The table below looks at the statistics for Middleware skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Middleware over the 3 months to 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware
Rank 71 76 85
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +9
Contract jobs citing Middleware 25 18 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.51% 1.24% 1.60%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.98% 4.41% 5.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 6
Average daily rate
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£435 £363 £456
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -20.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £291 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £434 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.75 £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-33.88% +20.00%
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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 West Yorkshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
502 408 564
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 30.39% 28.06% 30.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 336 256 295
Average daily rate £325 £300 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 14 8
Average hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +143.24%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

Middleware
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Middleware Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Middleware
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Middleware Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Middleware
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Middleware across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

Middleware Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Middleware
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Middleware Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Middleware
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 18 September 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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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
Leeds -4 12 £500 +29.03% 5
Bradford - 5 £413 -
Huddersfield - - - -
Pudsey - - - -
Wakefield - - - -
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Yorkshire

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 29 (72.50%) Oracle
2 15 (37.50%) Oracle Fusion
3 14 (35.00%) SOA
4 13 (32.50%) UNIX
4 13 (32.50%) Web Services
4 13 (32.50%) Finance
4 13 (32.50%) Oracle Service Bus
5 12 (30.00%) Oracle BPM
6 11 (27.50%) BPEL
6 11 (27.50%) Java
7 9 (22.50%) Oracle Forms
7 9 (22.50%) MS Office
7 9 (22.50%) MS Excel
7 9 (22.50%) Microsoft
7 9 (22.50%) Configuration Management
7 9 (22.50%) Perforce
7 9 (22.50%) Hudson
8 8 (20.00%) Automation Testing
9 7 (17.50%) TOGAF
10 6 (15.00%) Oracle EBS
10 6 (15.00%) Data Management
11 5 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (12.50%) Change Management
11 5 (12.50%) CRM
11 5 (12.50%) MQSeries
11 5 (12.50%) Windows
11 5 (12.50%) J2EE
12 4 (10.00%) Linux
12 4 (10.00%) FTP
12 4 (10.00%) IBM

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 13 (32.50%) Oracle Service Bus
2 5 (12.50%) MQSeries
3 2 (5.00%) WebLogic
3 2 (5.00%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.50%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (2.50%) Apache
4 1 (2.50%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 9 (22.50%) MS Office
1 9 (22.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (30.00%) Oracle BPM
2 6 (15.00%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (10.00%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.00%) FTP
2 3 (7.50%) LAN
2 3 (7.50%) WAN
3 2 (5.00%) Firewall
4 1 (2.50%) Wireless
4 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.50%) DNS
4 1 (2.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (2.50%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.50%) DB2
2 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.50%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 9 (22.50%) Oracle Forms
1 9 (22.50%) Hudson
2 4 (10.00%) Selenium
3 3 (7.50%) ClearCase
3 3 (7.50%) JUnit
4 1 (2.50%) ClearQuest
4 1 (2.50%) Subversion
4 1 (2.50%) Firebug
4 1 (2.50%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.50%) Jenkins
General
1 13 (32.50%) Finance
2 3 (7.50%) Retail
3 1 (2.50%) Marketing
3 1 (2.50%) Advertising
3 1 (2.50%) Banking
3 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (45.00%) Architect
2 11 (27.50%) Solutions Architect
3 9 (22.50%) Configuration Manager
4 8 (20.00%) Software Configuration Manager
4 8 (20.00%) Software Manager
5 7 (17.50%) Oracle Architect
5 7 (17.50%) Developer
6 4 (10.00%) Technical Architect
7 3 (7.50%) SOA Architect
7 3 (7.50%) Oracle Solutions Architect
8 2 (5.00%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
8 2 (5.00%) WebSphere Developer
8 2 (5.00%) QA Analyst
8 2 (5.00%) Designer
8 2 (5.00%) Oracle SOA Developer
8 2 (5.00%) SOA Developer
8 2 (5.00%) Oracle SOA Architect
8 2 (5.00%) SOA Designer
8 2 (5.00%) Analyst
8 2 (5.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (37.50%) Oracle Fusion
2 13 (32.50%) Web Services
3 5 (12.50%) J2EE
4 3 (7.50%) .NET
5 2 (5.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 1 (2.50%) HTML
6 1 (2.50%) MFC
6 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.50%) CSS
6 1 (2.50%) JDBC
6 1 (2.50%) JSP
6 1 (2.50%) SOAP
6 1 (2.50%) RESTful
6 1 (2.50%) WebCenter
6 1 (2.50%) REST
6 1 (2.50%) Play Framework
6 1 (2.50%) XML
6 1 (2.50%) ODBC
6 1 (2.50%) ActiveX
6 1 (2.50%) J2ME
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.00%) AS400
2 2 (5.00%) iSeries
3 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.50%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.50%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.50%) Handset
3 1 (2.50%) Clustering
3 1 (2.50%) Animation
3 1 (2.50%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.50%) iPhone
3 1 (2.50%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 13 (32.50%) UNIX
2 5 (12.50%) Windows
3 4 (10.00%) Linux
4 1 (2.50%) zOS
4 1 (2.50%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (2.50%) Android
4 1 (2.50%) AIX
4 1 (2.50%) HPUX
4 1 (2.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.00%) SOA
2 11 (27.50%) BPEL
3 9 (22.50%) Configuration Management
4 8 (20.00%) Automation Testing
5 7 (17.50%) TOGAF
6 6 (15.00%) Data Management
7 5 (12.50%) CRM
7 5 (12.50%) Change Management
7 5 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (7.50%) EAM
8 3 (7.50%) Migration
8 3 (7.50%) ERP
8 3 (7.50%) Data Modelling
8 3 (7.50%) ITIL
8 3 (7.50%) Business Analysis
8 3 (7.50%) Asset Management
8 3 (7.50%) Matrix Management
8 3 (7.50%) Master Data Management
9 2 (5.00%) Integration Testing
9 2 (5.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (27.50%) Java
2 2 (5.00%) C++
3 1 (2.50%) C
3 1 (2.50%) C#
3 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.50%) PHP
3 1 (2.50%) VB
3 1 (2.50%) VC++
3 1 (2.50%) Python
3 1 (2.50%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.50%) Objective-C
3 1 (2.50%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) QA
2 1 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 29 (72.50%) Oracle
2 9 (22.50%) Perforce
2 9 (22.50%) Microsoft
3 4 (10.00%) IBM
4 3 (7.50%) Cisco
5 2 (5.00%) HP
6 1 (2.50%) Hyperion
6 1 (2.50%) Pegasus
6 1 (2.50%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.50%) TIBCO
6 1 (2.50%) Kony