Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Preston 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 20 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
Lancashire > Preston
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 21 26
Rank change year-on-year -2 +5 -
Contract jobs citing Middleware 8 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Preston 3.88% 1.52% 1.52%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 26.67% 6.06% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 3
Preston median daily rate £485 £455 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.59% -17.27% -
10th Percentile £417 £443 £525
90th Percentile £575 £468 £575
Lancashire median daily rate £485 £415 £550
% change year-on-year +16.87% -24.55% +173.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Preston median hourly rate - - -
Lancashire median hourly rate - - -

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Preston
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 30 33 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Preston 14.56% 25.00% 22.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 18 22
Preston median daily rate £425 £330 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.79% -21.43% -6.67%
10th Percentile £328 £270 £210
90th Percentile £566 £447 £575
Lancashire median daily rate £400 £366 £425
% change year-on-year +9.22% -13.82% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 7
Preston median hourly rate £42.50 £31.25 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.00% -23.78% +69.42%
10th Percentile £39.13 £24.50 £30.10
90th Percentile £44.00 £43.18 £47.33
Lancashire median hourly rate £42.50 £38.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +10.39% -3.75% +13.73%

Middleware
Job Vacancy Trend in Preston

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

Job vacancy trend for Middleware in Preston

Middleware
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Preston

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Middleware in Preston

Middleware
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Preston

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Middleware in Preston over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Middleware in Preston

For the 6 months to 20 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 Preston region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 6 (75.00%) Windows
1 6 (75.00%) Linux
2 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
3 4 (50.00%) AIX
3 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (37.50%) Puppet
4 3 (37.50%) Ansible
4 3 (37.50%) DevOps
4 3 (37.50%) DNS
4 3 (37.50%) HPUX
4 3 (37.50%) Solaris
4 3 (37.50%) Migration
4 3 (37.50%) Mainframe
5 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (25.00%) Tomcat
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (25.00%) Terraform
5 2 (25.00%) Release Automation
5 2 (25.00%) Docker
5 2 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (25.00%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (25.00%) Kubernetes
5 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
5 2 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
6 1 (12.50%) PaaS

Middleware
Co-occurring IT Skills in Preston 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 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (25.00%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (25.00%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (12.50%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle APEX
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Architect
1 2 (25.00%) AWS DevOps
1 2 (25.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) AWS Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (12.50%) AIX Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Backup Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) DBA
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Mainframe
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Linux
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) AIX
3 3 (37.50%) HPUX
3 3 (37.50%) Solaris
4 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) DevOps
1 3 (37.50%) Migration
2 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (25.00%) Release Automation
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 1 (12.50%) Runbook
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) Docker
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Ansible
1 3 (37.50%) Puppet
2 2 (25.00%) Kubernetes
2 2 (25.00%) Terraform
3 1 (12.50%) Data Guard
3 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Salt
3 1 (12.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) IBM
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle
1 1 (12.50%) VMware