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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Middleware
Rank 31 47 35
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -12
Contract jobs citing Middleware 5 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.74% 0.95% 1.09%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.17% 4.04% 4.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 3
Average daily rate £600 £355 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+69.01% -11.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £450 £390
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -15.78%
Middleware
Hampshire

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
81 99 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 28.22% 23.40% 26.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 72 71
Average daily rate £349 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.72% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £284 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Average hourly rate £13.00 £22.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.22% -50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016, 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 7 (77.78%) Oracle
2 6 (66.67%) Oracle Fusion
3 5 (55.56%) Siebel
3 5 (55.56%) EAI
3 5 (55.56%) Publishing
3 5 (55.56%) Siebel EIM
4 2 (22.22%) Data Cleansing
4 2 (22.22%) Data Validation
4 2 (22.22%) Data Mapping
4 2 (22.22%) Validation
4 2 (22.22%) Data Management
4 2 (22.22%) Information Management
4 2 (22.22%) Data Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
4 2 (22.22%) XML
4 2 (22.22%) Data Mining
4 2 (22.22%) ETL
4 2 (22.22%) ATM
4 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (22.22%) Quality Management
4 2 (22.22%) Data Security
4 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
4 2 (22.22%) Data Analytics
4 2 (22.22%) Data Stewardship
4 2 (22.22%) Analytics
4 2 (22.22%) Data Transformation
4 2 (22.22%) Data Governance
4 2 (22.22%) Data Quality
4 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (11.11%) Service Design

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 1 (11.11%) Drupal
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 1 (11.11%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) Siebel EIM
2 2 (22.22%) Data Mining
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 5 (55.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Architect
1 2 (22.22%) Data Architect
1 2 (22.22%) Designer
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Middleware Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (22.22%) XML
3 1 (11.11%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) EAI
2 2 (22.22%) Analytics
2 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (22.22%) Data Analysis
2 2 (22.22%) Data Analytics
2 2 (22.22%) Data Cleansing
2 2 (22.22%) Data Governance
2 2 (22.22%) Data Management
2 2 (22.22%) Data Mapping
2 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
2 2 (22.22%) Data Security
2 2 (22.22%) Data Stewardship
2 2 (22.22%) Data Transformation
2 2 (22.22%) Data Validation
2 2 (22.22%) ETL
2 2 (22.22%) Information Management
2 2 (22.22%) Quality Management
2 2 (22.22%) Validation
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (11.11%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) Data Quality
2 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Oracle
2 5 (55.56%) Siebel
3 1 (11.11%) Red Hat