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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Middleware
Rank 85 74 106
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +32
Contract jobs citing Middleware 39 61 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.77% 1.91% 0.99%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.38% 9.58% 3.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 43 15
Median daily rate £410 £450 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £396 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £500 £446
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £32.00 £29.75
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +7.56%
Middleware
UK

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
611 637 741
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 27.67% 19.99% 27.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 382 339 425
Median daily rate £350 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 5
Median hourly rate £47.25 £40.38 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.01% -4.98%
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 27 September 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 27 September 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 -9 18 £425 -5.55% 3
Glasgow +8 8 £400 - 5
Renfrewshire - 8 £415 -
West Lothian - 4 £325 -
Middleware
UK

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 34 (36.56%) SQL
2 28 (30.11%) Java
2 28 (30.11%) Unix
2 28 (30.11%) Windows
2 28 (30.11%) Linux
3 26 (27.96%) Finance
4 25 (26.88%) Oracle
5 22 (23.66%) Web Services
5 22 (23.66%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (23.66%) WebSphere
6 19 (20.43%) Banking
6 19 (20.43%) SQL Server
6 19 (20.43%) Microsoft
7 18 (19.35%) IBM
7 18 (19.35%) ITIL
7 18 (19.35%) AIX
7 18 (19.35%) JBoss
8 17 (18.28%) JavaScript
9 16 (17.20%) Solaris
10 15 (16.13%) WebLogic
10 15 (16.13%) Red Hat
11 13 (13.98%) HP
11 13 (13.98%) Windows Server
12 12 (12.90%) OO
12 12 (12.90%) BladeLogic
12 12 (12.90%) SC Cleared
12 12 (12.90%) Security Cleared
13 11 (11.83%) Spring
13 11 (11.83%) Hibernate
13 11 (11.83%) Apache

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 22 (23.66%) WebSphere
2 18 (19.35%) JBoss
3 15 (16.13%) WebLogic
4 11 (11.83%) Apache
5 10 (10.75%) BizTalk Server
5 10 (10.75%) Tomcat
5 10 (10.75%) WebLogic Portal
5 10 (10.75%) WebSphere Application Server
6 6 (6.45%) MQSeries
6 6 (6.45%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 5 (5.38%) IIS
7 5 (5.38%) Oracle Application Server
8 4 (4.30%) AquaLogic
8 4 (4.30%) GlassFish
8 4 (4.30%) Tuxedo
8 4 (4.30%) WebSphere Portal
9 2 (2.15%) CICS
9 2 (2.15%) ColdFusion
9 2 (2.15%) lighttpd
9 2 (2.15%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (2.15%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (6.45%) Unit4 Business World
2 4 (4.30%) OpenText MBPM
3 2 (2.15%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.15%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.15%) Bluemix
1 2 (2.15%) IBM Cloud
1 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.15%) OpenShift
2 1 (1.08%) Office 365
2 1 (1.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.83%) SAN
2 9 (9.68%) Firewall
2 9 (9.68%) HTTP
2 9 (9.68%) SSL
3 8 (8.60%) NAS
4 7 (7.53%) DNS
5 6 (6.45%) DHCP
5 6 (6.45%) HTTPS
5 6 (6.45%) iSCSI
6 4 (4.30%) FTP
7 3 (3.23%) Internet
7 3 (3.23%) LAN
8 2 (2.15%) IPv4
8 2 (2.15%) IPv6
8 2 (2.15%) Kerberos
8 2 (2.15%) LDAP
8 2 (2.15%) Network Security
8 2 (2.15%) SMTP
8 2 (2.15%) SNMP
8 2 (2.15%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (20.43%) SQL Server
2 10 (10.75%) Oracle Database
3 7 (7.53%) Relational Database
4 4 (4.30%) MySQL
4 4 (4.30%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (4.30%) RDBMS
5 3 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.08%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.08%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.08%) HBase
6 1 (1.08%) MariaDB
6 1 (1.08%) ObjectStore
6 1 (1.08%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.08%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (7.53%) Maven
2 4 (4.30%) Build Forge
2 4 (4.30%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.23%) Artifactory
3 3 (3.23%) Selenium
4 2 (2.15%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.15%) Subversion
5 1 (1.08%) Ant
5 1 (1.08%) MSI
5 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 26 (27.96%) Finance
2 19 (20.43%) Banking
3 4 (4.30%) Billing
3 4 (4.30%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.08%) Advertising
4 1 (1.08%) Back Office
4 1 (1.08%) Front Office
4 1 (1.08%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (30.11%) Developer
2 10 (10.75%) Architect
2 10 (10.75%) BizTalk Developer
2 10 (10.75%) Java Developer
3 9 (9.68%) Administrator
4 7 (7.53%) Consultant
5 5 (5.38%) Automation Engineer
5 5 (5.38%) Designer
5 5 (5.38%) Infrastructure Architect
5 5 (5.38%) Middleware Consultant
6 4 (4.30%) Analyst
6 4 (4.30%) Middleware Analyst
6 4 (4.30%) Middleware Developer
6 4 (4.30%) Middleware Engineer
6 4 (4.30%) Middleware Specialist
6 4 (4.30%) Senior Developer
6 4 (4.30%) WebSphere Administrator
7 3 (3.23%) Database Designer
7 3 (3.23%) Middleware Architect
7 3 (3.23%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (23.66%) Web Services
2 11 (11.83%) .NET
2 11 (11.83%) Hibernate
2 11 (11.83%) Spring
3 10 (10.75%) HTML
4 8 (8.60%) J2EE
4 8 (8.60%) Java EE
5 7 (7.53%) XML
6 6 (6.45%) CSS
6 6 (6.45%) IBM Integration Bus
6 6 (6.45%) JSON
6 6 (6.45%) REST
6 6 (6.45%) SOAP
6 6 (6.45%) Struts
7 5 (5.38%) JMS
7 5 (5.38%) JPA
7 5 (5.38%) RESTful
8 4 (4.30%) LAMP
8 4 (4.30%) Oracle Fusion
8 4 (4.30%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.75%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.38%) Computer Science
2 5 (5.38%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (5.38%) Mainframe
3 4 (4.30%) Clustering
3 4 (4.30%) Mobile Banking
3 4 (4.30%) Public Cloud
4 3 (3.23%) Fixed Income
4 3 (3.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (2.15%) IBM Mainframe
5 2 (2.15%) iSeries
5 2 (2.15%) PKI
5 2 (2.15%) Replication
5 2 (2.15%) Tandem
5 2 (2.15%) User Experience
5 2 (2.15%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.08%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.08%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.08%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.08%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 28 (30.11%) Linux
1 28 (30.11%) Unix
1 28 (30.11%) Windows
2 18 (19.35%) AIX
3 16 (17.20%) Solaris
4 13 (13.98%) Windows Server
5 9 (9.68%) HPUX
6 7 (7.53%) zOS
7 5 (5.38%) OS/390
7 5 (5.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (2.15%) Debian
8 2 (2.15%) SUSE
8 2 (2.15%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (2.15%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (23.66%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (19.35%) ITIL
3 12 (12.90%) OO
4 11 (11.83%) ETL
4 11 (11.83%) Open Source
5 10 (10.75%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (10.75%) Migration
5 10 (10.75%) Performance Tuning
5 10 (10.75%) SOA
6 9 (9.68%) Change Management
6 9 (9.68%) ITSM
7 8 (8.60%) ERP
8 7 (7.53%) Integration Testing
9 6 (6.45%) DevOps
9 6 (6.45%) OOD
9 6 (6.45%) SDLC
9 6 (6.45%) Service Delivery
10 5 (5.38%) High Availability
10 5 (5.38%) Software Distribution
10 5 (5.38%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 34 (36.56%) SQL
2 28 (30.11%) Java
3 17 (18.28%) JavaScript
4 11 (11.83%) C#
4 11 (11.83%) Python
5 9 (9.68%) Perl
6 8 (8.60%) Jython
6 8 (8.60%) PowerShell
7 6 (6.45%) C
7 6 (6.45%) C++
7 6 (6.45%) PHP
8 5 (5.38%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.15%) AspectJ
9 2 (2.15%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.15%) Groovy
9 2 (2.15%) JCL
9 2 (2.15%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.15%) VBScript
10 1 (1.08%) VB
10 1 (1.08%) VB6
Qualifications
1 12 (12.90%) SC Cleared
1 12 (12.90%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.38%) Degree
3 4 (4.30%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (3.23%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.15%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.30%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.08%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (10.75%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.15%) KVM
3 2 (2.15%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (2.15%) Time Sharing Option
4 1 (1.08%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.08%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.08%) NFS
4 1 (1.08%) RHEV
4 1 (1.08%) SRDF
4 1 (1.08%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.08%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.08%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.08%) Xen
Systems Management
1 12 (12.90%) BladeLogic
2 10 (10.75%) Puppet
3 8 (8.60%) SCOrch
4 7 (7.53%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 2 (2.15%) Cacti
5 2 (2.15%) HP SiteScope
5 2 (2.15%) Munin
5 2 (2.15%) Nagios
5 2 (2.15%) Unicenter
6 1 (1.08%) HP SIM
6 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (1.08%) OpenView
6 1 (1.08%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (1.08%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (1.08%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 25 (26.88%) Oracle
2 19 (20.43%) Microsoft
3 18 (19.35%) IBM
4 15 (16.13%) Red Hat
5 13 (13.98%) HP
6 10 (10.75%) CA
7 8 (8.60%) BMC
7 8 (8.60%) Dell
8 6 (6.45%) Axway
8 6 (6.45%) IBM Sterling
8 6 (6.45%) VMware
8 6 (6.45%) webMethods
9 4 (4.30%) Citrix
9 4 (4.30%) Fujitsu
9 4 (4.30%) Sun
10 2 (2.15%) Compuware
10 2 (2.15%) EMC
10 2 (2.15%) SAP
11 1 (1.08%) Intel
11 1 (1.08%) Sybase
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