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 3 months to 23 June 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 East / Hampshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 91 78
Rank change year-on-year +24 -13  
Contract jobs citing Middleware 41 27 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 2.30% 1.36% 1.92%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.30% 5.79% 8.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 15 25
Median daily rate £468 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.88% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £343 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £545 £507
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +8.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% -30.00%  

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 Hampshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 398 466 460
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 22.37% 23.39% 21.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 318 306
Median daily rate £375 £365 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.73% -1.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £293 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £463 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 16 2
Median hourly rate £42.50 £44.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.49% +36.92%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

Middleware
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire 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 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 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Basingstoke +3 9 £342 -51.28% 1
Portsmouth +5 8 £388 +14.81%
Havant +2 4 £485 -1.77%
Farnborough +4 3 - -
Southampton - 3 £550 -
Andover +8 2 £453 +9.69%
Hook +6 1 £500 +7.52% 1
Winchester +3 1 £475 +35.71%
Middleware
South East

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 41 (51.90%) Oracle
2 35 (44.30%) Linux
3 26 (32.91%) Unix
3 26 (32.91%) Security Cleared
4 25 (31.65%) Oracle Fusion
5 24 (30.38%) SC Cleared
6 23 (29.11%) SOA
7 20 (25.32%) Oracle Database
8 19 (24.05%) DevOps
9 18 (22.78%) Java
10 17 (21.52%) Agile Software Development
11 16 (20.25%) Oracle Database 11g
12 15 (18.99%) VMware
12 15 (18.99%) Oracle Database 12c
13 14 (17.72%) SQL
13 14 (17.72%) Windows
13 14 (17.72%) Oracle RAC
14 12 (15.19%) Unit Testing
14 12 (15.19%) Continuous Integration
14 12 (15.19%) Web Services
14 12 (15.19%) IBM
15 11 (13.92%) AIX
15 11 (13.92%) JBoss
15 11 (13.92%) Shell Script
15 11 (13.92%) Test Automation
15 11 (13.92%) REST
15 11 (13.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 10 (12.66%) Red Hat
16 10 (12.66%) WebLogic
16 10 (12.66%) Microsoft

