The table below looks at the statistics for Middleware skills in IT contracts advertised for the Knutsford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Middleware over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Middleware
Rank 12 18 15
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -3
Contract jobs citing Middleware 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 4.17% 1.85% 1.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 25.00% 9.09% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £375 £525 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £455 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £38.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-26.31% +26.66%
Middleware
Cheshire

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
8 22 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 16.67% 20.37% 24.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 14 9
Median daily rate £413 £423 £439
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.36% -3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £360 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £625 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £367 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +4.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +12.14%

Middleware
Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Knutsford 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 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 15 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 Knutsford region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 3 (100.00%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) Mainframe
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) AIX
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (33.33%) Shell Script

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford 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 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Linux Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Mainframe
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Unix
2 1 (33.33%) AIX
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat