Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 114 110 73
Rank change year-on-year -4 -37 +4
Contract jobs citing Middleware 28 25 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.94% 0.90% 2.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.39% 3.53% 8.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 15 36
Edinburgh median daily rate £525 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £385 £288 £355
90th Percentile £620 £618 £550
Scotland median daily rate £475 £420 £408
% change year-on-year +13.10% +3.07% -9.44%
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 827 708 583
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 27.87% 25.38% 26.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 456 431 353
Edinburgh median daily rate £411 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.67% - -
10th Percentile £313 £268 £285
90th Percentile £550 £538 £503
Scotland median daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
Edinburgh median hourly rate £12.17 £43.39 £46.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -71.95% -5.93% +14.23%
Scotland median hourly rate £32.50 £27.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year +20.37% -28.95% -5.89%

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 23 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Middleware in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 12 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (39.29%) Java
3 9 (32.14%) Data Centre
4 8 (28.57%) DevOps
4 8 (28.57%) Spring
5 7 (25.00%) Finance
5 7 (25.00%) SQL
5 7 (25.00%) Oracle
6 6 (21.43%) XML
6 6 (21.43%) Linux
6 6 (21.43%) Migration
6 6 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (21.43%) PowerShell
6 6 (21.43%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (17.86%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (17.86%) TOGAF
7 5 (17.86%) Banking
7 5 (17.86%) Asset Management
7 5 (17.86%) SAN
7 5 (17.86%) IBM
7 5 (17.86%) Windows
7 5 (17.86%) SOAP
7 5 (17.86%) Web Services
8 4 (14.29%) ITIL
8 4 (14.29%) Tomcat
8 4 (14.29%) Hibernate
8 4 (14.29%) Collaborative Working
9 3 (10.71%) Java 8
9 3 (10.71%) Network Virtualisation
9 3 (10.71%) Web Application Development

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 (14.29%) Tomcat
2 3 (10.71%) Apache
2 3 (10.71%) GlassFish
2 3 (10.71%) WebSphere
3 2 (7.14%) Confluence
3 2 (7.14%) JBoss
3 2 (7.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (3.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (3.57%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) thinkFolio
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.57%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) SAN
2 3 (10.71%) Cisco ISE
2 3 (10.71%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (10.71%) HTTP
2 3 (10.71%) WAN
3 2 (7.14%) Firewall
4 1 (3.57%) BIG-IP
4 1 (3.57%) DHCP
4 1 (3.57%) NetScaler
4 1 (3.57%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) Oracle Database
1 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.14%) MongoDB
2 2 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.57%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (7.14%) Eclipse
2 2 (7.14%) JIRA
2 2 (7.14%) Maven
2 2 (7.14%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (25.00%) Finance
2 5 (17.86%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (21.43%) Developer
2 5 (17.86%) Architect
2 5 (17.86%) Java Developer
3 3 (10.71%) Consultant
3 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (10.71%) Monitoring Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Designer
4 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Designer
4 2 (7.14%) Network Consultant
4 2 (7.14%) Software Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.57%) Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Data Centre Manager
5 1 (3.57%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Messaging Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Project Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Technical Test Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Technical Leader
5 1 (3.57%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (28.57%) Spring
2 6 (21.43%) XML
3 5 (17.86%) SOAP
3 5 (17.86%) Web Services
4 4 (14.29%) Hibernate
5 3 (10.71%) Apache CXF
5 3 (10.71%) CSS
5 3 (10.71%) HTML
5 3 (10.71%) Java SE
5 3 (10.71%) JAXB
5 3 (10.71%) MyBatis
6 2 (7.14%) Drools
6 2 (7.14%) EclipseLink
6 2 (7.14%) JPA
6 2 (7.14%) Node.js
6 2 (7.14%) React
6 2 (7.14%) Redux
6 2 (7.14%) REST
6 2 (7.14%) RESTful
6 2 (7.14%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 9 (32.14%) Data Centre
2 6 (21.43%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (10.71%) PMI
4 2 (7.14%) Clustering
4 2 (7.14%) iPad
5 1 (3.57%) Blackberry
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle Licensing
5 1 (3.57%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (21.43%) Linux
2 5 (17.86%) Windows
3 3 (10.71%) Solaris
4 2 (7.14%) Unix
5 1 (3.57%) Android
5 1 (3.57%) Mac OS X
5 1 (3.57%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (28.57%) DevOps
3 6 (21.43%) Migration
3 6 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (17.86%) Asset Management
4 5 (17.86%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (17.86%) TOGAF
5 4 (14.29%) Collaborative Working
5 4 (14.29%) ITIL
6 3 (10.71%) ETL
6 3 (10.71%) Investment Management
6 3 (10.71%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (10.71%) Kanban
6 3 (10.71%) Network Virtualisation
6 3 (10.71%) PRINCE2
6 3 (10.71%) Scrum
6 3 (10.71%) Software Engineering
6 3 (10.71%) Software Testing
6 3 (10.71%) Web Application Development
7 2 (7.14%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 11 (39.29%) Java
2 7 (25.00%) SQL
3 6 (21.43%) PowerShell
4 3 (10.71%) Java 8
4 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
4 3 (10.71%) Python
5 2 (7.14%) AspectJ
5 2 (7.14%) Bash Shell
5 2 (7.14%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) PMI Certification
2 2 (7.14%) CISSP
3 1 (3.57%) CCIE
3 1 (3.57%) CCIE Routing and Switching
3 1 (3.57%) CCNP
3 1 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.57%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.57%) Docker
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.57%) vSphere
2 1 (3.57%) XenApp
2 1 (3.57%) XenDesktop
2 1 (3.57%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) Ansible
1 2 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (7.14%) PowerCLI
1 2 (7.14%) Puppet
1 2 (7.14%) Terraform
2 1 (3.57%) Consul
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (3.57%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) Oracle
2 5 (17.86%) IBM
3 3 (10.71%) Ab Initio
3 3 (10.71%) Cisco
4 2 (7.14%) Atlassian
4 2 (7.14%) Bloomberg
4 2 (7.14%) Charles River
4 2 (7.14%) CODA
4 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 2 (7.14%) Sitecore
5 1 (3.57%) Apple
5 1 (3.57%) Citrix
5 1 (3.57%) EMC
5 1 (3.57%) F5
5 1 (3.57%) Planview
5 1 (3.57%) VMware