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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware
Rank 43 33 23
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -10
Contract jobs citing Middleware 2 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.59% 2.34% 1.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.72% 9.59% 5.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £408 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.29% +1.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £21.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+123.52% -43.33%
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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
116 73 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 34.22% 24.41% 26.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 52 24
Average daily rate £350 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £390 £640
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 4
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £36.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 24 December 2014, 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 5 (83.33%) Oracle
1 5 (83.33%) WebLogic
2 3 (50.00%) SOA
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (50.00%) DevOps
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) J2EE
3 2 (33.33%) MySQL
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) BPEL
3 2 (33.33%) yum
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (33.33%) Puppet
4 1 (16.67%) F5
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (16.67%) HSRP
4 1 (16.67%) French Language
4 1 (16.67%) TDD
4 1 (16.67%) Retail
4 1 (16.67%) TOGAF
4 1 (16.67%) UNIX
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco
4 1 (16.67%) CCIE
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (16.67%) MPLS

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 5 (83.33%) WebLogic
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Service Bus
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) MPLS
1 1 (16.67%) BGP
1 1 (16.67%) IPsec
1 1 (16.67%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (33.33%) MySQL
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
1 1 (16.67%) French Language
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Network Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Linux Support
3 1 (16.67%) SOA Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Linux Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Middleware Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) J2EE
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Linux
2 1 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) SOA
1 3 (50.00%) DevOps
2 2 (33.33%) BPEL
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) TOGAF
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CCIE
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) yum
1 2 (33.33%) Puppet
2 1 (16.67%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) F5
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