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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware
Rank 60 73 21
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -52
Contract jobs citing Middleware 28 4 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.12% 0.33% 6.89%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.12% 1.09% 19.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 3 12
Average daily rate
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£494 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.43% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £320 £159
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £420 £349
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £413 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.75 £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-33.88% +20.00%
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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
393 366 515
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 29.80% 30.63% 35.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 221 246
Average daily rate £325 £320 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 22
Average hourly rate £30.00 £19.50 £25.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -24.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 29 August 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 26 (61.90%) Oracle
2 16 (38.10%) IBM
3 15 (35.71%) Migration
4 13 (30.95%) Finance
4 13 (30.95%) UNIX
4 13 (30.95%) Linux
5 12 (28.57%) Windows
6 11 (26.19%) Mainframe
6 11 (26.19%) Java
6 11 (26.19%) Oracle Database
7 10 (23.81%) Software Engineering
7 10 (23.81%) WebSphere
8 9 (21.43%) Spring
8 9 (21.43%) WebLogic
8 9 (21.43%) JMS
8 9 (21.43%) ETL
9 8 (19.05%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (19.05%) AIX
9 8 (19.05%) Java EE
9 8 (19.05%) Firewall
9 8 (19.05%) RESTful
10 7 (16.67%) Java SE
10 7 (16.67%) JPA
10 7 (16.67%) JAX-RS
10 7 (16.67%) Telecoms
10 7 (16.67%) NetBeans
10 7 (16.67%) Retail
10 7 (16.67%) Web Services
10 7 (16.67%) Eclipse
10 7 (16.67%) SOA

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 10 (23.81%) WebSphere
2 9 (21.43%) WebLogic
3 4 (9.52%) Apache
3 4 (9.52%) Tomcat
3 4 (9.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (7.14%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (4.76%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (2.38%) MQSeries
6 1 (2.38%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (2.38%) CMS
Business Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (2.38%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) SaaS
1 1 (2.38%) PaaS
1 1 (2.38%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (19.05%) Firewall
2 6 (14.29%) LDAP
3 2 (4.76%) HTTP
4 1 (2.38%) DNS
4 1 (2.38%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (26.19%) Oracle Database
2 8 (19.05%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (11.90%) SQL Server
3 5 (11.90%) DB2
4 4 (9.52%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (7.14%) Relational Database
5 3 (7.14%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.38%) MSDE
Development Applications
1 7 (16.67%) Eclipse
1 7 (16.67%) NetBeans
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (2.38%) WebLogic Workshop
2 1 (2.38%) Introscope
General
1 13 (30.95%) Finance
2 7 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 7 (16.67%) Retail
3 3 (7.14%) Banking
4 1 (2.38%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.38%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 17 (40.48%) Architect
2 12 (28.57%) Developer
3 7 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 4 (9.52%) Administrator
5 3 (7.14%) UNIX Administrator
5 3 (7.14%) Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) Linux Administrator
5 3 (7.14%) Oracle Architect
5 3 (7.14%) ETL Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Middleware Architect
6 2 (4.76%) Enterprise Architect
6 2 (4.76%) Applications Architect
6 2 (4.76%) Operations Analyst
7 1 (2.38%) J2EE Architect
7 1 (2.38%) Web Applications Developer
7 1 (2.38%) Oracle Developer
7 1 (2.38%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.38%) Technical Architect
7 1 (2.38%) Web Developer
7 1 (2.38%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (21.43%) JMS
1 9 (21.43%) Spring
2 8 (19.05%) Java EE
2 8 (19.05%) RESTful
3 7 (16.67%) JPA
3 7 (16.67%) Java SE
3 7 (16.67%) Web Services
3 7 (16.67%) JAX-RS
4 4 (9.52%) Oracle Fusion
4 4 (9.52%) Oracle ADF
5 3 (7.14%) XML
5 3 (7.14%) J2EE
6 2 (4.76%) EJB
6 2 (4.76%) Struts
6 2 (4.76%) XSLT
6 2 (4.76%) Hibernate
6 2 (4.76%) Velocity
6 2 (4.76%) Drools
6 2 (4.76%) Regular Expression
7 1 (2.38%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 11 (26.19%) Mainframe
2 5 (11.90%) PKI
3 4 (9.52%) Firmware
4 2 (4.76%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.38%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (2.38%) Data Integration
5 1 (2.38%) Open Source
5 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.38%) Replication
5 1 (2.38%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 13 (30.95%) UNIX
1 13 (30.95%) Linux
2 12 (28.57%) Windows
3 8 (19.05%) AIX
4 6 (14.29%) HPUX
4 6 (14.29%) Solaris
5 4 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (4.76%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.38%) Windows 2000
7 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.38%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (35.71%) Migration
2 10 (23.81%) Software Engineering
3 9 (21.43%) ETL
4 7 (16.67%) SOA
5 5 (11.90%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (9.52%) Business Continuity
7 3 (7.14%) Data Management
7 3 (7.14%) Change Management
7 3 (7.14%) Performance Improvement
7 3 (7.14%) Data Migration
7 3 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (4.76%) Software Architecture
8 2 (4.76%) Website Architecture
8 2 (4.76%) Analytics
8 2 (4.76%) E-Commerce
9 1 (2.38%) ERP
9 1 (2.38%) ITIL
9 1 (2.38%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 11 (26.19%) Java
2 6 (14.29%) SQL
3 5 (11.90%) PL/SQL
4 4 (9.52%) Shell Script
5 3 (7.14%) Perl
6 1 (2.38%) C#
6 1 (2.38%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.38%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.38%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (9.52%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.38%) MCP
3 1 (2.38%) IBM Certification
3 1 (2.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (7.14%) RHEV
2 2 (4.76%) VMware ESX
2 2 (4.76%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (7.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 3 (7.14%) Control-M
2 2 (4.76%) Tivoli
3 1 (2.38%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 1 (2.38%) CA Wily
3 1 (2.38%) Puppet
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 26 (61.90%) Oracle
2 16 (38.10%) IBM
3 5 (11.90%) HP
3 5 (11.90%) Red Hat
3 5 (11.90%) VMware
4 4 (9.52%) CA
5 3 (7.14%) JBoss
5 3 (7.14%) Citrix
5 3 (7.14%) EMC
5 3 (7.14%) Sybase
5 3 (7.14%) NetApp
6 1 (2.38%) Business Objects
6 1 (2.38%) SAP
6 1 (2.38%) Intel
6 1 (2.38%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.38%) Informatica
6 1 (2.38%) Teradata
6 1 (2.38%) FatWire
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