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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware
Rank 65 55 68
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +13
Contract jobs citing Middleware 4 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.52% 0.95% 0.52%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.80% 2.90% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 3
Average daily rate £525 £438 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -7.89%
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
-7.05% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -15.78%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
222 207 268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 28.61% 32.75% 27.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 124 134
Average daily rate £395 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £233 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 14
Average hourly rate £30.00 £39.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.05% +21.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £19.90 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.10 £39.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
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
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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Hemel Hempstead - - - - 1
Hitchin - - - -
Letchworth - - - - 1
Rickmansworth - - - -
Stevenage - - - -
Watford - - - - 3
Middleware
East of England

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (88.89%) Oracle
1 8 (88.89%) IBM
2 7 (77.78%) WebSphere
3 6 (66.67%) Finance
3 6 (66.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 6 (66.67%) UNIX
3 6 (66.67%) HTTP
3 6 (66.67%) Apache
3 6 (66.67%) Ant
4 5 (55.56%) WebLogic
4 5 (55.56%) Solaris
4 5 (55.56%) J2EE
4 5 (55.56%) Java
4 5 (55.56%) Python
4 5 (55.56%) SOA
4 5 (55.56%) Tivoli
4 5 (55.56%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 5 (55.56%) Shell Script
4 5 (55.56%) PKI
4 5 (55.56%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
4 5 (55.56%) Performance Monitoring
4 5 (55.56%) ITIL
5 2 (22.22%) hybris
5 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
5 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (22.22%) Open Source
5 2 (22.22%) Retail
5 2 (22.22%) Subversion
5 2 (22.22%) ClearQuest
5 2 (22.22%) ATG

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 7 (77.78%) WebSphere
2 6 (66.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 6 (66.67%) Apache
3 5 (55.56%) WebLogic
4 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (11.11%) IBM HTTP Server
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) HTTP
2 2 (22.22%) LAN
2 2 (22.22%) WAN
2 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) MySQL
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) DB2
2 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) Ant
2 2 (22.22%) Subversion
2 2 (22.22%) ClearQuest
2 2 (22.22%) Eclipse
2 2 (22.22%) ClearCase
3 1 (11.11%) JUnit
3 1 (11.11%) JDeveloper
3 1 (11.11%) Maven
3 1 (11.11%) Jtest
3 1 (11.11%) Redmine
General
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Retail
3 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Middleware Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Linux Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) J2EE
2 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
2 1 (11.11%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) PKI
2 2 (22.22%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) UNIX
2 5 (55.56%) Solaris
3 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (22.22%) Linux
4 1 (11.11%) Windows
4 1 (11.11%) AIX
4 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) SOA
1 5 (55.56%) Performance Monitoring
1 5 (55.56%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
3 1 (11.11%) UML
3 1 (11.11%) RAD
3 1 (11.11%) Change Management
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Information Management
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Time Management
3 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Java
1 5 (55.56%) Python
1 5 (55.56%) Shell Script
1 5 (55.56%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (11.11%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 5 (55.56%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Oracle
1 8 (88.89%) IBM
2 2 (22.22%) hybris
2 2 (22.22%) ATG
2 2 (22.22%) VMware
2 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
3 1 (11.11%) JBoss
3 1 (11.11%) TIBCO
3 1 (11.11%) Demandware
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