The table below looks at the statistics for Middleware skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Middleware over the 3 months to 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Middleware
Rank 50 63 74
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +11
Contract jobs citing Middleware 41 45 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.63% 2.74% 0.99%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.61% 10.79% 3.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 17 3
Median daily rate £463 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £225 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £523 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £52.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -23.80%
Middleware
England

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 East Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
353 417 410
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 22.69% 25.36% 27.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 252 227
Median daily rate £340 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £475 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 18
Median hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -28.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-8.73% +8.00%

Middleware
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East Midlands 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 the East Midlands

Middleware
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Middleware Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Middleware
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Middleware across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016.

Middleware Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Middleware
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Middleware Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Middleware
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire +26 26 £450 - 1
Leicestershire -6 7 £500 +11.11%
Northamptonshire -12 7 £400 +17.64%
Middleware
England

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 33 (38.37%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (33.72%) WebSphere
3 25 (29.07%) webMethods
4 23 (26.74%) Apigee
5 22 (25.58%) Linux
6 21 (24.42%) IBM Integration Bus
7 18 (20.93%) Unix
7 18 (20.93%) ActiveMQ
7 18 (20.93%) RESTful
8 16 (18.60%) IBM
8 16 (18.60%) Intel
9 15 (17.44%) Solaris
9 15 (17.44%) Stakeholder Management
9 15 (17.44%) CouchDB
10 14 (16.28%) Apache Camel
10 14 (16.28%) Java
11 12 (13.95%) Windows
11 12 (13.95%) Unified Process
11 12 (13.95%) TOGAF
11 12 (13.95%) Play Framework
11 12 (13.95%) Mobile App
11 12 (13.95%) Akka
11 12 (13.95%) NoSQL
11 12 (13.95%) Couchbase
11 12 (13.95%) Scala
11 12 (13.95%) DataPower
11 12 (13.95%) Security Cleared
12 11 (12.79%) ITIL
12 11 (12.79%) Project Management
13 10 (11.63%) SOA

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 29 (33.72%) WebSphere
2 5 (5.81%) Apache
2 5 (5.81%) JBoss
2 5 (5.81%) WebLogic
3 4 (4.65%) AquaLogic
3 4 (4.65%) MQSeries
3 4 (4.65%) Oracle Application Server
3 4 (4.65%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 4 (4.65%) Tuxedo
3 4 (4.65%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (3.49%) Node.js
4 3 (3.49%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 4 (4.65%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.14%) HTTP
2 6 (6.98%) TCP/IP
3 4 (4.65%) SAN
3 4 (4.65%) SSL
4 2 (2.33%) FTP
5 1 (1.16%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (17.44%) CouchDB
2 12 (13.95%) Couchbase
2 12 (13.95%) NoSQL
3 3 (3.49%) MongoDB
3 3 (3.49%) MySQL
3 3 (3.49%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.33%) DataStage
4 2 (2.33%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.33%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.16%) DB2
5 1 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (4.65%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (2.33%) Cucumber
2 2 (2.33%) Flyway
2 2 (2.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.33%) Gradle
2 2 (2.33%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.33%) JUnit
2 2 (2.33%) Maven
2 2 (2.33%) Toad
3 1 (1.16%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (3.49%) Retail
2 2 (2.33%) Finance
3 1 (1.16%) Banking
3 1 (1.16%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 24 (27.91%) Developer
2 21 (24.42%) Middleware Specialist
3 20 (23.26%) Middleware Developer
4 19 (22.09%) Architect
5 17 (19.77%) Integration Specialist
6 16 (18.60%) Integration Architect
6 16 (18.60%) Solutions Architect
7 14 (16.28%) Analyst
8 12 (13.95%) Scala Developer
8 12 (13.95%) webMethods Architect
9 11 (12.79%) WebSphere Specialist
10 10 (11.63%) Integration Developer
10 10 (11.63%) Middleware Architect
10 10 (11.63%) Technical Analyst
11 9 (10.47%) Middleware Analyst
12 8 (9.30%) Middleware Engineer
12 8 (9.30%) webMethods Specialist
12 8 (9.30%) WebSphere Developer
13 7 (8.14%) webMethods Developer
14 6 (6.98%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (24.42%) IBM Integration Bus
2 18 (20.93%) ActiveMQ
2 18 (20.93%) RESTful
3 14 (16.28%) Apache Camel
4 12 (13.95%) Akka
4 12 (13.95%) Play Framework
5 9 (10.47%) J2EE
6 6 (6.98%) REST
6 6 (6.98%) SOAP
6 6 (6.98%) XML
7 4 (4.65%) HTML
7 4 (4.65%) HTML5
7 4 (4.65%) JMS
7 4 (4.65%) JSON
8 3 (3.49%) .NET
8 3 (3.49%) AngularJS
8 3 (3.49%) SAML
8 3 (3.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (3.49%) Velocity
8 3 (3.49%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.95%) DataPower
1 12 (13.95%) Mobile App
2 6 (6.98%) Data Centre
3 4 (4.65%) Clustering
4 3 (3.49%) Smart Meter
5 2 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.16%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.16%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.16%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.16%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.16%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (1.16%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 22 (25.58%) Linux
2 18 (20.93%) Unix
3 15 (17.44%) Solaris
4 12 (13.95%) Windows
5 8 (9.30%) AIX
6 6 (6.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (4.65%) OS/390
8 2 (2.33%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.16%) Android
9 1 (1.16%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.16%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.16%) Windows Server
9 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (38.37%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (17.44%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (13.95%) TOGAF
3 12 (13.95%) Unified Process
4 11 (12.79%) ITIL
4 11 (12.79%) Project Management
5 10 (11.63%) SOA
6 9 (10.47%) Change Management
6 9 (10.47%) Configuration Management
6 9 (10.47%) Migration
7 8 (9.30%) Validation
8 7 (8.14%) Issue Tracking
8 7 (8.14%) Open Source
9 6 (6.98%) Service Delivery
10 5 (5.81%) Content Development
10 5 (5.81%) Service Management
11 4 (4.65%) Problem Management
11 4 (4.65%) Project Planning
11 4 (4.65%) Release Management
11 4 (4.65%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (16.28%) Java
2 12 (13.95%) Scala
3 6 (6.98%) C
3 6 (6.98%) C++
4 4 (4.65%) Perl
5 1 (1.16%) C#
5 1 (1.16%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.16%) Python
5 1 (1.16%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.16%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (13.95%) Security Cleared
2 10 (11.63%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.16%) BC Cleared
3 1 (1.16%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (2.33%) Docker
2 1 (1.16%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (5.81%) Puppet
2 4 (4.65%) EMC NetWorker
2 4 (4.65%) Foglight
2 4 (4.65%) nmon
3 3 (3.49%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.16%) Nagios
Vendors
1 25 (29.07%) webMethods
2 23 (26.74%) Apigee
3 16 (18.60%) IBM
3 16 (18.60%) Intel
4 8 (9.30%) CA
4 8 (9.30%) Sun
5 6 (6.98%) HP
5 6 (6.98%) Oracle
5 6 (6.98%) Red Hat
6 4 (4.65%) Axway
6 4 (4.65%) Citrix
6 4 (4.65%) EMC
6 4 (4.65%) Fujitsu
6 4 (4.65%) Microsoft
6 4 (4.65%) Talend
6 4 (4.65%) VMware
7 2 (2.33%) WSO2
8 1 (1.16%) TIBCO