Period
to 19 September 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 September 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 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 88 75 105
Rank change year-on-year -13 +30 -5
Contract jobs citing Middleware 81 60 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 2.45% 2.28% 1.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.83% 7.64% 3.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 37 21
Surrey median daily rate £500 £425 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% -8.60% +2.20%
10th Percentile £450 £407 £320
90th Percentile £675 £513 £581
South East median daily rate £500 £450 £475
% change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Surrey median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

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 1,186 785 705
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 35.82% 29.88% 29.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 863 568 520
Surrey median daily rate £475 £433 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.76% +1.82% +6.25%
10th Percentile £350 £313 £313
90th Percentile £588 £561 £575
South East median daily rate £433 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +4.85% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 12 22
Surrey median hourly rate £43.75 £45.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +9.76% +2.50%
10th Percentile £29.73 £42.50 £12.04
90th Percentile £52.88 £47.50 £46.00
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +14.29%

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 September 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 September 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 -9 26 £500 - 2
Camberley - 18 £575 -
Staines -8 11 £500 +33.33% 1
Epsom -3 5 - -
Sunbury-on-Thames -21 3 £420 -1.18% 1
Redhill - 2 £650 -
Tadworth +1 1 - -
Weybridge - 1 £488 -
Egham - 1 £400 -
Middleware
South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 61 (75.31%) Finance
2 54 (66.67%) Unix
2 54 (66.67%) Linux
3 53 (65.43%) Agile Software Development
4 52 (64.20%) Java
5 51 (62.96%) RESTful
6 49 (60.49%) JSON
7 45 (55.56%) Jenkins
8 44 (54.32%) RabbitMQ
8 44 (54.32%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 44 (54.32%) Kafka
8 44 (54.32%) BDD
8 44 (54.32%) Apache
8 44 (54.32%) TDD
8 44 (54.32%) Spring
9 37 (45.68%) J2EE
9 37 (45.68%) Hadoop
9 37 (45.68%) Big Data
9 37 (45.68%) Apache Spark
9 37 (45.68%) Hadoop YARN
10 31 (38.27%) Unit Testing
11 26 (32.10%) System Testing
11 26 (32.10%) Spring Boot
12 22 (27.16%) Spark Streaming
13 19 (23.46%) SQL Server
14 18 (22.22%) HBase
14 18 (22.22%) GemFire
14 18 (22.22%) HDFS
15 16 (19.75%) REST
16 14 (17.28%) Scrum

