Period
to 13 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 December 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 46 68 113
Rank change year-on-year +22 +45 +29
Contract jobs citing Microservices 110 86 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 4.09% 2.69% 0.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.97% 3.19% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 60 25
East Midlands median daily rate £465 £500 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.00% -9.09% -12.00%
10th Percentile £340 £379 £398
90th Percentile £562 £643 £583
England median daily rate £525 £511 £492
% change year-on-year +2.74% +3.94% +3.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £46.25 £45.00 £51.25
% change year-on-year +2.78% -12.20% -

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,212 2,692 2,663
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 82.23% 84.10% 82.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,445 1,709 1,680
East Midlands median daily rate £404 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.26% -3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £275 £247 £230
90th Percentile £550 £550 £575
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 98 75
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.88 £15.20 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.11% +8.57% -12.50%
10th Percentile £9.52 £9.79 £8.76
90th Percentile £33.25 £47.50 £41.50
England median hourly rate £22.00 £24.69 £22.84
% change year-on-year -10.88% +8.10% +3.80%

Microservices
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Microservices as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Microservices in the East Midlands

Microservices
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microservices in the East Midlands

Microservices
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microservices in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microservices in the East Midlands

Microservices
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microservices within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 13 December 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
Nottinghamshire -4 41 £413 -17.50% 17
Northamptonshire -4 34 £481 +1.32% 11
Leicestershire +37 32 £450 -18.18% 3
Derbyshire +6 1 £325 -
Lincolnshire +1 1 £400 -
Microservices
England

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Microservices.

1 75 (68.18%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (54.55%) Java
3 48 (43.64%) Scrum
3 48 (43.64%) Docker
4 40 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
4 40 (36.36%) TDD
5 36 (32.73%) Git (software)
6 31 (28.18%) JavaScript
7 29 (26.36%) .NET
8 27 (24.55%) Spring
9 24 (21.82%) Node.js
9 24 (21.82%) Jenkins
9 24 (21.82%) Spring Boot
10 22 (20.00%) RESTful
10 22 (20.00%) C#
11 21 (19.09%) SQL
12 20 (18.18%) HTML
12 20 (18.18%) Web Services
12 20 (18.18%) Finance
12 20 (18.18%) Unit Testing
12 20 (18.18%) DevOps
13 19 (17.27%) ASP.NET
14 18 (16.36%) JUnit
14 18 (16.36%) MVC
14 18 (16.36%) Microsoft
14 18 (16.36%) Microsoft Azure
15 17 (15.45%) RabbitMQ
15 17 (15.45%) SOA
15 17 (15.45%) CSS
16 16 (14.55%) AngularJS

