The table below looks at the statistics for Middleware skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Middleware over the 3 months to 29 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Middleware
Rank 106 110 124
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +14
Contract jobs citing Middleware 35 27 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.19% 0.86% 0.73%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.77% 3.43% 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 16 10
Median daily rate £440 £388 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.54% -9.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £66.25 £38.13 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.77% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £39.13 £52.50
% change year-on-year
-10.54% -25.47%
Middleware
England

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 West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
733 788 814
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 24.95% 25.18% 27.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 508 527 573
Median daily rate £350 £363 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 32 16
Median hourly rate £38.75 £37.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.72% -7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £19.46 £15.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £55.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.60% +8.00%

Middleware
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Middleware
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Middleware Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Middleware
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Middleware across the South West region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016.

Middleware Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Middleware
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Middleware Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Middleware
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 29 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
Gloucestershire +11 19 £325 -16.12% 2
Wiltshire -2 8 £550 - 1
Bristol +4 4 £260 -34.93% 1
Dorset - 2 £440 - 1
Somerset +4 1 - -
Middleware
England

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 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 West region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 25 (37.88%) Security Cleared
2 23 (34.85%) SC Cleared
2 23 (34.85%) Web Services
3 20 (30.30%) Unix
4 19 (28.79%) SOAP
4 19 (28.79%) Oracle
4 19 (28.79%) webMethods
5 18 (27.27%) Enterprise Architecture
6 17 (25.76%) Oracle Fusion
7 15 (22.73%) Java
8 14 (21.21%) REST
9 12 (18.18%) SOA
9 12 (18.18%) Finance
10 10 (15.15%) Scrum
10 10 (15.15%) Software Engineering
11 8 (12.12%) RESTful
11 8 (12.12%) Banking
11 8 (12.12%) SQL
12 7 (10.61%) Oracle Forms
12 7 (10.61%) IBM
12 7 (10.61%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (10.61%) Content Management
13 6 (9.09%) HTTP
13 6 (9.09%) Siebel
13 6 (9.09%) J2EE
13 6 (9.09%) Linux
13 6 (9.09%) Oracle BPM
13 6 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
13 6 (9.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 6 (9.09%) Oracle Database

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 6 (9.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (7.58%) WebSphere
3 3 (4.55%) Apache
3 3 (4.55%) Node.js
3 3 (4.55%) WebLogic
4 2 (3.03%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (3.03%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.52%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.52%) Confluence
5 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.52%) GemFire
5 1 (1.52%) IIS
5 1 (1.52%) MQSeries
5 1 (1.52%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.52%) NetWeaver
5 1 (1.52%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.52%) Oracle BPEL
5 1 (1.52%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 1 (1.52%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.52%) MS Office
1 1 (1.52%) MS Project
1 1 (1.52%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (9.09%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (3.03%) SAP CRM
3 1 (1.52%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (1.52%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.52%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (1.52%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.52%) SAP hybris
3 1 (1.52%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (1.52%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.52%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (1.52%) AWS OpsWorks
2 1 (1.52%) GitHub
2 1 (1.52%) Google Apps
2 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.09%) HTTP
2 2 (3.03%) DHCP
2 2 (3.03%) DNS
2 2 (3.03%) Internet
2 2 (3.03%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.52%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.09%) Oracle Database
1 6 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (7.58%) Oracle BI EE
2 5 (7.58%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.03%) DB2
3 2 (3.03%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.52%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.52%) Hazelcast
4 1 (1.52%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.52%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.52%) SAP BW
4 1 (1.52%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 7 (10.61%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (6.06%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.55%) gulp
3 3 (4.55%) Subversion
4 1 (1.52%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.52%) JIRA
General
1 12 (18.18%) Finance
2 8 (12.12%) Banking
3 4 (6.06%) Aerospace
3 4 (6.06%) Avionics
4 2 (3.03%) Marketing
5 1 (1.52%) Billing
Job Titles
1 22 (33.33%) Developer
2 12 (18.18%) Architect
3 6 (9.09%) Software Engineer
3 6 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (4.55%) Consultant
4 3 (4.55%) Full Stack Developer
4 3 (4.55%) Node.js Developer
4 3 (4.55%) Oracle Developer
4 3 (4.55%) Tester
4 3 (4.55%) webMethods Developer
5 2 (3.03%) Applications Developer
5 2 (3.03%) Business Architect
5 2 (3.03%) Business Intelligence Architect
5 2 (3.03%) Enterprise Architect
5 2 (3.03%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (3.03%) Middleware Architect
5 2 (3.03%) Oracle Architect
5 2 (3.03%) Siebel Developer
5 2 (3.03%) SOA Developer
5 2 (3.03%) WebSphere Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (34.85%) Web Services
2 19 (28.79%) SOAP
3 17 (25.76%) Oracle Fusion
4 14 (21.21%) REST
5 8 (12.12%) RESTful
6 6 (9.09%) J2EE
7 5 (7.58%) WebCenter
7 5 (7.58%) WebSphere MQ
7 5 (7.58%) XML
8 4 (6.06%) AngularJS
8 4 (6.06%) CSS
8 4 (6.06%) HTML
8 4 (6.06%) HTML5
9 3 (4.55%) .NET
9 3 (4.55%) Backbone.js
9 3 (4.55%) CSS3
9 3 (4.55%) DOM
9 3 (4.55%) Express
9 3 (4.55%) Oracle ADF
9 3 (4.55%) React
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.06%) Device Driver
3 3 (4.55%) iPad
4 2 (3.03%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.52%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.52%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.52%) Online Banking
5 1 (1.52%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.52%) Replication
5 1 (1.52%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 20 (30.30%) Unix
2 6 (9.09%) Linux
3 5 (7.58%) Windows
4 4 (6.06%) Nucleus RTOS
4 4 (6.06%) VxWorks
5 3 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.03%) AIX
7 1 (1.52%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (27.27%) Enterprise Architecture
2 12 (18.18%) SOA
3 10 (15.15%) Scrum
3 10 (15.15%) Software Engineering
4 7 (10.61%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (10.61%) Content Management
5 5 (7.58%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (7.58%) CRM
5 5 (7.58%) Performance Monitoring
5 5 (7.58%) PRINCE2
5 5 (7.58%) TOGAF
5 5 (7.58%) Unit Testing
5 5 (7.58%) Use Case
6 4 (6.06%) Defect Management
6 4 (6.06%) Embedded Software Development
6 4 (6.06%) ETL
6 4 (6.06%) SDLC
6 4 (6.06%) Test Automation
6 4 (6.06%) Test Management
6 4 (6.06%) UML
Programming Languages
1 15 (22.73%) Java
2 8 (12.12%) SQL
3 5 (7.58%) C
4 4 (6.06%) JavaScript
4 4 (6.06%) PL/SQL
5 3 (4.55%) Bash Shell
5 3 (4.55%) C++
5 3 (4.55%) Python
6 2 (3.03%) MATLAB
6 2 (3.03%) Perl
7 1 (1.52%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 25 (37.88%) Security Cleared
2 23 (34.85%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.06%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (4.55%) ISEB
5 2 (3.03%) BC Cleared
5 2 (3.03%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (3.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (3.03%) RHCE
6 1 (1.52%) Degree
6 1 (1.52%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.52%) PMP
6 1 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.06%) Disclosure Scotland
1 4 (6.06%) DO-178B
1 4 (6.06%) MISRA
1 4 (6.06%) MISRA C
2 1 (1.52%) SEPA
2 1 (1.52%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.03%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.52%) Forefront TMG
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.52%) Platform Symphony
2 1 (1.52%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (3.03%) Data Guard
1 2 (3.03%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (3.03%) Puppet
2 1 (1.52%) Ansible
2 1 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (1.52%) Salt
Vendors
1 19 (28.79%) Oracle
1 19 (28.79%) webMethods
2 7 (10.61%) IBM
3 6 (9.09%) Siebel
4 3 (4.55%) Informatica
4 3 (4.55%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.03%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.03%) SAP
5 2 (3.03%) VMware
6 1 (1.52%) BT
6 1 (1.52%) Cognos
6 1 (1.52%) Google
6 1 (1.52%) hybris
6 1 (1.52%) RainStor
6 1 (1.52%) TIBCO
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