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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Middleware
Rank 54 62 71
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +9
Contract jobs citing Middleware 27 31 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.54% 2.39% 1.09%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.30% 9.87% 4.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 17 5
Average daily rate £400 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £290 £342
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £500 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £450 £390
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -15.78%
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
239 314 270
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 22.50% 24.19% 22.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 170 150
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 3
Average hourly rate £43.00 £40.00 £15.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% +150.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

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 30 April 2016.

Middleware Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Middleware
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Middleware Hourly Rate Trend 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 30 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -7 17 £400 -11.11% 2
Aylesbury +5 2 - -
Marlow - 2 - -
High Wycombe +3 1 £393 -
Middleware
South East

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 17 (44.74%) SOA
2 15 (39.47%) SOAP
3 14 (36.84%) Java
4 13 (34.21%) REST
5 12 (31.58%) SQL
5 12 (31.58%) WebSphere
6 10 (26.32%) Microsoft
7 9 (23.68%) .NET
7 9 (23.68%) SQL Server
8 8 (21.05%) Finance
8 8 (21.05%) Retail
8 8 (21.05%) Oracle
8 8 (21.05%) EAI
9 7 (18.42%) J2EE
9 7 (18.42%) C#
9 7 (18.42%) MQSeries
9 7 (18.42%) Spring
9 7 (18.42%) Degree
10 6 (15.79%) Migration
10 6 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (15.79%) Linux
10 6 (15.79%) SSL
10 6 (15.79%) FTP
11 5 (13.16%) Red Hat
11 5 (13.16%) TIBCO
11 5 (13.16%) UML
11 5 (13.16%) MSMQ
11 5 (13.16%) E-Commerce
11 5 (13.16%) TDD
11 5 (13.16%) TOGAF

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 (31.58%) WebSphere
2 7 (18.42%) MQSeries
3 3 (7.89%) Skype for Business
4 2 (5.26%) ArcGIS
4 2 (5.26%) ArcSDE
5 1 (2.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (2.63%) Apache
5 1 (2.63%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.63%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (2.63%) JBoss
5 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.63%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.63%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (2.63%) WebSphere Portal
5 1 (2.63%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.89%) ProjectWise
3 1 (2.63%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (10.53%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (2.63%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.16%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (13.16%) SaaS
2 2 (5.26%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.79%) FTP
1 6 (15.79%) SSL
2 4 (10.53%) Internet
3 3 (7.89%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (7.89%) DNS
3 3 (7.89%) Firewall
3 3 (7.89%) HTTP
3 3 (7.89%) HTTPS
3 3 (7.89%) NetScaler
3 3 (7.89%) Reverse Proxy
3 3 (7.89%) VPN
3 3 (7.89%) WinSCP
4 1 (2.63%) Intranet
4 1 (2.63%) LDAP
4 1 (2.63%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.68%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.26%) GIS
2 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.63%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) XMLSpy
2 1 (2.63%) Subversion
2 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (21.05%) Finance
1 8 (21.05%) Retail
2 3 (7.89%) Banking
3 1 (2.63%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.63%) Automotive
3 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (42.11%) Architect
2 13 (34.21%) Developer
3 9 (23.68%) Solutions Architect
4 7 (18.42%) Java Developer
5 5 (13.16%) E-Commerce Architect
6 4 (10.53%) Senior Architect
6 4 (10.53%) Senior Developer
6 4 (10.53%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (7.89%) Designer
7 3 (7.89%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
7 3 (7.89%) Middleware Architect
7 3 (7.89%) Project Manager
7 3 (7.89%) Team Leader
7 3 (7.89%) Web Architect
8 2 (5.26%) Analyst
8 2 (5.26%) Digital Architect
8 2 (5.26%) Digital Solutions Architect
8 2 (5.26%) Java Architect
8 2 (5.26%) Java Team Leader
8 2 (5.26%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (39.47%) SOAP
2 13 (34.21%) REST
3 9 (23.68%) .NET
4 7 (18.42%) J2EE
4 7 (18.42%) Spring
5 5 (13.16%) MSMQ
5 5 (13.16%) WCF
6 4 (10.53%) WebSphere MQ
6 4 (10.53%) WSDL
6 4 (10.53%) XML
6 4 (10.53%) XSLT
7 3 (7.89%) IBM Integration Bus
7 3 (7.89%) JMS
7 3 (7.89%) JSON
7 3 (7.89%) TIBCO EMS
7 3 (7.89%) Web Services
7 3 (7.89%) XSD
7 3 (7.89%) XSL
8 1 (2.63%) .NET Framework
8 1 (2.63%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (10.53%) Data Centre
3 3 (7.89%) Data Integration
3 3 (7.89%) DataPower
4 1 (2.63%) CMDB
4 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.63%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.63%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.63%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.79%) Linux
2 4 (10.53%) Windows
3 3 (7.89%) Unix
4 1 (2.63%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (44.74%) SOA
2 8 (21.05%) EAI
3 6 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (15.79%) Migration
4 5 (13.16%) DevOps
4 5 (13.16%) E-Commerce
4 5 (13.16%) High Availability
4 5 (13.16%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (13.16%) TDD
4 5 (13.16%) TOGAF
4 5 (13.16%) UML
5 4 (10.53%) Project Management
6 3 (7.89%) B2B
6 3 (7.89%) Configuration Management
6 3 (7.89%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (7.89%) Data Migration
6 3 (7.89%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (7.89%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (7.89%) ITIL
7 2 (5.26%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (36.84%) Java
2 12 (31.58%) SQL
3 7 (18.42%) C#
4 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.63%) VB
4 1 (2.63%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (18.42%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) Nagios
2 1 (2.63%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 8 (21.05%) Oracle
3 5 (13.16%) Red Hat
3 5 (13.16%) TIBCO
4 4 (10.53%) IBM
5 3 (7.89%) Axway
5 3 (7.89%) Blue Coat
5 3 (7.89%) CheckPoint
5 3 (7.89%) Cisco
5 3 (7.89%) Citrix
5 3 (7.89%) F5
5 3 (7.89%) IronPort
6 2 (5.26%) ESRI
6 2 (5.26%) SAP
7 1 (2.63%) Adobe
7 1 (2.63%) BMC
7 1 (2.63%) Remedy
7 1 (2.63%) VMware
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £451 per day
Posted: 4 days ago