The table below looks at the statistics for Middleware skills in IT contracts advertised for the Nottingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Middleware over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Middleware
Rank 53 39 30
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -9
Contract jobs citing Middleware 8 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 1.64% 2.34% 2.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.73% 7.94% 10.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 3
Median daily rate £450 £375 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -34.78%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £435
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £38.00 £29.75
% change year-on-year
-26.31% +27.73%
Middleware
Nottinghamshire

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 Nottingham region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Nottingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
169 126 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 34.70% 29.51% 23.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 89 39
Median daily rate £375 £375 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +12.14%

Middleware
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Nottingham 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 Nottingham

Middleware
Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Middleware Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 31 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 Nottingham region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 23 (74.19%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (67.74%) webMethods
3 19 (61.29%) Apigee
4 17 (54.84%) WebSphere
5 15 (48.39%) DataPower
6 13 (41.94%) Intel
6 13 (41.94%) IBM Integration Bus
7 10 (32.26%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (29.03%) Unified Process
8 9 (29.03%) TOGAF
9 5 (16.13%) Unix
9 5 (16.13%) Windows
10 3 (9.68%) JBoss
10 3 (9.68%) Apache
10 3 (9.68%) RDBMS
10 3 (9.68%) IBM
10 3 (9.68%) SQL
10 3 (9.68%) SOAP
10 3 (9.68%) RESTful
10 3 (9.68%) Relational Database
11 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (6.45%) REST
11 2 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (6.45%) TIBCO
11 2 (6.45%) Web Services
11 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
11 2 (6.45%) Oracle
12 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET
12 1 (3.23%) Business Intelligence
12 1 (3.23%) XML

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham 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 17 (54.84%) WebSphere
2 3 (9.68%) Apache
2 3 (9.68%) JBoss
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) RDBMS
1 3 (9.68%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (3.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (45.16%) Developer
2 13 (41.94%) Integration Specialist
2 13 (41.94%) Middleware Specialist
3 11 (35.48%) Integration Developer
3 11 (35.48%) Middleware Developer
4 10 (32.26%) Architect
4 10 (32.26%) WebSphere Specialist
5 9 (29.03%) Integration Architect
5 9 (29.03%) Solutions Architect
6 8 (25.81%) webMethods Architect
6 8 (25.81%) webMethods Developer
6 8 (25.81%) webMethods Specialist
6 8 (25.81%) WebSphere Developer
7 3 (9.68%) Administrator
7 3 (9.68%) Analyst
7 3 (9.68%) Middleware Administrator
7 3 (9.68%) Middleware Analyst
7 3 (9.68%) Middleware Architect
7 3 (9.68%) Support Analyst
7 3 (9.68%) WebSphere Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (41.94%) IBM Integration Bus
2 3 (9.68%) RESTful
2 3 (9.68%) SOAP
3 2 (6.45%) REST
3 2 (6.45%) Web Services
4 1 (3.23%) .NET
4 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (3.23%) J2EE
4 1 (3.23%) JSON
4 1 (3.23%) OAuth
4 1 (3.23%) OAuth2
4 1 (3.23%) WPF
4 1 (3.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (48.39%) DataPower
2 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.13%) Unix
1 5 (16.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (74.19%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (32.26%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (29.03%) TOGAF
3 9 (29.03%) Unified Process
4 1 (3.23%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (3.23%) Change Management
4 1 (3.23%) DevOps
4 1 (3.23%) MVC
4 1 (3.23%) Performance Testing
4 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2
4 1 (3.23%) Project Management
4 1 (3.23%) Release Management
4 1 (3.23%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (3.23%) SDLC
4 1 (3.23%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.68%) SQL
2 1 (3.23%) C#
2 1 (3.23%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) QA
Vendors
1 21 (67.74%) webMethods
2 19 (61.29%) Apigee
3 13 (41.94%) Intel
4 3 (9.68%) IBM
5 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
5 2 (6.45%) Oracle
5 2 (6.45%) TIBCO
6 1 (3.23%) CA