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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware
Rank 77 72 56
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -16
Contract jobs citing Middleware 5 6 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.43% 0.57% 1.62%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.31% 2.20% 7.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 12
Average daily rate
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£363 £390 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.05% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £345 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £466 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%
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
216 273 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 18.40% 26.00% 22.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 149 122
Average daily rate £375 £375 £336
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £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 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £12.00 - £38.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +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 19 September 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 -7 3 £363 -7.05% 2
Aylesbury - - - -
High Wycombe - - - - 1
Middleware
South East

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 11 (52.38%) Oracle
2 8 (38.10%) Java
2 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
2 8 (38.10%) BizTalk Server
3 7 (33.33%) TIBCO
3 7 (33.33%) ERP
3 7 (33.33%) Finance
3 7 (33.33%) Change Control
4 5 (23.81%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (23.81%) Banking
5 4 (19.05%) Business Objects
5 4 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (19.05%) LAN
6 3 (14.29%) BusinessWorks
6 3 (14.29%) Service Delivery
6 3 (14.29%) Migration
6 3 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (9.52%) WebSphere
7 2 (9.52%) Server Monitoring
7 2 (9.52%) Retail
7 2 (9.52%) SAN
7 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2
7 2 (9.52%) ETL
8 1 (4.76%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (4.76%) PMI
8 1 (4.76%) PMP
8 1 (4.76%) PMI Certification
8 1 (4.76%) Windows
8 1 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (4.76%) LDAP

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (38.10%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (9.52%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (14.29%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (4.76%) Staffware
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) LAN
2 2 (9.52%) SAN
3 1 (4.76%) LDAP
3 1 (4.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.76%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
General
1 7 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (23.81%) Banking
3 2 (9.52%) Retail
4 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.76%) Legal
4 1 (4.76%) Advertising
4 1 (4.76%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Analyst
2 6 (28.57%) Developer
3 5 (23.81%) Technical Developer
4 4 (19.05%) Senior Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Analyst Programmer
6 2 (9.52%) Programmer
6 2 (9.52%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (4.76%) Senior Manager
7 1 (4.76%) Architect
7 1 (4.76%) Project Manager
7 1 (4.76%) Business Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Technical Support
7 1 (4.76%) Applications Support
7 1 (4.76%) Applications Architect
7 1 (4.76%) Contracts Manager
7 1 (4.76%) Software Asset Manager
7 1 (4.76%) Software Manager
7 1 (4.76%) Deployment Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) PMI
1 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
1 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) ERP
1 7 (33.33%) Change Control
2 4 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 3 (14.29%) Migration
3 3 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (9.52%) Server Monitoring
4 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2
4 2 (9.52%) ETL
5 1 (4.76%) ITIL
5 1 (4.76%) PRINCE
5 1 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Business Analysis
5 1 (4.76%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (38.10%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) PMP
1 1 (4.76%) PMI Certification
1 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft App-V
Vendors
1 11 (52.38%) Oracle
2 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
3 7 (33.33%) TIBCO
4 4 (19.05%) Business Objects
5 1 (4.76%) SAP
5 1 (4.76%) ILOG