Period
to 17 February 2019

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 17 February 2019 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
17 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 77 77 89
Rank change year-on-year 0 +12 +7
Contract jobs citing Middleware 23 12 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.55% 0.99% 0.83%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.87% 3.77% 4.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 7
Reading median daily rate £500 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.21% +3.13% -38.46%
10th Percentile £425 £359 £375
90th Percentile £597 £508 £593
Berkshire median daily rate £538 £419 £431
% change year-on-year +28.36% -2.90% -13.75%
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 392 318 290
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 26.49% 26.24% 20.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 290 228 176
Reading median daily rate £450 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £363 £300 £275
90th Percentile £575 £525 £488
Berkshire median daily rate £445 £390 £400
% change year-on-year +14.10% -2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 3
Reading median hourly rate £45.00 £30.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% +33.33% -50.00%
10th Percentile £39.00 £13.43 £16.25
90th Percentile £48.38 £47.50 £30.75
Berkshire median hourly rate £38.75 £33.00 £46.00
% change year-on-year +17.42% -28.26% +6.98%

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 17 February 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Middleware in Reading

For the 6 months to 17 February 2019, 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 (39.13%) COBOL
1 9 (39.13%) VME
1 9 (39.13%) Oracle Fusion
2 8 (34.78%) Oracle
3 7 (30.43%) Micro Focus
4 6 (26.09%) Maximo
4 6 (26.09%) TPMS
5 5 (21.74%) Fujitsu
5 5 (21.74%) Scenario Testing
5 5 (21.74%) C
6 4 (17.39%) Data Mapping
7 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database
7 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (13.04%) Network Design
7 3 (13.04%) WebLogic
7 3 (13.04%) SQL
7 3 (13.04%) Linux
8 2 (8.70%) IBM
8 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
8 2 (8.70%) SOA
8 2 (8.70%) Citrix
8 2 (8.70%) Red Hat
8 2 (8.70%) CRM
8 2 (8.70%) Unix
8 2 (8.70%) Windows
8 2 (8.70%) AIX
8 2 (8.70%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (8.70%) Firewall
8 2 (8.70%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012

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 6 (26.09%) TPMS
2 3 (13.04%) WebLogic
3 1 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (4.35%) Smallworld
Business Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Maximo
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (4.35%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) IaaS
1 2 (8.70%) PaaS
1 2 (8.70%) SaaS
2 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) Firewall
2 1 (4.35%) FTP
2 1 (4.35%) HTTP
2 1 (4.35%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database
2 2 (8.70%) IDMS
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (4.35%) Big Data
3 1 (4.35%) GIS
3 1 (4.35%) Hadoop
3 1 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (4.35%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (56.52%) Developer
2 9 (39.13%) COBOL Developer
3 5 (21.74%) Senior COBOL Developer
3 5 (21.74%) Senior Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Consultant
4 4 (17.39%) Oracle Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Architect
5 3 (13.04%) Middleware Consultant
6 2 (8.70%) Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Business Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) COBOL Programmer
6 2 (8.70%) Maximo Consultant
6 2 (8.70%) Oracle Architect
6 2 (8.70%) Programmer
7 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (4.35%) Software Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Support Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Technical Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Technical Support
7 1 (4.35%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (39.13%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (8.70%) REST
3 1 (4.35%) SOAP
3 1 (4.35%) Web Services
3 1 (4.35%) WSDL
3 1 (4.35%) XML
3 1 (4.35%) XML Schema
3 1 (4.35%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) DataPower
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) EPoS
2 1 (4.35%) Life Science
2 1 (4.35%) Mainframe
2 1 (4.35%) NHS
2 1 (4.35%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (39.13%) VME
2 3 (13.04%) Linux
3 2 (8.70%) AIX
3 2 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (8.70%) Unix
3 2 (8.70%) Windows
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.35%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) Scenario Testing
2 4 (17.39%) Data Mapping
3 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (13.04%) Network Design
4 2 (8.70%) CRM
4 2 (8.70%) Data Protection
4 2 (8.70%) Load Balancing
4 2 (8.70%) SOA
4 2 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (4.35%) Asset Management
5 1 (4.35%) Data Modelling
5 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce
5 1 (4.35%) ERP
5 1 (4.35%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (4.35%) ITIL
5 1 (4.35%) Migration
5 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.35%) Service Management
5 1 (4.35%) TOGAF
5 1 (4.35%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) COBOL
2 5 (21.74%) C
3 3 (13.04%) SQL
4 1 (4.35%) C++
4 1 (4.35%) Java
4 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.35%) X++
4 1 (4.35%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) DV Cleared
1 1 (4.35%) ISEB
1 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) GDPR
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (8.70%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Oracle
2 7 (30.43%) Micro Focus
3 5 (21.74%) Fujitsu
4 2 (8.70%) Citrix
4 2 (8.70%) IBM
4 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
4 2 (8.70%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.35%) Google
5 1 (4.35%) ICL
5 1 (4.35%) Workday