The table below looks at the statistics for Middleware skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales 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 62 57 51
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -6
Contract jobs citing Middleware 18 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.96% 1.56% 0.69%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.90% 5.19% 4.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 9 0
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£400 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £435 £413
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £29.75 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+27.73% -33.88%
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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 Wales region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
261 212 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 28.43% 30.03% 15.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 152 65
Average daily rate £325 £350 £317
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +10.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £475 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 1
Average hourly rate £29.50 £21.80 £55.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.32% -60.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

Middleware
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Middleware Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Middleware
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Middleware Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Middleware
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Middleware across the Wales region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

Middleware Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

Middleware
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Middleware Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Middleware
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware within the Wales 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
South Wales -10 15 £400 +33.33% 4
West Wales - 1 £325 -
Middleware
UK

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 27 (81.82%) JBoss
2 26 (78.79%) Linux
3 23 (69.70%) Red Hat
4 20 (60.61%) Oracle
5 19 (57.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 18 (54.55%) Jenkins
7 17 (51.52%) Performance Tuning
7 17 (51.52%) Maven
8 16 (48.48%) J2EE
9 15 (45.45%) Shell Script
9 15 (45.45%) HTTP
9 15 (45.45%) TCP/IP
9 15 (45.45%) DNS
9 15 (45.45%) Tomcat
9 15 (45.45%) JVM Tuning
9 15 (45.45%) Oracle Database 12c
9 15 (45.45%) Oracle Database
9 15 (45.45%) Oracle Database 11g
10 9 (27.27%) Line Management
11 6 (18.18%) WildFly
11 6 (18.18%) Project Planning
12 5 (15.15%) Oracle Fusion
12 5 (15.15%) WebCenter
12 5 (15.15%) Oracle Service Bus
13 4 (12.12%) Apache
13 4 (12.12%) HTML
13 4 (12.12%) Java
14 3 (9.09%) RAD
14 3 (9.09%) WebLogic
14 3 (9.09%) XHTML

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 27 (81.82%) JBoss
2 15 (45.45%) Tomcat
3 6 (18.18%) WildFly
4 5 (15.15%) Oracle Service Bus
5 4 (12.12%) Apache
6 3 (9.09%) WebLogic Portal
6 3 (9.09%) WebLogic
7 2 (6.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 15 (45.45%) HTTP
1 15 (45.45%) TCP/IP
1 15 (45.45%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (45.45%) Oracle Database 11g
1 15 (45.45%) Oracle Database 12c
1 15 (45.45%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.03%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (54.55%) Jenkins
2 17 (51.52%) Maven
3 2 (6.06%) Eclipse
3 2 (6.06%) Toad
3 2 (6.06%) JDeveloper
3 2 (6.06%) Hudson
3 2 (6.06%) Apache Continuum
3 2 (6.06%) Rational Application Developer
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.03%) Cucumber
General
1 1 (3.03%) Back Office
1 1 (3.03%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (36.36%) Architect
2 10 (30.30%) Middleware Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) Middleware Consultant
3 5 (15.15%) Middleware Architect
3 5 (15.15%) Consultant
4 4 (12.12%) Enterprise Architect
5 3 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (9.09%) Administrator
6 2 (6.06%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Middleware Administrator
7 1 (3.03%) Deployment Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) EAI Architect
7 1 (3.03%) Java Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (3.03%) Business Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (48.48%) J2EE
2 5 (15.15%) Oracle Fusion
2 5 (15.15%) WebCenter
3 4 (12.12%) HTML
4 3 (9.09%) XHTML
5 2 (6.06%) XML
6 1 (3.03%) CSS
6 1 (3.03%) SOAP
6 1 (3.03%) OSGi
6 1 (3.03%) REST
6 1 (3.03%) AngularJS
6 1 (3.03%) Apache Camel
6 1 (3.03%) JMS
6 1 (3.03%) Oracle ADF
6 1 (3.03%) Hibernate
6 1 (3.03%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (3.03%) Spring
6 1 (3.03%) JSF
6 1 (3.03%) JSON
Operating Systems
1 26 (78.79%) Linux
2 19 (57.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (6.06%) UNIX
4 1 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (51.52%) Performance Tuning
2 15 (45.45%) JVM Tuning
3 9 (27.27%) Line Management
4 6 (18.18%) Project Planning
5 3 (9.09%) RAD
5 3 (9.09%) Identity Management
6 2 (6.06%) UML
6 2 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.06%) SOA
6 2 (6.06%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (3.03%) TDD
7 1 (3.03%) BPEL
7 1 (3.03%) Web Development
7 1 (3.03%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (3.03%) Open Source
7 1 (3.03%) Waterfall
7 1 (3.03%) OO
7 1 (3.03%) Unified Process
7 1 (3.03%) RUP
7 1 (3.03%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 15 (45.45%) Shell Script
2 4 (12.12%) Java
3 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.03%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.03%) SQL
4 1 (3.03%) C
4 1 (3.03%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) HL7
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (3.03%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (69.70%) Red Hat
2 20 (60.61%) Oracle
3 2 (6.06%) IBM
3 2 (6.06%) Micro Focus
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HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day + Negotiable
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Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day + Negotiable Depending on Experience
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