Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for Middleware skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Middleware over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Middleware
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 46 63
Rank change year-on-year -10 +17 -6
Contract jobs citing Middleware 3 7 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.49% 1.28% 2.52%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.69% 5.34% 7.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 19
Cardiff median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +23.08%
10th Percentile £415 £355 £360
90th Percentile £476 £545 £513
South Wales median daily rate £450 £475 £400
% change year-on-year -5.26% +18.75% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cardiff median hourly rate - - -
South Wales median hourly rate - - -

Middleware is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Cardiff
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 177 131 291
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 28.97% 24.04% 33.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 102 249
Cardiff median daily rate £371 £381 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.75% +16.41% -6.43%
10th Percentile £191 £263 £220
90th Percentile £475 £525 £450
South Wales median daily rate £375 £425 £363
% change year-on-year -11.76% +17.24% +7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Cardiff median hourly rate £23.14 £21.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.63% +43.33% -89.66%
10th Percentile £21.87 £21.50 £10.15
90th Percentile £24.42 £21.50 £20.25
South Wales median hourly rate £23.14 £21.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year +7.63% +34.38% -36.00%

Middleware
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings citing Middleware as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

Job vacancy trend for Middleware in Cardiff

Middleware
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Middleware in Cardiff.

Contractor daily rate trend for Middleware in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Middleware also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (66.67%) Virtual Team
2 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) JIRA
2 2 (66.67%) Confluence
2 2 (66.67%) Puppet
2 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) SAS
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (33.33%) Tivoli
3 1 (33.33%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (33.33%) Remedy
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Ant
3 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (33.33%) AIX
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) Perl
3 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL

Middleware
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) Confluence
2 1 (33.33%) SAS
2 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (33.33%) SAS Data Integration Studio
1 1 (33.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
1 2 (66.67%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) Ant
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) Maven
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (33.33%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Developer
2 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL Developer
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (33.33%) Apache FOP
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) AIX
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) DevOps
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Server Hardening
3 1 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Docker
1 1 (33.33%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Puppet
2 1 (33.33%) Ansible
2 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (33.33%) Salt
2 1 (33.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (33.33%) Remedy