The table below looks at the statistics for Middleware skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Middleware over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware
Rank 43 37 40
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +3
Contract jobs citing Middleware 24 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 3.20% 1.52% 1.94%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.76% 4.96% 4.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 5 4
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£550 £525 £540
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -2.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £21.25 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -41.37%
Middleware
South East

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 Oxfordshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
223 121 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 29.73% 30.71% 39.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 77 99
Average daily rate £438 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.83% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 5
Average hourly rate £18.50 £33.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.18% +92.85%
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 Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Middleware across the Oxfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Middleware Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Middleware
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Middleware Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Middleware
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Middleware Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Middleware
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -6 16 £550 - 3
Kidlington - 3 £500 -
Abingdon - - - - 1
Middleware
South East

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 36 (81.82%) Java
1 36 (81.82%) Oracle
2 34 (77.27%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (70.45%) SOA
4 30 (68.18%) Oracle Fusion
5 27 (61.36%) Oracle ADF
6 26 (59.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 18 (40.91%) Spring
7 18 (40.91%) WebLogic
7 18 (40.91%) Oracle Identity Management
7 18 (40.91%) Oracle BPM
8 17 (38.64%) Enterprise Software
8 17 (38.64%) XML
8 17 (38.64%) Maven
9 14 (31.82%) Ajax
9 14 (31.82%) Scrum
9 14 (31.82%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (29.55%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
10 13 (29.55%) JSF
10 13 (29.55%) XPath
10 13 (29.55%) XSLT
10 13 (29.55%) Ant
10 13 (29.55%) Linux
10 13 (29.55%) SQL
10 13 (29.55%) J2EE
10 13 (29.55%) JMS
10 13 (29.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 13 (29.55%) XQuery
11 10 (22.73%) Software Engineering
11 10 (22.73%) Unit Testing

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 26 (59.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 18 (40.91%) WebLogic
3 4 (9.09%) Alfresco
3 4 (9.09%) CMS
3 4 (9.09%) Oracle Workflow
3 4 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (9.09%) Apache
3 4 (9.09%) Tomcat
4 3 (6.82%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (6.82%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 18 (40.91%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.36%) SAP BW
2 4 (9.09%) Oracle Database
2 4 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (9.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 17 (38.64%) Maven
2 13 (29.55%) Ant
3 4 (9.09%) Git (software)
3 4 (9.09%) Jenkins
3 4 (9.09%) JIRA
General
1 8 (18.18%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 28 (63.64%) Developer
2 20 (45.45%) Java Developer
3 11 (25.00%) Oracle Developer
4 7 (15.91%) Consultant
5 5 (11.36%) Technical Architect
5 5 (11.36%) Architect
5 5 (11.36%) SAP Technical Architect
5 5 (11.36%) SAP Architect
6 4 (9.09%) WebLogic Developer
6 4 (9.09%) Technical Leader
6 4 (9.09%) Oracle Consultant
6 4 (9.09%) Software Engineer
6 4 (9.09%) Lead Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Senior Software Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) Middleware Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Middleware Consultant
8 2 (4.55%) Lead Java Developer
9 1 (2.27%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (68.18%) Oracle Fusion
2 27 (61.36%) Oracle ADF
3 18 (40.91%) Spring
4 17 (38.64%) XML
5 14 (31.82%) Ajax
6 13 (29.55%) JSF
6 13 (29.55%) XSLT
6 13 (29.55%) J2EE
6 13 (29.55%) JMS
7 5 (11.36%) SAP XI
7 5 (11.36%) SAP PI
8 4 (9.09%) Java EE
8 4 (9.09%) EJB 3.0
8 4 (9.09%) RESTful
8 4 (9.09%) HTML5
8 4 (9.09%) CSS3
8 4 (9.09%) JSON
8 4 (9.09%) Hibernate
8 4 (9.09%) EJB
8 4 (9.09%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (38.64%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (9.09%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (29.55%) Linux
2 3 (6.82%) UNIX
2 3 (6.82%) Windows
2 3 (6.82%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (77.27%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (70.45%) SOA
3 14 (31.82%) Scrum
3 14 (31.82%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (22.73%) Software Engineering
4 10 (22.73%) Unit Testing
5 5 (11.36%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (9.09%) SAP Implementation
6 4 (9.09%) Data Migration
6 4 (9.09%) User Stories
6 4 (9.09%) Test Strategy
6 4 (9.09%) Automated Testing
6 4 (9.09%) Migration
6 4 (9.09%) Process Management
6 4 (9.09%) Workflow
6 4 (9.09%) ETL
6 4 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (4.55%) Test Automation
7 2 (4.55%) OO
8 1 (2.27%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 36 (81.82%) Java
2 13 (29.55%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
2 13 (29.55%) XPath
2 13 (29.55%) SQL
2 13 (29.55%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 4 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.09%) QA
Systems Management
1 18 (40.91%) Oracle Identity Management
2 13 (29.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 36 (81.82%) Oracle
2 5 (11.36%) SAP