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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Middleware
Rank 110 108 70
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -38
Contract jobs citing Middleware 34 28 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.06% 0.91% 2.05%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.03% 3.27% 8.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 16 25
Average daily rate
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£470 £458 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +14.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £382 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £613 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £407
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £39.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £25.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+60.00% -44.44%
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
843 856 546
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 26.34% 27.90% 25.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 596 591 372
Average daily rate £365 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.60% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 18 10
Average hourly rate £42.75 £35.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.14% -17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.49 £20.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £54.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
Devon +6 10 £480 -16.52%
Wiltshire +7 8 £475 +11.76% 3
Gloucestershire +5 8 £419 +1.82% 1
Somerset +2 4 £294 -35.79% 3
Bristol -11 2 - - 6
Cornwall - 1 - -
Middleware
England

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 26 (41.27%) Finance
2 24 (38.10%) Java
3 23 (36.51%) Security Cleared
4 21 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
4 21 (33.33%) IBM
5 17 (26.98%) Project Management
5 17 (26.98%) SOA
6 15 (23.81%) Linux
6 15 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (22.22%) WebSphere
7 14 (22.22%) Java EE
7 14 (22.22%) Migration
8 13 (20.63%) SC Cleared
9 11 (17.46%) Red Hat
9 11 (17.46%) JBoss
10 10 (15.87%) SOAP
10 10 (15.87%) Struts
10 10 (15.87%) JSR 168
10 10 (15.87%) Open Source
10 10 (15.87%) RabbitMQ
10 10 (15.87%) REST
11 9 (14.29%) UNIX
11 9 (14.29%) VMware
11 9 (14.29%) Data Centre
12 8 (12.70%) WebSphere MQ
12 8 (12.70%) Windows
12 8 (12.70%) Microsoft
12 8 (12.70%) Web Services
12 8 (12.70%) J2EE
12 8 (12.70%) Oracle

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (22.22%) WebSphere
2 11 (17.46%) JBoss
3 6 (9.52%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (4.76%) WebLogic
5 2 (3.17%) MQSeries
5 2 (3.17%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.17%) MS Exchange
5 2 (3.17%) Node.js
5 2 (3.17%) Liferay
6 1 (1.59%) Confluence
6 1 (1.59%) Apache Pig
6 1 (1.59%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.59%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.59%) Mule ESB
6 1 (1.59%) GlassFish
6 1 (1.59%) Mule
6 1 (1.59%) WebSphere Portal
6 1 (1.59%) LiveLink
6 1 (1.59%) IIS
6 1 (1.59%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (6.35%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.17%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.59%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.59%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.52%) Firewall
2 3 (4.76%) LAN
2 3 (4.76%) WAN
2 3 (4.76%) SAN
3 2 (3.17%) VPN
4 1 (1.59%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.59%) NAS
4 1 (1.59%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (1.59%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.11%) RDBMS
1 7 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 6 (9.52%) DB2
3 5 (7.94%) SQL Server
4 4 (6.35%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (4.76%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.59%) MySQL
6 1 (1.59%) MS Access
6 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.59%) EDRMS
6 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.59%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.59%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.59%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.59%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.59%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.59%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (4.76%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.59%) Ant
2 1 (1.59%) JUnit
2 1 (1.59%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (1.59%) Toad
2 1 (1.59%) LoadRunner
2 1 (1.59%) JMeter
2 1 (1.59%) JIRA
2 1 (1.59%) Selenium
2 1 (1.59%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.59%) JBehave
2 1 (1.59%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.59%) Hudson
2 1 (1.59%) FinalBuilder
2 1 (1.59%) Bitbucket
General
1 26 (41.27%) Finance
2 4 (6.35%) Local Government
3 3 (4.76%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.17%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (3.17%) Military
4 2 (3.17%) Banking
5 1 (1.59%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.59%) German Language
Job Titles
1 18 (28.57%) Developer
2 15 (23.81%) Architect
3 9 (14.29%) Solutions Designer
3 9 (14.29%) Designer
4 7 (11.11%) Technical Architect
5 6 (9.52%) Administrator
5 6 (9.52%) Java Developer
6 5 (7.94%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (6.35%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (6.35%) Senior Designer
8 3 (4.76%) webMethods Developer
8 3 (4.76%) Applications Developer
8 3 (4.76%) IT Administrator
8 3 (4.76%) Release Manager
9 2 (3.17%) C++ Developer
9 2 (3.17%) Enterprise Architect
9 2 (3.17%) Infrastructure Architect
9 2 (3.17%) Support Engineer
9 2 (3.17%) 3rd Line Support
9 2 (3.17%) Configuration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (22.22%) Java EE
2 10 (15.87%) JSR 168
2 10 (15.87%) RabbitMQ
2 10 (15.87%) REST
2 10 (15.87%) SOAP
2 10 (15.87%) Struts
3 8 (12.70%) Web Services
3 8 (12.70%) J2EE
3 8 (12.70%) WebSphere MQ
4 7 (11.11%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 6 (9.52%) RESTful
6 5 (7.94%) HTML
6 5 (7.94%) XML
7 4 (6.35%) Spring
8 3 (4.76%) Hibernate
8 3 (4.76%) CSS
9 2 (3.17%) HTML5
9 2 (3.17%) jQuery
9 2 (3.17%) Spring MVC
9 2 (3.17%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 5 (7.94%) Statistics
3 4 (6.35%) Management Information System
3 4 (6.35%) Computer Science
3 4 (6.35%) Data Integration
3 4 (6.35%) DataPower
4 2 (3.17%) Mainframe
4 2 (3.17%) Graphic Design
4 2 (3.17%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.59%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.59%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (1.59%) PKI
5 1 (1.59%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.59%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.59%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 15 (23.81%) Linux
2 9 (14.29%) UNIX
3 8 (12.70%) Windows
4 3 (4.76%) AIX
4 3 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (3.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.59%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.59%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 17 (26.98%) SOA
2 17 (26.98%) Project Management
3 15 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (22.22%) Migration
5 10 (15.87%) Open Source
6 8 (12.70%) Technical Architecture
7 7 (11.11%) DevOps
8 6 (9.52%) Change Control
9 5 (7.94%) Microservices
9 5 (7.94%) Incident Management
9 5 (7.94%) Financial Modelling
9 5 (7.94%) TOGAF
9 5 (7.94%) BPR
9 5 (7.94%) Configuration Management
10 4 (6.35%) E-Commerce
10 4 (6.35%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (6.35%) TDD
10 4 (6.35%) Systems Analysis
10 4 (6.35%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (38.10%) Java
2 5 (7.94%) SQL
2 5 (7.94%) C++
3 4 (6.35%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.76%) C
4 3 (4.76%) Python
5 2 (3.17%) VB6
5 2 (3.17%) Perl
5 2 (3.17%) VB
6 1 (1.59%) VC++
6 1 (1.59%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.59%) C#
6 1 (1.59%) Ruby
6 1 (1.59%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 23 (36.51%) Security Cleared
2 13 (20.63%) SC Cleared
3 8 (12.70%) DV Cleared
4 7 (11.11%) Degree
5 3 (4.76%) ISEB
6 1 (1.59%) OCP
6 1 (1.59%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (1.59%) Sun Certification
6 1 (1.59%) OCPJP
6 1 (1.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.59%) QA
System Software
1 6 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (7.94%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.17%) VMware Workstation
3 2 (3.17%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.59%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (3.17%) Tivoli
1 2 (3.17%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (1.59%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 21 (33.33%) IBM
2 11 (17.46%) Red Hat
3 9 (14.29%) VMware
4 8 (12.70%) Oracle
4 8 (12.70%) Microsoft
5 5 (7.94%) CommVault
5 5 (7.94%) webMethods
5 5 (7.94%) Symantec
5 5 (7.94%) McAfee
6 3 (4.76%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (4.76%) TIBCO
6 3 (4.76%) Cisco
7 2 (3.17%) Becrypt
8 1 (1.59%) F5
8 1 (1.59%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.59%) i2
8 1 (1.59%) NetApp
8 1 (1.59%) Nokia
8 1 (1.59%) Sun
8 1 (1.59%) HP
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