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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Middleware
Rank 37 - 49
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Middleware 5 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.40% - 0.98%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.93% - 4.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Median daily rate £600 - £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £458 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.66% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £38.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-26.31% +38.18%
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
56 48 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 15.73% 12.60% 19.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 33 66
Median daily rate £425 £356 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.38% -7.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £275 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £575 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 £42.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.29% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.38 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.58% +12.50%

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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 13 (68.42%) SOA
2 12 (63.16%) SOAP
3 11 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (47.37%) Software Engineering
4 9 (47.37%) .NET
4 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
4 9 (47.37%) REST
5 8 (42.11%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (42.11%) Microservices
5 8 (42.11%) Oracle
5 8 (42.11%) C#
5 8 (42.11%) Reverse Engineering
6 7 (36.84%) WebLogic
6 7 (36.84%) Red Hat
6 7 (36.84%) Hybrid Cloud
7 5 (26.32%) Java
7 5 (26.32%) IBM
7 5 (26.32%) ERP
7 5 (26.32%) JBoss
7 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
7 5 (26.32%) Kanban
7 5 (26.32%) WebSphere
7 5 (26.32%) Banking
7 5 (26.32%) Scrum
7 5 (26.32%) SDLC
7 5 (26.32%) Anti-Money Laundering
7 5 (26.32%) SEPA
7 5 (26.32%) Presales
7 5 (26.32%) SWIFT
7 5 (26.32%) Low Latency

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 7 (36.84%) WebLogic
2 5 (26.32%) JBoss
2 5 (26.32%) WebSphere
3 2 (10.53%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (10.53%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) JIRA
General
1 5 (26.32%) Banking
2 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 4 (21.05%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Designer
2 7 (36.84%) Architect
2 7 (36.84%) Developer
3 6 (31.58%) Technical Architect
4 4 (21.05%) Middleware Architect
5 3 (15.79%) Middleware Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Senior Developer
5 3 (15.79%) TIBCO Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Integration Architect
6 2 (10.53%) Messaging Architect
6 2 (10.53%) Senior Architect
6 2 (10.53%) Senior Designer
6 2 (10.53%) Senior Technical Architect
6 2 (10.53%) Technical Developer
7 1 (5.26%) .NET Designer
7 1 (5.26%) Project Manager
7 1 (5.26%) Senior Manager
7 1 (5.26%) SOA Designer
7 1 (5.26%) Software Designer
7 1 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (63.16%) SOAP
2 9 (47.37%) .NET
2 9 (47.37%) REST
3 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET Web API
3 4 (21.05%) WCF
3 4 (21.05%) XML
4 3 (15.79%) JSON
4 3 (15.79%) RESTful
4 3 (15.79%) Web Services
5 2 (10.53%) ActiveMQ
5 2 (10.53%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (36.84%) Hybrid Cloud
3 5 (26.32%) SWIFT
4 3 (15.79%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
5 1 (5.26%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) SOA
2 11 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (47.37%) Software Engineering
4 8 (42.11%) Microservices
4 8 (42.11%) Reverse Engineering
5 5 (26.32%) Anti-Money Laundering
5 5 (26.32%) ERP
5 5 (26.32%) Kanban
5 5 (26.32%) Low Latency
5 5 (26.32%) Presales
5 5 (26.32%) Scrum
5 5 (26.32%) SDLC
6 4 (21.05%) Customer Engagement
6 4 (21.05%) Product Management
6 4 (21.05%) Programme Management
7 3 (15.79%) CRM
7 3 (15.79%) E-Commerce
7 3 (15.79%) User Stories
8 2 (10.53%) Data Transformation
9 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) C#
2 5 (26.32%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
1 1 (5.26%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (26.32%) SEPA
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 8 (42.11%) Oracle
3 7 (36.84%) Red Hat
4 5 (26.32%) IBM
5 4 (21.05%) SAP
5 4 (21.05%) TIBCO
6 3 (15.79%) BEA
7 2 (10.53%) Atlassian
8 1 (5.26%) MuleSoft