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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Middleware
Rank 65 63 62
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Contract jobs citing Middleware 11 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.12% 0.60% 0.65%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.53% 3.21% 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 5
Average daily rate
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£450 £357 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.22% -16.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £350 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £371 £454
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £29.75 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+27.73% -33.88%
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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
199 156 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 20.33% 18.57% 25.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 105 107
Average daily rate £375 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

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 3 September 2015.

Middleware Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 19 (70.37%) SOA
2 11 (40.74%) Oracle
3 10 (37.04%) Web Services
4 9 (33.33%) SOAP
4 9 (33.33%) UML
4 9 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
5 8 (29.63%) Degree
5 8 (29.63%) EAI
6 7 (25.93%) Retail
6 7 (25.93%) REST
6 7 (25.93%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (18.52%) WebSphere
7 5 (18.52%) Finance
7 5 (18.52%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (18.52%) J2EE
7 5 (18.52%) E-Commerce
7 5 (18.52%) SQL
8 4 (14.81%) Java
8 4 (14.81%) SharePoint
8 4 (14.81%) SAP
8 4 (14.81%) Adobe
8 4 (14.81%) Project Planning
8 4 (14.81%) MuleSoft
8 4 (14.81%) Data Centre
8 4 (14.81%) Oracle Database
9 3 (11.11%) Social Media
9 3 (11.11%) hybris
9 3 (11.11%) Guidewire
9 3 (11.11%) Digital Media

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 5 (18.52%) WebSphere
2 4 (14.81%) SharePoint
3 3 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (11.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (7.41%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (3.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (3.70%) WebLogic
5 1 (3.70%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.70%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) LDAP
1 3 (11.11%) X.500
2 1 (3.70%) Firewall
2 1 (3.70%) Intranet
2 1 (3.70%) Internet
2 1 (3.70%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) Oracle Database
2 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.70%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle9i Database
General
1 7 (25.93%) Retail
2 5 (18.52%) Finance
3 3 (11.11%) Automotive
3 3 (11.11%) Banking
4 1 (3.70%) Legal
4 1 (3.70%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 19 (70.37%) Architect
2 17 (62.96%) Solutions Architect
3 6 (22.22%) Digital Architect
4 5 (18.52%) Digital Solutions Architect
5 4 (14.81%) Senior Architect
5 4 (14.81%) Analyst
5 4 (14.81%) Web Architect
6 3 (11.11%) Senior Solutions Architect
7 2 (7.41%) Developer
7 2 (7.41%) SOA Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Test Analyst
8 1 (3.70%) Tester
8 1 (3.70%) Junior
8 1 (3.70%) Website Architect
8 1 (3.70%) Support Analyst
8 1 (3.70%) Support Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) Manual Tester
8 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 1 (3.70%) SOA Designer
8 1 (3.70%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (37.04%) Web Services
2 9 (33.33%) SOAP
3 7 (25.93%) REST
4 5 (18.52%) J2EE
5 3 (11.11%) SAML
5 3 (11.11%) SAP PI
5 3 (11.11%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (7.41%) XML
6 2 (7.41%) XSD
6 2 (7.41%) XSLT
6 2 (7.41%) JMS
6 2 (7.41%) WSDL
7 1 (3.70%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (14.81%) Data Centre
3 3 (11.11%) SCADA
3 3 (11.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (11.11%) Social Media
3 3 (11.11%) Digital Media
4 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.70%) CMDB
5 1 (3.70%) DataPower
5 1 (3.70%) Mainframe
5 1 (3.70%) Client/Server
5 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) UNIX
1 1 (3.70%) Windows
1 1 (3.70%) HPUX
1 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (70.37%) SOA
2 9 (33.33%) UML
2 9 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 8 (29.63%) EAI
4 5 (18.52%) E-Commerce
4 5 (18.52%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (14.81%) Project Planning
6 3 (11.11%) Content Management
6 3 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (11.11%) CRM
6 3 (11.11%) Migration
7 2 (7.41%) Test Strategy
7 2 (7.41%) Manual Testing
7 2 (7.41%) Software Testing
7 2 (7.41%) Scrum
7 2 (7.41%) Test Management
8 1 (3.70%) Test Scripting
8 1 (3.70%) Technical Architecture
8 1 (3.70%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 5 (18.52%) SQL
2 4 (14.81%) Java
3 2 (7.41%) VB
3 2 (7.41%) VBA
3 2 (7.41%) XQuery
4 1 (3.70%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (29.63%) Degree
2 2 (7.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (7.41%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) Solvency II
2 2 (7.41%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (3.70%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (40.74%) Oracle
2 4 (14.81%) SAP
2 4 (14.81%) Adobe
2 4 (14.81%) MuleSoft
3 3 (11.11%) FatWire
3 3 (11.11%) Pega
3 3 (11.11%) Sitecore
3 3 (11.11%) hybris
3 3 (11.11%) Guidewire
3 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 2 (7.41%) Remedy
5 1 (3.70%) IBM
5 1 (3.70%) Sun
5 1 (3.70%) Citrix
5 1 (3.70%) BMC