Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 58 68 115
Rank change year-on-year +10 +47 +22
Contract jobs citing Microservices 98 80 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 3.56% 2.61% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.36% 3.08% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 66 22
East Midlands median daily rate £450 £496 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.32% -9.77% +25.71%
10th Percentile £326 £391 £338
90th Percentile £560 £569 £586
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 £57.50 £43.75 £55.00
% change year-on-year +31.43% -20.45% -

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 2,249 2,601 2,674
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 81.78% 84.89% 82.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,458 1,645 1,731
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £275 £250 £263
90th Percentile £538 £550 £575
England median daily rate £470 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 103 60
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.90% +3.57% -12.50%
10th Percentile £9.90 £9.60 £8.76
90th Percentile £42.75 £51.50 £42.58
England median hourly rate £21.00 £24.99 £22.50
% change year-on-year -15.97% +11.07% +3.52%

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 16 October 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 16 October 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 +7 38 £475 -9.52% 10
Nottinghamshire -9 32 £400 -15.79% 25
Leicestershire +16 18 £400 -22.89% 6
Derbyshire +9 6 £450 +12.50% 2
Lincolnshire +5 1 £400 -
Microservices
England

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 67 (68.37%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (58.16%) Java
3 44 (44.90%) TDD
4 39 (39.80%) Scrum
5 35 (35.71%) Docker
6 34 (34.69%) Spring
7 31 (31.63%) Git (software)
8 29 (29.59%) Spring Boot
8 29 (29.59%) .NET
9 28 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
10 26 (26.53%) RESTful
10 26 (26.53%) JavaScript
11 25 (25.51%) C#
12 24 (24.49%) Java 8
13 23 (23.47%) Finance
13 23 (23.47%) AngularJS
14 21 (21.43%) HTML
15 19 (19.39%) RabbitMQ
16 18 (18.37%) Unit Testing
17 17 (17.35%) SQL
17 17 (17.35%) ASP.NET
17 17 (17.35%) Node.js
18 16 (16.33%) ASP.NET Web API
18 16 (16.33%) SOA
18 16 (16.33%) MVC
19 15 (15.31%) Microsoft
19 15 (15.31%) OO
19 15 (15.31%) JUnit
19 15 (15.31%) DevOps
20 14 (14.29%) 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 5 (5.10%) NServiceBus
2 2 (2.04%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.04%) WebLogic
2 2 (2.04%) WildFly
3 1 (1.02%) Appian
3 1 (1.02%) Documentum
3 1 (1.02%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 28 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (13.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.04%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.02%) IaaS
4 1 (1.02%) IBM Cloud
4 1 (1.02%) npm
4 1 (1.02%) PaaS
4 1 (1.02%) Route 53
4 1 (1.02%) SaaS
4 1 (1.02%) Serverless
4 1 (1.02%) SoftLayer
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.24%) SQL Server
2 11 (11.22%) NoSQL
3 8 (8.16%) Relational Database
4 7 (7.14%) Redis
5 4 (4.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 4 (4.08%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.04%) Aerospike
6 2 (2.04%) Blockchain
6 2 (2.04%) Hadoop
6 2 (2.04%) MySQL
6 2 (2.04%) OLTP
6 2 (2.04%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.04%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (2.04%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.02%) GIS
7 1 (1.02%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.02%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 31 (31.63%) Git (software)
2 15 (15.31%) JUnit
3 14 (14.29%) Jenkins
4 13 (13.27%) Maven
5 11 (11.22%) Cucumber
6 9 (9.18%) Gradle
7 7 (7.14%) Selenium
8 5 (5.10%) Jasmine
8 5 (5.10%) JIRA
9 4 (4.08%) gulp
9 4 (4.08%) NUnit
9 4 (4.08%) Octopus Deploy
9 4 (4.08%) Spock
9 4 (4.08%) Travis CI
10 2 (2.04%) Bower
10 2 (2.04%) Protractor
10 2 (2.04%) Visual Studio
10 2 (2.04%) Visual Studio Code
10 2 (2.04%) webpack
10 2 (2.04%) Yeoman
General
