Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 84 92 69
Rank change year-on-year +8 -23 +31
Contract jobs citing Middleware 16 8 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.01% 0.53% 1.83%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.77% 2.19% 8.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 13
Hertfordshire median daily rate £313 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.71% -17.65% -5.56%
10th Percentile £251 £350 £361
90th Percentile £650 £350 £496
East of England median daily rate £525 £513 £495
% change year-on-year +2.44% +3.54% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - £42.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year - +54.55% -12.73%

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 424 366 309
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 26.68% 24.25% 21.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 286 215 176
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £260 £263 £263
90th Percentile £569 £575 £538
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 1
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £48.25 £15.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +221.67% -47.37% +36.14%
10th Percentile £18.90 £15.00 £27.75
90th Percentile £56.25 £15.00 £29.25
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year +2.41% +15.28% -1.37%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 - 6 £550 -
Stevenage - 5 £260 -
Watford +4 2 - -
Middleware
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 7 (43.75%) SC Cleared
1 7 (43.75%) Security Cleared
2 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (37.50%) Java
2 6 (37.50%) SQL
2 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 5 (31.25%) WebLogic
3 5 (31.25%) IIS
3 5 (31.25%) Unix
3 5 (31.25%) Windows
3 5 (31.25%) Apache
3 5 (31.25%) VMware
3 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (31.25%) PowerShell
3 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (31.25%) Windows Server
3 5 (31.25%) Linux Command Line
3 5 (31.25%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (25.00%) ThingWorx
4 4 (25.00%) IBM
4 4 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 4 (25.00%) PTC
4 4 (25.00%) Windchill
5 3 (18.75%) SOA
5 3 (18.75%) SAP
5 3 (18.75%) Web Services
5 3 (18.75%) Cross-Platform Development
6 2 (12.50%) Records Management

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 5 (31.25%) Apache
1 5 (31.25%) IIS
1 5 (31.25%) WebLogic
2 4 (25.00%) ThingWorx
3 2 (12.50%) SAP EP
4 1 (6.25%) JBoss
4 1 (6.25%) MQSeries
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Windchill
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) SAP HCM
2 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (6.25%) SAP CO
2 1 (6.25%) SAP FI
2 1 (6.25%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) FTP
1 1 (6.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) RDBMS
1 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) JUnit
2 1 (6.25%) EasyMock
2 1 (6.25%) Eclipse
2 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.25%) Hamcrest
2 1 (6.25%) JIRA
2 1 (6.25%) Mockito
2 1 (6.25%) Selenium
2 1 (6.25%) SoapUI
2 1 (6.25%) Subversion
2 1 (6.25%) VersionOne
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) French Language
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Business Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Senior Business Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Applications Support
4 1 (6.25%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Business Systems Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Developer
4 1 (6.25%) IT Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) Web Services
2 2 (12.50%) Hibernate
2 2 (12.50%) REST
2 2 (12.50%) Spring
3 1 (6.25%) Apache Flex
3 1 (6.25%) GWT
3 1 (6.25%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (6.25%) JSON
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (6.25%) RESTful
3 1 (6.25%) SOAP
3 1 (6.25%) Spring Boot
3 1 (6.25%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (31.25%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.25%) AS400
3 1 (6.25%) Clustering
3 1 (6.25%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Unix
1 5 (31.25%) Windows
1 5 (31.25%) Windows Server
1 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 3 (18.75%) Cross-Platform Development
4 3 (18.75%) SOA
5 2 (12.50%) Document Management
5 2 (12.50%) OO
5 2 (12.50%) Open Source
5 2 (12.50%) Records Management
6 1 (6.25%) Cash Management
6 1 (6.25%) Change Control
6 1 (6.25%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (6.25%) Data Analysis
6 1 (6.25%) Earned Value Management
6 1 (6.25%) Project Governance
6 1 (6.25%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
6 1 (6.25%) Software Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (6.25%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) Java
1 6 (37.50%) SQL
2 5 (31.25%) PowerShell
3 1 (6.25%) VB
3 1 (6.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) SC Cleared
1 7 (43.75%) Security Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) Degree
3 1 (6.25%) Master's Degree
3 1 (6.25%) MBA
3 1 (6.25%) PMI Certification
3 1 (6.25%) PMP
System Software
1 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (31.25%) VMware
3 4 (25.00%) IBM
3 4 (25.00%) PTC
4 3 (18.75%) SAP
5 2 (12.50%) Oracle
6 1 (6.25%) Cisco
6 1 (6.25%) Cognos
6 1 (6.25%) Google