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 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Middleware
South East / Berkshire
Rank 88 101 116
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +15
Contract jobs citing Middleware 19 19 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.95% 0.77% 0.70%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.07% 3.89% 3.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 14 15
Median daily rate £400 £389 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.76% -17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £250 £419
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £511 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £420 £450
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.75 £42.00 £43.75
% change year-on-year
-22.02% -4.00%

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
375 488 584
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 18.83% 19.73% 20.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 306 335
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 £250 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £467
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 9
Median hourly rate £46.00 £55.55 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.19% +56.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £14.00 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £175.00 £125.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

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 February 2017.

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 February 2017. 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 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
Reading +17 7 £400 -21.18% 4
Slough +6 3 - -
Newbury - 2 £383 - 2
Bracknell +2 1 - - 1
Maidenhead -3 1 - - 1
Middleware
South East

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 21 (44.68%) Unix
1 21 (44.68%) Linux
2 18 (38.30%) SOA
3 17 (36.17%) Oracle
4 13 (27.66%) Java
5 12 (25.53%) Telecoms
6 11 (23.40%) Web Services
6 11 (23.40%) XML
6 11 (23.40%) IBM
6 11 (23.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (21.28%) Oracle Fusion
7 10 (21.28%) REST
7 10 (21.28%) Windows
7 10 (21.28%) TIBCO
8 9 (19.15%) Firewall
8 9 (19.15%) WebLogic
8 9 (19.15%) LAN
8 9 (19.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 9 (19.15%) Performance Tuning
9 8 (17.02%) Jenkins
9 8 (17.02%) SQL
9 8 (17.02%) SOAP
9 8 (17.02%) Red Hat
10 7 (14.89%) Solaris
10 7 (14.89%) Microsoft
10 7 (14.89%) DevOps
10 7 (14.89%) Customer Requirements
11 6 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (12.77%) Capacity Planning
11 6 (12.77%) Business Process Improvement

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 9 (19.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 9 (19.15%) WebLogic
2 4 (8.51%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.26%) Apache
3 2 (4.26%) JBoss
3 2 (4.26%) Oracle BPEL
4 1 (2.13%) IIS
4 1 (2.13%) Mule
4 1 (2.13%) nginx
4 1 (2.13%) SAS
4 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.13%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.13%) IaaS
2 1 (2.13%) PaaS
2 1 (2.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (19.15%) Firewall
1 9 (19.15%) LAN
2 6 (12.77%) DNS
2 6 (12.77%) HTTP
2 6 (12.77%) SAN
2 6 (12.77%) SNMP
3 5 (10.64%) FTP
3 5 (10.64%) ICMP
3 5 (10.64%) IGMP
3 5 (10.64%) TCP/IP
3 5 (10.64%) VLAN
4 4 (8.51%) ATM
4 4 (8.51%) Ethernet
4 4 (8.51%) Frame Relay
4 4 (8.51%) MPLS
4 4 (8.51%) Multicast
4 4 (8.51%) OSPF
4 4 (8.51%) RSVP
4 4 (8.51%) VPLS
4 4 (8.51%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.64%) Oracle Database
1 5 (10.64%) Oracle Database 11g
1 5 (10.64%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.51%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (8.51%) RDBMS
2 4 (8.51%) Relational Database
2 4 (8.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (6.38%) Oracle Database 12c
3 3 (6.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (4.26%) GIS
5 1 (2.13%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.13%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (2.13%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 1 (2.13%) Data Lake
5 1 (2.13%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.13%) Lumira
5 1 (2.13%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.13%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 8 (17.02%) Jenkins
2 6 (12.77%) Git (software)
3 5 (10.64%) JUnit
4 4 (8.51%) MSTest
5 3 (6.38%) Sonatype Nexus
5 3 (6.38%) TestDirector
5 3 (6.38%) Vagrant
5 3 (6.38%) Visual Studio
6 2 (4.26%) Bitbucket
6 2 (4.26%) SoapUI
7 1 (2.13%) Artifactory
7 1 (2.13%) Cucumber
7 1 (2.13%) JBehave
7 1 (2.13%) Maven
7 1 (2.13%) TeamCity
General
1 12 (25.53%) Telecoms
2 4 (8.51%) Finance
3 2 (4.26%) Billing
3 2 (4.26%) Electronics
3 2 (4.26%) Legal
4 1 (2.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (21.28%) Technical Leader
2 9 (19.15%) Developer
3 7 (14.89%) Java Developer
4 6 (12.77%) Architect
4 6 (12.77%) Consultant
5 4 (8.51%) Java Web Developer
5 4 (8.51%) Web Developer
6 3 (6.38%) 1st Line Support
6 3 (6.38%) Development Manager
6 3 (6.38%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Integration Manager
6 3 (6.38%) Middleware Consultant
6 3 (6.38%) Oracle Consultant
6 3 (6.38%) Oracle Middleware Consultant
6 3 (6.38%) Programme Manager
6 3 (6.38%) SOA Developer
7 2 (4.26%) BPM Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Senior Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (23.40%) Web Services
1 11 (23.40%) XML
2 10 (21.28%) Oracle Fusion
2 10 (21.28%) REST
3 8 (17.02%) SOAP
4 5 (10.64%) JSON
4 5 (10.64%) RabbitMQ
4 5 (10.64%) Spring
5 4 (8.51%) .NET
5 4 (8.51%) ASP.NET
5 4 (8.51%) CSS
5 4 (8.51%) DAO
5 4 (8.51%) GWT
5 4 (8.51%) HTML
5 4 (8.51%) JSF
5 4 (8.51%) RichFaces
5 4 (8.51%) WCF
6 3 (6.38%) JMS
6 3 (6.38%) SAML
7 2 (4.26%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.64%) IPTV
2 5 (10.64%) Over-the-Top Content
2 5 (10.64%) Video on Demand
3 4 (8.51%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (8.51%) STB
4 3 (6.38%) Private Cloud
5 2 (4.26%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.13%) Clustering
6 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.13%) Data Structures
6 1 (2.13%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (2.13%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (2.13%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 21 (44.68%) Linux
1 21 (44.68%) Unix
2 11 (23.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (21.28%) Windows
4 7 (14.89%) Solaris
5 4 (8.51%) Android
6 3 (6.38%) Windows Server
7 1 (2.13%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (2.13%) Ubuntu
7 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (38.30%) SOA
2 9 (19.15%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (14.89%) Customer Requirements
3 7 (14.89%) DevOps
4 6 (12.77%) Business Process Improvement
4 6 (12.77%) Capacity Planning
4 6 (12.77%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (12.77%) Process Improvement
5 5 (10.64%) High Availability
5 5 (10.64%) Incident Management
5 5 (10.64%) ITIL
5 5 (10.64%) Network Architecture
5 5 (10.64%) OO
5 5 (10.64%) Service Management
6 4 (8.51%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (8.51%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 4 (8.51%) Service Delivery
6 4 (8.51%) Web Development
7 3 (6.38%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 3 (6.38%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (27.66%) Java
2 8 (17.02%) SQL
3 4 (8.51%) C#
3 4 (8.51%) JavaScript
3 4 (8.51%) Python
3 4 (8.51%) Shell Script
3 4 (8.51%) T-SQL
4 2 (4.26%) Perl
4 2 (4.26%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.13%) C
5 1 (2.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (10.64%) Degree
2 4 (8.51%) CCIP
2 4 (8.51%) CCNA
2 4 (8.51%) CCNP
2 4 (8.51%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (8.51%) JNCIA
3 1 (2.13%) CISA
3 1 (2.13%) CISM
3 1 (2.13%) CISSP
3 1 (2.13%) GCFA
3 1 (2.13%) GCIH
3 1 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.13%) RHCSA
3 1 (2.13%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.51%) QA
2 3 (6.38%) PMO
3 2 (4.26%) SLA
4 1 (2.13%) HIPAA
4 1 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (2.13%) PCI DSS
4 1 (2.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (10.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (2.13%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.13%) Docker
3 1 (2.13%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.13%) vCloud
3 1 (2.13%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (2.13%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (8.51%) Ansible
1 4 (8.51%) Nagios
2 3 (6.38%) Oracle Identity Management
3 2 (4.26%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (2.13%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.13%) Puppet
4 1 (2.13%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 17 (36.17%) Oracle
2 11 (23.40%) IBM
3 10 (21.28%) TIBCO
4 8 (17.02%) Red Hat
5 7 (14.89%) Microsoft
6 5 (10.64%) VMware
7 4 (8.51%) Cisco
7 4 (8.51%) Huawei
7 4 (8.51%) Juniper
8 3 (6.38%) Ericsson
8 3 (6.38%) Jaspersoft
8 3 (6.38%) Veritas
9 1 (2.13%) Genesys
9 1 (2.13%) MuleSoft
9 1 (2.13%) SAP
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago