The table below looks at the statistics for Middleware skills in IT contracts advertised for the Portsmouth region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Middleware over the 3 months to 14 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Middleware
Rank 14 17 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing Middleware 8 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 5.97% 2.00% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.05% 8.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate £275 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.88% -
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
Hampshire

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 Portsmouth region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Portsmouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
38 25 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 28.36% 25.00% 19.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 16 7
Average daily rate £325 £328 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.76% -18.12%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £40.50 £37.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

Middleware
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

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

Middleware Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

Middleware
Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Middleware Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

Middleware
Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Middleware Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth 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 7 (58.33%) Oracle
2 5 (41.67%) SC Cleared
2 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
2 5 (41.67%) Oracle Fusion
3 4 (33.33%) Publishing
3 4 (33.33%) Siebel EIM
3 4 (33.33%) Siebel
3 4 (33.33%) EAI
4 3 (25.00%) Workflow
4 3 (25.00%) Aerospace
4 3 (25.00%) Visual Studio
4 3 (25.00%) C#
4 3 (25.00%) UML
4 3 (25.00%) Cisco
4 3 (25.00%) VMware
4 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (25.00%) WPF
4 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (25.00%) Software Architecture
4 3 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (25.00%) User Experience
4 3 (25.00%) Software Delivery
4 3 (25.00%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (16.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
5 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (16.67%) SCOM
5 2 (16.67%) Microsoft

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth 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 2 (16.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) Siebel EIM
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (33.33%) Publishing
2 3 (25.00%) Aerospace
3 2 (16.67%) Back Office
4 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) C# Software Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle SOA Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Server Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) SOA Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Middleware Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle Fusion
2 3 (25.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
1 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
1 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) EAI
2 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) Software Architecture
2 3 (25.00%) Software Delivery
2 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (25.00%) UML
2 3 (25.00%) Workflow
3 2 (16.67%) SOA
4 1 (8.33%) High Availability
4 1 (8.33%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) SC Cleared
1 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Nagios
1 2 (16.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Oracle
2 4 (33.33%) Siebel
3 3 (25.00%) Cisco
3 3 (25.00%) VMware
4 2 (16.67%) Dell
4 2 (16.67%) HP
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft