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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Middleware
Rank 96 74 101
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +27
Contract jobs citing Middleware 42 64 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.67% 2.00% 1.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.72% 10.00% 4.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 25 15
Median daily rate £425 £455 £282
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.59% +61.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £360 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £496 £409
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £40.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +60.00%
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
625 640 778
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 24.92% 19.99% 27.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 378 308 436
Median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 4
Median hourly rate £42.50 £36.25 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% -13.69%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +2 28 £440 -4.08%
Renfrewshire - 9 £320 -
Stirling +5 2 £463 -
Glasgow -25 2 - - 5
Middleware
UK

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 41 (39.81%) SQL
2 31 (30.10%) Oracle
3 29 (28.16%) Windows
3 29 (28.16%) Linux
4 28 (27.18%) Java
5 27 (26.21%) Finance
6 26 (25.24%) WebSphere
6 26 (25.24%) SQL Server
7 25 (24.27%) Solaris
8 24 (23.30%) JBoss
9 23 (22.33%) AIX
9 23 (22.33%) HP
9 23 (22.33%) Banking
10 22 (21.36%) Microsoft
10 22 (21.36%) ITIL
11 21 (20.39%) Web Services
12 20 (19.42%) JavaScript
13 19 (18.45%) Unix
13 19 (18.45%) Python
14 18 (17.48%) IBM
14 18 (17.48%) Migration
15 17 (16.50%) BladeLogic
15 17 (16.50%) Puppet
16 16 (15.53%) Windows Server
16 16 (15.53%) Security Cleared
16 16 (15.53%) HPUX
17 15 (14.56%) WebLogic
17 15 (14.56%) CA
17 15 (14.56%) SC Cleared
18 14 (13.59%) Agile Software Development

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 26 (25.24%) WebSphere
2 24 (23.30%) JBoss
3 15 (14.56%) WebLogic
4 13 (12.62%) Tomcat
5 11 (10.68%) Apache
6 10 (9.71%) WebLogic Portal
7 9 (8.74%) WebSphere Application Server
8 8 (7.77%) BizTalk Server
8 8 (7.77%) MQSeries
9 6 (5.83%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 5 (4.85%) IIS
10 5 (4.85%) Oracle Application Server
11 4 (3.88%) AquaLogic
11 4 (3.88%) GlassFish
11 4 (3.88%) Tuxedo
11 4 (3.88%) WebSphere Portal
12 2 (1.94%) CICS
12 2 (1.94%) IBM Transformation Extender
12 2 (1.94%) lighttpd
12 2 (1.94%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (2.91%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (6.80%) Unit4 Business World
2 4 (3.88%) OpenText MBPM
3 2 (1.94%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.94%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.94%) Bluemix
1 2 (1.94%) IaaS
1 2 (1.94%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.94%) OpenShift
1 2 (1.94%) PaaS
2 1 (0.97%) Office 365
2 1 (0.97%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (13.59%) HTTP
1 14 (13.59%) SAN
2 12 (11.65%) Firewall
3 11 (10.68%) NAS
4 10 (9.71%) HTTPS
5 9 (8.74%) iSCSI
6 8 (7.77%) SSL
7 7 (6.80%) DNS
8 6 (5.83%) DHCP
9 4 (3.88%) FTP
9 4 (3.88%) LAN
10 3 (2.91%) WAN
11 2 (1.94%) Internet
11 2 (1.94%) IPv4
11 2 (1.94%) IPv6
11 2 (1.94%) Kerberos
11 2 (1.94%) LDAP
11 2 (1.94%) Network Security
11 2 (1.94%) SMTP
11 2 (1.94%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (25.24%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.83%) Oracle Database
3 5 (4.85%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (3.88%) MySQL
5 3 (2.91%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.94%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.97%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.97%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.97%) HBase
7 1 (0.97%) MariaDB
7 1 (0.97%) ObjectStore
7 1 (0.97%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.97%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (10.68%) Maven
2 6 (5.83%) Jenkins
3 5 (4.85%) Subversion
4 4 (3.88%) Ant
4 4 (3.88%) Build Forge
5 2 (1.94%) Artifactory
5 2 (1.94%) ClearCase
5 2 (1.94%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.94%) Selenium
5 2 (1.94%) XMLSpy
6 1 (0.97%) MSI
6 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 27 (26.21%) Finance
2 23 (22.33%) Banking
3 1 (0.97%) Back Office
3 1 (0.97%) Law
3 1 (0.97%) Retail
3 1 (0.97%) Retail Banking
3 1 (0.97%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (19.42%) Architect
1 20 (19.42%) Developer
2 12 (11.65%) Infrastructure Architect
3 7 (6.80%) Administrator
3 7 (6.80%) BizTalk Developer
3 7 (6.80%) Consultant
3 7 (6.80%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (5.83%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (5.83%) Java Developer
4 6 (5.83%) Middleware Consultant
5 5 (4.85%) Middleware Developer
6 4 (3.88%) Analyst
6 4 (3.88%) Automation Engineer
6 4 (3.88%) Middleware Analyst
6 4 (3.88%) Middleware Architect
6 4 (3.88%) Middleware Engineer
6 4 (3.88%) Software Engineer
6 4 (3.88%) WebSphere Administrator
7 3 (2.91%) Project Manager
7 3 (2.91%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (20.39%) Web Services
2 10 (9.71%) Hibernate
2 10 (9.71%) XML
3 8 (7.77%) .NET
3 8 (7.77%) Java EE
3 8 (7.77%) Spring
4 6 (5.83%) IBM Integration Bus
4 6 (5.83%) JMS
4 6 (5.83%) Struts
5 5 (4.85%) HTML
6 4 (3.88%) CSS
6 4 (3.88%) J2EE
6 4 (3.88%) JPA
6 4 (3.88%) JSON
6 4 (3.88%) LAMP
6 4 (3.88%) REST
6 4 (3.88%) SOAP
6 4 (3.88%) WSDL
6 4 (3.88%) XSD
6 4 (3.88%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.65%) Public Cloud
2 9 (8.74%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.85%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (4.85%) Mainframe
4 4 (3.88%) Clustering
4 4 (3.88%) Data Centre
4 4 (3.88%) Mobile Banking
5 3 (2.91%) DataPower
5 3 (2.91%) IBM Mainframe
6 2 (1.94%) PKI
6 2 (1.94%) Replication
6 2 (1.94%) SWIFT
6 2 (1.94%) User Experience
7 1 (0.97%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.97%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.97%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.97%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.97%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.97%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.97%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 29 (28.16%) Linux
1 29 (28.16%) Windows
2 25 (24.27%) Solaris
3 23 (22.33%) AIX
4 19 (18.45%) Unix
5 16 (15.53%) HPUX
5 16 (15.53%) Windows Server
6 8 (7.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (4.85%) OS/390
8 3 (2.91%) zOS
9 2 (1.94%) Debian
9 2 (1.94%) SUSE
9 2 (1.94%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (1.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (21.36%) ITIL
2 18 (17.48%) Migration
3 14 (13.59%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (12.62%) ITSM
4 13 (12.62%) OO
4 13 (12.62%) Open Source
5 11 (10.68%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (10.68%) DevOps
6 10 (9.71%) Change Management
6 10 (9.71%) SOA
7 8 (7.77%) ETL
7 8 (7.77%) Software Distribution
7 8 (7.77%) Virtual Environments
8 7 (6.80%) Configuration Management
8 7 (6.80%) ERP
8 7 (6.80%) High Availability
8 7 (6.80%) Integration Testing
8 7 (6.80%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (5.83%) Network Design
9 6 (5.83%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 41 (39.81%) SQL
2 28 (27.18%) Java
3 20 (19.42%) JavaScript
4 19 (18.45%) Python
5 13 (12.62%) Jython
5 13 (12.62%) PowerShell
6 12 (11.65%) Perl
7 10 (9.71%) C#
8 8 (7.77%) C++
9 6 (5.83%) C
9 6 (5.83%) PHP
10 2 (1.94%) AspectJ
10 2 (1.94%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.94%) Groovy
10 2 (1.94%) VBA
10 2 (1.94%) VBScript
11 1 (0.97%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.97%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.97%) VB
11 1 (0.97%) VB6
Qualifications
1 16 (15.53%) Security Cleared
2 15 (14.56%) SC Cleared
3 9 (8.74%) Degree
4 4 (3.88%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (3.88%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.94%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.97%) OCA
6 1 (0.97%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.83%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.94%) HL7
2 2 (1.94%) SEPA
3 1 (0.97%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (11.65%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.94%) Docker
3 2 (1.94%) KVM
3 2 (1.94%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.97%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.97%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.97%) NFS
4 1 (0.97%) RHEV
4 1 (0.97%) SRDF
4 1 (0.97%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.97%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.97%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.97%) Xen
Systems Management
1 17 (16.50%) BladeLogic
1 17 (16.50%) Puppet
2 12 (11.65%) HP Operations Orchestration
2 12 (11.65%) SCOrch
3 5 (4.85%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 5 (4.85%) SCCM
4 4 (3.88%) WSUS
5 2 (1.94%) Ansible
5 2 (1.94%) Cacti
5 2 (1.94%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (1.94%) HP SiteScope
5 2 (1.94%) Munin
5 2 (1.94%) Nagios
5 2 (1.94%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.94%) Unicenter
6 1 (0.97%) HP SIM
6 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.97%) OpenView
6 1 (0.97%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (0.97%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 31 (30.10%) Oracle
2 23 (22.33%) HP
3 22 (21.36%) Microsoft
4 18 (17.48%) IBM
5 15 (14.56%) CA
6 14 (13.59%) Red Hat
7 13 (12.62%) Dell
8 12 (11.65%) BMC
9 6 (5.83%) VMware
9 6 (5.83%) webMethods
10 4 (3.88%) Axway
10 4 (3.88%) Citrix
10 4 (3.88%) Fujitsu
10 4 (3.88%) IBM Sterling
10 4 (3.88%) Sun
10 4 (3.88%) Symantec
11 3 (2.91%) Sybase
11 3 (2.91%) TIBCO
12 2 (1.94%) Remedy
12 2 (1.94%) SAP