The table below looks at the statistics for Middleware skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Middleware over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Middleware
Rank 66 43 56
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +13
Contract jobs citing Middleware 42 66 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.23% 3.75% 2.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.94% 15.98% 7.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 40 15
Median daily rate £420 £500 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £423 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £700 £500
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 £38.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-26.31% +38.18%
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 Manchester region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
529 413 382
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 28.06% 23.48% 29.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 376 270 249
Median daily rate £375 £360 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £285 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 3
Median hourly rate £37.26 £40.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.84% +33.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%

Middleware
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester 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 Manchester

Middleware
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Middleware Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Middleware
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Middleware across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 23 August 2016.

Middleware Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Middleware
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Middleware Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Middleware
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 23 August 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
Stockport - 4 £344 -
Middleware
North West

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 31 (35.23%) Oracle
1 31 (35.23%) IBM
2 30 (34.09%) Java
3 27 (30.68%) SOA
4 26 (29.55%) Linux
5 25 (28.41%) XML
6 22 (25.00%) HTTP
6 22 (25.00%) WebSphere
7 20 (22.73%) JBoss
8 19 (21.59%) Apache
9 18 (20.45%) Tomcat
10 17 (19.32%) Finance
10 17 (19.32%) Agile Software Development
11 16 (18.18%) WebSphere Application Server
12 15 (17.05%) JDBC
12 15 (17.05%) JSON
12 15 (17.05%) REST
12 15 (17.05%) High Availability
12 15 (17.05%) Apache Camel
13 14 (15.91%) ActiveMQ
13 14 (15.91%) SOAP
13 14 (15.91%) JavaScript
13 14 (15.91%) PostgreSQL
14 13 (14.77%) J2EE
14 13 (14.77%) MySQL
14 13 (14.77%) Hadoop
14 13 (14.77%) Open Source
14 13 (14.77%) AngularJS
15 12 (13.64%) Spring
15 12 (13.64%) Web Services

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 22 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 20 (22.73%) JBoss
3 19 (21.59%) Apache
4 18 (20.45%) Tomcat
5 16 (18.18%) WebSphere Application Server
6 6 (6.82%) WebLogic
7 4 (4.55%) IBM HTTP Server
7 4 (4.55%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 3 (3.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (2.27%) GlassFish
9 2 (2.27%) IBM Transformation Extender
9 2 (2.27%) Liferay
9 2 (2.27%) WebLogic Portal
10 1 (1.14%) CICS
10 1 (1.14%) Mule
10 1 (1.14%) Oracle Service Bus
10 1 (1.14%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (10.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (1.14%) Oracle Retail
1 1 (1.14%) SAP CRM
1 1 (1.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.55%) IaaS
2 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.14%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 22 (25.00%) HTTP
2 3 (3.41%) DNS
2 3 (3.41%) Firewall
2 3 (3.41%) FTP
2 3 (3.41%) Network Security
2 3 (3.41%) SSL
2 3 (3.41%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.27%) DMZ
3 2 (2.27%) SNMP
4 1 (1.14%) Internet
4 1 (1.14%) Intranet
4 1 (1.14%) LAN
4 1 (1.14%) LDAP
4 1 (1.14%) PABX
4 1 (1.14%) SAN
4 1 (1.14%) SMTP
4 1 (1.14%) VoIP
4 1 (1.14%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (15.91%) PostgreSQL
2 13 (14.77%) Hadoop
2 13 (14.77%) MySQL
3 10 (11.36%) Data Mining
4 4 (4.55%) DB2
5 3 (3.41%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.14%) Big Data
6 1 (1.14%) DataStage
6 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.14%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (10.23%) JUnit
2 2 (2.27%) Hudson
2 2 (2.27%) Introscope
2 2 (2.27%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.14%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.14%) Git (software)
General
1 17 (19.32%) Finance
2 8 (9.09%) Banking
3 7 (7.95%) Retail
4 3 (3.41%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.41%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.14%) Billing
5 1 (1.14%) Electronics
5 1 (1.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (31.82%) Developer
2 16 (18.18%) Architect
2 16 (18.18%) Java Developer
3 7 (7.95%) Consultant
3 7 (7.95%) Infrastructure Architect
3 7 (7.95%) Senior Developer
3 7 (7.95%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (5.68%) Administrator
4 5 (5.68%) Analyst
4 5 (5.68%) Infrastructure Manager
4 5 (5.68%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 4 (4.55%) Cloud Architect
5 4 (4.55%) Integration Developer
5 4 (4.55%) Integration Specialist
5 4 (4.55%) Middleware Consultant
5 4 (4.55%) Middleware Developer
5 4 (4.55%) Middleware Specialist
6 3 (3.41%) Cloud Solutions Architect
6 3 (3.41%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
6 3 (3.41%) Middleware Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (28.41%) XML
2 15 (17.05%) Apache Camel
2 15 (17.05%) JDBC
2 15 (17.05%) JSON
2 15 (17.05%) REST
3 14 (15.91%) ActiveMQ
3 14 (15.91%) SOAP
4 13 (14.77%) AngularJS
4 13 (14.77%) J2EE
5 12 (13.64%) Spring
5 12 (13.64%) Web Services
6 10 (11.36%) VXML
7 9 (10.23%) EJB
7 9 (10.23%) Hibernate
7 9 (10.23%) JAXB
7 9 (10.23%) XSLT
8 6 (6.82%) WebSphere MQ
9 5 (5.68%) Oracle Fusion
10 2 (2.27%) CSS3
10 2 (2.27%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 10 (11.36%) IVR
2 10 (11.36%) Mainframe
3 5 (5.68%) Biometrics
4 3 (3.41%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.27%) Clustering
5 2 (2.27%) IBM Mainframe
5 2 (2.27%) Life Science
5 2 (2.27%) LPAR
6 1 (1.14%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.14%) DataPower
6 1 (1.14%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.14%) EPoS
6 1 (1.14%) FMCG
6 1 (1.14%) iSeries
6 1 (1.14%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.14%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 26 (29.55%) Linux
2 12 (13.64%) Unix
3 6 (6.82%) AIX
4 5 (5.68%) Windows
5 4 (4.55%) Solaris
6 3 (3.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.27%) HPUX
7 2 (2.27%) SUSE
7 2 (2.27%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 2 (2.27%) zOS
8 1 (1.14%) MVS
8 1 (1.14%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (30.68%) SOA
2 17 (19.32%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (17.05%) High Availability
4 13 (14.77%) Open Source
5 11 (12.50%) Business Analysis
5 11 (12.50%) Data Management
5 11 (12.50%) ERP
5 11 (12.50%) Microservices
5 11 (12.50%) PRINCE2
6 10 (11.36%) Business Process Mapping
6 10 (11.36%) Front End Development
6 10 (11.36%) Project Management
6 10 (11.36%) Strategic Planning
6 10 (11.36%) TOGAF
7 7 (7.95%) Migration
8 4 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (3.41%) CRM
9 3 (3.41%) E-Commerce
9 3 (3.41%) Matrix Organization
9 3 (3.41%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 30 (34.09%) Java
2 14 (15.91%) JavaScript
3 4 (4.55%) Shell Script
4 3 (3.41%) Jython
4 3 (3.41%) SQL
5 2 (2.27%) C
5 2 (2.27%) C#
5 2 (2.27%) C++
5 2 (2.27%) Perl
6 1 (1.14%) JCL
6 1 (1.14%) PHP
6 1 (1.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (5.68%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.27%) CCNA
2 2 (2.27%) CCNP
2 2 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.14%) BC Cleared
3 1 (1.14%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.14%) Degree
3 1 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.14%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.23%) QA
2 1 (1.14%) HL7
System Software
1 10 (11.36%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.27%) Firmware
2 2 (2.27%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.14%) Docker
3 1 (1.14%) RACF
3 1 (1.14%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 3 (3.41%) Puppet
1 3 (3.41%) Tivoli
2 2 (2.27%) CA Wily
2 2 (2.27%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (2.27%) nmon
2 2 (2.27%) WebSphere Cast Iron
3 1 (1.14%) Nagios
3 1 (1.14%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (1.14%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (1.14%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 1 (1.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 31 (35.23%) IBM
1 31 (35.23%) Oracle
2 10 (11.36%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.68%) Axway
3 5 (5.68%) webMethods
4 4 (4.55%) Avaya
4 4 (4.55%) BroadVision
4 4 (4.55%) IBM Sterling
4 4 (4.55%) Nortel
4 4 (4.55%) Red Hat
4 4 (4.55%) SAP
4 4 (4.55%) TIBCO
5 3 (3.41%) CA
5 3 (3.41%) HP
6 2 (2.27%) Cisco
6 2 (2.27%) Endeca
6 2 (2.27%) Kaspersky
6 2 (2.27%) Splunk
6 2 (2.27%) VMware
7 1 (1.14%) hybris