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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Middleware
Rank 63 70 70
Rank change year-on-year
+7 0
Contract jobs citing Middleware 6 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.71% 0.70% 1.02%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.87% 2.51% 3.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 2
Average daily rate
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£425 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £326 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £570 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+55.55% -37.93%
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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
209 279 258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 24.76% 28.01% 26.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 158 128
Average daily rate £355 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £263 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 6
Average hourly rate £35.00 - £20.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 - £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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
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 26 January 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 5 (55.56%) Java
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle
1 5 (55.56%) WebLogic
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
1 5 (55.56%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (44.44%) XML
3 3 (33.33%) XSD
3 3 (33.33%) UNIX
3 3 (33.33%) SOAP
3 3 (33.33%) PHP
3 3 (33.33%) J2EE
3 3 (33.33%) Linux
3 3 (33.33%) JBoss
3 3 (33.33%) Apache
3 3 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 3 (33.33%) HTML
3 3 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 3 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 3 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 3 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 3 (33.33%) Coaching
3 3 (33.33%) WCF
3 3 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (33.33%) SaaS
3 3 (33.33%) Enterprise Modelling
3 3 (33.33%) SIEM
4 2 (22.22%) Open Source
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (22.22%) JCAPS

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Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 5 (55.56%) WebLogic
2 3 (33.33%) JBoss
2 3 (33.33%) Apache
2 3 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 3 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (22.22%) JCAPS
3 2 (22.22%) MQSeries
4 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
4 1 (11.11%) SharePoint Server
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (22.22%) SSL
3 1 (11.11%) SSH
3 1 (11.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Architect
2 3 (33.33%) Lead Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Middleware Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Applications Support
4 1 (11.11%) Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Applications Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Web Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Web Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Middleware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) XML
2 3 (33.33%) XSD
2 3 (33.33%) HTML
2 3 (33.33%) J2EE
2 3 (33.33%) SOAP
2 3 (33.33%) WCF
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (22.22%) Application Packaging
4 1 (11.11%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (22.22%) PKI
2 2 (22.22%) Open Source
3 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) UNIX
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
1 3 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Solaris
3 1 (11.11%) VMS
3 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Data Modelling
1 3 (33.33%) TOGAF
1 3 (33.33%) Enterprise Modelling
1 3 (33.33%) SIEM
1 3 (33.33%) Coaching
2 2 (22.22%) Release Management
2 2 (22.22%) EAI
2 2 (22.22%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Java
2 3 (33.33%) PHP
3 1 (11.11%) XPath
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle
2 3 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 2 (22.22%) Sun
4 1 (11.11%) BMC
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
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