The table below looks at the statistics for Middleware skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Middleware over the 3 months to 31 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Middleware
Rank 32 47 37
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -10
Contract jobs citing Middleware 24 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 4.92% 0.25% 0.71%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.02% 1.27% 2.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 1 0
Average daily rate
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£550 £201 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+173.63% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £435 £413
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £29.75 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+27.73% -33.88%
Middleware
North West

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 Lancashire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
141 79 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 28.89% 19.75% 34.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 45 47
Average daily rate £442 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.16% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £270 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 5
Average hourly rate £40.00 £24.20 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.28% -35.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

Middleware
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Middleware across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Middleware Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Middleware
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Middleware across the Lancashire region.

Middleware Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

Middleware
Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Middleware across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Middleware Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

Middleware
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Middleware across the Lancashire region.

Middleware Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

Middleware
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015. 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
Blackpool - 21 £550 -
Preston - 3 £550 -
Middleware
North West

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 37 (84.09%) UNIX
2 35 (79.55%) Microsoft
3 24 (54.55%) MVS
4 21 (47.73%) Workflow
4 21 (47.73%) CRM
5 20 (45.45%) Finance
6 7 (15.91%) Java
6 7 (15.91%) SQL
6 7 (15.91%) Scala
6 7 (15.91%) Open Source
6 7 (15.91%) NoSQL
7 6 (13.64%) VME
7 6 (13.64%) Security Cleared
8 5 (11.36%) Enterprise Architecture
8 5 (11.36%) UML
8 5 (11.36%) SSADM
8 5 (11.36%) DSDM
9 4 (9.09%) RAD
9 4 (9.09%) Management Information System
9 4 (9.09%) Strategic Planning
9 4 (9.09%) Data Modelling
9 4 (9.09%) Data Architecture
9 4 (9.09%) Reference Data
10 3 (6.82%) Data Integration
10 3 (6.82%) SC Cleared
10 3 (6.82%) Technical Architecture
10 3 (6.82%) Computer Science
10 3 (6.82%) BPMN
10 3 (6.82%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (6.82%) Mainframe

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 2 (4.55%) WebSphere
1 2 (4.55%) OpenStack
1 2 (4.55%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (4.55%) PaaS
1 2 (4.55%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.82%) ATM
1 3 (6.82%) ISDN
1 3 (6.82%) VoIP
1 3 (6.82%) Ethernet
1 3 (6.82%) TCP/IP
1 3 (6.82%) Internet
1 3 (6.82%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.91%) NoSQL
2 2 (4.55%) Data Mining
General
1 20 (45.45%) Finance
2 1 (2.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 36 (81.82%) Architect
2 26 (59.09%) Technical Architect
3 8 (18.18%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (13.64%) Systems Manager
5 5 (11.36%) Data Manager
6 4 (9.09%) Enterprise Architect
7 3 (6.82%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
8 2 (4.55%) Systems Integrator
8 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Architect
9 1 (2.27%) Data Architect
9 1 (2.27%) Technical Solutions Architect
9 1 (2.27%) Cloud Architect
9 1 (2.27%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) Management Information System
1 4 (9.09%) Reference Data
2 3 (6.82%) Data Integration
2 3 (6.82%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (6.82%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.82%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 37 (84.09%) UNIX
2 24 (54.55%) MVS
3 6 (13.64%) VME
4 2 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (4.55%) Windows
4 2 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (47.73%) CRM
1 21 (47.73%) Workflow
2 7 (15.91%) Open Source
3 5 (11.36%) Enterprise Architecture
3 5 (11.36%) SSADM
3 5 (11.36%) DSDM
3 5 (11.36%) UML
4 4 (9.09%) RAD
4 4 (9.09%) Data Modelling
4 4 (9.09%) Strategic Planning
4 4 (9.09%) Data Architecture
5 3 (6.82%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (6.82%) BPMN
5 3 (6.82%) BPEL
5 3 (6.82%) E-Commerce
5 3 (6.82%) EAI
6 2 (4.55%) Configuration Management
6 2 (4.55%) DevOps
7 1 (2.27%) Business Transformation
7 1 (2.27%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.91%) Java
1 7 (15.91%) SQL
1 7 (15.91%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (13.64%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.82%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.27%) BC Cleared
3 1 (2.27%) APMP
3 1 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 2 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) Puppet
1 2 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (4.55%) Ansible
1 2 (4.55%) Salt
Vendors
1 35 (79.55%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.55%) VMware
2 2 (4.55%) IBM
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