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 3 months to 22 June 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 68 70
Rank change year-on-year +3 +2  
Contract jobs citing Middleware 8 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.94% 0.12% 0.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.48% 0.48% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 1
Median daily rate £444 - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +8.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% -28.20%  

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 Bristol with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 230 208 270
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 27.15% 24.47% 29.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 160 218
Median daily rate £350 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% -10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 £20.39 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +169.74% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £38.89
% change year-on-year +18.05% -7.41%  

Middleware
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol 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 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

Middleware
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 22 June 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 (50.00%) Oracle
2 6 (42.86%) SC Cleared
2 6 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 6 (42.86%) Oracle Fusion
3 5 (35.71%) Finance
4 4 (28.57%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (28.57%) SOA
4 4 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (28.57%) WebCenter
4 4 (28.57%) Oracle BPM
4 4 (28.57%) Data Integration
5 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
5 3 (21.43%) ClickSoftware Technologies
5 3 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (21.43%) Financial Modelling
5 3 (21.43%) Alfresco
5 3 (21.43%) Business Activity Monitoring
5 3 (21.43%) Customer Requirements
5 3 (21.43%) Linux
5 3 (21.43%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (21.43%) Shell Script
5 3 (21.43%) TIBCO
5 3 (21.43%) BPR
5 3 (21.43%) Degree
5 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
5 3 (21.43%) Information Management
5 3 (21.43%) Systems Analysis
5 3 (21.43%) Project Management
5 3 (21.43%) Workflow

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 3 (21.43%) Alfresco
2 2 (14.29%) WebLogic
3 1 (7.14%) Apache
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (7.14%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) IPsec
1 1 (7.14%) Kerberos
1 1 (7.14%) LDAP
1 1 (7.14%) Network Security
1 1 (7.14%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database
3 1 (7.14%) Hadoop
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Discoverer
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle OWB
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (7.14%) Toad
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Local Government
3 1 (7.14%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Architect
1 5 (35.71%) Technical Architect
2 4 (28.57%) Developer
3 3 (21.43%) BPM Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Applications Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) BPM Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) DBA
4 1 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared DBA
4 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Test Leader
4 1 (7.14%) Test Project Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) Oracle Fusion
2 4 (28.57%) WebCenter
3 2 (14.29%) REST
4 1 (7.14%) Hibernate
4 1 (7.14%) J2EE
4 1 (7.14%) OAuth2
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle ADF
4 1 (7.14%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (7.14%) Spring
4 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
1 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) Clustering
2 1 (7.14%) Fat Client
2 1 (7.14%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (7.14%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Linux
2 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) Data Integration
1 4 (28.57%) SOA
1 4 (28.57%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (21.43%) BPR
2 3 (21.43%) Business Activity Monitoring
2 3 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (21.43%) Customer Requirements
2 3 (21.43%) Financial Modelling
2 3 (21.43%) Information Management
2 3 (21.43%) Project Management
2 3 (21.43%) Systems Analysis
2 3 (21.43%) Workflow
3 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (14.29%) DevOps
4 1 (7.14%) Business Process Modelling
4 1 (7.14%) High Availability
4 1 (7.14%) Security Hardening
4 1 (7.14%) Test Management
4 1 (7.14%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) Shell Script
2 1 (7.14%) Java
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) SC Cleared
1 6 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 3 (21.43%) Degree
3 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) JSP 440
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) GFS2
2 1 (7.14%) OCFS2
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) vRealize
2 1 (7.14%) Ansible
2 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 1 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (7.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (21.43%) ClickSoftware Technologies
2 3 (21.43%) TIBCO
3 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 2 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (7.14%) Civica
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.14%) VMware