Period
to 21 April 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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 77 77 98
Rank change year-on-year 0 +21 -10
Contract jobs citing Middleware 16 14 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.24% 1.02% 0.81%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.80% 4.76% 3.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 12
Reading median daily rate £438 £425 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% -4.23% +4.41%
10th Percentile £363 £375 £380
90th Percentile £488 £538 £514
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £445
% change year-on-year +5.88% -4.49% -1.11%
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 276 294 470
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 21.35% 21.34% 23.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 177 315
Reading median daily rate £375 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% - -
10th Percentile £289 £300 £306
90th Percentile £525 £518 £500
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 12 13
Reading median hourly rate £72.50 £15.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +383.33% -46.43% -13.85%
10th Percentile £71.25 £15.00 £12.50
90th Percentile £73.75 £56.55 £55.55
Berkshire median hourly rate £8.00 £25.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year -68.93% -6.36% -24.66%

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 21 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Middleware in Reading

For the 6 months to 21 April 2018, 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 Reading region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 10 (62.50%) Oracle
2 6 (37.50%) ITIL
2 6 (37.50%) Problem Management
3 5 (31.25%) Incident Management
3 5 (31.25%) Degree
3 5 (31.25%) Oracle Database 12c
3 5 (31.25%) Oracle Database
3 5 (31.25%) CRM
3 5 (31.25%) Oracle Database 10g
3 5 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (31.25%) TIBCO
4 4 (25.00%) Service Management
4 4 (25.00%) SOA
4 4 (25.00%) Unix
4 4 (25.00%) Windows
4 4 (25.00%) Linux
4 4 (25.00%) JBoss
4 4 (25.00%) Apache
4 4 (25.00%) Tomcat
4 4 (25.00%) WebLogic
4 4 (25.00%) IIS
4 4 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (25.00%) Validation
4 4 (25.00%) ServiceNow
4 4 (25.00%) Oracle Fusion
4 4 (25.00%) Task Automation
5 3 (18.75%) C
5 3 (18.75%) Java
5 3 (18.75%) GIS
5 3 (18.75%) Smallworld

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 4 (25.00%) Apache
1 4 (25.00%) IIS
1 4 (25.00%) JBoss
1 4 (25.00%) Tomcat
1 4 (25.00%) WebLogic
2 3 (18.75%) Smallworld
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Maximo
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) Oracle Database
1 5 (31.25%) Oracle Database 10g
1 5 (31.25%) Oracle Database 12c
2 3 (18.75%) GIS
3 2 (12.50%) Big Data
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
1 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Technical Specialist
2 5 (31.25%) CRM Specialist
3 3 (18.75%) Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Java Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Middleware Specialist
3 3 (18.75%) Oracle Specialist
3 3 (18.75%) Web Specialist
4 2 (12.50%) Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Middleware Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle Middleware Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Java Middleware Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Middleware Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Middleware Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Middleware Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle Middleware Architect
5 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared Java Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (12.50%) Hibernate
2 2 (12.50%) JPA
2 2 (12.50%) OAuth
2 2 (12.50%) SAML
2 2 (12.50%) Spring
3 1 (6.25%) RESTful
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Linux
1 4 (25.00%) Unix
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) ITIL
1 6 (37.50%) Problem Management
2 5 (31.25%) CRM
2 5 (31.25%) Incident Management
2 5 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (25.00%) Service Management
3 4 (25.00%) SOA
3 4 (25.00%) Task Automation
3 4 (25.00%) Validation
4 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (12.50%) Analytics
4 2 (12.50%) Big Data Analytics
4 2 (12.50%) Coaching
4 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (12.50%) Data Analytics
4 2 (12.50%) Microservices
4 2 (12.50%) Open Source
4 2 (12.50%) Scrum
4 2 (12.50%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) C
1 3 (18.75%) Java
2 2 (12.50%) Java 8
2 2 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) Degree
2 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Oracle
2 5 (31.25%) TIBCO
3 4 (25.00%) ServiceNow