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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Middleware
Rank 45 59 70
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +11
Contract jobs citing Middleware 12 16 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.99% 1.71% 0.91%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.57% 7.48% 5.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 3
Median daily rate £525 £350 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -26.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £180 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £650 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £33.63 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+48.69% -13.78%
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
140 214 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 23.22% 22.94% 16.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 103 99
Median daily rate £355 £360 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.38% -8.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Median hourly rate £50.00 £14.00 £16.29
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+257.14% -14.05%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 8 December 2016.

Middleware Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 12 (60.00%) IBM
2 11 (55.00%) Java
3 8 (40.00%) WebSphere
4 7 (35.00%) EAI
4 7 (35.00%) SOA
5 6 (30.00%) SOAP
5 6 (30.00%) Web Services
5 6 (30.00%) UML
6 5 (25.00%) SQL
6 5 (25.00%) Oracle
6 5 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (20.00%) Relational Database
7 4 (20.00%) Data Centre
7 4 (20.00%) Service Design
7 4 (20.00%) Spanish Language
7 4 (20.00%) Mainframe
7 4 (20.00%) DataPower
7 4 (20.00%) IBM Transformation Extender
7 4 (20.00%) ITIL
7 4 (20.00%) LDAP
7 4 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (20.00%) ILOG
7 4 (20.00%) zOS
7 4 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (20.00%) TIBCO
7 4 (20.00%) Staffware
7 4 (20.00%) Finance
7 4 (20.00%) Migration
7 4 (20.00%) Banking
8 3 (15.00%) J2EE

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 8 (40.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (20.00%) IBM Transformation Extender
3 2 (10.00%) JBoss
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Staffware
2 1 (5.00%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.00%) DB2
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 4 (20.00%) Banking
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
1 4 (20.00%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 14 (70.00%) Architect
2 10 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
3 7 (35.00%) Integration Architect
3 7 (35.00%) Middleware Architect
4 4 (20.00%) Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) Deployment Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) Middleware Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) Web Applications Architect
4 4 (20.00%) Web Architect
5 3 (15.00%) Enterprise Architect
6 2 (10.00%) Applications Architect
6 2 (10.00%) Data Architect
6 2 (10.00%) Developer
6 2 (10.00%) EAI Architect
6 2 (10.00%) J2EE Architect
6 2 (10.00%) J2EE Solutions Architect
6 2 (10.00%) SOA Architect
7 1 (5.00%) .NET Solutions Architect
7 1 (5.00%) Middleware Developer
7 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) SOAP
1 6 (30.00%) Web Services
2 3 (15.00%) IBM Integration Bus
2 3 (15.00%) J2EE
3 2 (10.00%) .NET
4 1 (5.00%) JSON
4 1 (5.00%) RESTful
4 1 (5.00%) TIBCO EMS
4 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (20.00%) DataPower
2 4 (20.00%) Mainframe
3 2 (10.00%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) EAI
1 7 (35.00%) SOA
2 6 (30.00%) UML
3 4 (20.00%) ITIL
3 4 (20.00%) Migration
3 4 (20.00%) Service Design
4 2 (10.00%) ETL
5 1 (5.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 11 (55.00%) Java
2 5 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 12 (60.00%) IBM
2 5 (25.00%) Oracle
3 4 (20.00%) ILOG
3 4 (20.00%) TIBCO