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 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Middleware
Cheshire / Knutsford
Rank 9 11 18
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +7
Contract jobs citing Middleware 2 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 6.25% 11.00% 2.82%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 66.67% 25.58% 6.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 0
Median daily rate £341 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.70% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £420 £450
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.75 £42.00 £43.75
% change year-on-year
-22.02% -4.00%

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
3 43 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 9.38% 43.00% 46.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 33 10
Median daily rate £338 £425 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.58% -3.40%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (60.00%) Banking
2 3 (60.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (60.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (60.00%) AIX
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) JBoss
2 3 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (40.00%) IBM
3 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (40.00%) Unix
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) Perl
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) TDD
4 1 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (20.00%) Hibernate
4 1 (20.00%) Clustering
4 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (20.00%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (20.00%) WebLogic Integration
4 1 (20.00%) Netcool
4 1 (20.00%) Mainframe
4 1 (20.00%) MVC
4 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (20.00%) Java EE
4 1 (20.00%) Dojo
4 1 (20.00%) Spring Web Flow

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 3 (60.00%) JBoss
1 3 (60.00%) WebSphere
1 3 (60.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (20.00%) Apache
2 1 (20.00%) GlassFish
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (20.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (20.00%) WebLogic Integration
2 1 (20.00%) WebLogic Portal
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Process Server
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) DB2
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Middleware Specialist
2 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 2 (40.00%) WebSphere Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Management Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (20.00%) Ajax
2 1 (20.00%) Dojo
2 1 (20.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (20.00%) J2EE
2 1 (20.00%) Java EE
2 1 (20.00%) JPA
2 1 (20.00%) jQuery
2 1 (20.00%) JSF
2 1 (20.00%) JTA
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (20.00%) REST
2 1 (20.00%) Spring
2 1 (20.00%) Spring Web Flow
2 1 (20.00%) Struts2
2 1 (20.00%) UIKit
2 1 (20.00%) WebCenter
2 1 (20.00%) YUI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Clustering
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (20.00%) DataPower
1 1 (20.00%) Derivative
1 1 (20.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) AIX
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
1 3 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Unix
3 1 (20.00%) HPUX
3 1 (20.00%) Solaris
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (20.00%) AOP
1 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (20.00%) BDD
1 1 (20.00%) BPEL
1 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (20.00%) Customer Engagement
1 1 (20.00%) Domain-Driven Design
1 1 (20.00%) Inversion of Control
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
1 1 (20.00%) Migration
1 1 (20.00%) MVC
1 1 (20.00%) OO
1 1 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
1 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (20.00%) SOA
1 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (20.00%) TDD
1 1 (20.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) Perl
2 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) IBM BigFix
1 1 (20.00%) Netcool
1 1 (20.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) IBM
1 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (20.00%) CA
2 1 (20.00%) Google
2 1 (20.00%) Kony
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (20.00%) Sybase
2 1 (20.00%) Yahoo!