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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Middleware
UK / Wales
Rank 56 64 64
Rank change year-on-year
+8 0
Contract jobs citing Middleware 7 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.05% 1.34% 0.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.47% 4.07% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 1
Median daily rate £450 £363 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.13% +64.77%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £42.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.04% +20.00%

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
202 221 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 30.28% 32.99% 24.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 161 100
Median daily rate £400 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £460 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Median hourly rate £19.11 £66.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-71.05% +103.07%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £38.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +13.23%

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
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 22 February 2017. 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 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 +18 7 £450 +26.31%
Middleware
UK

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 8 (61.54%) Oracle
2 5 (38.46%) SAP
2 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (30.77%) MySQL
3 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
3 4 (30.77%) Python
3 4 (30.77%) RDBMS
3 4 (30.77%) SQLite
3 4 (30.77%) Oracle Fusion
3 4 (30.77%) Relational Database
3 4 (30.77%) Tornado
3 4 (30.77%) Flask
3 4 (30.77%) ZeroMQ
4 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database
4 3 (23.08%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 3 (23.08%) C++
4 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
5 2 (15.38%) Finance
5 2 (15.38%) Information Security
5 2 (15.38%) GIS
5 2 (15.38%) ESRI
5 2 (15.38%) Informatics
5 2 (15.38%) Robotics
5 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
5 2 (15.38%) Life Science
5 2 (15.38%) Web Services
5 2 (15.38%) Windows
5 2 (15.38%) Linux
5 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
5 2 (15.38%) Analytics

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 4 (30.77%) Tornado
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Force.com
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) MySQL
1 4 (30.77%) RDBMS
1 4 (30.77%) Relational Database
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
1 4 (30.77%) SQLite
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database
3 2 (15.38%) GIS
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle APEX
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Architect
1 3 (23.08%) Software Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Identity Management Specialist
2 2 (15.38%) Middleware Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Mobile Solutions Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle Specialist
2 2 (15.38%) Project Manager
2 2 (15.38%) SAP Architect
2 2 (15.38%) SAP Solutions Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Technical Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Technical Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Python Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Python Software Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Salesforce Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Salesforce Technical Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) Flask
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle Fusion
1 4 (30.77%) ZeroMQ
2 3 (23.08%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 2 (15.38%) OAuth
3 2 (15.38%) Web Services
4 1 (7.69%) CSS
4 1 (7.69%) HTML
4 1 (7.69%) Mason
4 1 (7.69%) WebCenter
4 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
1 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (15.38%) Life Science
1 2 (15.38%) Mobile App
1 2 (15.38%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
3 2 (15.38%) Analytics
3 2 (15.38%) Coaching
3 2 (15.38%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (15.38%) Cross-Platform Development
3 2 (15.38%) Identity Access Management
3 2 (15.38%) Informatics
3 2 (15.38%) Information Security
3 2 (15.38%) Microservices
3 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
4 1 (7.69%) Business Process Improvement
4 1 (7.69%) Identity Management
4 1 (7.69%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) Python
2 3 (23.08%) C++
3 1 (7.69%) Apex Code
3 1 (7.69%) Java
3 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
3 1 (7.69%) SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Identity Management
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Oracle
2 5 (38.46%) SAP
3 2 (15.38%) ESRI
4 1 (7.69%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (7.69%) WSO2