Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Knutsford with a requirement for Middleware skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Middleware over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Middleware
Cheshire > Knutsford
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 12 12
Rank change year-on-year -11 0 +9
Contract jobs citing Middleware 10 5 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Knutsford 5.85% 5.75% 9.52%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.86% 23.81% 35.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 17
Knutsford median daily rate £425 £425 £425
10th Percentile £309 £373 £413
90th Percentile £484 £438 £496
Cheshire median daily rate £438 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -2.78% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Knutsford median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -

Middleware is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Knutsford with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Knutsford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 56 21 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Knutsford 32.75% 24.14% 26.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 15 43
Knutsford median daily rate £388 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% -5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £264 £300 £363
90th Percentile £475 £438 £488
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £388 £400
% change year-on-year +3.23% -3.13% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Knutsford median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire median hourly rate £32.00 £32.50 £17.77
% change year-on-year -1.54% +82.89% -47.74%

Middleware
Job Vacancy Trend in Knutsford

Job postings citing Middleware as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Knutsford.

Job vacancy trend for Middleware in Knutsford

Middleware
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Middleware in Knutsford.

Contractor daily rate trend for Middleware in Knutsford

Middleware
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Knutsford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Middleware in Knutsford over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Middleware in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, 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 Knutsford region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 5 (50.00%) Mainframe
2 5 (50.00%) Linux
2 5 (50.00%) JBoss
2 5 (50.00%) Internet
2 5 (50.00%) JIRA
2 5 (50.00%) Bitbucket
2 5 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 5 (50.00%) Docker
2 5 (50.00%) DevOps
3 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (40.00%) Banking
3 4 (40.00%) Unix
3 4 (40.00%) Windows
4 3 (30.00%) HTTP
4 3 (30.00%) IBM
4 3 (30.00%) Apache
4 3 (30.00%) Java
4 3 (30.00%) Perl
4 3 (30.00%) Ant
4 3 (30.00%) Change Management
4 3 (30.00%) Jython
4 3 (30.00%) Maven
4 3 (30.00%) Gradle
4 3 (30.00%) SonarQube
4 3 (30.00%) OpenShift
4 3 (30.00%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (20.00%) Privileged Access Management
5 2 (20.00%) PowerBroker
5 2 (20.00%) CyberArk

Middleware
Co-occurring IT Skills in Knutsford 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 5 (50.00%) JBoss
2 3 (30.00%) Apache
3 2 (20.00%) Confluence
3 2 (20.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) Internet
2 3 (30.00%) HTTP
3 1 (10.00%) SSL
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Bitbucket
1 5 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 5 (50.00%) JIRA
2 3 (30.00%) Ant
2 3 (30.00%) Gradle
2 3 (30.00%) Maven
2 3 (30.00%) SonarQube
2 3 (30.00%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Middleware Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Security Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Release Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (40.00%) Unix
2 4 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (20.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) DevOps
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) Change Management
4 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (20.00%) ITIL
4 2 (20.00%) Privileged Access Management
4 2 (20.00%) Scrum
4 2 (20.00%) SDLC
4 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (10.00%) Coaching
5 1 (10.00%) Creative Problem-Solving
5 1 (10.00%) Process Improvement
5 1 (10.00%) Release Management
5 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
5 1 (10.00%) SOA
5 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) Java
1 3 (30.00%) Jython
1 3 (30.00%) Perl
2 1 (10.00%) Python
2 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Docker
2 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) PowerBroker
1 2 (20.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) IBM
2 2 (20.00%) Capita
2 2 (20.00%) CyberArk
2 2 (20.00%) IBM Sterling
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) Red Hat