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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Middleware
Rank 73 70 77
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +7
Contract jobs citing Middleware 21 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.50% 0.84% 0.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.60% 4.35% 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 5
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£450 £357 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.22% -16.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £350 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £371 £454
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £435 £413
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £29.75 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+27.73% -33.88%
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
318 230 278
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 22.71% 19.28% 25.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 153 163
Average daily rate £350 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £460 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.52 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 -1 11 £415 +16.40% 1
High Wycombe - 1 £450 -
Middleware
South East

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 20 (50.00%) SOA
2 13 (32.50%) J2EE
3 12 (30.00%) Oracle
4 11 (27.50%) Finance
5 10 (25.00%) WebLogic
5 10 (25.00%) Web Services
5 10 (25.00%) Windows
6 9 (22.50%) Apache
6 9 (22.50%) Linux
6 9 (22.50%) UML
6 9 (22.50%) UNIX
6 9 (22.50%) SOAP
7 8 (20.00%) F5
7 8 (20.00%) High Availability
7 8 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 8 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 8 (20.00%) Java
7 8 (20.00%) Perl
7 8 (20.00%) JBoss
7 8 (20.00%) Tomcat
7 8 (20.00%) EAI
7 8 (20.00%) Clustering
7 8 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (20.00%) Retail
7 8 (20.00%) Degree
7 8 (20.00%) Load Balancing
7 8 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
7 8 (20.00%) PowerShell
8 7 (17.50%) REST
9 6 (15.00%) Enterprise Software

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 10 (25.00%) WebLogic
2 9 (22.50%) Apache
3 8 (20.00%) Tomcat
3 8 (20.00%) JBoss
4 6 (15.00%) WebSphere
5 3 (7.50%) SharePoint
5 3 (7.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (5.00%) Oracle Service Bus
6 2 (5.00%) IIS
7 1 (2.50%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (2.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.50%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 8 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 3 (7.50%) X.500
2 3 (7.50%) Firewall
2 3 (7.50%) LDAP
3 2 (5.00%) LAN
3 2 (5.00%) WAN
3 2 (5.00%) VPN
3 2 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.50%) SAN
4 1 (2.50%) Intranet
4 1 (2.50%) Internet
4 1 (2.50%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.50%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (2.50%) JDeveloper
General
1 11 (27.50%) Finance
2 8 (20.00%) Retail
3 3 (7.50%) Automotive
4 2 (5.00%) Banking
5 1 (2.50%) Legal
5 1 (2.50%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 21 (52.50%) Architect
2 17 (42.50%) Solutions Architect
3 9 (22.50%) Middleware Engineer
4 6 (15.00%) Digital Architect
5 5 (12.50%) Digital Solutions Architect
6 4 (10.00%) Web Architect
6 4 (10.00%) Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) Senior Architect
8 2 (5.00%) SOA Developer
8 2 (5.00%) Security Architect
8 2 (5.00%) Senior Solutions Architect
8 2 (5.00%) Developer
8 2 (5.00%) Test Analyst
8 2 (5.00%) Project Manager
9 1 (2.50%) Tester
9 1 (2.50%) Junior
9 1 (2.50%) Consultant
9 1 (2.50%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 1 (2.50%) Technical Project Manager
9 1 (2.50%) Website Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (32.50%) J2EE
2 10 (25.00%) Web Services
3 9 (22.50%) SOAP
4 7 (17.50%) REST
5 4 (10.00%) Oracle Fusion
6 3 (7.50%) SAML
7 2 (5.00%) XML
7 2 (5.00%) XSD
7 2 (5.00%) XSLT
7 2 (5.00%) JMS
7 2 (5.00%) WSDL
7 2 (5.00%) SAP PI
8 1 (2.50%) WebCenter
8 1 (2.50%) Oracle ADF
8 1 (2.50%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.00%) Clustering
2 6 (15.00%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (7.50%) Data Centre
5 2 (5.00%) Social Media
5 2 (5.00%) Digital Media
5 2 (5.00%) PKI
5 2 (5.00%) SCADA
5 2 (5.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (5.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (5.00%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.50%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.50%) Mainframe
6 1 (2.50%) CMDB
6 1 (2.50%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 10 (25.00%) Windows
2 9 (22.50%) UNIX
2 9 (22.50%) Linux
3 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.50%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (50.00%) SOA
2 9 (22.50%) UML
3 8 (20.00%) EAI
3 8 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 8 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 8 (20.00%) High Availability
4 6 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (10.00%) Project Planning
6 4 (10.00%) E-Commerce
7 3 (7.50%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (5.00%) Vulnerability Management
8 2 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (5.00%) Project Management
8 2 (5.00%) CRM
8 2 (5.00%) Content Management
8 2 (5.00%) Software Testing
8 2 (5.00%) Incident Management
8 2 (5.00%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (20.00%) Java
1 8 (20.00%) Perl
1 8 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 6 (15.00%) SQL
3 2 (5.00%) VB
3 2 (5.00%) VBA
3 2 (5.00%) XQuery
4 1 (2.50%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (20.00%) Degree
2 2 (5.00%) ISEB
2 2 (5.00%) CISSP
2 2 (5.00%) ISSAP
2 2 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) SLA
1 2 (5.00%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (2.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (30.00%) Oracle
2 8 (20.00%) F5
3 5 (12.50%) Red Hat
4 4 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (7.50%) Adobe
5 3 (7.50%) SAP
5 3 (7.50%) MuleSoft
6 2 (5.00%) Guidewire
6 2 (5.00%) Remedy
6 2 (5.00%) FatWire
6 2 (5.00%) Pega
6 2 (5.00%) Sitecore
6 2 (5.00%) hybris
7 1 (2.50%) Mashery
7 1 (2.50%) Cisco
7 1 (2.50%) IBM
7 1 (2.50%) Sun
7 1 (2.50%) HP
7 1 (2.50%) EMC
7 1 (2.50%) Citrix
Buckinghamshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago