Period
to 18 December 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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 88 104 106
Rank change year-on-year +16 +2 -3
Contract jobs citing Middleware 45 45 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.72% 1.40% 1.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.51% 4.93% 5.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 19 10
East Midlands median daily rate £520 £500 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +7.53% +16.25%
10th Percentile £310 £405 £328
90th Percentile £575 £555 £575
England median daily rate £525 £513 £475
% change year-on-year +2.44% +7.89% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £58.63 £43.75 £36.50
% change year-on-year +34.00% +19.86% -5.64%

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 817 913 908
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 31.20% 28.42% 28.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 595 610 531
East Midlands median daily rate £401 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.80% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £313 £270 £263
90th Percentile £550 £538 £503
England median daily rate £485 £473 £425
% change year-on-year +2.54% +11.29% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 19 5
East Midlands median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +56.86%
10th Percentile £16.68 £13.60 £13.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.40 £46.25
England median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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
Leicestershire +19 19 £525 -
Northamptonshire -16 15 £328 -32.70% 2
Derbyshire - 7 £500 - 1
Nottinghamshire +6 2 - - 2
Middleware
England

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 22 (48.89%) IBM
2 21 (46.67%) Oracle
3 19 (42.22%) WebSphere
4 17 (37.78%) Retail
5 16 (35.56%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (33.33%) Windows
7 14 (31.11%) SAP
7 14 (31.11%) TOGAF
7 14 (31.11%) VMware
8 13 (28.89%) Scrum
8 13 (28.89%) SQL Server
8 13 (28.89%) Linux
8 13 (28.89%) TCP/IP
8 13 (28.89%) VPN
8 13 (28.89%) Unix
8 13 (28.89%) MPLS
8 13 (28.89%) Relational Database
9 12 (26.67%) vSphere
9 12 (26.67%) Citrix
10 11 (24.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (24.44%) Red Hat
10 11 (24.44%) SOA
10 11 (24.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 10 (22.22%) DevOps
11 10 (22.22%) ERP
12 9 (20.00%) SOAP
13 8 (17.78%) Java
13 8 (17.78%) Mainframe
13 8 (17.78%) WebSphere MQ
13 8 (17.78%) Microsoft

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 19 (42.22%) WebSphere
2 11 (24.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 7 (15.56%) CICS
4 6 (13.33%) NetWeaver
5 2 (4.44%) Skype for Business
6 1 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (2.22%) JBoss
6 1 (2.22%) OpenStack
6 1 (2.22%) Sonic ESB
6 1 (2.22%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 5 (11.11%) HFM
1 5 (11.11%) Maximo
2 1 (2.22%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.22%) Infor CloudSuite
2 1 (2.22%) Infor M3
2 1 (2.22%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.56%) Boomi
2 6 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.44%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.44%) Office 365
4 1 (2.22%) Apigee
Communications & Networking
1 13 (28.89%) MPLS
1 13 (28.89%) TCP/IP
1 13 (28.89%) VPN
2 5 (11.11%) Firewall
3 2 (4.44%) Internet
3 2 (4.44%) Network Security
3 2 (4.44%) Skype
4 1 (2.22%) HTTP
4 1 (2.22%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (28.89%) Relational Database
1 13 (28.89%) SQL Server
2 7 (15.56%) DB2
3 2 (4.44%) Couchbase
3 2 (4.44%) Hadoop
3 2 (4.44%) MongoDB
3 2 (4.44%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Git (software)
1 2 (4.44%) Gradle
1 2 (4.44%) Jenkins
General
1 17 (37.78%) Retail
2 5 (11.11%) Aerospace
2 5 (11.11%) Back Office
2 5 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 3 (6.67%) Finance
4 2 (4.44%) Banking
4 2 (4.44%) Law
5 1 (2.22%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.22%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 24 (53.33%) Architect
2 12 (26.67%) Infrastructure Architect
3 11 (24.44%) Technical Architect
4 7 (15.56%) Integration Architect
5 6 (13.33%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
5 6 (13.33%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
6 5 (11.11%) Developer
6 5 (11.11%) WebSphere Architect
7 4 (8.89%) Project Manager
7 4 (8.89%) Scala Developer
7 4 (8.89%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (6.67%) IBM Technical Architect
8 3 (6.67%) Integration Manager
8 3 (6.67%) Integration Project Manager
8 3 (6.67%) Lead Architect
8 3 (6.67%) Middleware Engineer
8 3 (6.67%) Network Infrastructure Architect
8 3 (6.67%) SAP Architect
8 3 (6.67%) Technical Leader
9 2 (4.44%) Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.00%) SOAP
2 8 (17.78%) RESTful
2 8 (17.78%) WebSphere MQ
3 7 (15.56%) IDoc
3 7 (15.56%) SAP PI
3 7 (15.56%) SAP XI
3 7 (15.56%) Web Services
4 4 (8.89%) Akka
4 4 (8.89%) Spring
5 2 (4.44%) Apache Camel
5 2 (4.44%) JSON
5 2 (4.44%) REST
5 2 (4.44%) spray
5 2 (4.44%) WSDL
5 2 (4.44%) XML
6 1 (2.22%) IBM Integration Bus
6 1 (2.22%) J2EE
6 1 (2.22%) JDBC
6 1 (2.22%) JNDI
6 1 (2.22%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.78%) Mainframe
2 7 (15.56%) Tandem
3 4 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.89%) Mobile App
4 3 (6.67%) Clustering
5 2 (4.44%) Blackberry
5 2 (4.44%) Data Centre
5 2 (4.44%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (4.44%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 15 (33.33%) Windows
2 13 (28.89%) Linux
2 13 (28.89%) Unix
3 11 (24.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (13.33%) Solaris
4 6 (13.33%) Windows Server
5 2 (4.44%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (35.56%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (31.11%) TOGAF
3 13 (28.89%) Scrum
4 11 (24.44%) SOA
5 10 (22.22%) DevOps
5 10 (22.22%) ERP
6 7 (15.56%) Acceptance Criteria
6 7 (15.56%) Problem-Solving
6 7 (15.56%) Technical Architecture
7 6 (13.33%) CRM
7 6 (13.33%) ITIL
7 6 (13.33%) ITIL V3
7 6 (13.33%) Microservices
8 5 (11.11%) Load Testing
8 5 (11.11%) OO
8 5 (11.11%) OOA/OOD
8 5 (11.11%) RUP
8 5 (11.11%) Security Hardening
8 5 (11.11%) UML
8 5 (11.11%) Unified Process
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.78%) Java
2 7 (15.56%) ABAP
2 7 (15.56%) Shell Script
3 4 (8.89%) Python
4 3 (6.67%) PowerShell
5 2 (4.44%) Groovy
5 2 (4.44%) Scala
6 1 (2.22%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.22%) Jython
6 1 (2.22%) Korn
Qualifications
1 7 (15.56%) SC Cleared
1 7 (15.56%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.89%) Degree
3 2 (4.44%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.22%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) GDPR
2 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (26.67%) vSphere
2 8 (17.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (13.33%) Docker
3 6 (13.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) CA Wily
1 1 (2.22%) Kibana
1 1 (2.22%) logstash
1 1 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (2.22%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 22 (48.89%) IBM
2 21 (46.67%) Oracle
3 14 (31.11%) SAP
3 14 (31.11%) VMware
4 12 (26.67%) Citrix
5 11 (24.44%) Red Hat
6 8 (17.78%) Microsoft
7 7 (15.56%) Cisco
7 7 (15.56%) Dell
8 6 (13.33%) Sun
9 5 (11.11%) CheckPoint
9 5 (11.11%) Hyperion
10 2 (4.44%) Google
10 2 (4.44%) IronPort
10 2 (4.44%) Symantec
11 1 (2.22%) Epicor
11 1 (2.22%) Infor
11 1 (2.22%) PeopleSoft
11 1 (2.22%) Software AG
11 1 (2.22%) Talend