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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Middleware
Rank 70 74 51
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -23
Contract jobs citing Middleware 20 15 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.67% 1.20% 2.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.25% 5.51% 9.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 14
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£450 £280 £494
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.71% -43.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £263 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £563 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £406
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.13 £52.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-25.47% +34.61%
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
320 272 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 26.73% 21.69% 24.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 154 132
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £427 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 £18.75 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+113.33% -6.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +5 16 £450 +60.71% 2
Aylesbury - 3 £550 -
Middleware
South East

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 23 (48.94%) Web Services
2 18 (38.30%) SOA
3 15 (31.91%) SOAP
3 15 (31.91%) UML
3 15 (31.91%) Oracle
3 15 (31.91%) EAI
4 13 (27.66%) REST
5 12 (25.53%) WebSphere
6 10 (21.28%) Asset Management
6 10 (21.28%) Firewall
7 9 (19.15%) Finance
7 9 (19.15%) Degree
8 8 (17.02%) Enterprise Architecture
8 8 (17.02%) Microsoft
9 7 (14.89%) E-Commerce
9 7 (14.89%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (14.89%) PRINCE2
9 7 (14.89%) Windows
9 7 (14.89%) Retail
10 6 (12.77%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (12.77%) Data Management
10 6 (12.77%) Workflow
10 6 (12.77%) Oracle Workflow
10 6 (12.77%) RUP
10 6 (12.77%) DSDM
10 6 (12.77%) MS Excel
10 6 (12.77%) Documentum
10 6 (12.77%) EJB
10 6 (12.77%) SQL Server
10 6 (12.77%) SQL

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 12 (25.53%) WebSphere
2 6 (12.77%) SharePoint
2 6 (12.77%) Documentum
2 6 (12.77%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (4.26%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (4.26%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (4.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (4.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (2.13%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (2.13%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (12.77%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (6.38%) assyst
2 2 (4.26%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (21.28%) Firewall
2 6 (12.77%) Intranet
2 6 (12.77%) Internet
2 6 (12.77%) Extranet
3 4 (8.51%) X.500
3 4 (8.51%) LDAP
4 2 (4.26%) LAN
4 2 (4.26%) WAN
4 2 (4.26%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.26%) VPN
4 2 (4.26%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.77%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.64%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (8.51%) Oracle Database
3 4 (8.51%) Relational Database
3 4 (8.51%) MySQL
4 2 (4.26%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (2.13%) JDeveloper
General
1 9 (19.15%) Finance
2 7 (14.89%) Retail
3 4 (8.51%) Automotive
4 2 (4.26%) Legal
4 2 (4.26%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 32 (68.09%) Architect
2 25 (53.19%) Solutions Architect
3 10 (21.28%) Digital Architect
4 9 (19.15%) Digital Solutions Architect
4 9 (19.15%) Project Manager
5 4 (8.51%) Systems Architect
5 4 (8.51%) Web Architect
6 2 (4.26%) BizTalk Administrator
6 2 (4.26%) SOA Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (4.26%) Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (4.26%) Administrator
6 2 (4.26%) Security Architect
7 1 (2.13%) Technical Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.13%) WebCenter Consultant
7 1 (2.13%) Website Architect
7 1 (2.13%) Support Engineer
7 1 (2.13%) Technical Architect
7 1 (2.13%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (48.94%) Web Services
2 15 (31.91%) SOAP
3 13 (27.66%) REST
4 6 (12.77%) EJB
4 6 (12.77%) .NET
5 4 (8.51%) SAML
6 3 (6.38%) Oracle Fusion
6 3 (6.38%) J2EE
7 2 (4.26%) XML
7 2 (4.26%) XSD
7 2 (4.26%) XSLT
7 2 (4.26%) JMS
7 2 (4.26%) WSDL
7 2 (4.26%) .NET Framework
8 1 (2.13%) WebCenter
8 1 (2.13%) Oracle ADF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (8.51%) Clustering
3 3 (6.38%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.26%) PKI
5 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.13%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.89%) Windows
1 7 (14.89%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (10.64%) Windows 2000 Server
3 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (38.30%) SOA
2 15 (31.91%) UML
2 15 (31.91%) EAI
3 10 (21.28%) Asset Management
4 8 (17.02%) Enterprise Architecture
5 7 (14.89%) PRINCE2
5 7 (14.89%) E-Commerce
6 6 (12.77%) Workflow
6 6 (12.77%) RUP
6 6 (12.77%) DSDM
6 6 (12.77%) Data Management
6 6 (12.77%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (10.64%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (10.64%) Process Management
8 4 (8.51%) ETL
8 4 (8.51%) Six Sigma
9 3 (6.38%) Project Management
9 3 (6.38%) Project Planning
9 3 (6.38%) TOGAF
10 2 (4.26%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.77%) SQL
2 4 (8.51%) Java
3 2 (4.26%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 9 (19.15%) Degree
2 2 (4.26%) CISSP
2 2 (4.26%) ISSAP
3 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) ISA Server
Vendors
1 15 (31.91%) Oracle
2 8 (17.02%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.51%) TIBCO
3 4 (8.51%) Akamai
4 2 (4.26%) Adobe
4 2 (4.26%) Business Objects
4 2 (4.26%) SAP
5 1 (2.13%) IBM
5 1 (2.13%) TOWER Software
5 1 (2.13%) MuleSoft