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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Middleware
Rank 85 99 108
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +9
Contract jobs citing Middleware 32 23 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.25% 0.91% 0.70%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.14% 4.17% 3.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 11 8
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£450 £425 £494
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -13.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £210 £381
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £407
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £25.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+60.00% -44.44%
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
521 552 549
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 20.27% 21.95% 22.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 338 268 263
Average daily rate £375 £350 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 7
Average hourly rate £30.00 £19.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.89% -45.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £18.65 £34.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £21.10 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -

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 July 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 July 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 -4 7 £450 - 7
Maidenhead +4 4 £400 -
Newbury - 4 £500 - 2
Bracknell -2 3 £405 -4.65% 1
Slough +1 2 - -
Middleware
South East

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 35 (55.56%) Oracle
2 24 (38.10%) Java
3 20 (31.75%) IBM
4 19 (30.16%) Oracle Database
5 17 (26.98%) Linux
6 16 (25.40%) WebSphere
7 15 (23.81%) UNIX
7 15 (23.81%) WebLogic
8 14 (22.22%) Oracle Fusion
9 13 (20.63%) SOA
9 13 (20.63%) Finance
10 12 (19.05%) Project Management
11 11 (17.46%) Microsoft
11 11 (17.46%) HTTP
11 11 (17.46%) Windows
11 11 (17.46%) XML
11 11 (17.46%) DB2
11 11 (17.46%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (15.87%) Oracle Database 11g
12 10 (15.87%) Big Data
12 10 (15.87%) SQL
12 10 (15.87%) Configuration Management
12 10 (15.87%) WebSphere MQ
13 9 (14.29%) SOAP
13 9 (14.29%) ITIL
14 8 (12.70%) Solaris
14 8 (12.70%) TCP/IP
14 8 (12.70%) JMS
14 8 (12.70%) SSL
14 8 (12.70%) Web Services

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 16 (25.40%) WebSphere
2 15 (23.81%) WebLogic
3 8 (12.70%) WebSphere Application Server
4 7 (11.11%) Apache
5 6 (9.52%) Tomcat
5 6 (9.52%) Oracle Application Server
5 6 (9.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 5 (7.94%) SharePoint
7 4 (6.35%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (4.76%) JBoss
9 2 (3.17%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 2 (3.17%) IBM HTTP Server
9 2 (3.17%) Oracle Service Bus
10 1 (1.59%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (1.59%) JCAPS
10 1 (1.59%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (1.59%) MQSeries
Applications
1 2 (3.17%) MS Office
2 1 (1.59%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.76%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (3.17%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (1.59%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.76%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 11 (17.46%) HTTP
2 8 (12.70%) TCP/IP
2 8 (12.70%) SSL
3 4 (6.35%) SSH
4 1 (1.59%) SAN
4 1 (1.59%) 3G
4 1 (1.59%) MPLS
4 1 (1.59%) Firewall
4 1 (1.59%) Wireless
4 1 (1.59%) VPN
4 1 (1.59%) ATM
4 1 (1.59%) SDH
4 1 (1.59%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (30.16%) Oracle Database
2 11 (17.46%) DB2
3 10 (15.87%) Big Data
3 10 (15.87%) Oracle Database 11g
4 8 (12.70%) SQL Server
5 6 (9.52%) Oracle OLAP
5 6 (9.52%) OLAP
5 6 (9.52%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (3.17%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (3.17%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (3.17%) SAP BW
7 2 (3.17%) SAP BI
8 1 (1.59%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (1.59%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 3 (4.76%) Eclipse
2 2 (3.17%) Maven
2 2 (3.17%) Hudson
2 2 (3.17%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.59%) Apache Continuum
3 1 (1.59%) Gerrit
3 1 (1.59%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.59%) Rational Application Developer
3 1 (1.59%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.59%) Ant
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.59%) Toad
3 1 (1.59%) JDeveloper
3 1 (1.59%) Subversion
General
1 13 (20.63%) Finance
2 7 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.76%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.59%) Legal
4 1 (1.59%) Banking
4 1 (1.59%) Retail
4 1 (1.59%) Billing
Job Titles
1 19 (30.16%) Architect
2 10 (15.87%) Developer
3 8 (12.70%) Solutions Architect
4 7 (11.11%) Consultant
5 5 (7.94%) Problem Manager
6 4 (6.35%) Development Team Leader
6 4 (6.35%) Technical Manager
6 4 (6.35%) Team Leader
6 4 (6.35%) Oracle Architect
6 4 (6.35%) Middleware Architect
7 3 (4.76%) WebSphere Developer
7 3 (4.76%) Designer
7 3 (4.76%) Security Architect
7 3 (4.76%) Project Manager
8 2 (3.17%) Applications Consultant
8 2 (3.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (3.17%) Senior Java Consultant
8 2 (3.17%) Technical Specialist
8 2 (3.17%) Solutions Designer
8 2 (3.17%) Technical Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (22.22%) Oracle Fusion
2 11 (17.46%) XML
3 10 (15.87%) WebSphere MQ
4 9 (14.29%) SOAP
5 8 (12.70%) Web Services
5 8 (12.70%) JMS
6 7 (11.11%) .NET
7 6 (9.52%) WebCenter
8 5 (7.94%) WSDL
8 5 (7.94%) Oracle ADF
9 4 (6.35%) .NET Framework
9 4 (6.35%) J2EE
9 4 (6.35%) Application Packaging
9 4 (6.35%) HTML
10 2 (3.17%) MDX
10 2 (3.17%) WebSphere Message Broker
10 2 (3.17%) RESTful
10 2 (3.17%) EJB
10 2 (3.17%) JSP
10 2 (3.17%) BAPI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.70%) DataPower
1 8 (12.70%) Data Centre
2 5 (7.94%) Data Integration
2 5 (7.94%) Statistics
3 4 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.76%) Private Cloud
4 3 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (4.76%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.76%) Replication
4 3 (4.76%) Clustering
4 3 (4.76%) Cryptography
4 3 (4.76%) PKI
5 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.59%) Ergonomics
5 1 (1.59%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.59%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 17 (26.98%) Linux
2 15 (23.81%) UNIX
3 11 (17.46%) Windows
4 8 (12.70%) Solaris
5 5 (7.94%) AIX
6 2 (3.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (20.63%) SOA
2 12 (19.05%) Project Management
3 11 (17.46%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (15.87%) Configuration Management
5 9 (14.29%) ITIL
6 7 (11.11%) ETL
6 7 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
6 7 (11.11%) Problem Management
7 6 (9.52%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (9.52%) E-Commerce
8 5 (7.94%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (7.94%) Identity Management
8 5 (7.94%) Incident Management
8 5 (7.94%) Capacity Management
8 5 (7.94%) High Availability
8 5 (7.94%) Low Latency
8 5 (7.94%) SDLC
9 4 (6.35%) Line Management
9 4 (6.35%) Mentoring
9 4 (6.35%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (38.10%) Java
2 10 (15.87%) SQL
3 7 (11.11%) Perl
3 7 (11.11%) PL/SQL
4 6 (9.52%) C-shell
5 3 (4.76%) Shell Script
5 3 (4.76%) Jython
5 3 (4.76%) Python
5 3 (4.76%) JavaScript
5 3 (4.76%) C++
6 2 (3.17%) C#
6 2 (3.17%) PHP
6 2 (3.17%) SAPscript
6 2 (3.17%) ABAP
7 1 (1.59%) Groovy
7 1 (1.59%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 7 (11.11%) Degree
2 5 (7.94%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.76%) DV Cleared
3 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (4.76%) IBM Certification
4 2 (3.17%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.59%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.17%) SLA
1 2 (3.17%) JSP 440
2 1 (1.59%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (6.35%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (6.35%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.59%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 6 (9.52%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (3.17%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.59%) TIBCO Hawk
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 35 (55.56%) Oracle
2 20 (31.75%) IBM
3 11 (17.46%) Microsoft
4 6 (9.52%) TIBCO
5 5 (7.94%) VMware
6 4 (6.35%) Symantec
6 4 (6.35%) Ab Initio
6 4 (6.35%) Sun
6 4 (6.35%) Juniper
7 3 (4.76%) Red Hat
8 2 (3.17%) SAP
9 1 (1.59%) Cisco
9 1 (1.59%) HP
9 1 (1.59%) Intel
9 1 (1.59%) Micro Focus
9 1 (1.59%) F5