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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Middleware
Rank 29 41 41
Rank change year-on-year
+12 0
Contract jobs citing Middleware 8 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.52% 0.57% 1.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.09% 4.35% 9.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 2
Median daily rate £575 £190 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+202.63% -66.95%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £40.00 £46.25
% change year-on-year
-30.00% -13.51%
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
53 46 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 16.67% 13.22% 18.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 36 58
Median daily rate £425 £354 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.14% +8.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +14.28%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 +2 3 £588 +209.21%
Middleware
East of England

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 20 (80.00%) SOA
2 17 (68.00%) SOAP
3 16 (64.00%) Microsoft
4 15 (60.00%) JBoss
4 15 (60.00%) Microservices
5 14 (56.00%) REST
5 14 (56.00%) .NET
5 14 (56.00%) Red Hat
5 14 (56.00%) Software Engineering
6 13 (52.00%) C#
7 12 (48.00%) Reverse Engineering
7 12 (48.00%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (44.00%) Hybrid Cloud
9 10 (40.00%) Low Latency
9 10 (40.00%) E-Commerce
9 10 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (36.00%) ASP.NET Web API
11 8 (32.00%) MS Excel
12 6 (24.00%) JIRA
12 6 (24.00%) Atlassian
12 6 (24.00%) Data Transformation
12 6 (24.00%) Confluence
13 5 (20.00%) User Stories
13 5 (20.00%) WebSphere
13 5 (20.00%) IBM
14 4 (16.00%) TIBCO
14 4 (16.00%) XML
14 4 (16.00%) SAP
14 4 (16.00%) Retail
14 4 (16.00%) WCF

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 15 (60.00%) JBoss
2 6 (24.00%) Confluence
3 5 (20.00%) WebSphere
4 3 (12.00%) WebLogic
5 2 (8.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 8 (32.00%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 6 (24.00%) JIRA
General
1 4 (16.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (60.00%) Architect
2 12 (48.00%) Technical Architect
3 9 (36.00%) Developer
4 6 (24.00%) Middleware Architect
5 5 (20.00%) Designer
5 5 (20.00%) E-Commerce Architect
5 5 (20.00%) Integration Architect
5 5 (20.00%) Senior Developer
6 4 (16.00%) Messaging Architect
6 4 (16.00%) Senior Designer
7 3 (12.00%) Middleware Developer
7 3 (12.00%) TIBCO Developer
8 2 (8.00%) .NET Designer
8 2 (8.00%) Senior Architect
8 2 (8.00%) Senior Technical Architect
8 2 (8.00%) Technical Developer
9 1 (4.00%) Data Integration Architect
9 1 (4.00%) Support Manager
9 1 (4.00%) Technical Manager
9 1 (4.00%) Technical Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (68.00%) SOAP
2 14 (56.00%) .NET
2 14 (56.00%) REST
3 9 (36.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (16.00%) WCF
4 4 (16.00%) XML
5 3 (12.00%) JSON
5 3 (12.00%) RESTful
5 3 (12.00%) Web Services
6 2 (8.00%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (8.00%) MSMQ
7 1 (4.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 12 (48.00%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (44.00%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (12.00%) Data Integration
3 3 (12.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (80.00%) SOA
2 15 (60.00%) Microservices
3 14 (56.00%) Software Engineering
4 12 (48.00%) Reverse Engineering
5 10 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (40.00%) E-Commerce
5 10 (40.00%) Low Latency
6 6 (24.00%) Data Transformation
7 5 (20.00%) User Stories
8 3 (12.00%) CRM
9 2 (8.00%) Data Modelling
9 2 (8.00%) Migration
10 1 (4.00%) AOP
10 1 (4.00%) Data Analysis
10 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Architecture
10 1 (4.00%) Operations Management
10 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 1 (4.00%) Strategic Planning
10 1 (4.00%) TDD
10 1 (4.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 13 (52.00%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 16 (64.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (56.00%) Red Hat
3 6 (24.00%) Atlassian
4 5 (20.00%) IBM
5 4 (16.00%) SAP
5 4 (16.00%) TIBCO
6 3 (12.00%) BEA
6 3 (12.00%) hybris
6 3 (12.00%) Oracle
7 1 (4.00%) Apigee
7 1 (4.00%) Mashery
7 1 (4.00%) MuleSoft