The table below looks at the statistics for Middleware skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Middleware over the 3 months to 20 January 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Middleware
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 51 61 50
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -11
Contract jobs citing Middleware 8 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.33% 0.16% 0.87%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.62% 0.68% 4.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 4
Median daily rate £455 £250 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+82.00% -39.39%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £436
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £42.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+19.04% +15.38%

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 Birmingham region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
173 148 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 28.83% 23.49% 18.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 103 72
Median daily rate £370 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £14.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

Middleware
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham 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 Birmingham

Middleware
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Middleware Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Middleware
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Middleware Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 19 (86.36%) CMS
1 19 (86.36%) Content Management
1 19 (86.36%) Drupal
2 13 (59.09%) HTML5
2 13 (59.09%) HTML
2 13 (59.09%) JavaScript
2 13 (59.09%) CSS
3 12 (54.55%) Security Cleared
3 12 (54.55%) Front End Development
4 11 (50.00%) Web Development
5 2 (9.09%) .NET
6 1 (4.55%) C#
6 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
6 1 (4.55%) SolarWinds
6 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (4.55%) Use Case
6 1 (4.55%) Sitecore
6 1 (4.55%) Kanban
6 1 (4.55%) High Availability
6 1 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (4.55%) Capacity Management
6 1 (4.55%) Analytics
6 1 (4.55%) Master Data Management
6 1 (4.55%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
6 1 (4.55%) IIS
6 1 (4.55%) Business Analysis
6 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.55%) Data Management

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 19 (86.36%) CMS
1 19 (86.36%) Drupal
2 1 (4.55%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (4.55%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (86.36%) Developer
2 18 (81.82%) Drupal Developer
3 11 (50.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 8 (36.36%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 5 (22.73%) HTML CSS Developer
5 5 (22.73%) HTML Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Full Stack Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Architect
7 1 (4.55%) BizTalk Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Consultant
7 1 (4.55%) CRM Architect
7 1 (4.55%) CRM Solutions Architect
7 1 (4.55%) Customer Solutions Architect
7 1 (4.55%) Data Architect
7 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 1 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (4.55%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (59.09%) CSS
1 13 (59.09%) HTML
1 13 (59.09%) HTML5
2 2 (9.09%) .NET
3 1 (4.55%) XML
3 1 (4.55%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (86.36%) Content Management
2 12 (54.55%) Front End Development
3 11 (50.00%) Web Development
4 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.55%) Analytics
4 1 (4.55%) Business Analysis
4 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (4.55%) Capacity Management
4 1 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (4.55%) CRM
4 1 (4.55%) Data Management
4 1 (4.55%) High Availability
4 1 (4.55%) ITIL
4 1 (4.55%) Kanban
4 1 (4.55%) Master Data Management
4 1 (4.55%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (4.55%) Programme Management
4 1 (4.55%) Scrum
4 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.55%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 13 (59.09%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.55%) C#
2 1 (4.55%) Java
2 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (54.55%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.55%) Sitecore
1 1 (4.55%) SolarWinds
1 1 (4.55%) VMware