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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Middleware
Rank 55 72 68
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -4
Contract jobs citing Middleware 39 14 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.54% 0.97% 1.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.36% 5.41% 4.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 8 9
Average daily rate £438 £450 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +18.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £411 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £483 £492
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £450 £395
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +13.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -15.78%
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
292 259 345
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 19.04% 17.91% 27.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 167 207
Average daily rate £375 £358 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.89% +2.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 5
Average hourly rate £15.00 £40.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.50% +25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

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 29 April 2016.

Middleware Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 34 (43.59%) Finance
2 24 (30.77%) Banking
2 24 (30.77%) SQL
3 21 (26.92%) Oracle
3 21 (26.92%) Linux
3 21 (26.92%) WebSphere
4 19 (24.36%) Migration
5 18 (23.08%) Data Centre
6 15 (19.23%) Java
6 15 (19.23%) Solaris
7 14 (17.95%) JBoss
8 13 (16.67%) SOA
8 13 (16.67%) C#
8 13 (16.67%) AIX
8 13 (16.67%) HPUX
8 13 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (16.67%) Microsoft
9 12 (15.38%) Web Services
9 12 (15.38%) SQL Server
9 12 (15.38%) IBM
9 12 (15.38%) DevOps
10 11 (14.10%) .NET
10 11 (14.10%) Law
11 9 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (11.54%) Unit4 Business World
11 9 (11.54%) BizTalk Server
11 9 (11.54%) ETL
11 9 (11.54%) Tomcat
11 9 (11.54%) Integration Testing
12 8 (10.26%) Windows

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Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 21 (26.92%) WebSphere
2 14 (17.95%) JBoss
3 9 (11.54%) BizTalk Server
3 9 (11.54%) Tomcat
4 4 (5.13%) Apache
5 3 (3.85%) IIS
5 3 (3.85%) WebLogic
6 2 (2.56%) Confluence
6 2 (2.56%) MQSeries
6 2 (2.56%) nginx
6 2 (2.56%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (1.28%) ColdFusion
7 1 (1.28%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.28%) NServiceBus
7 1 (1.28%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (3.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (11.54%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (1.28%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.56%) IaaS
2 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.13%) DNS
2 3 (3.85%) HTTP
2 3 (3.85%) Internet
2 3 (3.85%) WAN
3 2 (2.56%) DDNS
3 2 (2.56%) DHCP
3 2 (2.56%) Firewall
3 2 (2.56%) FTP
3 2 (2.56%) IPsec
3 2 (2.56%) SSL
3 2 (2.56%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.28%) LAN
4 1 (1.28%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.56%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.56%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.28%) MySQL
3 1 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (8.97%) Maven
2 5 (6.41%) Jenkins
2 5 (6.41%) Subversion
3 4 (5.13%) Ant
4 2 (2.56%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.56%) JIRA
5 1 (1.28%) Artifactory
5 1 (1.28%) JProfiler
General
1 34 (43.59%) Finance
2 24 (30.77%) Banking
3 11 (14.10%) Law
4 5 (6.41%) Retail
4 5 (6.41%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.56%) Legal
6 1 (1.28%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 25 (32.05%) Architect
2 18 (23.08%) Developer
3 15 (19.23%) Infrastructure Architect
4 10 (12.82%) Consultant
5 9 (11.54%) BizTalk Developer
5 9 (11.54%) Solutions Architect
6 8 (10.26%) Project Manager
7 6 (7.69%) Middleware Consultant
8 5 (6.41%) Designer
8 5 (6.41%) IT Manager
8 5 (6.41%) IT Project Manager
9 4 (5.13%) DevOps Engineer
9 4 (5.13%) Environment Manager
9 4 (5.13%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
9 4 (5.13%) Linux Consultant
9 4 (5.13%) Middleware Developer
9 4 (5.13%) Middleware Project Manager
9 4 (5.13%) Technical Architect
10 3 (3.85%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
10 3 (3.85%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (15.38%) Web Services
2 11 (14.10%) .NET
3 5 (6.41%) Java EE
3 5 (6.41%) Spring
4 4 (5.13%) XML
5 3 (3.85%) Hibernate
5 3 (3.85%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (2.56%) Apache Camel
6 2 (2.56%) JPA
6 2 (2.56%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (2.56%) REST
6 2 (2.56%) Servlets
6 2 (2.56%) Struts
6 2 (2.56%) TIBCO EMS
7 1 (1.28%) Drools
7 1 (1.28%) EclipseLink
7 1 (1.28%) HTML5
7 1 (1.28%) IBM Integration Bus
7 1 (1.28%) Razor View Engine
7 1 (1.28%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 18 (23.08%) Data Centre
2 7 (8.97%) Computer Science
3 5 (6.41%) Mainframe
4 3 (3.85%) IBM Mainframe
5 2 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.56%) PKI
5 2 (2.56%) Replication
6 1 (1.28%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 21 (26.92%) Linux
2 15 (19.23%) Solaris
3 13 (16.67%) AIX
3 13 (16.67%) HPUX
4 8 (10.26%) Windows
5 7 (8.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (8.97%) Unix
6 4 (5.13%) zOS
7 1 (1.28%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (24.36%) Migration
2 13 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (16.67%) SOA
3 12 (15.38%) DevOps
4 9 (11.54%) ETL
4 9 (11.54%) Integration Testing
4 9 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (8.97%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (8.97%) ERP
6 6 (7.69%) Open Source
7 5 (6.41%) High Availability
8 4 (5.13%) Data Architecture
8 4 (5.13%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 4 (5.13%) Regression Testing
8 4 (5.13%) Release Management
8 4 (5.13%) System Integration Testing
8 4 (5.13%) TOGAF
8 4 (5.13%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (3.85%) ITIL
9 3 (3.85%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 24 (30.77%) SQL
2 15 (19.23%) Java
3 13 (16.67%) C#
4 4 (5.13%) Perl
4 4 (5.13%) Python
5 2 (2.56%) C++
5 2 (2.56%) VBA
6 1 (1.28%) AspectJ
6 1 (1.28%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.28%) PHP
6 1 (1.28%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.28%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.28%) VB
6 1 (1.28%) VB6
Qualifications
1 7 (8.97%) Degree
2 1 (1.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.85%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.56%) QA
3 1 (1.28%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.56%) Docker
2 2 (2.56%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (3.85%) Puppet
2 2 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 21 (26.92%) Oracle
2 13 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 12 (15.38%) IBM
4 5 (6.41%) Red Hat
5 3 (3.85%) HP
5 3 (3.85%) VMware
6 2 (2.56%) Atlassian
6 2 (2.56%) Cisco
6 2 (2.56%) EMC
6 2 (2.56%) Google
6 2 (2.56%) Sybase
6 2 (2.56%) Teradata
6 2 (2.56%) TIBCO
6 2 (2.56%) webMethods
7 1 (1.28%) hybris
7 1 (1.28%) Veritas
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