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 20 November 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
20 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware
Rank 53 44 50
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +6
Contract jobs citing Middleware 27 23 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.86% 1.97% 1.75%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.36% 7.21% 9.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 9
Average daily rate
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£413 £338 £426
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -20.68%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £22.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+38.88% -40.00%
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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
367 319 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 25.26% 27.29% 18.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 180 100
Average daily rate £350 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £365
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 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

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 20 November 2014.

Middleware Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 17 (41.46%) Finance
2 15 (36.59%) Oracle
3 14 (34.15%) Java
3 14 (34.15%) WebSphere
4 13 (31.71%) Banking
4 13 (31.71%) Windows
4 13 (31.71%) JBoss
5 9 (21.95%) UNIX
5 9 (21.95%) IBM
6 8 (19.51%) WebLogic
6 8 (19.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (17.07%) WebSphere MQ
7 7 (17.07%) SOA
8 6 (14.63%) VMware
8 6 (14.63%) Oracle Database
9 5 (12.20%) Migration
9 5 (12.20%) SQL
9 5 (12.20%) Linux
10 4 (9.76%) Apache
10 4 (9.76%) Tomcat
10 4 (9.76%) MQSeries
10 4 (9.76%) Eclipse
10 4 (9.76%) Web Services
10 4 (9.76%) TIBCO
10 4 (9.76%) Microsoft
10 4 (9.76%) Problem Management
10 4 (9.76%) VMware Infrastructure
10 4 (9.76%) Windows 7
11 3 (7.32%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (7.32%) PowerShell

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 14 (34.15%) WebSphere
2 13 (31.71%) JBoss
3 8 (19.51%) WebLogic
4 4 (9.76%) Apache
4 4 (9.76%) Tomcat
4 4 (9.76%) MQSeries
5 3 (7.32%) CICS
6 2 (4.88%) IIS
6 2 (4.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (2.44%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (2.44%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (2.44%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (2.44%) WebSphere Process Server
7 1 (2.44%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
7 1 (2.44%) Oracle HTTP Server
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.32%) Firewall
2 2 (4.88%) NAS
2 2 (4.88%) LAN
2 2 (4.88%) WAN
2 2 (4.88%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.88%) SAN
3 1 (2.44%) Internet
3 1 (2.44%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.63%) Oracle Database
2 3 (7.32%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.88%) DB2
3 2 (4.88%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (4.88%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle Discoverer
4 1 (2.44%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Eclipse
2 3 (7.32%) Subversion
2 3 (7.32%) Ant
2 3 (7.32%) JIRA
2 3 (7.32%) JBuilder
3 2 (4.88%) Rational Application Developer
3 2 (4.88%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (2.44%) Maven
4 1 (2.44%) Jenkins
General
1 17 (41.46%) Finance
2 13 (31.71%) Banking
3 1 (2.44%) Retail
3 1 (2.44%) Retail Banking
3 1 (2.44%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (21.95%) Administrator
2 8 (19.51%) Analyst
3 7 (17.07%) Designer
4 6 (14.63%) Architect
4 6 (14.63%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (9.76%) Developer
5 4 (9.76%) Infrastructure Designer
6 3 (7.32%) Deployment Specialist
6 3 (7.32%) Applications Support Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Consultant
6 3 (7.32%) Java Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (7.32%) Support Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Applications Support
6 3 (7.32%) Solutions Designer
6 3 (7.32%) Environment Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Data Centre Architect
7 2 (4.88%) Wintel Specialist
7 2 (4.88%) Wintel Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.07%) WebSphere MQ
2 4 (9.76%) Web Services
3 3 (7.32%) XML
3 3 (7.32%) EJB
3 3 (7.32%) Struts
3 3 (7.32%) Struts2
4 2 (4.88%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (2.44%) SOAP
5 1 (2.44%) XSLT
5 1 (2.44%) Java EE
5 1 (2.44%) Application Packaging
5 1 (2.44%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) Replication
1 3 (7.32%) Data Structures
2 2 (4.88%) Mainframe
2 2 (4.88%) Open Source
2 2 (4.88%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.44%) Clustering
3 1 (2.44%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (2.44%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 13 (31.71%) Windows
2 9 (21.95%) UNIX
3 8 (19.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (12.20%) Linux
5 4 (9.76%) Windows 7
6 3 (7.32%) Windows 2000 Server
6 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (4.88%) zOS
7 2 (4.88%) AIX
8 1 (2.44%) Solaris
8 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.07%) SOA
2 5 (12.20%) Migration
3 4 (9.76%) Problem Management
4 3 (7.32%) Performance Testing
4 3 (7.32%) System Testing
4 3 (7.32%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (7.32%) Web Application Development
5 2 (4.88%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (4.88%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (4.88%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (4.88%) Validation
5 2 (4.88%) People Management
5 2 (4.88%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (4.88%) BCP
5 2 (4.88%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (4.88%) UML
5 2 (4.88%) CRM
6 1 (2.44%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.44%) E-business
6 1 (2.44%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (34.15%) Java
2 5 (12.20%) SQL
3 3 (7.32%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.44%) Bourne shell
4 1 (2.44%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
4 1 (2.44%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.44%) Python
4 1 (2.44%) XQuery
4 1 (2.44%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.44%) Jython
4 1 (2.44%) Korn
Qualifications
1 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.44%) DV Cleared
1 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) SLA
1 1 (2.44%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (9.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (7.32%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (4.88%) vSphere
4 1 (2.44%) SRDF
4 1 (2.44%) DFS Replication
4 1 (2.44%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (7.32%) SCCM
2 1 (2.44%) Data Guard
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (2.44%) CA LISA
2 1 (2.44%) WSUS
2 1 (2.44%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 15 (36.59%) Oracle
2 9 (21.95%) IBM
3 6 (14.63%) VMware
4 4 (9.76%) TIBCO
4 4 (9.76%) Microsoft
5 3 (7.32%) Citrix
5 3 (7.32%) Cisco
5 3 (7.32%) Red Hat
6 2 (4.88%) Chordiant
6 2 (4.88%) Genesys
6 2 (4.88%) CA
6 2 (4.88%) HP
7 1 (2.44%) EMC
7 1 (2.44%) Veritas
7 1 (2.44%) Veeam
7 1 (2.44%) Guidewire
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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