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 44 (54.32%) Apache
2 37 (45.68%) Apache Spark
3 18 (22.22%) GemFire
4 10 (12.35%) IIS
4 10 (12.35%) JBoss
5 8 (9.88%) WildFly
6 7 (8.64%) Cloud Foundry
7 6 (7.41%) Confluence
8 2 (2.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (1.23%) NetWeaver
9 1 (1.23%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (2.47%) SAP HR
2 1 (1.23%) SAP CRM
2 1 (1.23%) SAP HCM
2 1 (1.23%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (1.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (9.88%) PaaS
3 7 (8.64%) GitHub
4 6 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (4.94%) Azure Functions
5 4 (4.94%) Serverless
6 3 (3.70%) Office 365
7 2 (2.47%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.41%) Network Security
1 6 (7.41%) SSH
2 5 (6.17%) Firewall
3 4 (4.94%) VPN
3 4 (4.94%) WAN
4 2 (2.47%) Intranet
5 1 (1.23%) Converged Networks
5 1 (1.23%) HTTPS
5 1 (1.23%) Internet
5 1 (1.23%) SAN
5 1 (1.23%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (45.68%) Big Data
1 37 (45.68%) Hadoop
2 19 (23.46%) SQL Server
3 18 (22.22%) HBase
4 7 (8.64%) Apache Hive
5 4 (4.94%) Cosmos DB
6 3 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (2.47%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.23%) DB2
8 1 (1.23%) MySQL
8 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 45 (55.56%) Jenkins
2 8 (9.88%) SpecFlow
3 7 (8.64%) Cucumber
3 7 (8.64%) Eclipse
3 7 (8.64%) IntelliJ
3 7 (8.64%) JIRA
3 7 (8.64%) JUnit
4 6 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (7.41%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.47%) Selenium
6 1 (1.23%) Git (software)
General
1 61 (75.31%) Finance
2 6 (7.41%) Banking
3 3 (3.70%) Publishing
4 1 (1.23%) Billing
4 1 (1.23%) Italian Language
4 1 (1.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 44 (54.32%) Developer
2 37 (45.68%) Java Developer
3 21 (25.93%) Big Data Developer
4 14 (17.28%) Architect
5 11 (13.58%) Apache Spark Developer
5 11 (13.58%) Hadoop Developer
5 11 (13.58%) Java Hadoop Developer
5 11 (13.58%) Security Architect
6 9 (11.11%) Analyst
7 8 (9.88%) Cloud Architect
7 8 (9.88%) Java Engineer
8 6 (7.41%) Technical Analyst
9 5 (6.17%) Applications Support
9 5 (6.17%) C# Developer
9 5 (6.17%) Network Architect
9 5 (6.17%) Network Security Architect
10 4 (4.94%) AWS Architect
10 4 (4.94%) Azure Developer
10 4 (4.94%) Support Engineer
11 3 (3.70%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (62.96%) RESTful
2 49 (60.49%) JSON
3 44 (54.32%) Kafka
3 44 (54.32%) RabbitMQ
3 44 (54.32%) Spring
4 37 (45.68%) J2EE
5 26 (32.10%) Spring Boot
6 22 (27.16%) Spark Streaming
7 16 (19.75%) REST
8 11 (13.58%) Web Services
9 10 (12.35%) XML
10 8 (9.88%) .NET
11 7 (8.64%) ASP.NET
11 7 (8.64%) Gherkin
11 7 (8.64%) SOAP
11 7 (8.64%) Spring Cloud
12 6 (7.41%) LDAP
13 5 (6.17%) AngularJS
13 5 (6.17%) WCF
14 3 (3.70%) IDoc
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.35%) Hybrid Cloud
2 8 (9.88%) Client/Server
2 8 (9.88%) Virtual Team
3 7 (8.64%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (3.70%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.70%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (3.70%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.47%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.23%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.23%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 54 (66.67%) Linux
1 54 (66.67%) Unix
2 11 (13.58%) Windows
3 8 (9.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (6.17%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.23%) AIX
6 1 (1.23%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (65.43%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (54.32%) BDD
2 44 (54.32%) TDD
3 31 (38.27%) Unit Testing
4 26 (32.10%) System Testing
5 14 (17.28%) Scrum
6 11 (13.58%) SOA
7 9 (11.11%) OWASP
7 9 (11.11%) Security Architecture
8 8 (9.88%) Capacity Management
9 7 (8.64%) ATDD
9 7 (8.64%) Cybersecurity
9 7 (8.64%) Microservices
9 7 (8.64%) OO
9 7 (8.64%) OOP
9 7 (8.64%) Scaled Agile Framework
9 7 (8.64%) Scenario Testing
9 7 (8.64%) SDET
9 7 (8.64%) Test Automation
9 7 (8.64%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 52 (64.20%) Java
2 10 (12.35%) SQL
3 9 (11.11%) PowerShell
4 8 (9.88%) C#
5 7 (8.64%) Shell Script
6 3 (3.70%) Perl
7 1 (1.23%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (9.88%) Degree
2 6 (7.41%) CISA
2 6 (7.41%) CISM
2 6 (7.41%) CISSP
3 1 (1.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (13.58%) GDPR
2 10 (12.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (12.35%) NIST 800
3 1 (1.23%) COBIT
System Software
1 44 (54.32%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 18 (22.22%) HDFS
3 9 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
3 9 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (8.64%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.23%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 37 (45.68%) Hadoop YARN
2 6 (7.41%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 13 (16.05%) Microsoft
2 10 (12.35%) VMware
3 8 (9.88%) Oracle
4 7 (8.64%) Citrix
5 6 (7.41%) McAfee
5 6 (7.41%) Symantec
5 6 (7.41%) Veritas
6 4 (4.94%) SAP
7 2 (2.47%) Workday
8 1 (1.23%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.23%) HP
8 1 (1.23%) IBM
8 1 (1.23%) Red Hat