Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 23 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
UK > Wales
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 92 96
Rank change year-on-year +11 +4 0
Contract jobs citing Middleware 10 12 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.84% 0.85% 1.52%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.65% 2.96% 4.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 21
Wales median daily rate £455 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.21% +18.75% -0.62%
10th Percentile £375 £375 £338
90th Percentile £573 £525 £513
UK median daily rate £513 £473 £450
% change year-on-year +8.47% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £36.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% -5.26% +24.59%

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 378 406 537
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 31.82% 28.63% 32.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 299 425
Wales median daily rate £400 £438 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.57% +21.53% +2.86%
10th Percentile £250 £299 £241
90th Percentile £550 £575 £475
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 15
Wales median hourly rate £23.14 £21.50 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.63% -27.12% +31.11%
10th Percentile £21.87 £21.50 £9.00
90th Percentile £24.42 £21.50 £59.15
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +8.70%

Middleware
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Middleware in Wales

Middleware
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Middleware in Wales

Middleware
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Middleware in Wales over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Middleware in Wales

Middleware
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Middleware in Wales

Middleware
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware within the Wales region over the 6 months to 23 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
South Wales +8 6 £450 -5.26%
Middleware
UK

For the 6 months to 23 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 Wales region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 6 (60.00%) XML
2 5 (50.00%) MQSeries
2 5 (50.00%) EDI
2 5 (50.00%) ERP
2 5 (50.00%) Manufacturing
3 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (30.00%) Java
4 3 (30.00%) Oracle
4 3 (30.00%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (20.00%) Linux
5 2 (20.00%) .NET
5 2 (20.00%) IBM
5 2 (20.00%) Migration
5 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
5 2 (20.00%) JIRA
5 2 (20.00%) Scala
5 2 (20.00%) Confluence
5 2 (20.00%) Puppet
5 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
5 2 (20.00%) DevOps
5 2 (20.00%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (20.00%) Virtual Team
6 1 (10.00%) Salt
6 1 (10.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 1 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (10.00%) Server Hardening
6 1 (10.00%) Vagrant
6 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef

Middleware
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 5 (50.00%) MQSeries
2 2 (20.00%) Confluence
3 1 (10.00%) SAS
3 1 (10.00%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (10.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
1 1 (10.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (20.00%) JIRA
2 1 (10.00%) Ant
2 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (10.00%) Maven
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (10.00%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (10.00%) Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
1 5 (50.00%) Business Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) EDI Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) EDI Business Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Developer
4 2 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Java Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Java Middleware Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Java Scala Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Messaging Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Middleware Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Scala Developer
4 2 (20.00%) XML Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Business Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) XML
2 5 (50.00%) EDI
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (20.00%) .NET
5 1 (10.00%) Apache FOP
5 1 (10.00%) CSS
5 1 (10.00%) HTML
5 1 (10.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) AIX
2 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) ERP
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) DevOps
3 2 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Server Hardening
4 1 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) Scala
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) Perl
3 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Docker
1 1 (10.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Puppet
2 1 (10.00%) Ansible
2 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (10.00%) Salt
2 1 (10.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) IBM
3 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (10.00%) Remedy