Period
to 25 May 2018

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 6 months to 25 May 2018 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
Hampshire > Portsmouth
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 33 36 28
Rank change year-on-year +3 -8 -2
Contract jobs citing Middleware 6 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 1.98% 1.03% 4.00%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.50% 3.61% 13.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 3
Portsmouth median daily rate £505 £388 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.32% +19.23% -27.78%
10th Percentile £485 £369 £283
90th Percentile £567 £406 £353
Hampshire median daily rate £485 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +7.78% +5.88% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Portsmouth median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire 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 Portsmouth with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Portsmouth
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 80 83 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 26.40% 28.42% 29.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 48 55
Portsmouth median daily rate £350 £388 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.68% +4.73% +13.41%
10th Percentile £250 £263 £278
90th Percentile £485 £494 £493
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 5
Portsmouth median hourly rate £45.00 £43.50 £47.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.45% -9.05% +59.43%
10th Percentile £41.75 £41.16 £27.30
90th Percentile £47.50 £46.50 £57.50
Hampshire median hourly rate £45.00 £43.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year +4.05% +1.76% +21.43%

Middleware
Job Vacancy Trend in Portsmouth

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

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware in Portsmouth.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Middleware in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 25 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Middleware also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Portsmouth region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
1 3 (50.00%) AIX
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Perl
2 2 (33.33%) SOA
2 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Time Management
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Clusterware
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (16.67%) Docker
3 1 (16.67%) User Experience
3 1 (16.67%) Kafka
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (16.67%) Storage Virtualisation
3 1 (16.67%) Security Monitoring
3 1 (16.67%) Hyperledger
3 1 (16.67%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (16.67%) IT Strategy
3 1 (16.67%) Decision-Making
3 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (16.67%) CouchDB
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (16.67%) hybris
3 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (16.67%) SWIFT

Middleware
Co-occurring 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 2 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (16.67%) Hyperledger
2 1 (16.67%) IBM HTTP Server
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (16.67%) CouchDB
2 1 (16.67%) DB2
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Architect
1 2 (33.33%) DBA
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Applications DBA
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle DBA
1 2 (33.33%) Senior DBA
1 2 (33.33%) Senior Oracle DBA
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Migration Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (16.67%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Linux Command Line
1 1 (16.67%) SWIFT
1 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) AIX
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Migration
1 2 (33.33%) SOA
1 2 (33.33%) Time Management
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (16.67%) Decision-Making
2 1 (16.67%) E-business
2 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
2 1 (16.67%) IT Strategy
2 1 (16.67%) Network Design
2 1 (16.67%) Security Monitoring
2 1 (16.67%) Storage Virtualisation
2 1 (16.67%) TOGAF
2 1 (16.67%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (16.67%) C
2 1 (16.67%) Korn
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Clusterware
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (16.67%) Docker
2 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Adobe
3 1 (16.67%) hybris
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft