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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Middleware over the 3 months to 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Middleware
Rank 123 101 93
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -8
Contract jobs citing Middleware 21 19 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.67% 0.77% 1.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.71% 3.16% 5.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 21
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£500 £310 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+61.29% -17.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £310 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £465 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £47.50 £20.00 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+137.50% -60.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+55.55% -37.93%
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
774 602 651
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 24.72% 24.29% 25.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 521 386 413
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 21 27
Average hourly rate £36.40 £31.92 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.03% -10.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £19.30 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £44.10 £54.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

Middleware
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Middleware across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 26 January 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware within the South West region over the 3 months to 26 January 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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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
Bristol -3 8 £400 -20.00% 15
Wiltshire - 6 £550 - 6
Somerset -4 3 - - 1
Gloucestershire -19 1 - - 1
Dorset - - - -
Middleware
England

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 27 (48.21%) Oracle
2 25 (44.64%) Java
2 25 (44.64%) Oracle Database
3 24 (42.86%) Security Cleared
4 20 (35.71%) Oracle Fusion
4 20 (35.71%) Oracle Database 11g
5 19 (33.93%) SOA
6 16 (28.57%) SQL
7 15 (26.79%) Software Engineering
8 12 (21.43%) Finance
8 12 (21.43%) SC Cleared
9 11 (19.64%) XML
9 11 (19.64%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (17.86%) Linux
10 10 (17.86%) Web Services
10 10 (17.86%) IBM
11 9 (16.07%) Windows
11 9 (16.07%) J2EE
11 9 (16.07%) Information Management
12 8 (14.29%) TOGAF
12 8 (14.29%) Spring
12 8 (14.29%) JSON
12 8 (14.29%) Oracle APEX
12 8 (14.29%) PVCS
12 8 (14.29%) PL/SQL
12 8 (14.29%) C
12 8 (14.29%) Microsoft
13 7 (12.50%) Firewall
13 7 (12.50%) Management Information System

