The table below looks at the statistics for the Middleware Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Middleware Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 14 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Middleware Consultant
Rank 151 144 130
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Middleware Consultant 5 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.13% 0.031% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.033% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Average daily rate £375 - £319
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 - £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 - £319
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £535 £425
% change year-on-year
-15.88% +25.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Middleware Consultant
England

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
3595 3063 2632
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.26% 94.07% 95.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 2158 1709 1336
Average daily rate £381 £370 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.83% +8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £510 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 180 188 201
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.37 £11.50 £11.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Middleware Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Middleware Consultant in the job title across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware Consultant within the North West region over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Cheshire -4 3 £375 - 1
Manchester - 2 £400 -
Middleware Consultant
England

Middleware Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited Middleware Consultant in their job title 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 with Middleware Consultant in their job title.

1 10 (100.00%) Middleware
2 6 (60.00%) WebSphere
3 5 (50.00%) Clustering
3 5 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (40.00%) WebSphere MQ
4 4 (40.00%) SSL
5 3 (30.00%) Oracle
5 3 (30.00%) HTTP
5 3 (30.00%) WebLogic
5 3 (30.00%) JBoss
6 2 (20.00%) Jython
6 2 (20.00%) Hudson
6 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
6 2 (20.00%) Migration
6 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (20.00%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (20.00%) Apache
6 2 (20.00%) Unix
6 2 (20.00%) SOA
6 2 (20.00%) Eclipse
6 2 (20.00%) DB2
6 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
7 1 (10.00%) IBM
7 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
7 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
7 1 (10.00%) Mainframe
7 1 (10.00%) SMTP
7 1 (10.00%) FTP
7 1 (10.00%) SNMP

Middleware Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited Middleware Consultant in their job title 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 with Middleware Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (60.00%) WebSphere
2 5 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (30.00%) JBoss
3 3 (30.00%) WebLogic
4 2 (20.00%) Apache
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Payables
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) SSL
2 3 (30.00%) HTTP
3 1 (10.00%) DNS
3 1 (10.00%) FTP
3 1 (10.00%) SMTP
3 1 (10.00%) SNMP
3 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) DB2
2 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (20.00%) Hudson
1 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (10.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) Middleware
2 4 (40.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (10.00%) HTML
4 1 (10.00%) HTML5
4 1 (10.00%) IBM Integration Bus
4 1 (10.00%) Web Services
4 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Clustering
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Unix
2 1 (10.00%) AIX
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Solaris
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (20.00%) Migration
1 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (20.00%) SOA
2 1 (10.00%) BPEL
2 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) Jython
2 1 (10.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (10.00%) IBM
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
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