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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Middleware
Rank 60 63 72
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +9
Contract jobs citing Middleware 4 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.54% 0.74% 0.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.86% 3.80% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 2
Median daily rate £575 £500 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -9.09%
UK excluding London median daily rate £439 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £33.63 £37.70
% change year-on-year
+48.69% -10.80%
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
140 184 210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 18.92% 19.57% 22.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 133 133
Median daily rate £375 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £280 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 14 2
Median hourly rate £18.75 £28.00 £26.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.03% +4.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.60 £18.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £55.55 £35.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 5 (55.56%) IBM
2 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) SOA
3 3 (33.33%) Web Services
3 3 (33.33%) Finance
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) WebSphere
3 3 (33.33%) Translating Business Requirements
4 2 (22.22%) REST
4 2 (22.22%) Splunk
4 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (22.22%) Target Operating Model
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (22.22%) vSphere
4 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (22.22%) Logistics
4 2 (22.22%) TOGAF
4 2 (22.22%) Network Design
4 2 (22.22%) Change Management
4 2 (22.22%) Firewall
4 2 (22.22%) VMware
4 2 (22.22%) VMware ESX
4 2 (22.22%) XML
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
4 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
4 2 (22.22%) UML
4 2 (22.22%) LAN
4 2 (22.22%) VoIP

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 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (11.11%) JBoss
3 1 (11.11%) Mule
3 1 (11.11%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) IaaS
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (11.11%) PaaS
1 1 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) DNS
1 2 (22.22%) Firewall
1 2 (22.22%) LAN
1 2 (22.22%) MPLS
1 2 (22.22%) SAN
1 2 (22.22%) VoIP
1 2 (22.22%) WAN
2 1 (11.11%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Artifactory
1 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 1 (11.11%) JBehave
1 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
1 1 (11.11%) JUnit
1 1 (11.11%) Maven
1 1 (11.11%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Architect
1 6 (66.67%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Designer
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Digital Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Digital Solutions Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Solutions Designer
3 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) Web Services
2 2 (22.22%) REST
2 2 (22.22%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (22.22%) XML
3 1 (11.11%) Apache Camel
3 1 (11.11%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (11.11%) Java SE
3 1 (11.11%) SOAP
3 1 (11.11%) Spring
3 1 (11.11%) Spring Integration
3 1 (11.11%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Data Structures
2 1 (11.11%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Unix
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) SOA
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Translating Business Requirements
3 2 (22.22%) Change Management
3 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
3 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (22.22%) Logistics
3 2 (22.22%) Network Design
3 2 (22.22%) Target Operating Model
3 2 (22.22%) TOGAF
3 2 (22.22%) UML
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
4 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Service Management
4 1 (11.11%) Software Delivery
4 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
1 2 (22.22%) VMware ESX
1 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (22.22%) vSphere
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) IBM
2 2 (22.22%) HP
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) Splunk
2 2 (22.22%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) ATG
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) MuleSoft