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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Middleware
Rank 103 97 70
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -27
Contract jobs citing Middleware 29 27 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.06% 1.05% 2.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.07% 4.66% 9.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 22 29
Median daily rate £450 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £353 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £650 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £439 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £29.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £33.63 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+48.69% -7.62%
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
712 579 584
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 26.03% 22.49% 24.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 436 359 351
Median daily rate £375 £350 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 14 11
Median hourly rate £16.00 £33.55 £29.22
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.30% +14.81%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 4 December 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 4 December 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 - 18 £450 - 2
Shropshire - 5 £325 -
Staffordshire -4 3 - -
Coventry -14 2 £450 -30.76% 3
Middleware
England

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 23 (37.70%) Security Cleared
2 22 (36.07%) CSS
3 17 (27.87%) JavaScript
3 17 (27.87%) Content Management
4 15 (24.59%) Drupal
4 15 (24.59%) HTML
4 15 (24.59%) CMS
5 13 (21.31%) HTML5
5 13 (21.31%) ITIL
6 12 (19.67%) SQL
6 12 (19.67%) Firewall
6 12 (19.67%) Front End Development
7 11 (18.03%) Continuous Improvement
7 11 (18.03%) Web Development
8 9 (14.75%) SolarWinds
8 9 (14.75%) User Experience
8 9 (14.75%) C#
8 9 (14.75%) SQL Server
8 9 (14.75%) Windows
8 9 (14.75%) Cisco
8 9 (14.75%) BMC
9 8 (13.11%) IBM
9 8 (13.11%) Unix
9 8 (13.11%) Oracle
9 8 (13.11%) OPNET
9 8 (13.11%) Network Monitoring
9 8 (13.11%) ITIL V3
9 8 (13.11%) Network Management
9 8 (13.11%) Visualisation
10 7 (11.48%) Load Balancing

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 15 (24.59%) CMS
1 15 (24.59%) Drupal
2 6 (9.84%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (4.92%) IIS
4 2 (3.28%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (3.28%) Tuxedo
4 2 (3.28%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.64%) Confluence
5 1 (1.64%) JBoss
5 1 (1.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.64%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.64%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (1.64%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 3 (4.92%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (3.28%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.64%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (1.64%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.64%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.64%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (1.64%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.92%) SaaS
2 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.64%) OpenShift
2 1 (1.64%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 12 (19.67%) Firewall
2 5 (8.20%) Cisco Nexus
2 5 (8.20%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 4 (6.56%) BGP
3 4 (6.56%) BIG-IP
3 4 (6.56%) OSPF
3 4 (6.56%) SAN
4 3 (4.92%) LAN
4 3 (4.92%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (4.92%) WLAN
5 1 (1.64%) ATM
5 1 (1.64%) CTI
5 1 (1.64%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (1.64%) Frame Relay
5 1 (1.64%) HTTP
5 1 (1.64%) HTTPS
5 1 (1.64%) iSCSI
5 1 (1.64%) LDAP
5 1 (1.64%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.75%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.92%) Oracle Database
2 3 (4.92%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (3.28%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.64%) DB2
4 1 (1.64%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.64%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (6.56%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (6.56%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (3.28%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.28%) Maven
2 2 (3.28%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.64%) JIRA
3 1 (1.64%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.64%) Subversion
General
1 3 (4.92%) Marketing
2 2 (3.28%) Finance
3 1 (1.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (45.90%) Developer
2 14 (22.95%) Drupal Developer
3 11 (18.03%) JavaScript Developer
4 9 (14.75%) Architect
5 8 (13.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 8 (13.11%) Monitoring Specialist
5 8 (13.11%) Network Monitoring Specialist
5 8 (13.11%) Network Specialist
6 6 (9.84%) Analyst
7 5 (8.20%) .NET Developer
7 5 (8.20%) HTML CSS Developer
7 5 (8.20%) HTML Developer
8 4 (6.56%) Consultant
9 3 (4.92%) Middleware Developer
9 3 (4.92%) Oracle Consultant
9 3 (4.92%) Service Analyst
9 3 (4.92%) Service Desk Analyst
10 2 (3.28%) C# Programmer
10 2 (3.28%) Middleware Architect
10 2 (3.28%) Web Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (36.07%) CSS
2 15 (24.59%) HTML
3 13 (21.31%) HTML5
4 7 (11.48%) .NET
4 7 (11.48%) Web Services
4 7 (11.48%) XML
5 6 (9.84%) .NET Framework
5 6 (9.84%) Oracle Fusion
5 6 (9.84%) REST
6 5 (8.20%) ASP.NET
6 5 (8.20%) ASP.NET Web API
6 5 (8.20%) Entity Framework
6 5 (8.20%) SOAP
7 4 (6.56%) jQuery
8 3 (4.92%) Oracle ADF
8 3 (4.92%) Spring
8 3 (4.92%) WebCenter
9 2 (3.28%) RabbitMQ
9 2 (3.28%) Servlets
9 2 (3.28%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.75%) User Experience
2 8 (13.11%) Visualisation
3 6 (9.84%) DataPower
4 3 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.92%) Economics
4 3 (4.92%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.64%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.64%) EPoS
5 1 (1.64%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 9 (14.75%) Windows
2 8 (13.11%) Unix
3 7 (11.48%) Linux
4 3 (4.92%) Mac OS X
4 3 (4.92%) MVS
5 1 (1.64%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (27.87%) Content Management
2 13 (21.31%) ITIL
3 12 (19.67%) Front End Development
4 11 (18.03%) Continuous Improvement
4 11 (18.03%) Web Development
5 8 (13.11%) ITIL V3
5 8 (13.11%) Network Management
5 8 (13.11%) Network Monitoring
6 7 (11.48%) Load Balancing
6 7 (11.48%) SOA
7 6 (9.84%) MVC
8 5 (8.20%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (8.20%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (6.56%) ITSM
9 4 (6.56%) OO
9 4 (6.56%) Service Delivery
9 4 (6.56%) Service Management
10 3 (4.92%) Incident Management
10 3 (4.92%) Network Architecture
10 3 (4.92%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 17 (27.87%) JavaScript
2 12 (19.67%) SQL
3 9 (14.75%) C#
4 6 (9.84%) Java
5 2 (3.28%) C
5 2 (3.28%) VB
6 1 (1.64%) Jython
6 1 (1.64%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.64%) Python
6 1 (1.64%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 23 (37.70%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.20%) CCNA
2 5 (8.20%) CCNP
2 5 (8.20%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (6.56%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (6.56%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.92%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.64%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.92%) SLA
2 2 (3.28%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.64%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.64%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (3.28%) Docker
2 1 (1.64%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.64%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (13.11%) OPNET
2 3 (4.92%) Puppet
3 2 (3.28%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 2 (3.28%) Kibana
3 2 (3.28%) logstash
4 1 (1.64%) BladeLogic
4 1 (1.64%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.64%) Nagios
4 1 (1.64%) OpenView
4 1 (1.64%) Opsview
4 1 (1.64%) QRadar
4 1 (1.64%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 9 (14.75%) BMC
1 9 (14.75%) Cisco
1 9 (14.75%) SolarWinds
2 8 (13.11%) IBM
2 8 (13.11%) Oracle
3 7 (11.48%) Riverbed
4 6 (9.84%) Microsoft
5 5 (8.20%) F5
5 5 (8.20%) Juniper
6 4 (6.56%) CheckPoint
6 4 (6.56%) Fortinet
6 4 (6.56%) Nokia
7 3 (4.92%) HP
7 3 (4.92%) WSO2
8 2 (3.28%) Mercator
9 1 (1.64%) CA
9 1 (1.64%) Dell
9 1 (1.64%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.64%) Vitria
9 1 (1.64%) VMware
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