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 3 months to 28 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
South East / Surrey
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 89 82
Rank change year-on-year +26 -7  
Contract jobs citing Middleware 25 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 2.05% 0.63% 0.94%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.16% 2.04% 3.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 6
Median daily rate £475 £370 £496
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.37% -25.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £358 £458
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £469 £599
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% -  
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 Surrey with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Surrey
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 349 393 366
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 28.65% 30.92% 28.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 294 230
Median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 5
Median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
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 Surrey

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Surrey 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 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 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 3 months to 28 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Guildford +3 6 £475 +39.70%
Epsom - 6 - -
Sunbury-on-Thames - 4 £425 -
Tadworth - 4 - -
Reigate - 1 £475 -
Staines - 1 - -
Middleware
South East

For the 6 months to 28 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 Surrey region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 26 (76.47%) Unix
2 25 (73.53%) Linux
2 25 (73.53%) Finance
3 23 (67.65%) Java
4 14 (41.18%) Windows
5 13 (38.24%) JBoss
5 13 (38.24%) SQL
6 12 (35.29%) Web Services
6 12 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (32.35%) Hadoop
7 11 (32.35%) Microsoft
8 10 (29.41%) Client/Server
8 10 (29.41%) SQL Server
8 10 (29.41%) IIS
8 10 (29.41%) Spring
8 10 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (29.41%) Jenkins
8 10 (29.41%) WildFly
9 9 (26.47%) Capacity Management
9 9 (26.47%) TDD
9 9 (26.47%) Banking
9 9 (26.47%) SSH
9 9 (26.47%) VMware ESXi
9 9 (26.47%) RabbitMQ
9 9 (26.47%) REST
9 9 (26.47%) JSON
9 9 (26.47%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (26.47%) VMware Infrastructure
9 9 (26.47%) LDAP
9 9 (26.47%) Active Directory

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 13 (38.24%) JBoss
2 10 (29.41%) IIS
2 10 (29.41%) WildFly
3 9 (26.47%) Apache
4 7 (20.59%) Apache Spark
5 5 (14.71%) Tomcat
6 4 (11.76%) WebLogic
6 4 (11.76%) WebSphere
7 3 (8.82%) IBM HTTP Server
7 3 (8.82%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (2.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.71%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (11.76%) OpenShift
3 2 (5.88%) IaaS
3 2 (5.88%) PaaS
3 2 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (26.47%) LDAP
1 9 (26.47%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (32.35%) Hadoop
2 10 (29.41%) SQL Server
3 7 (20.59%) Big Data
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (29.41%) Jenkins
2 5 (14.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (11.76%) Artifactory
3 4 (11.76%) Maven
4 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.94%) JIRA
4 1 (2.94%) Selenium
4 1 (2.94%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.94%) SpecFlow
4 1 (2.94%) XMLSpy
General
1 25 (73.53%) Finance
2 9 (26.47%) Banking
3 3 (8.82%) Legal
4 2 (5.88%) Electronics
4 2 (5.88%) Financial Institution
4 2 (5.88%) Manufacturing
4 2 (5.88%) Marketing
4 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (32.35%) Developer
2 10 (29.41%) Java Developer
3 9 (26.47%) Analyst
4 8 (23.53%) Technical Analyst
5 5 (14.71%) Consultant
6 4 (11.76%) Middleware Consultant
6 4 (11.76%) Support Analyst
6 4 (11.76%) Technical Support
7 3 (8.82%) Integration Consultant
7 3 (8.82%) Technical Support Analyst
8 2 (5.88%) Applications Support
8 2 (5.88%) Architect
8 2 (5.88%) Cloud Engineer
8 2 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
8 2 (5.88%) J2EE Developer
8 2 (5.88%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 2 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (5.88%) Workday Consultant
8 2 (5.88%) Workday Integration Consultant
9 1 (2.94%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (35.29%) Web Services
2 10 (29.41%) Spring
3 9 (26.47%) JSON
3 9 (26.47%) RabbitMQ
3 9 (26.47%) REST
4 8 (23.53%) J2EE
5 7 (20.59%) Kafka
6 6 (17.65%) Spring Boot
7 5 (14.71%) Apache Camel
8 4 (11.76%) .NET
9 3 (8.82%) Java EE
10 1 (2.94%) Ajax
10 1 (2.94%) Drools
10 1 (2.94%) J2SE
10 1 (2.94%) JMS
10 1 (2.94%) JSF
10 1 (2.94%) Oracle Fusion
10 1 (2.94%) Spark Streaming
10 1 (2.94%) WebSphere MQ
10 1 (2.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (29.41%) Client/Server
2 3 (8.82%) Replication
3 2 (5.88%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (2.94%) Clustering
4 1 (2.94%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.94%) Fintech
4 1 (2.94%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 26 (76.47%) Unix
2 25 (73.53%) Linux
3 14 (41.18%) Windows
4 10 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (26.47%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (11.76%) Solaris
7 1 (2.94%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (26.47%) Capacity Management
2 9 (26.47%) TDD
3 8 (23.53%) BDD
3 8 (23.53%) System Testing
3 8 (23.53%) Unit Testing
4 4 (11.76%) DevOps
5 3 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (5.88%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (5.88%) Load Balancing
6 2 (5.88%) Programme Management
6 2 (5.88%) Release Automation
6 2 (5.88%) SOA
6 2 (5.88%) Test Automation
7 1 (2.94%) High Availability
7 1 (2.94%) Manual Testing
7 1 (2.94%) SDLC
7 1 (2.94%) Smoke Testing
7 1 (2.94%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 23 (67.65%) Java
2 13 (38.24%) SQL
3 8 (23.53%) PowerShell
4 4 (11.76%) Perl
5 2 (5.88%) PL/SQL
5 2 (5.88%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.94%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.94%) C#
6 1 (2.94%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) ISEB
1 1 (2.94%) ISTQB
System Software
1 9 (26.47%) Active Directory
1 9 (26.47%) VMware ESXi
1 9 (26.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (20.59%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 9 (26.47%) NetBackup
2 7 (20.59%) Hadoop YARN
3 2 (5.88%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 11 (32.35%) Microsoft
2 9 (26.47%) Citrix
2 9 (26.47%) McAfee
2 9 (26.47%) Symantec
2 9 (26.47%) Veritas
2 9 (26.47%) VMware
3 6 (17.65%) Red Hat
4 5 (14.71%) Workday
5 2 (5.88%) AppDynamics
5 2 (5.88%) CA
5 2 (5.88%) IBM
5 2 (5.88%) New Relic
5 2 (5.88%) Oracle
5 2 (5.88%) SAP
6 1 (2.94%) Intel