Period
to 5 June 2020

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 6 months to 5 June 2020 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
6 months to
5 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 104 114 131
Rank change year-on-year +10 +17 -21
Contract jobs citing Middleware 14 60 35
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.71% 1.48% 0.90%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.07% 6.36% 3.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 27 21
Median daily rate £586 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.42% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £494 £450 £315
90th Percentile £604 £628 £565
South East median daily rate £477 £475 £500
% change year-on-year +0.49% -5.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £47.50 - -
South East median hourly rate £47.50 - -

Middleware is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 344 944 932
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 17.36% 23.24% 23.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 573 547
Median daily rate £440 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.22% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £312 £333 £300
90th Percentile £600 £600 £550
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +5.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 18
Median hourly rate £47.50 £45.32 £8.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.82% +466.47% -46.67%
Median hourly rate £44.75 £48.00 £43.00
% change year-on-year -6.77% +11.63% -

Middleware
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Middleware as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Middleware in Berkshire

Middleware
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Middleware in Berkshire.

Daily rate trend for Middleware in Berkshire

Middleware
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Middleware in Berkshire over the 6 months to 5 June 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Middleware in Berkshire

Middleware
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Middleware in Berkshire.

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 6 months to 5 June 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell +35 7 £588 +23.68%
Reading +6 3 £585 +6.36% 2
Newbury -7 2 - -
Slough - 1 - -
Middleware
South East

For the 6 months to 5 June 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Middleware also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 9 (64.29%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) Python
2 7 (50.00%) Workflow
2 7 (50.00%) VMware
2 7 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 7 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 7 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 7 (50.00%) Vagrant
2 7 (50.00%) Ansible
2 7 (50.00%) DevOps
2 7 (50.00%) Private Cloud
2 7 (50.00%) vRealize
2 7 (50.00%) Sonatype Nexus
2 7 (50.00%) vRealize Orchestrator
2 7 (50.00%) Deployment Automation
2 7 (50.00%) Systems Engineering
2 7 (50.00%) Infrastructure as Code
3 6 (42.86%) Infrastructure Automation
3 6 (42.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 4 (28.57%) Oracle
4 4 (28.57%) Oracle Fusion
5 3 (21.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (21.43%) SOA
5 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
5 3 (21.43%) Retail
6 2 (14.29%) Asset Management
6 2 (14.29%) Billing
6 2 (14.29%) JavaScript

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 3 (21.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle Service Bus
2 2 (14.29%) WebLogic
3 1 (7.14%) Apache ServiceMix
3 1 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (7.14%) JBoss
3 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Fuse
3 1 (7.14%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) SaaS
2 1 (7.14%) Apigee
2 1 (7.14%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) 3G
1 2 (14.29%) 4G
1 2 (14.29%) 5G
1 2 (14.29%) Broadband
1 2 (14.29%) DNS
1 2 (14.29%) GPRS
1 2 (14.29%) LTE
1 2 (14.29%) UMTS
2 1 (7.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 7 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 7 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 7 (50.00%) Sonatype Nexus
1 7 (50.00%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (21.43%) Retail
1 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
2 2 (14.29%) Billing
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Automation Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Oracle Architect
5 1 (7.14%) BSS Architect
5 1 (7.14%) BSS Solutions Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Developer
5 1 (7.14%) DevOps Automation Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Embedded Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Embedded Linux Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Lead Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) OSS Solutions Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Product Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (14.29%) CSS
2 2 (14.29%) HTML
2 2 (14.29%) JSON
2 2 (14.29%) React
2 2 (14.29%) Web Services
2 2 (14.29%) WSDL
2 2 (14.29%) XML
2 2 (14.29%) XSD
2 2 (14.29%) XSLT
3 1 (7.14%) Apache Camel
3 1 (7.14%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (7.14%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Private Cloud
2 2 (14.29%) Mobile App
2 2 (14.29%) Virtual Team
3 1 (7.14%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Android
2 2 (14.29%) Apple iOS
3 1 (7.14%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 7 (50.00%) Deployment Automation
1 7 (50.00%) DevOps
1 7 (50.00%) Infrastructure as Code
1 7 (50.00%) Systems Engineering
1 7 (50.00%) Workflow
2 6 (42.86%) Infrastructure Automation
2 6 (42.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 3 (21.43%) SOA
4 2 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 2 (14.29%) CRM
4 2 (14.29%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (14.29%) Data Integration
4 2 (14.29%) EAM
4 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 2 (14.29%) ERP
4 2 (14.29%) Mobile Application Development
4 2 (14.29%) Test Strategy
4 2 (14.29%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 7 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 2 (14.29%) XQuery
3 1 (7.14%) C
3 1 (7.14%) C++
3 1 (7.14%) Embedded C
3 1 (7.14%) Embedded C++
3 1 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (50.00%) Ansible
1 7 (50.00%) vRealize
1 7 (50.00%) vRealize Orchestrator
2 1 (7.14%) HP ALM
2 1 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) VMware
2 4 (28.57%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) Axway
3 1 (7.14%) Dell
3 1 (7.14%) Fiorano
3 1 (7.14%) HP
3 1 (7.14%) Jitterbit
3 1 (7.14%) MuleSoft
3 1 (7.14%) Talend
3 1 (7.14%) TIBCO
3 1 (7.14%) webMethods