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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware
Rank 53 44 39
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -5
Contract jobs citing Middleware 8 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.41% 1.28% 1.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.79% 5.17% 5.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 4
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +27.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £450 £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £369
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £411 £413
% change year-on-year
+3.34% -0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +20.00%
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
167 116 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 29.35% 24.84% 24.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 78 59
Average daily rate £350 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £218 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £390 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 5
Average hourly rate £145.00 £18.97 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+664.36% +5.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

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 24 October 2014. 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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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 6 £450 - 1
Middleware
Wales

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 10 (66.67%) Oracle
2 6 (40.00%) SOA
3 5 (33.33%) Linux
3 5 (33.33%) Java
3 5 (33.33%) JBoss
3 5 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 5 (33.33%) Data Integration
3 5 (33.33%) Pentaho
3 5 (33.33%) Hadoop
3 5 (33.33%) Talend Open Studio
3 5 (33.33%) Talend
3 5 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (33.33%) Apache Camel
4 4 (26.67%) Cyber Security
4 4 (26.67%) Oracle Fusion
4 4 (26.67%) WebCenter
4 4 (26.67%) Information Architecture
4 4 (26.67%) Web Services
5 3 (20.00%) UML
5 3 (20.00%) WebLogic
5 3 (20.00%) Document Management
5 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
5 3 (20.00%) Windows
5 3 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (20.00%) NoSQL
5 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database
5 3 (20.00%) Line Management
5 3 (20.00%) Data Structures

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 5 (33.33%) JBoss
1 5 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (20.00%) WebLogic
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (6.67%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (6.67%) ArcGIS
4 1 (6.67%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) Pentaho
1 5 (33.33%) Hadoop
2 3 (20.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.67%) InterSystems Cache
3 1 (6.67%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 1 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Technical Architect
1 4 (26.67%) Architect
1 4 (26.67%) Software Engineer
1 4 (26.67%) Lead Software Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Middleware Consultant
2 3 (20.00%) Consultant
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) GIS Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Leader
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Team Leader
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Lead Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Team Leader
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Software Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Software Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Software Team Leader
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Design Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) Apache Camel
2 4 (26.67%) Web Services
2 4 (26.67%) Oracle Fusion
2 4 (26.67%) WebCenter
3 2 (13.33%) REST
3 2 (13.33%) .NET
3 2 (13.33%) SOAP
4 1 (6.67%) XML
4 1 (6.67%) XHTML
4 1 (6.67%) JRockit
4 1 (6.67%) Silverlight
4 1 (6.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Data Integration
2 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (20.00%) Data Structures
3 2 (13.33%) Open Source
3 2 (13.33%) NHS
4 1 (6.67%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Linux
2 3 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (6.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) SOA
2 5 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 4 (26.67%) Information Architecture
3 4 (26.67%) Cyber Security
4 3 (20.00%) Line Management
4 3 (20.00%) UML
4 3 (20.00%) Document Management
5 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (6.67%) BPEL
6 1 (6.67%) Web Development
6 1 (6.67%) Data Migration
6 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
6 1 (6.67%) Data Governance
6 1 (6.67%) RAD
6 1 (6.67%) RUP
6 1 (6.67%) DSDM
6 1 (6.67%) ETL
6 1 (6.67%) Migration
6 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (6.67%) Unified Process
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) MUMPS
2 1 (6.67%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
2 1 (6.67%) HL7
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Oracle
2 5 (33.33%) Talend
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) ESRI