The table below looks at the statistics for Middleware skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Middleware over the 3 months to 1 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Middleware
Rank 44 31 32
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +1
Contract jobs citing Middleware 3 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.84% 3.23% 1.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.41% 10.89% 8.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 3
Average daily rate
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£430 £316 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.96% +15.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £413 £413
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year
- -1.23%
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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 Southampton region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
88 101 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 24.58% 29.62% 18.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 71 34
Average daily rate £350 £388 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +14.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £300 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £438 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £45.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.11% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+15.94% -1.42%

Middleware
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Middleware across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Middleware Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Middleware
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Middleware across the Southampton region.

Middleware Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

Middleware
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Middleware across the Southampton region.

Middleware Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 8 (88.89%) Oracle
2 6 (66.67%) WebLogic
2 6 (66.67%) Linux
2 6 (66.67%) Oracle Linux
3 5 (55.56%) VMware
3 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (55.56%) Shell Script
3 5 (55.56%) SOA
4 4 (44.44%) Bash Shell
4 4 (44.44%) Puppet
5 3 (33.33%) vSphere
5 3 (33.33%) Jenkins
5 3 (33.33%) DevOps
5 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 3 (33.33%) Scrum
6 2 (22.22%) Ruby
6 2 (22.22%) Clustering
6 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
6 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (22.22%) Amazon Linux
6 2 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (22.22%) Performance Analysis
6 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (22.22%) Change Management
6 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (22.22%) Firewall
6 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (22.22%) TDD
6 2 (22.22%) UML
6 2 (22.22%) Python

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 6 (66.67%) WebLogic
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (11.11%) Apache TomEE
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) MySQL
1 1 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
3 1 (11.11%) Subversion
General
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Architect
1 2 (22.22%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (22.22%) Solutions Architect
1 2 (22.22%) Architect
1 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
1 2 (22.22%) Automation Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Linux Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) Linux Support
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) Linux Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Linux
1 6 (66.67%) Oracle Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) SOA
2 3 (33.33%) Scrum
2 3 (33.33%) DevOps
3 2 (22.22%) UML
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) TDD
3 2 (22.22%) Performance Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) Change Management
3 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Shell Script
2 4 (44.44%) Bash Shell
3 2 (22.22%) Python
3 2 (22.22%) Ruby
3 2 (22.22%) Java
4 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (33.33%) vSphere
2 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) Puppet
2 2 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (11.11%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Oracle
2 5 (55.56%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft