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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Middleware
Rank 55 64 58
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -6
Contract jobs citing Middleware 9 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.40% 0.39% 0.77%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.66% 1.29% 2.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 5
Average daily rate
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£486 £400 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.56% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £400 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £380 £423
% change year-on-year
+18.42% -10.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £47.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-19.47% +18.75%
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East of England

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
193 233 224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 30.02% 30.66% 34.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 131 141
Average daily rate £388 £395 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.89% -5.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 2
Average hourly rate £37.50 £30.00 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -24.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Middleware across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Middleware Daily Rate Histogram 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
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 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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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
Rickmansworth - 2 £499 -
Stevenage - - - -
Watford - - - -
Welwyn Garden City - - - -
Hitchin - - - -
Middleware
East of England

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 13 (65.00%) Finance
2 12 (60.00%) Linux
2 12 (60.00%) BMC
3 11 (55.00%) Cisco
3 11 (55.00%) EMC
3 11 (55.00%) Oracle
3 11 (55.00%) WebLogic
3 11 (55.00%) Solaris
3 11 (55.00%) BMC PATROL
4 10 (50.00%) Project Management
4 10 (50.00%) F5
5 8 (40.00%) Legal
6 7 (35.00%) LoadRunner
7 6 (30.00%) Service Delivery
8 5 (25.00%) Web Services
8 5 (25.00%) Resource Management
8 5 (25.00%) Matrix Management
9 4 (20.00%) PRINCE2
9 4 (20.00%) ISEB
9 4 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (15.00%) XML
10 3 (15.00%) Quality Management
10 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 2 (10.00%) ITSM
11 2 (10.00%) SAP PI
11 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
11 2 (10.00%) ITIL
11 2 (10.00%) SAP
11 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
11 2 (10.00%) .NET

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 11 (55.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.00%) Apache
2 1 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (5.00%) Alfresco
2 1 (5.00%) Mule
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) LDAP
1 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.00%) DNS
1 1 (5.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (35.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 13 (65.00%) Finance
2 8 (40.00%) Legal
3 1 (5.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (70.00%) Project Manager
2 13 (65.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 13 (65.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Tester
4 1 (5.00%) Systems Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Business Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Tester
4 1 (5.00%) Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) UNIX Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) IT Business Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) BizTalk Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Integration Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Business Integration Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Integration Tester
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Integration Tester
4 1 (5.00%) Middleware Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) Web Services
2 3 (15.00%) XML
3 2 (10.00%) .NET
3 2 (10.00%) SAP PI
4 1 (5.00%) HTML5
4 1 (5.00%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (5.00%) REST
4 1 (5.00%) CSS3
4 1 (5.00%) Apache Camel
4 1 (5.00%) Play Framework
4 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (5.00%) CSS
4 1 (5.00%) SOAP
4 1 (5.00%) Ajax
4 1 (5.00%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (5.00%) JSON
4 1 (5.00%) WCF
4 1 (5.00%) Django
4 1 (5.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) PKI
1 1 (5.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 12 (60.00%) Linux
2 11 (55.00%) Solaris
3 1 (5.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Project Management
2 6 (30.00%) Service Delivery
3 5 (25.00%) Resource Management
3 5 (25.00%) Matrix Management
4 4 (20.00%) PRINCE2
5 3 (15.00%) Quality Management
5 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (10.00%) ITIL
6 2 (10.00%) ITSM
6 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (5.00%) TDD
7 1 (5.00%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (5.00%) Operations Management
7 1 (5.00%) MVC
7 1 (5.00%) Change Management
7 1 (5.00%) Service Management
7 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
7 1 (5.00%) ERP
7 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
7 1 (5.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) C#
1 1 (5.00%) Java
1 1 (5.00%) Perl
1 1 (5.00%) SQL
1 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (5.00%) Python
1 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (5.00%) Ruby
1 1 (5.00%) Scala
1 1 (5.00%) Bourne shell
1 1 (5.00%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) ISEB
1 4 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (5.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (55.00%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 12 (60.00%) BMC
2 11 (55.00%) Oracle
2 11 (55.00%) Cisco
2 11 (55.00%) EMC
3 10 (50.00%) F5
4 2 (10.00%) SAP
5 1 (5.00%) Sun
5 1 (5.00%) HP
5 1 (5.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (5.00%) Remedy
5 1 (5.00%) VMware