Period
to 13 October 2019

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 October 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 London > Croydon
6 months to
13 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 17 26 10
Rank change year-on-year +9 -16 +53
Contract jobs citing Microservices 74 132 124
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 12.61% 10.91% 18.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.58% 12.05% 19.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 103 82
Croydon median daily rate £550 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.76% +21.74%
10th Percentile £450 £450 £435
90th Percentile £638 £600 £687
South London median daily rate £525 £550 £525
% change year-on-year -4.55% +4.76% +20.00%
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 545 1,095 630
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 92.84% 90.50% 93.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 406 793 389
Croydon median daily rate £500 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +21.21%
10th Percentile £369 £363 £325
90th Percentile £625 £638 £642
South London median daily rate £475 £513 £475
% change year-on-year -7.32% +7.89% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 3
Croydon median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +159.26% -50.00%
South London median hourly rate £44.13 £43.75 £47.50
% change year-on-year +0.86% -7.89% +137.50%

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 October 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microservices in Croydon

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

1 51 (68.92%) Java
2 49 (66.22%) Security Cleared
3 46 (62.16%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (62.16%) DevOps
4 44 (59.46%) SC Cleared
5 37 (50.00%) AWS
6 36 (48.65%) Kubernetes
7 34 (45.95%) Git (software)
8 28 (37.84%) Docker
9 23 (31.08%) Spring
10 21 (28.38%) Maven
10 21 (28.38%) Jenkins
11 19 (25.68%) TDD
11 19 (25.68%) REST
12 18 (24.32%) Node.js
12 18 (24.32%) PostgreSQL
13 17 (22.97%) JIRA
13 17 (22.97%) Amazon S3
14 16 (21.62%) JavaScript
14 16 (21.62%) Java 8
15 15 (20.27%) Relational Database
15 15 (20.27%) RDBMS
16 14 (18.92%) Python
16 14 (18.92%) RESTful
16 14 (18.92%) Continuous Integration
16 14 (18.92%) Mockito
17 13 (17.57%) Elasticsearch
17 13 (17.57%) Azure
18 12 (16.22%) Apache Solr
18 12 (16.22%) Guice

