The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Middleware
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 54 37 61
Rank change year-on-year -17 +24  
Contract jobs citing Middleware 4 17 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.76% 2.96% 1.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.26% 10.69% 4.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 7
Median daily rate £400 £300 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £225 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £425 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £42.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year -45.23% +9.80%  

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 Glasgow with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 177 159 202
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 33.65% 27.65% 23.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 92 123
Median daily rate £350 £300 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.66% -25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £225 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £375 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £16.61 - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.57% +5.55%  

Middleware
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow 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 Glasgow

Middleware
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Middleware in Glasgow.

Contractor daily rate trend for Middleware in Glasgow

Middleware
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Middleware in Glasgow over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Middleware in Glasgow

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 6 (60.00%) Oracle
2 4 (40.00%) Oracle Database
2 4 (40.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (20.00%) SDLC
3 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (20.00%) Data Structures
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle ODI
3 2 (20.00%) Project Management
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (20.00%) Degree
3 2 (20.00%) Resource Management
3 2 (20.00%) Data Migration
3 2 (20.00%) Reference Data
3 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (20.00%) SaaS
3 2 (20.00%) PaaS
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) SOA
3 2 (20.00%) ETL
3 2 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Zachman Framework
4 1 (10.00%) TOGAF
4 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
4 1 (10.00%) Security Management
4 1 (10.00%) RDBMS

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow 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 2 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (20.00%) PaaS
1 2 (20.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle ODI
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) ClearCase
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) Architect
1 2 (20.00%) Designer
1 2 (20.00%) Developer
1 2 (20.00%) Technology Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Database Designer
2 1 (10.00%) Database Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Database Specialist
2 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Designer
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Specialist
2 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Solutions Designer
2 1 (10.00%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) IBM Integration Bus
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
1 1 (10.00%) SOAP
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
1 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) Data Structures
2 2 (20.00%) Reference Data
3 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (10.00%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) AIX
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Solaris
1 1 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Data Migration
1 2 (20.00%) ETL
1 2 (20.00%) ITIL
1 2 (20.00%) Migration
1 2 (20.00%) Project Management
1 2 (20.00%) Resource Management
1 2 (20.00%) SDLC
1 2 (20.00%) SOA
2 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (10.00%) Change Control
2 1 (10.00%) CRM
2 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (10.00%) Matrix Organization
2 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (10.00%) Security Management
2 1 (10.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (10.00%) Validation
2 1 (10.00%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C#
1 1 (10.00%) Java
1 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) PMO
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft