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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Middleware
Rank 70 67 56
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -11
Contract jobs citing Middleware 18 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.66% 0.95% 1.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.10% 2.72% 4.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 5
Average daily rate
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£413 £355 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.36% +10.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £338 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £451 £474
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -14.48%
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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
353 331 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 32.56% 34.81% 28.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 205 142
Average daily rate £340 £320 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +4.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £255 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £4.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -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 30 January 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 30 January 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 19 (79.17%) Oracle
2 14 (58.33%) UNIX
2 14 (58.33%) Oracle Fusion
3 13 (54.17%) Microsoft
4 12 (50.00%) Web Services
4 12 (50.00%) Oracle ODI
5 10 (41.67%) Perforce
5 10 (41.67%) MS Excel
5 10 (41.67%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (41.67%) ETL
5 10 (41.67%) Configuration Management
6 9 (37.50%) Oracle Forms
6 9 (37.50%) MS Office
6 9 (37.50%) Hudson
6 9 (37.50%) Oracle BPM
7 8 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (33.33%) ITIL
7 8 (33.33%) Finance
8 7 (29.17%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (29.17%) PRINCE2
8 7 (29.17%) Oracle Database 11g
8 7 (29.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 7 (29.17%) Software Deployment
8 7 (29.17%) Transition Management
8 7 (29.17%) Oracle Database
8 7 (29.17%) ITIL V3
9 6 (25.00%) Oracle BI EE
9 6 (25.00%) Release Management
9 6 (25.00%) SOA
10 5 (20.83%) Oracle OWB

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 2 (8.33%) Oracle Service Bus
1 2 (8.33%) WebLogic
1 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
1 2 (8.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.17%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (4.17%) Lync
2 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 10 (41.67%) MS Excel
2 9 (37.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (37.50%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (8.33%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) DNS
2 2 (8.33%) Firewall
2 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (8.33%) SAN
2 2 (8.33%) LDAP
2 2 (8.33%) ATM
3 1 (4.17%) LAN
3 1 (4.17%) WLAN
3 1 (4.17%) WAN
3 1 (4.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (50.00%) Oracle ODI
2 10 (41.67%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (29.17%) Oracle Database 11g
3 7 (29.17%) Oracle Database
4 6 (25.00%) Oracle BI EE
5 5 (20.83%) Oracle OWB
5 5 (20.83%) Oracle Database 12c
6 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
7 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (37.50%) Oracle Forms
1 9 (37.50%) Hudson
2 1 (4.17%) JIRA
General
1 8 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Developer
1 8 (33.33%) Configuration Manager
2 6 (25.00%) Release Manager
2 6 (25.00%) Configuration and Release Manager
3 4 (16.67%) Software Configuration Manager
3 4 (16.67%) Software Manager
4 3 (12.50%) .NET Developer
5 2 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (8.33%) C# Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Administrator
5 2 (8.33%) Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Software Release Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Contracts Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (58.33%) Oracle Fusion
2 12 (50.00%) Web Services
3 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 3 (12.50%) .NET
4 2 (8.33%) WebCenter
4 2 (8.33%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 2 (8.33%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (8.33%) JDBC
4 2 (8.33%) SOAP
5 1 (4.17%) XSLT
5 1 (4.17%) Application Packaging
5 1 (4.17%) WCF
5 1 (4.17%) WPF
5 1 (4.17%) WinForms
5 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (4.17%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Clustering
2 2 (8.33%) DataPower
3 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) Data Structures
3 1 (4.17%) PKI
3 1 (4.17%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 14 (58.33%) UNIX
2 4 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (16.67%) Linux
3 2 (8.33%) Windows
3 2 (8.33%) HPUX
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) ETL
1 10 (41.67%) Configuration Management
2 8 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (33.33%) ITIL
3 7 (29.17%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (29.17%) PRINCE2
3 7 (29.17%) Software Deployment
3 7 (29.17%) Transition Management
3 7 (29.17%) ITIL V3
4 6 (25.00%) Release Management
4 6 (25.00%) SOA
5 5 (20.83%) Data Mapping
6 4 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (12.50%) Change Management
7 3 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (8.33%) Automation Testing
8 2 (8.33%) BPEL
8 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (8.33%) Data Management
8 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) C#
1 3 (12.50%) SQL
2 2 (8.33%) Shell Script
2 2 (8.33%) Java
3 1 (4.17%) VBScript
3 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (29.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
1 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (4.17%) UAG
1 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) Tivoli
1 2 (8.33%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 1 (4.17%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (4.17%) SCCM
2 1 (4.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (79.17%) Oracle
2 13 (54.17%) Microsoft
3 10 (41.67%) Perforce
4 4 (16.67%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.17%) Remedy
5 1 (4.17%) IBM
5 1 (4.17%) HP
5 1 (4.17%) VMware