The table below looks at the statistics for Middleware skills in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Middleware over the 3 months to 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware
Rank 37 32 20
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -12
Contract jobs citing Middleware 2 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 0.67% 0.38% 2.87%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.33% 1.27% 9.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
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£416 £475 £478
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.36% -0.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £413
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-30.55% +20.00%
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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 Slough region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
86 79 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 28.96% 30.27% 29.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 45 20
Average daily rate £330 £325 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% +23.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £443 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 3
Average hourly rate - £36.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

Middleware
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Middleware across the Slough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Middleware Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Middleware
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Middleware across the Slough region.

Middleware Daily Rate Trend in Slough

Middleware
Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Middleware across the Slough region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014.

Middleware Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) TOGAF
2 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 3 (60.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) B2B
3 2 (40.00%) B2C
3 2 (40.00%) CRM
3 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (40.00%) .NET
3 2 (40.00%) Migration
3 2 (40.00%) Banking
3 2 (40.00%) Zachman Framework
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
4 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (20.00%) Usability Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Rational Performance Tester
4 1 (20.00%) iSeries
4 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Modelling
4 1 (20.00%) HTML5
4 1 (20.00%) JProfiler
4 1 (20.00%) CSS3
4 1 (20.00%) Backbone.js

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (20.00%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) FTP
1 1 (20.00%) HTTP
1 1 (20.00%) HTTPS
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Rational Performance Tester
1 1 (20.00%) JProfiler
1 1 (20.00%) Toad
1 1 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (20.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (20.00%) Introscope
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (40.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Architect
1 3 (60.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Front-End Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) HTML5
2 1 (20.00%) CSS3
2 1 (20.00%) Backbone.js
2 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) JDBC
2 1 (20.00%) ODBC
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (20.00%) iSeries
1 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) UNIX
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Solaris
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) TOGAF
2 2 (40.00%) B2B
2 2 (40.00%) B2C
2 2 (40.00%) CRM
2 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Zachman Framework
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Usability Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Modelling
3 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) VB
2 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (20.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (20.00%) ISEB
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) nmon
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) IBM