The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Berkshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware
Rank 110 85 117
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +32
Contract jobs citing Middleware 19 36 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.67% 1.46% 0.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.50% 6.52% 3.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 17 6
Average daily rate £380 £420 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £383 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
-7.05% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -15.78%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
543 552 553
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 19.03% 22.46% 17.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 330 208 264
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 71 10
Average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -22.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Middleware
South East

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell - 9 £380 - 1
Reading -11 6 £450 +10.42% 4
Slough +3 1 £210 -58.00% 1
Maidenhead - 1 £325 -
Newbury - - - -
Middleware
South East

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 13 (34.21%) UNIX
2 12 (31.58%) Web Services
3 11 (28.95%) XML
3 11 (28.95%) Oracle
3 11 (28.95%) SOA
4 9 (23.68%) Retail
5 8 (21.05%) SC Cleared
5 8 (21.05%) Security Cleared
5 8 (21.05%) Linux
5 8 (21.05%) Java
6 7 (18.42%) SQL Server
6 7 (18.42%) SOAP
6 7 (18.42%) Telecoms
6 7 (18.42%) TOGAF
6 7 (18.42%) WebSphere
7 6 (15.79%) Oracle Fusion
7 6 (15.79%) SIEM
7 6 (15.79%) .NET
7 6 (15.79%) Windows
8 5 (13.16%) ITIL
8 5 (13.16%) E-Commerce
8 5 (13.16%) Firewall
8 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
8 5 (13.16%) Billing
9 4 (10.53%) Software Testing
9 4 (10.53%) Migration
9 4 (10.53%) SaaS
9 4 (10.53%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (10.53%) Data Modelling
9 4 (10.53%) CRM

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 7 (18.42%) WebSphere
2 4 (10.53%) SharePoint
2 4 (10.53%) WebLogic
3 3 (7.89%) Apache
3 3 (7.89%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (5.26%) CMS
4 2 (5.26%) Tomcat
4 2 (5.26%) IIS
4 2 (5.26%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (2.63%) MQSeries
5 1 (2.63%) ArcGIS
5 1 (2.63%) Commerce Server
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (2.63%) TIBCO EMS
5 1 (2.63%) Jetty
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Oracle BRM
2 1 (2.63%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (2.63%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (2.63%) SAP FI
2 1 (2.63%) SAP GRC
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (2.63%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.53%) SaaS
2 1 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.16%) Firewall
2 2 (5.26%) xDSL
2 2 (5.26%) Internet
2 2 (5.26%) DSL
2 2 (5.26%) WAN
3 1 (2.63%) FTP
3 1 (2.63%) HTTP
3 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.63%) VPN
3 1 (2.63%) DNS
3 1 (2.63%) SAN
3 1 (2.63%) HTTPS
3 1 (2.63%) CTI
3 1 (2.63%) MPLS
3 1 (2.63%) NFC
3 1 (2.63%) VPLS
3 1 (2.63%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (2.63%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.42%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.89%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.26%) DB2
4 1 (2.63%) OLAP
4 1 (2.63%) MySQL
4 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.63%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.63%) SAP BW
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (2.63%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) SoapUI
2 2 (5.26%) LoadRunner
2 2 (5.26%) Introscope
2 2 (5.26%) JMeter
3 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.63%) Toad
3 1 (2.63%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.63%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (2.63%) WebDriver
3 1 (2.63%) SpecFlow
3 1 (2.63%) Rational Performance Tester
3 1 (2.63%) JProfiler
3 1 (2.63%) NUnit
3 1 (2.63%) Selenium
General
1 9 (23.68%) Retail
2 7 (18.42%) Telecoms
3 5 (13.16%) Billing
4 2 (5.26%) Finance
5 1 (2.63%) Front Office
5 1 (2.63%) Military
Job Titles
1 11 (28.95%) Architect
2 5 (13.16%) Test Manager
3 4 (10.53%) Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) Applications Architect
5 2 (5.26%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Lead Architect
5 2 (5.26%) Oracle Consultant
5 2 (5.26%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Designer
5 2 (5.26%) Consultant
5 2 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (5.26%) Developer
6 1 (2.63%) Project Manager
6 1 (2.63%) Test Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) Technical Architect
6 1 (2.63%) Solutions Designer
6 1 (2.63%) Lead Developer
6 1 (2.63%) Administrator
6 1 (2.63%) Java Developer
6 1 (2.63%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (31.58%) Web Services
2 11 (28.95%) XML
3 7 (18.42%) SOAP
4 6 (15.79%) Oracle Fusion
4 6 (15.79%) .NET
5 4 (10.53%) J2EE
6 3 (7.89%) XSD
6 3 (7.89%) WCF
7 2 (5.26%) REST
7 2 (5.26%) Spring
7 2 (5.26%) HTML
8 1 (2.63%) Classic ASP
8 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET
8 1 (2.63%) EJB
8 1 (2.63%) JDBC
8 1 (2.63%) XSLT
8 1 (2.63%) ODBC
8 1 (2.63%) EDI
8 1 (2.63%) JMS
8 1 (2.63%) Java RMI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (7.89%) Replication
3 1 (2.63%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.63%) AS400
3 1 (2.63%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (2.63%) iSeries
3 1 (2.63%) Social Media
3 1 (2.63%) Statistics
3 1 (2.63%) Mashup
3 1 (2.63%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 13 (34.21%) UNIX
2 8 (21.05%) Linux
3 6 (15.79%) Windows
4 2 (5.26%) Android
4 2 (5.26%) AIX
4 2 (5.26%) Solaris
5 1 (2.63%) Windows 2000
5 1 (2.63%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.95%) SOA
2 7 (18.42%) TOGAF
3 6 (15.79%) SIEM
4 5 (13.16%) ITIL
4 5 (13.16%) E-Commerce
5 4 (10.53%) Software Testing
5 4 (10.53%) Migration
5 4 (10.53%) Data Modelling
5 4 (10.53%) CRM
6 3 (7.89%) ETL
6 3 (7.89%) Service Management
6 3 (7.89%) Scrum
6 3 (7.89%) Enterprise Modelling
6 3 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (7.89%) Software Engineering
6 3 (7.89%) Test Scripting
7 2 (5.26%) Content Management
7 2 (5.26%) Performance Testing
7 2 (5.26%) Use Case
7 2 (5.26%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.05%) Java
2 3 (7.89%) C#
2 3 (7.89%) SQL
3 2 (5.26%) C++
4 1 (2.63%) C
4 1 (2.63%) PHP
4 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.63%) VB
4 1 (2.63%) ABAP
4 1 (2.63%) Python
4 1 (2.63%) SAPscript
4 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.63%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.63%) Korn
4 1 (2.63%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 8 (21.05%) SC Cleared
1 8 (21.05%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.26%) ISTQB
2 2 (5.26%) ISEB
2 2 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.63%) MCSE
3 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.63%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 17799
1 1 (2.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (2.63%) BS15000
1 1 (2.63%) SLA
1 1 (2.63%) QA
1 1 (2.63%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (5.26%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (2.63%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) nmon
2 1 (2.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (2.63%) MOM
2 1 (2.63%) TIBCO Hawk
2 1 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.63%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (28.95%) Oracle
2 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.89%) Siebel
3 3 (7.89%) TIBCO
4 2 (5.26%) Remedy
4 2 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (5.26%) IBM
4 2 (5.26%) VMware
5 1 (2.63%) SAP
5 1 (2.63%) JBoss
5 1 (2.63%) ESRI
5 1 (2.63%) NetApp
5 1 (2.63%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.63%) Juniper
5 1 (2.63%) Informatica
5 1 (2.63%) Cisco
5 1 (2.63%) HP
5 1 (2.63%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.63%) Citrix
5 1 (2.63%) 3PAR
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