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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Middleware
Rank 103 108 115
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +7
Contract jobs citing Middleware 36 42 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.24% 1.25% 1.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.40% 4.79% 4.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 20 20
Median daily rate £500 £475 £456
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £361 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £522 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £458 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.66% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £39.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £38.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-26.31% +38.18%
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
818 876 794
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 28.12% 26.13% 25.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 600 602 533
Median daily rate £353 £363 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.75% +6.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 64 13
Median hourly rate £37.50 £42.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.28% +22.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £30.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +15.44%

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 24 August 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 24 August 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
Wiltshire +13 23 £500 +0.35% 2
Bristol 0 5 £430 - 5
Somerset +11 3 - -
Dorset - 2 £385 - 2
Middleware
England

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 27 (36.99%) Finance
2 25 (34.25%) Enterprise Architecture
3 23 (31.51%) Unix
4 19 (26.03%) SOAP
4 19 (26.03%) webMethods
4 19 (26.03%) Banking
4 19 (26.03%) Security Cleared
5 18 (24.66%) TOGAF
5 18 (24.66%) PRINCE2
5 18 (24.66%) Web Services
5 18 (24.66%) Windows
5 18 (24.66%) SOA
6 17 (23.29%) Scrum
6 17 (23.29%) SC Cleared
7 16 (21.92%) Oracle
8 13 (17.81%) Linux
8 13 (17.81%) Oracle Fusion
8 13 (17.81%) REST
9 12 (16.44%) SDLC
10 11 (15.07%) Use Case
10 11 (15.07%) UML
10 11 (15.07%) Java
10 11 (15.07%) Software Engineering
11 10 (13.70%) WebSphere
11 10 (13.70%) SQL
11 10 (13.70%) IBM
12 9 (12.33%) Business Intelligence
13 8 (10.96%) BPEL
13 8 (10.96%) Windows Server 2008
13 8 (10.96%) Windows Server 2012

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 10 (13.70%) WebSphere
2 6 (8.22%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (4.11%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.37%) Apache
4 1 (1.37%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.37%) Confluence
4 1 (1.37%) GemFire
4 1 (1.37%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle BPEL
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.37%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.37%) MS Project
1 1 (1.37%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (9.59%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (6.85%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (5.48%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (1.37%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (1.37%) SAP CRM
4 1 (1.37%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.37%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (1.37%) AWS OpsWorks
1 1 (1.37%) GitHub
1 1 (1.37%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.74%) DHCP
1 2 (2.74%) DNS
1 2 (2.74%) HTTP
1 2 (2.74%) MPLS
1 2 (2.74%) SAN
1 2 (2.74%) WAN
1 2 (2.74%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.37%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.37%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.48%) Oracle Database
1 4 (5.48%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (4.11%) DB2
3 1 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.37%) Hazelcast
3 1 (1.37%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.37%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (1.37%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.37%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 3 (4.11%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (2.74%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.37%) Ant
3 1 (1.37%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.37%) JIRA
3 1 (1.37%) PVCS
3 1 (1.37%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.37%) Subversion
3 1 (1.37%) TestDirector
3 1 (1.37%) Visual Studio
General
1 27 (36.99%) Finance
2 19 (26.03%) Banking
3 2 (2.74%) Retail
4 1 (1.37%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 30 (41.10%) Architect
2 16 (21.92%) Developer
3 15 (20.55%) Solutions Architect
4 7 (9.59%) Consultant
5 6 (8.22%) Oracle Architect
5 6 (8.22%) Technical Architect
6 4 (5.48%) Oracle Technical Architect
7 3 (4.11%) Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (4.11%) Integration Architect
8 2 (2.74%) Applications Developer
8 2 (2.74%) Business Architect
8 2 (2.74%) Business Intelligence Architect
8 2 (2.74%) Designer
8 2 (2.74%) Infrastructure Manager
8 2 (2.74%) Linux Engineer
8 2 (2.74%) Oracle Developer
8 2 (2.74%) Project Manager
8 2 (2.74%) SAP Consultant
8 2 (2.74%) SAP PI Consultant
8 2 (2.74%) webMethods Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (26.03%) SOAP
2 18 (24.66%) Web Services
3 13 (17.81%) Oracle Fusion
3 13 (17.81%) REST
4 6 (8.22%) J2EE
4 6 (8.22%) RESTful
5 4 (5.48%) XML
6 3 (4.11%) HTML
6 3 (4.11%) WebCenter
7 2 (2.74%) .NET
7 2 (2.74%) CSS
7 2 (2.74%) HTML5
7 2 (2.74%) IBM Integration Bus
7 2 (2.74%) jQuery
7 2 (2.74%) Oracle ADF
7 2 (2.74%) SAP PI
7 2 (2.74%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (1.37%) JSON
8 1 (1.37%) Spring
8 1 (1.37%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.85%) Hybrid Cloud
2 4 (5.48%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.74%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.37%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.37%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (1.37%) iPad
4 1 (1.37%) Online Banking
4 1 (1.37%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.37%) Replication
4 1 (1.37%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 23 (31.51%) Unix
2 18 (24.66%) Windows
3 13 (17.81%) Linux
4 8 (10.96%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (10.96%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (8.22%) Windows Server
6 2 (2.74%) AIX
6 2 (2.74%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (34.25%) Enterprise Architecture
2 18 (24.66%) PRINCE2
2 18 (24.66%) SOA
2 18 (24.66%) TOGAF
3 17 (23.29%) Scrum
4 12 (16.44%) SDLC
5 11 (15.07%) Software Engineering
5 11 (15.07%) UML
5 11 (15.07%) Use Case
6 9 (12.33%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (10.96%) BPEL
8 7 (9.59%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (8.22%) Project Management
10 5 (6.85%) Agile Project Management
10 5 (6.85%) E-business
10 5 (6.85%) Network Design
11 4 (5.48%) ITIL
11 4 (5.48%) Technical Architecture
12 3 (4.11%) Content Management
12 3 (4.11%) Information Exploitation
Programming Languages
1 11 (15.07%) Java
2 10 (13.70%) SQL
3 3 (4.11%) Bash Shell
3 3 (4.11%) PL/SQL
3 3 (4.11%) Python
4 2 (2.74%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.74%) Perl
5 1 (1.37%) C++
5 1 (1.37%) CoffeeScript
5 1 (1.37%) Jython
5 1 (1.37%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (26.03%) Security Cleared
2 17 (23.29%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.74%) MCSE
3 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.74%) RHCE
4 1 (1.37%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.37%) Degree
4 1 (1.37%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.37%) PMP
4 1 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.37%) Siebel Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.74%) SLA
2 1 (1.37%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.37%) SEPA
System Software
1 2 (2.74%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.37%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.37%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 1 (1.37%) Ansible
1 1 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.37%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (1.37%) Puppet
1 1 (1.37%) Salt
1 1 (1.37%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 19 (26.03%) webMethods
2 16 (21.92%) Oracle
3 10 (13.70%) IBM
4 7 (9.59%) Siebel
5 4 (5.48%) SAP
6 2 (2.74%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.74%) VMware
7 1 (1.37%) BT
7 1 (1.37%) Cognos
7 1 (1.37%) RainStor