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 18 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware
Rank 62 60 51
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -9
Contract jobs citing Middleware 3 4 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.36% 0.55% 1.83%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.00% 2.12% 7.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 9
Average daily rate
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£363 £390 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.05% -22.00%
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%
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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
150 189 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 18.16% 26.00% 23.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 98 88
Average daily rate £398 £388 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.58% +13.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £315 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £23.25
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 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 10 (62.50%) Oracle
2 8 (50.00%) Java
2 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (43.75%) ERP
3 7 (43.75%) Change Control
4 5 (31.25%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (25.00%) Finance
5 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (25.00%) LAN
6 3 (18.75%) TIBCO
6 3 (18.75%) Business Objects
6 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
6 3 (18.75%) Migration
6 3 (18.75%) Banking
7 2 (12.50%) Server Monitoring
7 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
7 2 (12.50%) ETL
7 2 (12.50%) BusinessWorks
7 2 (12.50%) SAN
8 1 (6.25%) ILOG
8 1 (6.25%) WAN
8 1 (6.25%) PRINCE
8 1 (6.25%) PMI
8 1 (6.25%) PMP
8 1 (6.25%) PMI Certification
8 1 (6.25%) Windows
8 1 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (6.25%) LDAP
8 1 (6.25%) MS Project

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 4 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (6.25%) Staffware
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) LAN
2 2 (12.50%) SAN
3 1 (6.25%) LDAP
3 1 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Retail
3 1 (6.25%) Retail Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Legal
3 1 (6.25%) Advertising
3 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Developer
2 5 (31.25%) Technical Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst Programmer
4 1 (6.25%) Programmer
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Support
4 1 (6.25%) Applications Support
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Contracts Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Software Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Deployment Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Software Asset Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) PMI
1 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
1 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) ERP
1 7 (43.75%) Change Control
2 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
3 3 (18.75%) Migration
4 2 (12.50%) ETL
4 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 2 (12.50%) Server Monitoring
5 1 (6.25%) PRINCE
5 1 (6.25%) ITIL
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) Supplier Management
5 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) PMP
1 1 (6.25%) PMI Certification
1 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Oracle
2 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (18.75%) Business Objects
3 3 (18.75%) TIBCO
4 1 (6.25%) ILOG