Period
to 19 April 2019

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 April 2019 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 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 82 123 121
Rank change year-on-year +41 -2 -66
Contract jobs citing Middleware 45 29 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.99% 0.97% 0.93%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.75% 3.25% 3.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 12 8
East Midlands median daily rate £480 £500 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +22.70% +1.88%
10th Percentile £313 £463 £353
90th Percentile £550 £698 £503
England median daily rate £525 £525 £475
% change year-on-year - +10.47% +5.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £58.75 £38.75 £50.00
% change year-on-year +51.61% -22.50% +25.00%

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 667 893 941
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 29.50% 29.90% 30.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 468 568 549
East Midlands median daily rate £405 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% +6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £310 £263 £263
90th Percentile £550 £538 £523
England median daily rate £500 £475 £443
% change year-on-year +5.26% +7.22% +4.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 10
East Midlands median hourly rate £18.50 £42.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.47% -5.56% +20.00%
10th Percentile £14.26 £12.25 £20.75
90th Percentile £18.70 £47.50 £80.13
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.75
% change year-on-year +3.66% +0.61% +5.16%

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 April 2019.

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 19 April 2019. 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 +28 26 £484 -7.86%
Northamptonshire -10 8 £375 -25.00%
Derbyshire - 8 £508 -
Nottinghamshire +21 3 £550 +10.00% 1
Middleware
England

For the 6 months to 19 April 2019, 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 19 (42.22%) Linux
2 17 (37.78%) DevOps
3 16 (35.56%) Oracle
4 15 (33.33%) VMware
5 14 (31.11%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (28.89%) SC Cleared
6 13 (28.89%) Security Cleared
6 13 (28.89%) Scrum
6 13 (28.89%) IBM
7 12 (26.67%) Windows
7 12 (26.67%) RESTful
8 11 (24.44%) WebSphere
8 11 (24.44%) Retail
8 11 (24.44%) SOA
9 10 (22.22%) SQL Server
9 10 (22.22%) Windows Server
10 9 (20.00%) SOAP
10 9 (20.00%) Red Hat
10 9 (20.00%) vSphere
10 9 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 8 (17.78%) SAP PI
11 8 (17.78%) Amazon AWS
11 8 (17.78%) TOGAF
11 8 (17.78%) SAP XI
11 8 (17.78%) Dell
11 8 (17.78%) WebSphere MQ
11 8 (17.78%) Finance
11 8 (17.78%) Web Services
11 8 (17.78%) SAP

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 11 (24.44%) WebSphere
2 9 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 7 (15.56%) NetWeaver
4 3 (6.67%) Skype for Business
4 3 (6.67%) Tuxedo
5 2 (4.44%) JBoss
6 1 (2.22%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 5 (11.11%) HFM
1 5 (11.11%) Maximo
2 1 (2.22%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 8 (17.78%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (17.78%) Boomi
2 5 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (6.67%) Office 365
4 1 (2.22%) OpenShift
4 1 (2.22%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.11%) MPLS
1 5 (11.11%) TCP/IP
1 5 (11.11%) VPN
2 3 (6.67%) Skype
3 2 (4.44%) Firewall
4 1 (2.22%) Network Security
4 1 (2.22%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.11%) Couchbase
2 5 (11.11%) MongoDB
2 5 (11.11%) NoSQL
2 5 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 4 (8.89%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (4.44%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (13.33%) Git (software)
2 4 (8.89%) Artifactory
3 3 (6.67%) Gradle
3 3 (6.67%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.22%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.22%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.22%) IntelliJ
4 1 (2.22%) JUnit
4 1 (2.22%) Selenium
4 1 (2.22%) SonarQube
4 1 (2.22%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (2.22%) Vagrant
General
1 11 (24.44%) Retail
2 8 (17.78%) Finance
3 6 (13.33%) Aerospace
3 6 (13.33%) Back Office
3 6 (13.33%) Manufacturing
4 3 (6.67%) Banking
5 2 (4.44%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.22%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (35.56%) Architect
2 8 (17.78%) Developer
2 8 (17.78%) Integration Architect
2 8 (17.78%) Technical Architect
3 7 (15.56%) Scala Developer
4 6 (13.33%) Infrastructure Architect
5 5 (11.11%) Analyst
5 5 (11.11%) Business Analyst
5 5 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (11.11%) Implementation Manager
5 5 (11.11%) Middleware Developer
6 4 (8.89%) Lead Architect
6 4 (8.89%) Technical Leader
7 3 (6.67%) SAP Architect
8 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Office 365 Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) SAP Technical Architect
8 2 (4.44%) Senior Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Senior Scala Developer
8 2 (4.44%) WebSphere Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (26.67%) RESTful
2 9 (20.00%) SOAP
3 8 (17.78%) IDoc
3 8 (17.78%) SAP PI
3 8 (17.78%) SAP XI
3 8 (17.78%) Web Services
3 8 (17.78%) WebSphere MQ
4 7 (15.56%) Akka
5 5 (11.11%) Apache Camel
5 5 (11.11%) spray
6 2 (4.44%) JSON
6 2 (4.44%) REST
6 2 (4.44%) Spring
6 2 (4.44%) WSDL
6 2 (4.44%) XML
7 1 (2.22%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.33%) Mainframe
2 5 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 5 (11.11%) Linux Command Line
2 5 (11.11%) Smart Meter
3 3 (6.67%) Blackberry
3 3 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (4.44%) Clustering
4 2 (4.44%) Hedge funds
4 2 (4.44%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.44%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 19 (42.22%) Linux
2 12 (26.67%) Windows
3 10 (22.22%) Windows Server
4 9 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (15.56%) Solaris
5 7 (15.56%) Unix
6 3 (6.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (37.78%) DevOps
2 14 (31.11%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (28.89%) Scrum
4 11 (24.44%) SOA
5 8 (17.78%) TOGAF
6 7 (15.56%) CRM
6 7 (15.56%) ITIL
6 7 (15.56%) Technical Architecture
7 6 (13.33%) Load Testing
7 6 (13.33%) OO
7 6 (13.33%) OOA/OOD
7 6 (13.33%) RUP
7 6 (13.33%) Security Hardening
7 6 (13.33%) UML
7 6 (13.33%) Unified Process
8 5 (11.11%) ERP
8 5 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
8 5 (11.11%) Process Improvement
8 5 (11.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.78%) ABAP
1 8 (17.78%) SQL
2 7 (15.56%) Scala
3 6 (13.33%) Python
4 5 (11.11%) C++
5 4 (8.89%) Perl
5 4 (8.89%) Ruby
5 4 (8.89%) Shell Script
6 3 (6.67%) Java
6 3 (6.67%) PowerShell
7 2 (4.44%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 13 (28.89%) SC Cleared
1 13 (28.89%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (4.44%) Degree
System Software
1 9 (20.00%) vSphere
2 8 (17.78%) Virtual Machines
3 7 (15.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (8.89%) Docker
5 1 (2.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (8.89%) Puppet
2 1 (2.22%) Ansible
2 1 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (35.56%) Oracle
2 15 (33.33%) VMware
3 13 (28.89%) IBM
4 9 (20.00%) Red Hat
5 8 (17.78%) Dell
5 8 (17.78%) SAP
6 7 (15.56%) Sun
7 5 (11.11%) Citrix
7 5 (11.11%) Google
7 5 (11.11%) Hyperion
7 5 (11.11%) Microsoft
8 4 (8.89%) Cisco
9 3 (6.67%) IronPort
9 3 (6.67%) Symantec
10 2 (4.44%) CheckPoint
11 1 (2.22%) WSO2