The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Basingstoke region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware
Rank 27 44 14
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -30
Contract jobs citing Middleware 3 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 1.59% 1.30% 5.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.14% 2.34% 12.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
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£375 £455 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.58% +1.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-44.44% +12.50%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Basingstoke
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
42 128 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 22.22% 55.65% 42.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 73 25
Average daily rate £350 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £403 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £321
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 9
Average hourly rate £35.00 £23.13 £23.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.35% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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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 22 July 2014, 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 13 (68.42%) XML
1 13 (68.42%) SOA
2 12 (63.16%) Web Services
2 12 (63.16%) SC Cleared
2 12 (63.16%) Security Cleared
3 11 (57.89%) WebSphere
3 11 (57.89%) SOAP
3 11 (57.89%) .NET
4 10 (52.63%) SoapUI
5 9 (47.37%) Test Scripting
5 9 (47.37%) SQL Server
5 9 (47.37%) SharePoint
6 7 (36.84%) Windows
6 7 (36.84%) IIS
7 6 (31.58%) Java
7 6 (31.58%) Test Strategy
8 5 (26.32%) SSL
8 5 (26.32%) SQL
8 5 (26.32%) Oracle
8 5 (26.32%) Linux
8 5 (26.32%) UNIX
9 3 (15.79%) Apache
9 3 (15.79%) XSLT
9 3 (15.79%) E-Commerce
9 3 (15.79%) WebLogic
9 3 (15.79%) Oracle Application Server
10 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (10.53%) PKI
10 2 (10.53%) TOGAF
10 2 (10.53%) SSH

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 11 (57.89%) WebSphere
2 9 (47.37%) SharePoint
3 7 (36.84%) IIS
4 3 (15.79%) Apache
4 3 (15.79%) WebLogic
4 3 (15.79%) Oracle Application Server
5 2 (10.53%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (10.53%) ArcGIS
6 1 (5.26%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) SSL
2 2 (10.53%) SSH
2 2 (10.53%) VPN
2 2 (10.53%) ATM
2 2 (10.53%) Firewall
3 1 (5.26%) LDAP
3 1 (5.26%) FTP
3 1 (5.26%) HTTP
3 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.26%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (47.37%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 10 (52.63%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (10.53%) Automotive
2 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Test Manager
2 5 (26.32%) Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Security Specialist
3 2 (10.53%) Test Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Test Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Tester
4 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Technical Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Tester
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Applications Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) Applications Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Server Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Server Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) Middleware Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) Middleware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (68.42%) XML
2 12 (63.16%) Web Services
3 11 (57.89%) SOAP
3 11 (57.89%) .NET
4 3 (15.79%) XSLT
5 2 (10.53%) .NET Framework
5 2 (10.53%) Classic ASP
6 1 (5.26%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (5.26%) XML Schema
6 1 (5.26%) J2EE
6 1 (5.26%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) PKI
1 2 (10.53%) DataPower
1 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.26%) Clustering
2 1 (5.26%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Windows
2 5 (26.32%) Linux
2 5 (26.32%) UNIX
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.26%) AIX
4 1 (5.26%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) SOA
2 9 (47.37%) Test Scripting
3 6 (31.58%) Test Strategy
4 3 (15.79%) E-Commerce
5 2 (10.53%) TOGAF
5 2 (10.53%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
5 2 (10.53%) OWASP
5 2 (10.53%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (10.53%) Identity Management
5 2 (10.53%) Data Security
5 2 (10.53%) Security Management
5 2 (10.53%) Information Security
6 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (5.26%) ITIL
6 1 (5.26%) ERP
6 1 (5.26%) Change Control
6 1 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (5.26%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) Java
2 5 (26.32%) SQL
3 2 (10.53%) C++
3 2 (10.53%) Shell Script
4 1 (5.26%) Jython
4 1 (5.26%) XPath
Qualifications
1 12 (63.16%) SC Cleared
1 12 (63.16%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) Degree
2 2 (10.53%) ISEB
2 2 (10.53%) CISSP
3 1 (5.26%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (5.26%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) CA SiteMinder
1 1 (5.26%) Tivoli
1 1 (5.26%) Tivoli Monitoring
1 1 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Oracle
2 2 (10.53%) Cisco
2 2 (10.53%) IBM
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) Nokia
2 2 (10.53%) ESRI
3 1 (5.26%) Remedy