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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Middleware
Rank 57 76 74
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -2
Contract jobs citing Middleware 38 12 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.80% 0.83% 1.07%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.62% 4.76% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 5 4
Median daily rate £425 £450 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +4.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £390 £317
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £490 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £413
% change year-on-year
- +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-30.00% -
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
327 252 364
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 24.12% 17.46% 27.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 135 237
Median daily rate £365 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £240 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 2
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%

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 30 June 2016.

Middleware Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 31 (37.35%) Finance
2 30 (36.14%) Linux
3 29 (34.94%) SQL
4 27 (32.53%) WebSphere
5 25 (30.12%) Oracle
6 24 (28.92%) Banking
7 19 (22.89%) Migration
8 18 (21.69%) Java
8 18 (21.69%) Solaris
9 17 (20.48%) Web Services
10 16 (19.28%) AIX
10 16 (19.28%) HPUX
10 16 (19.28%) JBoss
11 15 (18.07%) Microsoft
11 15 (18.07%) SQL Server
12 14 (16.87%) Tomcat
13 13 (15.66%) DevOps
14 12 (14.46%) C#
15 11 (13.25%) IBM
15 11 (13.25%) Agile Software Development
16 10 (12.05%) Open Source
16 10 (12.05%) Data Centre
16 10 (12.05%) ETL
16 10 (12.05%) .NET
16 10 (12.05%) Windows
17 9 (10.84%) WebLogic
17 9 (10.84%) SOA
17 9 (10.84%) Unit4 Business World
17 9 (10.84%) BizTalk Server
17 9 (10.84%) 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 27 (32.53%) WebSphere
2 16 (19.28%) JBoss
3 14 (16.87%) Tomcat
4 9 (10.84%) BizTalk Server
4 9 (10.84%) WebLogic
5 6 (7.23%) WebLogic Portal
6 4 (4.82%) Apache
6 4 (4.82%) IIS
6 4 (4.82%) WebSphere Portal
7 3 (3.61%) GlassFish
7 3 (3.61%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (2.41%) ColdFusion
8 2 (2.41%) Confluence
8 2 (2.41%) nginx
9 1 (1.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (2.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (10.84%) Unit4 Business World
2 2 (2.41%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.82%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (4.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.41%) Bluemix
2 2 (2.41%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.41%) OpenShift
3 1 (1.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.82%) DHCP
1 4 (4.82%) DNS
2 3 (3.61%) SAN
3 2 (2.41%) FTP
3 2 (2.41%) HTTP
3 2 (2.41%) IPsec
3 2 (2.41%) LAN
3 2 (2.41%) NAS
3 2 (2.41%) SSL
3 2 (2.41%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.20%) WAN
4 1 (1.20%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.20%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (18.07%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.82%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.41%) MySQL
3 2 (2.41%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.41%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.20%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.20%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.20%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (8.43%) Maven
2 5 (6.02%) Subversion
3 4 (4.82%) Ant
3 4 (4.82%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.41%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.41%) JIRA
5 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 31 (37.35%) Finance
2 24 (28.92%) Banking
3 7 (8.43%) Law
4 2 (2.41%) Retail
4 2 (2.41%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.20%) Back Office
5 1 (1.20%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 23 (27.71%) Architect
2 21 (25.30%) Developer
3 14 (16.87%) Infrastructure Architect
4 9 (10.84%) BizTalk Developer
4 9 (10.84%) Consultant
5 8 (9.64%) Middleware Consultant
6 7 (8.43%) Solutions Architect
7 6 (7.23%) Administrator
8 5 (6.02%) Designer
8 5 (6.02%) Middleware Developer
8 5 (6.02%) Project Manager
9 4 (4.82%) Analyst
9 4 (4.82%) Java Developer
9 4 (4.82%) Technical Architect
9 4 (4.82%) WebSphere Administrator
10 3 (3.61%) Data Architect
10 3 (3.61%) Data Centre Architect
10 3 (3.61%) Environment Manager
10 3 (3.61%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
10 3 (3.61%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (20.48%) Web Services
2 10 (12.05%) .NET
3 8 (9.64%) Hibernate
3 8 (9.64%) Java EE
3 8 (9.64%) Spring
4 6 (7.23%) Struts
5 5 (6.02%) XML
6 4 (4.82%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (2.41%) Drools
7 2 (2.41%) EclipseLink
7 2 (2.41%) EJB
7 2 (2.41%) jBPM
7 2 (2.41%) JDBC
7 2 (2.41%) JPA
7 2 (2.41%) RESTful
7 2 (2.41%) Servlets
7 2 (2.41%) TIBCO EMS
7 2 (2.41%) WSDL
7 2 (2.41%) XML Schema
7 2 (2.41%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.05%) Data Centre
2 7 (8.43%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.61%) Clustering
3 3 (3.61%) Mainframe
3 3 (3.61%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (1.20%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.20%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.20%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (1.20%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 30 (36.14%) Linux
2 18 (21.69%) Solaris
3 16 (19.28%) AIX
3 16 (19.28%) HPUX
4 10 (12.05%) Windows
5 7 (8.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (8.43%) Unix
6 2 (2.41%) Windows Server
6 2 (2.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.41%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (22.89%) Migration
2 13 (15.66%) DevOps
3 11 (13.25%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (12.05%) ETL
4 10 (12.05%) Open Source
5 9 (10.84%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (10.84%) Integration Testing
5 9 (10.84%) SOA
6 7 (8.43%) ERP
7 6 (7.23%) OO
7 6 (7.23%) OOD
7 6 (7.23%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (6.02%) Change Management
9 4 (4.82%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (3.61%) ITIL
10 3 (3.61%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 3 (3.61%) People Management
10 3 (3.61%) Regression Testing
10 3 (3.61%) Server Building
10 3 (3.61%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (34.94%) SQL
2 18 (21.69%) Java
3 12 (14.46%) C#
4 4 (4.82%) Perl
4 4 (4.82%) Python
5 2 (2.41%) AspectJ
5 2 (2.41%) C++
5 2 (2.41%) PHP
5 2 (2.41%) VBA
6 1 (1.20%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.20%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.20%) VB
6 1 (1.20%) VB6
Qualifications
1 7 (8.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.41%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (2.41%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.41%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.41%) Docker
2 2 (2.41%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (4.82%) Puppet
2 2 (2.41%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.20%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 25 (30.12%) Oracle
2 15 (18.07%) Microsoft
3 11 (13.25%) IBM
4 7 (8.43%) Red Hat
5 6 (7.23%) webMethods
6 4 (4.82%) IBM Sterling
6 4 (4.82%) VMware
7 3 (3.61%) HP
8 2 (2.41%) Atlassian
8 2 (2.41%) Citrix
8 2 (2.41%) Sybase
8 2 (2.41%) TIBCO
9 1 (1.20%) RedGate
9 1 (1.20%) Veritas