Period
to 17 January 2019

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 17 January 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
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 63 62 105
Rank change year-on-year -1 +43 -18
Contract jobs citing Middleware 145 108 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 3.85% 3.08% 1.73%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.57% 13.97% 6.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 57 50
Hampshire median daily rate £450 £450 £449
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +0.28% -9.34%
10th Percentile £350 £294 £320
90th Percentile £575 £558 £508
South East median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hampshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - £50.00

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 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 1,253 773 922
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 33.24% 22.07% 25.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 852 453 530
Hampshire median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £325 £300 £285
90th Percentile £575 £536 £525
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 27 50
Hampshire median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £44.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +1.21% -1.20%
10th Percentile £36.25 £34.64 £21.56
90th Percentile £57.41 £80.73 £56.83
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £41.82
% change year-on-year -5.56% +7.60% +4.55%

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 17 January 2019.

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 17 January 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
Fleet -9 20 £350 - 4
Aldershot +2 15 £475 +5.56% 1
Havant -6 15 £450 -7.22%
Farnborough -12 12 £550 +22.22% 1
Gosport - 10 £530 -
Portsmouth -33 7 £450 +16.13%
Fareham - 5 £550 -
Winchester +1 4 £425 -
Basingstoke -5 3 £447 +15.97% 2
Hook -2 2 £450 -5.26%
Middleware
South East

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 79 (54.48%) Linux
2 73 (50.34%) Unix
3 68 (46.90%) Oracle
4 49 (33.79%) Java
4 49 (33.79%) Apache
4 49 (33.79%) Jenkins
5 47 (32.41%) Git (software)
6 45 (31.03%) VMware
7 41 (28.28%) Windows
8 40 (27.59%) VMware Infrastructure
9 35 (24.14%) Oracle Database
10 33 (22.76%) J2EE
11 32 (22.07%) Degree
12 31 (21.38%) Agile Software Development
12 31 (21.38%) JBoss
12 31 (21.38%) Red Hat
12 31 (21.38%) Shell Script
13 30 (20.69%) Spring
13 30 (20.69%) RabbitMQ
14 29 (20.00%) Oracle Fusion
14 29 (20.00%) TDD
14 29 (20.00%) JSON
14 29 (20.00%) Project Management
14 29 (20.00%) GitHub
14 29 (20.00%) Virtual Team
14 29 (20.00%) Linux Command Line
15 28 (19.31%) SOA
15 28 (19.31%) Continuous Integration
15 28 (19.31%) REST
16 27 (18.62%) BDD

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 49 (33.79%) Apache
2 31 (21.38%) JBoss
3 26 (17.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 26 (17.93%) Tomcat
4 13 (8.97%) Oracle Service Bus
5 9 (6.21%) WebLogic
6 8 (5.52%) WebSphere
7 5 (3.45%) Apache ServiceMix
7 5 (3.45%) GlassFish
7 5 (3.45%) JRun
7 5 (3.45%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (2.07%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (2.07%) SharePoint
9 2 (1.38%) CICS
9 2 (1.38%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (1.38%) GemFire
9 2 (1.38%) IIS
10 1 (0.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.69%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.69%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (6.21%) Oracle Applications
2 8 (5.52%) Oracle Utilities
2 8 (5.52%) Siebel CRM
3 4 (2.76%) SAP ERP
4 3 (2.07%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 29 (20.00%) GitHub
2 19 (13.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (5.52%) PaaS
4 6 (4.14%) IaaS
5 5 (3.45%) SaaS
6 4 (2.76%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (2.07%) Boomi
8 1 (0.69%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 21 (14.48%) Firewall
2 17 (11.72%) DNS
2 17 (11.72%) TCP/IP
3 9 (6.21%) NetScaler
4 6 (4.14%) Wireshark
5 4 (2.76%) ATM
5 4 (2.76%) SAN
6 3 (2.07%) AMQP
7 1 (0.69%) Network Security
7 1 (0.69%) SSL
7 1 (0.69%) Tactical Data Link
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (24.14%) Oracle Database
2 27 (18.62%) Hadoop
2 27 (18.62%) HBase
2 27 (18.62%) Parquet
3 25 (17.24%) Big Data
4 21 (14.48%) Oracle Reports
5 18 (12.41%) Oracle Database 12c
6 17 (11.72%) Oracle Database 11g
7 15 (10.34%) Oracle ODI
8 12 (8.28%) Oracle BI EE
9 4 (2.76%) SAP HANA
9 4 (2.76%) SQL Server
10 2 (1.38%) DB2
11 1 (0.69%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 49 (33.79%) Jenkins
2 47 (32.41%) Git (software)
3 27 (18.62%) Gradle
4 12 (8.28%) Oracle Forms
5 6 (4.14%) LoadRunner
6 3 (2.07%) LSMW
7 2 (1.38%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.38%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.38%) IntelliJ
7 2 (1.38%) JUnit
8 1 (0.69%) Artifactory
8 1 (0.69%) Maven
8 1 (0.69%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.69%) XMLSpy
General
1 22 (15.17%) Finance
2 7 (4.83%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.69%) Banking
3 1 (0.69%) Billing
3 1 (0.69%) Military
3 1 (0.69%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 36 (24.83%) Architect
2 35 (24.14%) Developer
3 26 (17.93%) Java Developer
4 25 (17.24%) Middleware Engineer
5 14 (9.66%) Hadoop Developer
5 14 (9.66%) Technical Architect
6 13 (8.97%) Infrastructure Architect
7 12 (8.28%) DBA
7 12 (8.28%) Oracle DBA
8 8 (5.52%) Java Hadoop Developer
8 8 (5.52%) Oracle Applications DBA
8 8 (5.52%) Technical Leader
9 7 (4.83%) Tester
10 6 (4.14%) Project Manager
11 5 (3.45%) Data Architect
11 5 (3.45%) Middleware Specialist
11 5 (3.45%) Performance Tester
11 5 (3.45%) Software Tester
12 4 (2.76%) Junior Project Manager
12 4 (2.76%) Oracle Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (22.76%) J2EE
2 30 (20.69%) RabbitMQ
2 30 (20.69%) Spring
3 29 (20.00%) JSON
3 29 (20.00%) Oracle Fusion
4 28 (19.31%) REST
5 27 (18.62%) Apache Avro
5 27 (18.62%) Kafka
6 9 (6.21%) XML
7 7 (4.83%) IDoc
8 6 (4.14%) Web Services
9 5 (3.45%) LDAP
10 4 (2.76%) SAP ALE
10 4 (2.76%) SAP PI
10 4 (2.76%) XML Schema
11 3 (2.07%) ActiveMQ
11 3 (2.07%) JMS
11 3 (2.07%) MSMQ
11 3 (2.07%) WebSphere MQ
12 2 (1.38%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 29 (20.00%) Linux Command Line
1 29 (20.00%) Virtual Team
2 18 (12.41%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (6.21%) Client/Server
3 9 (6.21%) Management Information System
4 8 (5.52%) Clustering
5 7 (4.83%) Data Centre
6 5 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (2.76%) Data Protection Act
7 4 (2.76%) Public Cloud
8 3 (2.07%) Taxonomies
9 2 (1.38%) Mainframe
9 2 (1.38%) Tandem
10 1 (0.69%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 79 (54.48%) Linux
2 73 (50.34%) Unix
3 41 (28.28%) Windows
4 27 (18.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (10.34%) Windows Server
6 12 (8.28%) AIX
7 9 (6.21%) Windows 10
8 8 (5.52%) Windows 7
9 5 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (2.76%) Windows 8
10 4 (2.76%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (21.38%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (20.00%) Project Management
2 29 (20.00%) TDD
3 28 (19.31%) Continuous Integration
3 28 (19.31%) SOA
4 27 (18.62%) BDD
4 27 (18.62%) Benchmarking
4 27 (18.62%) Migration
4 27 (18.62%) Unit Testing
5 25 (17.24%) System Testing
6 23 (15.86%) Root Cause Analysis
7 19 (13.10%) DevOps
7 19 (13.10%) Network Design
8 18 (12.41%) Stakeholder Management
8 18 (12.41%) Technical Leadership
9 17 (11.72%) Problem Management
10 16 (11.03%) Performance Tuning
11 15 (10.34%) Stress Testing
12 14 (9.66%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 11 (7.59%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 49 (33.79%) Java
2 31 (21.38%) Shell Script
3 25 (17.24%) SQL
4 16 (11.03%) Perl
5 12 (8.28%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
6 6 (4.14%) C
7 5 (3.45%) PL/SQL
8 4 (2.76%) ABAP
9 1 (0.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 32 (22.07%) Degree
2 24 (16.55%) SC Cleared
2 24 (16.55%) Security Cleared
3 6 (4.14%) TOGAF Certification
4 5 (3.45%) CCIE
4 5 (3.45%) CCNA
4 5 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.38%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.69%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.69%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.21%) QA
2 7 (4.83%) PCI DSS
3 4 (2.76%) Data Quality
3 4 (2.76%) GDPR
3 4 (2.76%) PMO
3 4 (2.76%) SLA
4 1 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.69%) JSP 440
System Software
1 40 (27.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (18.62%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 27 (18.62%) HDFS
3 18 (12.41%) Microsoft App-V
4 17 (11.72%) Hyper-V
5 14 (9.66%) XenApp
6 10 (6.90%) Oracle RAC
7 9 (6.21%) XenDesktop
8 4 (2.76%) Active Directory
8 4 (2.76%) BitLocker
9 2 (1.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 27 (18.62%) Hadoop YARN
2 19 (13.10%) Puppet
2 19 (13.10%) Red Hat Satellite
3 17 (11.72%) SELinux
4 6 (4.14%) HP ALM
4 6 (4.14%) nmon
4 6 (4.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 5 (3.45%) Ansible
5 5 (3.45%) Data Guard
5 5 (3.45%) Microsoft Intune
6 4 (2.76%) AirWatch
6 4 (2.76%) MOM
6 4 (2.76%) SCCM
6 4 (2.76%) Single Sign-On
7 2 (1.38%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.69%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.69%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 68 (46.90%) Oracle
2 45 (31.03%) VMware
3 31 (21.38%) Red Hat
4 19 (13.10%) IBM
5 15 (10.34%) Citrix
5 15 (10.34%) Microsoft
6 10 (6.90%) HP
7 8 (5.52%) Siebel
8 7 (4.83%) SAP
9 4 (2.76%) 3PAR
9 4 (2.76%) Google
9 4 (2.76%) Intel
9 4 (2.76%) Remedy
10 3 (2.07%) Dell
11 2 (1.38%) GUPTA
12 1 (0.69%) Adobe
12 1 (0.69%) Amdocs
12 1 (0.69%) NetCracker
12 1 (0.69%) Pega
12 1 (0.69%) Progress