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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Middleware
Rank 55 61 68
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +7
Contract jobs citing Middleware 47 33 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.56% 2.14% 1.02%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.88% 9.09% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 24 9
Median daily rate £415 £494 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.94% +23.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £320 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £550 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £39.13 £52.50
% change year-on-year
-10.54% -25.47%
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
432 363 338
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 23.57% 23.51% 26.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 301 235 204
Median daily rate £375 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £470 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 4
Median hourly rate £32.25 £37.50 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.00% +30.43%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.60% +8.00%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 - 6 £425 - 5
Middleware
North West

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 30 (41.67%) Oracle
2 28 (38.89%) Linux
3 25 (34.72%) IBM
4 22 (30.56%) SOA
5 21 (29.17%) Java
6 18 (25.00%) WebSphere
7 17 (23.61%) XML
8 15 (20.83%) Finance
9 14 (19.44%) WebSphere Application Server
10 13 (18.06%) Apache
10 13 (18.06%) HTTP
11 12 (16.67%) Tomcat
11 12 (16.67%) Web Services
11 12 (16.67%) Data Centre
12 11 (15.28%) High Availability
12 11 (15.28%) JDBC
12 11 (15.28%) JavaScript
12 11 (15.28%) JBoss
12 11 (15.28%) Agile Software Development
13 10 (13.89%) PostgreSQL
13 10 (13.89%) Project Management
13 10 (13.89%) ERP
13 10 (13.89%) Active Directory
13 10 (13.89%) WebLogic
13 10 (13.89%) SOAP
13 10 (13.89%) PRINCE2
13 10 (13.89%) Unix
13 10 (13.89%) AIX
13 10 (13.89%) REST
13 10 (13.89%) Apache Camel

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 18 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 14 (19.44%) WebSphere Application Server
3 13 (18.06%) Apache
4 12 (16.67%) Tomcat
5 11 (15.28%) JBoss
6 10 (13.89%) WebLogic
7 3 (4.17%) CICS
7 3 (4.17%) Oracle Service Bus
8 2 (2.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (1.39%) GlassFish
9 1 (1.39%) IBM HTTP Server
9 1 (1.39%) JCAPS
9 1 (1.39%) Liferay
9 1 (1.39%) MQSeries
9 1 (1.39%) Oracle BPEL
9 1 (1.39%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 1 (1.39%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 9 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.39%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.78%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (1.39%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.17%) IaaS
2 1 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (18.06%) HTTP
2 9 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 8 (11.11%) SNMP
3 8 (11.11%) SSL
4 6 (8.33%) DNS
4 6 (8.33%) SMTP
5 1 (1.39%) Firewall
5 1 (1.39%) FTP
5 1 (1.39%) Internet
5 1 (1.39%) Intranet
5 1 (1.39%) LAN
5 1 (1.39%) LDAP
5 1 (1.39%) Network Security
5 1 (1.39%) PABX
5 1 (1.39%) VoIP
5 1 (1.39%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.89%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (12.50%) Data Mining
2 9 (12.50%) MySQL
3 8 (11.11%) Hadoop
4 7 (9.72%) DB2
5 4 (5.56%) Oracle Database
5 4 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (4.17%) DataStage
7 2 (2.78%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (1.39%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (1.39%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (1.39%) Oracle8/8i Database
8 1 (1.39%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (1.39%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.39%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.39%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (8.33%) Subversion
2 5 (6.94%) JUnit
3 1 (1.39%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.39%) Hudson
3 1 (1.39%) Introscope
3 1 (1.39%) Jenkins
General
1 15 (20.83%) Finance
2 7 (9.72%) Retail
3 3 (4.17%) Banking
3 3 (4.17%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.78%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (31.94%) Developer
2 17 (23.61%) Architect
3 13 (18.06%) Java Developer
4 8 (11.11%) Consultant
5 7 (9.72%) Administrator
5 7 (9.72%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (8.33%) Analyst
6 6 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
6 6 (8.33%) Senior Developer
7 5 (6.94%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
8 4 (5.56%) Integration Developer
8 4 (5.56%) Integration Specialist
8 4 (5.56%) Middleware Analyst
8 4 (5.56%) Middleware Consultant
8 4 (5.56%) Middleware Specialist
8 4 (5.56%) Technical Analyst
9 3 (4.17%) AIX Architect
9 3 (4.17%) Cloud Architect
9 3 (4.17%) Cloud Solutions Architect
9 3 (4.17%) Middleware Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (23.61%) XML
2 12 (16.67%) Web Services
3 11 (15.28%) JDBC
4 10 (13.89%) Apache Camel
4 10 (13.89%) JSON
4 10 (13.89%) REST
4 10 (13.89%) SOAP
5 9 (12.50%) ActiveMQ
5 9 (12.50%) IBM Integration Bus
5 9 (12.50%) Spring
6 8 (11.11%) AngularJS
6 8 (11.11%) J2EE
7 7 (9.72%) EJB
7 7 (9.72%) Hibernate
7 7 (9.72%) WebSphere MQ
8 5 (6.94%) JAXB
8 5 (6.94%) Oracle Fusion
8 5 (6.94%) VXML
8 5 (6.94%) XSLT
9 4 (5.56%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 6 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 6 (8.33%) Mainframe
3 5 (6.94%) IVR
4 2 (2.78%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (2.78%) Life Science
5 1 (1.39%) Clustering
5 1 (1.39%) DataPower
5 1 (1.39%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.39%) FMCG
5 1 (1.39%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 28 (38.89%) Linux
2 10 (13.89%) AIX
2 10 (13.89%) Unix
3 7 (9.72%) Solaris
3 7 (9.72%) Windows
4 3 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.39%) HPUX
5 1 (1.39%) MVS
5 1 (1.39%) OS/2
5 1 (1.39%) SUSE
5 1 (1.39%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.39%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.39%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (30.56%) SOA
2 11 (15.28%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (15.28%) High Availability
3 10 (13.89%) Business Analysis
3 10 (13.89%) Data Management
3 10 (13.89%) ERP
3 10 (13.89%) PRINCE2
3 10 (13.89%) Project Management
4 9 (12.50%) Business Process Mapping
4 9 (12.50%) Strategic Planning
4 9 (12.50%) TOGAF
5 8 (11.11%) Open Source
6 6 (8.33%) Front End Development
6 6 (8.33%) Microservices
6 6 (8.33%) Server Virtualisation
7 5 (6.94%) E-Commerce
7 5 (6.94%) Migration
8 3 (4.17%) SDLC
8 3 (4.17%) Software Engineering
9 2 (2.78%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (29.17%) Java
2 11 (15.28%) JavaScript
3 8 (11.11%) Shell Script
4 2 (2.78%) C
4 2 (2.78%) C++
4 2 (2.78%) SQL
5 1 (1.39%) C#
5 1 (1.39%) Jython
5 1 (1.39%) PHP
5 1 (1.39%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.39%) Python
5 1 (1.39%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 4 (5.56%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.39%) BC Cleared
2 1 (1.39%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.39%) Degree
2 1 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 10 (13.89%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.39%) Docker
2 1 (1.39%) Firmware
2 1 (1.39%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.39%) RACF
2 1 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.78%) Nagios
1 2 (2.78%) Puppet
1 2 (2.78%) WebSphere Cast Iron
2 1 (1.39%) CA Wily
2 1 (1.39%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (1.39%) nmon
2 1 (1.39%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (1.39%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (1.39%) SCOM
2 1 (1.39%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.39%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 30 (41.67%) Oracle
2 25 (34.72%) IBM
3 9 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 4 (5.56%) Axway
4 4 (5.56%) BroadVision
4 4 (5.56%) TIBCO
4 4 (5.56%) webMethods
5 3 (4.17%) IBM Sterling
5 3 (4.17%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.78%) CA
6 2 (2.78%) HP
6 2 (2.78%) hybris
6 2 (2.78%) SAP
7 1 (1.39%) Endeca
7 1 (1.39%) Veritas
7 1 (1.39%) VMware
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