The table below looks at the statistics for Middleware skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Middleware over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware
Rank 63 45 50
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +5
Contract jobs citing Middleware 14 28 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.17% 2.54% 1.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.53% 11.67% 8.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 6
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -11.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £315 £424
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £435 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.75 £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-33.88% +20.00%
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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 Edinburgh region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
309 240 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 25.73% 21.78% 13.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 110 60
Average daily rate £375 £335 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% +9.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £221 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

Middleware
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Middleware Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Middleware
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Middleware Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 12 (42.86%) Oracle
1 12 (42.86%) WebSphere
2 11 (39.29%) Java
3 10 (35.71%) Finance
4 9 (32.14%) IBM
4 9 (32.14%) Banking
5 8 (28.57%) WebLogic
6 7 (25.00%) Linux
6 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 6 (21.43%) SOA
7 6 (21.43%) Windows
7 6 (21.43%) Firewall
8 5 (17.86%) Java EE
8 5 (17.86%) Oracle Application Server
8 5 (17.86%) AIX
8 5 (17.86%) HTTP
8 5 (17.86%) UNIX
8 5 (17.86%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 4 (14.29%) Active Directory
9 4 (14.29%) EMC
9 4 (14.29%) SAN
9 4 (14.29%) CICS
9 4 (14.29%) CA
9 4 (14.29%) Mainframe
9 4 (14.29%) zOS
9 4 (14.29%) Eclipse
9 4 (14.29%) DB2
9 4 (14.29%) SQL
9 4 (14.29%) Apache
9 4 (14.29%) Network Design

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 12 (42.86%) WebSphere
2 8 (28.57%) WebLogic
3 5 (17.86%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 5 (17.86%) Oracle Application Server
4 4 (14.29%) CICS
4 4 (14.29%) Apache
5 2 (7.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (3.57%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (21.43%) Firewall
2 5 (17.86%) HTTP
3 4 (14.29%) SAN
3 4 (14.29%) NAS
4 1 (3.57%) Internet
4 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) DB2
2 3 (10.71%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (10.71%) Relational Database
3 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database
3 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle Discoverer
4 1 (3.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Eclipse
1 4 (14.29%) Introscope
2 3 (10.71%) Subversion
2 3 (10.71%) Ant
2 3 (10.71%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (10.71%) JBuilder
2 3 (10.71%) JIRA
3 2 (7.14%) Rational Application Developer
4 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.57%) Maven
General
1 10 (35.71%) Finance
2 9 (32.14%) Banking
3 1 (3.57%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (21.43%) Architect
1 6 (21.43%) Designer
2 5 (17.86%) Middleware Analyst
2 5 (17.86%) Analyst
2 5 (17.86%) Solutions Designer
2 5 (17.86%) Oracle Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Administrator
4 3 (10.71%) Java Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (10.71%) Applications Architect
5 2 (7.14%) WebSphere Administrator
5 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Designer
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Build Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Middleware Specialist
6 1 (3.57%) Middleware Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Java Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Java Applications Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.86%) Java EE
2 4 (14.29%) Oracle Fusion
3 3 (10.71%) Struts2
3 3 (10.71%) Struts
3 3 (10.71%) Web Services
3 3 (10.71%) XML
3 3 (10.71%) EJB
4 2 (7.14%) HTML
4 2 (7.14%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (3.57%) SOAP
5 1 (3.57%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Mainframe
1 4 (14.29%) Replication
1 4 (14.29%) IBM Mainframe
2 2 (7.14%) Open Source
2 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.00%) Linux
2 6 (21.43%) Windows
3 5 (17.86%) AIX
3 5 (17.86%) UNIX
4 4 (14.29%) zOS
5 2 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.57%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (21.43%) SOA
2 4 (14.29%) Network Design
2 4 (14.29%) Performance Management
3 3 (10.71%) Web Application Development
3 3 (10.71%) Performance Testing
3 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (10.71%) System Testing
4 2 (7.14%) Integration Testing
4 2 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (7.14%) UML
4 2 (7.14%) CRM
4 2 (7.14%) BCP
4 2 (7.14%) Validation
4 2 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (3.57%) BPMN
5 1 (3.57%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (3.57%) DevOps
5 1 (3.57%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (39.29%) Java
2 4 (14.29%) SQL
3 3 (10.71%) Python
4 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.14%) Perl
4 2 (7.14%) PHP
5 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.57%) XQuery
5 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.57%) Jython
5 1 (3.57%) Korn
5 1 (3.57%) Bourne shell
5 1 (3.57%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.57%) DV Cleared
1 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 4 (14.29%) SRDF
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) CA Wily
2 2 (7.14%) Tivoli
3 1 (3.57%) Data Guard
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 12 (42.86%) Oracle
2 9 (32.14%) IBM
3 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (14.29%) EMC
4 4 (14.29%) CA
5 3 (10.71%) JBoss
6 2 (7.14%) Chordiant
6 2 (7.14%) Red Hat
6 2 (7.14%) Genesys
7 1 (3.57%) TIBCO
7 1 (3.57%) VMware
7 1 (3.57%) Guidewire
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