Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 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
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 74 75 101
Rank change year-on-year +1 +26 -12
Contract jobs citing Middleware 17 12 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.16% 0.95% 0.85%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.28% 4.44% 3.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 12 13
Reading median daily rate £450 £413 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -5.71% +2.94%
10th Percentile £368 £359 £380
90th Percentile £528 £538 £512
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £508
% change year-on-year +5.88% -16.26% +12.78%
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 322 270 427
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 22.04% 21.43% 22.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 167 268
Reading median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £313 £291 £313
90th Percentile £523 £538 £500
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 15 9
Reading median hourly rate £51.25 £15.00 £19.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +241.67% -23.51% +3.21%
10th Percentile £31.88 £10.75 £8.90
90th Percentile £69.63 £53.70 £55.55
Berkshire median hourly rate £11.00 £15.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year -26.67% +20.00% -62.12%

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 16 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Middleware in Reading

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 9 (52.94%) Oracle
2 6 (35.29%) ITIL
2 6 (35.29%) SOA
2 6 (35.29%) Problem Management
3 5 (29.41%) Incident Management
3 5 (29.41%) Degree
3 5 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (29.41%) Oracle Database 10g
3 5 (29.41%) CRM
3 5 (29.41%) TIBCO
3 5 (29.41%) Windows
3 5 (29.41%) Linux
3 5 (29.41%) Oracle Database 12c
3 5 (29.41%) Oracle Database
4 4 (23.53%) ServiceNow
4 4 (23.53%) OAuth
4 4 (23.53%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (23.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (23.53%) Task Automation
4 4 (23.53%) JBoss
4 4 (23.53%) Apache
4 4 (23.53%) Tomcat
4 4 (23.53%) Java
4 4 (23.53%) SQL
4 4 (23.53%) WebLogic
4 4 (23.53%) IIS
4 4 (23.53%) Unix
4 4 (23.53%) Service Management
4 4 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (17.65%) Oracle CRM

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 (23.53%) Apache
1 4 (23.53%) IIS
1 4 (23.53%) JBoss
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 4 (23.53%) Tomcat
1 4 (23.53%) WebLogic
2 2 (11.76%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Service Bus
Business Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) FTP
2 1 (5.88%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) Oracle Database
1 5 (29.41%) Oracle Database 10g
1 5 (29.41%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (11.76%) Big Data
3 1 (5.88%) Hadoop
3 1 (5.88%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
1 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.88%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Technical Specialist
2 5 (29.41%) CRM Specialist
3 4 (23.53%) Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Java Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Middleware Specialist
4 3 (17.65%) Oracle Specialist
4 3 (17.65%) Web Specialist
5 2 (11.76%) Architect
5 2 (11.76%) BizTalk Architect
5 2 (11.76%) Lead Architect
6 1 (5.88%) .NET Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Lead Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Lead Java Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Middleware Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (5.88%) SOA Designer
6 1 (5.88%) Solutions Designer
6 1 (5.88%) Technical Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) OAuth
2 3 (17.65%) SOAP
3 2 (11.76%) EDI
3 2 (11.76%) Hibernate
3 2 (11.76%) JPA
3 2 (11.76%) REST
3 2 (11.76%) SAML
3 2 (11.76%) Spring
3 2 (11.76%) WCF
3 2 (11.76%) XSLT
4 1 (5.88%) .NET
4 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (5.88%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Linux
1 5 (29.41%) Windows
2 4 (23.53%) Unix
3 1 (5.88%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) ITIL
1 6 (35.29%) Problem Management
1 6 (35.29%) SOA
2 5 (29.41%) CRM
2 5 (29.41%) Incident Management
2 5 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (23.53%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (23.53%) Service Management
3 4 (23.53%) Task Automation
4 3 (17.65%) Microservices
5 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (11.76%) Analytics
5 2 (11.76%) BDD
5 2 (11.76%) Big Data Analytics
5 2 (11.76%) Coaching
5 2 (11.76%) Data Analytics
5 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (11.76%) Open Source
5 2 (11.76%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) Java
1 4 (23.53%) SQL
2 2 (11.76%) Java 8
3 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.88%) C#
3 1 (5.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) Degree
2 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Oracle
2 5 (29.41%) TIBCO
3 4 (23.53%) ServiceNow
4 2 (11.76%) Fiorano
4 2 (11.76%) MuleSoft
5 1 (5.88%) Microsoft