The table below looks at the statistics for Middleware skills in IT contracts advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Middleware over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Middleware
Rank 34 29 17
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -12
Contract jobs citing Middleware 4 10 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 1.65% 4.20% 9.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.76% 13.16% 25.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 7
Average daily rate £413 £530 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.16% +36.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £514 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £546 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +12.90%
Middleware
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Basingstoke region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Basingstoke
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
34 76 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 14.05% 31.93% 35.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 41 49
Average daily rate £375 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

Middleware
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Middleware across the Basingstoke region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Middleware Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

Middleware
Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Middleware across the Basingstoke region.

Middleware Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

Middleware
Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

Middleware Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region citing Middleware also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Middleware.

1 11 (78.57%) HTTP
2 8 (57.14%) AIX
3 7 (50.00%) Linux
3 7 (50.00%) SSL
3 7 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (42.86%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 6 (42.86%) PKI
4 6 (42.86%) WebSphere
4 6 (42.86%) Degree
4 6 (42.86%) PCI DSS
4 6 (42.86%) High Availability
4 6 (42.86%) Cisco
4 6 (42.86%) VPN
4 6 (42.86%) Solaris
4 6 (42.86%) SOAP
4 6 (42.86%) Windows
4 6 (42.86%) Financial Institution
4 6 (42.86%) Management Information System
4 6 (42.86%) Finance
4 6 (42.86%) SSH
5 5 (35.71%) Document Management
5 5 (35.71%) Information Security
5 5 (35.71%) GCIA
5 5 (35.71%) GCIH
5 5 (35.71%) Change Management
5 5 (35.71%) Intel Security
5 5 (35.71%) PRINCE
5 5 (35.71%) WebSphere MQ
5 5 (35.71%) XML
5 5 (35.71%) ITIL

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region citing Middleware also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Middleware. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (42.86%) WebSphere
2 5 (35.71%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (7.14%) Apache
3 1 (7.14%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (7.14%) IIS
3 1 (7.14%) JBoss
Applications
1 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
1 5 (35.71%) MS Project
1 5 (35.71%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 11 (78.57%) HTTP
2 7 (50.00%) SSL
3 6 (42.86%) SSH
3 6 (42.86%) VPN
4 5 (35.71%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
6 1 (7.14%) Firewall
6 1 (7.14%) FTP
6 1 (7.14%) HTTPS
6 1 (7.14%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) Big Data
2 1 (7.14%) DB2
General
1 6 (42.86%) Finance
1 6 (42.86%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Analyst
1 5 (35.71%) Incident Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Consultant
3 3 (21.43%) WebSphere Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) AIX Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) WebSphere Specialist
5 1 (7.14%) Applications Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Cybersecurity Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Middleware Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Security Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) SOAP
2 5 (35.71%) IBM Integration Bus
2 5 (35.71%) WebSphere MQ
2 5 (35.71%) XML
3 4 (28.57%) JMS
3 4 (28.57%) WSDL
4 2 (14.29%) JSON
4 2 (14.29%) JSON Schema
5 1 (7.14%) .NET
5 1 (7.14%) J2EE
5 1 (7.14%) REST
5 1 (7.14%) Web Services
5 1 (7.14%) XML Schema
5 1 (7.14%) XSD
5 1 (7.14%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (42.86%) Management Information System
2 6 (42.86%) PKI
3 5 (35.71%) Data Centre
3 5 (35.71%) DataPower
4 2 (14.29%) Algorithms
4 2 (14.29%) Data Integration
5 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
5 1 (7.14%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) AIX
2 7 (50.00%) Linux
3 6 (42.86%) Solaris
3 6 (42.86%) Windows
4 2 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) High Availability
1 6 (42.86%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 5 (35.71%) Analytics
2 5 (35.71%) Change Management
2 5 (35.71%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (35.71%) Digital Forensics
2 5 (35.71%) Document Management
2 5 (35.71%) Information Security
2 5 (35.71%) ITIL
2 5 (35.71%) Mentoring
2 5 (35.71%) Network Architecture
2 5 (35.71%) Patch Management
2 5 (35.71%) PRINCE
2 5 (35.71%) Root Cause Analysis
2 5 (35.71%) Security Operations
2 5 (35.71%) SIEM
3 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (28.57%) Configuration Management
3 4 (28.57%) Line Management
3 4 (28.57%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) Java
2 1 (7.14%) C++
2 1 (7.14%) Jython
2 1 (7.14%) Korn
2 1 (7.14%) XPath
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) Degree
2 5 (35.71%) CISSP
2 5 (35.71%) GCIA
2 5 (35.71%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (42.86%) PCI DSS
2 5 (35.71%) COBIT
2 5 (35.71%) COSO
2 5 (35.71%) SAS 70
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) RSA Security Analytics
2 1 (7.14%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (7.14%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Cisco
2 5 (35.71%) IBM
2 5 (35.71%) Intel Security
2 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
3 2 (14.29%) TIBCO
4 1 (7.14%) CA
4 1 (7.14%) F5
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle