The table below looks at the statistics for Middleware skills in IT contracts advertised for the Preston region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Middleware over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Middleware
Rank 13 15 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing Middleware 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 1.69% 2.73% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.88% 16.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Median daily rate £455 £550 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.27% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £32.00 £29.75
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +7.56%
Middleware
Lancashire

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 Preston region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Preston
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
17 18 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 28.81% 16.36% 17.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 10
Median daily rate £325 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £813 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 1
Median hourly rate £38.50 £40.00 £33.34
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.75% +19.97%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

Middleware
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Preston region citing Middleware as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Middleware Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

Middleware
Daily Rate Trend in Preston

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

Middleware Daily Rate Trend in Preston

Middleware
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Middleware also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Preston region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Informatica

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Unix Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere MQ
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) Informatica