The table below looks at the statistics for Middleware skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Middleware over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Middleware
Rank 65 51 63
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +12
Contract jobs citing Middleware 6 14 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.69% 1.65% 1.06%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.02% 7.11% 4.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 7
Median daily rate £419 £438 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.28% +15.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £406 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £556 £506 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £413
% change year-on-year
- +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-30.00% -
Middleware
Berkshire

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 Reading region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
199 197 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 22.85% 23.18% 21.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 136 104
Median daily rate £394 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £470 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 2
Median hourly rate £19.61 - £19.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 - £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 - £20.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%

Middleware
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing Middleware as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Middleware Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Middleware
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Middleware Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Middleware
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Middleware across the Reading region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016.

Middleware Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Middleware
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Middleware across the Reading region.

Middleware Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Middleware also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 9 (56.25%) IBM
2 8 (50.00%) Unix
3 7 (43.75%) Linux
3 7 (43.75%) WebSphere
4 6 (37.50%) Migration
4 6 (37.50%) HTTP
5 5 (31.25%) SOAP
5 5 (31.25%) SSL
5 5 (31.25%) IBM Integration Bus
5 5 (31.25%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (25.00%) Time Management
6 4 (25.00%) DataPower
6 4 (25.00%) Oracle
6 4 (25.00%) Windows
6 4 (25.00%) Configuration Management
6 4 (25.00%) HP
6 4 (25.00%) HP Helion
6 4 (25.00%) Private Cloud
6 4 (25.00%) Data Centre
6 4 (25.00%) Presales
6 4 (25.00%) Translating Business Requirements
7 3 (18.75%) REST
7 3 (18.75%) Client/Server
7 3 (18.75%) JMS
7 3 (18.75%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (18.75%) Java
7 3 (18.75%) Degree
7 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
7 3 (18.75%) SSH
7 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (43.75%) WebSphere
2 3 (18.75%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (12.50%) JBoss
3 2 (12.50%) OpenStack
4 1 (6.25%) Apache
4 1 (6.25%) CloudStack
4 1 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (6.25%) MQSeries
4 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
4 1 (6.25%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) HP Helion
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon S3
2 1 (6.25%) Boomi
2 1 (6.25%) CloudBees
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.25%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) HTTP
2 5 (31.25%) SSL
3 3 (18.75%) SSH
4 2 (12.50%) Firewall
4 2 (12.50%) FTP
5 1 (6.25%) Asterisk PBX
5 1 (6.25%) DNS
5 1 (6.25%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (6.25%) HTTPS
5 1 (6.25%) iSCSI
5 1 (6.25%) LAN
5 1 (6.25%) LDAP
5 1 (6.25%) NAS
5 1 (6.25%) Network Security
5 1 (6.25%) SAN
5 1 (6.25%) VoIP
5 1 (6.25%) VPN
5 1 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) DB2
1 2 (12.50%) MySQL
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
2 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
1 2 (12.50%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (6.25%) SoapUI
2 1 (6.25%) Subversion
General
1 3 (18.75%) Retail
2 2 (12.50%) Finance
3 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Architect
2 3 (18.75%) Designer
2 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Designer
2 3 (18.75%) Solutions Designer
3 2 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Middleware Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Cloud Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Cybersecurity Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Integration Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Middleware Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Middleware Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Security Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Senior C# .NET Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Middleware Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) IBM Integration Bus
1 5 (31.25%) SOAP
2 3 (18.75%) JMS
2 3 (18.75%) REST
3 2 (12.50%) .NET
3 2 (12.50%) Web Services
3 2 (12.50%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (12.50%) XML
4 1 (6.25%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (6.25%) Apache Flex
4 1 (6.25%) ELK Stack
4 1 (6.25%) JDBC
4 1 (6.25%) LAMP
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (6.25%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (6.25%) Servlets
4 1 (6.25%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 4 (25.00%) DataPower
1 4 (25.00%) Private Cloud
2 3 (18.75%) Client/Server
2 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
3 2 (12.50%) Clustering
3 2 (12.50%) Cryptography
4 1 (6.25%) Algorithms
4 1 (6.25%) PKI
4 1 (6.25%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Unix
2 7 (43.75%) Linux
3 4 (25.00%) Windows
4 2 (12.50%) AIX
4 2 (12.50%) Solaris
5 1 (6.25%) CentOS
5 1 (6.25%) Debian
5 1 (6.25%) Fedora
5 1 (6.25%) HPUX
5 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (6.25%) SUSE
5 1 (6.25%) Ubuntu
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Migration
2 5 (31.25%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 4 (25.00%) Presales
3 4 (25.00%) Time Management
3 4 (25.00%) Translating Business Requirements
4 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (12.50%) DevOps
5 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
6 1 (6.25%) API Development
6 1 (6.25%) API Integration
6 1 (6.25%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (6.25%) Defect Management
6 1 (6.25%) Identity Management
6 1 (6.25%) SDLC
6 1 (6.25%) Security Operations
6 1 (6.25%) Service Design
6 1 (6.25%) SIEM
6 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) Java
2 1 (6.25%) C#
2 1 (6.25%) C++
2 1 (6.25%) Groovy
2 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.25%) PHP
2 1 (6.25%) Python
2 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) KVM
1 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (12.50%) vSphere
2 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) Docker
2 1 (6.25%) NFS
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (6.25%) Postfix
2 1 (6.25%) qmail
2 1 (6.25%) Sendmail
2 1 (6.25%) Varnish
2 1 (6.25%) Xen
2 1 (6.25%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Ansible
1 1 (6.25%) Backup Exec
1 1 (6.25%) Bacula
1 1 (6.25%) CA Single Sign-On
1 1 (6.25%) Cacti
1 1 (6.25%) cPanel
1 1 (6.25%) Grafana
1 1 (6.25%) Graphite
1 1 (6.25%) Kibana
1 1 (6.25%) logstash
1 1 (6.25%) Nagios
1 1 (6.25%) NetBackup
1 1 (6.25%) Plesk
1 1 (6.25%) Puppet
1 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Satellite
1 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Spacewalk
1 1 (6.25%) Salt
1 1 (6.25%) SCOM
1 1 (6.25%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) IBM
2 4 (25.00%) HP
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle
3 2 (12.50%) CA
3 2 (12.50%) VMware
4 1 (6.25%) ATG
4 1 (6.25%) Citrix
4 1 (6.25%) CommVault
4 1 (6.25%) Concur
4 1 (6.25%) Dell
4 1 (6.25%) F5
4 1 (6.25%) Hitachi
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.25%) NetApp
4 1 (6.25%) Rackspace
4 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
4 1 (6.25%) SAP
4 1 (6.25%) Symantec