The table below looks at the statistics for Middleware skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Middleware over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Middleware
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 36 25 38
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +13
Contract jobs citing Middleware 1 13 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.36% 4.19% 2.06%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.67% 18.84% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 6
Median daily rate £500 £538 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% +72.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £420 £450
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.75 £42.00 £43.75
% change year-on-year
-22.02% -4.00%

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 Bedfordshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
60 69 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 21.82% 22.26% 16.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 48 52
Median daily rate £375 £438 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -20.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £279 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £588 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

Middleware
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Middleware as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Middleware Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Middleware
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Middleware Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 3 (30.00%) SOAP
1 3 (30.00%) Web Services
1 3 (30.00%) CRM
2 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (20.00%) IBM
2 2 (20.00%) XML
2 2 (20.00%) JBoss
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) TIBCO
2 2 (20.00%) SOA
2 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) CMS
3 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (10.00%) Publishing
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Entity Framework
3 1 (10.00%) Node.js
3 1 (10.00%) REST
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (10.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (10.00%) Analytics
3 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (10.00%) Dependency Management
3 1 (10.00%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle EDQ
3 1 (10.00%) Bower

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 (20.00%) CMS
1 2 (20.00%) JBoss
2 1 (10.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (10.00%) Umbraco
2 1 (10.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Adobe Campaign
1 1 (10.00%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Bower
1 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (10.00%) Marketing
2 1 (10.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) Developer
1 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce Manager
1 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce Project Manager
1 2 (20.00%) Head of Infrastructure
1 2 (20.00%) Project Manager
1 2 (20.00%) TIBCO Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) CRM Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) CRM Business Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) CRM Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Data Business Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Digital Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Digital Business Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Test Leader
2 1 (10.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Web Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) SOAP
1 3 (30.00%) Web Services
2 2 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (10.00%) .NET
3 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (10.00%) Entity Framework
3 1 (10.00%) JMS
3 1 (10.00%) JSON
3 1 (10.00%) Node.js
3 1 (10.00%) REST
3 1 (10.00%) RESTful
3 1 (10.00%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (10.00%) iSeries
1 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) CRM
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (20.00%) SOA
3 1 (10.00%) Analytics
3 1 (10.00%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (10.00%) Dependency Management
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps
3 1 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (10.00%) Information Management
3 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (10.00%) Logistics
3 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (10.00%) Open Source
3 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) ISEB
1 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) IBM
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle
1 2 (20.00%) TIBCO
2 1 (10.00%) Adobe
2 1 (10.00%) BEA
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) MuleSoft
2 1 (10.00%) SAP