Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 106 91
Rank change year-on-year +35 -15 +20
Contract jobs citing Middleware 98 62 108
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 2.80% 1.60% 2.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.58% 6.47% 9.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 40 99
Hampshire median daily rate £438 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.78% -5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £340 £320 £358
90th Percentile £525 £509 £700
South East median daily rate £430 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -9.42% +5.56% -2.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hampshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £50.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year - +85.19% -50.91%

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 779 958 1103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 22.24% 24.80% 24.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 435 568 707
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £259 £281 £266
90th Percentile £525 £511 £494
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 59 34
Hampshire median hourly rate £44.50 £43.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.30% +2.35% +13.33%
10th Percentile £38.06 £18.22 £18.13
90th Percentile £50.80 £59.31 £50.00
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +9.76% +9.33% +15.38%

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 19 November 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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 +19 26 £388 -16.49%
Basingstoke -15 13 £342 -
Havant +1 9 £485 +7.78% 3
Fleet +10 5 £350 -22.22% 2
Farnborough +7 5 - -
Hook +6 2 £500 +56.25%
Andover +18 1 - -
Southampton +10 1 £575 +4.55% 1
Winchester +6 1 - -
Aldershot - 1 £450 -
Middleware
South East

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 48 (48.98%) Linux
2 46 (46.94%) Unix
3 33 (33.67%) Apache
4 31 (31.63%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (30.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 29 (29.59%) Java
7 28 (28.57%) SQL
8 27 (27.55%) Oracle
9 26 (26.53%) Red Hat
9 26 (26.53%) Finance
9 26 (26.53%) Git (software)
10 25 (25.51%) Jenkins
11 24 (24.49%) Unit Testing
11 24 (24.49%) Tomcat
12 23 (23.47%) SOA
12 23 (23.47%) Shell Script
13 22 (22.45%) Scrum
13 22 (22.45%) Perl
13 22 (22.45%) Spring
14 20 (20.41%) JSON
14 20 (20.41%) Hadoop
14 20 (20.41%) System Testing
14 20 (20.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 20 (20.41%) J2EE
14 20 (20.41%) Kafka
15 19 (19.39%) Performance Tuning
15 19 (19.39%) Linux Command Line
15 19 (19.39%) IBM
16 18 (18.37%) Benchmarking
16 18 (18.37%) HBase

