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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware
Rank 74 77 68
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -9
Contract jobs citing Middleware 11 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.90% 0.46% 1.05%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.87% 1.79% 4.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 8
Average daily rate
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£351 £425 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.52% -12.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £385 £382
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £454 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £413 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.75 £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-33.88% +20.00%
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
226 279 249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 18.51% 25.53% 23.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 163 138
Average daily rate £365 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £38.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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
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 29 August 2014. 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 -1 6 £351 -17.52%
Aylesbury - - - -
High Wycombe - - - - 1
Middleware
South East

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 13 (52.00%) Oracle
2 9 (36.00%) Java
3 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (32.00%) BizTalk Server
3 8 (32.00%) Finance
4 7 (28.00%) Change Control
4 7 (28.00%) TIBCO
4 7 (28.00%) ERP
5 6 (24.00%) Banking
6 5 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (16.00%) Business Objects
7 4 (16.00%) LAN
7 4 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (12.00%) Service Delivery
8 3 (12.00%) Migration
8 3 (12.00%) BusinessWorks
8 3 (12.00%) Systems Analysis
8 3 (12.00%) WebSphere
9 2 (8.00%) Retail
9 2 (8.00%) Legal
9 2 (8.00%) Windows 7
9 2 (8.00%) ETL
9 2 (8.00%) Server Monitoring
9 2 (8.00%) SAN
9 2 (8.00%) Oracle EBS
9 2 (8.00%) ITIL
9 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2
9 2 (8.00%) Windows
10 1 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (4.00%) LDAP

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 8 (32.00%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (12.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (4.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (12.00%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (4.00%) Staffware
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) LAN
2 2 (8.00%) SAN
3 1 (4.00%) Intranet
3 1 (4.00%) WAN
3 1 (4.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Ant
General
1 8 (32.00%) Finance
2 6 (24.00%) Banking
3 2 (8.00%) Retail
3 2 (8.00%) Legal
4 1 (4.00%) Advertising
4 1 (4.00%) Retail Banking
4 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Developer
1 8 (32.00%) Analyst
2 5 (20.00%) Technical Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Senior Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Analyst Programmer
5 2 (8.00%) Programmer
5 2 (8.00%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Business Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Software Asset Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Oracle SOA Developer
6 1 (4.00%) SOA Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Support
6 1 (4.00%) Applications Support
6 1 (4.00%) Applications Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Java Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) HTML
1 1 (4.00%) EJB
1 1 (4.00%) CSS
1 1 (4.00%) JDBC
1 1 (4.00%) JSP
1 1 (4.00%) Servlets
1 1 (4.00%) Web Services
1 1 (4.00%) XSLT
1 1 (4.00%) Spring
1 1 (4.00%) jQuery
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) PMI
1 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Windows
1 2 (8.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (4.00%) UNIX
2 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) ERP
1 7 (28.00%) Change Control
2 4 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (12.00%) Migration
3 3 (12.00%) Systems Analysis
3 3 (12.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (8.00%) ITIL
4 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (8.00%) ETL
4 2 (8.00%) Server Monitoring
5 1 (4.00%) Test Strategy
5 1 (4.00%) SOA
5 1 (4.00%) Regression Testing
5 1 (4.00%) ITSM
5 1 (4.00%) Risk Management
5 1 (4.00%) Business Analysis
5 1 (4.00%) Supplier Management
5 1 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (4.00%) Load Testing
5 1 (4.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 9 (36.00%) Java
2 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) ISEB
1 1 (4.00%) PMP
1 1 (4.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (4.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (52.00%) Oracle
2 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (28.00%) TIBCO
4 4 (16.00%) Business Objects
5 1 (4.00%) SAP
5 1 (4.00%) HP
5 1 (4.00%) ILOG