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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Middleware
Rank 81 74 73
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -1
Contract jobs citing Middleware 26 25 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.43% 1.50% 1.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.86% 6.43% 4.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 16 10
Average daily rate £450 £438 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £268 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £518 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £450 £390
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -15.78%
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
444 389 375
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 24.48% 23.28% 27.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 246 236
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £255 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £135.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -72.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

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 30 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport - 1 - -
Middleware
North West

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 24 (46.15%) Linux
2 22 (42.31%) WebSphere
3 21 (40.38%) Oracle
4 17 (32.69%) Finance
5 16 (30.77%) IBM
6 15 (28.85%) IBM Integration Bus
7 14 (26.92%) WebSphere Application Server
8 13 (25.00%) WebLogic
9 11 (21.15%) Unix
9 11 (21.15%) AIX
9 11 (21.15%) Web Services
9 11 (21.15%) TCP/IP
9 11 (21.15%) WebSphere MQ
10 10 (19.23%) SNMP
10 10 (19.23%) SSL
11 9 (17.31%) Java
11 9 (17.31%) Windows
12 8 (15.38%) Mainframe
12 8 (15.38%) Solaris
12 8 (15.38%) E-Commerce
12 8 (15.38%) DB2
12 8 (15.38%) Shell Script
12 8 (15.38%) DNS
12 8 (15.38%) SMTP
12 8 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (15.38%) Server Virtualisation
13 7 (13.46%) Computer Science
13 7 (13.46%) Subversion
14 6 (11.54%) CICS
14 6 (11.54%) XML

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 22 (42.31%) WebSphere
2 14 (26.92%) WebSphere Application Server
3 13 (25.00%) WebLogic
4 6 (11.54%) CICS
5 5 (9.62%) Apache
6 4 (7.69%) JBoss
7 3 (5.77%) Oracle Service Bus
7 3 (5.77%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.92%) JCAPS
8 1 (1.92%) MQSeries
8 1 (1.92%) Oracle BPEL
8 1 (1.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 11 (21.15%) TCP/IP
2 10 (19.23%) SNMP
2 10 (19.23%) SSL
3 8 (15.38%) DNS
3 8 (15.38%) SMTP
4 4 (7.69%) HTTP
5 1 (1.92%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.38%) DB2
2 4 (7.69%) Oracle Database
3 3 (5.77%) DataStage
3 3 (5.77%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (3.85%) MySQL
4 2 (3.85%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.92%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.92%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (1.92%) Oracle8/8i Database
5 1 (1.92%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 7 (13.46%) Subversion
2 2 (3.85%) Eclipse
2 2 (3.85%) Hudson
2 2 (3.85%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.85%) JUnit
General
1 17 (32.69%) Finance
2 4 (7.69%) Retail
3 3 (5.77%) Banking
3 3 (5.77%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (21.15%) Architect
2 9 (17.31%) Administrator
2 9 (17.31%) Consultant
2 9 (17.31%) Developer
3 7 (13.46%) Analyst
4 6 (11.54%) Middleware Administrator
4 6 (11.54%) Middleware Consultant
4 6 (11.54%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (9.62%) Java Developer
5 5 (9.62%) Middleware Analyst
5 5 (9.62%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (5.77%) AIX Architect
6 3 (5.77%) Senior Developer
6 3 (5.77%) WebSphere Administrator
7 2 (3.85%) Digital Architect
7 2 (3.85%) Digital Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.85%) Linux Consultant
7 2 (3.85%) Middleware Specialist
7 2 (3.85%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (3.85%) WebSphere Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (28.85%) IBM Integration Bus
2 11 (21.15%) Web Services
2 11 (21.15%) WebSphere MQ
3 6 (11.54%) XML
4 4 (7.69%) CSS
4 4 (7.69%) EJB
4 4 (7.69%) Hibernate
4 4 (7.69%) HTML
4 4 (7.69%) J2EE
5 3 (5.77%) JDBC
5 3 (5.77%) JMS
5 3 (5.77%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (3.85%) Apache Camel
6 2 (3.85%) CSS3
6 2 (3.85%) JAXB
6 2 (3.85%) JSR 168
6 2 (3.85%) REST
6 2 (3.85%) SOAP
6 2 (3.85%) VXML
6 2 (3.85%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (15.38%) Mainframe
2 7 (13.46%) Computer Science
3 4 (7.69%) Clustering
3 4 (7.69%) Contactless
4 3 (5.77%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.85%) IVR
6 1 (1.92%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 24 (46.15%) Linux
2 11 (21.15%) AIX
2 11 (21.15%) Unix
3 9 (17.31%) Windows
4 8 (15.38%) Solaris
5 2 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.92%) OS/2
6 1 (1.92%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (15.38%) E-Commerce
1 8 (15.38%) Server Virtualisation
2 5 (9.62%) Migration
2 5 (9.62%) SOA
3 4 (7.69%) High Availability
4 3 (5.77%) Analytics
4 3 (5.77%) SDLC
4 3 (5.77%) SEO
4 3 (5.77%) Software Engineering
4 3 (5.77%) Tag Management
5 2 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (3.85%) Configuration Management
5 2 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (3.85%) DevOps
5 2 (3.85%) E-business
5 2 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (1.92%) Defect Management
6 1 (1.92%) Low Latency
6 1 (1.92%) Network Management
6 1 (1.92%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 9 (17.31%) Java
2 8 (15.38%) Shell Script
3 4 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.85%) C
4 2 (3.85%) C++
4 2 (3.85%) Jython
5 1 (1.92%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.92%) SQL
5 1 (1.92%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 2 (3.85%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.62%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.85%) Nagios
1 2 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (3.85%) WebSphere Cast Iron
2 1 (1.92%) Puppet
2 1 (1.92%) SCOM
Vendors
1 21 (40.38%) Oracle
2 16 (30.77%) IBM
3 4 (7.69%) Red Hat
4 2 (3.85%) hybris
5 1 (1.92%) 3PAR
5 1 (1.92%) Axway
5 1 (1.92%) BroadVision
5 1 (1.92%) Citrix
5 1 (1.92%) EMC
5 1 (1.92%) HP
5 1 (1.92%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.92%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.92%) Veritas
5 1 (1.92%) webMethods
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