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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Middleware over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Middleware
Rank 63 65 86
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +21
Contract jobs citing Middleware 31 22 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.02% 1.56% 0.74%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.29% 7.67% 3.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 2
Average daily rate £425 £360 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.05% -28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £229 £420
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £582 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +12.90%
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
425 287 336
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 27.71% 20.37% 22.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 147 180
Average daily rate £350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 1 18
Average hourly rate £37.50 £16.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+127.27% -49.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.65 £16.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.05 £16.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

Middleware
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Middleware across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire -12 13 £280 -5.08% 2
Leicestershire -5 9 £588 +63.19% 2
Northamptonshire +15 4 £450 +20.00%
Derbyshire - 4 £423 -
Middleware
England

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands region citing Middleware also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Middleware.

1 22 (47.83%) Unix
2 21 (45.65%) Linux
3 19 (41.30%) Migration
4 15 (32.61%) IBM
4 15 (32.61%) Project Management
5 14 (30.43%) HP
5 14 (30.43%) Solaris
6 13 (28.26%) Validation
7 12 (26.09%) RESTful
8 11 (23.91%) Security Cleared
8 11 (23.91%) Windows
9 10 (21.74%) Java
9 10 (21.74%) SQL
9 10 (21.74%) SC Cleared
9 10 (21.74%) Issue Tracking
10 9 (19.57%) Microsoft
11 8 (17.39%) SOAP
11 8 (17.39%) Web Services
11 8 (17.39%) REST
12 7 (15.22%) Analytical Skills
12 7 (15.22%) ITIL
12 7 (15.22%) SOA
12 7 (15.22%) WebSphere
13 6 (13.04%) Retail
13 6 (13.04%) ActiveMQ
13 6 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
13 6 (13.04%) SQL Server
13 6 (13.04%) CouchDB
14 5 (10.87%) Team Foundation Server
14 5 (10.87%) Open Source

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands region citing Middleware also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Middleware. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (15.22%) WebSphere
2 3 (6.52%) JBoss
2 3 (6.52%) Node.js
3 1 (2.17%) AquaLogic
3 1 (2.17%) IIS
3 1 (2.17%) MQSeries
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (2.17%) Tuxedo
3 1 (2.17%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.17%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.70%) HTTP
1 4 (8.70%) TCP/IP
2 3 (6.52%) Converged Networks
2 3 (6.52%) Network Security
2 3 (6.52%) SAN
3 2 (4.35%) FTP
4 1 (2.17%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.04%) CouchDB
1 6 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.70%) DB2
3 3 (6.52%) Couchbase
3 3 (6.52%) MongoDB
3 3 (6.52%) MySQL
3 3 (6.52%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.35%) DataStage
5 1 (2.17%) Informix
5 1 (2.17%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (10.87%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.35%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 6 (13.04%) Retail
2 1 (2.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (15.22%) Unix Engineer
2 6 (13.04%) Architect
2 6 (13.04%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (10.87%) Analyst
3 5 (10.87%) Consultant
3 5 (10.87%) Middleware Consultant
4 4 (8.70%) Developer
4 4 (8.70%) Middleware Analyst
4 4 (8.70%) Middleware Engineer
4 4 (8.70%) Middleware Specialist
4 4 (8.70%) Project Manager
4 4 (8.70%) Support Engineer
4 4 (8.70%) Technical Analyst
4 4 (8.70%) Technical Specialist
5 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (6.52%) Integration Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) Integration Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) SOA Architect
5 3 (6.52%) Unix Support
5 3 (6.52%) Unix Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (26.09%) RESTful
2 8 (17.39%) REST
2 8 (17.39%) SOAP
2 8 (17.39%) Web Services
3 6 (13.04%) ActiveMQ
4 4 (8.70%) J2EE
4 4 (8.70%) JMS
5 3 (6.52%) .NET
5 3 (6.52%) Akka
5 3 (6.52%) AngularJS
5 3 (6.52%) Apache Camel
5 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (6.52%) HTML
5 3 (6.52%) HTML5
5 3 (6.52%) Play Framework
5 3 (6.52%) SAML
5 3 (6.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (6.52%) Velocity
5 3 (6.52%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 1 (2.17%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.22%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.87%) Data Centre
2 5 (10.87%) DataPower
3 3 (6.52%) Mobile App
3 3 (6.52%) Public Cloud
3 3 (6.52%) Smart Meter
3 3 (6.52%) Web 2.0
4 2 (4.35%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (4.35%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.17%) Tandem
5 1 (2.17%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 22 (47.83%) Unix
2 21 (45.65%) Linux
3 14 (30.43%) Solaris
4 11 (23.91%) Windows
5 4 (8.70%) AIX
5 4 (8.70%) Windows Server
6 2 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.17%) OS/390
7 1 (2.17%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (41.30%) Migration
2 15 (32.61%) Project Management
3 13 (28.26%) Validation
4 10 (21.74%) Issue Tracking
5 7 (15.22%) ITIL
5 7 (15.22%) SOA
6 6 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (10.87%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (10.87%) Open Source
8 4 (8.70%) Configuration Management
9 3 (6.52%) Converged Infrastructure
9 3 (6.52%) DevOps
9 3 (6.52%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (6.52%) ERP
9 3 (6.52%) Scrum
9 3 (6.52%) Service Delivery
9 3 (6.52%) TDD
9 3 (6.52%) TOGAF
9 3 (6.52%) WFM
10 2 (4.35%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (21.74%) Java
1 10 (21.74%) SQL
2 3 (6.52%) Scala
3 1 (2.17%) C
3 1 (2.17%) C++
3 1 (2.17%) Perl
3 1 (2.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (23.91%) Security Cleared
2 10 (21.74%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.52%) CCNA
3 3 (6.52%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (6.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (6.52%) Active Directory
1 3 (6.52%) Hyper-V
1 3 (6.52%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (6.52%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (6.52%) Puppet
2 1 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.17%) SCCM
2 1 (2.17%) SCOM
2 1 (2.17%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 15 (32.61%) IBM
2 14 (30.43%) HP
3 9 (19.57%) Microsoft
4 5 (10.87%) Oracle
4 5 (10.87%) Red Hat
5 3 (6.52%) Citrix
5 3 (6.52%) VMware
6 2 (4.35%) CA
6 2 (4.35%) Talend
7 1 (2.17%) Axway
7 1 (2.17%) Fujitsu
7 1 (2.17%) Metastorm
7 1 (2.17%) Sun
7 1 (2.17%) webMethods