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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Middleware
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 60 44 65
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +21
Contract jobs citing Middleware 13 49 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.53% 3.39% 1.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.58% 13.07% 6.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 22 8
Median daily rate £468 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.87% -11.11%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £42.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.04% +20.00%

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
284 375 259
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 33.49% 25.95% 19.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 199 154
Median daily rate £400 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Median hourly rate £52.09 - £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.38 £38.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-0.96% +13.97%

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 21 February 2017.

Middleware Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 22 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (39.39%) SQL
3 12 (36.36%) C#
3 12 (36.36%) .NET
3 12 (36.36%) Web Services
4 11 (33.33%) Banking
5 10 (30.30%) Finance
5 10 (30.30%) BizTalk Server
5 10 (30.30%) ETL
6 8 (24.24%) ERP
7 6 (18.18%) Unix
7 6 (18.18%) Java
7 6 (18.18%) TIBCO
7 6 (18.18%) Unit4 Business World
7 6 (18.18%) SoapUI
8 5 (15.15%) Relational Database
8 5 (15.15%) Subversion
8 5 (15.15%) Maven
8 5 (15.15%) Integration Testing
9 4 (12.12%) SDLC
9 4 (12.12%) MVC
9 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (12.12%) zOS
9 4 (12.12%) JavaScript
9 4 (12.12%) HTML
9 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET
9 4 (12.12%) CSS
9 4 (12.12%) Windows
9 4 (12.12%) Linux
10 3 (9.09%) XML

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 10 (30.30%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (9.09%) GlassFish
3 2 (6.06%) JBoss
3 2 (6.06%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.06%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.03%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (18.18%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (3.03%) IaaS
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.03%) PaaS
1 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) Relational Database
2 3 (9.09%) Oracle Database
2 3 (9.09%) RDBMS
3 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (18.18%) SoapUI
2 5 (15.15%) Maven
2 5 (15.15%) Subversion
3 3 (9.09%) Eclipse
3 3 (9.09%) JIRA
4 2 (6.06%) Ant
4 2 (6.06%) Jenkins
General
1 11 (33.33%) Banking
2 10 (30.30%) Finance
3 2 (6.06%) Advertising
3 2 (6.06%) Retail
3 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.03%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (60.61%) Developer
2 10 (30.30%) BizTalk Developer
3 6 (18.18%) TIBCO Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Database Designer
4 3 (9.09%) Designer
4 3 (9.09%) Java Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Administrator
5 2 (6.06%) Architect
5 2 (6.06%) Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Architect
6 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Interaction Designer
6 1 (3.03%) Middleware Project Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Middleware Specialist
6 1 (3.03%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.03%) WebSphere Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (36.36%) .NET
1 12 (36.36%) Web Services
2 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET
2 4 (12.12%) CSS
2 4 (12.12%) HTML
3 3 (9.09%) EJB
3 3 (9.09%) Hibernate
3 3 (9.09%) Spring
3 3 (9.09%) Struts
3 3 (9.09%) Struts2
3 3 (9.09%) XML
4 2 (6.06%) Ajax
4 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (6.06%) ISPF
4 2 (6.06%) jQuery
4 2 (6.06%) JSON
4 2 (6.06%) LINQ
4 2 (6.06%) SOAP
4 2 (6.06%) WPF
5 1 (3.03%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (6.06%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (6.06%) iSeries
1 2 (6.06%) Tandem
2 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.03%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.18%) Unix
2 4 (12.12%) Linux
2 4 (12.12%) Windows
2 4 (12.12%) zOS
3 3 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (6.06%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (30.30%) ETL
3 8 (24.24%) ERP
4 5 (15.15%) Integration Testing
5 4 (12.12%) MVC
5 4 (12.12%) SDLC
5 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (9.09%) Change Control
6 3 (9.09%) CRM
6 3 (9.09%) Data Analysis
6 3 (9.09%) Data Modelling
6 3 (9.09%) High Availability
6 3 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (6.06%) DevOps
7 2 (6.06%) Information Security
7 2 (6.06%) ITIL
7 2 (6.06%) Mentoring
7 2 (6.06%) Microservices
7 2 (6.06%) Open Source
7 2 (6.06%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 13 (39.39%) SQL
2 12 (36.36%) C#
3 6 (18.18%) Java
4 4 (12.12%) JavaScript
5 3 (9.09%) Perl
5 3 (9.09%) PL/SQL
6 2 (6.06%) JCL
6 2 (6.06%) Python
6 2 (6.06%) T-SQL
6 2 (6.06%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) Time Sharing Option
Vendors
1 6 (18.18%) TIBCO
2 3 (9.09%) IBM
2 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.09%) Oracle
3 2 (6.06%) Axway
3 2 (6.06%) IBM Sterling
4 1 (3.03%) Red Hat