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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware
Rank 60 70 82
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +12
Contract jobs citing Middleware 13 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.26% 1.30% 0.79%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.45% 3.91% 2.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 3
Average daily rate
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£468 £363 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.96% -12.12%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £45.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-38.88% +16.12%
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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
292 307 437
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 28.27% 33.26% 38.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 194 281
Average daily rate £320 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £125 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £390 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 13 2
Average hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £10.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +336.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 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 16 (66.67%) Oracle
2 10 (41.67%) Java
2 10 (41.67%) Oracle Fusion
3 9 (37.50%) Web Services
3 9 (37.50%) Oracle Service Bus
4 8 (33.33%) SOA
5 7 (29.17%) BPEL
6 6 (25.00%) Perforce
6 6 (25.00%) UNIX
6 6 (25.00%) Oracle BPM
7 5 (20.83%) Hudson
7 5 (20.83%) Oracle Forms
7 5 (20.83%) MS Office
7 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
7 5 (20.83%) Configuration Management
7 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
8 4 (16.67%) TOGAF
8 4 (16.67%) Selenium
8 4 (16.67%) FTP
8 4 (16.67%) MQSeries
8 4 (16.67%) J2EE
8 4 (16.67%) Windows
8 4 (16.67%) Automation Testing
9 3 (12.50%) JUnit
9 3 (12.50%) LAN
9 3 (12.50%) WAN
9 3 (12.50%) Cisco
9 3 (12.50%) IBM
9 3 (12.50%) Matrix Management
9 3 (12.50%) Retail

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Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 9 (37.50%) Oracle Service Bus
2 4 (16.67%) MQSeries
3 1 (4.17%) Confluence
3 1 (4.17%) WebLogic
3 1 (4.17%) Apache
3 1 (4.17%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (20.83%) MS Office
1 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) FTP
2 3 (12.50%) LAN
2 3 (12.50%) WAN
3 1 (4.17%) Internet
3 1 (4.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) NoSQL
1 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Hudson
1 5 (20.83%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (16.67%) Selenium
3 3 (12.50%) JUnit
4 1 (4.17%) WebDriver
4 1 (4.17%) FindBugs
4 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.17%) dotCover
4 1 (4.17%) Rational Rose
4 1 (4.17%) Eclipse
4 1 (4.17%) ClearCase
4 1 (4.17%) Firebug
4 1 (4.17%) Subversion
4 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
4 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (4.17%) Maven
4 1 (4.17%) JIRA
4 1 (4.17%) ReSharper
General
1 3 (12.50%) Retail
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Marketing
2 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Architect
2 7 (29.17%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (20.83%) Configuration Manager
4 4 (16.67%) Software Configuration Manager
4 4 (16.67%) Software Manager
4 4 (16.67%) Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Technical Architect
5 3 (12.50%) SOA Architect
6 2 (8.33%) QA Test Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Oracle Architect
6 2 (8.33%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (8.33%) QA Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Test Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Designer
6 2 (8.33%) Oracle SOA Developer
6 2 (8.33%) SOA Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Oracle SOA Architect
6 2 (8.33%) SOA Designer
7 1 (4.17%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (41.67%) Oracle Fusion
2 9 (37.50%) Web Services
3 4 (16.67%) J2EE
4 2 (8.33%) Spring
4 2 (8.33%) .NET
5 1 (4.17%) REST
5 1 (4.17%) Play Framework
5 1 (4.17%) HTML
5 1 (4.17%) MFC
5 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
5 1 (4.17%) CSS
5 1 (4.17%) JDBC
5 1 (4.17%) JSP
5 1 (4.17%) ODBC
5 1 (4.17%) ActiveX
5 1 (4.17%) J2ME
5 1 (4.17%) J2SE
5 1 (4.17%) OLE
5 1 (4.17%) OLE DB
5 1 (4.17%) ISAPI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) AS400
1 2 (8.33%) iSeries
2 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.17%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.17%) iPhone
2 1 (4.17%) Animation
2 1 (4.17%) Clustering
2 1 (4.17%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) UNIX
2 4 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (4.17%) Solaris
3 1 (4.17%) Linux
3 1 (4.17%) Android
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) SOA
2 7 (29.17%) BPEL
3 5 (20.83%) Configuration Management
4 4 (16.67%) TOGAF
4 4 (16.67%) Automation Testing
5 3 (12.50%) Matrix Management
5 3 (12.50%) Integration Testing
6 2 (8.33%) Change Management
6 2 (8.33%) Test Management
6 2 (8.33%) Test Scripting
6 2 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (8.33%) TDD
6 2 (8.33%) ITIL
7 1 (4.17%) BDD
7 1 (4.17%) Mobile Application Development
7 1 (4.17%) Black-Box Testing
7 1 (4.17%) DevOps
7 1 (4.17%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (4.17%) Waterfall
7 1 (4.17%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 10 (41.67%) Java
2 2 (8.33%) C++
3 1 (4.17%) C
3 1 (4.17%) C#
3 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.17%) PHP
3 1 (4.17%) VB
3 1 (4.17%) VC++
3 1 (4.17%) Python
3 1 (4.17%) Scala
3 1 (4.17%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (66.67%) Oracle
2 6 (25.00%) Perforce
3 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
4 3 (12.50%) Cisco
4 3 (12.50%) IBM
5 1 (4.17%) Kony
5 1 (4.17%) TIBCO