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 4 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Middleware
Rank 73 80 112
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +32
Contract jobs citing Middleware 54 55 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.13% 1.99% 0.85%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.79% 7.14% 3.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 35 8
Median daily rate £510 £450 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £330 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £388
% change year-on-year
- +16.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
Median hourly rate £27.50 £47.00 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.48% +22.07%
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 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
614 770 828
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 24.17% 27.84% 27.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 378 434 468
Median daily rate £375 £388 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +7.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £255 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £351 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 30 33
Median hourly rate £30.50 £40.00 £35.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.75% +12.99%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £33.33 £26.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £45.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.55 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.53% +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 4 May 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 4 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
Bedfordshire +14 17 £581 +78.84%
Essex +9 15 £486 -11.59%
Hertfordshire +8 8 £361 -23.54% 6
Norfolk - 6 £600 -
Suffolk -4 5 £575 +27.77% 1
Cambridgeshire -11 3 £478 +36.42% 3
Middleware
England

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 4 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 of England region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 74 (55.22%) SOA
2 49 (36.57%) Java
2 49 (36.57%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (32.84%) REST
4 41 (30.60%) Web Services
5 39 (29.10%) SOAP
6 33 (24.63%) Microsoft
6 33 (24.63%) TDD
7 30 (22.39%) Continuous Integration
7 30 (22.39%) JBoss
8 28 (20.90%) .NET
8 28 (20.90%) Red Hat
9 25 (18.66%) C#
9 25 (18.66%) Microservices
10 23 (17.16%) E-Commerce
10 23 (17.16%) Git (software)
11 22 (16.42%) WebLogic
12 21 (15.67%) SQL
12 21 (15.67%) Open Source
12 21 (15.67%) Software Engineering
13 20 (14.93%) JSON
13 20 (14.93%) Oracle
13 20 (14.93%) Linux
13 20 (14.93%) Analytical Skills
14 19 (14.18%) Puppet
14 19 (14.18%) Jenkins
15 18 (13.43%) User Stories
15 18 (13.43%) XML
16 17 (12.69%) IBM
16 17 (12.69%) Scrum

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 30 (22.39%) JBoss
2 22 (16.42%) WebLogic
3 15 (11.19%) Mule
4 12 (8.96%) Oracle Service Bus
4 12 (8.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 11 (8.21%) Confluence
6 10 (7.46%) Apache ServiceMix
7 8 (5.97%) Node.js
8 7 (5.22%) WebSphere
9 6 (4.48%) IIS
10 3 (2.24%) Apache
10 3 (2.24%) Tomcat
11 2 (1.49%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (7.46%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.75%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (7.46%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.75%) AWD
3 1 (0.75%) BigMachines
3 1 (0.75%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (10.45%) SaaS
2 9 (6.72%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (5.97%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (2.99%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 4 (2.99%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (2.24%) IBM PureFlex
6 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.96%) HTTP
2 11 (8.21%) SSL
2 11 (8.21%) TCP/IP
3 6 (4.48%) Firewall
3 6 (4.48%) SAN
4 5 (3.73%) LAN
4 5 (3.73%) WAN
5 4 (2.99%) NAS
6 3 (2.24%) Network Security
7 1 (0.75%) DNS
7 1 (0.75%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (11.19%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.46%) MySQL
3 9 (6.72%) MongoDB
4 8 (5.97%) Apache Cassandra
4 8 (5.97%) CouchDB
4 8 (5.97%) NoSQL
5 6 (4.48%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (4.48%) Relational Database
6 4 (2.99%) DataStage
7 3 (2.24%) SAP HANA
8 2 (1.49%) Data Mining
8 2 (1.49%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.49%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.49%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (1.49%) Power BI
8 2 (1.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.75%) DB2
9 1 (0.75%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 23 (17.16%) Git (software)
2 19 (14.18%) Jenkins
3 12 (8.96%) JIRA
3 12 (8.96%) Subversion
4 10 (7.46%) EasyMock
4 10 (7.46%) Mockito
5 2 (1.49%) VisualVM
6 1 (0.75%) Ant
6 1 (0.75%) LoadUI
6 1 (0.75%) Maven
6 1 (0.75%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 12 (8.96%) Finance
2 11 (8.21%) Retail
3 2 (1.49%) Legal
3 2 (1.49%) Marketing
3 2 (1.49%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.75%) Back Office
4 1 (0.75%) Banking
Job Titles
1 58 (43.28%) Developer
2 39 (29.10%) Java Developer
3 36 (26.87%) Architect
4 24 (17.91%) Senior Developer
5 16 (11.94%) Senior Java Developer
5 16 (11.94%) Solutions Architect
6 15 (11.19%) Technical Architect
7 13 (9.70%) E-Commerce Architect
8 12 (8.96%) Integration Developer
8 12 (8.96%) SOA Developer
9 11 (8.21%) Project Manager
10 9 (6.72%) Integration Architect
11 8 (5.97%) Consultant
11 8 (5.97%) Senior Architect
12 7 (5.22%) Analyst
12 7 (5.22%) Designer
12 7 (5.22%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
12 7 (5.22%) IT Manager
12 7 (5.22%) XML Developer
13 6 (4.48%) Middleware Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (32.84%) REST
2 41 (30.60%) Web Services
3 39 (29.10%) SOAP
4 28 (20.90%) .NET
5 20 (14.93%) JSON
6 18 (13.43%) XML
7 16 (11.94%) HTML
8 12 (8.96%) XSD
8 12 (8.96%) XSLT
9 11 (8.21%) ASP.NET Web API
9 11 (8.21%) WCF
10 10 (7.46%) Apache Camel
10 10 (7.46%) MSMQ
11 8 (5.97%) CSS
11 8 (5.97%) Spring
11 8 (5.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 7 (5.22%) Ajax
12 7 (5.22%) CSS3
12 7 (5.22%) HTML5
13 4 (2.99%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 20 (14.93%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (10.45%) Data Integration
3 12 (8.96%) Hybrid Cloud
4 8 (5.97%) N-Tier
5 6 (4.48%) Data Centre
5 6 (4.48%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (3.73%) Public Cloud
7 4 (2.99%) Cryptography
7 4 (2.99%) PKI
8 3 (2.24%) Clustering
8 3 (2.24%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.49%) Data Structures
9 2 (1.49%) DataPower
10 1 (0.75%) FMCG
10 1 (0.75%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.75%) Reinsurance
10 1 (0.75%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 20 (14.93%) Linux
2 11 (8.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (7.46%) Windows
4 8 (5.97%) Unix
5 7 (5.22%) Mac OS X
6 4 (2.99%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.75%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (55.22%) SOA
2 49 (36.57%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (24.63%) TDD
4 30 (22.39%) Continuous Integration
5 25 (18.66%) Microservices
6 23 (17.16%) E-Commerce
7 21 (15.67%) Open Source
7 21 (15.67%) Software Engineering
8 18 (13.43%) User Stories
9 17 (12.69%) Scrum
10 15 (11.19%) DevOps
10 15 (11.19%) Kanban
11 14 (10.45%) Configuration Management
12 13 (9.70%) Reverse Engineering
12 13 (9.70%) Stakeholder Management
13 12 (8.96%) Low Latency
13 12 (8.96%) Mentoring
14 11 (8.21%) Coaching
14 11 (8.21%) Data Modelling
15 10 (7.46%) OO
Programming Languages
1 49 (36.57%) Java
2 25 (18.66%) C#
3 21 (15.67%) SQL
4 10 (7.46%) JavaScript
5 4 (2.99%) Python
5 4 (2.99%) Ruby
5 4 (2.99%) Scala
6 3 (2.24%) C
6 3 (2.24%) Perl
7 2 (1.49%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.75%) Groovy
8 1 (0.75%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.75%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (3.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 4 (2.99%) CISA
2 4 (2.99%) CISM
2 4 (2.99%) CISSP
3 2 (1.49%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (1.49%) Degree
3 2 (1.49%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.75%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 1 (0.75%) CCSP
4 1 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.75%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.73%) QA
2 4 (2.99%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.49%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.75%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.24%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.24%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.75%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 19 (14.18%) Puppet
2 15 (11.19%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (5.97%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 8 (5.97%) MOM
4 2 (1.49%) Nagios
4 2 (1.49%) Opsview
4 2 (1.49%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 33 (24.63%) Microsoft
2 28 (20.90%) Red Hat
3 20 (14.93%) Oracle
4 17 (12.69%) IBM
5 15 (11.19%) WSO2
6 10 (7.46%) Google
7 8 (5.97%) SAP
8 7 (5.22%) Atlassian
9 5 (3.73%) TIBCO
9 5 (3.73%) VMware
10 4 (2.99%) hybris
11 3 (2.24%) BEA
11 3 (2.24%) Citrix
12 2 (1.49%) MuleSoft
12 2 (1.49%) Splunk
13 1 (0.75%) Apigee
13 1 (0.75%) EMC
13 1 (0.75%) Mashery
13 1 (0.75%) Rally
13 1 (0.75%) Software AG
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