Period
to 20 April 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol 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 April 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
South West > Bristol
6 months to
20 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 65 49 74
Rank change year-on-year -16 +25 +22
Contract jobs citing Microservices 65 56 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 3.24% 3.26% 1.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.85% 3.91% 2.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 39 15
Bristol median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +20.00%
10th Percentile £455 £310 £375
90th Percentile £613 £588 £504
South West median daily rate £550 £475 £400
% change year-on-year +15.79% +18.75% +4.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West 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 Bristol with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,689 1,431 1,356
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 84.11% 83.39% 84.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,161 937 917
Bristol median daily rate £438 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% +3.90% +5.48%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £250
90th Percentile £588 £525 £550
South West median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 30 40
Bristol median hourly rate £38.00 £16.81 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +126.02% -53.62% -3.33%
10th Percentile £11.85 £11.17 £13.58
90th Percentile £60.25 £46.38 £49.25
South West median hourly rate £42.25 £28.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year +48.25% -25.97% -3.75%

Microservices
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for Microservices in Bristol

Microservices
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microservices in Bristol

Microservices
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microservices in Bristol over the 6 months to 20 April 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microservices in Bristol

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Microservices.

1 38 (58.46%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (44.62%) Java
3 28 (43.08%) Amazon AWS
4 18 (27.69%) DevOps
5 17 (26.15%) RESTful
6 16 (24.62%) Python
7 15 (23.08%) Finance
7 15 (23.08%) Banking
8 14 (21.54%) Spring
8 14 (21.54%) JavaScript
9 13 (20.00%) Hibernate
9 13 (20.00%) Ansible
9 13 (20.00%) Docker
10 12 (18.46%) REST
10 12 (18.46%) Jenkins
10 12 (18.46%) SOA
10 12 (18.46%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (16.92%) TDD
11 11 (16.92%) Scrum
11 11 (16.92%) Java 8
12 10 (15.38%) Spring Boot
12 10 (15.38%) .NET
13 9 (13.85%) Microsoft Azure
13 9 (13.85%) Node.js
14 8 (12.31%) Kubernetes
14 8 (12.31%) TeamCity
14 8 (12.31%) BDD
14 8 (12.31%) Maven
14 8 (12.31%) SQL
14 8 (12.31%) Web Services

