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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware
Rank 63 54 46
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -8
Contract jobs citing Middleware 11 7 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.27% 1.01% 1.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.89% 3.08% 8.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 6
Average daily rate
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£285 £394 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.61% +18.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £338 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £450 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £45.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-38.88% +16.12%
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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
283 227 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 32.68% 32.90% 18.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 100 85
Average daily rate £358 £310 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.32% +12.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 22 August 2014.

Middleware Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 8 (53.33%) Java
1 8 (53.33%) Windows
1 8 (53.33%) Linux
1 8 (53.33%) Finance
2 7 (46.67%) Oracle
3 6 (40.00%) UNIX
3 6 (40.00%) SOA
3 6 (40.00%) Relational Database
4 5 (33.33%) Algorithmic Trading
4 5 (33.33%) Low Latency
4 5 (33.33%) KDB
4 5 (33.33%) Multithreading
4 5 (33.33%) Front Office
4 5 (33.33%) ITIL
4 5 (33.33%) SQL
5 4 (26.67%) RDBMS
6 3 (20.00%) IBM
6 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
6 3 (20.00%) Service Management
6 3 (20.00%) QA
6 3 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database
7 2 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (13.33%) Release Management
7 2 (13.33%) Confluence
7 2 (13.33%) JIRA
7 2 (13.33%) WebSphere
7 2 (13.33%) Document Management
7 2 (13.33%) Quality Management
7 2 (13.33%) Change Management

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Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 2 (13.33%) Confluence
1 2 (13.33%) WebSphere
1 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
1 2 (13.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (6.67%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (6.67%) WebLogic
2 1 (6.67%) IIS
2 1 (6.67%) Mule
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Firewall
2 1 (6.67%) HTTP
2 1 (6.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 5 (33.33%) KDB
3 4 (26.67%) RDBMS
4 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database
5 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
5 2 (13.33%) Ingres
6 1 (6.67%) MongoDB
6 1 (6.67%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) JIRA
1 2 (13.33%) Subversion
General
1 8 (53.33%) Finance
2 5 (33.33%) Front Office
3 2 (13.33%) Banking
4 1 (6.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Java Developer
1 6 (40.00%) Developer
2 2 (13.33%) Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Support Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Applications Support
2 2 (13.33%) Applications Support Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Applications Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Front Office Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Java Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) Hibernate
1 2 (13.33%) .NET
1 2 (13.33%) HTML
2 1 (6.67%) JMS
2 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (6.67%) XML
2 1 (6.67%) XSLT
2 1 (6.67%) Spring
2 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
2 1 (6.67%) JSON
2 1 (6.67%) Apache Flex
2 1 (6.67%) WPF
2 1 (6.67%) LINQ
2 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (6.67%) REST
2 1 (6.67%) JAX-RS
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Windows
1 8 (53.33%) Linux
2 6 (40.00%) UNIX
3 1 (6.67%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) SOA
2 5 (33.33%) Algorithmic Trading
2 5 (33.33%) Low Latency
2 5 (33.33%) Multithreading
2 5 (33.33%) ITIL
3 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (20.00%) Service Management
3 3 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (13.33%) Release Management
4 2 (13.33%) Document Management
4 2 (13.33%) Quality Management
4 2 (13.33%) Change Management
4 2 (13.33%) Project Management
4 2 (13.33%) Business Continuity
4 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (13.33%) ETL
4 2 (13.33%) OO
5 1 (6.67%) UML
5 1 (6.67%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) Java
2 5 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (13.33%) Perl
4 1 (6.67%) Python
4 1 (6.67%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Oracle
2 3 (20.00%) IBM
3 2 (13.33%) TIBCO
3 2 (13.33%) Kofax
3 2 (13.33%) Sybase
4 1 (6.67%) JBoss
4 1 (6.67%) Informatica