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 3 months to 25 March 2017 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Middleware
North East / Tyne and Wear
Rank 74 50 41
Rank change year-on-year -24 -9  
Contract jobs citing Middleware 5 17 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 0.85% 2.44% 2.03%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.08% 7.73% 6.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 14 7
Median daily rate £290 £285 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.66% -4.91%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £42.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year -45.23% +9.80%  

Middleware is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next 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 industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 240 220 132
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 40.68% 31.52% 29.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 153 82
Median daily rate £384 £350 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.64% +11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £289 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £525 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £9.00 - £11.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

Middleware
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear citing Middleware as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne -23 5 £290 +1.66% 4
Middleware
North East

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Middleware also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 15 (50.00%) Linux
1 15 (50.00%) ITIL
2 12 (40.00%) Oracle
2 12 (40.00%) Unix
2 12 (40.00%) Windows
2 12 (40.00%) AIX
2 12 (40.00%) DevOps
3 11 (36.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (36.67%) WebLogic
4 9 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (26.67%) Security Cleared
5 8 (26.67%) PowerShell
5 8 (26.67%) HP
5 8 (26.67%) Red Hat
6 7 (23.33%) CA
6 7 (23.33%) HPUX
6 7 (23.33%) Solaris
6 7 (23.33%) Tuxedo
6 7 (23.33%) ITSM
6 7 (23.33%) Software Packaging
6 7 (23.33%) SC Cleared
6 7 (23.33%) Windows Server
7 6 (20.00%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 6 (20.00%) OO
7 6 (20.00%) SQL
7 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
7 6 (20.00%) Java
7 6 (20.00%) JavaScript
7 6 (20.00%) MVS
7 6 (20.00%) TIBCO

Middleware
Top Related 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 11 (36.67%) WebLogic
2 7 (23.33%) Tuxedo
3 5 (16.67%) JBoss
4 4 (13.33%) Oracle Application Server
4 4 (13.33%) WebSphere
4 4 (13.33%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (13.33%) WildFly
5 3 (10.00%) MQSeries
5 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
6 1 (3.33%) AquaLogic
6 1 (3.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (13.33%) BusinessWorks
2 3 (10.00%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (10.00%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (3.33%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 1 (3.33%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) IaaS
1 3 (10.00%) PaaS
1 3 (10.00%) SaaS
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) Firewall
2 3 (10.00%) HTTP
2 3 (10.00%) HTTPS
2 3 (10.00%) iSCSI
2 3 (10.00%) NAS
2 3 (10.00%) SAN
2 3 (10.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (13.33%) DB2
2 4 (13.33%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (10.00%) Oracle BI EE
3 3 (10.00%) Oracle Database
3 3 (10.00%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (3.33%) DTS
Development Applications
1 4 (13.33%) CA Gen
2 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (3.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (20.00%) Consultant
2 5 (16.67%) Middleware Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Automation Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Support Consultant
4 3 (10.00%) DBA
4 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Middleware Consultant
4 3 (10.00%) Oracle DBA
4 3 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Applications Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Migration Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Operations Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Senior DBA
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Operations Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Oracle DBA
6 1 (3.33%) Automation Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Oracle Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Unix Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) WebLogic Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (23.33%) Software Packaging
2 3 (10.00%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (3.33%) J2EE
3 1 (3.33%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (13.33%) Mainframe
2 3 (10.00%) Oracle Exalytics
3 1 (3.33%) AS400
3 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.33%) HACMP
3 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.33%) Public Cloud
3 1 (3.33%) Tandem
3 1 (3.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (50.00%) Linux
2 12 (40.00%) AIX
2 12 (40.00%) Unix
2 12 (40.00%) Windows
3 11 (36.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (23.33%) HPUX
4 7 (23.33%) Solaris
4 7 (23.33%) Windows Server
5 6 (20.00%) MVS
6 5 (16.67%) Windows 7
7 4 (13.33%) zOS
8 3 (10.00%) OS/390
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (50.00%) ITIL
2 12 (40.00%) DevOps
3 9 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (23.33%) ITSM
5 6 (20.00%) OO
6 5 (16.67%) PRINCE2
7 4 (13.33%) High Availability
7 4 (13.33%) Open Source
7 4 (13.33%) Problem Management
8 3 (10.00%) Application Discovery
8 3 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (10.00%) Change Management
8 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 3 (10.00%) ITIL V3
8 3 (10.00%) Migration
8 3 (10.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 3 (10.00%) Security Patching
8 3 (10.00%) Software Distribution
8 3 (10.00%) Time Management
8 3 (10.00%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 8 (26.67%) PowerShell
2 6 (20.00%) Java
2 6 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (20.00%) SQL
3 2 (6.67%) Perl
4 1 (3.33%) C
4 1 (3.33%) C++
4 1 (3.33%) Jython
4 1 (3.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 7 (23.33%) SC Cleared
3 3 (10.00%) DV Cleared
4 2 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (3.33%) CCNA
5 1 (3.33%) CCNP
5 1 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (3.33%) Degree
5 1 (3.33%) IBM AIX Certification
5 1 (3.33%) MCDBA
5 1 (3.33%) MCP
5 1 (3.33%) MCSE
5 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.33%) OCA
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (6.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.33%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 6 (20.00%) HP Operations Orchestration
2 3 (10.00%) SCCM
3 2 (6.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (6.67%) Puppet
3 2 (6.67%) WSUS
4 1 (3.33%) BladeLogic
4 1 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (3.33%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 12 (40.00%) Oracle
2 8 (26.67%) HP
2 8 (26.67%) Red Hat
3 7 (23.33%) CA
4 6 (20.00%) TIBCO
5 5 (16.67%) IBM
5 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 2 (6.67%) Axway
6 2 (6.67%) Symantec
7 1 (3.33%) BMC
7 1 (3.33%) Dell
7 1 (3.33%) Informatica
7 1 (3.33%) SAP
7 1 (3.33%) Siebel
7 1 (3.33%) Sun
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