Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 139 96 107
Rank change year-on-year -43 +11 +40
Contract jobs citing Middleware 30 73 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.73% 1.70% 1.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.29% 8.17% 7.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 45 81
Berkshire median daily rate £431 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.86% - +10.53%
10th Percentile £354 £406 £400
90th Percentile £525 £623 £700
South East median daily rate £431 £470 £450
% change year-on-year -8.40% +4.44% -3.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - £50.00 -
South East median hourly rate - £50.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year - +85.19% -50.91%

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 913 893 977
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 22.21% 20.75% 19.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 552 529 620
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £275 £275 £250
90th Percentile £549 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +6.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 31 30
Berkshire median hourly rate £32.00 £25.00 £36.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.00% -31.97% +93.42%
10th Percentile £10.50 £12.25 £13.25
90th Percentile £44.88 £50.00 £55.55
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +9.76% +9.33% +15.38%

Middleware
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

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 6 months to 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
Reading +8 11 £413 -21.43% 3
Bracknell -9 7 £500 -4.76% 1
Newbury -5 3 £369 -1.67% 2
Middleware
South East

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 10 (33.33%) Oracle
2 6 (20.00%) Linux
2 6 (20.00%) IBM
3 5 (16.67%) SOAP
3 5 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 5 (16.67%) Oracle Fusion
3 5 (16.67%) REST
4 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (13.33%) WebSphere
4 4 (13.33%) Project Planning
4 4 (13.33%) Load Balancing
4 4 (13.33%) Validation
4 4 (13.33%) Web Services
4 4 (13.33%) ITIL
4 4 (13.33%) Client/Server
4 4 (13.33%) Java
4 4 (13.33%) Perl
4 4 (13.33%) SQL
4 4 (13.33%) Project Management
4 4 (13.33%) webMethods
4 4 (13.33%) Tomcat
5 3 (10.00%) Python
5 3 (10.00%) SOA
5 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (10.00%) TIBCO
5 3 (10.00%) WebSphere MQ
5 3 (10.00%) ERP
5 3 (10.00%) OO
5 3 (10.00%) Unix
5 3 (10.00%) GIS

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 4 (13.33%) Tomcat
1 4 (13.33%) WebSphere
2 3 (10.00%) Smallworld
3 2 (6.67%) Apache
3 2 (6.67%) JBoss
3 2 (6.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (6.67%) WebLogic
4 1 (3.33%) Mule
4 1 (3.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (3.33%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (3.33%) IaaS
3 1 (3.33%) PaaS
3 1 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) Diameter Protocol
1 2 (6.67%) DNS
1 2 (6.67%) Firewall
1 2 (6.67%) HTTP
1 2 (6.67%) INAP
1 2 (6.67%) Intelligent Network
1 2 (6.67%) MVNO
1 2 (6.67%) SNMP
1 2 (6.67%) SS7
1 2 (6.67%) SSL
2 1 (3.33%) AMQP
2 1 (3.33%) Broadband
2 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) GIS
2 2 (6.67%) MongoDB
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (3.33%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (3.33%) DB2
3 1 (3.33%) MySQL
3 1 (3.33%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (6.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.33%) JUnit
2 1 (3.33%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (3.33%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (3.33%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.67%) Marketing
2 2 (6.67%) Retail
3 1 (3.33%) Finance
3 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (16.67%) Architect
1 5 (16.67%) Developer
2 4 (13.33%) Consultant
3 3 (10.00%) Integration Manager
3 3 (10.00%) Middleware Consultant
3 3 (10.00%) Oracle Consultant
3 3 (10.00%) Oracle Middleware Consultant
3 3 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 3 (10.00%) Technical Manager
3 3 (10.00%) Technical Solutions Manager
4 2 (6.67%) Configuration Specialist
4 2 (6.67%) Integration Developer
4 2 (6.67%) Middleware Developer
4 2 (6.67%) Sitecore Architect
4 2 (6.67%) Telecoms Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Linux Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Linux Scripter
5 1 (3.33%) Software Delivery Project Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.33%) Unix Scripter
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.67%) Oracle Fusion
1 5 (16.67%) REST
1 5 (16.67%) SOAP
2 4 (13.33%) Web Services
3 3 (10.00%) IBM Integration Bus
3 3 (10.00%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (6.67%) .NET
4 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET
4 2 (6.67%) LINQ
4 2 (6.67%) Spring
5 1 (3.33%) CSS
5 1 (3.33%) HTML
5 1 (3.33%) JMS
5 1 (3.33%) JSP
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 1 (3.33%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (3.33%) RESTful
5 1 (3.33%) Servlets
5 1 (3.33%) Struts
5 1 (3.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Client/Server
2 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.33%) Cloud Native
3 1 (3.33%) Clustering
3 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.33%) DataPower
3 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Cloud
3 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.33%) N-Tier
3 1 (3.33%) PMI
3 1 (3.33%) Public Cloud
3 1 (3.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.00%) Linux
2 3 (10.00%) Unix
3 2 (6.67%) AIX
3 2 (6.67%) Oracle Linux
3 2 (6.67%) SUSE
4 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.33%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 1 (3.33%) Windows
4 1 (3.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (13.33%) ITIL
1 4 (13.33%) Load Balancing
1 4 (13.33%) Project Management
1 4 (13.33%) Project Planning
1 4 (13.33%) Validation
2 3 (10.00%) ERP
2 3 (10.00%) High Availability
2 3 (10.00%) OO
2 3 (10.00%) SDLC
2 3 (10.00%) SOA
2 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (6.67%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (6.67%) Customer Engagement
3 2 (6.67%) Data-Driven Marketing
3 2 (6.67%) DevOps
3 2 (6.67%) Presales
3 2 (6.67%) Target Operating Model
3 2 (6.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.33%) Java
1 4 (13.33%) Perl
1 4 (13.33%) SQL
2 3 (10.00%) Python
3 2 (6.67%) Bash Shell
3 2 (6.67%) C
3 2 (6.67%) C#
3 2 (6.67%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.33%) Korn
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (3.33%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) Master's Degree
2 1 (3.33%) PMI Certification
2 1 (3.33%) PMP
2 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Ansible
1 1 (3.33%) Data Guard
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (3.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (33.33%) Oracle
2 6 (20.00%) IBM
3 4 (13.33%) webMethods
4 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (10.00%) TIBCO
5 2 (6.67%) Ericsson
5 2 (6.67%) Huawei
5 2 (6.67%) Sitecore
6 1 (3.33%) Apigee
6 1 (3.33%) BEA
6 1 (3.33%) Cisco
6 1 (3.33%) Google
6 1 (3.33%) Pega
6 1 (3.33%) Software AG
6 1 (3.33%) Sybase
6 1 (3.33%) Talend
6 1 (3.33%) Verint
6 1 (3.33%) Vitria