The table below looks at the statistics for Middleware skills in IT contracts advertised for the Warwickshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Middleware over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware
Rank 20 32 33
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +1
Contract jobs citing Middleware 20 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 5.48% 0.41% 0.94%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.87% 1.32% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 0 3
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£410 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £410
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.75 £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-33.88% +20.00%
Middleware
West Midlands

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 Warwickshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Warwickshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
106 76 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 29.04% 31.54% 24.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 51 40
Average daily rate £350 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 13
Average hourly rate £19.50 £24.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -26.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

Middleware
Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Middleware across the Warwickshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Middleware Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

Middleware
Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Middleware across the Warwickshire region.

Middleware Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

Middleware
Daily Rate Histogram in Warwickshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Middleware across the Warwickshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Middleware Daily Rate Histogram in Warwickshire

Middleware
Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Middleware across the Warwickshire region.

Middleware Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

Middleware
Contract Job Locations in Warwickshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware within the Warwickshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
Leamington Spa -2 6 £300 -
Stratford-upon-Avon - - - -
Middleware
West Midlands

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warwickshire 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 13 (50.00%) SOA
2 10 (38.46%) Microsoft
3 9 (34.62%) IBM
4 7 (26.92%) Internet
4 7 (26.92%) SAP
4 7 (26.92%) SOAP
5 6 (23.08%) LAN
5 6 (23.08%) FTP
5 6 (23.08%) UNIX
5 6 (23.08%) Windows
5 6 (23.08%) UML
5 6 (23.08%) Project Management
5 6 (23.08%) Firewall
5 6 (23.08%) WebSphere
5 6 (23.08%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 6 (23.08%) DataPower
6 5 (19.23%) AS400
6 5 (19.23%) Automotive
6 5 (19.23%) Migration
6 5 (19.23%) WebSphere MQ
6 5 (19.23%) zOS
6 5 (19.23%) HTTP
6 5 (19.23%) WAN
6 5 (19.23%) N-Tier
6 5 (19.23%) SQL
6 5 (19.23%) .NET
7 4 (15.38%) Oracle
7 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
7 4 (15.38%) C#
7 4 (15.38%) HTML

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warwickshire 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 6 (23.08%) WebSphere
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (3.85%) IBM Notes
3 1 (3.85%) MQSeries
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (3.85%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (26.92%) Internet
2 6 (23.08%) LAN
2 6 (23.08%) FTP
2 6 (23.08%) Firewall
3 5 (19.23%) HTTP
3 5 (19.23%) WAN
4 1 (3.85%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Git (software)
1 4 (15.38%) Subversion
General
1 5 (19.23%) Automotive
2 3 (11.54%) Manufacturing
3 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Architect
2 7 (26.92%) Integration Architect
3 4 (15.38%) Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Developer
3 4 (15.38%) .NET Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Security Manager
4 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Security Project Manager
4 3 (11.54%) Project Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Technical Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Middleware Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Head of Technology
5 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Oracle Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Oracle Technical Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) UNIX Support
6 1 (3.85%) Lotus Notes Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (26.92%) SOAP
2 6 (23.08%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 5 (19.23%) WebSphere MQ
3 5 (19.23%) .NET
4 4 (15.38%) HTML
4 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET
4 4 (15.38%) CSS
4 4 (15.38%) Web Services
5 3 (11.54%) HTML5
6 2 (7.69%) REST
6 2 (7.69%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (3.85%) XML
7 1 (3.85%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) DataPower
2 5 (19.23%) AS400
2 5 (19.23%) N-Tier
3 4 (15.38%) Learning Management System
4 3 (11.54%) E-Learning
4 3 (11.54%) SCORM
4 3 (11.54%) Computer Science
4 3 (11.54%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
5 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (3.85%) Open Source
6 1 (3.85%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (23.08%) UNIX
1 6 (23.08%) Windows
2 5 (19.23%) zOS
3 1 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) SOA
2 6 (23.08%) UML
2 6 (23.08%) Project Management
3 5 (19.23%) Migration
4 4 (15.38%) OO
4 4 (15.38%) Unit Testing
4 4 (15.38%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (15.38%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (15.38%) Scrum
4 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (11.54%) TOGAF
5 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (11.54%) Software Architecture
5 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (11.54%) Risk Management
5 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2
6 2 (7.69%) Process Management
6 2 (7.69%) Data Privacy
6 2 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (7.69%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (19.23%) SQL
2 4 (15.38%) C#
2 4 (15.38%) JavaScript
2 4 (15.38%) T-SQL
2 4 (15.38%) VB.NET
3 3 (11.54%) Java
4 1 (3.85%) Pascal
4 1 (3.85%) C
4 1 (3.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) Degree
1 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
1 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (7.69%) ISSAP
3 1 (3.85%) CITP
3 1 (3.85%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 9 (34.62%) IBM
3 7 (26.92%) SAP
4 4 (15.38%) Oracle
5 2 (7.69%) CA
6 1 (3.85%) Lotus
6 1 (3.85%) PeopleSoft