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 24 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Middleware
Rank 59 63 66
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +3
Contract jobs citing Middleware 10 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.13% 0.43% 0.75%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.69% 1.09% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 3
Average daily rate
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£394 £288 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.95% -14.81%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £47.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +18.75%
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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
213 274 394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 24.01% 39.54% 42.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 163 179
Average daily rate £388 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £413 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £21.50 £13.50 £15.89
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.25% -15.01%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -

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 24 April 2015.

Middleware Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 8 (50.00%) Java
1 8 (50.00%) Linux
2 7 (43.75%) Windows
3 5 (31.25%) SQL
3 5 (31.25%) UNIX
4 4 (25.00%) Perl
4 4 (25.00%) Oracle
4 4 (25.00%) WebLogic
5 3 (18.75%) .NET
5 3 (18.75%) ITIL
5 3 (18.75%) C#
5 3 (18.75%) SOA
5 3 (18.75%) JBoss
6 2 (12.50%) TIBCO
6 2 (12.50%) Finance
6 2 (12.50%) Spring
6 2 (12.50%) Multithreading
6 2 (12.50%) Performance Management
6 2 (12.50%) SOAP
6 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
6 2 (12.50%) DNS
6 2 (12.50%) BMC
6 2 (12.50%) Release Management
6 2 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (12.50%) Oracle Service Bus
6 2 (12.50%) Low Latency
6 2 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
7 1 (6.25%) Apache Camel
7 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database

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Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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%) WebLogic
2 3 (18.75%) JBoss
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (6.25%) IIS
4 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
4 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) DNS
2 1 (6.25%) Intranet
2 1 (6.25%) Internet
2 1 (6.25%) SAN
2 1 (6.25%) Firewall
2 1 (6.25%) LAN
2 1 (6.25%) WAN
2 1 (6.25%) DHCP
2 1 (6.25%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Eclipse
1 1 (6.25%) Maven
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Retail Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Developer
1 7 (43.75%) Java Developer
2 6 (37.50%) Designer
3 3 (18.75%) C# Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Capacity Planner
4 2 (12.50%) SOA Designer
5 1 (6.25%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Middleware Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle DBA
5 1 (6.25%) Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Architect
5 1 (6.25%) DBA
5 1 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Applications Support
5 1 (6.25%) Solutions Designer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Designer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) .NET
2 2 (12.50%) Spring
2 2 (12.50%) SOAP
3 1 (6.25%) Apache Camel
3 1 (6.25%) Spring Integration
3 1 (6.25%) Apache CXF
3 1 (6.25%) Apache Axis
3 1 (6.25%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Fat Client
1 1 (6.25%) Thin Client
1 1 (6.25%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Linux
2 7 (43.75%) Windows
3 5 (31.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) ITIL
1 3 (18.75%) SOA
2 2 (12.50%) Multithreading
2 2 (12.50%) Performance Management
2 2 (12.50%) Release Management
2 2 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (12.50%) Low Latency
2 2 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (6.25%) Change Control
3 1 (6.25%) Performance Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (6.25%) MVC
3 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
3 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.25%) Content Management
3 1 (6.25%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) Java
2 5 (31.25%) SQL
3 4 (25.00%) Perl
4 3 (18.75%) C#
5 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
5 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
5 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
5 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
5 1 (6.25%) Korn
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Server
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle
2 2 (12.50%) TIBCO
2 2 (12.50%) BMC
3 1 (6.25%) Citrix
3 1 (6.25%) VMware
3 1 (6.25%) AppSense