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 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Middleware
Rank 74 70 45
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -25
Contract jobs citing Middleware 9 12 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.63% 1.01% 1.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.63% 3.69% 6.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 3
Average daily rate
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£450 £453 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.55% +6.47%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £408
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -1.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.13 £52.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-25.47% +34.61%
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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
248 325 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 17.45% 27.22% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 211 84
Average daily rate £350 £400 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Average hourly rate £40.75 £32.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.34% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 11 (39.29%) Java
2 10 (35.71%) JBoss
3 8 (28.57%) Oracle
4 7 (25.00%) Banking
4 7 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (21.43%) SOA
5 6 (21.43%) Linux
5 6 (21.43%) Finance
6 5 (17.86%) UNIX
6 5 (17.86%) Windows
7 4 (14.29%) SQL
7 4 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (14.29%) Zachman Framework
7 4 (14.29%) TOGAF
8 3 (10.71%) Artifactory
8 3 (10.71%) Oracle Database
8 3 (10.71%) DevOps
8 3 (10.71%) Coaching
8 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (10.71%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (10.71%) WebSphere
8 3 (10.71%) Configuration Management
8 3 (10.71%) Red Hat
8 3 (10.71%) Internet
8 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (10.71%) Change Management
8 3 (10.71%) Sybase
8 3 (10.71%) Ant
9 2 (7.14%) IIS

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 10 (35.71%) JBoss
2 3 (10.71%) WebSphere
3 2 (7.14%) IIS
4 1 (3.57%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (3.57%) JRun
4 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.57%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (3.57%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) Internet
2 2 (7.14%) FTP
3 1 (3.57%) Firewall
3 1 (3.57%) DNS
3 1 (3.57%) SSL
3 1 (3.57%) VoIP
3 1 (3.57%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Artifactory
1 3 (10.71%) Ant
2 1 (3.57%) Maven
2 1 (3.57%) Eclipse
General
1 7 (25.00%) Banking
2 6 (21.43%) Finance
3 1 (3.57%) Retail Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (50.00%) Architect
2 6 (21.43%) Designer
2 6 (21.43%) Solutions Architect
2 6 (21.43%) Solutions Designer
3 4 (14.29%) Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) SOA Architect
4 2 (7.14%) Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Consultant
4 2 (7.14%) Java Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Deployment Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Development Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) TIBCO Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Platform Architect
5 1 (3.57%) AWS Architect
5 1 (3.57%) Technical Leader
5 1 (3.57%) IT Audit Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Auditor
5 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (3.57%) Java Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) Web Services
1 2 (7.14%) Spring
2 1 (3.57%) REST
2 1 (3.57%) jBPM
2 1 (3.57%) .NET Framework
2 1 (3.57%) Java EE
2 1 (3.57%) Application Packaging
2 1 (3.57%) JPA
2 1 (3.57%) Drools
2 1 (3.57%) HTML
2 1 (3.57%) Hibernate
2 1 (3.57%) ISAPI
2 1 (3.57%) XML
2 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.57%) COM+
2 1 (3.57%) SOAP
2 1 (3.57%) .NET
2 1 (3.57%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.14%) Clustering
2 2 (7.14%) Mainframe
2 2 (7.14%) iSeries
3 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.57%) Open Source
3 1 (3.57%) DataPower
3 1 (3.57%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (21.43%) Linux
2 5 (17.86%) UNIX
2 5 (17.86%) Windows
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (21.43%) SOA
3 4 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (14.29%) Zachman Framework
3 4 (14.29%) TOGAF
4 3 (10.71%) DevOps
4 3 (10.71%) Coaching
4 3 (10.71%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (10.71%) Configuration Management
4 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (10.71%) Change Management
5 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (3.57%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (3.57%) Application Performance Management
6 1 (3.57%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.57%) Operations Management
6 1 (3.57%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 11 (39.29%) Java
2 4 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.57%) Python
3 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.57%) Perl
3 1 (3.57%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) CISA
1 2 (7.14%) QiCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.57%) QA
1 1 (3.57%) BS7799
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) DFS Replication
1 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) WSUS
1 1 (3.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (28.57%) Oracle
2 3 (10.71%) Red Hat
2 3 (10.71%) Sybase
3 2 (7.14%) TIBCO
3 2 (7.14%) CA
4 1 (3.57%) Veritas
4 1 (3.57%) IBM
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