The table below looks at the statistics for Middleware skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Middleware over the 3 months to 27 June 2016 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Middleware
Rank 68 44 59
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +15
Contract jobs citing Middleware 4 28 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.56% 3.19% 1.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.76% 12.84% 3.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 4
Median daily rate £475 £450 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +39.53%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £40.00 £46.25
% change year-on-year
-30.00% -13.51%
Middleware
Scotland

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
227 218 273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 31.93% 24.80% 35.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 90 157
Median daily rate £350 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £400 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £65.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +381.48%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +14.28%

Middleware
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Glasgow 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 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 27 June 2016, 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 15 (71.43%) Java
1 15 (71.43%) SOA
1 15 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (61.90%) Web Services
3 10 (47.62%) Unix
3 10 (47.62%) SQL
4 9 (42.86%) SOAP
4 9 (42.86%) JMS
4 9 (42.86%) HTTP
4 9 (42.86%) JSON
4 9 (42.86%) DataPower
4 9 (42.86%) REST
5 8 (38.10%) SWIFT
5 8 (38.10%) HP Quality Center
5 8 (38.10%) WinSCP
5 8 (38.10%) Defect Tracking
5 8 (38.10%) SEPA
5 8 (38.10%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
5 8 (38.10%) HL7
5 8 (38.10%) XMLSpy
5 8 (38.10%) FTP
5 8 (38.10%) EAI
5 8 (38.10%) WSDL
5 8 (38.10%) HTTPS
5 8 (38.10%) HP
5 8 (38.10%) IBM
5 8 (38.10%) Remedy
5 8 (38.10%) JBoss
5 8 (38.10%) MQSeries
5 8 (38.10%) ClearCase

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow 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 8 (38.10%) JBoss
1 8 (38.10%) MQSeries
1 8 (38.10%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
2 2 (9.52%) WebLogic
2 2 (9.52%) WebSphere
3 1 (4.76%) Apache
3 1 (4.76%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (4.76%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (4.76%) IIS
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (4.76%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (19.05%) IaaS
1 4 (19.05%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (42.86%) HTTP
2 8 (38.10%) FTP
2 8 (38.10%) HTTPS
2 8 (38.10%) WinSCP
3 2 (9.52%) DNS
4 1 (4.76%) DHCP
4 1 (4.76%) Firewall
4 1 (4.76%) LAN
4 1 (4.76%) SAN
4 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.76%) VPN
4 1 (4.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (38.10%) ClearCase
1 8 (38.10%) XMLSpy
2 5 (23.81%) Maven
3 2 (9.52%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (4.76%) Artifactory
4 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.76%) Selenium
General
1 1 (4.76%) Banking
1 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Architect
3 2 (9.52%) Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Java Architect
3 2 (9.52%) Java Technical Architect
3 2 (9.52%) Technical Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Designer
4 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Java Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Middleware Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Middleware Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (61.90%) Web Services
2 9 (42.86%) JMS
2 9 (42.86%) JSON
2 9 (42.86%) REST
2 9 (42.86%) SOAP
3 8 (38.10%) EDI
3 8 (38.10%) WSDL
3 8 (38.10%) XML
3 8 (38.10%) XSD
3 8 (38.10%) XSL
3 8 (38.10%) XSLT
4 2 (9.52%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (4.76%) CSS
5 1 (4.76%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (4.76%) Hibernate
5 1 (4.76%) HTML
5 1 (4.76%) IBM Integration Bus
5 1 (4.76%) JPA
5 1 (4.76%) RESTful
5 1 (4.76%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (42.86%) DataPower
2 8 (38.10%) SWIFT
3 3 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (9.52%) User Experience
5 1 (4.76%) Fat Client
5 1 (4.76%) Public Cloud
5 1 (4.76%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 10 (47.62%) Unix
2 5 (23.81%) Linux
3 1 (4.76%) AIX
3 1 (4.76%) HPUX
3 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (4.76%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (71.43%) SOA
2 8 (38.10%) Defect Tracking
2 8 (38.10%) EAI
3 7 (33.33%) DevOps
4 5 (23.81%) Configuration Management
4 5 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (19.05%) Microservices
5 4 (19.05%) Network Design
5 4 (19.05%) Open Source
6 2 (9.52%) ETL
6 2 (9.52%) UML
7 1 (4.76%) BDD
7 1 (4.76%) Change Data Capture
7 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (4.76%) High Availability
7 1 (4.76%) ITIL
7 1 (4.76%) Server Building
7 1 (4.76%) Service Management
7 1 (4.76%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 15 (71.43%) Java
2 10 (47.62%) SQL
3 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.76%) Jython
4 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.76%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (38.10%) HL7
1 8 (38.10%) SEPA
2 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) Docker
2 1 (4.76%) KVM
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (4.76%) RHEV
2 1 (4.76%) VMware ESX
2 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (38.10%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (23.81%) Puppet
3 4 (19.05%) Ansible
3 4 (19.05%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (4.76%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) HP
1 8 (38.10%) IBM
1 8 (38.10%) Remedy
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle
2 2 (9.52%) Red Hat
2 2 (9.52%) Talend
3 1 (4.76%) CA
3 1 (4.76%) Citrix
3 1 (4.76%) Dell
3 1 (4.76%) VMware