The table below looks at the statistics for Middleware skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Middleware over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Middleware
Rank 67 47 37
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -10
Contract jobs citing Middleware 11 7 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.18% 1.14% 3.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.90% 4.83% 12.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 10
Average daily rate £295 £250 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.00% -35.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £250 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £391 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +12.90%
Middleware
England

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 North East region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
282 145 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 30.36% 23.62% 24.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 107 62
Average daily rate £363 £346 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.69% +15.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £451 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 9
Average hourly rate £20.75 - £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

Middleware
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Middleware across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Middleware Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Middleware
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Middleware across the North East region.

Middleware Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Middleware
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Middleware across the North East region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Middleware Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

Middleware
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Middleware across the North East region.

Middleware Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

Middleware
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware within the North East region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -29 9 £293 +17.00% 1
Durham - 2 £525 -
Middleware
England

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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%) ITIL
2 17 (68.00%) AIX
2 17 (68.00%) Solaris
3 16 (64.00%) Unix
3 16 (64.00%) Oracle
3 16 (64.00%) Configuration Management
4 15 (60.00%) IBM
5 14 (56.00%) Security Cleared
6 12 (48.00%) Microsoft
6 12 (48.00%) J2EE
6 12 (48.00%) Java
6 12 (48.00%) WebLogic
7 11 (44.00%) Windows
8 10 (40.00%) Service Delivery
9 9 (36.00%) Change Management
9 9 (36.00%) Metastorm
9 9 (36.00%) OS/390
9 9 (36.00%) C
9 9 (36.00%) C++
9 9 (36.00%) WebSphere Application Server
9 9 (36.00%) Perl
9 9 (36.00%) SSL
9 9 (36.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 9 (36.00%) Sun
9 9 (36.00%) Tuxedo
9 9 (36.00%) MQSeries
9 9 (36.00%) SC Cleared
9 9 (36.00%) Oracle Application Server
9 9 (36.00%) AquaLogic
9 9 (36.00%) WebSphere

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 12 (48.00%) WebLogic
2 9 (36.00%) AquaLogic
2 9 (36.00%) MQSeries
2 9 (36.00%) Oracle Application Server
2 9 (36.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 9 (36.00%) Tuxedo
2 9 (36.00%) WebSphere
2 9 (36.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.00%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 9 (36.00%) SSL
2 8 (32.00%) Firewall
3 7 (28.00%) VPN
4 5 (20.00%) LAN
4 5 (20.00%) WAN
5 2 (8.00%) HTTP
5 2 (8.00%) HTTPS
5 2 (8.00%) iSCSI
5 2 (8.00%) SAN
6 1 (4.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle Database 10g
General
1 4 (16.00%) Billing
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) Middleware Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Unix Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Consultant
4 3 (12.00%) AIX Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Development Consultant
4 3 (12.00%) Java Consultant
4 3 (12.00%) Middleware Consultant
4 3 (12.00%) Middleware Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Oracle Consultant
4 3 (12.00%) Oracle SOA Consultant
4 3 (12.00%) SOA Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Administrator
5 2 (8.00%) Applications Developer
5 2 (8.00%) WebSphere Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Business Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Business Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.00%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (48.00%) J2EE
2 9 (36.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 4 (16.00%) Oracle Fusion
3 4 (16.00%) XML
3 4 (16.00%) XSD
4 3 (12.00%) EJB
4 3 (12.00%) SOAP
4 3 (12.00%) Web Services
4 3 (12.00%) XSLT
5 1 (4.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) HACMP
2 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (8.00%) Public Cloud
3 2 (8.00%) User Experience
4 1 (4.00%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (4.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 17 (68.00%) AIX
1 17 (68.00%) Solaris
2 16 (64.00%) Unix
3 11 (44.00%) Windows
4 9 (36.00%) OS/390
5 3 (12.00%) Linux
5 3 (12.00%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (8.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (72.00%) ITIL
2 16 (64.00%) Configuration Management
3 10 (40.00%) Service Delivery
4 9 (36.00%) Change Management
4 9 (36.00%) Problem Management
4 9 (36.00%) QMS
4 9 (36.00%) Release Management
5 8 (32.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 8 (32.00%) Security Management
6 7 (28.00%) ITIL V3
7 6 (24.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (24.00%) High Availability
7 6 (24.00%) Open Source
8 5 (20.00%) Lean Six Sigma
8 5 (20.00%) Service Management
8 5 (20.00%) Six Sigma
8 5 (20.00%) Workflow
9 3 (12.00%) SOA
10 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (8.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 12 (48.00%) Java
2 9 (36.00%) C
2 9 (36.00%) C++
2 9 (36.00%) Perl
3 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (56.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (36.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (24.00%) IBM AIX Certification
4 2 (8.00%) Degree
4 2 (8.00%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 6 (24.00%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 16 (64.00%) Oracle
2 15 (60.00%) IBM
3 12 (48.00%) Microsoft
4 9 (36.00%) Axway
4 9 (36.00%) Fujitsu
4 9 (36.00%) Metastorm
4 9 (36.00%) Sun
5 8 (32.00%) Red Hat
6 2 (8.00%) HP
6 2 (8.00%) VMware
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Experis Ltd
Rate: £275 - £296 per day
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