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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Middleware
Rank 50 43 62
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +19
Contract jobs citing Middleware 60 56 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 3.22% 3.45% 1.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.86% 15.14% 5.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 38 6
Median daily rate £415 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £40.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +60.00%
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
506 370 334
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 27.19% 22.77% 27.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 363 254 214
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 £285 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 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 £37.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +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 24 July 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 24 July 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 24 July 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 (42.53%) Oracle
2 30 (34.48%) Java
2 30 (34.48%) Linux
3 29 (33.33%) SOA
4 28 (32.18%) IBM
5 26 (29.89%) XML
6 23 (26.44%) WebSphere
7 17 (19.54%) JBoss
7 17 (19.54%) Apache
7 17 (19.54%) Tomcat
7 17 (19.54%) HTTP
8 16 (18.39%) Finance
8 16 (18.39%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (17.24%) High Availability
9 15 (17.24%) Web Services
9 15 (17.24%) JDBC
9 15 (17.24%) WebSphere Application Server
10 14 (16.09%) Unix
10 14 (16.09%) REST
10 14 (16.09%) Apache Camel
10 14 (16.09%) JSON
11 13 (14.94%) ActiveMQ
11 13 (14.94%) J2EE
11 13 (14.94%) JavaScript
11 13 (14.94%) SOAP
11 13 (14.94%) PostgreSQL
12 12 (13.79%) MySQL
12 12 (13.79%) AngularJS
12 12 (13.79%) Hadoop
12 12 (13.79%) Open Source

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 23 (26.44%) WebSphere
2 17 (19.54%) Apache
2 17 (19.54%) JBoss
2 17 (19.54%) Tomcat
3 15 (17.24%) WebSphere Application Server
4 9 (10.34%) WebLogic
5 4 (4.60%) Oracle Service Bus
5 4 (4.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (3.45%) CICS
7 2 (2.30%) GlassFish
7 2 (2.30%) IBM HTTP Server
7 2 (2.30%) IBM Transformation Extender
7 2 (2.30%) Liferay
7 2 (2.30%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 2 (2.30%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (1.15%) JCAPS
8 1 (1.15%) MQSeries
8 1 (1.15%) Mule
8 1 (1.15%) Oracle BPEL
Applications
1 9 (10.34%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.15%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.30%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (1.15%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.15%) SAP CRM
2 1 (1.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.60%) IaaS
2 1 (1.15%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (19.54%) HTTP
2 6 (6.90%) TCP/IP
3 5 (5.75%) DNS
3 5 (5.75%) SNMP
3 5 (5.75%) SSL
4 3 (3.45%) Firewall
4 3 (3.45%) Network Security
4 3 (3.45%) SMTP
5 2 (2.30%) DMZ
6 1 (1.15%) FTP
6 1 (1.15%) Internet
6 1 (1.15%) Intranet
6 1 (1.15%) LAN
6 1 (1.15%) LDAP
6 1 (1.15%) PABX
6 1 (1.15%) SAN
6 1 (1.15%) VoIP
6 1 (1.15%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (14.94%) PostgreSQL
2 12 (13.79%) Hadoop
2 12 (13.79%) MySQL
3 10 (11.49%) Data Mining
4 5 (5.75%) DB2
5 4 (4.60%) Oracle Database
5 4 (4.60%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (3.45%) DataStage
6 3 (3.45%) SQL Server
7 2 (2.30%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (1.15%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (1.15%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (1.15%) Oracle8/8i Database
8 1 (1.15%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (1.15%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.15%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (10.34%) JUnit
2 3 (3.45%) Subversion
3 2 (2.30%) Introscope
4 1 (1.15%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.15%) Hudson
4 1 (1.15%) Jenkins
General
1 16 (18.39%) Finance
2 7 (8.05%) Retail
3 5 (5.75%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.60%) Banking
5 3 (3.45%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.15%) Electronics
6 1 (1.15%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (31.03%) Developer
2 17 (19.54%) Architect
3 15 (17.24%) Java Developer
4 8 (9.20%) Administrator
4 8 (9.20%) Solutions Architect
5 7 (8.05%) Infrastructure Architect
6 6 (6.90%) Consultant
6 6 (6.90%) Senior Developer
7 5 (5.75%) Infrastructure Manager
7 5 (5.75%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
8 4 (4.60%) Cloud Architect
8 4 (4.60%) Integration Developer
8 4 (4.60%) Integration Specialist
8 4 (4.60%) Middleware Developer
8 4 (4.60%) Middleware Specialist
9 3 (3.45%) Cloud Solutions Architect
9 3 (3.45%) Delivery Manager
9 3 (3.45%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
9 3 (3.45%) Middleware Administrator
9 3 (3.45%) Middleware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (29.89%) XML
2 15 (17.24%) JDBC
2 15 (17.24%) Web Services
3 14 (16.09%) Apache Camel
3 14 (16.09%) JSON
3 14 (16.09%) REST
4 13 (14.94%) ActiveMQ
4 13 (14.94%) J2EE
4 13 (14.94%) SOAP
5 12 (13.79%) AngularJS
6 11 (12.64%) EJB
6 11 (12.64%) Spring
7 10 (11.49%) VXML
8 9 (10.34%) Hibernate
8 9 (10.34%) JAXB
8 9 (10.34%) XSLT
9 7 (8.05%) Oracle Fusion
10 6 (6.90%) IBM Integration Bus
10 6 (6.90%) WebSphere MQ
11 3 (3.45%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.49%) Data Centre
1 10 (11.49%) IVR
1 10 (11.49%) Mainframe
2 5 (5.75%) Biometrics
3 4 (4.60%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.45%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.30%) IBM Mainframe
5 2 (2.30%) Life Science
5 2 (2.30%) LPAR
6 1 (1.15%) DataPower
6 1 (1.15%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.15%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 30 (34.48%) Linux
2 14 (16.09%) Unix
3 8 (9.20%) Windows
4 7 (8.05%) AIX
5 5 (5.75%) Solaris
6 3 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.30%) HPUX
7 2 (2.30%) SUSE
7 2 (2.30%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.15%) MVS
8 1 (1.15%) OS/2
8 1 (1.15%) Windows Server
8 1 (1.15%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (33.33%) SOA
2 16 (18.39%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (17.24%) High Availability
4 12 (13.79%) Open Source
5 11 (12.64%) Business Analysis
5 11 (12.64%) Data Management
5 11 (12.64%) ERP
5 11 (12.64%) PRINCE2
5 11 (12.64%) Project Management
6 10 (11.49%) Business Process Mapping
6 10 (11.49%) Microservices
6 10 (11.49%) Strategic Planning
6 10 (11.49%) TOGAF
7 9 (10.34%) Front End Development
8 5 (5.75%) E-Commerce
9 4 (4.60%) SDLC
10 3 (3.45%) Matrix Organization
10 3 (3.45%) Server Virtualisation
10 3 (3.45%) Software Engineering
11 2 (2.30%) BPEL
Programming Languages
1 30 (34.48%) Java
2 13 (14.94%) JavaScript
3 7 (8.05%) Shell Script
4 4 (4.60%) SQL
5 2 (2.30%) C
5 2 (2.30%) C#
5 2 (2.30%) C++
6 1 (1.15%) PHP
6 1 (1.15%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.15%) Python
6 1 (1.15%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 5 (5.75%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.30%) CCNA
2 2 (2.30%) CCNP
2 2 (2.30%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.15%) BC Cleared
3 1 (1.15%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.15%) Degree
3 1 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.15%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.49%) QA
2 1 (1.15%) HL7
System Software
1 11 (12.64%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.30%) Firmware
2 2 (2.30%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (2.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.15%) Docker
3 1 (1.15%) RACF
Systems Management
1 3 (3.45%) Puppet
1 3 (3.45%) Tivoli
2 2 (2.30%) CA Wily
2 2 (2.30%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (2.30%) Nagios
2 2 (2.30%) nmon
2 2 (2.30%) WebSphere Cast Iron
3 1 (1.15%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (1.15%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (1.15%) SCOM
3 1 (1.15%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 1 (1.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 37 (42.53%) Oracle
2 28 (32.18%) IBM
3 10 (11.49%) Microsoft
4 5 (5.75%) webMethods
5 4 (4.60%) Avaya
5 4 (4.60%) Axway
5 4 (4.60%) BroadVision
5 4 (4.60%) Nortel
5 4 (4.60%) TIBCO
6 3 (3.45%) CA
6 3 (3.45%) HP
6 3 (3.45%) IBM Sterling
6 3 (3.45%) Red Hat
6 3 (3.45%) SAP
7 2 (2.30%) Cisco
7 2 (2.30%) Endeca
7 2 (2.30%) hybris
7 2 (2.30%) Kaspersky
7 2 (2.30%) Splunk
7 2 (2.30%) VMware