The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 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 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Middleware
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
Rank - 14 30
Contract jobs citing Middleware 0 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham - 5.06% 0.74%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 17.39% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £419 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.51%  
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 Cheltenham with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Cheltenham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 9 23 59
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 18.37% 29.11% 43.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 44
Median daily rate £375 £325 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -21.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £300 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £45.00 - £42.50
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 Cheltenham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheltenham 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 Cheltenham

Middleware
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Middleware in Cheltenham

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 22 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 Cheltenham region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 2 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Ant
2 1 (50.00%) JUnit
2 1 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (50.00%) JDBC
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) XSLT
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) JMS
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) UDDI
2 1 (50.00%) IntelliJ
2 1 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (50.00%) WSDL
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (50.00%) Electronics
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Finance

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham 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 1 (50.00%) Anypoint
1 1 (50.00%) Confluence
1 1 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (50.00%) Mule
1 1 (50.00%) Mule ESB
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (50.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) AMQP
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Apache Accumulo
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (50.00%) Ant
2 1 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (50.00%) IntelliJ
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) JUnit
2 1 (50.00%) Maven
2 1 (50.00%) NetBeans
General
1 1 (50.00%) Electronics
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Integration Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Integration Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Java Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Java Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) JDBC
1 1 (50.00%) JMS
1 1 (50.00%) JSON
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (50.00%) REST
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) UDDI
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) WSDL
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) XSLT
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) CentOS
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Content Enrichment
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (50.00%) Issue Tracking
1 1 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (50.00%) Kanban
1 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) SOA
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) MuleSoft
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) SAP