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 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Middleware
Rank 53 44 40
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -4
Contract jobs citing Middleware 3 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.62% 0.51% 2.08%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.82% 2.35% 6.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 7
Average daily rate
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£413 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £420
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.13 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-7.94% +6.25%
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
165 85 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 34.02% 21.68% 31.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 50 72
Average daily rate £385 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.46% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £272 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 5
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +63.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 17 April 2015. 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 -8 2 £456 -
Gloucester - - - -
Middleware
South West

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) Java EE
3 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) J2EE
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) TDD
4 1 (25.00%) Banking
4 1 (25.00%) OCPJP
4 1 (25.00%) Spring
4 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (25.00%) Hibernate
4 1 (25.00%) C
4 1 (25.00%) C++
4 1 (25.00%) MVC
4 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (25.00%) JUnit
4 1 (25.00%) SOAP
4 1 (25.00%) Web Services
4 1 (25.00%) XML
4 1 (25.00%) OO
4 1 (25.00%) MQSeries
4 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (25.00%) Sun
4 1 (25.00%) Sun Certification

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 1 (25.00%) MQSeries
1 1 (25.00%) Mule
1 1 (25.00%) Mule ESB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) JUnit
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Java EE
2 2 (50.00%) J2EE
3 1 (25.00%) SOAP
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (25.00%) Spring
3 1 (25.00%) Spring MVC
3 1 (25.00%) JPA
3 1 (25.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (25.00%) BDD
2 1 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) C
2 1 (25.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Sun Certification
2 1 (25.00%) OCPJP
2 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) Sun
1 1 (25.00%) TIBCO