Period
to 17 December 2017

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 17 December 2017 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
17 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 117 138
Rank change year-on-year +50 +21 -
Contract jobs citing Microservices 82 35 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.58% 1.08% 0.063%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.12% 1.32% 0.081%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 27 1
East Midlands median daily rate £500 £550 £625
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% -12.00% -
10th Percentile £372 £385 £613
90th Percentile £663 £593 £638
England median daily rate £513 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £51.25 -
% change year-on-year -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 2630 2648 2478
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 82.65% 81.80% 78.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1666 1685 1565
East Midlands median daily rate £388 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% +6.67% +1.35%
10th Percentile £235 £225 £225
90th Percentile £550 £575 £525
England median daily rate £450 £430 £425
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 73 89
East Midlands median hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £16.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.86% -12.80% -2.70%
10th Percentile £9.37 £8.76 £10.39
90th Percentile £47.95 £42.00 £38.85
England median hourly rate £25.00 £24.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year +2.04% +11.36% +15.79%

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 17 December 2017.

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 17 December 2017. 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 +45 49 £500 +5.26% 7
Northamptonshire +15 29 £475 -13.64% 3
Lincolnshire - 8 - -
Derbyshire 0 4 - -
Leicestershire -6 4 £550 - 1
Microservices
England

For the 6 months to 17 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Microservices also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for Microservices.

1 47 (57.32%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (42.68%) Web Services
3 31 (37.80%) .NET
4 29 (35.37%) RESTful
5 28 (34.15%) Docker
5 28 (34.15%) C#
6 27 (32.93%) Java
7 25 (30.49%) SOA
7 25 (30.49%) TDD
8 23 (28.05%) Amazon AWS
9 20 (24.39%) Jenkins
9 20 (24.39%) Scrum
10 19 (23.17%) Microsoft Azure
11 18 (21.95%) SOAP
12 16 (19.51%) HTML
12 16 (19.51%) Git (software)
12 16 (19.51%) DevOps
13 15 (18.29%) OO
13 15 (18.29%) E-Commerce
13 15 (18.29%) Cloud Computing
14 14 (17.07%) Spring
14 14 (17.07%) Finance
14 14 (17.07%) Node.js
15 13 (15.85%) AngularJS
15 13 (15.85%) Maven
15 13 (15.85%) Unit Testing
15 13 (15.85%) .NET Core
16 12 (14.63%) NoSQL
17 11 (13.41%) jQuery
18 10 (12.20%) Computer Science

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 4 (4.88%) WebSphere
2 3 (3.66%) CMS
3 1 (1.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (1.22%) Cloud Foundry
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Oracle SCM
1 1 (1.22%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 23 (28.05%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (23.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (18.29%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (8.54%) Google Analytics
4 7 (8.54%) PaaS
5 2 (2.44%) GitHub
6 1 (1.22%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.22%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.22%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (14.63%) NoSQL
2 10 (12.20%) MongoDB
3 5 (6.10%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.66%) RDBMS
4 3 (3.66%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (1.22%) Redis
Development Applications
1 20 (24.39%) Jenkins
2 16 (19.51%) Git (software)
3 13 (15.85%) Maven
4 8 (9.76%) JUnit
5 7 (8.54%) gulp
5 7 (8.54%) Jasmine
6 6 (7.32%) webpack
7 5 (6.10%) Gradle
8 4 (4.88%) Bower
8 4 (4.88%) Protractor
8 4 (4.88%) Yeoman
9 3 (3.66%) Eclipse
9 3 (3.66%) Grunt
9 3 (3.66%) IntelliJ
9 3 (3.66%) JIRA
9 3 (3.66%) JProfiler
9 3 (3.66%) SonarQube
10 2 (2.44%) JMeter
10 2 (2.44%) Selenium
10 2 (2.44%) TeamCity
General
1 14 (17.07%) Finance
2 9 (10.98%) Marketing
3 7 (8.54%) Advertising
4 4 (4.88%) Banking
5 3 (3.66%) Retail
6 1 (1.22%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (41.46%) Developer
2 30 (36.59%) Architect
3 14 (17.07%) Java Developer
4 10 (12.20%) .NET Developer
4 10 (12.20%) DevOps Engineer
5 9 (10.98%) Solutions Architect
6 8 (9.76%) Enterprise Architect
6 8 (9.76%) Lead Architect
6 8 (9.76%) Lead Enterprise Architect
7 7 (8.54%) Cloud Architect
8 6 (7.32%) E-Commerce Architect
8 6 (7.32%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
8 6 (7.32%) Senior Developer
9 5 (6.10%) AWS DevOps
9 5 (6.10%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 5 (6.10%) AWS Engineer
9 5 (6.10%) C# .NET Developer
9 5 (6.10%) C# Developer
10 4 (4.88%) Azure Architect
10 4 (4.88%) Digital Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (42.68%) Web Services
2 31 (37.80%) .NET
3 29 (35.37%) RESTful
4 18 (21.95%) SOAP
5 16 (19.51%) HTML
6 14 (17.07%) Node.js
6 14 (17.07%) Spring
7 13 (15.85%) .NET Core
7 13 (15.85%) AngularJS
8 11 (13.41%) jQuery
9 9 (10.98%) ASP.NET
9 9 (10.98%) CSS
10 8 (9.76%) ASP.NET Web API
10 8 (9.76%) Java EE
10 8 (9.76%) Sass
11 7 (8.54%) CSS3
11 7 (8.54%) HTML5
12 6 (7.32%) Kafka
13 5 (6.10%) ASP.NET MVC
13 5 (6.10%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.20%) Computer Science
2 4 (4.88%) DataPower
2 4 (4.88%) Private Cloud
3 2 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.44%) Mainframe
3 2 (2.44%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.22%) Cloud Native
4 1 (1.22%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.22%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.10%) Windows
2 1 (1.22%) Amazon Linux
2 1 (1.22%) Linux
2 1 (1.22%) Ubuntu
2 1 (1.22%) Unix
2 1 (1.22%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (57.32%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (30.49%) SOA
2 25 (30.49%) TDD
3 20 (24.39%) Scrum
4 16 (19.51%) DevOps
5 15 (18.29%) E-Commerce
5 15 (18.29%) OO
6 13 (15.85%) Unit Testing
7 10 (12.20%) BDD
8 8 (9.76%) Enterprise Architecture
8 8 (9.76%) OOP
8 8 (9.76%) Test Automation
9 7 (8.54%) Analytics
10 6 (7.32%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (7.32%) Cybersecurity
10 6 (7.32%) Mathematics
11 5 (6.10%) Event-Driven Architecture
11 5 (6.10%) Kanban
11 5 (6.10%) MVC
12 4 (4.88%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 28 (34.15%) C#
2 27 (32.93%) Java
3 9 (10.98%) JavaScript
3 9 (10.98%) SQL
4 3 (3.66%) TypeScript
5 2 (2.44%) Scala
6 1 (1.22%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (3.66%) Degree
2 2 (2.44%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.22%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.22%) QA
System Software
1 28 (34.15%) Docker
2 4 (4.88%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (2.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (6.10%) Ansible
2 1 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (9.76%) Oracle
2 7 (8.54%) Google
3 6 (7.32%) Microsoft
4 4 (4.88%) IBM
5 3 (3.66%) Perforce
5 3 (3.66%) SAP
6 2 (2.44%) VMware
7 1 (1.22%) Adobe
7 1 (1.22%) hybris
7 1 (1.22%) Xamarin