The table below looks at the statistics for Middleware skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire 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 76 67 67
Rank change year-on-year
-9 0
Contract jobs citing Middleware 8 16 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.64% 1.24% 1.09%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.81% 5.82% 4.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 8
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£450 £350 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £263 £354
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £368 £458
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 Buckinghamshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
285 275 245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 22.91% 21.25% 24.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 176 146
Average daily rate £325 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £473 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 £18.75 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+113.33% -6.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -

Middleware
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Middleware across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Middleware Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Middleware
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Middleware across the Buckinghamshire region.

Middleware Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Middleware
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Middleware across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

Middleware Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Middleware
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware within the Buckinghamshire 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
Milton Keynes -10 3 £425 +21.42%
Aylesbury - 2 £550 -
High Wycombe - 1 £450 -
Middleware
South East

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 20 (52.63%) SOA
2 16 (42.11%) Web Services
3 15 (39.47%) SOAP
4 13 (34.21%) REST
5 12 (31.58%) UML
6 11 (28.95%) Oracle
7 10 (26.32%) Finance
7 10 (26.32%) EAI
7 10 (26.32%) Degree
8 9 (23.68%) WebSphere
9 8 (21.05%) Enterprise Architecture
9 8 (21.05%) J2EE
10 7 (18.42%) SQL
10 7 (18.42%) E-Commerce
10 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
10 7 (18.42%) Clustering
10 7 (18.42%) Retail
11 6 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (15.79%) SQL Server
12 5 (13.16%) Java
12 5 (13.16%) Asset Management
12 5 (13.16%) Project Planning
12 5 (13.16%) Enterprise Software
13 4 (10.53%) Oracle Database
13 4 (10.53%) Relational Database
13 4 (10.53%) Akamai
13 4 (10.53%) Automotive
13 4 (10.53%) .NET
13 4 (10.53%) WebLogic
13 4 (10.53%) MySQL

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 9 (23.68%) WebSphere
2 4 (10.53%) WebLogic
3 3 (7.89%) JBoss
3 3 (7.89%) Apache
3 3 (7.89%) Tomcat
4 2 (5.26%) Oracle Service Bus
4 2 (5.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (5.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.63%) Documentum
5 1 (2.63%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (7.89%) assyst
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.53%) LDAP
1 4 (10.53%) X.500
2 3 (7.89%) Firewall
2 3 (7.89%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 3 (7.89%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 2 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (5.26%) LAN
3 2 (5.26%) WAN
3 2 (5.26%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.26%) VPN
4 1 (2.63%) Intranet
4 1 (2.63%) Internet
4 1 (2.63%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.53%) Oracle Database
2 4 (10.53%) Relational Database
2 4 (10.53%) MySQL
3 2 (5.26%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (2.63%) JDeveloper
General
1 10 (26.32%) Finance
2 7 (18.42%) Retail
3 4 (10.53%) Automotive
4 2 (5.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 27 (71.05%) Architect
2 20 (52.63%) Solutions Architect
3 10 (26.32%) Digital Architect
4 9 (23.68%) Digital Solutions Architect
5 4 (10.53%) Middleware Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Web Architect
5 4 (10.53%) Project Manager
5 4 (10.53%) Systems Architect
6 2 (5.26%) Developer
6 2 (5.26%) SOA Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Security Architect
7 1 (2.63%) Website Architect
7 1 (2.63%) Support Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Business Solution Architect
7 1 (2.63%) WebCenter Consultant
7 1 (2.63%) Consultant
7 1 (2.63%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 1 (2.63%) Business Architect
7 1 (2.63%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 1 (2.63%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (42.11%) Web Services
2 15 (39.47%) SOAP
3 13 (34.21%) REST
4 8 (21.05%) J2EE
5 4 (10.53%) .NET
5 4 (10.53%) SAML
6 3 (7.89%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (5.26%) XML
7 2 (5.26%) XSD
7 2 (5.26%) XSLT
7 2 (5.26%) JMS
7 2 (5.26%) WSDL
8 1 (2.63%) EJB
8 1 (2.63%) WebCenter
8 1 (2.63%) Oracle ADF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) Clustering
2 5 (13.16%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.26%) PKI
4 2 (5.26%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.63%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.53%) UNIX
1 4 (10.53%) Windows
2 3 (7.89%) Linux
3 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.63%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (52.63%) SOA
2 12 (31.58%) UML
3 10 (26.32%) EAI
4 8 (21.05%) Enterprise Architecture
5 7 (18.42%) E-Commerce
6 6 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (13.16%) Asset Management
7 5 (13.16%) Project Planning
8 4 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (10.53%) ETL
9 3 (7.89%) Project Management
9 3 (7.89%) PRINCE2
9 3 (7.89%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (7.89%) Load Balancing
9 3 (7.89%) High Availability
10 2 (5.26%) Test Strategy
10 2 (5.26%) Incident Management
10 2 (5.26%) Time Management
10 2 (5.26%) Security Architecture
10 2 (5.26%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (18.42%) SQL
2 5 (13.16%) Java
3 3 (7.89%) Perl
3 3 (7.89%) PowerShell
4 2 (5.26%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 10 (26.32%) Degree
2 2 (5.26%) CISSP
2 2 (5.26%) ISSAP
3 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 11 (28.95%) Oracle
2 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
3 4 (10.53%) TIBCO
3 4 (10.53%) Akamai
4 3 (7.89%) F5
5 2 (5.26%) Adobe
5 2 (5.26%) Red Hat
5 2 (5.26%) SAP
6 1 (2.63%) IBM
6 1 (2.63%) MuleSoft
6 1 (2.63%) TOWER Software
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