The first table below looks at the demand for Middleware skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Middleware over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the West Sussex region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware
Rank 39 39 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing Middleware 4 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.09% 0.68% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.06% 2.68% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £425 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
-7.05% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -15.78%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
66 112 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 17.98% 25.57% 21.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 73 74
Average daily rate £325 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £310 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 2
Average hourly rate £30.00 £42.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% +6.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Middleware
South East

Middleware
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

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

Middleware Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Middleware
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Middleware Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

Middleware
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

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 Sussex region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Worthing -5 2 - - 2
Crawley - - - - 1
Middleware
South East

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 9 (75.00%) Java
2 8 (66.67%) UNIX
3 7 (58.33%) SQL
3 7 (58.33%) Oracle
3 7 (58.33%) WebLogic
3 7 (58.33%) Oracle Fusion
3 7 (58.33%) Oracle BPM
4 6 (50.00%) Subversion
4 6 (50.00%) Java EE
4 6 (50.00%) PL/SQL
4 6 (50.00%) ClearCase
5 5 (41.67%) OO
5 5 (41.67%) RUP
5 5 (41.67%) ClearQuest
5 5 (41.67%) Waterfall
6 3 (25.00%) SAP
7 2 (16.67%) EDI
7 2 (16.67%) FTP
7 2 (16.67%) SLA
7 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
7 2 (16.67%) Regression Testing
7 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
7 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
7 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
7 2 (16.67%) SSH
8 1 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 7 (58.33%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 7 (58.33%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (8.33%) SAP CRM
2 1 (8.33%) SAP MM
2 1 (8.33%) SAP SD
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) FTP
1 2 (16.67%) SSH
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Subversion
1 6 (50.00%) ClearCase
2 5 (41.67%) ClearQuest
General
1 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Developer
2 7 (58.33%) Oracle Developer
2 7 (58.33%) Middleware Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Middleware Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) CRM Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) SAP Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) CRM Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) SAP MM Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) SAP Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) UNIX Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) SAP Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) SAP Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) Oracle Fusion
2 6 (50.00%) Java EE
3 2 (16.67%) EDI
4 1 (8.33%) Web Services
4 1 (8.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) OO
1 5 (41.67%) RUP
1 5 (41.67%) Waterfall
2 2 (16.67%) Regression Testing
2 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
2 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (8.33%) Change Management
3 1 (8.33%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) Java
2 7 (58.33%) SQL
3 6 (50.00%) PL/SQL
4 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
4 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
5 1 (8.33%) ABAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Oracle
2 3 (25.00%) SAP
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft