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The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 30 June 2022 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 of England
6 months to
30 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 129 112 90
Rank change year-on-year -17 -22 -9
Contract jobs citing Middleware 9 10 34
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 0.36% 0.51% 1.68%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.15% 2.46% 6.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 25
10th Percentile £515 £383 £405
25th Percentile £525 £406 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £432 £525
Median % change year-on-year +27.46% -17.81% -
75th Percentile £631 £450 £538
90th Percentile £650 £453 £598
England median daily rate £590 £575 £525
% change year-on-year +2.61% +9.52% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £66.00
England median hourly rate £55.00 £46.13 £59.50
% change year-on-year +19.24% -22.48% +8.18%

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 of England with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 418 407 565
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 16.65% 20.59% 27.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 242 398
10th Percentile £360 £309 £325
25th Percentile £415 £390 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £523 £463 £455
Median % change year-on-year +13.11% +1.65% +1.11%
75th Percentile £610 £545 £531
90th Percentile £711 £613 £575
England median daily rate £575 £510 £500
% change year-on-year +12.75% +2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 14 8
10th Percentile £24.53 £20.65 £41.40
25th Percentile £48.50 £44.00 £45.56
Median hourly rate £53.75 £45.50 £57.00
Median % change year-on-year +18.13% -20.18% +20.00%
75th Percentile £70.38 £50.00 £66.00
90th Percentile £76.89 £54.77 £68.70
England median hourly rate £52.50 £45.00 £46.00
% change year-on-year +16.67% -2.17% +2.22%

Middleware
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Middleware as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Middleware in the East of England

Middleware
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Middleware in the East of England.

Daily rate trend for Middleware in the East of England

Middleware
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Middleware in the East of England over the 6 months to 30 June 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Middleware in the East of England

Middleware
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Middleware in the East of England.

Hourly rate trend for Middleware in the East of England

Middleware
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 30 June 2022. 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
Jobs
Cambridgeshire - 4 £600 - 3
Hertfordshire 0 3 £550 +19.57% 4
Essex -15 2 £550 +33.17% 1
Middleware
England

For the 6 months to 30 June 2022, 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 of England region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 6 (66.67%) Agile
1 6 (66.67%) JIRA
2 5 (55.56%) SQL
3 4 (44.44%) Configuration Management
3 4 (44.44%) AWS
3 4 (44.44%) Confluence
3 4 (44.44%) DevOps
3 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (33.33%) React
4 3 (33.33%) SDLC
4 3 (33.33%) Azure
4 3 (33.33%) Collaborative Working
4 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 3 (33.33%) Node.js
4 3 (33.33%) XML
4 3 (33.33%) JSON
4 3 (33.33%) Scrum
4 3 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (33.33%) Social Skills
5 2 (22.22%) Full Stack Development
5 2 (22.22%) Public Sector
5 2 (22.22%) Project Delivery
5 2 (22.22%) Business Case
5 2 (22.22%) Finance
5 2 (22.22%) Change Management
5 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
5 2 (22.22%) Ajax
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (22.22%) Intranet
5 2 (22.22%) Systems Analysis

Middleware
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 (44.44%) Confluence
2 2 (22.22%) IIS
3 1 (11.11%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (11.11%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) AWS
2 3 (33.33%) Azure
3 2 (22.22%) Amazon S3
3 2 (22.22%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (22.22%) Azure DevOps
3 2 (22.22%) GitHub
3 2 (22.22%) Serverless
4 1 (11.11%) IaaS
4 1 (11.11%) OpenShift
4 1 (11.11%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon RDS
1 2 (22.22%) MySQL
1 2 (22.22%) NoSQL
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (11.11%) GIS
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
2 1 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
2 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) JIRA
2 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
3 1 (11.11%) JMeter
General
1 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (33.33%) Social Skills
3 2 (22.22%) Finance
3 2 (22.22%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) AWS Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Business Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Project Manager
3 2 (22.22%) React Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Applications Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Capacity Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) HR Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) HR Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
4 1 (11.11%) OAT Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) OAT Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) SAP Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) SAP HR Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared Java Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Senior SAP Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) JSON
1 3 (33.33%) Node.js
1 3 (33.33%) React
1 3 (33.33%) XML
2 2 (22.22%) Ajax
2 2 (22.22%) AngularJS
2 2 (22.22%) CSS
2 2 (22.22%) GraphQL
2 2 (22.22%) HTML
2 2 (22.22%) jQuery
2 2 (22.22%) Kendo UI
2 2 (22.22%) REST
2 2 (22.22%) Swagger
2 2 (22.22%) XHR
3 1 (11.11%) jBPM
3 1 (11.11%) SOAP
3 1 (11.11%) Spring
3 1 (11.11%) Web Services
3 1 (11.11%) WSDL
3 1 (11.11%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Client/Server
1 2 (22.22%) CMDB
1 2 (22.22%) Data Structures
1 2 (22.22%) Reference Data
2 1 (11.11%) Cloud Native
2 1 (11.11%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Agile
2 4 (44.44%) Configuration Management
2 4 (44.44%) DevOps
3 3 (33.33%) Collaborative Working
3 3 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (33.33%) Scrum
3 3 (33.33%) SDLC
4 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) Change Management
4 2 (22.22%) Data Integration
4 2 (22.22%) Data Security
4 2 (22.22%) ETL
4 2 (22.22%) Internal Audit
4 2 (22.22%) ITSM
4 2 (22.22%) Kanban
4 2 (22.22%) MVC
4 2 (22.22%) Open Source
4 2 (22.22%) Project Management
4 2 (22.22%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) Workflow Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) Bash
2 2 (22.22%) C#
2 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
2 2 (22.22%) Python
2 2 (22.22%) TypeScript
3 1 (11.11%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
1 1 (11.11%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Terraform
2 1 (11.11%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
1 2 (22.22%) MuleSoft
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
2 1 (11.11%) SAP