The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Middleware
Rank 56 40 24
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -16
Contract jobs citing Middleware 18 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 2.22% 2.12% 1.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.35% 6.82% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 0
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£320 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £435 £413
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £29.75 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+27.73% -33.88%
Middleware
North East

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 Tyne and Wear region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
245 132 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 30.21% 31.13% 17.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 96 19
Average daily rate £445 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £175 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £619 £450 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 £87.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-80.00% +695.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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 28 August 2015.

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
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 28 August 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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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
Newcastle upon Tyne -20 16 £320 -8.57% 2
Middleware
North East

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 23 (82.14%) Oracle
2 18 (64.29%) Java
3 17 (60.71%) Security Cleared
4 16 (57.14%) WebLogic
4 16 (57.14%) ITIL
5 15 (53.57%) Linux
5 15 (53.57%) J2EE
5 15 (53.57%) SC Cleared
6 14 (50.00%) AquaLogic
6 14 (50.00%) Problem Management
6 14 (50.00%) SOA
7 13 (46.43%) Root Cause Analysis
7 13 (46.43%) Oracle Database
8 12 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (42.86%) HP
8 12 (42.86%) Red Hat
8 12 (42.86%) Web Services
9 11 (39.29%) Tuxedo
10 10 (35.71%) Service Management
10 10 (35.71%) JMS
10 10 (35.71%) Finance
11 9 (32.14%) Clustering
11 9 (32.14%) JNDI
11 9 (32.14%) High Availability
11 9 (32.14%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
11 9 (32.14%) Informatica
11 9 (32.14%) LDAP
11 9 (32.14%) SLA
11 9 (32.14%) Shell Script
11 9 (32.14%) Oracle Reports

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 16 (57.14%) WebLogic
2 14 (50.00%) AquaLogic
3 11 (39.29%) Tuxedo
4 6 (21.43%) WebSphere
5 5 (17.86%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 5 (17.86%) Oracle Application Server
5 5 (17.86%) MQSeries
5 5 (17.86%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (3.57%) SAS
6 1 (3.57%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 9 (32.14%) LDAP
2 5 (17.86%) SSL
3 1 (3.57%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (46.43%) Oracle Database
2 9 (32.14%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (17.86%) IDMS
4 4 (14.29%) OLTP
5 1 (3.57%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (32.14%) Ant
2 1 (3.57%) LoadRunner
2 1 (3.57%) Rational Performance Tester
2 1 (3.57%) Jasmine
General
1 10 (35.71%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (39.29%) Developer
2 4 (14.29%) Informatica Developer
2 4 (14.29%) Middleware Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Consultant
3 3 (10.71%) Oracle Consultant
3 3 (10.71%) Architect
4 2 (7.14%) Service Desk Team Leader
4 2 (7.14%) Middleware Architect
4 2 (7.14%) Team Leader
5 1 (3.57%) Middleware Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Java Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Project Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) SAS Developer
5 1 (3.57%) ETL Developer
5 1 (3.57%) WebSphere Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (53.57%) J2EE
2 12 (42.86%) Web Services
3 10 (35.71%) JMS
4 9 (32.14%) SOAP
4 9 (32.14%) JNDI
4 9 (32.14%) JDBC
5 5 (17.86%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 2 (7.14%) Java EE
6 2 (7.14%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (3.57%) RESTful
7 1 (3.57%) HTML
7 1 (3.57%) JSTL
7 1 (3.57%) Spring MVC
7 1 (3.57%) jQuery
7 1 (3.57%) JSP
7 1 (3.57%) Servlets
7 1 (3.57%) CSS
7 1 (3.57%) XML
7 1 (3.57%) XSL
7 1 (3.57%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (32.14%) Clustering
2 6 (21.43%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.57%) Thin Client
3 1 (3.57%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (53.57%) Linux
2 12 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (32.14%) UNIX
4 6 (21.43%) Windows
4 6 (21.43%) VME
5 5 (17.86%) Solaris
5 5 (17.86%) OS/390
5 5 (17.86%) AIX
6 1 (3.57%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (57.14%) ITIL
2 14 (50.00%) SOA
2 14 (50.00%) Problem Management
3 13 (46.43%) Root Cause Analysis
4 10 (35.71%) Service Management
5 9 (32.14%) High Availability
6 7 (25.00%) Change Management
6 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (17.86%) Migration
7 5 (17.86%) Service Delivery
7 5 (17.86%) Configuration Management
7 5 (17.86%) Release Management
7 5 (17.86%) QMS
8 4 (14.29%) OOA/OOD
8 4 (14.29%) Security Management
8 4 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
9 2 (7.14%) Scrum
9 2 (7.14%) ERP
9 2 (7.14%) Line Management
10 1 (3.57%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (64.29%) Java
2 9 (32.14%) PL/SQL
2 9 (32.14%) SQL
2 9 (32.14%) Shell Script
2 9 (32.14%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
3 5 (17.86%) Perl
3 5 (17.86%) Bash Shell
3 5 (17.86%) C
3 5 (17.86%) C++
4 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.57%) XPath
Qualifications
1 17 (60.71%) Security Cleared
2 15 (53.57%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (32.14%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (14.29%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (25.00%) OpenView
2 2 (7.14%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 23 (82.14%) Oracle
2 12 (42.86%) HP
2 12 (42.86%) Red Hat
3 9 (32.14%) Informatica
4 6 (21.43%) IBM
5 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
5 5 (17.86%) Sun
5 5 (17.86%) Metastorm
5 5 (17.86%) Axway
5 5 (17.86%) Fujitsu
6 1 (3.57%) BT