The table below looks at the statistics for Middleware skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Middleware over the 3 months to 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Middleware
Rank 17 28 28
Rank change year-on-year
+11 0
Contract jobs citing Middleware 6 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 3.82% 0.40% 0.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.43% 2.94% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£431 - £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £388 £416
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £47.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +18.75%
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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 Middlesex region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
28 34 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 17.83% 13.44% 12.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 17 17
Average daily rate £300 £330 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -7.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £233 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £493 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 3
Average hourly rate - £42.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

Middleware
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

Middleware Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Middleware
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Middleware Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

Middleware
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Middleware Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 (62.50%) Windows
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (50.00%) HP
3 2 (25.00%) Java
4 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (12.50%) .NET
4 1 (12.50%) J2EE
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
4 1 (12.50%) CSS
4 1 (12.50%) JSP
4 1 (12.50%) Web Services
4 1 (12.50%) RUP
4 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
4 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
4 1 (12.50%) SOA
4 1 (12.50%) Adobe
4 1 (12.50%) Workflow
4 1 (12.50%) Finance
4 1 (12.50%) Publishing
4 1 (12.50%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (12.50%) Content Management
4 1 (12.50%) Web Analytics
4 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (12.50%) Marketing
4 1 (12.50%) Taxonomies
4 1 (12.50%) JSR 170
4 1 (12.50%) WCF
4 1 (12.50%) Digital Marketing

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
1 1 (12.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
1 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) WhereScape RED
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Publishing
1 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Architect
2 4 (50.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Build Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) J2EE
1 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
1 1 (12.50%) CSS
1 1 (12.50%) JSP
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
1 1 (12.50%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (12.50%) JSR 170
1 1 (12.50%) WCF
1 1 (12.50%) HTML5
1 1 (12.50%) REST
1 1 (12.50%) CSS3
1 1 (12.50%) Apache Sling
1 1 (12.50%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Taxonomies
1 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (12.50%) Scrum
2 1 (12.50%) Content Management
2 1 (12.50%) Web Analytics
2 1 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Analytics
2 1 (12.50%) RUP
2 1 (12.50%) SOA
2 1 (12.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
2 1 (12.50%) TOWER Software
2 1 (12.50%) Greenplum
2 1 (12.50%) Tableau
2 1 (12.50%) Adobe