The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke with a requirement for Middleware skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Middleware over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Middleware
Hampshire / Basingstoke
Rank 26 38 29
Rank change year-on-year +12 -9  
Contract jobs citing Middleware 7 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 2.77% 1.07% 1.02%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.22% 7.50% 3.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
Median daily rate £314 £363 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.37% -30.95%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £42.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year -45.23% +9.80%  

Middleware is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Basingstoke
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 46 40 63
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke 18.18% 14.29% 31.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 22 33
Median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -6.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Median hourly rate £13.00 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -65.33% +7.14%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

Middleware
Job Vacancy Trend in Basingstoke

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Basingstoke citing Middleware as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for Middleware in Basingstoke

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Middleware in Basingstoke.

Contractor daily rate trend for Middleware in Basingstoke

Middleware
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Middleware in Basingstoke over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Middleware in Basingstoke

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Middleware in Basingstoke

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Basingstoke region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 8 (72.73%) SC Cleared
1 8 (72.73%) Security Cleared
2 5 (45.45%) Test Scripting
2 5 (45.45%) VMware
3 4 (36.36%) Web Services
3 4 (36.36%) Windows
3 4 (36.36%) Test Strategy
3 4 (36.36%) Smoke Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Virtual Environments
4 3 (27.27%) Functional Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Non-Functional Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Jenkins
4 3 (27.27%) SuccessFactors
4 3 (27.27%) Selenium
4 3 (27.27%) DevOps
4 3 (27.27%) Boomi
4 3 (27.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (27.27%) SilkTest
4 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (27.27%) Cucumber
4 3 (27.27%) HP UFT
4 3 (27.27%) Dell
4 3 (27.27%) ISEB
4 3 (27.27%) Oracle
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
4 3 (27.27%) VMware Workstation
4 3 (27.27%) Validation
4 3 (27.27%) Migration
4 3 (27.27%) Regression Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Frame Relay

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke 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 2 (18.18%) Apache Solr
1 2 (18.18%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Boomi
1 3 (27.27%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) ATM
1 2 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (18.18%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 2 (18.18%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 2 (18.18%) Frame Relay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (27.27%) Cucumber
1 3 (27.27%) HP UFT
1 3 (27.27%) Jenkins
1 3 (27.27%) Selenium
1 3 (27.27%) SilkTest
2 2 (18.18%) SoapUI
2 2 (18.18%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Administrator
1 3 (27.27%) Analyst
1 3 (27.27%) Architect
1 3 (27.27%) Systems Administrator
1 3 (27.27%) Test Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Juniper Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Network Architect
2 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Automation Test Lead
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Test Leader
3 1 (9.09%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) Web Services
2 2 (18.18%) REST
2 2 (18.18%) SOAP
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) Unix
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Test Scripting
2 4 (36.36%) Smoke Testing
2 4 (36.36%) Test Strategy
3 3 (27.27%) DevOps
3 3 (27.27%) Functional Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Migration
3 3 (27.27%) Non-Functional Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Regression Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Validation
3 3 (27.27%) Virtual Environments
4 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (18.18%) Network Design
4 2 (18.18%) Open Source
4 2 (18.18%) Server Virtualisation
4 2 (18.18%) SOA
4 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
5 1 (9.09%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 8 (72.73%) SC Cleared
1 8 (72.73%) Security Cleared
2 3 (27.27%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (27.27%) VMware Workstation
2 2 (18.18%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Nagios
1 2 (18.18%) Opsview
1 2 (18.18%) QRadar
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) VMware
2 3 (27.27%) Dell
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle
3 2 (18.18%) ArcSight
3 2 (18.18%) Brocade
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco
3 2 (18.18%) F5
3 2 (18.18%) IBM
3 2 (18.18%) Juniper
3 2 (18.18%) Splunk
4 1 (9.09%) CA