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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Middleware
Rank 26 22 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing Middleware 3 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 2.03% 1.61% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.11% 5.45% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate £388 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.88% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +12.90%
Middleware
South East

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
37 55 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 25.00% 29.57% 14.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 43 16
Average daily rate £350 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £280 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Middleware across the Middlesex region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Middleware Daily Rate Histogram 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 12 February 2016, 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 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (33.33%) Presales
3 2 (33.33%) Clustering
3 2 (33.33%) DVB
3 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (33.33%) Device Driver
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco
3 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (33.33%) Citrix
3 2 (33.33%) Web Services
3 2 (33.33%) Unix
3 2 (33.33%) C
3 2 (33.33%) C++
3 2 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) STB
3 2 (33.33%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 2 (33.33%) High Availability
3 2 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (16.67%) Big Data
4 1 (16.67%) Analytics
4 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Resource Management

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 (16.67%) Apache
1 1 (16.67%) JBoss
1 1 (16.67%) Sonic ESB
1 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
1 1 (16.67%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) DVB
2 1 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (16.67%) MPLS
2 1 (16.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Big Data
General
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Architect
2 2 (33.33%) C Developer
2 2 (33.33%) C/C++ Developer
2 2 (33.33%) C++ Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Cloud Solutions Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Java Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Middleware Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (33.33%) Clustering
2 2 (33.33%) Device Driver
2 2 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (33.33%) STB
3 1 (16.67%) Data Integration
3 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (16.67%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Unix
4 1 (16.67%) Solaris
4 1 (16.67%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) Data Protection
1 2 (33.33%) High Availability
1 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
1 2 (33.33%) Presales
1 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) EAI
2 1 (16.67%) ETL
2 1 (16.67%) Process Management
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Resource Management
2 1 (16.67%) Reverse Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Security Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) SOA
2 1 (16.67%) Supplier Management
2 1 (16.67%) TOGAF
2 1 (16.67%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C
1 2 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) Perl
2 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) F5
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) Pega
3 1 (16.67%) Tumbleweed