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 30 March 2015 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Middleware
Rank 52 38 -
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -
Contract jobs citing Middleware 10 26 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.55% 4.55% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.25% 19.12% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 15 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £250 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £380 £425
% change year-on-year
+18.42% -10.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £47.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-19.47% +18.75%
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
160 136 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 24.73% 23.78% 18.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 94 30
Average daily rate £300 £250 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £393 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 6
Average hourly rate £11.00 £34.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.64% +4.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 30 March 2015.

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 30 March 2015. 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
Tyne and Wear -6 9 £300 +20.00% 1
Middleware
England

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 17 (77.27%) Oracle
2 16 (72.73%) ITIL
3 15 (68.18%) HP
3 15 (68.18%) Security Cleared
4 13 (59.09%) Oracle Database
4 13 (59.09%) Red Hat
5 12 (54.55%) SQL
5 12 (54.55%) SOA
5 12 (54.55%) SC Cleared
6 11 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (50.00%) Linux
6 11 (50.00%) Java
7 10 (45.45%) WebLogic
7 10 (45.45%) Problem Management
7 10 (45.45%) AquaLogic
7 10 (45.45%) Finance
7 10 (45.45%) Clustering
8 9 (40.91%) Service Management
8 9 (40.91%) OpenView
9 8 (36.36%) PL/SQL
9 8 (36.36%) LDAP
10 7 (31.82%) Oracle Reports
10 7 (31.82%) JDBC
10 7 (31.82%) SOAP
10 7 (31.82%) Web Services
10 7 (31.82%) JMS
10 7 (31.82%) SLA
10 7 (31.82%) J2EE
10 7 (31.82%) Ant
10 7 (31.82%) Informatica

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 10 (45.45%) WebLogic
1 10 (45.45%) AquaLogic
2 4 (18.18%) IIS
2 4 (18.18%) IBM Notes
2 4 (18.18%) Apache
3 1 (4.55%) Tuxedo
3 1 (4.55%) OpenROAD
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (36.36%) LDAP
2 4 (18.18%) SAN
3 3 (13.64%) Firewall
3 3 (13.64%) DNS
3 3 (13.64%) DHCP
4 2 (9.09%) VPN
4 2 (9.09%) LAN
4 2 (9.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (59.09%) Oracle Database
2 7 (31.82%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 7 (31.82%) Ant
2 1 (4.55%) LoadRunner
2 1 (4.55%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 10 (45.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Developer
2 5 (22.73%) Informatica Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Linux Administrator
3 3 (13.64%) Administrator
4 2 (9.09%) Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Architect
4 2 (9.09%) UNIX Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Wintel Support
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Mainframe Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Wintel Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Systems Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (31.82%) J2EE
1 7 (31.82%) JDBC
1 7 (31.82%) SOAP
1 7 (31.82%) Web Services
1 7 (31.82%) JMS
1 7 (31.82%) JNDI
2 3 (13.64%) Java EE
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 10 (45.45%) Clustering
2 3 (13.64%) Open Source
3 2 (9.09%) HACMP
3 2 (9.09%) Mainframe
3 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.55%) Fat Client
4 1 (4.55%) Private Cloud
4 1 (4.55%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 11 (50.00%) Linux
1 11 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (18.18%) UNIX
2 4 (18.18%) Windows
3 3 (13.64%) VME
4 2 (9.09%) Solaris
4 2 (9.09%) AIX
5 1 (4.55%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (72.73%) ITIL
2 12 (54.55%) SOA
3 10 (45.45%) Problem Management
4 9 (40.91%) Service Management
5 7 (31.82%) High Availability
5 7 (31.82%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (27.27%) OOA/OOD
6 6 (27.27%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (13.64%) Migration
7 3 (13.64%) Change Management
7 3 (13.64%) Network Management
8 2 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (9.09%) Workflow
8 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce
8 2 (9.09%) Six Sigma
8 2 (9.09%) Configuration Management
8 2 (9.09%) Lean Six Sigma
8 2 (9.09%) Business Analysis
8 2 (9.09%) Knowledge Management
9 1 (4.55%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (54.55%) SQL
2 11 (50.00%) Java
3 8 (36.36%) PL/SQL
4 7 (31.82%) Shell Script
4 7 (31.82%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
5 1 (4.55%) VB6
5 1 (4.55%) VB
5 1 (4.55%) C
5 1 (4.55%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 15 (68.18%) Security Cleared
2 12 (54.55%) SC Cleared
3 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (9.09%) IBM AIX Certification
5 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (31.82%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) Terminal Services
2 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
3 2 (9.09%) GPFS
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 9 (40.91%) OpenView
2 3 (13.64%) HP SIM
3 1 (4.55%) Tivoli
3 1 (4.55%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 17 (77.27%) Oracle
2 15 (68.18%) HP
3 13 (59.09%) Red Hat
4 7 (31.82%) Informatica
5 4 (18.18%) Lotus
5 4 (18.18%) Citrix
6 3 (13.64%) VMware
6 3 (13.64%) ICL
6 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
6 3 (13.64%) Splunk
7 2 (9.09%) IBM
8 1 (4.55%) Fujitsu