Period
to 21 May 2019

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 21 May 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
21 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 42 54 79
Rank change year-on-year +12 +25 +53
Contract jobs citing Microservices 96 106 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 4.62% 3.63% 2.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.51% 4.25% 2.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 73 59
East Midlands median daily rate £490 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.16% +18.75% +23.08%
10th Percentile £350 £325 £330
90th Percentile £638 £538 £575
England median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate £35.00 - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £150.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -76.67% +252.94% -10.53%

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 1,742 2,493 2,483
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 83.87% 85.38% 83.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,134 1,513 1,546
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £391
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.30% +4.27%
10th Percentile £250 £238 £240
90th Percentile £556 £544 £550
England median daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 91 78
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.33 £17.50 £17.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.13% +2.79% -2.71%
10th Percentile £10.58 £10.50 £10.34
90th Percentile £38.33 £47.50 £52.50
England median hourly rate £24.91 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +13.23% -12.00% +8.70%

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 21 May 2019.

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 21 May 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
Northamptonshire -6 39 £538 +13.16% 5
Nottinghamshire +8 27 £490 +10.42% 5
Leicestershire +24 21 £450 -14.29% 1
Derbyshire +16 4 £400 -11.11% 2
Lincolnshire -10 2 £350 -22.22% 2
Microservices
England

For the 6 months to 21 May 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Microservices.

1 67 (69.79%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (58.33%) Docker
3 49 (51.04%) Java
4 43 (44.79%) Amazon AWS
5 30 (31.25%) Kubernetes
5 30 (31.25%) Spring Boot
5 30 (31.25%) TDD
6 29 (30.21%) Spring
7 28 (29.17%) DevOps
8 27 (28.13%) Microsoft Azure
9 26 (27.08%) Node.js
10 23 (23.96%) SQL
11 22 (22.92%) JavaScript
11 22 (22.92%) Web Services
11 22 (22.92%) Git (software)
12 21 (21.88%) Maven
13 20 (20.83%) CSS
13 20 (20.83%) AngularJS
14 19 (19.79%) Jenkins
14 19 (19.79%) Hibernate
14 19 (19.79%) Scrum
15 18 (18.75%) .NET
16 17 (17.71%) C#
16 17 (17.71%) Java 8
17 16 (16.67%) NoSQL
18 15 (15.63%) HTML
18 15 (15.63%) Computer Science
18 15 (15.63%) Terraform
19 14 (14.58%) SQL Server
19 14 (14.58%) Finance

