The table below looks at the statistics for Middleware skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Middleware over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Middleware
Rank 60 57 61
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Contract jobs citing Middleware 4 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.54% 1.01% 0.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.53% 3.68% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 3
Average daily rate
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£500 £500 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +100.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £408
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -1.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.13 £52.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-25.47% +34.61%
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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 Hertfordshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
158 190 216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 21.27% 27.34% 33.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 103 109
Average daily rate £375 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £268 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £438 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 4
Average hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +75.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

Middleware
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Middleware Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Middleware
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Middleware Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Middleware
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Middleware across the Hertfordshire region.

Middleware Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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%) BMC
2 9 (60.00%) Linux
2 9 (60.00%) Oracle
2 9 (60.00%) WebLogic
3 8 (53.33%) Solaris
3 8 (53.33%) Cisco
3 8 (53.33%) BMC PATROL
3 8 (53.33%) EMC
4 7 (46.67%) F5
4 7 (46.67%) Project Management
4 7 (46.67%) Finance
4 7 (46.67%) LoadRunner
5 6 (40.00%) Web Services
6 5 (33.33%) XML
7 3 (20.00%) SAP
7 3 (20.00%) ITIL
7 3 (20.00%) ITSM
7 3 (20.00%) SAP PI
8 2 (13.33%) Remedy ITSM
8 2 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (13.33%) Use Case
8 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
8 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (13.33%) Remedy
8 2 (13.33%) SOAP
8 2 (13.33%) ERP
8 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
8 2 (13.33%) .NET
9 1 (6.67%) MySQL
9 1 (6.67%) C#

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 9 (60.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (6.67%) Apache
2 1 (6.67%) Alfresco
2 1 (6.67%) Mule
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Service Bus
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (6.67%) DNS
1 1 (6.67%) SSL
1 1 (6.67%) LDAP
1 1 (6.67%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) MySQL
2 1 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (6.67%) MongoDB
2 1 (6.67%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (46.67%) LoadRunner
2 1 (6.67%) SoapUI
General
1 7 (46.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Infrastructure Manager
1 7 (46.67%) Project Manager
1 7 (46.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 2 (13.33%) IT Business Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Integration Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Business Integration Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Business Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Developer
2 2 (13.33%) Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Business Systems Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Tester
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Tester
3 1 (6.67%) Systems Developer
3 1 (6.67%) UNIX Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Integration Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) Web Services
2 5 (33.33%) XML
3 3 (20.00%) SAP PI
4 2 (13.33%) SOAP
4 2 (13.33%) .NET
5 1 (6.67%) HTML
5 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
5 1 (6.67%) CSS
5 1 (6.67%) XSD
5 1 (6.67%) XSLT
5 1 (6.67%) JMS
5 1 (6.67%) WSDL
5 1 (6.67%) REST
5 1 (6.67%) CSS3
5 1 (6.67%) Apache Camel
5 1 (6.67%) Play Framework
5 1 (6.67%) Django
5 1 (6.67%) WCF
5 1 (6.67%) Ajax
5 1 (6.67%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) PKI
1 1 (6.67%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Linux
2 8 (53.33%) Solaris
3 1 (6.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Project Management
2 3 (20.00%) ITIL
2 3 (20.00%) ITSM
3 2 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (13.33%) Use Case
3 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
3 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (13.33%) ERP
4 1 (6.67%) SOA
4 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
4 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
4 1 (6.67%) Service Management
4 1 (6.67%) TDD
4 1 (6.67%) BPEL
4 1 (6.67%) Change Management
4 1 (6.67%) MVC
4 1 (6.67%) Scrum
4 1 (6.67%) Kanban
4 1 (6.67%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (6.67%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) C#
1 1 (6.67%) Java
1 1 (6.67%) Perl
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
1 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
1 1 (6.67%) Python
1 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
1 1 (6.67%) Ruby
1 1 (6.67%) Scala
1 1 (6.67%) Bourne shell
1 1 (6.67%) C-shell
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) VMware ESX
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
1 1 (6.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (53.33%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) BMC
2 9 (60.00%) Oracle
3 8 (53.33%) Cisco
3 8 (53.33%) EMC
4 7 (46.67%) F5
5 3 (20.00%) SAP
6 2 (13.33%) Remedy
7 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
7 1 (6.67%) Sun
7 1 (6.67%) HP
7 1 (6.67%) VMware