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 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Middleware
South East / Berkshire
Rank 80 101 111
Rank change year-on-year +21 +10  
Contract jobs citing Middleware 21 25 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.13% 1.02% 0.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.38% 5.83% 3.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 16 16
Median daily rate £425 £450 £473
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.55% -4.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £391 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £506 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £42.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year -45.23% +9.80%  

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 329 429 618
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 17.77% 17.43% 21.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 260 367
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 9
Median hourly rate £15.00 £55.55 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -72.99% +70.92%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

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 25 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 25 March 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
Reading +20 11 £425 -15.00% 1
Bracknell -10 3 - -
Newbury - 2 £383 -
Slough +7 1 - - 1
Middleware
South East

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 25 (49.02%) Linux
2 24 (47.06%) Unix
3 17 (33.33%) Java
3 17 (33.33%) SOA
4 16 (31.37%) Oracle
5 13 (25.49%) Windows
5 13 (25.49%) Telecoms
6 12 (23.53%) REST
7 11 (21.57%) Web Services
8 10 (19.61%) XML
8 10 (19.61%) WebLogic
8 10 (19.61%) TIBCO
8 10 (19.61%) Oracle Fusion
9 9 (17.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 9 (17.65%) Performance Tuning
9 9 (17.65%) SOAP
9 9 (17.65%) LAN
10 8 (15.69%) Apache
10 8 (15.69%) HTTP
10 8 (15.69%) IBM
10 8 (15.69%) Customer Requirements
10 8 (15.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (15.69%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (13.73%) Spring
11 7 (13.73%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (13.73%) DevOps
11 7 (13.73%) Microsoft
11 7 (13.73%) SNMP
11 7 (13.73%) Solaris
11 7 (13.73%) ITIL

Middleware
Top Related 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 10 (19.61%) WebLogic
2 9 (17.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 8 (15.69%) Apache
4 5 (9.80%) Tomcat
5 4 (7.84%) IIS
5 4 (7.84%) JBoss
5 4 (7.84%) SharePoint
6 2 (3.92%) Oracle BPEL
7 1 (1.96%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.96%) IaaS
2 1 (1.96%) PaaS
2 1 (1.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (17.65%) LAN
2 8 (15.69%) HTTP
3 7 (13.73%) Firewall
3 7 (13.73%) SNMP
4 6 (11.76%) SAN
5 5 (9.80%) DNS
5 5 (9.80%) FTP
5 5 (9.80%) ICMP
5 5 (9.80%) IGMP
5 5 (9.80%) TCP/IP
5 5 (9.80%) VLAN
6 4 (7.84%) ATM
6 4 (7.84%) BGP
6 4 (7.84%) Ethernet
6 4 (7.84%) Frame Relay
6 4 (7.84%) MPLS
6 4 (7.84%) Multicast
6 4 (7.84%) OSPF
6 4 (7.84%) RSVP
6 4 (7.84%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.80%) Oracle Database
1 5 (9.80%) Oracle Database 11g
1 5 (9.80%) Relational Database
1 5 (9.80%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.84%) RDBMS
2 4 (7.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (5.88%) Hadoop
3 3 (5.88%) Oracle Database 12c
3 3 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (3.92%) GIS
5 1 (1.96%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.96%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.96%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 1 (1.96%) DataStax
5 1 (1.96%) Lumira
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (11.76%) Jenkins
2 4 (7.84%) JUnit
2 4 (7.84%) MSTest
3 3 (5.88%) Git (software)
3 3 (5.88%) TestDirector
3 3 (5.88%) Visual Studio
4 2 (3.92%) Bitbucket
4 2 (3.92%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.96%) Maven
5 1 (1.96%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (1.96%) Vagrant
General
1 13 (25.49%) Telecoms
2 7 (13.73%) Finance
3 2 (3.92%) Billing
3 2 (3.92%) Electronics
3 2 (3.92%) Legal
3 2 (3.92%) Retail
4 1 (1.96%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 12 (23.53%) Developer
2 10 (19.61%) Java Developer
2 10 (19.61%) Technical Leader
3 5 (9.80%) Architect
3 5 (9.80%) Consultant
4 4 (7.84%) Java Web Developer
4 4 (7.84%) Web Developer
5 3 (5.88%) 1st Line Support
5 3 (5.88%) Development Manager
5 3 (5.88%) Integration Manager
5 3 (5.88%) Middleware Consultant
5 3 (5.88%) Middleware Specialist
5 3 (5.88%) Oracle Consultant
5 3 (5.88%) Oracle Middleware Consultant
5 3 (5.88%) Programme Manager
5 3 (5.88%) SOA Developer
5 3 (5.88%) Technical Specialist
5 3 (5.88%) Web Specialist
6 2 (3.92%) BPM Developer
6 2 (3.92%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (23.53%) REST
2 11 (21.57%) Web Services
3 10 (19.61%) Oracle Fusion
3 10 (19.61%) XML
4 9 (17.65%) SOAP
5 7 (13.73%) Spring
6 5 (9.80%) JSON
6 5 (9.80%) RabbitMQ
7 4 (7.84%) .NET
7 4 (7.84%) ASP.NET
7 4 (7.84%) CSS
7 4 (7.84%) DAO
7 4 (7.84%) GWT
7 4 (7.84%) HTML
7 4 (7.84%) JSF
7 4 (7.84%) RichFaces
7 4 (7.84%) WCF
8 2 (3.92%) J2EE
8 2 (3.92%) XSD
8 2 (3.92%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.80%) IPTV
1 5 (9.80%) Over-the-Top Content
1 5 (9.80%) Video on Demand
2 4 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.84%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (7.84%) STB
3 2 (3.92%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (3.92%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.92%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.96%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 25 (49.02%) Linux
2 24 (47.06%) Unix
3 13 (25.49%) Windows
4 8 (15.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (13.73%) Solaris
6 5 (9.80%) Android
7 3 (5.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (33.33%) SOA
2 9 (17.65%) Performance Tuning
3 8 (15.69%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (15.69%) Customer Requirements
4 7 (13.73%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (13.73%) DevOps
4 7 (13.73%) ITIL
4 7 (13.73%) OO
5 6 (11.76%) Business Process Improvement
5 6 (11.76%) Capacity Planning
5 6 (11.76%) Process Improvement
6 5 (9.80%) Incident Management
6 5 (9.80%) Network Architecture
7 4 (7.84%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (7.84%) High Availability
7 4 (7.84%) Problem Management
7 4 (7.84%) Risk Management
7 4 (7.84%) Service Delivery
7 4 (7.84%) TDD
7 4 (7.84%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (33.33%) Java
2 7 (13.73%) SQL
3 4 (7.84%) C#
3 4 (7.84%) JavaScript
3 4 (7.84%) T-SQL
4 3 (5.88%) Python
4 3 (5.88%) Shell Script
5 2 (3.92%) Perl
5 2 (3.92%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.96%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (7.84%) CCIP
1 4 (7.84%) CCNA
1 4 (7.84%) CCNP
1 4 (7.84%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (7.84%) JNCIA
2 3 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.84%) QA
2 3 (5.88%) PMO
3 2 (3.92%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (7.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.96%) Docker
2 1 (1.96%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 4 (7.84%) Nagios
2 3 (5.88%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (1.96%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.96%) Ansible
3 1 (1.96%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 16 (31.37%) Oracle
2 10 (19.61%) TIBCO
3 8 (15.69%) IBM
4 7 (13.73%) Microsoft
4 7 (13.73%) Red Hat
5 4 (7.84%) Cisco
5 4 (7.84%) Ericsson
5 4 (7.84%) Huawei
5 4 (7.84%) Juniper
5 4 (7.84%) VMware
6 3 (5.88%) Jaspersoft
7 2 (3.92%) Veritas
8 1 (1.96%) BT
8 1 (1.96%) Genesys
8 1 (1.96%) Google
8 1 (1.96%) SAP
8 1 (1.96%) ServiceNow
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