Period
to 19 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 19 January 2018 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 80 84 80
Rank change year-on-year +4 -4 +13
Contract jobs citing Middleware 12 11 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.95% 0.78% 1.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.70% 3.59% 6.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 50
Reading median daily rate £425 £525 £604
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.05% -13.04% +28.46%
10th Percentile £376 £419 £435
90th Percentile £525 £619 £700
Berkshire median daily rate £438 £500 £525
% change year-on-year -12.50% -4.76% +11.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - £50.00 -

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 Reading with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 324 306 446
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 25.73% 21.70% 22.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 182 348
Reading median daily rate £388 £400 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% -4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £300 £276 £300
90th Percentile £525 £488 £538
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 19
Reading median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +55.56% -50.00% +38.46%
10th Percentile £11.95 £16.25 £13.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £30.75 £55.55
Berkshire median hourly rate £33.00 £36.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -9.59% -8.75% +17.65%

Middleware
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Middleware in Reading

Middleware
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Middleware in Reading

Middleware
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Middleware in Reading over the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Middleware in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 Reading region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 6 (50.00%) Oracle
2 4 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
2 4 (33.33%) Validation
3 3 (25.00%) Maximo
3 3 (25.00%) GIS
3 3 (25.00%) Smallworld
3 3 (25.00%) C
3 3 (25.00%) IBM
3 3 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (25.00%) IBM Integration Bus
3 3 (25.00%) WebSphere
4 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (16.67%) Marketing
4 2 (16.67%) LINQ
4 2 (16.67%) Customer Engagement
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (16.67%) MongoDB
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
4 2 (16.67%) Data-Driven Marketing
4 2 (16.67%) SDLC
4 2 (16.67%) Presales
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 2 (16.67%) Tomcat
4 2 (16.67%) C#
4 2 (16.67%) SQL
4 2 (16.67%) .NET
4 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
4 2 (16.67%) Sitecore
5 1 (8.33%) Server Virtualisation

Middleware
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 (25.00%) Smallworld
1 3 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (16.67%) Tomcat
3 1 (8.33%) Apache
3 1 (8.33%) JBoss
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Maximo
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) GIS
2 2 (16.67%) MongoDB
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (16.67%) Marketing
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Integration Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Middleware Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Middleware Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle Middleware Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Sitecore Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Middleware Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Unix Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
2 3 (25.00%) IBM Integration Bus
2 3 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (16.67%) .NET
3 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 2 (16.67%) LINQ
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
1 1 (8.33%) Unix
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Validation
2 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (16.67%) Customer Engagement
2 2 (16.67%) Data-Driven Marketing
2 2 (16.67%) Presales
2 2 (16.67%) SDLC
2 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (8.33%) CRM
3 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
3 1 (8.33%) MVC
3 1 (8.33%) Open Source
3 1 (8.33%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (8.33%) SOA
3 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) C
2 2 (16.67%) C#
2 2 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) Perl
3 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (25.00%) IBM
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (16.67%) Sitecore
4 1 (8.33%) Talend
4 1 (8.33%) TIBCO