The table below looks at the statistics for Middleware skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Middleware over the 3 months to 11 December 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
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Middleware
Rank 83 102 86
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -16
Contract jobs citing Middleware 38 29 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.95% 1.03% 1.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.01% 5.00% 5.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 17 22
Median daily rate £400 £403 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.80% +0.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £33.63 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+48.69% -25.27%
Middleware
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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
542 580 754
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 27.78% 20.55% 26.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 315 338 432
Median daily rate £375 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 2
Median hourly rate £52.00 £40.38 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.77% +68.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £25.00 £22.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £43.50 £25.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

Middleware
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland 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 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 11 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 11 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +17 16 £400 -5.88% 2
Renfrewshire +8 10 £415 +3.75%
Glasgow +3 6 £373 -21.57% 4
West Lothian - 6 £325 -
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Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 33 (47.83%) SQL
2 29 (42.03%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (27.54%) Unix
4 18 (26.09%) Java
5 17 (24.64%) JavaScript
6 16 (23.19%) Linux
6 16 (23.19%) Web Services
6 16 (23.19%) Banking
6 16 (23.19%) Finance
7 15 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
8 14 (20.29%) Relational Database
8 14 (20.29%) Windows
8 14 (20.29%) Oracle
9 13 (18.84%) C#
9 13 (18.84%) ETL
10 12 (17.39%) ITIL
10 12 (17.39%) SQL Server
10 12 (17.39%) .NET
10 12 (17.39%) Oracle Database
11 11 (15.94%) Performance Tuning
11 11 (15.94%) SDLC
12 10 (14.49%) Python
12 10 (14.49%) SOA
12 10 (14.49%) Microsoft
12 10 (14.49%) HP
12 10 (14.49%) BizTalk Server
12 10 (14.49%) CA
13 9 (13.04%) BMC
13 9 (13.04%) ITSM
13 9 (13.04%) Migration

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 10 (14.49%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (8.70%) GlassFish
2 6 (8.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (5.80%) JBoss
3 4 (5.80%) WebSphere
4 3 (4.35%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (2.90%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.90%) WebSphere Portal
6 1 (1.45%) MQSeries
6 1 (1.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (8.70%) Unit4 Business World
2 3 (4.35%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.90%) SaaS
2 1 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.45%) IaaS
2 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.45%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.59%) SAN
2 7 (10.14%) HTTPS
3 6 (8.70%) Firewall
3 6 (8.70%) HTTP
3 6 (8.70%) iSCSI
3 6 (8.70%) NAS
4 3 (4.35%) FTP
5 1 (1.45%) Internet
5 1 (1.45%) LAN
5 1 (1.45%) SSL
5 1 (1.45%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.45%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (20.29%) Relational Database
2 12 (17.39%) Oracle Database
2 12 (17.39%) SQL Server
3 9 (13.04%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.90%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (1.45%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.45%) ObjectStore
5 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (8.70%) Maven
2 5 (7.25%) Subversion
3 3 (4.35%) Eclipse
3 3 (4.35%) Jenkins
3 3 (4.35%) JIRA
4 2 (2.90%) Artifactory
4 2 (2.90%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (2.90%) Selenium
4 2 (2.90%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.45%) Ant
5 1 (1.45%) ClearCase
5 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 16 (23.19%) Banking
1 16 (23.19%) Finance
2 7 (10.14%) Telecoms
3 6 (8.70%) Billing
4 2 (2.90%) Advertising
5 1 (1.45%) Front Office
5 1 (1.45%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (34.78%) Developer
2 10 (14.49%) BizTalk Developer
2 10 (14.49%) Designer
3 8 (11.59%) Database Designer
3 8 (11.59%) Java Developer
4 7 (10.14%) Architect
4 7 (10.14%) Automation Engineer
5 6 (8.70%) Administrator
6 3 (4.35%) Analyst
6 3 (4.35%) Middleware Analyst
6 3 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (2.90%) AIX Architect
7 2 (2.90%) Consultant
7 2 (2.90%) Database Developer
7 2 (2.90%) Infrastructure Designer
7 2 (2.90%) Middleware Architect
7 2 (2.90%) Middleware Specialist
7 2 (2.90%) Solutions Designer
7 2 (2.90%) WebSphere Administrator
7 2 (2.90%) Wintel Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (23.19%) Web Services
2 12 (17.39%) .NET
3 9 (13.04%) HTML
4 8 (11.59%) SOAP
5 7 (10.14%) JSON
6 6 (8.70%) CSS
6 6 (8.70%) Spring
7 5 (7.25%) Hibernate
7 5 (7.25%) REST
8 4 (5.80%) ASP.NET
8 4 (5.80%) J2EE
8 4 (5.80%) XML
9 3 (4.35%) Apache CXF
9 3 (4.35%) Apache Flex
9 3 (4.35%) EJB
9 3 (4.35%) HTML5
9 3 (4.35%) ISPF
9 3 (4.35%) Struts
9 3 (4.35%) Struts2
10 2 (2.90%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.25%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (5.80%) Public Cloud
4 3 (4.35%) Fixed Income
4 3 (4.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (4.35%) iSeries
4 3 (4.35%) Mobile Banking
4 3 (4.35%) Tandem
5 2 (2.90%) Clustering
5 2 (2.90%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.90%) Replication
5 2 (2.90%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.45%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.45%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.45%) DataPower
6 1 (1.45%) Equities
6 1 (1.45%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.45%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (27.54%) Unix
2 16 (23.19%) Linux
3 14 (20.29%) Windows
4 8 (11.59%) AIX
5 6 (8.70%) Windows Server
5 6 (8.70%) zOS
6 5 (7.25%) HPUX
6 5 (7.25%) Solaris
7 2 (2.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (42.03%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (18.84%) ETL
3 12 (17.39%) ITIL
4 11 (15.94%) Performance Tuning
4 11 (15.94%) SDLC
5 10 (14.49%) SOA
6 9 (13.04%) Change Control
6 9 (13.04%) CRM
6 9 (13.04%) Data Modelling
6 9 (13.04%) ITSM
6 9 (13.04%) Migration
7 8 (11.59%) ERP
7 8 (11.59%) OO
8 6 (8.70%) Scrum
8 6 (8.70%) Software Distribution
8 6 (8.70%) Virtual Environments
9 5 (7.25%) Integration Testing
9 5 (7.25%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (5.80%) Data Analysis
10 4 (5.80%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 33 (47.83%) SQL
2 18 (26.09%) Java
3 17 (24.64%) JavaScript
4 13 (18.84%) C#
5 10 (14.49%) Python
6 9 (13.04%) Jython
6 9 (13.04%) PL/SQL
6 9 (13.04%) PowerShell
7 3 (4.35%) JCL
7 3 (4.35%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.90%) Perl
8 2 (2.90%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.45%) C
9 1 (1.45%) C++
9 1 (1.45%) Groovy
9 1 (1.45%) PHP
9 1 (1.45%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (10.14%) SC Cleared
1 7 (10.14%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.35%) DV Cleared
3 2 (2.90%) Degree
3 2 (2.90%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.45%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (8.70%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.35%) Time Sharing Option
3 1 (1.45%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (13.04%) BladeLogic
1 9 (13.04%) HP Operations Orchestration
1 9 (13.04%) Puppet
1 9 (13.04%) SCOrch
2 1 (1.45%) HP SiteScope
2 1 (1.45%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 14 (20.29%) Oracle
2 10 (14.49%) CA
2 10 (14.49%) HP
2 10 (14.49%) Microsoft
3 9 (13.04%) BMC
3 9 (13.04%) Dell
4 6 (8.70%) IBM
5 4 (5.80%) Red Hat
6 3 (4.35%) Axway
6 3 (4.35%) IBM Sterling
7 2 (2.90%) TIBCO
8 1 (1.45%) Compuware
8 1 (1.45%) EMC
8 1 (1.45%) RedGate
8 1 (1.45%) SAP
8 1 (1.45%) Twitter
8 1 (1.45%) VMware
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 5 days ago