The table below looks at the statistics for Middleware skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Middleware over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Middleware
Rank 53 57 61
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +4
Contract jobs citing Middleware 12 16 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.77% 1.96% 1.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.69% 7.55% 7.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 6
Median daily rate £450 £450 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +60.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £425 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £39.13 £52.50
% change year-on-year
-10.54% -25.47%
Middleware
Buckinghamshire

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 Milton Keynes region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
156 212 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 23.04% 25.95% 21.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 131 110
Median daily rate £338 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £18.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.60% +8.00%

Middleware
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 Milton Keynes

Middleware
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Middleware across the Milton Keynes region.

Middleware Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Middleware
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Middleware across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016.

Middleware Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 17 (51.52%) Java
2 14 (42.42%) SOA
3 12 (36.36%) J2EE
4 11 (33.33%) Oracle
5 10 (30.30%) Microsoft
5 10 (30.30%) WebSphere
6 9 (27.27%) .NET
7 8 (24.24%) SOAP
8 7 (21.21%) C#
8 7 (21.21%) SQL
8 7 (21.21%) IBM
8 7 (21.21%) Spring
8 7 (21.21%) Retail
8 7 (21.21%) REST
9 6 (18.18%) Degree
9 6 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (18.18%) Finance
9 6 (18.18%) SQL Server
9 6 (18.18%) EAI
9 6 (18.18%) Oracle Database
10 5 (15.15%) DevOps
10 5 (15.15%) Data Centre
10 5 (15.15%) E-Commerce
10 5 (15.15%) UML
10 5 (15.15%) MSMQ
10 5 (15.15%) DB2
10 5 (15.15%) Internet
10 5 (15.15%) Red Hat
10 5 (15.15%) Project Management
10 5 (15.15%) Agile Software Development

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 10 (30.30%) WebSphere
2 4 (12.12%) Skype for Business
3 1 (3.03%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (3.03%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (3.03%) JBoss
3 1 (3.03%) MQSeries
3 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.03%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (3.03%) WebSphere Portal
3 1 (3.03%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 4 (12.12%) MS Excel
1 4 (12.12%) ProjectWise
2 1 (3.03%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.15%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (15.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.15%) Internet
2 4 (12.12%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (12.12%) DNS
2 4 (12.12%) Firewall
2 4 (12.12%) FTP
2 4 (12.12%) NetScaler
2 4 (12.12%) Reverse Proxy
2 4 (12.12%) SSL
2 4 (12.12%) VPN
3 1 (3.03%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.18%) Oracle Database
1 6 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 5 (15.15%) DB2
3 2 (6.06%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.03%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Subversion
1 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (21.21%) Retail
2 6 (18.18%) Finance
3 3 (9.09%) Banking
4 1 (3.03%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 14 (42.42%) Developer
2 13 (39.39%) Architect
3 10 (30.30%) Java Developer
4 9 (27.27%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (15.15%) E-Commerce Architect
6 4 (12.12%) Middleware Developer
6 4 (12.12%) Project Manager
6 4 (12.12%) Senior Architect
6 4 (12.12%) Senior Developer
6 4 (12.12%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (12.12%) Web Architect
7 3 (9.09%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
7 3 (9.09%) Java Middleware Developer
7 3 (9.09%) SC Cleared Java Developer
7 3 (9.09%) Team Leader
8 2 (6.06%) Digital Architect
8 2 (6.06%) Digital Solutions Architect
8 2 (6.06%) Java Architect
8 2 (6.06%) Java Team Leader
8 2 (6.06%) Middleware Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (36.36%) J2EE
2 9 (27.27%) .NET
3 8 (24.24%) SOAP
4 7 (21.21%) REST
4 7 (21.21%) Spring
5 5 (15.15%) MSMQ
5 5 (15.15%) WCF
6 4 (12.12%) IBM Integration Bus
7 3 (9.09%) Web Services
8 1 (3.03%) .NET Framework
8 1 (3.03%) Android SDK
8 1 (3.03%) HTML
8 1 (3.03%) Java EE
8 1 (3.03%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (3.03%) WSDL
8 1 (3.03%) XML
8 1 (3.03%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Data Centre
1 5 (15.15%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (12.12%) Data Integration
3 1 (3.03%) CMDB
3 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.03%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.03%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.09%) Linux
2 2 (6.06%) Unix
3 1 (3.03%) Android
3 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (42.42%) SOA
2 6 (18.18%) EAI
2 6 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (15.15%) DevOps
3 5 (15.15%) E-Commerce
3 5 (15.15%) High Availability
3 5 (15.15%) Project Management
3 5 (15.15%) TDD
3 5 (15.15%) UML
4 4 (12.12%) B2B
4 4 (12.12%) Configuration Management
4 4 (12.12%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (12.12%) Data Migration
4 4 (12.12%) Migration
5 2 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (6.06%) Quality Management
5 2 (6.06%) TOGAF
5 2 (6.06%) Zachman Framework
6 1 (3.03%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 17 (51.52%) Java
2 7 (21.21%) C#
2 7 (21.21%) SQL
3 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.03%) VB
3 1 (3.03%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) Degree
2 4 (12.12%) SC Cleared
2 4 (12.12%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (33.33%) Oracle
2 10 (30.30%) Microsoft
3 7 (21.21%) IBM
4 5 (15.15%) Red Hat
5 4 (12.12%) Blue Coat
5 4 (12.12%) CheckPoint
5 4 (12.12%) Cisco
5 4 (12.12%) Citrix
5 4 (12.12%) F5
5 4 (12.12%) IronPort
6 2 (6.06%) SAP
7 1 (3.03%) BMC
7 1 (3.03%) Remedy
7 1 (3.03%) TIBCO