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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Middleware
Rank 51 66 68
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +2
Contract jobs citing Middleware 12 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.59% 0.27% 1.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.32% 1.10% 4.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 6
Median daily rate £438 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £32.00 £28.63
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +11.79%
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
164 181 239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 21.69% 24.30% 27.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 87 161
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £438 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Median hourly rate £28.50 £12.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+128.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +9.48%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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% 1
Rickmansworth - 2 £450 -
Middleware
East of England

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 14 (66.67%) Oracle
2 13 (61.90%) Linux
3 9 (42.86%) Solaris
4 8 (38.10%) Windows
4 8 (38.10%) WebLogic
4 8 (38.10%) IBM
5 6 (28.57%) SQL
5 6 (28.57%) Unix
5 6 (28.57%) VMware
5 6 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (28.57%) Oracle Service Bus
6 5 (23.81%) Firewall
6 5 (23.81%) PRINCE2
7 4 (19.05%) XML
7 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
7 4 (19.05%) SOA
7 4 (19.05%) ETL
7 4 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (19.05%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (14.29%) PRINCE
8 3 (14.29%) Tivoli
8 3 (14.29%) SAML
8 3 (14.29%) Benchmarking
8 3 (14.29%) MATLAB
8 3 (14.29%) Finance
8 3 (14.29%) Advertising
8 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
8 3 (14.29%) Migration
8 3 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (14.29%) Red Hat

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 8 (38.10%) WebLogic
2 6 (28.57%) Oracle Service Bus
3 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (14.29%) Office 365
2 1 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) Firewall
2 3 (14.29%) SAN
3 2 (9.52%) Network Security
4 1 (4.76%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (14.29%) MySQL
2 3 (14.29%) OLTP
2 3 (14.29%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.76%) Big Data
3 1 (4.76%) DataStage
3 1 (4.76%) DB2
3 1 (4.76%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) PVCS
1 1 (4.76%) SoapUI
1 1 (4.76%) Talend Open Studio
1 1 (4.76%) TestDirector
General
1 3 (14.29%) Advertising
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (19.05%) Architect
1 4 (19.05%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (14.29%) Administrator
2 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
2 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
2 3 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Applications Support
3 2 (9.52%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (9.52%) Linux Support
3 2 (9.52%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (9.52%) Middleware Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle Specialist
3 2 (9.52%) SOA Specialist
3 2 (9.52%) Support Specialist
3 2 (9.52%) Systems Support
3 2 (9.52%) Technical Leader
3 2 (9.52%) Unix Administrator
3 2 (9.52%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (9.52%) Unix Support
3 2 (9.52%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) XML
2 3 (14.29%) HTML
2 3 (14.29%) Oracle Fusion
2 3 (14.29%) SAML
3 1 (4.76%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Data Integration
1 3 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (14.29%) Mobile Payment
1 3 (14.29%) PKI
2 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.76%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (4.76%) iPad
2 1 (4.76%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 13 (61.90%) Linux
2 9 (42.86%) Solaris
3 8 (38.10%) Windows
4 6 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (28.57%) Unix
5 3 (14.29%) Oracle Linux
5 3 (14.29%) Windows 7
5 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) PRINCE2
2 4 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (19.05%) ETL
2 4 (19.05%) SOA
3 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (14.29%) Benchmarking
3 3 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (14.29%) Data Migration
3 3 (14.29%) DevOps
3 3 (14.29%) High Availability
3 3 (14.29%) Migration
3 3 (14.29%) Network Architecture
3 3 (14.29%) Open Source
3 3 (14.29%) Performance Testing
3 3 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (14.29%) Presales
3 3 (14.29%) PRINCE
3 3 (14.29%) RAD
3 3 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (14.29%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) SQL
2 3 (14.29%) Java
2 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 3 (14.29%) MATLAB
3 2 (9.52%) AWK
3 2 (9.52%) Bash Shell
3 2 (9.52%) Jython
3 2 (9.52%) Python
3 2 (9.52%) sed
3 2 (9.52%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
1 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.76%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) OpenView
1 3 (14.29%) SCCM
1 3 (14.29%) Tivoli
2 2 (9.52%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (9.52%) Puppet
3 1 (4.76%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 14 (66.67%) Oracle
2 8 (38.10%) IBM
3 6 (28.57%) VMware
4 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
5 3 (14.29%) BMC
5 3 (14.29%) Red Hat
5 3 (14.29%) Sun
6 1 (4.76%) Citrix
6 1 (4.76%) Intel Security
6 1 (4.76%) JD Edwards
6 1 (4.76%) NetSuite
6 1 (4.76%) Talend