The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire with a requirement for Middleware skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Middleware over the 3 months to 23 April 2017 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
South West / Gloucestershire
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 47 56
Contract jobs citing Middleware 0 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire - 1.28% 0.62%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 5.83% 1.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 3
Median daily rate - £419 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.51%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £432 £450
% change year-on-year +6.99% -3.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £35.00 £39.13
% change year-on-year -52.85% -10.54%  

Middleware is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 84 103 170
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 23.14% 22.06% 35.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 66 112
Median daily rate £375 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -1.31%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £309 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 3
Median hourly rate £45.00 - £43.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 - £42.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £38.00 £36.38
% change year-on-year +9.21% +4.46%  

Middleware
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucestershire citing Middleware as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for Middleware in Gloucestershire

Middleware
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Middleware in Gloucestershire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Middleware in Gloucestershire

Middleware
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware in Gloucestershire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Middleware in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 23 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Middleware also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 12 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (83.33%) RESTful
2 10 (83.33%) Web Services
3 6 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (50.00%) DV Cleared
4 5 (41.67%) Enterprise Architecture
4 5 (41.67%) JIRA
4 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (41.67%) Unix
4 5 (41.67%) Python
4 5 (41.67%) Java
4 5 (41.67%) J2EE
4 5 (41.67%) WebLogic
4 5 (41.67%) SOAP
4 5 (41.67%) webMethods
5 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (8.33%) Hadoop
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (8.33%) Big Data
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle
5 1 (8.33%) SOA
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Linux
5 1 (8.33%) Performance Management

Middleware
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 5 (41.67%) WebLogic
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Big Data
1 1 (8.33%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Developer
2 5 (41.67%) DV Cleared Java Developer
2 5 (41.67%) Java Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) DBA
3 1 (8.33%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (83.33%) RESTful
1 10 (83.33%) Web Services
2 5 (41.67%) J2EE
2 5 (41.67%) SOAP
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Fusion
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Unix
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (41.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (8.33%) Performance Management
2 1 (8.33%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) Java
1 5 (41.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 6 (50.00%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) webMethods
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle