Period
to 20 April 2018

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 20 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
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 82 101 79
Rank change year-on-year +19 -22 -16
Contract jobs citing Middleware 18 17 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 1.79% 1.25% 2.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.68% 3.50% 7.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 13 25
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £633 £315 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +100.79% +10.53% -5.00%
10th Percentile £418 £285 £249
90th Percentile £669 £407 £303
North East median daily rate £633 £350 £285
% change year-on-year +80.71% +22.70% -4.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - £26.00
North East median hourly rate - - £26.00

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 317 486 458
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 31.51% 35.74% 28.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 339 295
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £395 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.22% +4.29% +16.67%
10th Percentile £263 £300 £271
90th Percentile £538 £536 £521
North East median daily rate £393 £355 £350
% change year-on-year +10.56% +1.43% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 7
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £42.50 £9.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +372.22% -67.27% +150.00%
10th Percentile £18.45 £8.75 £20.70
90th Percentile £46.75 £9.25 £36.75
North East median hourly rate £42.50 £15.07 £26.75
% change year-on-year +182.11% -43.68% +96.98%

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 20 April 2018.

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 20 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +21 18 £633 +100.79% 1
Middleware
North East

For the 6 months to 20 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 Tyne and Wear 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
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
6 5 (27.78%) Migration

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 (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%) 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%) SDLC
7 2 (11.11%) Server Virtualisation
7 2 (11.11%) Task Automation
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