The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 28 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
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 111 99 120
Rank change year-on-year -12 +21  
Contract jobs citing Middleware 12 42 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.59% 1.50% 0.82%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.64% 4.36% 3.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 34 17
Median daily rate £441 £500 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.75% +47.05%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £357 £375 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £633 £550 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% -  
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 Yorkshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 732 963 752
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 35.86% 34.38% 25.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 524 684 514
Median daily rate £388 £400 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.12% +19.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £315 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 7
Median hourly rate £41.88 £13.85 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +202.34% -65.37%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.38 £10.93 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.38 £16.77 £45.00
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 Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 Yorkshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Middleware in Yorkshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Middleware in Yorkshire over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Middleware in Yorkshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Middleware in Yorkshire

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Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 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
West Yorkshire +5 6 £438 -9.32% 5
South Yorkshire -5 4 £398 -24.28% 4
North Yorkshire +4 1 - - 3
Middleware
England

For the 6 months to 28 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 14 (56.00%) Finance
2 11 (44.00%) Banking
3 9 (36.00%) IBM
4 8 (32.00%) Linux
5 7 (28.00%) Windows
5 7 (28.00%) Oracle
6 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
7 5 (20.00%) SOA
7 5 (20.00%) Red Hat
7 5 (20.00%) Java
7 5 (20.00%) MuleSoft
8 4 (16.00%) IT Strategy
8 4 (16.00%) Hyper-V
8 4 (16.00%) KVM
8 4 (16.00%) OOA/OOD
8 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Excel
8 4 (16.00%) WebSphere
8 4 (16.00%) Service Management
9 3 (12.00%) Mainframe
9 3 (12.00%) SUSE
9 3 (12.00%) Service Delivery
9 3 (12.00%) Scrum
9 3 (12.00%) Technical Architecture
9 3 (12.00%) ISPF
9 3 (12.00%) IBM Sterling
9 3 (12.00%) JIRA
9 3 (12.00%) Unix
9 3 (12.00%) Web Services
9 3 (12.00%) XML

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Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 4 (16.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (12.00%) Apache
2 3 (12.00%) Confluence
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (8.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (8.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (4.00%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (4.00%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (4.00%) DataSynapse
4 1 (4.00%) IIS
4 1 (4.00%) MQSeries
4 1 (4.00%) Mule
4 1 (4.00%) Mule ESB
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle iProcurement
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) GitHub
2 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (4.00%) iPaaS
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) FTP
2 2 (8.00%) HTTP
3 1 (4.00%) DMZ
3 1 (4.00%) FCoE
3 1 (4.00%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (4.00%) Firewall
3 1 (4.00%) iSCSI
3 1 (4.00%) LAN
3 1 (4.00%) LDAP
3 1 (4.00%) Multicast
3 1 (4.00%) NAS
3 1 (4.00%) SAN
3 1 (4.00%) VLAN
3 1 (4.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (4.00%) CouchDB
2 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (4.00%) HBase
2 1 (4.00%) MySQL
2 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (4.00%) Redis
2 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.00%) Riak
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (12.00%) JIRA
2 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.00%) Maven
2 1 (4.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 14 (56.00%) Finance
2 11 (44.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Architect
1 7 (28.00%) Developer
1 7 (28.00%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (8.00%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (8.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
2 2 (8.00%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (8.00%) Windows Engineer
2 2 (8.00%) Windows Systems Engineer
2 2 (8.00%) z/OS Developer
3 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (4.00%) Digital Transformation
3 1 (4.00%) Digital Transformation Architect
3 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 1 (4.00%) Java Engineer
3 1 (4.00%) Middleware Consultant
3 1 (4.00%) Middleware Developer
3 1 (4.00%) Middleware Engineer
3 1 (4.00%) Middleware Specialist
3 1 (4.00%) TOGAF Architect
3 1 (4.00%) Unix Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) ISPF
1 3 (12.00%) Web Services
1 3 (12.00%) XML
2 2 (8.00%) HTML
2 2 (8.00%) XSD
2 2 (8.00%) XSLT
3 1 (4.00%) .NET
3 1 (4.00%) CSS
3 1 (4.00%) Dojo
3 1 (4.00%) HTML5
3 1 (4.00%) JMS
3 1 (4.00%) JSON
3 1 (4.00%) OAuth
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (4.00%) Rendezvous
3 1 (4.00%) SAML
3 1 (4.00%) SOAP
3 1 (4.00%) WebCenter
3 1 (4.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (4.00%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (12.00%) iSeries
1 3 (12.00%) Mainframe
1 3 (12.00%) Mobile App
1 3 (12.00%) Tandem
1 3 (12.00%) User Experience
2 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.00%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 8 (32.00%) Linux
2 7 (28.00%) Windows
3 3 (12.00%) CentOS
3 3 (12.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (12.00%) SUSE
3 3 (12.00%) Unix
3 3 (12.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (12.00%) zOS
4 2 (8.00%) Solaris
5 1 (4.00%) AIX
5 1 (4.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (20.00%) SOA
3 4 (16.00%) IT Strategy
3 4 (16.00%) OOA/OOD
3 4 (16.00%) Service Management
4 3 (12.00%) B2B
4 3 (12.00%) Scrum
4 3 (12.00%) Service Delivery
4 3 (12.00%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (8.00%) DevOps
5 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Modelling
5 2 (8.00%) Integration Testing
5 2 (8.00%) Load Balancing
5 2 (8.00%) OO
5 2 (8.00%) TDD
5 2 (8.00%) TOGAF
6 1 (4.00%) Capacity Management
6 1 (4.00%) Complex Event Processing
6 1 (4.00%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.00%) Java
2 3 (12.00%) JCL
3 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.00%) PHP
3 2 (8.00%) SQL
4 1 (4.00%) ABAP
4 1 (4.00%) C#
4 1 (4.00%) Python
4 1 (4.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) Degree
1 1 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (16.00%) Hyper-V
1 4 (16.00%) KVM
2 3 (12.00%) Time Sharing Option
3 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.00%) NFS
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (4.00%) SRDF
3 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 9 (36.00%) IBM
2 7 (28.00%) Oracle
3 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (20.00%) MuleSoft
4 5 (20.00%) Red Hat
5 3 (12.00%) Axway
5 3 (12.00%) Dell
5 3 (12.00%) HP
5 3 (12.00%) IBM Sterling
5 3 (12.00%) Splunk
6 2 (8.00%) NetApp
6 2 (8.00%) TIBCO
7 1 (4.00%) EMC
7 1 (4.00%) Google
7 1 (4.00%) Hitachi
7 1 (4.00%) Intel
7 1 (4.00%) Sun
7 1 (4.00%) Sybase
7 1 (4.00%) Veritas
7 1 (4.00%) VMware