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 28 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
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 42 60
Rank change year-on-year -30 +18  
Contract jobs citing Middleware 6 20 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.81% 2.98% 1.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.62% 12.99% 5.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 10
Median daily rate £291 £440 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.97% -2.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £345 £404
10% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £480 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% -30.00%  

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 229 154 196
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 31.07% 22.92% 23.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 394 295 652
Median daily rate £363 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.40% +3.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £263 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £478 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

Middleware
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 7 (41.18%) Migration
2 5 (29.41%) Data Centre
3 4 (23.53%) Change Control
4 3 (17.65%) Firewall
4 3 (17.65%) Scrum
4 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (17.65%) HTML
4 3 (17.65%) Java
4 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
4 3 (17.65%) SQL
4 3 (17.65%) Linux
4 3 (17.65%) SOAP
4 3 (17.65%) B2B
4 3 (17.65%) IBM
4 3 (17.65%) VPN
4 3 (17.65%) Tivoli
4 3 (17.65%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 3 (17.65%) Kafka
4 3 (17.65%) Node.js
4 3 (17.65%) Jenkins
4 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (11.76%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (11.76%) SoapUI
5 2 (11.76%) DevOps
5 2 (11.76%) Spring Boot
5 2 (11.76%) Microservices
5 2 (11.76%) Data Engineering
5 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (11.76%) Machine Learning

Middleware
Co-occurring 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 2 (11.76%) Apache
1 2 (11.76%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (5.88%) Apache Spark
2 1 (5.88%) Confluence
2 1 (5.88%) MQSeries
2 1 (5.88%) OpenStack
2 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.88%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) Firewall
1 3 (17.65%) VPN
2 1 (5.88%) DNS
2 1 (5.88%) HTTP
2 1 (5.88%) Internet
2 1 (5.88%) Intranet
2 1 (5.88%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) Hadoop
1 2 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (5.88%) Big Data
2 1 (5.88%) Impala
2 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.88%) MySQL
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Jenkins
2 2 (11.76%) SoapUI
3 1 (5.88%) GitLab
3 1 (5.88%) JIRA
3 1 (5.88%) Selenium
3 1 (5.88%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (5.88%) TestNG
General
1 2 (11.76%) Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Aerospace
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Project Manager
3 3 (17.65%) Technical Leader
3 3 (17.65%) Technical Manager
3 3 (17.65%) Technical Project Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Delivery Project Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Lead Project Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Middleware Project Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Software Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Software Test Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Technical Delivery Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Test Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) TIBCO Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Business Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Perl Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) HTML
1 3 (17.65%) Kafka
1 3 (17.65%) Node.js
1 3 (17.65%) SOAP
2 2 (11.76%) Spring
2 2 (11.76%) Spring Boot
2 2 (11.76%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (5.88%) Angular 2
3 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
3 1 (5.88%) HTML5
3 1 (5.88%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (5.88%) Java EE
3 1 (5.88%) jQuery
3 1 (5.88%) Polymer
3 1 (5.88%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (5.88%) Redux
3 1 (5.88%) Spring Cloud
3 1 (5.88%) Spring MVC
3 1 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (5.88%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Data Centre
2 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) Mainframe
3 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.88%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Online Banking
3 1 (5.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) AIX
2 1 (5.88%) HPUX
2 1 (5.88%) Solaris
2 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Migration
2 4 (23.53%) Change Control
3 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (17.65%) B2B
3 3 (17.65%) Scrum
4 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (11.76%) Data Engineering
4 2 (11.76%) DevOps
4 2 (11.76%) Machine Learning
4 2 (11.76%) Microservices
4 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
4 2 (11.76%) Test Automation
4 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Coaching
5 1 (5.88%) Component Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (5.88%) Data Ingestion
5 1 (5.88%) Front End Development
5 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.88%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) Java
1 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
1 3 (17.65%) SQL
2 2 (11.76%) Perl
3 1 (5.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
1 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) ISEB
2 1 (5.88%) ISTQB
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) Docker
2 1 (5.88%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) Tivoli
2 1 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (5.88%) Mesos
2 1 (5.88%) MOM
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) IBM
2 2 (11.76%) Informatica
2 2 (11.76%) TIBCO
3 1 (5.88%) Cognizant
3 1 (5.88%) Fujitsu
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle
3 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.88%) Talend