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 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 38 35 25
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -10
Contract jobs citing Middleware 4 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.37% 2.25% 1.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.60% 8.42% 6.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 3
Average daily rate £420 £550 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.63% -
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
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
111 95 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 37.88% 26.76% 24.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 64 32
Average daily rate £400 £415 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.61% +27.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £325 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £530 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -
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 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
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 5 February 2016, 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 5 (83.33%) IIS
3 4 (66.67%) HTML
3 4 (66.67%) Java
3 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 4 (66.67%) PHP
3 4 (66.67%) Adobe
3 4 (66.67%) Red Hat
3 4 (66.67%) Intranet
3 4 (66.67%) CSS
3 4 (66.67%) SEO
3 4 (66.67%) Subversion
3 4 (66.67%) Tag Management
3 4 (66.67%) Google Tag Manager
3 4 (66.67%) Adobe Analytics
3 4 (66.67%) Analytics
3 4 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
3 4 (66.67%) RESTful
3 4 (66.67%) Apache Solr
3 4 (66.67%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (66.67%) HTML5
3 4 (66.67%) Spring
3 4 (66.67%) Google
3 4 (66.67%) Google Analytics
4 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 6 (100.00%) Tomcat
2 5 (83.33%) IIS
3 4 (66.67%) Apache Solr
4 3 (50.00%) Node.js
5 2 (33.33%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) Adobe Analytics
1 4 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (66.67%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (66.67%) Google Analytics
1 4 (66.67%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) Intranet
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) LDAP
2 1 (16.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) NoSQL
1 3 (50.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 4 (66.67%) Subversion
2 2 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (50.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Angular Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Full Stack Developer
2 3 (50.00%) HTML CSS Developer
2 3 (50.00%) HTML Developer
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Node.js Developer
2 3 (50.00%) PHP Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Administrator
3 2 (33.33%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (33.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (33.33%) VMWare Administrator
4 1 (16.67%) Intranet Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Ubuntu Administrator
4 1 (16.67%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) CSS
1 4 (66.67%) HTML
1 4 (66.67%) HTML5
1 4 (66.67%) RESTful
1 4 (66.67%) Spring
2 3 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (50.00%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (33.33%) CentOS
3 2 (33.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Analytics
1 4 (66.67%) SEO
1 4 (66.67%) Tag Management
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (50.00%) Front End Development
2 3 (50.00%) TDD
2 3 (50.00%) Web Application Development
3 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Java
1 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 4 (66.67%) PHP
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Puppet
2 1 (16.67%) Nagios
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Adobe
1 4 (66.67%) Google
1 4 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
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