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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Middleware
Rank 49 68 49
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -19
Contract jobs citing Middleware 9 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.40% 0.62% 1.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.50% 2.50% 5.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 4
Median daily rate £375 £450 £436
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +3.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £370 £357
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £40.00 £46.25
% change year-on-year
-30.00% -13.51%
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
120 200 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 18.60% 24.97% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 110 86
Median daily rate £425 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 4
Median hourly rate - £20.94 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -41.84%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 - 2 - -
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 28 June 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 (45.00%) IBM
2 8 (40.00%) ETL
3 7 (35.00%) Retail
4 6 (30.00%) Oracle
4 6 (30.00%) SOAP
4 6 (30.00%) XML
5 5 (25.00%) Windows
5 5 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (25.00%) DataStage
5 5 (25.00%) SOA
5 5 (25.00%) Oracle Service Bus
5 5 (25.00%) REST
6 4 (20.00%) Red Hat
6 4 (20.00%) PRINCE2
6 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 4 (20.00%) SQL
7 3 (15.00%) .NET
7 3 (15.00%) C#
7 3 (15.00%) HTML
7 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
7 3 (15.00%) Migration
7 3 (15.00%) Data Migration
7 3 (15.00%) Data Integration
7 3 (15.00%) IBM Integration Bus
7 3 (15.00%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (10.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (10.00%) Business Activity Monitoring
8 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (10.00%) Microservices
8 2 (10.00%) Data Centre

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 5 (25.00%) Oracle Service Bus
2 2 (10.00%) Confluence
2 2 (10.00%) JBoss
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (10.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (10.00%) SaaS
2 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Firewall
1 1 (5.00%) LAN
1 1 (5.00%) NetScaler
1 1 (5.00%) Network Security
1 1 (5.00%) VPN
1 1 (5.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (25.00%) DataStage
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.00%) Big Data
3 1 (5.00%) DB2
3 1 (5.00%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) JIRA
2 1 (5.00%) PVCS
2 1 (5.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (5.00%) TestDirector
General
1 7 (35.00%) Retail
2 2 (10.00%) Legal
3 1 (5.00%) Finance
3 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (15.00%) Architect
2 3 (15.00%) Consultant
2 3 (15.00%) Developer
2 3 (15.00%) IT Manager
2 3 (15.00%) IT Project Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle SOA Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) Senior Architect
3 2 (10.00%) SOA Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) Technical Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Technical Leader
4 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
4 1 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Cloud Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce Architect
4 1 (5.00%) ERP Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Presales Solution Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) SOAP
1 6 (30.00%) XML
2 5 (25.00%) REST
3 3 (15.00%) .NET
3 3 (15.00%) HTML
3 3 (15.00%) IBM Integration Bus
4 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (10.00%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (10.00%) Web Services
4 2 (10.00%) WSDL
4 2 (10.00%) XSD
4 2 (10.00%) XSLT
5 1 (5.00%) MSMQ
5 1 (5.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Data Integration
2 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.00%) FMCG
3 1 (5.00%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (5.00%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (5.00%) iPad
3 1 (5.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (5.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Linux
3 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) ETL
2 5 (25.00%) SOA
3 4 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (15.00%) Data Migration
4 3 (15.00%) Migration
4 3 (15.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (10.00%) BPEL
5 2 (10.00%) Business Activity Monitoring
5 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (10.00%) ERP
5 2 (10.00%) Integration Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Microservices
5 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (5.00%) PRINCE
6 1 (5.00%) Project Management
6 1 (5.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) SQL
2 3 (15.00%) C#
2 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.00%) MATLAB
3 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) IBM
2 6 (30.00%) Oracle
3 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (10.00%) VMware
5 1 (5.00%) Atlassian
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco
5 1 (5.00%) Citrix
5 1 (5.00%) EMC
5 1 (5.00%) hybris
5 1 (5.00%) Intel Security
5 1 (5.00%) JD Edwards
5 1 (5.00%) NetApp
5 1 (5.00%) NetSuite
5 1 (5.00%) Sage
5 1 (5.00%) SAP