The table below looks at the statistics for Middleware skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Middleware over the 3 months to 4 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Middleware
Rank 51 61 72
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +11
Contract jobs citing Middleware 21 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.07% 0.47% 0.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.75% 2.05% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 4 1
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£494 £483 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.33% -3.50%
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 Reading region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
271 195 273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 26.70% 22.86% 27.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 98 139
Average daily rate £413 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £469 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £27.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -30.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

Middleware
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Middleware across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 (51.35%) HTTP
2 18 (48.65%) IBM
3 17 (45.95%) SSL
3 17 (45.95%) Oracle
4 16 (43.24%) Linux
4 16 (43.24%) Finance
4 16 (43.24%) WebSphere
4 16 (43.24%) DataPower
5 15 (40.54%) JMS
6 14 (37.84%) DB2
7 12 (32.43%) Java
7 12 (32.43%) SOAP
8 11 (29.73%) Solaris
8 11 (29.73%) WebSphere Application Server
8 11 (29.73%) WebSphere MQ
8 11 (29.73%) SSH
9 10 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (27.03%) UNIX
10 9 (24.32%) Migration
10 9 (24.32%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (21.62%) Microsoft
11 8 (21.62%) Analytical Skills
12 7 (18.92%) REST
12 7 (18.92%) SharePoint
12 7 (18.92%) TCP/IP
12 7 (18.92%) Windows
12 7 (18.92%) AIX
12 7 (18.92%) XML
12 7 (18.92%) IBM Certification
12 7 (18.92%) Clustering

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 16 (43.24%) WebSphere
2 11 (29.73%) WebSphere Application Server
3 7 (18.92%) SharePoint
4 6 (16.22%) WebLogic
4 6 (16.22%) Tomcat
5 5 (13.51%) Apache
6 4 (10.81%) JBoss
6 4 (10.81%) SharePoint Server
7 3 (8.11%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (2.70%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (2.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 19 (51.35%) HTTP
2 17 (45.95%) SSL
3 11 (29.73%) SSH
4 7 (18.92%) TCP/IP
5 5 (13.51%) FTP
6 4 (10.81%) LDAP
6 4 (10.81%) Firewall
7 3 (8.11%) VPN
8 1 (2.70%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (37.84%) DB2
2 6 (16.22%) Oracle Database
3 4 (10.81%) Big Data
4 3 (8.11%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (2.70%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.70%) Toad
2 1 (2.70%) JDeveloper
2 1 (2.70%) Maven
2 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.70%) Hudson
2 1 (2.70%) Apache Continuum
2 1 (2.70%) Gerrit
2 1 (2.70%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 16 (43.24%) Finance
2 4 (10.81%) Banking
3 3 (8.11%) Retail
3 3 (8.11%) Financial Institution
4 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (27.03%) Developer
2 9 (24.32%) Architect
3 8 (21.62%) Consultant
4 6 (16.22%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (10.81%) Software Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Security Consultant
6 3 (8.11%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 3 (8.11%) Senior Architect
6 3 (8.11%) Cyber Security Consultant
7 2 (5.41%) WebSphere Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (5.41%) Technical Specialist
7 2 (5.41%) Security Architect
8 1 (2.70%) Administrator
8 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Designer
8 1 (2.70%) Systems Integrator
8 1 (2.70%) Designer
8 1 (2.70%) Technical Architect
8 1 (2.70%) Applications Support
8 1 (2.70%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (40.54%) JMS
2 12 (32.43%) SOAP
3 11 (29.73%) WebSphere MQ
4 7 (18.92%) XML
4 7 (18.92%) REST
5 6 (16.22%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 5 (13.51%) Web Services
7 4 (10.81%) HTML
7 4 (10.81%) .NET
7 4 (10.81%) J2EE
7 4 (10.81%) WSDL
7 4 (10.81%) Application Packaging
8 3 (8.11%) SAP PI
9 1 (2.70%) Oracle Fusion
9 1 (2.70%) WebCenter
9 1 (2.70%) Oracle ADF
9 1 (2.70%) EJB
9 1 (2.70%) JSP
9 1 (2.70%) XSLT
9 1 (2.70%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (43.24%) DataPower
2 8 (21.62%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (18.92%) Clustering
3 7 (18.92%) Cryptography
4 6 (16.22%) Client/Server
5 5 (13.51%) PKI
6 4 (10.81%) Computer Science
6 4 (10.81%) Data Centre
7 3 (8.11%) Algorithms
7 3 (8.11%) Social Media
7 3 (8.11%) Digital Media
7 3 (8.11%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (8.11%) SCADA
7 3 (8.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (8.11%) Management Information System
8 2 (5.41%) Replication
9 1 (2.70%) Private Cloud
9 1 (2.70%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 16 (43.24%) Linux
2 11 (29.73%) Solaris
3 10 (27.03%) UNIX
4 7 (18.92%) Windows
4 7 (18.92%) AIX
5 2 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (24.32%) Migration
2 9 (24.32%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (16.22%) SOA
3 6 (16.22%) Enterprise Architecture
3 6 (16.22%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (10.81%) Low Latency
4 4 (10.81%) High Availability
4 4 (10.81%) SDLC
4 4 (10.81%) Release Management
4 4 (10.81%) Time Management
4 4 (10.81%) Software Engineering
5 3 (8.11%) Cyber Security
5 3 (8.11%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (8.11%) Project Management
5 3 (8.11%) CRM
5 3 (8.11%) E-Commerce
5 3 (8.11%) Information Security
5 3 (8.11%) Identity Management
5 3 (8.11%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 12 (32.43%) Java
2 4 (10.81%) C++
3 2 (5.41%) SQL
3 2 (5.41%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.41%) PHP
4 1 (2.70%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.70%) C#
4 1 (2.70%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 7 (18.92%) IBM Certification
2 4 (10.81%) Degree
3 2 (5.41%) DV Cleared
3 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) PCI DSS
1 3 (8.11%) Solvency II
2 1 (2.70%) JSP 440
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (5.41%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (10.81%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 18 (48.65%) IBM
2 17 (45.95%) Oracle
3 8 (21.62%) Microsoft
4 5 (13.51%) CA
5 4 (10.81%) Sun
6 3 (8.11%) Red Hat
6 3 (8.11%) Adobe
6 3 (8.11%) SAP
6 3 (8.11%) Cisco
6 3 (8.11%) FatWire
6 3 (8.11%) VMware
6 3 (8.11%) Pega
6 3 (8.11%) Sitecore
6 3 (8.11%) hybris
6 3 (8.11%) F5
6 3 (8.11%) Guidewire
6 3 (8.11%) MuleSoft
7 2 (5.41%) Symantec
7 2 (5.41%) Juniper
8 1 (2.70%) HP