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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Middleware
Rank 101 107 108
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +1
Contract jobs citing Middleware 22 21 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.87% 0.78% 0.88%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.26% 3.77% 4.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 16 14
Average daily rate £408 £473 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.65% +8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £420 £342
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £525 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +12.90%
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
516 557 572
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 20.39% 20.73% 21.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 319 309 315
Average daily rate £375 £365 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £273 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 4
Average hourly rate £45.00 £32.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £22.00 £38.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £38.30 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

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 8 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Maidenhead +6 6 £477 +1.43% 2
Slough +6 4 £250 -50.00% 1
Reading -12 2 £550 +29.41% 4
Newbury - 2 - -
Bracknell -3 1 - -
Middleware
South East

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 26 (45.61%) Linux
2 24 (42.11%) Windows
3 22 (38.60%) Oracle
3 22 (38.60%) Migration
4 19 (33.33%) SQL
5 17 (29.82%) HTTP
6 16 (28.07%) Finance
7 15 (26.32%) IBM
7 15 (26.32%) Java
7 15 (26.32%) WebSphere
8 14 (24.56%) SSL
9 13 (22.81%) Active Directory
9 13 (22.81%) CA
10 12 (21.05%) FTP
10 12 (21.05%) VMware
10 12 (21.05%) Disaster Recovery
10 12 (21.05%) Firewall
10 12 (21.05%) ITIL
10 12 (21.05%) IBM Integration Bus
10 12 (21.05%) PowerShell
10 12 (21.05%) DataPower
10 12 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
10 12 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
11 11 (19.30%) Windows Server
11 11 (19.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 11 (19.30%) Hyper-V
11 11 (19.30%) VMware Infrastructure
11 11 (19.30%) SCCM
11 11 (19.30%) SCOM
11 11 (19.30%) SCVMM

