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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Middleware
Wales / South Wales
Rank 48 61 52
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -9
Contract jobs citing Middleware 7 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.30% 1.19% 0.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.86% 3.80% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 1
Median daily rate £450 £356 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.31% +61.93%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £424 £450
% change year-on-year
+6.19% -5.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +20.00%

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
144 184 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 26.82% 31.24% 24.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 137 81
Median daily rate £400 £370 £371
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -0.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £460 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Median hourly rate - £66.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +103.07%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

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
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 24 February 2017. 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 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 +13 3 £438 +22.80%
Newport - 2 £450 -
Middleware
Wales

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 7 (63.64%) Oracle
2 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (36.36%) SQLite
3 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
3 4 (36.36%) SAP
3 4 (36.36%) Python
3 4 (36.36%) RDBMS
3 4 (36.36%) MySQL
3 4 (36.36%) Relational Database
3 4 (36.36%) Tornado
3 4 (36.36%) Flask
3 4 (36.36%) ZeroMQ
4 3 (27.27%) C++
4 3 (27.27%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (27.27%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
5 2 (18.18%) Finance
5 2 (18.18%) Information Security
5 2 (18.18%) Informatics
5 2 (18.18%) Robotics
5 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
5 2 (18.18%) Life Science
5 2 (18.18%) OAuth
5 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
5 2 (18.18%) GIS
5 2 (18.18%) ESRI
5 2 (18.18%) Web Services
5 2 (18.18%) Windows
5 2 (18.18%) Linux
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database

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 4 (36.36%) Tornado
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) MySQL
1 4 (36.36%) RDBMS
1 4 (36.36%) Relational Database
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
1 4 (36.36%) SQLite
2 2 (18.18%) GIS
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Software Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Identity Management Specialist
2 2 (18.18%) Middleware Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Mobile Solutions Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Specialist
2 2 (18.18%) Project Manager
2 2 (18.18%) SAP Architect
2 2 (18.18%) SAP Solutions Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Technical Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Technical Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Python Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Python Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) Flask
1 4 (36.36%) ZeroMQ
2 3 (27.27%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (18.18%) OAuth
3 2 (18.18%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
1 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (18.18%) Life Science
1 2 (18.18%) Mobile App
1 2 (18.18%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
3 2 (18.18%) Analytics
3 2 (18.18%) Coaching
3 2 (18.18%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (18.18%) Cross-Platform Development
3 2 (18.18%) Identity Access Management
3 2 (18.18%) Informatics
3 2 (18.18%) Information Security
3 2 (18.18%) Microservices
3 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
4 1 (9.09%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) Python
2 3 (27.27%) C++
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Identity Management
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Oracle
2 4 (36.36%) SAP
3 2 (18.18%) ESRI