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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Middleware over the 3 months to 8 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Middleware
Rank 84 69 104
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +35
Contract jobs citing Middleware 64 95 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.01% 2.29% 1.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.63% 9.78% 4.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 52 22
Median daily rate £450 £463 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% +12.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £372 £366 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £595 £450
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 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+48.69% -13.78%
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
966 971 812
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 30.37% 23.38% 24.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 681 587 527
Median daily rate £375 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £263 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 35 14
Median hourly rate £42.50 £30.85 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.78% -11.87%
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 the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West 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 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 8 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware within the North West region over the 3 months to 8 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
Cheshire -4 20 £488 +14.70%
Merseyside -2 14 £400 -19.95% 2
Manchester -14 12 £563 +40.62% 15
Lancashire -7 2 £455 -28.34%
Middleware
England

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 8 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 North West region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 49 (33.33%) Oracle
2 47 (31.97%) SOA
3 43 (29.25%) Unix
4 34 (23.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 33 (22.45%) Linux
6 30 (20.41%) Windows
7 28 (19.05%) WebSphere
8 26 (17.69%) Java
9 24 (16.33%) Web Services
9 24 (16.33%) IBM
9 24 (16.33%) Oracle Fusion
10 22 (14.97%) AIX
11 21 (14.29%) SQL
11 21 (14.29%) JBoss
11 21 (14.29%) Security Cleared
12 20 (13.61%) Migration
13 19 (12.93%) WebSphere MQ
13 19 (12.93%) WebSphere Application Server
13 19 (12.93%) SC Cleared
14 18 (12.24%) Banking
14 18 (12.24%) Finance
14 18 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
15 17 (11.56%) XML
15 17 (11.56%) Agile Software Development
16 16 (10.88%) DB2
17 15 (10.20%) JavaScript
17 15 (10.20%) WebLogic
17 15 (10.20%) HTTP
17 15 (10.20%) Mainframe
18 14 (9.52%) Red Hat

Middleware
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 34 (23.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 28 (19.05%) WebSphere
3 21 (14.29%) JBoss
4 19 (12.93%) WebSphere Application Server
5 15 (10.20%) WebLogic
6 13 (8.84%) Apache
6 13 (8.84%) Tomcat
7 8 (5.44%) Tuxedo
8 7 (4.76%) Oracle Service Bus
9 6 (4.08%) IBM HTTP Server
9 6 (4.08%) IIS
9 6 (4.08%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 5 (3.40%) nginx
11 4 (2.72%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (2.04%) Oracle 10gAS
12 3 (2.04%) SAS
13 2 (1.36%) IBM Transformation Extender
14 1 (0.68%) Confluence
14 1 (0.68%) Mule
14 1 (0.68%) TPMS
Applications
1 3 (2.04%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.68%) Mingle
2 1 (0.68%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (5.44%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (3.40%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (2.04%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.68%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.68%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (4.08%) PaaS
3 4 (2.72%) IaaS
4 3 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.04%) SaaS
5 1 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (10.20%) HTTP
2 11 (7.48%) SSL
3 8 (5.44%) FTP
3 8 (5.44%) Kerberos
3 8 (5.44%) SMTP
4 6 (4.08%) LDAP
5 5 (3.40%) DNS
6 3 (2.04%) Firewall
6 3 (2.04%) HTTPS
6 3 (2.04%) SNMP
6 3 (2.04%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.36%) DMZ
7 2 (1.36%) Network Security
8 1 (0.68%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (0.68%) SAN
8 1 (0.68%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (10.88%) DB2
2 12 (8.16%) Big Data
3 11 (7.48%) NoSQL
3 11 (7.48%) SQL Server
4 10 (6.80%) Relational Database
5 9 (6.12%) MongoDB
5 9 (6.12%) Oracle Database
6 6 (4.08%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (3.40%) Oracle ODI
8 3 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.36%) MySQL
9 2 (1.36%) Oracle Database 12c
10 1 (0.68%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.68%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (5.44%) Eclipse
2 7 (4.76%) Subversion
3 6 (4.08%) Visual Studio
4 5 (3.40%) Jenkins
5 3 (2.04%) Hudson
6 2 (1.36%) JIRA
6 2 (1.36%) JUnit
6 2 (1.36%) Rational Performance Tester
7 1 (0.68%) CaliberRM
7 1 (0.68%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.68%) Rational Application Developer
7 1 (0.68%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 18 (12.24%) Banking
1 18 (12.24%) Finance
2 5 (3.40%) Billing
2 5 (3.40%) Retail
3 4 (2.72%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 35 (23.81%) Architect
2 25 (17.01%) Developer
3 13 (8.84%) DBA
3 13 (8.84%) Middleware Developer
4 12 (8.16%) Administrator
4 12 (8.16%) Analyst
5 11 (7.48%) Consultant
5 11 (7.48%) Solutions Architect
6 7 (4.76%) Integration Architect
6 7 (4.76%) Middleware Administrator
7 6 (4.08%) Infrastructure Manager
7 6 (4.08%) Middleware Architect
7 6 (4.08%) Middleware Engineer
8 5 (3.40%) Applications Architect
8 5 (3.40%) Domain Architect
8 5 (3.40%) E-Commerce Analyst
8 5 (3.40%) Java Developer
8 5 (3.40%) Middleware Consultant
8 5 (3.40%) Oracle DBA
8 5 (3.40%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (16.33%) Oracle Fusion
1 24 (16.33%) Web Services
2 19 (12.93%) WebSphere MQ
3 17 (11.56%) XML
4 13 (8.84%) J2EE
4 13 (8.84%) JSON
5 6 (4.08%) SOAP
6 4 (2.72%) .NET
6 4 (2.72%) IBM Integration Bus
7 3 (2.04%) EDIFACT
7 3 (2.04%) HTML
7 3 (2.04%) JAAS
7 3 (2.04%) JMS
7 3 (2.04%) RESTful
8 2 (1.36%) Akka
8 2 (1.36%) ASP.NET
8 2 (1.36%) Dropwizard
8 2 (1.36%) EJB
8 2 (1.36%) HTML5
8 2 (1.36%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (10.20%) Mainframe
3 12 (8.16%) Data Centre
4 11 (7.48%) Clustering
5 4 (2.72%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.04%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.36%) Biometrics
7 2 (1.36%) IVR
7 2 (1.36%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.36%) User Experience
8 1 (0.68%) EPoS
8 1 (0.68%) iSeries
8 1 (0.68%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.68%) Social Media
8 1 (0.68%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 43 (29.25%) Unix
2 33 (22.45%) Linux
3 30 (20.41%) Windows
4 22 (14.97%) AIX
5 11 (7.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (4.76%) VME
7 5 (3.40%) Solaris
8 4 (2.72%) OS/2
9 1 (0.68%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (31.97%) SOA
2 20 (13.61%) Migration
3 17 (11.56%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (7.48%) Microservices
4 11 (7.48%) Performance Tuning
5 10 (6.80%) CRM
5 10 (6.80%) Performance Management
6 9 (6.12%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (5.44%) Data Migration
7 8 (5.44%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (5.44%) Technical Architecture
8 7 (4.76%) DevOps
8 7 (4.76%) ITIL
9 6 (4.08%) B2B
9 6 (4.08%) E-Commerce
9 6 (4.08%) Risk Management
10 5 (3.40%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (3.40%) Open Source
10 5 (3.40%) Project Management
10 5 (3.40%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 26 (17.69%) Java
2 21 (14.29%) SQL
3 15 (10.20%) JavaScript
4 13 (8.84%) Perl
5 10 (6.80%) COBOL
5 10 (6.80%) Jython
6 9 (6.12%) C
7 8 (5.44%) Python
8 6 (4.08%) Shell Script
9 5 (3.40%) PL/SQL
9 5 (3.40%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.36%) C#
10 2 (1.36%) Go
10 2 (1.36%) Ruby
11 1 (0.68%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.68%) C++
11 1 (0.68%) JCL
11 1 (0.68%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 21 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 19 (12.93%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.40%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (1.36%) CCNA
4 2 (1.36%) CCNP
4 2 (1.36%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.36%) Degree
5 1 (0.68%) ISEB
5 1 (0.68%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.40%) QA
2 1 (0.68%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 8 (5.44%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.36%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.68%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.68%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 11 (7.48%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 8 (5.44%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 5 (3.40%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (2.04%) BladeLogic
4 3 (2.04%) CA Wily
5 2 (1.36%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.68%) Puppet
6 1 (0.68%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.68%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 49 (33.33%) Oracle
2 24 (16.33%) IBM
3 14 (9.52%) Red Hat
4 12 (8.16%) Microsoft
5 8 (5.44%) Micro Focus
6 6 (4.08%) ICL
6 6 (4.08%) VMware
7 3 (2.04%) CA
7 3 (2.04%) Cisco
8 2 (1.36%) Avaya
8 2 (1.36%) Citrix
8 2 (1.36%) HP
8 2 (1.36%) IBM Sterling
8 2 (1.36%) Kaspersky
8 2 (1.36%) Nortel
8 2 (1.36%) Splunk
9 1 (0.68%) MuleSoft
9 1 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.68%) SaltStack
9 1 (0.68%) WSO2
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