The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Scotland region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware
Rank 100 87 84
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -3
Contract jobs citing Middleware 31 30 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.15% 1.21% 0.76%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.07% 4.72% 5.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 13 7
Average daily rate
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£282 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £338 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £450 £420
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 £25.00 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-44.44% +12.50%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
761 635 382
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 28.11% 25.68% 14.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 427 284 186
Average daily rate £375 £373 £309
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.53% +20.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £321
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 12
Average hourly rate £42.00 £32.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.23% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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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 22 July 2014.

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 22 July 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -31 13 £408 -1.21% 5
Glasgow +5 11 £280 -17.03% 4
West Lothian - 1 - - 1
Aberdeen - - - -
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Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 25 (41.67%) Oracle
2 23 (38.33%) SQL
2 23 (38.33%) Windows
3 20 (33.33%) UNIX
3 20 (33.33%) Finance
4 18 (30.00%) Linux
5 17 (28.33%) Java
6 15 (25.00%) ITIL
6 15 (25.00%) Banking
7 13 (21.67%) SAN
7 13 (21.67%) Service Management
8 12 (20.00%) VMware
8 12 (20.00%) IBM
8 12 (20.00%) SOA
8 12 (20.00%) WebSphere
8 12 (20.00%) Performance Testing
9 11 (18.33%) VMware Infrastructure
9 11 (18.33%) SQL Server
9 11 (18.33%) WebLogic
9 11 (18.33%) Firewall
10 10 (16.67%) AIX
10 10 (16.67%) DNS
10 10 (16.67%) Oracle Database
11 9 (15.00%) Relational Database
11 9 (15.00%) Fat Client
11 9 (15.00%) DHCP
11 9 (15.00%) Citrix
11 9 (15.00%) HP
11 9 (15.00%) Thin Client
11 9 (15.00%) VMware ESX

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 12 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 11 (18.33%) WebLogic
3 8 (13.33%) Oracle Application Server
4 5 (8.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 3 (5.00%) CICS
5 3 (5.00%) Apache
6 2 (3.33%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (3.33%) Tomcat
6 2 (3.33%) SharePoint
6 2 (3.33%) IBM HTTP Server
6 2 (3.33%) Apache Solr
6 2 (3.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (3.33%) Confluence
7 1 (1.67%) Mule
7 1 (1.67%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (1.67%) IIS
Business Applications
1 3 (5.00%) Oracle BPM
1 3 (5.00%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (3.33%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (3.33%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (21.67%) SAN
2 11 (18.33%) Firewall
3 10 (16.67%) DNS
4 9 (15.00%) DHCP
5 6 (10.00%) HTTP
6 4 (6.67%) VPN
6 4 (6.67%) LAN
6 4 (6.67%) WAN
7 3 (5.00%) NAS
8 2 (3.33%) Internet
9 1 (1.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.33%) SQL Server
2 10 (16.67%) Oracle Database
3 9 (15.00%) Relational Database
4 6 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (8.33%) DB2
6 4 (6.67%) RDBMS
6 4 (6.67%) KDB
7 3 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (3.33%) Ingres
9 1 (1.67%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (1.67%) MongoDB
9 1 (1.67%) Neo4j
9 1 (1.67%) Oracle ODI
9 1 (1.67%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 5 (8.33%) JIRA
1 5 (8.33%) Subversion
2 4 (6.67%) Introscope
3 3 (5.00%) JBuilder
3 3 (5.00%) Eclipse
3 3 (5.00%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.67%) Ant
General
1 20 (33.33%) Finance
2 15 (25.00%) Banking
3 4 (6.67%) Front Office
4 2 (3.33%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.33%) Retail
5 1 (1.67%) International Banking
5 1 (1.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (18.33%) Java Developer
1 11 (18.33%) Developer
2 8 (13.33%) Analyst
3 7 (11.67%) Architect
4 5 (8.33%) Oracle Analyst
4 5 (8.33%) Middleware Analyst
4 5 (8.33%) Consultant
5 3 (5.00%) Environment Manager
5 3 (5.00%) Designer
5 3 (5.00%) Support Manager
5 3 (5.00%) Delivery Manager
5 3 (5.00%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (3.33%) Solutions Designer
6 2 (3.33%) Administrator
6 2 (3.33%) DBA
6 2 (3.33%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (3.33%) Support Analyst
6 2 (3.33%) Applications Support
6 2 (3.33%) Server Engineer
6 2 (3.33%) UNIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.67%) HTML
2 6 (10.00%) CSS
2 6 (10.00%) Java EE
3 5 (8.33%) Oracle Fusion
4 4 (6.67%) Web Services
4 4 (6.67%) WebSphere MQ
5 3 (5.00%) JSR 286
5 3 (5.00%) JSR 168
5 3 (5.00%) CSS3
5 3 (5.00%) Struts2
5 3 (5.00%) Struts
5 3 (5.00%) EJB
6 2 (3.33%) .NET
6 2 (3.33%) XML
6 2 (3.33%) XSLT
6 2 (3.33%) Hibernate
7 1 (1.67%) Apache Flex
7 1 (1.67%) WPF
7 1 (1.67%) LINQ
7 1 (1.67%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.00%) Fat Client
1 9 (15.00%) Thin Client
2 8 (13.33%) Replication
3 7 (11.67%) Open Source
4 5 (8.33%) Mainframe
5 4 (6.67%) IBM Mainframe
6 2 (3.33%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.67%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.67%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.67%) Clustering
7 1 (1.67%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 23 (38.33%) Windows
2 20 (33.33%) UNIX
3 18 (30.00%) Linux
4 10 (16.67%) AIX
5 7 (11.67%) Solaris
6 6 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (5.00%) zOS
7 3 (5.00%) HPUX
8 2 (3.33%) SUSE
9 1 (1.67%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (25.00%) ITIL
2 13 (21.67%) Service Management
3 12 (20.00%) SOA
3 12 (20.00%) Performance Testing
4 7 (11.67%) Configuration Management
5 5 (8.33%) Project Management
6 4 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (6.67%) Six Sigma
6 4 (6.67%) Low Latency
6 4 (6.67%) Performance Management
6 4 (6.67%) Algorithmic Trading
6 4 (6.67%) Lean Six Sigma
6 4 (6.67%) Multithreading
7 3 (5.00%) System Testing
7 3 (5.00%) Network Design
7 3 (5.00%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (5.00%) Web Application Development
7 3 (5.00%) Change Data Capture
7 3 (5.00%) Change Management
8 2 (3.33%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 23 (38.33%) SQL
2 17 (28.33%) Java
3 4 (6.67%) JavaScript
3 4 (6.67%) Perl
3 4 (6.67%) Python
4 2 (3.33%) PHP
5 1 (1.67%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
5 1 (1.67%) Jython
5 1 (1.67%) XQuery
5 1 (1.67%) C#
5 1 (1.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (11.67%) SC Cleared
1 7 (11.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.33%) Degree
3 1 (1.67%) IBM AIX Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.00%) PCI DSS
1 3 (5.00%) QA
2 1 (1.67%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (18.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (15.00%) VMware ESX
3 6 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (6.67%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (5.00%) RHEV
5 3 (5.00%) KVM
5 3 (5.00%) SRDF
5 3 (5.00%) Active Directory
6 1 (1.67%) GPFS
6 1 (1.67%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.67%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 4 (6.67%) CA Wily
2 3 (5.00%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (3.33%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.67%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 1 (1.67%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (1.67%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 25 (41.67%) Oracle
2 12 (20.00%) VMware
2 12 (20.00%) IBM
3 9 (15.00%) Citrix
3 9 (15.00%) HP
4 6 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (10.00%) AppSense
5 4 (6.67%) EMC
5 4 (6.67%) CA
5 4 (6.67%) Red Hat
6 2 (3.33%) Sybase
6 2 (3.33%) Intel
6 2 (3.33%) TIBCO
6 2 (3.33%) Kofax
7 1 (1.67%) Informatica
7 1 (1.67%) JBoss
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