Period
to 24 August 2019

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 24 August 2019 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
24 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 119 84 85
Rank change year-on-year -35 +1 +29
Contract jobs citing Middleware 14 84 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.61% 2.56% 2.02%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.03% 7.11% 6.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 75 29
Surrey median daily rate £475 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +17.65% -4.49%
10th Percentile £363 £417 £391
90th Percentile £673 £675 £513
South East median daily rate £475 £500 £450
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Surrey median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £52.17 - -

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 688 1,182 792
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 29.84% 35.96% 31.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 463 856 558
Surrey median daily rate £475 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.76% -1.62%
10th Percentile £358 £344 £313
90th Percentile £625 £588 £556
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 20 13
Surrey median hourly rate £50.00 £42.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.65% -5.56% +9.76%
10th Percentile £16.14 £32.95 £36.50
90th Percentile £52.88 £52.63 £47.50
South East median hourly rate £50.00 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +17.65% - +6.25%

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 24 August 2019.

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 24 August 2019. 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
Sunbury-on-Thames -4 4 £662 +59.40%
Egham -2 3 £375 -6.25%
Staines +15 2 £400 -20.00% 2
Guildford -7 1 £600 +20.00%
Leatherhead - 1 £375 - 2
Middleware
South East

For the 6 months to 24 August 2019, 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 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (50.00%) Scrum
2 7 (50.00%) Java
3 6 (42.86%) Test Automation
3 6 (42.86%) BDD
3 6 (42.86%) DevOps
4 5 (35.71%) SpecFlow
4 5 (35.71%) C#
4 5 (35.71%) SQL
4 5 (35.71%) JIRA
4 5 (35.71%) Selenium
4 5 (35.71%) Manual Testing
4 5 (35.71%) Git (software)
4 5 (35.71%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (28.57%) TDD
5 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 4 (28.57%) Linux
5 4 (28.57%) GitHub
5 4 (28.57%) Jenkins
6 3 (21.43%) Azure
6 3 (21.43%) SAP
6 3 (21.43%) C++
6 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
6 3 (21.43%) PHP
6 3 (21.43%) SOA
6 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
6 3 (21.43%) SAP PI
6 3 (21.43%) Kanban
7 2 (14.29%) Spring

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 2 (14.29%) Apache
1 2 (14.29%) Confluence
2 1 (7.14%) Apache Spark
2 1 (7.14%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (7.14%) OpenStack
2 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) GitHub
2 3 (21.43%) Azure
3 1 (7.14%) AWS
3 1 (7.14%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) Internet
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (7.14%) Firewall
2 1 (7.14%) SSH
2 1 (7.14%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) Amazon Aurora
2 1 (7.14%) Big Data
2 1 (7.14%) Hadoop
2 1 (7.14%) Parquet
2 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Git (software)
1 5 (35.71%) JIRA
1 5 (35.71%) Selenium
1 5 (35.71%) SpecFlow
1 5 (35.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (28.57%) Jenkins
3 2 (14.29%) Cucumber
3 2 (14.29%) JUnit
3 2 (14.29%) SoapUI
3 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
4 1 (7.14%) Eclipse
4 1 (7.14%) Gradle
4 1 (7.14%) IntelliJ
4 1 (7.14%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Test Automation Engineer
1 4 (28.57%) Test Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Developer
2 2 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Automation Tester
3 1 (7.14%) AWS DevOps
3 1 (7.14%) Big Data Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Developer in Test
3 1 (7.14%) Head of Applications
3 1 (7.14%) Head of Technical Services
3 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Lead DevOps
3 1 (7.14%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) SAP PI
2 2 (14.29%) .NET
2 2 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (14.29%) RESTful
2 2 (14.29%) SOAP
2 2 (14.29%) Spring
2 2 (14.29%) Web Services
3 1 (7.14%) Apache Avro
3 1 (7.14%) Gherkin
3 1 (7.14%) J2EE
3 1 (7.14%) JSON
3 1 (7.14%) Kafka
3 1 (7.14%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (7.14%) REST
3 1 (7.14%) Spring Cloud
3 1 (7.14%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (7.14%) Linux Command Line
1 1 (7.14%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) CentOS
2 1 (7.14%) Unix
2 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (50.00%) Scrum
3 6 (42.86%) BDD
3 6 (42.86%) DevOps
3 6 (42.86%) Test Automation
4 5 (35.71%) Manual Testing
5 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (28.57%) TDD
6 3 (21.43%) Kanban
6 3 (21.43%) SOA
6 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
7 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
7 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (14.29%) Exploratory Testing
7 2 (14.29%) Issue Tracking
7 2 (14.29%) Mathematics
7 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
7 2 (14.29%) Microservices
7 2 (14.29%) Translating Business Requirements
8 1 (7.14%) SDET
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) Java
2 5 (35.71%) C#
2 5 (35.71%) SQL
3 3 (21.43%) C++
3 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
3 3 (21.43%) PHP
4 2 (14.29%) Python
5 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
5 1 (7.14%) Groovy
5 1 (7.14%) Java 8
5 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
5 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Docker
2 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Ansible
1 1 (7.14%) Consul
1 1 (7.14%) Kubernetes
1 1 (7.14%) Packer
1 1 (7.14%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) SAP
2 2 (14.29%) Atlassian
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco
3 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
3 1 (7.14%) Splunk