The first table below looks at the demand for Middleware skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Middleware over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Essex region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware
Rank 52 54 48
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -6
Contract jobs citing Middleware 3 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.62% 0.22% 0.82%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.33% 0.78% 3.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£544 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £25.00 - £32.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-44.44% +12.50%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
129 128 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 26.60% 28.13% 22.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 75 42
Average daily rate £400 £265 £289
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.94% -8.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £200 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 20 26
Average hourly rate £31.00 £27.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.72% -15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £22.66 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £37.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Middleware
East of England

Middleware
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

Middleware Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Middleware
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Middleware Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Middleware
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Middleware across the Essex region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

Middleware Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

Middleware
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Middleware Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Middleware
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware within the Essex region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
Basildon - - - - 1
Brentwood - - - -
Middleware
East of England

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 10 (83.33%) SQL
2 9 (75.00%) Java
2 9 (75.00%) Oracle
3 8 (66.67%) XML
4 6 (50.00%) WebLogic
4 6 (50.00%) UNIX
4 6 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
4 6 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (50.00%) Finance
5 3 (25.00%) Automotive
5 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 2 (16.67%) J2EE
6 2 (16.67%) HTML
6 2 (16.67%) Intranet
6 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
6 2 (16.67%) Sun Certification
6 2 (16.67%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
6 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 2 (16.67%) JAXB
6 2 (16.67%) Sun
6 2 (16.67%) Hibernate
6 2 (16.67%) Change Management
6 2 (16.67%) Web Services
6 2 (16.67%) TopLink
6 2 (16.67%) Web Development
7 1 (8.33%) jQuery
7 1 (8.33%) AccuRev
7 1 (8.33%) HTML5
7 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity Planning
7 1 (8.33%) Oracle Payables

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 6 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) BASE24
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Payables
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (8.33%) MySQL
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (8.33%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Automotive
3 1 (8.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Systems Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Architect
4 2 (16.67%) Applications Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Web Developer
4 2 (16.67%) SharePoint Architect
4 2 (16.67%) Web Applications Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) SharePoint Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (8.33%) J2EE Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Implementation Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (16.67%) Web Services
2 2 (16.67%) HTML
2 2 (16.67%) J2EE
2 2 (16.67%) JAXB
2 2 (16.67%) Hibernate
2 2 (16.67%) TopLink
3 1 (8.33%) jQuery
3 1 (8.33%) HTML5
3 1 (8.33%) CSS
3 1 (8.33%) .NET
3 1 (8.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Mainframe
1 1 (8.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Change Management
1 2 (16.67%) Web Development
2 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity Planning
2 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (8.33%) MVC
2 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity
2 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (8.33%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
2 1 (8.33%) Project Planning
2 1 (8.33%) UML
2 1 (8.33%) OOD
2 1 (8.33%) SOA
2 1 (8.33%) BCP
2 1 (8.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) SQL
2 9 (75.00%) Java
3 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (8.33%) PHP
3 1 (8.33%) C#
3 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (8.33%) VB
3 1 (8.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Oracle
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Sun
3 1 (8.33%) HP
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix
3 1 (8.33%) Actuate
3 1 (8.33%) AccuRev
3 1 (8.33%) Business Objects
3 1 (8.33%) SAP
3 1 (8.33%) Cognos
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