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 6 (10.71%) WebSphere
1 6 (10.71%) Oracle Service Bus
2 5 (8.93%) WebLogic
3 3 (5.36%) JBoss
3 3 (5.36%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.57%) Apache
4 2 (3.57%) WebSphere Process Server
4 2 (3.57%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.79%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.79%) Lync
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.79%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (1.79%) Liferay
5 1 (1.79%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.79%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 3 (5.36%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.57%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.79%) MS Office
3 1 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (5.36%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.71%) PaaS
2 5 (8.93%) SaaS
3 3 (5.36%) IaaS
3 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.79%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.50%) Firewall
2 3 (5.36%) WAN
2 3 (5.36%) SSL
3 2 (3.57%) LAN
3 2 (3.57%) DVB
3 2 (3.57%) Ethernet
3 2 (3.57%) HTTP
3 2 (3.57%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.57%) DLNA
3 2 (3.57%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (3.57%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (1.79%) Wireless
4 1 (1.79%) IP Telephony
4 1 (1.79%) BIG-IP
4 1 (1.79%) Network Security
4 1 (1.79%) AMQP
4 1 (1.79%) Internet
4 1 (1.79%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (44.64%) Oracle Database
2 20 (35.71%) Oracle Database 11g
3 7 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (5.36%) SQL Server
5 3 (5.36%) DB2
6 2 (3.57%) OLTP
6 2 (3.57%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.79%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.79%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.79%) EDRMS
7 1 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.79%) Oracle8/8i Database
7 1 (1.79%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 8 (14.29%) PVCS
1 8 (14.29%) Oracle APEX
2 7 (12.50%) Maven
3 5 (8.93%) Hudson
4 4 (7.14%) Oracle Forms
4 4 (7.14%) JUnit
5 3 (5.36%) Ant
5 3 (5.36%) Eclipse
5 3 (5.36%) Jenkins
5 3 (5.36%) Subversion
6 2 (3.57%) Selenium
6 2 (3.57%) SoapUI
6 2 (3.57%) NetBeans
6 2 (3.57%) Visual Studio
6 2 (3.57%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.79%) Introscope
7 1 (1.79%) GitLab
7 1 (1.79%) jMock
General
1 12 (21.43%) Finance
2 4 (7.14%) Avionics
3 3 (5.36%) Aerospace
4 2 (3.57%) Electronics
4 2 (3.57%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.57%) Local Government
5 1 (1.79%) Banking
5 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.79%) Law
5 1 (1.79%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (28.57%) Developer
2 12 (21.43%) Architect
2 12 (21.43%) Software Engineer
3 8 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
4 7 (12.50%) Java Developer
4 7 (12.50%) Oracle Developer
5 4 (7.14%) Enterprise Architect
5 4 (7.14%) Administrator
6 3 (5.36%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
6 3 (5.36%) Senior Software Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (5.36%) DBA
6 3 (5.36%) Analyst
7 2 (3.57%) Test Analyst
7 2 (3.57%) Senior Developer
7 2 (3.57%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (3.57%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (3.57%) Lead Software Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) SOA Architect
7 2 (3.57%) Oracle Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (35.71%) Oracle Fusion
2 11 (19.64%) XML
3 10 (17.86%) Web Services
4 9 (16.07%) J2EE
5 8 (14.29%) Spring
5 8 (14.29%) JSON
6 6 (10.71%) Java EE
6 6 (10.71%) REST
6 6 (10.71%) SOAP
7 5 (8.93%) HTML
8 4 (7.14%) CSS
8 4 (7.14%) JSP
8 4 (7.14%) Ajax
8 4 (7.14%) jQuery
9 3 (5.36%) Apache CXF
9 3 (5.36%) RabbitMQ
9 3 (5.36%) WSDL
9 3 (5.36%) LAMP
9 3 (5.36%) Hibernate
9 3 (5.36%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 6 (10.71%) Open Source
3 5 (8.93%) Device Driver
4 4 (7.14%) Statistics
5 3 (5.36%) Computer Science
5 3 (5.36%) Client/Server
6 2 (3.57%) MPEG
6 2 (3.57%) Clustering
6 2 (3.57%) Data Integration
6 2 (3.57%) Video on Demand
6 2 (3.57%) DTV
6 2 (3.57%) Mainframe
6 2 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.79%) DataPower
7 1 (1.79%) STB
7 1 (1.79%) iDTV
7 1 (1.79%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 10 (17.86%) Linux
2 9 (16.07%) Windows
3 4 (7.14%) VxWorks
3 4 (7.14%) Nucleus RTOS
4 3 (5.36%) Android
5 2 (3.57%) AIX
5 2 (3.57%) Solaris
5 2 (3.57%) UNIX
6 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.79%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (33.93%) SOA
2 15 (26.79%) Software Engineering
3 11 (19.64%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (16.07%) Information Management
6 8 (14.29%) TOGAF
7 7 (12.50%) BPEL
7 7 (12.50%) Project Management
8 6 (10.71%) OO
9 5 (8.93%) OOA/OOD
9 5 (8.93%) Embedded Software Development
9 5 (8.93%) Technical Architecture
9 5 (8.93%) Change Control
10 4 (7.14%) Software Architecture
10 4 (7.14%) Multithreading
10 4 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (7.14%) Validation
10 4 (7.14%) Migration
10 4 (7.14%) Scrum
11 3 (5.36%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 25 (44.64%) Java
2 16 (28.57%) SQL
3 8 (14.29%) C
3 8 (14.29%) PL/SQL
4 5 (8.93%) JavaScript
5 4 (7.14%) Bash Shell
5 4 (7.14%) C++
6 3 (5.36%) C#
7 2 (3.57%) Python
7 2 (3.57%) Perl
8 1 (1.79%) Embedded C++
8 1 (1.79%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.79%) Jython
8 1 (1.79%) Korn
8 1 (1.79%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 24 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 12 (21.43%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.14%) Degree
4 2 (3.57%) ISEB
5 1 (1.79%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.14%) DO-178B
2 2 (3.57%) COBIT
2 2 (3.57%) QA
3 1 (1.79%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (8.93%) Active Directory
1 5 (8.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.57%) XenApp
2 2 (3.57%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.79%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (1.79%) XenServer
3 1 (1.79%) Postfix
3 1 (1.79%) Firmware
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (7.14%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (3.57%) SCCM
2 2 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.79%) CA Wily
3 1 (1.79%) Data Guard
3 1 (1.79%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.79%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 27 (48.21%) Oracle
2 10 (17.86%) IBM
3 8 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 5 (8.93%) Symantec
4 5 (8.93%) VMware
5 4 (7.14%) McAfee
5 4 (7.14%) CommVault
6 3 (5.36%) Cisco
6 3 (5.36%) CheckPoint
6 3 (5.36%) F5
7 2 (3.57%) TIBCO
7 2 (3.57%) Nokia
7 2 (3.57%) HP
7 2 (3.57%) Citrix
8 1 (1.79%) Software AG
8 1 (1.79%) Genesys
8 1 (1.79%) CA
8 1 (1.79%) Sun
8 1 (1.79%) Business Objects
8 1 (1.79%) Intel
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