The table below looks at the statistics for Middleware skills in IT contracts advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Middleware over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Middleware
Rank - - 24
Contract jobs citing Middleware 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax - - 0.69%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +12.90%
Middleware
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Halifax region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
18 14 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 18.00% 8.75% 11.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 11 10
Average daily rate £325 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £33.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+17.16% +1.51%

Middleware
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Middleware across the Halifax region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Middleware Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

Middleware
Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Middleware across the Halifax region.

Middleware Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

Middleware
Hourly Rate Trend in Halifax

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Middleware across the Halifax region.

Middleware Hourly Rate Trend in Halifax

Middleware
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax region citing Middleware also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Middleware.

1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) Time Sharing Option
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) VSAM
2 2 (66.67%) ISPF
2 2 (66.67%) WebSphere
2 2 (66.67%) OMEGAMON
2 2 (66.67%) SSL
2 2 (66.67%) IBM
2 2 (66.67%) CICS
2 2 (66.67%) zOS
2 2 (66.67%) Tivoli
2 2 (66.67%) RACF
2 2 (66.67%) JCL
2 2 (66.67%) Mainframe
3 1 (33.33%) AS400
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) Tandem
3 1 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) SOA
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (33.33%) DataPower

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax region citing Middleware also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Middleware. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) CICS
1 2 (66.67%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) SSL
General
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Mainframe Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) ISPF
2 1 (33.33%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) Mainframe
2 2 (66.67%) VSAM
3 1 (33.33%) AS400
3 1 (33.33%) DataPower
3 1 (33.33%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) zOS
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) SOA
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) JCL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) RACF
1 2 (66.67%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) OMEGAMON
1 2 (66.67%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) HP