Period
to 23 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 23 June 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 of England
6 months to
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 77 82 138
Rank change year-on-year +5 +56 +59
Contract jobs citing Microservices 126 117 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.83% 2.62% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.36% 3.09% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 90 33
East of England median daily rate £500 £500 £588
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -14.89% +30.56%
10th Percentile £363 £356 £423
90th Percentile £688 £599 £619
England median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £150.00 £42.50 £47.50
% change year-on-year +252.94% -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 of England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,753 3,789 4,076
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 84.36% 84.75% 81.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,119 2,242 2,376
East of England median daily rate £435 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.35% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £238 £230 £249
90th Percentile £588 £575 £575
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 238 262 293
East of England median hourly rate £17.32 £31.50 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.02% +16.67% +20.00%
10th Percentile £11.52 £12.28 £14.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.73 £50.78
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% - +19.05%

Microservices
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Microservices in the East of England

Microservices
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microservices in the East of England

Microservices
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microservices in the East of England over the 6 months to 23 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microservices in the East of England

Microservices
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 23 June 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
Essex +1 36 £625 +25.00% 3
Hertfordshire -2 34 £538 +2.38% 15
Cambridgeshire +28 31 £425 -5.56% 16
Bedfordshire +11 26 £475 -5.00% 8
Suffolk - 9 £425 - 5
Microservices
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 of England region with a requirement for Microservices.

1 85 (67.46%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (54.76%) Java
3 58 (46.03%) TDD
4 49 (38.89%) Amazon AWS
5 47 (37.30%) Docker
6 46 (36.51%) DevOps
7 39 (30.95%) Continuous Integration
8 32 (25.40%) Spring
9 31 (24.60%) SQL
10 30 (23.81%) BDD
10 30 (23.81%) Node.js
11 29 (23.02%) E-Commerce
11 29 (23.02%) Scrum
12 28 (22.22%) MongoDB
13 27 (21.43%) Git (software)
13 27 (21.43%) .NET
14 26 (20.63%) C#
14 26 (20.63%) Jenkins
15 25 (19.84%) Java 8
15 25 (19.84%) REST
16 24 (19.05%) JavaScript
16 24 (19.05%) Greenfield Project
17 23 (18.25%) NoSQL
17 23 (18.25%) Microsoft Azure
18 21 (16.67%) Marketing
18 21 (16.67%) Maven
18 21 (16.67%) Ansible
19 20 (15.87%) .NET Core
20 19 (15.08%) Kubernetes
20 19 (15.08%) Problem-Solving

