Period
to 24 June 2019

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 24 June 2019 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
24 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 83 73 65
Rank change year-on-year -10 -8 +1
Contract jobs citing Middleware 14 20 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.00% 1.37% 1.85%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.99% 5.41% 6.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 12
Hertfordshire median daily rate £475 £388 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.58% -16.22% +23.33%
10th Percentile £363 £260 £339
90th Percentile £626 £550 £619
East of England median daily rate £525 £525 £523
% change year-on-year - +0.33% +3.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - £17.50 -
East of England median hourly rate - £17.50 -

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 351 370 341
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 25.13% 25.36% 27.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 226 240
Hertfordshire median daily rate £475 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.15% +3.13% -
10th Percentile £315 £263 £236
90th Percentile £588 £558 £575
East of England median daily rate £450 £450 £420
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 5 3
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £45.75 £17.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +161.43% -53.33% +54.64%
10th Percentile £19.70 £12.28 £19.25
90th Percentile £66.81 £56.25 £38.75
East of England median hourly rate £44.50 £33.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year +31.85% -10.00% +4.17%

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 24 June 2019.

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 24 June 2019. 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
Watford -9 5 £425 -12.82%
Hatfield +2 2 £500 -9.09%
Potters Bar - 2 - -
Rickmansworth - 1 £450 -
Middleware
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 June 2019, 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 6 (42.86%) Oracle
1 6 (42.86%) Oracle Fusion
2 5 (35.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (35.71%) Web Services
2 5 (35.71%) SOA
2 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (28.57%) Finance
3 4 (28.57%) SAP
3 4 (28.57%) WebLogic
3 4 (28.57%) Microservices
3 4 (28.57%) REST
4 3 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (21.43%) SuccessFactors
4 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database
4 3 (21.43%) IDoc
4 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (21.43%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (21.43%) XSLT
4 3 (21.43%) Unix
4 3 (21.43%) IBM
4 3 (21.43%) Integration Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Test Scripting
4 3 (21.43%) SAP PI
4 3 (21.43%) DataPower
5 2 (14.29%) Multithreading
5 2 (14.29%) Test Management
5 2 (14.29%) WCF
5 2 (14.29%) jQuery
5 2 (14.29%) TOGAF
5 2 (14.29%) Spring

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 (35.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (28.57%) WebLogic
3 2 (14.29%) IIS
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle Service Bus
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (7.14%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (14.29%) Boomi
2 2 (14.29%) IaaS
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (14.29%) Office 365
2 2 (14.29%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database
2 2 (14.29%) MySQL
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle Exadata
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (14.29%) Ant
2 2 (14.29%) Maven
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Integration Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Middleware Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Oracle Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Architect
4 2 (14.29%) C# Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) DBA
4 2 (14.29%) Java Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Java Middleware Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Oracle DBA
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Middleware Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Oracle Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Business Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) Oracle Fusion
2 5 (35.71%) Web Services
3 4 (28.57%) REST
4 3 (21.43%) IDoc
4 3 (21.43%) SAP PI
4 3 (21.43%) XSLT
5 2 (14.29%) .NET
5 2 (14.29%) .NET Core
5 2 (14.29%) .NET Framework
5 2 (14.29%) Ajax
5 2 (14.29%) AngularJS
5 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
5 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (14.29%) HTML
5 2 (14.29%) HTML5
5 2 (14.29%) jQuery
5 2 (14.29%) React
5 2 (14.29%) Spring
5 2 (14.29%) Spring Boot
5 2 (14.29%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (21.43%) DataPower
2 1 (7.14%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Unix
2 2 (14.29%) AIX
3 1 (7.14%) Linux
3 1 (7.14%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (35.71%) SOA
2 4 (28.57%) Microservices
3 3 (21.43%) Integration Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (21.43%) Test Scripting
4 2 (14.29%) Business Continuity
4 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (14.29%) Migration
4 2 (14.29%) Multithreading
4 2 (14.29%) MVC
4 2 (14.29%) Project Management
4 2 (14.29%) Scrum
4 2 (14.29%) Source to Pay
4 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (14.29%) Test Management
4 2 (14.29%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) C#
1 2 (14.29%) Java
1 2 (14.29%) Java 8
1 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
1 2 (14.29%) Shell Script
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
1 2 (14.29%) TypeScript
2 1 (7.14%) C
2 1 (7.14%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Data Guard
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (7.14%) Ansible
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Oracle
2 4 (28.57%) SAP
3 3 (21.43%) IBM
4 2 (14.29%) Dell
4 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 2 (14.29%) ServiceNow