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 31 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Middleware
Rank 46 40 30
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -10
Contract jobs citing Middleware 3 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.77% 1.91% 1.81%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.19% 4.79% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 5
Average daily rate
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£650 £328 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+98.47% -22.94%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £435 £413
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £29.75 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+27.73% -33.88%
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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
94 146 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 24.23% 39.78% 18.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 109 36
Average daily rate £350 £365 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +2.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £438 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 3
Average hourly rate £17.50 £42.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.82% +6.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Middleware across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Middleware Daily Rate Histogram 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 31 August 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 6 (100.00%) Oracle
2 4 (66.67%) SOA
3 3 (50.00%) Linux
3 3 (50.00%) Shell Script
3 3 (50.00%) WebLogic
3 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 3 (50.00%) Puppet
3 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle Linux
4 2 (33.33%) Digital Media
4 2 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (33.33%) DevOps
4 2 (33.33%) MuleSoft
4 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
4 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (33.33%) Guidewire
4 2 (33.33%) Solvency II
4 2 (33.33%) Java
4 2 (33.33%) Social Media
4 2 (33.33%) hybris
4 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (33.33%) Clustering
4 2 (33.33%) Banking
4 2 (33.33%) Retail
4 2 (33.33%) Content Management
4 2 (33.33%) Ruby
4 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 3 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
1 2 (33.33%) Banking
1 2 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Solutions Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Automation Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle SOA Architect
3 1 (16.67%) SOA Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 2 (33.33%) Clustering
1 2 (33.33%) SCADA
1 2 (33.33%) Social Media
1 2 (33.33%) Digital Media
1 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) SOA
2 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
2 2 (33.33%) Content Management
2 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (33.33%) DevOps
2 2 (33.33%) CRM
2 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Shell Script
1 3 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (33.33%) Ruby
2 2 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) Solvency II
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) vSphere
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Puppet
2 2 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (16.67%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) Pega
3 2 (33.33%) Sitecore
3 2 (33.33%) hybris
3 2 (33.33%) Guidewire
3 2 (33.33%) MuleSoft
3 2 (33.33%) SAP
3 2 (33.33%) Adobe
3 2 (33.33%) FatWire