Microservices
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 16 (12.70%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (7.14%) Confluence
3 8 (6.35%) Cloud Foundry
4 7 (5.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 5 (3.97%) Apache
5 5 (3.97%) JBoss
6 3 (2.38%) CMS
6 3 (2.38%) nginx
6 3 (2.38%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.59%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (1.59%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.79%) Adobe Experience Manager
Business Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 49 (38.89%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (18.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (7.94%) Google Analytics
3 10 (7.94%) PaaS
4 3 (2.38%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (2.38%) Serverless
4 3 (2.38%) Stackdriver
5 2 (1.59%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.59%) Heroku
6 1 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.79%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.79%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.79%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 12 (9.52%) HTTP
2 9 (7.14%) SSL
2 9 (7.14%) TCP/IP
3 5 (3.97%) DNS
4 3 (2.38%) Firewall
4 3 (2.38%) HTTPS
4 3 (2.38%) Wireless
5 2 (1.59%) FTP
5 2 (1.59%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.79%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (22.22%) MongoDB
2 23 (18.25%) NoSQL
3 10 (7.94%) Relational Database
4 8 (6.35%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (6.35%) Redis
4 8 (6.35%) SQL Server
5 7 (5.56%) Amazon RDS
6 6 (4.76%) Geospatial Data
7 3 (2.38%) Big Data
8 2 (1.59%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (1.59%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (1.59%) Cosmos DB
8 2 (1.59%) MySQL
8 2 (1.59%) Neo4j
8 2 (1.59%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.79%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.79%) RavenDB
9 1 (0.79%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 27 (21.43%) Git (software)
2 26 (20.63%) Jenkins
3 21 (16.67%) Maven
4 14 (11.11%) JIRA
5 9 (7.14%) Selenium
6 6 (4.76%) gulp
6 6 (4.76%) JUnit
6 6 (4.76%) SoapUI
6 6 (4.76%) Subversion
6 6 (4.76%) Visual Studio
7 5 (3.97%) Cucumber
7 5 (3.97%) JMeter
7 5 (3.97%) Octopus Deploy
7 5 (3.97%) Sonatype Nexus
7 5 (3.97%) TeamCity
8 4 (3.17%) Grunt
8 4 (3.17%) IntelliJ
8 4 (3.17%) Mocha
8 4 (3.17%) Vagrant
9 3 (2.38%) Gradle
General
1 21 (16.67%) Marketing
2 19 (15.08%) Telecoms
3 15 (11.90%) Finance
4 13 (10.32%) Advertising
5 12 (9.52%) Retail
6 11 (8.73%) Manufacturing
7 10 (7.94%) Electronics
8 2 (1.59%) Law
9 1 (0.79%) Brand Awareness
Job Titles
1 65 (51.59%) Developer
2 33 (26.19%) Java Developer
3 28 (22.22%) Architect
4 19 (15.08%) Solutions Architect
5 17 (13.49%) Senior Developer
6 15 (11.90%) Analyst
7 14 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
8 12 (9.52%) Technical Analyst
9 10 (7.94%) .NET Developer
9 10 (7.94%) Business Analyst
9 10 (7.94%) Digital Architect
9 10 (7.94%) Digital Solutions Architect
9 10 (7.94%) E-Commerce Architect
9 10 (7.94%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
10 9 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
10 9 (7.14%) Lead Architect
11 8 (6.35%) Technical Business Analyst
12 7 (5.56%) Cloud Developer
13 6 (4.76%) Java Architect
13 6 (4.76%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (25.40%) Spring
2 30 (23.81%) Node.js
3 27 (21.43%) .NET
4 25 (19.84%) REST
5 20 (15.87%) .NET Core
6 19 (15.08%) SOAP
7 18 (14.29%) CSS
8 17 (13.49%) Web Services
9 16 (12.70%) HTML
10 13 (10.32%) HTML5
10 13 (10.32%) Spring Boot
11 12 (9.52%) RESTful
12 11 (8.73%) AngularJS
12 11 (8.73%) Elastic Stack
12 11 (8.73%) Kafka
13 10 (7.94%) ASP.NET
13 10 (7.94%) React
14 9 (7.14%) XML
15 8 (6.35%) JSON
16 7 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 24 (19.05%) Greenfield Project
2 8 (6.35%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (4.76%) Enterprise Cloud
3 6 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.17%) Replication
5 3 (2.38%) EPoS
6 2 (1.59%) User Experience
7 1 (0.79%) Animation
7 1 (0.79%) Cloud Native
7 1 (0.79%) Clustering
7 1 (0.79%) Life Science
7 1 (0.79%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.79%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.79%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 18 (14.29%) Linux
2 5 (3.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (3.17%) Unix
4 3 (2.38%) CentOS
4 3 (2.38%) Windows
5 2 (1.59%) Solaris
6 1 (0.79%) AIX
6 1 (0.79%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (67.46%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (46.03%) TDD
3 46 (36.51%) DevOps
4 39 (30.95%) Continuous Integration
5 30 (23.81%) BDD
6 29 (23.02%) E-Commerce
6 29 (23.02%) Scrum
7 19 (15.08%) Kanban
7 19 (15.08%) Problem-Solving
8 18 (14.29%) MVC
8 18 (14.29%) UML
9 16 (12.70%) Continuous Delivery
9 16 (12.70%) Test Automation
10 15 (11.90%) Deployment Automation
10 15 (11.90%) OO
11 14 (11.11%) SOA
12 13 (10.32%) Software Engineering
13 12 (9.52%) User Stories
14 11 (8.73%) Load Balancing
15 10 (7.94%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 69 (54.76%) Java
2 31 (24.60%) SQL
3 26 (20.63%) C#
4 25 (19.84%) Java 8
5 24 (19.05%) JavaScript
6 11 (8.73%) ES6
7 7 (5.56%) Perl
8 6 (4.76%) Groovy
8 6 (4.76%) Ruby
9 5 (3.97%) Python
10 4 (3.17%) PHP
11 3 (2.38%) Bash Shell
11 3 (2.38%) TypeScript
12 2 (1.59%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.59%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.59%) Scala
13 1 (0.79%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (3.17%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.59%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.94%) QA
2 2 (1.59%) GDPR
2 2 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 47 (37.30%) Docker
2 1 (0.79%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 21 (16.67%) Ansible
2 19 (15.08%) Kubernetes
3 10 (7.94%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (7.94%) Puppet
4 9 (7.14%) Terraform
5 8 (6.35%) Consul
6 6 (4.76%) Kibana
7 5 (3.97%) Docker Swarm
8 3 (2.38%) HAProxy
8 3 (2.38%) logstash
Vendors
1 16 (12.70%) Google
2 10 (7.94%) Oracle
2 10 (7.94%) SAP
3 6 (4.76%) New Relic
3 6 (4.76%) WSO2
4 5 (3.97%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.38%) F5
5 3 (2.38%) MuleSoft
5 3 (2.38%) Percona
5 3 (2.38%) SolarWinds
5 3 (2.38%) Splunk
6 2 (1.59%) Coveo
6 2 (1.59%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.59%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.79%) Adobe
7 1 (0.79%) Apigee
7 1 (0.79%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.79%) IBM
7 1 (0.79%) Red Hat