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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Middleware
Rank 30 - 29
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Middleware 4 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 1.35% - 1.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.88% - 7.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 3
Average daily rate
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£500 - £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £380 £413
% change year-on-year
+18.42% -7.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -15.00%
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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
68 46 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 22.97% 18.40% 23.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 31 26
Average daily rate £325 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £260 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 17
Average hourly rate £35.50 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.25% +14.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 5 (71.43%) IBM
3 4 (57.14%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
3 4 (57.14%) Java
3 4 (57.14%) ABAP
3 4 (57.14%) Business Objects
3 4 (57.14%) SAP
3 4 (57.14%) TOGAF
3 4 (57.14%) SAP BW
4 3 (42.86%) HP
4 3 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (42.86%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (42.86%) SaaS
4 3 (42.86%) VMware
4 3 (42.86%) SAP Data Services
4 3 (42.86%) SAP HANA
4 3 (42.86%) ITIL
4 3 (42.86%) Windows
4 3 (42.86%) AIX
4 3 (42.86%) DB2
4 3 (42.86%) SQL
4 3 (42.86%) ERP
4 3 (42.86%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (42.86%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (28.57%) WebSphere
5 2 (28.57%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (14.29%) TIBCO
6 1 (14.29%) SAP BI
6 1 (14.29%) Project Management

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 2 (28.57%) WebSphere
2 1 (14.29%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) BusinessObjects
1 4 (57.14%) SAP BW
2 3 (42.86%) SAP Data Services
2 3 (42.86%) SAP HANA
2 3 (42.86%) DB2
3 1 (14.29%) SAP BI
3 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
General
1 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Architect
2 3 (42.86%) Senior Technical Architect
2 3 (42.86%) Senior Architect
2 3 (42.86%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Technical Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (14.29%) SAP BW Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Designer
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) CSS
2 1 (14.29%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) XML
2 1 (14.29%) Backbone.js
2 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
2 1 (14.29%) CSS3
2 1 (14.29%) BAPI
2 1 (14.29%) HTML5
2 1 (14.29%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Statistics
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
1 3 (42.86%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) TOGAF
2 3 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (42.86%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) ERP
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) ETL
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) OOP
3 1 (14.29%) OO
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Modelling
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Java
1 4 (57.14%) ABAP
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) IBM
2 4 (57.14%) Business Objects
2 4 (57.14%) SAP
3 3 (42.86%) HP
3 3 (42.86%) VMware
4 1 (14.29%) TIBCO
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft