Period
to 15 January 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 15 January 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
15 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 118 97 79
Rank change year-on-year -21 -18 +6
Contract jobs citing Middleware 37 46 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 1.20% 1.68% 1.80%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.64% 5.62% 6.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 31 20
Surrey median daily rate £525 £450 £506
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £407 £408 £358
90th Percentile £625 £513 £653
South East median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -
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 1,016 818 533
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 32.93% 29.84% 26.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 754 605 341
Surrey median daily rate £488 £463 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.41% +12.12% -1.79%
10th Percentile £331 £321 £305
90th Percentile £588 £578 £563
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 16 19
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 £36.25 £42.50 £38.35
90th Percentile £53.75 £49.38 £41.50
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year -5.56% +8.43% +3.75%

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 15 January 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 15 January 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
Guildford -10 14 £563 +12.50% 1
Staines -5 5 £525 -4.55%
Reigate - 4 £575 -
Camberley -3 3 £575 +12.20%
Egham - 3 £425 -
Sunbury-on-Thames -7 2 £517 +21.65%
Epsom -1 1 £458 -
Tadworth - 1 - -
Weybridge - 1 £488 -
Middleware
South East

For the 6 months to 15 January 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 28 (75.68%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (62.16%) Finance
3 21 (56.76%) Java
4 20 (54.05%) Spring
5 19 (51.35%) JSON
6 18 (48.65%) RESTful
6 18 (48.65%) BDD
6 18 (48.65%) Unix
6 18 (48.65%) Linux
7 17 (45.95%) TDD
7 17 (45.95%) Apache
7 17 (45.95%) Spring Boot
8 16 (43.24%) Apache Spark
8 16 (43.24%) Hadoop YARN
8 16 (43.24%) J2EE
8 16 (43.24%) RabbitMQ
8 16 (43.24%) Hadoop
8 16 (43.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 16 (43.24%) Big Data
8 16 (43.24%) Kafka
8 16 (43.24%) Jenkins
9 15 (40.54%) Unit Testing
10 13 (35.14%) System Testing
10 13 (35.14%) Spark Streaming
11 10 (27.03%) SQL
12 9 (24.32%) C#
13 8 (21.62%) AngularJS
14 7 (18.92%) .NET
14 7 (18.92%) SQL Server
14 7 (18.92%) SOAP

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 17 (45.95%) Apache
2 16 (43.24%) Apache Spark
3 4 (10.81%) Confluence
4 3 (8.11%) GemFire
5 2 (5.41%) JBoss
5 2 (5.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (2.70%) IIS
6 1 (2.70%) WebLogic
6 1 (2.70%) WebSphere
6 1 (2.70%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.41%) Azure Functions
2 2 (5.41%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (5.41%) PaaS
2 2 (5.41%) Serverless
3 1 (2.70%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) HTTPS
2 1 (2.70%) Converged Networks
2 1 (2.70%) Network Security
2 1 (2.70%) SAN
2 1 (2.70%) SSH
2 1 (2.70%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (43.24%) Big Data
1 16 (43.24%) Hadoop
2 7 (18.92%) SQL Server
3 3 (8.11%) HBase
4 2 (5.41%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.70%) DB2
5 1 (2.70%) MySQL
5 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 16 (43.24%) Jenkins
2 5 (13.51%) JIRA
2 5 (13.51%) SpecFlow
3 4 (10.81%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (10.81%) Visual Studio
4 3 (8.11%) Selenium
5 2 (5.41%) SoapUI
General
1 23 (62.16%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Banking
2 1 (2.70%) Italian Language
2 1 (2.70%) Marketing
2 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (70.27%) Developer
2 18 (48.65%) Java Developer
3 11 (29.73%) Big Data Developer
4 10 (27.03%) Apache Spark Developer
5 8 (21.62%) Full Stack Developer
6 5 (13.51%) .NET Developer
6 5 (13.51%) Architect
6 5 (13.51%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (13.51%) C# Developer
7 4 (10.81%) Angular Developer
8 3 (8.11%) Hadoop Developer
8 3 (8.11%) Java Hadoop Developer
8 3 (8.11%) Test Automation Engineer
8 3 (8.11%) Test Engineer
9 2 (5.41%) Analyst
9 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Architect
9 2 (5.41%) Integration Architect
9 2 (5.41%) JavaScript Developer
9 2 (5.41%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (5.41%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (54.05%) Spring
2 19 (51.35%) JSON
3 18 (48.65%) RESTful
4 17 (45.95%) Spring Boot
5 16 (43.24%) J2EE
5 16 (43.24%) Kafka
5 16 (43.24%) RabbitMQ
6 13 (35.14%) Spark Streaming
7 8 (21.62%) AngularJS
8 7 (18.92%) .NET
8 7 (18.92%) SOAP
9 4 (10.81%) Angular 2
9 4 (10.81%) REST
9 4 (10.81%) Web Services
9 4 (10.81%) XML
10 2 (5.41%) Java EE
10 2 (5.41%) React
10 2 (5.41%) WCF
11 1 (2.70%) Entity Framework
11 1 (2.70%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.70%) Client/Server
1 1 (2.70%) Data Centre
1 1 (2.70%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 18 (48.65%) Linux
1 18 (48.65%) Unix
2 2 (5.41%) Windows
2 2 (5.41%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.70%) AIX
3 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (75.68%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (48.65%) BDD
3 17 (45.95%) TDD
4 15 (40.54%) Unit Testing
5 13 (35.14%) System Testing
6 6 (16.22%) Scrum
7 5 (13.51%) SOA
8 4 (10.81%) Microservices
9 3 (8.11%) DevOps
9 3 (8.11%) Manual Testing
9 3 (8.11%) Test Automation
10 2 (5.41%) Collaborative Working
10 2 (5.41%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 2 (5.41%) Exploratory Testing
10 2 (5.41%) Kanban
10 2 (5.41%) Pair Programming
10 2 (5.41%) TOGAF
10 2 (5.41%) Translating Business Requirements
11 1 (2.70%) Business Analysis
11 1 (2.70%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 21 (56.76%) Java
2 10 (27.03%) SQL
3 9 (24.32%) C#
4 2 (5.41%) Java 8
4 2 (5.41%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) QA
2 1 (2.70%) COBIT
System Software
1 16 (43.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 3 (8.11%) Docker
2 3 (8.11%) HDFS
3 2 (5.41%) Active Directory
3 2 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.70%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.70%) Samba
4 1 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (43.24%) Hadoop YARN
2 3 (8.11%) Kubernetes
3 1 (2.70%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.81%) Oracle
3 2 (5.41%) Citrix
3 2 (5.41%) Google
3 2 (5.41%) VMware
3 2 (5.41%) Workday
4 1 (2.70%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.70%) HP
4 1 (2.70%) IBM
4 1 (2.70%) McAfee
4 1 (2.70%) MuleSoft
4 1 (2.70%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.70%) SAP
4 1 (2.70%) Symantec
4 1 (2.70%) Veritas