The table below looks at the statistics for Middleware skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire 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 22 34 -
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -
Contract jobs citing Middleware 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.35% 0.45% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.26% 0.98% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £504 - -
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
West Midlands

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 Staffordshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
38 102 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 25.68% 46.15% 36.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 72 30
Average daily rate £325 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
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 Staffordshire

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

Middleware Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Middleware
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Middleware Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Middleware
Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Middleware across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Middleware Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

Middleware
Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Middleware Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Middleware
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Lichfield - 2 £504 -
Middleware
West Midlands

Middleware
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle Forms
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle Fusion
1 5 (100.00%) WebCenter
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle Database
2 4 (80.00%) Content Management
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) Analytics
4 1 (20.00%) Information Management
4 1 (20.00%) Process Management
4 1 (20.00%) Management Information System

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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.

Business Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle Database
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle Fusion
1 5 (100.00%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Content Management
2 1 (20.00%) Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) Information Management
2 1 (20.00%) Process Management
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle