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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Middleware
Rank 29 26 21
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -5
Contract jobs citing Middleware 15 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 3.96% 2.60% 3.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.03% 9.59% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 3
Median daily rate £525 £338 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% -24.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £316 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £515 £449
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £413
% change year-on-year
- +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-30.00% -
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
136 73 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 35.88% 27.14% 32.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 42 38
Median daily rate £375 £338 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +10.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £400 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 8
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 21 (75.00%) Linux
2 19 (67.86%) Windows
3 17 (60.71%) Finance
4 15 (53.57%) SQL
4 15 (53.57%) Java
5 14 (50.00%) Oracle
6 13 (46.43%) Banking
7 12 (42.86%) VMware
7 12 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
7 12 (42.86%) Solaris
7 12 (42.86%) Intel
8 11 (39.29%) JavaScript
8 11 (39.29%) HTML
9 10 (35.71%) Unix
10 9 (32.14%) SQL Server
10 9 (32.14%) WebSphere
11 8 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (28.57%) Sybase
11 8 (28.57%) DB2
11 8 (28.57%) XML
11 8 (28.57%) WebSphere MQ
12 7 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
12 7 (25.00%) Multicast
12 7 (25.00%) KVM
12 7 (25.00%) FCoE
12 7 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
12 7 (25.00%) Benchmarking
12 7 (25.00%) SAN
12 7 (25.00%) NetApp
12 7 (25.00%) LAN

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 (32.14%) WebSphere
2 7 (25.00%) Tomcat
3 6 (21.43%) Apache
3 6 (21.43%) IIS
3 6 (21.43%) Oracle Coherence
3 6 (21.43%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 5 (17.86%) CICS
4 5 (17.86%) IBM HTTP Server
5 3 (10.71%) WebSphere Portal
6 1 (3.57%) JBoss
6 1 (3.57%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (14.29%) MS Visio
2 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.00%) FCoE
1 7 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
1 7 (25.00%) iSCSI
1 7 (25.00%) LAN
1 7 (25.00%) Multicast
1 7 (25.00%) NAS
1 7 (25.00%) SAN
1 7 (25.00%) WAN
2 6 (21.43%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (32.14%) SQL Server
2 8 (28.57%) DB2
3 7 (25.00%) Hadoop
4 6 (21.43%) HBase
5 2 (7.14%) RDBMS
5 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
6 1 (3.57%) Big Data
6 1 (3.57%) Data Mining
6 1 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 17 (60.71%) Finance
2 13 (46.43%) Banking
3 3 (10.71%) Telecoms
4 2 (7.14%) Electronics
4 2 (7.14%) Manufacturing
4 2 (7.14%) Marketing
5 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (53.57%) Architect
2 12 (42.86%) Infrastructure Architect
3 8 (28.57%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 8 (28.57%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (21.43%) Infrastructure Manager
4 6 (21.43%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 6 (21.43%) Project Manager
5 4 (14.29%) Developer
6 3 (10.71%) Administrator
6 3 (10.71%) Java Developer
7 2 (7.14%) IT Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (7.14%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
7 2 (7.14%) IT Manager
7 2 (7.14%) IT Project Manager
7 2 (7.14%) Systems Architect
7 2 (7.14%) WebSphere Administrator
7 2 (7.14%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
8 1 (3.57%) Middleware Architect
8 1 (3.57%) Senior Systems Architect
8 1 (3.57%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (39.29%) HTML
2 8 (28.57%) WebSphere MQ
2 8 (28.57%) XML
3 6 (21.43%) Rendezvous
3 6 (21.43%) XSLT
4 5 (17.86%) CSS
4 5 (17.86%) Spring
5 4 (14.29%) Web Services
6 3 (10.71%) Hibernate
6 3 (10.71%) IBM Integration Bus
6 3 (10.71%) JSR 168
6 3 (10.71%) Spring Web Flow
7 2 (7.14%) JMS
7 2 (7.14%) JSP
7 2 (7.14%) Servlets
7 2 (7.14%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Replication
2 3 (10.71%) iSeries
3 2 (7.14%) Client/Server
3 2 (7.14%) N-Tier
4 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.57%) Data Extraction
4 1 (3.57%) Data Integration
4 1 (3.57%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 21 (75.00%) Linux
2 19 (67.86%) Windows
3 12 (42.86%) Solaris
4 10 (35.71%) Unix
5 6 (21.43%) AIX
5 6 (21.43%) OpenVMS
5 6 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (21.43%) SUSE
5 6 (21.43%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (25.00%) Benchmarking
2 7 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (21.43%) Business Transformation
3 6 (21.43%) Line Management
3 6 (21.43%) Process Improvement
3 6 (21.43%) Project Management
4 5 (17.86%) Migration
4 5 (17.86%) Re-Platforming
5 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (7.14%) DevOps
5 2 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (7.14%) MVC
5 2 (7.14%) OO
5 2 (7.14%) Programme Management
5 2 (7.14%) SDLC
5 2 (7.14%) Software Delivery
5 2 (7.14%) Workflow
6 1 (3.57%) UML
Programming Languages
1 15 (53.57%) Java
1 15 (53.57%) SQL
2 11 (39.29%) JavaScript
3 3 (10.71%) Perl
4 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) Data Quality
1 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 12 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 7 (25.00%) KVM
2 7 (25.00%) NFS
2 7 (25.00%) SRDF
2 7 (25.00%) Xen
3 6 (21.43%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Control-M
Vendors
1 14 (50.00%) Oracle
2 12 (42.86%) Intel
2 12 (42.86%) VMware
3 8 (28.57%) Sybase
4 7 (25.00%) Cisco
4 7 (25.00%) EMC
4 7 (25.00%) IBM
4 7 (25.00%) NetApp
5 6 (21.43%) DataSynapse
5 6 (21.43%) TIBCO
6 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
7 2 (7.14%) AppDynamics
7 2 (7.14%) Pega
7 2 (7.14%) SAP
7 2 (7.14%) Vitria
8 1 (3.57%) Ab Initio
8 1 (3.57%) BEA
8 1 (3.57%) BMC
8 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
8 1 (3.57%) webMethods