The table below looks at the statistics for Middleware skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Middleware over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Middleware
Rank 98 106 89
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -17
Contract jobs citing Middleware 32 19 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.12% 0.68% 1.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.10% 3.53% 6.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 15 17
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% -9.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £265 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £475 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £47.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +18.75%
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
627 538 570
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 21.98% 19.37% 22.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 388 322 223
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 72
Average hourly rate £39.00 £20.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.24% -41.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -

Middleware
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Middleware across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 24 April 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +10 15 £425 -5.55% 8
Maidenhead +11 6 £600 +84.61%
Newbury - 5 £435 -
Bracknell -6 2 £410 +8.01% 1
Slough -1 1 £500 +138.09% 1
Wokingham - 1 £450 -
Middleware
South East

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 28 (52.83%) Oracle
2 26 (49.06%) Java
3 16 (30.19%) Finance
3 16 (30.19%) WebLogic
4 13 (24.53%) IBM
5 11 (20.75%) Microsoft
5 11 (20.75%) TCP/IP
5 11 (20.75%) SOAP
5 11 (20.75%) XML
5 11 (20.75%) Linux
5 11 (20.75%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (18.87%) Oracle Database
7 9 (16.98%) HTML
7 9 (16.98%) SOA
8 8 (15.09%) SQL
8 8 (15.09%) DB2
8 8 (15.09%) UNIX
8 8 (15.09%) TIBCO
8 8 (15.09%) WebSphere
9 7 (13.21%) Oracle Fusion
9 7 (13.21%) WebSphere MQ
9 7 (13.21%) VMware
9 7 (13.21%) JBoss
9 7 (13.21%) Tomcat
9 7 (13.21%) EAI
9 7 (13.21%) HTTP
10 6 (11.32%) Apache
10 6 (11.32%) J2EE
10 6 (11.32%) SAP
10 6 (11.32%) C++

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 16 (30.19%) WebLogic
2 8 (15.09%) WebSphere
3 7 (13.21%) JBoss
3 7 (13.21%) Tomcat
4 6 (11.32%) Apache
5 5 (9.43%) WebSphere Application Server
5 5 (9.43%) SharePoint
6 4 (7.55%) MQSeries
6 4 (7.55%) JCAPS
6 4 (7.55%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (3.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (3.77%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (1.89%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (1.89%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (9.43%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.77%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.66%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (1.89%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.89%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
2 1 (1.89%) BigMachines
2 1 (1.89%) FLEXCUBE
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.66%) SaaS
2 2 (3.77%) HP Helion
3 1 (1.89%) Boomi
3 1 (1.89%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 11 (20.75%) TCP/IP
2 7 (13.21%) HTTP
3 4 (7.55%) SSL
3 4 (7.55%) SSH
4 2 (3.77%) SAN
4 2 (3.77%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.87%) Oracle Database
2 8 (15.09%) DB2
3 6 (11.32%) Big Data
4 4 (7.55%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (7.55%) SAP BW
5 3 (5.66%) SAP HANA
5 3 (5.66%) SAP Data Services
5 3 (5.66%) SQL Server
6 2 (3.77%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.89%) Oracle OLAP
7 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.89%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (1.89%) SAP BI
7 1 (1.89%) OLAP
7 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.89%) Maven
2 1 (1.89%) Hudson
2 1 (1.89%) Apache Continuum
2 1 (1.89%) Rational Application Developer
2 1 (1.89%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.89%) Toad
2 1 (1.89%) JDeveloper
General
1 16 (30.19%) Finance
2 4 (7.55%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.66%) Banking
4 2 (3.77%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.89%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (35.85%) Architect
2 11 (20.75%) Solutions Architect
3 10 (18.87%) Developer
4 5 (9.43%) Consultant
4 5 (9.43%) Technical Architect
5 4 (7.55%) Senior Architect
6 3 (5.66%) WebSphere Developer
6 3 (5.66%) Security Architect
6 3 (5.66%) Middleware Architect
6 3 (5.66%) Project Manager
6 3 (5.66%) Senior Technical Architect
6 3 (5.66%) Applications Consultant
7 2 (3.77%) Administrator
7 2 (3.77%) Senior Consultant
7 2 (3.77%) Team Leader
7 2 (3.77%) Technical Specialist
7 2 (3.77%) Development Team Leader
7 2 (3.77%) Oracle Consultant
7 2 (3.77%) Java Consultant
7 2 (3.77%) Integration Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (20.75%) SOAP
1 11 (20.75%) XML
2 9 (16.98%) HTML
3 7 (13.21%) Oracle Fusion
3 7 (13.21%) WebSphere MQ
4 6 (11.32%) J2EE
5 5 (9.43%) Application Packaging
5 5 (9.43%) Web Services
5 5 (9.43%) JMS
5 5 (9.43%) WSDL
6 4 (7.55%) .NET
7 3 (5.66%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 2 (3.77%) XSLT
8 2 (3.77%) EJB
8 2 (3.77%) JSP
8 2 (3.77%) Hibernate
8 2 (3.77%) REST
8 2 (3.77%) JSON
8 2 (3.77%) RESTful
8 2 (3.77%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.32%) Enterprise Software
1 6 (11.32%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.43%) DataPower
3 4 (7.55%) Open Source
3 4 (7.55%) PKI
4 3 (5.66%) Replication
4 3 (5.66%) Computer Science
4 3 (5.66%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (3.77%) User Experience
5 2 (3.77%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.89%) Statistics
6 1 (1.89%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.89%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (20.75%) Linux
2 8 (15.09%) UNIX
3 5 (9.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (9.43%) Solaris
4 4 (7.55%) Windows
5 3 (5.66%) AIX
6 1 (1.89%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (20.75%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (16.98%) SOA
3 7 (13.21%) EAI
4 6 (11.32%) Migration
4 6 (11.32%) Enterprise Architecture
5 5 (9.43%) High Availability
5 5 (9.43%) Low Latency
5 5 (9.43%) Release Management
5 5 (9.43%) Project Management
5 5 (9.43%) ITIL
5 5 (9.43%) ERP
6 4 (7.55%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (7.55%) TOGAF
6 4 (7.55%) Configuration Management
7 3 (5.66%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (5.66%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (5.66%) OO
8 2 (3.77%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (3.77%) ETL
8 2 (3.77%) UML
Programming Languages
1 26 (49.06%) Java
2 8 (15.09%) SQL
3 6 (11.32%) C++
4 5 (9.43%) JavaScript
4 5 (9.43%) PHP
5 4 (7.55%) ABAP
5 4 (7.55%) C#
6 3 (5.66%) Shell Script
6 3 (5.66%) Perl
7 2 (3.77%) Python
7 2 (3.77%) PL/SQL
7 2 (3.77%) Bash Shell
7 2 (3.77%) Ruby
8 1 (1.89%) XPath
8 1 (1.89%) C-shell
8 1 (1.89%) SAPscript
8 1 (1.89%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 5 (9.43%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.66%) DV Cleared
2 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (5.66%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (3.77%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.89%) Degree
4 1 (1.89%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.66%) QA
2 2 (3.77%) JSP 440
System Software
1 4 (7.55%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (7.55%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) TIBCO Hawk
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 28 (52.83%) Oracle
2 13 (24.53%) IBM
3 11 (20.75%) Microsoft
4 8 (15.09%) TIBCO
5 7 (13.21%) VMware
6 6 (11.32%) SAP
6 6 (11.32%) Red Hat
7 5 (9.43%) Sun
8 4 (7.55%) HP
8 4 (7.55%) Business Objects
8 4 (7.55%) Juniper
8 4 (7.55%) Symantec
9 2 (3.77%) Hitachi
10 1 (1.89%) BMC
10 1 (1.89%) webMethods
10 1 (1.89%) Micro Focus
Reading, Berkshire
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Rate: £400 - £425 per annum
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Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
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