The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 24 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
England / South West
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 107 106 108
Rank change year-on-year -1 +2  
Contract jobs citing Middleware 29 35 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.08% 1.17% 1.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.01% 4.45% 4.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 9 22
Median daily rate £515 £550 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.36% +29.41%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £394 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £563 £519
UK excluding London median daily rate £489 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +8.61% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £39.00
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 the South West with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 724 786 794
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 27.05% 26.38% 25.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 445 541 551
Median daily rate £350 £350 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -2.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £475 £426
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 20 36
Median hourly rate £47.50 £38.75 £38.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.58% -0.05%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £20.39 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £55.00
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 the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 the South West

Middleware
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Middleware in the South West

Middleware
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Middleware in the South West over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Middleware in the South West

Middleware
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Middleware in the South West

Middleware
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware within the South West region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire +16 22 £544 -1.13% 1
Bristol +2 6 £456 - 2
Middleware
England

For the 6 months to 24 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 South West region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 23 (36.51%) Finance
1 23 (36.51%) Security Cleared
2 22 (34.92%) Linux
3 21 (33.33%) Oracle
4 20 (31.75%) SC Cleared
5 17 (26.98%) Web Services
6 16 (25.40%) Oracle Fusion
7 14 (22.22%) RESTful
7 14 (22.22%) SOA
8 13 (20.63%) WebLogic
8 13 (20.63%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (19.05%) Enterprise Architecture
10 11 (17.46%) Unix
10 11 (17.46%) Red Hat
10 11 (17.46%) Business Intelligence
10 11 (17.46%) Oracle Database
10 11 (17.46%) DevOps
11 10 (15.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 10 (15.87%) Oracle Database 11g
11 10 (15.87%) Data Warehouse
11 10 (15.87%) ITIL
12 9 (14.29%) Data Modelling
12 9 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
13 8 (12.70%) Oracle APEX
13 8 (12.70%) Microsoft
13 8 (12.70%) SQL
13 8 (12.70%) OAuth2
13 8 (12.70%) Oracle Linux
14 7 (11.11%) BPMN
14 7 (11.11%) Service Design

Middleware
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 13 (20.63%) WebLogic
2 6 (9.52%) JBoss
2 6 (9.52%) WebSphere
3 5 (7.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (6.35%) GeoServer
5 3 (4.76%) Alfresco
6 2 (3.17%) Apache
7 1 (1.59%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 2 (3.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (6.35%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (3.17%) Oracle 11i
2 2 (3.17%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.59%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.76%) Kerberos
2 2 (3.17%) IPsec
2 2 (3.17%) LDAP
2 2 (3.17%) Network Security
2 2 (3.17%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (17.46%) Oracle Database
2 10 (15.87%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (15.87%) Oracle Database 11g
3 9 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
4 5 (7.94%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 5 (7.94%) Oracle Database 12c
5 4 (6.35%) Oracle Discoverer
5 4 (6.35%) SQL Server
6 3 (4.76%) Oracle OWB
7 2 (3.17%) Hadoop
7 2 (3.17%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (12.70%) Oracle APEX
2 4 (6.35%) Git (software)
2 4 (6.35%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (6.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (6.35%) TeamCity
3 3 (4.76%) Talend Open Studio
4 2 (3.17%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.17%) JIRA
4 2 (3.17%) Toad
General
1 23 (36.51%) Finance
2 7 (11.11%) Banking
3 6 (9.52%) Retail
4 2 (3.17%) Local Government
5 1 (1.59%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.59%) Electronics
5 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.59%) Marketing
5 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (31.75%) Developer
2 18 (28.57%) Architect
3 13 (20.63%) Technical Architect
4 9 (14.29%) Oracle Developer
5 7 (11.11%) Administrator
5 7 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
5 7 (11.11%) Technical Solutions Architect
6 6 (9.52%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (7.94%) Data Modeller
7 5 (7.94%) DBA
7 5 (7.94%) Oracle DBA
8 4 (6.35%) Java Developer
9 3 (4.76%) BPM Developer
9 3 (4.76%) Integration Architect
9 3 (4.76%) Lead Developer
9 3 (4.76%) Middleware Architect
9 3 (4.76%) Project Manager
9 3 (4.76%) Senior Architect
10 2 (3.17%) Enterprise Integration Architect
10 2 (3.17%) Senior Middleware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (26.98%) Web Services
2 16 (25.40%) Oracle Fusion
3 14 (22.22%) RESTful
4 8 (12.70%) OAuth2
5 7 (11.11%) SOAP
6 6 (9.52%) REST
7 5 (7.94%) Ajax
7 5 (7.94%) CSS
7 5 (7.94%) HTML
7 5 (7.94%) jQuery
8 4 (6.35%) WebCenter
8 4 (6.35%) XML
9 3 (4.76%) J2EE
10 2 (3.17%) RabbitMQ
10 2 (3.17%) Spring
10 2 (3.17%) XML Schema
11 1 (1.59%) Ext JS
11 1 (1.59%) IBM Integration Bus
11 1 (1.59%) JSON
11 1 (1.59%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.35%) DataPower
1 4 (6.35%) RIA
2 3 (4.76%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.76%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.17%) Clustering
3 2 (3.17%) Fat Client
3 2 (3.17%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (3.17%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.59%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 22 (34.92%) Linux
2 11 (17.46%) Unix
3 10 (15.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (12.70%) Oracle Linux
5 5 (7.94%) Windows
6 4 (6.35%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.59%) AIX
7 1 (1.59%) CentOS
7 1 (1.59%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (22.22%) SOA
2 13 (20.63%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (19.05%) Enterprise Architecture
4 11 (17.46%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (17.46%) DevOps
5 10 (15.87%) ITIL
6 9 (14.29%) Data Modelling
7 7 (11.11%) BPMN
7 7 (11.11%) Service Design
7 7 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (9.52%) Technical Architecture
8 6 (9.52%) Workflow
9 5 (7.94%) Business Process Modelling
9 5 (7.94%) Project Management
9 5 (7.94%) Service Management
10 4 (6.35%) Business Continuity
10 4 (6.35%) Data Integration
10 4 (6.35%) UML
10 4 (6.35%) User Stories
11 3 (4.76%) BPR
Programming Languages
1 8 (12.70%) SQL
2 7 (11.11%) PL/SQL
2 7 (11.11%) Shell Script
3 6 (9.52%) JavaScript
4 4 (6.35%) Java
5 2 (3.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 23 (36.51%) Security Cleared
2 20 (31.75%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.76%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (4.76%) Degree
4 2 (3.17%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.17%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (1.59%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.59%) RHCE
5 1 (1.59%) RHCSS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.35%) GDPR
1 4 (6.35%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.17%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (3.17%) JSP 440
3 1 (1.59%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (11.11%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (6.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.17%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.17%) GFS2
3 2 (3.17%) OCFS2
Systems Management
1 6 (9.52%) vRealize
2 4 (6.35%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (4.76%) Data Guard
4 2 (3.17%) Ansible
4 2 (3.17%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 2 (3.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (1.59%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.59%) Puppet
Vendors
1 21 (33.33%) Oracle
2 11 (17.46%) Red Hat
3 8 (12.70%) Microsoft
4 5 (7.94%) IBM
4 5 (7.94%) VMware
4 5 (7.94%) webMethods
5 3 (4.76%) ClickSoftware Technologies
5 3 (4.76%) Talend
5 3 (4.76%) TIBCO
6 2 (3.17%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (3.17%) SAP
6 2 (3.17%) Software AG
7 1 (1.59%) Civica
7 1 (1.59%) Sencha
7 1 (1.59%) Unisys
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