Period
to 26 May 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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 26 May 2020 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
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
26 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 29 34 65
Rank change year-on-year +5 +31 -12
Contract jobs citing Microservices 44 71 50
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Glasgow 5.26% 4.99% 3.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.22% 5.65% 3.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 44 45
Median daily rate £475 £531 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.59% +18.06% +28.57%
10th Percentile £356 £391 £355
90th Percentile £518 £714 £560
Scotland median daily rate £488 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +25.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 -
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 -

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 Glasgow with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Glasgow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 707 1,257 1,368
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 84.47% 88.33% 87.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 422 776 829
Median daily rate £425 £418 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.80% +7.74% +4.73%
10th Percentile £300 £284 £263
90th Percentile £575 £575 £526
Scotland median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 43 26
Median hourly rate £20.18 £25.50 £17.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.87% +42.22% -15.40%
10th Percentile £11.17 £12.25 £10.10
90th Percentile £35.00 £39.60 £35.00
Median hourly rate £25.75 £23.06 £20.75
% change year-on-year +11.65% +11.14% -9.78%

Microservices
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings citing Microservices as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for Microservices in Glasgow

Microservices
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Microservices in Glasgow.

Daily rate trend for Microservices in Glasgow

Microservices
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Microservices in Glasgow over the 6 months to 26 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Microservices in Glasgow

Microservices
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Microservices in Glasgow.

Hourly rate trend for Microservices in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 26 May 2020, 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Microservices.

1 36 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (52.27%) Java
3 18 (40.91%) JavaScript
4 16 (36.36%) RESTful
5 14 (31.82%) C#
5 14 (31.82%) TDD
6 13 (29.55%) Web Services
7 12 (27.27%) Test Automation
8 10 (22.73%) Finance
8 10 (22.73%) AngularJS
8 10 (22.73%) React
9 9 (20.45%) Public Sector
9 9 (20.45%) MVC
9 9 (20.45%) REST
9 9 (20.45%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (18.18%) Azure
10 8 (18.18%) XML
10 8 (18.18%) .NET
11 7 (15.91%) Cucumber
12 6 (13.64%) Spring
12 6 (13.64%) JSON
12 6 (13.64%) Microsoft
12 6 (13.64%) SOAP
12 6 (13.64%) Vue.js
12 6 (13.64%) Node.js
13 5 (11.36%) Jenkins
13 5 (11.36%) GitLab
13 5 (11.36%) DevOps
13 5 (11.36%) Spring Boot
13 5 (11.36%) Technical Leadership

Microservices
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 2 (4.55%) Confluence
2 1 (2.27%) JBoss
2 1 (2.27%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 8 (18.18%) Azure
2 3 (6.82%) AWS
3 2 (4.55%) Boomi
4 1 (2.27%) GCP
4 1 (2.27%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.36%) HTTP
2 2 (4.55%) Internet
3 1 (2.27%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.82%) MongoDB
3 2 (4.55%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.55%) RDBMS
3 2 (4.55%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.27%) MariaDB
4 1 (2.27%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (15.91%) Cucumber
2 5 (11.36%) GitLab
2 5 (11.36%) Jenkins
2 5 (11.36%) Selenium
3 4 (9.09%) Git (software)
4 3 (6.82%) Subversion
4 3 (6.82%) WebDriver
5 2 (4.55%) Gradle
5 2 (4.55%) IBM UrbanCode
5 2 (4.55%) Jasmine
5 2 (4.55%) JIRA
5 2 (4.55%) Maven
5 2 (4.55%) SonarQube
6 1 (2.27%) Gatling
6 1 (2.27%) JMeter
6 1 (2.27%) JUnit
6 1 (2.27%) Mockito
6 1 (2.27%) SoapUI
General
1 10 (22.73%) Finance
2 9 (20.45%) Public Sector
3 5 (11.36%) Telecoms
4 3 (6.82%) Electronics
4 3 (6.82%) Manufacturing
4 3 (6.82%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (45.45%) Developer
2 8 (18.18%) Java Developer
3 6 (13.64%) .NET Developer
4 5 (11.36%) Architect
5 4 (9.09%) Automation Tester
5 4 (9.09%) Azure Developer
5 4 (9.09%) Digital Developer
5 4 (9.09%) Senior .NET Developer
5 4 (9.09%) Senior Developer
5 4 (9.09%) Tester
6 3 (6.82%) Integration Architect
6 3 (6.82%) ITSM Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Software Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Data Architect
7 2 (4.55%) Designer
7 2 (4.55%) Full Stack Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Java Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Solutions Designer
7 2 (4.55%) Test Automation Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (36.36%) RESTful
2 13 (29.55%) Web Services
3 10 (22.73%) AngularJS
3 10 (22.73%) React
4 9 (20.45%) REST
5 8 (18.18%) .NET
5 8 (18.18%) XML
6 6 (13.64%) JSON
6 6 (13.64%) Node.js
6 6 (13.64%) SOAP
6 6 (13.64%) Spring
6 6 (13.64%) Vue.js
7 5 (11.36%) Spring Boot
8 4 (9.09%) .NET Framework
8 4 (9.09%) ASP.NET
8 4 (9.09%) CSS
8 4 (9.09%) HTML
8 4 (9.09%) Redux
9 3 (6.82%) Hibernate
9 3 (6.82%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.55%) Mobile App
1 2 (4.55%) Public Cloud
2 1 (2.27%) Algorithms
2 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (2.27%) User Experience
2 1 (2.27%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.27%) Android
1 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
1 1 (2.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (31.82%) TDD
3 12 (27.27%) Test Automation
4 9 (20.45%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (20.45%) MVC
5 5 (11.36%) BDD
5 5 (11.36%) DevOps
5 5 (11.36%) ETL
5 5 (11.36%) Migration
5 5 (11.36%) Technical Leadership
6 4 (9.09%) Configuration Management
6 4 (9.09%) ITIL
6 4 (9.09%) ITSM
6 4 (9.09%) OO
6 4 (9.09%) Service Management
6 4 (9.09%) User Stories
7 3 (6.82%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (6.82%) Kanban
7 3 (6.82%) Programme Management
7 3 (6.82%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (52.27%) Java
2 18 (40.91%) JavaScript
3 14 (31.82%) C#
4 4 (9.09%) SQL
5 3 (6.82%) Clojure
5 3 (6.82%) Java 8
6 1 (2.27%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 4 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.82%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.27%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.27%) Degree
3 1 (2.27%) ISEB
3 1 (2.27%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.55%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (6.82%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.27%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (13.64%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.82%) SAP
3 2 (4.55%) Dell
3 2 (4.55%) Oracle
4 1 (2.27%) Apple
4 1 (2.27%) Google