Period
to 21 April 2019

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 21 April 2019 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
21 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 44 64 59
Rank change year-on-year +20 -5 +7
Contract jobs citing Microservices 65 37 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 4.38% 2.62% 2.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.98% 3.04% 2.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 34 20
Glasgow median daily rate £550 £438 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.71% +22.81% +18.75%
10th Percentile £418 £349 £347
90th Percentile £715 £556 £416
Scotland median daily rate £463 £450 £358
% change year-on-year +2.78% +25.87% +19.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate £42.50 - -
Scotland median hourly rate £42.50 - -

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 1,306 1,219 934
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 88.01% 86.39% 86.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 835 757 495
Glasgow median daily rate £408 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.67% +2.74% +4.29%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £205
90th Percentile £575 £513 £488
Scotland median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -1.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 21 11
Glasgow median hourly rate £25.50 £22.50 £17.32
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +29.91% -46.71%
10th Percentile £12.25 £10.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £42.75 £40.00 £44.50
Scotland median hourly rate £23.13 £21.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +10.12% +7.69% -42.65%

Microservices
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Microservices in Glasgow

Microservices
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microservices in Glasgow

Microservices
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microservices in Glasgow over the 6 months to 21 April 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microservices in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 21 April 2019, 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 35 (53.85%) Java
2 26 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (33.85%) RESTful
3 22 (33.85%) Amazon AWS
4 20 (30.77%) React
5 19 (29.23%) Linux
6 16 (24.62%) Technical Architecture
7 15 (23.08%) Web Services
7 15 (23.08%) DevOps
7 15 (23.08%) AngularJS
8 14 (21.54%) IaaS
8 14 (21.54%) Ansible
8 14 (21.54%) Terraform
8 14 (21.54%) Puppet
9 13 (20.00%) SOA
9 13 (20.00%) Mobile App
10 11 (16.92%) Mobile Application Development
10 11 (16.92%) MariaDB
10 11 (16.92%) Service Management
10 11 (16.92%) Finance
10 11 (16.92%) Python
10 11 (16.92%) NoSQL
10 11 (16.92%) Microsoft Azure
10 11 (16.92%) Spring
11 10 (15.38%) PaaS
11 10 (15.38%) Bash Shell
11 10 (15.38%) SQL
11 10 (15.38%) Migration
11 10 (15.38%) Spring Boot
11 10 (15.38%) 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 4 (6.15%) Alfresco
2 1 (1.54%) Anypoint
Applications
1 1 (1.54%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 22 (33.85%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (21.54%) IaaS
3 11 (16.92%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (15.38%) PaaS
5 9 (13.85%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (4.62%) AWS Lambda
6 3 (4.62%) Serverless
7 1 (1.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.62%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.92%) MariaDB
1 11 (16.92%) NoSQL
2 9 (13.85%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (12.31%) MongoDB
4 7 (10.77%) Big Data
4 7 (10.77%) Oracle Database
4 7 (10.77%) RDBMS
4 7 (10.77%) Relational Database
5 5 (7.69%) MySQL
6 3 (4.62%) Amazon Aurora
6 3 (4.62%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (4.62%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (1.54%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 7 (10.77%) Git (software)
2 5 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 5 (7.69%) SonarQube
2 5 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (4.62%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (3.08%) Hudson
4 2 (3.08%) JUnit
5 1 (1.54%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.54%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.54%) Gradle
5 1 (1.54%) Maven
5 1 (1.54%) Mockito
5 1 (1.54%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.54%) Subversion
General
1 11 (16.92%) Finance
2 7 (10.77%) Banking
3 5 (7.69%) Back Office
4 2 (3.08%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.54%) Law
5 1 (1.54%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (50.77%) Architect
2 14 (21.54%) Designer
3 13 (20.00%) Solutions Designer
4 10 (15.38%) Developer
4 10 (15.38%) Senior Architect
5 9 (13.85%) Technical Architect
6 8 (12.31%) Lead Architect
6 8 (12.31%) Senior Technical Architect
7 7 (10.77%) Data Architect
7 7 (10.77%) Solutions Architect
8 6 (9.23%) Lead DevOps
9 5 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
9 5 (7.69%) Integration Architect
9 5 (7.69%) Lead Data Architect
9 5 (7.69%) Lead DevOps Engineer
10 4 (6.15%) Cloud Engineer
10 4 (6.15%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 3 (4.62%) Azure Architect
11 3 (4.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 2 (3.08%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (33.85%) RESTful
2 20 (30.77%) React
3 15 (23.08%) AngularJS
3 15 (23.08%) Web Services
4 11 (16.92%) Spring
5 10 (15.38%) Spring Boot
6 8 (12.31%) SOAP
7 6 (9.23%) .NET
7 6 (9.23%) CSS
7 6 (9.23%) HTML
7 6 (9.23%) REST
8 4 (6.15%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (6.15%) LDAP
8 4 (6.15%) Node.js
8 4 (6.15%) XML
9 3 (4.62%) Express
9 3 (4.62%) JSON
10 2 (3.08%) CSS3
10 2 (3.08%) HTML5
11 1 (1.54%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 7 (10.77%) Management Information System
3 6 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (6.15%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.54%) Cloud Native
5 1 (1.54%) Fintech
5 1 (1.54%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.54%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.54%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (29.23%) Linux
2 9 (13.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (7.69%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (24.62%) Technical Architecture
3 15 (23.08%) DevOps
4 13 (20.00%) SOA
5 11 (16.92%) Mobile Application Development
5 11 (16.92%) Service Management
6 10 (15.38%) Migration
6 10 (15.38%) Technical Leadership
7 9 (13.85%) Analytics
7 9 (13.85%) Continuous Delivery
7 9 (13.85%) Enterprise Architecture
7 9 (13.85%) Event-Driven Architecture
7 9 (13.85%) Software Delivery
7 9 (13.85%) Workflow
8 8 (12.31%) Data Analytics
8 8 (12.31%) Data Migration
8 8 (12.31%) Logical Data Model
8 8 (12.31%) Ontologies
8 8 (12.31%) Physical Data Model
8 8 (12.31%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 35 (53.85%) Java
2 11 (16.92%) Python
3 10 (15.38%) Bash Shell
3 10 (15.38%) SQL
4 7 (10.77%) C#
5 5 (7.69%) Clojure
5 5 (7.69%) JavaScript
5 5 (7.69%) Perl
5 5 (7.69%) PowerShell
6 3 (4.62%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.54%) C++
7 1 (1.54%) Go
7 1 (1.54%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (6.15%) BPSS Clearance
1 4 (6.15%) Degree
2 3 (4.62%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.54%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.77%) Data Quality
2 6 (9.23%) QA
3 5 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (6.15%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (21.54%) Ansible
1 14 (21.54%) Puppet
1 14 (21.54%) Terraform
2 5 (7.69%) Packer
3 4 (6.15%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 8 (12.31%) Oracle
1 8 (12.31%) Splunk
2 1 (1.54%) Hyland
2 1 (1.54%) MuleSoft
2 1 (1.54%) SAP