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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware
Rank 101 71 82
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +11
Contract jobs citing Middleware 28 39 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.01% 1.61% 1.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.57% 6.36% 6.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 12 22
Average daily rate
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£360 £419 £411
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.02% +1.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £326 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £450 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.75 £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-33.88% +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
784 613 489
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 28.19% 25.24% 18.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 440 297 247
Average daily rate £375 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 18
Average hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -20.73%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 -18 14 £400 - 1
Glasgow -14 9 £318 -29.44% 5
West Lothian - 2 £425 -
Stirling -10 1 £500 +17.64%
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Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (43.86%) Oracle
2 22 (38.60%) Java
3 21 (36.84%) Windows
4 20 (35.09%) SQL
4 20 (35.09%) Finance
5 18 (31.58%) Linux
6 16 (28.07%) SOA
6 16 (28.07%) WebSphere
7 15 (26.32%) UNIX
8 14 (24.56%) IBM
9 13 (22.81%) ITIL
9 13 (22.81%) WebLogic
10 12 (21.05%) SAN
11 11 (19.30%) Service Management
11 11 (19.30%) Performance Testing
11 11 (19.30%) Banking
11 11 (19.30%) Relational Database
11 11 (19.30%) Oracle Database
12 10 (17.54%) VMware
12 10 (17.54%) Firewall
12 10 (17.54%) SQL Server
13 9 (15.79%) DNS
14 8 (14.04%) DHCP
14 8 (14.04%) HP
14 8 (14.04%) VMware ESX
14 8 (14.04%) Thin Client
14 8 (14.04%) Citrix
14 8 (14.04%) VMware Infrastructure
14 8 (14.04%) Agile Software Development
14 8 (14.04%) Fat Client

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 16 (28.07%) WebSphere
2 13 (22.81%) WebLogic
3 7 (12.28%) Oracle Application Server
4 6 (10.53%) Apache
5 5 (8.77%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 4 (7.02%) CICS
7 3 (5.26%) Tomcat
7 3 (5.26%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (3.51%) GlassFish
8 2 (3.51%) Confluence
8 2 (3.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (3.51%) SharePoint
8 2 (3.51%) WebLogic Portal
8 2 (3.51%) WebLogic Integration
8 2 (3.51%) WebSphere Process Server
9 1 (1.75%) IIS
9 1 (1.75%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (1.75%) Mule
Business Applications
1 6 (10.53%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (5.26%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (3.51%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (3.51%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.51%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (21.05%) SAN
2 10 (17.54%) Firewall
3 9 (15.79%) DNS
4 8 (14.04%) DHCP
5 6 (10.53%) HTTP
6 4 (7.02%) NAS
7 2 (3.51%) LAN
7 2 (3.51%) WAN
7 2 (3.51%) VPN
8 1 (1.75%) Internet
8 1 (1.75%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (19.30%) Oracle Database
1 11 (19.30%) Relational Database
2 10 (17.54%) SQL Server
3 6 (10.53%) RDBMS
4 5 (8.77%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (8.77%) KDB
5 4 (7.02%) DB2
6 3 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (3.51%) Ingres
7 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.75%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.75%) Neo4j
8 1 (1.75%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (1.75%) MySQL
8 1 (1.75%) Oracle Discoverer
8 1 (1.75%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 5 (8.77%) Subversion
1 5 (8.77%) JIRA
2 4 (7.02%) Eclipse
2 4 (7.02%) Introscope
3 3 (5.26%) Ant
3 3 (5.26%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (5.26%) JBuilder
3 3 (5.26%) Rational Application Developer
4 1 (1.75%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.75%) Maven
General
1 20 (35.09%) Finance
2 11 (19.30%) Banking
3 5 (8.77%) Front Office
4 1 (1.75%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.75%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (21.05%) Developer
2 11 (19.30%) Java Developer
3 8 (14.04%) Architect
4 7 (12.28%) Designer
4 7 (12.28%) Analyst
5 6 (10.53%) Solutions Designer
6 5 (8.77%) Consultant
6 5 (8.77%) Oracle Analyst
6 5 (8.77%) Middleware Analyst
7 4 (7.02%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (7.02%) Administrator
8 3 (5.26%) Applications Architect
9 2 (3.51%) Infrastructure Designer
9 2 (3.51%) Senior Architect
9 2 (3.51%) Build Engineer
9 2 (3.51%) Senior Developer
9 2 (3.51%) Support Analyst
9 2 (3.51%) Applications Support
9 2 (3.51%) DBA
9 2 (3.51%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.28%) Web Services
1 7 (12.28%) Java EE
1 7 (12.28%) Oracle Fusion
2 6 (10.53%) XML
2 6 (10.53%) HTML
3 5 (8.77%) EJB
3 5 (8.77%) Struts
3 5 (8.77%) Struts2
4 4 (7.02%) WebSphere MQ
4 4 (7.02%) Hibernate
4 4 (7.02%) CSS
5 3 (5.26%) Spring
5 3 (5.26%) SOAP
5 3 (5.26%) REST
5 3 (5.26%) JMS
6 2 (3.51%) UIKit
6 2 (3.51%) WebCenter
6 2 (3.51%) Dojo
6 2 (3.51%) Spring Web Flow
6 2 (3.51%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.04%) Thin Client
1 8 (14.04%) Fat Client
2 5 (8.77%) Replication
3 4 (7.02%) Mainframe
3 4 (7.02%) IBM Mainframe
3 4 (7.02%) Open Source
3 4 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.51%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (3.51%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.51%) DataPower
4 2 (3.51%) Clustering
5 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.75%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 21 (36.84%) Windows
2 18 (31.58%) Linux
3 15 (26.32%) UNIX
4 7 (12.28%) AIX
5 4 (7.02%) zOS
5 4 (7.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (5.26%) Solaris
7 2 (3.51%) HPUX
8 1 (1.75%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (28.07%) SOA
2 13 (22.81%) ITIL
3 11 (19.30%) Service Management
3 11 (19.30%) Performance Testing
4 8 (14.04%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (10.53%) UML
6 5 (8.77%) Configuration Management
6 5 (8.77%) Multithreading
6 5 (8.77%) Algorithmic Trading
6 5 (8.77%) Low Latency
7 4 (7.02%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (7.02%) Performance Management
7 4 (7.02%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (7.02%) Network Design
7 4 (7.02%) OO
8 3 (5.26%) CRM
8 3 (5.26%) OOA/OOD
8 3 (5.26%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (5.26%) TDD
8 3 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 22 (38.60%) Java
2 20 (35.09%) SQL
3 4 (7.02%) Python
3 4 (7.02%) Perl
4 3 (5.26%) PL/SQL
5 2 (3.51%) PHP
5 2 (3.51%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.75%) C#
6 1 (1.75%) XQuery
6 1 (1.75%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.75%) Jython
6 1 (1.75%) Korn
6 1 (1.75%) Bourne shell
6 1 (1.75%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 7 (12.28%) SC Cleared
1 7 (12.28%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.75%) Degree
2 1 (1.75%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.02%) PCI DSS
2 3 (5.26%) QA
3 1 (1.75%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (14.04%) VMware ESX
1 8 (14.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (10.53%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (7.02%) SRDF
3 4 (7.02%) Active Directory
4 3 (5.26%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (3.51%) KVM
5 2 (3.51%) RHEV
6 1 (1.75%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.75%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 4 (7.02%) CA Wily
2 2 (3.51%) Tivoli
2 2 (3.51%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (1.75%) Data Guard
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 25 (43.86%) Oracle
2 14 (24.56%) IBM
3 10 (17.54%) VMware
4 8 (14.04%) Citrix
4 8 (14.04%) HP
5 7 (12.28%) Microsoft
6 6 (10.53%) JBoss
6 6 (10.53%) AppSense
7 4 (7.02%) CA
7 4 (7.02%) EMC
7 4 (7.02%) Red Hat
8 3 (5.26%) TIBCO
8 3 (5.26%) Chordiant
8 3 (5.26%) Genesys
9 2 (3.51%) Yahoo!
9 2 (3.51%) Google
9 2 (3.51%) Sybase
9 2 (3.51%) Kofax
9 2 (3.51%) Kony
10 1 (1.75%) Guidewire
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