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 January 2017 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 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Middleware
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 61 76 57
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -19
Contract jobs citing Middleware 4 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.56% 0.21% 0.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.63% 0.90% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 5
Median daily rate £400 £550 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% +29.41%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £42.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+19.04% +15.38%

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
152 222 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 21.47% 23.85% 23.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 163 111
Median daily rate £375 £376 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.13% +3.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £478 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 2
Median hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -21.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +13.43%

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
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 January 2017, 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 7 (58.33%) SOA
2 6 (50.00%) SQL
3 5 (41.67%) Web Services
3 5 (41.67%) XML
3 5 (41.67%) Java
4 4 (33.33%) IBM
4 4 (33.33%) Oracle
4 4 (33.33%) REST
4 4 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
5 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
5 3 (25.00%) Translating Business Requirements
5 3 (25.00%) SOAP
5 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (25.00%) Spring
6 2 (16.67%) TOGAF
6 2 (16.67%) BPEL
6 2 (16.67%) Network Design
6 2 (16.67%) VMware
6 2 (16.67%) VMware ESX
6 2 (16.67%) SAML
6 2 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (16.67%) MPLS
6 2 (16.67%) Change Management
6 2 (16.67%) Firewall
6 2 (16.67%) Finance
6 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
6 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
6 2 (16.67%) HP
6 2 (16.67%) SAN

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 4 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle BPEL
2 2 (16.67%) WebLogic
2 2 (16.67%) WebSphere
3 1 (8.33%) JBoss
3 1 (8.33%) Mule
3 1 (8.33%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) IaaS
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (8.33%) PaaS
1 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) DNS
1 2 (16.67%) Firewall
1 2 (16.67%) LAN
1 2 (16.67%) MPLS
1 2 (16.67%) SAN
1 2 (16.67%) VoIP
1 2 (16.67%) WAN
2 1 (8.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
2 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (16.67%) Bitbucket
2 2 (16.67%) JUnit
2 2 (16.67%) SoapUI
3 1 (8.33%) Artifactory
3 1 (8.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (8.33%) JBehave
3 1 (8.33%) Maven
3 1 (8.33%) TeamCity
3 1 (8.33%) TestDirector
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Architect
1 5 (41.67%) Solutions Architect
2 4 (33.33%) Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Middleware Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle SOA Developer
3 2 (16.67%) SOA Developer
3 2 (16.67%) WebLogic Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Designer
4 1 (8.33%) Digital Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Digital Solutions Architect
4 1 (8.33%) HTML CSS Developer
4 1 (8.33%) HTML Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Java Web Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Web Developer
4 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) Web Services
1 5 (41.67%) XML
2 4 (33.33%) REST
3 3 (25.00%) SOAP
3 3 (25.00%) Spring
4 2 (16.67%) J2EE
4 2 (16.67%) JSON
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (16.67%) SAML
4 2 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (16.67%) WSDL
4 2 (16.67%) XSD
4 2 (16.67%) XSLT
5 1 (8.33%) Apache Camel
5 1 (8.33%) CSS
5 1 (8.33%) GWT
5 1 (8.33%) HTML
5 1 (8.33%) IBM Integration Bus
5 1 (8.33%) RichFaces
5 1 (8.33%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Data Structures
2 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (8.33%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
1 1 (8.33%) Unix
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) SOA
2 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) Translating Business Requirements
3 2 (16.67%) BPEL
3 2 (16.67%) Change Management
3 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (16.67%) Network Design
3 2 (16.67%) Target Operating Model
3 2 (16.67%) TOGAF
3 2 (16.67%) UML
4 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
4 1 (8.33%) Software Delivery
4 1 (8.33%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
4 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) SQL
2 5 (41.67%) Java
3 2 (16.67%) PL/SQL
4 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (16.67%) VMware ESX
1 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (16.67%) vSphere
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) IBM
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (16.67%) HP
2 2 (16.67%) Splunk
2 2 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (8.33%) Jaspersoft
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) MuleSoft