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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Middleware
Rank 72 66 70
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +4
Contract jobs citing Middleware 4 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.41% 0.68% 0.80%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.73% 2.83% 3.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 6
Average daily rate £515 £425 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.17% -8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £419 £389
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £470 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +12.90%
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
231 212 246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 23.45% 24.20% 24.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 129 140
Average daily rate £375 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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 12 February 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 12 February 2016, 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 14 (60.87%) HTTP
1 14 (60.87%) SSL
1 14 (60.87%) IBM
1 14 (60.87%) WebSphere
1 14 (60.87%) DataPower
2 13 (56.52%) IBM Integration Bus
3 12 (52.17%) Migration
4 11 (47.83%) JMS
5 9 (39.13%) CA
5 9 (39.13%) Linux
6 8 (34.78%) SOAP
6 8 (34.78%) Client/Server
6 8 (34.78%) FTP
6 8 (34.78%) SSH
6 8 (34.78%) Finance
7 7 (30.43%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (30.43%) Windows
8 6 (26.09%) Web Services
8 6 (26.09%) WebSphere Application Server
8 6 (26.09%) WebSphere MQ
8 6 (26.09%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (26.09%) Clustering
8 6 (26.09%) Cryptography
8 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (21.74%) REST
9 5 (21.74%) Banking
9 5 (21.74%) CA Single Sign-On
9 5 (21.74%) IBM Certification
9 5 (21.74%) Oracle

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 14 (60.87%) WebSphere
2 6 (26.09%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (13.04%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
4 2 (8.70%) JBoss
4 2 (8.70%) Tomcat
4 2 (8.70%) WebLogic
5 1 (4.35%) MQSeries
5 1 (4.35%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
1 2 (8.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (60.87%) HTTP
1 14 (60.87%) SSL
2 8 (34.78%) FTP
2 8 (34.78%) SSH
3 5 (21.74%) LDAP
4 1 (4.35%) Firewall
4 1 (4.35%) LAN
4 1 (4.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) DB2
2 3 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (34.78%) Finance
2 5 (21.74%) Banking
3 3 (13.04%) Retail
4 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Developer
2 6 (26.09%) Software Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Architect
3 4 (17.39%) Consultant
3 4 (17.39%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (13.04%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Architect
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Solutions Architect
4 3 (13.04%) Software Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Technical Consultant
4 3 (13.04%) Technical Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Applications Support
6 1 (4.35%) C++ Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Cloud Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Data Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Governance Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Master Data Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) SAP Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) SAP Data Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) SAP Master Data Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (56.52%) IBM Integration Bus
2 11 (47.83%) JMS
3 8 (34.78%) SOAP
4 6 (26.09%) Web Services
4 6 (26.09%) WebSphere MQ
5 5 (21.74%) REST
6 3 (13.04%) SAP PI
7 1 (4.35%) .NET
7 1 (4.35%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 14 (60.87%) DataPower
2 8 (34.78%) Client/Server
3 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (26.09%) Clustering
3 6 (26.09%) Cryptography
4 3 (13.04%) Data Centre
4 3 (13.04%) Digital Media
4 3 (13.04%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (13.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (13.04%) SCADA
4 3 (13.04%) Social Media
5 1 (4.35%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (39.13%) Linux
2 7 (30.43%) Windows
3 5 (21.74%) AIX
3 5 (21.74%) Solaris
4 3 (13.04%) Unix
5 1 (4.35%) Nucleus RTOS
5 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (4.35%) VxWorks
5 1 (4.35%) Windows CE
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) Migration
2 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (30.43%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (26.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (17.39%) SOA
4 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
5 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (13.04%) Content Management
5 3 (13.04%) CRM
5 3 (13.04%) E-Commerce
5 3 (13.04%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (8.70%) API Integration
7 1 (4.35%) Data Governance
7 1 (4.35%) Data Management
7 1 (4.35%) Master Data Management
7 1 (4.35%) Memory Management
7 1 (4.35%) Multithreading
7 1 (4.35%) Problem Management
7 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
7 1 (4.35%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) Java
2 1 (4.35%) C
2 1 (4.35%) C++
2 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.35%) Ruby
2 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) IBM Certification
2 1 (4.35%) DV Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
1 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (4.35%) Puppet
2 1 (4.35%) SCCM
2 1 (4.35%) SCOM
2 1 (4.35%) SCVMM
2 1 (4.35%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 14 (60.87%) IBM
2 9 (39.13%) CA
3 5 (21.74%) Oracle
4 4 (17.39%) Adobe
4 4 (17.39%) SAP
5 3 (13.04%) FatWire
5 3 (13.04%) Guidewire
5 3 (13.04%) hybris
5 3 (13.04%) MuleSoft
5 3 (13.04%) Pega
5 3 (13.04%) Sitecore
6 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
6 2 (8.70%) VMware
7 1 (4.35%) Citrix
7 1 (4.35%) QNX
7 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
7 1 (4.35%) RightScale
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