Period
to 18 January 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 18 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
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 70 66 78
Rank change year-on-year -4 +12 +16
Contract jobs citing Middleware 24 23 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 2.41% 2.48% 3.53%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.77% 7.69% 10.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 12 56
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £450 £520 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.46% +46.48% +14.52%
10th Percentile £328 £351 £285
90th Percentile £501 £665 £445
North East median daily rate £450 £520 £360
% change year-on-year -13.46% +44.44% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - £36.00
North East median hourly rate - - £36.00

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 309 299 671
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 31.09% 32.22% 32.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 210 479
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £450 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +14.29% -12.50%
10th Percentile £313 £295 £293
90th Percentile £588 £551 £525
North East median daily rate £450 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +12.50% +14.29% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 5
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £45.00 £11.75 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +282.98% -67.36% +33.33%
10th Percentile £32.75 £10.28 £33.20
90th Percentile £48.05 £13.83 £36.60
North East median hourly rate £45.00 £28.00 £34.33
% change year-on-year +60.71% -18.43% +69.10%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Middleware in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 18 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 18 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
Newcastle upon Tyne 0 24 £450 -13.46% 1
Middleware
North East

For the 6 months to 18 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 20 (83.33%) SQL
2 19 (79.17%) OO
3 18 (75.00%) Security Cleared
4 17 (70.83%) Problem-Solving
4 17 (70.83%) ITIL
4 17 (70.83%) HP
5 16 (66.67%) ITSM
6 15 (62.50%) JavaScript
6 15 (62.50%) Runbook
6 15 (62.50%) SC Cleared
6 15 (62.50%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 12 (50.00%) SQL Server
8 10 (41.67%) Windows
8 10 (41.67%) Firewall
9 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
9 9 (37.50%) SAN
9 9 (37.50%) NAS
9 9 (37.50%) Windows Server
10 8 (33.33%) Virtual Environments
10 8 (33.33%) Software Distribution
10 8 (33.33%) iSCSI
10 8 (33.33%) Active Directory
10 8 (33.33%) HTTP
10 8 (33.33%) HTTPS
11 7 (29.17%) Oracle
11 7 (29.17%) DV Cleared
12 5 (20.83%) Public Cloud
12 5 (20.83%) GitLab
12 5 (20.83%) Java
13 4 (16.67%) DB2

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 3 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 3 (12.50%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.17%) Documentum
2 1 (4.17%) OpenStack
2 1 (4.17%) Tuxedo
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) GitHub
2 2 (8.33%) IaaS
3 1 (4.17%) Akamai
3 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.17%) PaaS
3 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (41.67%) Firewall
2 9 (37.50%) NAS
2 9 (37.50%) SAN
3 8 (33.33%) HTTP
3 8 (33.33%) HTTPS
3 8 (33.33%) iSCSI
4 1 (4.17%) BGP
4 1 (4.17%) DHCP
4 1 (4.17%) DNS
4 1 (4.17%) FTP
4 1 (4.17%) LAN
4 1 (4.17%) OSPF
4 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.67%) DB2
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.17%) RDBMS
3 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) GitLab
2 3 (12.50%) Subversion
3 1 (4.17%) Eclipse
3 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.17%) JIRA
3 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 15 (62.50%) Automation Engineer
2 4 (16.67%) Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Cloud Automation Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Cloud Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Java Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Server Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Operations Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Automation Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) COBOL Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Monitoring Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Operations Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) CSS
1 3 (12.50%) Hibernate
1 3 (12.50%) HTML
1 3 (12.50%) J2EE
1 3 (12.50%) Java EE
1 3 (12.50%) JSP
1 3 (12.50%) Spring
2 1 (4.17%) JSON
2 1 (4.17%) RESTful
2 1 (4.17%) SOAP
2 1 (4.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Public Cloud
2 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.17%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 10 (41.67%) Windows
2 9 (37.50%) Windows Server
3 3 (12.50%) Linux
4 2 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (8.33%) VME
5 1 (4.17%) AIX
5 1 (4.17%) HPUX
5 1 (4.17%) MVS
5 1 (4.17%) Solaris
5 1 (4.17%) Unix
5 1 (4.17%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (79.17%) OO
2 17 (70.83%) ITIL
2 17 (70.83%) Problem-Solving
3 16 (66.67%) ITSM
4 15 (62.50%) Runbook
5 8 (33.33%) Software Distribution
5 8 (33.33%) Virtual Environments
6 3 (12.50%) BDD
6 3 (12.50%) DevOps
6 3 (12.50%) OOA/OOD
6 3 (12.50%) TDD
6 3 (12.50%) Web Development
7 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (8.33%) Data Protection
7 2 (8.33%) Kanban
7 2 (8.33%) Open Source
8 1 (4.17%) Load Balancing
8 1 (4.17%) Performance Management
8 1 (4.17%) Resource Management
8 1 (4.17%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 20 (83.33%) SQL
2 15 (62.50%) JavaScript
3 5 (20.83%) Java
4 3 (12.50%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.17%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 18 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 15 (62.50%) SC Cleared
3 7 (29.17%) DV Cleared
4 1 (4.17%) CCNA
4 1 (4.17%) CCNP
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 8 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.17%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (62.50%) HP Operations Orchestration
2 3 (12.50%) ZABBIX
3 2 (8.33%) Puppet
4 1 (4.17%) Ansible
4 1 (4.17%) HP SIM
4 1 (4.17%) Nagios
4 1 (4.17%) Terraform
Vendors
1 17 (70.83%) HP
2 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 7 (29.17%) Oracle
4 2 (8.33%) BMC
4 2 (8.33%) EMC
4 2 (8.33%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.17%) 3PAR
5 1 (4.17%) Cisco
5 1 (4.17%) Dynatrace
5 1 (4.17%) F5
5 1 (4.17%) Micro Focus
5 1 (4.17%) Pega
5 1 (4.17%) VMware