Period
to 24 September 2018

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 24 September 2018 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
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 125 154 108
Rank change year-on-year +29 -46 +53
Contract jobs citing Middleware 70 21 116
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.41% 0.51% 2.06%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.08% 1.59% 5.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 14 88
Yorkshire median daily rate £405 £441 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.22% -11.75% +44.93%
10th Percentile £325 £359 £380
90th Percentile £500 £625 £600
England median daily rate £525 £513 £475
% change year-on-year +2.44% +7.89% +0.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £45.69 £46.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year -0.68% +61.40% -26.62%

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 1,714 1,324 1,997
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 34.53% 32.19% 35.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,195 961 1,403
Yorkshire median daily rate £405 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £306 £300 £300
90th Percentile £538 £523 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 4 7
Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £38.13 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.92% +158.47% -57.86%
10th Percentile £15.24 £19.92 £11.73
90th Percentile £43.25 £43.19 £16.10
England median hourly rate £42.13 £40.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year +5.31% +9.59% -1.35%

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

Middleware
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Middleware in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 24 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Middleware in Yorkshire

Middleware
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

Middleware
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 24 September 2018. 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 -6 26 £400 -13.51% 6
South Yorkshire +11 21 £405 +1.25% 5
North Yorkshire +13 16 £451 - 4
Middleware
England

For the 6 months to 24 September 2018, 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 41 (58.57%) Oracle
2 23 (32.86%) Linux
3 21 (30.00%) SQL
4 19 (27.14%) SOA
5 18 (25.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 17 (24.29%) Oracle Fusion
7 16 (22.86%) Java
8 15 (21.43%) Oracle Service Bus
9 12 (17.14%) Windows
10 11 (15.71%) Unix
10 11 (15.71%) Solaris
10 11 (15.71%) Finance
10 11 (15.71%) Oracle Database
10 11 (15.71%) Oracle Database 11g
11 10 (14.29%) WebSphere
12 9 (12.86%) Red Hat
12 9 (12.86%) HTTP
12 9 (12.86%) LDAP
12 9 (12.86%) WebLogic
12 9 (12.86%) Performance Tuning
13 8 (11.43%) ForgeRock
13 8 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (11.43%) Python
13 8 (11.43%) Identity Management
13 8 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
14 7 (10.00%) Deployment Automation
14 7 (10.00%) Migration
14 7 (10.00%) PLM
14 7 (10.00%) Replication
14 7 (10.00%) SAML

