The table below looks at the statistics for Middleware skills in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Middleware over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Middleware
Rank 42 33 21
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -12
Contract jobs citing Middleware 13 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 3.09% 1.07% 4.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.38% 4.05% 13.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 7
Median daily rate £450 £575 £283
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.73% +103.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £575 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £39.13 £52.50
% change year-on-year
-10.54% -25.47%
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
105 74 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 24.94% 26.33% 34.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 42 52
Median daily rate £380 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £300 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £488 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £30.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.60% +8.00%

Middleware
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Sheffield 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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Middleware across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016.

Middleware Daily Rate Histogram 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 27 May 2016, 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 17 (77.27%) Finance
2 14 (63.64%) Linux
3 13 (59.09%) Java
4 12 (54.55%) Windows
5 11 (50.00%) Unix
6 10 (45.45%) Banking
7 8 (36.36%) JavaScript
7 8 (36.36%) SQL
7 8 (36.36%) HTML
8 6 (27.27%) WebSphere
8 6 (27.27%) Oracle
8 6 (27.27%) OpenVMS
8 6 (27.27%) Project Management
8 6 (27.27%) Process Improvement
8 6 (27.27%) Business Transformation
8 6 (27.27%) Line Management
9 5 (22.73%) Hadoop
9 5 (22.73%) Re-Platforming
9 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
9 5 (22.73%) Sybase
9 5 (22.73%) XML
9 5 (22.73%) CSS
9 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (22.73%) Spring
9 5 (22.73%) Migration
10 4 (18.18%) VMware
10 4 (18.18%) Web Services
10 4 (18.18%) DB2
10 4 (18.18%) Solaris
10 4 (18.18%) Tomcat

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield 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 6 (27.27%) WebSphere
2 4 (18.18%) Tomcat
3 3 (13.64%) Apache
3 3 (13.64%) IIS
3 3 (13.64%) Oracle Coherence
3 3 (13.64%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 3 (13.64%) WebSphere Portal
4 1 (4.55%) CICS
4 1 (4.55%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (4.55%) JBoss
4 1 (4.55%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) HTTP
2 3 (13.64%) FCoE
2 3 (13.64%) Fibre Channel
2 3 (13.64%) iSCSI
2 3 (13.64%) LAN
2 3 (13.64%) Multicast
2 3 (13.64%) NAS
2 3 (13.64%) SAN
2 3 (13.64%) WAN
3 1 (4.55%) Firewall
3 1 (4.55%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) Hadoop
1 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 4 (18.18%) DB2
3 3 (13.64%) HBase
4 2 (9.09%) Big Data
4 2 (9.09%) RDBMS
4 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
5 1 (4.55%) Data Mining
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Metasploit
1 1 (4.55%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 17 (77.27%) Finance
2 10 (45.45%) Banking
3 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
4 2 (9.09%) Electronics
4 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing
4 2 (9.09%) Marketing
4 2 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Architect
2 6 (27.27%) Infrastructure Manager
2 6 (27.27%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 6 (27.27%) Project Manager
3 5 (22.73%) Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Infrastructure Architect
4 4 (18.18%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 4 (18.18%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (13.64%) Administrator
5 3 (13.64%) Java Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Ab Initio Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) IT Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (9.09%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (9.09%) IT Manager
6 2 (9.09%) IT Project Manager
6 2 (9.09%) Systems Architect
6 2 (9.09%) WebSphere Administrator
6 2 (9.09%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
7 1 (4.55%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (36.36%) HTML
2 5 (22.73%) CSS
2 5 (22.73%) Spring
2 5 (22.73%) XML
3 4 (18.18%) Web Services
3 4 (18.18%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (13.64%) Hibernate
4 3 (13.64%) IBM Integration Bus
4 3 (13.64%) JSR 168
4 3 (13.64%) Rendezvous
4 3 (13.64%) Spring Web Flow
4 3 (13.64%) XSLT
5 2 (9.09%) JMS
5 2 (9.09%) JSP
5 2 (9.09%) Servlets
5 2 (9.09%) Struts
6 1 (4.55%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (13.64%) iSeries
2 2 (9.09%) Client/Server
2 2 (9.09%) Data Extraction
2 2 (9.09%) Data Integration
2 2 (9.09%) N-Tier
2 2 (9.09%) Reference Data
3 1 (4.55%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 14 (63.64%) Linux
2 12 (54.55%) Windows
3 11 (50.00%) Unix
4 6 (27.27%) OpenVMS
5 4 (18.18%) Solaris
6 2 (9.09%) AIX
6 2 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (9.09%) SUSE
6 2 (9.09%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) Business Transformation
1 6 (27.27%) Line Management
1 6 (27.27%) Process Improvement
1 6 (27.27%) Project Management
2 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (22.73%) Migration
2 5 (22.73%) Re-Platforming
3 3 (13.64%) Benchmarking
3 3 (13.64%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (13.64%) SDLC
4 2 (9.09%) Analytics
4 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (9.09%) Data Modelling
4 2 (9.09%) DevOps
4 2 (9.09%) ETL
4 2 (9.09%) ETL Development
4 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
4 2 (9.09%) Metadata Management
4 2 (9.09%) OO
4 2 (9.09%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 13 (59.09%) Java
2 8 (36.36%) JavaScript
2 8 (36.36%) SQL
3 3 (13.64%) Perl
4 2 (9.09%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) Data Quality
1 2 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (13.64%) Hyper-V
2 3 (13.64%) KVM
2 3 (13.64%) NFS
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (13.64%) SRDF
2 3 (13.64%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Control-M
2 1 (4.55%) Nessus
2 1 (4.55%) Nmap
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Oracle
2 5 (22.73%) Sybase
3 4 (18.18%) IBM
3 4 (18.18%) Intel
3 4 (18.18%) VMware
4 3 (13.64%) Cisco
4 3 (13.64%) DataSynapse
4 3 (13.64%) EMC
4 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
4 3 (13.64%) NetApp
4 3 (13.64%) TIBCO
5 2 (9.09%) Ab Initio
5 2 (9.09%) BMC
5 2 (9.09%) Pega
5 2 (9.09%) SAP
5 2 (9.09%) Vitria
6 1 (4.55%) BEA
6 1 (4.55%) Red Hat
6 1 (4.55%) Splunk
6 1 (4.55%) webMethods