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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware
Rank 75 73 29
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -44
Contract jobs citing Middleware 15 7 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.04% 0.63% 5.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.56% 2.31% 13.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 22
Average daily rate
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£363 - £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 - £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £602 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £18.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -50.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £22.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+38.88% -40.00%
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
421 303 475
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 29.05% 27.40% 36.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 288 188 246
Average daily rate £325 £335 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.98% +11.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 15
Average hourly rate £11.25 £33.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.90% +17.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

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 21 November 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
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bury - - - -
Sale - - - - 1
Middleware
North West

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 24 (53.33%) Oracle
2 19 (42.22%) Finance
3 17 (37.78%) Migration
3 17 (37.78%) IBM
4 15 (33.33%) Linux
5 13 (28.89%) Windows
6 12 (26.67%) Java
7 11 (24.44%) Mainframe
8 10 (22.22%) Spring
8 10 (22.22%) UNIX
9 9 (20.00%) AIX
9 9 (20.00%) Software Engineering
10 8 (17.78%) Retail
10 8 (17.78%) Solaris
10 8 (17.78%) SOA
10 8 (17.78%) JMS
10 8 (17.78%) HP
10 8 (17.78%) Oracle Database
11 7 (15.56%) Java EE
11 7 (15.56%) RESTful
11 7 (15.56%) CA
11 7 (15.56%) Firewall
12 6 (13.33%) NetBeans
12 6 (13.33%) Telecoms
12 6 (13.33%) Red Hat
12 6 (13.33%) ETL
12 6 (13.33%) Eclipse
12 6 (13.33%) HPUX
12 6 (13.33%) Web Services
12 6 (13.33%) JAX-RS

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 6 (13.33%) WebSphere
2 5 (11.11%) WebLogic
2 5 (11.11%) Apache
2 5 (11.11%) Tomcat
3 4 (8.89%) JBoss
4 3 (6.67%) CICS
5 2 (4.44%) CMS
5 2 (4.44%) IBM HTTP Server
5 2 (4.44%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (4.44%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (2.22%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 4 (8.89%) Oracle Retail
2 3 (6.67%) Oracle Assets
2 3 (6.67%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (2.22%) SAP ERP
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) SaaS
1 1 (2.22%) PaaS
1 1 (2.22%) IaaS
1 1 (2.22%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.56%) Firewall
2 2 (4.44%) LDAP
2 2 (4.44%) LAN
2 2 (4.44%) WAN
2 2 (4.44%) HTTP
3 1 (2.22%) DNS
3 1 (2.22%) SAN
3 1 (2.22%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.78%) Oracle Database
2 5 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (6.67%) RDBMS
3 3 (6.67%) Relational Database
3 3 (6.67%) Oracle ODI
4 2 (4.44%) SQL Server
4 2 (4.44%) DB2
4 2 (4.44%) DataStage
5 1 (2.22%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 6 (13.33%) Eclipse
1 6 (13.33%) NetBeans
2 2 (4.44%) Introscope
3 1 (2.22%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 19 (42.22%) Finance
2 8 (17.78%) Retail
3 6 (13.33%) Telecoms
4 3 (6.67%) Banking
5 1 (2.22%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.22%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 18 (40.00%) Architect
2 12 (26.67%) Developer
3 8 (17.78%) Java Developer
4 5 (11.11%) Administrator
5 4 (8.89%) Linux Administrator
6 3 (6.67%) Oracle DBA
6 3 (6.67%) DBA
6 3 (6.67%) Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Technical Architect
6 3 (6.67%) UNIX Administrator
6 3 (6.67%) ETL Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Middleware Architect
7 2 (4.44%) Data Centre Architect
7 2 (4.44%) Applications Architect
7 2 (4.44%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.44%) Consultant
7 2 (4.44%) Data Architect
7 2 (4.44%) Oracle Applications DBA
7 2 (4.44%) Enterprise Architect
8 1 (2.22%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (22.22%) Spring
2 8 (17.78%) JMS
3 7 (15.56%) Java EE
3 7 (15.56%) RESTful
4 6 (13.33%) JAX-RS
4 6 (13.33%) JPA
4 6 (13.33%) Java SE
4 6 (13.33%) Web Services
5 5 (11.11%) Oracle Fusion
6 4 (8.89%) Hibernate
7 3 (6.67%) XML
7 3 (6.67%) HTML
7 3 (6.67%) J2EE
8 2 (4.44%) EJB
8 2 (4.44%) CSS
8 2 (4.44%) Struts
8 2 (4.44%) XSLT
8 2 (4.44%) JSR 168
8 2 (4.44%) Spring Web Flow
8 2 (4.44%) Drools
Miscellaneous
1 11 (24.44%) Mainframe
2 2 (4.44%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (4.44%) Replication
2 2 (4.44%) VSAM
2 2 (4.44%) PKI
2 2 (4.44%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.22%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (2.22%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.22%) Open Source
3 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (33.33%) Linux
2 13 (28.89%) Windows
3 10 (22.22%) UNIX
4 9 (20.00%) AIX
5 8 (17.78%) Solaris
6 6 (13.33%) HPUX
7 5 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (4.44%) Windows 7
8 2 (4.44%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 2 (4.44%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (37.78%) Migration
2 9 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 8 (17.78%) SOA
4 6 (13.33%) ETL
5 4 (8.89%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (8.89%) Business Continuity
6 3 (6.67%) Data Management
6 3 (6.67%) Change Management
6 3 (6.67%) Data Migration
6 3 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (6.67%) Performance Improvement
6 3 (6.67%) Analytics
6 3 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (6.67%) Mentoring
6 3 (6.67%) Coaching
7 2 (4.44%) Configuration Management
7 2 (4.44%) Software Architecture
7 2 (4.44%) Website Architecture
7 2 (4.44%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (4.44%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (26.67%) Java
2 5 (11.11%) Shell Script
3 3 (6.67%) COBOL
3 3 (6.67%) Perl
4 2 (4.44%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.44%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.22%) C#
5 1 (2.22%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.22%) SQL
5 1 (2.22%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (8.89%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (11.11%) Firmware
2 3 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.67%) RHEV
3 1 (2.22%) XenApp
3 1 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.22%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (8.89%) Oracle Identity Management
2 3 (6.67%) Control-M
3 2 (4.44%) SCCM
3 2 (4.44%) CA Wily
3 2 (4.44%) Puppet
3 2 (4.44%) Tivoli
3 2 (4.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 24 (53.33%) Oracle
2 17 (37.78%) IBM
3 8 (17.78%) HP
4 7 (15.56%) CA
5 6 (13.33%) Red Hat
6 5 (11.11%) VMware
7 3 (6.67%) NetApp
7 3 (6.67%) EMC
7 3 (6.67%) Sybase
8 2 (4.44%) Intel
8 2 (4.44%) FatWire
8 2 (4.44%) Microsoft
9 1 (2.22%) Informatica
9 1 (2.22%) Veritas
9 1 (2.22%) Citrix
9 1 (2.22%) Business Objects
9 1 (2.22%) SAP
9 1 (2.22%) Teradata
9 1 (2.22%) Veeam