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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Middleware
Rank 84 104 112
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +8
Contract jobs citing Middleware 42 17 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.61% 0.70% 0.71%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.47% 3.18% 3.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 11 9
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +10.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £350 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £576 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £435 £413
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £29.75 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+27.73% -33.88%
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
562 535 591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 21.56% 22.04% 23.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 371 262 298
Average daily rate £375 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £256 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £517 £450 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 4 8
Average hourly rate £37.00 £19.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+94.73% -47.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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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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
Reading +8 20 £463 -7.50% 2
Maidenhead +8 4 £400 -
Slough +1 2 - -
Bracknell -7 2 £410 +49.25%
Newbury -9 2 £500 -
Middleware
South East

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 40 (50.63%) Oracle
2 31 (39.24%) IBM
3 30 (37.97%) Java
4 27 (34.18%) Linux
4 27 (34.18%) WebSphere
5 22 (27.85%) UNIX
5 22 (27.85%) HTTP
6 20 (25.32%) Oracle Database
7 19 (24.05%) SSL
8 18 (22.78%) Finance
9 17 (21.52%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (21.52%) DataPower
9 17 (21.52%) SOA
9 17 (21.52%) Windows
9 17 (21.52%) WebLogic
9 17 (21.52%) DB2
10 16 (20.25%) SOAP
10 16 (20.25%) JMS
11 14 (17.72%) WebSphere MQ
12 13 (16.46%) Microsoft
12 13 (16.46%) WebSphere Application Server
13 12 (15.19%) Web Services
13 12 (15.19%) Solaris
13 12 (15.19%) Project Management
13 12 (15.19%) Oracle Fusion
13 12 (15.19%) Analytical Skills
14 11 (13.92%) Oracle Database 11g
14 11 (13.92%) Big Data
14 11 (13.92%) SSH
14 11 (13.92%) Apache

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 27 (34.18%) WebSphere
2 17 (21.52%) WebLogic
3 13 (16.46%) WebSphere Application Server
4 11 (13.92%) Apache
5 9 (11.39%) Tomcat
6 7 (8.86%) SharePoint
7 6 (7.59%) JBoss
7 6 (7.59%) Oracle Application Server
7 6 (7.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 4 (5.06%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (2.53%) Oracle Service Bus
9 2 (2.53%) IBM HTTP Server
9 2 (2.53%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 2 (2.53%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (1.27%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (1.27%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (3.80%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.53%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.53%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.80%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.27%) BigMachines
2 1 (1.27%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.80%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 22 (27.85%) HTTP
2 19 (24.05%) SSL
3 11 (13.92%) SSH
4 8 (10.13%) TCP/IP
5 5 (6.33%) FTP
6 4 (5.06%) Firewall
6 4 (5.06%) LDAP
7 3 (3.80%) VPN
8 2 (2.53%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 2 (2.53%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 2 (2.53%) SAN
9 1 (1.27%) 3G
9 1 (1.27%) MPLS
9 1 (1.27%) ATM
9 1 (1.27%) SDH
9 1 (1.27%) VoIP
9 1 (1.27%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (25.32%) Oracle Database
2 17 (21.52%) DB2
3 11 (13.92%) Oracle Database 11g
3 11 (13.92%) Big Data
4 9 (11.39%) SQL Server
5 6 (7.59%) OLAP
5 6 (7.59%) Oracle Database 10g
5 6 (7.59%) Oracle OLAP
6 4 (5.06%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (3.80%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (2.53%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (2.53%) SAP BW
8 2 (2.53%) SAP BI
8 2 (2.53%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (1.27%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (1.27%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (3.80%) Eclipse
2 2 (2.53%) Maven
2 2 (2.53%) Hudson
2 2 (2.53%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.27%) Apache Continuum
3 1 (1.27%) Gerrit
