The table below looks at the statistics for Middleware skills 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 over the 3 months to 28 July 2015 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Middleware
Rank 49 77 74
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -3
Contract jobs citing Middleware 114 57 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.98% 1.87% 2.03%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.80% 7.97% 7.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 31 20
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£525 £500 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +26.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £325 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £550 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £407
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £25.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+60.00% -44.44%
Middleware
England

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 North West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
826 715 771
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 21.59% 23.41% 28.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 537 440 417
Average daily rate £375 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £450 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 9 17
Average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.16 £28.75 £13.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -

Middleware
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Middleware across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Middleware Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Middleware
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 across the North West region.

Middleware Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Middleware
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Middleware across the North West region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

Middleware Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Middleware
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Middleware Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Middleware
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 within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015. 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
Manchester +21 56 £500 - 16
Merseyside +7 23 £400 -21.18% 2
Lancashire +16 18 £550 - 2
Cheshire -4 15 £550 +46.66% 1
Middleware
England

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 74 (41.34%) Oracle
2 59 (32.96%) UNIX
3 54 (30.17%) SOA
4 51 (28.49%) Java
5 49 (27.37%) Finance
5 49 (27.37%) Oracle Fusion
6 33 (18.44%) Microsoft
6 33 (18.44%) Oracle BPM
7 28 (15.64%) SQL
8 27 (15.08%) XML
8 27 (15.08%) Oracle EBS
9 25 (13.97%) Oracle Service Bus
9 25 (13.97%) Oracle Database
10 24 (13.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 24 (13.41%) SDLC
10 24 (13.41%) Agile Software Development
11 23 (12.85%) Windows
11 23 (12.85%) Open Source
12 22 (12.29%) Oracle Database 11g
13 21 (11.73%) Web Services
14 20 (11.17%) Mainframe
14 20 (11.17%) J2EE
14 20 (11.17%) Linux
15 19 (10.61%) ERP
15 19 (10.61%) WebSphere
16 18 (10.06%) VMware
16 18 (10.06%) WebLogic
16 18 (10.06%) IBM
17 17 (9.50%) Sybase
18 16 (8.94%) SOAP

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 25 (13.97%) Oracle Service Bus
2 24 (13.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 19 (10.61%) WebSphere
4 18 (10.06%) WebLogic
5 10 (5.59%) CICS
6 9 (5.03%) JBoss
7 6 (3.35%) MQSeries
8 5 (2.79%) Documentum
9 4 (2.23%) Apache
9 4 (2.23%) Tomcat
9 4 (2.23%) Oracle Workflow
9 4 (2.23%) Cloud Foundry
10 3 (1.68%) Oracle BPEL
10 3 (1.68%) JCAPS
10 3 (1.68%) OpenStack
10 3 (1.68%) AquaLogic
11 2 (1.12%) WebSphere Application Server
11 2 (1.12%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (1.12%) WebLogic Portal
11 2 (1.12%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (1.12%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 33 (18.44%) Oracle BPM
2 27 (15.08%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (3.91%) Oracle TCA
4 3 (1.68%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.56%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.56%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.56%) Primavera
5 1 (0.56%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.56%) Teamcenter
5 1 (0.56%) SAP PLM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.23%) PaaS
1 4 (2.23%) OpenShift
2 3 (1.68%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.12%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.03%) Firewall
2 8 (4.47%) SAN
3 7 (3.91%) SSL
4 6 (3.35%) SSH
4 6 (3.35%) NAS
4 6 (3.35%) LAN
4 6 (3.35%) WAN
4 6 (3.35%) Kerberos
5 4 (2.23%) Internet
6 3 (1.68%) Extranet
7 2 (1.12%) LDAP
7 2 (1.12%) DHCP
7 2 (1.12%) HTTP
8 1 (0.56%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.56%) VPN
8 1 (0.56%) DNS
8 1 (0.56%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (13.97%) Oracle Database
2 22 (12.29%) Oracle Database 11g
3 15 (8.38%) SQL Server
4 10 (5.59%) DB2
4 10 (5.59%) Oracle Database 12c
5 9 (5.03%) NoSQL
5 9 (5.03%) Oracle ODI
6 7 (3.91%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (2.79%) Relational Database
8 4 (2.23%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.68%) MySQL
10 2 (1.12%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (1.12%) DataStage
11 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.56%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 10 (5.59%) SoapUI
2 4 (2.23%) Selenium
3 3 (1.68%) JIRA
3 3 (1.68%) JUnit
3 3 (1.68%) Cucumber
3 3 (1.68%) eggPlant
4 2 (1.12%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.12%) Ant
5 1 (0.56%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.56%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.56%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.56%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.56%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.56%) Lombardi
5 1 (0.56%) Hudson
5 1 (0.56%) Bitbucket
General
1 49 (27.37%) Finance
2 12 (6.70%) Banking
3 6 (3.35%) Retail
4 2 (1.12%) Marketing
4 2 (1.12%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.56%) Back Office
5 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 83 (46.37%) Architect
2 38 (21.23%) Developer
3 28 (15.64%) Technical Architect
4 21 (11.73%) Solutions Architect
5 14 (7.82%) Oracle Architect
6 13 (7.26%) Consultant
6 13 (7.26%) Java Developer
7 11 (6.15%) Infrastructure Architect
8 9 (5.03%) Oracle Developer
8 9 (5.03%) Java Architect
9 8 (4.47%) Middleware Architect
10 7 (3.91%) Analyst
11 6 (3.35%) Test Analyst
11 6 (3.35%) Tester
11 6 (3.35%) Designer
12 5 (2.79%) Oracle Solutions Architect
12 5 (2.79%) Infrastructure Consultant
12 5 (2.79%) Information Security Engineer
12 5 (2.79%) Systems Architect
12 5 (2.79%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (27.37%) Oracle Fusion
2 27 (15.08%) XML
3 21 (11.73%) Web Services
4 20 (11.17%) J2EE
5 16 (8.94%) SOAP
6 15 (8.38%) Spring
7 12 (6.70%) WSDL
8 11 (6.15%) XSD
9 9 (5.03%) XML Messaging
10 8 (4.47%) Hibernate
11 7 (3.91%) XSLT
12 6 (3.35%) ISPF
12 6 (3.35%) JMS
13 5 (2.79%) ActiveMQ
13 5 (2.79%) EJB
13 5 (2.79%) .NET
13 5 (2.79%) Apache Camel
14 4 (2.23%) Apache CXF
14 4 (2.23%) HTML
14 4 (2.23%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 20 (11.17%) Mainframe
2 12 (6.70%) Data Centre
3 8 (4.47%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (3.35%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.79%) Replication
5 5 (2.79%) PKI
5 5 (2.79%) Enterprise Storage
5 5 (2.79%) Reference Data
6 4 (2.23%) Data Integration
6 4 (2.23%) VSAM
6 4 (2.23%) Private Cloud
7 3 (1.68%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.56%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.56%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.56%) Social Media
8 1 (0.56%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.56%) CMDB
8 1 (0.56%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.56%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.56%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 59 (32.96%) UNIX
2 23 (12.85%) Windows
3 20 (11.17%) Linux
4 12 (6.70%) MVS
5 7 (3.91%) VME
6 6 (3.35%) zOS
7 5 (2.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (2.23%) Windows 7
9 3 (1.68%) Solaris
9 3 (1.68%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (1.12%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (1.12%) AIX
10 2 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (30.17%) SOA
2 24 (13.41%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (13.41%) SDLC
3 23 (12.85%) Open Source
4 19 (10.61%) ERP
5 16 (8.94%) TOGAF
5 16 (8.94%) Performance Tuning
6 14 (7.82%) BPEL
7 13 (7.26%) Workflow
7 13 (7.26%) Migration
8 12 (6.70%) Waterfall
9 10 (5.59%) CRM
9 10 (5.59%) UML
10 9 (5.03%) Data Management
10 9 (5.03%) User Acceptance Testing
11 8 (4.47%) ETL
11 8 (4.47%) Configuration Management
11 8 (4.47%) Process Management
11 8 (4.47%) GAP Analysis
12 7 (3.91%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (28.49%) Java
2 28 (15.64%) SQL
3 9 (5.03%) Scala
4 6 (3.35%) PL/SQL
5 5 (2.79%) C#
5 5 (2.79%) PowerShell
6 4 (2.23%) XQuery
6 4 (2.23%) COBOL
7 3 (1.68%) C++
7 3 (1.68%) JCL
8 2 (1.12%) Assembly Language
8 2 (1.12%) REXX
8 2 (1.12%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.12%) Perl
8 2 (1.12%) CLIST
9 1 (0.56%) Python
9 1 (0.56%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.56%) ANSI SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (5.59%) Security Cleared
2 6 (3.35%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.12%) PMP
3 2 (1.12%) PMI Certification
3 2 (1.12%) Degree
4 1 (0.56%) ISEB
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.56%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.79%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.56%) QA
System Software
1 11 (6.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (3.35%) Time Sharing Option
2 6 (3.35%) Job Entry Subsystem
2 6 (3.35%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.35%) RACF
3 5 (2.79%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.12%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.56%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.56%) Squid
5 1 (0.56%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 9 (5.03%) SCCM
2 5 (2.79%) OpenView
2 5 (2.79%) zSecure
3 4 (2.23%) Puppet
3 4 (2.23%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (2.23%) Ansible
3 4 (2.23%) Salt
4 3 (1.68%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (1.12%) Tivoli
5 2 (1.12%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 74 (41.34%) Oracle
2 33 (18.44%) Microsoft
3 18 (10.06%) IBM
3 18 (10.06%) VMware
4 17 (9.50%) Sybase
5 10 (5.59%) CA
5 10 (5.59%) TIBCO
6 7 (3.91%) HP
7 6 (3.35%) SAP
8 5 (2.79%) PeopleSoft
8 5 (2.79%) webMethods
8 5 (2.79%) Veritas
8 5 (2.79%) Veeam
9 3 (1.68%) Red Hat
9 3 (1.68%) BEA
10 2 (1.12%) Intel
10 2 (1.12%) Retek
10 2 (1.12%) ATG
10 2 (1.12%) Stellent
10 2 (1.12%) Tableau
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £550- £615
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
North West
Next Ventures Limited
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Arrows Group
Rate: £575 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £550.00 - £750.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
North West England
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester
Orgtel
Posted: 15 days ago
Chester
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £325 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester
Orgtel
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 21 days ago