The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North West region that had Middleware Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Middleware Consultant
England / North West
Rank 130 150 142
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Middleware Consultant 1 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.039% 0.18% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.041% 0.19% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Median daily rate £350 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2439 3662 2972
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 95.24% 94.77% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1554 2180 1711
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £235 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £537 £517
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 172 183
Median hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.80 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Middleware Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of IT contracts across the North West region that featured Middleware Consultant in the job title.

Middleware Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Middleware Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Middleware Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Middleware Consultant Skill Set
Top 26 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, Middleware Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region featuring Middleware Consultant in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Middleware
2 4 (80.00%) Banking
3 3 (60.00%) WebSphere
3 3 (60.00%) Clustering
3 3 (60.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (60.00%) WebLogic
3 3 (60.00%) JBoss
3 3 (60.00%) Eclipse
3 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (60.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (60.00%) Hudson
3 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (60.00%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (60.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (20.00%) FTP
4 1 (20.00%) HTTP
4 1 (20.00%) SOA
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle EBS

Middleware Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 (60.00%) JBoss
1 3 (60.00%) WebLogic
1 3 (60.00%) WebSphere
1 3 (60.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) FTP
1 1 (20.00%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Eclipse
1 3 (60.00%) Hudson
1 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (80.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) Middleware
2 3 (60.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Clustering
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (60.00%) Mentoring
1 3 (60.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) SOA
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle