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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Middleware
Rank 55 43 65
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +22
Contract jobs citing Middleware 4 27 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.67% 3.05% 1.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.09% 11.95% 3.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 4
Median daily rate - £455 £271
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +67.74%
UK excluding London median daily rate £455 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £38.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-26.31% +38.18%
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
191 226 278
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 32.21% 25.57% 32.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 90 129
Median daily rate £350 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £413 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 0
Median hourly rate £14.00 £55.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.54% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.77 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +10.77%

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 28 August 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 5 (50.00%) Web Services
1 5 (50.00%) JBoss
2 4 (40.00%) SOA
2 4 (40.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (40.00%) Java
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Maven
2 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (40.00%) Open Source
3 3 (30.00%) RESTful
3 3 (30.00%) BDD
3 3 (30.00%) Artifactory
3 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (30.00%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (30.00%) REST
3 3 (30.00%) Gherkin
3 3 (30.00%) Unit Testing
3 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (30.00%) JPA
3 3 (30.00%) WebSphere
3 3 (30.00%) JSON
3 3 (30.00%) Selenium
3 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (30.00%) Hibernate
3 3 (30.00%) Scrum
3 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (30.00%) CSS
3 3 (30.00%) SOAP
3 3 (30.00%) HTML
3 3 (30.00%) Linux

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 5 (50.00%) JBoss
2 3 (30.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (20.00%) WebLogic
3 2 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (10.00%) Apache
4 1 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (10.00%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (10.00%) IIS
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) IaaS
1 1 (10.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) DNS
2 1 (10.00%) DHCP
2 1 (10.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) HTTP
2 1 (10.00%) LAN
2 1 (10.00%) SAN
2 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (10.00%) VPN
2 1 (10.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Maven
2 3 (30.00%) Artifactory
2 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (30.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Developer
1 3 (30.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Designer
2 1 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Designer
2 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Middleware Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Middleware Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Solutions Designer
2 1 (10.00%) Team Leader
2 1 (10.00%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) Web Services
2 3 (30.00%) CSS
2 3 (30.00%) Gherkin
2 3 (30.00%) Hibernate
2 3 (30.00%) HTML
2 3 (30.00%) JMS
2 3 (30.00%) JPA
2 3 (30.00%) JSON
2 3 (30.00%) REST
2 3 (30.00%) RESTful
2 3 (30.00%) SOAP
2 3 (30.00%) XHTML
3 2 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (10.00%) IBM Integration Bus
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (10.00%) DataPower
2 1 (10.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (10.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Linux
1 3 (30.00%) Unix
2 1 (10.00%) AIX
2 1 (10.00%) HPUX
2 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (40.00%) Open Source
1 4 (40.00%) SOA
2 3 (30.00%) BDD
2 3 (30.00%) Scrum
2 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (30.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (20.00%) Network Design
4 1 (10.00%) Change Data Capture
4 1 (10.00%) DevOps
4 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (10.00%) High Availability
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL
4 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (10.00%) Microservices
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) Java
2 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Docker
1 1 (10.00%) KVM
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (10.00%) RHEV
1 1 (10.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Ansible
1 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (10.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix
3 1 (10.00%) IBM
3 1 (10.00%) VMware