Period
to 24 February 2018

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 February 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 105 124 82
Rank change year-on-year +19 -42 +18
Contract jobs citing Middleware 37 20 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.24% 0.64% 1.97%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.43% 2.09% 7.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 5 32
East Midlands median daily rate £500 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% +1.35% +2.78%
10th Percentile £444 £313 £255
90th Percentile £643 £483 £500
England median daily rate £513 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +7.89% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £42.50 £50.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year -15.00% +19.05% +33.33%

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 836 958 827
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 27.92% 30.48% 26.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 548 568 511
East Midlands median daily rate £396 £369 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.39% +9.26% +3.85%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £255
90th Percentile £550 £500 £475
England median daily rate £475 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 5 16
East Midlands median hourly rate £42.50 £21.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +97.67% -42.67% +29.31%
10th Percentile £19.00 £20.75 £13.75
90th Percentile £48.85 £41.90 £46.25
England median hourly rate £40.75 £40.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year +1.88% +3.90% +10.00%

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 February 2018.

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 February 2018. 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 +27 21 £500 +26.98% 3
Leicestershire - 9 £525 -
Nottinghamshire -2 4 £500 -
Middleware
England

For the 6 months to 24 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Middleware also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 17 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (27.03%) ERP
2 10 (27.03%) RESTful
3 9 (24.32%) Linux
4 8 (21.62%) SAP
4 8 (21.62%) SaaS
4 8 (21.62%) NoSQL
5 7 (18.92%) Couchbase
5 7 (18.92%) Akka
5 7 (18.92%) Apache Camel
5 7 (18.92%) Java
5 7 (18.92%) Oracle
5 7 (18.92%) Project Management
5 7 (18.92%) Scrum
6 6 (16.22%) Finance
6 6 (16.22%) SQL
6 6 (16.22%) JBoss
6 6 (16.22%) CouchDB
6 6 (16.22%) Data Mapping
6 6 (16.22%) ActiveMQ
6 6 (16.22%) Migration
6 6 (16.22%) Mobile App
6 6 (16.22%) Play Framework
7 5 (13.51%) DevOps
7 5 (13.51%) Jenkins
7 5 (13.51%) TOGAF
7 5 (13.51%) Data Migration
7 5 (13.51%) Scala
7 5 (13.51%) Reverse Engineering
7 5 (13.51%) Amazon AWS

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 6 (16.22%) JBoss
2 3 (8.11%) Apache
2 3 (8.11%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.70%) NetWeaver
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (2.70%) Sonic ESB
Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Infor CloudSuite
1 4 (10.81%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 8 (21.62%) SaaS
2 5 (13.51%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (8.11%) IaaS
3 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (8.11%) OpenShift
4 2 (5.41%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (5.41%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (5.41%) Amazon S3
4 2 (5.41%) PaaS
4 2 (5.41%) Route 53
4 2 (5.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (2.70%) iPaaS
5 1 (2.70%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) Converged Networks
1 3 (8.11%) HTTP
1 3 (8.11%) Internet
1 3 (8.11%) Network Security
2 2 (5.41%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.62%) NoSQL
2 7 (18.92%) Couchbase
3 6 (16.22%) CouchDB
4 3 (8.11%) Big Data
4 3 (8.11%) DB2
4 3 (8.11%) Hadoop
4 3 (8.11%) MySQL
4 3 (8.11%) SQL Server
5 2 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.70%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.70%) SAP Data Services
6 1 (2.70%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Jenkins
2 3 (8.11%) Ant
2 3 (8.11%) Bitbucket
2 3 (8.11%) Gradle
2 3 (8.11%) JIRA
2 3 (8.11%) Maven
2 3 (8.11%) SonarQube
2 3 (8.11%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (5.41%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (16.22%) Finance
2 4 (10.81%) Banking
3 2 (5.41%) Retail
4 1 (2.70%) Local Government
4 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (32.43%) Architect
2 7 (18.92%) Developer
2 7 (18.92%) Integration Manager
2 7 (18.92%) Scala Developer
3 5 (13.51%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (10.81%) Consultant
4 4 (10.81%) Designer
4 4 (10.81%) Integration Architect
5 3 (8.11%) Applications Architect
5 3 (8.11%) ERP Architect
5 3 (8.11%) ERP Manager
5 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Designer
6 2 (5.41%) Middleware Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) Solutions Designer
7 1 (2.70%) .NET Architect
7 1 (2.70%) Integration Consultant
7 1 (2.70%) Java Architect
7 1 (2.70%) SAP Architect
7 1 (2.70%) Senior Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (27.03%) RESTful
2 7 (18.92%) Akka
2 7 (18.92%) Apache Camel
3 6 (16.22%) ActiveMQ
3 6 (16.22%) Play Framework
4 4 (10.81%) Velocity
5 3 (8.11%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (5.41%) .NET
7 1 (2.70%) BAPI
7 1 (2.70%) EDI
7 1 (2.70%) IDoc
7 1 (2.70%) REST
7 1 (2.70%) SAP ALE
7 1 (2.70%) SAP PI
7 1 (2.70%) SAP XI
7 1 (2.70%) SOAP
7 1 (2.70%) SonicMQ
7 1 (2.70%) spray
7 1 (2.70%) Web Services
7 1 (2.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Mobile App
2 3 (8.11%) Virtual Team
3 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.41%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.70%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (2.70%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 9 (24.32%) Linux
2 5 (13.51%) Unix
3 3 (8.11%) AIX
4 2 (5.41%) Ubuntu
4 2 (5.41%) Windows
4 2 (5.41%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (27.03%) ERP
3 7 (18.92%) Project Management
3 7 (18.92%) Scrum
4 6 (16.22%) Data Mapping
4 6 (16.22%) Migration
5 5 (13.51%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (13.51%) Data Migration
5 5 (13.51%) DevOps
5 5 (13.51%) Reverse Engineering
5 5 (13.51%) TOGAF
6 4 (10.81%) Data Integration
6 4 (10.81%) Matrix Management
6 4 (10.81%) Product Breakdown Structure
6 4 (10.81%) Work Breakdown Structure
7 3 (8.11%) API Design
7 3 (8.11%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (8.11%) ITIL
7 3 (8.11%) SOA
7 3 (8.11%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (18.92%) Java
2 6 (16.22%) SQL
3 5 (13.51%) Scala
4 3 (8.11%) Jython
4 3 (8.11%) Perl
5 2 (5.41%) Bash Shell
5 2 (5.41%) C#
5 2 (5.41%) Python
5 2 (5.41%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (5.41%) Degree
1 2 (5.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) COBIT
1 1 (2.70%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 3 (8.11%) Docker
2 2 (5.41%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.41%) Hyper-V
2 2 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.41%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) SCCM
1 3 (8.11%) SCOM
1 3 (8.11%) Tivoli
2 2 (5.41%) Ansible
2 2 (5.41%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (21.62%) SAP
2 7 (18.92%) Oracle
3 4 (10.81%) CA
3 4 (10.81%) Infor
3 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
3 4 (10.81%) Talend
4 3 (8.11%) Citrix
4 3 (8.11%) IBM
4 3 (8.11%) Red Hat
4 3 (8.11%) Teradata
5 2 (5.41%) HP
5 2 (5.41%) Splunk
5 2 (5.41%) VMware
6 1 (2.70%) Casewise
6 1 (2.70%) ION Trading
6 1 (2.70%) Software AG
6 1 (2.70%) Workday