Period
to 21 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Middleware skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Middleware over the 6 months to 21 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Middleware
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 109 97 73
Rank change year-on-year -12 -24 +16
Contract jobs citing Middleware 30 16 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.99% 0.71% 2.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.65% 2.69% 11.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 44
Edinburgh median daily rate £480 £488 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.54% +13.04% -4.17%
10th Percentile £383 £383 £354
90th Percentile £625 £651 £575
Scotland median daily rate £438 £440 £425
% change year-on-year -0.57% +3.53% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

Middleware is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 823 594 606
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 27.23% 26.19% 21.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 495 392 331
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +4.90%
10th Percentile £313 £263 £263
90th Percentile £550 £550 £525
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.67% +3.45% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 3
Edinburgh median hourly rate £23.59 £43.39 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.64% +2.09% +6.25%
10th Percentile £14.45 £40.32 £19.85
90th Percentile £32.72 £49.70 £47.45
Scotland median hourly rate £33.75 £43.39 £36.00
% change year-on-year -22.22% +20.53% -10.00%

Middleware
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Middleware as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Middleware in Edinburgh

Middleware
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Middleware in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for Middleware in Edinburgh

Middleware
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Middleware in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 21 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Middleware in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 21 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Middleware also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 17 (56.67%) Oracle
2 15 (50.00%) Java
2 15 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (43.33%) Spring
3 13 (43.33%) SOA
4 12 (40.00%) Hibernate
5 11 (36.67%) Finance
5 11 (36.67%) SOAP
5 11 (36.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 10 (33.33%) Software Architecture
6 10 (33.33%) iPad
6 10 (33.33%) Node.js
6 10 (33.33%) REST
6 10 (33.33%) Oracle Database
6 10 (33.33%) Microservices
6 10 (33.33%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
6 10 (33.33%) React
6 10 (33.33%) Spring Boot
6 10 (33.33%) SOLID
6 10 (33.33%) Redux
6 10 (33.33%) E-Commerce
6 10 (33.33%) Web Development
7 8 (26.67%) DevOps
8 7 (23.33%) Confluence
8 7 (23.33%) WebSphere
8 7 (23.33%) Atlassian
8 7 (23.33%) thinkFolio
8 7 (23.33%) JIRA
8 7 (23.33%) Bloomberg
9 6 (20.00%) IBM

Middleware
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 11 (36.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 7 (23.33%) Confluence
2 7 (23.33%) WebSphere
3 3 (10.00%) JBoss
4 2 (6.67%) Tomcat
5 1 (3.33%) Apache
5 1 (3.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (3.33%) GlassFish
5 1 (3.33%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (6.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (23.33%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) HTTP
1 1 (3.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 6 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 6 (20.00%) Big Data
2 6 (20.00%) Hadoop
2 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (23.33%) JIRA
2 3 (10.00%) Maven
3 2 (6.67%) Artifactory
3 2 (6.67%) Eclipse
3 2 (6.67%) TeamCity
3 2 (6.67%) Zephyr
4 1 (3.33%) Ant
4 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.33%) Subversion
General
1 11 (36.67%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (50.00%) Architect
2 14 (46.67%) Solutions Architect
3 6 (20.00%) Java Architect
3 6 (20.00%) Java Solutions Architect
4 4 (13.33%) Software Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Big Data Architect
5 3 (10.00%) Big Data Solutions Architect
5 3 (10.00%) Data Architect
5 3 (10.00%) Designer
5 3 (10.00%) Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Java Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Java Technical Architect
5 3 (10.00%) Oracle Architect
5 3 (10.00%) Oracle Solutions Architect
5 3 (10.00%) Technical Architect
5 3 (10.00%) Technical Solutions Architect
5 3 (10.00%) Web Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Designer
6 2 (6.67%) Solutions Designer
7 1 (3.33%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (43.33%) Spring
2 12 (40.00%) Hibernate
3 11 (36.67%) SOAP
4 10 (33.33%) Node.js
4 10 (33.33%) React
4 10 (33.33%) Redux
4 10 (33.33%) REST
4 10 (33.33%) Spring Boot
5 6 (20.00%) .NET
5 6 (20.00%) Kafka
5 6 (20.00%) Web Services
6 4 (13.33%) XML
7 2 (6.67%) jBPM
7 2 (6.67%) JDBC
7 2 (6.67%) JMS
7 2 (6.67%) TopLink
7 2 (6.67%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (6.67%) WSDL
7 2 (6.67%) XML Schema
7 2 (6.67%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 10 (33.33%) iPad
2 6 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (10.00%) Mainframe
4 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.67%) Fintech
5 1 (3.33%) Blackberry
5 1 (3.33%) Data Centre
5 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.33%) Windows
2 3 (10.00%) Linux
2 3 (10.00%) Unix
3 2 (6.67%) zOS
4 1 (3.33%) AIX
4 1 (3.33%) Android
4 1 (3.33%) Mac OS X
4 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (43.33%) SOA
3 10 (33.33%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
3 10 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 10 (33.33%) Microservices
3 10 (33.33%) Software Architecture
3 10 (33.33%) SOLID
3 10 (33.33%) Web Development
4 8 (26.67%) DevOps
5 6 (20.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
5 6 (20.00%) The Twelve-Factor App
6 5 (16.67%) Data Integration
6 5 (16.67%) Test Automation
7 4 (13.33%) Asset Management
7 4 (13.33%) Investment Management
7 4 (13.33%) Software Engineering
7 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (10.00%) ETL
8 3 (10.00%) Information Security
8 3 (10.00%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 15 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (10.00%) SQL
3 2 (6.67%) AspectJ
4 1 (3.33%) Java 8
4 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.33%) JCL
4 1 (3.33%) Perl
4 1 (3.33%) Python
4 1 (3.33%) REXX
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) ACF2
1 1 (3.33%) RACF
1 1 (3.33%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (56.67%) Oracle
2 7 (23.33%) Atlassian
2 7 (23.33%) Bloomberg
3 6 (20.00%) Ab Initio
3 6 (20.00%) IBM
4 5 (16.67%) CODA
4 5 (16.67%) Sitecore
5 4 (13.33%) FactSet
6 3 (10.00%) Charles River
6 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
7 2 (6.67%) Hyperion
8 1 (3.33%) Apple
8 1 (3.33%) Citrix