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 3 March 2015 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Middleware
Rank 83 66 49
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -17
Contract jobs citing Middleware 14 20 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.91% 1.64% 2.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.75% 5.04% 7.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 6
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£425 £450 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +26.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £360 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £510 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £375 £413
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -9.33%
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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
373 397 304
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 24.14% 32.46% 32.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 242 181
Average daily rate £325 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Average hourly rate £37.50 £33.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +65.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

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 3 March 2015.

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 3 March 2015, 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%) Finance
2 14 (46.67%) Oracle
3 11 (36.67%) Linux
4 9 (30.00%) IBM
4 9 (30.00%) Java
5 8 (26.67%) UNIX
5 8 (26.67%) Mainframe
5 8 (26.67%) Retail
6 7 (23.33%) Banking
6 7 (23.33%) Spring
6 7 (23.33%) CICS
6 7 (23.33%) CA
6 7 (23.33%) SOA
6 7 (23.33%) COBOL
6 7 (23.33%) VSAM
6 7 (23.33%) Oracle Fusion
7 6 (20.00%) Oracle Database
7 6 (20.00%) AIX
7 6 (20.00%) Solaris
7 6 (20.00%) DataStage
8 5 (16.67%) XML
9 4 (13.33%) Oracle Identity Management
9 4 (13.33%) Oracle Retail
9 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
9 4 (13.33%) Sybase
9 4 (13.33%) J2EE
9 4 (13.33%) Windows
9 4 (13.33%) ITIL
9 4 (13.33%) TIBCO
9 4 (13.33%) Web Services

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 7 (23.33%) CICS
2 4 (13.33%) WebSphere
3 2 (6.67%) Oracle BPEL
3 2 (6.67%) JCAPS
3 2 (6.67%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (6.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (6.67%) WebLogic
4 1 (3.33%) JBoss
4 1 (3.33%) Apache
4 1 (3.33%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (3.33%) CMS
4 1 (3.33%) IBM HTTP Server
Business Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Oracle Retail
2 3 (10.00%) Oracle Assets
2 3 (10.00%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (6.67%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (3.33%) SAP PLM
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) LAN
1 2 (6.67%) WAN
1 2 (6.67%) Firewall
2 1 (3.33%) NAS
2 1 (3.33%) HTTP
2 1 (3.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) DataStage
1 6 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
3 3 (10.00%) Oracle ODI
4 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (3.33%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Eclipse
1 1 (3.33%) Introscope
1 1 (3.33%) NetBeans
1 1 (3.33%) Subversion
1 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
General
1 18 (60.00%) Finance
2 8 (26.67%) Retail
3 7 (23.33%) Banking
4 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (33.33%) Developer
2 7 (23.33%) Java Developer
3 5 (16.67%) Architect
3 5 (16.67%) Technical Design Leader
4 3 (10.00%) Consultant
4 3 (10.00%) Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Oracle DBA
4 3 (10.00%) DBA
5 2 (6.67%) Oracle Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Technical Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Data Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Oracle Applications DBA
5 2 (6.67%) Data Centre Architect
6 1 (3.33%) VMware Architect
6 1 (3.33%) Oracle Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.33%) Data Centre Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Oracle Technical Architect
6 1 (3.33%) PHP Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (23.33%) Spring
1 7 (23.33%) Oracle Fusion
2 5 (16.67%) XML
3 4 (13.33%) J2EE
3 4 (13.33%) XML Messaging
3 4 (13.33%) Web Services
4 3 (10.00%) HTML
4 3 (10.00%) CSS
5 2 (6.67%) EJB
5 2 (6.67%) Hibernate
5 2 (6.67%) JavaBeans
5 2 (6.67%) JSR 168
5 2 (6.67%) Spring Web Flow
6 1 (3.33%) jQuery
6 1 (3.33%) JPA
6 1 (3.33%) JSR 286
6 1 (3.33%) RESTful
6 1 (3.33%) HTML5
6 1 (3.33%) Memcached
6 1 (3.33%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) Mainframe
2 7 (23.33%) VSAM
3 2 (6.67%) Replication
3 2 (6.67%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (3.33%) Derivative
4 1 (3.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 11 (36.67%) Linux
2 8 (26.67%) UNIX
3 6 (20.00%) AIX
3 6 (20.00%) Solaris
4 4 (13.33%) Windows
5 1 (3.33%) SUSE
5 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.33%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (23.33%) SOA
2 4 (13.33%) ITIL
2 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (10.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (6.67%) Migration
4 2 (6.67%) BPEL
4 2 (6.67%) Scrum
4 2 (6.67%) Process Management
4 2 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.33%) Identity Management
5 1 (3.33%) Change Management
5 1 (3.33%) PLM
5 1 (3.33%) Content Management
5 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.33%) OO
5 1 (3.33%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.33%) Data Modelling
5 1 (3.33%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (30.00%) Java
2 7 (23.33%) COBOL
3 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.67%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.33%) PHP
5 1 (3.33%) SQL
5 1 (3.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) PMP
1 1 (3.33%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.33%) XenApp
2 1 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (3.33%) Firmware
2 1 (3.33%) VMware ESX
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) Oracle Identity Management
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (6.67%) SCCM
3 1 (3.33%) CA Wily
3 1 (3.33%) Puppet
3 1 (3.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 14 (46.67%) Oracle
2 9 (30.00%) IBM
3 7 (23.33%) CA
4 4 (13.33%) Sybase
4 4 (13.33%) TIBCO
5 3 (10.00%) VMware
5 3 (10.00%) HP
6 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
6 2 (6.67%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.33%) Veeam
7 1 (3.33%) FatWire
7 1 (3.33%) SAP
7 1 (3.33%) Intel
7 1 (3.33%) Citrix
7 1 (3.33%) Veritas
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