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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware
Rank 65 76 93
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +17
Contract jobs citing Middleware 3 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.35% 0.69% 0.51%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.55% 2.46% 2.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£500 £500 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%
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%
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
194 284 248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 22.32% 27.93% 17.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 157 75
Average daily rate £365 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 9
Average hourly rate £19.00 £27.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.27% +36.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +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
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 19 September 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 (38.46%) Oracle
2 4 (30.77%) .NET
2 4 (30.77%) XML
2 4 (30.77%) SOA
3 3 (23.08%) Degree
3 3 (23.08%) Network Security
3 3 (23.08%) SOAP
3 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
3 3 (23.08%) VPN
3 3 (23.08%) UNIX
3 3 (23.08%) Windows
3 3 (23.08%) Java
3 3 (23.08%) Firewall
3 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 3 (23.08%) Security Management
3 3 (23.08%) Information Security
4 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
4 2 (15.38%) Finance
4 2 (15.38%) TOGAF
4 2 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Nokia
4 2 (15.38%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (15.38%) Identity Management
4 2 (15.38%) C++
4 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
4 2 (15.38%) Linux
4 2 (15.38%) XSD
4 2 (15.38%) SSL
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco
4 2 (15.38%) CISSP

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (15.38%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle BPEL
2 1 (7.69%) WebLogic
2 1 (7.69%) IIS
2 1 (7.69%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) Network Security
1 3 (23.08%) VPN
1 3 (23.08%) Firewall
2 2 (15.38%) SSL
2 2 (15.38%) ATM
2 2 (15.38%) SSH
3 1 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (7.69%) LAN
3 1 (7.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Military
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Architect
2 4 (30.77%) Designer
3 2 (15.38%) Project Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Lead Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Security Designer
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Network Security Architect
4 1 (7.69%) SOA Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle SOA Architect
4 1 (7.69%) SOA Designer
4 1 (7.69%) SOA Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Test Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Solutions Designer
4 1 (7.69%) Integration Architect
4 1 (7.69%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Security Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) .NET
1 4 (30.77%) XML
2 3 (23.08%) SOAP
3 2 (15.38%) XSD
3 2 (15.38%) Web Services
3 2 (15.38%) WCF
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (7.69%) XSLT
4 1 (7.69%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
1 2 (15.38%) PKI
1 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) UNIX
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Linux
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) SOA
2 3 (23.08%) Security Management
2 3 (23.08%) Information Security
3 2 (15.38%) TOGAF
3 2 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Identity Management
3 2 (15.38%) Data Modelling
3 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Modelling
3 2 (15.38%) SIEM
3 2 (15.38%) Data Security
3 2 (15.38%) Coaching
4 1 (7.69%) Test Strategy
4 1 (7.69%) Complex Event Processing
4 1 (7.69%) Network Management
4 1 (7.69%) MODAF
4 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
4 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.69%) E-business
4 1 (7.69%) Information Security Management
4 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) Java
2 2 (15.38%) C++
3 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
3 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
2 2 (15.38%) CISSP
2 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (7.69%) PMP
3 1 (7.69%) PMI Certification
3 1 (7.69%) MCSE
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Identity Management
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Oracle
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 2 (15.38%) Nokia
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco
4 1 (7.69%) Fujitsu
4 1 (7.69%) ESRI