The table below looks at the statistics for Middleware skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Middleware over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware
Rank 65 49 50
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +1
Contract jobs citing Middleware 7 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.85% 1.70% 1.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.59% 5.07% 4.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 7
Average daily rate
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£318 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.62% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £344 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £463 £439
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £405
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -1.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.75 £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-33.88% +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 Glasgow region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
270 217 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 32.81% 33.59% 24.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 109 115
Average daily rate £350 £338 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £12.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -28.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

Middleware
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Middleware across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Middleware Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Middleware
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Middleware across the Glasgow region.

Middleware Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Middleware
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Middleware across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014.

Middleware Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 10 (62.50%) Finance
2 9 (56.25%) Java
3 8 (50.00%) Oracle
3 8 (50.00%) Windows
3 8 (50.00%) Linux
3 8 (50.00%) SOA
4 7 (43.75%) Relational Database
5 6 (37.50%) RDBMS
5 6 (37.50%) SQL
6 5 (31.25%) ITIL
6 5 (31.25%) UNIX
6 5 (31.25%) Low Latency
6 5 (31.25%) Oracle Database
6 5 (31.25%) Front Office
6 5 (31.25%) Algorithmic Trading
6 5 (31.25%) KDB
6 5 (31.25%) Multithreading
7 4 (25.00%) WebSphere
7 4 (25.00%) IBM
8 3 (18.75%) Configuration Management
8 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (18.75%) Hibernate
8 3 (18.75%) Service Management
8 3 (18.75%) XML
8 3 (18.75%) OO
8 3 (18.75%) HTML
8 3 (18.75%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (18.75%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (18.75%) QA
8 3 (18.75%) REST

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 4 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (18.75%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (12.50%) WebLogic
3 2 (12.50%) Apache
3 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 2 (12.50%) WebLogic Portal
3 2 (12.50%) WebLogic Integration
3 2 (12.50%) WebSphere Process Server
3 2 (12.50%) GlassFish
3 2 (12.50%) Confluence
4 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
4 1 (6.25%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Firewall
2 1 (6.25%) HTTP
2 1 (6.25%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) Relational Database
2 6 (37.50%) RDBMS
3 5 (31.25%) KDB
3 5 (31.25%) Oracle Database
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 2 (12.50%) Ingres
5 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
5 1 (6.25%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Subversion
1 2 (12.50%) JIRA
General
1 10 (62.50%) Finance
2 5 (31.25%) Front Office
3 2 (12.50%) Banking
4 1 (6.25%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Developer
1 7 (43.75%) Java Developer
2 2 (12.50%) Applications Support Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) Technical Specialist
2 2 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
2 2 (12.50%) Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) Senior Developer
2 2 (12.50%) Support Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) Applications Support
3 1 (6.25%) Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Front Office Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) HTML
1 3 (18.75%) XML
1 3 (18.75%) Hibernate
1 3 (18.75%) REST
2 2 (12.50%) UIKit
2 2 (12.50%) Java EE
2 2 (12.50%) Dojo
2 2 (12.50%) Spring Web Flow
2 2 (12.50%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 2 (12.50%) YUI
2 2 (12.50%) jQuery
2 2 (12.50%) JPA
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (12.50%) Struts2
2 2 (12.50%) WebCenter
2 2 (12.50%) Spring
2 2 (12.50%) JSF
2 2 (12.50%) JTA
2 2 (12.50%) Ajax
2 2 (12.50%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Clustering
1 2 (12.50%) DataPower
1 2 (12.50%) Inversion of Control
1 2 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Windows
1 8 (50.00%) Linux
2 5 (31.25%) UNIX
3 1 (6.25%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) SOA
2 5 (31.25%) ITIL
2 5 (31.25%) Algorithmic Trading
2 5 (31.25%) Multithreading
2 5 (31.25%) Low Latency
3 3 (18.75%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (18.75%) OO
3 3 (18.75%) Configuration Management
3 3 (18.75%) Service Management
3 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (12.50%) TDD
4 2 (12.50%) BPEL
4 2 (12.50%) Document Management
4 2 (12.50%) AOP
4 2 (12.50%) Quality Management
4 2 (12.50%) Change Management
4 2 (12.50%) MVC
4 2 (12.50%) Business Continuity
4 2 (12.50%) Project Management
4 2 (12.50%) UML
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) Java
2 6 (37.50%) SQL
3 2 (12.50%) PL/SQL
4 1 (6.25%) C#
4 1 (6.25%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Oracle
2 4 (25.00%) IBM
3 2 (12.50%) TIBCO
3 2 (12.50%) Kofax
3 2 (12.50%) Yahoo!
3 2 (12.50%) Google
3 2 (12.50%) Kony
3 2 (12.50%) Sybase
3 2 (12.50%) JBoss
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