The table below looks at the statistics for Middleware skills in IT contracts advertised for the Nottingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Middleware over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Middleware
Rank 37 25 31
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +6
Contract jobs citing Middleware 13 14 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 3.04% 3.97% 1.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.16% 16.87% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 1
Average daily rate £280 £295 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.08% -26.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +12.90%
Middleware
Nottinghamshire

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 Nottingham region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Nottingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
128 83 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 29.91% 23.51% 29.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 37 48
Average daily rate £325 £340 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% +7.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £430 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £18.50 £16.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.12% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

Middleware
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

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

Middleware Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

Middleware
Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Middleware Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham 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 20 (90.91%) Linux
2 16 (72.73%) Migration
3 15 (68.18%) Unix
4 14 (63.64%) HP
5 13 (59.09%) Project Management
5 13 (59.09%) Solaris
5 13 (59.09%) Validation
6 10 (45.45%) Security Cleared
6 10 (45.45%) Issue Tracking
7 9 (40.91%) SC Cleared
8 5 (22.73%) WebSphere
8 5 (22.73%) ITIL
8 5 (22.73%) Red Hat
8 5 (22.73%) IBM
9 4 (18.18%) HTTP
9 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
9 4 (18.18%) Open Source
10 3 (13.64%) DevOps
10 3 (13.64%) Public Cloud
10 3 (13.64%) Converged Networks
10 3 (13.64%) Converged Infrastructure
10 3 (13.64%) Data Centre
10 3 (13.64%) Windows Server
10 3 (13.64%) Puppet
10 3 (13.64%) vSphere
10 3 (13.64%) Hyper-V
10 3 (13.64%) Web 2.0
10 3 (13.64%) Network Security
10 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
10 3 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham 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 5 (22.73%) WebSphere
2 3 (13.64%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) HTTP
1 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
2 3 (13.64%) Converged Networks
2 3 (13.64%) Network Security
2 3 (13.64%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) DB2
1 3 (13.64%) MySQL
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) DataStage
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Exadata
3 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 3 (13.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Unix Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Analyst
2 4 (18.18%) Middleware Analyst
2 4 (18.18%) Middleware Specialist
2 4 (18.18%) Support Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Technical Analyst
2 4 (18.18%) Technical Specialist
3 3 (13.64%) Architect
3 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 3 (13.64%) Integration Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Integration Specialist
3 3 (13.64%) Middleware Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (13.64%) Unix Support
3 3 (13.64%) Unix Support Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 2 (9.09%) Integration Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Data Centre
1 3 (13.64%) Public Cloud
1 3 (13.64%) Web 2.0
2 1 (4.55%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 20 (90.91%) Linux
2 15 (68.18%) Unix
3 13 (59.09%) Solaris
4 3 (13.64%) AIX
4 3 (13.64%) Windows
4 3 (13.64%) Windows Server
5 2 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (72.73%) Migration
2 13 (59.09%) Project Management
2 13 (59.09%) Validation
3 10 (45.45%) Issue Tracking
4 5 (22.73%) ITIL
5 4 (18.18%) Open Source
6 3 (13.64%) Configuration Management
6 3 (13.64%) Converged Infrastructure
6 3 (13.64%) DevOps
6 3 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (13.64%) ERP
6 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (13.64%) TOGAF
7 2 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (9.09%) ETL
7 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
8 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2
8 1 (4.55%) SOA
8 1 (4.55%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) Java
1 3 (13.64%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (45.45%) Security Cleared
2 9 (40.91%) SC Cleared
3 3 (13.64%) CCNA
3 3 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (13.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
1 3 (13.64%) Hyper-V
1 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (13.64%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) Puppet
2 1 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.55%) SCCM
2 1 (4.55%) SCOM
2 1 (4.55%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 14 (63.64%) HP
2 5 (22.73%) IBM
2 5 (22.73%) Red Hat
3 3 (13.64%) Citrix
3 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
3 3 (13.64%) Oracle
3 3 (13.64%) VMware
4 2 (9.09%) Talend
5 1 (4.55%) webMethods