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 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Middleware
South West / Devon
Rank 30 32 37
Rank change year-on-year +2 +5  
Contract jobs citing Middleware 7 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 2.66% 0.51% 0.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.31% 1.32% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 0
Median daily rate £543 £188 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +189.33% -  
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 Devon with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Devon
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 111 76 80
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Devon 42.21% 38.78% 30.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 57 28
Median daily rate £388 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £300 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £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 Devon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Devon 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 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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Middleware in Devon over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Plymouth - 7 £543 -
Middleware
South West

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 25 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 Devon region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 6 (75.00%) Linux
1 6 (75.00%) JBoss
1 6 (75.00%) DevOps
2 5 (62.50%) Service Management
2 5 (62.50%) ITIL
3 3 (37.50%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) Unix
4 2 (25.00%) Web Services
5 1 (12.50%) XML
5 1 (12.50%) Solaris
5 1 (12.50%) C#
5 1 (12.50%) SQL
5 1 (12.50%) .NET
5 1 (12.50%) SOAP
5 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (12.50%) N-Tier
5 1 (12.50%) ETL
5 1 (12.50%) IBM
5 1 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (12.50%) Content Management
5 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
5 1 (12.50%) Web Development
5 1 (12.50%) IBM Integration Bus
5 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
5 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Portal
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (12.50%) Web Operations

Middleware
Top Related 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 6 (75.00%) JBoss
2 1 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
2 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Portal
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Administrator
1 6 (75.00%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Unix Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) BizTalk Developer
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Middleware Developer
3 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (12.50%) SOAP
2 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Unix
3 1 (12.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) DevOps
2 5 (62.50%) ITIL
2 5 (62.50%) Service Management
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Content Management
4 1 (12.50%) ETL
4 1 (12.50%) SDLC
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) Web Development
4 1 (12.50%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C#
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) IBM