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 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 55 41 40
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -1
Contract jobs citing Middleware 2 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.39% 0.35% 2.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.57% 1.96% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
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£188 £310 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.51% -11.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £21.25 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+123.52% -41.37%
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
127 51 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 24.85% 17.65% 29.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 29 52
Average daily rate £375 £300 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -21.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £225 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £346 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 7
Average hourly rate - £30.00 £54.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -44.95%
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 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 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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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 -12 1 £188 -39.51% 1
Middleware
South West

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 22 December 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%) Java
1 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (50.00%) UML
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (33.33%) C
3 2 (33.33%) .NET
3 2 (33.33%) WebLogic
3 2 (33.33%) SOAP
3 2 (33.33%) XML
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) OO
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (33.33%) SOA
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (33.33%) SSL
3 2 (33.33%) IBM
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle Application Server
3 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (33.33%) Data Guard
3 2 (33.33%) REST
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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%) Apache
2 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Process Server
2 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (16.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) SSL
2 1 (16.67%) Internet
2 1 (16.67%) LDAP
2 1 (16.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) 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%) 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 2 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) DBA
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
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 2 (33.33%) XML
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
1 2 (33.33%) SOAP
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
1 2 (33.33%) REST
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) XSD
2 1 (16.67%) XSLT
2 1 (16.67%) JMS
2 1 (16.67%) WSDL
2 1 (16.67%) XML Schema
2 1 (16.67%) Java EE
2 1 (16.67%) JPA
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%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
2 2 (33.33%) OO
2 2 (33.33%) SOA
3 1 (16.67%) ETL
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE
3 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (16.67%) RUP
3 1 (16.67%) CRM
3 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 1 (16.67%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) C
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) COBOL
3 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) XPath
3 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) 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
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) IBM
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Sun
3 1 (16.67%) Software AG
3 1 (16.67%) Informatica
3 1 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (16.67%) webMethods
3 1 (16.67%) Micro Focus
3 1 (16.67%) Rackspace
3 1 (16.67%) SAP