The table below looks at the statistics for Middleware skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Middleware over the 3 months to 2 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Middleware
Rank 74 62 106
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +44
Contract jobs citing Middleware 52 77 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.28% 2.95% 1.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.76% 10.65% 3.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 63 20
Median daily rate £475 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £363 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £625 £564
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £13.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £33.63 £33.70
% change year-on-year
+48.69% -0.22%
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 of England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
670 723 891
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 29.37% 27.71% 30.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 384 460 578
Median daily rate £375 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 39 20
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.45 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.87% -0.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £31.00 £31.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.92 £45.00 £43.75
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 the East of England

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

Middleware
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Middleware Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Middleware
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Middleware across the East of England region over the 3 months to 2 December 2016.

Middleware Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Middleware
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Middleware Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Middleware
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 2 December 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
Hertfordshire +17 19 £438 -30.00% 8
Essex -21 13 £545 -0.90% 4
Bedfordshire +3 9 £475 -19.14% 1
Norfolk +9 5 £350 -41.66% 1
Suffolk - 4 £525 - 1
Cambridgeshire -17 2 - - 6
Middleware
England

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 2 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 East of England region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 50 (47.62%) Oracle
2 43 (40.95%) Linux
3 32 (30.48%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (25.71%) SOA
5 26 (24.76%) Git (software)
6 24 (22.86%) Microsoft
7 23 (21.90%) Windows
7 23 (21.90%) Finance
7 23 (21.90%) DevOps
8 22 (20.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 22 (20.95%) WebLogic
9 19 (18.10%) Java
9 19 (18.10%) RESTful
9 19 (18.10%) Puppet
10 18 (17.14%) ERP
11 17 (16.19%) SAN
11 17 (16.19%) Configuration Management
11 17 (16.19%) Jenkins
12 16 (15.24%) Apache
12 16 (15.24%) Open Source
12 16 (15.24%) Scrum
13 15 (14.29%) Programme Management
13 15 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 15 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
13 15 (14.29%) SSL
13 15 (14.29%) Firewall
13 15 (14.29%) Data Centre
14 14 (13.33%) Solaris
14 14 (13.33%) JBoss
14 14 (13.33%) J2EE

