The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Guildford 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 23 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
Surrey / Guildford
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 18 -
Rank change year-on-year +6 -  
Contract jobs citing Middleware 6 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Guildford 5.94% 1.11% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 25.00% 3.23% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Median daily rate £475 £340 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +39.70% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +8.33% -  
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 Guildford with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Guildford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 24 31 26
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Guildford 23.76% 34.44% 15.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 24 17
Median daily rate £475 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% +18.51%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £413 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £11.00 -
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 Guildford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Guildford 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 Guildford

Middleware
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Middleware in Guildford

Middleware
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Middleware in Guildford

For the 6 months to 23 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 Guildford region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 11 (100.00%) Java
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (90.91%) Finance
2 10 (90.91%) Spring
2 10 (90.91%) Apache
2 10 (90.91%) Unix
2 10 (90.91%) Linux
2 10 (90.91%) REST
3 9 (81.82%) Hadoop
3 9 (81.82%) Jenkins
3 9 (81.82%) RabbitMQ
3 9 (81.82%) JSON
3 9 (81.82%) TDD
4 8 (72.73%) Unit Testing
4 8 (72.73%) J2EE
4 8 (72.73%) System Testing
5 7 (63.64%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 7 (63.64%) Big Data
5 7 (63.64%) Kafka
5 7 (63.64%) BDD
5 7 (63.64%) Apache Spark
5 7 (63.64%) Hadoop YARN
6 6 (54.55%) Spring Boot
7 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (18.18%) WebSphere
8 2 (18.18%) JMS
8 2 (18.18%) WebSphere MQ
8 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
8 2 (18.18%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (9.09%) Spark Streaming

Middleware
Co-occurring IT Skills in Guildford 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 10 (90.91%) Apache
2 7 (63.64%) Apache Spark
3 2 (18.18%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) HTTP
1 1 (9.09%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (81.82%) Hadoop
2 7 (63.64%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 9 (81.82%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (90.91%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
1 11 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (18.18%) J2EE Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Hadoop Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Java Hadoop Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Linux Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (90.91%) REST
1 10 (90.91%) Spring
2 9 (81.82%) JSON
2 9 (81.82%) RabbitMQ
3 8 (72.73%) J2EE
4 7 (63.64%) Kafka
5 6 (54.55%) Spring Boot
6 2 (18.18%) JMS
6 2 (18.18%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (9.09%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (9.09%) Ajax
7 1 (9.09%) Hibernate
7 1 (9.09%) HTML
7 1 (9.09%) J2SE
7 1 (9.09%) JDBC
7 1 (9.09%) JSF
7 1 (9.09%) JSP
7 1 (9.09%) SOAP
7 1 (9.09%) Web Services
7 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Linux
1 10 (90.91%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (81.82%) TDD
3 8 (72.73%) System Testing
3 8 (72.73%) Unit Testing
4 7 (63.64%) BDD
5 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (9.09%) UML
6 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
3 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
3 1 (9.09%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) PA-DSS
1 1 (9.09%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (63.64%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (63.64%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle
1 1 (9.09%) VMware