The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 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 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Middleware
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 58 47 51
Rank change year-on-year -11 +4  
Contract jobs citing Middleware 11 23 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.49% 3.06% 2.62%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.97% 11.86% 12.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 17 11
Median daily rate £438 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% -5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £396 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £605 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £42.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year -45.23% +9.80%  

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

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 138 194 180
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 18.72% 25.80% 21.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 116 106
Median daily rate £365 £355 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.81% +9.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.57% +5.55%  

Middleware
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Milton Keynes citing Middleware as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for Middleware in Milton Keynes

Middleware
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Middleware in Milton Keynes

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 11 (50.00%) Migration
2 9 (40.91%) Data Centre
2 9 (40.91%) IBM
3 8 (36.36%) Java
4 6 (27.27%) WebSphere
5 5 (22.73%) SOAP
6 4 (18.18%) LDAP
6 4 (18.18%) SQL
6 4 (18.18%) Mainframe
6 4 (18.18%) Banking
6 4 (18.18%) IBM Transformation Extender
7 3 (13.64%) Node.js
7 3 (13.64%) Spanish Language
7 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (13.64%) Change Control
7 3 (13.64%) Firewall
7 3 (13.64%) Staffware
7 3 (13.64%) Finance
7 3 (13.64%) zOS
7 3 (13.64%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (13.64%) Tivoli
7 3 (13.64%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
7 3 (13.64%) Oracle
7 3 (13.64%) ITIL
7 3 (13.64%) Linux
7 3 (13.64%) Web Services
7 3 (13.64%) EAI
7 3 (13.64%) SOA
7 3 (13.64%) ILOG

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 6 (27.27%) WebSphere
2 4 (18.18%) IBM Transformation Extender
3 3 (13.64%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (4.55%) Apache
4 1 (4.55%) Apache Spark
4 1 (4.55%) Confluence
4 1 (4.55%) MQSeries
4 1 (4.55%) OpenStack
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Staffware
2 1 (4.55%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.55%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) LDAP
2 3 (13.64%) Firewall
2 3 (13.64%) VPN
3 1 (4.55%) DNS
3 1 (4.55%) HTTP
3 1 (4.55%) Internet
3 1 (4.55%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (4.55%) Hadoop
1 1 (4.55%) MongoDB
1 1 (4.55%) MySQL
1 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.55%) GitLab
2 1 (4.55%) JIRA
General
1 4 (18.18%) Banking
2 3 (13.64%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Spanish Language
3 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Architect
2 6 (27.27%) Middleware Architect
3 4 (18.18%) Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Project Manager
4 3 (13.64%) Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Deployment Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Enterprise Architect
4 3 (13.64%) Middleware Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (13.64%) Technical Leader
4 3 (13.64%) Technical Manager
4 3 (13.64%) Technical Project Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Delivery Project Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Integration Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Lead Project Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Middleware Project Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Technical Delivery Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Applications Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) SOAP
2 3 (13.64%) HTML
2 3 (13.64%) Node.js
2 3 (13.64%) Web Services
3 2 (9.09%) IBM Integration Bus
3 2 (9.09%) Kafka
3 2 (9.09%) Spring
3 2 (9.09%) Spring Boot
3 2 (9.09%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (4.55%) Angular 2
4 1 (4.55%) CSS
4 1 (4.55%) JMS
4 1 (4.55%) jQuery
4 1 (4.55%) JSP
4 1 (4.55%) Polymer
4 1 (4.55%) React
4 1 (4.55%) Redux
4 1 (4.55%) Spring Cloud
4 1 (4.55%) Spring MVC
4 1 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (40.91%) Data Centre
2 4 (18.18%) Mainframe
3 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (4.55%) DataPower
5 1 (4.55%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (4.55%) Online Banking
5 1 (4.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Linux
1 3 (13.64%) zOS
2 1 (4.55%) AIX
2 1 (4.55%) HPUX
2 1 (4.55%) Solaris
2 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) Migration
2 3 (13.64%) B2B
2 3 (13.64%) Change Control
2 3 (13.64%) EAI
2 3 (13.64%) ITIL
2 3 (13.64%) SOA
3 2 (9.09%) DevOps
3 2 (9.09%) ETL
3 2 (9.09%) Microservices
3 2 (9.09%) Scrum
3 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
4 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.55%) Automated Testing
4 1 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (4.55%) Data Modelling
4 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
4 1 (4.55%) MVC
4 1 (4.55%) Open Source
4 1 (4.55%) TOGAF
4 1 (4.55%) UML
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) Java
2 4 (18.18%) SQL
3 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
4 2 (9.09%) Perl
5 1 (4.55%) Python
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.55%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) Tivoli
2 1 (4.55%) Mesos
2 1 (4.55%) MOM
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) IBM
2 3 (13.64%) ILOG
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle
3 2 (9.09%) Informatica
3 2 (9.09%) TIBCO
4 1 (4.55%) Cognizant
4 1 (4.55%) Fujitsu
4 1 (4.55%) Red Hat