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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware
Rank 78 68 39
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -29
Contract jobs citing Middleware 4 7 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.33% 0.68% 3.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.91% 2.63% 15.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 20
Average daily rate
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£315 £390 £481
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.23% -18.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £345 £366
10% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £466 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £415
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -0.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-30.55% +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
209 266 213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 17.02% 25.80% 23.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 150 110
Average daily rate £375 £350 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Average hourly rate £12.00 £20.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +73.91%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +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 20 October 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 3 £315 -19.23% 1
High Wycombe - 1 - -
Middleware
South East

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 10 (50.00%) Oracle
2 8 (40.00%) BizTalk Server
3 7 (35.00%) TIBCO
3 7 (35.00%) Java
3 7 (35.00%) Finance
4 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (30.00%) ERP
4 6 (30.00%) Change Control
5 5 (25.00%) Banking
6 4 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (20.00%) Business Objects
7 3 (15.00%) Systems Analysis
7 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (15.00%) BusinessWorks
8 2 (10.00%) Retail
8 2 (10.00%) WebSphere
8 2 (10.00%) SAN
8 2 (10.00%) ETL
8 2 (10.00%) LAN
8 2 (10.00%) ITIL
8 2 (10.00%) Windows
9 1 (5.00%) HPUX
9 1 (5.00%) Solaris
9 1 (5.00%) Linux
9 1 (5.00%) RAD
9 1 (5.00%) DSDM
9 1 (5.00%) LDAP
9 1 (5.00%) WAN
9 1 (5.00%) WebLogic
9 1 (5.00%) SAP

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 (40.00%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (10.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (5.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (5.00%) iPlanet
Business Applications
1 3 (15.00%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (5.00%) Staffware
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) LAN
1 2 (10.00%) SAN
2 1 (5.00%) LDAP
2 1 (5.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.00%) BusinessObjects
General
1 7 (35.00%) Finance
2 5 (25.00%) Banking
3 2 (10.00%) Retail
4 1 (5.00%) Retail Banking
4 1 (5.00%) Legal
4 1 (5.00%) Advertising
4 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Technical Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Senior Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Analyst Programmer
5 2 (10.00%) Programmer
5 2 (10.00%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Software Asset Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Applications Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Contracts Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Software Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Deployment Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Designer
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Support
6 1 (5.00%) Applications Support
6 1 (5.00%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) PMI
1 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) HPUX
2 1 (5.00%) Solaris
2 1 (5.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) ERP
1 6 (30.00%) Change Control
2 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (15.00%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (10.00%) ETL
3 2 (10.00%) ITIL
4 1 (5.00%) RAD
4 1 (5.00%) DSDM
4 1 (5.00%) PRINCE
4 1 (5.00%) CMMI
4 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.00%) Migration
4 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (5.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (5.00%) Supplier Management
4 1 (5.00%) eTOM
4 1 (5.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (5.00%) Release Management
4 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (5.00%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) ISEB
1 1 (5.00%) PMP
1 1 (5.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (5.00%) ISEB Practitioner
1 1 (5.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Oracle
2 7 (35.00%) TIBCO
3 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (20.00%) Business Objects
5 1 (5.00%) SAP
5 1 (5.00%) EMC
5 1 (5.00%) ILOG
5 1 (5.00%) VMware