Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 59 100 81
Rank change year-on-year +41 -19 +32
Contract jobs citing Middleware 109 62 108
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 3.12% 1.73% 2.62%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.30% 6.94% 10.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 50 92
Hampshire median daily rate £450 £449 £493
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.28% -8.88% +9.44%
10th Percentile £305 £320 £330
90th Percentile £554 £508 £700
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Hampshire median hourly rate - - £47.50
South East median hourly rate - £50.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year - +72.41% -47.27%

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 762 894 1,012
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 21.78% 24.97% 24.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 448 512 642
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £300 £285 £285
90th Percentile £538 £525 £488
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 46 38
Hampshire median hourly rate £45.00 £43.98 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.32% -2.27% +20.00%
10th Percentile £33.39 £25.00 £34.75
90th Percentile £80.73 £56.13 £57.65
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £42.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% +23.08%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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
Portsmouth +16 17 £389 -6.04% 1
Havant +6 16 £485 +7.78% 2
Farnborough +10 10 £450 +13.21% 1
Fleet +12 8 £350 -22.22%
Basingstoke -22 7 £385 +2.67% 2
Hook +5 2 £475 +48.44% 1
Andover +11 1 - -
Southampton +2 1 £575 +6.98% 2
Winchester -3 1 - -
Aldershot - 1 £450 -
Middleware
South East

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 72 (66.06%) Linux
2 55 (50.46%) Unix
3 52 (47.71%) Apache
4 48 (44.04%) Git (software)
5 47 (43.12%) Jenkins
6 43 (39.45%) Java
7 39 (35.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 38 (34.86%) Agile Software Development
8 38 (34.86%) Shell Script
9 37 (33.94%) Spring
10 36 (33.03%) Red Hat
11 35 (32.11%) JSON
12 34 (31.19%) Hadoop
12 34 (31.19%) Unit Testing
12 34 (31.19%) System Testing
12 34 (31.19%) J2EE
12 34 (31.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 34 (31.19%) Kafka
12 34 (31.19%) Linux Command Line
13 33 (30.28%) Virtual Team
13 33 (30.28%) GitHub
13 33 (30.28%) Gradle
13 33 (30.28%) TDD
14 32 (29.36%) Oracle
14 32 (29.36%) Tomcat
14 32 (29.36%) Benchmarking
14 32 (29.36%) HBase
14 32 (29.36%) HDFS
15 29 (26.61%) Big Data
16 28 (25.69%) Degree

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 52 (47.71%) Apache
2 32 (29.36%) Tomcat
3 21 (19.27%) JBoss
4 18 (16.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 15 (13.76%) Apache Spark
6 14 (12.84%) Oracle Service Bus
7 13 (11.93%) Cloud Foundry
7 13 (11.93%) GemFire
8 7 (6.42%) IBM HTTP Server
8 7 (6.42%) WebLogic
9 2 (1.83%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.92%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.92%) GeoServer
Business Applications
1 14 (12.84%) Oracle Applications
1 14 (12.84%) Siebel CRM
2 12 (11.01%) Oracle Utilities
3 5 (4.59%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (2.75%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (1.83%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.92%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 33 (30.28%) GitHub
2 13 (11.93%) PaaS
3 2 (1.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.83%) SaaS
4 1 (0.92%) CloudSense
Communications & Networking
1 13 (11.93%) Firewall
1 13 (11.93%) TCP/IP
2 12 (11.01%) DNS
3 5 (4.59%) WAN
4 4 (3.67%) Ethernet
5 2 (1.83%) iSCSI
5 2 (1.83%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.92%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.92%) LAN
6 1 (0.92%) PuTTY
6 1 (0.92%) SAN
6 1 (0.92%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (31.19%) Hadoop
2 32 (29.36%) HBase
3 29 (26.61%) Big Data
4 23 (21.10%) Oracle Database
5 20 (18.35%) Oracle Database 11g
6 19 (17.43%) Parquet
7 18 (16.51%) Oracle Database 12c
8 13 (11.93%) Apache Hive
8 13 (11.93%) OLTP
9 11 (10.09%) Oracle BI EE
10 10 (9.17%) Oracle Reports
11 9 (8.26%) DB2
11 9 (8.26%) Oracle ODI
11 9 (8.26%) SQL Server
12 5 (4.59%) RDBMS
12 5 (4.59%) Relational Database
13 4 (3.67%) Data Warehouse
14 2 (1.83%) Oracle Database 10g
14 2 (1.83%) PostgreSQL
14 2 (1.83%) Redis
Development Applications
1 48 (44.04%) Git (software)
2 47 (43.12%) Jenkins
3 33 (30.28%) Gradle
4 14 (12.84%) JUnit
5 13 (11.93%) IntelliJ
6 10 (9.17%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (1.83%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.83%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.92%) JConsole
8 1 (0.92%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.92%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.92%) Toad
8 1 (0.92%) VisualVM
8 1 (0.92%) XMLSpy
General
1 27 (24.77%) Finance
2 13 (11.93%) Banking
3 1 (0.92%) Local Government
3 1 (0.92%) Military
3 1 (0.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 39 (35.78%) Developer
2 33 (30.28%) Java Developer
3 23 (21.10%) Big Data Developer
4 17 (15.60%) DBA
4 17 (15.60%) Oracle DBA
5 11 (10.09%) Architect
5 11 (10.09%) Middleware Engineer
6 10 (9.17%) Oracle Applications DBA
7 7 (6.42%) Consultant
8 6 (5.50%) Senior DBA
8 6 (5.50%) Senior Oracle DBA
9 5 (4.59%) Analyst
9 5 (4.59%) Linux Engineer
9 5 (4.59%) Middleware Consultant
10 4 (3.67%) Administrator
10 4 (3.67%) Agile Java Developer
10 4 (3.67%) Infrastructure Architect
10 4 (3.67%) Project Manager
10 4 (3.67%) Solutions Architect
10 4 (3.67%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (33.94%) Spring
2 35 (32.11%) JSON
3 34 (31.19%) J2EE
3 34 (31.19%) Kafka
4 22 (20.18%) REST
5 21 (19.27%) RabbitMQ
6 19 (17.43%) Apache Avro
6 19 (17.43%) Oracle Fusion
7 14 (12.84%) RESTful
7 14 (12.84%) Spring Boot
7 14 (12.84%) Spring Integration
8 13 (11.93%) Apache Camel
8 13 (11.93%) Spark Streaming
9 5 (4.59%) HTML
10 4 (3.67%) JMS
11 3 (2.75%) .NET
11 3 (2.75%) CSS
11 3 (2.75%) Web Services
11 3 (2.75%) XML
12 2 (1.83%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 34 (31.19%) Linux Command Line
2 33 (30.28%) Virtual Team
3 15 (13.76%) Replication
4 13 (11.93%) SWIFT
5 9 (8.26%) Clustering
6 5 (4.59%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (3.67%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.83%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.83%) N-Tier
8 2 (1.83%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.92%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.92%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.92%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.92%) Mobile Computing
9 1 (0.92%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 72 (66.06%) Linux
2 55 (50.46%) Unix
3 39 (35.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 23 (21.10%) AIX
5 11 (10.09%) Windows
6 5 (4.59%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (4.59%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.83%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (1.83%) Windows 10
7 2 (1.83%) Windows Server
7 2 (1.83%) zOS
8 1 (0.92%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (34.86%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (31.19%) System Testing
2 34 (31.19%) Unit Testing
3 33 (30.28%) TDD
4 32 (29.36%) Benchmarking
5 24 (22.02%) Performance Tuning
6 19 (17.43%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (17.43%) SOA
7 18 (16.51%) BDD
8 16 (14.68%) Root Cause Analysis
9 14 (12.84%) Acceptance Criteria
9 14 (12.84%) CRM
9 14 (12.84%) Data Management
9 14 (12.84%) Master Data Management
9 14 (12.84%) Scrum
9 14 (12.84%) User Stories
9 14 (12.84%) Validation
10 13 (11.93%) ETL
10 13 (11.93%) MapReduce
11 12 (11.01%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 43 (39.45%) Java
2 38 (34.86%) Shell Script
3 27 (24.77%) SQL
4 25 (22.94%) Perl
5 9 (8.26%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
6 8 (7.34%) Korn
7 3 (2.75%) Bash Shell
7 3 (2.75%) C
7 3 (2.75%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.83%) C++
8 2 (1.83%) PHP
8 2 (1.83%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.92%) Jython
Qualifications
1 28 (25.69%) Degree
2 5 (4.59%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.67%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.83%) CISSP
4 2 (1.83%) RHCE
4 2 (1.83%) RHCSA
5 1 (0.92%) PMP
5 1 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (14.68%) QA
2 10 (9.17%) PCI DSS
3 4 (3.67%) SLA
4 3 (2.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 34 (31.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 32 (29.36%) HDFS
3 14 (12.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (5.50%) Oracle RAC
4 6 (5.50%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (4.59%) Active Directory
5 5 (4.59%) Docker
6 2 (1.83%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.83%) NFS
6 2 (1.83%) Oracle Clusterware
7 1 (0.92%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 19 (17.43%) Hadoop YARN
2 16 (14.68%) Puppet
3 14 (12.84%) Red Hat Satellite
4 12 (11.01%) SELinux
5 5 (4.59%) Oracle Identity Management
6 2 (1.83%) Ansible
6 2 (1.83%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.83%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (1.83%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.92%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.92%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 1 (0.92%) vRealize
Vendors
1 36 (33.03%) Red Hat
2 32 (29.36%) Oracle
3 21 (19.27%) VMware
4 14 (12.84%) Siebel
5 12 (11.01%) IBM
6 9 (8.26%) Microsoft
7 5 (4.59%) Veritas
8 3 (2.75%) Pega
9 2 (1.83%) BEA
9 2 (1.83%) Dynatrace
9 2 (1.83%) Sybase
9 2 (1.83%) Vitria
10 1 (0.92%) Adobe
10 1 (0.92%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.92%) Cisco
10 1 (0.92%) Citrix
10 1 (0.92%) HP
10 1 (0.92%) hybris
10 1 (0.92%) Informatica
10 1 (0.92%) Salesforce.com