3 1 (1.27%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.27%) Rational Application Developer
3 1 (1.27%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.27%) Ant
3 1 (1.27%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.27%) Toad
3 1 (1.27%) JDeveloper
3 1 (1.27%) Subversion
General
1 18 (22.78%) Finance
2 7 (8.86%) Telecoms
3 5 (6.33%) Financial Institution
4 3 (3.80%) Banking
4 3 (3.80%) Retail
5 1 (1.27%) Billing
5 1 (1.27%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (27.85%) Architect
2 14 (17.72%) Developer
3 13 (16.46%) Consultant
4 10 (12.66%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (6.33%) Team Leader
5 5 (6.33%) Development Team Leader
5 5 (6.33%) Problem Manager
5 5 (6.33%) Middleware Architect
6 4 (5.06%) Oracle Architect
6 4 (5.06%) Designer
6 4 (5.06%) Technical Manager
6 4 (5.06%) Software Engineer
7 3 (3.80%) Project Manager
7 3 (3.80%) Security Consultant
7 3 (3.80%) Security Architect
7 3 (3.80%) Senior Architect
7 3 (3.80%) Senior Solutions Architect
7 3 (3.80%) WebSphere Developer
7 3 (3.80%) Middleware Engineer
7 3 (3.80%) Cyber Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (20.25%) SOAP
1 16 (20.25%) JMS
2 14 (17.72%) WebSphere MQ
3 12 (15.19%) Web Services
3 12 (15.19%) Oracle Fusion
4 11 (13.92%) XML
5 10 (12.66%) .NET
6 7 (8.86%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 7 (8.86%) REST
7 6 (7.59%) WebCenter
7 6 (7.59%) J2EE
8 5 (6.33%) WSDL
8 5 (6.33%) Oracle ADF
9 4 (5.06%) .NET Framework
9 4 (5.06%) HTML
9 4 (5.06%) Application Packaging
10 2 (2.53%) MDX
10 2 (2.53%) SAP PI
10 2 (2.53%) RESTful
10 2 (2.53%) BAPI
Miscellaneous
1 17 (21.52%) DataPower
2 12 (15.19%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (12.66%) Data Centre
4 9 (11.39%) Clustering
5 7 (8.86%) Cryptography
6 6 (7.59%) Client/Server
6 6 (7.59%) Data Integration
7 5 (6.33%) Computer Science
7 5 (6.33%) PKI
7 5 (6.33%) Statistics
8 4 (5.06%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (3.80%) Management Information System
9 3 (3.80%) Replication
9 3 (3.80%) Algorithms
9 3 (3.80%) Private Cloud
10 2 (2.53%) Social Media
10 2 (2.53%) Digital Media
10 2 (2.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (2.53%) SCADA
11 1 (1.27%) Ergonomics
Operating Systems
1 27 (34.18%) Linux
2 22 (27.85%) UNIX
3 17 (21.52%) Windows
4 12 (15.19%) Solaris
5 9 (11.39%) AIX
6 3 (3.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (21.52%) SOA
1 17 (21.52%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (15.19%) Project Management
3 10 (12.66%) Configuration Management
3 10 (12.66%) Migration
4 9 (11.39%) ITIL
5 8 (10.13%) E-Commerce
5 8 (10.13%) ETL
5 8 (10.13%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (10.13%) Enterprise Architecture
5 8 (10.13%) Root Cause Analysis
6 7 (8.86%) High Availability
6 7 (8.86%) SDLC
6 7 (8.86%) Problem Management
6 7 (8.86%) Identity Management
6 7 (8.86%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (7.59%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (6.33%) Low Latency
8 5 (6.33%) Capacity Management
8 5 (6.33%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (37.97%) Java
2 10 (12.66%) SQL
3 9 (11.39%) Perl
4 7 (8.86%) PL/SQL
5 6 (7.59%) C-shell
6 5 (6.33%) C++
7 4 (5.06%) Jython
8 3 (3.80%) Shell Script
8 3 (3.80%) Python
8 3 (3.80%) JavaScript
9 2 (2.53%) C#
9 2 (2.53%) PHP
9 2 (2.53%) SAPscript
9 2 (2.53%) ABAP
9 2 (2.53%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.27%) Groovy
10 1 (1.27%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 9 (11.39%) Degree
2 7 (8.86%) IBM Certification
3 4 (5.06%) Security Cleared
4 3 (3.80%) DV Cleared
4 3 (3.80%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.27%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.80%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.53%) Solvency II
2 2 (2.53%) SLA
2 2 (2.53%) JSP 440
System Software
1 4 (5.06%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (5.06%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 6 (7.59%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (5.06%) CA Single Sign-On
3 2 (2.53%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.27%) TIBCO Hawk
4 1 (1.27%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 40 (50.63%) Oracle
2 31 (39.24%) IBM
3 13 (16.46%) Microsoft
4 6 (7.59%) VMware
5 5 (6.33%) CA
5 5 (6.33%) F5
5 5 (6.33%) Ab Initio
6 4 (5.06%) Juniper
6 4 (5.06%) Red Hat
6 4 (5.06%) TIBCO
6 4 (5.06%) Symantec
6 4 (5.06%) SAP
6 4 (5.06%) Sun
7 3 (3.80%) Cisco
8 2 (2.53%) Adobe
8 2 (2.53%) Pega
8 2 (2.53%) Sitecore
8 2 (2.53%) hybris
8 2 (2.53%) FatWire
8 2 (2.53%) Guidewire
Reading, Berkshire
Spencer Rose
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Posted: 4 days ago