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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware
Rank 39 34 26
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -8
Contract jobs citing Middleware 16 16 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.88% 3.37% 4.96%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.88% 9.41% 16.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 13 16
Average daily rate
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£495 £450 £486
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £375 £393
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £534 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £414
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £23.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.63 £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-36.38% +20.00%
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
162 170 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 29.14% 35.79% 29.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 110 66
Average daily rate £350 £365 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £175 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 4
Average hourly rate £22.50 £35.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% +112.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 17 September 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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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 -1 10 £525 +13.51%
Kidlington - - - - 1
Middleware
South East

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 11 (68.75%) Java
1 11 (68.75%) Oracle
1 11 (68.75%) WebLogic
1 11 (68.75%) SOA
1 11 (68.75%) Oracle BPM
1 11 (68.75%) Oracle Identity Management
1 11 (68.75%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (56.25%) Spring
3 9 (56.25%) JSF
3 9 (56.25%) Maven
3 9 (56.25%) Ajax
3 9 (56.25%) Oracle ADF
3 9 (56.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 9 (56.25%) XQuery
3 9 (56.25%) Ant
3 9 (56.25%) SQL
3 9 (56.25%) J2EE
3 9 (56.25%) XML
3 9 (56.25%) XSLT
3 9 (56.25%) Linux
3 9 (56.25%) JMS
3 9 (56.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 9 (56.25%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
3 9 (56.25%) XPath
3 9 (56.25%) Oracle Fusion
4 6 (37.50%) Unit Testing
4 6 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (37.50%) Scrum
5 5 (31.25%) SAP XI

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 11 (68.75%) WebLogic
2 9 (56.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 11 (68.75%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 9 (56.25%) Maven
1 9 (56.25%) Ant
General
1 1 (6.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Architect
1 5 (31.25%) Developer
1 5 (31.25%) Technical Architect
1 5 (31.25%) SAP Technical Architect
1 5 (31.25%) SAP Architect
2 3 (18.75%) Technical Leader
2 3 (18.75%) Software Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Middleware Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Java Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Software Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) WebLogic Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (56.25%) Spring
1 9 (56.25%) JSF
1 9 (56.25%) Ajax
1 9 (56.25%) Oracle ADF
1 9 (56.25%) J2EE
1 9 (56.25%) XML
1 9 (56.25%) XSLT
1 9 (56.25%) JMS
1 9 (56.25%) Oracle Fusion
2 5 (31.25%) SAP XI
2 5 (31.25%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 11 (68.75%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) SOA
2 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (37.50%) Unit Testing
3 6 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (37.50%) Scrum
4 5 (31.25%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (25.00%) Test Strategy
5 4 (25.00%) SAP Implementation
5 4 (25.00%) Data Migration
5 4 (25.00%) ETL
5 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (25.00%) Migration
6 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) Java
2 9 (56.25%) XQuery
2 9 (56.25%) SQL
2 9 (56.25%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
2 9 (56.25%) XPath
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 11 (68.75%) Oracle Identity Management
2 9 (56.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Oracle
2 5 (31.25%) SAP