Period
to 20 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 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 20 November 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
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 70 121 157
Rank change year-on-year +51 +36 +25
Contract jobs citing Microservices 132 40 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 3.51% 1.13% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.15% 1.38% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 25 6
Hampshire median daily rate £513 £375 £518
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.67% -27.54% +37.09%
10th Percentile £400 £363 £425
90th Percentile £575 £541 £538
South East median daily rate £485 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +2.11% +2.70% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Hampshire median hourly rate - - £51.25
South East median hourly rate - £45.00 £51.25
% change year-on-year - -12.20% -

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 Hampshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Hampshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,177 2,906 3,178
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 84.58% 82.35% 82.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,982 1,723 2,038
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £300 £237 £250
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 155 116 175
Hampshire median hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +11.11% +41.51%
10th Percentile £12.34 £12.24 £11.96
90th Percentile £59.00 £48.75 £56.75
South East median hourly rate £27.75 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +23.33% -10.00% -

Microservices
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Microservices in Hampshire

Microservices
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microservices in Hampshire

Microservices
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microservices in Hampshire over the 6 months to 20 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microservices in Hampshire

Microservices
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microservices in Hampshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microservices in Hampshire

Microservices
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microservices within the Hampshire region over the 6 months to 20 November 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
Southampton +22 55 £513 +36.67% 1
Basingstoke +15 24 £475 +26.67% 3
Farnborough - 4 £450 - 7
Romsey - 4 £450 - 1
Fleet - 4 £400 - 1
Eastleigh 0 3 £588 -
Fareham -8 3 £550 +33.33% 2
Winchester - 2 £333 -
Hook - 1 £450 -
Portsmouth - 1 £500 - 6
Microservices
South East

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for Microservices.

1 88 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (64.39%) Java
3 73 (55.30%) Spring
3 73 (55.30%) RESTful
4 69 (52.27%) Spring Boot
4 69 (52.27%) Java 8
5 67 (50.76%) TDD
6 63 (47.73%) Docker
7 59 (44.70%) NoSQL
8 58 (43.94%) MVC
9 57 (43.18%) MongoDB
10 56 (42.42%) REST
10 56 (42.42%) Greenfield Project
11 54 (40.91%) Git (software)
12 51 (38.64%) Jenkins
12 51 (38.64%) Maven
13 50 (37.88%) Hibernate
13 50 (37.88%) Spring MVC
14 49 (37.12%) Web Services
15 48 (36.36%) BDD
16 47 (35.61%) Apache Cassandra
17 46 (34.85%) Games
18 45 (34.09%) Java 9
19 43 (32.58%) Scala
20 42 (31.82%) Couchbase
20 42 (31.82%) Play Framework
20 42 (31.82%) MQSeries
20 42 (31.82%) JMS
21 21 (15.91%) Kafka
22 20 (15.15%) JavaScript

