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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Middleware
Rank 61 71 69
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -2
Contract jobs citing Middleware 15 20 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.67% 1.46% 0.84%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.67% 6.54% 4.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 4
Median daily rate £450 £450 £357
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +26.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £294 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £625 £371
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £435
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £38.00 £29.75
% change year-on-year
-26.31% +27.73%
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
225 306 227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 25.11% 22.30% 18.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 178 152
Median daily rate £350 £360 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -1.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £438 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 0
Median hourly rate £36.50 £12.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+204.16% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +12.14%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 +13 13 £470 +13.25%
Middleware
South East

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 18 (46.15%) Java
1 18 (46.15%) IBM
2 15 (38.46%) Oracle
3 13 (33.33%) J2EE
4 12 (30.77%) SOA
5 11 (28.21%) SOAP
5 11 (28.21%) IBM Integration Bus
6 10 (25.64%) WebSphere
6 10 (25.64%) REST
7 9 (23.08%) DB2
7 9 (23.08%) MQSeries
7 9 (23.08%) EAI
7 9 (23.08%) Oracle Database
8 8 (20.51%) TOGAF
8 8 (20.51%) SC Cleared
8 8 (20.51%) Security Cleared
8 8 (20.51%) Finance
8 8 (20.51%) TIBCO
9 7 (17.95%) SSL
9 7 (17.95%) Migration
9 7 (17.95%) FTP
9 7 (17.95%) Linux
10 6 (15.38%) UML
10 6 (15.38%) JBoss
10 6 (15.38%) Web Services
10 6 (15.38%) Windows
10 6 (15.38%) BusinessWorks
10 6 (15.38%) DataPower
10 6 (15.38%) TIBCO EMS
10 6 (15.38%) Axway

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 10 (25.64%) WebSphere
2 9 (23.08%) MQSeries
3 6 (15.38%) JBoss
4 4 (10.26%) Skype for Business
5 3 (7.69%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (10.26%) ProjectWise
2 3 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (15.38%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.95%) FTP
1 7 (17.95%) SSL
2 4 (10.26%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (10.26%) DNS
2 4 (10.26%) Firewall
2 4 (10.26%) Internet
2 4 (10.26%) NetScaler
2 4 (10.26%) Reverse Proxy
2 4 (10.26%) VPN
3 3 (7.69%) HTTP
3 3 (7.69%) HTTPS
3 3 (7.69%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.08%) DB2
1 9 (23.08%) Oracle Database
2 4 (10.26%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (10.26%) Relational Database
3 3 (7.69%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (7.69%) XMLSpy
2 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.56%) JUnit
General
1 8 (20.51%) Finance
2 1 (2.56%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 16 (41.03%) Architect
1 16 (41.03%) Developer
2 10 (25.64%) Solutions Architect
3 9 (23.08%) Middleware Developer
4 8 (20.51%) Middleware Architect
5 6 (15.38%) Integration Architect
6 5 (12.82%) Java Developer
6 5 (12.82%) Java Middleware Developer
6 5 (12.82%) SC Cleared Java Developer
6 5 (12.82%) Web Architect
7 4 (10.26%) Project Manager
7 4 (10.26%) TIBCO Architect
7 4 (10.26%) Web Applications Architect
8 3 (7.69%) Applications Developer
8 3 (7.69%) Data Architect
8 3 (7.69%) Designer
8 3 (7.69%) Middleware Engineer
8 3 (7.69%) Node.js Developer
9 2 (5.13%) .NET Architect
9 2 (5.13%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (33.33%) J2EE
2 11 (28.21%) IBM Integration Bus
2 11 (28.21%) SOAP
3 10 (25.64%) REST
4 6 (15.38%) TIBCO EMS
4 6 (15.38%) Web Services
5 4 (10.26%) .NET
5 4 (10.26%) WebSphere MQ
5 4 (10.26%) XML
6 3 (7.69%) AngularJS
6 3 (7.69%) CSS
6 3 (7.69%) CSS3
6 3 (7.69%) HTML
6 3 (7.69%) HTML5
6 3 (7.69%) JMS
6 3 (7.69%) JSON
6 3 (7.69%) Node.js
6 3 (7.69%) XSD
6 3 (7.69%) XSL
6 3 (7.69%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) DataPower
2 5 (12.82%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (10.26%) Data Centre
4 3 (7.69%) Data Integration
5 2 (5.13%) Blockchain
6 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.56%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.95%) Linux
2 6 (15.38%) Windows
3 3 (7.69%) Unix
4 1 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.77%) SOA
2 9 (23.08%) EAI
3 8 (20.51%) TOGAF
4 7 (17.95%) Migration
5 6 (15.38%) UML
6 4 (10.26%) B2B
6 4 (10.26%) Configuration Management
6 4 (10.26%) Cybersecurity
6 4 (10.26%) Data Migration
6 4 (10.26%) Project Management
6 4 (10.26%) Service Design
6 4 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (7.69%) Data Protection
7 3 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (7.69%) High Availability
7 3 (7.69%) Low Latency
7 3 (7.69%) Microservices
8 2 (5.13%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 18 (46.15%) Java
2 5 (12.82%) SQL
3 3 (7.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (20.51%) SC Cleared
1 8 (20.51%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.56%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (10.26%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (5.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (7.69%) Nagios
Vendors
1 18 (46.15%) IBM
2 15 (38.46%) Oracle
3 8 (20.51%) TIBCO
4 6 (15.38%) Axway
5 4 (10.26%) Blue Coat
5 4 (10.26%) CheckPoint
5 4 (10.26%) Cisco
5 4 (10.26%) Citrix
5 4 (10.26%) F5
5 4 (10.26%) IronPort
5 4 (10.26%) Microsoft
6 2 (5.13%) SAP