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 11 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware
Rank 90 88 86
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Contract jobs citing Middleware 32 28 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.22% 1.12% 0.89%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.21% 4.19% 5.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 15 10
Average daily rate
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£281 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.75% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £338 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £450 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £423
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.25 £40.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+1.85% +6.57%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
760 668 389
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 29.02% 26.71% 15.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 433 308 188
Average daily rate £375 £360 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +15.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 13
Average hourly rate £32.00 £32.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-4.14% +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 11 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 11 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 -23 13 £415 -0.89% 4
Glasgow +9 12 £280 -17.03% 1
West Lothian - 1 - -
Aberdeen - - - -
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Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 11 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 24 (35.82%) Oracle
2 23 (34.33%) UNIX
2 23 (34.33%) Windows
2 23 (34.33%) Finance
3 20 (29.85%) SQL
4 19 (28.36%) Banking
5 17 (25.37%) Linux
6 16 (23.88%) Java
7 15 (22.39%) ITIL
8 13 (19.40%) SOA
8 13 (19.40%) IBM
8 13 (19.40%) SAN
8 13 (19.40%) Service Management
9 12 (17.91%) VMware
9 12 (17.91%) WebSphere
10 11 (16.42%) VMware Infrastructure
10 11 (16.42%) Firewall
10 11 (16.42%) SQL Server
11 10 (14.93%) WebLogic
11 10 (14.93%) DNS
12 9 (13.43%) VMware ESX
12 9 (13.43%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (13.43%) HP
12 9 (13.43%) Citrix
12 9 (13.43%) Thin Client
12 9 (13.43%) DHCP
12 9 (13.43%) AIX
12 9 (13.43%) Open Source
12 9 (13.43%) Fat Client
12 9 (13.43%) Performance Testing

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 11 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 (17.91%) WebSphere
2 10 (14.93%) WebLogic
3 8 (11.94%) Oracle Application Server
4 5 (7.46%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 3 (4.48%) CICS
6 2 (2.99%) IBM HTTP Server
6 2 (2.99%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (2.99%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.99%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.99%) Apache Solr
6 2 (2.99%) Confluence
7 1 (1.49%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (1.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (1.49%) Mule
7 1 (1.49%) IIS
Business Applications
1 3 (4.48%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (2.99%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.49%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.49%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.99%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (19.40%) SAN
2 11 (16.42%) Firewall
3 10 (14.93%) DNS
4 9 (13.43%) DHCP
5 6 (8.96%) HTTP
6 4 (5.97%) VPN
6 4 (5.97%) LAN
6 4 (5.97%) WAN
7 3 (4.48%) NAS
8 2 (2.99%) Internet
9 1 (1.49%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.42%) SQL Server
2 9 (13.43%) Oracle Database
3 6 (8.96%) Relational Database
4 5 (7.46%) DB2
4 5 (7.46%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (5.97%) KDB
5 4 (5.97%) RDBMS
6 3 (4.48%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (2.99%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (2.99%) Ingres
8 1 (1.49%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.49%) Neo4j
8 1 (1.49%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 4 (5.97%) Introscope
2 2 (2.99%) Subversion
2 2 (2.99%) JIRA
2 2 (2.99%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.49%) Ant
General
1 23 (34.33%) Finance
2 19 (28.36%) Banking
3 4 (5.97%) Retail
3 4 (5.97%) Front Office
4 3 (4.48%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.49%) International Banking
5 1 (1.49%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.49%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (14.93%) Developer
1 10 (14.93%) Analyst
1 10 (14.93%) Java Developer
2 7 (10.45%) Architect
3 6 (8.96%) Consultant
3 6 (8.96%) Support Manager
4 5 (7.46%) Oracle Analyst
4 5 (7.46%) Middleware Analyst
5 4 (5.97%) Environment Manager
6 3 (4.48%) Delivery Manager
6 3 (4.48%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (4.48%) Support Analyst
6 3 (4.48%) Portal Developer
6 3 (4.48%) Designer
7 2 (2.99%) Infrastructure Designer
7 2 (2.99%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 2 (2.99%) Applications Support
7 2 (2.99%) Solutions Designer
7 2 (2.99%) Applications Support Analyst
7 2 (2.99%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.94%) HTML
1 8 (11.94%) Java EE
2 7 (10.45%) CSS
3 4 (5.97%) Web Services
3 4 (5.97%) WebSphere MQ
3 4 (5.97%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (4.48%) JSR 286
4 3 (4.48%) CSS3
4 3 (4.48%) JSR 168
5 2 (2.99%) Hibernate
5 2 (2.99%) XML
5 2 (2.99%) XSLT
5 2 (2.99%) .NET
6 1 (1.49%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.49%) SOAP
6 1 (1.49%) JMS
6 1 (1.49%) Spring
6 1 (1.49%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.49%) Apache Flex
6 1 (1.49%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.43%) Fat Client
1 9 (13.43%) Thin Client
1 9 (13.43%) Open Source
2 8 (11.94%) Mainframe
2 8 (11.94%) Replication
3 4 (5.97%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (2.99%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.49%) HACMP
5 1 (1.49%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.49%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.49%) Clustering
5 1 (1.49%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 23 (34.33%) UNIX
1 23 (34.33%) Windows
2 17 (25.37%) Linux
3 9 (13.43%) AIX
4 6 (8.96%) Solaris
4 6 (8.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (4.48%) HPUX
5 3 (4.48%) zOS
6 2 (2.99%) SUSE
7 1 (1.49%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (22.39%) ITIL
2 13 (19.40%) SOA
2 13 (19.40%) Service Management
3 9 (13.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (13.43%) Performance Testing
4 7 (10.45%) Configuration Management
5 6 (8.96%) Project Management
6 4 (5.97%) Six Sigma
6 4 (5.97%) Change Management
6 4 (5.97%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (5.97%) Lean Six Sigma
6 4 (5.97%) Algorithmic Trading
6 4 (5.97%) Multithreading
6 4 (5.97%) Performance Management
6 4 (5.97%) Low Latency
7 3 (4.48%) Change Data Capture
7 3 (4.48%) Incident Management
7 3 (4.48%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (4.48%) Network Design
8 2 (2.99%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (29.85%) SQL
2 16 (23.88%) Java
3 4 (5.97%) JavaScript
3 4 (5.97%) Perl
3 4 (5.97%) Python
4 2 (2.99%) PHP
5 1 (1.49%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.49%) XQuery
5 1 (1.49%) Jython
5 1 (1.49%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
5 1 (1.49%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (10.45%) SC Cleared
1 7 (10.45%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.99%) Degree
3 1 (1.49%) IBM AIX Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.97%) QA
2 3 (4.48%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (16.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (13.43%) VMware ESX
3 6 (8.96%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (4.48%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (4.48%) SRDF
4 3 (4.48%) KVM
4 3 (4.48%) RHEV
4 3 (4.48%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.49%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (5.97%) CA Wily
2 3 (4.48%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (2.99%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.49%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 1 (1.49%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 24 (35.82%) Oracle
2 13 (19.40%) IBM
3 12 (17.91%) VMware
4 9 (13.43%) HP
4 9 (13.43%) Citrix
5 6 (8.96%) AppSense
6 5 (7.46%) Microsoft
7 4 (5.97%) CA
7 4 (5.97%) EMC
7 4 (5.97%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.99%) TIBCO
8 2 (2.99%) Kofax
8 2 (2.99%) Intel
8 2 (2.99%) Sybase
9 1 (1.49%) JBoss
9 1 (1.49%) Informatica
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