The table below looks at the statistics for Middleware skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Middleware over the 3 months to 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware
Rank 50 33 39
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +6
Contract jobs citing Middleware 3 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.66% 0.80% 0.85%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.56% 3.17% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£236 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £411 £413
% change year-on-year
+3.34% -0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +20.00%
Middleware
South West

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 Gloucestershire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
117 63 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 25.71% 25.30% 23.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 33 33
Average daily rate £375 £288 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.43% -11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £365 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 3
Average hourly rate - £25.75 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +17.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

Middleware
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Middleware Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Middleware
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Middleware Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Middleware
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Middleware Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Middleware
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 24 October 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
Cheltenham - 2 £236 -
Gloucester - - - -
Middleware
South West

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 4 (66.67%) Oracle
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) UML
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (33.33%) SSL
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) Informatica
3 2 (33.33%) webMethods
3 2 (33.33%) SOA
3 2 (33.33%) OO
3 2 (33.33%) MS Visio
3 2 (33.33%) IBM
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) XML
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (33.33%) LDAP
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) C
3 2 (33.33%) WebLogic
3 2 (33.33%) SAP
3 2 (33.33%) SOAP
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 2 (33.33%) WebLogic
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
2 1 (16.67%) Drupal
2 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (16.67%) IIS
2 1 (16.67%) Apache
2 1 (16.67%) Documentum
2 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (16.67%) Teamcenter
2 1 (16.67%) ENOVIA
2 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (33.33%) PaaS
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) LDAP
1 2 (33.33%) SSL
2 1 (16.67%) Internet
2 1 (16.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle8/8i Database
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (16.67%) OLTP
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (16.67%) ReportNet
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (16.67%) TKPROF
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (16.67%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (16.67%) Subversion
1 1 (16.67%) Mercurial
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
1 3 (50.00%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) DBA
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Software Test Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Developer
2 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) SOAP
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (33.33%) REST
2 2 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (16.67%) XSD
3 1 (16.67%) XSLT
3 1 (16.67%) JMS
3 1 (16.67%) WSDL
3 1 (16.67%) XML Schema
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
3 1 (16.67%) JPA
3 1 (16.67%) Web Services
3 1 (16.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) W3C
1 1 (16.67%) Replication
1 1 (16.67%) Clustering
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Linux
2 1 (16.67%) UNIX
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) AIX
2 1 (16.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) UML
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) OO
2 2 (33.33%) SOA
2 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (16.67%) Requirements Management
3 1 (16.67%) Release Management
3 1 (16.67%) Test Management
3 1 (16.67%) Dimensional Modelling
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (16.67%) High Availability
3 1 (16.67%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (16.67%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) C
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) XPath
3 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) COBOL
3 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) BC Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
1 1 (16.67%) QA
1 1 (16.67%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) SAP
2 2 (33.33%) IBM
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) webMethods
2 2 (33.33%) Informatica
3 1 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (16.67%) Micro Focus
3 1 (16.67%) Teradata
3 1 (16.67%) Rackspace
3 1 (16.67%) Sun
3 1 (16.67%) Software AG
3 1 (16.67%) Cognos
3 1 (16.67%) Siebel
3 1 (16.67%) Business Objects