Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West 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 20 November 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.

Middleware
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 137 112 132
Rank change year-on-year -25 +20 -28
Contract jobs citing Middleware 17 59 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.56% 1.66% 1.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.79% 4.78% 3.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 44 52
West Yorkshire median daily rate £488 £515 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.34% +37.33% -9.09%
10th Percentile £413 £400 £300
90th Percentile £665 £613 £548
Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £510 £350
% change year-on-year -6.86% +45.71% -14.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £40.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £40.00

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 948 1235 1374
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 31.40% 34.65% 30.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 717 888 910
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +10.29%
10th Percentile £300 £283 £275
90th Percentile £513 £526 £525
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 17
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - £13.50 £37.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -63.55% +12.24%
Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.00 £14.69 £25.00
% change year-on-year +138.30% -41.25% -16.67%

Middleware
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Middleware in West Yorkshire

Middleware
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Middleware in West Yorkshire

Middleware
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Middleware in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Middleware in West Yorkshire

Middleware
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Middleware in West Yorkshire

Middleware
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
Leeds -23 15 £469 -10.71% 2
Halifax +14 1 - -
Pudsey - 1 £513 -
Middleware
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (29.41%) Banking
2 5 (29.41%) Finance
2 5 (29.41%) SQL
2 5 (29.41%) Oracle
2 5 (29.41%) Linux
3 4 (23.53%) Java
3 4 (23.53%) EAI
3 4 (23.53%) E-Commerce
3 4 (23.53%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (17.65%) Mobile App
4 3 (17.65%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (17.65%) User Experience
4 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (17.65%) Scrum
4 3 (17.65%) SSL
4 3 (17.65%) IBM
4 3 (17.65%) OOA/OOD
4 3 (17.65%) XML
4 3 (17.65%) Unix
5 2 (11.76%) Tuxedo
5 2 (11.76%) .NET
5 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
5 2 (11.76%) JDBC
5 2 (11.76%) HP
5 2 (11.76%) Data Modelling
5 2 (11.76%) SOA
5 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (11.76%) HTTPS
5 2 (11.76%) LoadRunner

Middleware
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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 2 (11.76%) Mule
1 2 (11.76%) Mule ESB
1 2 (11.76%) Tuxedo
1 2 (11.76%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.88%) Confluence
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) SSL
2 2 (11.76%) Firewall
2 2 (11.76%) HTTPS
2 2 (11.76%) MQTT
2 2 (11.76%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (5.88%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.88%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (5.88%) Power BI
2 1 (5.88%) Riak
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) LoadRunner
2 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.88%) JIRA
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Forms
General
1 5 (29.41%) Banking
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Marketing
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Architect
2 4 (23.53%) Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Administrator
3 3 (17.65%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Data Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Data Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Integration Developer
4 2 (11.76%) MuleSoft Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Project Manager
4 2 (11.76%) SQL Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) SQL Data Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Architect
4 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Data Warehouse Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Digital Transformation
5 1 (5.88%) Digital Transformation Architect
5 1 (5.88%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) XML
2 2 (11.76%) .NET
2 2 (11.76%) JDBC
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (5.88%) Apache Camel
3 1 (5.88%) Hibernate
3 1 (5.88%) ISPF
3 1 (5.88%) JMS
3 1 (5.88%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (5.88%) RESTful
3 1 (5.88%) Spring
3 1 (5.88%) Web Services
3 1 (5.88%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (17.65%) Mobile App
2 3 (17.65%) User Experience
3 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (11.76%) DataPower
4 1 (5.88%) AS400
4 1 (5.88%) Mainframe
4 1 (5.88%) Online Banking
4 1 (5.88%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Linux
2 3 (17.65%) Unix
3 1 (5.88%) Windows
3 1 (5.88%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (23.53%) EAI
2 4 (23.53%) E-Commerce
3 3 (17.65%) OOA/OOD
3 3 (17.65%) Scrum
3 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (17.65%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (11.76%) Data Modelling
4 2 (11.76%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (11.76%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (11.76%) SOA
4 2 (11.76%) Task Automation
4 2 (11.76%) Waterfall
5 1 (5.88%) Agile Project Management
5 1 (5.88%) Analytics
5 1 (5.88%) BDD
5 1 (5.88%) Change Control
5 1 (5.88%) Collaborative Working
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) SQL
2 4 (23.53%) Java
3 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.88%) JCL
3 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
3 1 (5.88%) REXX
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) OCP
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) ACF2
1 1 (5.88%) RACF
1 1 (5.88%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Oracle
2 3 (17.65%) IBM
3 2 (11.76%) HP
3 2 (11.76%) MuleSoft
4 1 (5.88%) CyberArk