The table below looks at the statistics for Middleware skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Middleware over the 3 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Middleware
Rank 35 48 30
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -18
Contract jobs citing Middleware 6 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 1.61% 0.67% 3.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.23% 2.54% 20.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 7
Average daily rate
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£470 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.47% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £425 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £425 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £420
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.13 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-7.94% +6.25%
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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 Swindon region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
65 118 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 17.43% 26.46% 17.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 77 34
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £460 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

Middleware
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

Middleware Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Middleware
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Middleware Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

Middleware
Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Middleware across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Middleware Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

Middleware
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Middleware Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

Middleware
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 (87.50%) Finance
2 6 (75.00%) IBM
2 6 (75.00%) WebSphere
3 3 (37.50%) DataPower
3 3 (37.50%) SOA
3 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
4 2 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (25.00%) Java
5 1 (12.50%) Jython
5 1 (12.50%) Banking
5 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Process Server
5 1 (12.50%) Korn
5 1 (12.50%) Release Management
5 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 1 (12.50%) J2EE
5 1 (12.50%) DB2
5 1 (12.50%) Ant
5 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (12.50%) HTTP
5 1 (12.50%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
5 1 (12.50%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (12.50%) Management Information System

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 6 (75.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (12.50%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Process Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Ant
General
1 7 (87.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Release Manager
2 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Programme Director
2 1 (12.50%) Programme Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Applications Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) J2EE
1 1 (12.50%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) DataPower
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) SOA
1 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
2 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (12.50%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
2 1 (12.50%) Jython
2 1 (12.50%) Korn
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) IBM