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 2014 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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware
Rank 65 44 54
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +10
Contract jobs citing Middleware 15 24 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.25% 2.14% 0.75%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.82% 11.54% 6.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 3
Average daily rate
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£420 £419 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.29% -23.86%
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £413 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.63 £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-36.38% +20.00%
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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
311 208 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 26.00% 18.57% 12.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 86 51
Average daily rate £390 £335 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.41% +6.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 2014.

Middleware Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 13 (48.15%) Oracle
2 11 (40.74%) WebSphere
3 10 (37.04%) Java
3 10 (37.04%) Finance
4 9 (33.33%) IBM
4 9 (33.33%) Banking
5 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
5 7 (25.93%) WebLogic
5 7 (25.93%) Windows
6 6 (22.22%) Linux
6 6 (22.22%) UNIX
6 6 (22.22%) SOA
6 6 (22.22%) Firewall
7 5 (18.52%) Replication
7 5 (18.52%) Oracle Application Server
7 5 (18.52%) Java EE
7 5 (18.52%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 5 (18.52%) HTTP
7 5 (18.52%) AIX
7 5 (18.52%) SQL
8 4 (14.81%) DB2
8 4 (14.81%) Eclipse
8 4 (14.81%) SAN
8 4 (14.81%) CICS
8 4 (14.81%) CA
8 4 (14.81%) zOS
8 4 (14.81%) Active Directory
8 4 (14.81%) EMC
8 4 (14.81%) Mainframe
8 4 (14.81%) Introscope

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 (40.74%) WebSphere
2 7 (25.93%) WebLogic
3 5 (18.52%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 5 (18.52%) Oracle Application Server
4 4 (14.81%) CICS
5 3 (11.11%) Apache
6 2 (7.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (3.70%) Oracle Service Bus
Business Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (22.22%) Firewall
2 5 (18.52%) HTTP
3 4 (14.81%) SAN
3 4 (14.81%) NAS
4 2 (7.41%) Internet
5 1 (3.70%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) DB2
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Eclipse
1 4 (14.81%) Introscope
2 3 (11.11%) Subversion
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (11.11%) JBuilder
2 3 (11.11%) JIRA
3 2 (7.41%) Rational Application Developer
3 2 (7.41%) Ant
4 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.70%) Maven
General
1 10 (37.04%) Finance
2 9 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (3.70%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (22.22%) Architect
1 6 (22.22%) Designer
2 5 (18.52%) Middleware Analyst
2 5 (18.52%) Analyst
2 5 (18.52%) Solutions Designer
2 5 (18.52%) Oracle Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Administrator
4 3 (11.11%) Java Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Applications Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Designer
5 2 (7.41%) WebSphere Administrator
5 2 (7.41%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Java Applications Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Middleware Specialist
6 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Java Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Java Technical Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) Java EE
2 4 (14.81%) Oracle Fusion
3 3 (11.11%) Struts2
3 3 (11.11%) Struts
3 3 (11.11%) Web Services
3 3 (11.11%) EJB
4 2 (7.41%) HTML
4 2 (7.41%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (7.41%) XML
5 1 (3.70%) XSLT
5 1 (3.70%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Replication
2 4 (14.81%) IBM Mainframe
2 4 (14.81%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.70%) Open Source
3 1 (3.70%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.93%) Windows
2 6 (22.22%) Linux
2 6 (22.22%) UNIX
3 5 (18.52%) AIX
4 4 (14.81%) zOS
5 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) SOA
2 4 (14.81%) Network Design
2 4 (14.81%) Performance Management
3 3 (11.11%) System Testing
3 3 (11.11%) Web Application Development
3 3 (11.11%) Performance Testing
4 2 (7.41%) Integration Testing
4 2 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (7.41%) Validation
4 2 (7.41%) UML
4 2 (7.41%) CRM
4 2 (7.41%) BCP
4 2 (7.41%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (7.41%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (3.70%) BPMN
5 1 (3.70%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (3.70%) DevOps
5 1 (3.70%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (37.04%) Java
2 5 (18.52%) SQL
3 3 (11.11%) Python
4 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.41%) Perl
4 2 (7.41%) PHP
5 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.70%) XQuery
5 1 (3.70%) Jython
5 1 (3.70%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.70%) DV Cleared
1 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (14.81%) Active Directory
1 4 (14.81%) SRDF
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) CA Wily
2 2 (7.41%) Tivoli
3 1 (3.70%) Data Guard
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 13 (48.15%) Oracle
2 9 (33.33%) IBM
3 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
4 4 (14.81%) EMC
4 4 (14.81%) CA
5 2 (7.41%) Genesys
5 2 (7.41%) Chordiant
6 1 (3.70%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.70%) Guidewire
6 1 (3.70%) JBoss
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £480.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago