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 31 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Middleware
Rank - 42 23
Contract jobs citing Middleware 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk - 0.38% 0.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.83% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £350 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £407
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £25.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+60.00% -44.44%
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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 Suffolk region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
89 120 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 35.89% 45.28% 31.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 92 39
Average daily rate £413 £368 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.24% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 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 £40.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

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
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 12 (100.00%) .NET
1 12 (100.00%) SOA
2 11 (91.67%) Oracle
2 11 (91.67%) UML
2 11 (91.67%) Oracle Database
3 10 (83.33%) SQL Server
3 10 (83.33%) J2EE
4 8 (66.67%) Zachman Framework
4 8 (66.67%) TOGAF
5 7 (58.33%) Retail
5 7 (58.33%) MCPD
5 7 (58.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (25.00%) Project Management
7 2 (16.67%) Java
8 1 (8.33%) SQL
8 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
8 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
8 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (91.67%) Oracle Database
2 10 (83.33%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (58.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Architect
2 8 (66.67%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (33.33%) Applications Architect
4 3 (25.00%) .NET Architect
4 3 (25.00%) Technical Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) .NET Technical Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Solutions Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (83.33%) J2EE
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) SOA
2 11 (91.67%) UML
3 8 (66.67%) Zachman Framework
3 8 (66.67%) TOGAF
4 3 (25.00%) Project Management
5 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (58.33%) MCPD
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft