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 28 February 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Middleware
West Midlands / Coventry
Rank 40 43 29
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -14
Contract jobs citing Middleware 7 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 1.75% 0.54% 2.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.79% 2.22% 9.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 2
Median daily rate £450 £258 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+74.75% -49.75%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £420 £450
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £23.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.75 £42.00 £43.75
% change year-on-year
-22.02% -4.00%

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
121 90 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 30.33% 24.13% 21.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 70 48
Median daily rate £500 £363 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.93% +1.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £23.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 28 February 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 Coventry region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 6 (66.67%) IBM
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) SOAP
2 5 (55.56%) Web Services
2 5 (55.56%) DataPower
2 5 (55.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (55.56%) RESTful
2 5 (55.56%) REST
2 5 (55.56%) Unix
2 5 (55.56%) Windows
3 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
3 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (22.22%) Performance Improvement
3 2 (22.22%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (22.22%) LoadRunner
3 2 (22.22%) EPoS
4 1 (11.11%) MVC
4 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
4 1 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (11.11%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (11.11%) XML
4 1 (11.11%) C#
4 1 (11.11%) Java
4 1 (11.11%) .NET
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
4 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
4 1 (11.11%) CSS
4 1 (11.11%) WebSphere

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 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (22.22%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Performance Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Performance Test Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Middleware Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) REST
1 5 (55.56%) RESTful
1 5 (55.56%) SOAP
1 5 (55.56%) Web Services
2 1 (11.11%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
2 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
2 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (11.11%) CSS
2 1 (11.11%) Entity Framework
2 1 (11.11%) jQuery
2 1 (11.11%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) DataPower
2 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (22.22%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Unix
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Non-Functional Testing
1 2 (22.22%) Performance Improvement
1 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
2 1 (11.11%) MVC
2 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) C#
2 1 (11.11%) Java
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) IBM
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft