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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Middleware
Rank 108 100 84
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -16
Contract jobs citing Middleware 36 18 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.20% 0.76% 1.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.75% 3.25% 5.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 10 16
Median daily rate £440 £444 £473
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.84% -6.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £400 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £24.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £40.00 £46.25
% change year-on-year
-30.00% -13.51%
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
758 554 587
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.29% 23.38% 25.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 501 346 336
Median daily rate £375 £330 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £225 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 19
Median hourly rate £24.00 £23.75 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.05% -13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £22.00 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £39.55 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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
Birmingham -2 9 £325 -40.90% 1
Shropshire - 9 £440 - 1
Warwickshire -6 6 - -
Walsall +1 3 £545 -
Coventry - 3 £425 - 1
Staffordshire +2 2 - -
Dudley - 1 £100 -
Worcestershire - 1 £650 - 1
Middleware
England

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 30 (40.00%) SQL
2 29 (38.67%) Oracle
2 29 (38.67%) Web Services
3 27 (36.00%) IBM
4 21 (28.00%) SOAP
4 21 (28.00%) Unix
5 20 (26.67%) Windows
5 20 (26.67%) DataPower
6 19 (25.33%) Oracle Fusion
7 18 (24.00%) RESTful
7 18 (24.00%) REST
8 17 (22.67%) Team Foundation Server
8 17 (22.67%) Java
9 16 (21.33%) Microsoft
9 16 (21.33%) Analytical Skills
10 15 (20.00%) Oracle Database
11 14 (18.67%) WebLogic
11 14 (18.67%) CSS
12 13 (17.33%) WebCenter
13 12 (16.00%) Oracle BPM
13 12 (16.00%) XML
14 11 (14.67%) SQL Server
14 11 (14.67%) SOA
14 11 (14.67%) Oracle Database 11g
14 11 (14.67%) Spring
15 10 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
15 10 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
15 10 (13.33%) Oracle Forms
16 9 (12.00%) MVC
16 9 (12.00%) Linux

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 14 (18.67%) WebLogic
2 7 (9.33%) JBoss
2 7 (9.33%) Tomcat
3 6 (8.00%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (5.33%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (5.33%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.67%) Oracle Service Bus
5 2 (2.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.33%) Captiva
6 1 (1.33%) Documentum
6 1 (1.33%) JCAPS
6 1 (1.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 12 (16.00%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (4.00%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (4.00%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (2.67%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (2.67%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (2.67%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (1.33%) Infor LN
4 1 (1.33%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.33%) OpenShift
1 1 (1.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.67%) Firewall
2 4 (5.33%) BGP
2 4 (5.33%) BIG-IP
2 4 (5.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (5.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 4 (5.33%) OSPF
3 2 (2.67%) NetScaler
3 2 (2.67%) SAN
4 1 (1.33%) Bluetooth
4 1 (1.33%) FTP
4 1 (1.33%) Intranet
4 1 (1.33%) LAN
4 1 (1.33%) VoIP
4 1 (1.33%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.33%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 11 (14.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 11 (14.67%) SQL Server
3 6 (8.00%) DB2
3 6 (8.00%) RDBMS
3 6 (8.00%) Relational Database
4 5 (6.67%) MongoDB
4 5 (6.67%) Oracle Database 12c
5 3 (4.00%) PowerCenter
6 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.33%) QlikView
6 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 17 (22.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (13.33%) Oracle Forms
3 5 (6.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 5 (6.67%) Git (software)
3 5 (6.67%) Maven
4 3 (4.00%) JDeveloper
5 2 (2.67%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.33%) SoapUI
General
1 6 (8.00%) Finance
2 2 (2.67%) Automotive
2 2 (2.67%) Electronics
2 2 (2.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.33%) Marketing
3 1 (1.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (26.67%) Developer
2 19 (25.33%) Consultant
3 18 (24.00%) Architect
4 16 (21.33%) Middleware Consultant
5 10 (13.33%) Oracle Developer
6 6 (8.00%) Lead Architect
6 6 (8.00%) Systems Architect
7 5 (6.67%) Java Architect
8 4 (5.33%) Monitoring Specialist
8 4 (5.33%) Network Monitoring Specialist
8 4 (5.33%) Network Specialist
9 3 (4.00%) .NET Developer
9 3 (4.00%) Infrastructure Architect
9 3 (4.00%) Oracle Architect
9 3 (4.00%) Oracle Consultant
9 3 (4.00%) Oracle SOA Developer
9 3 (4.00%) SOA Developer
10 2 (2.67%) IT Manager
10 2 (2.67%) Software Engineer
10 2 (2.67%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (38.67%) Web Services
2 21 (28.00%) SOAP
3 19 (25.33%) Oracle Fusion
4 18 (24.00%) REST
4 18 (24.00%) RESTful
5 14 (18.67%) CSS
6 13 (17.33%) WebCenter
7 12 (16.00%) XML
8 11 (14.67%) Spring
9 7 (9.33%) HTML
9 7 (9.33%) JMS
10 6 (8.00%) JSP
10 6 (8.00%) Servlets
10 6 (8.00%) Struts
11 5 (6.67%) ELK Stack
11 5 (6.67%) Hystrix
11 5 (6.67%) Oracle ADF
11 5 (6.67%) RabbitMQ
11 5 (6.67%) Spring Boot
11 5 (6.67%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 20 (26.67%) DataPower
2 16 (21.33%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (8.00%) Client/Server
3 6 (8.00%) N-Tier
3 6 (8.00%) User Experience
4 4 (5.33%) Visualisation
5 2 (2.67%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.67%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.67%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.33%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.33%) Economics
6 1 (1.33%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.33%) FMCG
6 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.33%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 21 (28.00%) Unix
2 20 (26.67%) Windows
3 9 (12.00%) Linux
4 1 (1.33%) Android
4 1 (1.33%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.33%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.33%) MVS
4 1 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.33%) Solaris
4 1 (1.33%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (14.67%) SOA
2 10 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 9 (12.00%) Content Management
3 9 (12.00%) MVC
4 7 (9.33%) Enterprise Architecture
4 7 (9.33%) SDLC
4 7 (9.33%) Workflow
5 6 (8.00%) ITIL
5 6 (8.00%) OO
5 6 (8.00%) Technical Architecture
6 5 (6.67%) Load Balancing
7 4 (5.33%) BPEL
7 4 (5.33%) ETL
7 4 (5.33%) ITIL V3
7 4 (5.33%) Migration
7 4 (5.33%) Network Architecture
7 4 (5.33%) Network Management
7 4 (5.33%) Network Monitoring
8 3 (4.00%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (40.00%) SQL
2 17 (22.67%) Java
3 6 (8.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (5.33%) C#
5 3 (4.00%) PL/SQL
5 3 (4.00%) XPath
5 3 (4.00%) XQuery
6 2 (2.67%) C
7 1 (1.33%) C++
7 1 (1.33%) MATLAB
7 1 (1.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (10.67%) Security Cleared
2 6 (8.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (2.67%) CCNA
4 2 (2.67%) CCNP
4 2 (2.67%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.33%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.67%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.33%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (6.67%) Docker
2 2 (2.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (6.67%) Puppet
2 4 (5.33%) Kibana
2 4 (5.33%) logstash
2 4 (5.33%) OPNET
3 1 (1.33%) Grafana
3 1 (1.33%) Graphite
Vendors
1 29 (38.67%) Oracle
2 27 (36.00%) IBM
3 16 (21.33%) Microsoft
4 7 (9.33%) Pega
5 6 (8.00%) BEA
5 6 (8.00%) Cisco
5 6 (8.00%) Sybase
5 6 (8.00%) Vitria
6 5 (6.67%) WSO2
7 4 (5.33%) BMC
7 4 (5.33%) CheckPoint
7 4 (5.33%) F5
7 4 (5.33%) Fortinet
7 4 (5.33%) Juniper
7 4 (5.33%) Nokia
7 4 (5.33%) Riverbed
7 4 (5.33%) SolarWinds
8 3 (4.00%) Informatica
9 2 (2.67%) Red Hat
9 2 (2.67%) webMethods
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
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Rate: £300.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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