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 22 (20.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 22 (20.95%) WebLogic
2 16 (15.24%) Apache
3 14 (13.33%) JBoss
4 10 (9.52%) IIS
5 6 (5.71%) WebSphere
6 5 (4.76%) Oracle Service Bus
7 4 (3.81%) Tomcat
8 3 (2.86%) IBM HTTP Server
8 3 (2.86%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 3 (2.86%) SharePoint
8 3 (2.86%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (1.90%) WebLogic Portal
10 1 (0.95%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.95%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (1.90%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.90%) MS Project
1 2 (1.90%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.95%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 7 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (4.76%) BigMachines
3 4 (3.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (1.90%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (1.90%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (1.90%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.95%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (0.95%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.95%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.95%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.48%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.76%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 5 (4.76%) AWS CloudFormation
3 4 (3.81%) SaaS
4 3 (2.86%) Office 365
5 2 (1.90%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (16.19%) SAN
2 15 (14.29%) Firewall
2 15 (14.29%) SSL
3 13 (12.38%) HTTP
3 13 (12.38%) TCP/IP
4 6 (5.71%) DNS
4 6 (5.71%) LAN
4 6 (5.71%) NAS
4 6 (5.71%) WAN
5 4 (3.81%) FTP
6 3 (2.86%) LDAP
6 3 (2.86%) NetScaler
6 3 (2.86%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.43%) SQL Server
2 10 (9.52%) NoSQL
3 9 (8.57%) Relational Database
4 7 (6.67%) Oracle Database
5 6 (5.71%) MySQL
6 5 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (4.76%) SAP HANA
7 4 (3.81%) Oracle Database 12c
8 3 (2.86%) OLTP
8 3 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (1.90%) Big Data
9 2 (1.90%) Oracle ODI
10 1 (0.95%) DB2
Development Applications
1 26 (24.76%) Git (software)
2 17 (16.19%) Jenkins
3 10 (9.52%) Subversion
4 9 (8.57%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.90%) JIRA
6 1 (0.95%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.95%) Grunt
6 1 (0.95%) gulp
6 1 (0.95%) PVCS
6 1 (0.95%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.95%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (0.95%) TestDirector
General
1 23 (21.90%) Finance
2 9 (8.57%) Marketing
3 7 (6.67%) Telecoms
4 5 (4.76%) Banking
4 5 (4.76%) Billing
4 5 (4.76%) Manufacturing
5 4 (3.81%) Advertising
5 4 (3.81%) Electronics
6 1 (0.95%) Local Government
6 1 (0.95%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 18 (17.14%) Architect
2 13 (12.38%) Consultant
2 13 (12.38%) Developer
3 10 (9.52%) Analyst
3 10 (9.52%) Solutions Architect
4 9 (8.57%) DevOps Engineer
4 9 (8.57%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 9 (8.57%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 9 (8.57%) Web Developer
5 6 (5.71%) Infrastructure Architect
5 6 (5.71%) Project Manager
6 5 (4.76%) Designer
6 5 (4.76%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 4 (3.81%) AWS Consultant
7 4 (3.81%) AWS DevOps
7 4 (3.81%) AWS Engineer
7 4 (3.81%) DevOps Consultant
7 4 (3.81%) Lead DevOps
8 3 (2.86%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
8 3 (2.86%) Solutions Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (18.10%) RESTful
2 14 (13.33%) J2EE
2 14 (13.33%) JSON
3 10 (9.52%) CSS
3 10 (9.52%) HTML
3 10 (9.52%) HTML5
3 10 (9.52%) WebSockets
4 9 (8.57%) AngularJS
4 9 (8.57%) jQuery
4 9 (8.57%) OAuth
4 9 (8.57%) Sass
4 9 (8.57%) WebRTC
5 8 (7.62%) Web Services
6 6 (5.71%) Oracle Fusion
6 6 (5.71%) SOAP
7 4 (3.81%) XML
8 3 (2.86%) .NET
8 3 (2.86%) .NET Framework
8 3 (2.86%) SAML
8 3 (2.86%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 8 (7.62%) Clustering
3 5 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (4.76%) SWIFT
4 4 (3.81%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.86%) Mobile Payment
5 3 (2.86%) PKI
6 2 (1.90%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.95%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (0.95%) iPad
7 1 (0.95%) iSeries
7 1 (0.95%) Life Science
7 1 (0.95%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.95%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 43 (40.95%) Linux
2 23 (21.90%) Windows
3 15 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (13.33%) Solaris
5 13 (12.38%) Unix
6 11 (10.48%) Windows Server
7 4 (3.81%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (2.86%) AIX
8 3 (2.86%) Oracle Linux
8 3 (2.86%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.95%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (30.48%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (25.71%) SOA
3 23 (21.90%) DevOps
4 18 (17.14%) ERP
5 17 (16.19%) Configuration Management
6 16 (15.24%) Open Source
6 16 (15.24%) Scrum
7 15 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (14.29%) Programme Management
8 13 (12.38%) Kanban
9 12 (11.43%) ITIL
9 12 (11.43%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (10.48%) API Design
10 11 (10.48%) High Availability
10 11 (10.48%) TDD
11 10 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (9.52%) CRUD
11 10 (9.52%) Load Balancing
11 10 (9.52%) Project Management
11 10 (9.52%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 19 (18.10%) Java
2 10 (9.52%) CoffeeScript
3 9 (8.57%) JavaScript
3 9 (8.57%) Perl
4 8 (7.62%) Shell Script
4 8 (7.62%) SQL
5 4 (3.81%) PowerShell
6 3 (2.86%) Bash Shell
6 3 (2.86%) C#
6 3 (2.86%) Jython
6 3 (2.86%) Python
6 3 (2.86%) Ruby
6 3 (2.86%) XPath
7 2 (1.90%) AWK
7 2 (1.90%) C
7 2 (1.90%) MATLAB
7 2 (1.90%) sed
8 1 (0.95%) PHP
8 1 (0.95%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (5.71%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.81%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.90%) Degree
3 2 (1.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.95%) ISEB
4 1 (0.95%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.95%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.76%) SEPA
2 3 (2.86%) QA
3 2 (1.90%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (11.43%) Active Directory
2 11 (10.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (8.57%) Docker
4 3 (2.86%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 3 (2.86%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 19 (18.10%) Puppet
2 13 (12.38%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (5.71%) Microsoft Clustering
3 6 (5.71%) Tivoli
4 4 (3.81%) Ansible
5 3 (2.86%) OpenView
5 3 (2.86%) SCCM
6 1 (0.95%) Oracle EDQ
6 1 (0.95%) Terraform
6 1 (0.95%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 50 (47.62%) Oracle
2 24 (22.86%) Microsoft
3 13 (12.38%) VMware
4 12 (11.43%) IBM
5 11 (10.48%) SAP
6 9 (8.57%) WSO2
7 8 (7.62%) Citrix
7 8 (7.62%) webMethods
8 6 (5.71%) HP
9 3 (2.86%) BEA
9 3 (2.86%) BMC
9 3 (2.86%) Intel Security
9 3 (2.86%) Red Hat
9 3 (2.86%) Sun
10 2 (1.90%) Dell
10 2 (1.90%) ServiceNow
10 2 (1.90%) TIBCO
11 1 (0.95%) MuleSoft
11 1 (0.95%) Siemens
11 1 (0.95%) Talend
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