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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Middleware
Rank 61 60 54
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -6
Contract jobs citing Middleware 13 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.48% 1.47% 0.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.26% 5.34% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £407
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £25.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+60.00% -44.44%
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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
247 206 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 28.04% 27.61% 12.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 148 52
Average daily rate £315 £385 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +23.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £525 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 2
Average hourly rate £9.00 £30.25 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.24% -24.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

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 31 July 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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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 +1 11 £400 +33.33% 6
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UK

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 20 (80.00%) JBoss
2 19 (76.00%) Linux
3 17 (68.00%) Oracle
4 16 (64.00%) Red Hat
5 15 (60.00%) Jenkins
6 14 (56.00%) Performance Tuning
6 14 (56.00%) Maven
7 13 (52.00%) J2EE
8 12 (48.00%) DNS
8 12 (48.00%) Shell Script
8 12 (48.00%) Tomcat
8 12 (48.00%) HTTP
8 12 (48.00%) TCP/IP
8 12 (48.00%) Oracle Database 11g
8 12 (48.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (48.00%) JVM Tuning
8 12 (48.00%) Oracle Database 12c
8 12 (48.00%) Oracle Database
9 8 (32.00%) Line Management
10 6 (24.00%) WildFly
11 5 (20.00%) Oracle Fusion
11 5 (20.00%) WebCenter
11 5 (20.00%) Oracle Service Bus
12 4 (16.00%) Apache
13 3 (12.00%) Oracle Identity Management
13 3 (12.00%) Identity Management
13 3 (12.00%) WebLogic Portal
13 3 (12.00%) HTML
13 3 (12.00%) WebLogic
14 2 (8.00%) XML

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 20 (80.00%) JBoss
2 12 (48.00%) Tomcat
3 6 (24.00%) WildFly
4 5 (20.00%) Oracle Service Bus
5 4 (16.00%) Apache
6 3 (12.00%) WebLogic Portal
6 3 (12.00%) WebLogic
7 2 (8.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 12 (48.00%) HTTP
1 12 (48.00%) TCP/IP
1 12 (48.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (48.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 12 (48.00%) Oracle Database 12c
1 12 (48.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (60.00%) Jenkins
2 14 (56.00%) Maven
3 2 (8.00%) Eclipse
3 2 (8.00%) Toad
3 2 (8.00%) JDeveloper
3 2 (8.00%) Hudson
3 2 (8.00%) Apache Continuum
3 2 (8.00%) Rational Application Developer
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (4.00%) Cucumber
General
1 1 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Middleware Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) Architect
3 5 (20.00%) Consultant
3 5 (20.00%) Middleware Consultant
4 3 (12.00%) Middleware Architect
4 3 (12.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (12.00%) Administrator
5 2 (8.00%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Middleware Administrator
6 1 (4.00%) Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Java Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Deployment Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) EAI Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (52.00%) J2EE
2 5 (20.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 5 (20.00%) WebCenter
3 3 (12.00%) HTML
4 2 (8.00%) XML
4 2 (8.00%) XHTML
5 1 (4.00%) JMS
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle ADF
5 1 (4.00%) Hibernate
5 1 (4.00%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (4.00%) Spring
5 1 (4.00%) JSF
5 1 (4.00%) JSON
5 1 (4.00%) CSS
5 1 (4.00%) SOAP
5 1 (4.00%) OSGi
5 1 (4.00%) REST
5 1 (4.00%) AngularJS
5 1 (4.00%) Apache Camel
Operating Systems
1 19 (76.00%) Linux
2 12 (48.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (8.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (56.00%) Performance Tuning
2 12 (48.00%) JVM Tuning
3 8 (32.00%) Line Management
4 3 (12.00%) Identity Management
5 2 (8.00%) SOA
5 2 (8.00%) RAD
5 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (4.00%) Project Planning
6 1 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (4.00%) Open Source
6 1 (4.00%) EAI
6 1 (4.00%) UML
6 1 (4.00%) OO
6 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.00%) TDD
6 1 (4.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 12 (48.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (8.00%) Java
2 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (4.00%) SQL
3 1 (4.00%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (4.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (68.00%) Oracle
2 16 (64.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (8.00%) Micro Focus
3 2 (8.00%) IBM
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