Microservices
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 6 (5.45%) Apache
2 5 (4.55%) NServiceBus
3 2 (1.82%) Confluence
3 2 (1.82%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.91%) Appian
4 1 (0.91%) Documentum
4 1 (0.91%) JBoss
4 1 (0.91%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 40 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (16.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.82%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.91%) Route 53
4 1 (0.91%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.91%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.82%) NoSQL
2 10 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 6 (5.45%) Relational Database
4 5 (4.55%) Hadoop
4 5 (4.55%) MongoDB
4 5 (4.55%) Redis
5 4 (3.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (1.82%) Aerospike
6 2 (1.82%) Blockchain
6 2 (1.82%) MySQL
6 2 (1.82%) OLTP
6 2 (1.82%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.82%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (1.82%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.91%) Big Data
7 1 (0.91%) GIS
7 1 (0.91%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 36 (32.73%) Git (software)
2 24 (21.82%) Jenkins
3 18 (16.36%) JUnit
4 12 (10.91%) Maven
5 11 (10.00%) Gradle
6 9 (8.18%) Travis CI
7 8 (7.27%) Cucumber
8 7 (6.36%) Spock
9 6 (5.45%) Jasmine
9 6 (5.45%) JIRA
10 4 (3.64%) Bower
10 4 (3.64%) gulp
10 4 (3.64%) Octopus Deploy
10 4 (3.64%) Selenium
10 4 (3.64%) Yeoman
11 3 (2.73%) NUnit
11 3 (2.73%) webpack
12 2 (1.82%) PhantomJS
12 2 (1.82%) Visual Studio
12 2 (1.82%) WebStorm
General
1 20 (18.18%) Finance
2 5 (4.55%) Marketing
3 2 (1.82%) Automotive
4 1 (0.91%) Banking
4 1 (0.91%) Retail
Job Titles
1 84 (76.36%) Developer
2 31 (28.18%) Java Developer
3 17 (15.45%) .NET Developer
4 13 (11.82%) Architect
5 10 (9.09%) Senior Developer
6 7 (6.36%) Solutions Architect
7 6 (5.45%) Applications Developer
7 6 (5.45%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 6 (5.45%) Scala Developer
8 5 (4.55%) Senior Java Developer
8 5 (4.55%) Software Developer
9 4 (3.64%) .NET Architect
9 4 (3.64%) Applications Architect
9 4 (3.64%) C# Developer
9 4 (3.64%) DevOps Engineer
10 3 (2.73%) Android Developer
10 3 (2.73%) Angular Developer
10 3 (2.73%) Java Software Developer
10 3 (2.73%) Technical Leader
10 3 (2.73%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (26.36%) .NET
2 27 (24.55%) Spring
3 24 (21.82%) Node.js
3 24 (21.82%) Spring Boot
4 22 (20.00%) RESTful
5 20 (18.18%) HTML
5 20 (18.18%) Web Services
6 19 (17.27%) ASP.NET
7 17 (15.45%) CSS
7 17 (15.45%) RabbitMQ
8 16 (14.55%) AngularJS
8 16 (14.55%) ASP.NET MVC
9 12 (10.91%) ASP.NET Web API
9 12 (10.91%) HTML5
10 10 (9.09%) REST
11 9 (8.18%) CSS3
11 9 (8.18%) Express
11 9 (8.18%) React
11 9 (8.18%) Sass
12 8 (7.27%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (5.45%) Greenfield Project
1 6 (5.45%) Mobile App
2 5 (4.55%) Credit Risk
3 3 (2.73%) Clustering
3 3 (2.73%) Public Cloud
3 3 (2.73%) User Experience
4 2 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.82%) Fintech
4 2 (1.82%) iPad
4 2 (1.82%) iPhone
4 2 (1.82%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.91%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.91%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.91%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.91%) GPGPU
5 1 (0.91%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.91%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.45%) Android
2 5 (4.55%) Apple iOS
3 3 (2.73%) Windows
3 3 (2.73%) Windows 10
4 2 (1.82%) Linux
5 1 (0.91%) CentOS
5 1 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (68.18%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (43.64%) Scrum
3 40 (36.36%) TDD
4 20 (18.18%) DevOps
4 20 (18.18%) Unit Testing
5 18 (16.36%) MVC
6 17 (15.45%) SOA
7 16 (14.55%) Test Automation
8 14 (12.73%) Computer Science
9 9 (8.18%) API Design
9 9 (8.18%) E-Commerce
9 9 (8.18%) OO
9 9 (8.18%) User Stories
10 8 (7.27%) BDD
10 8 (7.27%) SOLID
11 7 (6.36%) Mathematics
12 6 (5.45%) Android Development
12 6 (5.45%) Event-Driven Architecture
12 6 (5.45%) Front End Development
12 6 (5.45%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 60 (54.55%) Java
2 31 (28.18%) JavaScript
3 22 (20.00%) C#
4 21 (19.09%) SQL
5 13 (11.82%) Java 8
6 7 (6.36%) Groovy
6 7 (6.36%) Scala
7 5 (4.55%) Apple Swift
7 5 (4.55%) Java 9
7 5 (4.55%) Objective-C
7 5 (4.55%) TypeScript
8 3 (2.73%) ES7
8 3 (2.73%) Python
9 2 (1.82%) Kotlin
9 2 (1.82%) PHP
9 2 (1.82%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.91%) GLSL
10 1 (0.91%) Go
10 1 (0.91%) PHP 7
10 1 (0.91%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (10.00%) Degree
2 8 (7.27%) SC Cleared
2 8 (7.27%) Security Cleared
3 7 (6.36%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (4.55%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.91%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.73%) QA
System Software
1 48 (43.64%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (3.64%) Terraform
2 3 (2.73%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.91%) Ansible
3 1 (0.91%) HAProxy
3 1 (0.91%) Icinga
3 1 (0.91%) Nagios
3 1 (0.91%) Puppet
Vendors
1 18 (16.36%) Microsoft
2 9 (8.18%) Oracle
3 4 (3.64%) SAP
3 4 (3.64%) WSO2
4 2 (1.82%) TIBCO
5 1 (0.91%) MuleSoft
5 1 (0.91%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.91%) Xamarin