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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Middleware
England / East Midlands
Rank 92 76 54
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -22
Contract jobs citing Middleware 8 27 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.54% 1.80% 1.99%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.83% 6.52% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 17 15
Median daily rate £406 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £272 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £580 £494
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £38.25 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+30.71% +5.08%

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
436 414 319
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 29.22% 27.58% 21.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 247 169
Median daily rate £350 £360 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £460 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 2
Median hourly rate £21.50 £37.50 £22.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.66% +64.83%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017. 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 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 +4 5 - - 5
Northamptonshire -17 2 £338 -25.00%
Middleware
England

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 12 (38.71%) Migration
2 8 (25.81%) Oracle
3 7 (22.58%) webMethods
3 7 (22.58%) Apigee
4 6 (19.35%) WebSphere
5 5 (16.13%) Retail
5 5 (16.13%) Service Delivery
5 5 (16.13%) Change Management
5 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (16.13%) Intel
5 5 (16.13%) Java
5 5 (16.13%) Oracle Database
6 4 (12.90%) Talend
6 4 (12.90%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (12.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 4 (12.90%) Office Automation
6 4 (12.90%) Service Design
6 4 (12.90%) ITIL
6 4 (12.90%) Linux
6 4 (12.90%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (12.90%) ITSM
6 4 (12.90%) Service Management
6 4 (12.90%) Data Management
6 4 (12.90%) Problem Management
6 4 (12.90%) Talend Open Studio
7 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (9.68%) VMware
7 3 (9.68%) Security Management
7 3 (9.68%) J2EE
7 3 (9.68%) IBM

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 6 (19.35%) WebSphere
2 2 (6.45%) JBoss
3 1 (3.23%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (3.23%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (3.23%) Unit4 Business World
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) Firewall
1 2 (6.45%) FTP
1 2 (6.45%) HTTPS
2 1 (3.23%) DNS
2 1 (3.23%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (3.23%) HTTP
2 1 (3.23%) Internet
2 1 (3.23%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) Oracle Database
2 2 (6.45%) RDBMS
2 2 (6.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (3.23%) SoapUI
2 1 (3.23%) Toad
General
1 5 (16.13%) Retail
2 1 (3.23%) Banking
2 1 (3.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (22.58%) Test Leader
2 4 (12.90%) Architect
2 4 (12.90%) Developer
3 3 (9.68%) Middleware Architect
4 2 (6.45%) Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Consultant
4 2 (6.45%) Environment Manager
4 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Test Manager
4 2 (6.45%) Integration Architect
4 2 (6.45%) Integration Developer
4 2 (6.45%) Middleware Developer
4 2 (6.45%) Project Manager
4 2 (6.45%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (6.45%) Test Manager
4 2 (6.45%) webMethods Architect
4 2 (6.45%) webMethods Developer
5 1 (3.23%) DevOps Manager
5 1 (3.23%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
5 1 (3.23%) XML Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) J2EE
1 3 (9.68%) SOAP
1 3 (9.68%) Web Services
1 3 (9.68%) XML
2 2 (6.45%) IBM Integration Bus
2 2 (6.45%) REST
2 2 (6.45%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (3.23%) .NET
3 1 (3.23%) JDBC
3 1 (3.23%) JSON
3 1 (3.23%) OAuth
3 1 (3.23%) OAuth2
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle ADF
3 1 (3.23%) RESTful
3 1 (3.23%) WSDL
3 1 (3.23%) XML Messaging
3 1 (3.23%) XSD
3 1 (3.23%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) DataPower
2 1 (3.23%) Cyber Attack
2 1 (3.23%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (3.23%) Statistics
2 1 (3.23%) Tandem
2 1 (3.23%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.90%) Linux
2 3 (9.68%) Unix
3 1 (3.23%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (38.71%) Migration
2 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (16.13%) Change Management
2 5 (16.13%) Service Delivery
3 4 (12.90%) Data Management
3 4 (12.90%) ITIL
3 4 (12.90%) ITSM
3 4 (12.90%) Office Automation
3 4 (12.90%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (12.90%) Problem Management
3 4 (12.90%) Service Design
3 4 (12.90%) Service Management
4 3 (9.68%) SDLC
4 3 (9.68%) Security Management
4 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (6.45%) ETL
5 2 (6.45%) Project Management
5 2 (6.45%) Release Management
5 2 (6.45%) TOGAF
5 2 (6.45%) Unified Process
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.13%) Java
2 3 (9.68%) SQL
3 2 (6.45%) C
4 1 (3.23%) ActionScript
4 1 (3.23%) ActionScript 2.0
4 1 (3.23%) C#
4 1 (3.23%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) ITIL Certification
1 4 (12.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (3.23%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) OCP
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) VMware ESX
2 1 (3.23%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (25.81%) Oracle
2 7 (22.58%) Apigee
2 7 (22.58%) webMethods
3 5 (16.13%) Intel
4 4 (12.90%) Talend
5 3 (9.68%) IBM
5 3 (9.68%) VMware
6 2 (6.45%) Veritas
7 1 (3.23%) CA
7 1 (3.23%) F5
7 1 (3.23%) HP
7 1 (3.23%) SAP
7 1 (3.23%) TIBCO