Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 24 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 107 96 100
Rank change year-on-year -11 +4 -1
Contract jobs citing Middleware 44 54 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.37% 1.64% 1.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.85% 5.82% 5.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 15 30
East Midlands median daily rate £500 £455 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.89% +13.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £404 £337 £256
90th Percentile £558 £575 £504
England median daily rate £513 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +7.89% +2.70% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £36.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year +25.00% -5.88% +23.39%

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 908 928 810
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 28.27% 28.14% 25.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 601 554 515
East Midlands median daily rate £388 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £225
90th Percentile £538 £500 £482
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 5 9
East Midlands median hourly rate £43.75 £40.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.38% +23.08% -13.33%
10th Percentile £21.78 £13.25 £13.63
90th Percentile £52.50 £46.25 £49.00
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +10.29%

Middleware
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Middleware as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Middleware in the East Midlands

Middleware
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Middleware in the East Midlands

Middleware
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Middleware in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Middleware in the East Midlands

Middleware
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Middleware in the East Midlands

Middleware
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 24 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
Northamptonshire +23 19 £500 - 1
Leicestershire +2 13 £513 +44.37% 2
Nottinghamshire -3 8 £500 +11.11%
Lincolnshire - 1 £413 -
Middleware
England

For the 6 months to 24 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 16 (36.36%) Finance
2 15 (34.09%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (22.73%) SAP
3 10 (22.73%) RESTful
4 9 (20.45%) Linux
4 9 (20.45%) ERP
5 8 (18.18%) SQL
5 8 (18.18%) Migration
5 8 (18.18%) Scrum
5 8 (18.18%) NoSQL
6 7 (15.91%) Couchbase
6 7 (15.91%) Mobile App
6 7 (15.91%) Akka
6 7 (15.91%) Apache Camel
6 7 (15.91%) SaaS
6 7 (15.91%) Java
6 7 (15.91%) Oracle
6 7 (15.91%) SQL Server
6 7 (15.91%) Windows
7 6 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (13.64%) ActiveMQ
7 6 (13.64%) Data Migration
7 6 (13.64%) CouchDB
7 6 (13.64%) Scala
7 6 (13.64%) Play Framework
7 6 (13.64%) DevOps
7 6 (13.64%) Jenkins
8 5 (11.36%) Reverse Engineering
8 5 (11.36%) Docker
8 5 (11.36%) WebSphere

Middleware
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 5 (11.36%) JBoss
1 5 (11.36%) WebSphere
2 3 (6.82%) Apache
3 2 (4.55%) MQSeries
3 2 (4.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (4.55%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.27%) NetWeaver
4 1 (2.27%) nginx
4 1 (2.27%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Infor M3
2 1 (2.27%) Infor CloudSuite
2 1 (2.27%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.91%) SaaS
2 4 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (6.82%) OpenShift
4 2 (4.55%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (2.27%) IaaS
5 1 (2.27%) iPaaS
5 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (2.27%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.82%) HTTP
1 3 (6.82%) Internet
1 3 (6.82%) SAN
1 3 (6.82%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.55%) Converged Networks
2 2 (4.55%) HTTPS
2 2 (4.55%) LDAP
2 2 (4.55%) Network Security
3 1 (2.27%) AMQP
3 1 (2.27%) Firewall
3 1 (2.27%) MQTT
3 1 (2.27%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.18%) NoSQL
2 7 (15.91%) Couchbase
2 7 (15.91%) SQL Server
3 6 (13.64%) CouchDB
4 3 (6.82%) Big Data
4 3 (6.82%) DB2
4 3 (6.82%) Hadoop
4 3 (6.82%) MySQL
5 2 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (4.55%) RDBMS
5 2 (4.55%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.27%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.27%) SAP Data Services
6 1 (2.27%) SAP HANA
6 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (13.64%) Jenkins
2 3 (6.82%) Ant
2 3 (6.82%) Bitbucket
2 3 (6.82%) Gradle
2 3 (6.82%) JIRA
2 3 (6.82%) Maven
2 3 (6.82%) SonarQube
2 3 (6.82%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (2.27%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.27%) Subversion
3 1 (2.27%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 16 (36.36%) Finance
2 5 (11.36%) Banking
3 4 (9.09%) Retail
4 1 (2.27%) Local Government
4 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (27.27%) Developer
2 9 (20.45%) Architect
3 8 (18.18%) Scala Developer
4 5 (11.36%) Integration Manager
4 5 (11.36%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (9.09%) Consultant
5 4 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) Integration Architect
6 3 (6.82%) Designer
6 3 (6.82%) Project Manager
7 2 (4.55%) C Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Designer
7 2 (4.55%) Integration Consultant
7 2 (4.55%) Release Manager
7 2 (4.55%) SAP Architect
8 1 (2.27%) SAP Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.27%) Scrum Master
8 1 (2.27%) Senior Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.27%) Trainee
8 1 (2.27%) Trainee Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (22.73%) RESTful
2 7 (15.91%) Akka
2 7 (15.91%) Apache Camel
3 6 (13.64%) ActiveMQ
3 6 (13.64%) Play Framework
4 2 (4.55%) IBM Integration Bus
4 2 (4.55%) Web Services
4 2 (4.55%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (4.55%) XML
5 1 (2.27%) .NET
5 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.27%) BAPI
5 1 (2.27%) EDI
5 1 (2.27%) JMS
5 1 (2.27%) SAP ALE
5 1 (2.27%) SAP XI
5 1 (2.27%) SOAP
5 1 (2.27%) SonicMQ
5 1 (2.27%) spray
5 1 (2.27%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.91%) Mobile App
2 3 (6.82%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.82%) Virtual Team
3 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.55%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.55%) DataPower
3 2 (4.55%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.27%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (2.27%) Market Risk
4 1 (2.27%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.45%) Linux
2 7 (15.91%) Windows
3 5 (11.36%) Unix
4 4 (9.09%) AIX
5 2 (4.55%) Solaris
5 2 (4.55%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.27%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (34.09%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (20.45%) ERP
3 8 (18.18%) Migration
3 8 (18.18%) Scrum
4 6 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (13.64%) Data Migration
4 6 (13.64%) DevOps
5 5 (11.36%) Project Management
5 5 (11.36%) Reverse Engineering
5 5 (11.36%) SOA
6 4 (9.09%) Data Integration
6 4 (9.09%) ITIL
6 4 (9.09%) Process Improvement
7 3 (6.82%) API Design
7 3 (6.82%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (6.82%) Data Mapping
7 3 (6.82%) Microservices
7 3 (6.82%) Typography
7 3 (6.82%) Waterfall
7 3 (6.82%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (18.18%) SQL
2 7 (15.91%) Java
3 6 (13.64%) Scala
4 5 (11.36%) Perl
5 3 (6.82%) Jython
6 2 (4.55%) C
6 2 (4.55%) Tcl
7 1 (2.27%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (6.82%) Degree
2 2 (4.55%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.27%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) QA
2 1 (2.27%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (11.36%) Docker
2 4 (9.09%) Active Directory
3 2 (4.55%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (6.82%) Ansible
1 3 (6.82%) Puppet
2 2 (4.55%) Kubernetes
2 2 (4.55%) SCCM
2 2 (4.55%) SCOM
2 2 (4.55%) Terraform
2 2 (4.55%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 10 (22.73%) SAP
2 7 (15.91%) Oracle
3 4 (9.09%) CA
3 4 (9.09%) HP
3 4 (9.09%) IBM
4 3 (6.82%) Citrix
4 3 (6.82%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.82%) Teradata
5 2 (4.55%) Infor
5 2 (4.55%) NetIQ
5 2 (4.55%) Red Hat
5 2 (4.55%) Splunk
5 2 (4.55%) VMware
6 1 (2.27%) Apigee
6 1 (2.27%) Casewise
6 1 (2.27%) ION Trading
6 1 (2.27%) MuleSoft
6 1 (2.27%) Siebel
6 1 (2.27%) Talend
6 1 (2.27%) Workday