Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 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
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 35 24
Rank change year-on-year -12 -11 +15
Contract jobs citing Middleware 4 20 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 0.82% 3.41% 5.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.56% 11.30% 20.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 12 17
Merseyside median daily rate - £400 £495
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -19.19% +12.50%
North West median daily rate £475 £424 £500
% change year-on-year +12.09% -15.25% +17.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Merseyside median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £47.50 - -

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Merseyside
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 156 177 190
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 32.16% 30.20% 24.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 114 91
Merseyside median daily rate £398 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.00% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £313 £292 £275
90th Percentile £556 £525 £500
North West median daily rate £400 £388 £390
% change year-on-year +3.23% -0.64% +14.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Merseyside median hourly rate - - £30.19
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year +14.29% +2.94% +0.98%

Middleware
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

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

Job vacancy trend for Middleware in Merseyside

Middleware
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Middleware in Merseyside

Middleware
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware within the Merseyside region over the 6 months to 24 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
Liverpool -21 1 - -
Middleware
North West

For the 6 months to 24 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) SOA
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) BPEL
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) Life Science
2 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Service Bus
2 2 (50.00%) High Availability
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle ODI
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (50.00%) SDLC
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (50.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) IT Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) Maximo
3 1 (25.00%) IFS
3 1 (25.00%) Demand Management
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (25.00%) Financial Modelling
3 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence

Middleware
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 2 (50.00%) Oracle Service Bus
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (25.00%) Maximo
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle BI EE
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Java Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Java Middleware Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Middleware Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Life Science
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) BPEL
1 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (50.00%) High Availability
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (50.00%) SDLC
1 2 (50.00%) SOA
1 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Demand Management
2 1 (25.00%) EAM
2 1 (25.00%) ERP
2 1 (25.00%) Financial Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) IT Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) IFS
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft