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 24 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Middleware
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
Rank 43 38 29
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -9
Contract jobs citing Middleware 5 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.40% 2.11% 1.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.65% 6.82% 6.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 0
Median daily rate £488 £500 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £424 £450
% change year-on-year
+6.19% -5.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +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 Sheffield region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
137 132 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 38.38% 30.91% 18.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 98 28
Median daily rate £380 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £9.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -77.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

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 24 February 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 24 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 8 (53.33%) WebSphere
2 7 (46.67%) Banking
2 7 (46.67%) Finance
2 7 (46.67%) Linux
2 7 (46.67%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (33.33%) Unix
4 4 (26.67%) WebLogic
4 4 (26.67%) Oracle
4 4 (26.67%) DataPower
4 4 (26.67%) Puppet
4 4 (26.67%) Jenkins
5 3 (20.00%) MuleSoft
5 3 (20.00%) GitHub
5 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (20.00%) Splunk
5 3 (20.00%) Confluence
5 3 (20.00%) Solaris
5 3 (20.00%) VMware
5 3 (20.00%) JIRA
5 3 (20.00%) Perl
5 3 (20.00%) SQL
5 3 (20.00%) Apache
5 3 (20.00%) Tomcat
5 3 (20.00%) Windows
5 3 (20.00%) IBM
5 3 (20.00%) Intel
5 3 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (13.33%) WebLogic Portal
6 2 (13.33%) CICS
6 2 (13.33%) AIX

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 8 (53.33%) WebSphere
2 7 (46.67%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (26.67%) WebLogic
4 3 (20.00%) Apache
4 3 (20.00%) Confluence
4 3 (20.00%) Tomcat
5 2 (13.33%) CICS
5 2 (13.33%) FileNet
5 2 (13.33%) IBM HTTP Server
5 2 (13.33%) Tuxedo
5 2 (13.33%) WebLogic Portal
5 2 (13.33%) WebSphere Portal
6 1 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (6.67%) DataSynapse
6 1 (6.67%) IIS
6 1 (6.67%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (6.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (6.67%) Oracle Workflow
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) DNS
1 1 (6.67%) FCoE
1 1 (6.67%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (6.67%) HTTP
1 1 (6.67%) iSCSI
1 1 (6.67%) LAN
1 1 (6.67%) Multicast
1 1 (6.67%) NAS
1 1 (6.67%) SAN
1 1 (6.67%) SSL
1 1 (6.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) DB2
2 1 (6.67%) Hadoop
2 1 (6.67%) HBase
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Jenkins
2 3 (20.00%) JIRA
3 1 (6.67%) Maven
General
1 7 (46.67%) Banking
1 7 (46.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Architect
1 4 (26.67%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (20.00%) Administrator
2 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
2 3 (20.00%) Middleware Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Middleware Specialist
3 2 (13.33%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Server Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) WebSphere Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Middleware Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Middleware Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Server Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Server Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) WebSphere Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (6.67%) HTML
2 1 (6.67%) Rendezvous
2 1 (6.67%) XML
2 1 (6.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) DataPower
2 2 (13.33%) iSeries
2 2 (13.33%) Replication
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Linux
2 5 (33.33%) Unix
3 3 (20.00%) Solaris
3 3 (20.00%) Windows
4 2 (13.33%) AIX
4 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (13.33%) SUSE
4 2 (13.33%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (13.33%) DevOps
1 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Modelling
1 2 (13.33%) Feasibility Study
2 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (6.67%) Benchmarking
2 1 (6.67%) CRM
2 1 (6.67%) Document Management
2 1 (6.67%) ITIL
2 1 (6.67%) Migration
2 1 (6.67%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (6.67%) TOGAF
2 1 (6.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) Perl
1 3 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) Java
2 2 (13.33%) Python
2 2 (13.33%) Ruby
3 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
3 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (6.67%) KVM
2 1 (6.67%) NFS
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (6.67%) SRDF
2 1 (6.67%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) Puppet
2 1 (6.67%) Ansible
2 1 (6.67%) Control-M
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle
2 3 (20.00%) IBM
2 3 (20.00%) Intel
2 3 (20.00%) MuleSoft
2 3 (20.00%) Splunk
2 3 (20.00%) VMware
3 2 (13.33%) Red Hat
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco
4 1 (6.67%) EMC
4 1 (6.67%) NetApp
4 1 (6.67%) Sybase
4 1 (6.67%) TIBCO