The table below looks at the statistics for Middleware skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Middleware over the 3 months to 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Middleware
Rank 22 19 28
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +9
Contract jobs citing Middleware 15 19 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 5.10% 5.43% 2.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.89% 21.59% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 6
Median daily rate £400 £500 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.95% +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £434 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £33.63 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+48.69% -25.27%
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 Merseyside region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
108 88 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 36.73% 25.14% 14.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 41 26
Median daily rate £375 £430 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.79% +22.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £142
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

Middleware
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Merseyside 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 Merseyside

Middleware
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Middleware across the Merseyside region.

Middleware Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Middleware
Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Middleware across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

Middleware Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

Middleware
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 10 December 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
Liverpool +5 15 £400 -19.95% 2
Middleware
North West

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 22 (88.00%) SOA
2 15 (60.00%) Oracle
2 15 (60.00%) SC Cleared
2 15 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 15 (60.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 14 (56.00%) Oracle Fusion
4 10 (40.00%) Performance Management
4 10 (40.00%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 8 (32.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 7 (28.00%) Oracle EBS
7 6 (24.00%) Web Services
7 6 (24.00%) Windows
8 5 (20.00%) SOAP
8 5 (20.00%) B2B
8 5 (20.00%) SMTP
8 5 (20.00%) FTP
8 5 (20.00%) Use Case
9 4 (16.00%) XML
9 4 (16.00%) Oracle Database
10 3 (12.00%) HTTPS
10 3 (12.00%) IBM
10 3 (12.00%) Oracle Applications
10 3 (12.00%) EDIFACT
10 3 (12.00%) WebSphere
11 2 (8.00%) Technical Architecture
11 2 (8.00%) Degree
11 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Architecture
11 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
11 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (8.00%) Performance Testing

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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 15 (60.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (12.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (4.00%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (4.00%) JBoss
4 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
4 1 (4.00%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 7 (28.00%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.00%) FTP
1 5 (20.00%) SMTP
2 3 (12.00%) HTTPS
3 2 (8.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Rational Application Developer
1 2 (8.00%) Rational Performance Tester
1 2 (8.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (8.00%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (48.00%) DBA
2 7 (28.00%) Architect
3 4 (16.00%) Integration Architect
3 4 (16.00%) Oracle DBA
4 3 (12.00%) Administrator
4 3 (12.00%) Messaging Architect
4 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared DBA
4 3 (12.00%) Web Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Cloud Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Oracle Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Performance Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Performance Test Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Test Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Management Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Oracle Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (56.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 6 (24.00%) Web Services
3 5 (20.00%) SOAP
4 4 (16.00%) XML
5 3 (12.00%) EDIFACT
6 2 (8.00%) .NET
6 2 (8.00%) J2EE
6 2 (8.00%) JMS
7 1 (4.00%) JAAS
7 1 (4.00%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (4.00%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (8.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) Linux
2 1 (4.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (88.00%) SOA
2 10 (40.00%) Performance Management
3 5 (20.00%) B2B
3 5 (20.00%) Use Case
4 2 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (8.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (8.00%) Performance Testing
4 2 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (8.00%) Presales
4 2 (8.00%) SDLC
4 2 (8.00%) Server Monitoring
4 2 (8.00%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (8.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (8.00%) UML
5 1 (4.00%) BPEL
5 1 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (4.00%) DevOps
5 1 (4.00%) Identity Access Management
5 1 (4.00%) JVM Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (60.00%) SC Cleared
1 15 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (40.00%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 8 (32.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 15 (60.00%) Oracle
2 3 (12.00%) IBM
3 2 (8.00%) Cisco
3 2 (8.00%) Dell
3 2 (8.00%) EMC
3 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.00%) Citrix
4 1 (4.00%) Siebel