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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Middleware
North West / Manchester
Rank 85 81 77
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -4
Contract jobs citing Middleware 5 26 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.37% 1.37% 0.99%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.13% 4.77% 3.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 9
Median daily rate £400 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -16.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £42.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+19.04% +15.38%

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
441 545 404
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 32.79% 28.64% 28.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 286 329 285
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 17 1
Median hourly rate £35.00 £29.00 £28.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% +3.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +13.43%

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
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 22 January 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 14 (43.75%) IBM
2 13 (40.63%) WebSphere
3 11 (34.38%) WebSphere Application Server
4 10 (31.25%) HTTP
4 10 (31.25%) WebSphere MQ
4 10 (31.25%) Migration
5 9 (28.13%) Unix
5 9 (28.13%) Banking
6 8 (25.00%) Jython
6 8 (25.00%) Oracle
7 7 (21.88%) Linux
8 6 (18.75%) JBoss
8 6 (18.75%) AIX
8 6 (18.75%) DB2
8 6 (18.75%) WebLogic
8 6 (18.75%) Clustering
9 5 (15.63%) Jenkins
9 5 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (15.63%) IBM HTTP Server
9 5 (15.63%) Finance
9 5 (15.63%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 5 (15.63%) Perl
9 5 (15.63%) Solaris
10 4 (12.50%) Apache
10 4 (12.50%) Java
10 4 (12.50%) OS/2
10 4 (12.50%) VMware
10 4 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
10 4 (12.50%) Procure-to-Pay
11 3 (9.38%) Hudson

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 13 (40.63%) WebSphere
2 11 (34.38%) WebSphere Application Server
3 6 (18.75%) JBoss
3 6 (18.75%) WebLogic
4 5 (15.63%) IBM HTTP Server
4 5 (15.63%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 4 (12.50%) Apache
6 2 (6.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (3.13%) SAS
7 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (31.25%) HTTP
2 3 (9.38%) DNS
2 3 (9.38%) SMTP
2 3 (9.38%) SNMP
2 3 (9.38%) SSL
2 3 (9.38%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.25%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) DB2
2 2 (6.25%) Big Data
3 1 (3.13%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.13%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.13%) MySQL
3 1 (3.13%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (15.63%) Jenkins
2 3 (9.38%) Eclipse
2 3 (9.38%) Hudson
3 2 (6.25%) Subversion
General
1 9 (28.13%) Banking
2 5 (15.63%) Finance
3 1 (3.13%) Billing
3 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (18.75%) Administrator
1 6 (18.75%) Middleware Administrator
2 5 (15.63%) Architect
2 5 (15.63%) Consultant
3 4 (12.50%) Analyst
3 4 (12.50%) Middleware Consultant
4 3 (9.38%) Middleware Specialist
4 3 (9.38%) WebSphere Administrator
5 2 (6.25%) Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Implementation Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Middleware Architect
5 2 (6.25%) Server Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.25%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
6 1 (3.13%) Implementation Project Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Java Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Project Implementation Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.13%) WebSphere MQ Specialist
6 1 (3.13%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (31.25%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (9.38%) IBM Integration Bus
3 2 (6.25%) JSON
3 2 (6.25%) Web Services
3 2 (6.25%) XML
4 1 (3.13%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (3.13%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.13%) Apache Camel
4 1 (3.13%) ISPF
4 1 (3.13%) J2EE
4 1 (3.13%) JDBC
4 1 (3.13%) REST
4 1 (3.13%) SOAP
4 1 (3.13%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Clustering
2 5 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (9.38%) Data Centre
4 2 (6.25%) Computer Science
4 2 (6.25%) Mainframe
4 2 (6.25%) User Experience
5 1 (3.13%) EPoS
5 1 (3.13%) iSeries
5 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.13%) Social Media
5 1 (3.13%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 9 (28.13%) Unix
2 7 (21.88%) Linux
3 6 (18.75%) AIX
4 5 (15.63%) Solaris
5 4 (12.50%) OS/2
6 2 (6.25%) Windows
7 1 (3.13%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) Migration
2 4 (12.50%) Procure-to-Pay
3 3 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (9.38%) Mentoring
3 3 (9.38%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (9.38%) Server Virtualisation
3 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (6.25%) Analytics
4 2 (6.25%) Change Management
4 2 (6.25%) ERP
4 2 (6.25%) ITIL
4 2 (6.25%) Microservices
4 2 (6.25%) Programme Governance
4 2 (6.25%) SOA
4 2 (6.25%) Validation
5 1 (3.13%) Document Management
5 1 (3.13%) Front End Development
5 1 (3.13%) Re-Platforming
5 1 (3.13%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.00%) Jython
2 5 (15.63%) Perl
3 4 (12.50%) Java
4 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.13%) JCL
5 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 4 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.13%) Time Sharing Option
Vendors
1 14 (43.75%) IBM
2 8 (25.00%) Oracle
3 4 (12.50%) VMware
4 3 (9.38%) Red Hat
5 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.13%) Axway
6 1 (3.13%) IBM Sterling
6 1 (3.13%) Micro Focus
6 1 (3.13%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (3.13%) SAP
Manchester, Lancashire
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