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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Middleware
Rank 52 61 46
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -15
Contract jobs citing Middleware 41 15 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.39% 1.25% 2.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.14% 4.78% 11.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 8 6
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £328 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £435 £413
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £29.75 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+27.73% -33.88%
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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
312 314 209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 18.18% 26.17% 18.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 187 86
Average daily rate £360 £395 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.86% +17.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £495 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £42.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +30.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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

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 1 September 2015.

Middleware Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 23 (44.23%) Oracle
1 23 (44.23%) Finance
2 20 (38.46%) Banking
3 18 (34.62%) SQL
4 17 (32.69%) AIX
5 16 (30.77%) Migration
6 11 (21.15%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (21.15%) HPUX
6 11 (21.15%) Solaris
7 10 (19.23%) Windows
8 9 (17.31%) Linux
9 8 (15.38%) Java
9 8 (15.38%) IBM
10 7 (13.46%) Oracle Database
10 7 (13.46%) SDLC
11 6 (11.54%) DataPower
12 5 (9.62%) Mainframe
12 5 (9.62%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (9.62%) SOA
12 5 (9.62%) zOS
12 5 (9.62%) JBoss
12 5 (9.62%) Relational Database
12 5 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
12 5 (9.62%) Continuous Improvement
13 4 (7.69%) DevOps
13 4 (7.69%) Web Services
13 4 (7.69%) WebLogic
13 4 (7.69%) CA
13 4 (7.69%) Red Hat
13 4 (7.69%) Data Warehouse

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 5 (9.62%) JBoss
2 4 (7.69%) WebLogic
2 4 (7.69%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.85%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (3.85%) IIS
3 2 (3.85%) CICS
3 2 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.92%) Apache
4 1 (1.92%) JRun
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle HTTP Server
Business Applications
1 4 (7.69%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (3.85%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.85%) TCP/IP
1 2 (3.85%) SSL
2 1 (1.92%) Internet
2 1 (1.92%) Firewall
2 1 (1.92%) DNS
2 1 (1.92%) DHCP
2 1 (1.92%) FTP
2 1 (1.92%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.46%) Oracle Database
2 5 (9.62%) Relational Database
3 4 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (5.77%) InterSystems Cache
4 3 (5.77%) Oracle BI EE
4 3 (5.77%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 2 (3.85%) DB2
6 1 (1.92%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.92%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.92%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 3 (5.77%) Ant
2 2 (3.85%) Artifactory
3 1 (1.92%) JBuilder
3 1 (1.92%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.92%) Subversion
3 1 (1.92%) JIRA
General
1 23 (44.23%) Finance
2 20 (38.46%) Banking
3 3 (5.77%) Retail
3 3 (5.77%) Advertising
4 2 (3.85%) Retail Banking
4 2 (3.85%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 19 (36.54%) Architect
2 9 (17.31%) Administrator
3 8 (15.38%) Developer
4 6 (11.54%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (11.54%) Designer
5 5 (9.62%) Solutions Designer
5 5 (9.62%) Infrastructure Architect
6 4 (7.69%) Analyst
7 3 (5.77%) Report Developer
7 3 (5.77%) Deployment Analyst
7 3 (5.77%) OBIEE Developer
8 2 (3.85%) BizTalk Developer
8 2 (3.85%) Java Developer
8 2 (3.85%) Technical Architect
9 1 (1.92%) Consultant
9 1 (1.92%) Audit Manager
9 1 (1.92%) DBA
9 1 (1.92%) Test Manager
9 1 (1.92%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 1 (1.92%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.69%) Web Services
1 4 (7.69%) Java EE
2 3 (5.77%) .NET
3 2 (3.85%) XML
4 1 (1.92%) XSLT
4 1 (1.92%) ISAPI
4 1 (1.92%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.92%) COM+
4 1 (1.92%) EJB
4 1 (1.92%) Struts
4 1 (1.92%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (1.92%) Struts2
4 1 (1.92%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.54%) DataPower
2 5 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.62%) Mainframe
3 3 (5.77%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.85%) iSeries
4 2 (3.85%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.92%) PKI
5 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.92%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 17 (32.69%) AIX
2 11 (21.15%) HPUX
2 11 (21.15%) Solaris
3 10 (19.23%) Windows
4 9 (17.31%) Linux
5 5 (9.62%) zOS
6 2 (3.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (30.77%) Migration
2 11 (21.15%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (13.46%) SDLC
4 5 (9.62%) SOA
4 5 (9.62%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (9.62%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (7.69%) DevOps
6 3 (5.77%) Coaching
6 3 (5.77%) Analytics
6 3 (5.77%) Unit Testing
6 3 (5.77%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (5.77%) Zachman Framework
6 3 (5.77%) TOGAF
6 3 (5.77%) ETL
6 3 (5.77%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (5.77%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (5.77%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (3.85%) Configuration Management
7 2 (3.85%) Change Management
7 2 (3.85%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 18 (34.62%) SQL
2 8 (15.38%) Java
3 3 (5.77%) T-SQL
3 3 (5.77%) PL/SQL
4 2 (3.85%) C#
5 1 (1.92%) Python
5 1 (1.92%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.92%) Perl
5 1 (1.92%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (3.85%) CISA
1 2 (3.85%) QiCA
2 1 (1.92%) Degree
2 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) QA
2 1 (1.92%) BS7799
2 1 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (3.85%) Job Entry Subsystem
2 1 (1.92%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (3.85%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 23 (44.23%) Oracle
2 8 (15.38%) IBM
3 4 (7.69%) CA
3 4 (7.69%) Red Hat
4 3 (5.77%) Sybase
4 3 (5.77%) VMware
5 2 (3.85%) HP
6 1 (1.92%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.92%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.92%) Informatica
6 1 (1.92%) Veritas
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