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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Middleware
Rank 37 52 30
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -22
Contract jobs citing Middleware 20 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 4.08% 0.67% 0.87%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.66% 2.04% 3.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 2 1
Median daily rate £525 £338 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% +92.85%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £32.00 £28.63
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +11.79%
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
207 147 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 42.24% 33.03% 22.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 121 34
Median daily rate £400 £400 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +29.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £510 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £50.00 - £15.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +9.48%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 20 (57.14%) Linux
1 20 (57.14%) Windows
2 19 (54.29%) Oracle
3 17 (48.57%) SQL
3 17 (48.57%) Solaris
3 17 (48.57%) Intel
3 17 (48.57%) VMware
3 17 (48.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (45.71%) WebSphere
5 15 (42.86%) Finance
5 15 (42.86%) WebSphere MQ
5 15 (42.86%) Java
6 12 (34.29%) IBM
6 12 (34.29%) Banking
7 11 (31.43%) IBM HTTP Server
7 11 (31.43%) zOS
7 11 (31.43%) Apache
8 10 (28.57%) AIX
8 10 (28.57%) JavaScript
8 10 (28.57%) DB2
8 10 (28.57%) HTML
8 10 (28.57%) SUSE
8 10 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (25.71%) Replication
9 9 (25.71%) Unix
9 9 (25.71%) Tomcat
9 9 (25.71%) HTTP
9 9 (25.71%) CICS
9 9 (25.71%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 9 (25.71%) Feasibility Study

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 16 (45.71%) WebSphere
2 11 (31.43%) Apache
2 11 (31.43%) IBM HTTP Server
3 9 (25.71%) CICS
3 9 (25.71%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 9 (25.71%) Tomcat
4 7 (20.00%) IIS
4 7 (20.00%) Oracle Coherence
5 6 (17.14%) WebLogic
5 6 (17.14%) WebSphere Application Server
6 5 (14.29%) WebSphere Portal
7 4 (11.43%) FileNet
7 4 (11.43%) WebLogic Portal
8 3 (8.57%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (5.71%) Tuxedo
10 1 (2.86%) MQSeries
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.86%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (25.71%) HTTP
2 8 (22.86%) FCoE
2 8 (22.86%) Fibre Channel
2 8 (22.86%) iSCSI
2 8 (22.86%) LAN
2 8 (22.86%) Multicast
2 8 (22.86%) NAS
2 8 (22.86%) SAN
2 8 (22.86%) WAN
3 2 (5.71%) LDAP
4 1 (2.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (28.57%) DB2
2 8 (22.86%) SQL Server
3 7 (20.00%) Hadoop
3 7 (20.00%) HBase
Development Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Jenkins
General
1 15 (42.86%) Finance
2 12 (34.29%) Banking
3 2 (5.71%) Electronics
3 2 (5.71%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.71%) Marketing
3 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (48.57%) Architect
1 17 (48.57%) Infrastructure Architect
2 12 (34.29%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
2 12 (34.29%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (8.57%) Administrator
3 3 (8.57%) Analyst
3 3 (8.57%) Developer
3 3 (8.57%) Engineering Specialist
3 3 (8.57%) Java Developer
3 3 (8.57%) Middleware Specialist
3 3 (8.57%) WebSphere Administrator
4 2 (5.71%) Consultant
4 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 2 (5.71%) Middleware Administrator
4 2 (5.71%) Middleware Analyst
4 2 (5.71%) Project Manager
4 2 (5.71%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (5.71%) WebSphere Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (42.86%) WebSphere MQ
2 10 (28.57%) HTML
3 7 (20.00%) Rendezvous
3 7 (20.00%) XML
3 7 (20.00%) XSLT
4 5 (14.29%) IBM Integration Bus
5 3 (8.57%) CSS
5 3 (8.57%) Hibernate
5 3 (8.57%) JSR 168
5 3 (8.57%) Spring
5 3 (8.57%) Spring Web Flow
6 2 (5.71%) J2EE
7 1 (2.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.71%) Replication
2 6 (17.14%) DataPower
3 3 (8.57%) iSeries
4 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.86%) Clustering
4 1 (2.86%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.86%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 20 (57.14%) Linux
1 20 (57.14%) Windows
2 17 (48.57%) Solaris
3 11 (31.43%) zOS
4 10 (28.57%) AIX
4 10 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (28.57%) SUSE
5 9 (25.71%) Unix
6 2 (5.71%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.71%) Feasibility Study
2 8 (22.86%) Benchmarking
2 8 (22.86%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (5.71%) Business Transformation
4 2 (5.71%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (5.71%) Line Management
4 2 (5.71%) Migration
4 2 (5.71%) Process Improvement
4 2 (5.71%) Programme Management
4 2 (5.71%) Project Management
4 2 (5.71%) Re-Platforming
5 1 (2.86%) DevOps
5 1 (2.86%) Front End Development
5 1 (2.86%) Server Virtualisation
5 1 (2.86%) SOA
5 1 (2.86%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 17 (48.57%) SQL
2 15 (42.86%) Java
3 10 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 8 (22.86%) Perl
5 4 (11.43%) Ruby
6 3 (8.57%) PowerShell
7 2 (5.71%) Jython
8 1 (2.86%) Python
8 1 (2.86%) Shell Script
System Software
1 17 (48.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (22.86%) Hyper-V
2 8 (22.86%) KVM
2 8 (22.86%) NFS
2 8 (22.86%) SRDF
2 8 (22.86%) Xen
3 7 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (5.71%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (17.14%) Puppet
2 1 (2.86%) Ansible
Vendors
1 19 (54.29%) Oracle
2 17 (48.57%) Intel
2 17 (48.57%) VMware
3 12 (34.29%) IBM
4 8 (22.86%) Cisco
4 8 (22.86%) EMC
4 8 (22.86%) NetApp
5 7 (20.00%) DataSynapse
5 7 (20.00%) Sybase
5 7 (20.00%) TIBCO
6 2 (5.71%) AppDynamics
6 2 (5.71%) IFS
6 2 (5.71%) SAP
7 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.86%) Red Hat