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 20 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Middleware
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 55 57 53
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Contract jobs citing Middleware 4 7 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.66% 0.98% 1.89%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.28% 3.68% 8.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 8
Median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £436
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.57%
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 Milton Keynes region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
122 190 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 20.20% 26.54% 21.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 95 110
Median daily rate £350 £355 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 £14.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+257.14% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 20 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 9 (64.29%) Java
2 7 (50.00%) IBM
3 6 (42.86%) WebSphere
4 5 (35.71%) SOAP
5 4 (28.57%) IBM Transformation Extender
5 4 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (28.57%) Data Centre
5 4 (28.57%) Web Services
5 4 (28.57%) SQL
5 4 (28.57%) Oracle
5 4 (28.57%) ITIL
5 4 (28.57%) LDAP
5 4 (28.57%) ILOG
5 4 (28.57%) zOS
5 4 (28.57%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (28.57%) EAI
5 4 (28.57%) SOA
5 4 (28.57%) Staffware
5 4 (28.57%) Finance
5 4 (28.57%) Migration
5 4 (28.57%) Banking
5 4 (28.57%) Mainframe
5 4 (28.57%) Spanish Language
6 3 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (21.43%) UML
6 3 (21.43%) Service Design
6 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
7 2 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (14.29%) ETL
7 2 (14.29%) TIBCO

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 6 (42.86%) WebSphere
2 4 (28.57%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (28.57%) IBM Transformation Extender
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (7.14%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Staffware
2 1 (7.14%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
General
1 4 (28.57%) Banking
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
1 4 (28.57%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Architect
2 5 (35.71%) Middleware Architect
2 5 (35.71%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (28.57%) Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Deployment Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Integration Architect
3 4 (28.57%) Middleware Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Architect
4 3 (21.43%) Web Applications Architect
4 3 (21.43%) Web Architect
5 2 (14.29%) Applications Architect
6 1 (7.14%) Data Architect
6 1 (7.14%) Developer
6 1 (7.14%) TIBCO Developer
6 1 (7.14%) TOGAF Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) SOAP
2 4 (28.57%) Web Services
3 1 (7.14%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (7.14%) JSON
3 1 (7.14%) RESTful
3 1 (7.14%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Data Centre
1 4 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (28.57%) Mainframe
2 1 (7.14%) Data Integration
2 1 (7.14%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) EAI
1 4 (28.57%) ITIL
1 4 (28.57%) Migration
1 4 (28.57%) SOA
2 3 (21.43%) Service Design
2 3 (21.43%) UML
3 2 (14.29%) ETL
4 1 (7.14%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) Java
2 4 (28.57%) SQL
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) IBM
2 4 (28.57%) ILOG
2 4 (28.57%) Oracle
3 2 (14.29%) TIBCO