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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Middleware
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 44 46 56
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +10
Contract jobs citing Middleware 6 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.21% 1.76% 0.97%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.69% 7.06% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 5
Median daily rate £325 £225 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% -43.75%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £38.25 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+30.71% +5.08%

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
128 170 224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 25.81% 24.89% 30.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 93 144
Median daily rate £350 £310 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £225 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £375 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 3
Median hourly rate £17.32 - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

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 18 January 2017, 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 7 (50.00%) Unix
2 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) SOAP
2 6 (42.86%) Java
3 5 (35.71%) HTML
3 5 (35.71%) Linux
3 5 (35.71%) JSON
3 5 (35.71%) REST
3 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (28.57%) Relational Database
4 4 (28.57%) Oracle Database
4 4 (28.57%) Finance
4 4 (28.57%) SQL
4 4 (28.57%) J2EE
4 4 (28.57%) Oracle
5 3 (21.43%) JBoss
5 3 (21.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (21.43%) Fixed Income
5 3 (21.43%) Spring
5 3 (21.43%) Apache Flex
5 3 (21.43%) Apache CXF
5 3 (21.43%) HTML5
6 2 (14.29%) BDD
6 2 (14.29%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (14.29%) Open Source
6 2 (14.29%) RESTful
6 2 (14.29%) Visualisation
6 2 (14.29%) Selenium
6 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing

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 3 (21.43%) JBoss
2 2 (14.29%) WebSphere
3 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) HTTPS
1 1 (7.14%) Internet
1 1 (7.14%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle Database
1 4 (28.57%) Relational Database
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle ODI
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Artifactory
1 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
1 2 (14.29%) Maven
1 2 (14.29%) Selenium
2 1 (7.14%) ClearCase
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Front Office
2 1 (7.14%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Java Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Designer
4 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Designer
4 2 (14.29%) Solutions Designer
4 2 (14.29%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (7.14%) Database Designer
5 1 (7.14%) Database Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Database Specialist
5 1 (7.14%) Front Office Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Identity Management Specialist
5 1 (7.14%) Middleware Specialist
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle Specialist
5 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) SOAP
2 5 (35.71%) HTML
2 5 (35.71%) JSON
2 5 (35.71%) REST
3 4 (28.57%) J2EE
4 3 (21.43%) Apache CXF
4 3 (21.43%) Apache Flex
4 3 (21.43%) HTML5
4 3 (21.43%) Spring
5 2 (14.29%) CSS
5 2 (14.29%) Gherkin
5 2 (14.29%) Hibernate
5 2 (14.29%) JMS
5 2 (14.29%) JPA
5 2 (14.29%) RESTful
5 2 (14.29%) Web Services
5 2 (14.29%) XHTML
6 1 (7.14%) IBM Integration Bus
6 1 (7.14%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (21.43%) Fixed Income
2 3 (21.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (14.29%) Visualisation
4 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
4 1 (7.14%) DataPower
4 1 (7.14%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Unix
2 5 (35.71%) Linux
3 1 (7.14%) AIX
3 1 (7.14%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (14.29%) Analytics
2 2 (14.29%) BDD
2 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (14.29%) Data Migration
2 2 (14.29%) ETL
2 2 (14.29%) ITIL
2 2 (14.29%) Migration
2 2 (14.29%) Open Source
2 2 (14.29%) Scrum
2 2 (14.29%) SOA
2 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
2 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
2 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Change Control
3 1 (7.14%) CRM
3 1 (7.14%) Identity Access Management
3 1 (7.14%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (7.14%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) Java
2 4 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.14%) C#
4 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
4 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
1 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle
2 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft