The table below looks at the statistics for Middleware skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Middleware over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Middleware
Rank 48 55 56
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +1
Contract jobs citing Middleware 22 17 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.85% 1.85% 1.84%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.52% 7.76% 8.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 14 9
Median daily rate £500 £533 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.10% +42.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £433 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £40.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +60.00%
Middleware
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
231 219 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 29.88% 23.88% 22.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 153 107
Median daily rate £395 £363 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.96% +6.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 2
Median hourly rate £20.78 £16.16 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.58% -59.60%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%

Middleware
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing Middleware as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Middleware Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Middleware
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Middleware across the Cheshire region.

Middleware Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Middleware
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Middleware across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016.

Middleware Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

Middleware
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Middleware Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Middleware
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Warrington +12 14 £500 -10.31%
Chester -4 3 £550 +81.81% 1
Knutsford -4 2 £375 -31.81%
Middleware
North West

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 32 (42.11%) Java
2 31 (40.79%) Oracle
2 31 (40.79%) XML
3 27 (35.53%) Banking
4 25 (32.89%) Finance
5 24 (31.58%) J2EE
6 23 (30.26%) IBM
7 21 (27.63%) HTML
7 21 (27.63%) CSS
7 21 (27.63%) HTML5
7 21 (27.63%) CSS3
8 20 (26.32%) Linux
9 19 (25.00%) CRM
10 18 (23.68%) SOA
10 18 (23.68%) JavaScript
10 18 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
11 17 (22.37%) MySQL
11 17 (22.37%) JDBC
11 17 (22.37%) SOAP
11 17 (22.37%) Apache
11 17 (22.37%) HTTP
11 17 (22.37%) Apache Camel
12 16 (21.05%) WebSphere
13 15 (19.74%) PostgreSQL
13 15 (19.74%) High Availability
14 14 (18.42%) JSON
14 14 (18.42%) Tomcat
14 14 (18.42%) JBoss
15 13 (17.11%) Microsoft
15 13 (17.11%) Web Services

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 17 (22.37%) Apache
2 16 (21.05%) WebSphere
3 14 (18.42%) JBoss
3 14 (18.42%) Tomcat
4 10 (13.16%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (3.95%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (3.95%) IBM HTTP Server
5 3 (3.95%) iPlanet
5 3 (3.95%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (1.32%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 4 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (14.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.63%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (1.32%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.53%) Google Analytics
2 2 (2.63%) IaaS
2 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.63%) PaaS
2 2 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (22.37%) HTTP
2 3 (3.95%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.32%) Firewall
3 1 (1.32%) LAN
3 1 (1.32%) LDAP
3 1 (1.32%) SAN
3 1 (1.32%) SSL
3 1 (1.32%) VPN
3 1 (1.32%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (22.37%) MySQL
2 15 (19.74%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (9.21%) SQL Server
4 5 (6.58%) Oracle Database
5 3 (3.95%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.32%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.32%) DB2
7 1 (1.32%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (7.89%) Selenium
2 4 (5.26%) Jenkins
2 4 (5.26%) JIRA
2 4 (5.26%) JUnit
2 4 (5.26%) Subversion
3 3 (3.95%) Introscope
4 2 (2.63%) Git (software)
General
1 27 (35.53%) Banking
2 25 (32.89%) Finance
3 1 (1.32%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (34.21%) Developer
2 17 (22.37%) Architect
3 16 (21.05%) Java Developer
4 13 (17.11%) Technical Leader
5 9 (11.84%) Technical Architect
6 7 (9.21%) Digital Architect
7 6 (7.89%) Digital Technical Architect
7 6 (7.89%) Technical Developer
7 6 (7.89%) Web Developer
7 6 (7.89%) XML Developer
8 5 (6.58%) Java Architect
8 5 (6.58%) Lead Developer
8 5 (6.58%) Lead Web Developer
8 5 (6.58%) WebSphere Specialist
9 4 (5.26%) Consultant
9 4 (5.26%) Middleware Developer
9 4 (5.26%) MySQL Developer
9 4 (5.26%) PHP Developer
9 4 (5.26%) PHP MySQL Developer
10 3 (3.95%) Applications Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (40.79%) XML
2 24 (31.58%) J2EE
3 21 (27.63%) CSS
3 21 (27.63%) CSS3
3 21 (27.63%) HTML
3 21 (27.63%) HTML5
4 17 (22.37%) Apache Camel
4 17 (22.37%) JDBC
4 17 (22.37%) SOAP
5 14 (18.42%) JSON
6 13 (17.11%) ActiveMQ
6 13 (17.11%) REST
6 13 (17.11%) Web Services
7 12 (15.79%) .NET
8 10 (13.16%) Spring
9 9 (11.84%) ASP.NET
10 6 (7.89%) XML Messaging
11 4 (5.26%) JAXB
11 4 (5.26%) WSDL
11 4 (5.26%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.84%) User Experience
2 5 (6.58%) Data Centre
3 4 (5.26%) Mainframe
4 3 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.63%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.32%) Clustering
6 1 (1.32%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 20 (26.32%) Linux
2 12 (15.79%) Unix
3 6 (7.89%) AIX
3 6 (7.89%) Windows
4 2 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.63%) Solaris
4 2 (2.63%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.32%) HPUX
5 1 (1.32%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (25.00%) CRM
2 18 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (23.68%) SOA
3 15 (19.74%) High Availability
4 13 (17.11%) E-business
4 13 (17.11%) Line Management
5 12 (15.79%) Web Development
6 10 (13.16%) Waterfall
7 9 (11.84%) Analytics
7 9 (11.84%) Open Source
8 8 (10.53%) SEO
9 7 (9.21%) Integration Testing
9 7 (9.21%) Software Engineering
10 6 (7.89%) Microservices
10 6 (7.89%) MVC
10 6 (7.89%) Validation
11 4 (5.26%) Extreme Programming
11 4 (5.26%) Migration
11 4 (5.26%) SDLC
11 4 (5.26%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 32 (42.11%) Java
2 18 (23.68%) JavaScript
3 13 (17.11%) C
3 13 (17.11%) C++
3 13 (17.11%) SQL
4 5 (6.58%) PL/SQL
5 4 (5.26%) PHP
6 3 (3.95%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.63%) C#
8 1 (1.32%) Jython
Qualifications
1 8 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.95%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (3.95%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.32%) BC Cleared
3 1 (1.32%) Degree
3 1 (1.32%) IBM AIX Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.63%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (3.95%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.32%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 4 (5.26%) CA Wily
2 1 (1.32%) BladeLogic
2 1 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 31 (40.79%) Oracle
2 23 (30.26%) IBM
3 13 (17.11%) Microsoft
4 8 (10.53%) Google
5 6 (7.89%) Sybase
5 6 (7.89%) TIBCO
6 4 (5.26%) CA
7 3 (3.95%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.63%) 3PAR
8 2 (2.63%) Citrix
8 2 (2.63%) EMC
8 2 (2.63%) HP
8 2 (2.63%) MuleSoft
8 2 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (2.63%) WSO2
9 1 (1.32%) Ariba
9 1 (1.32%) SAP
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