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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Middleware
Rank 64 69 59
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -10
Contract jobs citing Middleware 11 20 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.13% 1.69% 1.87%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.37% 8.13% 8.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 13
Average daily rate £575 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.05% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £275 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +12.90%
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
252 246 224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 25.87% 20.83% 22.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 144 124
Average daily rate £355 £350 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £14.50 £44.00 £15.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.04% +175.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

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 8 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 £575 +21.05% 6
Middleware
South East

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 26 (50.98%) SOA
2 22 (43.14%) Oracle
3 17 (33.33%) SQL
4 13 (25.49%) Retail
4 13 (25.49%) WebLogic
4 13 (25.49%) Oracle Database
5 12 (23.53%) Finance
6 11 (21.57%) Test Scripting
7 10 (19.61%) High Availability
8 9 (17.65%) Oracle Fusion
8 9 (17.65%) SOAP
8 9 (17.65%) E-Commerce
8 9 (17.65%) Red Hat
9 8 (15.69%) Microsoft
9 8 (15.69%) EAI
9 8 (15.69%) Linux
9 8 (15.69%) SAP
9 8 (15.69%) SQL Server
9 8 (15.69%) Java
9 8 (15.69%) HP Quality Center
9 8 (15.69%) Test Management
9 8 (15.69%) hybris
9 8 (15.69%) REST
10 7 (13.73%) Aerospace
10 7 (13.73%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (13.73%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (13.73%) .NET
10 7 (13.73%) JBoss
10 7 (13.73%) Web Services
10 7 (13.73%) Windows

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 13 (25.49%) WebLogic
2 7 (13.73%) JBoss
3 6 (11.76%) Apache
4 5 (9.80%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (9.80%) SharePoint
4 5 (9.80%) Tomcat
4 5 (9.80%) WebSphere
5 3 (5.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (3.92%) IIS
6 2 (3.92%) WebSphere Portal
7 1 (1.96%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (1.96%) Documentum
7 1 (1.96%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (1.96%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.96%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (7.84%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (1.96%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.80%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (9.80%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.80%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 5 (9.80%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 4 (7.84%) Internet
3 3 (5.88%) Extranet
3 3 (5.88%) Firewall
3 3 (5.88%) Intranet
4 2 (3.92%) LDAP
5 1 (1.96%) SAN
5 1 (1.96%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (25.49%) Oracle Database
2 8 (15.69%) SQL Server
3 7 (13.73%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (11.76%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (3.92%) DataStage
5 2 (3.92%) IBM InfoSphere
5 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (3.92%) QualityStage
5 2 (3.92%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.96%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Subversion
2 2 (3.92%) ClearCase
2 2 (3.92%) ClearQuest
2 2 (3.92%) JUnit
3 1 (1.96%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (25.49%) Retail
2 12 (23.53%) Finance
3 7 (13.73%) Aerospace
4 6 (11.76%) Banking
5 2 (3.92%) Automotive
6 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (39.22%) Architect
2 17 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
3 16 (31.37%) Analyst
4 8 (15.69%) Senior Architect
4 8 (15.69%) Test Analyst
5 5 (9.80%) Developer
5 5 (9.80%) E-Commerce Architect
5 5 (9.80%) Middleware Engineer
5 5 (9.80%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 4 (7.84%) Web Architect
7 3 (5.88%) Business Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
7 3 (5.88%) Middleware Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) Oracle Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) Technical Architect
8 2 (3.92%) Designer
8 2 (3.92%) Digital Architect
8 2 (3.92%) Digital Solutions Architect
8 2 (3.92%) Project Manager
8 2 (3.92%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (17.65%) Oracle Fusion
1 9 (17.65%) SOAP
2 8 (15.69%) REST
3 7 (13.73%) .NET
3 7 (13.73%) Web Services
4 6 (11.76%) J2EE
5 5 (9.80%) MSMQ
5 5 (9.80%) WCF
5 5 (9.80%) XML
6 4 (7.84%) SAP PI
7 3 (5.88%) EJB
8 1 (1.96%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.96%) Android SDK
8 1 (1.96%) HTML
8 1 (1.96%) SAML
8 1 (1.96%) WSDL
8 1 (1.96%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.76%) Data Integration
1 6 (11.76%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (9.80%) Clustering
2 5 (9.80%) Data Centre
2 5 (9.80%) SCADA
3 4 (7.84%) Digital Media
3 4 (7.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (7.84%) Social Media
4 2 (3.92%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.96%) CMDB
5 1 (1.96%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.96%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.69%) Linux
2 7 (13.73%) Windows
3 5 (9.80%) Unix
4 2 (3.92%) AIX
5 1 (1.96%) Android
5 1 (1.96%) HPUX
5 1 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (50.98%) SOA
2 11 (21.57%) Test Scripting
3 10 (19.61%) High Availability
4 9 (17.65%) E-Commerce
5 8 (15.69%) EAI
5 8 (15.69%) Test Management
6 7 (13.73%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (13.73%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (11.76%) Defect Management
7 6 (11.76%) Migration
7 6 (11.76%) Technical Analysis
8 5 (9.80%) Automated Testing
8 5 (9.80%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (9.80%) DevOps
8 5 (9.80%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (9.80%) Enterprise Architecture
8 5 (9.80%) Regression Testing
8 5 (9.80%) Software Testing
8 5 (9.80%) TDD
8 5 (9.80%) UML
Programming Languages
1 17 (33.33%) SQL
2 8 (15.69%) Java
3 6 (11.76%) C#
4 5 (9.80%) Perl
4 5 (9.80%) PowerShell
5 2 (3.92%) VB
5 2 (3.92%) VBA
6 1 (1.96%) C
6 1 (1.96%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (9.80%) ISEB
2 4 (7.84%) Degree
2 4 (7.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (7.84%) SC Cleared
2 4 (7.84%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.88%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.96%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.84%) GxP
1 4 (7.84%) Solvency II
2 2 (3.92%) SLA
3 1 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 5 (9.80%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.96%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (15.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (43.14%) Oracle
2 9 (17.65%) Red Hat
3 8 (15.69%) hybris
3 8 (15.69%) Microsoft
3 8 (15.69%) SAP
4 5 (9.80%) Adobe
4 5 (9.80%) F5
5 4 (7.84%) FatWire
5 4 (7.84%) Guidewire
5 4 (7.84%) Informatica
5 4 (7.84%) MuleSoft
5 4 (7.84%) Pega
5 4 (7.84%) Sitecore
5 4 (7.84%) VMware
5 4 (7.84%) webMethods
6 2 (3.92%) IBM
6 2 (3.92%) Remedy
7 1 (1.96%) EMC
7 1 (1.96%) HP
7 1 (1.96%) Sun
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