Period
to 15 July 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 15 July 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
15 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 53 79 126
Rank change year-on-year +26 +47 +15
Contract jobs citing Microservices 103 72 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 3.53% 2.28% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.26% 2.75% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 61 8
East Midlands median daily rate £450 £450 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +38.46% -23.53%
10th Percentile £323 £350 £259
90th Percentile £538 £575 £422
England median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £92.50 £42.50 £47.50
% change year-on-year +117.65% -10.53% +18.75%

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 2,418 2,622 2,657
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 82.92% 83.00% 82.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,468 1,623 1,648
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £259 £253 £245
90th Percentile £538 £550 £575
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 80 65
East Midlands median hourly rate £16.18 £17.50 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.54% +14.75% -10.29%
10th Percentile £10.34 £10.57 £11.04
90th Percentile £47.50 £52.50 £43.15
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% +4.17% +13.50%

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 15 July 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 15 July 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
Northamptonshire +18 45 £475 -13.64% 6
Nottinghamshire -11 31 £413 - 16
Leicestershire +16 15 £400 -20.00% 4
Derbyshire +11 6 £450 +12.50%
Lincolnshire - 5 £450 -
Microservices
England

For the 6 months to 15 July 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 70 (67.96%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (55.34%) TDD
3 54 (52.43%) Java
4 39 (37.86%) Spring
5 35 (33.98%) RESTful
6 33 (32.04%) Docker
7 32 (31.07%) Spring Boot
7 32 (31.07%) Java 8
8 31 (30.10%) .NET
9 30 (29.13%) Amazon AWS
10 28 (27.18%) C#
11 27 (26.21%) Scrum
11 27 (26.21%) Git (software)
12 26 (25.24%) OO
13 25 (24.27%) Maven
14 22 (21.36%) AngularJS
15 21 (20.39%) Hibernate
16 20 (19.42%) Node.js
17 19 (18.45%) DevOps
17 19 (18.45%) SOA
17 19 (18.45%) JavaScript
17 19 (18.45%) ASP.NET
17 19 (18.45%) Unit Testing
18 18 (17.48%) MVC
19 16 (15.53%) HTML
20 15 (14.56%) Web Services
20 15 (14.56%) ASP.NET MVC
20 15 (14.56%) BDD
21 14 (13.59%) Microsoft Azure
21 14 (13.59%) Jenkins

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 (5.83%) NServiceBus
2 3 (2.91%) WebLogic
2 3 (2.91%) WildFly
3 2 (1.94%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (1.94%) Drupal
3 2 (1.94%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.97%) Confluence
4 1 (0.97%) Documentum
Applications
1 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (0.97%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 30 (29.13%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (13.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (9.71%) PaaS
4 7 (6.80%) IaaS
5 5 (4.85%) SaaS
6 3 (2.91%) GitHub
6 3 (2.91%) Google Analytics
7 2 (1.94%) Amazon S3
7 2 (1.94%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.97%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.97%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 1 (0.97%) Amazon Kinesis
8 1 (0.97%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.97%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.97%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.97%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (0.97%) npm
8 1 (0.97%) Serverless
8 1 (0.97%) SoftLayer
8 1 (0.97%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.88%) Firewall
2 1 (0.97%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (12.62%) NoSQL
1 13 (12.62%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.80%) MongoDB
2 7 (6.80%) Redis
3 6 (5.83%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (1.94%) MariaDB
5 1 (0.97%) Big Data
5 1 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.97%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.97%) Hazelcast
5 1 (0.97%) MySQL
5 1 (0.97%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.97%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 27 (26.21%) Git (software)
2 25 (24.27%) Maven
3 14 (13.59%) Jenkins
4 12 (11.65%) JUnit
5 11 (10.68%) Cucumber
6 7 (6.80%) Gradle
6 7 (6.80%) Selenium
6 7 (6.80%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (5.83%) gulp
7 6 (5.83%) Octopus Deploy
8 4 (3.88%) Jasmine
9 3 (2.91%) Bower
9 3 (2.91%) JIRA
9 3 (2.91%) NUnit
9 3 (2.91%) TeamCity
9 3 (2.91%) webpack
9 3 (2.91%) Yeoman
10 2 (1.94%) Bitbucket
11 1 (0.97%) CasperJS
11 1 (0.97%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 13 (12.62%) Finance
2 5 (4.85%) Marketing
3 4 (3.88%) Retail
4 3 (2.91%) Advertising
5 2 (1.94%) Automotive
5 2 (1.94%) Banking
5 2 (1.94%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.97%) Back Office
6 1 (0.97%) Digital Economy
Job Titles
1 72 (69.90%) Developer
2 36 (34.95%) Java Developer
3 19 (18.45%) .NET Developer
4 18 (17.48%) Architect
5 13 (12.62%) Senior Developer
6 11 (10.68%) Java Architect
7 7 (6.80%) Senior Java Developer
8 6 (5.83%) C# Developer
8 6 (5.83%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (4.85%) Full Stack Developer
10 4 (3.88%) DevOps Engineer
10 4 (3.88%) Digital Architect
11 3 (2.91%) C# .NET Developer
11 3 (2.91%) Digital Solutions Architect
11 3 (2.91%) E-Commerce Architect
11 3 (2.91%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 3 (2.91%) Lead Developer
11 3 (2.91%) Lead Java Developer
11 3 (2.91%) Scala Developer
11 3 (2.91%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (37.86%) Spring
2 35 (33.98%) RESTful
3 32 (31.07%) Spring Boot
4 31 (30.10%) .NET
5 22 (21.36%) AngularJS
6 21 (20.39%) Hibernate
7 20 (19.42%) Node.js
8 19 (18.45%) ASP.NET
9 16 (15.53%) HTML
10 15 (14.56%) ASP.NET MVC
10 15 (14.56%) Web Services
11 13 (12.62%) ASP.NET Web API
11 13 (12.62%) RabbitMQ
12 9 (8.74%) CSS
13 8 (7.77%) .NET Framework
13 8 (7.77%) HTML5
14 7 (6.80%) Java EE
14 7 (6.80%) RAML
14 7 (6.80%) React
14 7 (6.80%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.74%) Computer Science
2 5 (4.85%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 4 (3.88%) User Experience
4 3 (2.91%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.94%) Credit Risk
5 2 (1.94%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.94%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.97%) Cloud Native
6 1 (0.97%) DataPower
6 1 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.97%) NHS
6 1 (0.97%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.97%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.97%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.94%) Linux
1 2 (1.94%) Windows
2 1 (0.97%) Android
2 1 (0.97%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.97%) Mac OS
2 1 (0.97%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (67.96%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (55.34%) TDD
3 27 (26.21%) Scrum
4 26 (25.24%) OO
5 19 (18.45%) DevOps
5 19 (18.45%) SOA
5 19 (18.45%) Unit Testing
6 18 (17.48%) MVC
7 15 (14.56%) BDD
8 11 (10.68%) E-Commerce
9 10 (9.71%) Test Automation
10 9 (8.74%) Configuration Management
11 8 (7.77%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (6.80%) Deployment Automation
12 7 (6.80%) SOLID
13 6 (5.83%) Event-Driven Architecture
13 6 (5.83%) OWASP
14 5 (4.85%) Enterprise Architecture
14 5 (4.85%) Kanban
14 5 (4.85%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (52.43%) Java
2 32 (31.07%) Java 8
3 28 (27.18%) C#
4 19 (18.45%) JavaScript
5 14 (13.59%) SQL
6 7 (6.80%) Java 9
7 4 (3.88%) TypeScript
8 3 (2.91%) C
8 3 (2.91%) Python
8 3 (2.91%) Scala
9 2 (1.94%) PHP
9 2 (1.94%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.97%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.97%) Bourne shell
10 1 (0.97%) ES6
10 1 (0.97%) ES7
10 1 (0.97%) Go
10 1 (0.97%) Perl
10 1 (0.97%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (7.77%) Degree
2 6 (5.83%) Computer Science Degree
2 6 (5.83%) Master's Degree
3 3 (2.91%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.94%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.97%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.91%) QA
System Software
1 33 (32.04%) Docker
2 1 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (5.83%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (5.83%) Puppet
2 4 (3.88%) Kubernetes
3 2 (1.94%) Ansible
4 1 (0.97%) Rancher
4 1 (0.97%) Terraform
Vendors
1 12 (11.65%) Microsoft
2 11 (10.68%) Oracle
3 3 (2.91%) Google
4 2 (1.94%) MuleSoft
4 2 (1.94%) Okta
5 1 (0.97%) Capita
5 1 (0.97%) VMware