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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Middleware over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Middleware
North East / Tyne and Wear
Rank 69 59 37
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -22
Contract jobs citing Middleware 10 13 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 1.38% 1.86% 1.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.22% 5.16% 5.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 4
Median daily rate £295 £286 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.32% +14.20%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £42.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.04% +20.00%

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
237 252 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 32.73% 36.00% 28.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 160 82
Median daily rate £350 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £298 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £520 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £9.00 £27.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.27% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +15.67%

Middleware
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 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 19 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017. 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 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -14 10 £295 +3.32%
Middleware
North East

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 34 (54.84%) ITIL
2 28 (45.16%) AIX
3 27 (43.55%) Linux
4 26 (41.94%) Windows
5 23 (37.10%) Solaris
5 23 (37.10%) HP
6 21 (33.87%) CA
6 21 (33.87%) Unix
6 21 (33.87%) JavaScript
6 21 (33.87%) SQL
6 21 (33.87%) Security Cleared
7 20 (32.26%) PowerShell
7 20 (32.26%) ITSM
7 20 (32.26%) Windows Server
8 19 (30.65%) HP Operations Orchestration
9 18 (29.03%) SC Cleared
9 18 (29.03%) Oracle
9 18 (29.03%) Microsoft
10 16 (25.81%) OO
10 16 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
11 15 (24.19%) WebLogic
11 15 (24.19%) IBM
12 14 (22.58%) HPUX
12 14 (22.58%) Firewall
13 13 (20.97%) Jython
13 13 (20.97%) Puppet
13 13 (20.97%) Python
13 13 (20.97%) Tuxedo
13 13 (20.97%) SQL Server
13 13 (20.97%) BMC

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 15 (24.19%) WebLogic
2 13 (20.97%) Tuxedo
3 11 (17.74%) WebSphere
4 10 (16.13%) WebSphere Application Server
5 9 (14.52%) MQSeries
6 7 (11.29%) Oracle Application Server
6 7 (11.29%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 5 (8.06%) JBoss
8 4 (6.45%) AquaLogic
8 4 (6.45%) SharePoint
8 4 (6.45%) WildFly
Applications
1 4 (6.45%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.84%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.61%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (6.45%) BusinessWorks
1 4 (6.45%) OpenText MBPM
2 3 (4.84%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (4.84%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.61%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.84%) IaaS
1 3 (4.84%) PaaS
1 3 (4.84%) SaaS
2 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (22.58%) Firewall
2 10 (16.13%) HTTP
2 10 (16.13%) HTTPS
2 10 (16.13%) iSCSI
2 10 (16.13%) NAS
2 10 (16.13%) SAN
3 6 (9.68%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.97%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.45%) DB2
2 4 (6.45%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (4.84%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (4.84%) Oracle BI EE
3 3 (4.84%) Oracle Database
3 3 (4.84%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (1.61%) DTS
Development Applications
1 4 (6.45%) CA Gen
2 1 (1.61%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.61%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (1.61%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (25.81%) Automation Engineer
2 9 (14.52%) Applications Architect
2 9 (14.52%) Architect
3 8 (12.90%) Migration Architect
4 7 (11.29%) Consultant
4 7 (11.29%) Middleware Engineer
5 4 (6.45%) Support Consultant
5 4 (6.45%) Unix Engineer
6 3 (4.84%) Cloud Automation Engineer
6 3 (4.84%) Cloud Engineer
6 3 (4.84%) DBA
6 3 (4.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (4.84%) Middleware Consultant
6 3 (4.84%) Oracle DBA
6 3 (4.84%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (3.23%) Automation Consultant
7 2 (3.23%) Operations Engineer
7 2 (3.23%) Senior DBA
7 2 (3.23%) Senior Operations Engineer
7 2 (3.23%) Senior Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (14.52%) IBM Integration Bus
2 7 (11.29%) Software Packaging
3 3 (4.84%) J2EE
4 1 (1.61%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.74%) Mainframe
2 9 (14.52%) Public Cloud
3 4 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.45%) HACMP
4 3 (4.84%) Oracle Exalytics
5 2 (3.23%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.61%) AS400
6 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.61%) Tandem
6 1 (1.61%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 28 (45.16%) AIX
2 27 (43.55%) Linux
3 26 (41.94%) Windows
4 23 (37.10%) Solaris
5 21 (33.87%) Unix
6 20 (32.26%) Windows Server
7 14 (22.58%) HPUX
8 11 (17.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (14.52%) OS/390
10 6 (9.68%) MVS
11 5 (8.06%) Windows 7
12 4 (6.45%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (54.84%) ITIL
2 20 (32.26%) ITSM
3 16 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (25.81%) OO
4 12 (19.35%) DevOps
5 11 (17.74%) Configuration Management
6 10 (16.13%) Migration
6 10 (16.13%) Problem Management
6 10 (16.13%) Security Patching
6 10 (16.13%) Software Distribution
6 10 (16.13%) Virtual Environments
7 9 (14.52%) Application Discovery
7 9 (14.52%) Change Management
8 7 (11.29%) High Availability
8 7 (11.29%) Open Source
9 6 (9.68%) Release Management
9 6 (9.68%) Root Cause Analysis
9 6 (9.68%) Service Delivery
10 5 (8.06%) PRINCE2
11 4 (6.45%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (33.87%) JavaScript
1 21 (33.87%) SQL
2 20 (32.26%) PowerShell
3 13 (20.97%) Jython
3 13 (20.97%) Python
4 12 (19.35%) Java
5 4 (6.45%) Perl
6 3 (4.84%) C
6 3 (4.84%) C++
Qualifications
1 21 (33.87%) Security Cleared
2 18 (29.03%) SC Cleared
3 10 (16.13%) DV Cleared
4 6 (9.68%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (6.45%) IBM AIX Certification
6 2 (3.23%) Degree
6 2 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.61%) CCNA
7 1 (1.61%) CCNP
7 1 (1.61%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.61%) MCDBA
7 1 (1.61%) MCP
7 1 (1.61%) MCSE
7 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.61%) OCA
7 1 (1.61%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.61%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 10 (16.13%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.45%) GPFS
3 3 (4.84%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 19 (30.65%) HP Operations Orchestration
2 13 (20.97%) Puppet
2 13 (20.97%) SCOrch
3 12 (19.35%) BladeLogic
4 5 (8.06%) SCCM
5 4 (6.45%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 4 (6.45%) WSUS
6 1 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 23 (37.10%) HP
2 21 (33.87%) CA
3 18 (29.03%) Microsoft
3 18 (29.03%) Oracle
4 15 (24.19%) IBM
5 13 (20.97%) BMC
6 12 (19.35%) Dell
7 11 (17.74%) Red Hat
8 6 (9.68%) TIBCO
9 5 (8.06%) Axway
10 4 (6.45%) Sun
10 4 (6.45%) Symantec
11 2 (3.23%) Fujitsu
12 1 (1.61%) Informatica
12 1 (1.61%) SAP
12 1 (1.61%) Siebel