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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Middleware over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Middleware
England / North East
Rank 74 71 53
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -18
Contract jobs citing Middleware 18 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.90% 0.79% 1.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.47% 2.68% 5.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 5
Median daily rate £300 £300 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £42.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+19.04% +15.38%

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
278 261 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 29.36% 29.43% 23.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 161 112
Median daily rate £370 £355 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.22% +9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +13.43%

Middleware
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East region citing Middleware as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 23 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware within the North East region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -10 14 £300 -
Durham +4 3 £425 -19.04%
Middleware
England

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Middleware also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North East region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 41 (51.90%) ITIL
2 38 (48.10%) AIX
3 35 (44.30%) Windows
4 34 (43.04%) Solaris
5 33 (41.77%) Oracle
6 31 (39.24%) Unix
7 29 (36.71%) Linux
7 29 (36.71%) Security Cleared
8 28 (35.44%) HP
8 28 (35.44%) Windows Server
9 26 (32.91%) Microsoft
9 26 (32.91%) CA
10 23 (29.11%) SC Cleared
11 22 (27.85%) WebLogic
12 21 (26.58%) SQL
12 21 (26.58%) JavaScript
13 20 (25.32%) PowerShell
13 20 (25.32%) ITSM
14 19 (24.05%) HP Operations Orchestration
15 18 (22.78%) Agile Software Development
15 18 (22.78%) IBM
16 17 (21.52%) Tuxedo
17 16 (20.25%) OO
17 16 (20.25%) HPUX
17 16 (20.25%) Problem Management
18 15 (18.99%) Change Management
18 15 (18.99%) Java
19 14 (17.72%) Firewall
19 14 (17.72%) WebSphere
20 13 (16.46%) Jython

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 22 (27.85%) WebLogic
2 17 (21.52%) Tuxedo
3 14 (17.72%) WebSphere
4 13 (16.46%) WebSphere Application Server
5 12 (15.19%) MQSeries
6 10 (12.66%) Oracle Application Server
6 10 (12.66%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 6 (7.59%) AquaLogic
7 6 (7.59%) JBoss
8 5 (6.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 5 (6.33%) WildFly
9 4 (5.06%) SharePoint
10 1 (1.27%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 4 (5.06%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.80%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.27%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (7.59%) OpenText MBPM
2 5 (6.33%) BusinessWorks
2 5 (6.33%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (5.06%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (1.27%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.06%) IaaS
1 4 (5.06%) PaaS
1 4 (5.06%) SaaS
2 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (17.72%) Firewall
2 10 (12.66%) HTTP
2 10 (12.66%) HTTPS
2 10 (12.66%) iSCSI
2 10 (12.66%) NAS
2 10 (12.66%) SAN
3 8 (10.13%) SSL
4 2 (2.53%) Kerberos
4 2 (2.53%) LAN
4 2 (2.53%) LDAP
4 2 (2.53%) VPN
4 2 (2.53%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.46%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.33%) DB2
2 5 (6.33%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (5.06%) Oracle Database
3 4 (5.06%) Oracle Database 12c
4 3 (3.80%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (3.80%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (1.27%) DTS
Development Applications
1 5 (6.33%) CA Gen
2 1 (1.27%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.27%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (5.06%) Billing
2 1 (1.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (20.25%) Automation Engineer
2 13 (16.46%) Middleware Engineer
3 11 (13.92%) Consultant
4 10 (12.66%) Applications Architect
4 10 (12.66%) Architect
5 9 (11.39%) Migration Architect
6 7 (8.86%) Middleware Consultant
6 7 (8.86%) Support Engineer
7 6 (7.59%) Unix Engineer
8 5 (6.33%) Oracle Consultant
9 4 (5.06%) DBA
9 4 (5.06%) Oracle DBA
9 4 (5.06%) Oracle Middleware Consultant
9 4 (5.06%) Support Consultant
10 3 (3.80%) Billing Consultant
10 3 (3.80%) Cloud Automation Engineer
10 3 (3.80%) Cloud Engineer
10 3 (3.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (3.80%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 2 (2.53%) Senior Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (15.19%) IBM Integration Bus
2 7 (8.86%) Software Packaging
3 5 (6.33%) J2EE
3 5 (6.33%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (1.27%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.19%) Mainframe
2 9 (11.39%) Public Cloud
3 4 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.06%) HACMP
4 3 (3.80%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.80%) Oracle Exalytics
5 2 (2.53%) CLARiiON
6 1 (1.27%) AS400
6 1 (1.27%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.27%) Tandem
6 1 (1.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 38 (48.10%) AIX
2 35 (44.30%) Windows
3 34 (43.04%) Solaris
4 31 (39.24%) Unix
5 29 (36.71%) Linux
6 28 (35.44%) Windows Server
7 16 (20.25%) HPUX
8 12 (15.19%) OS/390
8 12 (15.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (8.86%) MVS
10 6 (7.59%) Windows 7
11 5 (6.33%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (51.90%) ITIL
2 20 (25.32%) ITSM
3 18 (22.78%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (20.25%) OO
4 16 (20.25%) Problem Management
5 15 (18.99%) Change Management
6 13 (16.46%) Configuration Management
6 13 (16.46%) DevOps
7 11 (13.92%) Migration
7 11 (13.92%) Release Management
7 11 (13.92%) Root Cause Analysis
7 11 (13.92%) Security Patching
7 11 (13.92%) Service Delivery
8 10 (12.66%) Application Discovery
8 10 (12.66%) Software Distribution
8 10 (12.66%) Virtual Environments
9 9 (11.39%) QMS
10 8 (10.13%) High Availability
10 8 (10.13%) Open Source
11 7 (8.86%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (26.58%) JavaScript
1 21 (26.58%) SQL
2 20 (25.32%) PowerShell
3 15 (18.99%) Java
4 13 (16.46%) Jython
4 13 (16.46%) Python
5 6 (7.59%) Perl
6 5 (6.33%) C
6 5 (6.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 29 (36.71%) Security Cleared
2 23 (29.11%) SC Cleared
3 10 (12.66%) DV Cleared
4 9 (11.39%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (5.06%) Degree
5 4 (5.06%) IBM AIX Certification
6 2 (2.53%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.27%) CCNA
7 1 (1.27%) CCNP
7 1 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.27%) MCDBA
7 1 (1.27%) MCP
7 1 (1.27%) MCSE
7 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.27%) OCA
7 1 (1.27%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.06%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (3.80%) ISO 9001
2 3 (3.80%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (12.66%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.06%) GPFS
3 3 (3.80%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 19 (24.05%) HP Operations Orchestration
2 13 (16.46%) Puppet
2 13 (16.46%) SCOrch
3 12 (15.19%) BladeLogic
4 5 (6.33%) SCCM
5 4 (5.06%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 4 (5.06%) WSUS
6 2 (2.53%) Oracle ZFS
7 1 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 33 (41.77%) Oracle
2 28 (35.44%) HP
3 26 (32.91%) CA
3 26 (32.91%) Microsoft
4 18 (22.78%) IBM
5 13 (16.46%) BMC
6 12 (15.19%) Dell
7 11 (13.92%) Red Hat
8 8 (10.13%) Sun
9 7 (8.86%) Axway
9 7 (8.86%) TIBCO
10 5 (6.33%) ServiceNow
11 4 (5.06%) Fujitsu
11 4 (5.06%) Symantec
12 2 (2.53%) EMC
13 1 (1.27%) Informatica
13 1 (1.27%) SAP
13 1 (1.27%) Siebel