The table below looks at the statistics for Middleware skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Middleware over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Middleware
Rank 88 76 70
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -6
Contract jobs citing Middleware 12 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.89% 0.98% 0.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.98% 2.69% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 0
Average daily rate
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£406 £488 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £52.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-27.14% +34.61%
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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 Leeds region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
403 446 241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 29.87% 36.50% 32.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 319 156
Average daily rate £330 £325 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% +12.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £240 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £420 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Average hourly rate £35.00 £13.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+169.23% -60.60%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

Middleware
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Middleware Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Middleware
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Middleware Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Middleware
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Middleware across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Middleware Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Middleware
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Middleware Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 9 (40.91%) Finance
2 8 (36.36%) UNIX
3 7 (31.82%) Oracle
3 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 5 (22.73%) SOA
5 5 (22.73%) Project Management
5 5 (22.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (18.18%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (18.18%) Service Management
6 4 (18.18%) Service Delivery
6 4 (18.18%) Perforce
6 4 (18.18%) Release Management
6 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
6 4 (18.18%) Red Hat
6 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
6 4 (18.18%) Java
6 4 (18.18%) Linux
6 4 (18.18%) Web Services
7 3 (13.64%) MS Office
7 3 (13.64%) ITIL
7 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2
7 3 (13.64%) .NET
7 3 (13.64%) WebSphere MQ
7 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
7 3 (13.64%) ETL
7 3 (13.64%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (13.64%) Oracle Forms
7 3 (13.64%) WebSphere

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 3 (13.64%) WebSphere
2 2 (9.09%) Tomcat
2 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 2 (9.09%) WebLogic
3 1 (4.55%) JBoss
3 1 (4.55%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 3 (13.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
2 2 (9.09%) Firewall
2 2 (9.09%) LDAP
2 2 (9.09%) DNS
2 2 (9.09%) ATM
3 1 (4.55%) SAN
3 1 (4.55%) LAN
3 1 (4.55%) WLAN
3 1 (4.55%) WAN
3 1 (4.55%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.64%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle ODI
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (4.55%) DB2
4 1 (4.55%) MySQL
4 1 (4.55%) CouchDB
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (4.55%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle Forms
1 3 (13.64%) Hudson
2 2 (9.09%) NUnit
2 2 (9.09%) Toad
3 1 (4.55%) Eclipse
3 1 (4.55%) JIRA
3 1 (4.55%) Jasmine
General
1 9 (40.91%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Back Office
3 1 (4.55%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Developer
2 5 (22.73%) Architect
3 3 (13.64%) .NET Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Configuration and Release Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Configuration Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Administrator
4 2 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) SQL Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Release Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Software Manager
5 1 (4.55%) CRM Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Functional Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Software Configuration Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Java Developer
5 1 (4.55%) PHP Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) Web Services
2 3 (13.64%) .NET
2 3 (13.64%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (9.09%) RESTful
3 2 (9.09%) WebCenter
3 2 (9.09%) XSLT
3 2 (9.09%) JDBC
4 1 (4.55%) JSP
4 1 (4.55%) Servlets
4 1 (4.55%) Struts
4 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
4 1 (4.55%) CSS
4 1 (4.55%) XML
4 1 (4.55%) XSL
4 1 (4.55%) HTML
4 1 (4.55%) J2EE
4 1 (4.55%) JMS
4 1 (4.55%) XHTML
4 1 (4.55%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) DataPower
1 2 (9.09%) Clustering
2 1 (4.55%) Replication
2 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.55%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 8 (36.36%) UNIX
2 5 (22.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (18.18%) Linux
4 2 (9.09%) Windows
4 2 (9.09%) HPUX
5 1 (4.55%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (22.73%) SOA
2 5 (22.73%) Project Management
3 4 (18.18%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (18.18%) Service Management
3 4 (18.18%) Service Delivery
3 4 (18.18%) Release Management
4 3 (13.64%) ITIL
4 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2
4 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (13.64%) ETL
4 3 (13.64%) TDD
4 3 (13.64%) TOGAF
4 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (13.64%) Configuration Management
4 3 (13.64%) Transition Management
4 3 (13.64%) ITIL V3
4 3 (13.64%) Software Deployment
5 2 (9.09%) Data Mapping
5 2 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) Java
2 3 (13.64%) Shell Script
3 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
3 2 (9.09%) Perl
3 2 (9.09%) C#
3 2 (9.09%) PL/SQL
3 2 (9.09%) SQL
3 2 (9.09%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.55%) VB
4 1 (4.55%) C++
4 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.55%) C
4 1 (4.55%) PHP
4 1 (4.55%) Python
4 1 (4.55%) XPath
4 1 (4.55%) Korn
4 1 (4.55%) AWK
4 1 (4.55%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Tivoli
1 2 (9.09%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 1 (4.55%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) Oracle
2 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 4 (18.18%) Perforce
3 4 (18.18%) Red Hat
4 2 (9.09%) IBM
5 1 (4.55%) Salesforce.com