The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Somerset region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware
Rank 47 34 27
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -7
Contract jobs citing Middleware 4 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 1.12% 0.51% 4.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.40% 1.33% 11.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 6
Average daily rate
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£458 £313 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.40% -19.35%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £407 £425
% change year-on-year
+4.48% -4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-44.44% +12.50%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
167 75 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 46.91% 38.46% 36.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 47 31
Average daily rate £313 £325 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £236 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £365 £402
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Average hourly rate £35.50 £19.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.84% -24.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
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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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (50.00%) WebLogic
3 2 (50.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) ETL
3 2 (50.00%) Project Management
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (25.00%) AS400
4 1 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (25.00%) Scrum
4 1 (25.00%) Retail
4 1 (25.00%) Statistics
4 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (25.00%) Internet
4 1 (25.00%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (25.00%) Windows

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 2 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (25.00%) WebLogic Portal
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Test Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) DBA
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (25.00%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) AS400
1 1 (25.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
1 2 (50.00%) ETL
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat