The table below looks at the statistics for Middleware skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Middleware over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware
Rank 34 40 37
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -3
Contract jobs citing Middleware 5 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.43% 0.64% 0.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.95% 2.53% 3.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
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£418 £523 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.09% +93.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £412 £523 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £523 £306
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £414
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.63 £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-36.38% +20.00%
Middleware
East Midlands

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 Northamptonshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
84 79 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 24.00% 25.16% 16.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 21 31
Average daily rate £388 £363 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% +15.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £550 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £120.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

Middleware
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Middleware Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Middleware
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Middleware Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Middleware
Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Middleware Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Middleware
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014. 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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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
Northampton +3 3 £425 -18.66%
Middleware
East Midlands

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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%) Java
1 4 (66.67%) SOA
2 3 (50.00%) HTTP
2 3 (50.00%) HTTPS
2 3 (50.00%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (50.00%) Project Management
2 3 (50.00%) XML
2 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Force.com
2 3 (50.00%) Scrum
2 3 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (50.00%) C++
2 3 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (33.33%) UNIX
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) Linux
4 1 (16.67%) Informix
4 1 (16.67%) Apache
4 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) VB
4 1 (16.67%) MySQL
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (16.67%) IIS
4 1 (16.67%) Mainframe
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (16.67%) IBM
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix
4 1 (16.67%) Red Hat

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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%) Tomcat
1 1 (16.67%) IIS
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Force.com
2 1 (16.67%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) HTTP
1 3 (50.00%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Informix
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Architect
1 3 (50.00%) Salesforce.com Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Solutions Architect
3 1 (16.67%) ScrumMaster
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Salesforce.com Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Designer
3 1 (16.67%) Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (16.67%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (16.67%) Mainframe
2 1 (16.67%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (16.67%) Tandem
2 1 (16.67%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) UNIX
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) CentOS
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) SOA
2 3 (50.00%) Project Management
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Scrum
2 3 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Extreme Programming
3 1 (16.67%) Change Control
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) C++
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) VB
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
1 1 (16.67%) XenServer
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) IBM
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
2 1 (16.67%) Google
2 1 (16.67%) ServiceNow