The table below looks at the statistics for Middleware skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Middleware over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Middleware
Rank 23 - 19
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Middleware 2 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 1.38% - 1.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.88% - 9.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
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 Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
34 23 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 23.45% 11.17% 16.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 5
Average daily rate £375 £350 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -

Middleware
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

Middleware Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Middleware
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Middleware Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

Middleware
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Middleware Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 (50.00%) XML
1 4 (50.00%) XSD
1 4 (50.00%) WSDL
1 4 (50.00%) IBM
1 4 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (37.50%) SAP
2 3 (37.50%) WebSphere
2 3 (37.50%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 2 (25.00%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle
4 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 1 (12.50%) E-business
4 1 (12.50%) AS400
4 1 (12.50%) MVC
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (12.50%) Replication
4 1 (12.50%) SOA
4 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle BPEL
4 1 (12.50%) QA
4 1 (12.50%) Spring MVC
4 1 (12.50%) i5/OS
4 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
4 1 (12.50%) FMCG
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (12.50%) iSeries
4 1 (12.50%) LPAR
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (12.50%) hybris

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 (37.50%) WebSphere
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle BPEL
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Service Bus
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) SAP Business Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Junior
4 1 (12.50%) DBA
4 1 (12.50%) Lead Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Applications DBA
4 1 (12.50%) Junior Business Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) AS400 Operator
4 1 (12.50%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Integration Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Middleware Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Hybris Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) XML
1 4 (50.00%) XSD
1 4 (50.00%) WSDL
2 3 (37.50%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 1 (12.50%) Spring MVC
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (12.50%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) AS400
1 1 (12.50%) Replication
1 1 (12.50%) FMCG
1 1 (12.50%) iSeries
1 1 (12.50%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) i5/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
2 1 (12.50%) E-business
2 1 (12.50%) MVC
2 1 (12.50%) SOA
2 1 (12.50%) BPEL
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) IBM
2 3 (37.50%) SAP
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle
4 1 (12.50%) hybris