Middleware
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 18 (25.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 15 (21.43%) Oracle Service Bus
3 10 (14.29%) WebSphere
4 9 (12.86%) WebLogic
5 5 (7.14%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (5.71%) Gentran
7 3 (4.29%) Mule
7 3 (4.29%) Oracle BPEL
7 3 (4.29%) Oracle Coherence
7 3 (4.29%) Tomcat
8 2 (2.86%) Apache
8 2 (2.86%) CMS
8 2 (2.86%) IBM HTTP Server
8 2 (2.86%) JBoss
8 2 (2.86%) nginx
8 2 (2.86%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 2 (2.86%) Tuxedo
8 2 (2.86%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (1.43%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (1.43%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.43%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (5.71%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (4.29%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.86%) PaaS
3 2 (2.86%) SaaS
4 1 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.86%) HTTP
2 7 (10.00%) Kerberos
2 7 (10.00%) SMS
3 5 (7.14%) SSL
4 4 (5.71%) SSH
5 3 (4.29%) Firewall
5 3 (4.29%) SAN
6 2 (2.86%) DNS
6 2 (2.86%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.43%) FTP
7 1 (1.43%) Internet
7 1 (1.43%) LAN
7 1 (1.43%) Multicast
7 1 (1.43%) NAS
7 1 (1.43%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.71%) Oracle Database
1 11 (15.71%) Oracle Database 11g
2 6 (8.57%) Oracle Database 12c
2 6 (8.57%) Oracle ODI
2 6 (8.57%) SQL Server
3 5 (7.14%) NoSQL
4 4 (5.71%) GIS
4 4 (5.71%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (5.71%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.86%) Amazon Aurora
5 2 (2.86%) InterSystems Cache
5 2 (2.86%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.86%) MySQL
5 2 (2.86%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.86%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.43%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.43%) Oracle Discoverer
6 1 (1.43%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 6 (8.57%) Git (software)
1 6 (8.57%) Subversion
2 5 (7.14%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (4.29%) Jenkins
3 3 (4.29%) Mercurial
4 2 (2.86%) Artifactory
4 2 (2.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (2.86%) ProC
5 1 (1.43%) CF BOSH
5 1 (1.43%) Selenium
5 1 (1.43%) Vagrant
General
1 11 (15.71%) Finance
2 6 (8.57%) Banking
3 5 (7.14%) Retail
4 1 (1.43%) Law
4 1 (1.43%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 21 (30.00%) Developer
2 10 (14.29%) Administrator
2 10 (14.29%) Analyst
2 10 (14.29%) Oracle Developer
3 7 (10.00%) SOA Developer
4 6 (8.57%) Consultant
4 6 (8.57%) Oracle SOA Developer
5 4 (5.71%) Applications Support
5 4 (5.71%) Applications Support Analyst
5 4 (5.71%) Business Analyst
5 4 (5.71%) Java Developer
5 4 (5.71%) Middleware Consultant
5 4 (5.71%) Middleware Engineer
5 4 (5.71%) Support Analyst
5 4 (5.71%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (4.29%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (4.29%) Middleware Administrator
6 3 (4.29%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (4.29%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
6 3 (4.29%) Senior Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (24.29%) Oracle Fusion
2 9 (12.86%) LDAP
3 7 (10.00%) SAML
4 6 (8.57%) HTML
5 4 (5.71%) .NET
5 4 (5.71%) ActiveMQ
5 4 (5.71%) Kafka
6 3 (4.29%) Java SE
6 3 (4.29%) JMS
6 3 (4.29%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (4.29%) XML
7 2 (2.86%) CSS
7 2 (2.86%) HTML5
7 2 (2.86%) IBM Integration Bus
7 2 (2.86%) J2EE
7 2 (2.86%) OC4J
7 2 (2.86%) RESTful
7 2 (2.86%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (1.43%) Apache Axis
8 1 (1.43%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (10.00%) Mainframe
2 7 (10.00%) Replication
3 2 (2.86%) Private Cloud
3 2 (2.86%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.43%) Clustering
4 1 (1.43%) DataPower
4 1 (1.43%) Derivative
4 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.43%) iSeries
4 1 (1.43%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 23 (32.86%) Linux
2 12 (17.14%) Windows
3 11 (15.71%) Solaris
3 11 (15.71%) Unix
4 7 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (7.14%) Windows Server
6 4 (5.71%) MVS
7 2 (2.86%) AIX
7 2 (2.86%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (2.86%) zOS
8 1 (1.43%) CentOS
8 1 (1.43%) SUSE
8 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (27.14%) SOA
2 9 (12.86%) Performance Tuning
3 8 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (11.43%) Identity Management
4 7 (10.00%) Configuration Management
4 7 (10.00%) Deployment Automation
4 7 (10.00%) Migration
4 7 (10.00%) PLM
5 6 (8.57%) BPEL
5 6 (8.57%) IT Strategy
5 6 (8.57%) OO
6 5 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (5.71%) DevOps
7 4 (5.71%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (5.71%) Problem Management
7 4 (5.71%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (5.71%) Supply Chain Management
7 4 (5.71%) Validation
8 3 (4.29%) Business Activity Monitoring
8 3 (4.29%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 21 (30.00%) SQL
2 16 (22.86%) Java
3 8 (11.43%) Python
4 7 (10.00%) Perl
5 6 (8.57%) C
5 6 (8.57%) JavaScript
6 5 (7.14%) PL/SQL
6 5 (7.14%) Ruby
7 3 (4.29%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.86%) PHP
8 2 (2.86%) Scala
9 1 (1.43%) C#
9 1 (1.43%) JCL
9 1 (1.43%) REXX
Qualifications
1 1 (1.43%) AWS Certification
1 1 (1.43%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.14%) SLA
2 2 (2.86%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.43%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.43%) GDPR
System Software
1 5 (7.14%) Docker
2 2 (2.86%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.86%) KVM
2 2 (2.86%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.43%) ACF2
3 1 (1.43%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.43%) NFS
3 1 (1.43%) OpenDJ
3 1 (1.43%) RACF
3 1 (1.43%) SRDF
3 1 (1.43%) Time Sharing Option
3 1 (1.43%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.43%) vSphere
3 1 (1.43%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (10.00%) Puppet
2 5 (7.14%) Ansible
3 3 (4.29%) Grafana
3 3 (4.29%) Kibana
3 3 (4.29%) NetBackup
4 2 (2.86%) Data Guard
4 2 (2.86%) Failover Clustering
4 2 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.86%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (2.86%) Terraform
5 1 (1.43%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (1.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (1.43%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.43%) vRealize
5 1 (1.43%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 41 (58.57%) Oracle
2 9 (12.86%) Red Hat
3 8 (11.43%) ForgeRock
4 7 (10.00%) Sun
5 5 (7.14%) IBM
6 4 (5.71%) VMware
7 3 (4.29%) New Relic
7 3 (4.29%) Remedy
7 3 (4.29%) ServiceNow
7 3 (4.29%) Veritas
8 2 (2.86%) Centrify
9 1 (1.43%) Cisco
9 1 (1.43%) Dell
9 1 (1.43%) EMC
9 1 (1.43%) HP
9 1 (1.43%) Microsoft
9 1 (1.43%) MuleSoft
9 1 (1.43%) NetApp
9 1 (1.43%) Tableau