The table below looks at the statistics for Middleware skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Middleware over the 3 months to 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Middleware
Rank 43 42 31
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -11
Contract jobs citing Middleware 3 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.72% 0.25% 1.68%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.37% 1.22% 6.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Median daily rate £500 - £418
90% offered a daily rate of more than £460 - £412
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 - £424
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £32.00 £28.63
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +11.79%
Middleware
East Midlands

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 Northamptonshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
89 82 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 21.29% 20.65% 24.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 45 55
Median daily rate £430 £325 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.30% -22.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £265 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +9.48%

Middleware
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 Northamptonshire

Middleware
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Middleware Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Middleware
Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Middleware across the Northamptonshire region.

Middleware Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Middleware
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Northampton -3 2 £450 -
Middleware
East Midlands

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 4 (44.44%) Java
1 4 (44.44%) XML
2 3 (33.33%) XSD
2 3 (33.33%) SAP
2 3 (33.33%) EAI
2 3 (33.33%) SOA
3 2 (22.22%) Linux
3 2 (22.22%) Tomcat
3 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (22.22%) Maven
3 2 (22.22%) JSON
3 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
3 2 (22.22%) MySQL
3 2 (22.22%) JUnit
3 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (22.22%) Talend Open Studio
3 2 (22.22%) Apache CXF
3 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
3 2 (22.22%) RESTful
3 2 (22.22%) Cucumber
3 2 (22.22%) Regular Expression
3 2 (22.22%) Talend
3 2 (22.22%) Data Analytics
3 2 (22.22%) Analytics
3 2 (22.22%) Gradle
3 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
3 2 (22.22%) WSO2
3 2 (22.22%) Ubuntu

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 2 (22.22%) Tomcat
2 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) DNS
1 1 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 1 (11.11%) HTTPS
1 1 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Cucumber
1 2 (22.22%) Flyway
1 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
1 2 (22.22%) Gradle
1 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
1 2 (22.22%) JUnit
1 2 (22.22%) Maven
1 2 (22.22%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (11.11%) Toad
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 2 (22.22%) SAP Manager
2 2 (22.22%) SAP Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Data Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Designer
3 1 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Middleware Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Middleware Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Middleware Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) SOA Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Solutions Designer
3 1 (11.11%) Tester
3 1 (11.11%) XML Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) XML
2 3 (33.33%) XSD
3 2 (22.22%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (22.22%) Apache Camel
3 2 (22.22%) Apache CXF
3 2 (22.22%) JSON
3 2 (22.22%) Regular Expression
3 2 (22.22%) RESTful
3 2 (22.22%) Swagger
3 2 (22.22%) WireMock
4 1 (11.11%) J2EE
4 1 (11.11%) REST
4 1 (11.11%) SOAP
4 1 (11.11%) WSDL
4 1 (11.11%) XML Messaging
4 1 (11.11%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Cyber Attack
1 1 (11.11%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
1 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (22.22%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) EAI
1 3 (33.33%) SOA
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Analytics
2 2 (22.22%) Data Analytics
2 2 (22.22%) DevOps
2 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (11.11%) Attack Monitoring
3 1 (11.11%) Coaching
3 1 (11.11%) Data Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
3 1 (11.11%) ETL
3 1 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
3 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) Refactoring
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) Java
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Nagios
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) SAP
2 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
2 2 (22.22%) Talend
2 2 (22.22%) WSO2
3 1 (11.11%) F5