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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Middleware
Rank 42 31 32
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +1
Contract jobs citing Middleware 4 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 1.05% 2.01% 2.68%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.08% 6.98% 8.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Average daily rate
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- £413 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.45%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £380 £423
% change year-on-year
+18.42% -10.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £47.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-19.47% +18.75%
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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
98 86 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 25.79% 28.86% 30.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 48 54
Average daily rate £400 £345 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.94% +6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £19.39
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 27 March 2015, 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 9 (64.29%) WebSphere
2 8 (57.14%) Oracle
2 8 (57.14%) Web Services
2 8 (57.14%) SOA
3 7 (50.00%) HTTP
3 7 (50.00%) WSDL
3 7 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 7 (50.00%) XML
3 7 (50.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 7 (50.00%) REST
4 5 (35.71%) NetWeaver
4 5 (35.71%) DMZ
4 5 (35.71%) HTTPS
4 5 (35.71%) Software AG
4 5 (35.71%) XSD
4 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
4 5 (35.71%) DB2
4 5 (35.71%) HTML
4 5 (35.71%) Java
4 5 (35.71%) .NET
4 5 (35.71%) SAP
4 5 (35.71%) JSON
4 5 (35.71%) Load Balancing
4 5 (35.71%) Open Source
4 5 (35.71%) Retail
4 5 (35.71%) ActiveMQ
4 5 (35.71%) JMS
4 5 (35.71%) Firewall
4 5 (35.71%) Clustering
5 4 (28.57%) DataPower

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 9 (64.29%) WebSphere
2 5 (35.71%) NetWeaver
3 4 (28.57%) WebLogic
4 3 (21.43%) Oracle Service Bus
5 2 (14.29%) Apache
5 2 (14.29%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) HTTP
2 5 (35.71%) HTTPS
2 5 (35.71%) DMZ
2 5 (35.71%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
1 5 (35.71%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Introscope
General
1 5 (35.71%) Retail
2 2 (14.29%) Marketing
3 1 (7.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Architect
2 4 (28.57%) Integration Architect
3 3 (21.43%) ScrumMaster
4 2 (14.29%) Middleware Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) WebLogic Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) Integration Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) Web Services
2 7 (50.00%) XML
2 7 (50.00%) WSDL
2 7 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 7 (50.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 7 (50.00%) REST
3 5 (35.71%) HTML
3 5 (35.71%) .NET
3 5 (35.71%) JMS
3 5 (35.71%) ActiveMQ
3 5 (35.71%) JSON
3 5 (35.71%) XSD
4 2 (14.29%) XSLT
4 2 (14.29%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Clustering
1 5 (35.71%) Open Source
2 4 (28.57%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) UNIX
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) SOA
2 5 (35.71%) Load Balancing
3 3 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (21.43%) Web Development
3 3 (21.43%) Process Management
3 3 (21.43%) Scrum
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.14%) TDD
4 1 (7.14%) Automated Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.14%) Six Sigma
4 1 (7.14%) People Management
4 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (7.14%) ATDD
4 1 (7.14%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) PMP
1 1 (7.14%) PMI Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) SolarWinds Orion
1 2 (14.29%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Oracle
2 5 (35.71%) SAP
2 5 (35.71%) Software AG
3 4 (28.57%) Intel
4 2 (14.29%) CA
4 2 (14.29%) SolarWinds
5 1 (7.14%) IBM