Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for Middleware skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Middleware over the 6 months to 20 November 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.

Middleware
South West > Bristol
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 103 101 98
Rank change year-on-year -2 -3 -26
Contract jobs citing Middleware 12 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.61% 0.36% 0.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.15% 1.25% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 3
Bristol median daily rate £375 £430 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.79% +6.17% -7.43%
10th Percentile £318 £345 £381
90th Percentile £470 £512 £465
South West median daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year +0.05% +11.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate £52.50 - -
South West median hourly rate £52.50 - £39.00

Middleware is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 557 481 484
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 28.43% 28.48% 28.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 385 361 394
Bristol median daily rate £375 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.35% -1.33% -
10th Percentile £279 £268 £273
90th Percentile £513 £525 £520
South West median daily rate £400 £370 £375
% change year-on-year +8.11% -1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 4
Bristol median hourly rate £50.00 £38.25 £51.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.72% -25.37% +7.89%
10th Percentile £21.70 £33.23 £17.18
90th Percentile £70.00 £42.68 £95.25
South West median hourly rate £46.50 £36.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year +28.28% -14.71% +2.41%

Middleware
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing Middleware as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for Middleware in Bristol

Middleware
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Middleware in Bristol

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Middleware in Bristol over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Middleware in Bristol

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Middleware in Bristol

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 7 (58.33%) Apache
2 6 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (41.67%) J2EE
3 5 (41.67%) Shell Script
3 5 (41.67%) Unix
3 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (33.33%) Service Delivery
4 4 (33.33%) Firewall
4 4 (33.33%) Finance
4 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (33.33%) EPiServer
4 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 4 (33.33%) Java
4 4 (33.33%) Linux
4 4 (33.33%) E-Commerce
4 4 (33.33%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (25.00%) Apache Camel
5 3 (25.00%) Docker
5 3 (25.00%) DevOps
5 3 (25.00%) Private Cloud
5 3 (25.00%) Open Source
5 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 3 (25.00%) Windows 10
5 3 (25.00%) Server Virtualisation
5 3 (25.00%) OSGi
5 3 (25.00%) JBoss
5 3 (25.00%) Solaris
5 3 (25.00%) SQL

Middleware
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 7 (58.33%) Apache
2 6 (50.00%) Tomcat
3 4 (33.33%) EPiServer
4 3 (25.00%) IIS
4 3 (25.00%) JBoss
4 3 (25.00%) Jetty
4 3 (25.00%) WebLogic
5 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) Firewall
1 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 3 (25.00%) DNS
2 3 (25.00%) Reverse Proxy
2 3 (25.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (8.33%) Hadoop
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (8.33%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Aerospace
3 1 (8.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Analyst
1 4 (33.33%) Developer
1 4 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Architect
2 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Support
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Integration Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Linux Scripter
4 1 (8.33%) Linux Support
4 1 (8.33%) Service Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Wintel Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) J2EE
2 4 (33.33%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (25.00%) .NET
3 3 (25.00%) ActiveMQ
3 3 (25.00%) Apache Camel
3 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (25.00%) CSS
3 3 (25.00%) OSGi
4 1 (8.33%) COM
4 1 (8.33%) Hibernate
4 1 (8.33%) REST
4 1 (8.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Private Cloud
2 1 (8.33%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Unix
3 4 (33.33%) Linux
4 3 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (25.00%) Solaris
4 3 (25.00%) Windows 10
4 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 4 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 3 (25.00%) Change Management
3 3 (25.00%) DevOps
3 3 (25.00%) ITIL
3 3 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 3 (25.00%) MODAF
3 3 (25.00%) Open Source
3 3 (25.00%) Server Virtualisation
3 3 (25.00%) TOGAF
4 2 (16.67%) API Development
4 2 (16.67%) ArchiMate
4 2 (16.67%) Project Management
5 1 (8.33%) Analytics
5 1 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (8.33%) Identity Management
5 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
5 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) Shell Script
2 4 (33.33%) Java
3 3 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
1 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Docker
1 3 (25.00%) ISA Server
1 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (16.67%) Xen
3 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) BEA
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco
1 3 (25.00%) Citrix
1 3 (25.00%) EMC
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle
1 3 (25.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (25.00%) VMware
2 2 (16.67%) IBM
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft