The table below looks at the statistics for Middleware skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Middleware over the 3 months to 13 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Middleware
Rank 37 41 35
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -6
Contract jobs citing Middleware 3 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 1.03% 1.00% 1.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.23% 2.75% 4.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Average daily rate - £300 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.22%
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
South West

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 Somerset region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
93 109 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 31.96% 36.33% 36.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 72 50
Average daily rate £375 £350 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £675 £411
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 4 9
Average hourly rate £57.00 £46.50 £31.71
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.58% +46.64%
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 Somerset

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

Middleware Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Middleware
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Middleware Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

Middleware
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Middleware Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

Middleware
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Street - 3 - -
Middleware
South West

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 6 (66.67%) Java
1 6 (66.67%) Web Services
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (66.67%) Scrum
1 6 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 6 (66.67%) RESTful
2 5 (55.56%) Software Architecture
2 5 (55.56%) iPad
2 5 (55.56%) Node.js
2 5 (55.56%) Express
2 5 (55.56%) Unit Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 5 (55.56%) OO
2 5 (55.56%) E-Commerce
2 5 (55.56%) OOD
2 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 5 (55.56%) Performance Monitoring
2 5 (55.56%) React
2 5 (55.56%) gulp
2 5 (55.56%) Isomorphic JavaScript
3 3 (33.33%) Backbone.js
3 3 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 3 (33.33%) MVC
3 3 (33.33%) HTTP
3 3 (33.33%) CSS
3 3 (33.33%) DOM
3 3 (33.33%) CSS3
3 3 (33.33%) HTML
3 3 (33.33%) HTML5

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 5 (55.56%) Node.js
2 1 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (11.11%) Confluence
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) HipChat
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) HTTP
2 1 (11.11%) DNS
2 1 (11.11%) Firewall
2 1 (11.11%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (11.11%) MySQL
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 5 (55.56%) gulp
3 1 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (11.11%) JIRA
3 1 (11.11%) JIRA Agile
3 1 (11.11%) JMeter
3 1 (11.11%) JUnit
3 1 (11.11%) Maven
3 1 (11.11%) Selenium
3 1 (11.11%) SoapUI
3 1 (11.11%) Zephyr
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
1 5 (55.56%) Full Stack Developer
1 5 (55.56%) Node.js Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Tester
2 1 (11.11%) Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) RESTful
1 6 (66.67%) Web Services
2 5 (55.56%) Express
2 5 (55.56%) React
3 3 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 3 (33.33%) Backbone.js
3 3 (33.33%) CSS
3 3 (33.33%) CSS3
3 3 (33.33%) DOM
3 3 (33.33%) HTML
3 3 (33.33%) HTML5
4 1 (11.11%) .NET
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
4 1 (11.11%) J2EE
4 1 (11.11%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) iPad
2 1 (11.11%) Data Structures
2 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (11.11%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Unix
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (66.67%) Scrum
2 5 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (55.56%) E-Commerce
2 5 (55.56%) Isomorphic JavaScript
2 5 (55.56%) OO
2 5 (55.56%) OOD
2 5 (55.56%) Performance Monitoring
2 5 (55.56%) Software Architecture
2 5 (55.56%) Unit Testing
3 3 (33.33%) MVC
4 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
4 1 (11.11%) Kanban
4 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
4 1 (11.11%) Migration
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
4 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) Java
2 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) CommVault
2 1 (11.11%) Intel Security
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Symantec
2 1 (11.11%) VMware