Period
to 20 January 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 20 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.

Microservices
West Yorkshire > Bradford
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 32 16 28
Rank change year-on-year -16 +12 +16
Contract jobs citing Microservices 11 14 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bradford 3.53% 6.45% 2.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.00% 7.49% 3.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 1
Bradford median daily rate £425 £430 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.16% -6.52% -21.70%
10th Percentile £409 £406 £455
90th Percentile £456 £553 £465
West Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £450 £475
% change year-on-year - -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 275 187 200
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bradford 88.14% 86.18% 82.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 133 108
Bradford median daily rate £388 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £225 £250 £232
90th Percentile £475 £533 £475
West Yorkshire median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 7
Bradford median hourly rate £15.75 £17.50 £20.97
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.00% -16.55% +32.22%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.50 £14.41
90th Percentile £30.50 £20.41 £27.03
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year +6.25% +10.34% -5.57%

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

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 7 (63.64%) Java
1 7 (63.64%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (54.55%) REST
2 6 (54.55%) JSON
2 6 (54.55%) SOAP
2 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (45.45%) JIRA
3 5 (45.45%) Docker
4 4 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (36.36%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (36.36%) XML
4 4 (36.36%) Migration
5 3 (27.27%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (27.27%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (27.27%) Bitbucket
5 3 (27.27%) Jenkins
5 3 (27.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 3 (27.27%) Confluence
5 3 (27.27%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (27.27%) PKI
5 3 (27.27%) Data Extraction
5 3 (27.27%) OAuth
5 3 (27.27%) Release Management
5 3 (27.27%) SSH
5 3 (27.27%) DevOps
5 3 (27.27%) git-flow
5 3 (27.27%) AWS Lambda
5 3 (27.27%) Serverless
5 3 (27.27%) Deployment Automation
6 2 (18.18%) BigQuery

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 3 (27.27%) Confluence
1 3 (27.27%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (63.64%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (27.27%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (27.27%) AWS Lambda
2 3 (27.27%) Serverless
3 2 (18.18%) Google App Engine
3 2 (18.18%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (18.18%) Google Compute Engine
3 2 (18.18%) Stackdriver
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) SSH
2 1 (9.09%) Extranet
2 1 (9.09%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 3 (27.27%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (18.18%) BigQuery
2 2 (18.18%) Bigtable
3 1 (9.09%) OLAP
3 1 (9.09%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) JIRA
2 3 (27.27%) Bitbucket
2 3 (27.27%) git-flow
2 3 (27.27%) Jenkins
3 2 (18.18%) Cucumber
3 2 (18.18%) Selenium
4 1 (9.09%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (9.09%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
1 2 (18.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Architect
2 4 (36.36%) Java Developer
3 2 (18.18%) AWS Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Cloud Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Project Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) JSON
1 6 (54.55%) REST
1 6 (54.55%) SOAP
2 4 (36.36%) XML
3 3 (27.27%) OAuth
4 2 (18.18%) Web Services
5 1 (9.09%) .NET
5 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
5 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Core
5 1 (9.09%) CSS
5 1 (9.09%) HTML
5 1 (9.09%) Spring
5 1 (9.09%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (27.27%) PKI
3 1 (9.09%) Cloud Native
3 1 (9.09%) DataPower
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (36.36%) Migration
3 3 (27.27%) Data Extraction
3 3 (27.27%) Deployment Automation
3 3 (27.27%) DevOps
3 3 (27.27%) Release Management
4 2 (18.18%) API Integration
4 2 (18.18%) Integration Testing
4 2 (18.18%) SOA
4 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
4 2 (18.18%) TOGAF
5 1 (9.09%) B2B
5 1 (9.09%) B2C
5 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity
5 1 (9.09%) CRM
5 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
5 1 (9.09%) MVC
5 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (9.09%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) Python
3 1 (9.09%) C#
3 1 (9.09%) Java 8
3 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Google
2 1 (9.09%) IBM
2 1 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (9.09%) Sitecore