Period
to 16 October 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 October 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 19 45 38
Rank change year-on-year +26 -7 +10
Contract jobs citing Microservices 41 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 12.20% 0.75% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.93% 0.80% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 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 317 249 268
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 94.35% 93.96% 91.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 187 188
Canary Wharf median daily rate £500 £500 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +15.94% -13.75%
10th Percentile £363 £263 £310
90th Percentile £626 £650 £591
Tower Hamlets median daily rate £500 £515 £425
% change year-on-year -2.91% +21.18% -15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Canary Wharf median hourly rate £27.19 £15.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +81.25% - -
Tower Hamlets median hourly rate £27.19 £15.00 -
% change year-on-year +81.25% - -

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 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microservices in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 26 (63.41%) Java
1 26 (63.41%) Agile Software Development
1 26 (63.41%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (58.54%) RESTful
3 22 (53.66%) Greenfield Project
4 20 (48.78%) Docker
4 20 (48.78%) TDD
5 18 (43.90%) REST
6 16 (39.02%) DevOps
6 16 (39.02%) Spring
6 16 (39.02%) Java 8
7 15 (36.59%) Maven
7 15 (36.59%) Hibernate
7 15 (36.59%) Spring Boot
8 13 (31.71%) JavaScript
8 13 (31.71%) Finance
8 13 (31.71%) Git (software)
9 12 (29.27%) Kubernetes
10 11 (26.83%) Terraform
11 10 (24.39%) MongoDB
11 10 (24.39%) Apache Cassandra
11 10 (24.39%) NoSQL
11 10 (24.39%) Python
12 9 (21.95%) Web Services
12 9 (21.95%) MVC
12 9 (21.95%) Test Automation
12 9 (21.95%) Scala
12 9 (21.95%) Hadoop
12 9 (21.95%) Ansible
13 8 (19.51%) Java 9

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 8 (19.51%) MQSeries
2 1 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.44%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 26 (63.41%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (12.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (9.76%) PaaS
4 1 (2.44%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.44%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (2.44%) AWS CodePipeline
4 1 (2.44%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.44%) Serverless
4 1 (2.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (24.39%) Apache Cassandra
1 10 (24.39%) MongoDB
1 10 (24.39%) NoSQL
2 9 (21.95%) Hadoop
3 8 (19.51%) Couchbase
4 4 (9.76%) Cosmos DB
5 3 (7.32%) Redis
6 2 (4.88%) Riak
Development Applications
1 15 (36.59%) Maven
2 13 (31.71%) Git (software)
3 8 (19.51%) Jenkins
4 4 (9.76%) JIRA
4 4 (9.76%) Mercurial
4 4 (9.76%) Selenium
4 4 (9.76%) Sublime Text
4 4 (9.76%) Subversion
4 4 (9.76%) Visual Studio
4 4 (9.76%) Visual Studio Team System
4 4 (9.76%) WebDriver
General
1 13 (31.71%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Banking
2 1 (2.44%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 25 (60.98%) Developer
2 15 (36.59%) AWS Developer
2 15 (36.59%) Java Developer
2 15 (36.59%) Lead Developer
2 15 (36.59%) Lead Java Developer
3 10 (24.39%) DevOps Engineer
4 9 (21.95%) AWS DevOps
4 9 (21.95%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 9 (21.95%) AWS Engineer
4 9 (21.95%) Hadoop Engineer
5 8 (19.51%) Java Team Leader
5 8 (19.51%) JavaScript Developer
5 8 (19.51%) Team Leader
6 4 (9.76%) Applications Developer
6 4 (9.76%) Applications Tester
6 4 (9.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 4 (9.76%) Mobile Tester
6 4 (9.76%) QA Automation Tester
6 4 (9.76%) QA Tester
6 4 (9.76%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (58.54%) RESTful
2 18 (43.90%) REST
3 16 (39.02%) Spring
4 15 (36.59%) Hibernate
4 15 (36.59%) Spring Boot
5 9 (21.95%) Web Services
6 8 (19.51%) JMS
6 8 (19.51%) OAuth
6 8 (19.51%) OAuth2
6 8 (19.51%) Play Framework
6 8 (19.51%) Spring MVC
7 5 (12.20%) Node.js
8 4 (9.76%) AngularJS
8 4 (9.76%) JSON
8 4 (9.76%) OpenID
8 4 (9.76%) React
8 4 (9.76%) React Native
9 3 (7.32%) Express
10 1 (2.44%) Elastic Stack
10 1 (2.44%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 22 (53.66%) Greenfield Project
2 8 (19.51%) Mobile App
3 4 (9.76%) User Experience
4 2 (4.88%) Fintech
4 2 (4.88%) Fixed Income
5 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.44%) Cloud Native
5 1 (2.44%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.44%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 8 (19.51%) Android
1 8 (19.51%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (63.41%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (48.78%) TDD
3 16 (39.02%) DevOps
4 9 (21.95%) MVC
4 9 (21.95%) Test Automation
5 8 (19.51%) API Integration
5 8 (19.51%) BDD
5 8 (19.51%) OO
6 5 (12.20%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (12.20%) Project Management
6 5 (12.20%) Scrum
7 4 (9.76%) ATDD
7 4 (9.76%) Benchmarking
7 4 (9.76%) Release Management
8 2 (4.88%) Analytics
8 2 (4.88%) SDLC
8 2 (4.88%) Software Engineering
9 1 (2.44%) Kanban
9 1 (2.44%) Multithreading
9 1 (2.44%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (63.41%) Java
2 16 (39.02%) Java 8
3 13 (31.71%) JavaScript
4 10 (24.39%) Python
5 9 (21.95%) Scala
6 8 (19.51%) Java 9
7 4 (9.76%) ES6
7 4 (9.76%) JSX
8 2 (4.88%) C#
9 1 (2.44%) C++
9 1 (2.44%) Go
9 1 (2.44%) SQL
9 1 (2.44%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) QA
System Software
1 20 (48.78%) Docker
2 1 (2.44%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (29.27%) Kubernetes
2 11 (26.83%) Terraform
3 9 (21.95%) Ansible
Vendors
1 1 (2.44%) Infragistics
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft