Period
to 16 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 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 16 October 2018 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 West > Wiltshire
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 53 77 62
Rank change year-on-year +24 -15 +4
Contract jobs citing Middleware 57 15 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 3.64% 1.20% 2.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.28% 5.64% 8.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 11 24
Wiltshire median daily rate £450 £550 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.18% +7.32% +7.89%
10th Percentile £350 £500 £443
90th Percentile £688 £650 £698
South West median daily rate £450 £500 £500
% change year-on-year -10.04% +0.05% +9.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wiltshire median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £67.50 £52.50 -
% change year-on-year +28.57% - -

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Wiltshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 373 266 314
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 23.82% 21.25% 25.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 183 219
Wiltshire median daily rate £450 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +2.74% +0.69%
10th Percentile £325 £291 £286
90th Percentile £653 £575 £575
South West median daily rate £425 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +13.33% +3.45% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 2 4
Wiltshire median hourly rate £43.50 £39.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.54% +81.40% -33.85%
10th Percentile £38.02 £36.65 £18.50
90th Percentile £48.05 £40.55 £34.63
South West median hourly rate £44.50 £45.00 £38.13
% change year-on-year -1.11% +18.03% -10.29%

Middleware
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Middleware in Wiltshire

Middleware
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Middleware in Wiltshire

Middleware
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Middleware in Wiltshire over the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Middleware in Wiltshire

Middleware
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Middleware in Wiltshire

Middleware
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware within the Wiltshire region over the 6 months to 16 October 2018. 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
Swindon +28 55 £450 -18.18% 7
Chippenham - 1 £400 -
Middleware
South West

For the 6 months to 16 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Middleware also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Wiltshire region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 18 (31.58%) Finance
1 18 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (31.58%) REST
2 15 (26.32%) DataPower
3 13 (22.81%) Jenkins
3 13 (22.81%) Microservices
3 13 (22.81%) IBM
3 13 (22.81%) SQL
4 12 (21.05%) Banking
4 12 (21.05%) Performance Engineering
5 11 (19.30%) Java
6 10 (17.54%) Linux
6 10 (17.54%) Performance Testing
6 10 (17.54%) Git (software)
6 10 (17.54%) Test Automation
7 9 (15.79%) Unix
8 8 (14.04%) Oracle
8 8 (14.04%) SOAP
8 8 (14.04%) DevOps
9 7 (12.28%) Node.js
9 7 (12.28%) Waterfall
9 7 (12.28%) Web Services
9 7 (12.28%) XML
9 7 (12.28%) AIX
10 6 (10.53%) Python
10 6 (10.53%) SOA
10 6 (10.53%) C#
10 6 (10.53%) JIRA
10 6 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (10.53%) Oracle EBS

