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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware
Rank 86 70 79
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +9
Contract jobs citing Middleware 35 46 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.27% 1.82% 1.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.61% 6.01% 7.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 19 22
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £424
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -17.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £320 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £467 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £411 £413
% change year-on-year
+3.34% -0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +20.00%
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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
759 766 486
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 27.52% 30.30% 19.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 454 392 246
Average daily rate £363 £338 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% +12.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 19 18
Average hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 £20.04
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% +62.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 -8 23 £413 +26.92% 3
Glasgow -14 4 £350 -15.15% 2
Stirling - 1 £500 -
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Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 32 (47.06%) Oracle
2 25 (36.76%) Windows
3 23 (33.82%) Java
3 23 (33.82%) Finance
4 22 (32.35%) SQL
5 20 (29.41%) Linux
5 20 (29.41%) WebSphere
6 19 (27.94%) UNIX
7 18 (26.47%) Oracle Database
8 17 (25.00%) VMware
9 16 (23.53%) SOA
9 16 (23.53%) IBM
10 15 (22.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 14 (20.59%) WebLogic
12 13 (19.12%) JBoss
12 13 (19.12%) VMware Infrastructure
13 12 (17.65%) Performance Testing
13 12 (17.65%) Banking
13 12 (17.65%) ITIL
14 10 (14.71%) Red Hat
14 10 (14.71%) Service Management
14 10 (14.71%) Citrix
15 9 (13.24%) DNS
15 9 (13.24%) Solaris
15 9 (13.24%) Web Services
15 9 (13.24%) SQL Server
15 9 (13.24%) Firewall
15 9 (13.24%) SAN
15 9 (13.24%) WebSphere MQ
16 8 (11.76%) Thin Client

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 20 (29.41%) WebSphere
2 14 (20.59%) WebLogic
3 13 (19.12%) JBoss
4 7 (10.29%) Oracle Application Server
5 6 (8.82%) Apache
6 5 (7.35%) WebSphere Application Server
7 4 (5.88%) Tomcat
8 3 (4.41%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 3 (4.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (2.94%) MQSeries
9 2 (2.94%) SharePoint
9 2 (2.94%) WebLogic Portal
9 2 (2.94%) WebLogic Integration
9 2 (2.94%) WebSphere Process Server
9 2 (2.94%) GlassFish
9 2 (2.94%) Confluence
9 2 (2.94%) Oracle Service Bus
10 1 (1.47%) CICS
10 1 (1.47%) IIS
Business Applications
1 3 (4.41%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (4.41%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (2.94%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (2.94%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.24%) DNS
1 9 (13.24%) SAN
1 9 (13.24%) Firewall
2 8 (11.76%) DHCP
3 4 (5.88%) HTTP
4 3 (4.41%) LAN
4 3 (4.41%) WAN
4 3 (4.41%) VPN
5 1 (1.47%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.47%) NAS
5 1 (1.47%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (26.47%) Oracle Database
2 9 (13.24%) SQL Server
3 8 (11.76%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (11.76%) Relational Database
4 5 (7.35%) KDB
5 4 (5.88%) RDBMS
5 4 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (4.41%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (2.94%) Ingres
8 1 (1.47%) Oracle Discoverer
8 1 (1.47%) DB2
8 1 (1.47%) MySQL
8 1 (1.47%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (1.47%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.47%) Neo4j
8 1 (1.47%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 5 (7.35%) Subversion
1 5 (7.35%) JIRA
2 4 (5.88%) Eclipse
2 4 (5.88%) Introscope
3 3 (4.41%) Ant
3 3 (4.41%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (4.41%) JBuilder
3 3 (4.41%) Rational Application Developer
4 1 (1.47%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.47%) Maven
General
1 23 (33.82%) Finance
2 12 (17.65%) Banking
3 5 (7.35%) Front Office
4 1 (1.47%) Retail
4 1 (1.47%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.47%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (16.18%) Developer
2 10 (14.71%) Administrator
2 10 (14.71%) Java Developer
3 9 (13.24%) Architect
4 8 (11.76%) Analyst
5 6 (8.82%) Systems Administrator
5 6 (8.82%) Designer
6 5 (7.35%) Consultant
7 4 (5.88%) Solutions Designer
7 4 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (4.41%) Technical Specialist
8 3 (4.41%) Applications Architect
8 3 (4.41%) Oracle Analyst
8 3 (4.41%) Middleware Analyst
9 2 (2.94%) Environment Analyst
9 2 (2.94%) Wintel Specialist
9 2 (2.94%) Wintel Analyst
9 2 (2.94%) Oracle SOA Architect
9 2 (2.94%) WebSphere Administrator
9 2 (2.94%) Deployment Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (13.24%) WebSphere MQ
1 9 (13.24%) Web Services
2 7 (10.29%) Oracle Fusion
2 7 (10.29%) Java EE
3 5 (7.35%) EJB
3 5 (7.35%) HTML
3 5 (7.35%) Struts
3 5 (7.35%) Struts2
3 5 (7.35%) XML
4 4 (5.88%) CSS
5 3 (4.41%) SOAP
5 3 (4.41%) J2EE
5 3 (4.41%) Hibernate
5 3 (4.41%) REST
6 2 (2.94%) JMS
6 2 (2.94%) UIKit
6 2 (2.94%) WebCenter
6 2 (2.94%) Spring
6 2 (2.94%) JSF
6 2 (2.94%) JTA
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.76%) Thin Client
1 8 (11.76%) Fat Client
2 6 (8.82%) Open Source
3 3 (4.41%) Data Structures
3 3 (4.41%) DataPower
3 3 (4.41%) iSeries
4 2 (2.94%) Replication
4 2 (2.94%) Clustering
4 2 (2.94%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (2.94%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.47%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.47%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.47%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 25 (36.76%) Windows
2 20 (29.41%) Linux
3 19 (27.94%) UNIX
4 15 (22.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (13.24%) Solaris
6 6 (8.82%) AIX
7 4 (5.88%) HPUX
7 4 (5.88%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (2.94%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.47%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.47%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (23.53%) SOA
2 12 (17.65%) ITIL
2 12 (17.65%) Performance Testing
3 10 (14.71%) Service Management
4 8 (11.76%) Performance Management
5 7 (10.29%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (10.29%) Configuration Management
6 5 (7.35%) UML
6 5 (7.35%) Multithreading
6 5 (7.35%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (7.35%) Algorithmic Trading
6 5 (7.35%) Low Latency
7 4 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (5.88%) Performance Analysis
7 4 (5.88%) Change Data Capture
7 4 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (4.41%) CRM
8 3 (4.41%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (4.41%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 23 (33.82%) Java
2 22 (32.35%) SQL
3 5 (7.35%) Perl
4 3 (4.41%) PL/SQL
4 3 (4.41%) Python
5 2 (2.94%) PHP
5 2 (2.94%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.47%) XQuery
6 1 (1.47%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.47%) Jython
6 1 (1.47%) Korn
6 1 (1.47%) Bourne shell
6 1 (1.47%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 7 (10.29%) SC Cleared
1 7 (10.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.47%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.41%) QA
2 1 (1.47%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.47%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (19.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (11.76%) VMware ESX
3 5 (7.35%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (5.88%) KVM
4 4 (5.88%) RHEV
4 4 (5.88%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (2.94%) vSphere
5 2 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.47%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.47%) SRDF
6 1 (1.47%) Active Directory
6 1 (1.47%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 4 (5.88%) CA Wily
2 2 (2.94%) Tivoli
2 2 (2.94%) BMC PATROL
2 2 (2.94%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (1.47%) Data Guard
3 1 (1.47%) BMC Performance Manager
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 32 (47.06%) Oracle
2 17 (25.00%) VMware
3 16 (23.53%) IBM
4 10 (14.71%) Citrix
4 10 (14.71%) Red Hat
5 7 (10.29%) Microsoft
6 6 (8.82%) HP
7 4 (5.88%) BMC
7 4 (5.88%) CA
7 4 (5.88%) AppSense
7 4 (5.88%) TIBCO
8 3 (4.41%) Genesys
8 3 (4.41%) Chordiant
8 3 (4.41%) Cisco
9 2 (2.94%) Yahoo!
9 2 (2.94%) Google
9 2 (2.94%) Kofax
9 2 (2.94%) Kony
10 1 (1.47%) Guidewire
10 1 (1.47%) Sybase
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