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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware
Rank 107 73 108
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +35
Contract jobs citing Middleware 35 38 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.13% 1.70% 0.69%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.31% 6.51% 3.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 21 10
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£456 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.06% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £366 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £440 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £41.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-38.88% +12.50%
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
812 584 659
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 26.11% 26.16% 20.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 539 396 352
Average daily rate £338 £339 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.57% +6.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 15 35
Average hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +8.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £14.07 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 20 August 2014.

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 20 August 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
Bristol -11 15 £463 - 1
Gloucestershire -21 5 £313 -
Somerset -7 4 £458 +46.40%
Devon -7 4 £575 +84.00%
Dorset -11 3 - -
Wiltshire -24 1 £425 - 1
Middleware
England

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 31 (51.67%) Oracle
2 25 (41.67%) Finance
3 23 (38.33%) Business Intelligence
4 21 (35.00%) Java
5 18 (30.00%) Oracle Fusion
5 18 (30.00%) Oracle Database
6 17 (28.33%) CRM
7 16 (26.67%) .NET
7 16 (26.67%) SAP
8 15 (25.00%) SOA
8 15 (25.00%) Project Management
9 12 (20.00%) ERP
9 12 (20.00%) PRINCE2
9 12 (20.00%) SQL
10 11 (18.33%) Linux
10 11 (18.33%) Security Cleared
10 11 (18.33%) SAP CRM
11 10 (16.67%) BPEL
11 10 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
12 9 (15.00%) WebLogic
12 9 (15.00%) Microsoft
13 7 (11.67%) Oracle Database 10g
13 7 (11.67%) PMI
13 7 (11.67%) PMP
13 7 (11.67%) PMI Certification
13 7 (11.67%) SQL Server
13 7 (11.67%) PL/SQL
13 7 (11.67%) MS Project
13 7 (11.67%) Web Services
13 7 (11.67%) Data Warehouse

