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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Middleware
Rank 48 66 67
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +1
Contract jobs citing Middleware 14 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.09% 0.94% 0.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.93% 4.64% 3.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 4
Median daily rate £470 £433 £357
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.67% +21.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £313 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £650 £371
UK excluding London median daily rate £458 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.66% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £38.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-26.31% +38.18%
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
141 194 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 21.08% 20.19% 19.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 118 106
Median daily rate £363 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £430 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £18.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.38 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.58% +12.50%

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 25 August 2016.

Middleware Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 15 (57.69%) Java
1 15 (57.69%) Oracle
1 15 (57.69%) IBM
2 13 (50.00%) J2EE
3 9 (34.62%) DB2
3 9 (34.62%) SOA
3 9 (34.62%) Oracle Database
4 8 (30.77%) SC Cleared
4 8 (30.77%) Security Cleared
4 8 (30.77%) IBM Integration Bus
5 7 (26.92%) WebSphere
6 6 (23.08%) Web Services
6 6 (23.08%) UML
6 6 (23.08%) EAI
7 5 (19.23%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (15.38%) Service Design
8 4 (15.38%) Virtual Servers
8 4 (15.38%) Cybersecurity
8 4 (15.38%) Data Centre
8 4 (15.38%) Relational Database
8 4 (15.38%) NetScaler
8 4 (15.38%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (15.38%) ProjectWise
8 4 (15.38%) Skype for Business
8 4 (15.38%) F5
8 4 (15.38%) Migration
8 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (15.38%) Firewall
8 4 (15.38%) Finance
8 4 (15.38%) Blue Coat

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 7 (26.92%) WebSphere
2 4 (15.38%) Skype for Business
3 3 (11.54%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) ProjectWise
2 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) Cisco Nexus
1 4 (15.38%) DNS
1 4 (15.38%) Firewall
1 4 (15.38%) FTP
1 4 (15.38%) Internet
1 4 (15.38%) NetScaler
1 4 (15.38%) Reverse Proxy
1 4 (15.38%) SSL
1 4 (15.38%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (34.62%) DB2
1 9 (34.62%) Oracle Database
2 4 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (15.38%) Relational Database
3 2 (7.69%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) JUnit
General
1 4 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) Developer
2 10 (38.46%) Architect
2 10 (38.46%) Solutions Architect
3 9 (34.62%) Middleware Developer
4 6 (23.08%) Integration Architect
5 5 (19.23%) Java Developer
5 5 (19.23%) Java Middleware Developer
5 5 (19.23%) SC Cleared Java Developer
5 5 (19.23%) Web Architect
6 4 (15.38%) Project Manager
6 4 (15.38%) Web Applications Architect
7 3 (11.54%) Applications Developer
7 3 (11.54%) Data Architect
8 2 (7.69%) .NET Architect
8 2 (7.69%) .NET Solutions Architect
8 2 (7.69%) EAI Architect
8 2 (7.69%) J2EE Architect
8 2 (7.69%) J2EE Solutions Architect
8 2 (7.69%) Senior Developer
8 2 (7.69%) SOA Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (50.00%) J2EE
2 8 (30.77%) IBM Integration Bus
3 6 (23.08%) Web Services
4 4 (15.38%) .NET
5 2 (7.69%) AngularJS
5 2 (7.69%) CSS
5 2 (7.69%) CSS3
5 2 (7.69%) HTML
5 2 (7.69%) HTML5
5 2 (7.69%) Node.js
5 2 (7.69%) REST
5 2 (7.69%) SOAP
6 1 (3.85%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (3.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (15.38%) Data Centre
3 3 (11.54%) Data Integration
3 3 (11.54%) DataPower
4 2 (7.69%) Blockchain
5 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.85%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Linux
1 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) SOA
2 6 (23.08%) EAI
2 6 (23.08%) UML
3 4 (15.38%) B2B
3 4 (15.38%) Configuration Management
3 4 (15.38%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (15.38%) Data Migration
3 4 (15.38%) Migration
3 4 (15.38%) Project Management
3 4 (15.38%) Service Design
3 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (7.69%) Data Protection
4 2 (7.69%) High Availability
4 2 (7.69%) Low Latency
4 2 (7.69%) Microservices
4 2 (7.69%) TOGAF
4 2 (7.69%) Zachman Framework
5 1 (3.85%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 15 (57.69%) Java
2 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
2 2 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (30.77%) SC Cleared
1 8 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) Virtual Servers
Vendors
1 15 (57.69%) IBM
1 15 (57.69%) Oracle
2 4 (15.38%) Blue Coat
2 4 (15.38%) CheckPoint
2 4 (15.38%) Cisco
2 4 (15.38%) Citrix
2 4 (15.38%) F5
2 4 (15.38%) IronPort
2 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.69%) SAP
3 2 (7.69%) TIBCO