The table below looks at the statistics for Middleware skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Middleware over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Middleware
Rank 45 61 42
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -19
Contract jobs citing Middleware 24 15 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.73% 1.71% 2.01%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.27% 7.11% 8.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 7 9
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £263 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £560 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £395 £414
% change year-on-year
+13.92% -4.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £47.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +18.75%
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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 Milton Keynes region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
213 211 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 24.26% 24.11% 22.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 115 76
Average daily rate £325 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £15.97 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -58.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

Middleware
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Middleware across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Middleware Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Middleware
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Middleware across the Milton Keynes region.

Middleware Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Middleware
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Middleware across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

Middleware Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 22 (51.16%) Web Services
2 16 (37.21%) SOA
3 15 (34.88%) UML
3 15 (34.88%) EAI
4 14 (32.56%) SOAP
5 13 (30.23%) Oracle
6 12 (27.91%) WebSphere
6 12 (27.91%) REST
7 10 (23.26%) Asset Management
8 9 (20.93%) Degree
9 8 (18.60%) Enterprise Architecture
9 8 (18.60%) Microsoft
9 8 (18.60%) Firewall
10 7 (16.28%) Finance
10 7 (16.28%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (16.28%) PRINCE2
10 7 (16.28%) E-Commerce
10 7 (16.28%) Windows
10 7 (16.28%) Retail
11 6 (13.95%) Data Management
11 6 (13.95%) Documentum
11 6 (13.95%) RUP
11 6 (13.95%) DSDM
11 6 (13.95%) MS Excel
11 6 (13.95%) SharePoint
11 6 (13.95%) EJB
11 6 (13.95%) SQL
11 6 (13.95%) .NET
11 6 (13.95%) Intranet
11 6 (13.95%) Internet

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 12 (27.91%) WebSphere
2 6 (13.95%) SharePoint
2 6 (13.95%) Documentum
2 6 (13.95%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (4.65%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (4.65%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 6 (13.95%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.98%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (6.98%) assyst
2 2 (4.65%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (18.60%) Firewall
2 6 (13.95%) Intranet
2 6 (13.95%) Internet
2 6 (13.95%) Extranet
3 4 (9.30%) X.500
3 4 (9.30%) LDAP
4 2 (4.65%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.63%) SQL Server
1 5 (11.63%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (9.30%) MySQL
2 4 (9.30%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.65%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.65%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database 12c
General
1 7 (16.28%) Finance
1 7 (16.28%) Retail
2 4 (9.30%) Automotive
3 2 (4.65%) Legal
3 2 (4.65%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 29 (67.44%) Architect
2 24 (55.81%) Solutions Architect
3 10 (23.26%) Project Manager
3 10 (23.26%) Digital Architect
4 9 (20.93%) Digital Solutions Architect
5 4 (9.30%) Systems Architect
5 4 (9.30%) Web Architect
6 2 (4.65%) BizTalk Administrator
6 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Administrator
7 1 (2.33%) Website Architect
7 1 (2.33%) Support Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) Developer
7 1 (2.33%) Technical Architect
7 1 (2.33%) Technical Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.33%) Business Architect
7 1 (2.33%) SOA Developer
7 1 (2.33%) Middleware Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) Business Solution Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (51.16%) Web Services
2 14 (32.56%) SOAP
3 12 (27.91%) REST
4 6 (13.95%) EJB
4 6 (13.95%) .NET
5 4 (9.30%) SAML
6 2 (4.65%) .NET Framework
6 2 (4.65%) J2EE
7 1 (2.33%) XML
7 1 (2.33%) XSD
7 1 (2.33%) XSLT
7 1 (2.33%) JMS
7 1 (2.33%) WSDL
7 1 (2.33%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.63%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (9.30%) Clustering
3 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.33%) DataPower
4 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.28%) Windows
1 7 (16.28%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (11.63%) Windows 2000 Server
3 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (37.21%) SOA
2 15 (34.88%) UML
2 15 (34.88%) EAI
3 10 (23.26%) Asset Management
4 8 (18.60%) Enterprise Architecture
5 7 (16.28%) PRINCE2
5 7 (16.28%) E-Commerce
6 6 (13.95%) Data Management
6 6 (13.95%) Workflow
6 6 (13.95%) RUP
6 6 (13.95%) DSDM
7 5 (11.63%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (11.63%) Process Management
7 5 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (9.30%) ETL
8 4 (9.30%) Six Sigma
9 3 (6.98%) Project Planning
10 2 (4.65%) Time Management
10 2 (4.65%) Project Management
10 2 (4.65%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.95%) SQL
2 2 (4.65%) Java
3 1 (2.33%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 9 (20.93%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) ISA Server
Vendors
1 13 (30.23%) Oracle
2 8 (18.60%) Microsoft
3 4 (9.30%) TIBCO
3 4 (9.30%) Akamai
4 2 (4.65%) Adobe
4 2 (4.65%) Business Objects
4 2 (4.65%) SAP
5 1 (2.33%) IBM
5 1 (2.33%) MuleSoft