Period
to 21 January 2018

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 6 months to 21 January 2018 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
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 125 90 110
Rank change year-on-year -35 +20 -14
Contract jobs citing Middleware 9 49 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.41% 2.07% 1.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.21% 5.50% 4.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 31 32
Leeds median daily rate £450 £510 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +27.50% -3.03%
10th Percentile £386 £413 £250
90th Percentile £510 £638 £513
West Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £500 £400
% change year-on-year -5.00% +25.00% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

Middleware is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 744 891 1,080
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 33.93% 37.59% 35.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 576 615 731
Leeds median daily rate £400 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +2.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £285 £294 £275
90th Percentile £525 £538 £538
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 11
Leeds median hourly rate - £18.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -28.00% -50.00%
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year - -14.29% -47.50%

Middleware
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings citing Middleware as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Middleware in Leeds over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 21 January 2018, 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 6 (66.67%) Linux
2 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle
2 3 (33.33%) XML
2 3 (33.33%) HP
2 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (22.22%) Banking
3 2 (22.22%) SSH
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (22.22%) DataPower
3 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (22.22%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (22.22%) LoadRunner
3 2 (22.22%) Tivoli
3 2 (22.22%) Firewall
3 2 (22.22%) Unix
3 2 (22.22%) Java
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
3 2 (22.22%) JDBC
3 2 (22.22%) Tuxedo
3 2 (22.22%) EAI
3 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
3 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (22.22%) HTTPS
3 2 (22.22%) SSL

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 2 (22.22%) Tuxedo
2 1 (11.11%) Confluence
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Firewall
1 2 (22.22%) HTTPS
1 2 (22.22%) MQTT
1 2 (22.22%) SSH
1 2 (22.22%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (11.11%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) LoadRunner
2 1 (11.11%) JIRA
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Marketing
3 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Administrator
1 2 (22.22%) Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) Architect
1 2 (22.22%) Data Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) Data Architect
1 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse Architect
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Data Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Architect
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Data Warehouse Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Digital Agile Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Linux Systems Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) XML
2 2 (22.22%) JDBC
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (22.22%) DataPower
1 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (11.11%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Unix
3 1 (11.11%) CentOS
3 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (11.11%) SUSE
3 1 (11.11%) Windows
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
2 2 (22.22%) EAI
2 2 (22.22%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (22.22%) Task Automation
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Analytics
3 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
3 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
3 1 (11.11%) Programme Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
3 1 (11.11%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) OCP
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
1 1 (11.11%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) HP
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) IBM
3 1 (11.11%) Dell
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) Red Hat