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 31 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware
Rank 94 78 84
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +6
Contract jobs citing Middleware 34 30 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.23% 1.22% 0.81%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.33% 5.02% 5.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 13 6
Average daily rate
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£350 £413 £377
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% +9.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £338 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £407 £425
% change year-on-year
+4.48% -4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-44.44% +12.50%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
785 598 395
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 28.50% 24.33% 15.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 430 277 190
Average daily rate £375 £368 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.90% +16.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £233 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 16
Average hourly rate £42.00 £32.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.23% -18.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +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 31 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 31 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 -26 16 £375 -10.44% 4
Glasgow +2 12 £280 -17.03% 2
West Lothian - 2 £425 - 1
Aberdeen - - - -
Middleware
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Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 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 26 (43.33%) Oracle
2 24 (40.00%) Windows
3 22 (36.67%) SQL
4 20 (33.33%) Linux
4 20 (33.33%) Finance
5 19 (31.67%) UNIX
6 18 (30.00%) Java
7 15 (25.00%) ITIL
7 15 (25.00%) IBM
8 14 (23.33%) SAN
8 14 (23.33%) WebSphere
9 13 (21.67%) Banking
9 13 (21.67%) SOA
9 13 (21.67%) Service Management
10 12 (20.00%) Firewall
10 12 (20.00%) VMware
10 12 (20.00%) Performance Testing
11 11 (18.33%) VMware Infrastructure
11 11 (18.33%) AIX
11 11 (18.33%) SQL Server
11 11 (18.33%) WebLogic
12 10 (16.67%) DNS
12 10 (16.67%) Oracle Database
13 9 (15.00%) Relational Database
13 9 (15.00%) Fat Client
13 9 (15.00%) DHCP
13 9 (15.00%) HP
13 9 (15.00%) Replication
13 9 (15.00%) VMware ESX
13 9 (15.00%) Citrix

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 14 (23.33%) WebSphere
2 11 (18.33%) WebLogic
3 8 (13.33%) Oracle Application Server
4 5 (8.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 4 (6.67%) CICS
6 3 (5.00%) Apache
7 2 (3.33%) Tomcat
7 2 (3.33%) SharePoint
7 2 (3.33%) IBM HTTP Server
7 2 (3.33%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (3.33%) Apache Solr
7 2 (3.33%) Confluence
7 2 (3.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (1.67%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (1.67%) Mule
8 1 (1.67%) IIS
Business Applications
1 4 (6.67%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (5.00%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (3.33%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (3.33%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (1.67%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (23.33%) SAN
2 12 (20.00%) Firewall
3 10 (16.67%) DNS
4 9 (15.00%) DHCP
5 6 (10.00%) HTTP
6 4 (6.67%) VPN
6 4 (6.67%) LAN
6 4 (6.67%) WAN
6 4 (6.67%) NAS
7 2 (3.33%) Internet
8 1 (1.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.33%) SQL Server
2 10 (16.67%) Oracle Database
3 9 (15.00%) Relational Database
4 6 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (10.00%) DB2
5 5 (8.33%) KDB
6 4 (6.67%) RDBMS
7 3 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (3.33%) Ingres
9 1 (1.67%) Oracle Discoverer
9 1 (1.67%) MongoDB
9 1 (1.67%) Neo4j
9 1 (1.67%) Oracle ODI
9 1 (1.67%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 5 (8.33%) Subversion
1 5 (8.33%) JIRA
2 4 (6.67%) Introscope
3 3 (5.00%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (5.00%) JBuilder
3 3 (5.00%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.67%) Ant
4 1 (1.67%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 20 (33.33%) Finance
