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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware
Rank 32 39 41
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +2
Contract jobs citing Middleware 8 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 2.37% 0.99% 0.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.31% 4.00% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 1
Average daily rate
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£290 £220 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.81% -41.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £21.25 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -41.37%
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
65 75 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 19.29% 24.83% 29.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 32 60
Average daily rate £315 £300 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 11 2
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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
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 19 December 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 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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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 +5 8 £290 -
Middleware
Yorkshire

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (50.00%) Oracle
1 5 (50.00%) Linux
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (40.00%) Windows
3 3 (30.00%) SQL
3 3 (30.00%) C
3 3 (30.00%) Java
3 3 (30.00%) Python
3 3 (30.00%) HTTP
3 3 (30.00%) Banking
3 3 (30.00%) UNIX
3 3 (30.00%) RESTful
4 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (20.00%) NAS
4 2 (20.00%) SRDF
4 2 (20.00%) FCoE
4 2 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (20.00%) Multicast
4 2 (20.00%) KVM
4 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (20.00%) DataSynapse
4 2 (20.00%) Xen
4 2 (20.00%) JSON
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle Coherence
4 2 (20.00%) Lua
4 2 (20.00%) QMS
4 2 (20.00%) iSCSI

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 5 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle Coherence
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 2 (20.00%) Apache
2 2 (20.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (20.00%) IIS
3 1 (10.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (10.00%) Tuxedo
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) HTTP
2 2 (20.00%) NAS
2 2 (20.00%) FCoE
2 2 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (20.00%) Multicast
2 2 (20.00%) iSCSI
2 2 (20.00%) SAN
2 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (20.00%) LAN
2 2 (20.00%) WAN
2 2 (20.00%) SMTP
2 2 (20.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) DB2
2 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (10.00%) HBase
2 1 (10.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) Embedded C++ Developer
1 2 (20.00%) C++ Developer
1 2 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Solutions Designer
2 1 (10.00%) Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Deployment Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Designer
2 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) RESTful
2 2 (20.00%) JSON
2 2 (20.00%) Rendezvous
2 2 (20.00%) HTML
2 2 (20.00%) Web Services
2 2 (20.00%) XML
2 2 (20.00%) XSLT
3 1 (10.00%) .NET
3 1 (10.00%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (40.00%) Windows
3 3 (30.00%) UNIX
4 2 (20.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (20.00%) QMS
2 2 (20.00%) Quality Management
2 2 (20.00%) Benchmarking
3 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (10.00%) Multithreading
3 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
1 3 (30.00%) C
1 3 (30.00%) Java
1 3 (30.00%) Python
2 2 (20.00%) Lua
2 2 (20.00%) Embedded C
2 2 (20.00%) Embedded C++
2 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (20.00%) C++
3 1 (10.00%) Perl
3 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (10.00%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) PMP
1 1 (10.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) ISO 9001
2 1 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (20.00%) SRDF
1 2 (20.00%) KVM
1 2 (20.00%) Xen
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (20.00%) NFS
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) DataSynapse
2 2 (20.00%) VMware
2 2 (20.00%) NetApp
2 2 (20.00%) TIBCO
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco
2 2 (20.00%) IBM
2 2 (20.00%) EMC
2 2 (20.00%) Intel
3 1 (10.00%) Sybase
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft