The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Glasgow region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware
Rank 65 70 53
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -17
Contract jobs citing Middleware 2 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.28% 0.77% 1.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.73% 1.87% 5.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 4
Average daily rate £288 £338 £426
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.81% -20.82%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £420 £413
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -15.78%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
275 375 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 39.12% 41.07% 22.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 178 89
Average daily rate £319 £319 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £475 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Average hourly rate £32.50 £15.89 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+104.59% -38.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Middleware
Scotland

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (30.00%) Internet
2 3 (30.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle
3 2 (20.00%) Business Continuity
3 2 (20.00%) MQSeries
3 2 (20.00%) ClearCase
3 2 (20.00%) ETL
3 2 (20.00%) WSDL
3 2 (20.00%) RDBMS
3 2 (20.00%) Java
3 2 (20.00%) UNIX
3 2 (20.00%) Linux
3 2 (20.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 2 (20.00%) Investment Management
3 2 (20.00%) Banking
3 2 (20.00%) Retail
3 2 (20.00%) SOAP
3 2 (20.00%) XML
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) TDD
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL
4 1 (10.00%) Hibernate
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) Identity Management
4 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) InterSystems Cache

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 3 (30.00%) WebSphere
1 3 (30.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (20.00%) MQSeries
3 1 (10.00%) Mule
3 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (10.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (10.00%) CICS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) Internet
2 1 (10.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (20.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (10.00%) InterSystems Cache
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) ClearCase
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Banking
2 2 (20.00%) Retail
3 1 (10.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Designer
3 2 (20.00%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
3 2 (20.00%) WebSphere Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Designer
4 1 (10.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Developer Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Applications Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst Programmer
4 1 (10.00%) Programmer
4 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Applications Support
4 1 (10.00%) Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Java Applications Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Designer
4 1 (10.00%) Mainframe Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) WSDL
1 2 (20.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
1 2 (20.00%) SOAP
1 2 (20.00%) XML
2 1 (10.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (10.00%) Spring
2 1 (10.00%) Apache Flex
2 1 (10.00%) HTML
2 1 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) UNIX
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Business Continuity
1 2 (20.00%) ETL
1 2 (20.00%) Investment Management
2 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (10.00%) TDD
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) Scrum
2 1 (10.00%) Identity Management
2 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (10.00%) Release Management
2 1 (10.00%) UML
2 1 (10.00%) OOA/OOD
2 1 (10.00%) OO
2 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (10.00%) OOD
2 1 (10.00%) SOA
2 1 (10.00%) BPR
2 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (10.00%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) Python
3 1 (10.00%) Perl
3 1 (10.00%) COBOL
3 1 (10.00%) JCL
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) JBoss
2 1 (10.00%) IBM
2 1 (10.00%) Informatica
2 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (10.00%) TIBCO