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 11 February 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Middleware
Rank 52 60 50
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -10
Contract jobs citing Middleware 41 19 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.89% 1.40% 2.02%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.76% 7.09% 8.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 9 15
Average daily rate £400 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £435 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £588 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +12.90%
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
381 268 298
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 26.85% 19.72% 25.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 149 143
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Average hourly rate - £47.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +251.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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 11 February 2016.

Middleware Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 11 February 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 26 (38.24%) Finance
2 20 (29.41%) Linux
3 19 (27.94%) Banking
3 19 (27.94%) WebSphere
4 15 (22.06%) Data Centre
4 15 (22.06%) Oracle
4 15 (22.06%) IBM
5 14 (20.59%) Java
5 14 (20.59%) SQL
6 13 (19.12%) SOA
6 13 (19.12%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (19.12%) Migration
7 12 (17.65%) Microsoft
8 11 (16.18%) Web Services
8 11 (16.18%) JBoss
8 11 (16.18%) Law
9 10 (14.71%) SQL Server
9 10 (14.71%) DevOps
10 9 (13.24%) AIX
10 9 (13.24%) Solaris
10 9 (13.24%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (11.76%) HPUX
11 8 (11.76%) C#
12 7 (10.29%) .NET
12 7 (10.29%) Retail
13 6 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
14 5 (7.35%) High Availability
14 5 (7.35%) Integration Testing
14 5 (7.35%) Spring
14 5 (7.35%) Unix

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 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 19 (27.94%) WebSphere
2 11 (16.18%) JBoss
3 5 (7.35%) Apache
3 5 (7.35%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (4.41%) IIS
4 3 (4.41%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.94%) Confluence
5 2 (2.94%) MQSeries
5 2 (2.94%) nginx
5 2 (2.94%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (1.47%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.47%) NServiceBus
6 1 (1.47%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.47%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (2.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (7.35%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.94%) IaaS
2 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.35%) HTTP
2 4 (5.88%) DNS
3 3 (4.41%) Internet
4 2 (2.94%) DDNS
4 2 (2.94%) DHCP
4 2 (2.94%) Firewall
4 2 (2.94%) FTP
4 2 (2.94%) IPsec
4 2 (2.94%) SSL
4 2 (2.94%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.94%) WAN
5 1 (1.47%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.71%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.94%) DB2
2 2 (2.94%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (4.41%) Ant
2 2 (2.94%) Artifactory
2 2 (2.94%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.94%) JIRA
2 2 (2.94%) Maven
2 2 (2.94%) Subversion
3 1 (1.47%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.47%) JProfiler
3 1 (1.47%) JUnit
General
1 26 (38.24%) Finance
2 19 (27.94%) Banking
3 11 (16.18%) Law
4 7 (10.29%) Retail
5 4 (5.88%) Retail Banking
6 2 (2.94%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.94%) Legal
7 1 (1.47%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 21 (30.88%) Architect
2 13 (19.12%) Developer
3 9 (13.24%) Consultant
3 9 (13.24%) Infrastructure Architect
4 8 (11.76%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (8.82%) Designer
5 6 (8.82%) Middleware Consultant
6 5 (7.35%) BizTalk Developer
6 5 (7.35%) Project Manager
7 4 (5.88%) Environment Manager
7 4 (5.88%) IT Manager
7 4 (5.88%) IT Project Manager
7 4 (5.88%) Middleware Project Manager
7 4 (5.88%) Technical Architect
8 3 (4.41%) Analyst
8 3 (4.41%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
8 3 (4.41%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
8 3 (4.41%) Linux Consultant
8 3 (4.41%) Middleware Specialist
8 3 (4.41%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (16.18%) Web Services
2 7 (10.29%) .NET
3 5 (7.35%) Spring
3 5 (7.35%) XML
4 4 (5.88%) WebSphere MQ
5 3 (4.41%) Spring MVC
5 3 (4.41%) XSLT
6 2 (2.94%) ASP.NET
6 2 (2.94%) Drools
6 2 (2.94%) J2EE
6 2 (2.94%) Java EE
6 2 (2.94%) REST
6 2 (2.94%) Servlets
7 1 (1.47%) CSS
7 1 (1.47%) EJB
7 1 (1.47%) HTML
7 1 (1.47%) JDBC
7 1 (1.47%) SOAP
7 1 (1.47%) WSDL
7 1 (1.47%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 15 (22.06%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (4.41%) DataPower
3 3 (4.41%) IBM Mainframe
3 3 (4.41%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.94%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.94%) PKI
4 2 (2.94%) Replication
5 1 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.47%) SWIFT
5 1 (1.47%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (29.41%) Linux
2 9 (13.24%) AIX
2 9 (13.24%) Solaris
3 8 (11.76%) HPUX
4 5 (7.35%) Unix
4 5 (7.35%) Windows
5 4 (5.88%) zOS
6 3 (4.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (4.41%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (19.12%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (19.12%) Migration
1 13 (19.12%) SOA
2 10 (14.71%) DevOps
3 9 (13.24%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (7.35%) ETL
5 5 (7.35%) High Availability
5 5 (7.35%) Integration Testing
6 4 (5.88%) MVC
6 4 (5.88%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 4 (5.88%) Regression Testing
6 4 (5.88%) Release Management
6 4 (5.88%) System Integration Testing
6 4 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (4.41%) Data Architecture
7 3 (4.41%) ERP
7 3 (4.41%) SDLC
7 3 (4.41%) TOGAF
8 2 (2.94%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 14 (20.59%) Java
1 14 (20.59%) SQL
2 8 (11.76%) C#
3 3 (4.41%) Python
4 1 (1.47%) ANSI SQL
4 1 (1.47%) C++
4 1 (1.47%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.47%) Perl
4 1 (1.47%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.47%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.47%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (2.94%) Degree
2 1 (1.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.94%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (2.94%) QA
2 1 (1.47%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (4.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.94%) Docker
2 2 (2.94%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (2.94%) HP Operations Orchestration
1 2 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (2.94%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (22.06%) IBM
1 15 (22.06%) Oracle
2 12 (17.65%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.88%) Red Hat
4 3 (4.41%) VMware
5 2 (2.94%) Atlassian
5 2 (2.94%) Cisco
5 2 (2.94%) EMC
5 2 (2.94%) Google
5 2 (2.94%) HP
5 2 (2.94%) Teradata
5 2 (2.94%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.47%) hybris
6 1 (1.47%) Sybase
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