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 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Middleware
Rank 45 70 63
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -7
Contract jobs citing Middleware 46 14 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 3.00% 1.13% 1.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.69% 4.23% 3.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 4 6
Average daily rate
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£500 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £308 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £325 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £414 £413
% change year-on-year
+8.76% +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year
- -1.23%
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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
336 331 290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 21.93% 26.82% 28.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 205 171
Average daily rate £363 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 11
Average hourly rate £40.00 £28.75 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.13% +30.68%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015, 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 39 (57.35%) Oracle
2 30 (44.12%) SOA
3 26 (38.24%) Finance
3 26 (38.24%) Oracle BPM
4 23 (33.82%) Oracle Fusion
5 22 (32.35%) Oracle EBS
6 17 (25.00%) Java
7 15 (22.06%) Web Services
8 14 (20.59%) Oracle Database
9 13 (19.12%) Open Source
9 13 (19.12%) XML
10 12 (17.65%) J2EE
10 12 (17.65%) TOGAF
10 12 (17.65%) Spring
11 11 (16.18%) SDLC
11 11 (16.18%) ERP
11 11 (16.18%) Mainframe
12 10 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (14.71%) UML
12 10 (14.71%) Oracle Database 11g
13 9 (13.24%) Data Management
13 9 (13.24%) Oracle Service Bus
13 9 (13.24%) UNIX
13 9 (13.24%) WebLogic
13 9 (13.24%) SQL Server
13 9 (13.24%) Linux
14 8 (11.76%) Banking
14 8 (11.76%) Waterfall
14 8 (11.76%) WebSphere
14 8 (11.76%) Oracle Database 12c

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 9 (13.24%) WebLogic
1 9 (13.24%) Oracle Service Bus
2 8 (11.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 8 (11.76%) WebSphere
3 6 (8.82%) CICS
4 5 (7.35%) JBoss
5 4 (5.88%) Documentum
5 4 (5.88%) Oracle Workflow
6 3 (4.41%) Oracle BPEL
6 3 (4.41%) JCAPS
7 2 (2.94%) Liferay
7 2 (2.94%) Apache
7 2 (2.94%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (2.94%) WebLogic Portal
7 2 (2.94%) CMS
8 1 (1.47%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.47%) Apache ServiceMix
8 1 (1.47%) Mule
Applications
1 1 (1.47%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 26 (38.24%) Oracle BPM
2 22 (32.35%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (10.29%) Oracle TCA
4 2 (2.94%) SAP ERP
5 1 (1.47%) SAP PLM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.88%) Firewall
2 2 (2.94%) LDAP
3 1 (1.47%) LAN
3 1 (1.47%) WAN
3 1 (1.47%) HTTP
3 1 (1.47%) VPN
3 1 (1.47%) SAN
3 1 (1.47%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (20.59%) Oracle Database
2 10 (14.71%) Oracle Database 11g
3 9 (13.24%) SQL Server
4 8 (11.76%) Oracle Database 12c
5 6 (8.82%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (4.41%) DataStage
7 2 (2.94%) MySQL
7 2 (2.94%) DB2
8 1 (1.47%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.47%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (7.35%) SoapUI
2 1 (1.47%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.47%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.47%) Subversion
2 1 (1.47%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (1.47%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.47%) Hudson
General
1 26 (38.24%) Finance
2 8 (11.76%) Banking
3 6 (8.82%) Retail
4 2 (2.94%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.47%) Back Office
5 1 (1.47%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.47%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 30 (44.12%) Architect
2 16 (23.53%) Developer
3 13 (19.12%) Oracle Architect
4 11 (16.18%) Solutions Architect
5 7 (10.29%) Java Developer
5 7 (10.29%) Oracle Developer
5 7 (10.29%) Middleware Architect
6 5 (7.35%) Oracle Solutions Architect
6 5 (7.35%) Technical Design Leader
6 5 (7.35%) Tester
6 5 (7.35%) Infrastructure Architect
7 4 (5.88%) Applications Tester
7 4 (5.88%) Java Architect
7 4 (5.88%) Technical Architect
7 4 (5.88%) Functional Tester
7 4 (5.88%) Oracle SOA Developer
7 4 (5.88%) SOA Developer
8 3 (4.41%) Designer
8 3 (4.41%) Consultant
9 2 (2.94%) Integration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (33.82%) Oracle Fusion
2 15 (22.06%) Web Services
3 13 (19.12%) XML
4 12 (17.65%) J2EE
4 12 (17.65%) Spring
5 6 (8.82%) Hibernate
5 6 (8.82%) XSD
5 6 (8.82%) XSLT
5 6 (8.82%) SOAP
5 6 (8.82%) WSDL
5 6 (8.82%) XML Messaging
6 5 (7.35%) JMS
6 5 (7.35%) ActiveMQ
6 5 (7.35%) Apache Camel
7 4 (5.88%) Apache CXF
7 4 (5.88%) EJB
8 3 (4.41%) JavaBeans
9 2 (2.94%) Oracle ADF
9 2 (2.94%) JSP
9 2 (2.94%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.18%) Mainframe
2 7 (10.29%) VSAM
3 5 (7.35%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (7.35%) Data Centre
4 4 (5.88%) BYOD
4 4 (5.88%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.94%) PKI
6 1 (1.47%) Derivative
6 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.47%) Replication
6 1 (1.47%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.24%) UNIX
1 9 (13.24%) Linux
2 7 (10.29%) Windows
3 4 (5.88%) AIX
3 4 (5.88%) Solaris
3 4 (5.88%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (44.12%) SOA
2 13 (19.12%) Open Source
3 12 (17.65%) TOGAF
4 11 (16.18%) SDLC
4 11 (16.18%) ERP
5 10 (14.71%) UML
5 10 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (13.24%) Data Management
7 8 (11.76%) Waterfall
8 7 (10.29%) Process Management
8 7 (10.29%) GAP Analysis
9 6 (8.82%) Quality Management
10 5 (7.35%) Master Data Management
10 5 (7.35%) Performance Tuning
11 4 (5.88%) Functional Testing
11 4 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (5.88%) Test Scripting
11 4 (5.88%) ITIL
11 4 (5.88%) RUP
11 4 (5.88%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 17 (25.00%) Java
2 7 (10.29%) SQL
3 6 (8.82%) COBOL
4 5 (7.35%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.47%) JCL
5 1 (1.47%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.47%) ANSI SQL
5 1 (1.47%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.47%) Perl
5 1 (1.47%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (2.94%) PMP
1 2 (2.94%) PMI Certification
1 2 (2.94%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.47%) Degree
2 1 (1.47%) ISEB
2 1 (1.47%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.35%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.47%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.47%) Squid
Systems Management
1 5 (7.35%) SCCM
2 3 (4.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (2.94%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.47%) Oracle EDQ
4 1 (1.47%) OpenView
Vendors
1 39 (57.35%) Oracle
2 7 (10.29%) IBM
2 7 (10.29%) TIBCO
3 6 (8.82%) VMware
3 6 (8.82%) Sybase
3 6 (8.82%) CA
4 5 (7.35%) PeopleSoft
5 3 (4.41%) SAP
6 2 (2.94%) Retek
6 2 (2.94%) Endeca
6 2 (2.94%) ATG
6 2 (2.94%) Stellent
6 2 (2.94%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.47%) HP
7 1 (1.47%) Veeam
7 1 (1.47%) Tableau
7 1 (1.47%) Eloqua
7 1 (1.47%) Talend
7 1 (1.47%) Veritas
7 1 (1.47%) Red Hat
Manchester
Orgtel
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Posted: 12 days ago