Microservices
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 42 (31.82%) MQSeries
2 8 (6.06%) Apache
3 7 (5.30%) Apache Spark
4 6 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (3.79%) Apache Qpid
5 5 (3.79%) Jupyter
6 3 (2.27%) Cloud Foundry
6 3 (2.27%) GemFire
6 3 (2.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (1.52%) JBoss
7 2 (1.52%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.76%) IIS
8 1 (0.76%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (0.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.76%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 12 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (4.55%) npm
4 5 (3.79%) Amazon SQS
4 5 (3.79%) PaaS
5 3 (2.27%) GitHub
6 2 (1.52%) Heroku
6 2 (1.52%) IaaS
6 2 (1.52%) SaaS
7 1 (0.76%) Force.com
7 1 (0.76%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.76%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.79%) HTTP
2 1 (0.76%) DNS
2 1 (0.76%) ICMP
2 1 (0.76%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.76%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (44.70%) NoSQL
2 57 (43.18%) MongoDB
3 47 (35.61%) Apache Cassandra
4 42 (31.82%) Couchbase
5 17 (12.88%) Redis
6 13 (9.85%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (6.82%) Big Data
7 9 (6.82%) SQL Server
8 5 (3.79%) Riak
9 4 (3.03%) Data Lake
9 4 (3.03%) Hadoop
10 3 (2.27%) Azure SQL Database
11 2 (1.52%) Apache Hive
11 2 (1.52%) HBase
11 2 (1.52%) MySQL
11 2 (1.52%) OLTP
12 1 (0.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 1 (0.76%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 54 (40.91%) Git (software)
2 51 (38.64%) Jenkins
2 51 (38.64%) Maven
3 8 (6.06%) JIRA
4 7 (5.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 7 (5.30%) Bitbucket
4 7 (5.30%) webpack
5 6 (4.55%) JUnit
6 5 (3.79%) Gradle
7 4 (3.03%) Cucumber
8 3 (2.27%) Eclipse
8 3 (2.27%) IntelliJ
9 2 (1.52%) Selenium
9 2 (1.52%) SpecFlow
10 1 (0.76%) Artifactory
10 1 (0.76%) Grunt
10 1 (0.76%) Protractor
10 1 (0.76%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.76%) Sonatype Nexus
10 1 (0.76%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 46 (34.85%) Games
2 18 (13.64%) Finance
3 5 (3.79%) Publishing
4 4 (3.03%) Advertising
5 3 (2.27%) Retail
6 2 (1.52%) Banking
6 2 (1.52%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.76%) Back Office
7 1 (0.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 104 (78.79%) Developer
2 71 (53.79%) Java Developer
3 8 (6.06%) .NET Developer
3 8 (6.06%) Architect
3 8 (6.06%) Software Engineer
4 6 (4.55%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 6 (4.55%) Lead Developer
4 6 (4.55%) Lead Java Developer
4 6 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (3.79%) AWS Developer
5 5 (3.79%) Big Data Engineer
5 5 (3.79%) Data Engineer
6 4 (3.03%) Designer
6 4 (3.03%) React Developer
7 3 (2.27%) Big Data Developer
7 3 (2.27%) Big Data Software Engineer
7 3 (2.27%) Java Engineer
7 3 (2.27%) Java Software Engineer
7 3 (2.27%) Ruby Developer
7 3 (2.27%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (55.30%) RESTful
1 73 (55.30%) Spring
2 69 (52.27%) Spring Boot
3 56 (42.42%) REST
4 50 (37.88%) Hibernate
4 50 (37.88%) Spring MVC
5 49 (37.12%) Web Services
6 42 (31.82%) JMS
6 42 (31.82%) Play Framework
7 21 (15.91%) Kafka
8 18 (13.64%) .NET
9 16 (12.12%) AngularJS
9 16 (12.12%) Node.js
10 13 (9.85%) React
11 12 (9.09%) CSS
12 11 (8.33%) ASP.NET
12 11 (8.33%) HTML
13 9 (6.82%) .NET Core
13 9 (6.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 8 (6.06%) Spring Batch
Miscellaneous
1 56 (42.42%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (3.03%) EPoS
3 3 (2.27%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.27%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (2.27%) Virtual Team
4 2 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.52%) Fintech
4 2 (1.52%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.52%) Replication
4 2 (1.52%) User Experience
5 1 (0.76%) Blog
5 1 (0.76%) Cloud Native
5 1 (0.76%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.76%) Life Science
5 1 (0.76%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.79%) Linux
2 3 (2.27%) Unix
2 3 (2.27%) Windows
3 1 (0.76%) Android
3 1 (0.76%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (50.76%) TDD
3 58 (43.94%) MVC
4 48 (36.36%) BDD
5 18 (13.64%) DevOps
6 12 (9.09%) Scrum
7 11 (8.33%) Scaled Agile Framework
8 10 (7.58%) SDLC
8 10 (7.58%) Workflow
9 9 (6.82%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (6.82%) Test Automation
10 7 (5.30%) Analytics
10 7 (5.30%) E-Commerce
10 7 (5.30%) SOA
10 7 (5.30%) Software Delivery
10 7 (5.30%) Software Engineering
11 6 (4.55%) Front End Development
11 6 (4.55%) Kanban
11 6 (4.55%) OO
11 6 (4.55%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 85 (64.39%) Java
2 69 (52.27%) Java 8
3 45 (34.09%) Java 9
4 43 (32.58%) Scala
5 20 (15.15%) JavaScript
6 12 (9.09%) C#
7 10 (7.58%) SQL
8 9 (6.82%) Python
9 7 (5.30%) TypeScript
10 5 (3.79%) C++
10 5 (3.79%) ES6
10 5 (3.79%) Go
11 3 (2.27%) Ruby
11 3 (2.27%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (7.58%) SC Cleared
1 10 (7.58%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.27%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (2.27%) Degree
3 1 (0.76%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.52%) QA
System Software
1 63 (47.73%) Docker
2 2 (1.52%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 2 (1.52%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 11 (8.33%) Kubernetes
2 5 (3.79%) Terraform
3 1 (0.76%) Ansible
3 1 (0.76%) NetIQ Identity Manager
3 1 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.76%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 7 (5.30%) Atlassian
2 3 (2.27%) Oracle
3 2 (1.52%) Hortonworks
3 2 (1.52%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.52%) Sybase
3 2 (1.52%) Xamarin
4 1 (0.76%) Google
4 1 (0.76%) NetIQ
4 1 (0.76%) Red Hat