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 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Middleware
Rank 59 57 54
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Contract jobs citing Middleware 6 4 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.79% 0.68% 2.09%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.64% 2.34% 6.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 7
Average daily rate
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£375 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -14.48%
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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
227 171 258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 29.95% 29.03% 33.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 91 160
Average daily rate £363 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £230 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £395 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £32.50 £38.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.15% -16.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 30 January 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 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 5 (50.00%) Java
2 5 (50.00%) Oracle
2 5 (50.00%) WebSphere
3 4 (40.00%) IBM
3 4 (40.00%) Windows
3 4 (40.00%) Linux
4 3 (30.00%) UNIX
4 3 (30.00%) JBoss
4 3 (30.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (30.00%) BMC
4 3 (30.00%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (30.00%) Finance
4 3 (30.00%) Spring
4 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (30.00%) Performance Management
4 3 (30.00%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
5 2 (20.00%) Kony
5 2 (20.00%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (20.00%) BDD
5 2 (20.00%) REST
5 2 (20.00%) UIKit
5 2 (20.00%) Mobile App
5 2 (20.00%) Low Latency
5 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
5 2 (20.00%) JPA
5 2 (20.00%) BPEL
5 2 (20.00%) Multithreading

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Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 5 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (30.00%) JBoss
2 3 (30.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (20.00%) GlassFish
3 2 (20.00%) WebSphere Process Server
3 2 (20.00%) WebLogic Portal
3 2 (20.00%) WebLogic Integration
3 2 (20.00%) WebLogic
3 2 (20.00%) Apache
4 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
4 1 (10.00%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) DNS
2 1 (10.00%) LAN
2 1 (10.00%) WAN
2 1 (10.00%) DHCP
2 1 (10.00%) VPN
2 1 (10.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) Intranet
2 1 (10.00%) Internet
2 1 (10.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (20.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (10.00%) Maven
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
1 5 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Capacity Planner
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Applications Support
4 1 (10.00%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 3 (30.00%) Spring
2 2 (20.00%) REST
2 2 (20.00%) UIKit
2 2 (20.00%) JPA
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (20.00%) Struts2
2 2 (20.00%) WebCenter
2 2 (20.00%) JSF
2 2 (20.00%) JTA
2 2 (20.00%) Ajax
2 2 (20.00%) Java EE
2 2 (20.00%) Dojo
2 2 (20.00%) Spring Web Flow
2 2 (20.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 2 (20.00%) YUI
2 2 (20.00%) jQuery
2 2 (20.00%) Hibernate
2 2 (20.00%) J2EE
2 2 (20.00%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Mobile App
1 2 (20.00%) DataPower
1 2 (20.00%) Inversion of Control
1 2 (20.00%) Clustering
2 1 (10.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (10.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (10.00%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
1 4 (40.00%) Linux
2 3 (30.00%) UNIX
3 2 (20.00%) Solaris
4 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (30.00%) Performance Management
1 3 (30.00%) Performance Analysis
2 2 (20.00%) BDD
2 2 (20.00%) Low Latency
2 2 (20.00%) BPEL
2 2 (20.00%) Multithreading
2 2 (20.00%) Domain-Driven Design
2 2 (20.00%) AOP
2 2 (20.00%) TDD
2 2 (20.00%) MVC
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) SOA
2 2 (20.00%) UML
2 2 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
2 2 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (10.00%) Content Management
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 5 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (20.00%) Perl
3 2 (20.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Server
1 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Oracle
2 4 (40.00%) IBM
3 3 (30.00%) BMC
4 2 (20.00%) Kony
4 2 (20.00%) Yahoo!
4 2 (20.00%) Google
4 2 (20.00%) VMware
5 1 (10.00%) TIBCO
5 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (10.00%) Citrix
5 1 (10.00%) AppSense