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 11 (13.92%) JBoss
1 11 (13.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 10 (12.66%) WebLogic
3 9 (11.39%) Oracle Service Bus
4 8 (10.13%) Apache
5 6 (7.59%) WebSphere
6 5 (6.33%) Tomcat
7 4 (5.06%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 4 (5.06%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (3.80%) GeoServer
8 3 (3.80%) IBM HTTP Server
8 3 (3.80%) OpenStack
8 3 (3.80%) SharePoint
9 2 (2.53%) Apache Solr
10 1 (1.27%) Apache Spark
10 1 (1.27%) Cloud Foundry
10 1 (1.27%) GemFire
Business Applications
1 9 (11.39%) Oracle EBS
1 9 (11.39%) Oracle Utilities
2 7 (8.86%) Oracle Applications
2 7 (8.86%) Siebel CRM
3 5 (6.33%) Oracle 11i
4 3 (3.80%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (2.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (1.27%) Demantra
6 1 (1.27%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.33%) GitHub
2 4 (5.06%) PaaS
3 3 (3.80%) IaaS
4 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.33%) HTTP
2 4 (5.06%) Kerberos
3 3 (3.80%) DLNA
3 3 (3.80%) DOCSIS
3 3 (3.80%) DVB
3 3 (3.80%) LDAP
3 3 (3.80%) SSL
3 3 (3.80%) UPnP
4 2 (2.53%) Broadband
4 2 (2.53%) IPsec
4 2 (2.53%) Network Security
4 2 (2.53%) SMTP
4 2 (2.53%) Tactical Data Link
4 2 (2.53%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.27%) ATM
5 1 (1.27%) Frame Relay
5 1 (1.27%) FTP
5 1 (1.27%) HTTPS
5 1 (1.27%) LAN
5 1 (1.27%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (25.32%) Oracle Database
2 16 (20.25%) Oracle Database 11g
3 15 (18.99%) Oracle Database 12c
4 7 (8.86%) Hadoop
5 6 (7.59%) Oracle BI EE
5 6 (7.59%) Oracle ODI
5 6 (7.59%) Oracle Reports
5 6 (7.59%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (7.59%) SQL Server
6 5 (6.33%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (6.33%) HBase
6 5 (6.33%) Oracle Discoverer
6 5 (6.33%) Oracle OWB
7 4 (5.06%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (5.06%) Parquet
7 4 (5.06%) RDBMS
7 4 (5.06%) Relational Database
8 3 (3.80%) Big Data
9 2 (2.53%) IBM BigInsights
9 2 (2.53%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 8 (10.13%) Jenkins
2 7 (8.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 6 (7.59%) Oracle Forms
4 5 (6.33%) Git (software)
4 5 (6.33%) Gradle
4 5 (6.33%) JUnit
4 5 (6.33%) LoadRunner
4 5 (6.33%) Oracle APEX
4 5 (6.33%) SoapUI
4 5 (6.33%) Subversion
4 5 (6.33%) Toad
5 4 (5.06%) Artifactory
5 4 (5.06%) Checkstyle
5 4 (5.06%) FindBugs
6 3 (3.80%) Cucumber
6 3 (3.80%) HP UFT
6 3 (3.80%) Selenium
6 3 (3.80%) SilkTest
7 2 (2.53%) JIRA
8 1 (1.27%) IntelliJ
General
1 7 (8.86%) Finance
1 7 (8.86%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.53%) Banking
2 2 (2.53%) Billing
2 2 (2.53%) Electronics
2 2 (2.53%) Local Government
2 2 (2.53%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.53%) Marketing
2 2 (2.53%) Military
Job Titles
1 19 (24.05%) DBA
1 19 (24.05%) Oracle DBA
2 17 (21.52%) Developer
3 14 (17.72%) Architect
4 8 (10.13%) Analyst
4 8 (10.13%) Java Developer
4 8 (10.13%) Oracle Applications DBA
4 8 (10.13%) Test Analyst
5 7 (8.86%) Middleware Developer
6 6 (7.59%) Applications Developer
6 6 (7.59%) Senior DBA
6 6 (7.59%) Senior Oracle DBA
7 4 (5.06%) Administrator
7 4 (5.06%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (3.80%) Applications Architect
8 3 (3.80%) Performance Engineer
8 3 (3.80%) Systems Manager
8 3 (3.80%) Technical Architect
8 3 (3.80%) Test Engineer
8 3 (3.80%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (31.65%) Oracle Fusion
2 12 (15.19%) Web Services
3 11 (13.92%) REST
4 9 (11.39%) Spring
5 6 (7.59%) J2EE
5 6 (7.59%) SOAP
6 5 (6.33%) .NET
6 5 (6.33%) Apache Camel
6 5 (6.33%) JSON
6 5 (6.33%) Kafka
6 5 (6.33%) RESTful
6 5 (6.33%) XSLT
7 4 (5.06%) ActiveMQ
7 4 (5.06%) HTML
7 4 (5.06%) OAuth2
7 4 (5.06%) RabbitMQ
8 3 (3.80%) HTML5
8 3 (3.80%) IBM Integration Bus
8 3 (3.80%) Lucene
8 3 (3.80%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.59%) Management Information System
2 5 (6.33%) Linux Command Line
2 5 (6.33%) Virtual Team
3 3 (3.80%) Digital TV
3 3 (3.80%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (3.80%) N-Tier
3 3 (3.80%) Over-the-Top Content
3 3 (3.80%) STB
3 3 (3.80%) SWIFT
4 2 (2.53%) Clustering
4 2 (2.53%) Fat Client
4 2 (2.53%) Smart Meter
4 2 (2.53%) Thin Client
4 2 (2.53%) User Experience
5 1 (1.27%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.27%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.27%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.27%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.27%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.27%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 35 (44.30%) Linux
2 26 (32.91%) Unix
3 14 (17.72%) Windows
4 11 (13.92%) AIX
5 9 (11.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (7.59%) Oracle Linux
7 4 (5.06%) Solaris
8 3 (3.80%) Windows Server
9 2 (2.53%) CentOS
9 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (29.11%) SOA
2 19 (24.05%) DevOps
3 17 (21.52%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (15.19%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (15.19%) Unit Testing
5 11 (13.92%) Test Automation
6 9 (11.39%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (10.13%) Performance Tuning
7 8 (10.13%) Scrum
7 8 (10.13%) System Testing
8 7 (8.86%) CRM
8 7 (8.86%) Data Management
8 7 (8.86%) Master Data Management
8 7 (8.86%) Software Engineering
8 7 (8.86%) Test Scripting
8 7 (8.86%) WFM
9 6 (7.59%) Migration
9 6 (7.59%) Smoke Testing
9 6 (7.59%) Test Strategy
10 5 (6.33%) Identity Access Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (22.78%) Java
2 14 (17.72%) SQL
3 11 (13.92%) Shell Script
4 6 (7.59%) C
4 6 (7.59%) JavaScript
5 5 (6.33%) PL/SQL
6 3 (3.80%) C++
6 3 (3.80%) Perl
7 2 (2.53%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.53%) C#
7 2 (2.53%) Korn
7 2 (2.53%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.53%) Python
8 1 (1.27%) Jython
8 1 (1.27%) XPath
Qualifications
1 26 (32.91%) Security Cleared
2 24 (30.38%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.33%) Degree
3 5 (6.33%) ISEB
4 2 (2.53%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.27%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.27%) RHCE
5 1 (1.27%) RHCSS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.06%) JSP 440
2 3 (3.80%) QA
3 1 (1.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (17.72%) Oracle RAC
2 8 (10.13%) Docker
3 7 (8.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (6.33%) HDFS
5 3 (3.80%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 3 (3.80%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (2.53%) Active Directory
6 2 (2.53%) GFS2
6 2 (2.53%) OCFS2
7 1 (1.27%) Oracle Clusterware
7 1 (1.27%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (10.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 8 (10.13%) Oracle RMAN
2 6 (7.59%) vRealize
3 5 (6.33%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 5 (6.33%) Oracle Identity Management
4 4 (5.06%) Hadoop YARN
5 2 (2.53%) Ansible
5 2 (2.53%) Puppet
5 2 (2.53%) ZABBIX
6 1 (1.27%) CA Single Sign-On
6 1 (1.27%) Data Guard
6 1 (1.27%) Nagios
6 1 (1.27%) Opsview
6 1 (1.27%) QRadar
Vendors
1 41 (51.90%) Oracle
2 15 (18.99%) VMware
3 12 (15.19%) IBM
4 10 (12.66%) Microsoft
4 10 (12.66%) Red Hat
5 7 (8.86%) Siebel
5 7 (8.86%) Veritas
6 4 (5.06%) HP
7 3 (3.80%) Citrix
7 3 (3.80%) MuleSoft
7 3 (3.80%) SAP
7 3 (3.80%) WSO2
8 2 (2.53%) CA
8 2 (2.53%) Cisco
9 1 (1.27%) ArcSight
9 1 (1.27%) Brocade
9 1 (1.27%) F5
9 1 (1.27%) Juniper
9 1 (1.27%) Splunk
9 1 (1.27%) Workday