1 23 (23.47%) Finance
2 3 (3.06%) Automotive
2 3 (3.06%) Banking
3 2 (2.04%) Retail
3 2 (2.04%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.02%) Digital Economy
4 1 (1.02%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 71 (72.45%) Developer
2 36 (36.73%) Java Developer
3 18 (18.37%) Architect
4 16 (16.33%) .NET Developer
5 6 (6.12%) C# Developer
5 6 (6.12%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (5.10%) Full Stack Developer
6 5 (5.10%) Java Architect
6 5 (5.10%) Senior Developer
7 4 (4.08%) .NET Architect
7 4 (4.08%) Angular Developer
7 4 (4.08%) Applications Architect
7 4 (4.08%) Scala Developer
8 3 (3.06%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (3.06%) Designer
8 3 (3.06%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 3 (3.06%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (3.06%) Technical Architect
8 3 (3.06%) Technical Leader
9 2 (2.04%) Automation Test Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (34.69%) Spring
2 29 (29.59%) .NET
2 29 (29.59%) Spring Boot
3 26 (26.53%) RESTful
4 23 (23.47%) AngularJS
5 21 (21.43%) HTML
6 19 (19.39%) RabbitMQ
7 17 (17.35%) ASP.NET
7 17 (17.35%) Node.js
8 16 (16.33%) ASP.NET Web API
9 14 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
10 13 (13.27%) CSS
11 12 (12.24%) Web Services
12 11 (11.22%) Hibernate
13 10 (10.20%) HTML5
14 9 (9.18%) .NET Framework
14 9 (9.18%) REST
15 8 (8.16%) CSS3
15 8 (8.16%) RAML
15 8 (8.16%) React
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.24%) Computer Science
2 5 (5.10%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (3.06%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.06%) Public Cloud
3 3 (3.06%) User Experience
4 2 (2.04%) Fintech
4 2 (2.04%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.04%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.02%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.02%) Clustering
5 1 (1.02%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.02%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.02%) GPGPU
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.06%) Linux
2 2 (2.04%) Android
2 2 (2.04%) Windows
3 1 (1.02%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.02%) CentOS
3 1 (1.02%) Mac OS
3 1 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.02%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (68.37%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (44.90%) TDD
3 39 (39.80%) Scrum
4 18 (18.37%) Unit Testing
5 16 (16.33%) MVC
5 16 (16.33%) SOA
6 15 (15.31%) DevOps
6 15 (15.31%) OO
7 11 (11.22%) BDD
8 8 (8.16%) E-Commerce
8 8 (8.16%) Event-Driven Architecture
8 8 (8.16%) SOLID
8 8 (8.16%) Test Automation
9 7 (7.14%) OWASP
10 6 (6.12%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (6.12%) TOGAF
10 6 (6.12%) User Stories
11 5 (5.10%) Kanban
11 5 (5.10%) Mathematics
11 5 (5.10%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 57 (58.16%) Java
2 26 (26.53%) JavaScript
3 25 (25.51%) C#
4 24 (24.49%) Java 8
5 17 (17.35%) SQL
6 7 (7.14%) Java 9
7 5 (5.10%) Groovy
7 5 (5.10%) TypeScript
8 4 (4.08%) Scala
9 2 (2.04%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.04%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.04%) Python
10 1 (1.02%) Apple Swift
10 1 (1.02%) ES6
10 1 (1.02%) ES7
10 1 (1.02%) GLSL
10 1 (1.02%) Go
10 1 (1.02%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.02%) PHP
10 1 (1.02%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (10.20%) Degree
2 7 (7.14%) Computer Science Degree
2 7 (7.14%) Master's Degree
3 2 (2.04%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.04%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.02%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.08%) QA
System Software
1 35 (35.71%) Docker
2 1 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.02%) Ansible
1 1 (1.02%) HAProxy
1 1 (1.02%) Icinga
1 1 (1.02%) Kubernetes
1 1 (1.02%) Nagios
1 1 (1.02%) Puppet
1 1 (1.02%) Terraform
Vendors
1 15 (15.31%) Microsoft
2 9 (9.18%) Oracle
3 4 (4.08%) SAP
4 2 (2.04%) MuleSoft
5 1 (1.02%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.02%) VMware
5 1 (1.02%) Xamarin