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 15 (26.32%) WebSphere
2 9 (15.79%) WebLogic
3 5 (8.77%) Tomcat
3 5 (8.77%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (7.02%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (7.02%) SharePoint
5 3 (5.26%) Apache
5 3 (5.26%) JBoss
6 1 (1.75%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (1.75%) CMS
6 1 (1.75%) IIS
6 1 (1.75%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (1.75%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 5 (8.77%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.51%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Magento
1 1 (1.75%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (1.75%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 12 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (17.54%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.75%) Force.com
3 1 (1.75%) PaaS
3 1 (1.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (29.82%) HTTP
2 14 (24.56%) SSL
3 12 (21.05%) Firewall
3 12 (21.05%) FTP
4 10 (17.54%) LAN
4 10 (17.54%) WAN
5 8 (14.04%) SSH
6 4 (7.02%) LDAP
7 3 (5.26%) HTTPS
8 1 (1.75%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 1 (1.75%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (1.75%) Internet
8 1 (1.75%) Kerberos
8 1 (1.75%) Network Security
8 1 (1.75%) S/MIME
8 1 (1.75%) SAN
8 1 (1.75%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.53%) DB2
2 4 (7.02%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (5.26%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.51%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.51%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.75%) Big Data
5 1 (1.75%) OLAP
5 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (1.75%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (1.75%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (10.53%) Toad
2 5 (8.77%) Introscope
2 5 (8.77%) JProfiler
3 3 (5.26%) HP UFT
3 3 (5.26%) LoadRunner
3 3 (5.26%) Rational Performance Tester
4 2 (3.51%) SilkPerformer
5 1 (1.75%) Ant
General
1 16 (28.07%) Finance
2 9 (15.79%) Telecoms
3 7 (12.28%) Banking
4 6 (10.53%) Retail
5 1 (1.75%) Advertising
5 1 (1.75%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.75%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (22.81%) Developer
2 8 (14.04%) Architect
3 7 (12.28%) Consultant
4 6 (10.53%) Analyst
4 6 (10.53%) Software Engineer
5 5 (8.77%) Cloud Engineer
5 5 (8.77%) Senior Architect
5 5 (8.77%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (7.02%) Administrator
6 4 (7.02%) Designer
6 4 (7.02%) Senior Cloud Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 4 (7.02%) Technical Developer
6 4 (7.02%) Test Analyst
7 3 (5.26%) Applications Support
7 3 (5.26%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
7 3 (5.26%) Software Developer
7 3 (5.26%) Solutions Designer
7 3 (5.26%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (21.05%) IBM Integration Bus
2 10 (17.54%) SOAP
3 9 (15.79%) JMS
4 7 (12.28%) REST
5 6 (10.53%) Web Services
5 6 (10.53%) WebSphere MQ
6 4 (7.02%) .NET
6 4 (7.02%) SAP PI
7 3 (5.26%) JDBC
7 3 (5.26%) ODBC
8 2 (3.51%) XML
9 1 (1.75%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (1.75%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 1 (1.75%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 1 (1.75%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (1.75%) OAuth2
9 1 (1.75%) OpenID
9 1 (1.75%) Oracle Fusion
9 1 (1.75%) RabbitMQ
9 1 (1.75%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
1 12 (21.05%) DataPower
2 8 (14.04%) Data Centre
2 8 (14.04%) Hybrid Cloud
3 6 (10.53%) Client/Server
3 6 (10.53%) Clustering
4 5 (8.77%) Cryptography
4 5 (8.77%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (8.77%) Management Information System
5 4 (7.02%) Data Integration
5 4 (7.02%) Digital Media
5 4 (7.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (7.02%) SCADA
5 4 (7.02%) Social Media
6 2 (3.51%) Smart Meter
7 1 (1.75%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.75%) iSeries
7 1 (1.75%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 26 (45.61%) Linux
2 24 (42.11%) Windows
3 11 (19.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (19.30%) Unix
3 11 (19.30%) Windows Server
4 10 (17.54%) Solaris
5 7 (12.28%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (8.77%) AIX
7 1 (1.75%) Nucleus RTOS
7 1 (1.75%) VxWorks
7 1 (1.75%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (38.60%) Migration
2 12 (21.05%) Disaster Recovery
2 12 (21.05%) ITIL
3 10 (17.54%) Continuous Improvement
3 10 (17.54%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (15.79%) SOA
5 6 (10.53%) E-Commerce
5 6 (10.53%) Non-Functional Testing
5 6 (10.53%) Problem Management
5 6 (10.53%) Project Management
6 5 (8.77%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (8.77%) ETL
6 5 (8.77%) Information Security
6 5 (8.77%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (8.77%) Software Testing
7 4 (7.02%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (7.02%) Content Management
7 4 (7.02%) CRM
7 4 (7.02%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 19 (33.33%) SQL
2 15 (26.32%) Java
3 12 (21.05%) PowerShell
4 11 (19.30%) Ruby
5 7 (12.28%) C++
6 5 (8.77%) Shell Script
6 5 (8.77%) VB
7 2 (3.51%) Perl
8 1 (1.75%) Apex Code
8 1 (1.75%) C
8 1 (1.75%) C#
8 1 (1.75%) C-shell
8 1 (1.75%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.75%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (8.77%) IBM Certification
1 5 (8.77%) ISEB
1 5 (8.77%) ISTQB
2 4 (7.02%) MCSA
2 4 (7.02%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (3.51%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (1.75%) Degree
5 1 (1.75%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.75%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (1.75%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.02%) Solvency II
2 3 (5.26%) SLA
3 1 (1.75%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (22.81%) Active Directory
2 11 (19.30%) Hyper-V
2 11 (19.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (19.30%) vSphere
3 1 (1.75%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 11 (19.30%) Puppet
1 11 (19.30%) SCCM
1 11 (19.30%) SCOM
1 11 (19.30%) SCVMM
1 11 (19.30%) Windows Intune
2 5 (8.77%) HP SiteScope
2 5 (8.77%) nmon
3 4 (7.02%) CA Single Sign-On
4 3 (5.26%) MOM
5 2 (3.51%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (3.51%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (1.75%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (1.75%) vRealize
Vendors
1 22 (38.60%) Oracle
2 15 (26.32%) IBM
3 13 (22.81%) CA
4 12 (21.05%) VMware
5 11 (19.30%) Microsoft
5 11 (19.30%) Red Hat
5 11 (19.30%) RightScale
6 6 (10.53%) Adobe
7 5 (8.77%) hybris
7 5 (8.77%) SAP
8 4 (7.02%) FatWire
8 4 (7.02%) Guidewire
8 4 (7.02%) MuleSoft
8 4 (7.02%) Pega
8 4 (7.02%) Sitecore
9 2 (3.51%) BMC
9 2 (3.51%) F5
9 2 (3.51%) HP
10 1 (1.75%) Citrix
10 1 (1.75%) Demandware
Reading, Berkshire
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £450 to £520 per day
Posted: 3 days ago