2 13 (21.67%) Banking
3 5 (8.33%) Front Office
4 2 (3.33%) Retail
5 1 (1.67%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.67%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (20.00%) Developer
1 12 (20.00%) Java Developer
2 7 (11.67%) Analyst
3 6 (10.00%) Architect
4 5 (8.33%) Designer
4 5 (8.33%) Middleware Analyst
4 5 (8.33%) Consultant
4 5 (8.33%) Oracle Analyst
5 4 (6.67%) Solutions Designer
5 4 (6.67%) Administrator
6 3 (5.00%) Environment Manager
6 3 (5.00%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (5.00%) Delivery Manager
7 2 (3.33%) Applications Architect
7 2 (3.33%) UNIX Engineer
7 2 (3.33%) Server Engineer
7 2 (3.33%) Support Manager
7 2 (3.33%) WebSphere Administrator
7 2 (3.33%) Technical Specialist
7 2 (3.33%) Build Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.67%) HTML
2 6 (10.00%) CSS
2 6 (10.00%) Web Services
2 6 (10.00%) Java EE
3 5 (8.33%) WebSphere MQ
3 5 (8.33%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (5.00%) JSR 286
4 3 (5.00%) Struts2
4 3 (5.00%) JSR 168
4 3 (5.00%) CSS3
4 3 (5.00%) EJB
4 3 (5.00%) Struts
5 2 (3.33%) Hibernate
5 2 (3.33%) XML
5 2 (3.33%) XSLT
5 2 (3.33%) .NET
6 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.67%) SOAP
6 1 (1.67%) JMS
6 1 (1.67%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.00%) Thin Client
1 9 (15.00%) Replication
1 9 (15.00%) Fat Client
2 7 (11.67%) Open Source
3 5 (8.33%) IBM Mainframe
3 5 (8.33%) Mainframe
4 2 (3.33%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.67%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.67%) Clustering
5 1 (1.67%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 24 (40.00%) Windows
2 20 (33.33%) Linux
3 19 (31.67%) UNIX
4 11 (18.33%) AIX
5 7 (11.67%) Solaris
6 6 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (6.67%) zOS
8 3 (5.00%) HPUX
9 2 (3.33%) SUSE
10 1 (1.67%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (25.00%) ITIL
2 13 (21.67%) SOA
2 13 (21.67%) Service Management
3 12 (20.00%) Performance Testing
4 7 (11.67%) Configuration Management
5 5 (8.33%) Algorithmic Trading
5 5 (8.33%) Multithreading
5 5 (8.33%) Low Latency
6 4 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (6.67%) Performance Management
6 4 (6.67%) Lean Six Sigma
6 4 (6.67%) Network Design
6 4 (6.67%) Six Sigma
6 4 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (5.00%) Project Management
7 3 (5.00%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (5.00%) Change Management
7 3 (5.00%) Web Application Development
7 3 (5.00%) Change Data Capture
Programming Languages
1 22 (36.67%) SQL
2 18 (30.00%) Java
3 4 (6.67%) JavaScript
3 4 (6.67%) Perl
3 4 (6.67%) Python
4 2 (3.33%) PHP
5 1 (1.67%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.67%) XQuery
5 1 (1.67%) Jython
5 1 (1.67%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
5 1 (1.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (11.67%) SC Cleared
1 7 (11.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.33%) Degree
3 1 (1.67%) IBM AIX Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.67%) PCI DSS
2 3 (5.00%) QA
3 1 (1.67%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (18.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (15.00%) VMware ESX
3 6 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (6.67%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (6.67%) SRDF
4 4 (6.67%) Active Directory
5 3 (5.00%) KVM
5 3 (5.00%) RHEV
6 1 (1.67%) GPFS
6 1 (1.67%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (1.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (6.67%) CA Wily
2 3 (5.00%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (3.33%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.67%) Data Guard
4 1 (1.67%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 1 (1.67%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 26 (43.33%) Oracle
2 15 (25.00%) IBM
3 12 (20.00%) VMware
4 9 (15.00%) Citrix
4 9 (15.00%) HP
5 7 (11.67%) Microsoft
6 6 (10.00%) AppSense
7 5 (8.33%) EMC
8 4 (6.67%) Red Hat
8 4 (6.67%) CA
9 2 (3.33%) TIBCO
9 2 (3.33%) Kofax
9 2 (3.33%) Intel
9 2 (3.33%) Sybase
10 1 (1.67%) JBoss
10 1 (1.67%) Chordiant
10 1 (1.67%) Informatica
10 1 (1.67%) Genesys
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