The table below looks at the statistics for Middleware skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Middleware over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Middleware
Rank 30 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Middleware 13 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 3.98% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.13% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 13 0 0
Average daily rate
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£500 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £52.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-27.14% +34.61%
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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
92 46 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 28.13% 19.83% 15.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 24 23
Average daily rate £410 £305 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.42% -6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £290 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

Middleware
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Middleware across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Middleware across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Middleware Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 13 (100.00%) Java
1 13 (100.00%) SOA
1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (92.31%) Oracle
3 11 (84.62%) Oracle ADF
3 11 (84.62%) Oracle Fusion
3 11 (84.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 9 (69.23%) J2EE
5 8 (61.54%) JMS
5 8 (61.54%) XSLT
5 8 (61.54%) Scrum
5 8 (61.54%) JSP
5 8 (61.54%) XML
5 8 (61.54%) Oracle Identity Management
5 8 (61.54%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (61.54%) Spring
5 8 (61.54%) Ajax
5 8 (61.54%) XPath
6 7 (53.85%) JSF
6 7 (53.85%) Maven
6 7 (53.85%) Unit Testing
6 7 (53.85%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (53.85%) Oracle BPM
6 7 (53.85%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
6 7 (53.85%) UML
6 7 (53.85%) Ant
6 7 (53.85%) WebLogic
6 7 (53.85%) SQL
6 7 (53.85%) XQuery
6 7 (53.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 11 (84.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 7 (53.85%) WebLogic
3 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
3 1 (7.69%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 7 (53.85%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 6 (46.15%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) DB2
Development Applications
1 7 (53.85%) Maven
1 7 (53.85%) Ant
2 1 (7.69%) Jasmine
2 1 (7.69%) Eclipse
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Technical Leader
3 3 (23.08%) Oracle Consultant
3 3 (23.08%) Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) Java Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Software Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Software Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Middleware Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (84.62%) Oracle ADF
1 11 (84.62%) Oracle Fusion
2 9 (69.23%) J2EE
3 8 (61.54%) JMS
3 8 (61.54%) XSLT
3 8 (61.54%) JSP
3 8 (61.54%) XML
3 8 (61.54%) Spring
3 8 (61.54%) Ajax
4 7 (53.85%) JSF
5 1 (7.69%) RESTful
5 1 (7.69%) Hibernate
5 1 (7.69%) JSTL
5 1 (7.69%) Spring MVC
5 1 (7.69%) jQuery
5 1 (7.69%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (7.69%) HTML
5 1 (7.69%) CSS
5 1 (7.69%) XHTML
5 1 (7.69%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (61.54%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
1 6 (46.15%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) SOA
1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (61.54%) Scrum
3 7 (53.85%) Unit Testing
3 7 (53.85%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (53.85%) UML
4 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
5 1 (7.69%) BDD
5 1 (7.69%) TDD
5 1 (7.69%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (61.54%) XPath
3 7 (53.85%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
3 7 (53.85%) SQL
3 7 (53.85%) XQuery
4 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
Systems Management
1 8 (61.54%) Oracle Identity Management
2 7 (53.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 12 (92.31%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) IBM