Period
to 19 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 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 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
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 57 97 104
Rank change year-on-year +40 +7 +13
Contract jobs citing Middleware 137 71 81
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 3.69% 1.94% 1.93%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.80% 8.57% 8.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 46 54
Hampshire median daily rate £485 £450 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.78% +7.46% -6.94%
10th Percentile £263 £314 £313
90th Percentile £569 £500 £596
South East median daily rate £486 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +8.06% +5.88% -9.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Hampshire median hourly rate - - £47.50
South East median hourly rate - £50.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year - +42.86% -

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Hampshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 867 828 982
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 23.34% 22.60% 23.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 516 455 667
Hampshire median daily rate £417 £400 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.13% +8.40% +1.79%
10th Percentile £313 £283 £281
90th Percentile £538 £525 £480
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 44 36
Hampshire median hourly rate £45.00 £43.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.45% -3.33% +20.00%
10th Percentile £24.56 £35.38 £23.81
90th Percentile £80.73 £67.68 £57.75
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £43.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50% +14.29%

Middleware
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

Job postings citing Middleware as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hampshire.

Job vacancy trend for Middleware in Hampshire

Middleware
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Middleware in Hampshire

Middleware
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Middleware in Hampshire over the 6 months to 19 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Middleware in Hampshire

Middleware
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Middleware in Hampshire

Middleware
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware within the Hampshire region over the 6 months to 19 April 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
Havant -2 18 £485 +7.78%
Farnborough -6 11 £513 +20.59%
Basingstoke -19 11 - - 1
Hook +22 10 £481 -
Portsmouth +11 9 £438 +12.90%
Winchester -3 8 £475 +8.57%
Fleet -2 4 £310 -31.11% 1
Southampton +3 2 - - 2
Middleware
South East

For the 6 months to 19 April 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 90 (65.69%) Linux
2 60 (43.80%) Unix
3 58 (42.34%) Java
4 55 (40.15%) Git (software)
5 51 (37.23%) Spring
5 51 (37.23%) JSON
6 50 (36.50%) Oracle
7 48 (35.04%) Apache
7 48 (35.04%) TDD
8 47 (34.31%) Jenkins
9 45 (32.85%) SOA
10 42 (30.66%) Agile Software Development
10 42 (30.66%) REST
11 40 (29.20%) Oracle Fusion
12 37 (27.01%) Hadoop
12 37 (27.01%) Shell Script
12 37 (27.01%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 37 (27.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 37 (27.01%) Kafka
12 37 (27.01%) Oracle Database
13 36 (26.28%) GitHub
13 36 (26.28%) Virtual Team
13 36 (26.28%) Linux Command Line
14 35 (25.55%) J2EE
14 35 (25.55%) Oracle Database 11g
14 35 (25.55%) Big Data
14 35 (25.55%) HBase
14 35 (25.55%) HDFS
15 34 (24.82%) Gradle
15 34 (24.82%) RabbitMQ

Middleware
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 48 (35.04%) Apache
2 37 (27.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 31 (22.63%) Oracle Service Bus
4 23 (16.79%) JBoss
5 17 (12.41%) Apache Spark
5 17 (12.41%) Cloud Foundry
6 14 (10.22%) WebLogic
7 13 (9.49%) Tomcat
8 5 (3.65%) GemFire
8 5 (3.65%) WebSphere
9 3 (2.19%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (1.46%) CMS
10 2 (1.46%) GlassFish
10 2 (1.46%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 22 (16.06%) Siebel CRM
2 19 (13.87%) Oracle Applications
3 18 (13.14%) Oracle Utilities
4 3 (2.19%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (1.46%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (1.46%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 36 (26.28%) GitHub
2 12 (8.76%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (5.84%) PaaS
4 5 (3.65%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (2.92%) SaaS
6 3 (2.19%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.30%) Firewall
2 8 (5.84%) DNS
2 8 (5.84%) TCP/IP
3 4 (2.92%) Ethernet
3 4 (2.92%) WAN
4 2 (1.46%) DMZ
4 2 (1.46%) iSCSI
4 2 (1.46%) Network Security
4 2 (1.46%) SSL
5 1 (0.73%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (27.01%) Hadoop
1 37 (27.01%) Oracle Database
2 35 (25.55%) Big Data
2 35 (25.55%) HBase
2 35 (25.55%) Oracle Database 11g
3 30 (21.90%) Parquet
4 25 (18.25%) Oracle Database 12c
5 23 (16.79%) Oracle BI EE
6 22 (16.06%) Oracle ODI
6 22 (16.06%) Oracle Reports
7 9 (6.57%) MySQL
7 9 (6.57%) RDBMS
7 9 (6.57%) Relational Database
7 9 (6.57%) SQL Server
8 7 (5.11%) DB2
9 5 (3.65%) Apache Hive
10 3 (2.19%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (2.19%) IBM BigInsights
10 3 (2.19%) Neo4j
10 3 (2.19%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 55 (40.15%) Git (software)
2 47 (34.31%) Jenkins
3 34 (24.82%) Gradle
4 24 (17.52%) Oracle Forms
5 16 (11.68%) IntelliJ
5 16 (11.68%) JUnit
6 15 (10.95%) SoapUI
6 15 (10.95%) XMLSpy
7 14 (10.22%) Eclipse
8 12 (8.76%) Cucumber
9 11 (8.03%) Maven
9 11 (8.03%) Subversion
10 3 (2.19%) Bitbucket
10 3 (2.19%) JIRA
11 1 (0.73%) Oracle APEX
11 1 (0.73%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.73%) TeamCity
General
1 21 (15.33%) Finance
2 10 (7.30%) Banking
3 7 (5.11%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.46%) Retail
5 1 (0.73%) Billing
5 1 (0.73%) Military
Job Titles
1 49 (35.77%) Developer
2 37 (27.01%) Architect
3 36 (26.28%) Java Developer
4 29 (21.17%) Big Data Developer
5 21 (15.33%) DBA
5 21 (15.33%) Oracle DBA
6 16 (11.68%) Oracle Applications DBA
7 14 (10.22%) Solutions Architect
8 10 (7.30%) Senior DBA
8 10 (7.30%) Senior Oracle DBA
9 9 (6.57%) Infrastructure Architect
9 9 (6.57%) Middleware Engineer
10 8 (5.84%) Hadoop Developer
11 6 (4.38%) Oracle Developer
12 5 (3.65%) Capacity Management Architect
12 5 (3.65%) Consultant
12 5 (3.65%) Lead Developer
12 5 (3.65%) Lead Java Developer
12 5 (3.65%) Linux Engineer
12 5 (3.65%) Middleware Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (37.23%) JSON
1 51 (37.23%) Spring
2 42 (30.66%) REST
3 40 (29.20%) Oracle Fusion
4 37 (27.01%) Kafka
5 35 (25.55%) J2EE
6 34 (24.82%) RabbitMQ
7 30 (21.90%) Apache Avro
8 19 (13.87%) XML
9 18 (13.14%) RESTful
10 15 (10.95%) Web Services
10 15 (10.95%) WSDL
10 15 (10.95%) XSD
11 14 (10.22%) SOAP
12 13 (9.49%) EJB
12 13 (9.49%) JMS
13 12 (8.76%) Drools
14 11 (8.03%) Java EE 5
14 11 (8.03%) JAX-WS
14 11 (8.03%) JNDI
Miscellaneous
1 36 (26.28%) Linux Command Line
1 36 (26.28%) Virtual Team
2 22 (16.06%) Clustering
3 16 (11.68%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (8.03%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (8.03%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (3.65%) Replication
5 5 (3.65%) SWIFT
6 2 (1.46%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.46%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.46%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.46%) PKI
6 2 (1.46%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.46%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.73%) STB
7 1 (0.73%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 90 (65.69%) Linux
2 60 (43.80%) Unix
3 28 (20.44%) AIX
4 23 (16.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (8.03%) Windows
6 6 (4.38%) Windows Server
7 5 (3.65%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (3.65%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.46%) zOS
9 1 (0.73%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (35.04%) TDD
2 45 (32.85%) SOA
3 42 (30.66%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (24.09%) Benchmarking
5 30 (21.90%) BDD
5 30 (21.90%) Continuous Integration
6 27 (19.71%) Root Cause Analysis
7 23 (16.79%) CRM
8 22 (16.06%) Unit Testing
9 20 (14.60%) Master Data Management
9 20 (14.60%) System Testing
10 19 (13.87%) WFM
11 18 (13.14%) Scrum
12 14 (10.22%) Microservices
13 13 (9.49%) OO
14 12 (8.76%) Secure Coding
14 12 (8.76%) Software Deployment
14 12 (8.76%) Software Engineering
14 12 (8.76%) Validation
15 10 (7.30%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 58 (42.34%) Java
2 37 (27.01%) Shell Script
3 22 (16.06%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
4 15 (10.95%) SQL
5 10 (7.30%) Perl
6 3 (2.19%) C
6 3 (2.19%) JavaScript
6 3 (2.19%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.46%) C++
7 2 (1.46%) PHP
7 2 (1.46%) Scala
Qualifications
1 31 (22.63%) Degree
2 12 (8.76%) Security Cleared
3 11 (8.03%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.46%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.46%) OCA
4 2 (1.46%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.73%) PMP
5 1 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (13.14%) QA
2 7 (5.11%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.19%) SLA
4 1 (0.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 37 (27.01%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 35 (25.55%) HDFS
3 16 (11.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (5.11%) Hyper-V
5 6 (4.38%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (3.65%) Active Directory
6 5 (3.65%) Docker
7 2 (1.46%) NFS
7 2 (1.46%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 32 (23.36%) Hadoop YARN
2 14 (10.22%) Puppet
3 9 (6.57%) Red Hat Satellite
4 8 (5.84%) SELinux
5 3 (2.19%) ZABBIX
6 2 (1.46%) Ansible
6 2 (1.46%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.46%) QRadar
Vendors
1 50 (36.50%) Oracle
2 22 (16.06%) Siebel
3 20 (14.60%) VMware
4 19 (13.87%) Red Hat
5 10 (7.30%) Microsoft
6 7 (5.11%) Citrix
7 6 (4.38%) IBM
7 6 (4.38%) Sitecore
8 5 (3.65%) Automation Anywhere
8 5 (3.65%) SAP
9 2 (1.46%) Axway
9 2 (1.46%) Barracuda Networks
9 2 (1.46%) Dynatrace
10 1 (0.73%) Adobe
10 1 (0.73%) hybris
10 1 (0.73%) Pega
10 1 (0.73%) Salesforce.com