Period
to 13 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Croydon 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 13 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
South London > Croydon
6 months to
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 12 66
Rank change year-on-year -12 +54 -23
Contract jobs citing Microservices 140 138 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 12.00% 16.77% 1.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.12% 17.97% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 97 2
Croydon median daily rate £550 £530 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.77% +22.90% -6.76%
10th Percentile £450 £431 £414
90th Percentile £599 £639 £443
South London median daily rate £550 £525 £438
% change year-on-year +4.76% +20.00% -2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Croydon median hourly rate - - -
South London 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 Croydon with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Croydon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,067 768 498
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 91.43% 93.32% 91.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 794 499 303
Croydon median daily rate £525 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +17.65% -2.86%
10th Percentile £369 £337 £300
90th Percentile £613 £638 £573
South London median daily rate £500 £500 £425
% change year-on-year - +17.65% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 6
Croydon median hourly rate £35.00 £13.50 £35.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +159.26% -61.70% +26.89%
South London median hourly rate £43.01 £47.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -9.46% +216.67% -46.00%

Microservices
Job Vacancy Trend in Croydon

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

Job vacancy trend for Microservices in Croydon

Microservices
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microservices in Croydon

Microservices
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microservices in Croydon over the 6 months to 13 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microservices in Croydon

Microservices
Contract Job Locations in Croydon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microservices within the Croydon region over the 6 months to 13 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Thornton Heath - 2 £513 -
Microservices
South London

For the 6 months to 13 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 Croydon region with a requirement for Microservices.

1 120 (85.71%) Java
2 112 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 93 (66.43%) Security Cleared
4 88 (62.86%) SC Cleared
4 88 (62.86%) Java 8
5 76 (54.29%) Git (software)
5 76 (54.29%) Test Automation
6 75 (53.57%) REST
7 69 (49.29%) SonarQube
8 66 (47.14%) RESTful
8 66 (47.14%) JIRA
9 64 (45.71%) Confluence
10 62 (44.29%) Relational Database
10 62 (44.29%) OO
11 60 (42.86%) Maven
12 58 (41.43%) JUnit
12 58 (41.43%) Mockito
13 57 (40.71%) Drools
13 57 (40.71%) Hibernate
14 55 (39.29%) Domain-Driven Design
15 54 (38.57%) JAX-RS
16 53 (37.86%) CQRS
16 53 (37.86%) RDBMS
17 52 (37.14%) OOA/OOD
17 52 (37.14%) JMS
17 52 (37.14%) JPQL
17 52 (37.14%) Dependency Injection
17 52 (37.14%) Docker
17 52 (37.14%) Lambda Expressions
18 51 (36.43%) WireMock

Microservices
Co-occurring IT Skills in Croydon 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 64 (45.71%) Confluence
2 51 (36.43%) WildFly
3 13 (9.29%) Apache Solr
4 8 (5.71%) Apache Spark
4 8 (5.71%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (2.86%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.71%) Apache
6 1 (0.71%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.71%) CMS
6 1 (0.71%) Mule
6 1 (0.71%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 28 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.14%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (2.14%) GitHub
3 2 (1.43%) PaaS
4 1 (0.71%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (0.71%) IaaS
4 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.71%) SaaS
4 1 (0.71%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.86%) Kerberos
2 4 (2.86%) Firewall
3 3 (2.14%) DNS
4 2 (1.43%) WAN
5 1 (0.71%) SSL
5 1 (0.71%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (44.29%) Relational Database
2 53 (37.86%) RDBMS
3 22 (15.71%) PostgreSQL
4 20 (14.29%) Big Data
4 20 (14.29%) HBase
5 19 (13.57%) Hadoop
6 4 (2.86%) Amazon Redshift
6 4 (2.86%) MongoDB
7 3 (2.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 3 (2.14%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.43%) MySQL
8 2 (1.43%) Redis
9 1 (0.71%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.71%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 76 (54.29%) Git (software)
2 69 (49.29%) SonarQube
3 66 (47.14%) JIRA
4 60 (42.86%) Maven
5 58 (41.43%) JUnit
5 58 (41.43%) Mockito
6 50 (35.71%) Checkstyle
7 49 (35.00%) Liquibase
7 49 (35.00%) Vagrant
8 31 (22.14%) Jenkins
9 16 (11.43%) Cucumber
10 12 (8.57%) IntelliJ
11 7 (5.00%) DbUnit
12 5 (3.57%) Selenium
13 4 (2.86%) GitLab
13 4 (2.86%) jMock
13 4 (2.86%) SoapUI
13 4 (2.86%) WebDriver
14 3 (2.14%) Appium
15 2 (1.43%) Jasmine
General
1 3 (2.14%) Finance
1 3 (2.14%) Retail
2 2 (1.43%) Electronics
2 2 (1.43%) Manufacturing
2 2 (1.43%) Marketing
2 2 (1.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 107 (76.43%) Developer
2 101 (72.14%) Java Developer
3 64 (45.71%) SC Cleared Java Developer
4 10 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
5 6 (4.29%) Architect
6 4 (2.86%) Agile Developer
6 4 (2.86%) Agile Java Developer
6 4 (2.86%) Backend Developer
6 4 (2.86%) Java Engineer
6 4 (2.86%) Test Engineer
7 3 (2.14%) Big Data Developer
7 3 (2.14%) Integration Developer
7 3 (2.14%) Lead Developer
7 3 (2.14%) Lead Java Developer
7 3 (2.14%) Senior Developer
7 3 (2.14%) Senior DevOps
7 3 (2.14%) Test Automation Engineer
7 3 (2.14%) Tester
8 2 (1.43%) Programme Manager
8 2 (1.43%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (53.57%) REST
2 66 (47.14%) RESTful
3 57 (40.71%) Drools
3 57 (40.71%) Hibernate
4 54 (38.57%) JAX-RS
5 52 (37.14%) JMS
5 52 (37.14%) Lambda Expressions
6 51 (36.43%) WireMock
7 50 (35.71%) Java EE
8 31 (22.14%) Spring
9 28 (20.00%) Spring Boot
10 21 (15.00%) Kafka
11 17 (12.14%) Web Services
12 11 (7.86%) Apache Camel
13 10 (7.14%) Velocity
14 9 (6.43%) SOAP
15 6 (4.29%) J2EE
15 6 (4.29%) JSON
16 5 (3.57%) Samza
17 4 (2.86%) JSON Schema
Miscellaneous
1 50 (35.71%) Linux Command Line
2 10 (7.14%) Algorithms
3 7 (5.00%) Public Cloud
4 4 (2.86%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (2.14%) NHS
6 2 (1.43%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.43%) PKI
7 1 (0.71%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.71%) Cloud Native
7 1 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.71%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.71%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.71%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 51 (36.43%) Unix
2 49 (35.00%) VMS
3 22 (15.71%) Linux
4 5 (3.57%) CentOS
4 5 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.43%) CoreOS
6 1 (0.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (54.29%) Test Automation
3 62 (44.29%) OO
4 55 (39.29%) Domain-Driven Design
5 53 (37.86%) CQRS
6 52 (37.14%) Dependency Injection
6 52 (37.14%) OOA/OOD
7 47 (33.57%) DevOps
8 36 (25.71%) TDD
9 25 (17.86%) BDD
10 20 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
10 20 (14.29%) Open Source
11 19 (13.57%) Problem-Solving
12 14 (10.00%) Scrum
13 13 (9.29%) Mentoring
14 11 (7.86%) Coaching
15 10 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
15 10 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
15 10 (7.14%) Systems Engineering
15 10 (7.14%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 120 (85.71%) Java
2 88 (62.86%) Java 8
3 52 (37.14%) JPQL
4 14 (10.00%) Groovy
5 10 (7.14%) JavaScript
6 7 (5.00%) Bash Shell
6 7 (5.00%) Python
6 7 (5.00%) SQL
7 5 (3.57%) Perl
8 3 (2.14%) C#
9 1 (0.71%) Gremlin
9 1 (0.71%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 93 (66.43%) Security Cleared
2 88 (62.86%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.57%) DV Cleared
4 4 (2.86%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (2.86%) ISEB
4 4 (2.86%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.71%) CISMP
5 1 (0.71%) CISSP
5 1 (0.71%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.71%) Degree
5 1 (0.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.71%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.14%) QA
2 2 (1.43%) PMO
2 2 (1.43%) SLA
System Software
1 52 (37.14%) Docker
2 10 (7.14%) HDFS
3 3 (2.14%) vSphere
4 1 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 28 (20.00%) Kubernetes
2 19 (13.57%) Terraform
3 15 (10.71%) Ansible
4 7 (5.00%) Puppet
5 1 (0.71%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.71%) Kibana
5 1 (0.71%) logstash
5 1 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (2.14%) SAP
1 3 (2.14%) VMware
2 1 (0.71%) Hyland
2 1 (0.71%) Oracle
2 1 (0.71%) WSO2