Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 42 41 74
Rank change year-on-year -1 +33 +3
Contract jobs citing Microservices 65 95 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 4.70% 5.53% 2.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.29% 6.23% 2.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 61 19
Glasgow median daily rate £500 £470 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.38% +36.23% +14.05%
10th Percentile £398 £363 £318
90th Percentile £591 £575 £463
Scotland median daily rate £475 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Glasgow 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 1,229 1,524 1,232
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 88.80% 88.66% 88.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 723 868 656
Glasgow median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £275 £257 £262
90th Percentile £575 £538 £500
Scotland median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +7.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 33 29
Glasgow median hourly rate £25.00 £17.50 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.86% -27.08% +57.38%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.75 £10.00
90th Percentile £41.50 £35.20 £33.30
Scotland median hourly rate £22.50 £24.78 £26.13
% change year-on-year -9.18% -5.17% -25.89%

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 22 September 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microservices in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 42 (64.62%) AWS
2 41 (63.08%) Java
3 34 (52.31%) Terraform
4 33 (50.77%) Spring
5 29 (44.62%) MySQL
6 28 (43.08%) Technical Leadership
6 28 (43.08%) MariaDB
7 27 (41.54%) Linux
8 26 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
8 26 (40.00%) Azure
9 25 (38.46%) CentOS
9 25 (38.46%) JavaScript
9 25 (38.46%) Jenkins
10 24 (36.92%) Mentoring
10 24 (36.92%) Spring Boot
11 23 (35.38%) TDD
12 22 (33.85%) Public Cloud
13 21 (32.31%) Security Cleared
14 20 (30.77%) Ansible
15 19 (29.23%) TypeScript
15 19 (29.23%) Infrastructure as Code
15 19 (29.23%) SC Cleared
15 19 (29.23%) Git (software)
15 19 (29.23%) RESTful
15 19 (29.23%) Shell Script
16 16 (24.62%) Docker
17 15 (23.08%) Kanban
17 15 (23.08%) Google
18 14 (21.54%) Bash Shell
18 14 (21.54%) SOA

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 7 (10.77%) Anypoint
1 7 (10.77%) Confluence
2 3 (4.62%) Alfresco
2 3 (4.62%) CMS
3 1 (1.54%) Apache
3 1 (1.54%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.54%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (1.54%) WebSphere Portal
Business Applications
1 2 (3.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 42 (64.62%) AWS
2 26 (40.00%) Azure
3 9 (13.85%) AWS Lambda
3 9 (13.85%) Serverless
4 7 (10.77%) Apigee
4 7 (10.77%) OpenShift
4 7 (10.77%) SaaS
5 6 (9.23%) Google Docs
5 6 (9.23%) Slack
6 3 (4.62%) GCP
7 2 (3.08%) PaaS
8 1 (1.54%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.23%) Skype
2 1 (1.54%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (44.62%) MySQL
2 28 (43.08%) MariaDB
3 13 (20.00%) Amazon Aurora
3 13 (20.00%) Amazon RDS
4 12 (18.46%) NoSQL
5 4 (6.15%) MongoDB
5 4 (6.15%) Relational Database
6 3 (4.62%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (4.62%) Big Data
7 2 (3.08%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 25 (38.46%) Jenkins
2 19 (29.23%) Git (software)
3 11 (16.92%) SonarQube
4 8 (12.31%) TeamCity
5 7 (10.77%) JIRA
6 5 (7.69%) Gradle
7 4 (6.15%) JUnit
7 4 (6.15%) Maven
8 3 (4.62%) webpack
9 2 (3.08%) Cucumber
9 2 (3.08%) Mockito
10 1 (1.54%) Bitbucket
10 1 (1.54%) Flyway
10 1 (1.54%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 10 (15.38%) Public Sector
2 7 (10.77%) Finance
3 5 (7.69%) Banking
4 2 (3.08%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 41 (63.08%) Developer
2 17 (26.15%) Java Developer
3 15 (23.08%) Lead Developer
4 10 (15.38%) Lead DevOps
5 9 (13.85%) DevOps Engineer
5 9 (13.85%) Senior Developer
6 8 (12.31%) Lead DevOps Engineer
7 7 (10.77%) Lead Java Developer
8 6 (9.23%) Architect
8 6 (9.23%) MuleSoft Developer
8 6 (9.23%) Senior Java Developer
9 4 (6.15%) Designer
9 4 (6.15%) Solutions Designer
9 4 (6.15%) Technical Design Leader
9 4 (6.15%) Technical Leader
10 3 (4.62%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 3 (4.62%) Full Stack Developer
10 3 (4.62%) MuleSoft Architect
11 2 (3.08%) Angular Developer
11 2 (3.08%) AWS DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (50.77%) Spring
2 24 (36.92%) Spring Boot
3 19 (29.23%) RESTful
4 12 (18.46%) REST
5 10 (15.38%) AngularJS
5 10 (15.38%) LDAP
5 10 (15.38%) Node.js
6 9 (13.85%) ActiveMQ
7 7 (10.77%) Apache Camel
7 7 (10.77%) RabbitMQ
7 7 (10.77%) RAML
7 7 (10.77%) SOAP
7 7 (10.77%) Swagger
8 5 (7.69%) .NET
8 5 (7.69%) CSS
8 5 (7.69%) HTML
8 5 (7.69%) React
9 3 (4.62%) Angular 2
9 3 (4.62%) Jest
9 3 (4.62%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 22 (33.85%) Public Cloud
2 6 (9.23%) Mobile App
3 5 (7.69%) Cloud Native
4 2 (3.08%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.54%) DataPower
5 1 (1.54%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 27 (41.54%) Linux
2 25 (38.46%) CentOS
3 12 (18.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.08%) Unix
5 1 (1.54%) AIX
5 1 (1.54%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (43.08%) Technical Leadership
2 26 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (36.92%) Mentoring
4 23 (35.38%) TDD
5 19 (29.23%) Infrastructure as Code
6 15 (23.08%) Kanban
7 14 (21.54%) SOA
8 13 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (20.00%) DevOps
8 13 (20.00%) Scrum
9 11 (16.92%) Service Management
10 10 (15.38%) Continuous Delivery
10 10 (15.38%) Immutable Infrastructure
10 10 (15.38%) ITSM
10 10 (15.38%) OWASP
11 9 (13.85%) Software Engineering
12 7 (10.77%) Configuration Management
12 7 (10.77%) Functional Programming
12 7 (10.77%) Security Testing
12 7 (10.77%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 41 (63.08%) Java
2 25 (38.46%) JavaScript
3 19 (29.23%) Shell Script
3 19 (29.23%) TypeScript
4 14 (21.54%) Bash Shell
5 12 (18.46%) Python
6 10 (15.38%) SQL
7 8 (12.31%) Java 8
8 5 (7.69%) Groovy
9 3 (4.62%) C#
9 3 (4.62%) Clojure
10 1 (1.54%) C
10 1 (1.54%) Perl
10 1 (1.54%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 21 (32.31%) Security Cleared
2 19 (29.23%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.54%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.54%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (15.38%) NCSC
1 10 (15.38%) NIST
2 2 (3.08%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 16 (24.62%) Docker
2 1 (1.54%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 34 (52.31%) Terraform
2 20 (30.77%) Ansible
3 11 (16.92%) Packer
3 11 (16.92%) Puppet
4 6 (9.23%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 15 (23.08%) Google
2 10 (15.38%) Splunk
3 7 (10.77%) Microsoft
3 7 (10.77%) MuleSoft
3 7 (10.77%) Salesforce.com
3 7 (10.77%) SAP
3 7 (10.77%) WSO2
4 1 (1.54%) IBM
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle