Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 76 87
Rank change year-on-year -9 +11 -10
Contract jobs citing Middleware 9 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.63% 0.72% 0.66%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.43% 2.96% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 8
Reading median daily rate £469 £413 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.64% -21.43% -5.83%
10th Percentile £364 £355 £406
90th Percentile £549 £525 £649
Berkshire median daily rate £375 £413 £525
% change year-on-year -9.09% -21.43% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 370 304 330
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 25.93% 24.36% 21.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 200 204
Reading median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -4.08%
10th Percentile £313 £301 £288
90th Percentile £575 £527 £488
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 8
Reading median hourly rate £38.75 £15.00 £19.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +158.33% -23.51% -56.42%
10th Percentile £29.38 £10.75 £13.05
90th Percentile £47.13 £47.50 £24.13
Berkshire median hourly rate £25.00 £33.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year -24.24% +164.00% -65.03%

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 20 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Middleware in Reading

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 6 (66.67%) SOA
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle
2 4 (44.44%) SOAP
2 4 (44.44%) REST
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (33.33%) XSLT
3 3 (33.33%) FTP
4 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) WCF
4 2 (22.22%) Use Case
4 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Data Mapping
4 2 (22.22%) OAuth
4 2 (22.22%) CentOS
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (22.22%) Hadoop
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (22.22%) Requirements Engineering
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle Service Bus
4 2 (22.22%) Java
4 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 2 (22.22%) SMS
4 2 (22.22%) EDI
4 2 (22.22%) Linux
4 2 (22.22%) ISEB
4 2 (22.22%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
4 2 (22.22%) Workflow

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 (44.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (22.22%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (22.22%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (11.11%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) FTP
2 2 (22.22%) SMS
3 1 (11.11%) HTTP
3 1 (11.11%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Hadoop
1 2 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (11.11%) Big Data
2 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 1 (11.11%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) Architect
1 2 (22.22%) BizTalk Architect
1 2 (22.22%) Business Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) Developer
1 2 (22.22%) Lead Architect
1 2 (22.22%) Technical Leader
2 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Designer
2 1 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Lead Software Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Developer
2 1 (11.11%) SOA Designer
2 1 (11.11%) Software Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Solutions Designer
2 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Support
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) REST
1 4 (44.44%) SOAP
2 3 (33.33%) XSLT
3 2 (22.22%) EDI
3 2 (22.22%) OAuth
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (22.22%) WCF
4 1 (11.11%) .NET
4 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (11.11%) Web Services
4 1 (11.11%) WSDL
4 1 (11.11%) XML
4 1 (11.11%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) CentOS
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) SOA
2 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
2 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
2 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (22.22%) Data Mapping
2 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (22.22%) Microservices
2 2 (22.22%) Requirements Engineering
2 2 (22.22%) Use Case
2 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Workflow
3 1 (11.11%) BPEL
3 1 (11.11%) Concurrent Programming
3 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
3 1 (11.11%) DevOps
3 1 (11.11%) Front End Development
3 1 (11.11%) Machine Learning
3 1 (11.11%) MVC
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Optimisation
3 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Java
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
2 1 (11.11%) C#
2 1 (11.11%) Python
2 1 (11.11%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) ISEB
2 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) Fiorano
2 2 (22.22%) MuleSoft
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft