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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Middleware
Rank 43 48 60
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +12
Contract jobs citing Middleware 11 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.89% 1.74% 0.74%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.53% 5.45% 2.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 2
Average daily rate £625 £486 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.53% +21.56%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +12.90%
Middleware
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
129 202 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 22.20% 31.96% 31.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 106 124
Average daily rate £385 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 4
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
St Albans - 9 £625 - 1
Middleware
East of England

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 11 (91.67%) SOAP
1 11 (91.67%) SOA
1 11 (91.67%) REST
2 9 (75.00%) C#
2 9 (75.00%) .NET
2 9 (75.00%) Red Hat
3 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 8 (66.67%) E-Commerce
3 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (58.33%) TDD
4 7 (58.33%) SaaS
4 7 (58.33%) MSMQ
5 6 (50.00%) DevOps
5 6 (50.00%) SQL
5 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 6 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (50.00%) Data Integration
5 6 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (50.00%) WCF
6 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 3 (25.00%) JBoss
6 3 (25.00%) XML
7 2 (16.67%) XSD
7 2 (16.67%) XSLT
7 2 (16.67%) WSDL
7 2 (16.67%) IBM
7 2 (16.67%) WebLogic
7 2 (16.67%) Web Services
7 2 (16.67%) Oracle
7 2 (16.67%) Legal

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 3 (25.00%) JBoss
2 2 (16.67%) Confluence
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle Service Bus
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (16.67%) WebLogic
3 1 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 7 (58.33%) SaaS
2 6 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) JIRA
2 1 (8.33%) Lombardi
General
1 2 (16.67%) Legal
1 2 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Architect
2 7 (58.33%) E-Commerce Architect
2 7 (58.33%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
2 7 (58.33%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (33.33%) Senior Architect
3 4 (33.33%) Senior Solutions Architect
4 3 (25.00%) Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Consultant
5 2 (16.67%) Oracle Consultant
5 2 (16.67%) Oracle SOA Consultant
5 2 (16.67%) SOA Consultant
6 1 (8.33%) .NET Architect
6 1 (8.33%) .NET Designer
6 1 (8.33%) .NET Technical Architect
6 1 (8.33%) Agile Developer
6 1 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Senior Agile Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Senior C# Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (91.67%) REST
1 11 (91.67%) SOAP
2 9 (75.00%) .NET
3 7 (58.33%) MSMQ
4 6 (50.00%) WCF
5 3 (25.00%) XML
6 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (16.67%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (16.67%) Web Services
6 2 (16.67%) WSDL
6 2 (16.67%) XSD
6 2 (16.67%) XSLT
7 1 (8.33%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (8.33%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Data Integration
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (8.33%) Semantic Web
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) SOA
2 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (66.67%) E-Commerce
3 7 (58.33%) TDD
4 6 (50.00%) DevOps
4 6 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (16.67%) BPEL
6 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (16.67%) High Availability
6 2 (16.67%) Integration Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Microservices
7 1 (8.33%) Business Transformation
7 1 (8.33%) Low Latency
7 1 (8.33%) Product Management
7 1 (8.33%) Reverse Engineering
7 1 (8.33%) User Stories
7 1 (8.33%) Web Accessibility
7 1 (8.33%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) C#
2 6 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (16.67%) IBM
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (8.33%) Atlassian
4 1 (8.33%) hybris
Hertfordshire
Oscar
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