Middleware
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 6 (10.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (7.02%) Oracle Workflow
2 4 (7.02%) WebSphere
3 3 (5.26%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (3.51%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (3.51%) MQSeries
5 1 (1.75%) IIS
Business Applications
1 6 (10.53%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (7.02%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (7.02%) Oracle Payables
2 4 (7.02%) Oracle Receivables
3 3 (5.26%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 2 (3.51%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.02%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (7.02%) OpenShift
2 1 (1.75%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.02%) DHCP
1 4 (7.02%) DNS
1 4 (7.02%) Firewall
1 4 (7.02%) HTTP
2 3 (5.26%) Internet
3 2 (3.51%) Kerberos
4 1 (1.75%) Bluetooth
4 1 (1.75%) Software-Defined Radio
4 1 (1.75%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.75%) ZigBee
4 1 (1.75%) Z-Wave
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.02%) Oracle Database
1 4 (7.02%) Oracle Database 12c
2 3 (5.26%) DB2
3 2 (3.51%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 13 (22.81%) Jenkins
2 10 (17.54%) Git (software)
3 6 (10.53%) JIRA
4 5 (8.77%) JMeter
5 4 (7.02%) Gerrit
5 4 (7.02%) SoapUI
6 2 (3.51%) Ant
6 2 (3.51%) Fiddler
6 2 (3.51%) LoadRunner
7 1 (1.75%) Artifactory
7 1 (1.75%) HP UFT
7 1 (1.75%) IBM UrbanCode
7 1 (1.75%) Rational Team Concert
General
1 18 (31.58%) Finance
2 12 (21.05%) Banking
3 4 (7.02%) General Ledger
4 1 (1.75%) Law
4 1 (1.75%) Retail
4 1 (1.75%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (29.82%) Architect
2 11 (19.30%) Developer
3 9 (15.79%) Test Leader
4 8 (14.04%) Performance Test Leader
5 7 (12.28%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (10.53%) Integration Architect
7 4 (7.02%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 4 (7.02%) Oracle Developer
7 4 (7.02%) Systems Developer
7 4 (7.02%) Technical Architect
7 4 (7.02%) Technical Solutions Architect
8 3 (5.26%) E-Business Developer
8 3 (5.26%) Middleware Architect
8 3 (5.26%) Node.js Developer
9 2 (3.51%) Designer
9 2 (3.51%) DevOps Engineer
9 2 (3.51%) Java Developer
9 2 (3.51%) Kubernetes Specialist
9 2 (3.51%) Performance Engineer
9 2 (3.51%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (31.58%) REST
2 8 (14.04%) SOAP
3 7 (12.28%) Node.js
3 7 (12.28%) Web Services
3 7 (12.28%) XML
4 6 (10.53%) Oracle Fusion
5 5 (8.77%) .NET
6 4 (7.02%) IBM Integration Bus
6 4 (7.02%) JSON
6 4 (7.02%) XSD
7 3 (5.26%) WebSphere MQ
7 3 (5.26%) WSDL
7 3 (5.26%) XML Schema
8 2 (3.51%) SAML
9 1 (1.75%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 15 (26.32%) DataPower
2 3 (5.26%) Mobile App
2 3 (5.26%) Online Banking
2 3 (5.26%) SWIFT
3 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.75%) Clustering
3 1 (1.75%) CMDB
3 1 (1.75%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.75%) Raspberry Pi
3 1 (1.75%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (1.75%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 10 (17.54%) Linux
2 9 (15.79%) Unix
3 7 (12.28%) AIX
4 4 (7.02%) Solaris
4 4 (7.02%) Windows
5 2 (3.51%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.75%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.75%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (22.81%) Microservices
3 12 (21.05%) Performance Engineering
4 10 (17.54%) Performance Testing
4 10 (17.54%) Test Automation
5 8 (14.04%) DevOps
6 7 (12.28%) Waterfall
7 6 (10.53%) SOA
7 6 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (8.77%) BPMN
8 5 (8.77%) Enterprise Architecture
8 5 (8.77%) Process Improvement
8 5 (8.77%) UML
9 4 (7.02%) Business Continuity
9 4 (7.02%) Load Balancing
9 4 (7.02%) Software Delivery
9 4 (7.02%) Workflow
10 3 (5.26%) Migration
10 3 (5.26%) Process Management
10 3 (5.26%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 13 (22.81%) SQL
2 11 (19.30%) Java
3 6 (10.53%) C#
3 6 (10.53%) Python
4 4 (7.02%) C++
4 4 (7.02%) PL/SQL
4 4 (7.02%) Shell Script
4 4 (7.02%) VB
5 2 (3.51%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.51%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.75%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.75%) C
6 1 (1.75%) Groovy
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) GDPR
1 2 (3.51%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.75%) DO-178B
2 1 (1.75%) IEC 61508
2 1 (1.75%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (7.02%) Active Directory
1 4 (7.02%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (7.02%) Ansible
1 4 (7.02%) Red Hat Satellite
2 3 (5.26%) CA Service Virtualization
2 3 (5.26%) HP ALM
3 2 (3.51%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (3.51%) HP SiteScope
3 2 (3.51%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 13 (22.81%) IBM
2 8 (14.04%) Oracle
3 4 (7.02%) Cisco
3 4 (7.02%) HP
3 4 (7.02%) Red Hat
3 4 (7.02%) VMware
4 3 (5.26%) CA
4 3 (5.26%) Micro Focus
4 3 (5.26%) ServiceNow
5 2 (3.51%) Dynatrace
5 2 (3.51%) Siebel
6 1 (1.75%) SAP
6 1 (1.75%) Splunk
6 1 (1.75%) TIBCO