The table below looks at the statistics for Middleware skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Middleware over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Middleware
Rank 67 72 97
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +25
Contract jobs citing Middleware 57 38 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.23% 1.72% 0.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.13% 8.00% 2.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 21 6
Average daily rate £450 £435 £419
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £404
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £575 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +12.90%
Middleware
England

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 West Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
624 475 530
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.45% 21.50% 24.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 393 295 310
Average daily rate £350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £465 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 18 12
Average hourly rate £22.50 £28.69 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.57% -11.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £22.35 £18.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £37.30 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

Middleware
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Middleware Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Middleware
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Middleware Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Middleware
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Middleware across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Middleware Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Middleware
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Middleware Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Middleware
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Warwickshire -1 6 £750 +96.72%
Staffordshire -2 5 £450 +7.14% 4
Walsall -1 2 £378 +21.77%
Birmingham -5 2 £250 -47.36% 1
Solihull -13 2 £300 -
Shropshire -18 1 - -
Middleware
England

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 37 (50.68%) Oracle
2 32 (43.84%) Web Services
3 28 (38.36%) Oracle Fusion
3 28 (38.36%) Oracle BPM
4 26 (35.62%) WebCenter
4 26 (35.62%) SQL
5 25 (34.25%) Unix
6 24 (32.88%) SOAP
6 24 (32.88%) IBM
7 23 (31.51%) Oracle Database
8 20 (27.40%) Microsoft
8 20 (27.40%) Windows
8 20 (27.40%) REST
8 20 (27.40%) Team Foundation Server
8 20 (27.40%) RESTful
8 20 (27.40%) DataPower
8 20 (27.40%) Analytical Skills
9 18 (24.66%) SOA
10 15 (20.55%) ETL
10 15 (20.55%) WebLogic
10 15 (20.55%) Java
11 13 (17.81%) Oracle Database 11g
11 13 (17.81%) Case Management
12 12 (16.44%) Content Management
13 11 (15.07%) BPEL
13 11 (15.07%) Data Management
13 11 (15.07%) Informatica
13 11 (15.07%) BPMN
13 11 (15.07%) Data Quality
14 10 (13.70%) Oracle Database 12c

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 15 (20.55%) WebLogic
2 4 (5.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (4.11%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (4.11%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.74%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 2 (2.74%) Oracle Service Bus
4 2 (2.74%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (1.37%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 28 (38.36%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (2.74%) Oracle Assets
2 2 (2.74%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (2.74%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (2.74%) Oracle E-Business Tax
2 2 (2.74%) Oracle FAH
2 2 (2.74%) Oracle iProcurement
2 2 (2.74%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (2.74%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (2.74%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
2 2 (2.74%) PeopleSoft Financials
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.48%) HTTP
2 3 (4.11%) Firewall
2 3 (4.11%) Internet
2 3 (4.11%) LAN
2 3 (4.11%) Network Security
3 2 (2.74%) LDAP
4 1 (1.37%) SAN
4 1 (1.37%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.37%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (31.51%) Oracle Database
2 13 (17.81%) Oracle Database 11g
3 10 (13.70%) Oracle Database 12c
4 8 (10.96%) PowerCenter
5 3 (4.11%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.37%) MySQL
6 1 (1.37%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 20 (27.40%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (13.70%) Oracle Forms
3 8 (10.96%) JDeveloper
4 2 (2.74%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.37%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 10 (13.70%) Finance
2 5 (6.85%) Manufacturing
3 4 (5.48%) Publishing
4 3 (4.11%) Banking
4 3 (4.11%) Games
4 3 (4.11%) Retail
5 2 (2.74%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 22 (30.14%) Consultant
1 22 (30.14%) Developer
2 20 (27.40%) Middleware Consultant
3 15 (20.55%) Oracle Developer
4 10 (13.70%) Architect
4 10 (13.70%) SOA Developer
5 8 (10.96%) Oracle SOA Developer
6 4 (5.48%) Analyst
6 4 (5.48%) Lead Architect
6 4 (5.48%) Project Manager
6 4 (5.48%) SAP Architect
6 4 (5.48%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (4.11%) Business Process Analyst
7 3 (4.11%) Process Analyst
7 3 (4.11%) Security Manager
7 3 (4.11%) Security Project Manager
7 3 (4.11%) Senior Architect
7 3 (4.11%) Senior Solutions Architect
8 2 (2.74%) IT Manager
8 2 (2.74%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (43.84%) Web Services
2 28 (38.36%) Oracle Fusion
3 26 (35.62%) WebCenter
4 24 (32.88%) SOAP
5 20 (27.40%) REST
5 20 (27.40%) RESTful
6 10 (13.70%) WSDL
6 10 (13.70%) XSD
7 8 (10.96%) JMX
7 8 (10.96%) Oracle ADF
8 7 (9.59%) SAP PI
9 4 (5.48%) SAP Basis
10 2 (2.74%) CSS
10 2 (2.74%) HTML
10 2 (2.74%) JMS
10 2 (2.74%) XML
10 2 (2.74%) XSLT
11 1 (1.37%) .NET
11 1 (1.37%) Hibernate
11 1 (1.37%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 20 (27.40%) Analytical Skills
1 20 (27.40%) DataPower
2 4 (5.48%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.11%) Digital Media
3 3 (4.11%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (4.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (4.11%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.11%) SCADA
3 3 (4.11%) Social Media
4 2 (2.74%) Animation
5 1 (1.37%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.37%) PlayStation
5 1 (1.37%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 25 (34.25%) Unix
2 20 (27.40%) Windows
3 3 (4.11%) Linux
4 2 (2.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.37%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (24.66%) SOA
2 15 (20.55%) ETL
3 13 (17.81%) Case Management
4 12 (16.44%) Content Management
5 11 (15.07%) BPEL
5 11 (15.07%) BPMN
5 11 (15.07%) Data Management
6 10 (13.70%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (12.33%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (9.59%) Migration
8 7 (9.59%) Process Management
9 6 (8.22%) ETL Development
10 4 (5.48%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (5.48%) SDLC
10 4 (5.48%) Technical Architecture
11 3 (4.11%) Business Process Mapping
11 3 (4.11%) Enterprise Architecture
11 3 (4.11%) Kalman Filter
11 3 (4.11%) Patch Management
11 3 (4.11%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 26 (35.62%) SQL
2 15 (20.55%) Java
3 8 (10.96%) XPath
3 8 (10.96%) XQuery
4 5 (6.85%) C++
5 3 (4.11%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.74%) C
6 2 (2.74%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.74%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.74%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
7 1 (1.37%) C#
7 1 (1.37%) Perl
7 1 (1.37%) PHP
7 1 (1.37%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (8.22%) SC Cleared
1 6 (8.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.37%) DV Cleared
2 1 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (15.07%) Data Quality
2 3 (4.11%) Solvency II
3 2 (2.74%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.74%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 37 (50.68%) Oracle
2 24 (32.88%) IBM
3 20 (27.40%) Microsoft
4 11 (15.07%) Informatica
5 7 (9.59%) SAP
6 3 (4.11%) Adobe
6 3 (4.11%) FatWire
6 3 (4.11%) Guidewire
6 3 (4.11%) hybris
6 3 (4.11%) MuleSoft
6 3 (4.11%) Pega
6 3 (4.11%) Sitecore
7 2 (2.74%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (1.37%) Facebook
8 1 (1.37%) HP
8 1 (1.37%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.37%) Twitter
8 1 (1.37%) webMethods
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Spargonet Consulting Plc
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