The table below looks at the statistics for Middleware skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Middleware over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Middleware
Rank 70 102 82
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -20
Contract jobs citing Middleware 71 29 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.16% 1.06% 1.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.76% 3.82% 5.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 16 9
Average daily rate
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£450 £355 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.76% -16.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £266 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £435 £413
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £29.75 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+27.73% -33.88%
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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 Scotland region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
660 759 569
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.12% 27.71% 23.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 338 394 273
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 10
Average hourly rate £55.00 £42.25 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.17% +24.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.38 £35.75 £27.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

Middleware
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Middleware across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Middleware Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Middleware
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Middleware across the Scotland region.

Middleware Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Middleware
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Middleware across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Middleware Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Middleware
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Middleware across the Scotland region.

Middleware Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Middleware
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +12 40 £450 +12.50% 4
Glasgow +22 28 £453 +66.82% 2
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Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 55 (55.56%) Oracle
2 34 (34.34%) SOA
3 31 (31.31%) Finance
4 29 (29.29%) Oracle Database
5 21 (21.21%) Oracle Fusion
5 21 (21.21%) Banking
5 21 (21.21%) Oracle Database 11g
5 21 (21.21%) SQL
5 21 (21.21%) Web Services
6 20 (20.20%) Solaris
6 20 (20.20%) Linux
7 19 (19.19%) AIX
7 19 (19.19%) Java
8 17 (17.17%) WebLogic
9 15 (15.15%) Migration
10 14 (14.14%) UNIX
10 14 (14.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 12 (12.12%) Windows
12 11 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
13 10 (10.10%) WebSphere
13 10 (10.10%) WebCenter
13 10 (10.10%) Oracle Service Bus
13 10 (10.10%) HPUX
13 10 (10.10%) Data Centre
14 9 (9.09%) SDLC
15 8 (8.08%) Technical Architecture
15 8 (8.08%) Continuous Integration
15 8 (8.08%) XML
15 8 (8.08%) IBM
15 8 (8.08%) Relational Database

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 17 (17.17%) WebLogic
2 14 (14.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 10 (10.10%) Oracle Service Bus
3 10 (10.10%) WebSphere
4 7 (7.07%) JBoss
5 3 (3.03%) IIS
6 2 (2.02%) CICS
6 2 (2.02%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (2.02%) Mule
6 2 (2.02%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (2.02%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (1.01%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (1.01%) Apache
7 1 (1.01%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.01%) JRun
7 1 (1.01%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 3 (3.03%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (6.06%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (2.02%) Agresso
3 1 (1.01%) SAP MM
3 1 (1.01%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.01%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.01%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.07%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (7.07%) SaaS
1 7 (7.07%) PaaS
2 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.01%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.03%) Internet
2 2 (2.02%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.02%) SSL
3 1 (1.01%) CTI
3 1 (1.01%) DNS
3 1 (1.01%) DHCP
3 1 (1.01%) FTP
3 1 (1.01%) HTTP
3 1 (1.01%) Firewall
3 1 (1.01%) Wireshark
3 1 (1.01%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (29.29%) Oracle Database
2 21 (21.21%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (8.08%) Relational Database
4 7 (7.07%) Oracle Database 10g
5 5 (5.05%) SQL Server
5 5 (5.05%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (4.04%) RDBMS
6 4 (4.04%) Oracle Database 12c
6 4 (4.04%) InterSystems Cache
7 3 (3.03%) Oracle BI EE
7 3 (3.03%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 3 (3.03%) Oracle9i Database
8 2 (2.02%) DB2
8 2 (2.02%) MSDE
9 1 (1.01%) Oracle Exadata
9 1 (1.01%) Data Mining
9 1 (1.01%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 7 (7.07%) Ant
2 2 (2.02%) Gradle
2 2 (2.02%) Artifactory
2 2 (2.02%) Subversion
2 2 (2.02%) Maven
3 1 (1.01%) JIRA
3 1 (1.01%) Fiddler
3 1 (1.01%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.01%) Hudson
3 1 (1.01%) MSBuild
3 1 (1.01%) QUnit
3 1 (1.01%) Jasmine
3 1 (1.01%) JBuilder
3 1 (1.01%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.01%) NUnit
3 1 (1.01%) CruiseControl
General
1 31 (31.31%) Finance
2 21 (21.21%) Banking
3 5 (5.05%) Retail
4 3 (3.03%) Advertising
5 2 (2.02%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.02%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.02%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.01%) Front Office
6 1 (1.01%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.01%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 35 (35.35%) Architect
2 23 (23.23%) Designer
3 14 (14.14%) SOA Designer
4 12 (12.12%) Administrator
5 11 (11.11%) Developer
5 11 (11.11%) Consultant
5 11 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
6 10 (10.10%) Solutions Architect
6 10 (10.10%) Solutions Designer
7 9 (9.09%) Oracle Consultant
7 9 (9.09%) Oracle SOA Consultant
7 9 (9.09%) SOA Consultant
8 8 (8.08%) Oracle DBA
8 8 (8.08%) DBA
9 7 (7.07%) Technical Architect
10 5 (5.05%) Analyst
11 4 (4.04%) Java Developer
12 3 (3.03%) OBIEE Developer
12 3 (3.03%) Deployment Analyst
12 3 (3.03%) Report Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (21.21%) Web Services
1 21 (21.21%) Oracle Fusion
2 10 (10.10%) WebCenter
3 8 (8.08%) XML
4 5 (5.05%) .NET
5 4 (4.04%) Spring
5 4 (4.04%) Java EE
6 3 (3.03%) SOAP
6 3 (3.03%) Spring Integration
6 3 (3.03%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 2 (2.02%) ASP.NET
7 2 (2.02%) .NET Framework
7 2 (2.02%) XSLT
8 1 (1.01%) EDI
8 1 (1.01%) ISAPI
8 1 (1.01%) WSDL
8 1 (1.01%) BAPI
8 1 (1.01%) HTML
8 1 (1.01%) Ajax
8 1 (1.01%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.10%) Data Centre
2 7 (7.07%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.06%) iPad
3 6 (6.06%) DataPower
3 6 (6.06%) Mainframe
4 3 (3.03%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.02%) Physics
5 2 (2.02%) Reference Data
5 2 (2.02%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.02%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.02%) iSeries
6 1 (1.01%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.01%) PKI
6 1 (1.01%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 20 (20.20%) Solaris
1 20 (20.20%) Linux
2 19 (19.19%) AIX
3 14 (14.14%) UNIX
4 12 (12.12%) Windows
5 10 (10.10%) HPUX
6 5 (5.05%) zOS
7 1 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (34.34%) SOA
2 15 (15.15%) Migration
3 11 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (9.09%) SDLC
5 8 (8.08%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (8.08%) Capacity Planning
5 8 (8.08%) Technical Architecture
6 7 (7.07%) ERP
6 7 (7.07%) Release Management
7 6 (6.06%) DevOps
7 6 (6.06%) E-Commerce
7 6 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (5.05%) Zachman Framework
8 5 (5.05%) TOGAF
8 5 (5.05%) BPEL
8 5 (5.05%) Line Management
8 5 (5.05%) Enterprise Architecture
8 5 (5.05%) Project Planning
8 5 (5.05%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (4.04%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (21.21%) SQL
2 19 (19.19%) Java
3 5 (5.05%) Perl
3 5 (5.05%) PL/SQL
4 4 (4.04%) C#
5 3 (3.03%) T-SQL
5 3 (3.03%) Python
6 2 (2.02%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.02%) C++
6 2 (2.02%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.02%) C
7 1 (1.01%) PHP
7 1 (1.01%) Korn
7 1 (1.01%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.01%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.01%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 2 (2.02%) CISA
1 2 (2.02%) QiCA
1 2 (2.02%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.01%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.02%) QA
2 1 (1.01%) SLA
2 1 (1.01%) BS7799
2 1 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (4.04%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (2.02%) Job Entry Subsystem
2 2 (2.02%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (3.03%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (2.02%) CA Endevor
2 2 (2.02%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.01%) Oracle Statspack
3 1 (1.01%) Data Guard
3 1 (1.01%) logstash
Vendors
1 55 (55.56%) Oracle
2 8 (8.08%) IBM
3 5 (5.05%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.05%) Red Hat
4 4 (4.04%) Sybase
4 4 (4.04%) CA
5 3 (3.03%) TIBCO
5 3 (3.03%) VMware
6 2 (2.02%) GoldenSource
6 2 (2.02%) Informatica
6 2 (2.02%) HP
7 1 (1.01%) Veritas
7 1 (1.01%) SAP
7 1 (1.01%) Sun
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