The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 4 March 2021 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 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 England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England
Number of daily rates quoted
Median daily rate
UK median daily rate
Number of hourly rates quoted
Median hourly rate
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
Median hourly rate
% change year-on-year
Microservices Job Vacancy Trend in England
Job postings citing Microservices as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.
Microservices Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England
3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Microservices in England.
Microservices Daily Rate Histogram in England
Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Microservices in England over the 6 months to 4 March 2021.
Microservices Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England
3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Microservices in England.
Microservices Hourly Rate Histogram in England
Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Microservices in England over the 6 months to 4 March 2021.
Microservices Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 6 months to 4 March 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.
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
Microservices Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England
For the 6 months to 4 March 2021, 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 England region with a requirement for Microservices.
Microservices Co-occurring IT Skills in 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: