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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware
Rank 72 77 77
Rank change year-on-year
+5 0
Contract jobs citing Middleware 3 7 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.34% 0.65% 1.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.49% 2.45% 6.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 3
Average daily rate
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£550 - £290
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £411 £413
% change year-on-year
+3.34% -0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +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 Reading region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
201 286 292
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 22.51% 26.36% 21.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 172 88
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £238 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £425 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 10
Average hourly rate £16.00 £38.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.44% +92.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

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

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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 24 October 2014, 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 4 (33.33%) Oracle
2 3 (25.00%) SaaS
2 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Modelling
2 3 (25.00%) Degree
2 3 (25.00%) Firewall
2 3 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (25.00%) Security Management
2 3 (25.00%) Information Security
2 3 (25.00%) TOGAF
2 3 (25.00%) SOAP
2 3 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (25.00%) XML
2 3 (25.00%) XSD
2 3 (25.00%) VPN
2 3 (25.00%) WCF
2 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (25.00%) Coaching
2 3 (25.00%) SIEM
3 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (16.67%) Algorithms
3 2 (16.67%) Network Security
3 2 (16.67%) PKI
3 2 (16.67%) SSL
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (16.67%) CISSP
3 2 (16.67%) .NET
3 2 (16.67%) Nokia
3 2 (16.67%) SOA
3 2 (16.67%) ATM

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 3 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle BPEL
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (8.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) VPN
1 3 (25.00%) Firewall
2 2 (16.67%) SSH
2 2 (16.67%) Network Security
2 2 (16.67%) SSL
2 2 (16.67%) ATM
3 1 (8.33%) LAN
3 1 (8.33%) WAN
3 1 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Architect
2 4 (33.33%) Designer
3 3 (25.00%) Lead Architect
4 2 (16.67%) Security Designer
4 2 (16.67%) Project Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Project Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Solutions Designer
5 1 (8.33%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Security Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Network Architect
5 1 (8.33%) SOA Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Integration Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Network Security Architect
5 1 (8.33%) SOA Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle SOA Architect
5 1 (8.33%) SOA Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) XML
1 3 (25.00%) XSD
1 3 (25.00%) WCF
1 3 (25.00%) SOAP
2 2 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (8.33%) Web Services
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) Algorithms
2 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (16.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) UNIX
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Data Modelling
1 3 (25.00%) Security Management
1 3 (25.00%) Information Security
1 3 (25.00%) TOGAF
1 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Modelling
1 3 (25.00%) SIEM
1 3 (25.00%) Coaching
2 2 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (16.67%) Data Security
2 2 (16.67%) SOA
2 2 (16.67%) Identity Management
3 1 (8.33%) Information Security Management
3 1 (8.33%) E-business
3 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (8.33%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (8.33%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) BPEL
3 1 (8.33%) Complex Event Processing
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) C++
1 2 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) CISSP
3 1 (8.33%) PMP
3 1 (8.33%) PMI Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Nokia