The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Croydon 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
London / Croydon
Rank - 35 23
Contract jobs citing Middleware 0 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon - 0.73% 1.71%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 2.60% 6.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Median daily rate - £518 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +21.76%  
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 Croydon with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Croydon
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 56 77 31
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Croydon 33.53% 28.21% 26.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 64 26
Median daily rate £450 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Croydon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Croydon 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 Croydon

Middleware
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Middleware in Croydon

Middleware
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Croydon

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 Croydon region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) Groovy
1 1 (100.00%) Gradle
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Gradle
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Build Manager
1 1 (100.00%) IT Manager
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Groovy
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle