Period
to 24 May 2019

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 24 May 2019 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
24 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 83 98 97
Rank change year-on-year +15 -1 -9
Contract jobs citing Middleware 14 11 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 1.13% 0.85% 1.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.95% 2.81% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 12
North East median daily rate £400 £600 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +95.12% +7.89%
10th Percentile £350 £395 £285
90th Percentile £494 £674 £478
England median daily rate £525 £525 £494
% change year-on-year - +6.33% +9.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
North East median hourly rate £43.50 - -
England median hourly rate £60.00 £35.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +71.43% -17.65% +6.25%

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 354 392 493
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 28.55% 30.43% 33.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 278 324
North East median daily rate £450 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £300 £275 £286
90th Percentile £559 £519 £528
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
North East median hourly rate £43.50 £42.50 £15.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.35% +182.11% -2.81%
10th Percentile £23.15 £18.45 £9.99
90th Percentile £45.85 £46.75 £19.94
England median hourly rate £43.50 £42.27 £40.50
% change year-on-year +2.92% +4.36% +5.19%

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 24 May 2019.

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 24 May 2019. 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 +18 12 £400 -33.33% 1
Durham - 1 - - 1
Middleware
England

For the 6 months to 24 May 2019, 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 8 (57.14%) XML
2 7 (50.00%) SOAP
2 7 (50.00%) Web Services
2 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (42.86%) JSON
3 6 (42.86%) HTML
3 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 6 (42.86%) CSS
4 5 (35.71%) Oracle
4 5 (35.71%) VB.NET
4 5 (35.71%) .NET
4 5 (35.71%) C#
4 5 (35.71%) FTP
4 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET
4 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
4 5 (35.71%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (35.71%) e-Learning
4 5 (35.71%) jQuery
4 5 (35.71%) Android
4 5 (35.71%) Force.com
4 5 (35.71%) Visualforce
4 5 (35.71%) Apex Code
4 5 (35.71%) HTML5
4 5 (35.71%) Apple iOS
4 5 (35.71%) REST
4 5 (35.71%) Mobile App
4 5 (35.71%) SOQL
4 5 (35.71%) Neuroscience
5 4 (28.57%) Java
5 4 (28.57%) SQL

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 3 (21.43%) WebSphere
2 2 (14.29%) IBM HTTP Server
2 2 (14.29%) IIS
3 1 (7.14%) OpenStack
3 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 1 (7.14%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 5 (35.71%) Force.com
2 3 (21.43%) IaaS
3 2 (14.29%) PaaS
4 1 (7.14%) Akamai
4 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (7.14%) GitHub
4 1 (7.14%) Kong
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) FTP
2 3 (21.43%) HTTP
3 2 (14.29%) Firewall
3 2 (14.29%) NAS
3 2 (14.29%) SAN
4 1 (7.14%) BGP
4 1 (7.14%) DHCP
4 1 (7.14%) DNS
4 1 (7.14%) HTTPS
4 1 (7.14%) iSCSI
4 1 (7.14%) MQTT
4 1 (7.14%) OSPF
4 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) DB2
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) GitLab
2 1 (7.14%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Salesforce Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Middleware Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Pega Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Applications Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) DBA
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) SQL DBA
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) XML
2 7 (50.00%) SOAP
2 7 (50.00%) Web Services
3 6 (42.86%) CSS
3 6 (42.86%) HTML
3 6 (42.86%) JSON
4 5 (35.71%) .NET
4 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET
4 5 (35.71%) HTML5
4 5 (35.71%) jQuery
4 5 (35.71%) REST
4 5 (35.71%) Visualforce
5 1 (7.14%) Hibernate
5 1 (7.14%) J2EE
5 1 (7.14%) Java EE
5 1 (7.14%) JSP
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (7.14%) Qt
5 1 (7.14%) RESTful
5 1 (7.14%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) e-Learning
1 5 (35.71%) Mobile App
2 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) Private Cloud
2 2 (14.29%) Robotics
3 1 (7.14%) Clustering
3 1 (7.14%) PKI
3 1 (7.14%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Android
1 5 (35.71%) Apple iOS
2 3 (21.43%) Linux
3 2 (14.29%) Windows
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
4 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (7.14%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) Neuroscience
3 3 (21.43%) Mentoring
3 3 (21.43%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (14.29%) Data Modelling
4 2 (14.29%) Migration
4 2 (14.29%) OO
4 2 (14.29%) Project Management
4 2 (14.29%) SDLC
4 2 (14.29%) Waterfall
5 1 (7.14%) Application Performance Management
5 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (7.14%) Change Management
5 1 (7.14%) Contingency Planning
5 1 (7.14%) Critical Thinking
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 1 (7.14%) Runbook
5 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
5 1 (7.14%) Virtual Environments
5 1 (7.14%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 5 (35.71%) Apex Code
2 5 (35.71%) C#
2 5 (35.71%) SOQL
2 5 (35.71%) VB.NET
3 4 (28.57%) Java
3 4 (28.57%) SQL
4 1 (7.14%) C++
4 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
1 1 (7.14%) MCDBA
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) NDS
1 2 (14.29%) NetIQ eDirectory
2 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
2 1 (7.14%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Ansible
1 1 (7.14%) HP Operations Orchestration
1 1 (7.14%) Puppet
1 1 (7.14%) Single Sign-On
1 1 (7.14%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
1 5 (35.71%) Oracle
1 5 (35.71%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (14.29%) IBM
2 2 (14.29%) NetIQ
2 2 (14.29%) Pega
3 1 (7.14%) BMC
3 1 (7.14%) Dynatrace
3 1 (7.14%) EMC
3 1 (7.14%) HP
3 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
3 1 (7.14%) VMware