The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Northamptonshire region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware
Rank 35 37 35
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs citing Middleware 1 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.28% 0.37% 1.77%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.30% 1.79% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Average daily rate
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- £413 £376
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £407 £425
% change year-on-year
+4.48% -4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-44.44% +12.50%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
77 56 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 21.39% 20.66% 15.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 28 33
Average daily rate £305 £250 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £208 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £593 £315
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
Middleware
East Midlands

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 23 July 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 - 1 - -
Middleware
East Midlands

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 2 (66.67%) UNIX
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) WebSphere
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) CentOS
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) XenServer
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) Google Apps
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) ServiceNow
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Tandem
2 1 (33.33%) Google
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VB
2 1 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) IIS
2 1 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Informix
2 1 (33.33%) Apache
2 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (33.33%) IBM

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 2 (66.67%) WebSphere
2 1 (33.33%) IIS
2 1 (33.33%) Apache
2 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Google Apps
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
1 1 (33.33%) Informix
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) SAP Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Server Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Senior SAP Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Designer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Mainframe
1 1 (33.33%) Tandem
1 1 (33.33%) IBM Mainframe
1 1 (33.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) UNIX
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) CentOS
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VB
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
1 1 (33.33%) XenServer
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) SAP
1 1 (33.33%) IBM
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
1 1 (33.33%) Google
1 1 (33.33%) ServiceNow