The table below looks at the statistics for Middleware skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Middleware over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Middleware
Rank 41 48 59
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +11
Contract jobs citing Middleware 11 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 2.53% 1.37% 0.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.25% 5.60% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 2
Median daily rate £540 £595 £544
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.24% +9.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £595 £469
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £595 £619
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £31.52 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +26.08%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £32.00 £29.75
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +7.56%
Middleware
East of 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 Essex region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
83 125 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 19.08% 24.51% 36.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 71 100
Median daily rate £350 £360 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -15.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £245 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £583 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 16 12
Median hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £33.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +8.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £31.50 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.80 £42.00 £39.50
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 Essex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Essex 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 Essex

Middleware
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Middleware across the Essex region.

Middleware Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Middleware
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Middleware across the Essex region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

Middleware Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

Middleware
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Middleware across the Essex region.

Middleware Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Middleware
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware within the Essex region over the 3 months to 26 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
Southend-on-Sea -2 6 £565 -5.04%
Brentwood - 1 - -
Middleware
East of England

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 26 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 Essex region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 17 (70.83%) Oracle
2 16 (66.67%) SOA
3 15 (62.50%) Configuration Management
3 15 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (54.17%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (54.17%) Linux
5 12 (50.00%) Apache
5 12 (50.00%) Open Source
5 12 (50.00%) Jenkins
5 12 (50.00%) WSO2
5 12 (50.00%) Mentoring
5 12 (50.00%) Coaching
6 11 (45.83%) Git (software)
6 11 (45.83%) Subversion
6 11 (45.83%) J2EE
7 10 (41.67%) Scrum
7 10 (41.67%) JBoss
7 10 (41.67%) HTTP
7 10 (41.67%) TCP/IP
7 10 (41.67%) SSL
7 10 (41.67%) TDD
7 10 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (41.67%) Puppet
7 10 (41.67%) DevOps
7 10 (41.67%) Opscode Chef
7 10 (41.67%) Relational Database
8 9 (37.50%) Docker
8 9 (37.50%) Microservices
8 9 (37.50%) API Design
8 9 (37.50%) Kanban

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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 12 (50.00%) Apache
2 10 (41.67%) JBoss
3 4 (16.67%) WebLogic
4 2 (8.33%) Apache ServiceMix
4 2 (8.33%) Oracle Service Bus
4 2 (8.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (8.33%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
5 1 (4.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.17%) MS Project
1 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (4.17%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (41.67%) HTTP
1 10 (41.67%) SSL
1 10 (41.67%) TCP/IP
2 3 (12.50%) DNS
3 2 (8.33%) Firewall
4 1 (4.17%) FTP
4 1 (4.17%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (41.67%) Relational Database
2 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 3 (12.50%) MySQL
4 1 (4.17%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 12 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 11 (45.83%) Git (software)
2 11 (45.83%) Subversion
3 2 (8.33%) EasyMock
3 2 (8.33%) Mockito
4 1 (4.17%) Ant
4 1 (4.17%) JIRA
4 1 (4.17%) LoadUI
4 1 (4.17%) Maven
4 1 (4.17%) SoapUI
4 1 (4.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5 (20.83%) Analyst
2 4 (16.67%) Lead DevOps
2 4 (16.67%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 4 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Developer
3 3 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Java Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Senior DevOps
4 2 (8.33%) SOA Developer
4 2 (8.33%) XML Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Environment Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) ICT Operations Manager
5 1 (4.17%) ICT Service Delivery Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Support
5 1 (4.17%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Service Operations Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Solaris Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Solaris Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (45.83%) J2EE
2 4 (16.67%) Web Services
3 3 (12.50%) REST
3 3 (12.50%) SOAP
3 3 (12.50%) XML
4 2 (8.33%) .NET
4 2 (8.33%) Apache Camel
4 2 (8.33%) JSON
4 2 (8.33%) WireMock
4 2 (8.33%) XSD
4 2 (8.33%) XSLT
5 1 (4.17%) .NET Framework
5 1 (4.17%) Ajax
5 1 (4.17%) CSS
5 1 (4.17%) CSS3
5 1 (4.17%) HTML
5 1 (4.17%) Java EE
5 1 (4.17%) JSF
5 1 (4.17%) PrimeFaces
5 1 (4.17%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (54.17%) Linux
2 10 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (20.83%) Unix
4 3 (12.50%) Solaris
4 3 (12.50%) Windows
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (66.67%) SOA
2 15 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (62.50%) Configuration Management
3 13 (54.17%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (50.00%) Coaching
4 12 (50.00%) Mentoring
4 12 (50.00%) Open Source
5 10 (41.67%) DevOps
5 10 (41.67%) Scrum
5 10 (41.67%) TDD
6 9 (37.50%) API Design
6 9 (37.50%) Kanban
6 9 (37.50%) Microservices
6 9 (37.50%) Software Engineering
7 7 (29.17%) Continuous Delivery
8 6 (25.00%) User Stories
9 5 (20.83%) Integration Testing
9 5 (20.83%) SDLC
10 4 (16.67%) Data Mapping
10 4 (16.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (29.17%) Perl
2 4 (16.67%) Shell Script
3 3 (12.50%) Java
3 3 (12.50%) SQL
4 2 (8.33%) C
5 1 (4.17%) Groovy
5 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.17%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
1 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 9 (37.50%) Docker
2 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (41.67%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (41.67%) Puppet
2 2 (8.33%) Ansible
3 1 (4.17%) Terraform
Vendors
1 17 (70.83%) Oracle
2 12 (50.00%) WSO2
3 2 (8.33%) BEA
3 2 (8.33%) Google
4 1 (4.17%) CA
4 1 (4.17%) Fujitsu
4 1 (4.17%) MKS
4 1 (4.17%) Rally
4 1 (4.17%) SAP
4 1 (4.17%) ServiceNow
4 1 (4.17%) webMethods