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 26 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Middleware
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 41 45 57
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +12
Contract jobs citing Middleware 20 12 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.01% 1.83% 1.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.58% 8.16% 4.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 8
Median daily rate £488 £625 £486
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.00% +28.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £465 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £614 £633 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £423 £450
% change year-on-year
+6.50% -6.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.75 £42.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-22.02% +5.00%

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
189 147 237
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 28.46% 22.44% 33.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 81 137
Median daily rate £350 £363 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £625 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 9
Median hourly rate £40.25 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £31.70 £20.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £38.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

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 26 February 2017.

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 26 February 2017. 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 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 +10 8 £500 - 1
Welwyn Garden City - 5 - -
St Albans 0 1 - -
Middleware
East of England

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 22 (59.46%) Oracle
2 19 (51.35%) WebLogic
3 15 (40.54%) Oracle Database
4 14 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (37.84%) Linux
4 14 (37.84%) SOA
5 13 (35.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 12 (32.43%) Oracle Database 12c
6 12 (32.43%) DevOps
7 11 (29.73%) Oracle Fusion
7 11 (29.73%) Oracle Database 11g
8 10 (27.03%) Information Security
8 10 (27.03%) Windows
8 10 (27.03%) Oracle Service Bus
9 9 (24.32%) Analytics
9 9 (24.32%) Solaris
10 8 (21.62%) SSL
10 8 (21.62%) IBM
10 8 (21.62%) Firewall
10 8 (21.62%) Waterfall
10 8 (21.62%) Security Architecture
10 8 (21.62%) Data Centre
10 8 (21.62%) Business Activity Monitoring
11 7 (18.92%) Information Assurance
11 7 (18.92%) Data Analytics
11 7 (18.92%) Database Security
11 7 (18.92%) Big Data
11 7 (18.92%) Big Data Analytics
11 7 (18.92%) Management Information System
11 7 (18.92%) Risk Management

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 19 (51.35%) WebLogic
2 13 (35.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 10 (27.03%) Oracle Service Bus
4 5 (13.51%) Apache
4 5 (13.51%) Tomcat
4 5 (13.51%) WebSphere
5 4 (10.81%) IIS
6 3 (8.11%) IBM HTTP Server
6 3 (8.11%) JBoss
6 3 (8.11%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 3 (8.11%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (2.70%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
1 1 (2.70%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (2.70%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.22%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.70%) G Suite
2 1 (2.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.62%) Firewall
1 8 (21.62%) SSL
2 4 (10.81%) HTTP
2 4 (10.81%) TCP/IP
3 3 (8.11%) DNS
3 3 (8.11%) FTP
3 3 (8.11%) Internet
3 3 (8.11%) LDAP
3 3 (8.11%) SAN
4 2 (5.41%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (40.54%) Oracle Database
2 12 (32.43%) Oracle Database 12c
3 11 (29.73%) Oracle Database 11g
4 7 (18.92%) Big Data
5 3 (8.11%) MySQL
5 3 (8.11%) SQL Server
6 2 (5.41%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (2.70%) DataStage
7 1 (2.70%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 3 (8.11%) SoapUI
General
1 6 (16.22%) Finance
2 5 (13.51%) Advertising
3 3 (8.11%) Retail
3 3 (8.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (40.54%) Consultant
2 7 (18.92%) Applications Consultant
2 7 (18.92%) Architect
2 7 (18.92%) Security Consultant
3 3 (8.11%) Applications Architect
3 3 (8.11%) AWS Architect
3 3 (8.11%) Developer
3 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 3 (8.11%) Middleware Architect
3 3 (8.11%) Oracle Architect
3 3 (8.11%) Oracle Consultant
3 3 (8.11%) Oracle Middleware Architect
3 3 (8.11%) Oracle SOA Consultant
3 3 (8.11%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
3 3 (8.11%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
3 3 (8.11%) SOA Consultant
3 3 (8.11%) SOA Developer
3 3 (8.11%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (5.41%) Data Centre Consultant
4 2 (5.41%) Oracle Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (29.73%) Oracle Fusion
2 6 (16.22%) J2EE
3 5 (13.51%) Web Services
4 4 (10.81%) SOAP
4 4 (10.81%) XML
5 3 (8.11%) JMS
5 3 (8.11%) WSDL
5 3 (8.11%) XSD
5 3 (8.11%) XSLT
6 1 (2.70%) .NET
6 1 (2.70%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.70%) IBM Integration Bus
6 1 (2.70%) REST
6 1 (2.70%) SAML
6 1 (2.70%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.62%) Data Centre
2 7 (18.92%) Management Information System
3 5 (13.51%) Clustering
4 4 (10.81%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (8.11%) iPad
6 2 (5.41%) SWIFT
7 1 (2.70%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (2.70%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (2.70%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 14 (37.84%) Linux
2 10 (27.03%) Windows
3 9 (24.32%) Solaris
4 6 (16.22%) Unix
5 4 (10.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (8.11%) AIX
6 3 (8.11%) Oracle Linux
6 3 (8.11%) Windows Server
7 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (2.70%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (37.84%) SOA
2 12 (32.43%) DevOps
3 10 (27.03%) Information Security
4 9 (24.32%) Analytics
5 8 (21.62%) Business Activity Monitoring
5 8 (21.62%) Security Architecture
5 8 (21.62%) Waterfall
6 7 (18.92%) Big Data Analytics
6 7 (18.92%) Data Analytics
6 7 (18.92%) Database Security
6 7 (18.92%) Information Assurance
6 7 (18.92%) Risk Management
7 6 (16.22%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (16.22%) Software Architecture
8 4 (10.81%) ITIL
8 4 (10.81%) Load Balancing
9 3 (8.11%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (8.11%) E-Commerce
9 3 (8.11%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 7 (18.92%) Java
2 3 (8.11%) Shell Script
3 2 (5.41%) Jython
3 2 (5.41%) PowerShell
3 2 (5.41%) Python
3 2 (5.41%) SQL
4 1 (2.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.70%) RHCE
2 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) SEPA
2 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (8.11%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (5.41%) Active Directory
3 2 (5.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (2.70%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (10.81%) Tivoli
2 3 (8.11%) Puppet
3 2 (5.41%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.70%) OpenView
4 1 (2.70%) SCCM
4 1 (2.70%) vRealize
Vendors
1 22 (59.46%) Oracle
2 8 (21.62%) IBM
3 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
4 5 (13.51%) VMware
5 3 (8.11%) HP
6 2 (5.41%) Citrix
6 2 (5.41%) Dell
6 2 (5.41%) Intel Security
7 1 (2.70%) Atlassian
7 1 (2.70%) BMC
7 1 (2.70%) Google
7 1 (2.70%) MuleSoft
7 1 (2.70%) PTC
7 1 (2.70%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.70%) Siemens
7 1 (2.70%) Sun
7 1 (2.70%) TIBCO
7 1 (2.70%) WSO2