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 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Middleware
Rank 66 90 126
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +36
Contract jobs citing Middleware 60 53 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.38% 1.69% 0.85%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.60% 6.08% 2.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 18 17
Median daily rate £378 £385 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.94% -14.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £361 £395
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £612 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £455 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Median hourly rate - £31.51 £23.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +34.80%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £38.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-26.31% +38.18%
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
625 872 975
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 24.75% 27.83% 30.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 378 563 613
Median daily rate £375 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 28 26
Median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £20.94 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.84 £42.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.20% +12.92%

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 26 August 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 26 August 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 - 20 £275 -
Cambridgeshire +5 14 £550 +42.85% 2
Hertfordshire +14 9 £375 -6.25% 9
Essex 0 7 £380 -36.13% 1
Bedfordshire - 5 £600 -
Suffolk - 5 £575 -
Middleware
England

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 26 August 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 38 (32.20%) Oracle
2 36 (30.51%) Linux
3 34 (28.81%) SOA
4 32 (27.12%) Microsoft
5 29 (24.58%) Git (software)
6 28 (23.73%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (18.64%) Windows
8 20 (16.95%) SAN
8 20 (16.95%) Data Centre
9 19 (16.10%) Amazon AWS
9 19 (16.10%) Puppet
9 19 (16.10%) Jenkins
9 19 (16.10%) Finance
9 19 (16.10%) SOAP
9 19 (16.10%) JSON
10 18 (15.25%) ERP
10 18 (15.25%) Configuration Management
10 18 (15.25%) REST
10 18 (15.25%) RESTful
10 18 (15.25%) DevOps
11 17 (14.41%) Java
12 16 (13.56%) HTML
12 16 (13.56%) VMware
13 15 (12.71%) Stakeholder Management
13 15 (12.71%) SQL Server
13 15 (12.71%) IBM
14 14 (11.86%) JavaScript
14 14 (11.86%) XML
15 13 (11.02%) CSS
15 13 (11.02%) WebLogic

