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 3 months to 26 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 70 63
Rank change year-on-year -16 -7  
Contract jobs citing Middleware 16 24 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.04% 1.58% 2.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.29% 6.59% 8.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 9
Median daily rate £500 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £400 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £550 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £495 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +10.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% -30.00%  

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

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 486 364 426
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 31.58% 23.99% 26.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 233 271
Median daily rate £375 £350 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +12.90%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £240 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £486 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 2 1
Median hourly rate £50.00 £35.75 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +39.86% +138.33%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

Middleware
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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 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 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 3 months to 26 June 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
Leicestershire 0 11 £500 +40.84% 1
Nottinghamshire -10 4 - - 2
Northamptonshire -5 1 £420 -16.00%
Middleware
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 11 (39.29%) Mobile App
2 10 (35.71%) Scala
3 7 (25.00%) CouchDB
3 7 (25.00%) NoSQL
3 7 (25.00%) RESTful
3 7 (25.00%) ActiveMQ
3 7 (25.00%) Couchbase
3 7 (25.00%) Akka
3 7 (25.00%) Apache Camel
3 7 (25.00%) Play Framework
4 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (21.43%) Oracle
5 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
5 5 (17.86%) SQL
5 5 (17.86%) Finance
5 5 (17.86%) Scrum
6 4 (14.29%) TDD
6 4 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (14.29%) Windows
6 4 (14.29%) Relational Database
6 4 (14.29%) Oracle Database
7 3 (10.71%) Jenkins
7 3 (10.71%) React
7 3 (10.71%) Linux
7 3 (10.71%) CSS
7 3 (10.71%) HTML
7 3 (10.71%) Java
7 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
7 3 (10.71%) Migration
7 3 (10.71%) Change Management

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 2 (7.14%) MQSeries
1 2 (7.14%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.57%) Apache
2 1 (3.57%) GlassFish
2 1 (3.57%) JBoss
2 1 (3.57%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.57%) WebLogic Integration
2 1 (3.57%) WebLogic Portal
2 1 (3.57%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.57%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (3.57%) WebSphere Process Server
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (7.14%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.57%) Internet
2 1 (3.57%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.00%) Couchbase
1 7 (25.00%) CouchDB
1 7 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
3 4 (14.29%) Oracle Database
3 4 (14.29%) Relational Database
4 3 (10.71%) RDBMS
5 2 (7.14%) MySQL
5 2 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (3.57%) DB2
6 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (3.57%) Oracle8/8i Database
6 1 (3.57%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Jenkins
2 2 (7.14%) gulp
2 2 (7.14%) webpack
3 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.57%) Subversion
3 1 (3.57%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (17.86%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 16 (57.14%) Developer
2 10 (35.71%) Scala Developer
3 3 (10.71%) Implementation Manager
3 3 (10.71%) Middleware Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Business Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) C Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (7.14%) Scrum Master
4 2 (7.14%) Test Leader
5 1 (3.57%) C# Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Consultant
5 1 (3.57%) Integration Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Integration Project Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Java Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Project Manager
5 1 (3.57%) SAP Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) SAP Business Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (3.57%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.00%) ActiveMQ
1 7 (25.00%) Akka
1 7 (25.00%) Apache Camel
1 7 (25.00%) Play Framework
1 7 (25.00%) RESTful
2 3 (10.71%) CSS
2 3 (10.71%) HTML
2 3 (10.71%) React
3 2 (7.14%) Ajax
3 2 (7.14%) AngularJS
3 2 (7.14%) CSS3
3 2 (7.14%) HTML5
3 2 (7.14%) jQuery
3 2 (7.14%) JSLint
3 2 (7.14%) Redux
3 2 (7.14%) Web Services
3 2 (7.14%) XML
4 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (3.57%) JSF
4 1 (3.57%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 11 (39.29%) Mobile App
2 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.57%) DataPower
3 1 (3.57%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.29%) Windows
2 3 (10.71%) Linux
3 2 (7.14%) AIX
3 2 (7.14%) Solaris
3 2 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (17.86%) Scrum
3 4 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (14.29%) TDD
4 3 (10.71%) Change Management
4 3 (10.71%) Migration
4 3 (10.71%) Software Engineering
5 2 (7.14%) DevOps
5 2 (7.14%) Front End Development
5 2 (7.14%) Functional Programming
5 2 (7.14%) Functional Testing
5 2 (7.14%) Logistics
5 2 (7.14%) Microservices
5 2 (7.14%) MVC
5 2 (7.14%) Release Automation
5 2 (7.14%) SDLC
6 1 (3.57%) Business Activity Monitoring
6 1 (3.57%) Customer Requirements
6 1 (3.57%) Re-Platforming
6 1 (3.57%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 10 (35.71%) Scala
2 5 (17.86%) SQL
3 3 (10.71%) Java
3 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.14%) C
4 2 (7.14%) ES6
4 2 (7.14%) Tcl
5 1 (3.57%) C#
5 1 (3.57%) Perl
5 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) Degree
1 1 (3.57%) MCP
1 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 2 (7.14%) Docker
2 1 (3.57%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) Ansible
1 2 (7.14%) Kubernetes
1 2 (7.14%) Puppet
1 2 (7.14%) Terraform
2 1 (3.57%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) Oracle
2 3 (10.71%) CA
3 2 (7.14%) HP
3 2 (7.14%) SAP
4 1 (3.57%) IBM
4 1 (3.57%) Kony
4 1 (3.57%) Sybase
4 1 (3.57%) Telerik
4 1 (3.57%) webMethods
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