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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Middleware
Rank 59 67 44
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -23
Contract jobs citing Middleware 12 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.56% 0.27% 0.71%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.71% 0.82% 2.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate
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£488 £400 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.87% +68.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £388 £420
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -7.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £47.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +18.75%
Middleware
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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
255 243 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 33.16% 32.62% 23.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 156 66
Average daily rate £388 £425 £322
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +31.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £300 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Average hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% +5.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

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
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 May 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 +4 4 £488 +21.87%
Middleware
UK

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 10 (58.82%) Linux
1 10 (58.82%) JBoss
2 7 (41.18%) Red Hat
2 7 (41.18%) Line Management
3 6 (35.29%) WildFly
4 5 (29.41%) Jenkins
4 5 (29.41%) SOA
4 5 (29.41%) Oracle
4 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (29.41%) Maven
5 4 (23.53%) HTML
5 4 (23.53%) RAD
5 4 (23.53%) XHTML
6 3 (17.65%) Tomcat
6 3 (17.65%) HTTP
6 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
6 3 (17.65%) Shell Script
6 3 (17.65%) DNS
6 3 (17.65%) J2EE
6 3 (17.65%) UML
6 3 (17.65%) Identity Management
6 3 (17.65%) Back Office
6 3 (17.65%) Data Modelling
6 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (17.65%) BPMN
6 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
6 3 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (17.65%) Shibboleth
6 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database 12c
6 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 10 (58.82%) JBoss
2 6 (35.29%) WildFly
3 3 (17.65%) Tomcat
4 2 (11.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (11.76%) Oracle Service Bus
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) HTTP
1 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
1 3 (17.65%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database 12c
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Jenkins
1 5 (29.41%) Maven
2 2 (11.76%) Hudson
2 2 (11.76%) Apache Continuum
2 2 (11.76%) Rational Application Developer
2 2 (11.76%) JDeveloper
2 2 (11.76%) Toad
2 2 (11.76%) Eclipse
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (17.65%) Back Office
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Architect
2 5 (29.41%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (17.65%) Administrator
3 3 (17.65%) Middleware Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Middleware Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Middleware Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) Middleware Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Security Architect
5 1 (5.88%) EAI Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Principal Software Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Security Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) HTML
1 4 (23.53%) XHTML
2 3 (17.65%) J2EE
3 2 (11.76%) WebCenter
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (11.76%) XML
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle ADF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (58.82%) Linux
2 3 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (11.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Line Management
2 5 (29.41%) SOA
2 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (23.53%) RAD
4 3 (17.65%) UML
4 3 (17.65%) Identity Management
4 3 (17.65%) Data Modelling
4 3 (17.65%) BPMN
4 3 (17.65%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (17.65%) JVM Tuning
4 3 (17.65%) Logical Data Model
5 2 (11.76%) Waterfall
5 2 (11.76%) Web Development
5 2 (11.76%) Service Management
5 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
5 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (11.76%) BPEL
5 2 (11.76%) Unified Process
5 2 (11.76%) RUP
5 2 (11.76%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) Shell Script
2 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
2 2 (11.76%) C
3 1 (5.88%) COBOL
3 1 (5.88%) Java
3 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
3 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) HL7
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Shibboleth
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Red Hat
2 5 (29.41%) Oracle
3 2 (11.76%) IBM
3 2 (11.76%) Micro Focus