Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Devon 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 22 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 > Devon
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 51 41
Rank change year-on-year +7 -10 +24
Contract jobs citing Middleware 10 2 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 1.74% 0.43% 2.79%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.85% 1.20% 7.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 13
Devon median daily rate £563 £425 £485
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +32.35% -12.37% -15.65%
10th Percentile £488 £413 £413
90th Percentile £600 £438 £500
South West median daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year +0.05% +11.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Devon median hourly rate - - -
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 Devon with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Devon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 206 166 210
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 35.76% 35.70% 36.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 114 151
Devon median daily rate £436 £323 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.19% -12.84% -0.67%
10th Percentile £296 £186 £263
90th Percentile £591 £498 £514
South West median daily rate £395 £370 £375
% change year-on-year +6.82% -1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 3
Devon median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.08% +58.54% -8.89%
10th Percentile £35.00 £18.64 £19.45
90th Percentile £48.80 £45.75 £27.15
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £36.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year +24.14% -14.71% -

Middleware
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

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

Job vacancy trend for Middleware in Devon

Middleware
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Middleware in Devon

Middleware
Contract Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware within the Devon region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Plymouth - 9 £563 -
Middleware
South West

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

1 10 (100.00%) ITIL
1 10 (100.00%) Linux
1 10 (100.00%) Service Management
2 9 (90.00%) DevOps
3 8 (80.00%) JBoss
3 8 (80.00%) Unix
4 6 (60.00%) Freedom of Information
4 6 (60.00%) Project Management
4 6 (60.00%) Solaris
4 6 (60.00%) Management Information System
4 6 (60.00%) Freedom of Information Act
4 6 (60.00%) Data Protection
5 5 (50.00%) Customer Requirements
5 5 (50.00%) Risk Management
6 3 (30.00%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (10.00%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (10.00%) SMS
7 1 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (10.00%) Web Operations
7 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared

Middleware
Co-occurring IT Skills in Devon 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 8 (80.00%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) SMS
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Administrator
2 9 (90.00%) Systems Administrator
3 8 (80.00%) Unix Administrator
4 7 (70.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
5 5 (50.00%) DevOps Administrator
5 5 (50.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 4 (40.00%) Linux Administrator
7 3 (30.00%) Linux DevOps Administrator
7 3 (30.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 1 (10.00%) Solaris Administrator
8 1 (10.00%) Solaris Systems Administrator
8 1 (10.00%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Freedom of Information
1 6 (60.00%) Freedom of Information Act
1 6 (60.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (80.00%) Unix
3 6 (60.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) ITIL
1 10 (100.00%) Service Management
2 9 (90.00%) DevOps
3 6 (60.00%) Data Protection
3 6 (60.00%) Project Management
4 5 (50.00%) Customer Requirements
4 5 (50.00%) Risk Management
5 1 (10.00%) Web Operations
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland