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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Middleware
Rank 95 81 79
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -2
Contract jobs citing Middleware 12 26 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.73% 1.33% 1.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.16% 5.17% 3.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 9
Median daily rate £563 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.62% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £350 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £653 £830 £601
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £33.63 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+48.69% -25.27%
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
555 503 449
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 33.56% 25.68% 30.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 397 294 310
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 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 18 2
Median hourly rate £42.50 £29.50 £11.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.06% +162.22%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 10 December 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 17 (39.53%) WebSphere
2 16 (37.21%) IBM
3 13 (30.23%) Unix
4 12 (27.91%) WebSphere MQ
5 11 (25.58%) Oracle
5 11 (25.58%) WebSphere Application Server
6 10 (23.26%) Migration
7 9 (20.93%) Banking
7 9 (20.93%) HTTP
8 8 (18.60%) Linux
8 8 (18.60%) AIX
8 8 (18.60%) Finance
9 7 (16.28%) Jython
9 7 (16.28%) JBoss
9 7 (16.28%) DB2
9 7 (16.28%) WebLogic
9 7 (16.28%) Java
10 6 (13.95%) Windows
10 6 (13.95%) Mainframe
10 6 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (11.63%) Jenkins
11 5 (11.63%) IBM HTTP Server
11 5 (11.63%) Clustering
11 5 (11.63%) Solaris
11 5 (11.63%) SOA
11 5 (11.63%) Perl
11 5 (11.63%) Web Services
11 5 (11.63%) DNS
11 5 (11.63%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 4 (9.30%) OS/2

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 17 (39.53%) WebSphere
2 11 (25.58%) WebSphere Application Server
3 7 (16.28%) JBoss
3 7 (16.28%) WebLogic
4 5 (11.63%) IBM HTTP Server
4 5 (11.63%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 3 (6.98%) Apache
5 3 (6.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (4.65%) IBM Transformation Extender
7 1 (2.33%) Mule
7 1 (2.33%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (2.33%) SAS
7 1 (2.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.33%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.93%) HTTP
2 5 (11.63%) DNS
3 3 (6.98%) SMTP
3 3 (6.98%) SNMP
3 3 (6.98%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.65%) DMZ
4 2 (4.65%) Firewall
4 2 (4.65%) FTP
4 2 (4.65%) Network Security
4 2 (4.65%) SSL
5 1 (2.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.28%) DB2
2 3 (6.98%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.65%) Big Data
4 1 (2.33%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.33%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.33%) MySQL
4 1 (2.33%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (11.63%) Jenkins
2 3 (6.98%) Eclipse
2 3 (6.98%) Hudson
3 2 (4.65%) Subversion
4 1 (2.33%) JUnit
General
1 9 (20.93%) Banking
2 8 (18.60%) Finance
3 1 (2.33%) Billing
3 1 (2.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (18.60%) Architect
2 6 (13.95%) Administrator
2 6 (13.95%) Middleware Administrator
3 5 (11.63%) Consultant
4 4 (9.30%) Analyst
4 4 (9.30%) Infrastructure Manager
4 4 (9.30%) Middleware Consultant
5 3 (6.98%) Delivery Manager
5 3 (6.98%) Developer
5 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
5 3 (6.98%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.65%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Firewall Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Implementation Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Middleware Architect
6 2 (4.65%) Network Design Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Network Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Server Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) WebSphere Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (27.91%) WebSphere MQ
2 5 (11.63%) Web Services
3 3 (6.98%) IBM Integration Bus
3 3 (6.98%) XML
4 2 (4.65%) J2EE
4 2 (4.65%) JSON
5 1 (2.33%) .NET
5 1 (2.33%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.33%) EJB
5 1 (2.33%) Hibernate
5 1 (2.33%) ISPF
5 1 (2.33%) JAXB
5 1 (2.33%) JDBC
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (2.33%) SOAP
5 1 (2.33%) Spring
5 1 (2.33%) VXML
5 1 (2.33%) WCF
5 1 (2.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (13.95%) Mainframe
2 5 (11.63%) Clustering
3 4 (9.30%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.65%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.65%) User Experience
5 1 (2.33%) Biometrics
5 1 (2.33%) EPoS
5 1 (2.33%) iSeries
5 1 (2.33%) IVR
5 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.33%) Social Media
5 1 (2.33%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 13 (30.23%) Unix
2 8 (18.60%) AIX
2 8 (18.60%) Linux
3 6 (13.95%) Windows
4 5 (11.63%) Solaris
5 4 (9.30%) OS/2
6 1 (2.33%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.26%) Migration
2 5 (11.63%) SOA
3 4 (9.30%) Mentoring
3 4 (9.30%) Procure-to-Pay
4 3 (6.98%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (6.98%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (6.98%) ERP
4 3 (6.98%) Matrix Organization
4 3 (6.98%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (6.98%) Server Virtualisation
4 3 (6.98%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (4.65%) Analytics
5 2 (4.65%) Data Loss Prevention
5 2 (4.65%) Microservices
5 2 (4.65%) Network Design
5 2 (4.65%) Programme Governance
5 2 (4.65%) Project Management
6 1 (2.33%) MVC
6 1 (2.33%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (16.28%) Java
1 7 (16.28%) Jython
2 5 (11.63%) Perl
3 2 (4.65%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.65%) SQL
4 1 (2.33%) C#
4 1 (2.33%) JCL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.65%) CCNA
1 2 (4.65%) CCNP
1 2 (4.65%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) QA
System Software
1 4 (9.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.33%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) Tivoli
1 1 (2.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 16 (37.21%) IBM
2 11 (25.58%) Oracle
3 4 (9.30%) VMware
4 3 (6.98%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.98%) Red Hat
5 2 (4.65%) Cisco
5 2 (4.65%) Kaspersky
5 2 (4.65%) Splunk
6 1 (2.33%) Avaya
6 1 (2.33%) Axway
6 1 (2.33%) Citrix
6 1 (2.33%) IBM Sterling
6 1 (2.33%) Intel
6 1 (2.33%) Micro Focus
6 1 (2.33%) Nortel
6 1 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (2.33%) SAP
6 1 (2.33%) webMethods
6 1 (2.33%) WSO2