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 5 August 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Middleware
Rank 70 98 88
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -10
Contract jobs citing Middleware 66 35 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.05% 1.26% 1.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.09% 4.35% 4.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 18 13
Average daily rate
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£455 £350 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -15.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £270 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £430 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £25.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+60.00% -44.44%
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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
654 805 599
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.30% 28.92% 24.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 322 441 276
Average daily rate £350 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £460 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 11
Average hourly rate £46.25 £42.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.11% +29.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £23.60 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £42.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+16.17% -

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 5 August 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 5 August 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 +21 32 £450 +60.71% 2
Edinburgh +9 31 £459 +14.68% 1
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Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 56 (58.95%) Oracle
2 35 (36.84%) SOA
3 28 (29.47%) Oracle Database
4 27 (28.42%) Finance
5 23 (24.21%) Linux
6 22 (23.16%) Java
7 19 (20.00%) Oracle Fusion
8 18 (18.95%) Banking
8 18 (18.95%) Oracle Database 11g
8 18 (18.95%) SQL
8 18 (18.95%) WebLogic
8 18 (18.95%) Solaris
9 17 (17.89%) UNIX
10 16 (16.84%) Web Services
10 16 (16.84%) AIX
11 14 (14.74%) Windows
12 12 (12.63%) Migration
12 12 (12.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 12 (12.63%) Oracle Service Bus
13 11 (11.58%) WebCenter
13 11 (11.58%) Data Centre
14 10 (10.53%) Capacity Planning
15 9 (9.47%) Continuous Integration
15 9 (9.47%) Release Management
15 9 (9.47%) Technical Architecture
15 9 (9.47%) WebSphere
15 9 (9.47%) Stakeholder Management
15 9 (9.47%) JBoss
15 9 (9.47%) SDLC
16 8 (8.42%) HPUX

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 18 (18.95%) WebLogic
2 12 (12.63%) Oracle Service Bus
2 12 (12.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 9 (9.47%) WebSphere
3 9 (9.47%) JBoss
4 3 (3.16%) IIS
5 2 (2.11%) CICS
5 2 (2.11%) Mule
5 2 (2.11%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (2.11%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.05%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (1.05%) Apache
6 1 (1.05%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.05%) JRun
6 1 (1.05%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 3 (3.16%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (4.21%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.05%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.05%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.05%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (1.05%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.37%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (7.37%) SaaS
1 7 (7.37%) PaaS
2 2 (2.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.05%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.21%) Internet
2 2 (2.11%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.05%) DNS
3 1 (1.05%) SSL
3 1 (1.05%) CTI
3 1 (1.05%) VoIP
3 1 (1.05%) DHCP
3 1 (1.05%) FTP
3 1 (1.05%) HTTP
3 1 (1.05%) Firewall
3 1 (1.05%) Wireshark
3 1 (1.05%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (29.47%) Oracle Database
2 18 (18.95%) Oracle Database 11g
3 7 (7.37%) Relational Database
4 6 (6.32%) Oracle Database 10g
5 5 (5.26%) SQL Server
6 4 (4.21%) RDBMS
6 4 (4.21%) Oracle Database 12c
7 3 (3.16%) InterSystems Cache
7 3 (3.16%) Oracle9i Database
7 3 (3.16%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (2.11%) DB2
8 2 (2.11%) MSDE
8 2 (2.11%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (2.11%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 1 (1.05%) Oracle Exadata
9 1 (1.05%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 8 (8.42%) Ant
2 4 (4.21%) Artifactory
3 2 (2.11%) Gradle
3 2 (2.11%) Subversion
