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 3 months to 25 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Middleware
South East / West Sussex
Rank 62 58 55
Rank change year-on-year -4 -3  
Contract jobs citing Middleware 2 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 0.38% 1.34% 0.96%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.14% 3.81% 3.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 3
Median daily rate £513 £550 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.81% +37.50%  
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 West Sussex with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
West Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 176 210 146
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 33.65% 35.06% 27.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 103 99
Median daily rate £468 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.57% -12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £498 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 4
Median hourly rate £50.00 £27.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +81.81% -31.25%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

Middleware
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Sussex 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 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
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 3 months to 25 March 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
Worthing +15 2 £513 -6.81%
Middleware
South East

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 25 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 11 (91.67%) Oracle
1 11 (91.67%) WebLogic
2 7 (58.33%) WebCenter
3 6 (50.00%) High Availability
3 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (50.00%) Perl
4 5 (41.67%) Apache
4 5 (41.67%) Unix
4 5 (41.67%) Solaris
4 5 (41.67%) E-Commerce
4 5 (41.67%) Red Hat
4 5 (41.67%) Oracle Database
5 4 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
5 4 (33.33%) Oracle BPM
5 4 (33.33%) SOA
5 4 (33.33%) Linux
5 4 (33.33%) Tomcat
5 4 (33.33%) J2EE
5 4 (33.33%) Java
5 4 (33.33%) SOAP
5 4 (33.33%) Web Services
6 3 (25.00%) ITIL
6 3 (25.00%) EJB
6 3 (25.00%) JMS
6 3 (25.00%) Internet
6 3 (25.00%) Service Management
6 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (25.00%) REST
6 3 (25.00%) EJB 3.0

Middleware
Top Related 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 11 (91.67%) WebLogic
2 5 (41.67%) Apache
3 4 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (33.33%) Tomcat
4 3 (25.00%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (8.33%) SAP CRM
2 1 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (8.33%) SAP PSCD
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) Internet
2 2 (16.67%) DNS
2 2 (16.67%) LDAP
2 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle Database
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (16.67%) RDBMS
3 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
4 1 (8.33%) SAP BW
General
1 1 (8.33%) Electronics
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
1 1 (8.33%) Marketing
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Applications Support
2 5 (41.67%) Applications Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Applications Support Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Middleware Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Support Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Web Applications Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Web Applications Support
2 5 (41.67%) Web Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Web Support Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) Developer
3 4 (33.33%) Middleware Developer
3 4 (33.33%) Oracle Developer
3 4 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Developer
3 4 (33.33%) SOA Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) CRM Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) SAP Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) SAP CRM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) WebCenter
2 4 (33.33%) J2EE
2 4 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
2 4 (33.33%) SOAP
2 4 (33.33%) Web Services
3 3 (25.00%) EJB
3 3 (25.00%) EJB 3.0
3 3 (25.00%) JMS
3 3 (25.00%) REST
4 1 (8.33%) RESTful
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Solaris
1 5 (41.67%) Unix
2 4 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) High Availability
2 5 (41.67%) E-Commerce
3 4 (33.33%) SOA
4 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (25.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
4 3 (25.00%) ITIL
4 3 (25.00%) SDLC
4 3 (25.00%) Service Management
4 3 (25.00%) Workflow
5 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (8.33%) Case Management
5 1 (8.33%) CRM
5 1 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (8.33%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Process Improvement
5 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
5 1 (8.33%) Prototyping
5 1 (8.33%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (50.00%) Perl
2 4 (33.33%) Java
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) Oracle
2 5 (41.67%) Red Hat
3 2 (16.67%) F5
3 2 (16.67%) FatWire
3 2 (16.67%) SAP