Period
to 23 April 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 April 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 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 91 91 69
Rank change year-on-year 0 -22 +17
Contract jobs citing Middleware 40 20 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.43% 1.08% 2.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.06% 3.62% 10.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 15 40
Edinburgh median daily rate £475 £468 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.60% +13.33% -8.33%
10th Percentile £300 £313 £348
90th Percentile £575 £550 £501
Scotland median daily rate £431 £433 £400
% change year-on-year -0.29% +8.13% -11.11%
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 660 553 675
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 23.52% 29.97% 23.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 397 367 379
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £375 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -5.06% +5.33%
10th Percentile £313 £261 £271
90th Percentile £546 £500 £538
Scotland median daily rate £400 £365 £375
% change year-on-year +9.59% -2.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 12 2
Edinburgh median hourly rate £35.00 £52.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.69% +160.00% -50.00%
Scotland median hourly rate £24.25 £47.23 £23.75
% change year-on-year -48.66% +98.86% -39.87%

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 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Middleware in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 19 (47.50%) Oracle
2 16 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (37.50%) Finance
4 13 (32.50%) Java
4 13 (32.50%) SOA
5 11 (27.50%) Linux
6 10 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 10 (25.00%) Oracle Database
7 9 (22.50%) DevOps
7 9 (22.50%) Hibernate
8 8 (20.00%) Spring
8 8 (20.00%) WebSphere
8 8 (20.00%) Web Development
8 8 (20.00%) JIRA
8 8 (20.00%) E-Commerce
8 8 (20.00%) SOAP
8 8 (20.00%) Microservices
8 8 (20.00%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
8 8 (20.00%) React
8 8 (20.00%) Spring Boot
8 8 (20.00%) SOLID
8 8 (20.00%) Redux
8 8 (20.00%) Software Architecture
8 8 (20.00%) iPad
8 8 (20.00%) Node.js
8 8 (20.00%) REST
9 7 (17.50%) Confluence
9 7 (17.50%) Service Design
9 7 (17.50%) Information Security
10 6 (15.00%) Ab Initio

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 10 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 8 (20.00%) WebSphere
3 7 (17.50%) Confluence
4 5 (12.50%) JBoss
5 3 (7.50%) Tomcat
6 2 (5.00%) SharePoint
7 1 (2.50%) CMS
7 1 (2.50%) IIS
7 1 (2.50%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (5.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (12.50%) thinkFolio
2 1 (2.50%) Markit EDM
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (2.50%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 6 (15.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 6 (15.00%) Big Data
2 6 (15.00%) Hadoop
3 5 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.50%) Snowflake Schema
4 1 (2.50%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 8 (20.00%) JIRA
2 4 (10.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (7.50%) Ant
3 3 (7.50%) Artifactory
3 3 (7.50%) Maven
3 3 (7.50%) Oracle APEX
3 3 (7.50%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (7.50%) Subversion
4 2 (5.00%) TeamCity
4 2 (5.00%) Zephyr
5 1 (2.50%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.50%) GitLab
General
1 15 (37.50%) Finance
2 3 (7.50%) Banking
3 1 (2.50%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.50%) Legal
3 1 (2.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (47.50%) Architect
2 17 (42.50%) Solutions Architect
3 6 (15.00%) Java Architect
3 6 (15.00%) Java Solutions Architect
4 4 (10.00%) Consultant
4 4 (10.00%) Designer
4 4 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) Technical Architect
5 3 (7.50%) Big Data Architect
5 3 (7.50%) Big Data Solutions Architect
5 3 (7.50%) Data Architect
5 3 (7.50%) Java Technical Architect
5 3 (7.50%) Oracle Architect
5 3 (7.50%) Oracle Solutions Architect
5 3 (7.50%) Software Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Technical Solutions Architect
5 3 (7.50%) Web Architect
6 2 (5.00%) Operations Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Senior Designer
6 2 (5.00%) SharePoint Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (22.50%) Hibernate
2 8 (20.00%) Node.js
2 8 (20.00%) React
2 8 (20.00%) Redux
2 8 (20.00%) REST
2 8 (20.00%) SOAP
2 8 (20.00%) Spring
2 8 (20.00%) Spring Boot
3 6 (15.00%) .NET
3 6 (15.00%) Kafka
4 5 (12.50%) WebSphere MQ
5 3 (7.50%) IBM Integration Bus
5 3 (7.50%) Oracle Fusion
5 3 (7.50%) Web Services
6 2 (5.00%) J2EE
7 1 (2.50%) CSS
7 1 (2.50%) HTML
7 1 (2.50%) LDAP
7 1 (2.50%) RESTful
7 1 (2.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.00%) iPad
2 5 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (10.00%) Mainframe
4 3 (7.50%) Clustering
4 3 (7.50%) Oracle Licensing
5 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (5.00%) Data Centre
5 2 (5.00%) Fintech
6 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.50%) N-Tier
6 1 (2.50%) Private Cloud
6 1 (2.50%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (27.50%) Linux
2 5 (12.50%) Windows
3 4 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (7.50%) AIX
4 3 (7.50%) Unix
4 3 (7.50%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (32.50%) SOA
3 9 (22.50%) DevOps
4 8 (20.00%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
4 8 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 8 (20.00%) Microservices
4 8 (20.00%) Software Architecture
4 8 (20.00%) SOLID
4 8 (20.00%) Web Development
5 7 (17.50%) Information Security
5 7 (17.50%) Service Design
6 6 (15.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
6 6 (15.00%) The Twelve-Factor App
7 5 (12.50%) Asset Management
7 5 (12.50%) Test Automation
7 5 (12.50%) TOGAF
8 4 (10.00%) Data Integration
8 4 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (10.00%) Software Engineering
8 4 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (32.50%) Java
2 4 (10.00%) Python
3 3 (7.50%) Perl
4 2 (5.00%) JCL
4 2 (5.00%) SQL
5 1 (2.50%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.50%) COBOL
5 1 (2.50%) REXX
Qualifications
1 1 (2.50%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (2.50%) Degree
1 1 (2.50%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) QA
2 1 (2.50%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) ACF2
1 1 (2.50%) RACF
1 1 (2.50%) Time Sharing Option
1 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (7.50%) Ansible
2 2 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (2.50%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 19 (47.50%) Oracle
2 6 (15.00%) Ab Initio
2 6 (15.00%) IBM
3 5 (12.50%) Atlassian
3 5 (12.50%) Bloomberg
4 4 (10.00%) FactSet
4 4 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (7.50%) Charles River
5 3 (7.50%) CODA
5 3 (7.50%) Sitecore
6 2 (5.00%) Hyperion
6 2 (5.00%) Kofax
6 2 (5.00%) VMware
7 1 (2.50%) Citrix
7 1 (2.50%) HP
7 1 (2.50%) Progress
7 1 (2.50%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.50%) Salesforce.com