The table below looks at the statistics for Middleware skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Middleware over the 3 months to 17 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Middleware
Cheshire / Chester
Rank 18 - 19
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Middleware 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 1.01% - 1.83%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.57% - 6.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £450 - £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £38.25 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+30.71% +5.08%

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 Chester region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
28 25 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 28.28% 23.81% 26.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 20 25
Median daily rate £388 £405 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.32% +15.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £350 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

Middleware
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Chester 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 Chester

Middleware
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Middleware Daily Rate Trend in Chester

Middleware
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 17 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 Chester region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Kanban
3 1 (33.33%) PaaS
3 1 (33.33%) Confluence
3 1 (33.33%) Mingle
3 1 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (33.33%) MuleSoft
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) Perl
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) Kerberos
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Chester 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 1 (33.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Kerberos
General
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Middleware Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Middleware Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) Kanban
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) MuleSoft
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat