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 3 months to 24 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 98 110
Rank change year-on-year +5 +12  
Contract jobs citing Middleware 7 25 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.50% 1.22% 0.66%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.34% 3.45% 2.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 20 7
Median daily rate £413 £458 £334
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.83% +37.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £348 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £553 £484
UK excluding London median daily rate £489 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +8.61% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% -30.00%  

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 524 724 540
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 37.16% 35.28% 25.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 393 524 380
Median daily rate £400 £400 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +21.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £313 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 7
Median hourly rate - £13.85 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -65.37%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

Middleware
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 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 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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Middleware in West Yorkshire

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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 3 months to 24 June 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
Leeds +5 7 £413 -8.33% 4
Middleware
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 10 (76.92%) Finance
2 6 (46.15%) Banking
2 6 (46.15%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
3 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (30.77%) IBM
4 3 (23.08%) Unix
4 3 (23.08%) FTP
4 3 (23.08%) B2B
4 3 (23.08%) HP
4 3 (23.08%) Dell
4 3 (23.08%) Red Hat
4 3 (23.08%) zOS
4 3 (23.08%) JCL
4 3 (23.08%) Linux
4 3 (23.08%) OOA/OOD
4 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (23.08%) IBM Sterling
4 3 (23.08%) Axway
4 3 (23.08%) Mainframe
4 3 (23.08%) Service Management
4 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
4 3 (23.08%) Tandem
4 3 (23.08%) SUSE
4 3 (23.08%) Scrum
4 3 (23.08%) ISPF
4 3 (23.08%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (23.08%) CentOS
4 3 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (23.08%) iSeries

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 1 (7.69%) MQSeries
1 1 (7.69%) Mule
1 1 (7.69%) Mule ESB
1 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle iProcurement
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) FTP
2 1 (7.69%) DMZ
2 1 (7.69%) Firewall
2 1 (7.69%) LDAP
2 1 (7.69%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (7.69%) MongoDB
1 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
1 1 (7.69%) Riak
General
1 10 (76.92%) Finance
2 6 (46.15%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Architect
2 3 (23.08%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Systems Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) z/OS Developer
4 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) ABAP Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Digital Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Digital Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Digital Transformation
4 1 (7.69%) Digital Transformation Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Functional Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Java Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) SAP Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Unix Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) ISPF
2 2 (15.38%) Web Services
3 1 (7.69%) .NET
3 1 (7.69%) Apache Camel
3 1 (7.69%) JMS
3 1 (7.69%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) iSeries
1 3 (23.08%) Mainframe
1 3 (23.08%) Mobile App
1 3 (23.08%) Tandem
1 3 (23.08%) User Experience
2 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.69%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) CentOS
2 3 (23.08%) Linux
2 3 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (23.08%) SUSE
2 3 (23.08%) Unix
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (23.08%) zOS
3 1 (7.69%) AIX
3 1 (7.69%) Solaris
3 1 (7.69%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (23.08%) B2B
2 3 (23.08%) OOA/OOD
2 3 (23.08%) Scrum
2 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
2 3 (23.08%) Service Management
2 3 (23.08%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (7.69%) Capacity Management
3 1 (7.69%) Cash Management
3 1 (7.69%) Information Architecture
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (7.69%) Integration Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
3 1 (7.69%) Mathematics
3 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
3 1 (7.69%) Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
3 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Use Case
3 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) JCL
2 2 (15.38%) Java
3 1 (7.69%) ABAP
3 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
1 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Hyper-V
1 3 (23.08%) KVM
1 3 (23.08%) Time Sharing Option
2 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 4 (30.77%) IBM
3 3 (23.08%) Axway
3 3 (23.08%) Dell
3 3 (23.08%) HP
3 3 (23.08%) IBM Sterling
3 3 (23.08%) Red Hat
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle
5 1 (7.69%) Hitachi
5 1 (7.69%) MuleSoft
5 1 (7.69%) NetApp
5 1 (7.69%) SAP
5 1 (7.69%) Sun
5 1 (7.69%) Veritas