Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 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
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 90 64
Rank change year-on-year +48 -26 -5
Contract jobs citing Middleware 82 1 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 4.50% 0.080% 1.84%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.98% 0.40% 8.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 1 23
Wiltshire median daily rate £455 £501 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +0.10% +11.11%
10th Percentile £350 £500 £442
90th Percentile £688 £501 £715
South West median daily rate £475 £494 £500
% change year-on-year -3.80% -1.25% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wiltshire median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £61.50 £52.50 -
% change year-on-year +17.14% - -

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 456 251 268
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 25.03% 20.06% 20.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 294 172 188
Wiltshire median daily rate £450 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £325 £313 £292
90th Percentile £675 £598 £550
South West median daily rate £425 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +8.97% +4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 3 3
Wiltshire median hourly rate £43.00 £37.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.67% +78.57% -35.38%
10th Percentile £38.80 £26.85 £18.50
90th Percentile £47.00 £40.35 £24.70
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £44.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.12% +18.67% -11.76%

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 14 December 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 14 December 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 - 76 £455 - 3
Chippenham - 2 £400 - 2
Middleware
South West

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 28 (34.15%) Microservices
2 27 (32.93%) Finance
2 27 (32.93%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (32.93%) DataPower
3 26 (31.71%) REST
4 25 (30.49%) IBM
5 19 (23.17%) .NET
6 18 (21.95%) Git (software)
6 18 (21.95%) Banking
7 17 (20.73%) Java
7 17 (20.73%) Linux
7 17 (20.73%) UML
8 16 (19.51%) Jenkins
9 14 (17.07%) Performance Engineering
9 14 (17.07%) XML
10 12 (14.63%) SOAP
10 12 (14.63%) SQL
10 12 (14.63%) Test Automation
11 11 (13.41%) Performance Testing
11 11 (13.41%) BPMN
11 11 (13.41%) Migration
12 10 (12.20%) Unix
12 10 (12.20%) AIX
12 10 (12.20%) Red Hat
12 10 (12.20%) OpenShift
13 9 (10.98%) Node.js
13 9 (10.98%) Docker
13 9 (10.98%) DevOps
13 9 (10.98%) HP
13 9 (10.98%) Python

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 (7.32%) IBM HTTP Server
1 6 (7.32%) WebSphere
2 5 (6.10%) MQSeries
2 5 (6.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (6.10%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (3.66%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 3 (3.66%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (3.66%) Oracle EBS R12
1 3 (3.66%) Oracle Payables
1 3 (3.66%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (2.44%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.20%) OpenShift
2 9 (10.98%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (7.32%) GitHub
4 4 (4.88%) Apigee
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.54%) DHCP
1 7 (8.54%) DNS
1 7 (8.54%) Firewall
2 4 (4.88%) HTTP
3 2 (2.44%) Bluetooth
3 2 (2.44%) Kerberos
4 1 (1.22%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.22%) ZigBee
4 1 (1.22%) Z-Wave
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.10%) DB2
2 3 (3.66%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (3.66%) Oracle Database
2 3 (3.66%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (2.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (21.95%) Git (software)
2 16 (19.51%) Jenkins
3 7 (8.54%) Gerrit
4 6 (7.32%) JIRA
4 6 (7.32%) JMeter
5 5 (6.10%) SoapUI
6 2 (2.44%) Fiddler
6 2 (2.44%) LoadRunner
7 1 (1.22%) HP UFT
General
1 27 (32.93%) Finance
2 18 (21.95%) Banking
3 3 (3.66%) General Ledger
3 3 (3.66%) Law
4 2 (2.44%) Retail
4 2 (2.44%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.22%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 25 (30.49%) Architect
2 20 (24.39%) Developer
3 10 (12.20%) Test Leader
4 9 (10.98%) Performance Test Leader
5 7 (8.54%) Designer
5 7 (8.54%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 7 (8.54%) Integration Architect
5 7 (8.54%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (7.32%) .NET Developer
6 6 (7.32%) Middleware Architect
7 5 (6.10%) Technical Architect
8 3 (3.66%) Applications Architect
8 3 (3.66%) Configuration Manager
8 3 (3.66%) Consultant
8 3 (3.66%) Node.js Developer
8 3 (3.66%) Oracle Developer
8 3 (3.66%) Performance Engineer
8 3 (3.66%) Senior Architect
8 3 (3.66%) Senior Technical Architect
8 3 (3.66%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (31.71%) REST
2 19 (23.17%) .NET
3 14 (17.07%) XML
4 12 (14.63%) SOAP
5 9 (10.98%) Node.js
6 8 (9.76%) WSDL
6 8 (9.76%) XML Schema
7 7 (8.54%) Web Services
8 5 (6.10%) JSON
8 5 (6.10%) XSD
9 4 (4.88%) IBM Integration Bus
10 3 (3.66%) OAuth
10 3 (3.66%) Oracle Fusion
10 3 (3.66%) WebSphere MQ
11 2 (2.44%) CSS
11 2 (2.44%) HTML
11 2 (2.44%) OpenID
11 2 (2.44%) React
11 2 (2.44%) RESTful
11 2 (2.44%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (32.93%) DataPower
2 3 (3.66%) Clustering
2 3 (3.66%) Security Operations Centre
3 2 (2.44%) iPad
3 2 (2.44%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.22%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.22%) CMDB
4 1 (1.22%) Device Driver
4 1 (1.22%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.22%) Raspberry Pi
4 1 (1.22%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 17 (20.73%) Linux
2 10 (12.20%) AIX
2 10 (12.20%) Unix
3 7 (8.54%) Solaris
4 4 (4.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (3.66%) Windows
6 2 (2.44%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.22%) Android
7 1 (1.22%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (34.15%) Microservices
2 27 (32.93%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (20.73%) UML
4 14 (17.07%) Performance Engineering
5 12 (14.63%) Test Automation
6 11 (13.41%) BPMN
6 11 (13.41%) Migration
6 11 (13.41%) Performance Testing
7 9 (10.98%) DevOps
8 8 (9.76%) Defect Management
8 8 (9.76%) Sequence Diagram
8 8 (9.76%) Software Architecture
8 8 (9.76%) Use Case
9 7 (8.54%) Load Balancing
9 7 (8.54%) SOA
9 7 (8.54%) Waterfall
10 6 (7.32%) Open Source
10 6 (7.32%) Process Improvement
11 4 (4.88%) Data Modelling
11 4 (4.88%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 17 (20.73%) Java
2 12 (14.63%) SQL
3 9 (10.98%) Python
4 8 (9.76%) C#
5 6 (7.32%) C++
6 5 (6.10%) VB
7 4 (4.88%) JavaScript
8 3 (3.66%) Bash Shell
8 3 (3.66%) PL/SQL
8 3 (3.66%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.22%) C
9 1 (1.22%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 3 (3.66%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.10%) PSD2
2 2 (2.44%) GDPR
2 2 (2.44%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.22%) JTAG
System Software
1 9 (10.98%) Docker
2 7 (8.54%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.22%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (9.76%) HP ALM
2 7 (8.54%) Ansible
2 7 (8.54%) Red Hat Satellite
3 5 (6.10%) Kubernetes
4 4 (4.88%) CA Service Virtualization
5 2 (2.44%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (2.44%) HP SiteScope
6 1 (1.22%) Tivoli
6 1 (1.22%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 25 (30.49%) IBM
2 10 (12.20%) Red Hat
3 9 (10.98%) HP
4 7 (8.54%) Cisco
4 7 (8.54%) VMware
5 5 (6.10%) Oracle
6 4 (4.88%) CA
6 4 (4.88%) Micro Focus
6 4 (4.88%) Microsoft
6 4 (4.88%) ServiceNow
7 3 (3.66%) F5
7 3 (3.66%) Splunk
8 2 (2.44%) Dynatrace
8 2 (2.44%) TIBCO
9 1 (1.22%) AppDynamics
9 1 (1.22%) MuleSoft
9 1 (1.22%) SAP