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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Middleware
Rank 39 56 56
Rank change year-on-year
+17 0
Contract jobs citing Middleware 21 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.33% 0.77% 1.09%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.57% 3.97% 4.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 7
Median daily rate £438 £625 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £625 £500
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £625 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £33.63 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+48.69% -13.78%
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
167 126 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 26.47% 19.35% 25.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 74 115
Median daily rate £407 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.28% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £625 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 4
Median hourly rate £42.06 £12.50 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+236.50% -69.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.13 £12.50 £33.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.50 £83.25
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 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
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 8 December 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
St Albans +2 3 - -
Welwyn Garden City - 3 - -
Potters Bar - 3 - -
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £400 -
Rickmansworth - 2 £450 -
Watford - 2 £500 -
Stevenage - 1 - -
Middleware
East of England

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 17 (62.96%) Oracle
1 17 (62.96%) Linux
2 14 (51.85%) WebLogic
3 12 (44.44%) Windows
4 11 (40.74%) Solaris
5 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
5 10 (37.04%) Firewall
6 9 (33.33%) IBM
7 8 (29.63%) Unix
7 8 (29.63%) VMware
7 8 (29.63%) Oracle Database
7 8 (29.63%) DevOps
8 7 (25.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 7 (25.93%) Finance
8 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (25.93%) SOA
8 7 (25.93%) Java
9 6 (22.22%) Tivoli
9 6 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (22.22%) Oracle Fusion
9 6 (22.22%) Security Architecture
10 5 (18.52%) Oracle Service Bus
10 5 (18.52%) High Availability
10 5 (18.52%) Oracle Database 12c
10 5 (18.52%) Business Activity Monitoring
10 5 (18.52%) Security Cleared
10 5 (18.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (18.52%) WebSphere
10 5 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (18.52%) Shell Script

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 14 (51.85%) WebLogic
2 7 (25.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (18.52%) Oracle Service Bus
3 5 (18.52%) WebSphere
4 4 (14.81%) Apache
4 4 (14.81%) IIS
4 4 (14.81%) Tomcat
5 3 (11.11%) IBM HTTP Server
5 3 (11.11%) JBoss
5 3 (11.11%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 3 (11.11%) SharePoint
5 3 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (7.41%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (3.70%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (37.04%) Firewall
2 5 (18.52%) SSL
3 3 (11.11%) DNS
3 3 (11.11%) FTP
3 3 (11.11%) HTTP
3 3 (11.11%) LDAP
3 3 (11.11%) NetScaler
3 3 (11.11%) SAN
3 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP
4 2 (7.41%) Network Security
5 1 (3.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (29.63%) Oracle Database
2 5 (18.52%) MySQL
2 5 (18.52%) Oracle Database 12c
3 4 (14.81%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (11.11%) Big Data
4 3 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (11.11%) OLTP
4 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 7 (25.93%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Advertising
2 3 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) Consultant
2 5 (18.52%) Architect
3 4 (14.81%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (11.11%) Administrator
4 3 (11.11%) Applications Consultant
4 3 (11.11%) Citrix Consultant
4 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 3 (11.11%) Security Consultant
4 3 (11.11%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
4 3 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
5 2 (7.41%) Data Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Linux Support
5 2 (7.41%) Middleware Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Oracle Specialist
5 2 (7.41%) SOA Specialist
5 2 (7.41%) Unix Administrator
5 2 (7.41%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (7.41%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (22.22%) Oracle Fusion
2 4 (14.81%) J2EE
3 3 (11.11%) SAML
4 2 (7.41%) Web Services
5 1 (3.70%) .NET
5 1 (3.70%) .NET Framework
5 1 (3.70%) REST
5 1 (3.70%) SOAP
5 1 (3.70%) XML
5 1 (3.70%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Data Centre
1 4 (14.81%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (11.11%) Clustering
2 3 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 3 (11.11%) Mobile Payment
2 3 (11.11%) PKI
3 1 (3.70%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 17 (62.96%) Linux
2 12 (44.44%) Windows
3 11 (40.74%) Solaris
4 8 (29.63%) Unix
5 5 (18.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (11.11%) AIX
7 3 (11.11%) Oracle Linux
7 3 (11.11%) Windows 7
7 3 (11.11%) Windows Server
8 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) DevOps
2 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (25.93%) SOA
3 6 (22.22%) Security Architecture
4 5 (18.52%) Business Activity Monitoring
4 5 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (18.52%) High Availability
5 4 (14.81%) Information Security
5 4 (14.81%) Load Balancing
5 4 (14.81%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (14.81%) Software Architecture
6 3 (11.11%) Benchmarking
6 3 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (11.11%) ITIL
6 3 (11.11%) Network Architecture
6 3 (11.11%) Performance Testing
6 3 (11.11%) PRINCE
6 3 (11.11%) PRINCE2
6 3 (11.11%) RAD
6 3 (11.11%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.93%) Java
2 5 (18.52%) Shell Script
3 4 (14.81%) SQL
4 3 (11.11%) PowerShell
5 2 (7.41%) AWK
5 2 (7.41%) Bash Shell
5 2 (7.41%) Jython
5 2 (7.41%) MATLAB
5 2 (7.41%) Python
5 2 (7.41%) sed
6 1 (3.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) Security Cleared
2 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (14.81%) Active Directory
3 3 (11.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 3 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (22.22%) Tivoli
2 3 (11.11%) OpenView
2 3 (11.11%) SCCM
3 2 (7.41%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (7.41%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (62.96%) Oracle
2 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
3 9 (33.33%) IBM
4 8 (29.63%) VMware
5 3 (11.11%) BMC
5 3 (11.11%) Citrix
5 3 (11.11%) HP
5 3 (11.11%) Intel Security
5 3 (11.11%) Sun
6 2 (7.41%) Dell
6 2 (7.41%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.70%) PTC
7 1 (3.70%) Siemens
7 1 (3.70%) Talend
Hertfordshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rates, 3-6 months initial
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