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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware
Rank 75 69 45
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -24
Contract jobs citing Middleware 16 14 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.14% 1.21% 3.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.89% 4.05% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 19
Average daily rate
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£425 £475 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £359 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £513 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £18.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £21.25 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -41.37%
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
411 346 468
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 29.25% 29.96% 38.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 293 211 267
Average daily rate £325 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 12 10
Average hourly rate £11.25 £33.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.90% +17.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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
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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
Bury - - - -
Sale - - - - 1
Middleware
North West

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 22 (51.16%) Oracle
1 22 (51.16%) Finance
2 17 (39.53%) IBM
3 16 (37.21%) Linux
4 14 (32.56%) Java
4 14 (32.56%) Migration
5 13 (30.23%) Windows
6 12 (27.91%) Spring
7 11 (25.58%) Mainframe
8 10 (23.26%) AIX
8 10 (23.26%) UNIX
9 9 (20.93%) Solaris
10 8 (18.60%) SOA
10 8 (18.60%) HP
10 8 (18.60%) CA
10 8 (18.60%) Retail
11 7 (16.28%) JMS
11 7 (16.28%) WebSphere
11 7 (16.28%) Oracle Database
12 6 (13.95%) Java EE
12 6 (13.95%) RESTful
12 6 (13.95%) Red Hat
12 6 (13.95%) XML
12 6 (13.95%) HPUX
12 6 (13.95%) J2EE
12 6 (13.95%) Sybase
12 6 (13.95%) Banking
13 5 (11.63%) NetBeans
13 5 (11.63%) Telecoms
13 5 (11.63%) VMware

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 7 (16.28%) WebSphere
2 5 (11.63%) Apache
2 5 (11.63%) Tomcat
2 5 (11.63%) WebLogic
3 4 (9.30%) JBoss
3 4 (9.30%) CICS
4 2 (4.65%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 2 (4.65%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (4.65%) CMS
4 2 (4.65%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (2.33%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Oracle Retail
2 3 (6.98%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (6.98%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (2.33%) SAP ERP
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) SoftLayer
1 1 (2.33%) IaaS
1 1 (2.33%) SaaS
1 1 (2.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.98%) Firewall
2 2 (4.65%) LAN
2 2 (4.65%) WAN
2 2 (4.65%) HTTP
3 1 (2.33%) LDAP
3 1 (2.33%) DNS
3 1 (2.33%) SAN
3 1 (2.33%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.28%) Oracle Database
2 4 (9.30%) SQL Server
3 3 (6.98%) RDBMS
3 3 (6.98%) DataStage
3 3 (6.98%) Relational Database
3 3 (6.98%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.33%) DB2
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 5 (11.63%) NetBeans
1 5 (11.63%) Eclipse
2 2 (4.65%) Introscope
3 1 (2.33%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 22 (51.16%) Finance
2 8 (18.60%) Retail
3 6 (13.95%) Banking
4 5 (11.63%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.33%) Back Office
5 1 (2.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 18 (41.86%) Architect
2 11 (25.58%) Developer
3 10 (23.26%) Java Developer
4 5 (11.63%) Administrator
5 4 (9.30%) Linux Administrator
6 3 (6.98%) UNIX Administrator
6 3 (6.98%) Oracle DBA
6 3 (6.98%) DBA
6 3 (6.98%) Technical Architect
7 2 (4.65%) Data Centre Architect
7 2 (4.65%) Technical Design Leader
7 2 (4.65%) Middleware Architect
7 2 (4.65%) Consultant
7 2 (4.65%) Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.65%) Data Architect
7 2 (4.65%) Applications Architect
7 2 (4.65%) Enterprise Architect
7 2 (4.65%) Oracle Applications DBA
8 1 (2.33%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (27.91%) Spring
2 7 (16.28%) JMS
3 6 (13.95%) Java EE
3 6 (13.95%) RESTful
3 6 (13.95%) XML
3 6 (13.95%) J2EE
4 5 (11.63%) Web Services
4 5 (11.63%) Java SE
4 5 (11.63%) JAX-RS
4 5 (11.63%) JPA
4 5 (11.63%) Oracle Fusion
5 4 (9.30%) Hibernate
6 3 (6.98%) XML Messaging
6 3 (6.98%) HTML
7 2 (4.65%) Drools
7 2 (4.65%) JSR 168
7 2 (4.65%) Spring Web Flow
7 2 (4.65%) Regular Expression
7 2 (4.65%) EJB
7 2 (4.65%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.58%) Mainframe
2 3 (6.98%) VSAM
3 2 (4.65%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (4.65%) Client/Server
3 2 (4.65%) Replication
4 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.33%) Open Source
4 1 (2.33%) PKI
4 1 (2.33%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (2.33%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 16 (37.21%) Linux
2 13 (30.23%) Windows
3 10 (23.26%) AIX
3 10 (23.26%) UNIX
4 9 (20.93%) Solaris
5 6 (13.95%) HPUX
6 5 (11.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (4.65%) Windows 7
7 2 (4.65%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 2 (4.65%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (32.56%) Migration
2 8 (18.60%) SOA
3 5 (11.63%) Software Engineering
4 4 (9.30%) Business Continuity
5 3 (6.98%) Data Management
5 3 (6.98%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (6.98%) Change Management
5 3 (6.98%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (6.98%) Mentoring
5 3 (6.98%) Coaching
5 3 (6.98%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (6.98%) Performance Improvement
5 3 (6.98%) Analytics
5 3 (6.98%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (4.65%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (4.65%) Problem Management
6 2 (4.65%) Software Architecture
6 2 (4.65%) Website Architecture
6 2 (4.65%) E-Commerce
6 2 (4.65%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 14 (32.56%) Java
2 5 (11.63%) Shell Script
3 4 (9.30%) COBOL
4 3 (6.98%) Perl
5 2 (4.65%) PowerShell
5 2 (4.65%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.33%) Python
6 1 (2.33%) C#
6 1 (2.33%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.33%) SQL
6 1 (2.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (2.33%) Degree
1 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (11.63%) Firmware
2 3 (6.98%) RHEV
2 3 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.33%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (2.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (9.30%) Oracle Identity Management
2 3 (6.98%) Control-M
3 2 (4.65%) SCCM
3 2 (4.65%) CA Wily
3 2 (4.65%) Puppet
3 2 (4.65%) Tivoli
3 2 (4.65%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 22 (51.16%) Oracle
2 17 (39.53%) IBM
3 8 (18.60%) HP
3 8 (18.60%) CA
4 6 (13.95%) Red Hat
4 6 (13.95%) Sybase
5 5 (11.63%) VMware
6 3 (6.98%) TIBCO
6 3 (6.98%) EMC
6 3 (6.98%) NetApp
7 2 (4.65%) Intel
7 2 (4.65%) Microsoft
7 2 (4.65%) FatWire
8 1 (2.33%) Teradata
8 1 (2.33%) SAP
8 1 (2.33%) Business Objects
8 1 (2.33%) Citrix
8 1 (2.33%) Veritas
8 1 (2.33%) Informatica
8 1 (2.33%) Veeam