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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Middleware
Rank 62 58 57
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Contract jobs citing Middleware 7 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.85% 1.21% 1.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.74% 5.31% 5.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 7
Average daily rate
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£450 £320 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.62% -24.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £264 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £366 £464
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £414 £413
% change year-on-year
+8.76% +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year
- -1.23%
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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
187 207 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 22.69% 22.82% 23.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 124 91
Average daily rate £325 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.95% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £470 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £18.75 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

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 July 2015.

Middleware Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (57.58%) SOA
2 17 (51.52%) Web Services
3 15 (45.45%) SOAP
4 13 (39.39%) UML
4 13 (39.39%) REST
5 11 (33.33%) Oracle
5 11 (33.33%) EAI
6 10 (30.30%) Degree
7 9 (27.27%) WebSphere
7 9 (27.27%) Microsoft
8 8 (24.24%) Enterprise Architecture
9 7 (21.21%) Retail
9 7 (21.21%) SQL
9 7 (21.21%) E-Commerce
10 6 (18.18%) MS Excel
10 6 (18.18%) .NET
10 6 (18.18%) SQL Server
10 6 (18.18%) Asset Management
10 6 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (18.18%) Finance
11 5 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (15.15%) J2EE
11 5 (15.15%) Project Planning
11 5 (15.15%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (12.12%) Akamai
12 4 (12.12%) Relational Database
12 4 (12.12%) MySQL
12 4 (12.12%) LDAP
12 4 (12.12%) ETL
12 4 (12.12%) Automotive

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 9 (27.27%) WebSphere
2 3 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.06%) Documentum
3 2 (6.06%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (6.06%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (6.06%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (6.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (6.06%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 6 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.06%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (9.09%) assyst
2 2 (6.06%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.12%) LDAP
1 4 (12.12%) X.500
2 2 (6.06%) Firewall
2 2 (6.06%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.06%) Intranet
2 2 (6.06%) Internet
2 2 (6.06%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.12%) MySQL
2 4 (12.12%) Relational Database
3 3 (9.09%) Oracle Database
4 2 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (6.06%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database 12c
General
1 7 (21.21%) Retail
2 6 (18.18%) Finance
3 4 (12.12%) Automotive
4 2 (6.06%) Legal
Job Titles
1 25 (75.76%) Architect
2 20 (60.61%) Solutions Architect
3 10 (30.30%) Digital Architect
4 9 (27.27%) Digital Solutions Architect
5 4 (12.12%) Systems Architect
5 4 (12.12%) Web Architect
6 3 (9.09%) Project Manager
7 2 (6.06%) Developer
7 2 (6.06%) BizTalk Administrator
7 2 (6.06%) SOA Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Administrator
8 1 (3.03%) Business Architect
8 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 1 (3.03%) Middleware Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Business Solution Architect
8 1 (3.03%) Website Architect
8 1 (3.03%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (51.52%) Web Services
2 15 (45.45%) SOAP
3 13 (39.39%) REST
4 6 (18.18%) .NET
5 5 (15.15%) J2EE
6 4 (12.12%) SAML
7 2 (6.06%) .NET Framework
7 2 (6.06%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (6.06%) EJB
7 2 (6.06%) XML
7 2 (6.06%) XSD
7 2 (6.06%) XSLT
7 2 (6.06%) JMS
7 2 (6.06%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (12.12%) Clustering
3 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.03%) DataPower
4 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.09%) Windows
1 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.03%) UNIX
3 1 (3.03%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (57.58%) SOA
2 13 (39.39%) UML
3 11 (33.33%) EAI
4 8 (24.24%) Enterprise Architecture
5 7 (21.21%) E-Commerce
6 6 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (18.18%) Asset Management
7 5 (15.15%) Project Planning
7 5 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (12.12%) ETL
9 3 (9.09%) PRINCE2
10 2 (6.06%) Scrum
10 2 (6.06%) Data Management
10 2 (6.06%) Project Management
10 2 (6.06%) Process Management
10 2 (6.06%) Workflow
10 2 (6.06%) RUP
10 2 (6.06%) DSDM
10 2 (6.06%) CRM
10 2 (6.06%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.21%) SQL
2 3 (9.09%) Java
3 2 (6.06%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 10 (30.30%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) ISA Server
Vendors
1 11 (33.33%) Oracle
2 9 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 4 (12.12%) TIBCO
3 4 (12.12%) Akamai
4 2 (6.06%) Adobe
4 2 (6.06%) Business Objects
4 2 (6.06%) SAP
5 1 (3.03%) IBM
5 1 (3.03%) MuleSoft