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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware
Rank 58 57 72
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +15
Contract jobs citing Middleware 8 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.06% 0.35% 0.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.42% 1.23% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 3
Average daily rate
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£525 £538 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.32% +38.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £538 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £22.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+38.88% -40.00%
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
181 162 342
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 23.94% 28.52% 36.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 87 188
Average daily rate £388 £380 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.97% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £523 £500
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 £21.75 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.80% -30.95%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

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 21 November 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 - 2 £525 -
Watford - 1 - - 1
Welwyn Garden City - - - -
Stevenage - - - - 1
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Hitchin - - - -
Middleware
East of England

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 13 (68.42%) Oracle
2 10 (52.63%) Finance
3 9 (47.37%) Legal
3 9 (47.37%) F5
3 9 (47.37%) Solaris
3 9 (47.37%) Linux
4 8 (42.11%) PRINCE2
5 7 (36.84%) Project Management
6 6 (31.58%) ISEB
6 6 (31.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 6 (31.58%) SAN
6 6 (31.58%) UNIX
6 6 (31.58%) SQL
6 6 (31.58%) Matrix Management
6 6 (31.58%) Service Delivery
6 6 (31.58%) NoSQL
6 6 (31.58%) Oracle Database
7 5 (26.32%) Resource Management
8 4 (21.05%) Risk Management
8 4 (21.05%) WebLogic
9 3 (15.79%) BMC
9 3 (15.79%) Cisco
9 3 (15.79%) EMC
9 3 (15.79%) BMC PATROL
9 3 (15.79%) Quality Management
9 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (15.79%) Banking
9 3 (15.79%) Oracle Service Bus
10 2 (10.53%) Oracle Retail
10 2 (10.53%) Kimball Methodology

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 4 (21.05%) WebLogic
2 3 (15.79%) Oracle Service Bus
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) SAN
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
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) ERwin
General
1 10 (52.63%) Finance
2 9 (47.37%) Legal
3 3 (15.79%) Banking
4 2 (10.53%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Project Manager
2 8 (42.11%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 8 (42.11%) Infrastructure Manager
2 8 (42.11%) Architect
3 6 (31.58%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 6 (31.58%) Solutions Architect
3 6 (31.58%) Infrastructure 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%) Technical Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Data Warehouse Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) .NET
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (10.53%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 9 (47.37%) Solaris
1 9 (47.37%) Linux
2 6 (31.58%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) PRINCE2
2 7 (36.84%) Project Management
3 6 (31.58%) Matrix Management
3 6 (31.58%) Service Delivery
4 5 (26.32%) Resource Management
5 4 (21.05%) Risk Management
6 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (15.79%) Quality Management
7 2 (10.53%) Kimball Methodology
7 2 (10.53%) Master Data Management
7 2 (10.53%) Data Management
7 2 (10.53%) Data Modelling
7 2 (10.53%) SOA
7 2 (10.53%) ETL
7 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (5.26%) Information Management
8 1 (5.26%) Business Analysis
8 1 (5.26%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) SQL
2 2 (10.53%) VB
2 2 (10.53%) VB6
2 2 (10.53%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) ISEB
1 6 (31.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (10.53%) APMP
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 13 (68.42%) Oracle
2 9 (47.37%) F5
3 3 (15.79%) Cisco
3 3 (15.79%) EMC
3 3 (15.79%) BMC
4 2 (10.53%) Cognos
5 1 (5.26%) VocaLink