The table below looks at the statistics for Middleware skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Middleware over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware
Rank 76 77 72
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Contract jobs citing Middleware 19 13 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.24% 0.99% 1.58%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.77% 3.56% 5.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 16
Average daily rate
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£450 £375 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £262 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £430 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £21.25 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+123.52% -41.37%
Middleware
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Surrey region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
398 365 396
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 25.98% 27.71% 29.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 273 230 216
Average daily rate £360 £346 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.97% -7.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £188 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £467 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 33 23
Average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% -35.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

Middleware
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Middleware across the Surrey region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Middleware Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Middleware
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Middleware across the Surrey region.

Middleware Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Middleware
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Middleware across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

Middleware Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

Middleware
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Middleware across the Surrey region.

Middleware Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

Middleware
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Staines -8 9 £396 +12.34%
Camberley - - - -
Egham - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Middleware
South East

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey region citing Middleware also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Middleware.

1 11 (27.50%) Java
1 11 (27.50%) SAP
2 10 (25.00%) UNIX
3 9 (22.50%) C#
3 9 (22.50%) .NET
3 9 (22.50%) Finance
3 9 (22.50%) Scrum
4 8 (20.00%) Oracle
4 8 (20.00%) Windows
4 8 (20.00%) Linux
4 8 (20.00%) SOA
4 8 (20.00%) WebSphere
5 7 (17.50%) Visual Studio
5 7 (17.50%) JBoss
5 7 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (17.50%) Automated Testing
5 7 (17.50%) Selenium
6 6 (15.00%) WebLogic
6 6 (15.00%) Solaris
6 6 (15.00%) Apache
6 6 (15.00%) Tomcat
6 6 (15.00%) CRM
6 6 (15.00%) Microsoft
6 6 (15.00%) HP
6 6 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (12.50%) SQL
7 5 (12.50%) WebSphere Application Server
7 5 (12.50%) Web Services
7 5 (12.50%) LDAP
7 5 (12.50%) MS Excel

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey region citing Middleware also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Middleware. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 7 (17.50%) JBoss
3 6 (15.00%) Apache
3 6 (15.00%) Tomcat
3 6 (15.00%) WebLogic
4 5 (12.50%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (12.50%) GlassFish
4 5 (12.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 5 (12.50%) IBM HTTP Server
5 3 (7.50%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (5.00%) IIS
6 2 (5.00%) Adobe CQ
7 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
7 1 (2.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (7.50%) SAP CRM
2 1 (2.50%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.50%) LDAP
2 3 (7.50%) SAN
3 2 (5.00%) Internet
3 2 (5.00%) NAS
3 2 (5.00%) FTP
3 2 (5.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.50%) DB2
Development Applications
1 7 (17.50%) Selenium
1 7 (17.50%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.00%) TeamCity
2 2 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.00%) MSBuild
2 2 (5.00%) SpecFlow
3 1 (2.50%) Toad
3 1 (2.50%) Introscope
General
1 9 (22.50%) Finance
2 5 (12.50%) Billing
3 2 (5.00%) Marketing
3 2 (5.00%) Publishing
4 1 (2.50%) Games
4 1 (2.50%) Banking
4 1 (2.50%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 10 (25.00%) Architect
2 7 (17.50%) Infrastructure Architect
3 6 (15.00%) Analyst
3 6 (15.00%) Middleware Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) Agile Test Analyst
4 5 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
4 5 (12.50%) Test Analyst
4 5 (12.50%) Delivery Manager
4 5 (12.50%) UNIX Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) Technical Test Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Administrator
6 3 (7.50%) Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Consultant
6 3 (7.50%) Middleware Consultant
7 2 (5.00%) BizTalk Administrator
7 2 (5.00%) SAP Basis Manager
7 2 (5.00%) SAP Manager
7 2 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.50%) Programmer
8 1 (2.50%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (22.50%) .NET
2 5 (12.50%) Web Services
3 4 (10.00%) SAP Basis
3 4 (10.00%) WCF
4 3 (7.50%) J2EE
5 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET
5 2 (5.00%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (5.00%) CSS
5 2 (5.00%) JSP
5 2 (5.00%) JSR 170
5 2 (5.00%) HTML5
5 2 (5.00%) REST
5 2 (5.00%) CSS3
5 2 (5.00%) Gherkin
5 2 (5.00%) Apache Sling
5 2 (5.00%) HTML
6 1 (2.50%) Unreal Engine
6 1 (2.50%) Apache Flex
6 1 (2.50%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 1 (2.50%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.00%) Clustering
1 2 (5.00%) Taxonomies
2 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.50%) Open Source
2 1 (2.50%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (25.00%) UNIX
2 8 (20.00%) Windows
2 8 (20.00%) Linux
3 6 (15.00%) Solaris
4 2 (5.00%) AIX
5 1 (2.50%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (22.50%) Scrum
2 8 (20.00%) SOA
3 7 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (17.50%) Automated Testing
4 6 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (15.00%) CRM
5 5 (12.50%) ITSM
5 5 (12.50%) Software Testing
5 5 (12.50%) Automation Testing
6 4 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (10.00%) ITIL
6 4 (10.00%) Service Delivery
7 3 (7.50%) Service Management
8 2 (5.00%) Workflow
8 2 (5.00%) Migration
8 2 (5.00%) TDD
8 2 (5.00%) TOGAF
8 2 (5.00%) Content Management
8 2 (5.00%) PRINCE2
8 2 (5.00%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 11 (27.50%) Java
2 9 (22.50%) C#
3 5 (12.50%) SQL
4 2 (5.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (5.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.50%) Perl
5 1 (2.50%) C++
5 1 (2.50%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
5 1 (2.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (12.50%) ISEB
1 5 (12.50%) ISTQB
1 5 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (2.50%) Degree
2 1 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (12.50%) CA SiteMinder
2 1 (2.50%) nmon
Vendors
1 11 (27.50%) SAP
2 8 (20.00%) Oracle
3 6 (15.00%) HP
3 6 (15.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (12.50%) CA
5 4 (10.00%) AppDynamics
6 2 (5.00%) Adobe
6 2 (5.00%) IBM
7 1 (2.50%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.50%) Remedy
7 1 (2.50%) VMware
7 1 (2.50%) Cognizant