The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the South Yorkshire region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware
Rank 31 33 34
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Contract jobs citing Middleware 4 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 1.27% 1.29% 1.07%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.19% 6.06% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate
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£290 £500 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-44.44% +12.50%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
77 66 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 24.52% 21.29% 34.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 41 51
Average daily rate £300 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £355 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 £35.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.85% +150.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
Middleware
Yorkshire

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 1 August 2014. 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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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 +5 3 - - 3
Middleware
Yorkshire

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 5 (45.45%) Linux
2 4 (36.36%) AIX
2 4 (36.36%) UNIX
3 3 (27.27%) Oracle
3 3 (27.27%) PMP
3 3 (27.27%) PMI Certification
3 3 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (27.27%) Finance
4 2 (18.18%) Firewall
4 2 (18.18%) DataStage
4 2 (18.18%) Lean Six Sigma
4 2 (18.18%) LAN
4 2 (18.18%) WAN
4 2 (18.18%) HTTP
4 2 (18.18%) VPN
4 2 (18.18%) IBM
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
4 2 (18.18%) Six Sigma
4 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
4 2 (18.18%) Windows
4 2 (18.18%) SQL
4 2 (18.18%) ITIL
4 2 (18.18%) Solaris
4 2 (18.18%) Open Source
4 2 (18.18%) WebSphere
4 2 (18.18%) Service Management
5 1 (9.09%) Degree
5 1 (9.09%) Computer Science

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 2 (18.18%) WebSphere
2 1 (9.09%) Tuxedo
2 1 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (9.09%) WebSphere Portal
2 1 (9.09%) IBM HTTP Server
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Firewall
1 2 (18.18%) LAN
1 2 (18.18%) WAN
1 2 (18.18%) HTTP
1 2 (18.18%) VPN
2 1 (9.09%) DNS
2 1 (9.09%) DHCP
2 1 (9.09%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) DataStage
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
2 1 (9.09%) DB2
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Project Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (9.09%) UNIX Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) WebSphere Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) C++/Java Developer
3 1 (9.09%) C++/C# Developer
3 1 (9.09%) IT Support
3 1 (9.09%) Middleware Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Delivery Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Java Developer
3 1 (9.09%) C++ Developer
3 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Installations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Open Source
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) Thin Client
2 1 (9.09%) Fat Client
2 1 (9.09%) HACMP
2 1 (9.09%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Linux
2 4 (36.36%) AIX
2 4 (36.36%) UNIX
3 2 (18.18%) Windows
3 2 (18.18%) Solaris
4 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (18.18%) Lean Six Sigma
2 2 (18.18%) Six Sigma
2 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) Service Management
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Multithreading
3 1 (9.09%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) C
2 1 (9.09%) C#
2 1 (9.09%) C++
2 1 (9.09%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
2 1 (9.09%) Perl
2 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
2 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) PMP
1 3 (27.27%) PMI Certification
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) IBM AIX Certification
2 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) COREP
1 1 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (9.09%) Basel II
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) GPFS
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (9.09%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) IBM
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix
3 1 (9.09%) VMware