The table below looks at the statistics for Middleware skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Middleware over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware
Rank 65 72 23
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -49
Contract jobs citing Middleware 24 3 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.78% 0.25% 6.77%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.96% 0.84% 17.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 0 21
Average daily rate
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£488 - £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 - £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £410
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.75 £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-33.88% +20.00%
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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 Manchester region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
403 359 551
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 29.85% 30.32% 38.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 221 269
Average daily rate £325 £325 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £255 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 23
Average hourly rate £30.00 £19.50 £25.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -24.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

Middleware
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Middleware across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 1 October 2014.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 22 (57.89%) Oracle
2 17 (44.74%) IBM
3 15 (39.47%) Migration
4 14 (36.84%) Finance
5 13 (34.21%) Linux
6 12 (31.58%) Mainframe
7 11 (28.95%) UNIX
7 11 (28.95%) Java
8 10 (26.32%) Windows
8 10 (26.32%) Software Engineering
9 9 (23.68%) Spring
9 9 (23.68%) JMS
10 8 (21.05%) ETL
10 8 (21.05%) AIX
10 8 (21.05%) WebSphere
10 8 (21.05%) Java EE
10 8 (21.05%) RESTful
11 7 (18.42%) JPA
11 7 (18.42%) JAX-RS
11 7 (18.42%) Oracle Database
11 7 (18.42%) Java SE
11 7 (18.42%) Firewall
11 7 (18.42%) Telecoms
11 7 (18.42%) NetBeans
11 7 (18.42%) Web Services
11 7 (18.42%) Solaris
11 7 (18.42%) Eclipse
11 7 (18.42%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (15.79%) HP
12 6 (15.79%) CA

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 8 (21.05%) WebSphere
2 5 (13.16%) Apache
2 5 (13.16%) Tomcat
2 5 (13.16%) WebLogic
3 2 (5.26%) CMS
3 2 (5.26%) IBM HTTP Server
3 2 (5.26%) CICS
3 2 (5.26%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 2 (5.26%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (2.63%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) IaaS
1 1 (2.63%) SaaS
1 1 (2.63%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.42%) Firewall
2 4 (10.53%) LDAP
3 2 (5.26%) HTTP
4 1 (2.63%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.42%) Oracle Database
1 7 (18.42%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.53%) DB2
3 3 (7.89%) RDBMS
3 3 (7.89%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.63%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 7 (18.42%) NetBeans
1 7 (18.42%) Eclipse
2 2 (5.26%) Introscope
3 1 (2.63%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 14 (36.84%) Finance
2 7 (18.42%) Telecoms
3 4 (10.53%) Retail
4 2 (5.26%) Banking
5 1 (2.63%) Back Office
5 1 (2.63%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 14 (36.84%) Architect
2 11 (28.95%) Developer
3 7 (18.42%) Java Developer
4 5 (13.16%) Administrator
5 4 (10.53%) Linux Administrator
6 3 (7.89%) UNIX Administrator
6 3 (7.89%) ETL Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Middleware Architect
7 2 (5.26%) Applications Architect
7 2 (5.26%) Enterprise Architect
8 1 (2.63%) Senior Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.63%) J2EE Technical Architect
8 1 (2.63%) Web Applications Developer
8 1 (2.63%) Operations Analyst
8 1 (2.63%) J2EE Architect
8 1 (2.63%) Java Technical Architect
8 1 (2.63%) Infrastructure Designer
8 1 (2.63%) Java Architect
8 1 (2.63%) UNIX Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (23.68%) Spring
1 9 (23.68%) JMS
2 8 (21.05%) Java EE
2 8 (21.05%) RESTful
3 7 (18.42%) JPA
3 7 (18.42%) JAX-RS
3 7 (18.42%) Java SE
3 7 (18.42%) Web Services
4 3 (7.89%) XML
4 3 (7.89%) J2EE
5 2 (5.26%) Drools
5 2 (5.26%) Regular Expression
5 2 (5.26%) Hibernate
5 2 (5.26%) EJB
5 2 (5.26%) Struts
5 2 (5.26%) XSLT
6 1 (2.63%) HTML
6 1 (2.63%) .NET
6 1 (2.63%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 1 (2.63%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 12 (31.58%) Mainframe
2 4 (10.53%) PKI
3 2 (5.26%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.63%) VSAM
4 1 (2.63%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (2.63%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.63%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 13 (34.21%) Linux
2 11 (28.95%) UNIX
3 10 (26.32%) Windows
4 8 (21.05%) AIX
5 7 (18.42%) Solaris
6 6 (15.79%) HPUX
7 5 (13.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (5.26%) Windows 7
8 2 (5.26%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (39.47%) Migration
2 10 (26.32%) Software Engineering
3 8 (21.05%) ETL
4 4 (10.53%) Business Continuity
4 4 (10.53%) SOA
4 4 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (7.89%) Data Management
5 3 (7.89%) Data Migration
5 3 (7.89%) Change Management
5 3 (7.89%) Analytics
5 3 (7.89%) Performance Improvement
5 3 (7.89%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (7.89%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (7.89%) Mentoring
5 3 (7.89%) Coaching
6 2 (5.26%) Software Architecture
6 2 (5.26%) Website Architecture
6 2 (5.26%) Configuration Management
6 2 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (5.26%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (28.95%) Java
2 5 (13.16%) Shell Script
3 3 (7.89%) Perl
4 2 (5.26%) COBOL
5 1 (2.63%) Python
5 1 (2.63%) C#
5 1 (2.63%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.63%) SQL
5 1 (2.63%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.89%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (13.16%) Firmware
2 3 (7.89%) RHEV
3 2 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.63%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.63%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) Control-M
2 2 (5.26%) CA Wily
2 2 (5.26%) Puppet
2 2 (5.26%) Tivoli
2 2 (5.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 22 (57.89%) Oracle
2 17 (44.74%) IBM
3 6 (15.79%) HP
3 6 (15.79%) CA
3 6 (15.79%) Red Hat
4 4 (10.53%) VMware
4 4 (10.53%) JBoss
5 3 (7.89%) Sybase
5 3 (7.89%) NetApp
5 3 (7.89%) EMC
6 2 (5.26%) FatWire
6 2 (5.26%) Intel
7 1 (2.63%) SAP
7 1 (2.63%) Business Objects
7 1 (2.63%) Informatica
7 1 (2.63%) Citrix
7 1 (2.63%) Teradata
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