The first table below looks at the demand for Middleware skills in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear 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 Tyne and Wear 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 35 27 25
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -2
Contract jobs citing Middleware 9 1 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 2.22% 0.49% 4.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.69% 2.94% 17.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 11
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£350 - £275
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 - £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £551 - £325
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
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
117 34 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 28.89% 16.75% 25.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 18 51
Average daily rate £325 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £375 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £36.00 £11.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+227.27% -68.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
Middleware
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Middleware
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Middleware Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

Middleware
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Middleware Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Middleware
Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Middleware across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Middleware Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

Middleware
Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Middleware Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 22 (55.00%) Oracle
2 20 (50.00%) Open Source
3 18 (45.00%) Security Cleared
4 16 (40.00%) Oracle Fusion
4 16 (40.00%) SC Cleared
4 16 (40.00%) Java
5 15 (37.50%) UNIX
6 12 (30.00%) Red Hat
6 12 (30.00%) Service Management
6 12 (30.00%) Linux
7 11 (27.50%) LAN
7 11 (27.50%) WAN
7 11 (27.50%) VPN
7 11 (27.50%) COBOL
8 10 (25.00%) Configuration Management
8 10 (25.00%) Subversion
8 10 (25.00%) Firewall
8 10 (25.00%) Migration
8 10 (25.00%) HTML
8 10 (25.00%) AIX
8 10 (25.00%) CSS
8 10 (25.00%) XML
8 10 (25.00%) XSLT
8 10 (25.00%) Adobe
8 10 (25.00%) Solaris
8 10 (25.00%) JBoss
8 10 (25.00%) VME
8 10 (25.00%) Mule
8 10 (25.00%) Git (software)
8 10 (25.00%) Scala

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 10 (25.00%) Mule
2 9 (22.50%) LiveCycle
3 7 (17.50%) WebLogic
4 4 (10.00%) WebSphere
4 4 (10.00%) Oracle Application Server
5 3 (7.50%) Tuxedo
Communications & Networking
1 11 (27.50%) LAN
1 11 (27.50%) WAN
1 11 (27.50%) VPN
2 10 (25.00%) Firewall
3 5 (12.50%) SAN
3 5 (12.50%) DNS
3 5 (12.50%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (22.50%) SQL Server
2 8 (20.00%) Oracle Database
3 5 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (10.00%) RDBMS
4 4 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (25.00%) Subversion
1 10 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 10 (25.00%) Maven
1 10 (25.00%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (10.00%) Finance
1 4 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.50%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 13 (32.50%) Developer
2 11 (27.50%) UNIX Engineer
2 11 (27.50%) Architect
3 8 (20.00%) Applications Architect
4 7 (17.50%) Software Engineer
5 5 (12.50%) Applications Developer
6 3 (7.50%) SOA Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Web Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Cloud Architect
8 1 (2.50%) Ruby on Rails Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Service Desk Team Leader
8 1 (2.50%) Senior Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Software Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Team Leader
8 1 (2.50%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (40.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 10 (25.00%) HTML
2 10 (25.00%) CSS
2 10 (25.00%) XML
2 10 (25.00%) XSLT
2 10 (25.00%) Play Framework
3 6 (15.00%) Spring
3 6 (15.00%) HTML5
4 4 (10.00%) .NET
4 4 (10.00%) Web Services
5 2 (5.00%) Java EE
6 1 (2.50%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 20 (50.00%) Open Source
2 5 (12.50%) Fat Client
2 5 (12.50%) Thin Client
2 5 (12.50%) HACMP
3 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 15 (37.50%) UNIX
2 12 (30.00%) Linux
3 10 (25.00%) AIX
3 10 (25.00%) Solaris
3 10 (25.00%) VME
4 7 (17.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (10.00%) HPUX
6 1 (2.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.00%) Service Management
2 10 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 10 (25.00%) Migration
3 8 (20.00%) Programme Management
4 7 (17.50%) Software Engineering
4 7 (17.50%) SOA
5 6 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (12.50%) Performance Testing
7 4 (10.00%) ITIL
7 4 (10.00%) Integration Testing
7 4 (10.00%) Test Scripting
7 4 (10.00%) Change Data Capture
8 2 (5.00%) OO
8 2 (5.00%) Six Sigma
8 2 (5.00%) Lean Six Sigma
9 1 (2.50%) Problem Management
9 1 (2.50%) Incident Management
9 1 (2.50%) ITIL V3
9 1 (2.50%) Workflow
9 1 (2.50%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (40.00%) Java
2 11 (27.50%) COBOL
3 10 (25.00%) Scala
4 8 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 5 (12.50%) SQL
6 1 (2.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 18 (45.00%) Security Cleared
2 16 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (12.50%) IBM AIX Certification
4 2 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (12.50%) GPFS
1 5 (12.50%) Oracle RAC
1 5 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (12.50%) VMware ESX
2 4 (10.00%) KVM
2 4 (10.00%) RHEV
3 2 (5.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) OpenView
2 1 (2.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 22 (55.00%) Oracle
2 12 (30.00%) Red Hat
3 10 (25.00%) Adobe
3 10 (25.00%) JBoss
3 10 (25.00%) ICL
3 10 (25.00%) WSO2
4 9 (22.50%) Fujitsu
5 8 (20.00%) HP
6 6 (15.00%) IBM
7 5 (12.50%) VMware
7 5 (12.50%) Citrix
8 4 (10.00%) TIBCO
9 1 (2.50%) Capita
9 1 (2.50%) Microsoft