The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Manchester region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware
Rank 63 66 30
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -36
Contract jobs citing Middleware 13 11 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.06% 1.06% 5.06%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.79% 3.54% 15.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 10
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£325 £350 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +20.68%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £423
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.25 £40.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+1.85% +6.57%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
343 311 426
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 28.00% 29.96% 32.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 188 222
Average daily rate £325 £300 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 19
Average hourly rate £28.75 £22.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.68% +2.32%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-4.14% +7.69%
Middleware
North West

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
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 11 July 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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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
Altrincham - - - -
Stockport - - - -
Middleware
North West

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 18 (60.00%) Oracle
2 11 (36.67%) UNIX
3 10 (33.33%) Finance
4 9 (30.00%) WebSphere
5 8 (26.67%) Oracle Database
5 8 (26.67%) Firewall
5 8 (26.67%) IBM
5 8 (26.67%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (26.67%) ETL
6 7 (23.33%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (23.33%) Software Engineering
7 6 (20.00%) Mainframe
7 6 (20.00%) LDAP
7 6 (20.00%) WebLogic
8 5 (16.67%) SAP
8 5 (16.67%) SQL Server
8 5 (16.67%) DB2
8 5 (16.67%) SQL
8 5 (16.67%) CRM
8 5 (16.67%) Windows
8 5 (16.67%) Linux
8 5 (16.67%) Migration
8 5 (16.67%) PKI
9 4 (13.33%) SAP CRM
9 4 (13.33%) Oracle ADF
9 4 (13.33%) NetBeans
9 4 (13.33%) Banking
9 4 (13.33%) Retail
9 4 (13.33%) Technical Architecture
9 4 (13.33%) Java SE

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 9 (30.00%) WebSphere
2 6 (20.00%) WebLogic
3 4 (13.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (6.67%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (6.67%) Apache
4 2 (6.67%) Tomcat
5 1 (3.33%) MQSeries
5 1 (3.33%) IBM HTTP Server
Business Applications
1 4 (13.33%) SAP CRM
2 3 (10.00%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (3.33%) SAP IS-U
Communications & Networking
1 8 (26.67%) Firewall
2 6 (20.00%) LDAP
3 1 (3.33%) LAN
3 1 (3.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (26.67%) Data Warehouse
1 8 (26.67%) Oracle Database
2 5 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (16.67%) DB2
3 4 (13.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (6.67%) Relational Database
4 2 (6.67%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.33%) MSDE
Development Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Eclipse
1 4 (13.33%) NetBeans
2 1 (3.33%) LSMW
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (3.33%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 10 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (13.33%) Banking
2 4 (13.33%) Retail
2 4 (13.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Developer
2 5 (16.67%) Consultant
2 5 (16.67%) SAP Consultant
2 5 (16.67%) CRM Consultant
2 5 (16.67%) SAP CRM Consultant
3 4 (13.33%) Java Developer
3 4 (13.33%) Architect
4 3 (10.00%) Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) ETL Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Oracle Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Operations Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Administrator
5 2 (6.67%) UNIX Administrator
6 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (3.33%) Web Applications Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Migration Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Web Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) JMS
1 4 (13.33%) Oracle ADF
1 4 (13.33%) Spring
1 4 (13.33%) Java SE
1 4 (13.33%) Java EE
1 4 (13.33%) JPA
1 4 (13.33%) Oracle Fusion
1 4 (13.33%) Web Services
1 4 (13.33%) JAX-RS
2 3 (10.00%) RESTful
3 2 (6.67%) Velocity
4 1 (3.33%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 1 (3.33%) Regular Expression
4 1 (3.33%) .NET
4 1 (3.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Mainframe
2 5 (16.67%) PKI
3 2 (6.67%) Firmware
4 1 (3.33%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.33%) Replication
4 1 (3.33%) Clustering
4 1 (3.33%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 11 (36.67%) UNIX
2 5 (16.67%) Windows
2 5 (16.67%) Linux
3 2 (6.67%) AIX
3 2 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.33%) Windows 2000
4 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) ETL
2 7 (23.33%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (23.33%) Software Engineering
3 5 (16.67%) Migration
3 5 (16.67%) CRM
4 4 (13.33%) ERP
4 4 (13.33%) SOA
4 4 (13.33%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (13.33%) Data Migration
5 3 (10.00%) Change Management
5 3 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (6.67%) Performance Improvement
6 2 (6.67%) Business Continuity
6 2 (6.67%) Data Management
7 1 (3.33%) Security Management
7 1 (3.33%) Database Tuning
7 1 (3.33%) ITIL
7 1 (3.33%) Data Modelling
7 1 (3.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.67%) SQL
2 4 (13.33%) Java
2 4 (13.33%) PL/SQL
3 2 (6.67%) Perl
3 2 (6.67%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.33%) C#
4 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.33%) VB.NET
4 1 (3.33%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) MCP
2 1 (3.33%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) QA
1 1 (3.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) VMware ESX
1 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (6.67%) XenApp
1 2 (6.67%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Tivoli
1 1 (3.33%) Tivoli Monitoring
1 1 (3.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 18 (60.00%) Oracle
2 8 (26.67%) IBM
3 5 (16.67%) SAP
4 3 (10.00%) Red Hat
4 3 (10.00%) VMware
4 3 (10.00%) Citrix
5 2 (6.67%) NetApp
5 2 (6.67%) EMC
5 2 (6.67%) Sybase
6 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.33%) Intel
6 1 (3.33%) Teradata
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