The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton 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 28 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.

Middleware
Hampshire / Southampton
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 31 48
Rank change year-on-year -2 +17  
Contract jobs citing Middleware 3 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 1.16% 2.47% 1.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.35% 8.05% 5.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 6
Median daily rate £525 £600 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +38.72%  
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 Southampton with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Southampton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 69 87 137
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 26.64% 30.74% 31.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 54 76
Median daily rate £325 £350 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% -7.89%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Median hourly rate £42.50 £13.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +226.92% -42.22%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.57% +5.55%  

Middleware
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Southampton 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 Southampton

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Middleware in Southampton

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Middleware in Southampton

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Top 14 Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 28 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 Southampton region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) Workflow
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (66.67%) REST
1 2 (66.67%) Microservices
1 2 (66.67%) Prototyping
1 2 (66.67%) Geospatial Data
2 1 (33.33%) User Stories
2 1 (33.33%) JSON
2 1 (33.33%) Wealth Management
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) .NET

Middleware
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Geospatial Data
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) C# Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) REST
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) JSON
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Microservices
1 2 (66.67%) Prototyping
1 2 (66.67%) Workflow
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) User Stories
2 1 (33.33%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Southampton, Hampshire
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