Period
to 23 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 23 October 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
England > North East
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 80 86 74
Rank change year-on-year +6 -12 +11
Contract jobs citing Middleware 19 11 115
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 1.57% 0.89% 3.98%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.87% 3.15% 15.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 77
North East median daily rate £469 £363 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.31% +13.28% -4.48%
10th Percentile £406 £294 £256
90th Percentile £676 £458 £445
England median daily rate £525 £513 £475
% change year-on-year +2.44% +7.89% +2.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 20
North East median hourly rate - £46.42 £28.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +64.30% -
England median hourly rate £45.69 £46.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year -0.68% +61.40% -26.62%

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 the North East with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
North East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 390 349 741
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 32.15% 28.30% 25.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 222 492
North East median daily rate £413 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +7.14% -12.50%
10th Percentile £312 £300 £275
90th Percentile £550 £520 £500
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +4.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 27
North East median hourly rate £37.25 £45.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.22% +60.71% +73.27%
10th Percentile £28.58 £19.75 £13.70
90th Percentile £45.33 £47.73 £36.40
England median hourly rate £41.69 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +4.22% +6.67% +0.68%

Middleware
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing Middleware as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for Middleware in the North East

Middleware
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Middleware in the North East

Middleware
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Middleware in the North East over the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Middleware in the North East

Middleware
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Middleware in the North East

Middleware
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware within the North East region over the 6 months to 23 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +12 19 £469 +29.31% 3
Middleware
England

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Middleware also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the North East region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 14 (73.68%) SQL
1 14 (73.68%) Problem-Solving
2 13 (68.42%) Security Cleared
2 13 (68.42%) HP
3 12 (63.16%) JavaScript
3 12 (63.16%) ITIL
4 11 (57.89%) OO
4 11 (57.89%) ITSM
4 11 (57.89%) SC Cleared
5 10 (52.63%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 10 (52.63%) Runbook
5 10 (52.63%) Windows
6 9 (47.37%) SQL Server
7 7 (36.84%) Firewall
8 6 (31.58%) Active Directory
8 6 (31.58%) SAN
8 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
8 6 (31.58%) HTTP
8 6 (31.58%) HTTPS
8 6 (31.58%) Windows Server
8 6 (31.58%) Virtual Environments
8 6 (31.58%) iSCSI
8 6 (31.58%) NAS
8 6 (31.58%) Software Distribution
9 5 (26.32%) DV Cleared
9 5 (26.32%) Oracle
9 5 (26.32%) Linux
9 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (15.79%) Migration
10 3 (15.79%) DB2

Middleware
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 (10.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (5.26%) Documentum
2 1 (5.26%) Tuxedo
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (5.26%) IaaS
1 1 (5.26%) PaaS
1 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (36.84%) Firewall
2 6 (31.58%) HTTP
2 6 (31.58%) HTTPS
2 6 (31.58%) iSCSI
2 6 (31.58%) NAS
2 6 (31.58%) SAN
3 1 (5.26%) FTP
3 1 (5.26%) LAN
3 1 (5.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (47.37%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.79%) DB2
2 3 (15.79%) Relational Database
3 2 (10.53%) Big Data
3 2 (10.53%) MongoDB
3 2 (10.53%) NoSQL
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
4 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.26%) Eclipse
2 1 (5.26%) GitLab
2 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.26%) JIRA
2 1 (5.26%) Maven
2 1 (5.26%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (5.26%) Subversion
2 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (5.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Automation Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Architect
3 2 (10.53%) Senior Architect
3 2 (10.53%) Senior Technical Architect
3 2 (10.53%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Technical Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Automation Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) AWS DevOps
4 1 (5.26%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Cloud Automation Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) COBOL Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Monitoring Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Operations Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Server Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) J2EE
1 2 (10.53%) JSON
1 2 (10.53%) Web Services
1 2 (10.53%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
2 2 (10.53%) Public Cloud
2 2 (10.53%) Social Media
3 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.26%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (52.63%) Windows
2 6 (31.58%) Windows Server
3 5 (26.32%) Linux
4 3 (15.79%) AIX
4 3 (15.79%) Unix
4 3 (15.79%) VME
5 2 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (5.26%) HPUX
6 1 (5.26%) MVS
6 1 (5.26%) Solaris
6 1 (5.26%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (73.68%) Problem-Solving
2 12 (63.16%) ITIL
3 11 (57.89%) ITSM
3 11 (57.89%) OO
4 10 (52.63%) Runbook
5 6 (31.58%) Software Distribution
5 6 (31.58%) Virtual Environments
6 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (15.79%) Migration
7 3 (15.79%) Open Source
8 2 (10.53%) Collaborative Working
8 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (10.53%) IT Governance
8 2 (10.53%) Kanban
8 2 (10.53%) Microservices
8 2 (10.53%) SFIA
8 2 (10.53%) SOA
8 2 (10.53%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (10.53%) Translating Business Requirements
9 1 (5.26%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 14 (73.68%) SQL
2 12 (63.16%) JavaScript
3 2 (10.53%) COBOL
4 1 (5.26%) Java
4 1 (5.26%) Perl
4 1 (5.26%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (68.42%) Security Cleared
2 11 (57.89%) SC Cleared
3 5 (26.32%) DV Cleared
4 1 (5.26%) CCNA
4 1 (5.26%) CCNP
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 6 (31.58%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (52.63%) HP Operations Orchestration
2 3 (15.79%) ZABBIX
3 2 (10.53%) Puppet
4 1 (5.26%) Ansible
4 1 (5.26%) HP SIM
4 1 (5.26%) Nagios
Vendors
1 13 (68.42%) HP
2 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
3 5 (26.32%) Oracle
4 2 (10.53%) Red Hat
5 1 (5.26%) 3PAR
5 1 (5.26%) BMC
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco
5 1 (5.26%) EMC
5 1 (5.26%) F5
5 1 (5.26%) Fujitsu
5 1 (5.26%) ICL
5 1 (5.26%) Micro Focus
5 1 (5.26%) Pega