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 23 October 2014 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware
Rank 65 53 74
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +21
Contract jobs citing Middleware 11 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.30% 0.39% 0.95%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.82% 1.36% 2.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 2
Average daily rate
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£500 £394 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.98% +38.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £279 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £509 £357
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £413
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-30.55% +20.00%
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
228 147 349
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 26.98% 28.43% 36.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 79 186
Average daily rate £383 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.69% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £163 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 1
Average hourly rate £41.50 £46.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.78% +46.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

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
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 October 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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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 - 4 £500 - 1
Watford - 1 - - 1
Welwyn Garden City - - - - 1
Stevenage - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Hitchin - - - - 1
Middleware
East of England

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 12 (63.16%) Oracle
2 9 (47.37%) Finance
3 8 (42.11%) PRINCE2
3 8 (42.11%) Solaris
4 7 (36.84%) UNIX
5 6 (31.58%) Linux
5 6 (31.58%) SQL
5 6 (31.58%) SAN
5 6 (31.58%) Project Management
5 6 (31.58%) Matrix Management
5 6 (31.58%) NoSQL
5 6 (31.58%) F5
5 6 (31.58%) Oracle Database
6 5 (26.32%) Legal
6 5 (26.32%) ISEB
6 5 (26.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (21.05%) Risk Management
7 4 (21.05%) Java
8 3 (15.79%) Service Delivery
8 3 (15.79%) Banking
8 3 (15.79%) SOA
8 3 (15.79%) WebLogic
8 3 (15.79%) Oracle Service Bus
9 2 (10.53%) Oracle Retail
9 2 (10.53%) Kimball Methodology
9 2 (10.53%) Master Data Management
9 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (10.53%) Data Structures
9 2 (10.53%) VB
9 2 (10.53%) .NET

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 3 (15.79%) WebLogic
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.26%) CICS
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (5.26%) Apache
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) SAN
2 1 (5.26%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) NoSQL
1 6 (31.58%) Oracle Database
2 2 (10.53%) OLAP
2 2 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (10.53%) OLTP
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle OLAP
2 2 (10.53%) QlikView
3 1 (5.26%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) ERwin
2 1 (5.26%) Ant
General
1 9 (47.37%) Finance
2 5 (26.32%) Legal
3 3 (15.79%) Banking
4 2 (10.53%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Project Manager
2 8 (42.11%) Architect
3 6 (31.58%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 6 (31.58%) Solutions Architect
3 6 (31.58%) Infrastructure Architect
3 6 (31.58%) Infrastructure Manager
3 6 (31.58%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Data Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Data Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Programmer
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse Architect
5 1 (5.26%) CICS Programmer
5 1 (5.26%) Systems Programmer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Data Warehouse Architect
5 1 (5.26%) CICS Systems Programmer
5 1 (5.26%) Middleware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) .NET
1 2 (10.53%) J2EE
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (10.53%) Data Structures
2 1 (5.26%) PKI
2 1 (5.26%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) Solaris
2 7 (36.84%) UNIX
3 6 (31.58%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) PRINCE2
2 6 (31.58%) Project Management
2 6 (31.58%) Matrix Management
3 4 (21.05%) Risk Management
4 3 (15.79%) Service Delivery
4 3 (15.79%) SOA
5 2 (10.53%) Kimball Methodology
5 2 (10.53%) Master Data Management
5 2 (10.53%) ETL
5 2 (10.53%) Data Modelling
5 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (10.53%) Data Management
5 2 (10.53%) Resource Management
6 1 (5.26%) Quality Management
6 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.26%) Information Management
6 1 (5.26%) Business Analysis
6 1 (5.26%) ITIL
6 1 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (5.26%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) SQL
2 4 (21.05%) Java
3 2 (10.53%) VB
3 2 (10.53%) VB6
4 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
4 1 (5.26%) Python
4 1 (5.26%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) ISEB
1 5 (26.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (10.53%) APMP
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) ISA Server
2 1 (5.26%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 12 (63.16%) Oracle
2 6 (31.58%) F5
3 2 (10.53%) Cognos
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco
4 1 (5.26%) IBM
4 1 (5.26%) EMC
4 1 (5.26%) VocaLink
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
DP Connect
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
Volt
Rate: £550.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago