) QlikView
4 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.72%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (6.90%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
2 2 (3.45%) ERwin
2 2 (3.45%) MSI
2 2 (3.45%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.72%) NuGet
General
1 11 (18.97%) Finance
2 9 (15.52%) Legal
3 6 (10.34%) Retail
4 4 (6.90%) Banking
5 1 (1.72%) Billing
5 1 (1.72%) Local Government
5 1 (1.72%) Marketing
5 1 (1.72%) German Language
Job Titles
1 23 (39.66%) Architect
2 15 (25.86%) Solutions Architect
3 12 (20.69%) Project Manager
4 9 (15.52%) Developer
5 8 (13.79%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 8 (13.79%) Infrastructure Manager
6 7 (12.07%) Consultant
7 6 (10.34%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 6 (10.34%) Infrastructure Architect
8 5 (8.62%) Designer
9 4 (6.90%) SOA Designer
9 4 (6.90%) Integration Architect
9 4 (6.90%) Solutions Designer
10 3 (5.17%) Senior Developer
10 3 (5.17%) J2EE Developer
10 3 (5.17%) Middleware Consultant
11 2 (3.45%) Senior Architect
11 2 (3.45%) Data Architect
11 2 (3.45%) .NET Developer
11 2 (3.45%) SharePoint Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (27.59%) Web Services
2 15 (25.86%) XML
2 15 (25.86%) .NET
3 13 (22.41%) J2EE
4 6 (10.34%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 5 (8.62%) HTML
6 4 (6.90%) XSLT
6 4 (6.90%) JAXB
6 4 (6.90%) WebSphere MQ
6 4 (6.90%) TopLink
6 4 (6.90%) Oracle Fusion
7 3 (5.17%) WCF
7 3 (5.17%) SAP PI
7 3 (5.17%) Ajax
8 2 (3.45%) Application Packaging
8 2 (3.45%) jQuery
9 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET
9 1 (1.72%) CSS
9 1 (1.72%) SOAP
9 1 (1.72%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.07%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.62%) Management Information System
3 4 (6.90%) CMDB
4 3 (5.17%) Mathematics
4 3 (5.17%) Client/Server
5 2 (3.45%) Clustering
5 2 (3.45%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.72%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 10 (17.24%) UNIX
2 9 (15.52%) Solaris
2 9 (15.52%) Linux
3 8 (13.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (22.41%) UML
2 11 (18.97%) Project Management
3 10 (17.24%) Service Delivery
3 10 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (15.52%) PRINCE2
4 9 (15.52%) E-Commerce
4 9 (15.52%) SOA
5 7 (12.07%) ITIL
5 7 (12.07%) Enterprise Architecture
6 6 (10.34%) Matrix Management
6 6 (10.34%) ITIL V3
6 6 (10.34%) CRM
6 6 (10.34%) Change Management
6 6 (10.34%) Logistics
7 5 (8.62%) MVC
7 5 (8.62%) Risk Management
7 5 (8.62%) Configuration Management
7 5 (8.62%) Resource Management
7 5 (8.62%) Knowledge Management
7 5 (8.62%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (44.83%) SQL
2 20 (34.48%) Java
3 7 (12.07%) C#
4 6 (10.34%) JavaScript
5 4 (6.90%) C
6 3 (5.17%) Shell Script
6 3 (5.17%) VB
7 2 (3.45%) T-SQL
7 2 (3.45%) VB6
8 1 (1.72%) Python
8 1 (1.72%) PHP
8 1 (1.72%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (10.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 6 (10.34%) ISEB
2 4 (6.90%) Sun Certification
3 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.45%) APMP
4 1 (1.72%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.72%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.90%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (12.07%) Terminal Services
2 3 (5.17%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.45%) ISA Server
3 2 (3.45%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.72%) SAP ITS
Systems Management
1 6 (10.34%) OpenView
2 4 (6.90%) Tivoli
3 3 (5.17%) BMC PATROL
4 2 (3.45%) HP SIM
4 2 (3.45%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 30 (51.72%) Oracle
2 14 (24.14%) Microsoft
3 9 (15.52%) F5
4 8 (13.79%) Citrix
4 8 (13.79%) IBM
5 7 (12.07%) Lotus
5 7 (12.07%) HP
6 5 (8.62%) SAP
6 5 (8.62%) webMethods
7 4 (6.90%) Sun
7 4 (6.90%) AccuRev
8 3 (5.17%) TIBCO
8 3 (5.17%) EMC
8 3 (5.17%) Cognos
8 3 (5.17%) Cisco
8 3 (5.17%) BMC
9 2 (3.45%) BEA
9 2 (3.45%) VMware
9 2 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (3.45%) Talend
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