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 3 months to 27 March 2017 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Middleware
South East / Surrey
Rank 86 83 74
Rank change year-on-year -3 -9  
Contract jobs citing Middleware 10 18 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.86% 1.39% 1.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.45% 5.36% 6.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 14
Median daily rate £444 £330 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +34.46% -5.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £310 £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £42.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year -45.23% +9.80%  

Middleware is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Surrey
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 408 336 383
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 34.90% 25.97% 26.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 247 239
Median daily rate £413 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £325 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 15 7
Median hourly rate £45.00 £60.62 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.76% +73.18%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.57% +5.55%  

Middleware
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Surrey citing Middleware as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Guildford - 5 £450 -
Egham - 1 £350 -
Staines - 1 £375 -
Middleware
South East

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Middleware also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Surrey region with a requirement for Middleware.

1 13 (44.83%) Linux
2 12 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (34.48%) Finance
3 10 (34.48%) Java
3 10 (34.48%) REST
4 9 (31.03%) Apache
5 8 (27.59%) HTTP
5 8 (27.59%) HTTPS
5 8 (27.59%) Jenkins
6 7 (24.14%) Unix
6 7 (24.14%) SOAP
6 7 (24.14%) Web Services
6 7 (24.14%) Oracle
6 7 (24.14%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (20.69%) Oracle RAC
7 6 (20.69%) Oracle Database 11g
7 6 (20.69%) Hadoop
7 6 (20.69%) ActiveMQ
7 6 (20.69%) JMS
7 6 (20.69%) Oracle Database 12c
7 6 (20.69%) Oracle Database
8 5 (17.24%) Performance Monitoring
8 5 (17.24%) SDLC
8 5 (17.24%) Oracle Exadata
8 5 (17.24%) Amazon AWS
8 5 (17.24%) WebSphere MQ
8 5 (17.24%) SOA
8 5 (17.24%) Oracle Database 10g
8 5 (17.24%) Database Tuning
8 5 (17.24%) WebSphere

Middleware
Top Related 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 9 (31.03%) Apache
2 5 (17.24%) WebSphere
3 3 (10.34%) Apache Spark
4 2 (6.90%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (6.90%) Tomcat
5 1 (3.45%) IIS
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (3.45%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.24%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (27.59%) HTTP
1 8 (27.59%) HTTPS
2 3 (10.34%) SSL
3 2 (6.90%) FTP
3 2 (6.90%) NAS
3 2 (6.90%) SAN
4 1 (3.45%) DNS
4 1 (3.45%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.69%) Hadoop
1 6 (20.69%) Oracle Database
1 6 (20.69%) Oracle Database 11g
1 6 (20.69%) Oracle Database 12c
2 5 (17.24%) Oracle Database 10g
2 5 (17.24%) Oracle Exadata
3 3 (10.34%) Big Data
4 1 (3.45%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (27.59%) Jenkins
2 4 (13.79%) Git (software)
2 4 (13.79%) JIRA
3 1 (3.45%) Selenium
3 1 (3.45%) SoapUI
3 1 (3.45%) SpecFlow
3 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.45%) XMLSpy
General
1 10 (34.48%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.90%) Electronics
3 2 (6.90%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.90%) Marketing
4 1 (3.45%) Law
4 1 (3.45%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 12 (41.38%) Developer
2 10 (34.48%) Java Developer
3 6 (20.69%) Architect
4 4 (13.79%) Consultant
4 4 (13.79%) Lead Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Linux Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Cloud Architect
5 3 (10.34%) Lead Java Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (6.90%) AWS Architect
6 2 (6.90%) Azure Architect
6 2 (6.90%) Cloud Solutions Architect
6 2 (6.90%) J2EE Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Oracle Architect
6 2 (6.90%) Oracle Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) Senior Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (34.48%) REST
2 7 (24.14%) SOAP
2 7 (24.14%) Web Services
3 6 (20.69%) ActiveMQ
3 6 (20.69%) JMS
4 5 (17.24%) WebSphere MQ
5 4 (13.79%) JAXB
5 4 (13.79%) JSON
5 4 (13.79%) RabbitMQ
5 4 (13.79%) Spring
5 4 (13.79%) XML
6 3 (10.34%) J2EE
6 3 (10.34%) Kafka
7 2 (6.90%) Spring Boot
8 1 (3.45%) .NET
8 1 (3.45%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Data Centre
1 4 (13.79%) Public Cloud
2 1 (3.45%) Clustering
2 1 (3.45%) DataPower
2 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.45%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 13 (44.83%) Linux
2 7 (24.14%) Unix
3 2 (6.90%) Windows
4 1 (3.45%) AIX
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (3.45%) SUSE
4 1 (3.45%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (24.14%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (17.24%) Database Tuning
3 5 (17.24%) Multithreading
3 5 (17.24%) Performance Monitoring
3 5 (17.24%) SDLC
3 5 (17.24%) SOA
4 4 (13.79%) BDD
4 4 (13.79%) Business Continuity
4 4 (13.79%) Cryptography
4 4 (13.79%) DevOps
4 4 (13.79%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (13.79%) High Availability
4 4 (13.79%) Release Management
4 4 (13.79%) Scrum
4 4 (13.79%) Software Engineering
4 4 (13.79%) TDD
4 4 (13.79%) TOGAF
4 4 (13.79%) Zachman Framework
5 3 (10.34%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (34.48%) Java
2 2 (6.90%) ActionScript
2 2 (6.90%) ActionScript 2.0
2 2 (6.90%) ActionScript 3.0
2 2 (6.90%) Shell Script
2 2 (6.90%) SQL
3 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.45%) C#
3 1 (3.45%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) ISEB
1 1 (3.45%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.24%) PA-DSS
1 5 (17.24%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.45%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (20.69%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (10.34%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (6.90%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) Hadoop YARN
2 2 (6.90%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 7 (24.14%) Oracle
2 3 (10.34%) VMware
3 2 (6.90%) Axway
3 2 (6.90%) IBM
3 2 (6.90%) Red Hat
3 2 (6.90%) SAP
4 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.45%) Software AG
4 1 (3.45%) webMethods