Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 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
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 60 57
Rank change year-on-year -25 -3 +7
Contract jobs citing Middleware 8 27 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 0.76% 2.15% 2.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.64% 6.41% 7.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 18 10
West Sussex median daily rate £275 £370 £354
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.68% +4.59% -37.94%
10th Percentile £238 £355 £313
90th Percentile £450 £512 £447
South East median daily rate £430 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -9.42% +5.56% -3.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Sussex median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £50.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year - +85.19% -50.91%

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
West Sussex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 303 421 439
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 28.97% 33.52% 36.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 221 290
West Sussex median daily rate £446 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.84% +9.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £305 £308 £299
90th Percentile £620 £538 £550
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +6.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 4 13
West Sussex median hourly rate £45.00 £43.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +14.67% -11.76%
10th Percentile £42.50 £36.08 £33.20
90th Percentile £51.00 £46.60 £50.00
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +9.76% +9.33% +15.38%

Middleware
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for Middleware in West Sussex

Middleware
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Middleware in West Sussex

Middleware
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Middleware in West Sussex

Middleware
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware within the West Sussex region over the 6 months to 20 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
Crawley -6 3 £275 -25.68%
Worthing -6 2 £436 -
East Grinstead +5 1 £425 -19.05%
Middleware
South East

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 West Sussex region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 8 (100.00%) SQL
2 7 (87.50%) Oracle
3 6 (75.00%) Java
3 6 (75.00%) Migration
4 5 (62.50%) MVC
4 5 (62.50%) Hibernate
4 5 (62.50%) Subversion
4 5 (62.50%) Spring
4 5 (62.50%) Maven
4 5 (62.50%) XSLT
4 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
4 5 (62.50%) SOAP
4 5 (62.50%) Web Services
4 5 (62.50%) XML
4 5 (62.50%) REST
5 4 (50.00%) HP
5 4 (50.00%) Eclipse
5 4 (50.00%) Tomcat
5 4 (50.00%) Northgate
5 4 (50.00%) XPath
5 4 (50.00%) JSON
5 4 (50.00%) Finance
6 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (25.00%) VMware
6 2 (25.00%) JIRA
6 2 (25.00%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (25.00%) Windows
6 2 (25.00%) Linux
6 2 (25.00%) ITIL
6 2 (25.00%) Microsoft

Middleware
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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 4 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (25.00%) Confluence
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (12.50%) IIS
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (12.50%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
1 1 (12.50%) IPv4
1 1 (12.50%) IPv6
1 1 (12.50%) MPLS
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
1 1 (12.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (12.50%) Redis
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Maven
1 5 (62.50%) Subversion
2 4 (50.00%) Eclipse
3 2 (25.00%) JIRA
3 2 (25.00%) SoapUI
4 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
4 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Integration Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Systems Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) Hibernate
1 5 (62.50%) REST
1 5 (62.50%) SOAP
1 5 (62.50%) Spring
1 5 (62.50%) Web Services
1 5 (62.50%) XML
1 5 (62.50%) XSLT
2 4 (50.00%) JSON
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (12.50%) EclipseLink
4 1 (12.50%) EJB
4 1 (12.50%) EJB 3.0
4 1 (12.50%) JMS
4 1 (12.50%) JPA
4 1 (12.50%) LAMP
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle ADF
4 1 (12.50%) SAP Basis
4 1 (12.50%) Spring Boot
4 1 (12.50%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Migration
2 5 (62.50%) MVC
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Coaching
3 2 (25.00%) DevOps
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (25.00%) SOA
4 1 (12.50%) Acceptance Criteria
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) Converged Infrastructure
4 1 (12.50%) Event-Driven Architecture
4 1 (12.50%) Matrix Organization
4 1 (12.50%) Process Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) Re-Platforming
4 1 (12.50%) Scenario Testing
4 1 (12.50%) SDLC
4 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
4 1 (12.50%) Test Planning
4 1 (12.50%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
2 6 (75.00%) Java
3 4 (50.00%) XPath
4 1 (12.50%) C
4 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (12.50%) vSphere
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Oracle
2 4 (50.00%) HP
2 4 (50.00%) Northgate
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (12.50%) Atlassian
4 1 (12.50%) SAP