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 18 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Middleware
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
Rank 50 33 43
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +10
Contract jobs citing Middleware 2 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.40% 1.32% 0.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.92% 7.55% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Median daily rate £338 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +20.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £38.25 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+30.71% +5.08%

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
104 53 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 20.93% 17.55% 18.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 31 41
Median daily rate £400 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £9.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

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 18 January 2017. 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 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 -13 2 £338 -25.00%
Middleware
East Midlands

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 18 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 3 (60.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) Veritas
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) JBoss
2 2 (40.00%) XML
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (40.00%) Translating Business Requirements
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) VMware ESX
2 2 (40.00%) C
3 1 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (20.00%) Cyber Attack
3 1 (20.00%) Attack Monitoring
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) Coaching
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) XML Messaging
3 1 (20.00%) XSD
3 1 (20.00%) XSLT
3 1 (20.00%) Refactoring
3 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (20.00%) Data Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) F5
3 1 (20.00%) REST
3 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement

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 (40.00%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (20.00%) HTTPS
2 1 (20.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Toad
General
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Environment Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Data Architect
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Middleware Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
2 1 (20.00%) XML Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) J2EE
2 1 (20.00%) REST
2 1 (20.00%) SOAP
2 1 (20.00%) WSDL
2 1 (20.00%) XML Messaging
2 1 (20.00%) XSD
2 1 (20.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Cyber Attack
1 1 (20.00%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (40.00%) Translating Business Requirements
2 1 (20.00%) Attack Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) Coaching
2 1 (20.00%) Data Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) EAI
2 1 (20.00%) ETL
2 1 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Refactoring
2 1 (20.00%) SOA
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) C
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
1 2 (40.00%) Veritas
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) F5