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 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 / Glasgow
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 68 45
Rank change year-on-year +20 -23  
Contract jobs citing Middleware 15 4 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 2.26% 0.57% 3.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.47% 1.79% 12.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 7
Median daily rate £394 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.00% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £475 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £475 £480
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 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 274 224 227
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 41.20% 31.95% 25.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 151 94
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £413 £403
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £14.49 - £65.00
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 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

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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 11 (64.71%) SQL
2 10 (58.82%) Unix
2 10 (58.82%) IBM
3 9 (52.94%) DB2
4 8 (47.06%) Sybase
4 8 (47.06%) MQSeries
4 8 (47.06%) Assembly Language
4 8 (47.06%) zOS
4 8 (47.06%) Shell Script
4 8 (47.06%) Mainframe
4 8 (47.06%) Security Management
4 8 (47.06%) Finance
5 7 (41.18%) RACF
5 7 (41.18%) JCL
5 7 (41.18%) CA
5 7 (41.18%) REXX
5 7 (41.18%) SSL
5 7 (41.18%) CICS
5 7 (41.18%) SSH
5 7 (41.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 7 (41.18%) PKI
5 7 (41.18%) Microsoft Excel
5 7 (41.18%) SAS
5 7 (41.18%) Kerberos
5 7 (41.18%) Microsoft Office
5 7 (41.18%) ISPF
5 7 (41.18%) Project Planning
5 7 (41.18%) Time Management
5 7 (41.18%) Time Sharing Option
5 7 (41.18%) CLIST

Middleware
Co-occurring 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 8 (47.06%) MQSeries
2 7 (41.18%) CICS
2 7 (41.18%) SAS
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (11.76%) Tomcat
3 2 (11.76%) WebSphere
4 1 (5.88%) Apache
4 1 (5.88%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (5.88%) JBoss
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (5.88%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft Office
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle Service Cloud
1 2 (11.76%) PaaS
1 2 (11.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (41.18%) Kerberos
1 7 (41.18%) SSH
1 7 (41.18%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (52.94%) DB2
2 3 (17.65%) Relational Database
3 2 (11.76%) RDBMS
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
4 1 (5.88%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (5.88%) NoSQL
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Bitbucket
1 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.88%) Maven
General
1 8 (47.06%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (17.65%) Security Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Architect
2 2 (11.76%) Assembler Programmer
2 2 (11.76%) DBA
2 2 (11.76%) Mainframe Programmer
2 2 (11.76%) Programmer
2 2 (11.76%) RACF Programmer
2 2 (11.76%) SAS Programmer
2 2 (11.76%) Technology Architect
3 1 (5.88%) Administrator
3 1 (5.88%) Cassandra Developer
3 1 (5.88%) Developer
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
3 1 (5.88%) SQL DBA
3 1 (5.88%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (5.88%) WebSphere Specialist
3 1 (5.88%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) ISPF
2 2 (11.76%) J2EE
2 2 (11.76%) Web Services
3 1 (5.88%) CSS
3 1 (5.88%) HTML
3 1 (5.88%) JMS
3 1 (5.88%) jQuery
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (5.88%) REST
3 1 (5.88%) SOAP
3 1 (5.88%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) Mainframe
2 7 (41.18%) PKI
3 4 (23.53%) Data Centre
4 2 (11.76%) Data Structures
4 2 (11.76%) Reference Data
5 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (5.88%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 10 (58.82%) Unix
2 8 (47.06%) zOS
3 3 (17.65%) Linux
4 2 (11.76%) AIX
4 2 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (11.76%) Solaris
4 2 (11.76%) Windows
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Security Management
2 7 (41.18%) Project Planning
2 7 (41.18%) Time Management
3 6 (35.29%) Information Security
3 6 (35.29%) People Management
4 2 (11.76%) Project Management
4 2 (11.76%) Resource Management
4 2 (11.76%) SOA
5 1 (5.88%) Dependency Management
5 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.88%) OO
5 1 (5.88%) OOD
5 1 (5.88%) Open Source
5 1 (5.88%) Patch Management
5 1 (5.88%) SDLC
5 1 (5.88%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) SQL
2 8 (47.06%) Assembly Language
2 8 (47.06%) Shell Script
3 7 (41.18%) CLIST
3 7 (41.18%) JCL
3 7 (41.18%) REXX
4 6 (35.29%) Perl
5 3 (17.65%) Java
6 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (41.18%) Job Entry Subsystem
1 7 (41.18%) RACF
1 7 (41.18%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 7 (41.18%) zSecure
2 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) IBM
2 8 (47.06%) Sybase
3 7 (41.18%) CA
4 4 (23.53%) Oracle
5 1 (5.88%) F5
5 1 (5.88%) Google
5 1 (5.88%) Microsoft