The table below looks at the statistics for the Middleware Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Middleware Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware Architect
Rank 142 - 132
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Middleware Architect 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.030% - 0.064%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.032% - 0.069%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£463 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £481 £500 -
% change year-on-year
-3.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3137 2094 2903
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.50% 92.86% 93.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2031 1337 1701
Average daily rate £365 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 171 162 251
Average hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 £18.47
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -18.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Middleware Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Middleware Architect in the job title across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Middleware Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Middleware Architect
Top 16 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region that cited Middleware Architect in their job title 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 with Middleware Architect in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) JBoss
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) CA
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) Introscope
1 1 (100.00%) BIG-IP
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Postfix
1 1 (100.00%) CA Wily
1 1 (100.00%) F5

Middleware Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region that cited Middleware Architect in their job title 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 with Middleware Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Introscope
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) JBoss
1 1 (100.00%) CA
1 1 (100.00%) F5