The table below looks at the statistics for Middleware skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Middleware over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Middleware
Rank 53 65 56
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -9
Contract jobs citing Middleware 5 16 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.83% 1.77% 1.53%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.76% 6.13% 5.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 13 9
Median daily rate £450 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £375 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £450 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £455 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £38.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-26.31% +38.18%
Middleware
UK

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
133 261 214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 22.13% 28.87% 29.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 193 154
Median daily rate £470 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.61% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £215 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 6
Median hourly rate - £29.50 £52.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -43.80%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.77 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +10.77%

Middleware
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wales region citing Middleware as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware within the Wales region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +9 5 £450 +12.50% 3
Middleware
UK

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Middleware also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Wales region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 6 (50.00%) .NET
2 5 (41.67%) SOAP
2 5 (41.67%) Data Modelling
2 5 (41.67%) SOA
2 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) Project Management
2 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 5 (41.67%) Scrum
2 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) Git (software)
2 5 (41.67%) Open Source
2 5 (41.67%) REST
3 4 (33.33%) Re-Platforming
3 4 (33.33%) Python
3 4 (33.33%) Java
4 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (25.00%) PHP
4 3 (25.00%) Linux
4 3 (25.00%) FTP
4 3 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 3 (25.00%) TDD
4 3 (25.00%) Mobile App
4 3 (25.00%) BDD
4 3 (25.00%) Subversion
5 2 (16.67%) TOGAF
5 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
5 2 (16.67%) Microservices
5 2 (16.67%) Billing
5 2 (16.67%) EAI
5 2 (16.67%) Firewall

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) ArcGIS
1 1 (8.33%) IIS
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (8.33%) Tornado
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) FTP
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (16.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) GIS
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Git (software)
2 3 (25.00%) Subversion
3 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Billing
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Integration Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Integration Specialist
2 2 (16.67%) Lead Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Technical Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Applications Packager
3 1 (8.33%) Designer
3 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) ICT Manager
3 1 (8.33%) ICT Programme Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Programme Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Python Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Designer
3 1 (8.33%) SOA Developer
3 1 (8.33%) SOA Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) .NET
2 5 (41.67%) REST
2 5 (41.67%) SOAP
3 1 (8.33%) Flask
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (41.67%) Data Modelling
1 5 (41.67%) Open Source
1 5 (41.67%) Project Management
1 5 (41.67%) Scrum
1 5 (41.67%) SOA
2 4 (33.33%) Re-Platforming
3 3 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 3 (25.00%) BDD
3 3 (25.00%) TDD
4 2 (16.67%) EAI
4 2 (16.67%) Microservices
4 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 2 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (16.67%) TOGAF
5 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (8.33%) CRM
5 1 (8.33%) Matrix Organization
5 1 (8.33%) Validation
5 1 (8.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) Java
1 4 (33.33%) Python
2 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (25.00%) PHP
3 1 (8.33%) C
3 1 (8.33%) C++
3 1 (8.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco
2 2 (16.67%) SAP
2 2 (16.67%) Sitecore
3 1 (8.33%) ESRI
3 1 (8.33%) Genesys
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle