Period
to 16 July 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 July 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
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
16 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 68 95 84
Rank change year-on-year +27 -11 -13
Contract jobs citing Middleware 9 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 1.18% 0.56% 0.93%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.35% 1.69% 2.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 7
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £563 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.89% +87.50% +7.14%
10th Percentile £350 £399 £285
90th Percentile £460 £669 £395
North East median daily rate £400 £563 £325
% change year-on-year -28.89% +73.08% +16.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - £46.42
North East median hourly rate £43.50 - £46.42

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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Tyne and Wear
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 207 354 353
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 27.09% 32.90% 36.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 264 235
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £450 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% +4.00% +8.70%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £300
90th Percentile £559 £524 £520
North East median daily rate £425 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +8.97% +4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 3
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £22.44 £43.75 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.72% -2.78% +60.71%
10th Percentile £19.61 £41.38 £15.50
90th Percentile £24.51 £47.13 £47.76
North East median hourly rate £22.50 £43.75 £33.07
% change year-on-year -48.57% +32.32% +18.09%

Middleware
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing Middleware as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for Middleware in Tyne and Wear

Middleware
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Middleware in Tyne and Wear.

Contractor daily rate trend for Middleware in Tyne and Wear

Middleware
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Middleware in Tyne and Wear

Middleware
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware within the Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 16 July 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
Hebburn - 5 £400 -
South Tyneside - 5 £400 -
Newcastle upon Tyne +31 2 £473 -16.00% 2
Gateshead - 2 - -
Middleware
North East

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 7 (77.78%) Web Services
1 7 (77.78%) XML
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) SOAP
3 5 (55.56%) e-Learning
3 5 (55.56%) JSON
3 5 (55.56%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (55.56%) FTP
3 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
3 5 (55.56%) VB.NET
3 5 (55.56%) .NET
3 5 (55.56%) C#
3 5 (55.56%) HTML
3 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
3 5 (55.56%) CSS
3 5 (55.56%) Force.com
3 5 (55.56%) Visualforce
3 5 (55.56%) Apex Code
3 5 (55.56%) jQuery
3 5 (55.56%) Android
3 5 (55.56%) HTML5
3 5 (55.56%) Apple iOS
3 5 (55.56%) REST
3 5 (55.56%) Mobile App
3 5 (55.56%) SOQL
3 5 (55.56%) Neuroscience
4 2 (22.22%) Private Cloud
4 2 (22.22%) SDLC
4 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
4 2 (22.22%) IaaS

Middleware
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 (22.22%) IBM HTTP Server
1 2 (22.22%) IIS
1 2 (22.22%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 5 (55.56%) Force.com
2 2 (22.22%) IaaS
2 2 (22.22%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) FTP
2 2 (22.22%) HTTP
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
2 5 (55.56%) Salesforce Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Middleware Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Pega Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Technical Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Applications Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) Web Services
1 7 (77.78%) XML
2 6 (66.67%) SOAP
3 5 (55.56%) .NET
3 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
3 5 (55.56%) CSS
3 5 (55.56%) HTML
3 5 (55.56%) HTML5
3 5 (55.56%) jQuery
3 5 (55.56%) JSON
3 5 (55.56%) REST
3 5 (55.56%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) e-Learning
1 5 (55.56%) Mobile App
2 2 (22.22%) Private Cloud
2 2 (22.22%) Robotics
3 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Android
1 5 (55.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) Neuroscience
3 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
3 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
3 2 (22.22%) Migration
3 2 (22.22%) Project Management
3 2 (22.22%) SDLC
3 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
4 1 (11.11%) Critical Thinking
4 1 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Apex Code
1 5 (55.56%) C#
1 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
1 5 (55.56%) SOQL
1 5 (55.56%) VB.NET
2 2 (22.22%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) NDS
1 2 (22.22%) NetIQ eDirectory
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (22.22%) IBM
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) NetIQ
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) Pega