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 29 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware
Rank 46 36 40
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +4
Contract jobs citing Middleware 15 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.51% 1.06% 1.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.29% 5.33% 6.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 0
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£350 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £413 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.75 £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-33.88% +20.00%
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
181 75 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 30.32% 19.95% 20.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 33 45
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £250 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £359
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 19 3
Average hourly rate £87.50 £32.50 £13.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+169.23% +142.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014. 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
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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
Durham -5 1 - -
Middleware
England

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 23 (57.50%) Security Cleared
2 22 (55.00%) Oracle
3 21 (52.50%) SC Cleared
4 20 (50.00%) Open Source
5 17 (42.50%) Oracle Database
6 15 (37.50%) Red Hat
7 12 (30.00%) Service Management
7 12 (30.00%) UNIX
8 11 (27.50%) COBOL
8 11 (27.50%) Linux
8 11 (27.50%) LAN
8 11 (27.50%) WAN
8 11 (27.50%) VPN
8 11 (27.50%) HP
9 10 (25.00%) ICL
9 10 (25.00%) VME
9 10 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (25.00%) Configuration Management
9 10 (25.00%) Firewall
9 10 (25.00%) Migration
9 10 (25.00%) Solaris
9 10 (25.00%) AIX
10 9 (22.50%) WebLogic
10 9 (22.50%) Fujitsu
11 8 (20.00%) Programme Management
11 8 (20.00%) Java
11 8 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
12 7 (17.50%) SOA
12 7 (17.50%) Oracle Fusion
12 7 (17.50%) Oracle EBS R12

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 9 (22.50%) WebLogic
2 4 (10.00%) Oracle Application Server
3 3 (7.50%) Mule
3 3 (7.50%) LiveCycle
Business Applications
1 8 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (17.50%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (12.50%) Oracle 11i
4 3 (7.50%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (5.00%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 11 (27.50%) LAN
1 11 (27.50%) WAN
1 11 (27.50%) VPN
2 10 (25.00%) Firewall
3 5 (12.50%) DNS
3 5 (12.50%) SAN
3 5 (12.50%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (42.50%) Oracle Database
2 5 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Subversion
1 3 (7.50%) Maven
1 3 (7.50%) Git (software)
1 3 (7.50%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 13 (32.50%) Architect
2 11 (27.50%) UNIX Engineer
3 8 (20.00%) Applications Architect
4 6 (15.00%) Oracle DBA
4 6 (15.00%) DBA
5 4 (10.00%) Team Leader
5 4 (10.00%) Service Desk Team Leader
6 3 (7.50%) Software Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Administrator
7 2 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (5.00%) Applications Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Oracle Architect
7 2 (5.00%) Oracle Applications DBA
7 2 (5.00%) Oracle Solutions Architect
7 2 (5.00%) Cloud Architect
8 1 (2.50%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Ruby on Rails Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Senior Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.50%) Oracle Fusion
2 5 (12.50%) Java EE
3 4 (10.00%) Web Services
4 3 (7.50%) XML
4 3 (7.50%) XSLT
4 3 (7.50%) HTML
4 3 (7.50%) CSS
4 3 (7.50%) Play Framework
5 2 (5.00%) HTML5
5 2 (5.00%) Spring
6 1 (2.50%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 20 (50.00%) Open Source
2 5 (12.50%) Fat Client
2 5 (12.50%) Thin Client
2 5 (12.50%) HACMP
3 1 (2.50%) Clustering
3 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (30.00%) UNIX
2 11 (27.50%) Linux
3 10 (25.00%) VME
3 10 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (25.00%) Solaris
3 10 (25.00%) AIX
4 4 (10.00%) HPUX
5 1 (2.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.00%) Service Management
2 10 (25.00%) Migration
2 10 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 8 (20.00%) Programme Management
4 7 (17.50%) SOA
5 6 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (12.50%) ITIL
6 5 (12.50%) Performance Testing
7 4 (10.00%) Change Data Capture
7 4 (10.00%) ERP
8 3 (7.50%) Software Engineering
8 3 (7.50%) Incident Management
9 2 (5.00%) Lean Six Sigma
9 2 (5.00%) Master Data Management
9 2 (5.00%) Business Analysis
9 2 (5.00%) Asset Management
9 2 (5.00%) Data Management
9 2 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (5.00%) Data Modelling
9 2 (5.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 11 (27.50%) COBOL
2 8 (20.00%) Java
3 5 (12.50%) SQL
4 3 (7.50%) JavaScript
4 3 (7.50%) Scala
5 1 (2.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 23 (57.50%) Security Cleared
2 21 (52.50%) SC Cleared
3 5 (12.50%) IBM AIX Certification
4 1 (2.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (12.50%) VMware ESX
1 5 (12.50%) Oracle RAC
1 5 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (12.50%) GPFS
2 4 (10.00%) KVM
2 4 (10.00%) RHEV
3 2 (5.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (12.50%) OpenView
2 2 (5.00%) OVSD
3 1 (2.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 22 (55.00%) Oracle
2 15 (37.50%) Red Hat
3 11 (27.50%) HP
4 10 (25.00%) ICL
5 9 (22.50%) Fujitsu
6 6 (15.00%) IBM
7 5 (12.50%) Citrix
7 5 (12.50%) VMware
8 3 (7.50%) JBoss
8 3 (7.50%) WSO2
8 3 (7.50%) Adobe
9 1 (2.50%) Capita
9 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
North East
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