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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Middleware
Rank 28 31 31
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Contract jobs citing Middleware 9 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.89% 3.09% 1.94%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.91% 11.88% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 3
Median daily rate £423 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.66% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £340 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £475 £497
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £32.00 £29.75
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +7.56%
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
101 101 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 32.48% 26.03% 25.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 48 42
Median daily rate £350 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £30.19 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +0.63%
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 25 September 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 25 September 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 8 £423 +20.71%
Middleware
North West

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 15 (88.24%) SC Cleared
1 15 (88.24%) Security Cleared
2 11 (64.71%) Web Services
2 11 (64.71%) SOA
3 7 (41.18%) SOAP
3 7 (41.18%) Oracle
4 6 (35.29%) XML
4 6 (35.29%) Oracle Fusion
4 6 (35.29%) SDLC
5 5 (29.41%) Non-Functional Testing
5 5 (29.41%) Server Monitoring
5 5 (29.41%) Rational Performance Tester
5 5 (29.41%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (29.41%) Test Strategy
5 5 (29.41%) Use Case
5 5 (29.41%) Performance Testing
5 5 (29.41%) IBM
5 5 (29.41%) SMTP
5 5 (29.41%) FTP
5 5 (29.41%) Siebel
5 5 (29.41%) B2B
6 4 (23.53%) HTTP
6 4 (23.53%) Citrix
7 3 (17.65%) HTTPS
7 3 (17.65%) EDIFACT
7 3 (17.65%) Oracle Service Bus
7 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database
7 3 (17.65%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (17.65%) BPEL
8 2 (11.76%) API Design

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 3 (17.65%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (5.88%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) FTP
1 5 (29.41%) SMTP
2 4 (23.53%) HTTP
3 3 (17.65%) HTTPS
4 2 (11.76%) Firewall
5 1 (5.88%) Internet
5 1 (5.88%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Rational Performance Tester
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Architect
2 6 (35.29%) Integration Architect
3 5 (29.41%) Analyst
3 5 (29.41%) Performance Analyst
3 5 (29.41%) Performance Test Analyst
3 5 (29.41%) Test Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Messaging Architect
4 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Web Architect
5 2 (11.76%) Administrator
5 2 (11.76%) Consultant
5 2 (11.76%) Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Identity and Access Management Consultant
5 2 (11.76%) Identity Management Administrator
5 2 (11.76%) Identity Management Consultant
5 2 (11.76%) Management Consultant
5 2 (11.76%) Oracle Consultant
5 2 (11.76%) Oracle Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (64.71%) Web Services
2 7 (41.18%) SOAP
3 6 (35.29%) Oracle Fusion
3 6 (35.29%) XML
4 3 (17.65%) EDIFACT
5 2 (11.76%) JAAS
5 2 (11.76%) JMS
5 2 (11.76%) REST
5 2 (11.76%) XSD
6 1 (5.88%) WebCenter
6 1 (5.88%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Clustering
1 2 (11.76%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Linux
1 2 (11.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) SOA
2 6 (35.29%) SDLC
3 5 (29.41%) B2B
3 5 (29.41%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (29.41%) Non-Functional Testing
3 5 (29.41%) Performance Testing
3 5 (29.41%) Server Monitoring
3 5 (29.41%) Test Strategy
3 5 (29.41%) Use Case
4 3 (17.65%) BPEL
4 3 (17.65%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (11.76%) API Design
5 2 (11.76%) High Availability
5 2 (11.76%) Identity Access Management
5 2 (11.76%) JVM Tuning
5 2 (11.76%) Presales
5 2 (11.76%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (5.88%) CRM
6 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (88.24%) SC Cleared
1 15 (88.24%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Oracle
2 5 (29.41%) IBM
2 5 (29.41%) Siebel
3 4 (23.53%) Citrix
4 2 (11.76%) F5