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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware
Rank 56 55 42
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -13
Contract jobs citing Middleware 29 17 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.99% 1.43% 2.51%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.12% 5.61% 10.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 11
Average daily rate
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£425 £475 £426
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +11.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £325 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £408 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.29% +1.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £21.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+123.52% -43.33%
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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
357 303 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 24.47% 25.51% 24.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 166 123
Average daily rate £375 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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
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 24 December 2014.

Middleware Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 18 (40.91%) Finance
2 17 (38.64%) JBoss
3 16 (36.36%) Java
3 16 (36.36%) WebSphere
4 14 (31.82%) Banking
5 13 (29.55%) Oracle
5 13 (29.55%) Windows
6 9 (20.45%) UNIX
6 9 (20.45%) IBM
7 7 (15.91%) WebSphere MQ
7 7 (15.91%) WebLogic
7 7 (15.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (13.64%) SOA
8 6 (13.64%) Migration
8 6 (13.64%) VMware
9 5 (11.36%) TIBCO
9 5 (11.36%) SQL
9 5 (11.36%) Linux
9 5 (11.36%) Eclipse
9 5 (11.36%) Oracle Database
10 4 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (9.09%) Windows 7
10 4 (9.09%) Apache
10 4 (9.09%) Tomcat
10 4 (9.09%) MQSeries
10 4 (9.09%) Web Services
10 4 (9.09%) Microsoft
10 4 (9.09%) Problem Management
10 4 (9.09%) SCCM
10 4 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 17 (38.64%) JBoss
2 16 (36.36%) WebSphere
3 7 (15.91%) WebLogic
4 4 (9.09%) Apache
4 4 (9.09%) Tomcat
4 4 (9.09%) MQSeries
5 3 (6.82%) IIS
5 3 (6.82%) CICS
6 2 (4.55%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (4.55%) SharePoint
7 1 (2.27%) WebSphere Process Server
7 1 (2.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (2.27%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.82%) Firewall
2 2 (4.55%) NAS
2 2 (4.55%) LAN
2 2 (4.55%) WAN
2 2 (4.55%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.55%) SAN
3 1 (2.27%) Internet
3 1 (2.27%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.36%) Oracle Database
2 3 (6.82%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.55%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (4.55%) DB2
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle Discoverer
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.27%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (11.36%) Eclipse
2 3 (6.82%) Subversion
2 3 (6.82%) JIRA
2 3 (6.82%) JBuilder
3 2 (4.55%) Rational Application Developer
3 2 (4.55%) Maven
3 2 (4.55%) Ant
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (2.27%) Jenkins
General
1 18 (40.91%) Finance
2 14 (31.82%) Banking
3 1 (2.27%) Retail
3 1 (2.27%) Retail Banking
3 1 (2.27%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (18.18%) Architect
1 8 (18.18%) Analyst
1 8 (18.18%) Administrator
2 7 (15.91%) Designer
3 6 (13.64%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (11.36%) Developer
4 5 (11.36%) Consultant
5 4 (9.09%) Java Developer
5 4 (9.09%) Infrastructure Designer
6 3 (6.82%) Applications Support Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 3 (6.82%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (6.82%) Support Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Applications Support
6 3 (6.82%) Solutions Designer
6 3 (6.82%) Environment Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Deployment Specialist
7 2 (4.55%) Data Centre Architect
7 2 (4.55%) Wintel Specialist
7 2 (4.55%) Wintel Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.91%) WebSphere MQ
2 4 (9.09%) Web Services
3 3 (6.82%) EJB
3 3 (6.82%) Struts
3 3 (6.82%) Struts2
4 2 (4.55%) Spring
4 2 (4.55%) Application Packaging
4 2 (4.55%) XML
5 1 (2.27%) Hibernate
5 1 (2.27%) J2EE
5 1 (2.27%) SOAP
5 1 (2.27%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 1 (2.27%) JPA
5 1 (2.27%) Drools
5 1 (2.27%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (2.27%) jBPM
5 1 (2.27%) Java EE
5 1 (2.27%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.82%) Replication
1 3 (6.82%) Open Source
1 3 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (6.82%) Data Structures
2 2 (4.55%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (4.55%) Clustering
2 2 (4.55%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.27%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (2.27%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 13 (29.55%) Windows
2 9 (20.45%) UNIX
3 7 (15.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (11.36%) Linux
5 4 (9.09%) Windows 7
6 3 (6.82%) Windows 2000 Server
6 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (4.55%) zOS
7 2 (4.55%) AIX
7 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (2.27%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (13.64%) SOA
1 6 (13.64%) Migration
2 4 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (9.09%) Problem Management
3 3 (6.82%) Performance Testing
3 3 (6.82%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (6.82%) System Testing
3 3 (6.82%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (6.82%) Web Application Development
4 2 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (4.55%) Validation
4 2 (4.55%) People Management
4 2 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (4.55%) UML
4 2 (4.55%) CRM
4 2 (4.55%) BCP
4 2 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.27%) E-business
5 1 (2.27%) MVC
5 1 (2.27%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 16 (36.36%) Java
2 5 (11.36%) SQL
3 4 (9.09%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.27%) Bourne shell
4 1 (2.27%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.27%) Korn
Qualifications
1 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.27%) DV Cleared
1 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) SLA
1 1 (2.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.82%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (4.55%) DFS Replication
3 2 (4.55%) vSphere
4 1 (2.27%) SRDF
4 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (9.09%) SCCM
2 2 (4.55%) WSUS
3 1 (2.27%) CA Endevor
3 1 (2.27%) Data Guard
3 1 (2.27%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 13 (29.55%) Oracle
2 9 (20.45%) IBM
3 6 (13.64%) VMware
4 5 (11.36%) TIBCO
5 4 (9.09%) Microsoft
6 3 (6.82%) Citrix
6 3 (6.82%) Cisco
6 3 (6.82%) Red Hat
7 2 (4.55%) Chordiant
7 2 (4.55%) Genesys
7 2 (4.55%) CA
7 2 (4.55%) HP
8 1 (2.27%) EMC
8 1 (2.27%) Veritas
8 1 (2.27%) Veeam
8 1 (2.27%) Guidewire
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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