Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 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
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 74 62 104
Rank change year-on-year -12 +42 -12
Contract jobs citing Middleware 124 101 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 3.35% 2.83% 1.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.97% 12.53% 6.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 58 40
Hampshire median daily rate £450 £438 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% -2.78% -5.26%
10th Percentile £350 £337 £320
90th Percentile £588 £525 £509
South East median daily rate £500 £430 £470
% change year-on-year +16.21% -8.46% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hampshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

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 1,244 806 1,016
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 33.59% 22.57% 26.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 856 454 600
Hampshire median daily rate £450 £400 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +2.89% +3.67%
10th Percentile £315 £266 £281
90th Percentile £575 £525 £510
South East median daily rate £440 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +4.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 29 66
Hampshire median hourly rate £45.00 £44.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.27% -2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £25.16 £36.47 £18.22
90th Percentile £57.43 £49.15 £58.41
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year -5.56% +9.76% +9.33%

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 November 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 17 November 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
Fleet -8 19 £350 - 1
Havant +4 18 £450 -7.22%
Portsmouth -34 10 £450 +16.13%
Farnborough -9 7 £531 - 1
Winchester -4 5 £494 -
Fareham - 5 £550 - 1
Hook +7 4 £405 -19.00%
Basingstoke -10 2 £447 +30.56% 1
Southampton -17 1 £475 -17.39% 1
Middleware
South East

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 67 (54.03%) Linux
2 60 (48.39%) Oracle
3 56 (45.16%) Unix
4 50 (40.32%) VMware
5 44 (35.48%) VMware Infrastructure
6 42 (33.87%) Windows
7 40 (32.26%) SQL
8 38 (30.65%) Red Hat
9 37 (29.84%) Apache
9 37 (29.84%) Git (software)
9 37 (29.84%) Network Design
9 37 (29.84%) Microsoft Azure
9 37 (29.84%) Jenkins
10 36 (29.03%) Hyper-V
10 36 (29.03%) Microsoft App-V
11 35 (28.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 33 (26.61%) Migration
12 33 (26.61%) Citrix
12 33 (26.61%) Windows Server
13 32 (25.81%) XenApp
14 31 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
15 27 (21.77%) SOA
15 27 (21.77%) Root Cause Analysis
16 26 (20.97%) AIX
16 26 (20.97%) Java
17 25 (20.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 24 (19.35%) JBoss
19 22 (17.74%) Firewall
20 21 (16.94%) Finance
21 20 (16.13%) Tomcat

