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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware
Rank 70 80 65
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -15
Contract jobs citing Middleware 1 9 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.11% 0.82% 1.89%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.49% 2.75% 7.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 5
Average daily rate
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£550 £389 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.47% +11.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £21.25 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -41.37%
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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
204 327 289
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 22.54% 29.65% 24.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 187 127
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £225 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £414 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 8
Average hourly rate £32.50 £38.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.58% +185.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.30 £38.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £38.50 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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

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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 24 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 3 (75.00%) SOAP
1 3 (75.00%) XML
1 3 (75.00%) XSD
1 3 (75.00%) Data Modelling
1 3 (75.00%) TOGAF
1 3 (75.00%) WCF
1 3 (75.00%) SaaS
1 3 (75.00%) Enterprise Modelling
1 3 (75.00%) SIEM
1 3 (75.00%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (75.00%) Coaching
1 3 (75.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security
2 1 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
2 1 (25.00%) E-business
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security Management
2 1 (25.00%) Security Management
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security

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Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (75.00%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Network Security
1 1 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
1 1 (25.00%) VPN
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Architect
2 3 (75.00%) Lead Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Network Security Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Security Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) SOAP
1 3 (75.00%) XML
1 3 (75.00%) XSD
1 3 (75.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Data Modelling
1 3 (75.00%) TOGAF
1 3 (75.00%) Enterprise Modelling
1 3 (75.00%) SIEM
1 3 (75.00%) Coaching
2 1 (25.00%) E-business
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security Management
2 1 (25.00%) Security Management
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security
Reading, Berkshire
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