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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Middleware over the 3 months to 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Middleware
Rank 52 49 29
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -20
Contract jobs citing Middleware 7 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 1.07% 0.57% 2.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.14% 2.59% 13.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 8
Median daily rate £461 £513 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +76.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £513 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £513 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £33.63 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+48.69% -13.78%
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
223 116 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 34.10% 22.01% 18.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 88 41
Median daily rate £363 £425 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.70% +36.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £513 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £50.00 £9.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+455.55% -41.93%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

Middleware
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Middleware across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

Middleware Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield -7 7 £461 -10.00% 1
Middleware
Yorkshire

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 18 (56.25%) Linux
2 16 (50.00%) Oracle
2 16 (50.00%) WebSphere
3 15 (46.88%) Windows
4 14 (43.75%) Solaris
4 14 (43.75%) SQL
4 14 (43.75%) Intel
4 14 (43.75%) WebSphere MQ
4 14 (43.75%) VMware
4 14 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (34.38%) Java
5 11 (34.38%) IBM
6 10 (31.25%) Unix
6 10 (31.25%) IBM HTTP Server
6 10 (31.25%) Finance
6 10 (31.25%) Banking
7 9 (28.13%) zOS
7 9 (28.13%) Perl
7 9 (28.13%) Apache
8 8 (25.00%) AIX
8 8 (25.00%) DB2
8 8 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
8 8 (25.00%) CICS
8 8 (25.00%) SUSE
8 8 (25.00%) Replication
8 8 (25.00%) Puppet
8 8 (25.00%) Feasibility Study
8 8 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (21.88%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 7 (21.88%) Tomcat

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 10 (31.25%) IBM HTTP Server
3 9 (28.13%) Apache
4 8 (25.00%) CICS
4 8 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
5 7 (21.88%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 7 (21.88%) Tomcat
6 6 (18.75%) WebLogic
7 5 (15.63%) IIS
7 5 (15.63%) Oracle Coherence
7 5 (15.63%) WebSphere Portal
8 4 (12.50%) FileNet
8 4 (12.50%) WebLogic Portal
9 3 (9.38%) Cloud Foundry
10 2 (6.25%) Tuxedo
11 1 (3.13%) Confluence
11 1 (3.13%) MQSeries
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.88%) HTTP
2 6 (18.75%) FCoE
2 6 (18.75%) Fibre Channel
2 6 (18.75%) iSCSI
2 6 (18.75%) LAN
2 6 (18.75%) Multicast
2 6 (18.75%) NAS
2 6 (18.75%) SAN
2 6 (18.75%) WAN
3 2 (6.25%) LDAP
4 1 (3.13%) DNS
4 1 (3.13%) Internet
4 1 (3.13%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.00%) DB2
2 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
3 5 (15.63%) Hadoop
3 5 (15.63%) HBase
Development Applications
1 5 (15.63%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.13%) JIRA
2 1 (3.13%) Maven
General
1 10 (31.25%) Banking
1 10 (31.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (43.75%) Architect
1 14 (43.75%) Infrastructure Architect
2 9 (28.13%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
2 9 (28.13%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (15.63%) Administrator
4 4 (12.50%) WebSphere Administrator
5 3 (9.38%) Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Engineering Specialist
5 3 (9.38%) Middleware Specialist
6 2 (6.25%) Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 2 (6.25%) Middleware Administrator
6 2 (6.25%) Middleware Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Middleware Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Server Administrator
6 2 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) WebSphere Consultant
7 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Architect
7 1 (3.13%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (43.75%) WebSphere MQ
2 5 (15.63%) HTML
2 5 (15.63%) IBM Integration Bus
2 5 (15.63%) Rendezvous
2 5 (15.63%) XML
2 5 (15.63%) XSLT
3 2 (6.25%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) Replication
2 6 (18.75%) DataPower
3 3 (9.38%) iSeries
4 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.13%) Client/Server
5 1 (3.13%) Clustering
5 1 (3.13%) Mainframe
5 1 (3.13%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 18 (56.25%) Linux
2 15 (46.88%) Windows
3 14 (43.75%) Solaris
4 10 (31.25%) Unix
5 9 (28.13%) zOS
6 8 (25.00%) AIX
6 8 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (25.00%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.00%) Feasibility Study
2 6 (18.75%) Benchmarking
2 6 (18.75%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (6.25%) DevOps
5 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Modelling
5 1 (3.13%) ITIL
5 1 (3.13%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (3.13%) Server Virtualisation
5 1 (3.13%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 14 (43.75%) SQL
2 11 (34.38%) Java
3 9 (28.13%) Perl
4 6 (18.75%) Ruby
5 5 (15.63%) JavaScript
6 3 (9.38%) PowerShell
6 3 (9.38%) Python
7 2 (6.25%) Jython
7 2 (6.25%) Shell Script
8 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
System Software
1 14 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (18.75%) Hyper-V
2 6 (18.75%) KVM
2 6 (18.75%) NFS
2 6 (18.75%) SRDF
2 6 (18.75%) Xen
3 5 (15.63%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (25.00%) Puppet
2 2 (6.25%) Ansible
3 1 (3.13%) Control-M
Vendors
1 16 (50.00%) Oracle
2 14 (43.75%) Intel
2 14 (43.75%) VMware
3 11 (34.38%) IBM
4 6 (18.75%) Cisco
4 6 (18.75%) EMC
4 6 (18.75%) NetApp
5 5 (15.63%) DataSynapse
5 5 (15.63%) Sybase
5 5 (15.63%) TIBCO
6 2 (6.25%) AppDynamics
6 2 (6.25%) IFS
7 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
7 1 (3.13%) MuleSoft
7 1 (3.13%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.13%) Splunk
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