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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Middleware over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Middleware
Rank 54 48 47
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -1
Contract jobs citing Middleware 14 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 2.14% 1.96% 0.88%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.70% 6.88% 5.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £435 £413
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £29.75 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+27.73% -33.88%
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
209 160 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 31.96% 28.47% 15.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 123 52
Average daily rate £325 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £450 £399
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 1
Average hourly rate £9.00 £145.00 £55.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-93.79% +163.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

Middleware
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Middleware across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
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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
Cardiff -6 14 £400 +33.33% 4
Middleware
Wales

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 15 (75.00%) Oracle
1 15 (75.00%) JBoss
2 14 (70.00%) Linux
3 13 (65.00%) Red Hat
3 13 (65.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (65.00%) Jenkins
4 12 (60.00%) Performance Tuning
4 12 (60.00%) Maven
5 11 (55.00%) J2EE
6 10 (50.00%) DNS
6 10 (50.00%) Shell Script
6 10 (50.00%) Tomcat
6 10 (50.00%) HTTP
6 10 (50.00%) TCP/IP
6 10 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
6 10 (50.00%) JVM Tuning
6 10 (50.00%) Oracle Database 12c
6 10 (50.00%) Oracle Database
7 5 (25.00%) Oracle Service Bus
7 5 (25.00%) Oracle Fusion
7 5 (25.00%) Project Planning
7 5 (25.00%) WebCenter
8 4 (20.00%) Apache
9 3 (15.00%) Identity Management
9 3 (15.00%) WebLogic Portal
9 3 (15.00%) HTML
9 3 (15.00%) Java
9 3 (15.00%) WebLogic
9 3 (15.00%) Oracle Identity Management
10 2 (10.00%) Oracle SOA Suite

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 15 (75.00%) JBoss
2 10 (50.00%) Tomcat
3 5 (25.00%) Oracle Service Bus
4 4 (20.00%) Apache
5 3 (15.00%) WebLogic Portal
5 3 (15.00%) WebLogic
6 2 (10.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (5.00%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 10 (50.00%) HTTP
1 10 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 10 (50.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 10 (50.00%) Oracle Database 12c
1 10 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (65.00%) Jenkins
2 12 (60.00%) Maven
3 2 (10.00%) Eclipse
3 2 (10.00%) Toad
3 2 (10.00%) JDeveloper
3 2 (10.00%) Hudson
3 2 (10.00%) Apache Continuum
3 2 (10.00%) Rational Application Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (5.00%) Cucumber
General
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Architect
2 6 (30.00%) Middleware Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Middleware Consultant
3 3 (15.00%) Middleware Architect
3 3 (15.00%) Enterprise Architect
3 3 (15.00%) Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (5.00%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Deployment Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) EAI Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (55.00%) J2EE
2 5 (25.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 5 (25.00%) WebCenter
3 3 (15.00%) HTML
4 2 (10.00%) XML
4 2 (10.00%) XHTML
5 1 (5.00%) JMS
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle ADF
5 1 (5.00%) Hibernate
5 1 (5.00%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (5.00%) Spring
5 1 (5.00%) JSF
5 1 (5.00%) JSON
5 1 (5.00%) CSS
5 1 (5.00%) SOAP
5 1 (5.00%) OSGi
5 1 (5.00%) REST
5 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
5 1 (5.00%) Apache Camel
Operating Systems
1 14 (70.00%) Linux
2 13 (65.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Performance Tuning
2 10 (50.00%) JVM Tuning
3 5 (25.00%) Project Planning
4 3 (15.00%) Identity Management
5 2 (10.00%) SOA
5 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (10.00%) RAD
6 1 (5.00%) EAI
6 1 (5.00%) UML
6 1 (5.00%) OO
6 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.00%) TDD
6 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (5.00%) Open Source
6 1 (5.00%) DevOps
6 1 (5.00%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (15.00%) Java
3 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (5.00%) SQL
4 1 (5.00%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (5.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (75.00%) Oracle
2 13 (65.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (10.00%) Micro Focus
3 2 (10.00%) IBM
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