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 13 February 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Middleware
Rank 82 76 64
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -12
Contract jobs citing Middleware 22 14 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.23% 0.99% 1.66%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.32% 3.69% 5.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 7
Average daily rate £413 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £314 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £489 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +12.90%
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
509 379 375
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 28.47% 26.75% 31.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 322 260 229
Average daily rate £350 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 2 5
Average hourly rate £29.00 £37.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.66% +17.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.11 £32.50 £31.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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 13 February 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 13 February 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 25 (44.64%) Finance
1 25 (44.64%) WebSphere
2 23 (41.07%) Oracle
3 19 (33.93%) Linux
4 18 (32.14%) Mainframe
5 17 (30.36%) Unix
6 16 (28.57%) IBM
6 16 (28.57%) IBM Integration Bus
7 14 (25.00%) AIX
7 14 (25.00%) WebLogic
8 13 (23.21%) Windows
9 12 (21.43%) WebSphere Application Server
10 11 (19.64%) Solaris
10 11 (19.64%) WebSphere MQ
11 10 (17.86%) SSL
12 9 (16.07%) Migration
12 9 (16.07%) DNS
12 9 (16.07%) DB2
12 9 (16.07%) Oracle Database
13 8 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
13 8 (14.29%) Java
13 8 (14.29%) Web Services
13 8 (14.29%) SNMP
13 8 (14.29%) TCP/IP
13 8 (14.29%) SMTP
13 8 (14.29%) Shell Script
14 7 (12.50%) Computer Science
14 7 (12.50%) Subversion
14 7 (12.50%) Data Centre
15 6 (10.71%) Banking

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 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 25 (44.64%) WebSphere
2 14 (25.00%) WebLogic
3 12 (21.43%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (8.93%) CICS
5 3 (5.36%) Oracle Service Bus
6 2 (3.57%) Apache
6 2 (3.57%) JBoss
6 2 (3.57%) Oracle BPEL
7 1 (1.79%) IBM Domino
7 1 (1.79%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.79%) JCAPS
7 1 (1.79%) LiveLink
7 1 (1.79%) MQSeries
7 1 (1.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.79%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.79%) MS Project
1 1 (1.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (1.79%) Unit4 Business World
Communications & Networking
1 10 (17.86%) SSL
2 9 (16.07%) DNS
3 8 (14.29%) SMTP
3 8 (14.29%) SNMP
3 8 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 5 (8.93%) Internet
5 2 (3.57%) Firewall
5 2 (3.57%) HTTP
5 2 (3.57%) VoIP
6 1 (1.79%) Intranet
6 1 (1.79%) LDAP
6 1 (1.79%) NAS
6 1 (1.79%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.07%) DB2
1 9 (16.07%) Oracle Database
2 5 (8.93%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (8.93%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (5.36%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (5.36%) RDBMS
3 3 (5.36%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.57%) Big Data
4 2 (3.57%) Hadoop
4 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (3.57%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle8/8i Database
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 7 (12.50%) Subversion
2 2 (3.57%) Eclipse
2 2 (3.57%) Hudson
2 2 (3.57%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.79%) Git (software)
General
1 25 (44.64%) Finance
2 6 (10.71%) Banking
3 3 (5.36%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (35.71%) Architect
2 10 (17.86%) Solutions Architect
3 9 (16.07%) Administrator
4 6 (10.71%) Consultant
4 6 (10.71%) Developer
4 6 (10.71%) Middleware Administrator
5 5 (8.93%) Analyst
5 5 (8.93%) Middleware Analyst
5 5 (8.93%) Middleware Consultant
5 5 (8.93%) Technical Analyst
6 4 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (5.36%) AIX Architect
7 3 (5.36%) Java Developer
7 3 (5.36%) WebSphere Administrator
8 2 (3.57%) Data Architect
8 2 (3.57%) DBA
8 2 (3.57%) Oracle DBA
8 2 (3.57%) Project Manager
8 2 (3.57%) Technical Architect
8 2 (3.57%) WebSphere Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (28.57%) IBM Integration Bus
2 11 (19.64%) WebSphere MQ
3 8 (14.29%) Web Services
4 4 (7.14%) Oracle Fusion
5 3 (5.36%) JMS
6 2 (3.57%) CSS
6 2 (3.57%) EJB
6 2 (3.57%) Hibernate
6 2 (3.57%) HTML
6 2 (3.57%) Java EE
6 2 (3.57%) Java EE 5
6 2 (3.57%) JSR 168
6 2 (3.57%) JSR 286
6 2 (3.57%) Spring
6 2 (3.57%) Spring Web Flow
6 2 (3.57%) XML
7 1 (1.79%) JDBC
7 1 (1.79%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 18 (32.14%) Mainframe
2 8 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 7 (12.50%) Data Centre
4 6 (10.71%) Clustering
5 4 (7.14%) Contactless
6 3 (5.36%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (3.57%) Data Integration
7 2 (3.57%) IBM Mainframe
7 2 (3.57%) Replication
7 2 (3.57%) VSAM
8 1 (1.79%) Blackberry
8 1 (1.79%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.79%) PKI
8 1 (1.79%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 19 (33.93%) Linux
2 17 (30.36%) Unix
3 14 (25.00%) AIX
4 13 (23.21%) Windows
5 11 (19.64%) Solaris
6 2 (3.57%) HPUX
7 1 (1.79%) Android
7 1 (1.79%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.79%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.79%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.79%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (16.07%) Migration
2 6 (10.71%) E-Commerce
3 5 (8.93%) ETL
3 5 (8.93%) Project Management
4 4 (7.14%) ITIL
4 4 (7.14%) Software Engineering
4 4 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (5.36%) Analytics
5 3 (5.36%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (5.36%) DevOps
5 3 (5.36%) High Availability
5 3 (5.36%) SOA
5 3 (5.36%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (3.57%) Coaching
6 2 (3.57%) Data Architecture
6 2 (3.57%) Data Migration
6 2 (3.57%) Information Architecture
6 2 (3.57%) Logical Data Model
6 2 (3.57%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (3.57%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.29%) Java
1 8 (14.29%) Shell Script
2 4 (7.14%) SQL
3 2 (3.57%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.57%) Jython
4 1 (1.79%) C#
4 1 (1.79%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.79%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 4 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.36%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.57%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.57%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (5.36%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 23 (41.07%) Oracle
2 16 (28.57%) IBM
3 3 (5.36%) Red Hat
4 2 (3.57%) CA
4 2 (3.57%) Citrix
4 2 (3.57%) Informatica
4 2 (3.57%) Teradata
5 1 (1.79%) 3PAR
5 1 (1.79%) EMC
5 1 (1.79%) HP
5 1 (1.79%) hybris
5 1 (1.79%) Lotus
5 1 (1.79%) OpenText
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