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 27 January 2015 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Middleware
Rank 88 77 63
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -14
Contract jobs citing Middleware 28 32 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.05% 1.41% 2.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.27% 5.42% 8.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 18 26
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£450 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £329 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -14.48%
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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
656 590 594
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 24.50% 26.08% 28.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 372 312 350
Average daily rate £375 £325 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 8
Average hourly rate £45.00 £32.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.50 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.25 £63.75 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 27 January 2015.

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 27 January 2015. 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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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 -9 22 £450 +5.88% 7
Glasgow +3 6 £375 - 1
West Lothian - - - -
Moray - - - -
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Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 22 (35.48%) Oracle
1 22 (35.48%) JBoss
2 21 (33.87%) Java
2 21 (33.87%) Finance
2 21 (33.87%) WebSphere
3 17 (27.42%) Windows
4 16 (25.81%) UNIX
5 14 (22.58%) SQL
6 13 (20.97%) SOA
6 13 (20.97%) IBM
6 13 (20.97%) VMware
6 13 (20.97%) Banking
6 13 (20.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (19.35%) Linux
8 11 (17.74%) WebLogic
8 11 (17.74%) WebSphere MQ
9 10 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
9 10 (16.13%) Oracle Database
10 9 (14.52%) Red Hat
11 8 (12.90%) Web Services
11 8 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (11.29%) Solaris
12 7 (11.29%) Citrix
13 6 (9.68%) TIBCO
13 6 (9.68%) WebSphere Application Server
13 6 (9.68%) Migration
13 6 (9.68%) Firewall
13 6 (9.68%) Open Source
13 6 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (9.68%) Continuous Improvement

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 22 (35.48%) JBoss
2 21 (33.87%) WebSphere
3 11 (17.74%) WebLogic
4 6 (9.68%) WebSphere Application Server
5 5 (8.06%) Tomcat
6 4 (6.45%) IIS
6 4 (6.45%) MQSeries
7 3 (4.84%) WebSphere Process Server
7 3 (4.84%) Oracle Application Server
7 3 (4.84%) Apache
8 2 (3.23%) WebLogic Portal
8 2 (3.23%) WebLogic Integration
8 2 (3.23%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (3.23%) CICS
8 2 (3.23%) SharePoint
8 2 (3.23%) GlassFish
9 1 (1.61%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (1.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (4.84%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.68%) Firewall
2 5 (8.06%) SAN
2 5 (8.06%) DNS
2 5 (8.06%) LAN
2 5 (8.06%) WAN
3 4 (6.45%) DHCP
4 3 (4.84%) VPN
5 2 (3.23%) TCP/IP
5 2 (3.23%) Internet
6 1 (1.61%) NAS
6 1 (1.61%) Intranet
6 1 (1.61%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.13%) Oracle Database
2 5 (8.06%) SQL Server
3 4 (6.45%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (4.84%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (3.23%) RDBMS
5 2 (3.23%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.61%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (1.61%) DB2
6 1 (1.61%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (4.84%) Rational Application Developer
1 3 (4.84%) Maven
1 3 (4.84%) Eclipse
2 2 (3.23%) Ant
3 1 (1.61%) Jenkins
General
1 21 (33.87%) Finance
2 13 (20.97%) Banking
3 1 (1.61%) Retail Banking
3 1 (1.61%) International Banking
3 1 (1.61%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (25.81%) Architect
2 10 (16.13%) Analyst
3 9 (14.52%) Designer
4 7 (11.29%) Developer
4 7 (11.29%) Administrator
5 6 (9.68%) Systems Administrator
5 6 (9.68%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (9.68%) Java Developer
6 5 (8.06%) SOA Architect
6 5 (8.06%) Consultant
6 5 (8.06%) Solutions Designer
7 4 (6.45%) Support Analyst
7 4 (6.45%) Applications Support
7 4 (6.45%) Infrastructure Designer
7 4 (6.45%) Applications Support Analyst
8 3 (4.84%) Environment Analyst
8 3 (4.84%) Deployment Specialist
8 3 (4.84%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 3 (4.84%) Capacity Planner
9 2 (3.23%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (17.74%) WebSphere MQ
2 8 (12.90%) Web Services
3 5 (8.06%) Spring
4 4 (6.45%) J2EE
4 4 (6.45%) XML
5 3 (4.84%) Oracle Fusion
5 3 (4.84%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 3 (4.84%) JPA
5 3 (4.84%) Java EE
5 3 (4.84%) REST
5 3 (4.84%) Hibernate
5 3 (4.84%) CSS
5 3 (4.84%) SOAP
6 2 (3.23%) Struts
6 2 (3.23%) JSP
6 2 (3.23%) Servlets
6 2 (3.23%) EJB
6 2 (3.23%) HTML
6 2 (3.23%) JMS
6 2 (3.23%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.68%) Open Source
2 4 (6.45%) Thin Client
2 4 (6.45%) Clustering
2 4 (6.45%) Fat Client
3 3 (4.84%) iSeries
3 3 (4.84%) DataPower
4 2 (3.23%) Replication
4 2 (3.23%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.23%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (3.23%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.61%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 17 (27.42%) Windows
2 16 (25.81%) UNIX
3 13 (20.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (19.35%) Linux
5 7 (11.29%) Solaris
6 4 (6.45%) Windows 7
7 3 (4.84%) Windows 2000 Server
7 3 (4.84%) AIX
7 3 (4.84%) HPUX
7 3 (4.84%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.61%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (20.97%) SOA
2 8 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (9.68%) Migration
3 6 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (9.68%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (8.06%) Performance Analysis
4 5 (8.06%) Performance Testing
4 5 (8.06%) Performance Management
4 5 (8.06%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (8.06%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (8.06%) ITIL
4 5 (8.06%) UML
5 4 (6.45%) Zachman Framework
5 4 (6.45%) TOGAF
5 4 (6.45%) Problem Management
5 4 (6.45%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (4.84%) Coaching
6 3 (4.84%) Change Data Capture
6 3 (4.84%) BPEL
6 3 (4.84%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (33.87%) Java
2 14 (22.58%) SQL
3 4 (6.45%) Perl
3 4 (6.45%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.23%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.61%) Bourne shell
5 1 (1.61%) Korn
5 1 (1.61%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (8.06%) SC Cleared
1 5 (8.06%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.61%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 10 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.84%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (4.84%) KVM
2 3 (4.84%) RHEV
2 3 (4.84%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (4.84%) VMware ESX
3 2 (3.23%) vSphere
3 2 (3.23%) DFS Replication
4 1 (1.61%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.61%) VMware Server
4 1 (1.61%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.61%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (6.45%) SCCM
2 2 (3.23%) BMC PATROL
2 2 (3.23%) WSUS
3 1 (1.61%) BMC Performance Manager
3 1 (1.61%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (1.61%) CA Endevor
3 1 (1.61%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 22 (35.48%) Oracle
2 13 (20.97%) IBM
2 13 (20.97%) VMware
3 9 (14.52%) Red Hat
4 7 (11.29%) Citrix
5 6 (9.68%) TIBCO
6 5 (8.06%) BMC
6 5 (8.06%) Microsoft
7 3 (4.84%) Chordiant
7 3 (4.84%) Genesys
7 3 (4.84%) Cisco
7 3 (4.84%) HP
8 2 (3.23%) CA
8 2 (3.23%) Yahoo!
8 2 (3.23%) Google
8 2 (3.23%) Kony
9 1 (1.61%) Veeam
9 1 (1.61%) Guidewire
9 1 (1.61%) AppSense
9 1 (1.61%) Veritas
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