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 25 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Middleware
Rank 71 79 110
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +31
Contract jobs citing Middleware 58 58 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.35% 2.10% 1.01%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.39% 8.11% 3.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 28 12
Median daily rate £563 £450 £468
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -3.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £339 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £573 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Median hourly rate £27.50 £47.00 £39.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.48% +19.74%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £39.13 £52.50
% change year-on-year
-10.54% -25.47%
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
618 715 813
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 25.07% 25.92% 27.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 390 390 482
Median daily rate £375 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £488 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 27 33
Median hourly rate £30.50 £40.30 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.31% +7.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.60 £35.00 £29.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.70 £46.40 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-7.33% +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 25 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 25 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 +13 14 £588 -6.00%
Essex -14 12 £486 -11.59%
Norfolk - 11 £545 - 2
Hertfordshire +17 9 £425 -15.00% 6
Suffolk 0 8 £575 +26.37% 1
Cambridgeshire -5 4 £500 +42.85% 4
Middleware
England

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 25 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 64 (52.03%) SOA
2 43 (34.96%) REST
3 39 (31.71%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (30.89%) SOAP
5 35 (28.46%) Microsoft
6 34 (27.64%) Java
7 28 (22.76%) Web Services
8 26 (21.14%) Red Hat
8 26 (21.14%) .NET
8 26 (21.14%) Continuous Integration
9 25 (20.33%) Linux
10 24 (19.51%) JBoss
10 24 (19.51%) TDD
11 23 (18.70%) Software Engineering
11 23 (18.70%) C#
12 22 (17.89%) Git (software)
13 21 (17.07%) Oracle
13 21 (17.07%) E-Commerce
13 21 (17.07%) Puppet
13 21 (17.07%) Jenkins
14 20 (16.26%) Microservices
14 20 (16.26%) XML
14 20 (16.26%) JSON
15 19 (15.45%) IBM
15 19 (15.45%) Analytical Skills
15 19 (15.45%) User Stories
16 18 (14.63%) DevOps
17 17 (13.82%) SQL Server
17 17 (13.82%) SQL
18 16 (13.01%) Configuration Management

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 24 (19.51%) JBoss
2 14 (11.38%) Oracle Service Bus
3 13 (10.57%) WebLogic
4 12 (9.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 11 (8.94%) Confluence
6 10 (8.13%) Apache ServiceMix
7 9 (7.32%) IIS
8 6 (4.88%) Mule
8 6 (4.88%) WebSphere
9 3 (2.44%) Apache
9 3 (2.44%) Node.js
9 3 (2.44%) Tomcat
10 2 (1.63%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.81%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (8.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.81%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (8.13%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.63%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.81%) AWD
3 1 (0.81%) BigMachines
3 1 (0.81%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (11.38%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (9.76%) SaaS
3 9 (7.32%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 9 (7.32%) AWS CloudFormation
4 7 (5.69%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (2.44%) IBM PureFlex
6 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.94%) HTTP
2 10 (8.13%) SSL
2 10 (8.13%) TCP/IP
3 9 (7.32%) SAN
4 8 (6.50%) LAN
4 8 (6.50%) WAN
5 7 (5.69%) NAS
6 5 (4.07%) Firewall
6 5 (4.07%) Network Security
7 1 (0.81%) DNS
7 1 (0.81%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (13.82%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.13%) MySQL
3 7 (5.69%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (4.88%) Relational Database
5 5 (4.07%) DataStage
6 4 (3.25%) MongoDB
7 3 (2.44%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (2.44%) CouchDB
7 3 (2.44%) NoSQL
7 3 (2.44%) SAP HANA
8 2 (1.63%) Data Mining
8 2 (1.63%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.63%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.63%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (1.63%) Power BI
8 2 (1.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.81%) DB2
9 1 (0.81%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 22 (17.89%) Git (software)
2 21 (17.07%) Jenkins
3 12 (9.76%) JIRA
4 10 (8.13%) EasyMock
4 10 (8.13%) Mockito
4 10 (8.13%) Subversion
5 2 (1.63%) VisualVM
6 1 (0.81%) Ant
6 1 (0.81%) LoadUI
6 1 (0.81%) Maven
6 1 (0.81%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 13 (10.57%) Retail
2 12 (9.76%) Finance
3 2 (1.63%) Legal
3 2 (1.63%) Marketing
4 1 (0.81%) Back Office
4 1 (0.81%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 42 (34.15%) Developer
2 32 (26.02%) Architect
3 27 (21.95%) Java Developer
4 19 (15.45%) Senior Developer
5 16 (13.01%) Project Manager
6 15 (12.20%) Technical Architect
7 13 (10.57%) Senior Java Developer
7 13 (10.57%) Solutions Architect
8 12 (9.76%) SOA Developer
9 11 (8.94%) E-Commerce Architect
10 9 (7.32%) DevOps Engineer
11 8 (6.50%) AWS Engineer
11 8 (6.50%) Consultant
11 8 (6.50%) Integration Developer
12 7 (5.69%) Analyst
12 7 (5.69%) Designer
12 7 (5.69%) Infrastructure Manager
12 7 (5.69%) Infrastructure Project Manager
12 7 (5.69%) IT Manager
12 7 (5.69%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (34.96%) REST
2 38 (30.89%) SOAP
3 28 (22.76%) Web Services
4 26 (21.14%) .NET
5 20 (16.26%) JSON
5 20 (16.26%) XML
6 13 (10.57%) HTML
7 12 (9.76%) XSD
7 12 (9.76%) XSLT
8 11 (8.94%) ASP.NET Web API
9 10 (8.13%) Apache Camel
9 10 (8.13%) WCF
10 8 (6.50%) CSS
10 8 (6.50%) MSMQ
11 7 (5.69%) Ajax
11 7 (5.69%) CSS3
11 7 (5.69%) HTML5
12 4 (3.25%) Django
12 4 (3.25%) Play Framework
12 4 (3.25%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 19 (15.45%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (11.38%) Data Integration
3 12 (9.76%) Hybrid Cloud
4 9 (7.32%) Data Centre
5 6 (4.88%) Clustering
5 6 (4.88%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (3.25%) Public Cloud
7 3 (2.44%) Cryptography
7 3 (2.44%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.44%) N-Tier
7 3 (2.44%) PKI
8 2 (1.63%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.63%) DataPower
9 1 (0.81%) FMCG
9 1 (0.81%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.81%) Reinsurance
9 1 (0.81%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 25 (20.33%) Linux
2 15 (12.20%) Windows
3 10 (8.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (6.50%) Unix
5 7 (5.69%) Mac OS X
5 7 (5.69%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.81%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (52.03%) SOA
2 39 (31.71%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (21.14%) Continuous Integration
4 24 (19.51%) TDD
5 23 (18.70%) Software Engineering
6 21 (17.07%) E-Commerce
7 20 (16.26%) Microservices
8 19 (15.45%) User Stories
9 18 (14.63%) DevOps
10 16 (13.01%) Configuration Management
10 16 (13.01%) Open Source
11 14 (11.38%) Scrum
12 13 (10.57%) Kanban
12 13 (10.57%) Reverse Engineering
13 12 (9.76%) Mentoring
14 11 (8.94%) Coaching
14 11 (8.94%) Data Modelling
14 11 (8.94%) High Availability
14 11 (8.94%) Low Latency
14 11 (8.94%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (27.64%) Java
2 23 (18.70%) C#
3 17 (13.82%) SQL
4 7 (5.69%) JavaScript
4 7 (5.69%) Python
5 4 (3.25%) Ruby
5 4 (3.25%) Scala
6 3 (2.44%) Jython
7 2 (1.63%) C
7 2 (1.63%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.81%) Groovy
8 1 (0.81%) Perl
8 1 (0.81%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.81%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (4.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (2.44%) CISA
2 3 (2.44%) CISM
2 3 (2.44%) CISSP
3 2 (1.63%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.81%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 1 (0.81%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.81%) CCSP
4 1 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.81%) CRISC
4 1 (0.81%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.07%) QA
2 3 (2.44%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.63%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.81%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (5.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (4.88%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.44%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.81%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 21 (17.07%) Puppet
2 11 (8.94%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (2.44%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 3 (2.44%) MOM
4 2 (1.63%) Nagios
4 2 (1.63%) Opsview
4 2 (1.63%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 35 (28.46%) Microsoft
2 26 (21.14%) Red Hat
3 21 (17.07%) Oracle
4 19 (15.45%) IBM
5 13 (10.57%) WSO2
6 10 (8.13%) Google
7 8 (6.50%) SAP
7 8 (6.50%) VMware
8 7 (5.69%) Atlassian
9 6 (4.88%) Citrix
10 4 (3.25%) hybris
10 4 (3.25%) TIBCO
11 3 (2.44%) BEA
12 2 (1.63%) MuleSoft
12 2 (1.63%) Splunk
13 1 (0.81%) Apigee
13 1 (0.81%) CA
13 1 (0.81%) Mashery
13 1 (0.81%) NetApp
13 1 (0.81%) Rally
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