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 20 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Middleware
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
Rank 46 42 25
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -17
Contract jobs citing Middleware 6 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.51% 1.60% 2.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.75% 5.69% 12.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 5
Median daily rate £538 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £500 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £436
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.57%
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 Sheffield region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
160 123 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 40.30% 28.15% 18.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 85 24
Median daily rate £365 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.75% +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £9.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 10 (50.00%) Linux
2 9 (45.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 9 (45.00%) WebSphere
3 8 (40.00%) Finance
3 8 (40.00%) Oracle
3 8 (40.00%) Unix
3 8 (40.00%) Windows
4 7 (35.00%) Solaris
4 7 (35.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 7 (35.00%) SQL
4 7 (35.00%) Intel
4 7 (35.00%) VMware
4 7 (35.00%) IBM HTTP Server
4 7 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (35.00%) zOS
5 6 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (30.00%) Puppet
5 6 (30.00%) Feasibility Study
5 6 (30.00%) Banking
5 6 (30.00%) CICS
5 6 (30.00%) SUSE
5 6 (30.00%) Replication
5 6 (30.00%) Perl
5 6 (30.00%) DB2
5 6 (30.00%) AIX
6 5 (25.00%) WebLogic
6 5 (25.00%) DataPower
7 4 (20.00%) Ruby
7 4 (20.00%) Java
7 4 (20.00%) Apache

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 9 (45.00%) WebSphere
2 7 (35.00%) IBM HTTP Server
2 7 (35.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 6 (30.00%) CICS
4 5 (25.00%) WebLogic
5 4 (20.00%) Apache
6 3 (15.00%) FileNet
6 3 (15.00%) Tomcat
6 3 (15.00%) WebLogic Portal
6 3 (15.00%) WebSphere Portal
7 2 (10.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 2 (10.00%) Tuxedo
8 1 (5.00%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (5.00%) Confluence
8 1 (5.00%) IIS
8 1 (5.00%) MQSeries
8 1 (5.00%) Oracle Coherence
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) HTTP
2 1 (5.00%) DNS
2 1 (5.00%) FCoE
2 1 (5.00%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (5.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (5.00%) LAN
2 1 (5.00%) LDAP
2 1 (5.00%) Multicast
2 1 (5.00%) NAS
2 1 (5.00%) SAN
2 1 (5.00%) SSL
2 1 (5.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) DB2
2 1 (5.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (5.00%) HBase
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.00%) JIRA
2 1 (5.00%) Maven
General
1 8 (40.00%) Finance
2 6 (30.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Architect
1 7 (35.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 6 (30.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
2 6 (30.00%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (15.00%) Administrator
3 3 (15.00%) Middleware Specialist
4 2 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Middleware Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Server Administrator
4 2 (10.00%) WebSphere Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Engineering Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Middleware Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Middleware Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Server Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) WebSphere Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) WebSphere MQ Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (45.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (10.00%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (5.00%) HTML
3 1 (5.00%) J2EE
3 1 (5.00%) Rendezvous
3 1 (5.00%) XML
3 1 (5.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Replication
2 5 (25.00%) DataPower
3 3 (15.00%) iSeries
4 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.00%) Client/Server
4 1 (5.00%) Clustering
4 1 (5.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 10 (50.00%) Linux
2 8 (40.00%) Unix
2 8 (40.00%) Windows
3 7 (35.00%) Solaris
3 7 (35.00%) zOS
4 6 (30.00%) AIX
4 6 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (30.00%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Feasibility Study
2 2 (10.00%) DevOps
3 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.00%) Benchmarking
3 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Modelling
3 1 (5.00%) ITIL
3 1 (5.00%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (5.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) SQL
2 6 (30.00%) Perl
3 4 (20.00%) Java
3 4 (20.00%) Ruby
4 3 (15.00%) Python
5 2 (10.00%) Shell Script
6 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
6 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
6 1 (5.00%) Jython
6 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 7 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.00%) KVM
2 1 (5.00%) NFS
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (5.00%) SRDF
2 1 (5.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (30.00%) Puppet
2 2 (10.00%) Ansible
3 1 (5.00%) Control-M
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Oracle
2 7 (35.00%) Intel
2 7 (35.00%) VMware
3 4 (20.00%) IBM
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco
4 1 (5.00%) DataSynapse
4 1 (5.00%) EMC
4 1 (5.00%) IFS
4 1 (5.00%) MuleSoft
4 1 (5.00%) NetApp
4 1 (5.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.00%) Splunk
4 1 (5.00%) Sybase
4 1 (5.00%) TIBCO