The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 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 Hertfordshire 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware
Rank 49 55 64
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +9
Contract jobs citing Middleware 8 4 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.23% 0.65% 1.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.97% 2.05% 4.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 3
Average daily rate
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£421 £250 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+68.50% -41.17%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £407 £425
% change year-on-year
+4.48% -4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-44.44% +12.50%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
161 195 301
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 24.73% 31.91% 31.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 98 156
Average daily rate £363 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 13
Average hourly rate £15.00 £50.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.00% +42.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
Middleware
East of England

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 23 July 2014.

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 23 July 2014. 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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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
Hitchin - 2 £350 -
Rickmansworth - 1 £470 -
St Albans - - - -
Stevenage - - - - 1
Watford - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - - 2
Middleware
East of England

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 8 (66.67%) Oracle
2 7 (58.33%) Java
3 6 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 6 (50.00%) Finance
4 5 (41.67%) WebSphere
4 5 (41.67%) WebLogic
4 5 (41.67%) Solaris
4 5 (41.67%) Apache
4 5 (41.67%) J2EE
4 5 (41.67%) Ant
4 5 (41.67%) HTTP
4 5 (41.67%) IBM
4 5 (41.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 5 (41.67%) Tivoli
4 5 (41.67%) Project Management
5 4 (33.33%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 4 (33.33%) Shell Script
5 4 (33.33%) SOA
5 4 (33.33%) Python
5 4 (33.33%) ITIL
5 4 (33.33%) UNIX
5 4 (33.33%) PKI
5 4 (33.33%) Matrix Management
5 4 (33.33%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
5 4 (33.33%) Risk Management
5 4 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (25.00%) ISEB
6 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (16.67%) DB2
7 2 (16.67%) VB

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 5 (41.67%) WebLogic
1 5 (41.67%) Apache
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 5 (41.67%) WebSphere
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (8.33%) CICS
3 1 (8.33%) IBM HTTP Server
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) DB2
2 1 (8.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Ant
2 1 (8.33%) JUnit
2 1 (8.33%) Eclipse
2 1 (8.33%) JDeveloper
2 1 (8.33%) Maven
2 1 (8.33%) Jtest
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Legal
3 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 4 (33.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 4 (33.33%) Infrastructure Manager
2 4 (33.33%) Middleware Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Programmer
3 1 (8.33%) CICS Systems Programmer
3 1 (8.33%) CICS Programmer
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) J2EE
2 2 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) PKI
2 1 (8.33%) Statistics
2 1 (8.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Solaris
2 4 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 5 (41.67%) Project Management
3 4 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 4 (33.33%) ITIL
3 4 (33.33%) SOA
3 4 (33.33%) Matrix Management
3 4 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) RAD
4 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
4 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) Java
2 4 (33.33%) Python
2 4 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 4 (33.33%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
3 2 (16.67%) VB6
3 2 (16.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) ISEB
1 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (16.67%) APMP
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Oracle
2 5 (41.67%) IBM
3 1 (8.33%) EMC
3 1 (8.33%) TIBCO
3 1 (8.33%) ATG
3 1 (8.33%) hybris
3 1 (8.33%) VocaLink
3 1 (8.33%) JBoss
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco
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