Period
to 21 November 2018

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 21 November 2018 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
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 13 40
Rank change year-on-year -3 +27 +10
Contract jobs citing Microservices 29 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bradford 8.19% 5.97% 1.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.12% 7.02% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 7 1
Bradford median daily rate £463 £425 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% -7.61% +2.22%
10th Percentile £410 £406 £455
90th Percentile £528 £488 £465
West Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £455 £475
% change year-on-year -1.10% -4.21% -
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 318 171 258
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bradford 89.83% 85.07% 84.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 110 149
Bradford median daily rate £400 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +8.57%
10th Percentile £263 £212 £228
90th Percentile £534 £560 £550
West Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 7
Bradford median hourly rate £15.75 £17.50 £20.97
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.00% -16.55% +34.36%
10th Percentile £12.80 £10.50 £14.41
90th Percentile £28.25 £19.60 £94.70
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £14.65 £14.50
% change year-on-year +16.04% +1.03% -3.33%

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 21 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microservices in Bradford

For the 6 months to 21 November 2018, 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 26 (89.66%) Java
2 17 (58.62%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (55.17%) SOAP
3 16 (55.17%) REST
4 15 (51.72%) Docker
5 12 (41.38%) JSON
6 11 (37.93%) DevOps
7 10 (34.48%) TDD
8 9 (31.03%) XML
8 9 (31.03%) Enterprise Software
8 9 (31.03%) Amazon AWS
9 8 (27.59%) Node.js
9 8 (27.59%) Jenkins
9 8 (27.59%) Java 8
9 8 (27.59%) Web Services
9 8 (27.59%) Migration
10 7 (24.14%) JIRA
10 7 (24.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 7 (24.14%) Confluence
11 6 (20.69%) BDD
11 6 (20.69%) Greenfield Project
11 6 (20.69%) Terraform
11 6 (20.69%) Integration Testing
11 6 (20.69%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (20.69%) Retail
11 6 (20.69%) Python
12 5 (17.24%) OO
12 5 (17.24%) SOA
12 5 (17.24%) Oracle
12 5 (17.24%) Finance

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 7 (24.14%) Confluence
2 5 (17.24%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (31.03%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (17.24%) AWS Lambda
3 3 (10.34%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (10.34%) Serverless
4 2 (6.90%) Datadog
4 2 (6.90%) Google App Engine
4 2 (6.90%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (6.90%) Google Compute Engine
4 2 (6.90%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) SSH
2 1 (3.45%) Extranet
2 1 (3.45%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (24.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 5 (17.24%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (6.90%) BigQuery
3 2 (6.90%) Bigtable
3 2 (6.90%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.45%) OLAP
4 1 (3.45%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 8 (27.59%) Jenkins
2 7 (24.14%) JIRA
3 5 (17.24%) Bitbucket
4 4 (13.79%) Cucumber
4 4 (13.79%) webpack
5 3 (10.34%) Git (software)
5 3 (10.34%) git-flow
5 3 (10.34%) Mercurial
5 3 (10.34%) Subversion
6 2 (6.90%) IntelliJ
6 2 (6.90%) JSUnit
6 2 (6.90%) Selenium
General
1 6 (20.69%) Retail
2 5 (17.24%) Finance
3 3 (10.34%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 17 (58.62%) Developer
2 12 (41.38%) Java Developer
3 4 (13.79%) Architect
3 4 (13.79%) AWS Developer
3 4 (13.79%) Node.js Developer
3 4 (13.79%) React Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Consultant
4 3 (10.34%) Java Consultant
4 3 (10.34%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Lead Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Lead Java Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Senior Consultant
4 3 (10.34%) Senior Java Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) Cloud Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Java Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Java Software Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Python Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Software Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (55.17%) REST
1 16 (55.17%) SOAP
2 12 (41.38%) JSON
3 9 (31.03%) XML
4 8 (27.59%) Node.js
4 8 (27.59%) Web Services
5 5 (17.24%) OAuth
6 4 (13.79%) Dropwizard
6 4 (13.79%) React
7 3 (10.34%) RESTful
7 3 (10.34%) Spring Boot
8 2 (6.90%) JAXB
8 2 (6.90%) Swagger
8 2 (6.90%) XSD
9 1 (3.45%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 9 (31.03%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (20.69%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (17.24%) PKI
4 1 (3.45%) Cloud Native
4 1 (3.45%) DataPower
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (58.62%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (37.93%) DevOps
3 10 (34.48%) TDD
4 8 (27.59%) Migration
5 6 (20.69%) BDD
5 6 (20.69%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (20.69%) Integration Testing
6 5 (17.24%) Data Extraction
6 5 (17.24%) Deployment Automation
6 5 (17.24%) OO
6 5 (17.24%) SOA
7 4 (13.79%) OOD
7 4 (13.79%) Open Source
7 4 (13.79%) Unit Testing
8 3 (10.34%) Kanban
8 3 (10.34%) OOP
8 3 (10.34%) Release Management
8 3 (10.34%) Scrum
8 3 (10.34%) Software Delivery
8 3 (10.34%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 26 (89.66%) Java
2 8 (27.59%) Java 8
3 6 (20.69%) Python
4 4 (13.79%) JavaScript
5 3 (10.34%) Groovy
5 3 (10.34%) Scala
System Software
1 15 (51.72%) Docker
2 3 (10.34%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (20.69%) Terraform
2 3 (10.34%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) Oracle
2 2 (6.90%) Google
2 2 (6.90%) Splunk
3 1 (3.45%) IBM
3 1 (3.45%) Salesforce.com