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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Middleware
Rank 45 46 32
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -14
Contract jobs citing Middleware 8 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.67% 0.65% 0.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.52% 2.73% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate
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£419 £411 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.82% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £25.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+60.00% -44.44%
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
145 110 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 30.27% 23.86% 27.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 64 45
Average daily rate £350 £315 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -13.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 3
Average hourly rate £53.27 £40.00 £54.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.16% -26.60%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.17% -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 4 August 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 -4 3 £350 -14.89% 1
Middleware
South West

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 10 (66.67%) Java
1 10 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 8 (53.33%) Finance
3 7 (46.67%) Project Management
3 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (46.67%) Web Services
4 6 (40.00%) SOAP
4 6 (40.00%) DV Cleared
4 6 (40.00%) REST
5 5 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
5 5 (33.33%) webMethods
5 5 (33.33%) UNIX
6 4 (26.67%) J2EE
6 4 (26.67%) C++
6 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
7 3 (20.00%) Java EE
7 3 (20.00%) HTML
7 3 (20.00%) SQL
7 3 (20.00%) XML
7 3 (20.00%) Software Delivery
8 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (13.33%) VB
8 2 (13.33%) Python
8 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
8 2 (13.33%) C
8 2 (13.33%) Oracle
8 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
8 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
8 2 (13.33%) TDD
8 2 (13.33%) VB6

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 (6.67%) IIS
1 1 (6.67%) MQSeries
1 1 (6.67%) Mule
1 1 (6.67%) Node.js
1 1 (6.67%) Apache Pig
1 1 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (6.67%) Apache Spark
1 1 (6.67%) Mule ESB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) MS Access
2 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (6.67%) Hadoop
2 1 (6.67%) Apache Hive
2 1 (6.67%) MongoDB
2 1 (6.67%) Big Data
2 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) JUnit
1 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
1 1 (6.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (6.67%) LoadRunner
1 1 (6.67%) JMeter
1 1 (6.67%) Selenium
1 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (6.67%) JBehave
1 1 (6.67%) Cucumber
1 1 (6.67%) FinalBuilder
1 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (53.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Military
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Investment Banking
2 1 (6.67%) German Language
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) Developer
2 5 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 3 (20.00%) webMethods Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
4 1 (6.67%) C++ Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) VB Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Web Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Software Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) Web Services
2 6 (40.00%) REST
2 6 (40.00%) SOAP
3 4 (26.67%) J2EE
4 3 (20.00%) XML
4 3 (20.00%) HTML
4 3 (20.00%) Java EE
5 2 (13.33%) Hibernate
5 2 (13.33%) Spring
6 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
6 1 (6.67%) .NET
6 1 (6.67%) Spring MVC
6 1 (6.67%) jQuery
6 1 (6.67%) JPA
6 1 (6.67%) HTML5
6 1 (6.67%) XSL
6 1 (6.67%) WSDL
6 1 (6.67%) XML Schema
6 1 (6.67%) MFC
6 1 (6.67%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) PKI
2 1 (6.67%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Project Management
1 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (20.00%) Software Delivery
4 2 (13.33%) TDD
4 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
5 1 (6.67%) OO
5 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
5 1 (6.67%) MVC
5 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
5 1 (6.67%) Scrum
5 1 (6.67%) Information Security
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (6.67%) Time Management
5 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
5 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
5 1 (6.67%) BDD
5 1 (6.67%) Data Analytics
5 1 (6.67%) Analytics
5 1 (6.67%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) Java
2 4 (26.67%) C++
3 3 (20.00%) SQL
4 2 (13.33%) VB
4 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (13.33%) C
4 2 (13.33%) Python
4 2 (13.33%) VB6
5 1 (6.67%) Ruby
5 1 (6.67%) C#
5 1 (6.67%) Perl
5 1 (6.67%) VC++
5 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 6 (40.00%) DV Cleared
3 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (6.67%) ISEB
4 1 (6.67%) Sun Certification
4 1 (6.67%) OCPJP
4 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) webMethods
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) Sun
3 1 (6.67%) TIBCO
3 1 (6.67%) VMware