The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the North East region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware
Rank 28 - 38
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Middleware 37 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 5.66% - 1.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.89% - 5.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 0 1
Average daily rate £273 - £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
-7.05% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -15.78%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
169 58 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 25.84% 19.14% 29.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 31 63
Average daily rate £250 £275 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -20.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £224 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £350 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 4
Average hourly rate £14.50 £32.50 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.38% -35.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Middleware
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear - 35 £273 - 1
Middleware
England

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 29 (70.73%) Oracle
2 27 (65.85%) Java
3 26 (63.41%) Oracle Fusion
4 17 (41.46%) UNIX
4 17 (41.46%) SOA
4 17 (41.46%) Security Cleared
5 16 (39.02%) SC Cleared
6 15 (36.59%) Linux
7 13 (31.71%) XML
7 13 (31.71%) SQL Server
8 12 (29.27%) .NET
8 12 (29.27%) RDBMS
8 12 (29.27%) TIBCO
8 12 (29.27%) Git (software)
8 12 (29.27%) Relational Database
8 12 (29.27%) Finance
8 12 (29.27%) Maven
8 12 (29.27%) WebSphere
8 12 (29.27%) Integration Testing
8 12 (29.27%) Test Scripting
9 11 (26.83%) Manufacturing
9 11 (26.83%) JBoss
9 11 (26.83%) Tuxedo
10 10 (24.39%) HTML
10 10 (24.39%) XSLT
10 10 (24.39%) CSS
10 10 (24.39%) Adobe
10 10 (24.39%) Subversion
10 10 (24.39%) Play Framework
10 10 (24.39%) Mule

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 12 (29.27%) WebSphere
2 11 (26.83%) Tuxedo
3 10 (24.39%) Mule
4 9 (21.95%) LiveCycle
5 6 (14.63%) WebLogic
6 3 (7.32%) Oracle Service Bus
6 3 (7.32%) AquaLogic
7 1 (2.44%) Oracle Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.20%) VPN
1 5 (12.20%) LAN
1 5 (12.20%) WAN
2 4 (9.76%) Firewall
3 3 (7.32%) SMTP
3 3 (7.32%) IMAP
4 1 (2.44%) DHCP
4 1 (2.44%) DNS
4 1 (2.44%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (31.71%) SQL Server
2 12 (29.27%) RDBMS
2 12 (29.27%) Relational Database
3 4 (9.76%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 12 (29.27%) Git (software)
1 12 (29.27%) Maven
2 10 (24.39%) Subversion
2 10 (24.39%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.88%) Eclipse
General
1 12 (29.27%) Finance
2 11 (26.83%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (46.34%) Developer
2 10 (24.39%) Architect
3 9 (21.95%) SOA Developer
4 7 (17.07%) Software Engineer
5 6 (14.63%) Applications Architect
6 5 (12.20%) Applications Developer
6 5 (12.20%) UNIX Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) Programmer
7 3 (7.32%) Technical Architect
7 3 (7.32%) Web Developer
7 3 (7.32%) Oracle Architect
7 3 (7.32%) Oracle Technical Architect
8 2 (4.88%) Cloud Architect
8 2 (4.88%) Administrator
9 1 (2.44%) DBA
9 1 (2.44%) Analyst
9 1 (2.44%) Service Manager
9 1 (2.44%) Software Developer
9 1 (2.44%) Junior
9 1 (2.44%) Integration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (63.41%) Oracle Fusion
2 13 (31.71%) XML
3 12 (29.27%) .NET
4 10 (24.39%) HTML
4 10 (24.39%) XSLT
4 10 (24.39%) CSS
4 10 (24.39%) Play Framework
5 6 (14.63%) Spring
5 6 (14.63%) HTML5
6 4 (9.76%) Web Services
7 3 (7.32%) SOAP
7 3 (7.32%) JSON
8 1 (2.44%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (24.39%) Open Source
2 3 (7.32%) HACMP
3 1 (2.44%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.44%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 17 (41.46%) UNIX
2 15 (36.59%) Linux
3 6 (14.63%) VME
4 4 (9.76%) AIX
4 4 (9.76%) Solaris
5 2 (4.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.44%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (41.46%) SOA
2 12 (29.27%) Integration Testing
2 12 (29.27%) Test Scripting
3 7 (17.07%) Software Engineering
4 6 (14.63%) Service Management
4 6 (14.63%) Migration
5 5 (12.20%) Programme Management
6 4 (9.76%) Configuration Management
7 3 (7.32%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (7.32%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (4.88%) OO
8 2 (4.88%) ITIL
9 1 (2.44%) ERP
9 1 (2.44%) Workflow
9 1 (2.44%) Six Sigma
9 1 (2.44%) Change Data Capture
9 1 (2.44%) Lean Six Sigma
9 1 (2.44%) Problem Management
9 1 (2.44%) Performance Testing
9 1 (2.44%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 27 (65.85%) Java
2 10 (24.39%) Scala
3 8 (19.51%) JavaScript
4 7 (17.07%) COBOL
5 4 (9.76%) SQL
6 3 (7.32%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (41.46%) Security Cleared
2 16 (39.02%) SC Cleared
3 7 (17.07%) Degree
4 3 (7.32%) IBM AIX Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) VMware ESX
1 1 (2.44%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.44%) KVM
1 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) OpenView
1 1 (2.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 29 (70.73%) Oracle
2 12 (29.27%) TIBCO
3 11 (26.83%) JBoss
4 10 (24.39%) Adobe
4 10 (24.39%) WSO2
5 6 (14.63%) ICL
6 5 (12.20%) HP
6 5 (12.20%) Red Hat
6 5 (12.20%) Fujitsu
7 4 (9.76%) IBM
8 2 (4.88%) Microsoft
9 1 (2.44%) VMware
9 1 (2.44%) Citrix
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