The first table below looks at the demand 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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Wales region.

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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware
Rank 58 54 47
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -7
Contract jobs citing Middleware 11 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.48% 0.36% 0.80%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.45% 2.82% 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 0
Average daily rate
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£300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £55.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-44.44% +12.50%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
202 71 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 27.22% 12.68% 29.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 53 93
Average daily rate £385 £317 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.64% +0.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £403 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 5
Average hourly rate £30.25 £40.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.37% +60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.90 £40.00 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
Middleware
UK

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 August 2014.

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 August 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -6 11 £300 - 1
Middleware
UK

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 9 (69.23%) Oracle
2 5 (38.46%) JBoss
2 5 (38.46%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) Linux
2 5 (38.46%) Software Engineering
2 5 (38.46%) Data Integration
2 5 (38.46%) Talend Open Studio
2 5 (38.46%) Pentaho
2 5 (38.46%) Hadoop
2 5 (38.46%) Talend
2 5 (38.46%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (38.46%) Apache Camel
3 4 (30.77%) Cyber Security
3 4 (30.77%) WebCenter
3 4 (30.77%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (23.08%) Data Migration
4 3 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (23.08%) Silverlight
4 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (23.08%) NoSQL
4 3 (23.08%) Data Governance
4 3 (23.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database
4 3 (23.08%) ETL
4 3 (23.08%) GIS
4 3 (23.08%) ESRI
4 3 (23.08%) ArcGIS
4 3 (23.08%) Migration
4 3 (23.08%) SOA

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 5 (38.46%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (23.08%) ArcGIS
2 3 (23.08%) WebLogic
2 3 (23.08%) IIS
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (7.69%) WebLogic Portal
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) Pentaho
1 5 (38.46%) Hadoop
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (23.08%) NoSQL
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
3 1 (7.69%) Big Data
3 1 (7.69%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 1 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Software Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Lead Software Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Oracle Consultant
3 3 (23.08%) GIS Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Middleware Consultant
3 3 (23.08%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Software Team Leader
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Leader
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Team Leader
4 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Lead Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Team Leader
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) Apache Camel
2 4 (30.77%) WebCenter
2 4 (30.77%) Oracle Fusion
3 3 (23.08%) Silverlight
3 3 (23.08%) .NET
4 2 (15.38%) Web Services
5 1 (7.69%) JRockit
5 1 (7.69%) HTML
5 1 (7.69%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Data Integration
2 3 (23.08%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Windows
1 5 (38.46%) Linux
2 3 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (7.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Software Engineering
2 4 (30.77%) Cyber Security
3 3 (23.08%) Data Migration
3 3 (23.08%) Data Governance
3 3 (23.08%) ETL
3 3 (23.08%) Migration
3 3 (23.08%) SOA
4 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
4 1 (7.69%) BPEL
4 1 (7.69%) Web Development
4 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.69%) Unified Process
4 1 (7.69%) UML
4 1 (7.69%) RAD
4 1 (7.69%) RUP
4 1 (7.69%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) C++
1 3 (23.08%) Java
1 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.69%) MUMPS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) HL7
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Oracle
2 5 (38.46%) JBoss
2 5 (38.46%) Talend
3 3 (23.08%) ESRI