Period
to 19 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey with a requirement for Middleware skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Middleware over the 6 months to 19 November 2018 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
South East > Surrey
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 99 90 93
Rank change year-on-year -9 +3 +10
Contract jobs citing Middleware 63 53 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 1.95% 1.94% 1.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.66% 6.50% 5.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 35 22
Surrey median daily rate £525 £425 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.53% -10.53% +4.40%
10th Percentile £476 £407 £313
90th Percentile £675 £513 £587
South East median daily rate £500 £430 £475
% change year-on-year +16.21% -9.42% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Surrey median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - £50.00

Middleware is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Surrey
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1,113 815 637
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 34.49% 29.80% 27.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 826 590 437
Surrey median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +4.94%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £300
90th Percentile £588 £581 £575
South East median daily rate £440 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 18 22
Surrey median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +9.76% +2.50%
10th Percentile £23.20 £42.50 £32.08
90th Percentile £53.25 £50.00 £45.90
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year -5.56% +9.76% +9.33%

Middleware
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

Job postings citing Middleware as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Surrey.

Job vacancy trend for Middleware in Surrey

Middleware
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Middleware in Surrey

Middleware
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Middleware in Surrey over the 6 months to 19 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Middleware in Surrey

Middleware
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Middleware in Surrey

Middleware
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 19 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Guildford -4 25 £500 - 2
Staines -7 8 £519 +6.41%
Camberley +10 7 £575 +15.00%
Epsom +2 5 - - 1
Sunbury-on-Thames -21 2 £517 +21.65%
Redhill - 2 £650 -
Tadworth +1 1 - -
Weybridge - 1 £488 -
Egham - 1 £400 -
Middleware
South East

For the 6 months to 19 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Middleware also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Surrey region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 47 (74.60%) Finance
2 43 (68.25%) Java
3 41 (65.08%) Unix
3 41 (65.08%) Linux
4 39 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (55.56%) Spring
5 35 (55.56%) JSON
6 34 (53.97%) RESTful
7 32 (50.79%) Apache
8 31 (49.21%) J2EE
8 31 (49.21%) TDD
8 31 (49.21%) Hadoop
8 31 (49.21%) BDD
8 31 (49.21%) RabbitMQ
8 31 (49.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 31 (49.21%) Big Data
8 31 (49.21%) Kafka
8 31 (49.21%) Jenkins
8 31 (49.21%) Apache Spark
8 31 (49.21%) Hadoop YARN
9 28 (44.44%) Spring Boot
10 27 (42.86%) Unit Testing
11 24 (38.10%) System Testing
12 21 (33.33%) Spark Streaming
13 15 (23.81%) SQL Server
14 12 (19.05%) REST
14 12 (19.05%) Microsoft
15 11 (17.46%) SQL
15 11 (17.46%) Windows
16 10 (15.87%) JBoss

Middleware
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 32 (50.79%) Apache
2 31 (49.21%) Apache Spark
3 10 (15.87%) JBoss
4 8 (12.70%) IIS
4 8 (12.70%) WildFly
5 7 (11.11%) GemFire
6 3 (4.76%) Confluence
7 2 (3.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (1.59%) NetWeaver
8 1 (1.59%) WebLogic
8 1 (1.59%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) SAP CRM
1 1 (1.59%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 9 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (6.35%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (4.76%) Azure Functions
3 3 (4.76%) Office 365
3 3 (4.76%) Serverless
4 2 (3.17%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.59%) IaaS
5 1 (1.59%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.52%) Network Security
1 6 (9.52%) SSH
2 5 (7.94%) Firewall
3 4 (6.35%) VPN
3 4 (6.35%) WAN
4 2 (3.17%) Intranet
5 1 (1.59%) Converged Networks
5 1 (1.59%) HTTPS
5 1 (1.59%) Internet
5 1 (1.59%) SAN
5 1 (1.59%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (49.21%) Big Data
1 31 (49.21%) Hadoop
2 15 (23.81%) SQL Server
3 7 (11.11%) HBase
4 3 (4.76%) Cosmos DB
4 3 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.17%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.17%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.59%) DB2
6 1 (1.59%) MySQL
6 1 (1.59%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 31 (49.21%) Jenkins
2 3 (4.76%) JIRA
2 3 (4.76%) SpecFlow
2 3 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (4.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 47 (74.60%) Finance
2 6 (9.52%) Banking
3 3 (4.76%) Publishing
4 1 (1.59%) Billing
4 1 (1.59%) Italian Language
4 1 (1.59%) Marketing
4 1 (1.59%) Retail
Job Titles
1 40 (63.49%) Developer
2 33 (52.38%) Java Developer
3 19 (30.16%) Big Data Developer
4 14 (22.22%) Apache Spark Developer
5 12 (19.05%) Architect
6 9 (14.29%) Security Architect
7 8 (12.70%) Analyst
8 7 (11.11%) Hadoop Developer
8 7 (11.11%) Java Hadoop Developer
9 6 (9.52%) Technical Analyst
10 5 (7.94%) Applications Support
10 5 (7.94%) Cloud Architect
10 5 (7.94%) Network Architect
10 5 (7.94%) Network Security Architect
11 4 (6.35%) Full Stack Developer
12 3 (4.76%) Applications Engineer
12 3 (4.76%) Azure Architect
12 3 (4.76%) Azure Developer
12 3 (4.76%) C# Developer
13 2 (3.17%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (55.56%) JSON
1 35 (55.56%) Spring
2 34 (53.97%) RESTful
3 31 (49.21%) J2EE
3 31 (49.21%) Kafka
3 31 (49.21%) RabbitMQ
4 28 (44.44%) Spring Boot
5 21 (33.33%) Spark Streaming
6 12 (19.05%) REST
7 10 (15.87%) Web Services
8 6 (9.52%) LDAP
8 6 (9.52%) XML
9 5 (7.94%) AngularJS
10 4 (6.35%) SOAP
11 3 (4.76%) .NET
11 3 (4.76%) ASP.NET
11 3 (4.76%) WCF
12 2 (3.17%) Java EE
12 2 (3.17%) React
12 2 (3.17%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.70%) Client/Server
1 8 (12.70%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (3.17%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.59%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.59%) Replication
3 1 (1.59%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 41 (65.08%) Linux
1 41 (65.08%) Unix
2 11 (17.46%) Windows
3 8 (12.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (7.94%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.59%) AIX
6 1 (1.59%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (49.21%) BDD
2 31 (49.21%) TDD
3 27 (42.86%) Unit Testing
4 24 (38.10%) System Testing
5 8 (12.70%) Capacity Management
6 7 (11.11%) Kanban
6 7 (11.11%) OWASP
6 7 (11.11%) Scrum
6 7 (11.11%) Security Architecture
7 6 (9.52%) Server Management
8 5 (7.94%) Cybersecurity
8 5 (7.94%) SOA
9 4 (6.35%) Microservices
10 3 (4.76%) DevOps
10 3 (4.76%) Visualisation
11 2 (3.17%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 2 (3.17%) Pair Programming
11 2 (3.17%) Problem Management
11 2 (3.17%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 43 (68.25%) Java
2 11 (17.46%) SQL
3 9 (14.29%) PowerShell
4 3 (4.76%) C#
4 3 (4.76%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.76%) Perl
5 2 (3.17%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 6 (9.52%) CISA
1 6 (9.52%) CISM
1 6 (9.52%) CISSP
1 6 (9.52%) Degree
2 1 (1.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (14.29%) GDPR
2 8 (12.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (12.70%) NIST 800
3 2 (3.17%) QA
4 1 (1.59%) COBIT
System Software
1 31 (49.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 9 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
2 9 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (11.11%) Active Directory
3 7 (11.11%) HDFS
4 2 (3.17%) Docker
5 1 (1.59%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.59%) Samba
5 1 (1.59%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 31 (49.21%) Hadoop YARN
2 6 (9.52%) NetBackup
3 2 (3.17%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 12 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 10 (15.87%) VMware
3 9 (14.29%) Oracle
4 7 (11.11%) Citrix
5 6 (9.52%) McAfee
5 6 (9.52%) Symantec
5 6 (9.52%) Veritas
6 2 (3.17%) Google
6 2 (3.17%) SAP
7 1 (1.59%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.59%) HP
7 1 (1.59%) IBM
7 1 (1.59%) MuleSoft
7 1 (1.59%) Red Hat