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 3 months to 27 March 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
England / North East
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 57 52
Rank change year-on-year -19 -5  
Contract jobs citing Middleware 8 18 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 1.10% 2.06% 1.52%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.75% 6.95% 6.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 14 7
Median daily rate £295 £285 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.41% -4.91%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £42.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year -45.23% +9.80%  

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

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
North East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 291 259 159
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 40.03% 29.70% 24.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 176 95
Median daily rate £375 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +16.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £540 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £9.00 - £11.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.57% +5.55%  

Middleware
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East 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 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 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -24 5 £290 +1.66% 5
Durham -1 3 £475 - 2
Middleware
England

Middleware
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 North East region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 19 (51.35%) Linux
2 17 (45.95%) Oracle
3 16 (43.24%) DevOps
4 15 (40.54%) ITIL
5 14 (37.84%) Windows
6 13 (35.14%) AIX
7 12 (32.43%) Unix
7 12 (32.43%) WebLogic
7 12 (32.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (27.03%) Java
9 8 (21.62%) HPUX
9 8 (21.62%) JBoss
9 8 (21.62%) Tuxedo
9 8 (21.62%) Red Hat
9 8 (21.62%) Security Cleared
10 7 (18.92%) PowerShell
10 7 (18.92%) Software Packaging
10 7 (18.92%) SC Cleared
10 7 (18.92%) MVS
10 7 (18.92%) CA
10 7 (18.92%) TIBCO
10 7 (18.92%) HP
10 7 (18.92%) Solaris
10 7 (18.92%) Windows Server
11 6 (16.22%) PRINCE2
11 6 (16.22%) SQL Server
11 6 (16.22%) WebSphere
11 6 (16.22%) Windows 7
11 6 (16.22%) ITSM

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 12 (32.43%) WebLogic
2 8 (21.62%) JBoss
2 8 (21.62%) Tuxedo
3 6 (16.22%) WebSphere
4 5 (13.51%) Oracle Application Server
4 5 (13.51%) WildFly
5 4 (10.81%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (8.11%) MQSeries
6 3 (8.11%) SharePoint
6 3 (8.11%) Tomcat
7 1 (2.70%) AquaLogic
7 1 (2.70%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 3 (8.11%) MS Excel
1 3 (8.11%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.70%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (13.51%) BusinessWorks
2 4 (10.81%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (10.81%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (2.70%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 1 (2.70%) OpenText MBPM
3 1 (2.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.81%) IaaS
1 4 (10.81%) PaaS
1 4 (10.81%) SaaS
2 3 (8.11%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.81%) Firewall
2 3 (8.11%) HTTP
2 3 (8.11%) HTTPS
2 3 (8.11%) iSCSI
2 3 (8.11%) NAS
2 3 (8.11%) SAN
2 3 (8.11%) SSL
3 2 (5.41%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.22%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.51%) DB2
2 5 (13.51%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (10.81%) Oracle Database
3 4 (10.81%) Oracle Database 12c
4 3 (8.11%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (8.11%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (5.41%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (5.41%) MongoDB
5 2 (5.41%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.70%) DTS
Development Applications
1 5 (13.51%) CA Gen
2 2 (5.41%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.70%) SonarQube
3 1 (2.70%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 4 (10.81%) Billing
2 2 (5.41%) Finance
3 1 (2.70%) Electronics
3 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.70%) Marketing
3 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (32.43%) Consultant
2 9 (24.32%) Middleware Consultant
3 6 (16.22%) Middleware Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) Oracle Consultant
5 4 (10.81%) DBA
5 4 (10.81%) Oracle DBA
5 4 (10.81%) Oracle Middleware Consultant
5 4 (10.81%) Support Consultant
6 3 (8.11%) Automation Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Billing Consultant
6 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Applications Architect
7 2 (5.41%) Architect
7 2 (5.41%) Linux Consultant
7 2 (5.41%) Migration Architect
7 2 (5.41%) Operations Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Senior DBA
7 2 (5.41%) Senior Operations Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Senior Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.92%) Software Packaging
2 4 (10.81%) Oracle Fusion
3 3 (8.11%) IBM Integration Bus
4 1 (2.70%) J2EE
4 1 (2.70%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (10.81%) Mainframe
2 3 (8.11%) Oracle Exalytics
3 1 (2.70%) AS400
3 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.70%) HACMP
3 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.70%) Tandem
3 1 (2.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (51.35%) Linux
2 14 (37.84%) Windows
3 13 (35.14%) AIX
4 12 (32.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (32.43%) Unix
5 8 (21.62%) HPUX
6 7 (18.92%) MVS
6 7 (18.92%) Solaris
6 7 (18.92%) Windows Server
7 6 (16.22%) Windows 7
8 5 (13.51%) zOS
9 3 (8.11%) OS/390
10 2 (5.41%) Android
10 2 (5.41%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (43.24%) DevOps
2 15 (40.54%) ITIL
3 10 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (16.22%) ITSM
4 6 (16.22%) PRINCE2
5 5 (13.51%) High Availability
5 5 (13.51%) OO
5 5 (13.51%) Open Source
5 5 (13.51%) Problem Management
6 4 (10.81%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (10.81%) Change Management
6 4 (10.81%) Configuration Management
6 4 (10.81%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 3 (8.11%) Application Discovery
7 3 (8.11%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (8.11%) Data Management
7 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 3 (8.11%) Migration
7 3 (8.11%) Security Patching
7 3 (8.11%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.03%) Java
2 7 (18.92%) PowerShell
3 5 (13.51%) JavaScript
3 5 (13.51%) SQL
4 2 (5.41%) C#
4 2 (5.41%) Perl
5 1 (2.70%) C
5 1 (2.70%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (21.62%) Security Cleared
2 7 (18.92%) SC Cleared
3 3 (8.11%) DV Cleared
4 2 (5.41%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (5.41%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.70%) CCNA
5 1 (2.70%) CCNP
5 1 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.70%) Degree
5 1 (2.70%) IBM AIX Certification
5 1 (2.70%) MCDBA
5 1 (2.70%) MCP
5 1 (2.70%) MCSE
5 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.70%) OCA
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (8.11%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (5.41%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.70%) Docker
3 1 (2.70%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 5 (13.51%) HP Operations Orchestration
2 3 (8.11%) Puppet
2 3 (8.11%) SCCM
3 2 (5.41%) Ansible
3 2 (5.41%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (5.41%) WSUS
4 1 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 17 (45.95%) Oracle
2 8 (21.62%) Red Hat
3 7 (18.92%) CA
3 7 (18.92%) HP
3 7 (18.92%) TIBCO
4 5 (13.51%) IBM
4 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.41%) Axway
5 2 (5.41%) MuleSoft
5 2 (5.41%) SAP
5 2 (5.41%) Symantec
5 2 (5.41%) WorldPay
6 1 (2.70%) Informatica
6 1 (2.70%) Siebel
6 1 (2.70%) Sun
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