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 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 54 73 61
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -12
Contract jobs citing Middleware 17 21 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.87% 1.39% 1.87%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.30% 6.23% 7.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 13 9
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £305 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £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
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
270 337 365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 29.74% 22.30% 25.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 198 195
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £495 £449
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 0
Median hourly rate £52.00 £40.38 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.77% -
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 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 8 December 2016.

Middleware Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 16 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (39.47%) Banking
3 14 (36.84%) Web Services
4 13 (34.21%) SQL
4 13 (34.21%) Finance
5 12 (31.58%) .NET
5 12 (31.58%) C#
6 11 (28.95%) ETL
7 10 (26.32%) BizTalk Server
8 8 (21.05%) ERP
8 8 (21.05%) AIX
9 7 (18.42%) Linux
9 7 (18.42%) Windows
9 7 (18.42%) Migration
10 6 (15.79%) GlassFish
10 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
10 6 (15.79%) Unit4 Business World
11 5 (13.16%) zOS
11 5 (13.16%) IBM
11 5 (13.16%) HPUX
11 5 (13.16%) Solaris
11 5 (13.16%) Integration Testing
11 5 (13.16%) Subversion
12 4 (10.53%) Maven
12 4 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
12 4 (10.53%) MVC
12 4 (10.53%) HTML
12 4 (10.53%) Java
12 4 (10.53%) JavaScript
12 4 (10.53%) SQL Server

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 10 (26.32%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (15.79%) GlassFish
3 3 (7.89%) WebSphere
4 2 (5.26%) SharePoint
4 2 (5.26%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (5.26%) WebSphere Portal
5 1 (2.63%) IIS
5 1 (2.63%) JBoss
5 1 (2.63%) MQSeries
5 1 (2.63%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (15.79%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (5.26%) SaaS
2 1 (2.63%) Bluemix
2 1 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.63%) IaaS
2 1 (2.63%) IBM Cloud
2 1 (2.63%) OpenShift
2 1 (2.63%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) FTP
1 2 (5.26%) SAN
2 1 (2.63%) DHCP
2 1 (2.63%) DNS
2 1 (2.63%) LAN
2 1 (2.63%) NAS
2 1 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (2.63%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.89%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.63%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.63%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (13.16%) Subversion
2 4 (10.53%) Maven
3 3 (7.89%) Eclipse
3 3 (7.89%) JIRA
4 2 (5.26%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.63%) Ant
5 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 15 (39.47%) Banking
2 13 (34.21%) Finance
3 2 (5.26%) Advertising
4 1 (2.63%) Retail
4 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (42.11%) Developer
2 10 (26.32%) BizTalk Developer
3 8 (21.05%) Architect
4 6 (15.79%) Administrator
5 3 (7.89%) Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Java Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Middleware Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.26%) AIX Architect
6 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (5.26%) Middleware Architect
6 2 (5.26%) TIBCO Developer
6 2 (5.26%) WebSphere Administrator
6 2 (5.26%) Wintel Architect
7 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Architect
7 1 (2.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.63%) Server Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Virtualisation Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (36.84%) Web Services
2 12 (31.58%) .NET
3 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET
3 4 (10.53%) CSS
3 4 (10.53%) HTML
4 3 (7.89%) EJB
4 3 (7.89%) Hibernate
4 3 (7.89%) Spring
4 3 (7.89%) Struts
4 3 (7.89%) Struts2
4 3 (7.89%) XML
5 2 (5.26%) Ajax
5 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (5.26%) ISPF
5 2 (5.26%) jQuery
5 2 (5.26%) JSON
5 2 (5.26%) LINQ
5 2 (5.26%) SOAP
5 2 (5.26%) WPF
6 1 (2.63%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (7.89%) Mobile Banking
2 2 (5.26%) Clustering
2 2 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (5.26%) iSeries
2 2 (5.26%) Tandem
3 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.63%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.63%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.63%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.05%) AIX
2 7 (18.42%) Linux
2 7 (18.42%) Windows
3 5 (13.16%) HPUX
3 5 (13.16%) Solaris
3 5 (13.16%) zOS
4 3 (7.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (7.89%) Unix
5 1 (2.63%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (28.95%) ETL
3 8 (21.05%) ERP
4 7 (18.42%) Migration
5 5 (13.16%) Integration Testing
6 4 (10.53%) MVC
6 4 (10.53%) SDLC
6 4 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (7.89%) Change Management
7 3 (7.89%) Incident Management
7 3 (7.89%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (7.89%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (5.26%) B2B
8 2 (5.26%) High Availability
8 2 (5.26%) Information Security
8 2 (5.26%) Mentoring
8 2 (5.26%) Microservices
8 2 (5.26%) Server Building
8 2 (5.26%) Service Delivery
8 2 (5.26%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 13 (34.21%) SQL
2 12 (31.58%) C#
3 4 (10.53%) Java
3 4 (10.53%) JavaScript
4 3 (7.89%) T-SQL
5 2 (5.26%) JCL
5 2 (5.26%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.63%) Perl
6 1 (2.63%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.63%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (2.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) Time Sharing Option
2 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.16%) IBM
3 3 (7.89%) Oracle
4 2 (5.26%) Axway
4 2 (5.26%) IBM Sterling
4 2 (5.26%) TIBCO
5 1 (2.63%) Citrix
5 1 (2.63%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.63%) RedGate
5 1 (2.63%) VMware