The table below looks at the statistics for Middleware skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Middleware over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Middleware
Rank 48 31 28
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -3
Contract jobs citing Middleware 3 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.71% 2.69% 1.98%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.78% 8.91% 7.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 4
Average daily rate
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£575 £283 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+103.53% -38.91%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £52.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-27.14% +34.61%
Middleware
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 South Yorkshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
108 101 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 25.41% 30.15% 28.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 65 42
Average daily rate £350 £290 £284
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% +2.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £388 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 9
Average hourly rate - £30.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

Middleware
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Middleware across the South Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Middleware Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

Middleware
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Middleware across the South Yorkshire region.

Middleware Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Middleware
Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Middleware across the South Yorkshire region.

Middleware Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Middleware
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield -9 3 £575 +103.53%
Middleware
Yorkshire

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire region citing Middleware also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Middleware.

1 7 (70.00%) Finance
1 7 (70.00%) Retail
2 5 (50.00%) Ab Initio
2 5 (50.00%) ETL
2 5 (50.00%) QA
2 5 (50.00%) Reference Data
2 5 (50.00%) Data Integration
2 5 (50.00%) Analytics
2 5 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 5 (50.00%) SDLC
3 3 (30.00%) JMS
3 3 (30.00%) HTML
3 3 (30.00%) Java
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle
3 3 (30.00%) Web Services
3 3 (30.00%) XML
3 3 (30.00%) WebSphere
3 3 (30.00%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (20.00%) JSON
4 2 (20.00%) Banking
4 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
4 2 (20.00%) Clustering
4 2 (20.00%) Intel
4 2 (20.00%) Software AG
4 2 (20.00%) Firewall
4 2 (20.00%) XSD
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (20.00%) DB2
4 2 (20.00%) SOA
4 2 (20.00%) .NET

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire region citing Middleware also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Middleware. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (30.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (20.00%) NetWeaver
3 1 (10.00%) Jetty
3 1 (10.00%) JBoss
3 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Firewall
1 2 (20.00%) HTTP
1 2 (20.00%) HTTPS
1 2 (20.00%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (20.00%) DB2
2 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (10.00%) Ant
1 1 (10.00%) JUnit
1 1 (10.00%) Subversion
1 1 (10.00%) Maven
General
1 7 (70.00%) Finance
1 7 (70.00%) Retail
2 2 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
2 5 (50.00%) Ab Initio Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Solutions Designer
3 2 (20.00%) Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Designer
4 1 (10.00%) Middleware Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
4 1 (10.00%) J2EE Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) JMS
1 3 (30.00%) HTML
1 3 (30.00%) Web Services
1 3 (30.00%) XML
1 3 (30.00%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (20.00%) JSON
2 2 (20.00%) XSD
2 2 (20.00%) .NET
2 2 (20.00%) WSDL
2 2 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (20.00%) REST
2 2 (20.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 1 (10.00%) Apache CXF
3 1 (10.00%) HTML5
3 1 (10.00%) Apache Camel
3 1 (10.00%) JAXB
3 1 (10.00%) XML Schema
3 1 (10.00%) CSS
3 1 (10.00%) JDBC
3 1 (10.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Reference Data
1 5 (50.00%) Data Integration
2 2 (20.00%) Clustering
3 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) ETL
1 5 (50.00%) Analytics
1 5 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 5 (50.00%) SDLC
2 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (20.00%) SOA
2 2 (20.00%) Open Source
3 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (10.00%) Line Management
3 1 (10.00%) Server Building
3 1 (10.00%) UML
3 1 (10.00%) OO
3 1 (10.00%) MVC
3 1 (10.00%) Scrum
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) TDD
3 1 (10.00%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Ab Initio
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle
3 2 (20.00%) Intel
3 2 (20.00%) Software AG
3 2 (20.00%) SAP
4 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (10.00%) VMware