Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 21 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
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 42 38
Rank change year-on-year +9 -4 -
Contract jobs citing Middleware 2 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 0.78% 0.94% 0.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.28% 3.51% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Staffordshire median daily rate £369 - £513
10th Percentile £329 - £414
90th Percentile £403 - £601
West Midlands median daily rate £555 £440 £575
% change year-on-year +26.14% -23.48% +35.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £41.00 £23.00 -
% change year-on-year +78.26% - -

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Staffordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 61 114 126
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 23.64% 26.82% 42.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 74 86
Staffordshire median daily rate £350 £345 £354
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.45% -2.47% +10.55%
10th Percentile £275 £266 £263
90th Percentile £426 £466 £430
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Staffordshire median hourly rate £45.00 - £8.00
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.58 £23.00 £28.69
% change year-on-year +32.96% -19.83% +4.33%

Middleware
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Middleware in Staffordshire

Middleware
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Middleware in Staffordshire

Middleware
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware within the Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent +2 2 £369 -
Middleware
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) JSF
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) RESTful
2 1 (50.00%) Xamarin
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Development
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Secure Coding
2 1 (50.00%) SOLID
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) JBoss
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB
2 1 (50.00%) .NET

Middleware
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 1 (50.00%) JBoss
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (50.00%) JSF
2 1 (50.00%) RESTful
2 1 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Development
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Secure Coding
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) SOLID
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Xamarin