Period
to 17 January 2020

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 17 January 2020 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
17 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 100 124 98
Rank change year-on-year +24 -26 -13
Contract jobs citing Middleware 11 37 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.63% 1.20% 1.70%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.24% 3.62% 5.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 32 33
Surrey median daily rate £350 £525 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +16.67% -11.11%
10th Percentile £300 £407 £408
90th Percentile £402 £625 £523
South East median daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Surrey median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £38.75 - -

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 490 1,021 825
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 27.87% 33.04% 29.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 337 757 608
Surrey median daily rate £450 £488 £464
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +5.12% +12.42%
10th Percentile £290 £331 £319
90th Percentile £610 £588 £577
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 16
Surrey median hourly rate £32.50 £42.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.53% -5.56% +9.76%
10th Percentile £20.30 £36.25 £42.50
90th Percentile £59.50 £53.75 £49.38
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +7.60%

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 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 17 January 2020. 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
Epsom +6 4 £354 -22.68% 1
Egham +1 3 £300 -29.41%
Staines +17 1 - - 1
Middleware
South East

For the 6 months to 17 January 2020, 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 7 (63.64%) Scrum
1 7 (63.64%) Java
2 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) TDD
2 6 (54.55%) RESTful
2 6 (54.55%) Microservices
3 5 (45.45%) Node.js
4 4 (36.36%) Cucumber
4 4 (36.36%) Jenkins
4 4 (36.36%) Data Integration
4 4 (36.36%) Test Automation
4 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
4 4 (36.36%) SQL
4 4 (36.36%) JUnit
5 3 (27.27%) Chip and PIN
5 3 (27.27%) Shell Script
5 3 (27.27%) Finance
5 3 (27.27%) Automotive
5 3 (27.27%) Validation
5 3 (27.27%) Unix
5 3 (27.27%) Windows
5 3 (27.27%) Linux
5 3 (27.27%) OOP
5 3 (27.27%) OO
5 3 (27.27%) Python
5 3 (27.27%) SOA
5 3 (27.27%) ETL
5 3 (27.27%) Eclipse
5 3 (27.27%) Bluetooth
5 3 (27.27%) IntelliJ

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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) AWS
1 3 (27.27%) GitHub
2 2 (18.18%) Serverless
3 1 (9.09%) Amazon S3
3 1 (9.09%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (9.09%) Azure
3 1 (9.09%) Heroku
3 1 (9.09%) Kong
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) Bluetooth
1 3 (27.27%) DHCP
1 3 (27.27%) DNS
1 3 (27.27%) NFC
1 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
2 1 (9.09%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon Athena
2 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (9.09%) MongoDB
2 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Cucumber
1 4 (36.36%) Jenkins
1 4 (36.36%) JUnit
2 3 (27.27%) Eclipse
2 3 (27.27%) IntelliJ
3 1 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (9.09%) Selenium
General
1 3 (27.27%) Automotive
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
1 3 (27.27%) French Language
1 3 (27.27%) German Language
1 3 (27.27%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Node.js Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Developer in Test
3 3 (27.27%) Software Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) EPoS Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (9.09%) AWS Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Integration Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Middleware Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) RESTful
2 5 (45.45%) Node.js
3 3 (27.27%) Gherkin
3 3 (27.27%) JSON
3 3 (27.27%) Spring
3 3 (27.27%) Spring Cloud
4 2 (18.18%) React
5 1 (9.09%) Kafka
5 1 (9.09%) REST
5 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (27.27%) Chip and PIN
1 3 (27.27%) Linux Command Line
1 3 (27.27%) Mobile App
2 2 (18.18%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Linux
1 3 (27.27%) Unix
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
1 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Scrum
2 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) Microservices
2 6 (54.55%) TDD
3 4 (36.36%) Data Integration
3 4 (36.36%) Test Automation
4 3 (27.27%) ATDD
4 3 (27.27%) BDD
4 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
4 3 (27.27%) DevOps
4 3 (27.27%) ETL
4 3 (27.27%) Event-Driven Architecture
4 3 (27.27%) OO
4 3 (27.27%) OOP
4 3 (27.27%) Scenario Testing
4 3 (27.27%) SDET
4 3 (27.27%) SOA
4 3 (27.27%) Software Testing
4 3 (27.27%) User Stories
4 3 (27.27%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) Java
2 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
2 4 (36.36%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) Python
3 3 (27.27%) Shell Script
4 1 (9.09%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Ingenico
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft