The table below looks at the statistics for Middleware skills in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Middleware over the 3 months to 1 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Middleware
Rank 36 41 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing Middleware 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 0.38% 0.42% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.09% 0.93% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £350 -
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%
Middleware
East of England

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 Suffolk region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
92 107 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 35.25% 44.96% 39.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 77 60
Average daily rate £400 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £8.50 £12.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.00% -64.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

Middleware
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

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

Middleware Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

Middleware
Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Middleware Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

Middleware
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015. 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
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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
Ipswich +2 1 - -
Middleware
East of England

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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
2 4 (80.00%) SOA
2 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) J2EE
2 4 (80.00%) Zachman Framework
2 4 (80.00%) TOGAF
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle Database
3 3 (60.00%) MCPD
3 3 (60.00%) Retail
3 3 (60.00%) UML
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (40.00%) Java
4 2 (40.00%) SQL
5 1 (20.00%) Hibernate
5 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (20.00%) Subversion
5 1 (20.00%) Spring
5 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (20.00%) JBoss
5 1 (20.00%) RAD
5 1 (20.00%) SSADM
5 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 1 (20.00%) XML
5 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (20.00%) Sun Certification
5 1 (20.00%) Project Management
5 1 (20.00%) Degree
5 1 (20.00%) Computer Science

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 (20.00%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Subversion
General
1 3 (60.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Technical Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Applications Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Applications Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Applications Developer
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Business Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
1 4 (80.00%) J2EE
2 1 (20.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (20.00%) Spring
2 1 (20.00%) Drools
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) SOA
1 4 (80.00%) Zachman Framework
1 4 (80.00%) TOGAF
2 3 (60.00%) UML
3 1 (20.00%) RAD
3 1 (20.00%) SSADM
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (60.00%) MCPD
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft