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 October 2014 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware
Rank 100 119 98
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -21
Contract jobs citing Middleware 23 15 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.92% 0.57% 1.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.46% 2.47% 7.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 7 12
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£475 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £380 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £466
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £411 £413
% change year-on-year
+3.34% -0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +20.00%
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
516 607 582
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 20.61% 23.19% 19.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 289 346 220
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 21
Average hourly rate £14.00 £36.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.11% +80.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £36.00 £12.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 £36.75 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

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 October 2014.

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 October 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Bracknell +3 5 £330 - 3
Reading +5 3 £550 -
Newbury - 1 £500 - 1
Maidenhead - - - -
Middleware
South East

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 18 (39.13%) Finance
2 15 (32.61%) Java
3 13 (28.26%) Degree
4 12 (26.09%) TOGAF
4 12 (26.09%) Oracle
4 12 (26.09%) Telecoms
5 10 (21.74%) SOAP
5 10 (21.74%) IBM
5 10 (21.74%) Computer Science
6 9 (19.57%) WebSphere
6 9 (19.57%) Enterprise Modelling
6 9 (19.57%) Linux
7 8 (17.39%) WebLogic
7 8 (17.39%) C++
7 8 (17.39%) SQL
7 8 (17.39%) WebSphere MQ
8 7 (15.22%) TIBCO
8 7 (15.22%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (15.22%) Enterprise Architecture
8 7 (15.22%) iSeries
9 6 (13.04%) Banking
9 6 (13.04%) Systems Analysis
9 6 (13.04%) Mobile App
9 6 (13.04%) Mentoring
9 6 (13.04%) Shell Script
9 6 (13.04%) SAN
9 6 (13.04%) UNIX
10 5 (10.87%) OO
10 5 (10.87%) HTML
10 5 (10.87%) JavaScript

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 9 (19.57%) WebSphere
2 8 (17.39%) WebLogic
3 4 (8.70%) Apache
4 3 (6.52%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (6.52%) JBoss
4 3 (6.52%) Oracle Service Bus
5 2 (4.35%) Liferay
6 1 (2.17%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (2.17%) TIBCO EMS
6 1 (2.17%) Oracle BPEL
6 1 (2.17%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (2.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (2.17%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (6.52%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.35%) MS Office
3 1 (2.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (2.17%) CSG Singleview
1 1 (2.17%) SAP FI
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.17%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (2.17%) SAP CO
1 1 (2.17%) SAP GRC
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.52%) SaaS
2 1 (2.17%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.04%) SAN
2 5 (10.87%) NAS
3 4 (8.70%) HTTP
4 3 (6.52%) VPN
4 3 (6.52%) Firewall
5 2 (4.35%) SSH
5 2 (4.35%) HTTPS
5 2 (4.35%) SSL
5 2 (4.35%) ATM
5 2 (4.35%) FTP
5 2 (4.35%) Network Security
6 1 (2.17%) LAN
6 1 (2.17%) WAN
6 1 (2.17%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (2.17%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.17%) SAP BW
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Toad
1 2 (4.35%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (4.35%) LoadRunner
1 2 (4.35%) Introscope
1 2 (4.35%) Rational Performance Tester
1 2 (4.35%) JProfiler
2 1 (2.17%) JUnit
2 1 (2.17%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.17%) JIRA
General
1 18 (39.13%) Finance
2 12 (26.09%) Telecoms
3 6 (13.04%) Banking
4 1 (2.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (52.17%) Architect
2 17 (36.96%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (8.70%) Software Engineer
3 4 (8.70%) Developer
3 4 (8.70%) Analyst
3 4 (8.70%) Designer
3 4 (8.70%) Oracle Architect
4 3 (6.52%) Lead Architect
4 3 (6.52%) Test Analyst
4 3 (6.52%) Technical Architect
5 2 (4.35%) Project Manager
5 2 (4.35%) Security Designer
5 2 (4.35%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 2 (4.35%) Senior Architect
5 2 (4.35%) Middleware Architect
5 2 (4.35%) Oracle Solutions Architect
6 1 (2.17%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
6 1 (2.17%) OBIEE Architect
6 1 (2.17%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (2.17%) Portal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (21.74%) SOAP
2 8 (17.39%) WebSphere MQ
3 5 (10.87%) HTML
4 4 (8.70%) .NET
4 4 (8.70%) XML
4 4 (8.70%) Hibernate
4 4 (8.70%) Ajax
4 4 (8.70%) JSON
4 4 (8.70%) Oracle Fusion
4 4 (8.70%) REST
5 3 (6.52%) WCF
5 3 (6.52%) XSD
6 2 (4.35%) ODBC
6 2 (4.35%) Web Services
6 2 (4.35%) JMS
6 2 (4.35%) Apache CXF
6 2 (4.35%) JDBC
6 2 (4.35%) Spring
6 2 (4.35%) SailPoint
6 2 (4.35%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.74%) Computer Science
2 7 (15.22%) iSeries
3 6 (13.04%) Mobile App
4 5 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (8.70%) User Experience
6 3 (6.52%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (4.35%) Management Information System
7 2 (4.35%) PKI
7 2 (4.35%) Algorithms
8 1 (2.17%) Statistics
8 1 (2.17%) AS400
8 1 (2.17%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 9 (19.57%) Linux
2 6 (13.04%) UNIX
3 4 (8.70%) Windows
4 3 (6.52%) Solaris
5 1 (2.17%) AIX
5 1 (2.17%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.09%) TOGAF
2 9 (19.57%) Enterprise Modelling
3 7 (15.22%) Enterprise Architecture
3 7 (15.22%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (13.04%) Systems Analysis
4 6 (13.04%) Mentoring
5 5 (10.87%) Information Security
5 5 (10.87%) OO
5 5 (10.87%) CRM
6 4 (8.70%) SOA
6 4 (8.70%) Software Engineering
6 4 (8.70%) Web Development
7 3 (6.52%) Coaching
7 3 (6.52%) SIEM
7 3 (6.52%) Project Management
7 3 (6.52%) ITIL
7 3 (6.52%) Identity Management
7 3 (6.52%) Data Modelling
7 3 (6.52%) Security Management
7 3 (6.52%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 15 (32.61%) Java
2 8 (17.39%) C++
2 8 (17.39%) SQL
3 6 (13.04%) Shell Script
4 5 (10.87%) JavaScript
5 4 (8.70%) Perl
5 4 (8.70%) Ruby
5 4 (8.70%) Bash Shell
5 4 (8.70%) Python
6 2 (4.35%) VB
7 1 (2.17%) ABAP
7 1 (2.17%) C
7 1 (2.17%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.17%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 13 (28.26%) Degree
2 3 (6.52%) CISSP
3 2 (4.35%) ISEB
3 2 (4.35%) ISTQB
3 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.17%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.17%) PMP
4 1 (2.17%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.17%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.70%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) nmon
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (2.17%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (2.17%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 12 (26.09%) Oracle
2 10 (21.74%) IBM
3 7 (15.22%) TIBCO
4 4 (8.70%) Hitachi
5 3 (6.52%) Microsoft
6 2 (4.35%) HP
6 2 (4.35%) EMC
6 2 (4.35%) Cisco
6 2 (4.35%) Nokia
6 2 (4.35%) Aveksa
7 1 (2.17%) VMware
7 1 (2.17%) Citrix
7 1 (2.17%) NetApp
7 1 (2.17%) Sun
7 1 (2.17%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (2.17%) SAP
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
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