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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Middleware
Rank 48 54 41
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -13
Contract jobs citing Middleware 4 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.90% 0.20% 0.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.55% 0.73% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate £475 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +12.90%
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
88 137 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 19.73% 27.40% 13.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 99 24
Average daily rate £415 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £338 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £431 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £83.50 - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 - 4 £475 -
Middleware
South West

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 19 (76.00%) Web Services
2 15 (60.00%) Unix
2 15 (60.00%) SOAP
2 15 (60.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 15 (60.00%) REST
3 14 (56.00%) Security Cleared
3 14 (56.00%) webMethods
4 9 (36.00%) SC Cleared
5 5 (20.00%) Linux
6 4 (16.00%) Finance
6 4 (16.00%) Project Management
7 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (12.00%) Google
7 3 (12.00%) DV Cleared
7 3 (12.00%) Change Management
7 3 (12.00%) Use Case
7 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (12.00%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (12.00%) High Availability
7 3 (12.00%) vCloud
7 3 (12.00%) Google Apps
7 3 (12.00%) OpenStack
7 3 (12.00%) Puppet
7 3 (12.00%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (12.00%) Translating Business Requirements
7 3 (12.00%) ITIL
7 3 (12.00%) Configuration Management
7 3 (12.00%) Windows
7 3 (12.00%) SQL
7 3 (12.00%) C++

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 3 (12.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (4.00%) IIS
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (4.00%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (12.00%) Google Apps
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (8.00%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) RFID
2 1 (4.00%) Internet
2 1 (4.00%) RS-232
2 1 (4.00%) RS-485
2 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (4.00%) OLTP
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (4.00%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (4.00%) Mercurial
2 1 (4.00%) Subversion
2 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (16.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (44.00%) Developer
2 9 (36.00%) Architect
3 6 (24.00%) Technical Architect
3 6 (24.00%) webMethods Architect
4 4 (16.00%) webMethods Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) AWS Architect
5 3 (12.00%) Cloud Architect
6 2 (8.00%) C++ Developer
6 2 (8.00%) C++ Software Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Linux Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Software Developer
7 1 (4.00%) .NET Analyst Programmer
7 1 (4.00%) .NET Developer
7 1 (4.00%) .NET Programmer
7 1 (4.00%) Embedded C++ Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Embedded Software Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Java Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Oracle Developer
7 1 (4.00%) webMethods Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (76.00%) Web Services
2 15 (60.00%) REST
2 15 (60.00%) SOAP
3 2 (8.00%) .NET
3 2 (8.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 2 (8.00%) XML
3 2 (8.00%) XML Schema
4 1 (4.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (4.00%) ADO.NET
4 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (4.00%) COM+
4 1 (4.00%) HTML
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (4.00%) WSDL
4 1 (4.00%) XSD
4 1 (4.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (8.00%) Private Cloud
1 2 (8.00%) Smartcard
2 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (4.00%) Replication
2 1 (4.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (4.00%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 15 (60.00%) Unix
2 5 (20.00%) Linux
3 3 (12.00%) Windows
4 1 (4.00%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (60.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 4 (16.00%) Project Management
3 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (12.00%) Change Management
3 3 (12.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (12.00%) High Availability
3 3 (12.00%) ITIL
3 3 (12.00%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (12.00%) Translating Business Requirements
3 3 (12.00%) Use Case
4 2 (8.00%) API Integration
4 2 (8.00%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (8.00%) Identity Management
4 2 (8.00%) Migration
4 2 (8.00%) Open Source
5 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (4.00%) Data Modelling
5 1 (4.00%) OO
5 1 (4.00%) SQL Optimisation
5 1 (4.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) C++
1 3 (12.00%) SQL
2 2 (8.00%) Python
3 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.00%) C#
3 1 (4.00%) Java
3 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.00%) VB
3 1 (4.00%) VB6
3 1 (4.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 14 (56.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (36.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (12.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (4.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) Data Quality
1 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) vCloud
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) Puppet
2 1 (4.00%) Data Guard
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Flashback
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 14 (56.00%) webMethods
2 3 (12.00%) Google
3 2 (8.00%) Freescale
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle