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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Middleware
Rank 52 51 63
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +12
Contract jobs citing Middleware 8 25 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.13% 2.45% 0.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.71% 10.68% 2.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 22 4
Median daily rate £525 £494 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.32% -5.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £420 £476
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £650 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £32.00 £28.63
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +11.79%
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
170 234 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 24.11% 22.92% 21.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 193 101
Median daily rate £388 £415 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.62% +14.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £295 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Median hourly rate £15.00 £11.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -42.10%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +9.48%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 6 (42.86%) IBM
1 6 (42.86%) Translating Business Requirements
2 5 (35.71%) SOA
2 5 (35.71%) HP
2 5 (35.71%) SQL
2 5 (35.71%) Unix
3 4 (28.57%) Linux
3 4 (28.57%) Web Services
3 4 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
4 3 (21.43%) Time Management
4 3 (21.43%) REST
4 3 (21.43%) Private Cloud
4 3 (21.43%) HP Helion
4 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
4 3 (21.43%) Presales
4 3 (21.43%) XML
4 3 (21.43%) Oracle
4 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
4 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
4 3 (21.43%) Finance
4 3 (21.43%) Migration
4 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (21.43%) WebSphere
4 3 (21.43%) Degree
5 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
5 2 (14.29%) Logistics
5 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (14.29%) Retail
5 2 (14.29%) TOGAF

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 (21.43%) WebSphere
2 1 (7.14%) JBoss
2 1 (7.14%) Mule
2 1 (7.14%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) HP Helion
2 1 (7.14%) Boomi
2 1 (7.14%) IaaS
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.14%) PaaS
2 1 (7.14%) SaaS
2 1 (7.14%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) DNS
1 2 (14.29%) Firewall
1 2 (14.29%) LAN
1 2 (14.29%) MPLS
1 2 (14.29%) SAN
1 2 (14.29%) VoIP
1 2 (14.29%) WAN
2 1 (7.14%) HTTP
2 1 (7.14%) HTTPS
2 1 (7.14%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Artifactory
1 1 (7.14%) Cucumber
1 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.14%) JBehave
1 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
1 1 (7.14%) JUnit
1 1 (7.14%) Maven
1 1 (7.14%) SoapUI
1 1 (7.14%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Architect
1 7 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (21.43%) Designer
2 3 (21.43%) Solutions Designer
3 2 (14.29%) Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Designer
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Cloud Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Digital Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Digital Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Integration Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Integration Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) Web Services
2 3 (21.43%) REST
2 3 (21.43%) XML
3 2 (14.29%) IBM Integration Bus
3 2 (14.29%) SOAP
3 2 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (7.14%) Apache Camel
4 1 (7.14%) Java SE
4 1 (7.14%) JDBC
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (7.14%) Spring
4 1 (7.14%) Spring Integration
4 1 (7.14%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
1 3 (21.43%) Private Cloud
2 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.14%) Data Structures
3 1 (7.14%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Unix
2 4 (28.57%) Linux
3 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Translating Business Requirements
2 5 (35.71%) SOA
3 4 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
4 3 (21.43%) Migration
4 3 (21.43%) Presales
4 3 (21.43%) Time Management
5 2 (14.29%) Change Management
5 2 (14.29%) Data Modelling
5 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (14.29%) Logistics
5 2 (14.29%) Network Design
5 2 (14.29%) Target Operating Model
5 2 (14.29%) TOGAF
5 2 (14.29%) UML
6 1 (7.14%) Defect Management
6 1 (7.14%) Integration Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Software Delivery
6 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (7.14%) Groovy
3 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
2 2 (14.29%) VMware ESX
2 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (14.29%) vSphere
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) IBM
2 5 (35.71%) HP
3 3 (21.43%) Oracle
4 2 (14.29%) Splunk
4 2 (14.29%) VMware
5 1 (7.14%) ATG
5 1 (7.14%) Concur
5 1 (7.14%) Dell
5 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
5 1 (7.14%) MuleSoft
5 1 (7.14%) SAP