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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Middleware
Rank 85 96 90
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -6
Contract jobs citing Middleware 47 32 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.57% 1.21% 1.09%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.64% 4.03% 4.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 15 14
Average daily rate
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£463 £280 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+65.17% -30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £260 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £436 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £415 £413
% change year-on-year
+8.43% +0.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £41.25 £40.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +1.85%
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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
615 794 699
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.54% 30.01% 27.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 287 464 320
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 7
Average hourly rate £36.25 £32.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.28% -1.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £32.00 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £32.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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
Glasgow +14 31 £465 +47.03% 2
Edinburgh -2 13 £463 +6.93% 2
Stirling - 1 - -
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Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 45 (56.25%) Oracle
2 36 (45.00%) SOA
3 23 (28.75%) Java
3 23 (28.75%) Oracle Database
4 19 (23.75%) Linux
5 16 (20.00%) Oracle Fusion
5 16 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
6 15 (18.75%) WebLogic
6 15 (18.75%) Web Services
6 15 (18.75%) UNIX
6 15 (18.75%) Finance
7 12 (15.00%) Solaris
8 11 (13.75%) SQL
8 11 (13.75%) Oracle Service Bus
8 11 (13.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 11 (13.75%) Banking
8 11 (13.75%) SDLC
9 10 (12.50%) Data Centre
9 10 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
9 10 (12.50%) WebCenter
10 9 (11.25%) JBoss
10 9 (11.25%) Zachman Framework
10 9 (11.25%) TOGAF
11 8 (10.00%) Release Management
11 8 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
11 8 (10.00%) Windows
12 7 (8.75%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (8.75%) SaaS
12 7 (8.75%) PaaS
12 7 (8.75%) Amazon AWS

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 15 (18.75%) WebLogic
2 11 (13.75%) Oracle Service Bus
2 11 (13.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 9 (11.25%) JBoss
4 7 (8.75%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.50%) Mule
5 2 (2.50%) IIS
5 2 (2.50%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.25%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.25%) Apache
6 1 (1.25%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.25%) JRun
6 1 (1.25%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 3 (3.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.25%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.25%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.25%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (1.25%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.75%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (8.75%) SaaS
1 7 (8.75%) PaaS
2 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.25%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.00%) Internet
2 2 (2.50%) DHCP
2 2 (2.50%) DNS
3 1 (1.25%) SSL
3 1 (1.25%) SAN
3 1 (1.25%) CTI
3 1 (1.25%) Intranet
3 1 (1.25%) FTP
3 1 (1.25%) VPN
3 1 (1.25%) LAN
3 1 (1.25%) VoIP
3 1 (1.25%) WAN
3 1 (1.25%) Firewall
3 1 (1.25%) Wireshark
3 1 (1.25%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (28.75%) Oracle Database
2 16 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (7.50%) SQL Server
4 5 (6.25%) Oracle Database 10g
4 5 (6.25%) Relational Database
5 4 (5.00%) Oracle Database 12c
6 3 (3.75%) Oracle9i Database
6 3 (3.75%) RDBMS
7 2 (2.50%) InterSystems Cache
8 1 (1.25%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (1.25%) Oracle Exadata
8 1 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.25%) DataStage
8 1 (1.25%) MSDE
8 1 (1.25%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 5 (6.25%) Ant
2 3 (3.75%) Artifactory
3 2 (2.50%) Subversion
4 1 (1.25%) Maven
4 1 (1.25%) JIRA
4 1 (1.25%) Fiddler
4 1 (1.25%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.25%) Hudson
4 1 (1.25%) MSBuild
