Period
to 8 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bradford with a requirement for Microservices skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Microservices over the 6 months to 8 December 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.

Microservices
West Yorkshire > Bradford
6 months to
8 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 26 23 14
Rank change year-on-year -3 -9 +21
Contract jobs citing Microservices 11 23 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bradford 4.18% 6.71% 6.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.60% 7.35% 7.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 13 7
Bradford median daily rate £500 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +2.94% -7.61%
10th Percentile £394 £410 £406
90th Percentile £575 £488 £488
West Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £450 £475
% change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bradford median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

Microservices is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bradford with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Bradford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 239 313 162
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bradford 90.87% 91.25% 84.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 225 105
Bradford median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £261 £255
90th Percentile £513 £500 £538
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £414 £401
% change year-on-year +2.72% +3.31% +0.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 4
Bradford median hourly rate £12.06 £16.38 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.38% +14.91% -32.05%
10th Percentile £11.26 £13.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £18.70 £29.38 £19.95
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £18.79 £17.41 £16.00
% change year-on-year +7.91% +8.81% +10.34%

Microservices
Job Vacancy Trend in Bradford

Job postings citing Microservices as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bradford.

Job vacancy trend for Microservices in Bradford

Microservices
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Microservices in Bradford.

Contractor daily rate trend for Microservices in Bradford

Microservices
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bradford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microservices in Bradford over the 6 months to 8 December 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microservices in Bradford

For the 6 months to 8 December 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Microservices 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 Bradford region with a requirement for Microservices.

1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (72.73%) AWS
2 7 (63.64%) Java
2 7 (63.64%) JavaScript
3 6 (54.55%) Retail
3 6 (54.55%) REST
4 5 (45.45%) Jenkins
4 5 (45.45%) Android
4 5 (45.45%) Puppet
5 4 (36.36%) Manufacturing
5 4 (36.36%) Migration
5 4 (36.36%) HTML
5 4 (36.36%) Oracle
5 4 (36.36%) CSS
5 4 (36.36%) Python
5 4 (36.36%) Azure
5 4 (36.36%) Google
5 4 (36.36%) Selenium
5 4 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (36.36%) Node.js
5 4 (36.36%) Docker
6 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database
6 3 (27.27%) Ansible
6 3 (27.27%) Spring Boot
6 3 (27.27%) Swagger
6 3 (27.27%) Dropwizard
6 3 (27.27%) Virtual Team
6 3 (27.27%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (27.27%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (27.27%) SpecFlow

Microservices
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bradford 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 (18.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (9.09%) Confluence
2 1 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 8 (72.73%) AWS
2 4 (36.36%) Azure
3 3 (27.27%) IaaS
3 3 (27.27%) PaaS
4 2 (18.18%) Serverless
5 1 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (9.09%) Amazon ECS
5 1 (9.09%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (9.09%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) Amazon RDS
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Jenkins
2 4 (36.36%) Selenium
3 3 (27.27%) Cucumber
3 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
3 3 (27.27%) JUnit
3 3 (27.27%) NUnit
3 3 (27.27%) SpecFlow
4 2 (18.18%) Ant
4 2 (18.18%) Gradle
4 2 (18.18%) IBM UrbanCode
4 2 (18.18%) JIRA
4 2 (18.18%) Maven
5 1 (9.09%) Bitbucket
5 1 (9.09%) git-flow
5 1 (9.09%) JMeter
5 1 (9.09%) SoapUI
General
1 6 (54.55%) Retail
2 4 (36.36%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Architect
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
1 5 (45.45%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (27.27%) Lead Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Python Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Software Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) REST
2 4 (36.36%) CSS
2 4 (36.36%) HTML
2 4 (36.36%) Node.js
3 3 (27.27%) AngularJS
3 3 (27.27%) Dropwizard
3 3 (27.27%) Express
3 3 (27.27%) JSON
3 3 (27.27%) PhoneGap
3 3 (27.27%) SOAP
3 3 (27.27%) Spring
3 3 (27.27%) Spring Boot
3 3 (27.27%) Swagger
3 3 (27.27%) XML
4 2 (18.18%) OAuth
5 1 (9.09%) .NET
5 1 (9.09%) React
5 1 (9.09%) React Native
5 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (27.27%) Virtual Team
2 2 (18.18%) PKI
3 1 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Android
2 2 (18.18%) Apple iOS
2 2 (18.18%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (36.36%) Migration
3 2 (18.18%) Data Extraction
3 2 (18.18%) Deployment Automation
3 2 (18.18%) DevOps
3 2 (18.18%) Domain Models
3 2 (18.18%) Integration Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (18.18%) SOA
3 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (18.18%) Technical Leadership
3 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
3 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
4 1 (9.09%) API Testing
4 1 (9.09%) ATDD
4 1 (9.09%) Bug Management
4 1 (9.09%) Project Delivery
4 1 (9.09%) Regression Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) Java
1 7 (63.64%) JavaScript
2 4 (36.36%) Python
3 2 (18.18%) Bash Shell
3 2 (18.18%) C#
3 2 (18.18%) Ruby
4 1 (9.09%) SQL
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) Puppet
2 3 (27.27%) Ansible
3 2 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (18.18%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Google
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle