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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware
Rank 71 68 73
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +5
Contract jobs citing Middleware 8 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.74% 0.89% 0.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.69% 2.68% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 1
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£413 £388 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% +13.97%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £414
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-30.55% +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
297 299 318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 27.50% 33.37% 29.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 211 171
Average daily rate £325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £225 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £410 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 3
Average hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +150.00%
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 21 October 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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (69.23%) Oracle
2 11 (42.31%) Web Services
3 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
3 9 (34.62%) Java
3 9 (34.62%) Oracle Fusion
4 8 (30.77%) BPEL
4 8 (30.77%) UNIX
4 8 (30.77%) Oracle Service Bus
5 7 (26.92%) Oracle BPM
5 7 (26.92%) Configuration Management
6 6 (23.08%) SOA
6 6 (23.08%) Oracle Forms
6 6 (23.08%) MS Excel
6 6 (23.08%) MS Office
6 6 (23.08%) Perforce
6 6 (23.08%) Hudson
7 5 (19.23%) Automation Testing
7 5 (19.23%) TOGAF
7 5 (19.23%) Windows
8 4 (15.38%) .NET
8 4 (15.38%) J2EE
8 4 (15.38%) Selenium
8 4 (15.38%) Change Management
9 3 (11.54%) Finance
9 3 (11.54%) QA
9 3 (11.54%) Matrix Management
9 3 (11.54%) SQL
9 3 (11.54%) C#
9 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET
9 3 (11.54%) SQL Server

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Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 8 (30.77%) Oracle Service Bus
2 3 (11.54%) MQSeries
3 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (3.85%) Lync
3 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.85%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (3.85%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.85%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (23.08%) MS Office
1 6 (23.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (26.92%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (7.69%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) LAN
1 3 (11.54%) WAN
2 2 (7.69%) FTP
3 1 (3.85%) DNS
3 1 (3.85%) SAN
3 1 (3.85%) Internet
3 1 (3.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
1 3 (11.54%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.85%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Oracle Forms
1 6 (23.08%) Hudson
2 4 (15.38%) Selenium
3 3 (11.54%) JUnit
4 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.85%) Firebug
4 1 (3.85%) WebDriver
4 1 (3.85%) ClearCase
4 1 (3.85%) Subversion
General
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Retail
3 1 (3.85%) Marketing
3 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Architect
2 8 (30.77%) Solutions Architect
3 6 (23.08%) Configuration Manager
3 6 (23.08%) Developer
4 5 (19.23%) Software Configuration Manager
4 5 (19.23%) Software Manager
5 3 (11.54%) Technical Architect
6 2 (7.69%) QA Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (7.69%) .NET Developer
6 2 (7.69%) C# Developer
6 2 (7.69%) QA Test Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Test Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) SOA Architect
6 2 (7.69%) Oracle Architect
6 2 (7.69%) Designer
6 2 (7.69%) Oracle SOA Developer
6 2 (7.69%) SOA Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Oracle SOA Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (42.31%) Web Services
2 9 (34.62%) Oracle Fusion
3 4 (15.38%) .NET
3 4 (15.38%) J2EE
4 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET
5 2 (7.69%) SOAP
6 1 (3.85%) HTML
6 1 (3.85%) MFC
6 1 (3.85%) CSS
6 1 (3.85%) JDBC
6 1 (3.85%) JSP
6 1 (3.85%) ODBC
6 1 (3.85%) ActiveX
6 1 (3.85%) J2ME
6 1 (3.85%) J2SE
6 1 (3.85%) ISAPI
6 1 (3.85%) MAPI
6 1 (3.85%) OLE
6 1 (3.85%) OLE DB
6 1 (3.85%) DAO
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Clustering
1 2 (7.69%) iSeries
1 2 (7.69%) AS400
2 1 (3.85%) Handset
2 1 (3.85%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) PKI
2 1 (3.85%) Animation
2 1 (3.85%) CMDB
2 1 (3.85%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 8 (30.77%) UNIX
2 5 (19.23%) Windows
3 1 (3.85%) Solaris
3 1 (3.85%) Linux
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (3.85%) Android
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) BPEL
2 7 (26.92%) Configuration Management
3 6 (23.08%) SOA
4 5 (19.23%) TOGAF
4 5 (19.23%) Automation Testing
5 4 (15.38%) Change Management
6 3 (11.54%) ITIL
6 3 (11.54%) Matrix Management
7 2 (7.69%) Integration Testing
7 2 (7.69%) Test Management
7 2 (7.69%) Test Scripting
7 2 (7.69%) CRM
7 2 (7.69%) ETL
8 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (3.85%) MVC
8 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (3.85%) TDD
8 1 (3.85%) Data Management
8 1 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 9 (34.62%) Java
2 3 (11.54%) C#
2 3 (11.54%) SQL
3 2 (7.69%) C++
4 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.85%) PHP
4 1 (3.85%) C
4 1 (3.85%) VBScript
4 1 (3.85%) VB
4 1 (3.85%) VC++
4 1 (3.85%) Python
4 1 (3.85%) Objective-C
4 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.85%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) QA
2 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.85%) UAG
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.85%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (3.85%) SCCM
2 1 (3.85%) SCOM
Vendors
1 18 (69.23%) Oracle
2 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
3 6 (23.08%) Perforce
4 3 (11.54%) Cisco
5 2 (7.69%) IBM
6 1 (3.85%) VMware
6 1 (3.85%) Kony
6 1 (3.85%) HP
6 1 (3.85%) TIBCO
6 1 (3.85%) Remedy