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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Middleware
Rank 56 68 58
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -10
Contract jobs citing Middleware 30 17 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.30% 1.43% 1.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.49% 6.32% 6.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 7 10
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£450 £450 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £318 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £560 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £47.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +18.75%
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
316 269 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 24.23% 22.62% 23.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 148 131
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £488 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 1
Average hourly rate £25.50 £15.97 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.67% -58.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +6 27 £450 - 5
Aylesbury - 1 - -
High Wycombe - 1 - - 1
Middleware
South East

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 23 (46.94%) Web Services
2 17 (34.69%) SOA
3 15 (30.61%) EAI
3 15 (30.61%) SOAP
3 15 (30.61%) Oracle
3 15 (30.61%) UML
4 13 (26.53%) REST
5 12 (24.49%) WebSphere
6 10 (20.41%) Finance
6 10 (20.41%) Asset Management
7 9 (18.37%) Firewall
7 9 (18.37%) Degree
8 8 (16.33%) Enterprise Architecture
8 8 (16.33%) Microsoft
8 8 (16.33%) Windows
9 7 (14.29%) PRINCE2
9 7 (14.29%) E-Commerce
9 7 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (14.29%) Retail
10 6 (12.24%) Data Management
10 6 (12.24%) Workflow
10 6 (12.24%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (12.24%) Oracle Workflow
10 6 (12.24%) Intranet
10 6 (12.24%) Internet
10 6 (12.24%) Extranet
10 6 (12.24%) Documentum
10 6 (12.24%) SharePoint
10 6 (12.24%) MS Excel
10 6 (12.24%) RUP

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 12 (24.49%) WebSphere
2 6 (12.24%) Oracle Workflow
2 6 (12.24%) Documentum
2 6 (12.24%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (4.08%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (4.08%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (4.08%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.04%) iPlanet
4 1 (2.04%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (12.24%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (6.12%) assyst
2 2 (4.08%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.37%) Firewall
2 6 (12.24%) Intranet
2 6 (12.24%) Internet
2 6 (12.24%) Extranet
3 4 (8.16%) LDAP
3 4 (8.16%) X.500
4 2 (4.08%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.04%) SAN
5 1 (2.04%) VPN
5 1 (2.04%) LAN
5 1 (2.04%) WAN
5 1 (2.04%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.24%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.20%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (8.16%) Relational Database
3 4 (8.16%) MySQL
4 3 (6.12%) Oracle Database
5 2 (4.08%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database 12c
General
1 10 (20.41%) Finance
2 7 (14.29%) Retail
3 4 (8.16%) Automotive
4 2 (4.08%) Legal
4 2 (4.08%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 31 (63.27%) Architect
2 25 (51.02%) Solutions Architect
3 12 (24.49%) Project Manager
4 10 (20.41%) Digital Architect
5 9 (18.37%) Digital Solutions Architect
6 4 (8.16%) Web Architect
6 4 (8.16%) Infrastructure Manager
6 4 (8.16%) Systems Architect
6 4 (8.16%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 2 (4.08%) SOA Developer
7 2 (4.08%) BizTalk Administrator
7 2 (4.08%) Administrator
7 2 (4.08%) Developer
8 1 (2.04%) Technical Architect
8 1 (2.04%) Website Architect
8 1 (2.04%) Support Engineer
8 1 (2.04%) Technical Leader
8 1 (2.04%) Technical Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.04%) Business Architect
8 1 (2.04%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (46.94%) Web Services
2 15 (30.61%) SOAP
3 13 (26.53%) REST
4 6 (12.24%) .NET
4 6 (12.24%) EJB
5 4 (8.16%) SAML
6 3 (6.12%) J2EE
7 2 (4.08%) .NET Framework
7 2 (4.08%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (4.08%) XML
7 2 (4.08%) XSD
7 2 (4.08%) XSLT
7 2 (4.08%) JMS
7 2 (4.08%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (10.20%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (8.16%) Clustering
3 2 (4.08%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.04%) DataPower
4 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.04%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.33%) Windows
2 7 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (10.20%) Windows 2000 Server
4 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.04%) UNIX
5 1 (2.04%) HPUX
5 1 (2.04%) Solaris
5 1 (2.04%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (34.69%) SOA
2 15 (30.61%) EAI
2 15 (30.61%) UML
3 10 (20.41%) Asset Management
4 8 (16.33%) Enterprise Architecture
5 7 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 7 (14.29%) E-Commerce
6 6 (12.24%) Data Management
6 6 (12.24%) Workflow
6 6 (12.24%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (12.24%) RUP
6 6 (12.24%) DSDM
7 5 (10.20%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (10.20%) Process Management
8 4 (8.16%) ETL
8 4 (8.16%) Six Sigma
9 3 (6.12%) Project Management
9 3 (6.12%) TOGAF
9 3 (6.12%) Project Planning
10 2 (4.08%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.24%) SQL
2 3 (6.12%) Java
3 2 (4.08%) XQuery
4 1 (2.04%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (18.37%) Degree
2 1 (2.04%) CISSP
2 1 (2.04%) ISSAP
System Software
1 2 (4.08%) ISA Server
2 1 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 15 (30.61%) Oracle
2 8 (16.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.16%) Akamai
3 4 (8.16%) TIBCO
4 2 (4.08%) Business Objects
4 2 (4.08%) SAP
4 2 (4.08%) Adobe
5 1 (2.04%) IBM
5 1 (2.04%) EMC
5 1 (2.04%) VMware
5 1 (2.04%) TOWER Software
5 1 (2.04%) MuleSoft