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 33 (33.67%) Apache
2 24 (24.49%) Tomcat
3 16 (16.33%) JBoss
4 15 (15.31%) Apache Spark
5 13 (13.27%) Cloud Foundry
5 13 (13.27%) GemFire
6 12 (12.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 11 (11.22%) Oracle Service Bus
8 9 (9.18%) IBM HTTP Server
9 7 (7.14%) WebLogic
10 4 (4.08%) OpenStack
10 4 (4.08%) SharePoint
11 1 (1.02%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (1.02%) GeoServer
Business Applications
1 11 (11.22%) Oracle Utilities
2 10 (10.20%) Oracle Applications
3 8 (8.16%) Siebel CRM
4 6 (6.12%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (5.10%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (2.04%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 2 (2.04%) SAP Hybris
7 1 (1.02%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 18 (18.37%) GitHub
2 17 (17.35%) PaaS
3 4 (4.08%) IaaS
4 1 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.02%) CloudSense
4 1 (1.02%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.14%) Firewall
1 7 (7.14%) TCP/IP
2 6 (6.12%) DNS
3 5 (5.10%) WAN
4 4 (4.08%) Ethernet
5 3 (3.06%) Tactical Data Link
6 2 (2.04%) Wireshark
7 1 (1.02%) Broadband
7 1 (1.02%) Kerberos
7 1 (1.02%) LAN
7 1 (1.02%) PuTTY
7 1 (1.02%) SAN
7 1 (1.02%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (20.41%) Hadoop
2 18 (18.37%) HBase
3 17 (17.35%) Oracle Database
4 16 (16.33%) Big Data
5 15 (15.31%) Oracle Database 11g
6 13 (13.27%) Apache Hive
6 13 (13.27%) OLTP
6 13 (13.27%) Oracle Database 12c
7 7 (7.14%) DB2
7 7 (7.14%) RDBMS
7 7 (7.14%) Relational Database
7 7 (7.14%) SQL Server
8 6 (6.12%) Oracle BI EE
9 5 (5.10%) Parquet
10 2 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (2.04%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (2.04%) Oracle ODI
10 2 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (2.04%) Redis
11 1 (1.02%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 26 (26.53%) Git (software)
2 25 (25.51%) Jenkins
3 18 (18.37%) Gradle
4 13 (13.27%) IntelliJ
4 13 (13.27%) JUnit
5 4 (4.08%) SoapUI
6 3 (3.06%) LoadRunner
7 2 (2.04%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (1.02%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.02%) JConsole
8 1 (1.02%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.02%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.02%) Toad
8 1 (1.02%) VisualVM
8 1 (1.02%) XMLSpy
General
1 26 (26.53%) Finance
2 15 (15.31%) Banking
3 4 (4.08%) Military
4 2 (2.04%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 32 (32.65%) Developer
2 18 (18.37%) Java Developer
3 15 (15.31%) DBA
3 15 (15.31%) Oracle DBA
4 14 (14.29%) Architect
5 12 (12.24%) Big Data Developer
6 10 (10.20%) Applications Developer
7 8 (8.16%) Middleware Developer
8 7 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
9 6 (6.12%) Administrator
9 6 (6.12%) Consultant
9 6 (6.12%) Middleware Consultant
10 5 (5.10%) Applications Architect
10 5 (5.10%) Oracle Applications DBA
11 4 (4.08%) Applications Consultant
11 4 (4.08%) Middleware Engineer
11 4 (4.08%) Senior DBA
11 4 (4.08%) Senior Oracle DBA
11 4 (4.08%) Technical Specialist
11 4 (4.08%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (22.45%) Spring
2 20 (20.41%) J2EE
2 20 (20.41%) JSON
2 20 (20.41%) Kafka
3 14 (14.29%) RESTful
4 13 (13.27%) Apache Camel
4 13 (13.27%) Oracle Fusion
4 13 (13.27%) Spark Streaming
4 13 (13.27%) Spring Boot
4 13 (13.27%) Spring Integration
5 8 (8.16%) REST
6 7 (7.14%) RabbitMQ
6 7 (7.14%) Web Services
7 6 (6.12%) .NET
8 5 (5.10%) Apache Avro
8 5 (5.10%) SOAP
8 5 (5.10%) XSLT
9 4 (4.08%) IBM Integration Bus
9 4 (4.08%) JMS
9 4 (4.08%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 19 (19.39%) Linux Command Line
2 18 (18.37%) Virtual Team
3 17 (17.35%) SWIFT
4 13 (13.27%) Replication
5 5 (5.10%) N-Tier
6 4 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (3.06%) Client/Server
7 3 (3.06%) Management Information System
8 2 (2.04%) Data Centre
8 2 (2.04%) Smart Meter
9 1 (1.02%) Computer Science
9 1 (1.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (1.02%) Mainframe
9 1 (1.02%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 48 (48.98%) Linux
2 46 (46.94%) Unix
3 30 (30.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 15 (15.31%) AIX
5 11 (11.22%) Windows
6 5 (5.10%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (5.10%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (3.06%) Solaris
8 2 (2.04%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (2.04%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (31.63%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (24.49%) Unit Testing
3 23 (23.47%) SOA
4 22 (22.45%) Scrum
5 20 (20.41%) System Testing
6 19 (19.39%) Performance Tuning
7 18 (18.37%) Benchmarking
7 18 (18.37%) TDD
8 13 (13.27%) Acceptance Criteria
8 13 (13.27%) ETL
8 13 (13.27%) MapReduce
8 13 (13.27%) User Stories
8 13 (13.27%) Validation
9 12 (12.24%) DevOps
10 10 (10.20%) Data Management
10 10 (10.20%) Master Data Management
11 9 (9.18%) WFM
12 8 (8.16%) CRM
12 8 (8.16%) Project Management
12 8 (8.16%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 29 (29.59%) Java
2 28 (28.57%) SQL
3 23 (23.47%) Shell Script
4 22 (22.45%) Perl
5 12 (12.24%) Korn
6 8 (8.16%) JavaScript
7 3 (3.06%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.04%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.02%) C
9 1 (1.02%) Jython
Qualifications
1 17 (17.35%) Degree
2 15 (15.31%) Security Cleared
3 13 (13.27%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.04%) CISSP
4 2 (2.04%) RHCE
4 2 (2.04%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (13.27%) QA
2 4 (4.08%) PCI DSS
2 4 (4.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (3.06%) JSP 440
4 1 (1.02%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (20.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 18 (18.37%) HDFS
3 13 (13.27%) Docker
4 10 (10.20%) Oracle RAC
5 8 (8.16%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (6.12%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (5.10%) Active Directory
8 2 (2.04%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (8.16%) Oracle Identity Management
2 7 (7.14%) Puppet
2 7 (7.14%) Red Hat Satellite
3 6 (6.12%) SELinux
4 5 (5.10%) Hadoop YARN
5 4 (4.08%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 4 (4.08%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (1.02%) Data Guard
6 1 (1.02%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 1 (1.02%) vRealize
Vendors
1 27 (27.55%) Oracle
2 26 (26.53%) Red Hat
3 19 (19.39%) IBM
4 16 (16.33%) Microsoft
5 13 (13.27%) VMware
6 9 (9.18%) Veritas
7 8 (8.16%) Siebel
8 5 (5.10%) Citrix
9 4 (4.08%) HP
9 4 (4.08%) MuleSoft
9 4 (4.08%) WSO2
10 3 (3.06%) Pega
11 2 (2.04%) Adobe
11 2 (2.04%) BEA
11 2 (2.04%) hybris
11 2 (2.04%) SAP
11 2 (2.04%) Software AG
11 2 (2.04%) Sybase
11 2 (2.04%) Vitria
11 2 (2.04%) webMethods