Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 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
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 138 162 95
Rank change year-on-year +24 -67 +61
Contract jobs citing Middleware 60 18 118
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.20% 0.40% 2.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.75% 1.42% 6.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 9 77
Yorkshire median daily rate £438 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.89% -5.00% +33.33%
10th Percentile £365 £398 £413
90th Percentile £613 £520 £613
England median daily rate £525 £513 £475
% change year-on-year +2.44% +7.89% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £57.25 £45.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +27.22% +25.00% -6.93%

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 1,600 1,267 1,853
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 32.12% 28.48% 34.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,130 936 1,271
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £306 £288 £280
90th Percentile £550 £531 £538
England median daily rate £480 £470 £425
% change year-on-year +2.13% +10.59% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 2 10
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £24.23 £14.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.76% +64.94% -30.06%
10th Percentile £15.24 £15.61 £13.43
90th Percentile £43.25 £32.85 £44.38
England median hourly rate £41.53 £40.00 £39.60
% change year-on-year +3.83% +1.01% +5.60%

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 12 December 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 12 December 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 -2 25 £425 -9.33% 13
South Yorkshire +4 14 £450 -5.26% 3
North Yorkshire - 13 £440 - 1
Middleware
England

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 40 (66.67%) Oracle
2 25 (41.67%) SQL
3 22 (36.67%) Windows
4 21 (35.00%) SOA
5 19 (31.67%) Linux
5 19 (31.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 17 (28.33%) Oracle Fusion
7 16 (26.67%) Unix
8 15 (25.00%) Oracle Service Bus
9 14 (23.33%) Java
10 13 (21.67%) SQL Server
10 13 (21.67%) WebSphere
11 11 (18.33%) Finance
11 11 (18.33%) Oracle Database 11g
11 11 (18.33%) Oracle Database
11 11 (18.33%) Performance Tuning
12 9 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (15.00%) JavaScript
12 9 (15.00%) SAN
12 9 (15.00%) Red Hat
12 9 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
13 8 (13.33%) VMware
14 7 (11.67%) Mainframe
14 7 (11.67%) Banking
14 7 (11.67%) Solaris
14 7 (11.67%) Perl
14 7 (11.67%) HTML
14 7 (11.67%) WebSphere Application Server
14 7 (11.67%) XML
14 7 (11.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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 19 (31.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 15 (25.00%) Oracle Service Bus
3 13 (21.67%) WebSphere
4 7 (11.67%) WebSphere Application Server
5 5 (8.33%) WebLogic
6 4 (6.67%) Gentran
6 4 (6.67%) Tomcat
7 3 (5.00%) Tuxedo
8 2 (3.33%) CMS
8 2 (3.33%) Oracle BPEL
8 2 (3.33%) Oracle Coherence
8 2 (3.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 2 (3.33%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (1.67%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (1.67%) Mule
9 1 (1.67%) Mule ESB
Business Applications
1 4 (6.67%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (3.33%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 9 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (5.00%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (3.33%) PaaS
4 2 (3.33%) SaaS
5 1 (1.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.00%) SAN
2 5 (8.33%) TCP/IP
3 4 (6.67%) LAN
3 4 (6.67%) NAS
3 4 (6.67%) SSH
3 4 (6.67%) WAN
4 3 (5.00%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (5.00%) Firewall
4 3 (5.00%) SSL
5 2 (3.33%) DNS
5 2 (3.33%) FTP
5 2 (3.33%) HTTP
6 1 (1.67%) Internet
6 1 (1.67%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (21.67%) SQL Server
2 11 (18.33%) Oracle Database
2 11 (18.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (10.00%) Oracle Database 12c
4 4 (6.67%) GIS
4 4 (6.67%) MongoDB
4 4 (6.67%) NoSQL
4 4 (6.67%) Oracle ODI
4 4 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (6.67%) Relational Database
5 3 (5.00%) Amazon Aurora
5 3 (5.00%) Hadoop
5 3 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (3.33%) Big Data
6 2 (3.33%) DB2
6 2 (3.33%) InterSystems Cache
6 2 (3.33%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 4 (6.67%) Git (software)
1 4 (6.67%) Oracle Forms
1 4 (6.67%) Subversion
2 3 (5.00%) Artifactory
3 2 (3.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (3.33%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.33%) ProC
4 1 (1.67%) Ant
4 1 (1.67%) CF BOSH
4 1 (1.67%) Vagrant
General
1 11 (18.33%) Finance
2 7 (11.67%) Banking
3 5 (8.33%) Retail
4 2 (3.33%) Law
5 1 (1.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 15 (25.00%) Developer
2 11 (18.33%) Oracle Developer
3 10 (16.67%) Architect
4 8 (13.33%) Analyst
5 7 (11.67%) Administrator
5 7 (11.67%) SOA Developer
6 6 (10.00%) Oracle SOA Developer
7 5 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
7 5 (8.33%) NetBackup Specialist
8 4 (6.67%) Applications Support
8 4 (6.67%) Applications Support Analyst
8 4 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
8 4 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (6.67%) Support Analyst
8 4 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
9 3 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (5.00%) Senior Applications Support
9 3 (5.00%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
9 3 (5.00%) Senior Support Analyst
9 3 (5.00%) SOA Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (28.33%) Oracle Fusion
2 7 (11.67%) HTML
2 7 (11.67%) XML
3 4 (6.67%) .NET
3 4 (6.67%) J2EE
4 3 (5.00%) JMS
4 3 (5.00%) JSON
4 3 (5.00%) Web Services
4 3 (5.00%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (5.00%) XSLT
5 2 (3.33%) Java SE
5 2 (3.33%) OC4J
6 1 (1.67%) IBM Integration Bus
6 1 (1.67%) ISPF
6 1 (1.67%) JDBC
6 1 (1.67%) JRockit
6 1 (1.67%) LDAP
6 1 (1.67%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.67%) Mainframe
2 5 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.33%) Clustering
3 3 (5.00%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.67%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.67%) DataPower
4 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.67%) iSeries
4 1 (1.67%) PKI
4 1 (1.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 22 (36.67%) Windows
2 19 (31.67%) Linux
3 16 (26.67%) Unix
4 7 (11.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (11.67%) Solaris
5 6 (10.00%) Windows Server
6 5 (8.33%) AIX
7 4 (6.67%) MVS
8 2 (3.33%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (1.67%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (35.00%) SOA
2 11 (18.33%) Performance Tuning
3 9 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (10.00%) DevOps
4 6 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (8.33%) IT Strategy
5 5 (8.33%) Patch Management
5 5 (8.33%) Translating Business Requirements
6 4 (6.67%) BPEL
6 4 (6.67%) E-Commerce
6 4 (6.67%) Server Virtualisation
6 4 (6.67%) Supply Chain Management
6 4 (6.67%) Thought Leadership
6 4 (6.67%) Unit Testing
6 4 (6.67%) Validation
7 3 (5.00%) Benchmarking
7 3 (5.00%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (5.00%) High Availability
7 3 (5.00%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 25 (41.67%) SQL
2 14 (23.33%) Java
3 9 (15.00%) JavaScript
4 7 (11.67%) Perl
5 6 (10.00%) C
5 6 (10.00%) Python
6 5 (8.33%) Shell Script
7 4 (6.67%) PL/SQL
7 4 (6.67%) Ruby
8 2 (3.33%) Scala
9 1 (1.67%) JCL
9 1 (1.67%) Jython
9 1 (1.67%) REXX
9 1 (1.67%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 1 (1.67%) AWS Certification
1 1 (1.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.33%) SLA
2 2 (3.33%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.67%) GDPR
System Software
1 5 (8.33%) Docker
2 4 (6.67%) NFS
2 4 (6.67%) SRDF
2 4 (6.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 4 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (6.67%) Xen
3 2 (3.33%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.67%) ACF2
4 1 (1.67%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.67%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.67%) KVM
4 1 (1.67%) RACF
4 1 (1.67%) Time Sharing Option
4 1 (1.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (10.00%) NetBackup
1 6 (10.00%) Puppet
2 3 (5.00%) Ansible
2 3 (5.00%) Grafana
2 3 (5.00%) Kibana
3 2 (3.33%) Data Guard
3 2 (3.33%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (3.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (3.33%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (3.33%) Terraform
4 1 (1.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.67%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.67%) vRealize
4 1 (1.67%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 40 (66.67%) Oracle
2 9 (15.00%) Red Hat
3 8 (13.33%) VMware
4 6 (10.00%) Veritas
5 4 (6.67%) Cisco
5 4 (6.67%) EMC
5 4 (6.67%) MuleSoft
5 4 (6.67%) NetApp
6 3 (5.00%) Google
6 3 (5.00%) New Relic
6 3 (5.00%) Remedy
6 3 (5.00%) ServiceNow
7 2 (3.33%) Centrify
7 2 (3.33%) IBM
8 1 (1.67%) Microsoft