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 20 February 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Middleware
England / North East
Rank 83 60 51
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -9
Contract jobs citing Middleware 10 15 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.10% 1.70% 0.97%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.32% 5.12% 4.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 4
Median daily rate £295 £288 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.51% +15.10%
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 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.04% +20.00%

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
301 293 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 33.26% 33.18% 21.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 184 90
Median daily rate £350 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £298 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £525 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Median hourly rate £9.00 £20.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.62% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +13.97%

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 20 February 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 20 February 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 -19 10 £295 +3.32%
Middleware
England

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 35 (50.72%) ITIL
2 30 (43.48%) AIX
3 29 (42.03%) Linux
4 27 (39.13%) Windows
5 24 (34.78%) Solaris
5 24 (34.78%) Oracle
6 23 (33.33%) HP
6 23 (33.33%) Security Cleared
7 22 (31.88%) CA
8 21 (30.43%) SQL
8 21 (30.43%) JavaScript
8 21 (30.43%) Unix
9 20 (28.99%) PowerShell
9 20 (28.99%) ITSM
9 20 (28.99%) Windows Server
10 19 (27.54%) HP Operations Orchestration
10 19 (27.54%) SC Cleared
11 18 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
11 18 (26.09%) Microsoft
12 16 (23.19%) WebLogic
12 16 (23.19%) HPUX
12 16 (23.19%) OO
13 15 (21.74%) IBM
14 14 (20.29%) Tuxedo
14 14 (20.29%) Firewall
15 13 (18.84%) Jython
15 13 (18.84%) Java
15 13 (18.84%) SQL Server
15 13 (18.84%) Python
15 13 (18.84%) BMC

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 16 (23.19%) WebLogic
2 14 (20.29%) Tuxedo
3 11 (15.94%) WebSphere
4 10 (14.49%) WebSphere Application Server
5 9 (13.04%) MQSeries
6 8 (11.59%) Oracle Application Server
7 7 (10.14%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 6 (8.70%) JBoss
9 5 (7.25%) WildFly
10 4 (5.80%) AquaLogic
10 4 (5.80%) SharePoint
11 1 (1.45%) Oracle Service Bus
11 1 (1.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 4 (5.80%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.45%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (7.25%) BusinessWorks
1 5 (7.25%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (5.80%) OpenText MBPM
2 4 (5.80%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.45%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.80%) IaaS
1 4 (5.80%) PaaS
1 4 (5.80%) SaaS
2 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (20.29%) Firewall
2 10 (14.49%) HTTP
2 10 (14.49%) HTTPS
2 10 (14.49%) iSCSI
2 10 (14.49%) NAS
2 10 (14.49%) SAN
3 6 (8.70%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.84%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.25%) DB2
2 5 (7.25%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (5.80%) Oracle Database
3 4 (5.80%) Oracle Database 12c
4 3 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (4.35%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (1.45%) DTS
Development Applications
1 5 (7.25%) CA Gen
2 1 (1.45%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.45%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (5.80%) Billing
2 1 (1.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (23.19%) Automation Engineer
2 11 (15.94%) Consultant
3 10 (14.49%) Applications Architect
3 10 (14.49%) Architect
4 9 (13.04%) Migration Architect
5 7 (10.14%) Middleware Consultant
5 7 (10.14%) Middleware Engineer
6 5 (7.25%) Oracle Consultant
7 4 (5.80%) DBA
7 4 (5.80%) Oracle DBA
7 4 (5.80%) Oracle Middleware Consultant
7 4 (5.80%) Support Consultant
7 4 (5.80%) Unix Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) Billing Consultant
8 3 (4.35%) Cloud Automation Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) Cloud Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (2.90%) Senior DBA
9 2 (2.90%) Senior Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (13.04%) IBM Integration Bus
2 7 (10.14%) Software Packaging
3 5 (7.25%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (4.35%) J2EE
5 1 (1.45%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.39%) Mainframe
2 9 (13.04%) Public Cloud
3 4 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.80%) HACMP
4 3 (4.35%) Oracle Exalytics
5 2 (2.90%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.45%) AS400
6 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.45%) Tandem
6 1 (1.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 30 (43.48%) AIX
2 29 (42.03%) Linux
3 27 (39.13%) Windows
4 24 (34.78%) Solaris
5 21 (30.43%) Unix
6 20 (28.99%) Windows Server
7 16 (23.19%) HPUX
8 12 (17.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (13.04%) OS/390
10 7 (10.14%) MVS
11 6 (8.70%) Windows 7
12 5 (7.25%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (50.72%) ITIL
2 20 (28.99%) ITSM
3 18 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (23.19%) OO
5 13 (18.84%) DevOps
6 11 (15.94%) Configuration Management
6 11 (15.94%) Migration
6 11 (15.94%) Problem Management
6 11 (15.94%) Security Patching
7 10 (14.49%) Application Discovery
7 10 (14.49%) Change Management
7 10 (14.49%) Software Distribution
7 10 (14.49%) Virtual Environments
8 8 (11.59%) High Availability
8 8 (11.59%) Open Source
9 6 (8.70%) PRINCE2
9 6 (8.70%) Release Management
9 6 (8.70%) Root Cause Analysis
9 6 (8.70%) Service Delivery
10 4 (5.80%) Operational Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (30.43%) JavaScript
1 21 (30.43%) SQL
2 20 (28.99%) PowerShell
3 13 (18.84%) Java
3 13 (18.84%) Jython
3 13 (18.84%) Python
4 4 (5.80%) Perl
5 3 (4.35%) C
5 3 (4.35%) C++
Qualifications
1 23 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 19 (27.54%) SC Cleared
3 10 (14.49%) DV Cleared
4 6 (8.70%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (5.80%) IBM AIX Certification
6 2 (2.90%) Degree
6 2 (2.90%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.45%) CCNA
7 1 (1.45%) CCNP
7 1 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.45%) MCDBA
7 1 (1.45%) MCP
7 1 (1.45%) MCSE
7 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.45%) OCA
7 1 (1.45%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.45%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 10 (14.49%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.80%) GPFS
3 3 (4.35%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 19 (27.54%) HP Operations Orchestration
2 13 (18.84%) Puppet
2 13 (18.84%) SCOrch
3 12 (17.39%) BladeLogic
4 5 (7.25%) SCCM
5 4 (5.80%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 4 (5.80%) WSUS
6 1 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 24 (34.78%) Oracle
2 23 (33.33%) HP
3 22 (31.88%) CA
4 18 (26.09%) Microsoft
5 15 (21.74%) IBM
6 13 (18.84%) BMC
7 12 (17.39%) Dell
8 11 (15.94%) Red Hat
9 7 (10.14%) TIBCO
10 5 (7.25%) Axway
11 4 (5.80%) Sun
11 4 (5.80%) Symantec
12 2 (2.90%) Fujitsu
13 1 (1.45%) Informatica
13 1 (1.45%) SAP
13 1 (1.45%) Siebel