Period
to 15 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 15 December 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 100 86 70
Rank change year-on-year -14 -16 +23
Contract jobs citing Middleware 7 14 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.44% 0.87% 1.89%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.69% 3.54% 7.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 12
Hertfordshire median daily rate £550 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.22% +2.86% -30.00%
10th Percentile £495 £425 £366
90th Percentile £635 £475 £525
East of England median daily rate £525 £513 £493
% change year-on-year +2.44% +4.06% -10.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - £43.75 -

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 415 396 348
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 26.32% 24.60% 24.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 286 215 204
Hertfordshire median daily rate £436 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.65% - +13.33%
10th Percentile £263 £285 £269
90th Percentile £569 £575 £563
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 3
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £48.25 - £41.13
10th Percentile £18.90 - £29.91
90th Percentile £66.81 - £44.34
East of England median hourly rate £44.00 £43.75 £36.75
% change year-on-year +0.57% +19.05% -2.00%

Middleware
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings citing Middleware as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Middleware in Hertfordshire

Middleware
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Middleware in Hertfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Middleware in Hertfordshire

Middleware
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Middleware in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 15 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Middleware in Hertfordshire

Middleware
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware in Hertfordshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Middleware in Hertfordshire

Middleware
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 15 December 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
Hatfield - 4 £550 - 1
Watford -4 1 - - 3
Middleware
East of England

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Business Analysis
2 3 (42.86%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) Web Services
2 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (42.86%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
3 2 (28.57%) REST
3 2 (28.57%) Cross-Platform Development
3 2 (28.57%) SOA
3 2 (28.57%) RDBMS
3 2 (28.57%) JUnit
3 2 (28.57%) SAP
3 2 (28.57%) OO
3 2 (28.57%) Open Source
3 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) EasyMock
4 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
4 1 (14.29%) RESTful
4 1 (14.29%) Cash Management
4 1 (14.29%) Mockito
4 1 (14.29%) Hamcrest
4 1 (14.29%) SoapUI
4 1 (14.29%) Document Management
4 1 (14.29%) Spring
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (14.29%) Clustering

Middleware
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 1 (14.29%) JBoss
1 1 (14.29%) MQSeries
1 1 (14.29%) SAP EP
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SAP CO
1 1 (14.29%) SAP FI
1 1 (14.29%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (14.29%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) FTP
1 1 (14.29%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) RDBMS
1 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) JUnit
2 1 (14.29%) EasyMock
2 1 (14.29%) Hamcrest
2 1 (14.29%) Mockito
2 1 (14.29%) Selenium
2 1 (14.29%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Business Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Business Architect
3 1 (14.29%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Java Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Java Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Architect
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Java Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior SAP Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Solutions Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) Web Services
2 2 (28.57%) REST
3 1 (14.29%) Apache Flex
3 1 (14.29%) GWT
3 1 (14.29%) Hibernate
3 1 (14.29%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (14.29%) JSON
3 1 (14.29%) RESTful
3 1 (14.29%) SOAP
3 1 (14.29%) Spring
3 1 (14.29%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) AS400
2 1 (14.29%) Clustering
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Business Analysis
2 3 (42.86%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (28.57%) Cross-Platform Development
3 2 (28.57%) OO
3 2 (28.57%) Open Source
3 2 (28.57%) SOA
4 1 (14.29%) API Integration
4 1 (14.29%) EAI
4 1 (14.29%) Invoice Processing
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) OCR
4 1 (14.29%) Order to Cash
4 1 (14.29%) Records Management
4 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
4 1 (14.29%) SOLID
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
4 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 1 (14.29%) UML
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) SAP
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) Google
2 1 (14.29%) IBM
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle