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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Middleware
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 41 49 55
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +6
Contract jobs citing Middleware 15 8 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.60% 1.37% 1.96%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.74% 6.35% 6.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 11
Median daily rate £455 £625 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.20% +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £625 £500
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £635 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £42.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+19.04% +15.38%

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
154 126 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 26.74% 21.58% 29.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 74 112
Median daily rate £375 £388 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £625 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 8
Median hourly rate £41.13 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £20.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +13.43%

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 22 January 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 22 January 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
Welwyn Garden City - 6 - - 1
Watford - 3 £500 -
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £400 -
Middleware
East of England

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 20 (66.67%) Oracle
2 16 (53.33%) WebLogic
3 15 (50.00%) Linux
4 12 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (36.67%) Solaris
5 11 (36.67%) Windows
5 11 (36.67%) DevOps
6 10 (33.33%) Oracle Database
6 10 (33.33%) IBM
7 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
7 9 (30.00%) SOA
7 9 (30.00%) Information Security
7 9 (30.00%) Security Architecture
7 9 (30.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 8 (26.67%) Oracle Fusion
8 8 (26.67%) Firewall
9 7 (23.33%) Java
9 7 (23.33%) Finance
9 7 (23.33%) Oracle Database 12c
9 7 (23.33%) Data Centre
10 6 (20.00%) Data Analytics
10 6 (20.00%) Big Data
10 6 (20.00%) Big Data Analytics
10 6 (20.00%) Analytics
10 6 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (20.00%) Database Security
10 6 (20.00%) Waterfall
10 6 (20.00%) Risk Management
10 6 (20.00%) VMware
10 6 (20.00%) Information Assurance

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 16 (53.33%) WebLogic
2 9 (30.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (16.67%) Oracle Service Bus
3 5 (16.67%) WebSphere
4 4 (13.33%) Apache
4 4 (13.33%) IIS
4 4 (13.33%) Tomcat
5 3 (10.00%) IBM HTTP Server
5 3 (10.00%) JBoss
5 3 (10.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
5 3 (10.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (3.33%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (26.67%) Firewall
2 5 (16.67%) SSL
3 3 (10.00%) DNS
3 3 (10.00%) FTP
3 3 (10.00%) HTTP
3 3 (10.00%) Internet
3 3 (10.00%) LDAP
3 3 (10.00%) SAN
3 3 (10.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (6.67%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 7 (23.33%) Oracle Database 12c
3 6 (20.00%) Big Data
3 6 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (16.67%) MySQL
5 3 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (10.00%) OLTP
5 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
6 1 (3.33%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 7 (23.33%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Advertising
2 3 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (40.00%) Consultant
2 8 (26.67%) Architect
3 6 (20.00%) Applications Consultant
3 6 (20.00%) Security Consultant
4 4 (13.33%) Infrastructure Architect
4 4 (13.33%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (10.00%) Applications Architect
5 3 (10.00%) AWS Architect
5 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 3 (10.00%) Middleware Architect
5 3 (10.00%) Oracle Architect
5 3 (10.00%) Oracle Middleware Architect
5 3 (10.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 3 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
6 2 (6.67%) Data Centre Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) Data Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) Middleware Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Oracle Specialist
6 2 (6.67%) SOA Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (26.67%) Oracle Fusion
2 6 (20.00%) J2EE
3 4 (13.33%) Web Services
4 3 (10.00%) SAML
5 1 (3.33%) .NET
5 1 (3.33%) .NET Framework
5 1 (3.33%) REST
5 1 (3.33%) SOAP
5 1 (3.33%) XML
5 1 (3.33%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) Data Centre
2 6 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 5 (16.67%) Clustering
4 3 (10.00%) iPad
4 3 (10.00%) Mobile Payment
4 3 (10.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 15 (50.00%) Linux
2 11 (36.67%) Solaris
2 11 (36.67%) Windows
3 6 (20.00%) Unix
4 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (10.00%) AIX
5 3 (10.00%) Oracle Linux
5 3 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (10.00%) Windows 7
5 3 (10.00%) Windows Server
6 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (36.67%) DevOps
3 9 (30.00%) Information Security
3 9 (30.00%) Security Architecture
3 9 (30.00%) SOA
4 6 (20.00%) Analytics
4 6 (20.00%) Big Data Analytics
4 6 (20.00%) Data Analytics
4 6 (20.00%) Database Security
4 6 (20.00%) Information Assurance
4 6 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 6 (20.00%) Software Architecture
4 6 (20.00%) Waterfall
5 5 (16.67%) Business Activity Monitoring
5 5 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (16.67%) High Availability
6 4 (13.33%) Load Balancing
6 4 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (10.00%) Performance Testing
7 3 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 7 (23.33%) Java
2 4 (13.33%) SQL
3 3 (10.00%) Shell Script
4 2 (6.67%) Jython
4 2 (6.67%) PowerShell
4 2 (6.67%) Python
5 1 (3.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (13.33%) Active Directory
3 3 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (10.00%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (6.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 6 (20.00%) Tivoli
2 3 (10.00%) OpenView
2 3 (10.00%) SCCM
3 2 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (6.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (66.67%) Oracle
2 10 (33.33%) IBM
3 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (20.00%) VMware
5 3 (10.00%) BMC
5 3 (10.00%) HP
5 3 (10.00%) Sun
6 2 (6.67%) Citrix
6 2 (6.67%) Dell
6 2 (6.67%) Intel Security
7 1 (3.33%) PTC
7 1 (3.33%) Siemens
7 1 (3.33%) Talend
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