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 3 months to 29 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 51 70
Rank change year-on-year -8 +19  
Contract jobs citing Middleware 3 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.47% 1.34% 0.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.03% 7.14% 2.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 3
Hertfordshire median daily rate £375 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -16.66%  
10th Percentile £353 £274 £345
90th Percentile £418 £469 £475
East of England median daily rate £525 £500 £350
% change year-on-year +5.00% +42.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - £21.25
East of England median hourly rate - £27.50 £34.75
% change year-on-year - -20.86%  

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

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 148 126 231
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 23.13% 18.81% 25.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 838 260 567
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.33%  
10th Percentile £300 £269 £269
90th Percentile £450 £511 £475
East of England median daily rate £425 £375 £370
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 18
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £15.00 - £20.94
East of England median hourly rate £41.50 £31.27 £38.00
% change year-on-year +32.71% -17.71%  

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 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 3 months to 29 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
Hitchin +2 1 £350 -5.40%
Welwyn Garden City - 1 - -
Middleware
East of England

For the 6 months to 29 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 14 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (40.91%) Waterfall
2 9 (40.91%) Analytics
3 8 (36.36%) Management Information System
3 8 (36.36%) SOA
4 7 (31.82%) Oracle
4 7 (31.82%) Risk Management
4 7 (31.82%) Information Security
4 7 (31.82%) Big Data
4 7 (31.82%) Big Data Analytics
4 7 (31.82%) Data Analytics
4 7 (31.82%) Database Security
4 7 (31.82%) DevOps
4 7 (31.82%) Security Architecture
4 7 (31.82%) Information Assurance
4 7 (31.82%) Data Centre
4 7 (31.82%) Programme Delivery
5 5 (22.73%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (22.73%) Oracle Service Bus
5 5 (22.73%) SoapUI
5 5 (22.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 5 (22.73%) Oracle Database 12c
5 5 (22.73%) Oracle Database
5 5 (22.73%) Retail
5 5 (22.73%) WebLogic
6 4 (18.18%) SOAP
6 4 (18.18%) Java
6 4 (18.18%) JMS
6 4 (18.18%) Scrum
7 3 (13.64%) E-business

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 (22.73%) Oracle Service Bus
1 5 (22.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 5 (22.73%) WebLogic
2 2 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (4.55%) Apache
3 1 (4.55%) Confluence
3 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (9.09%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) G Suite
2 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) SSL
2 1 (4.55%) Firewall
2 1 (4.55%) HTTP
2 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (31.82%) Big Data
2 5 (22.73%) Oracle Database
2 5 (22.73%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (22.73%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (4.55%) DataStage
4 1 (4.55%) MySQL
4 1 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (4.55%) RDBMS
4 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) SoapUI
2 2 (9.09%) Cucumber
3 1 (4.55%) Bitbucket
3 1 (4.55%) Checkstyle
3 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.55%) JIRA
3 1 (4.55%) JMeter
3 1 (4.55%) JUnit
3 1 (4.55%) Maven
3 1 (4.55%) Selenium
3 1 (4.55%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (4.55%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (22.73%) Retail
2 3 (13.64%) Finance
3 2 (9.09%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Consultant
2 7 (31.82%) Applications Consultant
2 7 (31.82%) Security Consultant
3 4 (18.18%) Architect
3 4 (18.18%) Developer
4 3 (13.64%) SOA Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Test Consultant
4 3 (13.64%) Tester
5 2 (9.09%) Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Integration Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Oracle Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) Oracle SOA Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) SOA Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Java Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Manual Tester
6 1 (4.55%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Software Tester
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) JMS
1 4 (18.18%) SOAP
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle Fusion
2 3 (13.64%) WSDL
2 3 (13.64%) XML
2 3 (13.64%) XSD
2 3 (13.64%) XSLT
3 2 (9.09%) IBM Integration Bus
4 1 (4.55%) .NET
4 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) Management Information System
2 7 (31.82%) Data Centre
3 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (9.09%) SWIFT
4 1 (4.55%) Algorithms
4 1 (4.55%) Clustering
4 1 (4.55%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (4.55%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Linux
1 2 (9.09%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (40.91%) Analytics
2 9 (40.91%) Waterfall
3 8 (36.36%) SOA
4 7 (31.82%) Big Data Analytics
4 7 (31.82%) Data Analytics
4 7 (31.82%) Database Security
4 7 (31.82%) DevOps
4 7 (31.82%) Information Assurance
4 7 (31.82%) Information Security
4 7 (31.82%) Programme Delivery
4 7 (31.82%) Risk Management
4 7 (31.82%) Security Architecture
5 4 (18.18%) Scrum
6 3 (13.64%) BPEL
6 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (13.64%) Data Analysis
6 3 (13.64%) E-business
6 3 (13.64%) ERP
6 3 (13.64%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) Java
2 1 (4.55%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
1 1 (4.55%) HND
1 1 (4.55%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) SEPA
2 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Puppet
1 1 (4.55%) vCenter Server
1 1 (4.55%) vRealize
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) Oracle
2 3 (13.64%) Atlassian
2 3 (13.64%) IBM
3 2 (9.09%) Google
3 2 (9.09%) MuleSoft
3 2 (9.09%) TIBCO
3 2 (9.09%) VMware
3 2 (9.09%) WSO2
4 1 (4.55%) Cisco
4 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.55%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.55%) Sonatype
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