Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 18 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
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 98 105
Rank change year-on-year 0 +7 -60
Contract jobs citing Middleware 7 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.57% 0.63% 0.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.58% 1.51% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Oxfordshire median daily rate £473 - £363
10th Percentile £461 - £319
90th Percentile £484 - £416
South East median daily rate £431 £468 £450
% change year-on-year -7.91% +3.89% -1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £50.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year - +85.19% -50.91%

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Oxfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 442 529 504
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 35.70% 41.43% 37.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 361 387 396
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £325 £312 £260
90th Percentile £590 £575 £520
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +6.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 9
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - £21.25 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -5.56% +29.31%
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +9.76% +9.33% +15.38%

Middleware
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Middleware in Oxfordshire

Middleware
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Middleware in Oxfordshire

Middleware
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware in Oxfordshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Middleware in Oxfordshire

Middleware
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 18 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
Oxford - 5 - - 1
Banbury - 1 £473 -
Kidlington - 1 - -
Middleware
South East

For the 6 months to 18 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 6 (85.71%) IIS
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
1 6 (85.71%) Linux
1 6 (85.71%) DNS
1 6 (85.71%) Windows Server
2 5 (71.43%) Docker
2 5 (71.43%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (71.43%) Open Source
2 5 (71.43%) DevOps
2 5 (71.43%) Google Cloud Platform
2 5 (71.43%) Kubernetes
2 5 (71.43%) Continuous Delivery
2 5 (71.43%) Configuration Management
2 5 (71.43%) Apache
2 5 (71.43%) LAMP
2 5 (71.43%) JIRA
2 5 (71.43%) Computer Science
2 5 (71.43%) PaaS
2 5 (71.43%) Test Automation
2 5 (71.43%) Jenkins
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (57.14%) Google
3 4 (57.14%) Change Management
3 4 (57.14%) SLA
3 4 (57.14%) Ansible
4 3 (42.86%) Docker Swarm
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
5 2 (28.57%) Web Services
5 2 (28.57%) Java
5 2 (28.57%) SQL

Middleware
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 (85.71%) IIS
2 5 (71.43%) Apache
3 1 (14.29%) OpenStack
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (14.29%) WebLogic
3 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (71.43%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (71.43%) Google Cloud Platform
1 5 (71.43%) PaaS
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) DHCP
2 1 (14.29%) Network Security
2 1 (14.29%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Jenkins
1 5 (71.43%) JIRA
2 1 (14.29%) JMeter
2 1 (14.29%) JUnit
2 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) BPM Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior DevOps
2 1 (14.29%) Senior DevOps Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) SOA Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) LAMP
2 2 (28.57%) Web Services
3 1 (14.29%) .NET
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
3 1 (14.29%) J2EE
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (14.29%) XML
3 1 (14.29%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Fintech
2 1 (14.29%) NHS
2 1 (14.29%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Linux
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
1 6 (85.71%) Windows Server
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Configuration Management
1 5 (71.43%) Continuous Delivery
1 5 (71.43%) DevOps
1 5 (71.43%) Open Source
1 5 (71.43%) Test Automation
2 4 (57.14%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) BPEL
3 1 (14.29%) BPMN
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) SOA
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Java
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) C
2 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) SLA
2 1 (14.29%) GCP
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Docker
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) vSphere
2 1 (14.29%) XenApp
2 1 (14.29%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) Kubernetes
2 4 (57.14%) Ansible
3 3 (42.86%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (14.29%) NetBackup
4 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (14.29%) Puppet
4 1 (14.29%) SCCM
4 1 (14.29%) SCOM
4 1 (14.29%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Google
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix
3 1 (14.29%) CommVault
3 1 (14.29%) F5
3 1 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) McAfee
3 1 (14.29%) NetApp
3 1 (14.29%) New Relic
3 1 (14.29%) VMware