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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Middleware
England / East of England
Rank 82 67 97
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +30
Contract jobs citing Middleware 47 56 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.16% 2.37% 1.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.53% 9.23% 4.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 33 25
Median daily rate £500 £550 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £363 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £420 £450
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.75 £42.00 £43.75
% change year-on-year
-22.02% -4.00%

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
624 607 789
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 28.69% 25.64% 30.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 392 364 478
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 22 31
Median hourly rate £37.00 £45.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.77% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £36.50 £23.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.60 £55.20 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

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 27 February 2017.

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 27 February 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
Hertfordshire +1 20 £488 -22.00% 5
Essex -8 16 £550 +18.86% 7
Suffolk - 6 £538 -
Cambridgeshire -3 4 £350 -33.33% 4
Bedfordshire -11 1 £500 -6.97%
Middleware
England

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 of England region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 48 (48.98%) Oracle
2 44 (44.90%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (38.78%) SOA
4 34 (34.69%) Linux
5 31 (31.63%) DevOps
6 30 (30.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 24 (24.49%) J2EE
7 24 (24.49%) Continuous Integration
8 22 (22.45%) Scrum
8 22 (22.45%) SSL
8 22 (22.45%) Open Source
9 21 (21.43%) WebLogic
9 21 (21.43%) Configuration Management
9 21 (21.43%) Git (software)
10 20 (20.41%) TDD
10 20 (20.41%) JBoss
10 20 (20.41%) Windows
11 19 (19.39%) HTTP
11 19 (19.39%) Apache
11 19 (19.39%) Jenkins
12 18 (18.37%) TCP/IP
13 17 (17.35%) Microsoft
13 17 (17.35%) VMware
13 17 (17.35%) VMware Infrastructure
13 17 (17.35%) Oracle Database
13 17 (17.35%) API Design
14 16 (16.33%) Data Centre
14 16 (16.33%) WSO2
14 16 (16.33%) Puppet
14 16 (16.33%) Subversion

