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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Middleware
Rank 58 39 30
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -9
Contract jobs citing Middleware 11 7 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 1.54% 1.79% 5.00%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.53% 6.54% 18.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 12
Average daily rate £288 £250 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.10% -19.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £391 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +12.90%
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
243 107 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 34.03% 27.44% 27.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 77 61
Average daily rate £365 £350 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £250 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £451 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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
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 14 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Newcastle upon Tyne -25 11 £288 +15.10% 2
Middleware
North East

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 17 (77.27%) ITIL
1 17 (77.27%) Unix
1 17 (77.27%) AIX
1 17 (77.27%) Solaris
1 17 (77.27%) Configuration Management
2 16 (72.73%) Security Cleared
2 16 (72.73%) IBM
3 12 (54.55%) WebLogic
3 12 (54.55%) Java
3 12 (54.55%) J2EE
3 12 (54.55%) Oracle
4 11 (50.00%) Windows
4 11 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 11 (50.00%) SC Cleared
5 10 (45.45%) Service Delivery
5 10 (45.45%) Firewall
6 9 (40.91%) Change Management
6 9 (40.91%) OpenText MBPM
6 9 (40.91%) Oracle Application Server
6 9 (40.91%) AquaLogic
6 9 (40.91%) WebSphere
6 9 (40.91%) Axway
6 9 (40.91%) Fujitsu
6 9 (40.91%) Problem Management
6 9 (40.91%) Release Management
6 9 (40.91%) IBM Integration Bus
6 9 (40.91%) QMS
6 9 (40.91%) Tuxedo
6 9 (40.91%) MQSeries
6 9 (40.91%) Oracle HTTP Server

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 12 (54.55%) WebLogic
2 9 (40.91%) AquaLogic
2 9 (40.91%) MQSeries
2 9 (40.91%) Oracle Application Server
2 9 (40.91%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 9 (40.91%) Tuxedo
2 9 (40.91%) WebSphere
2 9 (40.91%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 9 (40.91%) OpenText MBPM
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 10 (45.45%) Firewall
2 9 (40.91%) SSL
3 7 (31.82%) LAN
3 7 (31.82%) VPN
3 7 (31.82%) WAN
4 2 (9.09%) HTTP
4 2 (9.09%) HTTPS
4 2 (9.09%) iSCSI
4 2 (9.09%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database 10g
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Unix Engineer
2 6 (27.27%) Middleware Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) AIX Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Consultant
4 3 (13.64%) Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Development Consultant
4 3 (13.64%) Java Consultant
4 3 (13.64%) Java Middleware Consultant
4 3 (13.64%) Middleware Consultant
4 3 (13.64%) Middleware Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Oracle Consultant
4 3 (13.64%) Oracle Middleware Consultant
4 3 (13.64%) Oracle SOA Consultant
4 3 (13.64%) SOA Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) Applications Developer
5 2 (9.09%) WebSphere Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Applications Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Automation Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Services Delivery Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (54.55%) J2EE
2 9 (40.91%) IBM Integration Bus
3 3 (13.64%) EJB
3 3 (13.64%) Oracle Fusion
3 3 (13.64%) SOAP
3 3 (13.64%) Web Services
3 3 (13.64%) XML
3 3 (13.64%) XSD
3 3 (13.64%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) HACMP
2 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 2 (9.09%) Public Cloud
4 1 (4.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (77.27%) AIX
1 17 (77.27%) Solaris
1 17 (77.27%) Unix
2 11 (50.00%) Windows
3 9 (40.91%) OS/390
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (77.27%) Configuration Management
1 17 (77.27%) ITIL
2 10 (45.45%) Service Delivery
3 9 (40.91%) Change Management
3 9 (40.91%) Problem Management
3 9 (40.91%) QMS
3 9 (40.91%) Release Management
4 8 (36.36%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (36.36%) High Availability
4 8 (36.36%) Open Source
4 8 (36.36%) Root Cause Analysis
4 8 (36.36%) Security Management
5 7 (31.82%) Service Management
6 6 (27.27%) ITIL V3
6 6 (27.27%) Lean Six Sigma
6 6 (27.27%) Six Sigma
6 6 (27.27%) Workflow
7 3 (13.64%) SOA
8 2 (9.09%) OO
Programming Languages
1 12 (54.55%) Java
2 9 (40.91%) C
2 9 (40.91%) C++
2 9 (40.91%) Perl
3 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 2 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (72.73%) Security Cleared
2 11 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 8 (36.36%) IBM AIX Certification
4 2 (9.09%) Degree
4 2 (9.09%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 8 (36.36%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 16 (72.73%) IBM
2 12 (54.55%) Oracle
3 11 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 9 (40.91%) Axway
4 9 (40.91%) Fujitsu
4 9 (40.91%) Sun
5 8 (36.36%) Red Hat
6 2 (9.09%) HP