Period
to 19 June 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 19 June 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
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 133 118 61
Rank change year-on-year -15 -57 +23
Contract jobs citing Middleware 14 29 83
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.49% 0.97% 2.65%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.65% 2.97% 10.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 27
East Midlands median daily rate £500 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £313 £363 £278
90th Percentile £711 £508 £575
England median daily rate £525 £500 £450
% change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
East Midlands median hourly rate - - £35.00
England median hourly rate £35.25 £43.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year -19.43% +25.00% -8.50%

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 851 975 775
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 29.79% 32.54% 24.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 538 599 471
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £275 £270 £245
90th Percentile £525 £500 £488
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 15 12
East Midlands median hourly rate £42.50 £50.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +33.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £32.00 £26.65 £20.00
90th Percentile £48.00 £67.50 £48.63
England median hourly rate £42.50 £40.38 £37.75
% change year-on-year +5.25% +6.97% +7.86%

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 19 June 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

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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 19 June 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 -3 11 £410 -2.38% 1
Leicestershire -1 1 £525 +5.00%
Nottinghamshire -11 1 - - 2
Middleware
England

For the 6 months to 19 June 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 5 (35.71%) Unix
1 5 (35.71%) Python
1 5 (35.71%) Linux
1 5 (35.71%) Bash Shell
2 4 (28.57%) Elastic Stack
2 4 (28.57%) DevOps
2 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 4 (28.57%) JBoss
2 4 (28.57%) SSL
2 4 (28.57%) J2EE
2 4 (28.57%) Java
3 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (21.43%) TOGAF
3 3 (21.43%) WebSphere
3 3 (21.43%) Apache
3 3 (21.43%) SOA
3 3 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (21.43%) JIRA
3 3 (21.43%) Kibana
3 3 (21.43%) Grafana
3 3 (21.43%) Task Automation
3 3 (21.43%) Confluence
3 3 (21.43%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (21.43%) collectd
3 3 (21.43%) logstash
3 3 (21.43%) Graphite
4 2 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (14.29%) TOGAF Certification
4 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure

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 4 (28.57%) JBoss
2 3 (21.43%) Apache
2 3 (21.43%) Confluence
2 3 (21.43%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (21.43%) WebSphere
3 2 (14.29%) Sonic ESB
4 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Infor CloudSuite
1 1 (7.14%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (14.29%) IaaS
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (14.29%) PaaS
2 2 (14.29%) SaaS
3 1 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (7.14%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (7.14%) Amazon S3
3 1 (7.14%) Route 53
3 1 (7.14%) Stackdriver
3 1 (7.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) SSL
2 1 (7.14%) Converged Networks
2 1 (7.14%) HTTP
2 1 (7.14%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (7.14%) DB2
1 1 (7.14%) MySQL
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 3 (21.43%) JIRA
3 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Architect
2 3 (21.43%) Applications Architect
2 3 (21.43%) Consultant
2 3 (21.43%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Integration Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Middleware Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Unix Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Unix Linux Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) AWS Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Azure Architect
4 1 (7.14%) C# Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Designer
4 1 (7.14%) ERP Architect
4 1 (7.14%) ERP Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Integration Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Linux Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Middleware Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Middleware Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) TOGAF Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) Elastic Stack
1 4 (28.57%) J2EE
2 2 (14.29%) .NET
2 2 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (7.14%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (7.14%) JDBC
3 1 (7.14%) JNDI
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (7.14%) REST
3 1 (7.14%) SOAP
3 1 (7.14%) Velocity
3 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Linux
1 5 (35.71%) Unix
2 3 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (7.14%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) DevOps
2 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (21.43%) SOA
2 3 (21.43%) Task Automation
2 3 (21.43%) TOGAF
3 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (7.14%) Data Mapping
4 1 (7.14%) Dependency Management
4 1 (7.14%) Garbage Collection
4 1 (7.14%) Integration Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Matrix Management
4 1 (7.14%) Microservices
4 1 (7.14%) Open Source
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
4 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) Bash Shell
1 5 (35.71%) Python
2 4 (28.57%) Java
3 2 (14.29%) C#
4 1 (7.14%) Jython
4 1 (7.14%) Korn
4 1 (7.14%) Ruby
4 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) COBIT
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) collectd
1 3 (21.43%) Grafana
1 3 (21.43%) Graphite
1 3 (21.43%) Kibana
1 3 (21.43%) logstash
2 1 (7.14%) CA Wily
2 1 (7.14%) SCCM
2 1 (7.14%) SCOM
2 1 (7.14%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (7.14%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) IBM
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle
1 2 (14.29%) Software AG
1 2 (14.29%) Talend
2 1 (7.14%) Apigee
2 1 (7.14%) Citrix
2 1 (7.14%) Dynatrace
2 1 (7.14%) Infor
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
2 1 (7.14%) SAP
2 1 (7.14%) WSO2