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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Middleware
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 56 72 65
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -7
Contract jobs citing Middleware 7 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.00% 0.59% 0.87%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.96% 2.46% 3.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 7
Median daily rate £400 £508 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.18% +19.41%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £424 £450
% change year-on-year
+6.19% -5.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.75 £42.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-22.02% +5.00%

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
141 244 225
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 20.17% 23.92% 24.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 165 143
Median daily rate £375 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 2
Median hourly rate £50.50 £36.00 £25.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.27% +39.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £13.85 £20.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.55 £31.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 (63.64%) Java
1 7 (63.64%) SOA
2 4 (36.36%) Web Services
2 4 (36.36%) XML
2 4 (36.36%) REST
3 3 (27.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (27.27%) Unit Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
3 3 (27.27%) Jenkins
3 3 (27.27%) Jaspersoft
3 3 (27.27%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 3 (27.27%) System Integration Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Finance
3 3 (27.27%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (27.27%) Programme Management
3 3 (27.27%) Spring
3 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) Oracle
3 3 (27.27%) TestDirector
3 3 (27.27%) WebLogic
3 3 (27.27%) SOAP
4 2 (18.18%) JUnit
4 2 (18.18%) JBoss
4 2 (18.18%) SAML
4 2 (18.18%) WSDL
4 2 (18.18%) J2EE
4 2 (18.18%) PL/SQL
4 2 (18.18%) XSD
4 2 (18.18%) XSLT
4 2 (18.18%) JSON

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 3 (27.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 3 (27.27%) WebLogic
2 2 (18.18%) JBoss
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle BPEL
3 1 (9.09%) Apache
3 1 (9.09%) IIS
3 1 (9.09%) Mule
3 1 (9.09%) SAS
3 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
3 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) IaaS
1 1 (9.09%) PaaS
1 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (9.09%) RDBMS
3 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
1 3 (27.27%) Jenkins
1 3 (27.27%) TestDirector
2 2 (18.18%) Bitbucket
2 2 (18.18%) JUnit
2 2 (18.18%) SoapUI
3 1 (9.09%) Artifactory
3 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
3 1 (9.09%) JBehave
3 1 (9.09%) Maven
3 1 (9.09%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Development Manager
2 3 (27.27%) Integration Manager
2 3 (27.27%) Programme Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Architect
3 2 (18.18%) BPM Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Java Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Middleware Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle SOA Developer
3 2 (18.18%) SOA Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (18.18%) WebLogic Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Designer
4 1 (9.09%) Digital Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Digital Solutions Architect
4 1 (9.09%) HTML CSS Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Java Web Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Middleware Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Web Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) REST
1 4 (36.36%) Web Services
1 4 (36.36%) XML
2 3 (27.27%) SOAP
2 3 (27.27%) Spring
3 2 (18.18%) J2EE
3 2 (18.18%) JSON
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (18.18%) SAML
3 2 (18.18%) WSDL
3 2 (18.18%) XSD
3 2 (18.18%) XSLT
4 1 (9.09%) Apache Camel
4 1 (9.09%) CSS
4 1 (9.09%) GWT
4 1 (9.09%) HTML
4 1 (9.09%) Java SE
4 1 (9.09%) RichFaces
4 1 (9.09%) Spring Integration
4 1 (9.09%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (9.09%) Data Structures
1 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (9.09%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
1 1 (9.09%) Unix
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) SOA
2 3 (27.27%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 3 (27.27%) Programme Management
2 3 (27.27%) System Integration Testing
2 3 (27.27%) Unit Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) BPEL
3 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (18.18%) Translating Business Requirements
4 1 (9.09%) Change Management
4 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
4 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (9.09%) Integration Testing
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL
4 1 (9.09%) Logistics
4 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
4 1 (9.09%) Service Management
4 1 (9.09%) TOGAF
4 1 (9.09%) UML
4 1 (9.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) Java
2 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 2 (18.18%) PL/SQL
4 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Jaspersoft
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) IBM
2 1 (9.09%) MuleSoft
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
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