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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware
Rank 78 71 45
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -26
Contract jobs citing Middleware 15 10 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.15% 0.95% 2.78%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.49% 4.02% 11.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 9
Average daily rate
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£325 £468 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.48% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £343 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £475 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £21.25 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -41.37%
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
231 249 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 17.69% 23.58% 24.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 142 99
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Average hourly rate £30.15 £20.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.72% -27.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 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 -8 12 £313 -34.21% 4
High Wycombe - 2 £380 -
Middleware
South East

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 7 (35.00%) Oracle
1 7 (35.00%) Windows
2 6 (30.00%) WebSphere
3 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (25.00%) Finance
4 4 (20.00%) Six Sigma
4 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 4 (20.00%) Windows 2000 Server
5 3 (15.00%) SAN
5 3 (15.00%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (15.00%) Web Services
5 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
6 2 (10.00%) ITIL
6 2 (10.00%) DSDM
6 2 (10.00%) LAN
6 2 (10.00%) EMC
6 2 (10.00%) HPUX
6 2 (10.00%) Solaris
6 2 (10.00%) Linux
6 2 (10.00%) Java
6 2 (10.00%) WebLogic
6 2 (10.00%) Firewall
6 2 (10.00%) VMware
6 2 (10.00%) iPlanet
6 2 (10.00%) TIBCO
6 2 (10.00%) EAI
6 2 (10.00%) Banking
6 2 (10.00%) Retail
6 2 (10.00%) EMC NetWorker

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 6 (30.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (15.00%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (10.00%) WebLogic
3 2 (10.00%) iPlanet
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (5.00%) Documentum
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (5.00%) Staffware
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) SAN
2 2 (10.00%) LAN
2 2 (10.00%) Firewall
3 1 (5.00%) Intranet
3 1 (5.00%) Internet
3 1 (5.00%) Extranet
3 1 (5.00%) WAN
3 1 (5.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Banking
2 2 (10.00%) Retail
3 1 (5.00%) Retail Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Legal
3 1 (5.00%) Advertising
3 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Project Manager
2 4 (20.00%) Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 3 (15.00%) Architect
3 3 (15.00%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Leader
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Applications Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Contracts Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Software Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Deployment Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Designer
5 1 (5.00%) Software Asset Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle SOA Developer
5 1 (5.00%) SOA Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) Web Services
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (5.00%) REST
2 1 (5.00%) EJB
2 1 (5.00%) SOAP
2 1 (5.00%) J2EE
2 1 (5.00%) XML
2 1 (5.00%) XSD
2 1 (5.00%) XSLT
2 1 (5.00%) WSDL
2 1 (5.00%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Windows
2 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (20.00%) Windows 2000 Server
3 2 (10.00%) HPUX
3 2 (10.00%) Solaris
3 2 (10.00%) Linux
4 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) Six Sigma
1 4 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (10.00%) ITIL
2 2 (10.00%) DSDM
2 2 (10.00%) EAI
3 1 (5.00%) Release Management
3 1 (5.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (5.00%) Data Management
3 1 (5.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (5.00%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (5.00%) Supplier Management
3 1 (5.00%) eTOM
3 1 (5.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.00%) V-Model
3 1 (5.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (5.00%) Server Monitoring
3 1 (5.00%) SOA
3 1 (5.00%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) Java
2 1 (5.00%) XQuery
2 1 (5.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) ISEB Practitioner
1 1 (5.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (5.00%) ISEB
1 1 (5.00%) PMP
1 1 (5.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Oracle
2 2 (10.00%) EMC
2 2 (10.00%) VMware
2 2 (10.00%) TIBCO
3 1 (5.00%) ILOG
3 1 (5.00%) SAP
3 1 (5.00%) Business Objects
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Connectus
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
JM
Rate: £450 - £501 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago