The table below looks at the statistics for Middleware skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Middleware over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Middleware
Rank 71 85 97
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +12
Contract jobs citing Middleware 61 36 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.47% 1.42% 0.95%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.87% 6.83% 4.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 25 15
Median daily rate £475 £450 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +18.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £404 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £566 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £39.13 £52.50
% change year-on-year
-10.54% -25.47%
Middleware
South East

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 Berkshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
514 527 526
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 20.81% 20.83% 20.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 329 297
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 7 2
Median hourly rate £12.50 £32.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.53% +58.53%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.60% +8.00%

Middleware
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing Middleware as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Middleware Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Middleware
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Middleware Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Middleware
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Middleware across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016.

Middleware Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Middleware
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Middleware Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Middleware
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell +19 30 £475 +17.21% 1
Reading -9 10 £400 -5.88% 10
Maidenhead -2 2 £400 -33.33% 1
Newbury -5 1 - -
Slough - 1 £425 - 1
Middleware
South East

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Middleware also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 57 (71.25%) Linux
2 41 (51.25%) DevOps
3 38 (47.50%) IBM
4 32 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 29 (36.25%) Unix
6 28 (35.00%) Continuous Integration
6 28 (35.00%) Ansible
6 28 (35.00%) Jenkins
7 26 (32.50%) Shell Script
8 25 (31.25%) Git (software)
9 24 (30.00%) WebLogic
9 24 (30.00%) Sonatype Nexus
10 23 (28.75%) Oracle
11 22 (27.50%) Migration
11 22 (27.50%) WebSphere
11 22 (27.50%) Private Cloud
12 21 (26.25%) Vagrant
12 21 (26.25%) Python
13 20 (25.00%) Tomcat
13 20 (25.00%) JMS
14 19 (23.75%) Windows
14 19 (23.75%) Configuration Management
14 19 (23.75%) RabbitMQ
15 18 (22.50%) WebSphere Application Server
16 17 (21.25%) JSON
17 14 (17.50%) Java
17 14 (17.50%) SQL
18 13 (16.25%) SOAP
18 13 (16.25%) Retail
18 13 (16.25%) High Availability

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 24 (30.00%) WebLogic
2 22 (27.50%) WebSphere
3 20 (25.00%) Tomcat
4 18 (22.50%) WebSphere Application Server
5 6 (7.50%) MQSeries
6 5 (6.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (3.75%) Apache
8 2 (2.50%) JBoss
8 2 (2.50%) OpenStack
9 1 (1.25%) CloudStack
9 1 (1.25%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (1.25%) IBM HTTP Server
9 1 (1.25%) IIS
9 1 (1.25%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 3 (3.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (6.25%) BusinessWorks
2 4 (5.00%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (1.25%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.25%) SAP Business ByDesign
3 1 (1.25%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (5.00%) HP Helion
4 3 (3.75%) Boomi
5 2 (2.50%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (1.25%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.25%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (1.25%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.25%) CloudBees
6 1 (1.25%) Force.com
6 1 (1.25%) PaaS
6 1 (1.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.50%) HTTP
2 9 (11.25%) Firewall
3 8 (10.00%) LAN
3 8 (10.00%) WAN
4 7 (8.75%) SSL
5 5 (6.25%) FTP
5 5 (6.25%) HTTPS
6 3 (3.75%) SSH
7 2 (2.50%) DNS
8 1 (1.25%) Asterisk PBX
8 1 (1.25%) DVB
8 1 (1.25%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (1.25%) iSCSI
8 1 (1.25%) LDAP
8 1 (1.25%) NAS
8 1 (1.25%) Network Security
8 1 (1.25%) S/MIME
8 1 (1.25%) SAN
8 1 (1.25%) VoIP
8 1 (1.25%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.75%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.50%) DB2
3 2 (2.50%) MySQL
4 1 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 28 (35.00%) Jenkins
2 25 (31.25%) Git (software)
3 24 (30.00%) Sonatype Nexus
4 21 (26.25%) Vagrant
5 4 (5.00%) Introscope
5 4 (5.00%) Toad
6 3 (3.75%) JProfiler
6 3 (3.75%) SoapUI
7 2 (2.50%) SilkPerformer
8 1 (1.25%) Ant
8 1 (1.25%) HP UFT
8 1 (1.25%) LoadRunner
8 1 (1.25%) Rational Performance Tester
8 1 (1.25%) Subversion
General
1 13 (16.25%) Retail
2 7 (8.75%) Telecoms
3 5 (6.25%) Finance
4 1 (1.25%) Advertising
4 1 (1.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 26 (32.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 21 (26.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 14 (17.50%) Architect
4 11 (13.75%) WebSphere Engineer
5 10 (12.50%) Developer
6 6 (7.50%) Middleware Architect
7 5 (6.25%) Administrator
7 5 (6.25%) Oracle Architect
7 5 (6.25%) TIBCO Architect
7 5 (6.25%) TIBCO BusinessWorks Architect
8 4 (5.00%) Analyst
8 4 (5.00%) Cloud Administrator
8 4 (5.00%) Lead Architect
8 4 (5.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 4 (5.00%) Linux Engineer
8 4 (5.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 3 (3.75%) Consultant
9 3 (3.75%) Integration Developer
9 3 (3.75%) Solutions Designer
9 3 (3.75%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (25.00%) JMS
2 19 (23.75%) RabbitMQ
3 17 (21.25%) JSON
4 13 (16.25%) SOAP
5 9 (11.25%) Oracle Fusion
6 6 (7.50%) REST
6 6 (7.50%) Web Services
6 6 (7.50%) XML
7 5 (6.25%) J2EE
7 5 (6.25%) TIBCO EMS
7 5 (6.25%) WebCenter
8 4 (5.00%) IBM Integration Bus
8 4 (5.00%) JDBC
9 3 (3.75%) .NET
9 3 (3.75%) WebSphere MQ
10 2 (2.50%) ActiveMQ
11 1 (1.25%) Apache Flex
11 1 (1.25%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1 (1.25%) SAP XI
11 1 (1.25%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 22 (27.50%) Private Cloud
2 10 (12.50%) Clustering
3 7 (8.75%) Data Centre
4 6 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (6.25%) DataPower
6 4 (5.00%) FMCG
6 4 (5.00%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (3.75%) Client/Server
7 3 (3.75%) Computer Science
8 2 (2.50%) Cryptography
8 2 (2.50%) Data Integration
8 2 (2.50%) Management Information System
8 2 (2.50%) User Experience
9 1 (1.25%) Algorithms
9 1 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (1.25%) IPTV
9 1 (1.25%) Mobile App
9 1 (1.25%) Over-the-Top Content
9 1 (1.25%) Smart Meter
9 1 (1.25%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 57 (71.25%) Linux
2 32 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 29 (36.25%) Unix
4 19 (23.75%) Windows
5 7 (8.75%) Windows Server
6 5 (6.25%) Solaris
7 4 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (2.50%) AIX
9 1 (1.25%) Android
9 1 (1.25%) CentOS
9 1 (1.25%) Debian
9 1 (1.25%) Fedora
9 1 (1.25%) HPUX
9 1 (1.25%) Nucleus RTOS
9 1 (1.25%) SUSE
9 1 (1.25%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.25%) VxWorks
9 1 (1.25%) Windows CE
9 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (51.25%) DevOps
2 28 (35.00%) Continuous Integration
3 22 (27.50%) Migration
4 19 (23.75%) Configuration Management
5 13 (16.25%) High Availability
6 10 (12.50%) ITIL
7 8 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (8.75%) Service Delivery
8 7 (8.75%) SOA
9 6 (7.50%) Enterprise Architecture
9 6 (7.50%) TOGAF
9 6 (7.50%) UML
10 5 (6.25%) Continuous Delivery
10 5 (6.25%) Identity Access Management
10 5 (6.25%) Information Security
10 5 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (5.00%) Presales
11 4 (5.00%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 26 (32.50%) Shell Script
2 21 (26.25%) Python
3 14 (17.50%) Java
3 14 (17.50%) SQL
4 7 (8.75%) Ruby
5 6 (7.50%) PowerShell
6 5 (6.25%) C++
7 4 (5.00%) JavaScript
8 3 (3.75%) Groovy
8 3 (3.75%) VB
9 2 (2.50%) C#
10 1 (1.25%) Apex Code
10 1 (1.25%) C
10 1 (1.25%) Jython
10 1 (1.25%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (3.75%) Degree
1 3 (3.75%) ISEB
1 3 (3.75%) ISTQB
1 3 (3.75%) MCSA
1 3 (3.75%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (3.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (2.50%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (1.25%) IBM Certification
3 1 (1.25%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (1.25%) MBA
3 1 (1.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.25%) QA
1 1 (1.25%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (11.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (10.00%) Hyper-V
2 8 (10.00%) vSphere
3 2 (2.50%) KVM
4 1 (1.25%) Docker
4 1 (1.25%) NFS
4 1 (1.25%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.25%) Postfix
4 1 (1.25%) qmail
4 1 (1.25%) Sendmail
4 1 (1.25%) Varnish
4 1 (1.25%) vCloud
4 1 (1.25%) Xen
4 1 (1.25%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 28 (35.00%) Ansible
2 9 (11.25%) Puppet
3 7 (8.75%) SCOM
4 6 (7.50%) SCCM
4 6 (7.50%) SCVMM
4 6 (7.50%) Windows Intune
5 3 (3.75%) HP SiteScope
5 3 (3.75%) nmon
6 2 (2.50%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (2.50%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (1.25%) Backup Exec
7 1 (1.25%) CA Single Sign-On
7 1 (1.25%) Cacti
7 1 (1.25%) Kibana
7 1 (1.25%) MOM
7 1 (1.25%) Nagios
7 1 (1.25%) NetBackup
7 1 (1.25%) Plesk
7 1 (1.25%) Salt
7 1 (1.25%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 38 (47.50%) IBM
2 23 (28.75%) Oracle
3 9 (11.25%) Microsoft
3 9 (11.25%) Red Hat
3 9 (11.25%) VMware
4 6 (7.50%) CA
4 6 (7.50%) HP
4 6 (7.50%) RightScale
4 6 (7.50%) TIBCO
5 5 (6.25%) Axway
5 5 (6.25%) Endeca
5 5 (6.25%) FatWire
6 3 (3.75%) Dell
7 2 (2.50%) BMC
7 2 (2.50%) Concur
7 2 (2.50%) SAP
8 1 (1.25%) Adobe
8 1 (1.25%) AppDynamics
8 1 (1.25%) F5
8 1 (1.25%) Rackspace
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