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 13 (17.57%) Elasticsearch
2 12 (16.22%) Apache Solr
2 12 (16.22%) Confluence
3 5 (6.76%) JBoss
3 5 (6.76%) nginx
3 5 (6.76%) Tomcat
4 3 (4.05%) Camunda
5 1 (1.35%) Anypoint
5 1 (1.35%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 37 (50.00%) AWS
2 17 (22.97%) Amazon S3
3 13 (17.57%) Azure
4 12 (16.22%) GCP
5 11 (14.86%) Amazon SQS
6 7 (9.46%) npm
7 5 (6.76%) GitHub
8 4 (5.41%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (5.41%) Slack
9 2 (2.70%) IaaS
9 2 (2.70%) PaaS
10 1 (1.35%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.41%) HTTP
2 3 (4.05%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.70%) Unified Communications
4 1 (1.35%) DNS
4 1 (1.35%) Kerberos
4 1 (1.35%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (24.32%) PostgreSQL
2 15 (20.27%) RDBMS
2 15 (20.27%) Relational Database
3 11 (14.86%) Amazon RDS
4 8 (10.81%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 8 (10.81%) Big Data
5 3 (4.05%) HBase
6 2 (2.70%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.35%) Amazon Aurora
7 1 (1.35%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (1.35%) BigQuery
7 1 (1.35%) MySQL
7 1 (1.35%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 34 (45.95%) Git (software)
2 21 (28.38%) Jenkins
2 21 (28.38%) Maven
3 17 (22.97%) JIRA
4 14 (18.92%) Mockito
5 11 (14.86%) JUnit
6 10 (13.51%) SonarQube
7 8 (10.81%) Grunt
7 8 (10.81%) gulp
8 5 (6.76%) Checkstyle
8 5 (6.76%) DbUnit
8 5 (6.76%) jMock
9 4 (5.41%) Liquibase
10 3 (4.05%) Gerrit
11 2 (2.70%) Cucumber
11 2 (2.70%) IntelliJ
12 1 (1.35%) Eclipse
12 1 (1.35%) Mercurial
12 1 (1.35%) Selenium
12 1 (1.35%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (10.81%) Public Sector
2 2 (2.70%) Finance
2 2 (2.70%) Retail
3 1 (1.35%) Banking
3 1 (1.35%) Electronics
3 1 (1.35%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.35%) Marketing
3 1 (1.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 44 (59.46%) Developer
2 21 (28.38%) Java Developer
3 20 (27.03%) Architect
4 11 (14.86%) AWS Architect
4 11 (14.86%) Senior Developer
5 10 (13.51%) Java Architect
5 10 (13.51%) Java Technical Architect
5 10 (13.51%) Technical Architect
6 8 (10.81%) AWS Developer
6 8 (10.81%) SC Cleared Java Developer
7 7 (9.46%) DevOps Engineer
8 6 (8.11%) Cloud Architect
8 6 (8.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 4 (5.41%) Backend Developer
9 4 (5.41%) Node.js Developer
9 4 (5.41%) Senior Software Developer
9 4 (5.41%) Software Developer
10 3 (4.05%) Agile Developer
10 3 (4.05%) AWS Software Engineer
10 3 (4.05%) Developer/Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (31.08%) Spring
2 19 (25.68%) REST
3 18 (24.32%) Node.js
4 14 (18.92%) RESTful
5 12 (16.22%) Guice
5 12 (16.22%) Spring Boot
6 11 (14.86%) AngularJS
6 11 (14.86%) Hibernate
7 10 (13.51%) HTML
8 9 (12.16%) CSS
8 9 (12.16%) CSS3
8 9 (12.16%) HTML5
8 9 (12.16%) RabbitMQ
9 8 (10.81%) JMS
10 7 (9.46%) React
10 7 (9.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 7 (9.46%) Web Services
10 7 (9.46%) WireMock
11 6 (8.11%) OpenID
11 6 (8.11%) PowerMock
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.76%) Linux Command Line
2 4 (5.41%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (2.70%) NHS
4 1 (1.35%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.35%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.11%) Unix
2 5 (6.76%) Linux
3 1 (1.35%) CentOS
3 1 (1.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (62.16%) Agile Software Development
1 46 (62.16%) DevOps
2 19 (25.68%) TDD
3 14 (18.92%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (16.22%) SDLC
5 11 (14.86%) Test Automation
6 10 (13.51%) Scrum
7 9 (12.16%) BDD
7 9 (12.16%) Front End Development
7 9 (12.16%) OO
8 8 (10.81%) Architectural Design
8 8 (10.81%) Responsive Web Design
8 8 (10.81%) Web Accessibility
9 7 (9.46%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
9 7 (9.46%) CQRS
9 7 (9.46%) Kanban
9 7 (9.46%) User Stories
10 6 (8.11%) Open Source
11 5 (6.76%) Dependency Injection
11 5 (6.76%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 51 (68.92%) Java
2 16 (21.62%) Java 8
2 16 (21.62%) JavaScript
3 14 (18.92%) Python
4 11 (14.86%) Groovy
5 6 (8.11%) ES6
5 6 (8.11%) TypeScript
6 5 (6.76%) JPQL
6 5 (6.76%) SQL
7 3 (4.05%) Scala
8 2 (2.70%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.70%) Go
9 1 (1.35%) ES7
9 1 (1.35%) ES8
9 1 (1.35%) PHP
9 1 (1.35%) PHP 5
9 1 (1.35%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 49 (66.22%) Security Cleared
2 44 (59.46%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.35%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (1.35%) ISEB
3 1 (1.35%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.35%) PSD2
1 1 (1.35%) QA
System Software
1 28 (37.84%) Docker
2 3 (4.05%) vSphere
3 2 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.35%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.35%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 36 (48.65%) Kubernetes
2 10 (13.51%) Terraform
3 6 (8.11%) Consul
4 5 (6.76%) Packer
5 4 (5.41%) Ansible
6 2 (2.70%) Sysdig
7 1 (1.35%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (1.35%) Puppet
7 1 (1.35%) Rancher
Vendors
1 5 (6.76%) Google
1 5 (6.76%) Red Hat
2 3 (4.05%) VMware
3 1 (1.35%) Cognizant
3 1 (1.35%) MuleSoft
3 1 (1.35%) SAP
3 1 (1.35%) SoundCloud