The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for Middleware skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Middleware over the 3 months to 24 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Middleware
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 83 95
Rank change year-on-year +4 +12  
Contract jobs citing Middleware 7 22 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.69% 1.44% 0.52%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.57% 3.79% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 15 4
Median daily rate £388 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.88% -5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £307 £423
10% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £500 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £432 £450
% change year-on-year +6.99% -3.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £35.00 £39.13
% change year-on-year -52.85% -10.54%  

Middleware is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 445 580 462
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 43.71% 37.83% 34.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 340 440 293
Median daily rate £375 £411 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.81% +17.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £520 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 3
Median hourly rate - £9.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -35.71%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £38.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year +9.21% +4.82%  

Middleware
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds citing Middleware as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for Middleware in Leeds

Middleware
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Middleware in Leeds.

Contractor daily rate trend for Middleware in Leeds

Middleware
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Middleware in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 15 (45.45%) Java
1 15 (45.45%) MuleSoft
2 13 (39.39%) SOA
3 12 (36.36%) Mule
3 12 (36.36%) Mule ESB
4 11 (33.33%) E-Commerce
5 9 (27.27%) EAI
5 9 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (27.27%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (24.24%) Marketing
6 8 (24.24%) ERP
6 8 (24.24%) JavaScript
6 8 (24.24%) HTML
6 8 (24.24%) Web Services
7 7 (21.21%) SOAP
7 7 (21.21%) .NET
7 7 (21.21%) SAP
7 7 (21.21%) JMS
7 7 (21.21%) CRM
7 7 (21.21%) Replication
7 7 (21.21%) Finance
7 7 (21.21%) REST
7 7 (21.21%) SAP Fiori
7 7 (21.21%) SAPUI5
8 6 (18.18%) API Development
8 6 (18.18%) SAP CRM
8 6 (18.18%) B2B
8 6 (18.18%) EJB
8 6 (18.18%) J2EE
8 6 (18.18%) Servlets

Middleware
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 12 (36.36%) Mule
1 12 (36.36%) Mule ESB
2 4 (12.12%) Cloud Foundry
2 4 (12.12%) Confluence
3 1 (3.03%) JBoss
3 1 (3.03%) MQSeries
3 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 6 (18.18%) SAP CRM
2 4 (12.12%) SAP CRM for Utilities
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.12%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (12.12%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) DMZ
1 1 (3.03%) Firewall
1 1 (3.03%) LDAP
1 1 (3.03%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) MongoDB
2 3 (9.09%) Relational Database
2 3 (9.09%) Riak
3 1 (3.03%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.03%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (12.12%) JIRA
2 3 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.03%) Maven
General
1 8 (24.24%) Marketing
2 7 (21.21%) Finance
3 2 (6.06%) Banking
4 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (51.52%) Developer
2 7 (21.21%) Consultant
2 7 (21.21%) CRM Consultant
2 7 (21.21%) Functional Consultant
2 7 (21.21%) MuleSoft Developer
3 6 (18.18%) Integration Developer
3 6 (18.18%) SAP Consultant
3 6 (18.18%) SAP CRM Consultant
3 6 (18.18%) SAP CRM Functional Consultant
3 6 (18.18%) SAP Functional Consultant
4 4 (12.12%) Architect
4 4 (12.12%) SAP ISU Consultant
4 4 (12.12%) SAP Utilities Consultant
5 3 (9.09%) Java Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Windows Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Windows Systems Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) 3rd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (24.24%) HTML
1 8 (24.24%) Web Services
2 7 (21.21%) .NET
2 7 (21.21%) JMS
2 7 (21.21%) REST
2 7 (21.21%) SAP Fiori
2 7 (21.21%) SAPUI5
2 7 (21.21%) SOAP
3 6 (18.18%) EJB
3 6 (18.18%) J2EE
3 6 (18.18%) Servlets
4 5 (15.15%) Spring
5 4 (12.12%) AngularJS
5 4 (12.12%) CSS
5 4 (12.12%) CSS3
5 4 (12.12%) HTML5
5 4 (12.12%) Spring Boot
5 4 (12.12%) Spring Cloud
5 4 (12.12%) Velocity
6 3 (9.09%) Spring.NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (27.27%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (21.21%) Replication
3 5 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (9.09%) Algorithms
5 1 (3.03%) Data Centre
5 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.03%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.09%) CentOS
1 3 (9.09%) Linux
1 3 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (9.09%) SUSE
1 3 (9.09%) Windows
1 3 (9.09%) Windows Server
1 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (3.03%) AIX
2 1 (3.03%) Solaris
2 1 (3.03%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (39.39%) SOA
2 11 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 9 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (27.27%) EAI
4 8 (24.24%) ERP
5 7 (21.21%) CRM
6 6 (18.18%) API Development
6 6 (18.18%) B2B
7 5 (15.15%) Microservices
7 5 (15.15%) TDD
8 4 (12.12%) DevOps
8 4 (12.12%) OO
8 4 (12.12%) OOD
8 4 (12.12%) Open Source
8 4 (12.12%) Release Management
9 3 (9.09%) Analytics
9 3 (9.09%) Configuration Management
9 3 (9.09%) Data Analytics
9 3 (9.09%) SOLID
10 1 (3.03%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (45.45%) Java
2 8 (24.24%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.06%) Python
4 1 (3.03%) ABAP
4 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) Degree
1 1 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) QA
2 1 (3.03%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) Docker
1 3 (9.09%) Hyper-V
1 3 (9.09%) KVM
2 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) Ansible
1 3 (9.09%) Puppet
2 1 (3.03%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 15 (45.45%) MuleSoft
2 7 (21.21%) SAP
3 4 (12.12%) AppDynamics
3 4 (12.12%) New Relic
3 4 (12.12%) Splunk
4 3 (9.09%) Dell
4 3 (9.09%) HP
4 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 3 (9.09%) Red Hat
5 2 (6.06%) Oracle
6 1 (3.03%) Hitachi
6 1 (3.03%) IBM
6 1 (3.03%) NetApp
6 1 (3.03%) Sun
6 1 (3.03%) Veritas