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 29 December 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware
Rank 31 33 38
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +5
Contract jobs citing Middleware 10 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 2.50% 2.24% 0.88%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.76% 6.48% 2.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 2
Average daily rate
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£295 £390 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.35% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £382 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £666 £398 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £408 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.29% +1.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £21.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+123.52% -43.33%
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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
85 108 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 21.25% 34.50% 29.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 56 60
Average daily rate £340 £310 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £419
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £16.50 - £19.39
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Nottingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Middleware across the Nottingham region over the 3 months to 29 December 2014.

Middleware Daily Rate Histogram in Nottingham

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 (47.37%) DataPower
2 7 (36.84%) WebLogic
2 7 (36.84%) WebSphere
3 6 (31.58%) SOA
3 6 (31.58%) Oracle
3 6 (31.58%) IBM
4 5 (26.32%) Web Services
5 4 (21.05%) XML
5 4 (21.05%) HTTP
5 4 (21.05%) WSDL
5 4 (21.05%) WebSphere MQ
5 4 (21.05%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 4 (21.05%) Oracle BPM
5 4 (21.05%) REST
6 3 (15.79%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (15.79%) Oracle Service Bus
6 3 (15.79%) Load Balancing
6 3 (15.79%) EDI
6 3 (15.79%) SAP
6 3 (15.79%) Linux
6 3 (15.79%) Web Development
6 3 (15.79%) Process Management
6 3 (15.79%) Firewall
6 3 (15.79%) Scrum
7 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (10.53%) Introscope
7 2 (10.53%) JSON
7 2 (10.53%) Retail
7 2 (10.53%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (10.53%) Clustering

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 7 (36.84%) WebLogic
1 7 (36.84%) WebSphere
2 3 (15.79%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (10.53%) Apache
3 2 (10.53%) Tomcat
3 2 (10.53%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) HTTP
2 3 (15.79%) Firewall
3 2 (10.53%) DMZ
3 2 (10.53%) HTTPS
4 1 (5.26%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
1 2 (10.53%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Introscope
2 1 (5.26%) Gradle
2 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (10.53%) Retail
1 2 (10.53%) Marketing
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Architect
2 3 (15.79%) ScrumMaster
3 2 (10.53%) Middleware Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Administrator
3 2 (10.53%) Integration Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Business Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Business Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) WebLogic Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Middleware Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) Web Services
2 4 (21.05%) XML
2 4 (21.05%) WSDL
2 4 (21.05%) WebSphere MQ
2 4 (21.05%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 4 (21.05%) REST
3 3 (15.79%) EDI
4 2 (10.53%) JMS
4 2 (10.53%) HTML
4 2 (10.53%) .NET
4 2 (10.53%) SOAP
4 2 (10.53%) XSD
4 2 (10.53%) XSLT
4 2 (10.53%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (10.53%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 9 (47.37%) DataPower
2 2 (10.53%) Open Source
2 2 (10.53%) Clustering
3 1 (5.26%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Linux
2 2 (10.53%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) SOA
2 3 (15.79%) Scrum
2 3 (15.79%) Web Development
2 3 (15.79%) Load Balancing
2 3 (15.79%) Process Management
2 3 (15.79%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.26%) People Management
4 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (5.26%) ATDD
4 1 (5.26%) User Stories
4 1 (5.26%) Programme Management
4 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.26%) TDD
4 1 (5.26%) Automated Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
4 1 (5.26%) B2B
4 1 (5.26%) Six Sigma
4 1 (5.26%) Project Management
4 1 (5.26%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) PMP
1 1 (5.26%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.26%) VirtualBox
1 1 (5.26%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) SolarWinds Orion
1 2 (10.53%) CA Wily
2 1 (5.26%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Oracle
1 6 (31.58%) IBM
2 3 (15.79%) SAP
3 2 (10.53%) Intel
3 2 (10.53%) Software AG
3 2 (10.53%) CA
3 2 (10.53%) SolarWinds
4 1 (5.26%) JD Edwards
4 1 (5.26%) VMware
4 1 (5.26%) NetSuite
4 1 (5.26%) Citrix