Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 31 16 69
Rank change year-on-year -15 +53 -34
Contract jobs citing Microservices 103 123 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 10.14% 11.95% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.65% 12.85% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 97 1
Croydon median daily rate £550 £550 £550
10th Percentile £424 £425 £525
90th Percentile £598 £645 £575
South London median daily rate £538 £530 £625
% change year-on-year +1.42% -15.20% +31.58%
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 967 957 463
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 95.18% 93.00% 91.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 734 652 278
Croydon median daily rate £525 £500 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +15.94% +1.47%
10th Percentile £380 £353 £312
90th Percentile £600 £675 £575
South London median daily rate £515 £500 £425
% change year-on-year +3.00% +17.65% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 1
Croydon median hourly rate £35.00 £13.50 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +159.26% -68.97% +248.00%
South London median hourly rate £43.75 £47.67 £42.00
% change year-on-year -8.21% +13.49% +100.00%

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 19 January 2019.

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 19 January 2019. 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 19 January 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 87 (84.47%) Java
2 83 (80.58%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (64.08%) Java 8
4 53 (51.46%) Git (software)
4 53 (51.46%) Test Automation
5 50 (48.54%) RESTful
5 50 (48.54%) Security Cleared
6 48 (46.60%) SC Cleared
7 46 (44.66%) REST
8 45 (43.69%) SonarQube
9 42 (40.78%) JIRA
10 41 (39.81%) OO
10 41 (39.81%) Relational Database
11 40 (38.83%) JUnit
12 39 (37.86%) Maven
12 39 (37.86%) Mockito
13 38 (36.89%) Confluence
14 37 (35.92%) JAX-RS
14 37 (35.92%) Hibernate
15 35 (33.98%) JMS
15 35 (33.98%) Domain-Driven Design
15 35 (33.98%) Docker
16 34 (33.01%) WildFly
16 34 (33.01%) CQRS
16 34 (33.01%) WireMock
16 34 (33.01%) Unix
16 34 (33.01%) RDBMS
17 33 (32.04%) OOA/OOD
17 33 (32.04%) Lambda Expressions
17 33 (32.04%) Dependency Injection

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 38 (36.89%) Confluence
2 34 (33.01%) WildFly
3 7 (6.80%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (5.83%) Apache Solr
5 5 (4.85%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.94%) Apache Spark
6 2 (1.94%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.97%) Apache
7 1 (0.97%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 20 (19.42%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.88%) GitHub
2 4 (3.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.94%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.85%) Kerberos
2 3 (2.91%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (39.81%) Relational Database
2 34 (33.01%) RDBMS
3 14 (13.59%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (9.71%) Big Data
4 10 (9.71%) HBase
5 9 (8.74%) Hadoop
6 5 (4.85%) NoSQL
7 4 (3.88%) MongoDB
8 3 (2.91%) Amazon Redshift
9 2 (1.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (1.94%) Redis
9 2 (1.94%) SQL Server
10 1 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.97%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 53 (51.46%) Git (software)
2 45 (43.69%) SonarQube
3 42 (40.78%) JIRA
4 40 (38.83%) JUnit
5 39 (37.86%) Maven
5 39 (37.86%) Mockito
6 31 (30.10%) Checkstyle
7 30 (29.13%) Liquibase
7 30 (29.13%) Vagrant
8 21 (20.39%) Jenkins
9 7 (6.80%) Cucumber
10 6 (5.83%) IntelliJ
11 4 (3.88%) DbUnit
11 4 (3.88%) GitLab
12 3 (2.91%) Selenium
12 3 (2.91%) SoapUI
13 2 (1.94%) Appium
13 2 (1.94%) Gradle
13 2 (1.94%) jMock
13 2 (1.94%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (1.94%) Retail
2 1 (0.97%) Finance
Job Titles
1 81 (78.64%) Developer
2 70 (67.96%) Java Developer
3 34 (33.01%) SC Cleared Java Developer
4 7 (6.80%) Agile Developer
4 7 (6.80%) Backend Developer
5 6 (5.83%) Agile Java Developer
5 6 (5.83%) C# Developer
5 6 (5.83%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (2.91%) Applications Engineer
6 3 (2.91%) Applications Support
6 3 (2.91%) Applications Support Engineer
6 3 (2.91%) Architect
6 3 (2.91%) AWS Developer
6 3 (2.91%) Big Data Developer
6 3 (2.91%) Java Engineer
6 3 (2.91%) Lead Developer
6 3 (2.91%) Lead Java Developer
6 3 (2.91%) SQL Developer
6 3 (2.91%) Support Engineer
6 3 (2.91%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (48.54%) RESTful
2 46 (44.66%) REST
3 37 (35.92%) Hibernate
3 37 (35.92%) JAX-RS
4 35 (33.98%) JMS
5 34 (33.01%) WireMock
6 33 (32.04%) Lambda Expressions
7 32 (31.07%) Drools
7 32 (31.07%) Java EE
8 19 (18.45%) Spring
9 17 (16.50%) Spring Boot
10 16 (15.53%) Web Services
11 12 (11.65%) Kafka
12 7 (6.80%) .NET
12 7 (6.80%) Velocity
13 6 (5.83%) J2EE
13 6 (5.83%) SOAP
14 5 (4.85%) JSON
15 4 (3.88%) AngularJS
15 4 (3.88%) Samza
Miscellaneous
1 31 (30.10%) Linux Command Line
2 5 (4.85%) Public Cloud
3 4 (3.88%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (2.91%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.94%) NHS
6 1 (0.97%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.97%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 34 (33.01%) Unix
2 30 (29.13%) VMS
3 16 (15.53%) Linux
4 5 (4.85%) CentOS
4 5 (4.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (80.58%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (51.46%) Test Automation
3 41 (39.81%) OO
4 35 (33.98%) Domain-Driven Design
5 34 (33.01%) CQRS
6 33 (32.04%) Dependency Injection
6 33 (32.04%) OOA/OOD
7 32 (31.07%) DevOps
8 26 (25.24%) TDD
9 15 (14.56%) BDD
10 12 (11.65%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (10.68%) Open Source
12 10 (9.71%) Problem-Solving
13 8 (7.77%) Scrum
14 7 (6.80%) Capacity Planning
14 7 (6.80%) Continuous Improvement
14 7 (6.80%) Task Automation
15 6 (5.83%) Coaching
15 6 (5.83%) Deployment Automation
15 6 (5.83%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 87 (84.47%) Java
2 66 (64.08%) Java 8
3 33 (32.04%) JPQL
4 11 (10.68%) JavaScript
5 10 (9.71%) Groovy
6 7 (6.80%) C#
6 7 (6.80%) SQL
7 6 (5.83%) Bash Shell
7 6 (5.83%) Python
8 5 (4.85%) Perl
9 2 (1.94%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.97%) Gremlin
Qualifications
1 50 (48.54%) Security Cleared
2 48 (46.60%) SC Cleared
3 7 (6.80%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (1.94%) ISEB
4 2 (1.94%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.97%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.97%) Degree
5 1 (0.97%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.97%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.97%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.85%) QA
2 1 (0.97%) PMO
System Software
1 35 (33.98%) Docker
2 4 (3.88%) HDFS
3 2 (1.94%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (15.53%) Kubernetes
2 12 (11.65%) Terraform
3 8 (7.77%) Ansible
4 6 (5.83%) Puppet
5 1 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (1.94%) Microsoft
1 2 (1.94%) VMware
2 1 (0.97%) Hyland
2 1 (0.97%) Oracle
2 1 (0.97%) SAP