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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Middleware
Rank 24 27 25
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Contract jobs citing Middleware 2 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 0.98% 1.64% 1.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.70% 6.45% 8.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£438 - -
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%
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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
54 62 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 26.47% 25.41% 19.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 36 18
Average daily rate £350 £375 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +41.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £500 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 3
Average hourly rate £13.00 £50.50 £38.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.25% +30.32%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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 1 September 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 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (50.00%) UNIX
2 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (50.00%) Clustering
2 2 (50.00%) JBoss
2 2 (50.00%) Apache
2 2 (50.00%) Perl
2 2 (50.00%) J2EE
2 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (50.00%) F5
2 2 (50.00%) High Availability
2 2 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 2 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (25.00%) Apache Camel
3 1 (25.00%) Tableau
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Scala
3 1 (25.00%) WhereScape RED
3 1 (25.00%) Greenplum
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 3 (75.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (50.00%) JBoss
2 2 (50.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 2 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) WhereScape RED
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Middleware Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) J2EE
2 1 (25.00%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (25.00%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Clustering
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) UNIX
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (50.00%) High Availability
1 2 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) Perl
2 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (25.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (25.00%) Tableau
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (25.00%) Greenplum