Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 96 80 70
Rank change year-on-year -16 -10 +8
Contract jobs citing Middleware 40 30 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.37% 1.70% 2.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.00% 5.42% 10.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 24 42
Edinburgh median daily rate £463 £413 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.12% - -8.33%
10th Percentile £262 £320 £326
90th Percentile £575 £550 £500
Scotland median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% -3.03%
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 667 553 721
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 22.91% 31.38% 23.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 402 368 406
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £400 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.89% +3.67%
10th Percentile £293 £261 £270
90th Percentile £538 £513 £538
Scotland median daily rate £380 £363 £375
% change year-on-year +4.83% -3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 3
Edinburgh median hourly rate £30.00 £52.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.31% +108.00% -47.37%
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £52.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year -53.85% +43.45% +47.96%

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 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Middleware in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 18 (45.00%) Linux
2 16 (40.00%) Finance
3 12 (30.00%) JBoss
3 12 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (27.50%) Oracle
5 9 (22.50%) Jenkins
5 9 (22.50%) DevOps
5 9 (22.50%) Ansible
6 8 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (20.00%) Maven
7 7 (17.50%) WebSphere
7 7 (17.50%) Information Security
7 7 (17.50%) Python
7 7 (17.50%) Perl
7 7 (17.50%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (17.50%) Data Centre
7 7 (17.50%) Service Design
8 6 (15.00%) Ant
8 6 (15.00%) ITIL
8 6 (15.00%) Tomcat
8 6 (15.00%) IBM
8 6 (15.00%) Subversion
8 6 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (15.00%) JIRA
9 5 (12.50%) Ab Initio
9 5 (12.50%) TOGAF
9 5 (12.50%) Confluence
9 5 (12.50%) Open Source
9 5 (12.50%) Windows
9 5 (12.50%) .NET

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 12 (30.00%) JBoss
2 7 (17.50%) WebSphere
3 6 (15.00%) Tomcat
4 5 (12.50%) Confluence
5 2 (5.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (5.00%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.50%) CMS
6 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (2.50%) IIS
6 1 (2.50%) MS Exchange
6 1 (2.50%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (2.50%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 3 (7.50%) thinkFolio
2 1 (2.50%) Markit EDM
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (2.50%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.50%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.50%) Office 365
3 1 (2.50%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.50%) Snowflake Schema
3 1 (2.50%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 9 (22.50%) Jenkins
2 8 (20.00%) Maven
3 6 (15.00%) Ant
3 6 (15.00%) JIRA
3 6 (15.00%) Subversion
4 5 (12.50%) Artifactory
5 3 (7.50%) Oracle APEX
5 3 (7.50%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (2.50%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.50%) GitLab
General
1 16 (40.00%) Finance
2 4 (10.00%) Banking
3 2 (5.00%) Law
4 1 (2.50%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.50%) Legal
4 1 (2.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (32.50%) Architect
2 11 (27.50%) Solutions Architect
3 8 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) Analyst
4 4 (10.00%) Consultant
4 4 (10.00%) Operations Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Business Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Deployment Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Business Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Integration Architect
5 2 (5.00%) Middleware Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) SharePoint Consultant
5 2 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) Cloud Architect
6 1 (2.50%) Cloud Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) Development Consultant
6 1 (2.50%) Middleware Administrator
6 1 (2.50%) Middleware Consultant
6 1 (2.50%) TOGAF Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.50%) .NET
1 5 (12.50%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (7.50%) IBM Integration Bus
2 3 (7.50%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (2.50%) Aurelia
3 1 (2.50%) CSS
3 1 (2.50%) Hibernate
3 1 (2.50%) HTML
3 1 (2.50%) Java EE
3 1 (2.50%) RESTful
3 1 (2.50%) Velocity
3 1 (2.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.50%) Data Centre
2 4 (10.00%) Mainframe
3 3 (7.50%) Clustering
3 3 (7.50%) Oracle Licensing
4 1 (2.50%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.50%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.50%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.50%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.50%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 18 (45.00%) Linux
2 12 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (12.50%) Windows
4 3 (7.50%) AIX
5 2 (5.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (5.00%) zOS
6 1 (2.50%) Android
6 1 (2.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (22.50%) DevOps
2 8 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (17.50%) Information Security
3 7 (17.50%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (17.50%) Service Design
4 6 (15.00%) ITIL
4 6 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (12.50%) Open Source
5 5 (12.50%) TOGAF
6 4 (10.00%) Asset Management
6 4 (10.00%) Migration
7 3 (7.50%) Artefact Management
7 3 (7.50%) Content Management
7 3 (7.50%) Data Integration
7 3 (7.50%) Investment Management
7 3 (7.50%) Project Management
7 3 (7.50%) SOA
7 3 (7.50%) Software Licensing
7 3 (7.50%) UML
8 2 (5.00%) Programme Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.50%) Perl
1 7 (17.50%) Python
2 4 (10.00%) Java
3 1 (2.50%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.50%) COBOL
3 1 (2.50%) JCL
3 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (2.50%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (2.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (22.50%) Ansible
2 2 (5.00%) SELinux
3 1 (2.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (2.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (2.50%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 11 (27.50%) Oracle
2 6 (15.00%) IBM
3 5 (12.50%) Ab Initio
4 3 (7.50%) Bloomberg
4 3 (7.50%) Charles River
4 3 (7.50%) Hyperion
5 2 (5.00%) CODA
5 2 (5.00%) FactSet
5 2 (5.00%) Kofax
5 2 (5.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (5.00%) Sitecore
5 2 (5.00%) VMware
6 1 (2.50%) Citrix
6 1 (2.50%) HP
6 1 (2.50%) IronPort
6 1 (2.50%) Progress
6 1 (2.50%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (2.50%) Symantec