Period
to 16 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 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 16 January 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
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 70 66 65
Rank change year-on-year -4 -1 +4
Contract jobs citing Middleware 8 3 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 0.88% 0.36% 2.02%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.96% 1.60% 5.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 18
South Yorkshire median daily rate £563 £475 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.42% -9.52% +75.00%
10th Percentile £398 £413 £454
90th Percentile £638 £488 £575
Yorkshire median daily rate £500 £463 £500
% change year-on-year +8.11% -7.50% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 South Yorkshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
South Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 270 187 412
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 29.57% 22.58% 36.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 127 291
South Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £410 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.76% -0.61% +3.13%
10th Percentile £275 £311 £263
90th Percentile £550 £553 £575
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £24.19 - £50.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate £38.00 £27.23 £14.87
% change year-on-year +39.58% +83.15% -29.21%

Middleware
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

Job postings citing Middleware as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Middleware in South Yorkshire

Middleware
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Middleware in South Yorkshire

Middleware
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Middleware in South Yorkshire over the 6 months to 16 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Middleware in South Yorkshire

Middleware
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Middleware in South Yorkshire

Middleware
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware within the South Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 16 January 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
Sheffield -1 7 £563 +28.57% 3
Barnsley -8 1 - -
Middleware
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 5 (62.50%) Oracle
1 5 (62.50%) WebSphere Application Server
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
1 5 (62.50%) WebSphere
2 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) SAN
3 3 (37.50%) NetApp
3 3 (37.50%) Benchmarking
3 3 (37.50%) EMC
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco
3 3 (37.50%) LAN
3 3 (37.50%) WAN
3 3 (37.50%) NFS
3 3 (37.50%) HTML
3 3 (37.50%) Java
3 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 3 (37.50%) Tomcat
3 3 (37.50%) Solaris
3 3 (37.50%) XML
3 3 (37.50%) XSLT
3 3 (37.50%) Unix
3 3 (37.50%) NAS
3 3 (37.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 3 (37.50%) SRDF
3 3 (37.50%) Hadoop

Middleware
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 5 (62.50%) WebSphere
1 5 (62.50%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (37.50%) Tomcat
3 1 (12.50%) Apache
3 1 (12.50%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (12.50%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (37.50%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (12.50%) IaaS
3 1 (12.50%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) SAN
2 3 (37.50%) Fibre Channel
2 3 (37.50%) LAN
2 3 (37.50%) NAS
2 3 (37.50%) WAN
3 1 (12.50%) SSL
3 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) CF BOSH
1 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Architect
1 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (25.00%) WebSphere Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Middleware Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) NetBackup Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) NetBackup Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Storage Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Storage Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) HTML
1 3 (37.50%) XML
1 3 (37.50%) XSLT
2 1 (12.50%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Clustering
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Linux
3 3 (37.50%) Solaris
3 3 (37.50%) Unix
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Benchmarking
2 3 (37.50%) Continuous Delivery
2 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (37.50%) Server Virtualisation
2 3 (37.50%) Thought Leadership
3 2 (25.00%) DevOps
4 1 (12.50%) Change Management
4 1 (12.50%) Data Security
4 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Modelling
4 1 (12.50%) IT Strategy
4 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 1 (12.50%) Patch Management
4 1 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (12.50%) Security Patching
4 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) Translating Business Requirements
4 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) Perl
3 1 (12.50%) Python
3 1 (12.50%) Ruby
3 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) NFS
1 3 (37.50%) SRDF
1 3 (37.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (37.50%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Ansible
1 1 (12.50%) NetBackup
1 1 (12.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) EMC
2 3 (37.50%) Google
2 3 (37.50%) MuleSoft
2 3 (37.50%) NetApp
2 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) IBM
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
3 1 (12.50%) Veritas