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 29 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware
Rank 28 39 25
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -14
Contract jobs citing Middleware 1 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 0.53% 2.08% 3.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.56% 3.65% 8.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 3
Average daily rate
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- £525 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
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
39 137 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 20.53% 57.08% 42.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 79 42
Average daily rate £363 £350 £317
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +10.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £403 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 7
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 29 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 11 (68.75%) SOA
2 10 (62.50%) XML
2 10 (62.50%) .NET
2 10 (62.50%) SC Cleared
2 10 (62.50%) Security Cleared
3 9 (56.25%) Web Services
4 8 (50.00%) SOAP
4 8 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 8 (50.00%) SharePoint
4 8 (50.00%) WebSphere
4 8 (50.00%) SoapUI
5 7 (43.75%) Test Scripting
5 7 (43.75%) Windows
6 6 (37.50%) IIS
6 6 (37.50%) Java
7 5 (31.25%) SQL
7 5 (31.25%) Oracle
7 5 (31.25%) Linux
8 4 (25.00%) SSL
8 4 (25.00%) UNIX
8 4 (25.00%) Test Strategy
9 3 (18.75%) Oracle Application Server
9 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce
9 3 (18.75%) Apache
9 3 (18.75%) WebLogic
10 2 (12.50%) C++
10 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
10 2 (12.50%) Classic ASP
10 2 (12.50%) XSLT
10 2 (12.50%) Cisco

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 8 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 8 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 6 (37.50%) IIS
3 3 (18.75%) Apache
3 3 (18.75%) WebLogic
3 3 (18.75%) Oracle Application Server
4 2 (12.50%) ArcGIS
5 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) SSL
2 2 (12.50%) Firewall
2 2 (12.50%) SSH
2 2 (12.50%) ATM
2 2 (12.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (50.00%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (12.50%) Automotive
2 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Test Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Security Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Test Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Applications Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) WebLogic Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Middleware Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Middleware Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Testing Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Tester
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Technical Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Test Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Tester
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (62.50%) .NET
1 10 (62.50%) XML
2 9 (56.25%) Web Services
3 8 (50.00%) SOAP
4 2 (12.50%) Classic ASP
4 2 (12.50%) XSLT
4 2 (12.50%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
1 2 (12.50%) PKI
2 1 (6.25%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) Linux
3 4 (25.00%) UNIX
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) SOA
2 7 (43.75%) Test Scripting
3 4 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce
5 2 (12.50%) Identity Management
5 2 (12.50%) Data Security
5 2 (12.50%) Security Management
5 2 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (12.50%) OWASP
5 2 (12.50%) Information Security
5 2 (12.50%) TOGAF
5 2 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
6 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (6.25%) Business Development
6 1 (6.25%) Release Management
6 1 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (6.25%) ERP
6 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) Java
2 5 (31.25%) SQL
3 2 (12.50%) Shell Script
3 2 (12.50%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (62.50%) SC Cleared
1 10 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) CISSP
2 2 (12.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Oracle
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) Nokia
2 2 (12.50%) ESRI
3 1 (6.25%) IBM