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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Middleware
Rank 107 104 79
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -25
Contract jobs citing Middleware 43 36 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.29% 1.14% 1.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.95% 4.29% 4.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 22 13
Average daily rate
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£475 £456 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.10% +17.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £318 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £625 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £435 £413
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £39.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £29.75 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+27.73% -33.88%
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
868 839 601
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 25.95% 26.53% 27.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 605 548 397
Average daily rate £369 £350 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.28% +3.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 15 15
Average hourly rate £42.75 £35.00 £43.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.14% -18.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £15.80 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.80 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
Wiltshire +14 16 £475 +11.76% 2
Devon +6 10 £480 -16.52%
Gloucestershire +2 10 £388 +24.00% 1
Somerset +3 3 £225 -50.81% 1
Bristol -17 3 - - 2
Cornwall - 1 - -
Middleware
England

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 32 (45.71%) Finance
2 24 (34.29%) Java
2 24 (34.29%) IBM
3 23 (32.86%) Security Cleared
4 20 (28.57%) Linux
4 20 (28.57%) SOA
5 18 (25.71%) Enterprise Architecture
6 16 (22.86%) Project Management
7 15 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (20.00%) Migration
8 14 (20.00%) WebSphere
8 14 (20.00%) SOAP
8 14 (20.00%) REST
9 13 (18.57%) Oracle
9 13 (18.57%) Java EE
10 12 (17.14%) SC Cleared
11 11 (15.71%) UNIX
11 11 (15.71%) JBoss
11 11 (15.71%) Red Hat
12 10 (14.29%) Struts
12 10 (14.29%) J2EE
12 10 (14.29%) SQL
12 10 (14.29%) DV Cleared
12 10 (14.29%) Open Source
12 10 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
12 10 (14.29%) JSR 168
13 9 (12.86%) VMware
13 9 (12.86%) Web Services
13 9 (12.86%) WebSphere MQ
14 8 (11.43%) Microsoft

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 14 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 11 (15.71%) JBoss
3 7 (10.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (5.71%) Oracle Workflow
5 3 (4.29%) WebLogic
6 2 (2.86%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.86%) MS Exchange
6 2 (2.86%) Node.js
7 1 (1.43%) Apache Pig
7 1 (1.43%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.43%) Apache Spark
7 1 (1.43%) Mule ESB
7 1 (1.43%) GlassFish
7 1 (1.43%) Mule
7 1 (1.43%) WebSphere Portal
7 1 (1.43%) Liferay
7 1 (1.43%) Confluence
7 1 (1.43%) LiveLink
7 1 (1.43%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (1.43%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (5.71%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.86%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (7.14%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (5.71%) Oracle ERP
2 4 (5.71%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.43%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.57%) Firewall
2 3 (4.29%) SAN
3 2 (2.86%) VPN
3 2 (2.86%) NAS
3 2 (2.86%) LAN
3 2 (2.86%) WAN
4 1 (1.43%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.43%) HTTP
4 1 (1.43%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (1.43%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (1.43%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.43%) Oracle Database
2 7 (10.00%) Relational Database
2 7 (10.00%) DB2
2 7 (10.00%) RDBMS
3 5 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (7.14%) Oracle BI EE
4 4 (5.71%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (5.71%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.86%) MySQL
5 2 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.86%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (1.43%) MS Access
6 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.43%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.43%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.43%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.43%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.43%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (5.71%) JDeveloper
2 3 (4.29%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.43%) Ant
3 1 (1.43%) JUnit
3 1 (1.43%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (1.43%) Toad
3 1 (1.43%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.43%) JMeter
3 1 (1.43%) JIRA
3 1 (1.43%) Selenium
3 1 (1.43%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.43%) JBehave
3 1 (1.43%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.43%) Hudson
3 1 (1.43%) FinalBuilder
3 1 (1.43%) Bitbucket
General
1 32 (45.71%) Finance
2 2 (2.86%) Military
3 1 (1.43%) Banking
3 1 (1.43%) German Language
3 1 (1.43%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (30.00%) Developer
2 14 (20.00%) Architect
3 9 (12.86%) Solutions Designer
3 9 (12.86%) Designer
4 7 (10.00%) Java Developer
5 6 (8.57%) Administrator
6 5 (7.14%) Analyst
6 5 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (5.71%) Technical Architect
7 4 (5.71%) Senior Designer
8 3 (4.29%) Infrastructure Architect
8 3 (4.29%) IT Administrator
8 3 (4.29%) webMethods Developer
8 3 (4.29%) Integration Architect
8 3 (4.29%) Project Manager
8 3 (4.29%) Technical Support Analyst
8 3 (4.29%) Applications Developer
8 3 (4.29%) Support Analyst
8 3 (4.29%) Technical Support
8 3 (4.29%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (20.00%) SOAP
1 14 (20.00%) REST
2 13 (18.57%) Java EE
3 10 (14.29%) JSR 168
3 10 (14.29%) Struts
3 10 (14.29%) J2EE
3 10 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
4 9 (12.86%) Web Services
4 9 (12.86%) WebSphere MQ
5 8 (11.43%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 6 (8.57%) RESTful
7 5 (7.14%) Oracle Fusion
7 5 (7.14%) HTML
7 5 (7.14%) XSLT
7 5 (7.14%) XML
8 3 (4.29%) Hibernate
8 3 (4.29%) Spring
8 3 (4.29%) CSS
9 2 (2.86%) HTML5
9 2 (2.86%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.57%) DataPower
2 5 (7.14%) Statistics
3 4 (5.71%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.29%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.86%) Graphic Design
5 2 (2.86%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.43%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.43%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.43%) Clustering
6 1 (1.43%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (1.43%) PKI
6 1 (1.43%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.43%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 20 (28.57%) Linux
2 11 (15.71%) UNIX
3 8 (11.43%) Windows
4 4 (5.71%) AIX
5 3 (4.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.43%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.43%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (28.57%) SOA
2 18 (25.71%) Enterprise Architecture
3 16 (22.86%) Project Management
4 15 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (20.00%) Migration
6 10 (14.29%) Open Source
7 6 (8.57%) DevOps
8 5 (7.14%) Microservices
8 5 (7.14%) Incident Management
8 5 (7.14%) Change Control
8 5 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (7.14%) BPEL
8 5 (7.14%) CRM
8 5 (7.14%) ERP
9 4 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (5.71%) Configuration Management
9 4 (5.71%) Workflow
9 4 (5.71%) TDD
9 4 (5.71%) Technical Architecture
9 4 (5.71%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 24 (34.29%) Java
2 10 (14.29%) SQL
3 5 (7.14%) Shell Script
4 4 (5.71%) XQuery
4 4 (5.71%) C++
4 4 (5.71%) PL/SQL
4 4 (5.71%) JavaScript
5 3 (4.29%) Python
6 2 (2.86%) VB
6 2 (2.86%) VB6
6 2 (2.86%) Perl
6 2 (2.86%) C
7 1 (1.43%) C#
7 1 (1.43%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.43%) Ruby
7 1 (1.43%) Apple Swift
7 1 (1.43%) VC++
Qualifications
1 23 (32.86%) Security Cleared
2 12 (17.14%) SC Cleared
3 10 (14.29%) DV Cleared
4 3 (4.29%) Degree
5 2 (2.86%) ISEB
6 1 (1.43%) OCP
6 1 (1.43%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (1.43%) Sun Certification
6 1 (1.43%) OCPJP
6 1 (1.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.43%) QA
System Software
1 6 (8.57%) Active Directory
1 6 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.86%) VMware Workstation
2 2 (2.86%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (2.86%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (1.43%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (2.86%) Tivoli
1 2 (2.86%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.43%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (1.43%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 24 (34.29%) IBM
2 13 (18.57%) Oracle
3 11 (15.71%) Red Hat
4 9 (12.86%) VMware
5 8 (11.43%) Microsoft
6 6 (8.57%) webMethods
7 5 (7.14%) Symantec
7 5 (7.14%) McAfee
7 5 (7.14%) CommVault
8 4 (5.71%) Siebel
8 4 (5.71%) Informatica
9 3 (4.29%) Cisco
10 2 (2.86%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (2.86%) Becrypt
11 1 (1.43%) F5
11 1 (1.43%) TIBCO
11 1 (1.43%) NetApp
11 1 (1.43%) Nokia
11 1 (1.43%) CheckPoint
11 1 (1.43%) i2
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