The table below looks at the statistics for Middleware skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Middleware over the 3 months to 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Middleware
Rank 57 58 59
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Contract jobs citing Middleware 4 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.83% 0.80% 0.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.15% 2.14% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Median daily rate £475 £488 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% +21.87%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £388
% change year-on-year
- +16.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -15.78%
Middleware
Wales

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 South Wales region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
186 187 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 38.59% 37.47% 28.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 134 107
Median daily rate £375 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £298 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Median hourly rate £42.90 £32.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.98% +18.18%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.08% +5.71%

Middleware
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Wales 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 South Wales

Middleware
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Middleware Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Middleware
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Middleware across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016.

Middleware Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

Middleware
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Middleware Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

Middleware
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 6 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -17 4 £475 -2.56%
Middleware
Wales

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) Java
2 7 (70.00%) Apache
3 5 (50.00%) Automated Testing
4 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 4 (40.00%) jQuery
4 4 (40.00%) Concordion
4 4 (40.00%) HTML
4 4 (40.00%) Perl
4 4 (40.00%) SQL
4 4 (40.00%) XML
4 4 (40.00%) Unix
4 4 (40.00%) Linux
4 4 (40.00%) OO
4 4 (40.00%) N-Tier
4 4 (40.00%) ANSI SQL
5 3 (30.00%) Mentoring
5 3 (30.00%) Sonatype Nexus
5 3 (30.00%) JBoss
5 3 (30.00%) J2EE
5 3 (30.00%) HTTP
5 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (30.00%) DNS
5 3 (30.00%) Red Hat
5 3 (30.00%) Shell Script
5 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
5 3 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (30.00%) JVM Tuning
5 3 (30.00%) Waterfall
5 3 (30.00%) Maven

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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 7 (70.00%) Apache
2 3 (30.00%) JBoss
3 2 (20.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) DNS
1 3 (30.00%) HTTP
1 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (10.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (10.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Concordion
2 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (30.00%) Maven
2 3 (30.00%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (10.00%) Selenium
3 1 (10.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Middleware Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Perl Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Packager
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Unix Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) HTML
1 4 (40.00%) jQuery
1 4 (40.00%) XML
2 3 (30.00%) J2EE
3 1 (10.00%) .NET
3 1 (10.00%) Ajax
3 1 (10.00%) CSS
3 1 (10.00%) Kafka
3 1 (10.00%) Mojolicious
3 1 (10.00%) REST
3 1 (10.00%) RESTful
3 1 (10.00%) SOAP
3 1 (10.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Linux
1 4 (40.00%) Unix
2 3 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) Automated Testing
3 4 (40.00%) OO
3 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (30.00%) JVM Tuning
4 3 (30.00%) Load Balancing
4 3 (30.00%) Mentoring
4 3 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (30.00%) Scrum
4 3 (30.00%) Waterfall
5 2 (20.00%) Project Management
5 2 (20.00%) TDD
6 1 (10.00%) BDD
6 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
6 1 (10.00%) EAI
6 1 (10.00%) Open Source
6 1 (10.00%) Re-Platforming
6 1 (10.00%) SOA
6 1 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) Java
2 4 (40.00%) ANSI SQL
2 4 (40.00%) Perl
2 4 (40.00%) SQL
3 3 (30.00%) Shell Script
4 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (10.00%) Go
5 1 (10.00%) PHP
5 1 (10.00%) Python
5 1 (10.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft