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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Middleware
Rank 53 40 29
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -11
Contract jobs citing Middleware 2 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 0.39% 0.79% 2.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.52% 3.85% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 4
Median daily rate £450 £650 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.76% +55.22%
UK excluding London median daily rate £439 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £33.63 £37.70
% change year-on-year
+48.69% -10.80%
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
132 78 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 25.98% 20.63% 34.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 57 56
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £283 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £540 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £22.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -21.70%
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 21 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 6 (85.71%) IBM
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) DataPower
3 4 (57.14%) Unix
3 4 (57.14%) Windows
4 3 (42.86%) SOAP
4 3 (42.86%) Web Services
4 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (42.86%) REST
5 2 (28.57%) RESTful
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
6 1 (14.29%) LoadRunner
6 1 (14.29%) EPoS
6 1 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
6 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
6 1 (14.29%) Performance Improvement
6 1 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (14.29%) 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 (14.29%) WebSphere
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (14.29%) LoadRunner
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Middleware Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Middleware Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) REST
1 3 (42.86%) SOAP
1 3 (42.86%) Web Services
2 2 (28.57%) RESTful
3 1 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) DataPower
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Unix
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (14.29%) Performance Improvement
1 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) Java
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) IBM
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft