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 5 August 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Middleware
Rank 38 59 59
Rank change year-on-year
+21 0
Contract jobs citing Middleware 32 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 3.66% 1.43% 1.03%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.46% 4.30% 2.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 6
Average daily rate
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£450 £280 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.71% -17.03%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £25.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+60.00% -44.44%
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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
207 279 270
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 23.68% 33.21% 34.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 129 111
Average daily rate £325 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £438 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Average hourly rate £55.00 - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+16.17% -

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 5 August 2015.

Middleware Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 32 (74.42%) Oracle
2 24 (55.81%) SOA
3 19 (44.19%) Oracle Database
4 17 (39.53%) Oracle Fusion
4 17 (39.53%) Oracle Database 11g
5 15 (34.88%) WebLogic
6 14 (32.56%) Web Services
7 12 (27.91%) Oracle Service Bus
7 12 (27.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 11 (25.58%) Java
8 11 (25.58%) UNIX
8 11 (25.58%) Linux
9 10 (23.26%) Solaris
9 10 (23.26%) WebCenter
10 8 (18.60%) Technical Architecture
10 8 (18.60%) Capacity Planning
11 7 (16.28%) Amazon AWS
11 7 (16.28%) SaaS
11 7 (16.28%) PaaS
11 7 (16.28%) Release Management
12 6 (13.95%) WebSphere
12 6 (13.95%) Finance
12 6 (13.95%) E-Commerce
12 6 (13.95%) XML
12 6 (13.95%) iPad
13 5 (11.63%) Line Management
13 5 (11.63%) Data Centre
13 5 (11.63%) ERP
13 5 (11.63%) Oracle Database 10g
13 5 (11.63%) Project Planning

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 15 (34.88%) WebLogic
2 12 (27.91%) Oracle Service Bus
2 12 (27.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 6 (13.95%) WebSphere
4 3 (6.98%) JBoss
5 1 (2.33%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.33%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (2.33%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 7 (16.28%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (16.28%) SaaS
1 7 (16.28%) PaaS
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) CTI
1 1 (2.33%) Wireshark
1 1 (2.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (44.19%) Oracle Database
2 17 (39.53%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (11.63%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (9.30%) SQL Server
4 4 (9.30%) Oracle Database 12c
5 3 (6.98%) Oracle9i Database
5 3 (6.98%) RDBMS
5 3 (6.98%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.33%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (2.33%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Ant
2 1 (2.33%) NUnit
2 1 (2.33%) CruiseControl
2 1 (2.33%) Subversion
2 1 (2.33%) Fiddler
2 1 (2.33%) TeamCity
2 1 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.33%) Hudson
2 1 (2.33%) MSBuild
2 1 (2.33%) QUnit
2 1 (2.33%) Jasmine
General
1 6 (13.95%) Finance
2 2 (4.65%) Banking
3 1 (2.33%) Retail
3 1 (2.33%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.33%) Retail Banking
3 1 (2.33%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 19 (44.19%) Designer
2 14 (32.56%) SOA Designer
2 14 (32.56%) Architect
3 9 (20.93%) Consultant
3 9 (20.93%) Oracle Consultant
3 9 (20.93%) SOA Consultant
3 9 (20.93%) Oracle SOA Consultant
4 6 (13.95%) Infrastructure Architect
4 6 (13.95%) Technical Architect
4 6 (13.95%) Oracle DBA
4 6 (13.95%) DBA
5 5 (11.63%) Developer
6 4 (9.30%) Java Developer
6 4 (9.30%) C# Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Solutions Designer
8 2 (4.65%) Administrator
8 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Designer
9 1 (2.33%) C# .NET Developer
9 1 (2.33%) Middleware Administrator
9 1 (2.33%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (39.53%) Oracle Fusion
2 14 (32.56%) Web Services
3 10 (23.26%) WebCenter
4 6 (13.95%) XML
5 4 (9.30%) .NET
6 3 (6.98%) SOAP
6 3 (6.98%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 2 (4.65%) Spring
8 1 (2.33%) Ajax
8 1 (2.33%) NHibernate
8 1 (2.33%) .NET Framework
8 1 (2.33%) JSON
8 1 (2.33%) Dojo
8 1 (2.33%) Apache Axis
8 1 (2.33%) Spring MVC
8 1 (2.33%) WPF
8 1 (2.33%) LINQ
8 1 (2.33%) jQuery
8 1 (2.33%) Ext JS
8 1 (2.33%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) iPad
2 5 (11.63%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.33%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 11 (25.58%) UNIX
1 11 (25.58%) Linux
2 10 (23.26%) Solaris
3 4 (9.30%) Windows
4 3 (6.98%) AIX
5 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (55.81%) SOA
2 8 (18.60%) Technical Architecture
2 8 (18.60%) Capacity Planning
3 7 (16.28%) Release Management
4 6 (13.95%) E-Commerce
5 5 (11.63%) ERP
5 5 (11.63%) Project Planning
5 5 (11.63%) BPEL
5 5 (11.63%) Line Management
6 3 (6.98%) Network Architecture
6 3 (6.98%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (6.98%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (4.65%) Network Design
7 2 (4.65%) MVC
7 2 (4.65%) Financial Modelling
7 2 (4.65%) Performance Analysis
8 1 (2.33%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (2.33%) Technical Analysis
8 1 (2.33%) Performance Management
8 1 (2.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (25.58%) Java
2 4 (9.30%) SQL
2 4 (9.30%) C#
3 3 (6.98%) Perl
4 2 (4.65%) PL/SQL
4 2 (4.65%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.33%) Korn
5 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.33%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (6.98%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (4.65%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle Statspack
3 1 (2.33%) Data Guard
3 1 (2.33%) logstash
Vendors
1 32 (74.42%) Oracle
2 4 (9.30%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.33%) Sun
3 1 (2.33%) BMC
3 1 (2.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.33%) TIBCO
3 1 (2.33%) Sybase