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 30 June 2016 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Middleware
Rank 45 49 74
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +25
Contract jobs citing Middleware 57 48 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 3.19% 3.14% 1.01%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.34% 13.83% 3.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 38 3
Median daily rate £425 £505 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.84% +55.38%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £413
% change year-on-year
- +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-30.00% -
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
462 347 339
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 25.87% 22.72% 26.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 322 236 214
Median daily rate £375 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 4
Median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +39.13%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%

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
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 30 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport - 9 £413 -
Middleware
North West

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, 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 37 (46.25%) Oracle
2 30 (37.50%) Java
2 30 (37.50%) Linux
3 29 (36.25%) IBM
4 27 (33.75%) SOA
5 26 (32.50%) XML
6 22 (27.50%) WebSphere
7 17 (21.25%) JBoss
7 17 (21.25%) Apache
7 17 (21.25%) Tomcat
7 17 (21.25%) HTTP
8 16 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
9 15 (18.75%) Finance
9 15 (18.75%) Web Services
9 15 (18.75%) JDBC
9 15 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (18.75%) High Availability
10 14 (17.50%) REST
10 14 (17.50%) Apache Camel
10 14 (17.50%) JSON
10 14 (17.50%) JavaScript
11 13 (16.25%) J2EE
11 13 (16.25%) SOAP
11 13 (16.25%) PostgreSQL
11 13 (16.25%) ActiveMQ
12 12 (15.00%) Spring
12 12 (15.00%) AngularJS
12 12 (15.00%) Hadoop
12 12 (15.00%) Open Source
12 12 (15.00%) MySQL

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 22 (27.50%) WebSphere
2 17 (21.25%) Apache
2 17 (21.25%) JBoss
2 17 (21.25%) Tomcat
3 16 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 9 (11.25%) WebLogic
5 3 (3.75%) CICS
5 3 (3.75%) Oracle Service Bus
5 3 (3.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (2.50%) GlassFish
6 2 (2.50%) IBM HTTP Server
6 2 (2.50%) Liferay
6 2 (2.50%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 2 (2.50%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (1.25%) JCAPS
7 1 (1.25%) MQSeries
7 1 (1.25%) Mule
7 1 (1.25%) Oracle BPEL
Applications
1 9 (11.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (1.25%) SAP CRM
2 1 (1.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.75%) IaaS
2 1 (1.25%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (21.25%) HTTP
2 7 (8.75%) TCP/IP
3 6 (7.50%) SNMP
3 6 (7.50%) SSL
4 4 (5.00%) DNS
4 4 (5.00%) SMTP
5 1 (1.25%) Firewall
5 1 (1.25%) FTP
5 1 (1.25%) Internet
5 1 (1.25%) Intranet
5 1 (1.25%) LAN
5 1 (1.25%) LDAP
5 1 (1.25%) Network Security
5 1 (1.25%) PABX
5 1 (1.25%) SAN
5 1 (1.25%) VoIP
5 1 (1.25%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.25%) PostgreSQL
2 12 (15.00%) Hadoop
2 12 (15.00%) MySQL
3 9 (11.25%) Data Mining
4 6 (7.50%) DB2
5 4 (5.00%) Oracle Database
5 4 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (3.75%) DataStage
7 2 (2.50%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (2.50%) SQL Server
8 1 (1.25%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (1.25%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (1.25%) Oracle8/8i Database
8 1 (1.25%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (1.25%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (11.25%) JUnit
2 4 (5.00%) Subversion
3 2 (2.50%) Introscope
4 1 (1.25%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.25%) Hudson
4 1 (1.25%) Jenkins
General
1 15 (18.75%) Finance
2 7 (8.75%) Retail
3 5 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.75%) Banking
4 3 (3.75%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.25%) Electronics
5 1 (1.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (33.75%) Developer
2 16 (20.00%) Architect
2 16 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 8 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
4 7 (8.75%) Administrator
4 7 (8.75%) Infrastructure Architect
5 6 (7.50%) Consultant
5 6 (7.50%) Senior Developer
6 5 (6.25%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
7 4 (5.00%) Analyst
7 4 (5.00%) Integration Developer
7 4 (5.00%) Integration Specialist
7 4 (5.00%) Middleware Developer
7 4 (5.00%) Middleware Specialist
8 3 (3.75%) Cloud Architect
8 3 (3.75%) Cloud Solutions Architect
8 3 (3.75%) Infrastructure Manager
8 3 (3.75%) Middleware Consultant
9 2 (2.50%) Delivery Manager
9 2 (2.50%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (32.50%) XML
2 15 (18.75%) JDBC
2 15 (18.75%) Web Services
3 14 (17.50%) Apache Camel
3 14 (17.50%) JSON
3 14 (17.50%) REST
4 13 (16.25%) ActiveMQ
4 13 (16.25%) J2EE
4 13 (16.25%) SOAP
5 12 (15.00%) AngularJS
5 12 (15.00%) Spring
6 11 (13.75%) EJB
7 10 (12.50%) Hibernate
7 10 (12.50%) VXML
8 9 (11.25%) JAXB
8 9 (11.25%) XSLT
9 7 (8.75%) IBM Integration Bus
10 6 (7.50%) Oracle Fusion
11 5 (6.25%) WebSphere MQ
12 3 (3.75%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.50%) IVR
2 9 (11.25%) Data Centre
3 8 (10.00%) Mainframe
4 5 (6.25%) Biometrics
5 4 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (5.00%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.50%) IBM Mainframe
6 2 (2.50%) Life Science
6 2 (2.50%) LPAR
7 1 (1.25%) DataPower
7 1 (1.25%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.25%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 30 (37.50%) Linux
2 12 (15.00%) Unix
3 7 (8.75%) Windows
4 6 (7.50%) AIX
4 6 (7.50%) Solaris
5 3 (3.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.50%) HPUX
6 2 (2.50%) SUSE
6 2 (2.50%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.25%) MVS
7 1 (1.25%) OS/2
7 1 (1.25%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.25%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (33.75%) SOA
2 15 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (18.75%) High Availability
3 12 (15.00%) Open Source
4 10 (12.50%) Business Analysis
4 10 (12.50%) Data Management
4 10 (12.50%) ERP
4 10 (12.50%) Microservices
4 10 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 10 (12.50%) Project Management
5 9 (11.25%) Business Process Mapping
5 9 (11.25%) Front End Development
5 9 (11.25%) Strategic Planning
5 9 (11.25%) TOGAF
6 5 (6.25%) E-Commerce
7 4 (5.00%) Server Virtualisation
8 3 (3.75%) SDLC
8 3 (3.75%) Software Engineering
9 2 (2.50%) Continuous Delivery
9 2 (2.50%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (37.50%) Java
2 14 (17.50%) JavaScript
3 8 (10.00%) Shell Script
4 3 (3.75%) SQL
5 2 (2.50%) C
5 2 (2.50%) C++
6 1 (1.25%) C#
6 1 (1.25%) PHP
6 1 (1.25%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.25%) Python
6 1 (1.25%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 5 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.25%) BC Cleared
2 1 (1.25%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.25%) Degree
2 1 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.25%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.50%) QA
2 1 (1.25%) HL7
System Software
1 10 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.50%) Firmware
2 2 (2.50%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.25%) Docker
3 1 (1.25%) RACF
Systems Management
1 3 (3.75%) Puppet
1 3 (3.75%) Tivoli
2 2 (2.50%) CA Wily
2 2 (2.50%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (2.50%) Nagios
2 2 (2.50%) nmon
2 2 (2.50%) WebSphere Cast Iron
3 1 (1.25%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (1.25%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (1.25%) SCOM
3 1 (1.25%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 1 (1.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 37 (46.25%) Oracle
2 29 (36.25%) IBM
3 9 (11.25%) Microsoft
4 5 (6.25%) webMethods
5 4 (5.00%) Avaya
5 4 (5.00%) Axway
5 4 (5.00%) BroadVision
5 4 (5.00%) Nortel
5 4 (5.00%) TIBCO
6 3 (3.75%) CA
6 3 (3.75%) HP
6 3 (3.75%) IBM Sterling
6 3 (3.75%) Red Hat
6 3 (3.75%) SAP
7 2 (2.50%) Endeca
7 2 (2.50%) hybris
7 2 (2.50%) VMware
8 1 (1.25%) Intel
8 1 (1.25%) Veritas
8 1 (1.25%) WSO2
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