The table below looks at the statistics for Middleware skills in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry 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 56 40 33
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -7
Contract jobs citing Middleware 1 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 0.18% 1.66% 2.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.54% 7.23% 9.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 4
Median daily rate £455 £650 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +52.94%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £29.75
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +17.64%
Middleware
West Midlands

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 Coventry region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
185 83 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 32.98% 22.93% 23.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 65 51
Median daily rate £375 £338 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.46%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Median hourly rate £13.00 £31.44 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.65% +42.90%
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 Coventry

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Coventry 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 Coventry

Middleware
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Middleware Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

Middleware
Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Middleware Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

Middleware
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Coventry

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 Coventry region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 5 (100.00%) IBM
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) DataPower
3 3 (60.00%) Unix
3 3 (60.00%) Windows
4 2 (40.00%) SOAP
4 2 (40.00%) Web Services
4 2 (40.00%) REST
4 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (20.00%) RESTful
5 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (20.00%) Java

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry 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 (20.00%) WebSphere
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Middleware Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Middleware Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) REST
1 2 (40.00%) SOAP
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) RESTful
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) DataPower
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Unix
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Java
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft