The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 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 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Middleware
Hampshire / Portsmouth
Rank 26 13 19
Rank change year-on-year -13 +6  
Contract jobs citing Middleware 1 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 0.63% 4.81% 1.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.17% 20.83% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £275 -
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 Portsmouth with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Portsmouth
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 46 24 19
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 28.75% 23.08% 20.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 16 11
Median daily rate £325 £325 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.83%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £340
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 4
Median hourly rate £43.00 - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

Middleware
Job Vacancy Trend in Portsmouth

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Portsmouth 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 Portsmouth

Middleware
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Middleware in Portsmouth

Middleware
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Middleware in Portsmouth

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 26 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 Portsmouth region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Citrix
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
1 3 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (50.00%) SWIFT
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) AIX
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) DB2
3 1 (25.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) Solaris
3 1 (25.00%) Veritas
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (25.00%) Tivoli
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (25.00%) Intel
3 1 (25.00%) Local Government
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth 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 1 (25.00%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle EBS R12
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) DB2
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Test Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) DBA
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) AIX
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (25.00%) Project Management
1 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (25.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (25.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Citrix
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) IBM
3 1 (25.00%) Intel
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (25.00%) Veritas