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 37 (29.84%) Apache
2 25 (20.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 24 (19.35%) JBoss
4 20 (16.13%) Tomcat
5 18 (14.52%) Oracle Service Bus
6 3 (2.42%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.61%) Apache Spark
7 2 (1.61%) CICS
7 2 (1.61%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (1.61%) GemFire
7 2 (1.61%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.81%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.81%) Hyperledger
8 1 (0.81%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (0.81%) IIS
8 1 (0.81%) Liferay
8 1 (0.81%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.81%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.81%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 13 (10.48%) Oracle Applications
2 12 (9.68%) Siebel CRM
3 11 (8.87%) Oracle Utilities
4 6 (4.84%) SAP ERP
5 3 (2.42%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 37 (29.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (15.32%) SaaS
3 18 (14.52%) GitHub
4 16 (12.90%) PaaS
5 14 (11.29%) IaaS
6 5 (4.03%) Boomi
7 3 (2.42%) Amazon AWS
8 1 (0.81%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 22 (17.74%) Firewall
2 17 (13.71%) DNS
2 17 (13.71%) TCP/IP
3 14 (11.29%) SAN
4 13 (10.48%) NetScaler
5 4 (3.23%) ATM
6 3 (2.42%) Network Security
7 2 (1.61%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (16.13%) Oracle ODI
2 19 (15.32%) Oracle Reports
3 18 (14.52%) Hadoop
3 18 (14.52%) HBase
3 18 (14.52%) Oracle Database
3 18 (14.52%) Oracle Database 11g
3 18 (14.52%) Oracle Database 12c
4 16 (12.90%) Oracle BI EE
4 16 (12.90%) Parquet
5 14 (11.29%) Big Data
6 7 (5.65%) SQL Server
7 5 (4.03%) SAP HANA
8 3 (2.42%) DB2
9 2 (1.61%) Apache Hive
9 2 (1.61%) OLTP
10 1 (0.81%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 37 (29.84%) Git (software)
1 37 (29.84%) Jenkins
2 18 (14.52%) Gradle
3 16 (12.90%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (2.42%) LSMW
5 2 (1.61%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.61%) IntelliJ
5 2 (1.61%) JUnit
5 2 (1.61%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.81%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.81%) XMLSpy
General
1 21 (16.94%) Finance
2 1 (0.81%) Banking
2 1 (0.81%) Billing
Job Titles
1 38 (30.65%) Architect
2 31 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 25 (20.16%) Developer
4 23 (18.55%) Middleware Engineer
5 17 (13.71%) Java Developer
6 16 (12.90%) DBA
6 16 (12.90%) Oracle DBA
7 10 (8.06%) Oracle Applications DBA
8 7 (5.65%) Integration Developer
9 6 (4.84%) Hadoop Developer
10 5 (4.03%) Big Data Developer
10 5 (4.03%) SAP Developer
10 5 (4.03%) SAP PI Developer
11 4 (3.23%) Cloud Architect
11 4 (3.23%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
11 4 (3.23%) Data Architect
11 4 (3.23%) Middleware Specialist
11 4 (3.23%) SQL Developer
11 4 (3.23%) Windows Specialist
12 3 (2.42%) Azure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (15.32%) JSON
1 19 (15.32%) Kafka
1 19 (15.32%) Oracle Fusion
2 18 (14.52%) RabbitMQ
2 18 (14.52%) REST
2 18 (14.52%) Spring
3 16 (12.90%) Apache Avro
4 14 (11.29%) J2EE
5 12 (9.68%) XML
6 9 (7.26%) IDoc
7 6 (4.84%) LDAP
7 6 (4.84%) SAP ALE
7 6 (4.84%) SAP PI
7 6 (4.84%) XML Schema
8 3 (2.42%) RESTful
8 3 (2.42%) Web Services
9 2 (1.61%) SOAP
9 2 (1.61%) Spark Streaming
9 2 (1.61%) Spring Boot
9 2 (1.61%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 31 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (15.32%) Linux Command Line
3 18 (14.52%) Virtual Team
4 12 (9.68%) Clustering
5 11 (8.87%) Management Information System
6 8 (6.45%) Data Centre
7 6 (4.84%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (4.03%) Cloud Native
9 3 (2.42%) Public Cloud
9 3 (2.42%) Taxonomies
10 2 (1.61%) Client/Server
10 2 (1.61%) Computer Science
10 2 (1.61%) Fintech
10 2 (1.61%) Mainframe
10 2 (1.61%) Tandem
11 1 (0.81%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 1 (0.81%) Smart Meter
11 1 (0.81%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 67 (54.03%) Linux
2 56 (45.16%) Unix
3 42 (33.87%) Windows
4 35 (28.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 33 (26.61%) Windows Server
6 26 (20.97%) AIX
7 19 (15.32%) Windows 10
8 15 (12.10%) Windows Server 2012
9 14 (11.29%) Windows XP
10 8 (6.45%) Windows 7
11 4 (3.23%) Windows 8
12 2 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (29.84%) Network Design
2 33 (26.61%) Migration
3 27 (21.77%) Root Cause Analysis
3 27 (21.77%) SOA
4 19 (15.32%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (14.52%) DevOps
5 18 (14.52%) TDD
6 16 (12.90%) Benchmarking
6 16 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (12.90%) Storage Virtualisation
7 15 (12.10%) Performance Tuning
7 15 (12.10%) Problem Management
7 15 (12.10%) Stress Testing
8 14 (11.29%) BDD
8 14 (11.29%) Unit Testing
9 13 (10.48%) Application Packaging
9 13 (10.48%) CRM
10 12 (9.68%) System Testing
11 11 (8.87%) Master Data Management
11 11 (8.87%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 40 (32.26%) SQL
2 26 (20.97%) Java
3 20 (16.13%) Shell Script
4 18 (14.52%) Perl
5 16 (12.90%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
6 6 (4.84%) ABAP
7 3 (2.42%) C
8 2 (1.61%) Java 8
8 2 (1.61%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.81%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.81%) Korn
9 1 (0.81%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 14 (11.29%) Degree
2 10 (8.06%) SC Cleared
2 10 (8.06%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.61%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.26%) PCI DSS
2 6 (4.84%) PMO
2 6 (4.84%) SLA
3 5 (4.03%) QA
4 4 (3.23%) Data Quality
5 2 (1.61%) ISO 22301
5 2 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 44 (35.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 36 (29.03%) Hyper-V
2 36 (29.03%) Microsoft App-V
3 32 (25.81%) XenApp
4 20 (16.13%) Oracle RAC
5 19 (15.32%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 18 (14.52%) HDFS
7 13 (10.48%) XenDesktop
8 5 (4.03%) Active Directory
9 4 (3.23%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.81%) Docker
10 1 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 19 (15.32%) Red Hat Satellite
2 18 (14.52%) Puppet
3 17 (13.71%) SELinux
4 16 (12.90%) Hadoop YARN
5 14 (11.29%) Data Guard
6 6 (4.84%) MOM
6 6 (4.84%) Single Sign-On
7 5 (4.03%) Microsoft Intune
8 4 (3.23%) AirWatch
8 4 (3.23%) SCCM
9 2 (1.61%) HP ALM
9 2 (1.61%) nmon
9 2 (1.61%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 1 (0.81%) Ansible
10 1 (0.81%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (0.81%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 60 (48.39%) Oracle
2 50 (40.32%) VMware
3 38 (30.65%) Red Hat
4 33 (26.61%) Citrix
5 20 (16.13%) Microsoft
6 16 (12.90%) HP
7 14 (11.29%) 3PAR
7 14 (11.29%) IBM
8 12 (9.68%) Siebel
9 10 (8.06%) SAP
10 6 (4.84%) Remedy
11 5 (4.03%) Dell
12 4 (3.23%) Intel
13 3 (2.42%) Google
14 2 (1.61%) Cisco
15 1 (0.81%) Adobe
15 1 (0.81%) Amdocs
15 1 (0.81%) NetCracker
15 1 (0.81%) Progress
15 1 (0.81%) Veritas