Period
to 9 July 2020

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 9 July 2020 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
9 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 75 77 61
Rank change year-on-year +2 -16 +28
Contract jobs citing Middleware 32 110 133
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.97% 2.98% 3.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.36% 10.24% 12.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 63 46
Median daily rate £450 £455 £494
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.10% -7.85% +9.72%
10th Percentile £374 £340 £419
90th Percentile £582 £591 £584
South East median daily rate £475 £475 £500
% change year-on-year - -5.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £42.00 £59.33 -
% change year-on-year -29.21% - -

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 342 1,074 1,070
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 21.10% 29.05% 28.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 674 652
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £326 £350 £308
90th Percentile £580 £571 £569
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 40 36
Median hourly rate £39.77 £52.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.25% +23.53% -1.16%
10th Percentile £35.35 £22.15 £21.88
90th Percentile £56.90 £60.00 £56.88
Median hourly rate £43.25 £50.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -13.50% +17.65% -

Middleware
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Middleware in Hampshire

Middleware
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Middleware in Hampshire.

Daily rate trend for Middleware in Hampshire

Middleware
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Middleware in Hampshire over the 6 months to 9 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Middleware in Hampshire

Middleware
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Middleware in Hampshire.

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 9 July 2020. 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 +5 12 £401 -15.68%
Farnborough +17 3 £425 +12.58%
Fleet -6 3 £540 +35.00%
Andover - 2 £450 -
Basingstoke +34 1 £440 - 1
Winchester +8 1 - - 1
Aldershot +2 1 - -
Gosport -6 1 £568 +15.82%
Middleware
South East

For the 6 months to 9 July 2020, 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 17 (53.13%) Oracle
2 16 (50.00%) Linux
3 15 (46.88%) Oracle Database
4 13 (40.63%) Active Directory
4 13 (40.63%) Oracle Fusion
5 10 (31.25%) SOA
5 10 (31.25%) Shell Script
5 10 (31.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 9 (28.13%) Microservices
6 9 (28.13%) VMware
6 9 (28.13%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (25.00%) Oracle Applications
7 8 (25.00%) Java
8 7 (21.88%) Windows
8 7 (21.88%) Configuration Management
8 7 (21.88%) RESTful
8 7 (21.88%) BPEL
8 7 (21.88%) Oracle Database 12c
8 7 (21.88%) DevOps
8 7 (21.88%) Documaker
8 7 (21.88%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
9 6 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (18.75%) Ansible
9 6 (18.75%) Windows Server
9 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (18.75%) Migration
9 6 (18.75%) SQL
9 6 (18.75%) Python

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 10 (31.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (12.50%) JBoss
3 3 (9.38%) Apache
3 3 (9.38%) Oracle Service Bus
3 3 (9.38%) WebLogic
4 2 (6.25%) SAS
4 2 (6.25%) Tomcat
5 1 (3.13%) Predix
5 1 (3.13%) ThingWorx
5 1 (3.13%) WebSphere
5 1 (3.13%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 8 (25.00%) Oracle Applications
2 7 (21.88%) Documaker
3 2 (6.25%) ResourceLink
4 1 (3.13%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.63%) AWS
1 5 (15.63%) Azure
2 4 (12.50%) Azure Active Directory
2 4 (12.50%) Azure ExpressRoute
2 4 (12.50%) SaaS
3 2 (6.25%) GitHub
4 1 (3.13%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) BGP
1 2 (6.25%) Firewall
1 2 (6.25%) iSCSI
1 2 (6.25%) Reverse Proxy
1 2 (6.25%) SNMP
1 2 (6.25%) SSH
1 2 (6.25%) tcpdump
1 2 (6.25%) VLAN
2 1 (3.13%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (46.88%) Oracle Database
2 7 (21.88%) Oracle Database 12c
3 3 (9.38%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 3 (9.38%) Eclipse
2 3 (9.38%) IntelliJ
2 3 (9.38%) Jenkins
3 2 (6.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (6.25%) GitLab
3 2 (6.25%) JIRA
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (6.25%) Subversion
4 1 (3.13%) Cucumber
4 1 (3.13%) Selenium
4 1 (3.13%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (9.38%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.13%) Military
Job Titles
1 10 (31.25%) Architect
2 7 (21.88%) DBA
2 7 (21.88%) Oracle DBA
3 6 (18.75%) Developer
3 6 (18.75%) Infrastructure Architect
4 5 (15.63%) Java Developer
5 4 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Oracle Applications DBA
5 4 (12.50%) Oracle Architect
6 3 (9.38%) Cloud Architect
6 3 (9.38%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (6.25%) Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Data Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) SOA Architect
7 2 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Technical Architect
8 1 (3.13%) Consultant
8 1 (3.13%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (40.63%) Oracle Fusion
2 7 (21.88%) RESTful
3 5 (15.63%) REST
4 4 (12.50%) J2EE
5 3 (9.38%) JSON
5 3 (9.38%) Spring
5 3 (9.38%) Spring Integration
5 3 (9.38%) Web Services
5 3 (9.38%) WSDL
5 3 (9.38%) XML
5 3 (9.38%) XSD
5 3 (9.38%) XSLT
6 2 (6.25%) Elastic Stack
6 2 (6.25%) gRPC
6 2 (6.25%) Swagger
6 2 (6.25%) YAML
7 1 (3.13%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (3.13%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (15.63%) Cloud Native
2 5 (15.63%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (9.38%) Data Centre
3 3 (9.38%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (3.13%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (3.13%) Industry 4.0
4 1 (3.13%) Robotics
4 1 (3.13%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 16 (50.00%) Linux
2 7 (21.88%) Windows
3 6 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (18.75%) Windows Server
4 5 (15.63%) Unix
5 2 (6.25%) AIX
5 2 (6.25%) CentOS
5 2 (6.25%) Windows 10
5 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) SOA
2 9 (28.13%) Microservices
3 7 (21.88%) BPEL
3 7 (21.88%) Configuration Management
3 7 (21.88%) DevOps
4 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (18.75%) Migration
5 5 (15.63%) Computer Science
5 5 (15.63%) Mathematics
5 5 (15.63%) Scaled Agile Framework
5 5 (15.63%) TDD
5 5 (15.63%) User Stories
6 4 (12.50%) Acceptance Criteria
6 4 (12.50%) Network Design
6 4 (12.50%) Release Train
6 4 (12.50%) Scrum
6 4 (12.50%) Unit Testing
7 3 (9.38%) Data Integration
7 3 (9.38%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (31.25%) Shell Script
2 8 (25.00%) Java
3 7 (21.88%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
4 6 (18.75%) Python
4 6 (18.75%) SQL
5 4 (12.50%) Java 8
6 3 (9.38%) XQuery
7 2 (6.25%) Bash Shell
7 2 (6.25%) C#
7 2 (6.25%) Go
7 2 (6.25%) PowerShell
7 2 (6.25%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) Degree
2 4 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 4 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.25%) OCP
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (3.13%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.13%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 13 (40.63%) Active Directory
2 9 (28.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (12.50%) Docker
3 4 (12.50%) Hyper-V
3 4 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (12.50%) XenApp
4 3 (9.38%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (6.25%) GFS2
5 2 (6.25%) NFS
5 2 (6.25%) Samba
5 2 (6.25%) VMware NSX
5 2 (6.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (18.75%) Ansible
2 4 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (12.50%) Puppet
3 3 (9.38%) Kubernetes
4 2 (6.25%) Grafana
4 2 (6.25%) Nessus
4 2 (6.25%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (6.25%) Packer
4 2 (6.25%) Prometheus
4 2 (6.25%) SELinux
4 2 (6.25%) Terraform
4 2 (6.25%) vCenter Server
4 2 (6.25%) vRealize
4 2 (6.25%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 17 (53.13%) Oracle
2 9 (28.13%) VMware
3 4 (12.50%) Citrix
3 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 3 (9.38%) IBM
4 3 (9.38%) Red Hat
5 2 (6.25%) 3PAR
5 2 (6.25%) Atlassian
5 2 (6.25%) Dell
5 2 (6.25%) EMC
5 2 (6.25%) HP
5 2 (6.25%) Splunk
5 2 (6.25%) Thycotic
6 1 (3.13%) Alibaba
6 1 (3.13%) TOWER Software