The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 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 28 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
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 41 61
Rank change year-on-year +4 +20  
Contract jobs citing Middleware 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.66% 0.56% 0.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.56% 1.55% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £900 £550 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +63.63% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% -30.00%  

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

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 78 129 162
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 25.83% 36.24% 35.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 86 129
Median daily rate £400 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +10.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 7
Median hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +21.42%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

Middleware
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge 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 Cambridge

Middleware
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Middleware in Cambridge

Middleware
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Middleware in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 3 (75.00%) C#
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
1 3 (75.00%) ERP
1 3 (75.00%) webMethods
1 3 (75.00%) MVC
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (50.00%) JMS
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) SOAP
2 2 (50.00%) Life Science
2 2 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) REST
3 1 (25.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Data Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) RESTful
3 1 (25.00%) SOA
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Strategic Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery

Middleware
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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:

Business Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Integration Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Head of Engineering
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) JMS
2 2 (50.00%) REST
2 2 (50.00%) SOAP
3 1 (25.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ERP
1 3 (75.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Data Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) SOA
3 1 (25.00%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
1 3 (75.00%) webMethods