Period
to 12 December 2017

The median contractor rate for a Middleware Engineer was £513 per day in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 6 months to 12 December 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Engineer
6 months to
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs requiring a Middleware Engineer 17 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 2.23% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 2.30% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 0
Essex median daily rate £513 - -
East of England median daily rate £513 £450 -
% change year-on-year +13.89% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Essex median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Essex
Contract vacancies in Essex with a recognized job title 739 830 1089
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.11% 96.85% 96.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 498 496 596
Essex median daily rate £475 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.71% -9.68% -3.13%
10th Percentile £245 £216 £225
90th Percentile £600 £525 £544
East of England median daily rate £413 £388 £390
% change year-on-year +6.45% -0.64% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 143 161
Essex median hourly rate £35.00 £32.40 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.02% +8.00% +42.86%
10th Percentile £13.00 £15.75 £15.00
90th Percentile £63.75 £42.84 £42.00
East of England median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year - -4.77% +2.45%

Middleware Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware Engineer within the Essex region over the 6 months to 12 December 2017. 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
Brentwood - 1 £450 -
Middleware Engineer
East of England

Middleware Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 12 December 2017, Middleware Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Essex region featuring Middleware Engineer in the job title.

1 17 (100.00%) Middleware
1 17 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (94.12%) TDD
2 16 (94.12%) Marketing
2 16 (94.12%) Digital Marketing
2 16 (94.12%) Continuous Integration
2 16 (94.12%) Puppet
2 16 (94.12%) Configuration Management
2 16 (94.12%) Scrum
2 16 (94.12%) Programme Management
2 16 (94.12%) Electronics
2 16 (94.12%) Telecoms
2 16 (94.12%) Finance
2 16 (94.12%) Manufacturing
2 16 (94.12%) SAP
2 16 (94.12%) SOA
2 16 (94.12%) Jenkins
2 16 (94.12%) Opscode Chef
2 16 (94.12%) DevOps
2 16 (94.12%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (5.88%) API Development
3 1 (5.88%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (5.88%) HTTP
3 1 (5.88%) C
3 1 (5.88%) C++
3 1 (5.88%) Linux
3 1 (5.88%) OO
3 1 (5.88%) Python
3 1 (5.88%) Device Driver
3 1 (5.88%) Digital TV

Middleware Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 16 (94.12%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.88%) JIRA
2 1 (5.88%) Subversion
General
1 16 (94.12%) Electronics
1 16 (94.12%) Finance
1 16 (94.12%) Manufacturing
1 16 (94.12%) Marketing
1 16 (94.12%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (100.00%) Middleware
2 1 (5.88%) JSON
2 1 (5.88%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
1 1 (5.88%) Device Driver
1 1 (5.88%) Digital TV
1 1 (5.88%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (5.88%) STB
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (94.12%) Business Intelligence
2 16 (94.12%) Configuration Management
2 16 (94.12%) Continuous Integration
2 16 (94.12%) DevOps
2 16 (94.12%) Digital Marketing
2 16 (94.12%) Programme Management
2 16 (94.12%) Scrum
2 16 (94.12%) SOA
2 16 (94.12%) TDD
3 1 (5.88%) API Development
3 1 (5.88%) Functional Testing
3 1 (5.88%) Mathematics
3 1 (5.88%) Multithreading
3 1 (5.88%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (5.88%) OO
3 1 (5.88%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) C
1 1 (5.88%) C++
1 1 (5.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
Systems Management
1 16 (94.12%) Opscode Chef
1 16 (94.12%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (94.12%) SAP