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 13 (11.02%) WebLogic
2 10 (8.47%) IIS
3 9 (7.63%) JBoss
4 7 (5.93%) Oracle Service Bus
5 6 (5.08%) WebSphere
6 5 (4.24%) Apache
7 4 (3.39%) Apache ServiceMix
7 4 (3.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (2.54%) SharePoint
9 2 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (1.69%) Confluence
9 2 (1.69%) WebLogic Portal
10 1 (0.85%) Mule
Applications
1 6 (5.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.85%) MS Project
2 1 (0.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (5.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (4.24%) BigMachines
3 4 (3.39%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.85%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 19 (16.10%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (11.02%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 13 (11.02%) AWS CloudFormation
3 6 (5.08%) SaaS
4 3 (2.54%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (1.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (16.95%) SAN
2 13 (11.02%) LAN
2 13 (11.02%) WAN
3 12 (10.17%) Firewall
3 12 (10.17%) NAS
4 7 (5.93%) Network Security
5 5 (4.24%) DNS
6 4 (3.39%) HTTP
7 3 (2.54%) SSL
7 3 (2.54%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.85%) FTP
8 1 (0.85%) NetScaler
8 1 (0.85%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (12.71%) SQL Server
2 11 (9.32%) NoSQL
3 7 (5.93%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (5.93%) MySQL
4 5 (4.24%) SAP HANA
5 3 (2.54%) DataStage
5 3 (2.54%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.69%) DB2
6 2 (1.69%) OLTP
6 2 (1.69%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (0.85%) Big Data
7 1 (0.85%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (0.85%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 29 (24.58%) Git (software)
2 19 (16.10%) Jenkins
3 9 (7.63%) Visual Studio
4 4 (3.39%) EasyMock
4 4 (3.39%) Mockito
4 4 (3.39%) Subversion
5 3 (2.54%) JIRA
6 2 (1.69%) Grunt
6 2 (1.69%) gulp
6 2 (1.69%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.85%) Ant
7 1 (0.85%) LoadUI
7 1 (0.85%) Maven
7 1 (0.85%) PVCS
7 1 (0.85%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.85%) TestDirector
7 1 (0.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 19 (16.10%) Finance
2 9 (7.63%) Retail
3 5 (4.24%) Banking
3 5 (4.24%) Billing
4 4 (3.39%) Marketing
5 1 (0.85%) Advertising
5 1 (0.85%) Back Office
5 1 (0.85%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 27 (22.88%) Architect
2 25 (21.19%) Developer
3 15 (12.71%) DevOps Engineer
4 12 (10.17%) AWS DevOps
4 12 (10.17%) AWS Engineer
4 12 (10.17%) Project Manager
5 11 (9.32%) Analyst
5 11 (9.32%) Solutions Architect
6 10 (8.47%) Infrastructure Architect
7 9 (7.63%) Consultant
7 9 (7.63%) Designer
7 9 (7.63%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 8 (6.78%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 8 (6.78%) Technical Architect
8 8 (6.78%) Web Developer
9 7 (5.93%) Cloud Engineer
10 6 (5.08%) DevOps Consultant
10 6 (5.08%) Infrastructure Manager
10 6 (5.08%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 6 (5.08%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (16.10%) JSON
1 19 (16.10%) SOAP
2 18 (15.25%) REST
2 18 (15.25%) RESTful
3 16 (13.56%) HTML
4 14 (11.86%) XML
5 13 (11.02%) CSS
6 12 (10.17%) .NET
6 12 (10.17%) HTML5
6 12 (10.17%) Web Services
7 11 (9.32%) WebSockets
8 9 (7.63%) AngularJS
8 9 (7.63%) jQuery
8 9 (7.63%) OAuth
8 9 (7.63%) Sass
8 9 (7.63%) WebRTC
9 5 (4.24%) J2EE
9 5 (4.24%) WCF
10 4 (3.39%) XSD
10 4 (3.39%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 20 (16.95%) Data Centre
2 12 (10.17%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (8.47%) Clustering
4 7 (5.93%) Hybrid Cloud
5 6 (5.08%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (4.24%) SWIFT
7 4 (3.39%) Data Integration
7 4 (3.39%) PKI
8 3 (2.54%) Public Cloud
9 2 (1.69%) Cryptography
9 2 (1.69%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.69%) Mobile Payment
9 2 (1.69%) Reinsurance
10 1 (0.85%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.85%) IBM Mainframe
10 1 (0.85%) iPad
10 1 (0.85%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.85%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.85%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 36 (30.51%) Linux
2 22 (18.64%) Windows
3 12 (10.17%) Windows Server
4 8 (6.78%) Unix
5 6 (5.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (4.24%) Solaris
7 2 (1.69%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.85%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (28.81%) SOA
2 28 (23.73%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (15.25%) Configuration Management
3 18 (15.25%) DevOps
3 18 (15.25%) ERP
4 15 (12.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (11.02%) High Availability
5 13 (11.02%) SDLC
6 12 (10.17%) Software Engineering
7 11 (9.32%) CRUD
7 11 (9.32%) Secure Coding
8 10 (8.47%) Load Balancing
8 10 (8.47%) Microservices
8 10 (8.47%) Programme Management
8 10 (8.47%) Project Management
9 9 (7.63%) CRM
9 9 (7.63%) E-Commerce
9 9 (7.63%) Enterprise Architecture
9 9 (7.63%) Scrum
9 9 (7.63%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (14.41%) Java
2 14 (11.86%) JavaScript
3 12 (10.17%) C#
3 12 (10.17%) SQL
4 11 (9.32%) CoffeeScript
5 8 (6.78%) Python
6 6 (5.08%) Shell Script
7 5 (4.24%) Jython
8 3 (2.54%) Bash Shell
8 3 (2.54%) MATLAB
9 2 (1.69%) AWK
9 2 (1.69%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.69%) sed
10 1 (0.85%) Groovy
10 1 (0.85%) Perl
10 1 (0.85%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (2.54%) SC Cleared
1 3 (2.54%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.69%) CISA
2 2 (1.69%) CISM
2 2 (1.69%) CISSP
2 2 (1.69%) Degree
3 1 (0.85%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 1 (0.85%) CCSP
3 1 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.85%) CRISC
3 1 (0.85%) MBA
3 1 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.24%) SEPA
2 4 (3.39%) QA
3 1 (0.85%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (11.02%) Active Directory
1 13 (11.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.69%) Docker
2 2 (1.69%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.85%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (0.85%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.85%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (0.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 19 (16.10%) Puppet
2 10 (8.47%) Microsoft Clustering
3 4 (3.39%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (2.54%) Ansible
5 2 (1.69%) OpenView
5 2 (1.69%) SCCM
5 2 (1.69%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.85%) Terraform
6 1 (0.85%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 38 (32.20%) Oracle
2 32 (27.12%) Microsoft
3 16 (13.56%) VMware
4 15 (12.71%) IBM
5 12 (10.17%) Red Hat
6 11 (9.32%) Citrix
7 10 (8.47%) SAP
8 7 (5.93%) WSO2
9 6 (5.08%) webMethods
10 5 (4.24%) BEA
11 4 (3.39%) Google
11 4 (3.39%) TIBCO
12 3 (2.54%) HP
13 2 (1.69%) Atlassian
13 2 (1.69%) BMC
13 2 (1.69%) MuleSoft
13 2 (1.69%) Sun
14 1 (0.85%) NetSuite
14 1 (0.85%) ServiceNow
14 1 (0.85%) Talend