The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Halifax region.

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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware
Rank 24 21 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing Middleware 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 1.12% 2.56% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.33% 13.04% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £500 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
-7.05% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -15.78%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
24 23 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 13.41% 19.66% 10.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 17 16
Average daily rate £425 £313 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.00% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £340 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Middleware
West Yorkshire

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 24 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (66.67%) WebSphere
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Clustering
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (33.33%) DataPower
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (33.33%) High Availability
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) J2EE
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
2 1 (33.33%) SOAP
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) MQSeries
2 1 (33.33%) ClearCase
2 1 (33.33%) SOA
2 1 (33.33%) WSDL
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Shell Script

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (66.67%) WebSphere
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
2 1 (33.33%) MQSeries
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) ClearCase
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Developer
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) J2EE
1 1 (33.33%) SOAP
1 1 (33.33%) XML
1 1 (33.33%) WSDL
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Message Broker
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
1 1 (33.33%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) SOA
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle