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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Middleware
Rank 61 46 63
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +17
Contract jobs citing Middleware 18 46 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.74% 2.70% 1.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.57% 13.86% 4.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 36 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 £382 £398 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £482 £513 £444
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.33 £32.00 £29.75
% change year-on-year
+7.27% +7.56%
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
274 332 301
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 26.52% 19.46% 25.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 187 184
Median daily rate £350 £356 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.75% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £460 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £47.25 - £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 20 (36.36%) Finance
2 18 (32.73%) Banking
2 18 (32.73%) Web Services
3 15 (27.27%) SQL
4 13 (23.64%) Linux
4 13 (23.64%) WebSphere
5 12 (21.82%) Windows
6 11 (20.00%) C#
6 11 (20.00%) Java
6 11 (20.00%) .NET
6 11 (20.00%) ETL
6 11 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (18.18%) JBoss
7 10 (18.18%) BizTalk Server
7 10 (18.18%) Oracle
8 9 (16.36%) WebLogic
8 9 (16.36%) AIX
8 9 (16.36%) IBM
8 9 (16.36%) Tomcat
9 8 (14.55%) Migration
9 8 (14.55%) Hibernate
9 8 (14.55%) Spring
9 8 (14.55%) Java EE
9 8 (14.55%) ERP
10 7 (12.73%) Microsoft
10 7 (12.73%) Red Hat
10 7 (12.73%) Integration Testing
10 7 (12.73%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (12.73%) Open Source
11 6 (10.91%) DevOps

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 13 (23.64%) WebSphere
2 10 (18.18%) BizTalk Server
2 10 (18.18%) JBoss
3 9 (16.36%) Tomcat
3 9 (16.36%) WebLogic
4 6 (10.91%) WebLogic Portal
5 4 (7.27%) GlassFish
5 4 (7.27%) WebSphere Portal
6 3 (5.45%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (3.64%) Apache
7 2 (3.64%) ColdFusion
7 2 (3.64%) IIS
8 1 (1.82%) MQSeries
8 1 (1.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (10.91%) Unit4 Business World
2 2 (3.64%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.64%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.64%) Bluemix
1 2 (3.64%) IBM Cloud
1 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.64%) OpenShift
2 1 (1.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.45%) SAN
2 2 (3.64%) DHCP
2 2 (3.64%) DNS
2 2 (3.64%) NAS
2 2 (3.64%) SSL
3 1 (1.82%) FTP
3 1 (1.82%) LAN
3 1 (1.82%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.82%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.91%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.27%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.64%) MySQL
3 2 (3.64%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.82%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (7.27%) Maven
2 2 (3.64%) Eclipse
2 2 (3.64%) Subversion
3 1 (1.82%) Ant
3 1 (1.82%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 20 (36.36%) Finance
2 18 (32.73%) Banking
3 1 (1.82%) Advertising
3 1 (1.82%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 20 (36.36%) Developer
2 10 (18.18%) BizTalk Developer
3 9 (16.36%) Administrator
4 8 (14.55%) Architect
5 6 (10.91%) Consultant
6 5 (9.09%) Middleware Consultant
7 4 (7.27%) Analyst
7 4 (7.27%) Infrastructure Architect
7 4 (7.27%) Java Developer
7 4 (7.27%) Middleware Analyst
7 4 (7.27%) Middleware Developer
7 4 (7.27%) Senior Developer
7 4 (7.27%) WebSphere Administrator
8 2 (3.64%) Middleware Specialist
8 2 (3.64%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (3.64%) Server Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Software Developer
8 2 (3.64%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (3.64%) Windows Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (32.73%) Web Services
2 11 (20.00%) .NET
3 8 (14.55%) Hibernate
3 8 (14.55%) Java EE
3 8 (14.55%) Spring
4 6 (10.91%) Struts
5 4 (7.27%) Oracle Fusion
5 4 (7.27%) XML
6 2 (3.64%) Drools
6 2 (3.64%) EclipseLink
6 2 (3.64%) EJB
6 2 (3.64%) jBPM
6 2 (3.64%) JDBC
6 2 (3.64%) JMS
6 2 (3.64%) JPA
6 2 (3.64%) RESTful
6 2 (3.64%) TopLink
6 2 (3.64%) WSDL
6 2 (3.64%) XML Schema
6 2 (3.64%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.27%) Mobile Banking
2 3 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.45%) Clustering
2 3 (5.45%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.45%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.82%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.82%) iSeries
3 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.82%) Private Cloud
3 1 (1.82%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 13 (23.64%) Linux
2 12 (21.82%) Windows
3 9 (16.36%) AIX
4 6 (10.91%) HPUX
4 6 (10.91%) Solaris
4 6 (10.91%) Unix
4 6 (10.91%) zOS
5 4 (7.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (3.64%) Windows Server
6 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (20.00%) ETL
2 8 (14.55%) ERP
2 8 (14.55%) Migration
3 7 (12.73%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (12.73%) Integration Testing
3 7 (12.73%) Open Source
4 6 (10.91%) DevOps
4 6 (10.91%) OO
4 6 (10.91%) OOD
5 5 (9.09%) Change Management
5 5 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (7.27%) Incident Management
6 4 (7.27%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (5.45%) MVC
7 3 (5.45%) Server Building
7 3 (5.45%) SOA
8 2 (3.64%) RUP
8 2 (3.64%) SDLC
8 2 (3.64%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 15 (27.27%) SQL
2 11 (20.00%) C#
2 11 (20.00%) Java
3 2 (3.64%) AspectJ
3 2 (3.64%) PHP
3 2 (3.64%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.82%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.82%) JCL
4 1 (1.82%) Perl
4 1 (1.82%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.82%) Python
4 1 (1.82%) VB
4 1 (1.82%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.82%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (5.45%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (3.64%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.82%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 2 (3.64%) Puppet
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 10 (18.18%) Oracle
2 9 (16.36%) IBM
3 7 (12.73%) Microsoft
3 7 (12.73%) Red Hat
4 6 (10.91%) webMethods
5 5 (9.09%) IBM Sterling
6 2 (3.64%) Citrix
6 2 (3.64%) VMware
7 1 (1.82%) Axway
7 1 (1.82%) RedGate
7 1 (1.82%) Veritas
Edinburgh
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago