Period
to 16 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Devon 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 January 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 West > Devon
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 55 65
Rank change year-on-year +27 +10 -
Contract jobs citing Microservices 19 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 3.85% 0.66% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.61% 0.80% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 3 1
Devon median daily rate £575 £432 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.10% +1.65% -
10th Percentile £404 £401 £413
90th Percentile £600 £463 £438
South West median daily rate £475 £425 £388
% change year-on-year +11.76% +9.68% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Devon median hourly rate - - -
South West 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 Devon with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Devon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 412 375 488
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 83.57% 82.42% 83.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 235 371
Devon median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% -
10th Percentile £203 £185 £263
90th Percentile £581 £500 £515
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -1.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 37 18
Devon median hourly rate £37.50 £23.28 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +61.12% -37.09% +64.44%
10th Percentile £22.15 £10.80 £14.13
90th Percentile £47.75 £48.00 £45.25
South West median hourly rate £31.00 £36.25 £39.00
% change year-on-year -14.48% -7.05% +36.84%

Microservices
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

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

Job vacancy trend for Microservices in Devon

Microservices
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microservices in Devon

Microservices
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microservices in Devon over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microservices in Devon

Microservices
Contract Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microservices within the Devon region over the 6 months to 16 January 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
Exeter +11 10 £450 +4.17% 1
Plymouth - 1 £600 - 1
Microservices
South West

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Microservices also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Devon region with a requirement for Microservices.

1 12 (63.16%) Java
2 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (42.11%) Open Source
3 7 (36.84%) Web Services
4 6 (31.58%) C#
4 6 (31.58%) Software Architecture
4 6 (31.58%) RESTful
4 6 (31.58%) Spring
4 6 (31.58%) Enterprise Architecture
4 6 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (31.58%) Spring Boot
4 6 (31.58%) Service Design
5 5 (26.32%) .NET Core
5 5 (26.32%) Performance Testing
5 5 (26.32%) Node.js
5 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
5 5 (26.32%) .NET
6 4 (21.05%) RabbitMQ
6 4 (21.05%) JPA
6 4 (21.05%) MongoDB
6 4 (21.05%) ActiveMQ
6 4 (21.05%) jQuery
6 4 (21.05%) JSON
6 4 (21.05%) JSON Schema
6 4 (21.05%) React
6 4 (21.05%) Apache Spark
6 4 (21.05%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (21.05%) Docker
6 4 (21.05%) AngularJS
7 3 (15.79%) Apache Pig

Microservices
Co-occurring IT Skills in Devon 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 4 (21.05%) Apache Spark
1 4 (21.05%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (15.79%) Apache
2 3 (15.79%) Apache Pig
2 3 (15.79%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.26%) OpenShift
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) MongoDB
2 3 (15.79%) HBase
2 3 (15.79%) Redis
3 1 (5.26%) Apache Hive
3 1 (5.26%) Hadoop
3 1 (5.26%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.26%) Eclipse
2 1 (5.26%) IntelliJ
2 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.26%) JUnit
2 1 (5.26%) Maven
2 1 (5.26%) NetBeans
2 1 (5.26%) SpecFlow
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
1 1 (5.26%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Developer
2 7 (36.84%) Architect
3 6 (31.58%) Developer in Test
4 5 (26.32%) Java Developer
5 3 (15.79%) C# Developer
6 2 (10.53%) C# Software Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Data Architect
6 2 (10.53%) Integration Architect
6 2 (10.53%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Senior Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Software Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (5.26%) .NET Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Applications Architect
7 1 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Principal Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Principal Java Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Technical Architect
7 1 (5.26%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (36.84%) Web Services
2 6 (31.58%) RESTful
2 6 (31.58%) Spring
2 6 (31.58%) Spring Boot
3 5 (26.32%) .NET
3 5 (26.32%) .NET Core
3 5 (26.32%) Node.js
4 4 (21.05%) ActiveMQ
4 4 (21.05%) AngularJS
4 4 (21.05%) JPA
4 4 (21.05%) jQuery
4 4 (21.05%) JSON
4 4 (21.05%) JSON Schema
4 4 (21.05%) RabbitMQ
4 4 (21.05%) React
5 3 (15.79%) Hibernate
5 3 (15.79%) SOAP
5 3 (15.79%) Spring Cloud
6 1 (5.26%) GWT
6 1 (5.26%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Cloud Native
2 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.26%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (42.11%) Open Source
2 6 (31.58%) Enterprise Architecture
2 6 (31.58%) Service Design
2 6 (31.58%) Software Architecture
3 5 (26.32%) Performance Testing
4 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (15.79%) TDD
5 2 (10.53%) Integration Testing
5 2 (10.53%) SDET
5 2 (10.53%) SOA
5 2 (10.53%) Test Automation
5 2 (10.53%) Test Strategy
5 2 (10.53%) Wireframes
6 1 (5.26%) BDD
6 1 (5.26%) CQRS
6 1 (5.26%) DevOps
6 1 (5.26%) High Availability
6 1 (5.26%) QA Automation
6 1 (5.26%) UML
Programming Languages
1 12 (63.16%) Java
2 6 (31.58%) C#
3 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
4 3 (15.79%) T-SQL
5 2 (10.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) QA
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Docker
2 3 (15.79%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (5.26%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) Atlassian
1 1 (5.26%) Google
1 1 (5.26%) WSO2