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 6 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Middleware
Rank 45 62 88
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +26
Contract jobs citing Middleware 57 44 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 3.49% 2.50% 0.83%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.04% 9.95% 3.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 16 3
Median daily rate £400 £400 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £225 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £525 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £388
% change year-on-year
- +16.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -15.78%
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
406 442 431
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 24.85% 25.11% 27.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 262 247
Median daily rate £325 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 25
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £15.00 £31.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £35.00 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.08% +5.71%

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 6 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 6 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 +32 35 £450 - 1
Leicestershire +6 10 £500 +11.11% 1
Northamptonshire -10 6 £400 +17.64%
Derbyshire +2 4 £370 -
Middleware
England

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 6 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 32 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (32.95%) WebSphere
3 25 (28.41%) webMethods
4 23 (26.14%) Apigee
5 22 (25.00%) Linux
6 21 (23.86%) IBM Integration Bus
7 20 (22.73%) Unix
8 18 (20.45%) RESTful
9 17 (19.32%) IBM
9 17 (19.32%) ActiveMQ
10 16 (18.18%) Intel
10 16 (18.18%) Solaris
11 15 (17.05%) Stakeholder Management
11 15 (17.05%) CouchDB
12 13 (14.77%) Windows
12 13 (14.77%) Java
12 13 (14.77%) DataPower
12 13 (14.77%) Apache Camel
13 12 (13.64%) Play Framework
13 12 (13.64%) Mobile App
13 12 (13.64%) Akka
13 12 (13.64%) Security Cleared
13 12 (13.64%) Scala
13 12 (13.64%) NoSQL
13 12 (13.64%) Couchbase
13 12 (13.64%) Project Management
13 12 (13.64%) Unified Process
13 12 (13.64%) TOGAF
14 11 (12.50%) Migration
14 11 (12.50%) ITIL

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 (32.95%) WebSphere
2 5 (5.68%) Apache
2 5 (5.68%) JBoss
2 5 (5.68%) WebLogic
3 4 (4.55%) AquaLogic
3 4 (4.55%) MQSeries
3 4 (4.55%) Oracle Application Server
3 4 (4.55%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 4 (4.55%) Tuxedo
3 4 (4.55%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (3.41%) Node.js
5 2 (2.27%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 4 (4.55%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.95%) HTTP
2 6 (6.82%) TCP/IP
3 4 (4.55%) SAN
3 4 (4.55%) SSL
4 2 (2.27%) FTP
5 1 (1.14%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (17.05%) CouchDB
2 12 (13.64%) Couchbase
2 12 (13.64%) NoSQL
3 3 (3.41%) MongoDB
3 3 (3.41%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.27%) DataStage
4 2 (2.27%) MySQL
4 2 (2.27%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.27%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.14%) DB2
5 1 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (3.41%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (2.27%) Toad
3 1 (1.14%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.14%) Flyway
3 1 (1.14%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.14%) Gradle
3 1 (1.14%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.14%) JUnit
3 1 (1.14%) Maven
3 1 (1.14%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (3.41%) Retail
2 2 (2.27%) Finance
3 1 (1.14%) Banking
3 1 (1.14%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 24 (27.27%) Developer
2 20 (22.73%) Middleware Developer
2 20 (22.73%) Middleware Specialist
3 19 (21.59%) Architect
4 17 (19.32%) Integration Specialist
5 16 (18.18%) Integration Architect
5 16 (18.18%) Solutions Architect
6 14 (15.91%) Analyst
7 12 (13.64%) Scala Developer
7 12 (13.64%) webMethods Architect
8 11 (12.50%) WebSphere Specialist
9 10 (11.36%) Integration Developer
9 10 (11.36%) Middleware Architect
9 10 (11.36%) Technical Analyst
10 9 (10.23%) Middleware Analyst
11 8 (9.09%) Middleware Engineer
11 8 (9.09%) webMethods Specialist
11 8 (9.09%) WebSphere Developer
12 7 (7.95%) webMethods Developer
13 6 (6.82%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (23.86%) IBM Integration Bus
2 18 (20.45%) RESTful
3 17 (19.32%) ActiveMQ
4 13 (14.77%) Apache Camel
5 12 (13.64%) Akka
5 12 (13.64%) Play Framework
6 9 (10.23%) J2EE
7 7 (7.95%) REST
7 7 (7.95%) SOAP
8 5 (5.68%) XML
9 4 (4.55%) HTML
9 4 (4.55%) HTML5
9 4 (4.55%) JMS
9 4 (4.55%) Web Services
10 3 (3.41%) AngularJS
10 3 (3.41%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (3.41%) JSON
10 3 (3.41%) SAML
10 3 (3.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (3.41%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.77%) DataPower
2 12 (13.64%) Mobile App
3 6 (6.82%) Data Centre
4 4 (4.55%) Clustering
5 3 (3.41%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.41%) Smart Meter
6 1 (1.14%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.14%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.14%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.14%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.14%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (1.14%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 22 (25.00%) Linux
2 20 (22.73%) Unix
3 16 (18.18%) Solaris
4 13 (14.77%) Windows
5 8 (9.09%) AIX
6 5 (5.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (4.55%) OS/390
8 1 (1.14%) Android
8 1 (1.14%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.14%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.14%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.14%) Windows Server
8 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (17.05%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (13.64%) Project Management
3 12 (13.64%) TOGAF
3 12 (13.64%) Unified Process
4 11 (12.50%) ITIL
4 11 (12.50%) Migration
5 9 (10.23%) Change Management
5 9 (10.23%) Configuration Management
5 9 (10.23%) SOA
5 9 (10.23%) Validation
6 8 (9.09%) Issue Tracking
7 7 (7.95%) Open Source
8 6 (6.82%) Service Delivery
9 5 (5.68%) Content Development
9 5 (5.68%) Service Management
10 4 (4.55%) Project Planning
10 4 (4.55%) QMS
10 4 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
10 4 (4.55%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (14.77%) Java
2 12 (13.64%) Scala
3 6 (6.82%) C
3 6 (6.82%) C++
4 4 (4.55%) Perl
5 2 (2.27%) SQL
6 1 (1.14%) C#
6 1 (1.14%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.14%) Python
6 1 (1.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (13.64%) Security Cleared
2 10 (11.36%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.14%) BC Cleared
3 1 (1.14%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (1.14%) Docker
1 1 (1.14%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (5.68%) Puppet
2 4 (4.55%) EMC NetWorker
2 4 (4.55%) Foglight
2 4 (4.55%) nmon
3 3 (3.41%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 25 (28.41%) webMethods
2 23 (26.14%) Apigee
3 17 (19.32%) IBM
4 16 (18.18%) Intel
5 8 (9.09%) CA
5 8 (9.09%) Sun
6 7 (7.95%) HP
7 6 (6.82%) Oracle
8 5 (5.68%) Microsoft
8 5 (5.68%) Red Hat
9 4 (4.55%) Axway
9 4 (4.55%) Citrix
9 4 (4.55%) EMC
9 4 (4.55%) Fujitsu
9 4 (4.55%) VMware
10 3 (3.41%) Talend
11 1 (1.14%) TIBCO
11 1 (1.14%) WSO2