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 30 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Middleware
Rank 46 31 50
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +19
Contract jobs citing Middleware 12 24 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 2.63% 4.40% 1.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.16% 14.12% 4.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 2
Median daily rate £486 £550 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.59% +89.65%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Median hourly rate £27.50 £49.50 £39.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.44% +26.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £39.13 £52.50
% change year-on-year
-10.54% -25.47%
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
147 170 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 32.17% 31.14% 24.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 80 88
Median daily rate £350 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 14 11
Median hourly rate £31.27 £40.60 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.98% +1.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £37.83 £30.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £49.50 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.02% +8.00%

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 30 May 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 30 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
Southend-on-Sea +6 4 £486 -
Brentwood +3 2 - -
Middleware
East of England

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 30 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 Essex region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 15 (55.56%) SOA
2 13 (48.15%) Java
2 13 (48.15%) Web Services
2 13 (48.15%) Continuous Integration
2 13 (48.15%) Open Source
3 12 (44.44%) Oracle
4 11 (40.74%) XML
4 11 (40.74%) SOAP
4 11 (40.74%) REST
4 11 (40.74%) WSO2
5 10 (37.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 10 (37.04%) Apache Camel
5 10 (37.04%) Apache ServiceMix
5 10 (37.04%) Oracle BPM
5 10 (37.04%) Oracle Service Bus
5 10 (37.04%) Mockito
5 10 (37.04%) EasyMock
5 10 (37.04%) Google
5 10 (37.04%) JSON
5 10 (37.04%) MySQL
5 10 (37.04%) XSD
5 10 (37.04%) XSLT
6 9 (33.33%) Configuration Management
7 7 (25.93%) Linux
7 7 (25.93%) Mentoring
8 6 (22.22%) Coaching
8 6 (22.22%) Data Mapping
8 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (22.22%) Windows
8 6 (22.22%) SQL

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 10 (37.04%) Apache ServiceMix
1 10 (37.04%) Oracle Service Bus
1 10 (37.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (11.11%) JBoss
2 3 (11.11%) WebLogic
3 2 (7.41%) Apache
3 2 (7.41%) IIS
3 2 (7.41%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (37.04%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (3.70%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) HTTP
1 3 (11.11%) SSL
1 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 2 (7.41%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (37.04%) MySQL
2 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
3 2 (7.41%) Data Mining
3 2 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 2 (7.41%) Power BI
3 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (37.04%) EasyMock
1 10 (37.04%) Mockito
2 3 (11.11%) Jenkins
3 2 (7.41%) Subversion
3 2 (7.41%) VisualVM
4 1 (3.70%) Ant
4 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.70%) JIRA
4 1 (3.70%) LoadUI
4 1 (3.70%) Maven
4 1 (3.70%) SoapUI
4 1 (3.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (18.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (48.15%) Developer
2 10 (37.04%) Java Developer
2 10 (37.04%) SOA Developer
3 7 (25.93%) XML Developer
4 6 (22.22%) Analyst
5 4 (14.81%) IT Manager
5 4 (14.81%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (11.11%) IT Services Manager
6 3 (11.11%) Oracle Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Oracle SOA Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Applications Support Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) Data Integration Developer
7 2 (7.41%) ETL Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (7.41%) IT Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (7.41%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
7 2 (7.41%) IT Programme Manager
7 2 (7.41%) IT Project Manager
7 2 (7.41%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Senior Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (48.15%) Web Services
2 11 (40.74%) REST
2 11 (40.74%) SOAP
2 11 (40.74%) XML
3 10 (37.04%) Apache Camel
3 10 (37.04%) JSON
3 10 (37.04%) XSD
3 10 (37.04%) XSLT
4 4 (14.81%) .NET
5 2 (7.41%) COM+
6 1 (3.70%) Ajax
6 1 (3.70%) CSS
6 1 (3.70%) HTML
6 1 (3.70%) HTML5
6 1 (3.70%) J2EE
6 1 (3.70%) Java EE
6 1 (3.70%) JPA
6 1 (3.70%) JSF
6 1 (3.70%) PrimeFaces
6 1 (3.70%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (7.41%) Data Integration
1 2 (7.41%) Data Structures
1 2 (7.41%) DataPower
1 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.70%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.93%) Linux
2 6 (22.22%) Windows
3 3 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.70%) Unix
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (55.56%) SOA
2 13 (48.15%) Continuous Integration
2 13 (48.15%) Open Source
3 9 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 7 (25.93%) Mentoring
5 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (22.22%) Coaching
5 6 (22.22%) Data Mapping
5 6 (22.22%) Data Modelling
6 4 (14.81%) Dependency Management
6 4 (14.81%) PRINCE2
6 4 (14.81%) SDLC
6 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (14.81%) Unit Testing
6 4 (14.81%) Waterfall
7 3 (11.11%) Logistics
7 3 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (7.41%) Data Management
8 2 (7.41%) Scrum
8 2 (7.41%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 13 (48.15%) Java
2 6 (22.22%) SQL
3 2 (7.41%) C
3 2 (7.41%) C#
3 2 (7.41%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.70%) Groovy
4 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.70%) Perl
4 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) QA
2 2 (7.41%) Data Quality
3 1 (3.70%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (11.11%) Puppet
2 2 (7.41%) Nagios
2 2 (7.41%) Opsview
2 2 (7.41%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 12 (44.44%) Oracle
2 11 (40.74%) WSO2
3 10 (37.04%) Google
4 5 (18.52%) IBM
5 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
6 2 (7.41%) Splunk
7 1 (3.70%) CA
7 1 (3.70%) MKS
7 1 (3.70%) Rally