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 8 (8.33%) IIS
2 7 (7.29%) JBoss
3 6 (6.25%) OpenStack
4 5 (5.21%) Apache
4 5 (5.21%) Confluence
5 4 (4.17%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (2.08%) NServiceBus
7 1 (1.04%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 5 (5.21%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 43 (44.79%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (28.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (8.33%) OpenShift
4 5 (5.21%) Dynamics 365
4 5 (5.21%) Office 365
5 4 (4.17%) PaaS
6 3 (3.13%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (2.08%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 2 (2.08%) SaaS
7 2 (2.08%) Serverless
8 1 (1.04%) Amazon Kinesis
8 1 (1.04%) Amazon S3
8 1 (1.04%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (1.04%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (1.04%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.21%) Cisco IOS
2 4 (4.17%) Kerberos
3 2 (2.08%) Internet
3 2 (2.08%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (16.67%) NoSQL
2 14 (14.58%) SQL Server
3 8 (8.33%) Hadoop
4 6 (6.25%) Big Data
4 6 (6.25%) Blockchain
4 6 (6.25%) MongoDB
4 6 (6.25%) Relational Database
5 5 (5.21%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 4 (4.17%) RDBMS
7 2 (2.08%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (2.08%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (1.04%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.04%) Apache Hive
8 1 (1.04%) HBase
8 1 (1.04%) MySQL
8 1 (1.04%) Spark SQL
8 1 (1.04%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 22 (22.92%) Git (software)
2 21 (21.88%) Maven
3 19 (19.79%) Jenkins
4 13 (13.54%) JIRA
5 8 (8.33%) JUnit
5 8 (8.33%) Travis CI
6 7 (7.29%) CA Release Automation
7 6 (6.25%) Sonatype Nexus
8 5 (5.21%) Gradle
8 5 (5.21%) TeamCity
9 4 (4.17%) Bitbucket Server
9 4 (4.17%) Moq
9 4 (4.17%) Selenium
9 4 (4.17%) SonarQube
9 4 (4.17%) Subversion
10 3 (3.13%) HP UFT
10 3 (3.13%) IntelliJ
10 3 (3.13%) NetBeans
11 2 (2.08%) Visual Studio Team System
11 2 (2.08%) Xcode
General
1 14 (14.58%) Finance
2 3 (3.13%) Retail
3 1 (1.04%) Electronics
3 1 (1.04%) Law
3 1 (1.04%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.04%) Marketing
3 1 (1.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 62 (64.58%) Developer
2 26 (27.08%) Java Developer
3 12 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 12 (12.50%) AWS Developer
4 11 (11.46%) Architect
4 11 (11.46%) Senior Developer
5 9 (9.38%) Senior Java Developer
6 8 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
7 7 (7.29%) C# Developer
7 7 (7.29%) Software Developer
8 5 (5.21%) Backend Developer
8 5 (5.21%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (5.21%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 4 (4.17%) Applications Developer
9 4 (4.17%) Cloud Architect
9 4 (4.17%) Cloud Solutions Architect
9 4 (4.17%) Java Engineer
9 4 (4.17%) Java Software Developer
9 4 (4.17%) Technical Architect
10 3 (3.13%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (31.25%) Spring Boot
2 29 (30.21%) Spring
3 26 (27.08%) Node.js
4 22 (22.92%) Web Services
5 20 (20.83%) AngularJS
5 20 (20.83%) CSS
6 19 (19.79%) Hibernate
7 18 (18.75%) .NET
8 15 (15.63%) HTML
9 12 (12.50%) HTML5
10 9 (9.38%) .NET Core
10 9 (9.38%) Kafka
10 9 (9.38%) Redux
11 8 (8.33%) jQuery
11 8 (8.33%) React
12 7 (7.29%) ASP.NET Web API
12 7 (7.29%) RESTful
13 6 (6.25%) ASP.NET
13 6 (6.25%) Express
13 6 (6.25%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.25%) Data Centre
1 6 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (5.21%) User Experience
3 3 (3.13%) Data Structures
3 3 (3.13%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.08%) Fintech
5 1 (1.04%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.04%) Cloud Native
5 1 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.04%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 13 (13.54%) Windows
2 6 (6.25%) Apple iOS
3 5 (5.21%) Linux
3 5 (5.21%) Windows Server
4 4 (4.17%) Android
4 4 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (4.17%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (69.79%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (31.25%) TDD
3 28 (29.17%) DevOps
4 19 (19.79%) Scrum
5 15 (15.63%) Computer Science
6 13 (13.54%) OO
6 13 (13.54%) Software Engineering
7 12 (12.50%) MVC
8 11 (11.46%) Test Automation
9 9 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (9.38%) Front End Development
9 9 (9.38%) SDLC
10 8 (8.33%) BDD
10 8 (8.33%) Mathematics
10 8 (8.33%) SOA
10 8 (8.33%) SOLID
10 8 (8.33%) User Stories
11 7 (7.29%) Deployment Automation
11 7 (7.29%) E-Commerce
12 6 (6.25%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 49 (51.04%) Java
2 23 (23.96%) SQL
3 22 (22.92%) JavaScript
4 17 (17.71%) C#
4 17 (17.71%) Java 8
5 7 (7.29%) TypeScript
6 6 (6.25%) Objective-C
7 5 (5.21%) Python
8 4 (4.17%) Apple Swift
8 4 (4.17%) ES7
8 4 (4.17%) Perl
9 1 (1.04%) Go
9 1 (1.04%) Scala
9 1 (1.04%) XPath
Qualifications
1 12 (12.50%) Degree
2 7 (7.29%) Security Cleared
3 6 (6.25%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.13%) AWS Certification
5 2 (2.08%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (2.08%) DBS Check
6 1 (1.04%) BC Cleared
6 1 (1.04%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.04%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.04%) QA
System Software
1 56 (58.33%) Docker
2 7 (7.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.17%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.04%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 30 (31.25%) Kubernetes
2 15 (15.63%) Terraform
3 9 (9.38%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (5.21%) Puppet
5 4 (4.17%) Kibana
6 2 (2.08%) Ansible
7 1 (1.04%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (1.04%) Salt
Vendors
1 12 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 9 (9.38%) Oracle
3 8 (8.33%) AppDynamics
3 8 (8.33%) Google
4 7 (7.29%) VMware
5 5 (5.21%) Cisco
5 5 (5.21%) WSO2
6 4 (4.17%) Red Hat
6 4 (4.17%) Splunk
7 3 (3.13%) CA Agile Central
8 2 (2.08%) SAP
8 2 (2.08%) Xamarin
9 1 (1.04%) TIBCO
9 1 (1.04%) Twitter