The table below looks at the statistics for Middleware skills in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Middleware over the 3 months to 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Middleware
Rank 24 - 31
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Middleware 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 0.56% - 0.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.94% - 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £425 - £210
UK excluding London median daily rate £442 £450 £388
% change year-on-year
-1.77% +16.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -15.78%
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 Slough region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
34 61 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 18.89% 20.89% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 42 37
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £225 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £336
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £18.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.75% +5.71%

Middleware
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Slough 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 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 Slough region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 4 (80.00%) SQL
1 4 (80.00%) Toad
1 4 (80.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (60.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (60.00%) Introscope
2 3 (60.00%) JProfiler
2 3 (60.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (60.00%) FTP
2 3 (60.00%) ISEB
2 3 (60.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (60.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (60.00%) VB
2 3 (60.00%) WebLogic
2 3 (60.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (60.00%) Unix
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Solaris
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) C++
2 3 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (60.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 3 (60.00%) HP SiteScope
2 3 (60.00%) nmon
2 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (40.00%) SilkPerformer
3 2 (40.00%) BMC
3 2 (40.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) BMC PATROL

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Slough 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 (60.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (20.00%) IIS
2 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) FTP
2 1 (20.00%) DVB
2 1 (20.00%) HTTP
2 1 (20.00%) HTTPS
2 1 (20.00%) S/MIME
2 1 (20.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Toad
2 3 (60.00%) Introscope
2 3 (60.00%) JProfiler
3 2 (40.00%) SilkPerformer
4 1 (20.00%) HP UFT
4 1 (20.00%) LoadRunner
4 1 (20.00%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 4 (80.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (40.00%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Applications Support
4 1 (20.00%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Integration Specialist
4 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Tester
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Support Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (20.00%) Tester
4 1 (20.00%) Web Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Web Applications Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Web Applications Support
4 1 (20.00%) Web Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 1 (20.00%) JDBC
1 1 (20.00%) ODBC
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) DTV
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (20.00%) IPTV
2 1 (20.00%) Over-the-Top Content
2 1 (20.00%) Smart Meter
2 1 (20.00%) User Experience
2 1 (20.00%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
1 3 (60.00%) Solaris
1 3 (60.00%) Unix
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 3 (60.00%) PRINCE2
1 3 (60.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Data Security
2 1 (20.00%) DRM
2 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (20.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Release Management
2 1 (20.00%) Resilience Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) SOA
2 1 (20.00%) Test Management
2 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (20.00%) Usability Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) C++
2 3 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (60.00%) VB
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) ISEB
1 3 (60.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (60.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (40.00%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) HP SiteScope
1 3 (60.00%) nmon
2 2 (40.00%) BMC PATROL
2 2 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) BMC
1 2 (40.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle