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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Middleware
Rank 63 51 65
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +14
Contract jobs citing Middleware 24 40 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.04% 2.40% 1.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.97% 13.51% 4.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 33 7
Median daily rate £425 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £400 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £455 £450 £435
% change year-on-year
+1.11% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £38.00 £29.75
% change year-on-year
-26.31% +27.73%
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
301 296 304
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 25.64% 17.76% 25.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 174 178
Median daily rate £340 £361 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -7.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Median hourly rate £47.25 - £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.89 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.86% +11.10%

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 August 2016.

Middleware Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 21 (37.50%) Finance
2 19 (33.93%) Banking
3 15 (26.79%) Linux
4 14 (25.00%) JBoss
5 13 (23.21%) Web Services
5 13 (23.21%) Java
5 13 (23.21%) WebSphere
6 12 (21.43%) Windows
7 11 (19.64%) Tomcat
8 10 (17.86%) SQL
8 10 (17.86%) Oracle
9 9 (16.07%) WebLogic
9 9 (16.07%) AIX
9 9 (16.07%) IBM
9 9 (16.07%) Migration
9 9 (16.07%) Open Source
10 8 (14.29%) Java EE
10 8 (14.29%) Hibernate
10 8 (14.29%) Spring
11 7 (12.50%) Red Hat
11 7 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (12.50%) DevOps
12 6 (10.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (10.71%) Performance Tuning
12 6 (10.71%) zOS
12 6 (10.71%) WebLogic Portal
12 6 (10.71%) webMethods
12 6 (10.71%) Microsoft
12 6 (10.71%) OOD

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 14 (25.00%) JBoss
2 13 (23.21%) WebSphere
3 11 (19.64%) Tomcat
4 9 (16.07%) WebLogic
5 6 (10.71%) WebLogic Portal
6 5 (8.93%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (7.14%) GlassFish
7 4 (7.14%) WebSphere Portal
8 3 (5.36%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (3.57%) Apache
9 2 (3.57%) ColdFusion
9 2 (3.57%) IIS
10 1 (1.79%) MQSeries
10 1 (1.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (1.79%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.36%) Unit4 Business World
2 2 (3.57%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.57%) Bluemix
1 2 (3.57%) IBM Cloud
1 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.57%) OpenShift
2 1 (1.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.36%) SAN
2 2 (3.57%) DHCP
2 2 (3.57%) DNS
2 2 (3.57%) LAN
2 2 (3.57%) NAS
2 2 (3.57%) SSL
3 1 (1.79%) FTP
3 1 (1.79%) WAN
3 1 (1.79%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.79%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.93%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.14%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.57%) MySQL
3 2 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.79%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (10.71%) Maven
2 4 (7.14%) Subversion
3 3 (5.36%) Ant
3 3 (5.36%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.57%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 21 (37.50%) Finance
2 19 (33.93%) Banking
3 1 (1.79%) Back Office
3 1 (1.79%) Retail
3 1 (1.79%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (26.79%) Developer
2 9 (16.07%) Administrator
2 9 (16.07%) Architect
3 7 (12.50%) Consultant
4 6 (10.71%) Middleware Consultant
5 5 (8.93%) BizTalk Developer
6 4 (7.14%) Analyst
6 4 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
6 4 (7.14%) Java Developer
6 4 (7.14%) Middleware Analyst
6 4 (7.14%) Middleware Developer
6 4 (7.14%) Senior Developer
6 4 (7.14%) WebSphere Administrator
7 3 (5.36%) Project Manager
7 3 (5.36%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (3.57%) Server Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Software Developer
8 2 (3.57%) Technical Manager
8 2 (3.57%) Technical Project Manager
8 2 (3.57%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (23.21%) Web Services
2 8 (14.29%) Hibernate
2 8 (14.29%) Java EE
2 8 (14.29%) Spring
3 6 (10.71%) .NET
3 6 (10.71%) Struts
4 4 (7.14%) Oracle Fusion
5 3 (5.36%) XML
6 2 (3.57%) Drools
6 2 (3.57%) EclipseLink
6 2 (3.57%) EJB
6 2 (3.57%) jBPM
6 2 (3.57%) JDBC
6 2 (3.57%) JMS
6 2 (3.57%) JPA
6 2 (3.57%) RESTful
6 2 (3.57%) TopLink
6 2 (3.57%) WSDL
6 2 (3.57%) XML Schema
6 2 (3.57%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.14%) Mobile Banking
2 3 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.36%) Clustering
2 3 (5.36%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.36%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.79%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.79%) iSeries
3 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.79%) Private Cloud
3 1 (1.79%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 15 (26.79%) Linux
2 12 (21.43%) Windows
3 9 (16.07%) AIX
4 6 (10.71%) HPUX
4 6 (10.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (10.71%) Solaris
4 6 (10.71%) Unix
4 6 (10.71%) zOS
5 2 (3.57%) Windows Server
5 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (16.07%) Migration
1 9 (16.07%) Open Source
2 7 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (12.50%) DevOps
3 6 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (10.71%) Change Management
3 6 (10.71%) ETL
3 6 (10.71%) OO
3 6 (10.71%) OOD
3 6 (10.71%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (8.93%) ERP
5 4 (7.14%) Incident Management
5 4 (7.14%) Integration Testing
5 4 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (7.14%) SOA
6 3 (5.36%) Server Building
7 2 (3.57%) High Availability
7 2 (3.57%) Network Design
7 2 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (3.57%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 13 (23.21%) Java
2 10 (17.86%) SQL
3 6 (10.71%) C#
4 3 (5.36%) Perl
4 3 (5.36%) Python
5 2 (3.57%) AspectJ
5 2 (3.57%) PHP
6 1 (1.79%) JCL
6 1 (1.79%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.79%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.79%) VB
6 1 (1.79%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (5.36%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (3.57%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.79%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 2 (3.57%) Puppet
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 10 (17.86%) Oracle
2 9 (16.07%) IBM
3 7 (12.50%) Red Hat
4 6 (10.71%) Microsoft
4 6 (10.71%) webMethods
5 5 (8.93%) IBM Sterling
6 2 (3.57%) Citrix
6 2 (3.57%) VMware
7 1 (1.79%) Axway
7 1 (1.79%) RedGate
7 1 (1.79%) Veritas