Period
to 18 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Slough 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 18 August 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 > Slough
6 months to
18 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 41 34 -
Rank change year-on-year -7 - +41
Contract jobs citing Middleware 2 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 0.66% 1.29% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.13% 4.88% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Slough median daily rate £425 £468 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% - -
Berkshire median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -19.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £45.00 - -

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Slough
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 39 82 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 12.83% 26.45% 20.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 63 43
Slough median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - +1.59%
10th Percentile £361 £300 £308
90th Percentile £588 £500 £537
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +11.11% +1.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £48.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +242.86% -6.67% +20.00%

Middleware
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

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

Job vacancy trend for Middleware in Slough

Middleware
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Middleware in Slough

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 Slough region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Billing
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) DataPower
2 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (50.00%) JProfiler
2 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Notepad++
2 1 (50.00%) FileZilla
2 1 (50.00%) Traceability Matrix
2 1 (50.00%) HP ALM
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP

Middleware
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough 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:

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) FileZilla
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (50.00%) Notepad++
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JMeter
1 1 (50.00%) JProfiler
1 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (50.00%) XMLSpy
General
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Designer
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Solutions Designer
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Solaris
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Project Planning
1 1 (50.00%) SOA
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) Traceability Matrix
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) HP ALM
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (50.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) BMC
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) Nokia
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Vitria