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 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
Hampshire / Portsmouth
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 26 -
Rank change year-on-year +3 -  
Contract jobs citing Middleware 8 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 5.00% 2.05% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.55% 7.89% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 0
Median daily rate £388 £338 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.81% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £495 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +10.00% -  
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 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 55 38 13
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 34.38% 26.03% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 33 12
Median daily rate £325 £320 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.56% -5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £486 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 £44.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.12% -  
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 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 Daily Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Middleware in Portsmouth over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 26 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 Portsmouth region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 5 (55.56%) Oracle
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle BI EE
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle Database
3 3 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database 12c
3 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (33.33%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (33.33%) WebLogic
3 3 (33.33%) Solaris
3 3 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (33.33%) Finance
3 3 (33.33%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (33.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (33.33%) RDBMS
4 2 (22.22%) IBM
4 2 (22.22%) Perl
4 2 (22.22%) SOA
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle Service Bus
4 2 (22.22%) SWIFT
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle ODI
4 2 (22.22%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (22.22%) Banking
4 2 (22.22%) Local Government
4 2 (22.22%) Korn
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle Utilities
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle Fusion

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 3 (33.33%) WebLogic
2 2 (22.22%) IBM HTTP Server
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle Service Bus
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
3 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle Utilities
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Applications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle BI EE
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle Database
3 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database 12c
3 3 (33.33%) RDBMS
3 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle ODI
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Banking
2 2 (22.22%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) DBA
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle DBA
2 2 (22.22%) Applications Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Middleware Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Middleware Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) E-Business Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Applications DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (22.22%) SOA
3 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) Korn
2 2 (22.22%) Perl
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) IBM