The table below looks at the statistics for Middleware skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Middleware over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Middleware
Rank 46 43 26
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -17
Contract jobs citing Middleware 3 1 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.85% 0.34% 5.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.07% 0.93% 18.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 20
Median daily rate £675 - £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £33.63 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+48.69% -13.78%
Middleware
Oxfordshire

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 Oxford region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
145 108 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 40.85% 37.24% 29.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 92 98
Median daily rate £472 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.05% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £280 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £520 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

Middleware
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxford region citing Middleware as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Middleware Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Middleware
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Middleware Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Middleware
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Middleware across the Oxford region.

Middleware Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

Middleware
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Middleware also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Oxford region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 3 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Management
2 1 (33.33%) Business Transformation
2 1 (33.33%) People Management
2 1 (33.33%) Resource Allocation
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Business Transformation
1 1 (33.33%) Capacity Management
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) People Management
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Resource Allocation
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft