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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Middleware
Rank 42 37 37
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Contract jobs citing Middleware 2 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.49% 1.10% 0.68%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.47% 4.65% 2.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate
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- £410 £523
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -21.53%
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%
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
81 86 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 19.66% 23.56% 24.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 54 22
Average daily rate £325 £375 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £514
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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 28 August 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 2 - -
Middleware
East Midlands

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 10 (62.50%) SAP
2 9 (56.25%) Java
2 9 (56.25%) ERP
2 9 (56.25%) EAI
3 6 (37.50%) Mobile Commerce
3 6 (37.50%) Business Analysis
3 6 (37.50%) Web Analytics
3 6 (37.50%) Endeca
3 6 (37.50%) Marketing
3 6 (37.50%) Performance Management
3 6 (37.50%) Demand Management
3 6 (37.50%) E-Commerce
3 6 (37.50%) Analytics
3 6 (37.50%) User Experience
4 5 (31.25%) Programme Management
4 5 (31.25%) Project Management
4 5 (31.25%) E-Procurement
4 5 (31.25%) SOA
4 5 (31.25%) B2B
4 5 (31.25%) PRINCE2
5 4 (25.00%) Banking
5 4 (25.00%) WebSphere
6 3 (18.75%) DataPower
6 3 (18.75%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 3 (18.75%) UML
6 3 (18.75%) Finance
6 3 (18.75%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (12.50%) IBM
7 2 (12.50%) UNIX
7 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 4 (25.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) SAP WM
1 1 (6.25%) SAP SRM
1 1 (6.25%) SAP EWM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
General
1 6 (37.50%) Marketing
2 4 (25.00%) Banking
3 3 (18.75%) Finance
4 1 (6.25%) Automotive
4 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Architect
2 3 (18.75%) Integration Architect
2 3 (18.75%) Project Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Junior
2 3 (18.75%) Junior Project Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Middleware Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Support Manager
4 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Leader
4 1 (6.25%) Portfolio Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Process Manager
4 1 (6.25%) SAP Architect
4 1 (6.25%) SAP Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Project Support Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Process Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) WebSphere MQ
1 3 (18.75%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 1 (6.25%) RESTful
2 1 (6.25%) REST
2 1 (6.25%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) User Experience
2 3 (18.75%) DataPower
3 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (6.25%) N-Tier
3 1 (6.25%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) UNIX
2 1 (6.25%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) ERP
1 9 (56.25%) EAI
2 6 (37.50%) E-Commerce
2 6 (37.50%) Business Analysis
2 6 (37.50%) Web Analytics
2 6 (37.50%) Mobile Commerce
2 6 (37.50%) Performance Management
2 6 (37.50%) Demand Management
2 6 (37.50%) Analytics
3 5 (31.25%) Project Management
3 5 (31.25%) E-Procurement
3 5 (31.25%) Programme Management
3 5 (31.25%) B2B
3 5 (31.25%) PRINCE2
3 5 (31.25%) SOA
4 3 (18.75%) UML
5 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (12.50%) TDD
5 2 (12.50%) Web Application Development
5 2 (12.50%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) Java
2 1 (6.25%) C++
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) SAP
2 6 (37.50%) Endeca
3 2 (12.50%) IBM