Period
to 16 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf 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 16 December 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
Tower Hamlets > Canary Wharf
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 50 40
Rank change year-on-year +40 -10 +2
Contract jobs citing Microservices 79 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 21.29% 0.68% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 22.44% 0.72% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 2 1
Canary Wharf median daily rate £575 £458 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.68% -29.62% +40.54%
Tower Hamlets median daily rate £575 £458 £650
% change year-on-year +25.68% -29.62% +40.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Canary Wharf median hourly rate - - -
Tower Hamlets 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 Canary Wharf with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Canary Wharf
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 352 276 289
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 94.88% 93.56% 93.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 296 223 204
Canary Wharf median daily rate £550 £525 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +16.67% -10.00%
10th Percentile £375 £270 £313
90th Percentile £650 £650 £609
Tower Hamlets median daily rate £550 £525 £450
% change year-on-year +4.76% +16.67% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Canary Wharf median hourly rate £93.44 £15.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +522.92% - -
Tower Hamlets median hourly rate £93.44 £15.00 -
% change year-on-year +522.92% - -

Microservices
Job Vacancy Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Job vacancy trend for Microservices in Canary Wharf

Microservices
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microservices in Canary Wharf

Microservices
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microservices in Canary Wharf over the 6 months to 16 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microservices in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 Canary Wharf region with a requirement for Microservices.

1 71 (89.87%) Java
1 71 (89.87%) Amazon AWS
2 68 (86.08%) RESTful
3 56 (70.89%) Greenfield Project
4 53 (67.09%) Docker
5 44 (55.70%) Agile Software Development
6 43 (54.43%) TDD
7 41 (51.90%) Python
8 37 (46.84%) MongoDB
8 37 (46.84%) NoSQL
9 36 (45.57%) BDD
9 36 (45.57%) Apache Cassandra
9 36 (45.57%) Web Services
10 31 (39.24%) REST
10 31 (39.24%) Spring Boot
11 29 (36.71%) Java 8
11 29 (36.71%) Kubernetes
11 29 (36.71%) Hibernate
11 29 (36.71%) Spring
11 29 (36.71%) Maven
12 28 (35.44%) DevOps
13 27 (34.18%) Ansible
13 27 (34.18%) Terraform
13 27 (34.18%) Hadoop
14 26 (32.91%) Git (software)
15 25 (31.65%) Scala
15 25 (31.65%) MVC
15 25 (31.65%) Jenkins
16 24 (30.38%) Play Framework
16 24 (30.38%) Couchbase

Microservices
Co-occurring IT Skills in Canary Wharf 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 24 (30.38%) MQSeries
2 12 (15.19%) Confluence
3 1 (1.27%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 71 (89.87%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (15.19%) SaaS
3 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (46.84%) MongoDB
1 37 (46.84%) NoSQL
2 36 (45.57%) Apache Cassandra
3 27 (34.18%) Hadoop
4 24 (30.38%) Couchbase
5 1 (1.27%) Blockchain
5 1 (1.27%) Parquet
5 1 (1.27%) Redis
Development Applications
1 29 (36.71%) Maven
2 26 (32.91%) Git (software)
3 25 (31.65%) Jenkins
4 12 (15.19%) Bitbucket
4 12 (15.19%) JIRA
4 12 (15.19%) Pylint
5 1 (1.27%) SonarQube
General
1 13 (16.46%) Banking
2 6 (7.59%) Finance
3 1 (1.27%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 48 (60.76%) Developer
2 29 (36.71%) AWS Developer
2 29 (36.71%) Java Developer
2 29 (36.71%) Lead Developer
2 29 (36.71%) Lead Java Developer
3 28 (35.44%) DevOps Engineer
4 27 (34.18%) AWS DevOps
4 27 (34.18%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 27 (34.18%) AWS Engineer
4 27 (34.18%) Hadoop Engineer
5 24 (30.38%) Java Team Leader
5 24 (30.38%) Team Leader
6 13 (16.46%) Python Developer
7 5 (6.33%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (2.53%) Architect
8 2 (2.53%) Java Architect
8 2 (2.53%) Java Technical Architect
8 2 (2.53%) Senior Developer
8 2 (2.53%) Technical Architect
9 1 (1.27%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (86.08%) RESTful
2 36 (45.57%) Web Services
3 31 (39.24%) REST
3 31 (39.24%) Spring Boot
4 29 (36.71%) Hibernate
4 29 (36.71%) Spring
5 24 (30.38%) JMS
5 24 (30.38%) Play Framework
5 24 (30.38%) Spring MVC
6 13 (16.46%) Elastic Stack
6 13 (16.46%) Pandas
6 13 (16.46%) React
7 12 (15.19%) pytest
7 12 (15.19%) Redux
8 5 (6.33%) Node.js
9 4 (5.06%) Express
9 4 (5.06%) OAuth
9 4 (5.06%) OAuth2
10 1 (1.27%) NumPy
10 1 (1.27%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 56 (70.89%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (2.53%) Fixed Income
3 1 (1.27%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.27%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (55.70%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (54.43%) TDD
3 36 (45.57%) BDD
4 28 (35.44%) DevOps
5 25 (31.65%) MVC
6 17 (21.52%) Test Automation
7 14 (17.72%) SDLC
8 13 (16.46%) Machine Learning
8 13 (16.46%) Open Source
9 12 (15.19%) Task Automation
9 12 (15.19%) Web Development
10 9 (11.39%) OO
11 5 (6.33%) Project Management
11 5 (6.33%) Technical Leadership
12 3 (3.80%) Analytics
13 2 (2.53%) Continuous Integration
13 2 (2.53%) Kanban
13 2 (2.53%) Software Engineering
14 1 (1.27%) Data Science
14 1 (1.27%) Technical Debt
Programming Languages
1 71 (89.87%) Java
2 41 (51.90%) Python
3 29 (36.71%) Java 8
4 25 (31.65%) Scala
5 24 (30.38%) Java 9
6 18 (22.78%) JavaScript
7 14 (17.72%) SQL
8 4 (5.06%) ES6
9 2 (2.53%) C#
10 1 (1.27%) C++
10 1 (1.27%) Go
10 1 (1.27%) T-SQL
System Software
1 53 (67.09%) Docker
2 1 (1.27%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 29 (36.71%) Kubernetes
2 27 (34.18%) Ansible
2 27 (34.18%) Terraform
Vendors
1 12 (15.19%) Splunk
2 1 (1.27%) Infragistics
2 1 (1.27%) Microsoft