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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Middleware
Rank 99 75 95
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +20
Contract jobs citing Middleware 17 20 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.81% 1.18% 0.74%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.18% 3.94% 2.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 4
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£334 £500 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.25% +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £415 £413
% change year-on-year
+8.43% +0.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £41.25 £40.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +1.85%
Middleware
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
535 508 380
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 25.55% 29.99% 25.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 385 331 217
Average daily rate £330 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £235 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 11
Average hourly rate £40.00 £13.00 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+207.69% -65.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £9.00 £33.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £13.00 £43.28
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

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 7 July 2015.

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 7 July 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
Leeds -29 14 £350 -30.00% 6
Bradford -6 3 £438 +5.42%
Huddersfield - 2 £310 -
Wakefield - 2 £310 -
Middleware
Yorkshire

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 12 (41.38%) Finance
2 10 (34.48%) SOA
3 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (27.59%) Project Management
5 6 (20.69%) Software Engineering
5 6 (20.69%) C++
5 6 (20.69%) HTML
5 6 (20.69%) Java
5 6 (20.69%) JavaScript
5 6 (20.69%) C
5 6 (20.69%) Oracle
6 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
6 5 (17.24%) Linux
6 5 (17.24%) TOGAF
6 5 (17.24%) Embedded Linux
6 5 (17.24%) Open Source
7 4 (13.79%) Oracle Database
7 4 (13.79%) .NET
7 4 (13.79%) Python
7 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
7 4 (13.79%) Embedded C++
8 3 (10.34%) Embedded C
8 3 (10.34%) CRM
8 3 (10.34%) CSS
8 3 (10.34%) SQL
8 3 (10.34%) T-SQL
8 3 (10.34%) Windows
8 3 (10.34%) XML
8 3 (10.34%) Electronics
8 3 (10.34%) TDD

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
1 2 (6.90%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (3.45%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.45%) IIS
2 1 (3.45%) JBoss
2 1 (3.45%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) Internet
2 1 (3.45%) MPLS
2 1 (3.45%) OSPF
2 1 (3.45%) BGP
2 1 (3.45%) EIGRP
2 1 (3.45%) VRRP
2 1 (3.45%) Firewall
2 1 (3.45%) FWSM
2 1 (3.45%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (3.45%) HSRP
2 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.45%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
2 4 (13.79%) Oracle Database
3 3 (10.34%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (3.45%) MySQL
5 1 (3.45%) DB2
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (3.45%) CouchDB
5 1 (3.45%) MongoDB
5 1 (3.45%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) NUnit
1 2 (6.90%) Toad
2 1 (3.45%) LoadRunner
2 1 (3.45%) JMeter
2 1 (3.45%) JUnit
2 1 (3.45%) Eclipse
2 1 (3.45%) JIRA
2 1 (3.45%) Selenium
2 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.45%) Valgrind
2 1 (3.45%) Gerrit
2 1 (3.45%) SoapUI
2 1 (3.45%) Redmine
2 1 (3.45%) Jasmine
2 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (41.38%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Electronics
3 2 (6.90%) Back Office
4 1 (3.45%) Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (24.14%) Developer
1 7 (24.14%) Architect
2 5 (17.24%) Software Engineer
2 5 (17.24%) Solutions Architect
2 5 (17.24%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) .NET Developer
3 3 (10.34%) Embedded Linux Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Oracle DBA
4 2 (6.90%) SQL Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Consultant
4 2 (6.90%) DBA
5 1 (3.45%) Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Test Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Technical Architect
5 1 (3.45%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle Applications DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.69%) HTML
2 4 (13.79%) .NET
3 3 (10.34%) CSS
3 3 (10.34%) XML
3 3 (10.34%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (6.90%) Qt
4 2 (6.90%) RESTful
4 2 (6.90%) HTML5
4 2 (6.90%) GStreamer
4 2 (6.90%) WebKit
4 2 (6.90%) QML
4 2 (6.90%) OpenGL ES
4 2 (6.90%) Web Services
4 2 (6.90%) SOAP
4 2 (6.90%) OpenGL
5 1 (3.45%) LAMP
5 1 (3.45%) Hibernate
5 1 (3.45%) WinForms
5 1 (3.45%) Spring
5 1 (3.45%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Streaming Video
2 1 (3.45%) Replication
2 1 (3.45%) STB
2 1 (3.45%) Digital Media
2 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.45%) User Experience
2 1 (3.45%) Data Structures
2 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.45%) NHS
2 1 (3.45%) DTV
2 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.24%) Linux
1 5 (17.24%) Embedded Linux
2 3 (10.34%) Windows
3 1 (3.45%) AIX
3 1 (3.45%) Ubuntu
3 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) SOA
2 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (27.59%) Project Management
4 6 (20.69%) Software Engineering
5 5 (17.24%) Open Source
5 5 (17.24%) TOGAF
6 3 (10.34%) SDLC
6 3 (10.34%) TDD
6 3 (10.34%) CRM
6 3 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (6.90%) Matrix Management
7 2 (6.90%) Service Delivery
7 2 (6.90%) Service Management
7 2 (6.90%) OO
7 2 (6.90%) ITSM
7 2 (6.90%) MVC
7 2 (6.90%) Risk Management
7 2 (6.90%) Data Mapping
7 2 (6.90%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.69%) C++
1 6 (20.69%) Java
1 6 (20.69%) JavaScript
1 6 (20.69%) C
2 4 (13.79%) Embedded C++
2 4 (13.79%) Python
3 3 (10.34%) Embedded C
3 3 (10.34%) SQL
3 3 (10.34%) T-SQL
4 2 (6.90%) C#
4 2 (6.90%) Perl
4 2 (6.90%) Lua
4 2 (6.90%) PowerShell
4 2 (6.90%) PL/SQL
4 2 (6.90%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.45%) Scala
5 1 (3.45%) Apex Code
5 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.45%) AWK
5 1 (3.45%) Korn
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) CCIE
1 1 (3.45%) CCSP
1 1 (3.45%) CCNP
1 1 (3.45%) CISSP
1 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.45%) QA
1 1 (3.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Data Guard
1 1 (3.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) Oracle
2 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.90%) IBM
3 2 (6.90%) Google
4 1 (3.45%) Cisco
4 1 (3.45%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (3.45%) Perforce
4 1 (3.45%) VMware