3 2 (2.11%) Maven
4 1 (1.05%) JIRA
4 1 (1.05%) Fiddler
4 1 (1.05%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.05%) Hudson
4 1 (1.05%) MSBuild
4 1 (1.05%) QUnit
4 1 (1.05%) Jasmine
4 1 (1.05%) JBuilder
4 1 (1.05%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.05%) NUnit
4 1 (1.05%) CruiseControl
General
1 27 (28.42%) Finance
2 18 (18.95%) Banking
3 4 (4.21%) Retail
4 3 (3.16%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.11%) Advertising
6 1 (1.05%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.05%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.05%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.05%) Front Office
6 1 (1.05%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (35.79%) Architect
2 25 (26.32%) Designer
3 15 (15.79%) SOA Designer
4 12 (12.63%) Infrastructure Architect
5 11 (11.58%) Consultant
6 10 (10.53%) Developer
6 10 (10.53%) Solutions Architect
7 9 (9.47%) Oracle Consultant
7 9 (9.47%) SOA Consultant
7 9 (9.47%) Oracle SOA Consultant
8 8 (8.42%) Administrator
8 8 (8.42%) Technical Architect
9 7 (7.37%) DBA
9 7 (7.37%) Solutions Designer
9 7 (7.37%) Oracle DBA
10 6 (6.32%) Java Developer
11 5 (5.26%) Analyst
12 4 (4.21%) C# Developer
13 3 (3.16%) Deployment Analyst
14 2 (2.11%) Infrastructure Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (20.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 16 (16.84%) Web Services
3 11 (11.58%) WebCenter
4 7 (7.37%) XML
5 5 (5.26%) .NET
6 4 (4.21%) SOAP
6 4 (4.21%) Spring
6 4 (4.21%) Java EE
7 3 (3.16%) Spring Integration
7 3 (3.16%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 2 (2.11%) .NET Framework
8 2 (2.11%) ASP.NET
9 1 (1.05%) COM+
9 1 (1.05%) EJB
9 1 (1.05%) CSS
9 1 (1.05%) Ajax
9 1 (1.05%) NHibernate
9 1 (1.05%) Struts
9 1 (1.05%) DOM
9 1 (1.05%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.58%) Data Centre
2 6 (6.32%) iPad
2 6 (6.32%) Mainframe
3 5 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.21%) DataPower
5 2 (2.11%) iSeries
5 2 (2.11%) Reference Data
5 2 (2.11%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.11%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.11%) Physics
5 2 (2.11%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.05%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (1.05%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.05%) Replication
6 1 (1.05%) Clustering
6 1 (1.05%) PKI
6 1 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 23 (24.21%) Linux
2 18 (18.95%) Solaris
3 17 (17.89%) UNIX
4 16 (16.84%) AIX
5 14 (14.74%) Windows
6 8 (8.42%) HPUX
7 4 (4.21%) zOS
8 1 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (36.84%) SOA
2 12 (12.63%) Migration
3 10 (10.53%) Capacity Planning
4 9 (9.47%) Release Management
4 9 (9.47%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (9.47%) SDLC
4 9 (9.47%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (9.47%) Technical Architecture
5 8 (8.42%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (7.37%) DevOps
7 6 (6.32%) Line Management
7 6 (6.32%) E-Commerce
8 5 (5.26%) ERP
8 5 (5.26%) Change Management
8 5 (5.26%) Zachman Framework
8 5 (5.26%) TOGAF
8 5 (5.26%) BPEL
8 5 (5.26%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (5.26%) Enterprise Architecture
8 5 (5.26%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 22 (23.16%) Java
2 18 (18.95%) SQL
3 6 (6.32%) Perl
4 4 (4.21%) PL/SQL
4 4 (4.21%) C#
5 3 (3.16%) Python
6 2 (2.11%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.11%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.11%) C++
6 2 (2.11%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.11%) C
7 1 (1.05%) PHP
7 1 (1.05%) ABAP
7 1 (1.05%) Korn
7 1 (1.05%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.05%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (2.11%) CISA
1 2 (2.11%) QiCA
2 1 (1.05%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.11%) QA
2 1 (1.05%) SLA
2 1 (1.05%) BS7799
2 1 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (3.16%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (2.11%) Job Entry Subsystem
2 2 (2.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (3.16%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (2.11%) CA Endevor
2 2 (2.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.05%) Oracle Statspack
3 1 (1.05%) Data Guard
3 1 (1.05%) logstash
Vendors
1 56 (58.95%) Oracle
2 6 (6.32%) IBM
2 6 (6.32%) Red Hat
3 5 (5.26%) Microsoft
4 4 (4.21%) Sybase
4 4 (4.21%) CA
4 4 (4.21%) TIBCO
5 3 (3.16%) VMware
6 2 (2.11%) GoldenSource
6 2 (2.11%) HP
7 1 (1.05%) BMC
7 1 (1.05%) Informatica
7 1 (1.05%) Veritas
7 1 (1.05%) SAP
7 1 (1.05%) Sun
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