Period
to 20 March 2019

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 6 months to 20 March 2019 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
6 months to
20 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 155 169 125
Rank change year-on-year +14 -44 +7
Contract jobs citing Middleware 38 29 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.81% 0.61% 1.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.56% 1.96% 4.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 18 35
Yorkshire median daily rate £550 £438 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.71% -7.89% +18.60%
10th Percentile £395 £367 £400
90th Percentile £638 £528 £575
England median daily rate £525 £525 £475
% change year-on-year - +10.53% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £58.75 £42.50 £50.00
% change year-on-year +38.24% -15.00% +19.05%

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1,486 1,483 1,467
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 31.69% 31.44% 32.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,060 1,050 1,009
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £313 £295 £275
90th Percentile £550 £538 £538
England median daily rate £500 £475 £438
% change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 8
Yorkshire median hourly rate £18.80 £41.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -54.15% +82.22% +120.59%
10th Percentile £15.08 £35.00 £13.50
90th Percentile £46.30 £41.65 £45.63
England median hourly rate £41.85 £41.41 £40.50
% change year-on-year +1.04% +2.25% +4.85%

Middleware
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Middleware in Yorkshire

Middleware
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 6 months to 20 March 2019.

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 6 months to 20 March 2019. 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
West Yorkshire +15 26 £544 +27.94% 9
South Yorkshire -16 5 £625 +35.14% 3
North Yorkshire - 3 £463 - 3
Middleware
England

For the 6 months to 20 March 2019, 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 29 (76.32%) Oracle
2 18 (47.37%) Linux
3 17 (44.74%) Windows
4 14 (36.84%) SQL
4 14 (36.84%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (34.21%) WebLogic
5 13 (34.21%) Shell Script
6 11 (28.95%) Git (software)
6 11 (28.95%) Red Hat
6 11 (28.95%) SOA
6 11 (28.95%) Unix
6 11 (28.95%) Jenkins
6 11 (28.95%) Docker
7 10 (26.32%) OpenShift
7 10 (26.32%) SQL Server
7 10 (26.32%) Perforce
7 10 (26.32%) Maven
8 8 (21.05%) SAN
8 8 (21.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 7 (18.42%) WebSphere
9 7 (18.42%) Finance
9 7 (18.42%) VMware
9 7 (18.42%) Clustering
10 6 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (15.79%) Performance Tuning
11 5 (13.16%) Microservices
11 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Azure
11 5 (13.16%) Java
11 5 (13.16%) JavaScript

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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 13 (34.21%) WebLogic
2 8 (21.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 7 (18.42%) WebSphere
4 4 (10.53%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (7.89%) Tomcat
5 3 (7.89%) Tuxedo
6 2 (5.26%) AquaLogic
6 2 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (5.26%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (2.63%) Apache
7 1 (2.63%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 10 (26.32%) OpenShift
2 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (7.89%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (2.63%) IaaS
5 1 (2.63%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.05%) SAN
2 4 (10.53%) TCP/IP
3 3 (7.89%) Fibre Channel
3 3 (7.89%) LAN
3 3 (7.89%) NAS
3 3 (7.89%) WAN
4 2 (5.26%) SSL
5 1 (2.63%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (26.32%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.89%) Hadoop
3 2 (5.26%) Big Data
3 2 (5.26%) DB2
3 2 (5.26%) MongoDB
3 2 (5.26%) NoSQL
3 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (5.26%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.63%) Amazon Aurora
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (28.95%) Git (software)
1 11 (28.95%) Jenkins
2 10 (26.32%) Maven
3 1 (2.63%) Ant
3 1 (2.63%) Artifactory
3 1 (2.63%) Subversion
General
1 7 (18.42%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Banking
3 1 (2.63%) General Ledger
3 1 (2.63%) Law
3 1 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (34.21%) Architect
2 12 (31.58%) Administrator
3 8 (21.05%) Middleware Administrator
4 7 (18.42%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (10.53%) NetBackup Specialist
5 4 (10.53%) WebLogic Administrator
6 3 (7.89%) Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (7.89%) Oracle Developer
7 2 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Middleware Architect
7 2 (5.26%) Senior Architect
7 2 (5.26%) Technical Architect
8 1 (2.63%) Automation Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) Cloud Architect
8 1 (2.63%) Cloud Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.63%) E-Business Developer
8 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.63%) Oracle SOA Administrator
8 1 (2.63%) SOA Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.16%) Web Services
1 5 (13.16%) XML
2 4 (10.53%) Oracle Fusion
3 3 (7.89%) HTML
3 3 (7.89%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (7.89%) XSLT
4 2 (5.26%) J2EE
4 2 (5.26%) JSON
5 1 (2.63%) JMS
5 1 (2.63%) JRockit
5 1 (2.63%) LDAP
5 1 (2.63%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) Clustering
2 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.26%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.63%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.63%) DataPower
3 1 (2.63%) PKI
3 1 (2.63%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 18 (47.37%) Linux
2 17 (44.74%) Windows
3 11 (28.95%) Unix
4 4 (10.53%) AIX
4 4 (10.53%) Solaris
5 3 (7.89%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (36.84%) Continuous Integration
2 11 (28.95%) SOA
3 6 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (15.79%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (13.16%) Microservices
5 4 (10.53%) Patch Management
5 4 (10.53%) TOGAF
5 4 (10.53%) Translating Business Requirements
6 3 (7.89%) Benchmarking
6 3 (7.89%) Commercial Awareness
6 3 (7.89%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (7.89%) Data Modelling
6 3 (7.89%) DevOps
6 3 (7.89%) High Availability
6 3 (7.89%) Server Virtualisation
6 3 (7.89%) Thought Leadership
7 2 (5.26%) Change Management
7 2 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (5.26%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (5.26%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 14 (36.84%) SQL
2 13 (34.21%) Shell Script
3 5 (13.16%) Java
3 5 (13.16%) JavaScript
4 3 (7.89%) Perl
5 1 (2.63%) Jython
5 1 (2.63%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.63%) Python
5 1 (2.63%) Ruby
5 1 (2.63%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 11 (28.95%) Docker
2 6 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (7.89%) NFS
3 3 (7.89%) SRDF
3 3 (7.89%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 3 (7.89%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (10.53%) NetBackup
2 2 (5.26%) OpenView
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (2.63%) Puppet
Vendors
1 29 (76.32%) Oracle
2 11 (28.95%) Red Hat
3 10 (26.32%) Perforce
4 7 (18.42%) VMware
5 4 (10.53%) Microsoft
5 4 (10.53%) Veritas
6 3 (7.89%) Cisco
6 3 (7.89%) EMC
6 3 (7.89%) Google
6 3 (7.89%) MuleSoft
6 3 (7.89%) NetApp
7 2 (5.26%) BEA
7 2 (5.26%) F5
7 2 (5.26%) HP
8 1 (2.63%) IBM