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 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Middleware
Rank 55 67 60
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -7
Contract jobs citing Middleware 9 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.31% 0.61% 1.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.82% 2.21% 4.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 7
Median daily rate £375 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -10.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £455 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £38.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-26.31% +26.66%
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
132 226 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 19.21% 27.70% 28.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 121 150
Median daily rate £375 £375 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £367 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +4.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 1
Median hourly rate £28.50 £20.94 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.13% +39.56%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +12.14%

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
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 August 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 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
Stevenage +8 2 £375 -28.57%
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £375 -
Hitchin - 1 £370 -
Tring - 1 £375 -
Middleware
East of England

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

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

1 9 (50.00%) IBM
2 7 (38.89%) Windows
2 7 (38.89%) Oracle
3 6 (33.33%) SQL
3 6 (33.33%) Linux
3 6 (33.33%) ETL
3 6 (33.33%) VMware
4 5 (27.78%) Retail
4 5 (27.78%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (22.22%) Red Hat
5 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 4 (22.22%) XML
5 4 (22.22%) PRINCE2
6 3 (16.67%) Unix
6 3 (16.67%) HTML
6 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
6 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (16.67%) DataStage
6 3 (16.67%) MATLAB
6 3 (16.67%) Firewall
6 3 (16.67%) Migration
6 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (16.67%) Network Security
6 3 (16.67%) Data Migration
6 3 (16.67%) Data Integration
6 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
6 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
6 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (16.67%) Oracle Service Bus

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 3 (16.67%) Oracle Service Bus
2 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 2 (11.11%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (11.11%) Office 365
1 2 (11.11%) SaaS
2 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) Firewall
1 3 (16.67%) Network Security
2 1 (5.56%) LAN
2 1 (5.56%) NetScaler
2 1 (5.56%) VPN
2 1 (5.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (16.67%) DataStage
3 2 (11.11%) MySQL
3 2 (11.11%) OLTP
4 1 (5.56%) Big Data
4 1 (5.56%) DB2
4 1 (5.56%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) PVCS
1 1 (5.56%) SoapUI
1 1 (5.56%) Talend Open Studio
1 1 (5.56%) TestDirector
General
1 5 (27.78%) Retail
2 2 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Architect
1 5 (27.78%) Project Manager
2 4 (22.22%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) Applications Support
4 2 (11.11%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) Linux Support
4 2 (11.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) Systems Support
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Leader
4 2 (11.11%) Unix Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) Unix Support
4 2 (11.11%) Unix Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Integration Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) XML
2 3 (16.67%) HTML
3 2 (11.11%) IBM Integration Bus
3 2 (11.11%) SAML
3 2 (11.11%) SOAP
4 1 (5.56%) .NET
4 1 (5.56%) MSMQ
4 1 (5.56%) REST
4 1 (5.56%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Data Integration
2 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (11.11%) Mobile Payment
2 2 (11.11%) PKI
3 1 (5.56%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (5.56%) iPad
3 1 (5.56%) Mainframe
3 1 (5.56%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) Windows
2 6 (33.33%) Linux
3 3 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (16.67%) Unix
4 2 (11.11%) Solaris
4 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) ETL
2 4 (22.22%) PRINCE2
3 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (16.67%) Data Migration
3 3 (16.67%) High Availability
3 3 (16.67%) Migration
3 3 (16.67%) Presales
3 3 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (11.11%) Benchmarking
4 2 (11.11%) ERP
4 2 (11.11%) Network Architecture
4 2 (11.11%) Open Source
4 2 (11.11%) Performance Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (11.11%) PRINCE
4 2 (11.11%) RAD
4 2 (11.11%) Security Architecture
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 3 (16.67%) MATLAB
3 2 (11.11%) AWK
3 2 (11.11%) Bash Shell
3 2 (11.11%) Java
3 2 (11.11%) sed
3 2 (11.11%) Shell Script
4 1 (5.56%) C#
4 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (5.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) OpenView
1 2 (11.11%) SCCM
1 2 (11.11%) Tivoli
2 1 (5.56%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) IBM
2 7 (38.89%) Oracle
3 6 (33.33%) VMware
4 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 4 (22.22%) Red Hat
5 2 (11.11%) BMC
5 2 (11.11%) Sun
6 1 (5.56%) Cisco
6 1 (5.56%) Citrix
6 1 (5.56%) EMC
6 1 (5.56%) Intel Security
6 1 (5.56%) JD Edwards
6 1 (5.56%) NetApp
6 1 (5.56%) NetSuite
6 1 (5.56%) SAP
6 1 (5.56%) Talend