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 (30.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 21 (21.43%) WebLogic
3 20 (20.41%) JBoss
4 19 (19.39%) Apache
5 13 (13.27%) IIS
6 11 (11.22%) Oracle Service Bus
7 6 (6.12%) WebSphere
8 5 (5.10%) Tomcat
9 3 (3.06%) IBM HTTP Server
9 3 (3.06%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 3 (3.06%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (2.04%) CMS
11 1 (1.02%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 1 (1.02%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (1.02%) Mule
11 1 (1.02%) SharePoint
11 1 (1.02%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (2.04%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.04%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.02%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.02%) MS Project
2 1 (1.02%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 8 (8.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (4.08%) Oracle ERP
3 3 (3.06%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (2.04%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (2.04%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (1.02%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (1.02%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (1.02%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (1.02%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (1.02%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.20%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.06%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 3 (3.06%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.02%) G Suite
3 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.02%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (22.45%) SSL
2 19 (19.39%) HTTP
3 18 (18.37%) TCP/IP
4 13 (13.27%) SAN
5 10 (10.20%) Firewall
6 9 (9.18%) NAS
7 8 (8.16%) LAN
7 8 (8.16%) WAN
8 3 (3.06%) DNS
8 3 (3.06%) FTP
8 3 (3.06%) Internet
8 3 (3.06%) LDAP
9 2 (2.04%) NetScaler
10 1 (1.02%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (17.35%) Oracle Database
2 15 (15.31%) Relational Database
3 14 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 12 (12.24%) Oracle Database 12c
5 11 (11.22%) Oracle Database 11g
6 7 (7.14%) Big Data
7 4 (4.08%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (3.06%) MySQL
8 3 (3.06%) NoSQL
9 2 (2.04%) Oracle ODI
10 1 (1.02%) DataStage
10 1 (1.02%) OLTP
10 1 (1.02%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 21 (21.43%) Git (software)
2 19 (19.39%) Jenkins
3 16 (16.33%) Subversion
4 5 (5.10%) Maven
5 4 (4.08%) SoapUI
6 3 (3.06%) PowerDesigner
6 3 (3.06%) Visual Studio
7 2 (2.04%) JIRA
8 1 (1.02%) Bower
8 1 (1.02%) Bugzilla
8 1 (1.02%) Grunt
8 1 (1.02%) gulp
General
1 16 (16.33%) Finance
2 11 (11.22%) Telecoms
3 9 (9.18%) Manufacturing
3 9 (9.18%) Marketing
4 8 (8.16%) Electronics
5 5 (5.10%) Advertising
6 4 (4.08%) French Language
7 3 (3.06%) Retail
8 1 (1.02%) Legal
8 1 (1.02%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (1.02%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 19 (19.39%) Architect
2 17 (17.35%) Consultant
3 12 (12.24%) Technical Architect
4 11 (11.22%) Developer
4 11 (11.22%) DevOps Engineer
5 9 (9.18%) Project Manager
6 7 (7.14%) Applications Consultant
6 7 (7.14%) Lead DevOps
6 7 (7.14%) Security Consultant
7 5 (5.10%) Analyst
7 5 (5.10%) SOA Architect
7 5 (5.10%) SOA Developer
7 5 (5.10%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (4.08%) Infrastructure Manager
8 4 (4.08%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 4 (4.08%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 4 (4.08%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
9 3 (3.06%) AWS Architect
9 3 (3.06%) Oracle SOA Consultant
9 3 (3.06%) SOA Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (24.49%) J2EE
2 12 (12.24%) Oracle Fusion
2 12 (12.24%) Web Services
3 11 (11.22%) JSON
3 11 (11.22%) RESTful
3 11 (11.22%) SOAP
3 11 (11.22%) XML
4 9 (9.18%) XSLT
5 6 (6.12%) .NET
5 6 (6.12%) JMS
5 6 (6.12%) Swagger
5 6 (6.12%) XSD
6 5 (5.10%) Play Framework
6 5 (5.10%) REST
6 5 (5.10%) Ruby on Rails
7 4 (4.08%) Node.js
8 3 (3.06%) .NET Framework
8 3 (3.06%) AngularJS
8 3 (3.06%) HTML5
8 3 (3.06%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 16 (16.33%) Data Centre
2 14 (14.29%) Clustering
3 8 (8.16%) Management Information System
4 5 (5.10%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (4.08%) Life Science
6 3 (3.06%) iPad
6 3 (3.06%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (3.06%) N-Tier
7 2 (2.04%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.04%) SWIFT
8 1 (1.02%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.02%) iSeries
8 1 (1.02%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (1.02%) PKI
8 1 (1.02%) RIA
8 1 (1.02%) STB
8 1 (1.02%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 34 (34.69%) Linux
2 20 (20.41%) Windows
3 14 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (13.27%) Windows Server
5 9 (9.18%) Solaris
6 6 (6.12%) Unix
7 3 (3.06%) AIX
7 3 (3.06%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.02%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (1.02%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (44.90%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (38.78%) SOA
3 31 (31.63%) DevOps
4 24 (24.49%) Continuous Integration
5 22 (22.45%) Open Source
5 22 (22.45%) Scrum
6 21 (21.43%) Configuration Management
7 20 (20.41%) TDD
8 17 (17.35%) API Design
9 14 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
9 14 (14.29%) Load Balancing
9 14 (14.29%) Mentoring
9 14 (14.29%) Microservices
10 13 (13.27%) Coaching
10 13 (13.27%) Kanban
10 13 (13.27%) Software Engineering
11 12 (12.24%) Business Intelligence
11 12 (12.24%) High Availability
12 10 (10.20%) Analytics
12 10 (10.20%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 16 (16.33%) Java
2 10 (10.20%) Perl
3 6 (6.12%) C
3 6 (6.12%) Python
3 6 (6.12%) XPath
4 5 (5.10%) Ruby
5 4 (4.08%) SQL
6 3 (3.06%) C#
6 3 (3.06%) CoffeeScript
6 3 (3.06%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.04%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.04%) Jython
7 2 (2.04%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.02%) C++
8 1 (1.02%) Groovy
8 1 (1.02%) PHP
8 1 (1.02%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (5.10%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.04%) Degree
2 2 (2.04%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.02%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.02%) ISEB
3 1 (1.02%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.02%) RHCE
3 1 (1.02%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.06%) QA
2 2 (2.04%) SEPA
3 1 (1.02%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (17.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (14.29%) Docker
3 12 (12.24%) Active Directory
4 3 (3.06%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (2.04%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (1.02%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.02%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.02%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (16.33%) Puppet
2 12 (12.24%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (9.18%) Microsoft Clustering
4 5 (5.10%) Ansible
5 4 (4.08%) Tivoli
6 1 (1.02%) OpenView
6 1 (1.02%) Oracle EDQ
6 1 (1.02%) SCCM
6 1 (1.02%) vRealize
Vendors
1 48 (48.98%) Oracle
2 17 (17.35%) Microsoft
2 17 (17.35%) VMware
3 16 (16.33%) WSO2
4 10 (10.20%) IBM
4 10 (10.20%) SAP
5 9 (9.18%) Citrix
6 5 (5.10%) webMethods
7 3 (3.06%) HP
7 3 (3.06%) TIBCO
8 2 (2.04%) Dell
8 2 (2.04%) Intel Security
8 2 (2.04%) MuleSoft
8 2 (2.04%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.02%) Atlassian
9 1 (1.02%) BEA
9 1 (1.02%) Fujitsu
9 1 (1.02%) Google
9 1 (1.02%) PTC
9 1 (1.02%) ServiceNow
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