The table below looks at the statistics 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 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Middleware
Rank 40 53 30
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -23
Contract jobs citing Middleware 8 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.72% 0.43% 2.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.56% 1.74% 16.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 3
Average daily rate £550 £424 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.79% -0.29%
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
South East

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 Sussex region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
122 115 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 26.29% 24.52% 14.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 77 29
Average daily rate £338 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £260 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 6
Average hourly rate £27.50 £40.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.25% -
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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Middleware across the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Middleware Daily Rate Histogram 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 11 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
Worthing +9 7 £550 +8.37%
Crawley -5 1 - - 2
Middleware
South East

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 25 (67.57%) Oracle
2 21 (56.76%) Oracle Fusion
3 20 (54.05%) WebLogic
3 20 (54.05%) SOA
4 19 (51.35%) Unix
4 19 (51.35%) Oracle Database
5 18 (48.65%) Oracle BPM
5 18 (48.65%) Java
5 18 (48.65%) Oracle Database 10g
5 18 (48.65%) Oracle Database 11g
6 17 (45.95%) Spring
7 16 (43.24%) Java EE
7 16 (43.24%) PL/SQL
7 16 (43.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 15 (40.54%) Linux
9 14 (37.84%) SQL
10 13 (35.14%) JavaScript
11 10 (27.03%) Service Management
11 10 (27.03%) ITIL
11 10 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (24.32%) XML
12 9 (24.32%) Solaris
12 9 (24.32%) RUP
12 9 (24.32%) Shell Script
12 9 (24.32%) Relational Database
13 8 (21.62%) Event-Driven Architecture
13 8 (21.62%) SDLC
13 8 (21.62%) JIRA Agile
13 8 (21.62%) AIX
13 8 (21.62%) JMS

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 20 (54.05%) WebLogic
2 16 (43.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 8 (21.62%) AquaLogic
3 8 (21.62%) Oracle Workflow
4 7 (18.92%) Apache
4 7 (18.92%) Tomcat
5 2 (5.41%) Documentum
6 1 (2.70%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.41%) MS Office
1 2 (5.41%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 18 (48.65%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (2.70%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.22%) DNS
1 6 (16.22%) LDAP
1 6 (16.22%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.70%) Internet
2 1 (2.70%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (51.35%) Oracle Database
2 18 (48.65%) Oracle Database 10g
2 18 (48.65%) Oracle Database 11g
3 9 (24.32%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.70%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.70%) MySQL
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle OWB
4 1 (2.70%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (21.62%) Ant
1 8 (21.62%) JIRA
1 8 (21.62%) JIRA Agile
1 8 (21.62%) Maven
2 1 (2.70%) CA Gen
2 1 (2.70%) ClearCase
2 1 (2.70%) ClearQuest
2 1 (2.70%) Eclipse
General
1 6 (16.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (32.43%) Architect
2 7 (18.92%) Applications Support
2 7 (18.92%) Oracle Architect
3 6 (16.22%) Applications Engineer
3 6 (16.22%) Applications Support Engineer
3 6 (16.22%) Delivery Manager
3 6 (16.22%) Support Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) Lead Architect
5 4 (10.81%) Java Architect
5 4 (10.81%) Middleware Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Service Manager
5 4 (10.81%) Services Delivery Manager
5 4 (10.81%) Unix Architect
5 4 (10.81%) Web Applications Support
6 3 (8.11%) Java Software Architect
6 3 (8.11%) Release Manager
6 3 (8.11%) Software Architect
6 3 (8.11%) Web Applications Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Web Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Web Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (56.76%) Oracle Fusion
2 17 (45.95%) Spring
3 16 (43.24%) Java EE
4 9 (24.32%) XML
5 8 (21.62%) Dojo
5 8 (21.62%) Hibernate
5 8 (21.62%) J2EE
5 8 (21.62%) JMS
5 8 (21.62%) jQuery
5 8 (21.62%) JSF
6 3 (8.11%) WebCenter
7 1 (2.70%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.41%) PMI
2 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 19 (51.35%) Unix
2 15 (40.54%) Linux
3 9 (24.32%) Solaris
4 8 (21.62%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (54.05%) SOA
2 10 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (27.03%) ITIL
2 10 (27.03%) Service Management
3 9 (24.32%) RUP
4 8 (21.62%) Event-Driven Architecture
4 8 (21.62%) MVC
4 8 (21.62%) OOD
4 8 (21.62%) OOP
4 8 (21.62%) SDLC
4 8 (21.62%) UML
4 8 (21.62%) Workflow
5 6 (16.22%) Project Management
5 6 (16.22%) Risk Management
5 6 (16.22%) Service Delivery
5 6 (16.22%) TOGAF
6 5 (13.51%) Business Analysis
6 5 (13.51%) Operations Management
6 5 (13.51%) Strategic Planning
6 5 (13.51%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 18 (48.65%) Java
2 16 (43.24%) PL/SQL
3 14 (37.84%) SQL
4 13 (35.14%) JavaScript
5 9 (24.32%) Shell Script
6 6 (16.22%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (5.41%) PMI Certification
1 2 (5.41%) PMP
1 2 (5.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.70%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 25 (67.57%) Oracle
2 4 (10.81%) F5
3 1 (2.70%) Actuate
3 1 (2.70%) BEA
3 1 (2.70%) FatWire
3 1 (2.70%) IBM
3 1 (2.70%) Informatica
3 1 (2.70%) Pega
3 1 (2.70%) Siebel
3 1 (2.70%) webMethods