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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware
Rank 61 60 79
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +19
Contract jobs citing Middleware 12 14 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.21% 1.58% 1.02%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.96% 4.81% 3.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 2
Average daily rate
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£500 £388 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% -6.06%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.75 £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-33.88% +20.00%
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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
303 291 366
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 30.45% 32.92% 33.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 199 225
Average daily rate £325 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £213 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 3
Average hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £21.96
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +104.91%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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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
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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 18 (72.00%) Oracle
2 11 (44.00%) Oracle Fusion
3 10 (40.00%) Oracle Service Bus
3 10 (40.00%) Java
3 10 (40.00%) Web Services
4 8 (32.00%) SOA
4 8 (32.00%) BPEL
5 7 (28.00%) Oracle BPM
5 7 (28.00%) UNIX
6 6 (24.00%) Oracle Forms
6 6 (24.00%) MS Excel
6 6 (24.00%) MS Office
6 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
6 6 (24.00%) Configuration Management
6 6 (24.00%) Hudson
6 6 (24.00%) Perforce
7 5 (20.00%) TOGAF
7 5 (20.00%) Automation Testing
8 4 (16.00%) Selenium
8 4 (16.00%) MQSeries
8 4 (16.00%) FTP
8 4 (16.00%) J2EE
8 4 (16.00%) Windows
9 3 (12.00%) JUnit
9 3 (12.00%) LAN
9 3 (12.00%) WAN
9 3 (12.00%) Cisco
9 3 (12.00%) IBM
9 3 (12.00%) Change Management
9 3 (12.00%) Finance

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Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 10 (40.00%) Oracle Service Bus
2 4 (16.00%) MQSeries
3 1 (4.00%) Apache
3 1 (4.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (4.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 6 (24.00%) MS Excel
1 6 (24.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (28.00%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) FTP
2 3 (12.00%) LAN
2 3 (12.00%) WAN
3 1 (4.00%) Internet
3 1 (4.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 6 (24.00%) Oracle Forms
1 6 (24.00%) Hudson
2 4 (16.00%) Selenium
3 3 (12.00%) JUnit
4 1 (4.00%) ClearCase
4 1 (4.00%) Firebug
4 1 (4.00%) WebDriver
4 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.00%) Subversion
General
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
1 3 (12.00%) Retail
2 1 (4.00%) Marketing
2 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (48.00%) Architect
2 8 (32.00%) Solutions Architect
3 6 (24.00%) Configuration Manager
4 5 (20.00%) Software Configuration Manager
4 5 (20.00%) Software Manager
5 4 (16.00%) Developer
6 3 (12.00%) Technical Architect
6 3 (12.00%) SOA Architect
7 2 (8.00%) QA Analyst
7 2 (8.00%) QA Test Analyst
7 2 (8.00%) Oracle Developer
7 2 (8.00%) Designer
7 2 (8.00%) Oracle Architect
7 2 (8.00%) Oracle SOA Developer
7 2 (8.00%) SOA Developer
7 2 (8.00%) Oracle SOA Architect
7 2 (8.00%) SOA Designer
7 2 (8.00%) Analyst
7 2 (8.00%) Test Analyst
8 1 (4.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (44.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 10 (40.00%) Web Services
3 4 (16.00%) J2EE
4 2 (8.00%) .NET
5 1 (4.00%) HTML
5 1 (4.00%) MFC
5 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET
5 1 (4.00%) CSS
5 1 (4.00%) JDBC
5 1 (4.00%) JSP
5 1 (4.00%) ActiveX
5 1 (4.00%) J2ME
5 1 (4.00%) J2SE
5 1 (4.00%) ODBC
5 1 (4.00%) ISAPI
5 1 (4.00%) MAPI
5 1 (4.00%) OLE
5 1 (4.00%) OLE DB
5 1 (4.00%) RESTful
5 1 (4.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) AS400
1 2 (8.00%) iSeries
2 1 (4.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.00%) Handset
2 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) iPhone
2 1 (4.00%) Animation
2 1 (4.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (28.00%) UNIX
2 4 (16.00%) Windows
3 1 (4.00%) Solaris
3 1 (4.00%) Linux
3 1 (4.00%) Android
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) SOA
1 8 (32.00%) BPEL
2 6 (24.00%) Configuration Management
3 5 (20.00%) TOGAF
3 5 (20.00%) Automation Testing
4 3 (12.00%) Change Management
4 3 (12.00%) Matrix Management
5 2 (8.00%) Integration Testing
5 2 (8.00%) Test Management
5 2 (8.00%) Test Scripting
5 2 (8.00%) ITIL
5 2 (8.00%) CRM
6 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (4.00%) Migration
6 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (4.00%) BDD
6 1 (4.00%) Test Automation
6 1 (4.00%) Mobile Application Development
6 1 (4.00%) Black-Box Testing
6 1 (4.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 10 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (8.00%) C++
3 1 (4.00%) C
3 1 (4.00%) C#
3 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.00%) PHP
3 1 (4.00%) VB
3 1 (4.00%) VC++
3 1 (4.00%) Python
3 1 (4.00%) Scala
3 1 (4.00%) Objective-C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (72.00%) Oracle
2 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (24.00%) Perforce
3 3 (12.00%) Cisco
3 3 (12.00%) IBM
4 1 (4.00%) TIBCO
4 1 (4.00%) Kony