Period
to 31 March 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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 79 121 105
Rank change year-on-year +42 -16 -3
Contract jobs citing Middleware 17 35 50
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Surrey 1.23% 1.21% 1.70%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.86% 3.58% 5.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 31 41
Median daily rate £379 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.25% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £300 £369 £400
90th Percentile £456 £625 £600
South East median daily rate £480 £483 £485
% change year-on-year -0.62% -0.41% +7.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £40.00 - -

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 350 977 970
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 25.40% 33.83% 32.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 726 696
Median daily rate £438 £479 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.62% +0.79% +11.76%
10th Percentile £311 £350 £313
90th Percentile £575 £590 £588
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 18
Median hourly rate £39.75 £50.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.50% +11.11% +9.76%
10th Percentile £32.50 £41.88 £40.88
90th Percentile £48.99 £53.63 £53.00
Median hourly rate £42.50 £47.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year -10.53% +5.56% +5.88%

Middleware
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

Job postings citing Middleware as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Surrey.

Job vacancy trend for Middleware in Surrey

Middleware
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Middleware in Surrey.

Daily rate trend for Middleware in Surrey

Middleware
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Middleware in Surrey over the 6 months to 31 March 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Middleware in Surrey

Middleware
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Middleware in Surrey.

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 31 March 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 +5 9 £400 -12.57%
Egham +5 3 £300 -25.00%
Sunbury-on-Thames +14 2 - -
Staines +15 1 - -
Middleware
South East

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 13 (76.47%) Java
1 13 (76.47%) Scrum
2 12 (70.59%) Node.js
3 11 (64.71%) SQL
4 10 (58.82%) RESTful
4 10 (58.82%) AWS
5 9 (52.94%) Data Integration
5 9 (52.94%) Microservices
5 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (47.06%) TDD
6 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
6 8 (47.06%) JUnit
6 8 (47.06%) SOA
6 8 (47.06%) Test Automation
6 8 (47.06%) Cucumber
7 7 (41.18%) DevOps
7 7 (41.18%) Serverless
8 6 (35.29%) Jenkins
8 6 (35.29%) Azure
8 6 (35.29%) ETL
9 5 (29.41%) Windows
9 5 (29.41%) DHCP
9 5 (29.41%) TCP/IP
9 5 (29.41%) Python
9 5 (29.41%) Event-Driven Architecture
9 5 (29.41%) Heroku
10 4 (23.53%) Amazon Athena
10 4 (23.53%) Kong
10 4 (23.53%) AWS Lambda
10 4 (23.53%) Amazon S3

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 (11.76%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 10 (58.82%) AWS
2 7 (41.18%) Serverless
3 6 (35.29%) Azure
4 5 (29.41%) Heroku
5 4 (23.53%) Amazon S3
5 4 (23.53%) AWS Lambda
5 4 (23.53%) Kong
6 2 (11.76%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (11.76%) GitHub
6 2 (11.76%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) DHCP
1 5 (29.41%) TCP/IP
2 4 (23.53%) AMQP
3 3 (17.65%) Bluetooth
3 3 (17.65%) DNS
3 3 (17.65%) NFC
4 2 (11.76%) Firewall
4 2 (11.76%) LAN
4 2 (11.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) Amazon Athena
1 4 (23.53%) MongoDB
1 4 (23.53%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (47.06%) Cucumber
1 8 (47.06%) JUnit
2 6 (35.29%) Jenkins
3 4 (23.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (23.53%) Selenium
4 2 (11.76%) Artifactory
4 2 (11.76%) Eclipse
4 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
4 2 (11.76%) IntelliJ
4 2 (11.76%) Maven
4 2 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (17.65%) Automotive
1 3 (17.65%) French Language
1 3 (17.65%) German Language
1 3 (17.65%) Spanish Language
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (70.59%) Developer
2 7 (41.18%) Node.js Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Middleware Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Developer in Test
4 2 (11.76%) EPoS Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Integration Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Software Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Software Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Software Integration Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) AWS Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Integration Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Integration Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (70.59%) Node.js
2 10 (58.82%) RESTful
3 4 (23.53%) Kafka
4 2 (11.76%) .NET
4 2 (11.76%) Apache Camel
4 2 (11.76%) Apache Cordova
4 2 (11.76%) Flutter
4 2 (11.76%) Gherkin
4 2 (11.76%) Hibernate
4 2 (11.76%) Ionic Framework
4 2 (11.76%) JSON
4 2 (11.76%) LDAP
4 2 (11.76%) React
4 2 (11.76%) REST
4 2 (11.76%) Spring
4 2 (11.76%) Spring Cloud
4 2 (11.76%) TIBCO EMS
4 2 (11.76%) WireMock
5 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (17.65%) Chip and PIN
1 3 (17.65%) Mobile App
2 2 (11.76%) EPoS
2 2 (11.76%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Windows
2 4 (23.53%) Linux
2 4 (23.53%) Unix
3 3 (17.65%) Windows Server
4 2 (11.76%) Android
4 2 (11.76%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) Scrum
2 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (52.94%) Data Integration
2 9 (52.94%) Microservices
3 8 (47.06%) SOA
3 8 (47.06%) TDD
3 8 (47.06%) Test Automation
4 7 (41.18%) DevOps
5 6 (35.29%) ETL
6 5 (29.41%) Event-Driven Architecture
7 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
7 3 (17.65%) Problem-Solving
8 2 (11.76%) API Design
8 2 (11.76%) Dashboard Development
8 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure as Code
8 2 (11.76%) Mobile Development
8 2 (11.76%) Scaled Agile Framework
8 2 (11.76%) SDET
8 2 (11.76%) Software Delivery
8 2 (11.76%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 13 (76.47%) Java
2 11 (64.71%) SQL
3 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
4 5 (29.41%) Python
5 2 (11.76%) Apple Swift
5 2 (11.76%) Objective-C
5 2 (11.76%) Shell Script
6 1 (5.88%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (17.65%) Degree
2 2 (11.76%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
1 2 (11.76%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Ansible
1 2 (11.76%) Grafana
1 2 (11.76%) Kibana
1 2 (11.76%) Kubernetes
1 2 (11.76%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Ingenico
2 2 (11.76%) Red Hat
2 2 (11.76%) SAP
2 2 (11.76%) Splunk
2 2 (11.76%) TIBCO
2 2 (11.76%) Xamarin
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft