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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Middleware
Rank 57 64 65
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +1
Contract jobs citing Middleware 10 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.17% 0.16% 0.95%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.76% 0.44% 2.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 2
Average daily rate
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£400 £288 £419
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.13% -31.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £288 £354
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £288 £484
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £380 £423
% change year-on-year
+18.42% -10.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £47.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-19.47% +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
210 229 339
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 24.65% 37.24% 40.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 132 171
Average daily rate £400 £319 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.39% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 5
Average hourly rate £17.50 £32.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.15% -13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 27 March 2015.

Middleware Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 9 (52.94%) Linux
2 8 (47.06%) Windows
3 7 (41.18%) Java
3 7 (41.18%) SQL
4 6 (35.29%) Oracle
4 6 (35.29%) UNIX
5 4 (23.53%) Performance Analysis
5 4 (23.53%) BMC
5 4 (23.53%) WebLogic
5 4 (23.53%) Perl
5 4 (23.53%) Performance Management
6 3 (17.65%) WebSphere
6 3 (17.65%) .NET
6 3 (17.65%) C#
6 3 (17.65%) ITIL
6 3 (17.65%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (11.76%) Oracle Service Bus
7 2 (11.76%) Multithreading
7 2 (11.76%) Low Latency
7 2 (11.76%) Solaris
7 2 (11.76%) SOA
7 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
7 2 (11.76%) DNS
7 2 (11.76%) IBM
7 2 (11.76%) Finance
7 2 (11.76%) VMware
7 2 (11.76%) JBoss
7 2 (11.76%) TIBCO
7 2 (11.76%) Release Management
8 1 (5.88%) Fat Client

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (23.53%) WebLogic
2 3 (17.65%) WebSphere
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (11.76%) JBoss
4 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
4 1 (5.88%) IIS
4 1 (5.88%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) DNS
2 1 (5.88%) SAN
2 1 (5.88%) Intranet
2 1 (5.88%) Internet
2 1 (5.88%) Firewall
2 1 (5.88%) LAN
2 1 (5.88%) WAN
2 1 (5.88%) DHCP
2 1 (5.88%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Eclipse
1 1 (5.88%) Maven
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
2 1 (5.88%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Developer
1 6 (35.29%) Java Developer
1 6 (35.29%) Designer
2 4 (23.53%) Capacity Planner
3 3 (17.65%) C# Developer
4 2 (11.76%) SOA Designer
5 1 (5.88%) Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Support Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Designer
5 1 (5.88%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle DBA
5 1 (5.88%) Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Architect
5 1 (5.88%) DBA
5 1 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) .NET
2 1 (5.88%) SOAP
2 1 (5.88%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (5.88%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Thin Client
1 1 (5.88%) Mainframe
1 1 (5.88%) Fat Client
1 1 (5.88%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 9 (52.94%) Linux
2 8 (47.06%) Windows
3 6 (35.29%) UNIX
4 2 (11.76%) Solaris
5 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Performance Management
1 4 (23.53%) Performance Analysis
2 3 (17.65%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (17.65%) ITIL
3 2 (11.76%) SOA
3 2 (11.76%) Release Management
3 2 (11.76%) Multithreading
3 2 (11.76%) Low Latency
4 1 (5.88%) Performance Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (5.88%) Change Control
4 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.88%) Content Management
4 1 (5.88%) Network Design
4 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) SQL
1 7 (41.18%) Java
2 4 (23.53%) Perl
3 3 (17.65%) C#
4 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
4 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
4 1 (5.88%) Korn
4 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Server
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Oracle
2 4 (23.53%) BMC
3 2 (11.76%) TIBCO
3 2 (11.76%) VMware
3 2 (11.76%) IBM
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.88%) Citrix
4 1 (5.88%) AppSense
4 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
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