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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Middleware
Rank 73 60 44
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -16
Contract jobs citing Middleware 12 22 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.79% 1.71% 1.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.62% 6.21% 7.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 9
Average daily rate
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£450 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £395 £425
% change year-on-year
+13.92% -7.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.13 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-7.94% +6.25%
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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
260 354 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 17.20% 27.57% 19.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 206 78
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 1
Average hourly rate £39.00 £32.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.87% +6.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 21 April 2015.

Middleware Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 12 (34.29%) Finance
1 12 (34.29%) Java
2 11 (31.43%) JBoss
3 8 (22.86%) Banking
3 8 (22.86%) WebSphere
3 8 (22.86%) Oracle
4 7 (20.00%) SOA
4 7 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (17.14%) UNIX
5 6 (17.14%) Windows
6 5 (14.29%) IBM
6 5 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (11.43%) Zachman Framework
7 4 (11.43%) TOGAF
7 4 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (11.43%) SCCM
7 4 (11.43%) PowerShell
7 4 (11.43%) Linux
7 4 (11.43%) WebSphere MQ
7 4 (11.43%) Migration
8 3 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (8.57%) Replication
8 3 (8.57%) Clustering
8 3 (8.57%) Firewall
8 3 (8.57%) Red Hat
8 3 (8.57%) Configuration Management
8 3 (8.57%) Ant
8 3 (8.57%) WebLogic
8 3 (8.57%) IIS
8 3 (8.57%) SQL

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 11 (31.43%) JBoss
2 8 (22.86%) WebSphere
3 3 (8.57%) WebLogic
3 3 (8.57%) IIS
3 3 (8.57%) MQSeries
4 2 (5.71%) SharePoint
4 2 (5.71%) CICS
4 2 (5.71%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.86%) WebSphere Process Server
5 1 (2.86%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.86%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) Firewall
2 2 (5.71%) LAN
2 2 (5.71%) WAN
2 2 (5.71%) Internet
3 1 (2.86%) FTP
3 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.86%) SAN
3 1 (2.86%) VoIP
3 1 (2.86%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.86%) DB2
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Ant
1 3 (8.57%) Artifactory
2 1 (2.86%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.86%) Maven
General
1 12 (34.29%) Finance
2 8 (22.86%) Banking
3 1 (2.86%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (45.71%) Architect
2 9 (25.71%) Designer
3 8 (22.86%) Analyst
4 6 (17.14%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (17.14%) Solutions Designer
5 5 (14.29%) Consultant
6 4 (11.43%) SOA Architect
7 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Designer
7 3 (8.57%) Applications Support
7 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Architect
8 2 (5.71%) Applications Support Analyst
8 2 (5.71%) Data Architect
8 2 (5.71%) Support Analyst
8 2 (5.71%) Deployment Analyst
8 2 (5.71%) Data Centre Architect
9 1 (2.86%) VMware Architect
9 1 (2.86%) Development Analyst
9 1 (2.86%) Platform Architect
9 1 (2.86%) Data Centre Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.43%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (5.71%) Application Packaging
2 2 (5.71%) Spring
2 2 (5.71%) Web Services
3 1 (2.86%) jBPM
3 1 (2.86%) Java EE
3 1 (2.86%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 1 (2.86%) JPA
3 1 (2.86%) Drools
3 1 (2.86%) REST
3 1 (2.86%) Hibernate
3 1 (2.86%) HTML
3 1 (2.86%) J2EE
3 1 (2.86%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Replication
1 3 (8.57%) Clustering
2 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.86%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.86%) DataPower
3 1 (2.86%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.14%) UNIX
1 6 (17.14%) Windows
2 4 (11.43%) Linux
3 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.86%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (2.86%) zOS
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.00%) SOA
1 7 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (11.43%) Zachman Framework
3 4 (11.43%) TOGAF
3 4 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (11.43%) Migration
4 3 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (8.57%) Configuration Management
4 3 (8.57%) DevOps
4 3 (8.57%) Coaching
4 3 (8.57%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (5.71%) Problem Management
6 1 (2.86%) Performance Management
6 1 (2.86%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (2.86%) BPEL
6 1 (2.86%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.86%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 12 (34.29%) Java
2 4 (11.43%) PowerShell
3 3 (8.57%) SQL
4 1 (2.86%) Python
4 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.86%) Perl
4 1 (2.86%) PHP
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) DFS Replication
2 1 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (11.43%) SCCM
2 2 (5.71%) WSUS
3 1 (2.86%) CA Endevor
3 1 (2.86%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 8 (22.86%) Oracle
2 5 (14.29%) IBM
3 3 (8.57%) Red Hat
3 3 (8.57%) CA
4 2 (5.71%) Veritas
4 2 (5.71%) TIBCO
4 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.71%) HP
5 1 (2.86%) Citrix
5 1 (2.86%) VMware
5 1 (2.86%) Veeam