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 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Middleware
Rank 68 59 59
Rank change year-on-year
-9 0
Contract jobs citing Middleware 18 18 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.58% 1.77% 0.90%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.79% 8.00% 4.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 13 3
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£475 £450 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £358 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -14.48%
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
231 225 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 20.26% 22.08% 18.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 127 74
Average daily rate £350 £380 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 8
Average hourly rate £44.00 - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 January 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 30 January 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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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 -10 16 £475 +5.55% 5
High Wycombe - 1 £380 -
Middleware
South East

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 10 (43.48%) Oracle
2 9 (39.13%) Windows
3 8 (34.78%) Web Services
4 7 (30.43%) EAI
4 7 (30.43%) Firewall
5 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (26.09%) DSDM
6 5 (21.74%) Documentum
6 5 (21.74%) UML
6 5 (21.74%) SharePoint
6 5 (21.74%) EJB
6 5 (21.74%) Intranet
6 5 (21.74%) Internet
6 5 (21.74%) Extranet
6 5 (21.74%) Workflow
6 5 (21.74%) Oracle Workflow
6 5 (21.74%) RUP
6 5 (21.74%) Asset Management
6 5 (21.74%) Data Management
6 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (17.39%) WebSphere
7 4 (17.39%) Windows 2000 Server
7 4 (17.39%) Six Sigma
7 4 (17.39%) Process Management
7 4 (17.39%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (17.39%) PRINCE2
8 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
8 3 (13.04%) SAN
9 2 (8.70%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (8.70%) Microsoft

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 5 (21.74%) Documentum
1 5 (21.74%) SharePoint
1 5 (21.74%) Oracle Workflow
2 4 (17.39%) WebSphere
3 2 (8.70%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (8.70%) iPlanet
3 2 (8.70%) WebLogic
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (30.43%) Firewall
2 5 (21.74%) Intranet
2 5 (21.74%) Internet
2 5 (21.74%) Extranet
3 3 (13.04%) SAN
4 2 (8.70%) LAN
5 1 (4.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (8.70%) Advertising
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Banking
2 1 (4.35%) Legal
2 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Project Manager
2 7 (30.43%) Architect
2 7 (30.43%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (17.39%) Infrastructure Manager
3 4 (17.39%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Administrator
4 2 (8.70%) BizTalk Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle SOA Developer
5 1 (4.35%) SOA Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Leader
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Contracts Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Software Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Designer
5 1 (4.35%) Software Asset Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Test Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (34.78%) Web Services
2 5 (21.74%) EJB
3 2 (8.70%) .NET
3 2 (8.70%) .NET Framework
4 1 (4.35%) REST
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (4.35%) XML
4 1 (4.35%) XSD
4 1 (4.35%) XSLT
4 1 (4.35%) J2EE
4 1 (4.35%) SOAP
4 1 (4.35%) JMS
4 1 (4.35%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.35%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 9 (39.13%) Windows
2 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (17.39%) Windows 2000 Server
4 2 (8.70%) HPUX
4 2 (8.70%) Solaris
4 2 (8.70%) Linux
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) EAI
2 6 (26.09%) DSDM
3 5 (21.74%) UML
3 5 (21.74%) Workflow
3 5 (21.74%) RUP
3 5 (21.74%) Asset Management
3 5 (21.74%) Data Management
4 4 (17.39%) Six Sigma
4 4 (17.39%) Process Management
4 4 (17.39%) PRINCE2
5 2 (8.70%) CRM
5 2 (8.70%) TOGAF
6 1 (4.35%) Server Monitoring
6 1 (4.35%) Software Engineering
6 1 (4.35%) Supplier Management
6 1 (4.35%) eTOM
6 1 (4.35%) Software Testing
6 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.35%) Release Management
6 1 (4.35%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) C
1 1 (4.35%) Java
1 1 (4.35%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (4.35%) ISEB Practitioner
1 1 (4.35%) ISTQB
1 1 (4.35%) ISEB
1 1 (4.35%) PMP
1 1 (4.35%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) ISA Server
1 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (43.48%) Oracle
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.70%) EMC
2 2 (8.70%) VMware
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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