Period
to 24 January 2019

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 24 January 2019 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
24 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 101 107 77
Rank change year-on-year +6 -30 -9
Contract jobs citing Middleware 31 36 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.19% 1.23% 1.79%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.54% 5.06% 5.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 20 25
Edinburgh median daily rate £475 £463 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82% -
10th Percentile £325 £262 £323
90th Percentile £600 £575 £550
Scotland median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -3.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £43.00 - -

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 683 712 550
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 26.32% 24.29% 30.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 375 427 366
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £375 £384
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -2.28% -2.85%
10th Percentile £313 £278 £272
90th Percentile £550 £538 £513
Scotland median daily rate £425 £375 £360
% change year-on-year +13.33% +4.17% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 10
Edinburgh median hourly rate £42.50 £30.00 £52.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.67% -42.31% +108.00%
10th Percentile £36.25 £25.00 £46.01
90th Percentile £43.75 £35.00 £52.17
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 £24.00 £46.13
% change year-on-year +45.83% -47.97% +14.77%

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 24 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Middleware in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 January 2019, 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 13 (41.94%) Data Centre
2 12 (38.71%) Linux
3 10 (32.26%) Migration
3 10 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (29.03%) Finance
5 8 (25.81%) SQL
5 8 (25.81%) Oracle
6 7 (22.58%) Java
6 7 (22.58%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (22.58%) PowerShell
6 7 (22.58%) DevOps
7 6 (19.35%) Private Cloud
7 6 (19.35%) Clustering
7 6 (19.35%) Banking
7 6 (19.35%) Asset Management
7 6 (19.35%) ITIL
7 6 (19.35%) Windows
8 5 (16.13%) Oracle Forms
8 5 (16.13%) Solaris
8 5 (16.13%) IBM
8 5 (16.13%) Project Management
8 5 (16.13%) SAN
8 5 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (16.13%) TOGAF
8 5 (16.13%) Oracle Fusion
8 5 (16.13%) Oracle APEX
8 5 (16.13%) Software Licensing
8 5 (16.13%) Oracle Licensing
8 5 (16.13%) Collaborative Working
8 5 (16.13%) Enterprise Software

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 3 (9.68%) Tomcat
2 2 (6.45%) Apache
2 2 (6.45%) GlassFish
2 2 (6.45%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.23%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.90%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (6.45%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.13%) SAN
2 3 (9.68%) Cisco ISE
2 3 (9.68%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (9.68%) WAN
3 2 (6.45%) Firewall
3 2 (6.45%) HTTP
4 1 (3.23%) BIG-IP
4 1 (3.23%) DHCP
4 1 (3.23%) NetScaler
4 1 (3.23%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) Oracle Database
2 3 (9.68%) MongoDB
2 3 (9.68%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (9.68%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.23%) Amazon Aurora
4 1 (3.23%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Oracle APEX
1 5 (16.13%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (9.68%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (6.45%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (29.03%) Finance
2 6 (19.35%) Banking
3 2 (6.45%) Law
Job Titles
1 6 (19.35%) Architect
2 5 (16.13%) Developer
2 5 (16.13%) Infrastructure Architect
3 4 (12.90%) Monitoring Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Designer
5 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Designer
5 2 (6.45%) Java Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Network Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Oracle Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Tester
6 1 (3.23%) Data Centre Project Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.23%) Messaging Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Middleware Architect
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Technical Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.13%) Oracle Fusion
2 3 (9.68%) Spring
2 3 (9.68%) XML
3 2 (6.45%) Apache CXF
3 2 (6.45%) CSS
3 2 (6.45%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (6.45%) HTML
3 2 (6.45%) Java SE
3 2 (6.45%) JAXB
3 2 (6.45%) MyBatis
3 2 (6.45%) SOAP
3 2 (6.45%) Web Services
4 1 (3.23%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (3.23%) LDAP
4 1 (3.23%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 13 (41.94%) Data Centre
2 6 (19.35%) Clustering
2 6 (19.35%) Private Cloud
3 5 (16.13%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (16.13%) Oracle Licensing
4 3 (9.68%) PMI
5 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (38.71%) Linux
2 6 (19.35%) Windows
3 5 (16.13%) Solaris
4 3 (9.68%) Unix
5 1 (3.23%) AIX
5 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.23%) Windows Server
5 1 (3.23%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (32.26%) Migration
2 7 (22.58%) DevOps
2 7 (22.58%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (19.35%) Asset Management
3 6 (19.35%) ITIL
4 5 (16.13%) Collaborative Working
4 5 (16.13%) Project Management
4 5 (16.13%) Software Licensing
4 5 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (16.13%) TOGAF
5 4 (12.90%) Kalman Filter
5 4 (12.90%) Kanban
6 3 (9.68%) Dashboard Development
6 3 (9.68%) ETL
6 3 (9.68%) Network Virtualisation
6 3 (9.68%) PRINCE2
6 3 (9.68%) Scrum
6 3 (9.68%) Security Monitoring
7 2 (6.45%) Proactive Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.81%) SQL
2 7 (22.58%) Java
2 7 (22.58%) PowerShell
3 4 (12.90%) Python
4 3 (9.68%) Bash Shell
4 3 (9.68%) Perl
5 2 (6.45%) Java 8
5 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.45%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) PMI Certification
2 2 (6.45%) CISSP
3 1 (3.23%) CCIE
3 1 (3.23%) CCIE Routing and Switching
3 1 (3.23%) CCNP
3 1 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (6.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) Docker
2 2 (6.45%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.23%) vSphere
3 1 (3.23%) XenApp
3 1 (3.23%) XenDesktop
3 1 (3.23%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) PowerCLI
2 2 (6.45%) Ansible
2 2 (6.45%) Consul
2 2 (6.45%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (6.45%) Prometheus
2 2 (6.45%) Puppet
2 2 (6.45%) Terraform
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 8 (25.81%) Oracle
2 5 (16.13%) IBM
3 3 (9.68%) Cisco
4 2 (6.45%) Charles River
4 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.23%) Ab Initio
5 1 (3.23%) Citrix
5 1 (3.23%) EMC
5 1 (3.23%) F5
5 1 (3.23%) Planview
5 1 (3.23%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.23%) VMware