The table below looks at the statistics for Middleware skills in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Middleware over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Middleware
Rank 41 28 29
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +1
Contract jobs citing Middleware 8 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.91% 1.75% 0.90%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.67% 9.09% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 1
Average daily rate £500 £438 £184
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +138.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +12.90%
Middleware
South Yorkshire

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 Sheffield region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
120 44 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 28.64% 19.30% 26.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 26 26
Average daily rate £350 £350 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +20.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £9.00 £40.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-77.50% +37.93%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

Middleware
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Middleware across the Sheffield region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Middleware Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Middleware
Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Middleware across the Sheffield region.

Middleware Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

Middleware
Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Middleware across the Sheffield region.

Middleware Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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 7 (63.64%) Java
1 7 (63.64%) Unix
1 7 (63.64%) Finance
2 6 (54.55%) Linux
3 4 (36.36%) Perl
3 4 (36.36%) Banking
4 3 (27.27%) WebSphere
4 3 (27.27%) IBM Integration Bus
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 3 (27.27%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (27.27%) Windows
4 3 (27.27%) MS Visio
4 3 (27.27%) iSeries
4 3 (27.27%) WebSphere Portal
4 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (18.18%) SDLC
5 2 (18.18%) ETL Development
5 2 (18.18%) Spring Web Flow
5 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
5 2 (18.18%) Hadoop
5 2 (18.18%) Data Quality
5 2 (18.18%) Big Data
5 2 (18.18%) Analytics
5 2 (18.18%) Metadata Management
5 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
5 2 (18.18%) SQL
5 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle
5 2 (18.18%) HTML
5 2 (18.18%) CSS

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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 3 (27.27%) WebSphere
1 3 (27.27%) WebSphere Portal
2 1 (9.09%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
1 1 (9.09%) PeopleSoft HCM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Firewall
1 1 (9.09%) HTTP
1 1 (9.09%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Big Data
1 2 (18.18%) Hadoop
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Metasploit
General
1 7 (63.64%) Finance
2 4 (36.36%) Banking
3 2 (18.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) Ab Initio Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Java Developer
3 2 (18.18%) WebSphere Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Middleware Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Security Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Unix Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) WebLogic Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) IBM Integration Bus
1 3 (27.27%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (18.18%) CSS
2 2 (18.18%) Hibernate
2 2 (18.18%) HTML
2 2 (18.18%) JSR 168
2 2 (18.18%) Spring
2 2 (18.18%) Spring Web Flow
3 1 (9.09%) J2EE
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (9.09%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (27.27%) iSeries
2 2 (18.18%) Data Extraction
2 2 (18.18%) Data Integration
2 2 (18.18%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Unix
2 6 (54.55%) Linux
3 3 (27.27%) Windows
4 1 (9.09%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Analytics
1 2 (18.18%) Business Development
1 2 (18.18%) Data Management
1 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
1 2 (18.18%) ETL
1 2 (18.18%) ETL Development
1 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
1 2 (18.18%) Metadata Management
1 2 (18.18%) Project Management
1 2 (18.18%) SDLC
2 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
2 1 (9.09%) Business Transformation
2 1 (9.09%) Data Architecture
2 1 (9.09%) Information Security
2 1 (9.09%) Line Management
2 1 (9.09%) Process Improvement
2 1 (9.09%) SIEM
2 1 (9.09%) SOA
2 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) Java
2 4 (36.36%) Perl
3 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
3 2 (18.18%) SQL
4 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
4 1 (9.09%) Korn
4 1 (9.09%) Python
4 1 (9.09%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) Data Quality
1 2 (18.18%) QA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Control-M
2 1 (9.09%) Nessus
2 1 (9.09%) Nmap
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Ab Initio
2 2 (18.18%) BMC
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) Cognos
3 1 (9.09%) IBM
3 1 (9.09%) JD Edwards
3 1 (9.09%) Pega
3 1 (9.09%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (9.09%) Siebel
3 1 (9.09%) Splunk
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Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day + negotiable
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