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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Middleware
Rank 68 58 69
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +11
Contract jobs citing Middleware 10 15 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.10% 1.64% 0.70%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.55% 7.18% 3.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 5
Median daily rate £400 £425 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +11.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £413 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £560 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £52.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -23.80%
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
220 209 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 24.18% 22.84% 20.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 139 123
Median daily rate £400 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £9.00 - £20.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-8.73% +8.00%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 8 (50.00%) Unix
2 7 (43.75%) Linux
2 7 (43.75%) IBM
3 6 (37.50%) HTTP
3 6 (37.50%) Migration
3 6 (37.50%) WebSphere
4 5 (31.25%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (31.25%) Windows
4 5 (31.25%) SOAP
4 5 (31.25%) SSL
5 4 (25.00%) HP
5 4 (25.00%) Configuration Management
5 4 (25.00%) Oracle
5 4 (25.00%) Time Management
5 4 (25.00%) IBM Integration Bus
5 4 (25.00%) DataPower
5 4 (25.00%) HP Helion
5 4 (25.00%) Data Centre
5 4 (25.00%) Private Cloud
5 4 (25.00%) Translating Business Requirements
5 4 (25.00%) Presales
6 3 (18.75%) REST
6 3 (18.75%) Degree
6 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
6 3 (18.75%) SSH
6 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (18.75%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (18.75%) Web Services
6 3 (18.75%) Java
6 3 (18.75%) Client/Server

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 6 (37.50%) 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%) SAP Portal
4 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
4 1 (6.25%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) SAP Business ByDesign
1 1 (6.25%) SAP MDM
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 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
1 1 (6.25%) Retail
1 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Designer
2 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Designer
2 3 (18.75%) Solutions Designer
3 2 (12.50%) Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Middleware Developer
4 1 (6.25%) .NET Developer
4 1 (6.25%) C# Developer
4 1 (6.25%) C++ Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Governance Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Integration Architect
4 1 (6.25%) SAP Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Security Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior C# Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) SOAP
2 4 (25.00%) IBM Integration Bus
3 3 (18.75%) JMS
3 3 (18.75%) REST
3 3 (18.75%) Web Services
4 2 (12.50%) .NET
4 2 (12.50%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (12.50%) XML
5 1 (6.25%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (6.25%) Apache Flex
5 1 (6.25%) ELK Stack
5 1 (6.25%) JDBC
5 1 (6.25%) LAMP
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (6.25%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (6.25%) SAP XI
5 1 (6.25%) Servlets
5 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
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Unix
2 7 (43.75%) Linux
3 5 (31.25%) 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%) Nucleus RTOS
5 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (6.25%) SUSE
5 1 (6.25%) Ubuntu
5 1 (6.25%) VxWorks
5 1 (6.25%) Windows CE
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
6 1 (6.25%) API Development
6 1 (6.25%) API Integration
6 1 (6.25%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (6.25%) Data Governance
6 1 (6.25%) Defect Management
6 1 (6.25%) Master Data Management
6 1 (6.25%) Memory Management
6 1 (6.25%) SDLC
6 1 (6.25%) Security Operations
6 1 (6.25%) SIEM
6 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) Java
2 2 (12.50%) C++
3 1 (6.25%) C
3 1 (6.25%) C#
3 1 (6.25%) Groovy
3 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.25%) PHP
3 1 (6.25%) Python
3 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 7 (43.75%) IBM
2 4 (25.00%) HP
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle
3 2 (12.50%) CA
3 2 (12.50%) SAP
3 2 (12.50%) VMware
4 1 (6.25%) Adobe
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%) QNX
4 1 (6.25%) Rackspace
4 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
4 1 (6.25%) Symantec