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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Middleware
Rank 86 66 69
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +3
Contract jobs citing Middleware 20 12 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.20% 1.20% 1.53%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.66% 3.99% 4.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 8 7
Average daily rate
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£305 £468 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.75% +38.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £371 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £504 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £29.75 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+27.73% -33.88%
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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
547 301 312
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 32.85% 30.04% 34.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 392 210 199
Average daily rate £350 £310 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £170 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 15
Average hourly rate £37.04 £50.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.92% +11.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 14 (43.75%) SOA
2 10 (31.25%) Oracle
2 10 (31.25%) Finance
2 10 (31.25%) Oracle Database 11g
2 10 (31.25%) Oracle Database
3 8 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 8 (25.00%) Oracle Service Bus
3 8 (25.00%) Oracle Fusion
3 8 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (21.88%) Project Management
4 7 (21.88%) XML
4 7 (21.88%) Linux
5 6 (18.75%) Web Services
5 6 (18.75%) JMS
5 6 (18.75%) XSLT
5 6 (18.75%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 6 (18.75%) Red Hat
5 6 (18.75%) SOAP
5 6 (18.75%) Shell Script
5 6 (18.75%) BPEL
5 6 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (15.63%) Integration Testing
6 5 (15.63%) WSRP
6 5 (15.63%) REST
6 5 (15.63%) XSD
6 5 (15.63%) WebLogic
6 5 (15.63%) JBoss
6 5 (15.63%) B2B
6 5 (15.63%) WSDL
6 5 (15.63%) ITIL

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 8 (25.00%) Oracle Service Bus
1 8 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (15.63%) WebLogic
2 5 (15.63%) JBoss
3 2 (6.25%) WebSphere
4 1 (3.13%) Apache
4 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.13%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) Internet
2 2 (6.25%) MPLS
2 2 (6.25%) OSPF
2 2 (6.25%) BGP
2 2 (6.25%) EIGRP
2 2 (6.25%) VRRP
2 2 (6.25%) Firewall
2 2 (6.25%) VPN
2 2 (6.25%) FWSM
2 2 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (6.25%) HSRP
3 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (31.25%) Oracle Database 11g
1 10 (31.25%) Oracle Database
2 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.13%) CouchDB
4 1 (3.13%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.13%) MySQL
4 1 (3.13%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Toad
1 2 (6.25%) NUnit
2 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.13%) Valgrind
2 1 (3.13%) Gerrit
2 1 (3.13%) Redmine
2 1 (3.13%) Jasmine
2 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.13%) Eclipse
General
1 10 (31.25%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Banking
2 2 (6.25%) Back Office
3 1 (3.13%) Marketing
3 1 (3.13%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (25.00%) Developer
2 5 (15.63%) Consultant
2 5 (15.63%) Architect
3 4 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (12.50%) Oracle Developer
3 4 (12.50%) Middleware Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Oracle Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) SQL Developer
5 2 (6.25%) .NET Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) Software Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Middleware Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Designer
5 2 (6.25%) Oracle SOA Developer
5 2 (6.25%) SOA Developer
5 2 (6.25%) SOA Designer
6 1 (3.13%) Middleware Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Oracle Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 7 (21.88%) XML
3 6 (18.75%) SOAP
3 6 (18.75%) XSLT
3 6 (18.75%) JMS
3 6 (18.75%) Web Services
4 5 (15.63%) REST
4 5 (15.63%) WSRP
4 5 (15.63%) WSDL
4 5 (15.63%) XSD
5 3 (9.38%) HTML
5 3 (9.38%) .NET
5 3 (9.38%) CSS
6 2 (6.25%) OpenGL
6 2 (6.25%) Qt
6 2 (6.25%) RESTful
6 2 (6.25%) HTML5
6 2 (6.25%) GStreamer
6 2 (6.25%) WebKit
6 2 (6.25%) QML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (6.25%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.25%) Streaming Video
3 1 (3.13%) Replication
3 1 (3.13%) Clustering
3 1 (3.13%) STB
3 1 (3.13%) DataPower
3 1 (3.13%) Digital Media
3 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.13%) User Experience
3 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.13%) NHS
3 1 (3.13%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.88%) Linux
2 6 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (9.38%) Windows
4 2 (6.25%) UNIX
4 2 (6.25%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (3.13%) AIX
5 1 (3.13%) MVS
5 1 (3.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (43.75%) SOA
2 8 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (21.88%) Project Management
4 6 (18.75%) BPEL
5 5 (15.63%) B2B
5 5 (15.63%) ITIL
5 5 (15.63%) Integration Testing
6 4 (12.50%) Change Management
6 4 (12.50%) Open Source
7 3 (9.38%) Software Engineering
7 3 (9.38%) TDD
7 3 (9.38%) TOGAF
7 3 (9.38%) Risk Management
7 3 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (9.38%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (6.25%) Load Balancing
8 2 (6.25%) Matrix Management
8 2 (6.25%) Data Mapping
8 2 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (6.25%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.75%) Shell Script
2 4 (12.50%) Java
3 3 (9.38%) JavaScript
3 3 (9.38%) Perl
3 3 (9.38%) C
3 3 (9.38%) T-SQL
3 3 (9.38%) C++
3 3 (9.38%) Bash Shell
4 2 (6.25%) Lua
4 2 (6.25%) PowerShell
4 2 (6.25%) PL/SQL
4 2 (6.25%) SQL
5 1 (3.13%) C#
5 1 (3.13%) PHP
5 1 (3.13%) VB
5 1 (3.13%) Python
5 1 (3.13%) Embedded C++
5 1 (3.13%) AWK
5 1 (3.13%) Korn
5 1 (3.13%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) CCIE
1 2 (6.25%) CCSP
1 2 (6.25%) CCNP
1 2 (6.25%) CISSP
1 2 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (3.13%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) VMware ESX
1 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (18.75%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (3.13%) Nagios
2 1 (3.13%) Cacti
2 1 (3.13%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (3.13%) Puppet
2 1 (3.13%) Opsview
2 1 (3.13%) Graphite
Vendors
1 10 (31.25%) Oracle
2 6 (18.75%) Red Hat
3 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.25%) Cisco
4 2 (6.25%) IBM
4 2 (6.25%) VMware
4 2 (6.25%) Google
5 1 (3.13%) SolarWinds
5 1 (3.13%) Aruba
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