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 1 October 2016 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Middleware
Rank 31 33 48
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +15
Contract jobs citing Middleware 9 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.65% 0.95% 1.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.24% 6.98% 5.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 3
Median daily rate £538 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £455
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £520 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £29.75
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +17.64%
Middleware
East of 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 Bedfordshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
68 43 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 20.06% 13.61% 22.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 28 80
Median daily rate £425 £369 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.33% -6.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £588 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Middleware across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016.

Middleware Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

Middleware
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Middleware Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Middleware
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton -7 3 £475 -7.31% 1
Middleware
East of England

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, 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 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) Oracle
2 6 (42.86%) SOA
3 5 (35.71%) ERP
3 5 (35.71%) Java
3 5 (35.71%) SOAP
3 5 (35.71%) Scrum
3 5 (35.71%) REST
3 5 (35.71%) Kanban
3 5 (35.71%) Banking
3 5 (35.71%) SDLC
3 5 (35.71%) Anti-Money Laundering
3 5 (35.71%) SEPA
3 5 (35.71%) Presales
3 5 (35.71%) SWIFT
4 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 4 (28.57%) Product Management
4 4 (28.57%) Customer Engagement
4 4 (28.57%) Programme Management
4 4 (28.57%) Finance
4 4 (28.57%) Red Hat
4 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 4 (28.57%) JBoss
4 4 (28.57%) .NET
4 4 (28.57%) WebLogic
4 4 (28.57%) E-Commerce
5 3 (21.43%) C#
5 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
5 3 (21.43%) IBM
5 3 (21.43%) Reverse Engineering

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 4 (28.57%) JBoss
1 4 (28.57%) WebLogic
2 2 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (14.29%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
General
1 5 (35.71%) Banking
2 4 (28.57%) Finance
3 2 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Designer
2 4 (28.57%) Architect
3 3 (21.43%) Middleware Architect
3 3 (21.43%) Technical Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Developer
4 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce Manager
4 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce Project Manager
4 2 (14.29%) Messaging Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Project Manager
5 1 (7.14%) .NET Designer
5 1 (7.14%) CRM Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Integration Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Designer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Software Designer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Technical Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Software Designer
5 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Test Manager
5 1 (7.14%) TIBCO Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) REST
1 5 (35.71%) SOAP
2 4 (28.57%) .NET
3 2 (14.29%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (14.29%) MSMQ
3 2 (14.29%) WCF
4 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (7.14%) JMS
4 1 (7.14%) TIBCO EMS
4 1 (7.14%) Web Services
4 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) SWIFT
2 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (21.43%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.14%) iSeries
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) SOA
3 5 (35.71%) Anti-Money Laundering
3 5 (35.71%) ERP
3 5 (35.71%) Kanban
3 5 (35.71%) Presales
3 5 (35.71%) Scrum
3 5 (35.71%) SDLC
4 4 (28.57%) Customer Engagement
4 4 (28.57%) E-Commerce
4 4 (28.57%) Product Management
4 4 (28.57%) Programme Management
4 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
5 3 (21.43%) Microservices
5 3 (21.43%) Reverse Engineering
6 1 (7.14%) Coaching
6 1 (7.14%) Low Latency
6 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
6 1 (7.14%) Re-Platforming
6 1 (7.14%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) Java
2 3 (21.43%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
1 1 (7.14%) ISEB
1 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
1 1 (7.14%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (35.71%) SEPA
2 1 (7.14%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Oracle
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) Red Hat
3 3 (21.43%) IBM
4 1 (7.14%) MuleSoft
4 1 (7.14%) TIBCO
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