Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 102 81 75
Rank change year-on-year -21 -6 +7
Contract jobs citing Middleware 33 40 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.12% 1.88% 1.93%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.50% 7.03% 10.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 28 46
Edinburgh median daily rate £475 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £329 £362 £350
90th Percentile £593 £509 £525
Scotland median daily rate £440 £410 £440
% change year-on-year +7.32% -6.82% +10.16%
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 734 569 606
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 24.84% 26.71% 19.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 439 335 353
Edinburgh median daily rate £375 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.35% -1.33% -
10th Percentile £265 £264 £269
90th Percentile £538 £488 £513
Scotland median daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 3
Edinburgh median hourly rate £43.39 £49.63 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.56% +98.50% -37.50%
Scotland median hourly rate £27.00 £42.50 £40.38
% change year-on-year -36.47% +5.25% +1.58%

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 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Middleware in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 15 (45.45%) Linux
2 12 (36.36%) JBoss
2 12 (36.36%) Finance
3 11 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (30.30%) Ansible
5 9 (27.27%) DevOps
5 9 (27.27%) Jenkins
6 8 (24.24%) Maven
7 7 (21.21%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (21.21%) Perl
7 7 (21.21%) Tomcat
7 7 (21.21%) Python
8 6 (18.18%) Ant
8 6 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (18.18%) Subversion
9 5 (15.15%) Banking
9 5 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (15.15%) ITIL
9 5 (15.15%) Artifactory
9 5 (15.15%) Data Centre
9 5 (15.15%) JIRA
9 5 (15.15%) Open Source
9 5 (15.15%) Confluence
10 4 (12.12%) Disclosure Scotland
10 4 (12.12%) Windows
10 4 (12.12%) Oracle
10 4 (12.12%) Law
11 3 (9.09%) Mainframe
11 3 (9.09%) Hyperion
11 3 (9.09%) Artefact Management

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 (36.36%) JBoss
2 7 (21.21%) Tomcat
3 5 (15.15%) Confluence
4 2 (6.06%) IIS
4 2 (6.06%) SharePoint
4 2 (6.06%) WebSphere
5 1 (3.03%) Apache
5 1 (3.03%) ColdFusion
5 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (3.03%) MS Exchange
5 1 (3.03%) Skype for Business
5 1 (3.03%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (3.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) DHCP
1 1 (3.03%) DNS
1 1 (3.03%) Firewall
1 1 (3.03%) NAS
1 1 (3.03%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.03%) MySQL
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
1 1 (3.03%) Snowflake Schema
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.03%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 9 (27.27%) Jenkins
2 8 (24.24%) Maven
3 6 (18.18%) Ant
3 6 (18.18%) Subversion
4 5 (15.15%) Artifactory
4 5 (15.15%) JIRA
5 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
5 1 (3.03%) GitLab
General
1 12 (36.36%) Finance
2 5 (15.15%) Banking
3 4 (12.12%) Law
4 1 (3.03%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (24.24%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (15.15%) Architect
2 5 (15.15%) Consultant
3 4 (12.12%) Analyst
3 4 (12.12%) Operations Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (9.09%) Middleware Specialist
5 2 (6.06%) Business Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Deployment Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Business Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Middleware Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) SharePoint Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (3.03%) Administrator
6 1 (3.03%) Database Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Messaging Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) TIBCO Consultant
6 1 (3.03%) WebSphere Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (3.03%) .NET
2 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.03%) Hibernate
2 1 (3.03%) LAMP
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (3.03%) RESTful
2 1 (3.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Data Centre
2 3 (9.09%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.03%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.03%) N-Tier
3 1 (3.03%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 15 (45.45%) Linux
2 11 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (12.12%) Windows
4 2 (6.06%) Windows Server
5 1 (3.03%) AIX
5 1 (3.03%) Android
5 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (27.27%) DevOps
2 7 (21.21%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (15.15%) ITIL
4 5 (15.15%) Open Source
4 5 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (9.09%) Artefact Management
6 2 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (6.06%) Document Management
6 2 (6.06%) Information Management
6 2 (6.06%) Migration
6 2 (6.06%) Programme Delivery
6 2 (6.06%) Records Management
7 1 (3.03%) Data Integration
7 1 (3.03%) Data Modelling
7 1 (3.03%) High Availability
7 1 (3.03%) Release Management
7 1 (3.03%) Test Automation
7 1 (3.03%) TOGAF
7 1 (3.03%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.21%) Perl
1 7 (21.21%) Python
2 2 (6.06%) Java
2 2 (6.06%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.03%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.03%) COBOL
3 1 (3.03%) JCL
3 1 (3.03%) PHP
3 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (30.30%) Ansible
2 2 (6.06%) SELinux
3 1 (3.03%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (3.03%) Puppet
3 1 (3.03%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 4 (12.12%) Oracle
2 3 (9.09%) Hyperion
3 2 (6.06%) Kofax
3 2 (6.06%) VMware
4 1 (3.03%) Ab Initio
4 1 (3.03%) Citrix
4 1 (3.03%) IBM
4 1 (3.03%) IronPort
4 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.03%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.03%) Symantec
4 1 (3.03%) TIBCO