Period
to 17 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Coventry 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 17 January 2018 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
West Midlands > Coventry
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 65 74 55
Rank change year-on-year +9 -19 -12
Contract jobs citing Middleware 3 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 0.39% 0.71% 0.99%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.32% 2.44% 4.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 27
Coventry median daily rate £575 £450 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.78% -30.77% +52.94%
10th Percentile £563 £446 £600
90th Percentile £588 £461 £700
West Midlands median daily rate £550 £450 £500
% change year-on-year +22.22% -10.00% +17.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Coventry median hourly rate £41.75 - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £41.75 £22.00 -
% change year-on-year +89.77% - -

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 Coventry with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Coventry
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 227 287 158
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 29.63% 29.14% 22.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 208 116
Coventry median daily rate £425 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +18.52% -8.78%
10th Percentile £318 £309 £263
90th Percentile £550 £555 £558
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £376 £350
% change year-on-year +6.31% +7.50% -1.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 2
Coventry median hourly rate £26.25 £16.00 £24.47
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +64.06% -34.61% +9.49%
10th Percentile £20.88 £11.50 £17.77
90th Percentile £42.18 £22.40 £30.17
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.50 £23.50 £29.35
% change year-on-year +29.79% -19.92% -1.36%

Middleware
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

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

Job vacancy trend for Middleware in Coventry

Middleware
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Middleware in Coventry

Middleware
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Middleware in Coventry

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 Coventry region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 2 (66.67%) C
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (66.67%) Embedded C
1 2 (66.67%) VxWorks
1 2 (66.67%) Automotive
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (33.33%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 1 (33.33%) Electronics

Middleware
Co-occurring IT Skills in Coventry 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 (33.33%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
General
1 2 (66.67%) Automotive
2 1 (33.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Embedded Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Automotive Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Automotive Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Solutions Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C
1 2 (66.67%) Embedded C