4 1 (1.25%) QUnit
4 1 (1.25%) Jasmine
4 1 (1.25%) Gradle
4 1 (1.25%) JBuilder
4 1 (1.25%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.25%) NUnit
4 1 (1.25%) CruiseControl
General
1 15 (18.75%) Finance
2 11 (13.75%) Banking
3 3 (3.75%) Retail
4 2 (2.50%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.25%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.25%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.25%) Front Office
5 1 (1.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (43.75%) Architect
2 26 (32.50%) Designer
3 14 (17.50%) SOA Designer
4 12 (15.00%) Solutions Architect
5 10 (12.50%) Solutions Designer
5 10 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
6 9 (11.25%) Consultant
7 8 (10.00%) Developer
7 8 (10.00%) Oracle Consultant
7 8 (10.00%) Oracle SOA Consultant
7 8 (10.00%) SOA Consultant
8 6 (7.50%) Technical Architect
8 6 (7.50%) Java Developer
9 5 (6.25%) Oracle DBA
9 5 (6.25%) DBA
10 4 (5.00%) C# Developer
10 4 (5.00%) SOA Architect
11 3 (3.75%) Analyst
12 2 (2.50%) Administrator
12 2 (2.50%) Deployment Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (20.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 15 (18.75%) Web Services
3 10 (12.50%) WebCenter
4 6 (7.50%) XML
5 5 (6.25%) .NET
6 4 (5.00%) SOAP
6 4 (5.00%) Spring
6 4 (5.00%) Java EE
7 3 (3.75%) Spring Integration
7 3 (3.75%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 2 (2.50%) .NET Framework
8 2 (2.50%) ASP.NET
9 1 (1.25%) COM+
9 1 (1.25%) EJB
9 1 (1.25%) CSS
9 1 (1.25%) Ajax
9 1 (1.25%) NHibernate
9 1 (1.25%) Struts
9 1 (1.25%) DOM
9 1 (1.25%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 5 (6.25%) iPad
3 4 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.75%) Mainframe
5 2 (2.50%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.50%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.50%) Reference Data
5 2 (2.50%) DataPower
5 2 (2.50%) iSeries
6 1 (1.25%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.25%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.25%) Replication
6 1 (1.25%) Clustering
6 1 (1.25%) Physics
6 1 (1.25%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.25%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 19 (23.75%) Linux
2 15 (18.75%) UNIX
3 12 (15.00%) Solaris
4 8 (10.00%) Windows
5 5 (6.25%) AIX
6 2 (2.50%) HPUX
7 1 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (45.00%) SOA
2 11 (13.75%) SDLC
3 10 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
4 9 (11.25%) Zachman Framework
4 9 (11.25%) TOGAF
5 8 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
5 8 (10.00%) Release Management
6 7 (8.75%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (8.75%) Enterprise Architecture
7 6 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (7.50%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (6.25%) Line Management
8 5 (6.25%) Coaching
8 5 (6.25%) Project Planning
8 5 (6.25%) E-Commerce
9 4 (5.00%) ERP
9 4 (5.00%) Change Management
9 4 (5.00%) BPEL
9 4 (5.00%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 23 (28.75%) Java
2 11 (13.75%) SQL
3 5 (6.25%) Perl
4 4 (5.00%) C#
5 2 (2.50%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.50%) PL/SQL
5 2 (2.50%) Python
5 2 (2.50%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.25%) Korn
6 1 (1.25%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.25%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.25%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.25%) ABAP
6 1 (1.25%) C
6 1 (1.25%) PHP
6 1 (1.25%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (2.50%) CISA
1 2 (2.50%) QiCA
2 1 (1.25%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.25%) SLA
1 1 (1.25%) BS7799
1 1 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.25%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.75%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.50%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.25%) VMware Server
3 1 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.25%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.25%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (3.75%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (1.25%) Oracle Statspack
2 1 (1.25%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.25%) logstash
2 1 (1.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 45 (56.25%) Oracle
2 4 (5.00%) Sybase
2 4 (5.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (5.00%) TIBCO
2 4 (5.00%) VMware
3 2 (2.50%) IBM
3 2 (2.50%) GoldenSource
3 2 (2.50%) CA
4 1 (1.25%) Veritas
4 1 (1.25%) SAP
4 1 (1.25%) Sun
4 1 (1.25%) HP
4 1 (1.25%) Citrix
4 1 (1.25%) BMC
4 1 (1.25%) AppSense