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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware
Rank 61 74 78
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +4
Contract jobs citing Middleware 4 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.46% 0.40% 0.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.01% 1.50% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Average daily rate
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£500 £500 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £500 £410
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £413 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.75 £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-33.88% +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
199 267 217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 23.09% 26.57% 17.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 132 73
Average daily rate £363 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £254 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 9
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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

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 28 August 2014.

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 28 August 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 5 (41.67%) Oracle
2 4 (33.33%) .NET
2 4 (33.33%) SOA
3 3 (25.00%) Degree
3 3 (25.00%) Network Security
3 3 (25.00%) Security Management
3 3 (25.00%) Information Security
3 3 (25.00%) Firewall
3 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (25.00%) VPN
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (25.00%) Java
3 3 (25.00%) Web Services
3 3 (25.00%) UNIX
3 3 (25.00%) Windows
4 2 (16.67%) Linux
4 2 (16.67%) XML
4 2 (16.67%) C++
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 2 (16.67%) SSL
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco
4 2 (16.67%) CISSP
4 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
4 2 (16.67%) ATM
4 2 (16.67%) Identity Management
4 2 (16.67%) Finance
4 2 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
4 2 (16.67%) Nokia
4 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (8.33%) ArcGIS
2 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle BPEL
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (8.33%) WebLogic
2 1 (8.33%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) VPN
1 3 (25.00%) Firewall
1 3 (25.00%) Network Security
2 2 (16.67%) SSH
2 2 (16.67%) SSL
2 2 (16.67%) ATM
3 1 (8.33%) LAN
3 1 (8.33%) WAN
3 1 (8.33%) Internet
3 1 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Military
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Architect
1 4 (33.33%) Designer
2 2 (16.67%) Security Designer
2 2 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Test Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Solutions Designer
3 1 (8.33%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Security Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Network Architect
3 1 (8.33%) SOA Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Integration Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Network Security Architect
3 1 (8.33%) SOA Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle SOA Architect
3 1 (8.33%) SOA Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) .NET
2 3 (25.00%) Web Services
3 2 (16.67%) XML
4 1 (8.33%) XSLT
4 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (8.33%) Classic ASP
4 1 (8.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 2 (16.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) UNIX
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) SOA
2 3 (25.00%) Security Management
2 3 (25.00%) Information Security
3 2 (16.67%) Data Security
3 2 (16.67%) Identity Management
3 2 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
4 1 (8.33%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) MODAF
4 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
4 1 (8.33%) Complex Event Processing
4 1 (8.33%) Network Management
4 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
4 1 (8.33%) Information Security Management
4 1 (8.33%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (8.33%) E-business
4 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
4 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
4 1 (8.33%) BPEL
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) Java
2 2 (16.67%) C++
3 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
3 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) CISSP
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (8.33%) PMP
3 1 (8.33%) PMI Certification
3 1 (8.33%) MCSE
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (16.67%) Nokia
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco
4 1 (8.33%) ESRI
4 1 (8.33%) Fujitsu