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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Middleware
Rank 74 80 104
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +24
Contract jobs citing Middleware 40 43 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.81% 1.73% 0.79%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.98% 8.35% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 34 14
Median daily rate £575 £481 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.48% +1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £420 £402
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £650 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £32.00 £29.75
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +7.56%
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
501 515 493
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 22.73% 20.77% 20.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 299 341 260
Median daily rate £400 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £286 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 2
Median hourly rate £46.00 £35.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.42% +84.21%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 September 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 September 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 +8 12 £525 - 1
Maidenhead -2 9 £615 +53.75% 2
Reading -3 8 £525 +13.51% 3
Newbury - 2 - -
Middleware
South East

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 52 (55.32%) Linux
2 44 (46.81%) DevOps
3 38 (40.43%) IBM
4 36 (38.30%) Shell Script
5 34 (36.17%) Unix
5 34 (36.17%) Oracle
6 32 (34.04%) Ansible
6 32 (34.04%) Jenkins
7 30 (31.91%) Private Cloud
7 30 (31.91%) Continuous Integration
8 29 (30.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 29 (30.85%) Configuration Management
9 28 (29.79%) Git (software)
10 27 (28.72%) Python
11 26 (27.66%) JMS
11 26 (27.66%) RabbitMQ
11 26 (27.66%) Sonatype Nexus
12 25 (26.60%) JSON
12 25 (26.60%) WebLogic
13 24 (25.53%) Tomcat
13 24 (25.53%) Vagrant
14 22 (23.40%) WebSphere
15 16 (17.02%) Java
16 15 (15.96%) Stakeholder Management
16 15 (15.96%) SOA
16 15 (15.96%) Oracle Fusion
17 14 (14.89%) High Availability
17 14 (14.89%) Analytical Skills
18 13 (13.83%) Tuxedo
18 13 (13.83%) SQL Server

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 25 (26.60%) WebLogic
2 24 (25.53%) Tomcat
3 22 (23.40%) WebSphere
4 13 (13.83%) Tuxedo
5 9 (9.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 6 (6.38%) WebSphere Application Server
7 5 (5.32%) MQSeries
8 1 (1.06%) Apache
8 1 (1.06%) JBoss
8 1 (1.06%) Mule
8 1 (1.06%) nginx
8 1 (1.06%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (1.06%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (2.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.06%) MS Office
2 1 (1.06%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (9.57%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (5.32%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (1.06%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.06%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.26%) HP Helion
3 3 (3.19%) Boomi
4 2 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.13%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (1.06%) IaaS
5 1 (1.06%) PaaS
5 1 (1.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.45%) Firewall
2 4 (4.26%) HTTPS
2 4 (4.26%) LAN
2 4 (4.26%) WAN
3 3 (3.19%) DNS
3 3 (3.19%) HTTP
3 3 (3.19%) LDAP
3 3 (3.19%) SAN
4 2 (2.13%) Kerberos
4 2 (2.13%) MPLS
4 2 (2.13%) Network Security
4 2 (2.13%) SSL
4 2 (2.13%) VoIP
4 2 (2.13%) VPN
5 1 (1.06%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.83%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.32%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.13%) Data Lake
4 1 (1.06%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.06%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (1.06%) Pentaho
4 1 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 32 (34.04%) Jenkins
2 28 (29.79%) Git (software)
3 26 (27.66%) Sonatype Nexus
4 24 (25.53%) Vagrant
5 3 (3.19%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.06%) Artifactory
6 1 (1.06%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.06%) JBehave
6 1 (1.06%) JUnit
6 1 (1.06%) Maven
6 1 (1.06%) TeamCity
General
1 13 (13.83%) Retail
2 5 (5.32%) Finance
3 4 (4.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (35.11%) Architect
2 29 (30.85%) DevOps Engineer
3 16 (17.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 11 (11.70%) Oracle Architect
5 9 (9.57%) Middleware Architect
5 9 (9.57%) Solutions Architect
6 8 (8.51%) Lead Architect
7 6 (6.38%) WebSphere Engineer
8 5 (5.32%) Project Manager
8 5 (5.32%) TIBCO Architect
8 5 (5.32%) TIBCO BusinessWorks Architect
9 4 (4.26%) Designer
9 4 (4.26%) Developer
9 4 (4.26%) Infrastructure Architect
9 4 (4.26%) Solutions Designer
10 3 (3.19%) Administrator
10 3 (3.19%) Consultant
10 3 (3.19%) Infrastructure Designer
10 3 (3.19%) Integration Developer
10 3 (3.19%) WebCenter Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (27.66%) JMS
1 26 (27.66%) RabbitMQ
2 25 (26.60%) JSON
3 15 (15.96%) Oracle Fusion
4 12 (12.77%) J2EE
5 11 (11.70%) WebCenter
6 9 (9.57%) SOAP
7 7 (7.45%) Web Services
8 6 (6.38%) XML
9 5 (5.32%) REST
9 5 (5.32%) TIBCO EMS
10 3 (3.19%) JDBC
11 2 (2.13%) IBM Integration Bus
11 2 (2.13%) SAML
11 2 (2.13%) WebSphere MQ
12 1 (1.06%) Apache Camel
12 1 (1.06%) Django
12 1 (1.06%) Java SE
12 1 (1.06%) Kafka
12 1 (1.06%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 30 (31.91%) Private Cloud
2 14 (14.89%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (7.45%) Data Centre
3 7 (7.45%) Virtual Team
4 6 (6.38%) Computer Science
5 5 (5.32%) Clustering
5 5 (5.32%) FMCG
6 2 (2.13%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (2.13%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.06%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.06%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.06%) Smart Meter
7 1 (1.06%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 52 (55.32%) Linux
2 34 (36.17%) Unix
3 29 (30.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (11.70%) Windows
5 1 (1.06%) Android
5 1 (1.06%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.06%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (1.06%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (46.81%) DevOps
2 30 (31.91%) Continuous Integration
3 29 (30.85%) Configuration Management
4 15 (15.96%) SOA
4 15 (15.96%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (14.89%) High Availability
6 12 (12.77%) Service Management
7 11 (11.70%) Identity Access Management
7 11 (11.70%) UML
8 10 (10.64%) Migration
8 10 (10.64%) Open Source
9 9 (9.57%) Risk Assessment
10 8 (8.51%) Business Continuity
10 8 (8.51%) Capacity Management
10 8 (8.51%) Continuous Delivery
10 8 (8.51%) Project Management
11 7 (7.45%) Enterprise Architecture
11 7 (7.45%) Service Delivery
11 7 (7.45%) TOGAF
11 7 (7.45%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 36 (38.30%) Shell Script
2 27 (28.72%) Python
3 16 (17.02%) Java
4 12 (12.77%) SQL
5 3 (3.19%) Groovy
5 3 (3.19%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.06%) Perl
6 1 (1.06%) PHP
6 1 (1.06%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (8.51%) Degree
2 3 (3.19%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (3.19%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.13%) CISA
3 2 (2.13%) CISM
3 2 (2.13%) CISSP
3 2 (2.13%) GCFA
3 2 (2.13%) GCIH
3 2 (2.13%) SANS
3 2 (2.13%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.06%) MBA
4 1 (1.06%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.13%) HIPAA
1 2 (2.13%) PCI DSS
1 2 (2.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.06%) QA
2 1 (1.06%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (5.32%) Active Directory
1 5 (5.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.19%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.13%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (2.13%) VMware ESX
3 2 (2.13%) vSphere
4 1 (1.06%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.06%) vCloud
4 1 (1.06%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (1.06%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 32 (34.04%) Ansible
2 2 (2.13%) Puppet
3 1 (1.06%) Amdocs OSS
3 1 (1.06%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (1.06%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.06%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 38 (40.43%) IBM
2 34 (36.17%) Oracle
3 11 (11.70%) Endeca
4 9 (9.57%) FatWire
5 7 (7.45%) HP
6 6 (6.38%) TIBCO
7 5 (5.32%) Axway
7 5 (5.32%) VMware
8 3 (3.19%) Dell
8 3 (3.19%) Microsoft
8 3 (3.19%) Red Hat
9 2 (2.13%) Concur
9 2 (2.13%) Splunk
10 1 (1.06%) ATG
10 1 (1.06%) CA
10 1 (1.06%) Cisco
10 1 (1.06%) Cramer
10 1 (1.06%) MuleSoft
10 1 (1.06%) SAP
10 1 (1.06%) Veritas
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