Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 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
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 43 39 47
Rank change year-on-year -4 +8 +3
Contract jobs citing Microservices 12 19 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 2.56% 3.23% 1.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.07% 3.89% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 5
Devon median daily rate £425 £463 £432
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.11% +7.06% -1.26%
10th Percentile £353 £374 £348
90th Percentile £508 £556 £478
South West median daily rate £474 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +11.47% -5.56% +2.86%
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 391 489 390
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 83.37% 83.02% 82.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 311 238
Devon median daily rate £375 £385 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.60% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £263 £260 £188
90th Percentile £515 £500 £463
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 17 42
Devon median hourly rate £15.50 £35.00 £40.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -55.71% -14.11% +129.58%
10th Percentile £9.81 £11.33 £15.00
90th Percentile £35.25 £46.95 £51.50
South West median hourly rate £41.83 £39.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year +7.24% +9.86% -4.05%

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 20 September 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 20 September 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 -13 8 £425 -15.00% 1
Microservices
South West

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (83.33%) Java
2 10 (83.33%) Scrum
3 9 (75.00%) Python
3 9 (75.00%) PL/SQL
3 9 (75.00%) SQL
3 9 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (75.00%) AWS CloudFormation
4 7 (58.33%) Jenkins
4 7 (58.33%) Spring Boot
4 7 (58.33%) Open Source
4 7 (58.33%) Spring
4 7 (58.33%) Maven
4 7 (58.33%) JUnit
4 7 (58.33%) OOA/OOD
4 7 (58.33%) OO
5 6 (50.00%) Serverless
5 6 (50.00%) Collaborative Working
6 5 (41.67%) Mentoring
6 5 (41.67%) Coaching
6 5 (41.67%) UML
7 4 (33.33%) Web Services
7 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
7 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
7 4 (33.33%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (33.33%) AWS Lambda
7 4 (33.33%) Cloud Native
7 4 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (25.00%) Degree

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:

Cloud Services
1 9 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (75.00%) AWS CloudFormation
2 6 (50.00%) Serverless
3 4 (33.33%) AWS Lambda
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (58.33%) Jenkins
1 7 (58.33%) JUnit
1 7 (58.33%) Maven
2 2 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (16.67%) Bitbucket
2 2 (16.67%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Developer
1 10 (83.33%) Java Developer
2 7 (58.33%) AWS Developer
3 5 (41.67%) Senior Developer
3 5 (41.67%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Quality Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Software Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) Spring
1 7 (58.33%) Spring Boot
2 4 (33.33%) Web Services
3 2 (16.67%) .NET
3 2 (16.67%) JSON
3 2 (16.67%) REST
4 1 (8.33%) Gherkin
4 1 (8.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Cloud Native
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (83.33%) Scrum
3 7 (58.33%) OO
3 7 (58.33%) OOA/OOD
3 7 (58.33%) Open Source
4 6 (50.00%) Collaborative Working
5 5 (41.67%) Coaching
5 5 (41.67%) Mentoring
5 5 (41.67%) UML
6 4 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
8 2 (16.67%) Scenario Testing
8 2 (16.67%) Smoke Testing
9 1 (8.33%) High Availability
9 1 (8.33%) Kanban
9 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) Java
2 9 (75.00%) PL/SQL
2 9 (75.00%) Python
2 9 (75.00%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) C#
4 1 (8.33%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) BPSS Clearance
1 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Atlassian