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 3 months to 26 June 2017 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 61 75
Rank change year-on-year -18 +14  
Contract jobs citing Middleware 3 37 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.25% 2.79% 0.83%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.96% 11.90% 4.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 24 5
Median daily rate £525 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.52% -5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £375 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £603 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £495 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +10.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% -30.00%  

Middleware is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 311 311 246
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 25.60% 23.49% 17.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 171 135
Median daily rate £400 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.10% +5.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 6
Median hourly rate £43.39 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.09% +6.25%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

Middleware
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing Middleware as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Middleware in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Middleware also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 6 (54.55%) Finance
2 5 (45.45%) TIBCO
3 4 (36.36%) Linux
3 4 (36.36%) Tomcat
3 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (36.36%) SoapUI
4 3 (27.27%) DevOps
4 3 (27.27%) Banking
4 3 (27.27%) JBoss
4 3 (27.27%) Apache
4 3 (27.27%) Windows
5 2 (18.18%) AIX
5 2 (18.18%) TeamSite
5 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
5 2 (18.18%) Law
6 1 (9.09%) Time Sharing Option
6 1 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (9.09%) High Availability
6 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
6 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
6 1 (9.09%) Ansible
6 1 (9.09%) LAMP
6 1 (9.09%) Information Security
6 1 (9.09%) Tandem
6 1 (9.09%) TOGAF
6 1 (9.09%) Subversion
6 1 (9.09%) Maven
6 1 (9.09%) IBM Sterling
6 1 (9.09%) ISPF
6 1 (9.09%) Axway

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 4 (36.36%) Tomcat
2 3 (27.27%) Apache
2 3 (27.27%) JBoss
3 1 (9.09%) ColdFusion
3 1 (9.09%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) MySQL
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) SoapUI
2 1 (9.09%) Ant
2 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 1 (9.09%) Maven
2 1 (9.09%) Subversion
General
1 6 (54.55%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Banking
3 2 (18.18%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) TIBCO Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) DevOps Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) Linux DevOps Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 1 (9.09%) Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Database Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) TIBCO BusinessWorks Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) TIBCO Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) ISPF
1 1 (9.09%) LAMP
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) iSeries
1 1 (9.09%) Mainframe
1 1 (9.09%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Linux
2 3 (27.27%) Windows
3 2 (18.18%) AIX
4 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (9.09%) Unix
4 1 (9.09%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) DevOps
3 1 (9.09%) B2B
3 1 (9.09%) High Availability
3 1 (9.09%) Information Security
3 1 (9.09%) Investment Management
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) Open Source
3 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
3 1 (9.09%) Service Management
3 1 (9.09%) SOA
3 1 (9.09%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) JCL
1 1 (9.09%) Perl
1 1 (9.09%) PHP
1 1 (9.09%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) TeamSite
2 1 (9.09%) Ansible
2 1 (9.09%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) TIBCO
2 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
3 1 (9.09%) Axway
3 1 (9.09%) IBM
3 1 (9.09%) IBM Sterling
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle
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