The table below looks at the statistics for Middleware skills in IT contracts advertised for the Knutsford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Middleware over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Middleware
Rank 17 5 9
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +4
Contract jobs citing Middleware 2 19 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 2.82% 17.59% 9.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.71% 70.37% 62.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 12 3
Average daily rate
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- £337 £414
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -18.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -14.48%
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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 Knutsford region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Knutsford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
35 27 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 49.30% 25.00% 15.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 15 5
Average daily rate £400 £325 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.90%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £48.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

Middleware
Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Middleware across the Knutsford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Middleware Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

Middleware
Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

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

Middleware Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Knutsford region citing Middleware also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Middleware.

1 3 (75.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) WebLogic
1 3 (75.00%) Banking
1 3 (75.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (25.00%) AIX
3 1 (25.00%) HPUX
3 1 (25.00%) Solaris
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) JBoss
3 1 (25.00%) Apache
3 1 (25.00%) UNIX
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) OMEGAMON
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (25.00%) Tumbleweed
3 1 (25.00%) CA Wily
3 1 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (25.00%) LDAP
3 1 (25.00%) VMS
3 1 (25.00%) FTP
3 1 (25.00%) IBM
3 1 (25.00%) Sun
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (25.00%) Tivoli

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Knutsford region citing Middleware also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Middleware. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (75.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (75.00%) WebLogic
1 3 (75.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (25.00%) JBoss
3 1 (25.00%) Apache
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Coherence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) LDAP
1 1 (25.00%) FTP
General
1 3 (75.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Middleware Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Designer
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Designer
1 1 (25.00%) Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Solutions Designer
1 1 (25.00%) Implementation Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (25.00%) AS400
1 1 (25.00%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) AIX
2 1 (25.00%) HPUX
2 1 (25.00%) Solaris
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) UNIX
2 1 (25.00%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (25.00%) Validation
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) Bash Shell
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) OMEGAMON
1 1 (25.00%) CA Wily
1 1 (25.00%) Tivoli
1 1 (25.00%) Foglight
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) Tumbleweed
1 1 (25.00%) IBM
1 1 (25.00%) Sun
1 1 (25.00%) HP
1 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (25.00%) TIBCO