Microservices
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 4 (6.15%) Cloud Foundry
1 4 (6.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (4.62%) Confluence
3 2 (3.08%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (3.08%) JBoss
3 2 (3.08%) Jetty
3 2 (3.08%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.08%) WildFly
4 1 (1.54%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.54%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 28 (43.08%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (13.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.62%) IaaS
3 3 (4.62%) npm
3 3 (4.62%) PaaS
4 2 (3.08%) Amazon S3
4 2 (3.08%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (3.08%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (3.08%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.54%) Azure Data Factory
5 1 (1.54%) Azure Functions
5 1 (1.54%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.54%) OpenShift
5 1 (1.54%) SaaS
5 1 (1.54%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.77%) MongoDB
2 6 (9.23%) NoSQL
3 5 (7.69%) SQL Server
4 4 (6.15%) DB2
5 3 (4.62%) GIS
5 3 (4.62%) Hadoop
6 2 (3.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (3.08%) RDBMS
6 2 (3.08%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.54%) Big Data
7 1 (1.54%) Cosmos DB
7 1 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.54%) HBase
7 1 (1.54%) Neo4j
7 1 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (18.46%) Jenkins
2 8 (12.31%) Maven
2 8 (12.31%) TeamCity
3 7 (10.77%) JIRA
4 6 (9.23%) Git (software)
5 5 (7.69%) Octopus Deploy
6 4 (6.15%) Cucumber
7 3 (4.62%) Redmine
7 3 (4.62%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (3.08%) Bitbucket Server
8 2 (3.08%) Checkstyle
8 2 (3.08%) JUnit
8 2 (3.08%) Liquibase
8 2 (3.08%) Mockito
8 2 (3.08%) SonarQube
8 2 (3.08%) Vagrant
9 1 (1.54%) Eclipse
9 1 (1.54%) IntelliJ
9 1 (1.54%) JMeter
9 1 (1.54%) LoadRunner
General
1 15 (23.08%) Banking
1 15 (23.08%) Finance
2 1 (1.54%) Financial Institution
2 1 (1.54%) Law
2 1 (1.54%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (53.85%) Developer
2 20 (30.77%) Java Developer
3 9 (13.85%) Architect
3 9 (13.85%) Senior Developer
4 8 (12.31%) DevOps Engineer
4 8 (12.31%) Solutions Architect
5 7 (10.77%) .NET Developer
5 7 (10.77%) AWS Developer
5 7 (10.77%) AWS DevOps
6 6 (9.23%) Digital Architect
6 6 (9.23%) Digital Solutions Architect
6 6 (9.23%) Senior .NET Developer
6 6 (9.23%) Software Developer
7 5 (7.69%) .NET Software Developer
7 5 (7.69%) Senior .NET Software Developer
7 5 (7.69%) Senior Software Developer
8 4 (6.15%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 4 (6.15%) AWS Engineer
9 3 (4.62%) DevOps Consultant
9 3 (4.62%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (26.15%) RESTful
2 14 (21.54%) Spring
3 13 (20.00%) Hibernate
4 12 (18.46%) REST
5 10 (15.38%) .NET
5 10 (15.38%) Spring Boot
6 9 (13.85%) Node.js
7 8 (12.31%) Web Services
8 7 (10.77%) J2EE
9 6 (9.23%) JMS
10 5 (7.69%) ASP.NET
10 5 (7.69%) CSS
10 5 (7.69%) HTML
10 5 (7.69%) RabbitMQ
10 5 (7.69%) React
10 5 (7.69%) SOAP
11 4 (6.15%) CSS3
11 4 (6.15%) DHTML
11 4 (6.15%) EJB
11 4 (6.15%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.23%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.08%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (3.08%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.54%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.23%) Linux
1 6 (9.23%) Unix
2 3 (4.62%) VMS
3 1 (1.54%) Android
3 1 (1.54%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (58.46%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (27.69%) DevOps
3 12 (18.46%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (18.46%) SOA
4 11 (16.92%) Scrum
4 11 (16.92%) TDD
5 8 (12.31%) BDD
6 7 (10.77%) Continuous Delivery
6 7 (10.77%) E-Commerce
6 7 (10.77%) MVC
6 7 (10.77%) User Stories
7 6 (9.23%) Software Engineering
7 6 (9.23%) SOLID
8 4 (6.15%) Coaching
8 4 (6.15%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (6.15%) Epics
8 4 (6.15%) Mentoring
9 3 (4.62%) Kanban
9 3 (4.62%) Story Points
9 3 (4.62%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 29 (44.62%) Java
2 16 (24.62%) Python
3 14 (21.54%) JavaScript
4 11 (16.92%) Java 8
5 8 (12.31%) SQL
6 4 (6.15%) PL/SQL
6 4 (6.15%) Scala
6 4 (6.15%) Shell Script
7 2 (3.08%) C#
7 2 (3.08%) JPQL
7 2 (3.08%) Kotlin
7 2 (3.08%) Perl
8 1 (1.54%) Apple Swift
8 1 (1.54%) Go
8 1 (1.54%) PHP
8 1 (1.54%) Ruby
8 1 (1.54%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (1.54%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.62%) PSD2
2 1 (1.54%) IFRS
System Software
1 13 (20.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (20.00%) Ansible
2 8 (12.31%) Kubernetes
3 7 (10.77%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (10.77%) Puppet
4 5 (7.69%) Terraform
5 2 (3.08%) Cobbler
6 1 (1.54%) HockeyApp
Vendors
1 4 (6.15%) Oracle
2 3 (4.62%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.54%) Google