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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Middleware
Rank 61 50 56
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +6
Contract jobs citing Middleware 5 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.63% 1.80% 0.82%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.49% 6.86% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 3
Average daily rate
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£450 £473 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +89.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £407
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £25.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+60.00% -44.44%
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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
201 175 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 25.51% 26.32% 32.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 103 103
Average daily rate £363 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £264 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 2
Average hourly rate £20.94 £15.00 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.56% -70.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

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 31 July 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 5 (45.45%) Oracle
1 5 (45.45%) WebLogic
1 5 (45.45%) Web Services
1 5 (45.45%) Linux
2 4 (36.36%) XML
2 4 (36.36%) Cisco
2 4 (36.36%) BMC
2 4 (36.36%) Finance
3 3 (27.27%) ITSM
3 3 (27.27%) BMC PATROL
3 3 (27.27%) EMC
3 3 (27.27%) ITIL
3 3 (27.27%) SOAP
3 3 (27.27%) Solaris
4 2 (18.18%) JMS
4 2 (18.18%) SOA
4 2 (18.18%) Apache
4 2 (18.18%) XSD
4 2 (18.18%) XSLT
4 2 (18.18%) SAP
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
4 2 (18.18%) Java
4 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
4 2 (18.18%) Project Management
4 2 (18.18%) Change Management
4 2 (18.18%) LoadRunner
4 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
4 2 (18.18%) IBM
4 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
4 2 (18.18%) WSDL

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 5 (45.45%) WebLogic
2 2 (18.18%) Apache
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Service Bus
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
3 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
3 1 (9.09%) Alfresco
3 1 (9.09%) Mule
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
1 1 (9.09%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
1 2 (18.18%) DNS
1 2 (18.18%) SSL
2 1 (9.09%) SAN
2 1 (9.09%) Firewall
2 1 (9.09%) SSH
2 1 (9.09%) NAS
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (9.09%) LDAP
2 1 (9.09%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
2 1 (9.09%) MySQL
2 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (9.09%) MongoDB
2 1 (9.09%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) LoadRunner
1 2 (18.18%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Legal
2 1 (9.09%) French Language
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Developer
1 3 (27.27%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Project Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Systems Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle SOA Developer
2 2 (18.18%) SOA Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Middleware Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) UNIX Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) IT Business Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Integration Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Business Integration Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Integration Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Integration Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Middleware Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) Web Services
2 4 (36.36%) XML
3 3 (27.27%) SOAP
4 2 (18.18%) XSD
4 2 (18.18%) XSLT
4 2 (18.18%) JMS
4 2 (18.18%) WSDL
4 2 (18.18%) SAP PI
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (9.09%) HTML5
5 1 (9.09%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (9.09%) REST
5 1 (9.09%) CSS3
5 1 (9.09%) Apache Camel
5 1 (9.09%) Play Framework
5 1 (9.09%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (9.09%) Ajax
5 1 (9.09%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
5 1 (9.09%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) PKI
2 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Linux
2 3 (27.27%) Solaris
3 1 (9.09%) UNIX
3 1 (9.09%) Windows
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) ITSM
1 3 (27.27%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (18.18%) Change Management
2 2 (18.18%) SOA
2 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
2 2 (18.18%) Project Management
2 2 (18.18%) BPEL
3 1 (9.09%) Operations Management
3 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
3 1 (9.09%) Matrix Management
3 1 (9.09%) Use Case
3 1 (9.09%) Release Management
3 1 (9.09%) Kanban
3 1 (9.09%) Product Management
3 1 (9.09%) Open Source
3 1 (9.09%) Software Architecture
3 1 (9.09%) Network Management
3 1 (9.09%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) Perl
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
2 1 (9.09%) Python
2 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
2 1 (9.09%) Ruby
2 1 (9.09%) Scala
2 1 (9.09%) Bourne shell
2 1 (9.09%) C-shell
2 1 (9.09%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) RHCE
1 1 (9.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) vSphere
2 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) VMware ESX
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (9.09%) Backup Exec
2 1 (9.09%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (9.09%) Puppet
2 1 (9.09%) HAProxy
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle
2 4 (36.36%) Cisco
2 4 (36.36%) BMC
3 3 (27.27%) EMC
4 2 (18.18%) HP
4 2 (18.18%) VMware
4 2 (18.18%) F5
4 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
4 2 (18.18%) IBM
4 2 (18.18%) SAP
5 1 (9.09%) Cognos
5 1 (9.09%) Sun
5 1 (9.09%) Symantec
5 1 (9.09%) Remedy
5 1 (9.09%) Imperva