Period
to 21 July 2017

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 July 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
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 120 109 126
Rank change year-on-year -11 +17 -21
Contract jobs citing Middleware 14 43 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.65% 1.45% 0.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.54% 3.71% 2.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 32 20
Leeds median daily rate £400 £450 £334
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +34.83% -33.25%
10th Percentile £366 £314 £305
90th Percentile £665 £588 £600
West Yorkshire median daily rate £439 £450 £314
% change year-on-year -2.50% +43.43% -29.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Leeds median hourly rate - - £40.00
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £40.00

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 908 1159 910
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 41.90% 38.98% 31.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 682 868 629
Leeds median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% +9.38%
10th Percentile £308 £310 £263
90th Percentile £510 £538 £488
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.29% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 5
Leeds median hourly rate - £10.20 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -70.86% +100.00%
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - £10.20 £40.00
% change year-on-year - -74.50% +162.30%

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 July 2017.

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 July 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 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (28.57%) Java
3 4 (28.57%) Oracle
3 4 (28.57%) E-Commerce
4 3 (21.43%) Windows
4 3 (21.43%) Linux
4 3 (21.43%) OOA/OOD
4 3 (21.43%) Web Services
4 3 (21.43%) SQL
4 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
4 3 (21.43%) Red Hat
4 3 (21.43%) .NET
4 3 (21.43%) EAI
4 3 (21.43%) SOA
4 3 (21.43%) HP
4 3 (21.43%) Dell
4 3 (21.43%) Mule
4 3 (21.43%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (21.43%) SUSE
4 3 (21.43%) Scrum
4 3 (21.43%) Banking
4 3 (21.43%) CentOS
4 3 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
4 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (21.43%) KVM
4 3 (21.43%) User Experience
4 3 (21.43%) Mobile App
4 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Software

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 3 (21.43%) Mule
1 3 (21.43%) Mule ESB
2 1 (7.14%) MQSeries
2 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
2 1 (7.14%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle iProcurement
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) DMZ
1 1 (7.14%) Firewall
1 1 (7.14%) LDAP
1 1 (7.14%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (14.29%) MongoDB
1 2 (14.29%) NoSQL
1 2 (14.29%) Riak
2 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Architect
3 3 (21.43%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Integration Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) MuleSoft Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Systems Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) ABAP Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Digital Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Digital Solutions Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Digital Transformation
5 1 (7.14%) Digital Transformation Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Java Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) SAP Developer
5 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) .NET
1 3 (21.43%) Web Services
2 2 (14.29%) Apache Camel
2 2 (14.29%) JMS
2 2 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (7.14%) Hibernate
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (7.14%) RESTful
3 1 (7.14%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (21.43%) Mobile App
1 3 (21.43%) User Experience
2 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.14%) AS400
3 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.14%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) CentOS
1 3 (21.43%) Linux
1 3 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (21.43%) SUSE
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
1 3 (21.43%) Windows Server
1 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (7.14%) AIX
2 1 (7.14%) Solaris
2 1 (7.14%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (28.57%) E-Commerce
3 3 (21.43%) EAI
3 3 (21.43%) OOA/OOD
3 3 (21.43%) Scrum
3 3 (21.43%) SOA
3 3 (21.43%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (14.29%) TDD
5 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Facilities Management
5 1 (7.14%) Integration Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
5 1 (7.14%) Mathematics
5 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
5 1 (7.14%) Project Management
5 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
5 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Use Case
5 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) Java
2 3 (21.43%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) ABAP
3 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
1 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
1 3 (21.43%) KVM
2 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle
2 3 (21.43%) Dell
2 3 (21.43%) HP
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) MuleSoft
2 3 (21.43%) Red Hat
3 1 (7.14%) Hitachi
3 1 (7.14%) IBM
3 1 (7.14%) NetApp
3 1 (7.14%) SAP
3 1 (7.14%) Sun
3 1 (7.14%) Veritas