Period
to 24 April 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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 89 103 84
Rank change year-on-year +14 -19 -15
Contract jobs citing Middleware 18 26 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 1.45% 1.60% 1.87%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.77% 4.59% 6.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 15 27
North East median daily rate £633 £350 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +80.71% +22.81% -5.00%
10th Percentile £418 £285 £251
90th Percentile £669 £468 £321
England median daily rate £525 £481 £450
% change year-on-year +9.09% +6.94% -4.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
North East median hourly rate - - £26.00
England median hourly rate £38.75 £50.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -22.50% +25.00% +2.24%

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 377 567 541
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 30.35% 34.87% 27.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 383 343
North East median daily rate £395 £355 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.27% +1.43% +16.67%
10th Percentile £275 £285 £271
90th Percentile £530 £536 £525
England median daily rate £475 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +7.95% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 11
North East median hourly rate £42.50 £15.07 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +182.11% -45.22% +75.44%
10th Percentile £21.30 £9.99 £13.50
90th Percentile £46.38 £19.94 £45.75
England median hourly rate £41.00 £41.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year - +5.81% +10.71%

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 April 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 24 April 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 +20 18 £633 +100.79% 1
Middleware
England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 15 (83.33%) Linux
2 9 (50.00%) Windows
3 8 (44.44%) ITIL
3 8 (44.44%) Finance
3 8 (44.44%) Banking
3 8 (44.44%) Puppet
3 8 (44.44%) Problem-Solving
3 8 (44.44%) Deployment Automation
4 7 (38.89%) Sonatype Nexus
4 7 (38.89%) Jenkins
4 7 (38.89%) DevOps
4 7 (38.89%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (38.89%) Git (software)
4 7 (38.89%) Subversion
4 7 (38.89%) Maven
4 7 (38.89%) Oracle
4 7 (38.89%) Perl
4 7 (38.89%) Python
5 6 (33.33%) Web Services
5 6 (33.33%) Change Management
5 6 (33.33%) JSON
5 6 (33.33%) CMDB
5 6 (33.33%) RESTful
5 6 (33.33%) High Availability
5 6 (33.33%) Identity Access Management
6 5 (27.78%) Mentoring
6 5 (27.78%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (27.78%) Docker
6 5 (27.78%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Azure

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 (11.11%) Confluence
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (5.56%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 7 (38.89%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) HTTPS
2 1 (5.56%) Firewall
2 1 (5.56%) HTTP
2 1 (5.56%) iSCSI
2 1 (5.56%) NAS
2 1 (5.56%) SAN
2 1 (5.56%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database
1 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (38.89%) Git (software)
1 7 (38.89%) Jenkins
1 7 (38.89%) Maven
1 7 (38.89%) Sonatype Nexus
1 7 (38.89%) Subversion
2 2 (11.11%) GitLab
2 2 (11.11%) JIRA
General
1 8 (44.44%) Banking
1 8 (44.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Technical Leader
1 6 (33.33%) Technical Support
2 5 (27.78%) Delivery Manager
2 5 (27.78%) DevOps Manager
2 5 (27.78%) Head of Delivery
2 5 (27.78%) Head of DevOps
2 5 (27.78%) Lead DevOps
3 2 (11.11%) Agile Delivery Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Developer
3 2 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Java Developer
3 2 (11.11%) MuleSoft Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Middleware Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Subject Matter Expert
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) JSON
1 6 (33.33%) RESTful
1 6 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) CMDB
2 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.56%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 15 (83.33%) Linux
2 9 (50.00%) Windows
3 4 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.56%) MVS
4 1 (5.56%) Unix
4 1 (5.56%) VME
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Deployment Automation
1 8 (44.44%) ITIL
1 8 (44.44%) Problem-Solving
2 7 (38.89%) DevOps
3 6 (33.33%) Change Management
3 6 (33.33%) High Availability
3 6 (33.33%) Identity Access Management
4 5 (27.78%) Continuous Delivery
4 5 (27.78%) Mentoring
4 5 (27.78%) Migration
5 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
7 2 (11.11%) ITSM
7 2 (11.11%) Kanban
7 2 (11.11%) Open Source
7 2 (11.11%) Scrum
7 2 (11.11%) Server Virtualisation
7 2 (11.11%) SOA
7 2 (11.11%) TDD
7 2 (11.11%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) Perl
1 7 (38.89%) Python
2 3 (16.67%) SQL
3 2 (11.11%) Java
4 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) Docker
1 5 (27.78%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (44.44%) Puppet
2 2 (11.11%) ZABBIX
3 1 (5.56%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Oracle
2 4 (22.22%) Red Hat
3 2 (11.11%) MuleSoft
4 1 (5.56%) Axway
4 1 (5.56%) Fujitsu
4 1 (5.56%) HP
4 1 (5.56%) IBM
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.56%) Zoho