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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Middleware
South East / Berkshire
Rank 81 88 102
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +14
Contract jobs citing Middleware 27 25 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.37% 1.03% 0.80%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.67% 4.89% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 19 16
Median daily rate £410 £404 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.61% -14.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £310 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £565 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £38.25 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+30.71% +5.08%

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
405 511 520
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 20.55% 21.14% 20.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 307 297
Median daily rate £400 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 6
Median hourly rate £50.00 £28.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.57% -21.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.60 £14.00 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £175.00 £39.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

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 17 January 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 17 January 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
Slough +11 4 - - 1
Newbury +8 4 £375 -
Reading +9 3 - -
Maidenhead -7 3 - - 1
Wokingham -4 2 £500 +25.00% 1
Bracknell +1 1 - -
Middleware
South East

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 25 (41.67%) Unix
1 25 (41.67%) Linux
2 24 (40.00%) Oracle
3 19 (31.67%) IBM
4 15 (25.00%) SOA
5 14 (23.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (21.67%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (21.67%) SQL
6 13 (21.67%) XML
7 12 (20.00%) Service Management
7 12 (20.00%) DevOps
7 12 (20.00%) Jenkins
8 11 (18.33%) Git (software)
8 11 (18.33%) WebSphere
8 11 (18.33%) Firewall
8 11 (18.33%) Telecoms
8 11 (18.33%) Web Services
8 11 (18.33%) WebLogic
8 11 (18.33%) LAN
9 10 (16.67%) SQL Server
9 10 (16.67%) Windows
9 10 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
10 9 (15.00%) Oracle Fusion
10 9 (15.00%) JSON
10 9 (15.00%) Performance Tuning
10 9 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
10 9 (15.00%) RabbitMQ
10 9 (15.00%) SAN
10 9 (15.00%) Tuxedo
10 9 (15.00%) JMS

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 11 (18.33%) WebLogic
1 11 (18.33%) WebSphere
2 9 (15.00%) Tuxedo
3 7 (11.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 6 (10.00%) Tomcat
5 2 (3.33%) Oracle BPEL
6 1 (1.67%) JBoss
6 1 (1.67%) Mule
6 1 (1.67%) nginx
6 1 (1.67%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (1.67%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 9 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.67%) IaaS
2 1 (1.67%) PaaS
2 1 (1.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (18.33%) Firewall
1 11 (18.33%) LAN
2 9 (15.00%) SAN
3 7 (11.67%) DNS
4 5 (8.33%) MPLS
4 5 (8.33%) WAN
5 4 (6.67%) FTP
5 4 (6.67%) HTTP
5 4 (6.67%) ICMP
5 4 (6.67%) IGMP
5 4 (6.67%) SNMP
5 4 (6.67%) TCP/IP
5 4 (6.67%) VLAN
6 3 (5.00%) Ethernet
6 3 (5.00%) IPv4
6 3 (5.00%) IPv6
6 3 (5.00%) RSVP
6 3 (5.00%) VPLS
6 3 (5.00%) VPN
6 3 (5.00%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.33%) Oracle Database
2 5 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (6.67%) RDBMS
3 4 (6.67%) Relational Database
3 4 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (5.00%) Oracle Database 12c
4 3 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (3.33%) Data Lake
5 2 (3.33%) GIS
6 1 (1.67%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.67%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.67%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 1 (1.67%) Lumira
6 1 (1.67%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.67%) Pentaho
6 1 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 11 (18.33%) Git (software)
3 8 (13.33%) Sonatype Nexus
4 6 (10.00%) Vagrant
5 5 (8.33%) JUnit
6 4 (6.67%) MSTest
7 3 (5.00%) Visual Studio
8 2 (3.33%) Bitbucket
8 2 (3.33%) SoapUI
9 1 (1.67%) Artifactory
9 1 (1.67%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.67%) JBehave
9 1 (1.67%) Maven
9 1 (1.67%) TeamCity
General
1 11 (18.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.33%) Billing
2 2 (3.33%) Electronics
2 2 (3.33%) Finance
2 2 (3.33%) Legal
2 2 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (25.00%) Architect
2 10 (16.67%) Technical Leader
3 8 (13.33%) DevOps Engineer
4 7 (11.67%) Developer
5 6 (10.00%) Consultant
5 6 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (8.33%) Java Developer
7 4 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
7 4 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) Java Web Developer
7 4 (6.67%) Web Developer
8 3 (5.00%) Middleware Architect
8 3 (5.00%) Middleware Consultant
8 3 (5.00%) Oracle Consultant
8 3 (5.00%) Oracle Middleware Consultant
9 2 (3.33%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
9 2 (3.33%) Integration Specialist
9 2 (3.33%) Middleware Developer
9 2 (3.33%) Oracle SOA Developer
9 2 (3.33%) SOA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (21.67%) XML
2 11 (18.33%) Web Services
3 9 (15.00%) JMS
3 9 (15.00%) JSON
3 9 (15.00%) Oracle Fusion
3 9 (15.00%) RabbitMQ
4 8 (13.33%) REST
5 7 (11.67%) SOAP
6 4 (6.67%) .NET
6 4 (6.67%) ASP.NET
6 4 (6.67%) CSS
6 4 (6.67%) DAO
6 4 (6.67%) GWT
6 4 (6.67%) HTML
6 4 (6.67%) JSF
6 4 (6.67%) RichFaces
6 4 (6.67%) SAML
6 4 (6.67%) WCF
7 3 (5.00%) J2EE
7 3 (5.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 13 (21.67%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (13.33%) Private Cloud
3 4 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (6.67%) IPTV
3 4 (6.67%) Over-the-Top Content
3 4 (6.67%) Video on Demand
4 3 (5.00%) Data Centre
4 3 (5.00%) STB
5 2 (3.33%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.33%) FMCG
5 2 (3.33%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.67%) Clustering
6 1 (1.67%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.67%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.67%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 25 (41.67%) Linux
1 25 (41.67%) Unix
2 14 (23.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (16.67%) Windows
4 7 (11.67%) Solaris
5 4 (6.67%) Android
6 3 (5.00%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.67%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (1.67%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (25.00%) SOA
2 12 (20.00%) DevOps
2 12 (20.00%) Service Management
3 10 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
4 9 (15.00%) Performance Tuning
5 8 (13.33%) Configuration Management
5 8 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (10.00%) Business Continuity
6 6 (10.00%) Business Process Improvement
6 6 (10.00%) Capacity Management
6 6 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
6 6 (10.00%) Process Improvement
6 6 (10.00%) Project Management
7 5 (8.33%) High Availability
7 5 (8.33%) Incident Management
8 4 (6.67%) ITIL
8 4 (6.67%) OO
8 4 (6.67%) Service Delivery
8 4 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (6.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (21.67%) SQL
2 8 (13.33%) Java
2 8 (13.33%) Python
2 8 (13.33%) Shell Script
3 4 (6.67%) C#
3 4 (6.67%) JavaScript
3 4 (6.67%) T-SQL
4 2 (3.33%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.67%) C
5 1 (1.67%) Perl
5 1 (1.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (11.67%) Degree
2 3 (5.00%) CCIP
2 3 (5.00%) CCNA
2 3 (5.00%) CCNP
2 3 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (5.00%) JNCIA
3 2 (3.33%) CISA
3 2 (3.33%) CISM
3 2 (3.33%) CISSP
3 2 (3.33%) GCFA
3 2 (3.33%) GCIH
3 2 (3.33%) SANS
4 1 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.67%) RHCSA
4 1 (1.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.67%) QA
2 2 (3.33%) HIPAA
2 2 (3.33%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (3.33%) SLA
3 1 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (11.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (3.33%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (3.33%) VMware ESX
3 2 (3.33%) vSphere
4 1 (1.67%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.67%) vCloud
4 1 (1.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 9 (15.00%) Ansible
2 4 (6.67%) Nagios
3 3 (5.00%) Oracle Identity Management
4 2 (3.33%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (1.67%) Amdocs OSS
5 1 (1.67%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.67%) Puppet
5 1 (1.67%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 24 (40.00%) Oracle
2 19 (31.67%) IBM
3 8 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 8 (13.33%) Red Hat
3 8 (13.33%) TIBCO
4 7 (11.67%) VMware
5 4 (6.67%) Cisco
6 3 (5.00%) Ericsson
6 3 (5.00%) HP
6 3 (5.00%) Huawei
6 3 (5.00%) Juniper
6 3 (5.00%) Veritas
7 2 (3.33%) Splunk
8 1 (1.67%) Cramer
8 1 (1.67%) Genesys
8 1 (1.67%) MuleSoft
8 1 (1.67%) SAP