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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Middleware
Rank 70 52 24
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -28
Contract jobs citing Middleware 1 3 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.14% 0.57% 5.05%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.44% 2.11% 14.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 18
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£325 - £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £29.75 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+27.73% -33.88%
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
229 142 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 32.53% 26.79% 34.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 86 103
Average daily rate £400 £300 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -17.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £413 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 4
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -35.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

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 4 September 2015. 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -18 1 £325 - 2
Middleware
South East

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 16 (72.73%) SOA
1 16 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (68.18%) Oracle
3 14 (63.64%) Oracle Fusion
4 13 (59.09%) Java
5 11 (50.00%) Oracle ADF
5 11 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 9 (40.91%) J2EE
7 8 (36.36%) JMS
7 8 (36.36%) JSP
7 8 (36.36%) XML
7 8 (36.36%) XSLT
7 8 (36.36%) Spring
7 8 (36.36%) Scrum
7 8 (36.36%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (36.36%) Oracle Identity Management
7 8 (36.36%) Ajax
7 8 (36.36%) XPath
8 7 (31.82%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (31.82%) Unit Testing
8 7 (31.82%) Oracle BPM
8 7 (31.82%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
8 7 (31.82%) JSF
8 7 (31.82%) Maven
8 7 (31.82%) Windows
8 7 (31.82%) Linux
8 7 (31.82%) UML
8 7 (31.82%) SQL
8 7 (31.82%) Ant
8 7 (31.82%) WebLogic

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 7 (31.82%) WebLogic
3 3 (13.64%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (4.55%) WebSphere
4 1 (4.55%) JBoss
4 1 (4.55%) Apache
4 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 7 (31.82%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 6 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) Firewall
2 2 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (9.09%) LAN
2 2 (9.09%) WAN
2 2 (9.09%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) DB2
Development Applications
1 7 (31.82%) Ant
1 7 (31.82%) Maven
2 1 (4.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (4.55%) Jasmine
2 1 (4.55%) Eclipse
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
1 3 (13.64%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) Architect
1 5 (22.73%) Developer
2 4 (18.18%) Technical Leader
3 3 (13.64%) Oracle Consultant
3 3 (13.64%) Senior Project Manager
3 3 (13.64%) Project Manager
3 3 (13.64%) Consultant
3 3 (13.64%) Development Manager
3 3 (13.64%) Senior Manager
3 3 (13.64%) Senior Development Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Software Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Java Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Oracle Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Software Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Security Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Middleware Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (63.64%) Oracle Fusion
2 11 (50.00%) Oracle ADF
3 9 (40.91%) J2EE
4 8 (36.36%) JSP
4 8 (36.36%) XML
4 8 (36.36%) XSLT
4 8 (36.36%) JMS
4 8 (36.36%) Ajax
4 8 (36.36%) Spring
5 7 (31.82%) JSF
6 1 (4.55%) RESTful
6 1 (4.55%) HTML
6 1 (4.55%) JSTL
6 1 (4.55%) Spring MVC
6 1 (4.55%) jQuery
6 1 (4.55%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (4.55%) Hibernate
6 1 (4.55%) XHTML
6 1 (4.55%) J2SE
6 1 (4.55%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.09%) PKI
3 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (31.82%) Windows
1 7 (31.82%) Linux
2 1 (4.55%) Ubuntu
2 1 (4.55%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (72.73%) SOA
1 16 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (36.36%) Scrum
3 7 (31.82%) UML
3 7 (31.82%) Unit Testing
3 7 (31.82%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (13.64%) Project Planning
4 3 (13.64%) Project Management
5 2 (9.09%) Security Management
5 2 (9.09%) Information Security
5 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
5 2 (9.09%) Incident Management
5 2 (9.09%) Security Architecture
5 2 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
6 1 (4.55%) BDD
6 1 (4.55%) TDD
6 1 (4.55%) MVC
6 1 (4.55%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (59.09%) Java
2 8 (36.36%) XPath
3 7 (31.82%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
3 7 (31.82%) SQL
3 7 (31.82%) XQuery
4 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Degree
2 2 (9.09%) CISSP
2 2 (9.09%) ISSAP
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (36.36%) Oracle Identity Management
2 7 (31.82%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (4.55%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (68.18%) Oracle
2 1 (4.55%) IBM
2 1 (4.55%) VMware