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 5 August 2015 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Middleware
Rank 67 59 72
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +13
Contract jobs citing Middleware 7 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.73% 1.00% 0.53%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.95% 4.52% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 1
Average daily rate
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£504 £450 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% -10.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £25.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+60.00% -44.44%
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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
237 199 245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 24.69% 22.21% 25.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 97 112
Average daily rate £375 £350 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £19.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +18.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+16.17% -

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 5 August 2015.

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 5 August 2015, 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 14 (58.33%) Oracle
2 11 (45.83%) Finance
3 10 (41.67%) Java
4 9 (37.50%) DB2
4 9 (37.50%) Linux
4 9 (37.50%) HTTP
4 9 (37.50%) IBM
5 7 (29.17%) SSL
5 7 (29.17%) TCP/IP
5 7 (29.17%) JMS
5 7 (29.17%) WebSphere MQ
5 7 (29.17%) XML
5 7 (29.17%) Solaris
5 7 (29.17%) WebSphere Application Server
5 7 (29.17%) WebSphere
5 7 (29.17%) DataPower
6 6 (25.00%) WebLogic
6 6 (25.00%) UNIX
6 6 (25.00%) SOAP
6 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 6 (25.00%) Oracle Database
7 5 (20.83%) SharePoint
7 5 (20.83%) Tomcat
7 5 (20.83%) SSH
8 4 (16.67%) PKI
8 4 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
8 4 (16.67%) SharePoint Server
8 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (16.67%) High Availability

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, 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 7 (29.17%) WebSphere Application Server
1 7 (29.17%) WebSphere
2 6 (25.00%) WebLogic
3 5 (20.83%) Tomcat
3 5 (20.83%) SharePoint
4 4 (16.67%) Apache
4 4 (16.67%) SharePoint Server
5 3 (12.50%) JBoss
6 1 (4.17%) MQSeries
6 1 (4.17%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (4.17%) JCAPS
6 1 (4.17%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (4.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 9 (37.50%) HTTP
2 7 (29.17%) TCP/IP
2 7 (29.17%) SSL
3 5 (20.83%) SSH
4 2 (8.33%) Firewall
4 2 (8.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (37.50%) DB2
2 6 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 4 (16.67%) Big Data
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (4.17%) Eclipse
2 1 (4.17%) Toad
2 1 (4.17%) JDeveloper
2 1 (4.17%) Maven
2 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.17%) Hudson
2 1 (4.17%) Apache Continuum
2 1 (4.17%) Gerrit
2 1 (4.17%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 11 (45.83%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Financial Institution
2 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.33%) Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Retail
3 1 (4.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Architect
2 5 (20.83%) Developer
2 5 (20.83%) Consultant
3 4 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Security Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) WebSphere Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Technical Specialist
4 2 (8.33%) Security Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Cyber Security Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) AWS Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Systems Integrator
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Middleware Specialist
5 1 (4.17%) Administrator
5 1 (4.17%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.17%) Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (29.17%) XML
1 7 (29.17%) JMS
1 7 (29.17%) WebSphere MQ
2 6 (25.00%) SOAP
3 4 (16.67%) HTML
3 4 (16.67%) J2EE
3 4 (16.67%) WSDL
3 4 (16.67%) Application Packaging
4 3 (12.50%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (8.33%) .NET
5 2 (8.33%) REST
6 1 (4.17%) EJB
6 1 (4.17%) JSP
6 1 (4.17%) Web Services
6 1 (4.17%) XSLT
6 1 (4.17%) XHTML
6 1 (4.17%) WebCenter
6 1 (4.17%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 1 (4.17%) SAP PI
6 1 (4.17%) Oracle ADF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) DataPower
2 4 (16.67%) PKI
3 3 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 3 (12.50%) Clustering
3 3 (12.50%) Cryptography
4 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
4 2 (8.33%) Replication
4 2 (8.33%) Data Centre
4 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (8.33%) Algorithms
5 1 (4.17%) Private Cloud
5 1 (4.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (4.17%) Social Media
5 1 (4.17%) Digital Media
5 1 (4.17%) Data Integration
5 1 (4.17%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 9 (37.50%) Linux
2 7 (29.17%) Solaris
3 6 (25.00%) UNIX
4 3 (12.50%) Windows
4 3 (12.50%) AIX
5 2 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
1 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
1 4 (16.67%) Release Management
1 4 (16.67%) High Availability
1 4 (16.67%) Low Latency
2 3 (12.50%) Migration
2 3 (12.50%) SDLC
2 3 (12.50%) Time Management
2 3 (12.50%) SOA
3 2 (8.33%) Information Security
3 2 (8.33%) Ethical Hacking
3 2 (8.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 2 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (8.33%) UML
3 2 (8.33%) Configuration Management
3 2 (8.33%) Project Management
3 2 (8.33%) Identity Management
3 2 (8.33%) Data Security
3 2 (8.33%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 10 (41.67%) Java
2 3 (12.50%) C++
3 2 (8.33%) SQL
3 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.33%) PHP
4 1 (4.17%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.17%) C#
4 1 (4.17%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) IBM Certification
1 3 (12.50%) Degree
2 2 (8.33%) DV Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.17%) Solvency II
2 1 (4.17%) JSP 440
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (8.33%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 14 (58.33%) Oracle
2 9 (37.50%) IBM
3 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (16.67%) Sun
5 3 (12.50%) Red Hat
6 2 (8.33%) Symantec
6 2 (8.33%) VMware
6 2 (8.33%) Cisco
6 2 (8.33%) Juniper
6 2 (8.33%) F5
7 1 (4.17%) Guidewire
7 1 (4.17%) MuleSoft
7 1 (4.17%) HP
7 1 (4.17%) Adobe
7 1 (4.17%) SAP
7 1 (4.17%) Pega
7 1 (4.17%) Sitecore
7 1 (4.17%) hybris
7 1 (4.17%) Micro Focus
7 1 (4.17%) FatWire