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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Middleware
Rank 113 114 92
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -22
Contract jobs citing Middleware 30 27 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.97% 0.85% 1.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.75% 3.38% 5.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 9 21
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£440 £434 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.38% +2.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £400 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £570 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £420
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £38.13 - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £47.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +18.75%
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
799 798 573
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 25.71% 25.12% 24.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 506 507 351
Average daily rate £363 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.20% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 14 8
Average hourly rate £37.00 £45.00 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.77% +83.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £27.35 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -

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 27 April 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 27 April 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -1 9 £475 - 3
Wiltshire +14 8 £510 +19.94% 1
Somerset - 7 £300 -
Gloucestershire -10 5 £406 - 3
Middleware
England

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 18 (35.29%) SOA
1 18 (35.29%) Finance
2 17 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 16 (31.37%) Java
4 14 (27.45%) IBM
5 13 (25.49%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (23.53%) Enterprise Architecture
6 12 (23.53%) SC Cleared
6 12 (23.53%) Oracle
6 12 (23.53%) Windows
7 11 (21.57%) Technical Architecture
8 10 (19.61%) Firewall
8 10 (19.61%) VMware
9 9 (17.65%) Project Management
9 9 (17.65%) SOAP
9 9 (17.65%) REST
10 8 (15.69%) Change Control
10 8 (15.69%) Oracle Database
10 8 (15.69%) Degree
10 8 (15.69%) TOGAF
10 8 (15.69%) VMware Infrastructure
10 8 (15.69%) Microsoft
10 8 (15.69%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (13.73%) Symantec
11 7 (13.73%) BPR
11 7 (13.73%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (13.73%) Active Directory
11 7 (13.73%) Web Services
11 7 (13.73%) J2EE
11 7 (13.73%) Financial Modelling

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 7 (13.73%) WebSphere
2 5 (9.80%) WebLogic
3 4 (7.84%) SharePoint
4 3 (5.88%) Oracle Service Bus
5 2 (3.92%) Liferay
5 2 (3.92%) MS Exchange
5 2 (3.92%) MQSeries
6 1 (1.96%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.96%) JBoss
6 1 (1.96%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (1.96%) WebSphere Process Server
6 1 (1.96%) Confluence
6 1 (1.96%) Mule
6 1 (1.96%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.96%) Lync
6 1 (1.96%) Node.js
6 1 (1.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.96%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.96%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.96%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) SaaS
1 2 (3.92%) PaaS
2 1 (1.96%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (19.61%) Firewall
2 6 (11.76%) WAN
3 5 (9.80%) LAN
4 3 (5.88%) SAN
4 3 (5.88%) Ethernet
4 3 (5.88%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 3 (5.88%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 2 (3.92%) DLNA
5 2 (3.92%) TCP/IP
5 2 (3.92%) DVB
6 1 (1.96%) MPLS
6 1 (1.96%) VPN
6 1 (1.96%) HTTP
6 1 (1.96%) IP Telephony
6 1 (1.96%) Network Security
6 1 (1.96%) NAS
6 1 (1.96%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.69%) Data Warehouse
1 8 (15.69%) Oracle Database
2 4 (7.84%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (5.88%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.92%) EDRMS
4 2 (3.92%) OLTP
4 2 (3.92%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.92%) DB2
4 2 (3.92%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.96%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (1.96%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Maven
1 2 (3.92%) Selenium
1 2 (3.92%) Cucumber
1 2 (3.92%) SoapUI
1 2 (3.92%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.96%) GitLab
2 1 (1.96%) Bitbucket
2 1 (1.96%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.96%) JIRA
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (1.96%) Ant
2 1 (1.96%) JUnit
2 1 (1.96%) PVCS
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle Forms
General
1 18 (35.29%) Finance
2 6 (11.76%) Local Government
3 4 (7.84%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.92%) Banking
4 2 (3.92%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.96%) Electronics
5 1 (1.96%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (35.29%) Architect
2 10 (19.61%) Developer
3 8 (15.69%) Technical Architect
4 6 (11.76%) Systems Administrator
4 6 (11.76%) Administrator
4 6 (11.76%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (7.84%) Java Developer
5 4 (7.84%) SOA Architect
6 3 (5.88%) Oracle Architect
6 3 (5.88%) Software Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (3.92%) Server Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) IT Administrator
7 2 (3.92%) Enterprise Architect
7 2 (3.92%) Oracle SOA Architect
7 2 (3.92%) Oracle Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Release Manager
7 2 (3.92%) Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) Test Analyst
8 1 (1.96%) Integration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (17.65%) SOAP
1 9 (17.65%) REST
2 7 (13.73%) Web Services
2 7 (13.73%) J2EE
2 7 (13.73%) JSON
3 6 (11.76%) Java EE
4 5 (9.80%) Oracle Fusion
5 4 (7.84%) Spring
5 4 (7.84%) Spring MVC
6 3 (5.88%) WSDL
6 3 (5.88%) XML
6 3 (5.88%) XSD
6 3 (5.88%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (3.92%) HTML5
7 2 (3.92%) CSS
7 2 (3.92%) HTML
8 1 (1.96%) JNI
8 1 (1.96%) WCF
8 1 (1.96%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 1 (1.96%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.73%) Computer Science
2 6 (11.76%) Data Integration
2 6 (11.76%) Management Information System
2 6 (11.76%) Statistics
3 3 (5.88%) DataPower
3 3 (5.88%) Open Source
4 2 (3.92%) Video on Demand
4 2 (3.92%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (3.92%) MPEG
4 2 (3.92%) DTV
4 2 (3.92%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.96%) iDTV
5 1 (1.96%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.96%) Clustering
5 1 (1.96%) STB
5 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (23.53%) Windows
2 4 (7.84%) UNIX
2 4 (7.84%) Linux
3 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (5.88%) Android
4 2 (3.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (3.92%) AIX
5 1 (1.96%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (35.29%) SOA
2 13 (25.49%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (23.53%) Enterprise Architecture
4 11 (21.57%) Technical Architecture
5 9 (17.65%) Project Management
6 8 (15.69%) TOGAF
6 8 (15.69%) Change Control
7 7 (13.73%) Financial Modelling
7 7 (13.73%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (13.73%) BPR
8 6 (11.76%) E-Commerce
8 6 (11.76%) Workflow
8 6 (11.76%) Information Management
8 6 (11.76%) Systems Analysis
9 5 (9.80%) Software Architecture
9 5 (9.80%) Migration
9 5 (9.80%) BPEL
9 5 (9.80%) ITIL
9 5 (9.80%) Configuration Management
10 4 (7.84%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 16 (31.37%) Java
2 4 (7.84%) SQL
2 4 (7.84%) C++
3 3 (5.88%) C
4 2 (3.92%) Bash Shell
4 2 (3.92%) Python
4 2 (3.92%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.92%) Perl
5 1 (1.96%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.96%) Embedded C++
5 1 (1.96%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.96%) Jython
5 1 (1.96%) Korn
Qualifications
1 17 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 12 (23.53%) SC Cleared
3 8 (15.69%) Degree
4 3 (5.88%) ISEB
5 1 (1.96%) Sun Certification
5 1 (1.96%) OCPJP
5 1 (1.96%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) COBIT
1 2 (3.92%) QA
2 1 (1.96%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (15.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (13.73%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.92%) VMware Workstation
3 2 (3.92%) XenApp
3 2 (3.92%) XenDesktop
3 2 (3.92%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (1.96%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (7.84%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (3.92%) Tivoli
2 2 (3.92%) SCCM
2 2 (3.92%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.96%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (1.96%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 14 (27.45%) IBM
2 12 (23.53%) Oracle
3 10 (19.61%) VMware
4 8 (15.69%) Microsoft
5 7 (13.73%) Symantec
6 6 (11.76%) McAfee
6 6 (11.76%) CommVault
7 5 (9.80%) Cisco
8 4 (7.84%) CheckPoint
8 4 (7.84%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (7.84%) TIBCO
9 3 (5.88%) Nokia
9 3 (5.88%) HP
9 3 (5.88%) Citrix
9 3 (5.88%) F5
10 2 (3.92%) webMethods
11 1 (1.96%) Red Hat
11 1 (1.96%) Genesys
11 1 (1.96%) Intel
11 1 (1.96%) Sun
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