The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Middleware skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Middleware over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Middleware
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 66 82
Rank change year-on-year -21 +16  
Contract jobs citing Middleware 16 55 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.88% 2.31% 1.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.20% 10.98% 7.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 35 22
Median daily rate £463 £500 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.50% +16.27%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £400 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £540 £554
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +8.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% -28.20%  

Middleware is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 381 501 486
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 20.85% 21.03% 19.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 304 311
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 21 5
Median hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -58.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.70 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £32.00 £40.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £38.89
% change year-on-year +18.05% -7.41%  

Middleware
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Middleware as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for Middleware in Berkshire

Middleware
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Middleware in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Middleware in Berkshire

Middleware
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Middleware in Berkshire over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Middleware in Berkshire

Middleware
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Middleware in Berkshire

Middleware
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell -14 2 - -
Windsor - 2 £469 -
Reading +11 1 £365 -6.41%
Newbury +3 1 £450 -
Middleware
South East

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 19 (50.00%) Java
1 19 (50.00%) Linux
2 11 (28.95%) REST
3 10 (26.32%) Telecoms
3 10 (26.32%) Unix
3 10 (26.32%) HTTP
4 9 (23.68%) Python
4 9 (23.68%) Perl
4 9 (23.68%) Web Services
4 9 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (23.68%) Load Balancing
4 9 (23.68%) Customer Requirements
5 8 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (21.05%) Apache
5 8 (21.05%) OO
5 8 (21.05%) SNMP
5 8 (21.05%) SOAP
6 7 (18.42%) SS7
6 7 (18.42%) SOA
6 7 (18.42%) Oracle
6 7 (18.42%) Network Design
6 7 (18.42%) INAP
6 7 (18.42%) MVNO
6 7 (18.42%) Diameter Protocol
6 7 (18.42%) Intelligent Network
7 6 (15.79%) RabbitMQ
7 6 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (15.79%) Finance
7 6 (15.79%) Spring
7 6 (15.79%) ITIL

Middleware
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 8 (21.05%) Apache
2 5 (13.16%) Tomcat
2 5 (13.16%) WebLogic
3 4 (10.53%) IIS
3 4 (10.53%) JBoss
3 4 (10.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (10.53%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle Service Bus
Business Applications
1 3 (7.89%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.63%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (26.32%) HTTP
2 8 (21.05%) SNMP
3 7 (18.42%) Diameter Protocol
3 7 (18.42%) INAP
3 7 (18.42%) Intelligent Network
3 7 (18.42%) MVNO
3 7 (18.42%) SS7
4 3 (7.89%) DNS
4 3 (7.89%) Firewall
4 3 (7.89%) SSL
5 2 (5.26%) Broadband
5 2 (5.26%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.63%) ATM
6 1 (2.63%) Ethernet
6 1 (2.63%) Frame Relay
6 1 (2.63%) FTP
6 1 (2.63%) IPv4
6 1 (2.63%) IPv6
6 1 (2.63%) SMPP
6 1 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) Hadoop
1 3 (7.89%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (7.89%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.26%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (5.26%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.63%) DataStax
3 1 (2.63%) MySQL
3 1 (2.63%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (13.16%) Jenkins
2 3 (7.89%) JUnit
2 3 (7.89%) TestDirector
3 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.63%) Maven
3 1 (2.63%) PowerDesigner
3 1 (2.63%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (2.63%) Vagrant
General
1 10 (26.32%) Telecoms
2 6 (15.79%) Finance
3 3 (7.89%) Retail
4 1 (2.63%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 11 (28.95%) Developer
2 9 (23.68%) Java Developer
3 4 (10.53%) Integration Manager
3 4 (10.53%) Project Manager
4 3 (7.89%) Architect
4 3 (7.89%) CRM Manager
4 3 (7.89%) CRM Project Manager
4 3 (7.89%) Development Manager
4 3 (7.89%) Ericsson Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Middleware Specialist
4 3 (7.89%) Programme Manager
4 3 (7.89%) Technical Specialist
4 3 (7.89%) Web Specialist
5 2 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) HTML CSS Developer
5 2 (5.26%) HTML Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Java Web Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Middleware Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (28.95%) REST
2 9 (23.68%) Web Services
3 8 (21.05%) SOAP
4 6 (15.79%) RabbitMQ
4 6 (15.79%) Spring
5 3 (7.89%) JSON
5 3 (7.89%) XML
6 2 (5.26%) CSS
6 2 (5.26%) DAO
6 2 (5.26%) GWT
6 2 (5.26%) HTML
6 2 (5.26%) JSF
6 2 (5.26%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (5.26%) RichFaces
7 1 (2.63%) Hibernate
7 1 (2.63%) J2EE
7 1 (2.63%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 1 (2.63%) RESTful
7 1 (2.63%) XSD
7 1 (2.63%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.26%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (5.26%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.63%) DataPower
3 1 (2.63%) Device Driver
3 1 (2.63%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.63%) IPTV
3 1 (2.63%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.63%) Over-the-Top Content
3 1 (2.63%) STB
3 1 (2.63%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 19 (50.00%) Linux
2 10 (26.32%) Unix
3 5 (13.16%) Windows
4 2 (5.26%) AIX
4 2 (5.26%) Oracle Linux
4 2 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (5.26%) SUSE
5 1 (2.63%) Android
5 1 (2.63%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (23.68%) Customer Requirements
1 9 (23.68%) Load Balancing
2 8 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (21.05%) OO
3 7 (18.42%) Network Design
3 7 (18.42%) SOA
4 6 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (15.79%) ITIL
5 5 (13.16%) Project Management
5 5 (13.16%) TDD
6 4 (10.53%) DevOps
6 4 (10.53%) Problem Management
6 4 (10.53%) Task Automation
7 3 (7.89%) Configuration Management
7 3 (7.89%) Mentoring
7 3 (7.89%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 3 (7.89%) Programme Management
7 3 (7.89%) System Integration Testing
7 3 (7.89%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (50.00%) Java
2 9 (23.68%) Perl
2 9 (23.68%) Python
3 4 (10.53%) Shell Script
4 2 (5.26%) Bash Shell
4 2 (5.26%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.26%) SQL
5 1 (2.63%) C
5 1 (2.63%) Korn
5 1 (2.63%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.63%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 1 (2.63%) CCIP
1 1 (2.63%) CCNA
1 1 (2.63%) CCNP
1 1 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (2.63%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) QA
2 2 (5.26%) PMBOK
3 1 (2.63%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Docker
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) AirWatch
1 1 (2.63%) Ansible
1 1 (2.63%) Data Guard
1 1 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (2.63%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (18.42%) Oracle
2 6 (15.79%) Ericsson
3 5 (13.16%) Huawei
4 3 (7.89%) Jaspersoft
5 2 (5.26%) Cisco
5 2 (5.26%) IBM
5 2 (5.26%) TIBCO
6 1 (2.63%) BT
6 1 (2.63%) Google
6 1 (2.63%) Juniper
6 1 (2.63%) ServiceNow
6 1 (2.63%) Software AG
6 1 (2.63%) Verint
6 1 (2.63%) webMethods
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