The table below looks at the statistics for Middleware skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Middleware over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Middleware
England / South West
Rank 106 97 121
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +24
Contract jobs citing Middleware 24 45 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.95% 1.51% 0.68%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.69% 5.33% 2.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 26 9
Median daily rate £405 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Median hourly rate - £42.00 £41.95
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +0.11%
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 South West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
650 845 769
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 25.61% 28.37% 25.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 441 629 521
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 28 17
Median hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £31.00 £32.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.40 £57.00 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

Middleware
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West 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 the South West

Middleware
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Middleware Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Middleware
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Middleware across the South West region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017.

Middleware Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Middleware
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Middleware Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Middleware
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware within the South West region over the 3 months to 21 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
Gloucestershire +10 11 £405 +1.25% 3
Bristol +4 8 £450 +5.88% 3
Wiltshire -13 3 £513 +24.24% 2
Middleware
England

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 21 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 South West region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 22 (45.83%) Security Cleared
2 16 (33.33%) Oracle
3 15 (31.25%) SC Cleared
4 14 (29.17%) Oracle Fusion
4 14 (29.17%) Web Services
4 14 (29.17%) Finance
5 13 (27.08%) SOA
6 12 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (22.92%) Oracle Database
8 10 (20.83%) RESTful
9 9 (18.75%) Oracle BPM
9 9 (18.75%) SOAP
10 8 (16.67%) Linux
10 8 (16.67%) WebLogic
10 8 (16.67%) IBM
10 8 (16.67%) WebCenter
11 7 (14.58%) DV Cleared
11 7 (14.58%) webMethods
11 7 (14.58%) Java
11 7 (14.58%) Scrum
11 7 (14.58%) Enterprise Architecture
12 6 (12.50%) WebSphere
12 6 (12.50%) JIRA
12 6 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
12 6 (12.50%) Banking
12 6 (12.50%) XML
12 6 (12.50%) Python
12 6 (12.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 6 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 5 (10.42%) SDLC

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 8 (16.67%) WebLogic
2 6 (12.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 6 (12.50%) WebSphere
3 5 (10.42%) JBoss
3 5 (10.42%) Tomcat
4 4 (8.33%) Apache
5 3 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (6.25%) Oracle Service Bus
6 2 (4.17%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (2.08%) Confluence
7 1 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (2.08%) Mule
7 1 (2.08%) Mule ESB
Business Applications
1 9 (18.75%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (10.42%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (4.17%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (2.08%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (2.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.08%) AMQP
1 1 (2.08%) ATM
1 1 (2.08%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (2.08%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 1 (2.08%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (2.08%) Frame Relay
1 1 (2.08%) HTTP
1 1 (2.08%) Internet
1 1 (2.08%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.92%) Oracle Database
2 6 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (6.25%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (4.17%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.08%) Apache Accumulo
5 1 (2.08%) Big Data
5 1 (2.08%) Essbase
5 1 (2.08%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.08%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (12.50%) JIRA
2 3 (6.25%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (4.17%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.08%) Ant
4 1 (2.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (2.08%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.08%) IntelliJ
4 1 (2.08%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.08%) JUnit
4 1 (2.08%) Maven
4 1 (2.08%) NetBeans
4 1 (2.08%) Subversion
4 1 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (29.17%) Finance
2 6 (12.50%) Banking
3 4 (8.33%) Retail
4 2 (4.17%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.08%) Aerospace
5 1 (2.08%) Electronics
5 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.08%) Marketing
5 1 (2.08%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (43.75%) Developer
2 12 (25.00%) Architect
3 7 (14.58%) Administrator
3 7 (14.58%) Oracle Developer
4 6 (12.50%) Integration Architect
4 6 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
5 5 (10.42%) DV Cleared Java Developer
5 5 (10.42%) Java Developer
5 5 (10.42%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 5 (10.42%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (10.42%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (6.25%) Consultant
6 3 (6.25%) Oracle SOA Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Principal Architect
6 3 (6.25%) SOA Developer
7 2 (4.17%) .NET Developer
7 2 (4.17%) DBA
7 2 (4.17%) SAP Consultant
7 2 (4.17%) SAP PI Consultant
7 2 (4.17%) WebLogic Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (29.17%) Oracle Fusion
1 14 (29.17%) Web Services
2 10 (20.83%) RESTful
3 9 (18.75%) SOAP
4 8 (16.67%) WebCenter
5 6 (12.50%) XML
6 5 (10.42%) J2EE
7 4 (8.33%) UDDI
7 4 (8.33%) WSDL
7 4 (8.33%) XSD
8 3 (6.25%) .NET
8 3 (6.25%) Oracle ADF
9 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET
9 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (4.17%) HTML
9 2 (4.17%) HTML5
9 2 (4.17%) jQuery
9 2 (4.17%) JSON
9 2 (4.17%) SAP PI
9 2 (4.17%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.08%) RIA
1 1 (2.08%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.67%) Linux
2 6 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (10.42%) Unix
4 3 (6.25%) Windows
5 2 (4.17%) CentOS
5 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (27.08%) SOA
2 12 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (14.58%) Enterprise Architecture
3 7 (14.58%) Scrum
4 5 (10.42%) Content Management
4 5 (10.42%) PRINCE2
4 5 (10.42%) SDLC
4 5 (10.42%) TOGAF
5 4 (8.33%) BPEL
5 4 (8.33%) Software Engineering
6 3 (6.25%) DevOps
6 3 (6.25%) Line Management
6 3 (6.25%) Open Source
6 3 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (6.25%) Strategic Planning
6 3 (6.25%) UML
6 3 (6.25%) Use Case
7 2 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.58%) Java
2 6 (12.50%) Python
3 4 (8.33%) SQL
4 3 (6.25%) C#
4 3 (6.25%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.17%) Bash Shell
5 2 (4.17%) Perl
5 2 (4.17%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.08%) CoffeeScript
6 1 (2.08%) PHP
6 1 (2.08%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.08%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 22 (45.83%) Security Cleared
2 15 (31.25%) SC Cleared
3 7 (14.58%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.08%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (8.33%) Puppet
2 1 (2.08%) Ansible
2 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 1 (2.08%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.08%) Nagios
2 1 (2.08%) Opsview
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (2.08%) QRadar
Vendors
1 16 (33.33%) Oracle
2 8 (16.67%) IBM
3 7 (14.58%) webMethods
4 5 (10.42%) Red Hat
5 4 (8.33%) SAP
6 1 (2.08%) ArcSight
6 1 (2.08%) Brocade
6 1 (2.08%) Cisco
6 1 (2.08%) F5
6 1 (2.08%) Hyperion
6 1 (2.08%) Juniper
6 1 (2.08%) MuleSoft
6 1 (2.08%) Siebel
6 1 (2.08%) Splunk
6 1 (2.08%) Telerik