The table below looks at the statistics for Middleware skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Middleware over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Middleware
Rank 46 77 71
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -6
Contract jobs citing Middleware 31 14 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 3.31% 1.15% 1.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.25% 4.36% 5.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 11 9
Median daily rate £430 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £425 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £500 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £40.00 £46.25
% change year-on-year
-30.00% -13.51%
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
253 321 280
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 27.00% 26.31% 21.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 184 176
Median daily rate £350 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £430 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 1
Median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +113.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +14.28%

Middleware
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing Middleware as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 June 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +20 19 £430 -4.44% 1
Marlow - 4 - -
High Wycombe - 1 £393 -
Middleware
South East

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Middleware also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 26 (45.61%) Java
2 19 (33.33%) SOA
3 18 (31.58%) J2EE
3 18 (31.58%) Oracle
4 17 (29.82%) SOAP
4 17 (29.82%) WebSphere
5 16 (28.07%) IBM
5 16 (28.07%) REST
6 12 (21.05%) Finance
7 11 (19.30%) EAI
7 11 (19.30%) IBM Integration Bus
8 10 (17.54%) Oracle Database
8 10 (17.54%) MQSeries
8 10 (17.54%) SQL
9 9 (15.79%) .NET
9 9 (15.79%) DB2
9 9 (15.79%) Microsoft
9 9 (15.79%) TIBCO
10 8 (14.04%) SC Cleared
10 8 (14.04%) Security Cleared
10 8 (14.04%) Linux
10 8 (14.04%) TOGAF
11 7 (12.28%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (12.28%) Spring
11 7 (12.28%) Migration
11 7 (12.28%) UML
11 7 (12.28%) SQL Server
11 7 (12.28%) BusinessWorks
11 7 (12.28%) SSL
11 7 (12.28%) FTP

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 17 (29.82%) WebSphere
2 10 (17.54%) MQSeries
3 4 (7.02%) JBoss
3 4 (7.02%) Skype for Business
4 2 (3.51%) Apache
4 2 (3.51%) ArcGIS
4 2 (3.51%) ArcSDE
5 1 (1.75%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.75%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.75%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.75%) WebSphere Portal
5 1 (1.75%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 4 (7.02%) MS Excel
1 4 (7.02%) ProjectWise
2 1 (1.75%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (12.28%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (1.75%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.02%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (7.02%) SaaS
2 2 (3.51%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.28%) FTP
1 7 (12.28%) SSL
2 5 (8.77%) Internet
3 4 (7.02%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (7.02%) DNS
3 4 (7.02%) Firewall
3 4 (7.02%) NetScaler
3 4 (7.02%) Reverse Proxy
3 4 (7.02%) VPN
4 3 (5.26%) HTTP
4 3 (5.26%) HTTPS
4 3 (5.26%) WinSCP
5 1 (1.75%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.54%) Oracle Database
2 9 (15.79%) DB2
3 7 (12.28%) SQL Server
4 3 (5.26%) MongoDB
4 3 (5.26%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.51%) GIS
6 1 (1.75%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (5.26%) XMLSpy
2 1 (1.75%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.75%) JUnit
2 1 (1.75%) Subversion
2 1 (1.75%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (21.05%) Finance
2 6 (10.53%) Retail
3 3 (5.26%) Banking
4 1 (1.75%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.75%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 26 (45.61%) Developer
2 21 (36.84%) Architect
3 12 (21.05%) Java Developer
4 11 (19.30%) Solutions Architect
5 9 (15.79%) Middleware Developer
6 7 (12.28%) Middleware Architect
7 6 (10.53%) Senior Developer
8 5 (8.77%) Java Middleware Developer
8 5 (8.77%) SC Cleared Java Developer
8 5 (8.77%) Web Architect
9 4 (7.02%) E-Commerce Architect
9 4 (7.02%) Project Manager
9 4 (7.02%) Senior Architect
9 4 (7.02%) Senior Java Developer
9 4 (7.02%) TIBCO Architect
10 3 (5.26%) Applications Developer
10 3 (5.26%) Designer
10 3 (5.26%) Integration Architect
10 3 (5.26%) Node.js Developer
10 3 (5.26%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (31.58%) J2EE
2 17 (29.82%) SOAP
3 16 (28.07%) REST
4 11 (19.30%) IBM Integration Bus
5 9 (15.79%) .NET
6 7 (12.28%) Spring
7 6 (10.53%) TIBCO EMS
7 6 (10.53%) Web Services
8 5 (8.77%) WebSphere MQ
8 5 (8.77%) XML
9 4 (7.02%) HTML
9 4 (7.02%) MSMQ
9 4 (7.02%) WCF
9 4 (7.02%) WSDL
9 4 (7.02%) XSLT
10 3 (5.26%) AngularJS
10 3 (5.26%) CSS
10 3 (5.26%) CSS3
10 3 (5.26%) HTML5
10 3 (5.26%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.53%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (8.77%) Data Centre
2 5 (8.77%) DataPower
3 4 (7.02%) Data Integration
4 2 (3.51%) Blockchain
4 2 (3.51%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.75%) CMDB
5 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.75%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.04%) Linux
2 5 (8.77%) Windows
3 4 (7.02%) Unix
4 1 (1.75%) Android
4 1 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (33.33%) SOA
2 11 (19.30%) EAI
3 8 (14.04%) TOGAF
4 7 (12.28%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (12.28%) High Availability
4 7 (12.28%) Migration
4 7 (12.28%) UML
5 5 (8.77%) Project Management
5 5 (8.77%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (7.02%) B2B
6 4 (7.02%) Configuration Management
6 4 (7.02%) Cybersecurity
6 4 (7.02%) Data Migration
6 4 (7.02%) DevOps
6 4 (7.02%) E-Commerce
6 4 (7.02%) TDD
7 3 (5.26%) Data Protection
7 3 (5.26%) ITIL
7 3 (5.26%) Low Latency
7 3 (5.26%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 26 (45.61%) Java
2 10 (17.54%) SQL
3 6 (10.53%) C#
4 3 (5.26%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.75%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.75%) VB
5 1 (1.75%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (14.04%) SC Cleared
1 8 (14.04%) Security Cleared
2 6 (10.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) QA
System Software
1 4 (7.02%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (1.75%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (5.26%) Nagios
Vendors
1 18 (31.58%) Oracle
2 16 (28.07%) IBM
3 9 (15.79%) Microsoft
3 9 (15.79%) TIBCO
4 6 (10.53%) Axway
5 4 (7.02%) Blue Coat
5 4 (7.02%) CheckPoint
5 4 (7.02%) Cisco
5 4 (7.02%) Citrix
5 4 (7.02%) F5
5 4 (7.02%) IronPort
5 4 (7.02%) Red Hat
6 2 (3.51%) ESRI
6 2 (3.51%) SAP
7 1 (1.75%) BMC
7 1 (1.75%) Remedy