The table below looks at the statistics for Middleware skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Middleware over the 3 months to 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Middleware
Rank 66 61 74
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +13
Contract jobs citing Middleware 29 27 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.29% 1.69% 1.02%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.63% 9.61% 3.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 17 4
Median daily rate £440 £455 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.29% +11.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £402 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £500 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £40.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +60.00%
Middleware
Scotland

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
301 281 345
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 23.81% 17.63% 27.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 156 219
Median daily rate £350 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £44.88 £42.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.58% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +15.94%

Middleware
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh 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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Middleware across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016.

Middleware Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 26 (39.39%) Finance
2 22 (33.33%) Banking
2 22 (33.33%) SQL
3 21 (31.82%) Linux
4 20 (30.30%) Oracle
5 18 (27.27%) WebSphere
6 16 (24.24%) Migration
7 15 (22.73%) Java
7 15 (22.73%) Solaris
7 15 (22.73%) Web Services
7 15 (22.73%) JBoss
8 14 (21.21%) AIX
9 13 (19.70%) HPUX
10 12 (18.18%) Tomcat
11 11 (16.67%) Windows
12 10 (15.15%) C#
12 10 (15.15%) SQL Server
12 10 (15.15%) Open Source
13 9 (13.64%) WebLogic
13 9 (13.64%) IBM
14 8 (12.12%) Microsoft
14 8 (12.12%) ETL
14 8 (12.12%) .NET
14 8 (12.12%) Spring
14 8 (12.12%) Hibernate
14 8 (12.12%) Java EE
14 8 (12.12%) DevOps
15 7 (10.61%) Degree
15 7 (10.61%) Computer Science
15 7 (10.61%) Integration Testing

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 18 (27.27%) WebSphere
2 15 (22.73%) JBoss
3 12 (18.18%) Tomcat
4 9 (13.64%) WebLogic
5 7 (10.61%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (9.09%) WebLogic Portal
7 4 (6.06%) GlassFish
7 4 (6.06%) WebSphere Portal
8 3 (4.55%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (3.03%) Apache
9 2 (3.03%) ColdFusion
9 2 (3.03%) IIS
10 1 (1.52%) MQSeries
10 1 (1.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (1.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (10.61%) Unit4 Business World
2 2 (3.03%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.03%) Bluemix
1 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.03%) OpenShift
2 1 (1.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.55%) SAN
2 2 (3.03%) DHCP
2 2 (3.03%) DNS
2 2 (3.03%) LAN
2 2 (3.03%) NAS
2 2 (3.03%) SSL
3 1 (1.52%) WAN
3 1 (1.52%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.52%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.15%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.06%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.03%) MySQL
3 2 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (3.03%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.52%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (10.61%) Maven
2 5 (7.58%) Subversion
3 4 (6.06%) Ant
3 4 (6.06%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.03%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 26 (39.39%) Finance
2 22 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (1.52%) Back Office
3 1 (1.52%) Law
3 1 (1.52%) Retail
3 1 (1.52%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (27.27%) Architect
2 16 (24.24%) Developer
3 11 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
4 7 (10.61%) Administrator
4 7 (10.61%) BizTalk Developer
4 7 (10.61%) Consultant
5 6 (9.09%) Middleware Consultant
5 6 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (7.58%) Middleware Developer
7 4 (6.06%) Analyst
7 4 (6.06%) Java Developer
7 4 (6.06%) Middleware Analyst
7 4 (6.06%) WebSphere Administrator
8 3 (4.55%) AIX Architect
8 3 (4.55%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (4.55%) Middleware Architect
8 3 (4.55%) Project Manager
8 3 (4.55%) Senior Developer
8 3 (4.55%) Wintel Architect
9 2 (3.03%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (22.73%) Web Services
2 8 (12.12%) .NET
2 8 (12.12%) Hibernate
2 8 (12.12%) Java EE
2 8 (12.12%) Spring
3 6 (9.09%) Struts
4 5 (7.58%) XML
5 4 (6.06%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (3.03%) Drools
6 2 (3.03%) EclipseLink
6 2 (3.03%) EJB
6 2 (3.03%) jBPM
6 2 (3.03%) JDBC
6 2 (3.03%) JMS
6 2 (3.03%) JPA
6 2 (3.03%) RESTful
6 2 (3.03%) TIBCO EMS
6 2 (3.03%) WSDL
6 2 (3.03%) XML Schema
6 2 (3.03%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.61%) Computer Science
2 4 (6.06%) Mobile Banking
3 3 (4.55%) Clustering
3 3 (4.55%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.55%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.52%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.52%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (1.52%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 21 (31.82%) Linux
2 15 (22.73%) Solaris
3 14 (21.21%) AIX
4 13 (19.70%) HPUX
5 11 (16.67%) Windows
6 7 (10.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (7.58%) Unix
8 3 (4.55%) zOS
9 2 (3.03%) Windows Server
9 2 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (24.24%) Migration
2 10 (15.15%) Open Source
3 8 (12.12%) DevOps
3 8 (12.12%) ETL
4 7 (10.61%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (10.61%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (10.61%) ERP
4 7 (10.61%) Integration Testing
5 6 (9.09%) Change Management
5 6 (9.09%) OO
5 6 (9.09%) OOD
5 6 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (6.06%) Incident Management
6 4 (6.06%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (6.06%) SOA
7 3 (4.55%) High Availability
7 3 (4.55%) ITIL
7 3 (4.55%) People Management
7 3 (4.55%) Server Building
8 2 (3.03%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 22 (33.33%) SQL
2 15 (22.73%) Java
3 10 (15.15%) C#
4 4 (6.06%) Perl
4 4 (6.06%) Python
5 2 (3.03%) AspectJ
5 2 (3.03%) C++
5 2 (3.03%) PHP
5 2 (3.03%) VBA
6 1 (1.52%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.52%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.52%) VB
6 1 (1.52%) VB6
Qualifications
1 7 (10.61%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.03%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (3.03%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.03%) Puppet
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 20 (30.30%) Oracle
2 9 (13.64%) IBM
3 8 (12.12%) Microsoft
4 7 (10.61%) Red Hat
5 6 (9.09%) webMethods
6 4 (6.06%) IBM Sterling
7 3 (4.55%) HP
8 2 (3.03%) Citrix
8 2 (3.03%) Sybase
8 2 (3.03%) TIBCO
8 2 (3.03%) VMware
9 1 (1.52%) RedGate
9 1 (1.52%) Veritas