The table below looks at the statistics for Middleware skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Middleware over the 3 months to 27 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Middleware
Rank 53 62 53
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -9
Contract jobs citing Middleware 9 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.32% 0.53% 1.04%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.32% 2.53% 3.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 3
Median daily rate £425 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £460 £398
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £540 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Hertfordshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
123 158 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 18.04% 20.98% 26.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 77 96
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £288 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 9
Median hourly rate £11.00 - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.60% +8.00%

Middleware
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire

Middleware
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Middleware Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Middleware
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Middleware across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016.

Middleware Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Middleware
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Middleware Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Middleware
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 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
Watford - 3 - -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £575 -
Middleware
East of England

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 10 (47.62%) SOAP
1 10 (47.62%) SOA
1 10 (47.62%) REST
2 9 (42.86%) Retail
3 8 (38.10%) ETL
3 8 (38.10%) IBM
3 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
3 8 (38.10%) Red Hat
3 8 (38.10%) C#
3 8 (38.10%) SQL
3 8 (38.10%) .NET
4 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 7 (33.33%) E-Commerce
4 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (33.33%) Data Integration
4 7 (33.33%) SaaS
5 6 (28.57%) WCF
5 6 (28.57%) DevOps
5 6 (28.57%) TDD
5 6 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (28.57%) MSMQ
6 5 (23.81%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (23.81%) DataStage
7 4 (19.05%) Oracle Service Bus
7 4 (19.05%) PRINCE2
7 4 (19.05%) XML
7 4 (19.05%) Oracle
8 3 (14.29%) IBM Integration Bus
8 3 (14.29%) High Availability

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 4 (19.05%) Oracle Service Bus
2 2 (9.52%) Confluence
2 2 (9.52%) JBoss
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (9.52%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 7 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
1 7 (33.33%) SaaS
2 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Firewall
1 1 (4.76%) LAN
1 1 (4.76%) Network Security
1 1 (4.76%) VPN
1 1 (4.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (23.81%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (23.81%) DataStage
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (4.76%) Big Data
4 1 (4.76%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) JIRA
General
1 9 (42.86%) Retail
2 2 (9.52%) Legal
3 1 (4.76%) Finance
3 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Architect
1 8 (38.10%) Project Manager
2 6 (28.57%) E-Commerce Architect
2 6 (28.57%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (23.81%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
3 5 (23.81%) Senior Architect
4 4 (19.05%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 3 (14.29%) Developer
5 3 (14.29%) IT Manager
5 3 (14.29%) IT Project Manager
6 2 (9.52%) Consultant
6 2 (9.52%) Oracle Consultant
6 2 (9.52%) Oracle SOA Consultant
6 2 (9.52%) SOA Consultant
6 2 (9.52%) Technical Architect
7 1 (4.76%) Cloud Architect
7 1 (4.76%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (4.76%) Cloud Solutions Architect
7 1 (4.76%) ERP Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Presales Solution Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (47.62%) REST
1 10 (47.62%) SOAP
2 8 (38.10%) .NET
3 6 (28.57%) MSMQ
3 6 (28.57%) WCF
4 4 (19.05%) XML
5 3 (14.29%) IBM Integration Bus
6 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (9.52%) HTML
6 2 (9.52%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (9.52%) Web Services
6 2 (9.52%) WSDL
6 2 (9.52%) XSD
6 2 (9.52%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Data Integration
2 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.76%) FMCG
3 1 (4.76%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (4.76%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) SOA
2 8 (38.10%) ETL
3 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (33.33%) E-Commerce
4 6 (28.57%) DevOps
4 6 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (28.57%) TDD
5 4 (19.05%) PRINCE2
6 3 (14.29%) High Availability
7 2 (9.52%) BPEL
7 2 (9.52%) Business Activity Monitoring
7 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (9.52%) Data Migration
7 2 (9.52%) ERP
7 2 (9.52%) Integration Testing
7 2 (9.52%) Microservices
7 2 (9.52%) Migration
7 2 (9.52%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (9.52%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 8 (38.10%) C#
1 8 (38.10%) SQL
2 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
1 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.76%) vSphere
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) IBM
1 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
1 8 (38.10%) Red Hat
2 4 (19.05%) Oracle
3 1 (4.76%) Atlassian
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco
3 1 (4.76%) EMC
3 1 (4.76%) hybris
3 1 (4.76%) JD Edwards
3 1 (4.76%) NetApp
3 1 (4.76%) Sage
3 1 (4.76%) SAP
3 1 (4.76%) VMware
Hitchin, Hertfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £390 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Tring, Hertfordshire
Robert Half
Rate: £375 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: £150 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago