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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Middleware
Rank 71 93 123
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +30
Contract jobs citing Middleware 59 49 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.42% 1.70% 0.94%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.02% 6.12% 3.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 23 14
Median daily rate £513 £443 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.93% -6.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £385 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £553
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 5
Median hourly rate - £31.52 £13.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +138.78%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.33 £32.00 £29.75
% change year-on-year
+7.27% +7.56%
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
589 801 942
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 24.19% 27.80% 30.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 320 471 592
Median daily rate £375 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £236 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 36 21
Median hourly rate £40.00 £36.67 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.08% +46.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £24.00 £13.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £45.00 £41.16
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 24 September 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 24 September 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
Norfolk - 15 £275 -
Cambridgeshire +1 14 £550 +42.85% 2
Essex +8 11 £540 -9.24%
Hertfordshire +8 9 £413 -21.42% 6
Bedfordshire 0 7 £600 +20.00% 1
Suffolk +5 3 £525 - 1
Middleware
England

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 49 (38.89%) Linux
2 48 (38.10%) Oracle
3 39 (30.95%) Git (software)
4 33 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (26.19%) SOA
5 30 (23.81%) Microsoft
5 30 (23.81%) Puppet
6 29 (23.02%) Jenkins
7 27 (21.43%) DevOps
7 27 (21.43%) Configuration Management
8 25 (19.84%) SAN
8 25 (19.84%) Windows
9 24 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
10 23 (18.25%) Data Centre
11 19 (15.08%) Finance
11 19 (15.08%) ERP
11 19 (15.08%) VMware
12 18 (14.29%) RESTful
13 17 (13.49%) JSON
13 17 (13.49%) Active Directory
13 17 (13.49%) SQL Server
14 16 (12.70%) WebLogic
14 16 (12.70%) HTML
14 16 (12.70%) LAN
14 16 (12.70%) WAN
14 16 (12.70%) VMware Infrastructure
14 16 (12.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 16 (12.70%) High Availability
15 15 (11.90%) Open Source
15 15 (11.90%) AWS CloudFormation

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 16 (12.70%) WebLogic
2 13 (10.32%) IIS
2 13 (10.32%) JBoss
3 12 (9.52%) Apache
4 6 (4.76%) WebSphere
5 5 (3.97%) Oracle Service Bus
6 4 (3.17%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.59%) Apache ServiceMix
7 2 (1.59%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (1.59%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 4 (3.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.79%) MS Project
2 1 (0.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (3.97%) BigMachines
3 2 (1.59%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.79%) AWD
4 1 (0.79%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 24 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (11.90%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 15 (11.90%) AWS CloudFormation
3 5 (3.97%) SaaS
4 3 (2.38%) Office 365
5 2 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 25 (19.84%) SAN
2 16 (12.70%) LAN
2 16 (12.70%) WAN
3 15 (11.90%) Firewall
3 15 (11.90%) NAS
4 11 (8.73%) HTTP
5 10 (7.94%) SSL
5 10 (7.94%) TCP/IP
6 8 (6.35%) Network Security
7 5 (3.97%) DNS
8 1 (0.79%) FTP
8 1 (0.79%) NetScaler
8 1 (0.79%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (13.49%) SQL Server
2 11 (8.73%) NoSQL
3 10 (7.94%) Relational Database
4 6 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (4.76%) MySQL
5 5 (3.97%) SAP HANA
6 3 (2.38%) OLTP
6 3 (2.38%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.59%) DB2
7 2 (1.59%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (0.79%) Big Data
8 1 (0.79%) DataStage
8 1 (0.79%) IBM InfoSphere
8 1 (0.79%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 39 (30.95%) Git (software)
2 29 (23.02%) Jenkins
3 11 (8.73%) Subversion
4 9 (7.14%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.59%) EasyMock
5 2 (1.59%) Grunt
5 2 (1.59%) gulp
5 2 (1.59%) JIRA
5 2 (1.59%) Mockito
5 2 (1.59%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.79%) Ant
6 1 (0.79%) LoadUI
6 1 (0.79%) Maven
6 1 (0.79%) PVCS
6 1 (0.79%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (0.79%) TestDirector
6 1 (0.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 19 (15.08%) Finance
2 5 (3.97%) Banking
2 5 (3.97%) Billing
3 4 (3.17%) Marketing
3 4 (3.17%) Retail
4 1 (0.79%) Advertising
4 1 (0.79%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 25 (19.84%) Architect
2 20 (15.87%) Developer
3 19 (15.08%) DevOps Engineer
4 14 (11.11%) AWS DevOps
4 14 (11.11%) AWS Engineer
5 13 (10.32%) Analyst
6 12 (9.52%) Project Manager
6 12 (9.52%) Solutions Architect
7 11 (8.73%) Consultant
7 11 (8.73%) Infrastructure Architect
8 9 (7.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 8 (6.35%) DevOps Consultant
9 8 (6.35%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 8 (6.35%) Web Developer
10 7 (5.56%) AWS Consultant
10 7 (5.56%) Cloud Engineer
10 7 (5.56%) Infrastructure Manager
10 7 (5.56%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 7 (5.56%) Integration Manager
11 6 (4.76%) Integration Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (14.29%) RESTful
2 17 (13.49%) JSON
3 16 (12.70%) HTML
4 13 (10.32%) CSS
5 12 (9.52%) HTML5
5 12 (9.52%) SOAP
5 12 (9.52%) XML
6 11 (8.73%) J2EE
6 11 (8.73%) REST
6 11 (8.73%) WebSockets
7 10 (7.94%) Web Services
8 9 (7.14%) AngularJS
8 9 (7.14%) jQuery
8 9 (7.14%) OAuth
8 9 (7.14%) Sass
8 9 (7.14%) WebRTC
9 7 (5.56%) .NET
10 3 (2.38%) SAML
10 3 (2.38%) WCF
11 2 (1.59%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 23 (18.25%) Data Centre
2 13 (10.32%) Clustering
3 8 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (3.97%) PKI
5 5 (3.97%) SWIFT
6 4 (3.17%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (2.38%) Data Integration
7 3 (2.38%) Mobile Payment
7 3 (2.38%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.59%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.59%) Cryptography
8 2 (1.59%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.59%) Reinsurance
9 1 (0.79%) IBM Mainframe
9 1 (0.79%) iPad
9 1 (0.79%) Life Science
9 1 (0.79%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.79%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 49 (38.89%) Linux
2 25 (19.84%) Windows
3 16 (12.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (11.11%) Windows Server
5 9 (7.14%) Solaris
6 8 (6.35%) Unix
7 3 (2.38%) Oracle Linux
7 3 (2.38%) Windows 7
7 3 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.79%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
1 33 (26.19%) SOA
2 27 (21.43%) Configuration Management
2 27 (21.43%) DevOps
3 19 (15.08%) ERP
4 16 (12.70%) High Availability
5 15 (11.90%) Open Source
5 15 (11.90%) Scrum
6 14 (11.11%) Kanban
6 14 (11.11%) Mentoring
6 14 (11.11%) Secure Coding
6 14 (11.11%) Software Engineering
7 13 (10.32%) Coaching
7 13 (10.32%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (10.32%) Load Balancing
7 13 (10.32%) Microservices
7 13 (10.32%) SDLC
7 13 (10.32%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (8.73%) CRUD
8 11 (8.73%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (11.90%) Java
2 14 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 12 (9.52%) SQL
4 11 (8.73%) CoffeeScript
5 10 (7.94%) Python
6 8 (6.35%) Perl
7 7 (5.56%) C#
7 7 (5.56%) Jython
8 6 (4.76%) Shell Script
9 3 (2.38%) Bash Shell
9 3 (2.38%) MATLAB
10 2 (1.59%) AWK
10 2 (1.59%) C
10 2 (1.59%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.59%) sed
11 1 (0.79%) Groovy
11 1 (0.79%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (3.17%) SC Cleared
1 4 (3.17%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.38%) Degree
3 2 (1.59%) CISA
3 2 (1.59%) CISM
3 2 (1.59%) CISSP
4 1 (0.79%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 1 (0.79%) CCSP
4 1 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.79%) CRISC
4 1 (0.79%) ISEB
4 1 (0.79%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.79%) MBA
4 1 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.76%) QA
2 5 (3.97%) SEPA
3 1 (0.79%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (13.49%) Active Directory
2 16 (12.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (7.14%) Docker
4 3 (2.38%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.79%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (0.79%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.79%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 30 (23.81%) Puppet
2 13 (10.32%) Microsoft Clustering
2 13 (10.32%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (2.38%) Ansible
3 3 (2.38%) OpenView
3 3 (2.38%) SCCM
3 3 (2.38%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.79%) Oracle EDQ
4 1 (0.79%) Terraform
4 1 (0.79%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 48 (38.10%) Oracle
2 30 (23.81%) Microsoft
3 19 (15.08%) VMware
4 14 (11.11%) IBM
5 13 (10.32%) Citrix
6 12 (9.52%) WSO2
7 10 (7.94%) SAP
8 8 (6.35%) Red Hat
9 7 (5.56%) webMethods
10 5 (3.97%) BEA
11 3 (2.38%) BMC
11 3 (2.38%) HP
11 3 (2.38%) Sun
11 3 (2.38%) TIBCO
12 2 (1.59%) Google
13 1 (0.79%) CA
13 1 (0.79%) Fujitsu
13 1 (0.79%) Intel Security
13 1 (0.79%) JD Edwards
13 1 (0.79%) NetSuite
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