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 9 (15.00%) WebLogic
2 5 (8.33%) IIS
2 5 (8.33%) WebSphere
3 4 (6.67%) Oracle Service Bus
4 3 (5.00%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (5.00%) Oracle 10gAS
5 2 (3.33%) Drupal
5 2 (3.33%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (1.67%) Lync
6 1 (1.67%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.67%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.67%) Apache
6 1 (1.67%) Documentum
6 1 (1.67%) WebSphere Process Server
6 1 (1.67%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 7 (11.67%) MS Project
2 3 (5.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (18.33%) SAP CRM
2 6 (10.00%) Oracle BPM
2 6 (10.00%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (6.67%) Oracle 11i
4 3 (5.00%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (5.00%) Google Analytics
5 2 (3.33%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (3.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (1.67%) ENOVIA
6 1 (1.67%) Teamcenter
6 1 (1.67%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.67%) PaaS
1 4 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.33%) SaaS
3 2 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (3.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.00%) Internet
1 3 (5.00%) LDAP
2 2 (3.33%) SSL
3 1 (1.67%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.67%) HTTP
3 1 (1.67%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (30.00%) Oracle Database
2 10 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 7 (11.67%) Oracle Database 10g
3 7 (11.67%) SQL Server
3 7 (11.67%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (8.33%) Oracle BI EE
5 3 (5.00%) Oracle Database 12c
5 3 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (3.33%) RDBMS
6 2 (3.33%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.67%) TKPROF
7 1 (1.67%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (1.67%) ReportNet
7 1 (1.67%) MySQL
7 1 (1.67%) OLTP
7 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Maven
1 2 (3.33%) Subversion
1 2 (3.33%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (3.33%) JDeveloper
2 1 (1.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.67%) Hudson
2 1 (1.67%) Introscope
2 1 (1.67%) Ant
2 1 (1.67%) JUnit
2 1 (1.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (1.67%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.67%) Mercurial
General
1 25 (41.67%) Finance
2 4 (6.67%) Marketing
3 3 (5.00%) Avionics
4 2 (3.33%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.33%) Electronics
4 2 (3.33%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.67%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.67%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.67%) Law
5 1 (1.67%) Legal
5 1 (1.67%) Retail
5 1 (1.67%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 14 (23.33%) Consultant
2 12 (20.00%) Architect
3 11 (18.33%) SAP CRM Consultant
3 11 (18.33%) SAP Consultant
3 11 (18.33%) CRM Consultant
4 9 (15.00%) Project Manager
4 9 (15.00%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (10.00%) Technical Manager
5 6 (10.00%) Oracle DBA
5 6 (10.00%) Technical Project Manager
5 6 (10.00%) DBA
6 4 (6.67%) Software Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) Developer
7 3 (5.00%) Digital Architect
7 3 (5.00%) Analyst
7 3 (5.00%) Technical Leader
7 3 (5.00%) Middleware Consultant
8 2 (3.33%) Test Leader
8 2 (3.33%) Java Developer
8 2 (3.33%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (30.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 16 (26.67%) .NET
3 7 (11.67%) Web Services
4 6 (10.00%) SOAP
4 6 (10.00%) REST
5 5 (8.33%) XML
5 5 (8.33%) HTML
6 4 (6.67%) WebCenter
6 4 (6.67%) JMS
6 4 (6.67%) J2EE
6 4 (6.67%) ASP.NET
7 3 (5.00%) WebSockets
7 3 (5.00%) XSLT
7 3 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (5.00%) HTML5
7 3 (5.00%) JSON
7 3 (5.00%) .NET Framework
8 2 (3.33%) JPA
8 2 (3.33%) Java EE
8 2 (3.33%) Oracle ADF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.67%) PMI
2 3 (5.00%) Device Driver
3 2 (3.33%) Data Integration
3 2 (3.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.33%) Open Source
3 2 (3.33%) Statistics
3 2 (3.33%) Client/Server
3 2 (3.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.33%) DTV
3 2 (3.33%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.67%) NHS
4 1 (1.67%) W3C
4 1 (1.67%) AS400
4 1 (1.67%) Replication
4 1 (1.67%) Clustering
4 1 (1.67%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.33%) Linux
2 4 (6.67%) Windows
3 3 (5.00%) Apple iOS
3 3 (5.00%) VxWorks
3 3 (5.00%) Nucleus RTOS
3 3 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (5.00%) Android
4 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.33%) Solaris
4 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.67%) HPUX
5 1 (1.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (38.33%) Business Intelligence
2 17 (28.33%) CRM
3 15 (25.00%) SOA
3 15 (25.00%) Project Management
4 12 (20.00%) ERP
4 12 (20.00%) PRINCE2
5 10 (16.67%) BPEL
6 6 (10.00%) Data Migration
6 6 (10.00%) TOGAF
6 6 (10.00%) Workflow
6 6 (10.00%) Migration
6 6 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (8.33%) ETL
8 4 (6.67%) Information Security
8 4 (6.67%) Software Engineering
8 4 (6.67%) Content Management
8 4 (6.67%) UML
8 4 (6.67%) ITIL
8 4 (6.67%) OO
8 4 (6.67%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 21 (35.00%) Java
2 12 (20.00%) SQL
3 7 (11.67%) PL/SQL
4 4 (6.67%) C
5 3 (5.00%) Shell Script
6 2 (3.33%) C#
6 2 (3.33%) XQuery
7 1 (1.67%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.67%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.67%) XPath
Qualifications
1 11 (18.33%) Security Cleared
2 7 (11.67%) PMP
2 7 (11.67%) PMI Certification
2 7 (11.67%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.67%) Degree
4 2 (3.33%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (3.33%) ISEB
4 2 (3.33%) OCP
5 1 (1.67%) OCA
5 1 (1.67%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.67%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.00%) DO-178B
2 2 (3.33%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.67%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.67%) QA
System Software
1 5 (8.33%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (5.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.33%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (1.67%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 4 (6.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (3.33%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.67%) Data Guard
3 1 (1.67%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 31 (51.67%) Oracle
2 16 (26.67%) SAP
3 9 (15.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (6.67%) Siebel
4 4 (6.67%) TIBCO
5 3 (5.00%) Hyperion
5 3 (5.00%) webMethods
5 3 (5.00%) Google
6 2 (3.33%) Business Objects
6 2 (3.33%) Informatica
6 2 (3.33%) Red Hat
6 2 (3.33%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (3.33%) Rackspace
6 2 (3.33%) Facebook
6 2 (3.33%) Twitter
7 1 (1.67%) ForgeRock
7 1 (1.67%) F5
7 1 (1.67%) IBM
7 1 (1.67%) HP
7 1 (1.67%) Software AG
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