Period
to 21 June 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 21 June 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
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 36 38 51
Rank change year-on-year +2 +13 -2
Contract jobs citing Microservices 22 24 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 4.31% 4.03% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.16% 4.73% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 10 2
Devon median daily rate £438 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.18% -2.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £363 £215 £328
90th Percentile £538 £442 £473
South West median daily rate £475 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% -5.88%
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 426 507 349
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 83.53% 85.07% 82.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 333 228
Devon median daily rate £390 £400 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +10.88% +3.07%
10th Percentile £281 £255 £275
90th Percentile £546 £531 £475
South West median daily rate £413 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +6.58% +3.33% -1.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 13 24
Devon median hourly rate £22.50 £37.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.00% -6.25% +122.50%
10th Percentile £9.82 £13.38 £15.40
90th Percentile £43.75 £46.00 £51.50
South West median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -6.25% - +22.93%

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 21 June 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 21 June 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 -8 19 £438 +7.69% 2
Microservices
South West

For the 6 months to 21 June 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 Devon region with a requirement for Microservices.

1 12 (54.55%) .NET
1 12 (54.55%) C#
1 12 (54.55%) Open Source
2 11 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (45.45%) Web Services
3 10 (45.45%) JSON
3 10 (45.45%) Java 8
4 8 (36.36%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (36.36%) Ansible
4 8 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (36.36%) Puppet
5 7 (31.82%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (31.82%) Atlassian
5 7 (31.82%) Test Automation
5 7 (31.82%) Java
5 7 (31.82%) .NET Core
6 6 (27.27%) JSON Schema
6 6 (27.27%) Bitbucket
6 6 (27.27%) AngularJS
6 6 (27.27%) React
6 6 (27.27%) Spring
6 6 (27.27%) TDD
6 6 (27.27%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
6 6 (27.27%) Performance Testing
6 6 (27.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 6 (27.27%) jQuery
6 6 (27.27%) JIRA
6 6 (27.27%) QA
6 6 (27.27%) NoSQL

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 5 (22.73%) OpenStack
1 5 (22.73%) Tomcat
1 5 (22.73%) WebLogic
1 5 (22.73%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 8 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (31.82%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (27.27%) NoSQL
1 6 (27.27%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (22.73%) MySQL
3 1 (4.55%) Big Data
3 1 (4.55%) Redis
Development Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 6 (27.27%) Bitbucket
1 6 (27.27%) JIRA
2 5 (22.73%) MSTest
2 5 (22.73%) NUnit
3 2 (9.09%) SpecFlow
4 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
4 1 (4.55%) Gradle
4 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.55%) JUnit
4 1 (4.55%) Maven
4 1 (4.55%) TestNG
General
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (59.09%) Developer
2 7 (31.82%) Java Developer
3 6 (27.27%) Developer in Test
4 4 (18.18%) Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) AWS Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) C# Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Platform Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) C# Software Developer
6 2 (9.09%) QA Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Quality Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Senior Test Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Software Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Test Automation Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Test Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) .NET Developer
7 1 (4.55%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (4.55%) JIRA Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Senior Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (54.55%) .NET
2 10 (45.45%) JSON
2 10 (45.45%) Web Services
3 7 (31.82%) .NET Core
4 6 (27.27%) AngularJS
4 6 (27.27%) jQuery
4 6 (27.27%) JSON Schema
4 6 (27.27%) Node.js
4 6 (27.27%) React
4 6 (27.27%) Spring
5 5 (22.73%) REST
6 2 (9.09%) Gherkin
6 2 (9.09%) RESTful
7 1 (4.55%) Hibernate
7 1 (4.55%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (18.18%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (4.55%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Linux
1 3 (13.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) Open Source
2 11 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (31.82%) Test Automation
4 6 (27.27%) Performance Testing
4 6 (27.27%) TDD
5 5 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (22.73%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 5 (22.73%) High Availability
5 5 (22.73%) OO
5 5 (22.73%) Scenario Testing
6 4 (18.18%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (18.18%) SDET
6 4 (18.18%) Smoke Testing
7 3 (13.64%) DevOps
8 2 (9.09%) B2C
8 2 (9.09%) Integration Testing
8 2 (9.09%) QA Automation
9 1 (4.55%) Kanban
9 1 (4.55%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 12 (54.55%) C#
2 10 (45.45%) Java 8
3 7 (31.82%) Java
4 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
5 3 (13.64%) Bash Shell
5 3 (13.64%) Python
5 3 (13.64%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (27.27%) QA
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (36.36%) Ansible
1 8 (36.36%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (36.36%) Puppet
2 3 (13.64%) Docker Swarm
2 3 (13.64%) Kubernetes
2 3 (13.64%) Rancher
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) Atlassian
2 5 (22.73%) Oracle