The table below looks at the statistics for Middleware skills in IT contracts advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Middleware over the 3 months to 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware
Rank 32 22 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs citing Middleware 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 0.65% 0.60% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.70% 4.55% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £405 £410
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -1.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.75 £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-33.88% +20.00%
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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 Halifax region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
37 22 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 24.18% 13.10% 4.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 11 6
Average daily rate £425 £325 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -38.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

Middleware
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

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

Middleware Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

Middleware
Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

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

Middleware Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

Middleware
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax 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 2 (100.00%) ClearCase
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (50.00%) Workflow Management
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Workflow
2 1 (50.00%) WSDL
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (50.00%) ClearQuest
2 1 (50.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) DB2
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) AIX
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) MQSeries

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax 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 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (50.00%) MQSeries
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) ClearCase
2 1 (50.00%) ClearQuest
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere Developer
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 1 (50.00%) WSDL
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
1 1 (50.00%) AIX
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Workflow Management
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Workflow
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle