The table below looks at the statistics for Middleware skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Middleware over the 3 months to 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Middleware
Rank 114 100 89
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -11
Contract jobs citing Middleware 22 30 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.76% 1.17% 1.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.18% 5.04% 5.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 21 14
Median daily rate £463 £550 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.90% +14.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £380 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 £31.44 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.32% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £39.13 £52.50
% change year-on-year
-10.54% -25.47%
Middleware
England

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 West Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
692 595 567
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.03% 23.28% 24.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 438 382 318
Median daily rate £383 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 18
Median hourly rate £25.00 £31.47 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.55% +36.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £22.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £45.60 £37.54
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.60% +8.00%

Middleware
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Middleware
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Middleware Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Middleware
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Middleware across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016.

Middleware Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Middleware
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Middleware Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Middleware
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 May 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
Warwickshire -3 7 £432 -1.25%
Birmingham -4 5 £450 -20.00% 2
Shropshire - 4 £451 -
Walsall +3 2 £545 -
Staffordshire +8 1 - -
Coventry -8 1 - - 2
Worcestershire - 1 £650 -
Middleware
England

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 35 (43.75%) Oracle
1 35 (43.75%) Web Services
2 31 (38.75%) SQL
2 31 (38.75%) IBM
3 27 (33.75%) Unix
3 27 (33.75%) Oracle Fusion
4 25 (31.25%) SOAP
5 23 (28.75%) Windows
5 23 (28.75%) DataPower
5 23 (28.75%) RESTful
5 23 (28.75%) WebCenter
5 23 (28.75%) REST
6 22 (27.50%) Oracle BPM
6 22 (27.50%) Team Foundation Server
6 22 (27.50%) Analytical Skills
6 22 (27.50%) Microsoft
7 20 (25.00%) Java
8 18 (22.50%) WebLogic
8 18 (22.50%) Oracle Database
9 15 (18.75%) SOA
10 13 (16.25%) ETL
11 11 (13.75%) Case Management
12 10 (12.50%) Informatica
12 10 (12.50%) Data Quality
12 10 (12.50%) Data Management
12 10 (12.50%) BPEL
12 10 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
12 10 (12.50%) BPMN
13 9 (11.25%) Agile Software Development
13 9 (11.25%) Oracle Database 12c

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 18 (22.50%) WebLogic
2 4 (5.00%) JBoss
2 4 (5.00%) Tomcat
2 4 (5.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.50%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.25%) Captiva
4 1 (1.25%) Documentum
4 1 (1.25%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.25%) JCAPS
4 1 (1.25%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (1.25%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (1.25%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.25%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 22 (27.50%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.25%) Infor LN
2 1 (1.25%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.25%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.25%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.50%) BGP
1 2 (2.50%) BIG-IP
1 2 (2.50%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (2.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 2 (2.50%) Firewall
1 2 (2.50%) NetScaler
1 2 (2.50%) OSPF
2 1 (1.25%) Bluetooth
2 1 (1.25%) FTP
2 1 (1.25%) HTTP
2 1 (1.25%) Intranet
2 1 (1.25%) LDAP
2 1 (1.25%) SAN
2 1 (1.25%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (22.50%) Oracle Database
2 10 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
3 9 (11.25%) Oracle Database 12c
4 7 (8.75%) PowerCenter
5 4 (5.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (3.75%) DB2
6 3 (3.75%) RDBMS
6 3 (3.75%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.50%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.25%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 22 (27.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (11.25%) Oracle Forms
3 7 (8.75%) JDeveloper
4 2 (2.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (2.50%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.50%) Maven
5 1 (1.25%) SoapUI
General
1 7 (8.75%) Manufacturing
2 4 (5.00%) Finance
2 4 (5.00%) Publishing
3 2 (2.50%) Automotive
3 2 (2.50%) Electronics
4 1 (1.25%) Games
4 1 (1.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (31.25%) Consultant
2 23 (28.75%) Middleware Consultant
3 17 (21.25%) Architect
3 17 (21.25%) Developer
4 14 (17.50%) Oracle Developer
5 7 (8.75%) Lead Architect
5 7 (8.75%) Oracle SOA Developer
5 7 (8.75%) SOA Developer
6 4 (5.00%) Analyst
6 4 (5.00%) SAP Architect
7 3 (3.75%) Business Process Analyst
7 3 (3.75%) Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (3.75%) Middleware Architect
7 3 (3.75%) Oracle Architect
7 3 (3.75%) Process Analyst
7 3 (3.75%) Systems Architect
8 2 (2.50%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
8 2 (2.50%) Monitoring Specialist
8 2 (2.50%) Security Project Manager
8 2 (2.50%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (43.75%) Web Services
2 27 (33.75%) Oracle Fusion
3 25 (31.25%) SOAP
4 23 (28.75%) REST
4 23 (28.75%) RESTful
4 23 (28.75%) WebCenter
5 8 (10.00%) Oracle ADF
5 8 (10.00%) WSDL
5 8 (10.00%) XSD
6 7 (8.75%) JMX
7 6 (7.50%) CSS
8 5 (6.25%) Spring
8 5 (6.25%) XML
9 4 (5.00%) HTML
9 4 (5.00%) JMS
9 4 (5.00%) SAP Basis
9 4 (5.00%) SAP PI
10 3 (3.75%) JSP
10 3 (3.75%) Servlets
10 3 (3.75%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 23 (28.75%) DataPower
2 22 (27.50%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.75%) Client/Server
3 3 (3.75%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.50%) Algorithms
4 2 (2.50%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.50%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.50%) User Experience
4 2 (2.50%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.25%) Animation
5 1 (1.25%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.25%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.25%) FMCG
5 1 (1.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 27 (33.75%) Unix
2 23 (28.75%) Windows
3 6 (7.50%) Linux
4 2 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.25%) Android
5 1 (1.25%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.25%) Solaris
5 1 (1.25%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (18.75%) SOA
2 13 (16.25%) ETL
3 11 (13.75%) Case Management
4 10 (12.50%) BPEL
4 10 (12.50%) BPMN
4 10 (12.50%) Data Management
5 9 (11.25%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (11.25%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (10.00%) Content Management
7 7 (8.75%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (8.75%) Process Management
7 7 (8.75%) Technical Architecture
8 6 (7.50%) ETL Development
9 5 (6.25%) SDLC
9 5 (6.25%) Waterfall
10 4 (5.00%) Workflow
11 3 (3.75%) Data Modelling
11 3 (3.75%) Enterprise Architecture
11 3 (3.75%) Migration
11 3 (3.75%) OO
Programming Languages
1 31 (38.75%) SQL
2 20 (25.00%) Java
3 7 (8.75%) XPath
3 7 (8.75%) XQuery
4 4 (5.00%) C
4 4 (5.00%) C++
5 3 (3.75%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.50%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.50%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.25%) C#
7 1 (1.25%) MATLAB
7 1 (1.25%) Python
7 1 (1.25%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 6 (7.50%) Security Cleared
2 5 (6.25%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.25%) CCNA
4 1 (1.25%) CCNP
4 1 (1.25%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.50%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (3.75%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.50%) Docker
3 1 (1.25%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (2.50%) OPNET
1 2 (2.50%) Puppet
2 1 (1.25%) Grafana
2 1 (1.25%) Graphite
2 1 (1.25%) Kibana
2 1 (1.25%) logstash
Vendors
1 35 (43.75%) Oracle
2 31 (38.75%) IBM
3 22 (27.50%) Microsoft
4 10 (12.50%) Informatica
5 6 (7.50%) SAP
6 4 (5.00%) Cisco
6 4 (5.00%) Pega
7 3 (3.75%) BEA
7 3 (3.75%) Sybase
7 3 (3.75%) Vitria
8 2 (2.50%) BMC
8 2 (2.50%) CheckPoint
8 2 (2.50%) F5
8 2 (2.50%) Juniper
8 2 (2.50%) Nokia
8 2 (2.50%) RedPrairie
8 2 (2.50%) Riverbed
8 2 (2.50%) SolarWinds
8 2 (2.50%) webMethods
8 2 (2.50%) WSO2
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