Period
to 6 April 2020

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 6 April 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
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
6 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 69 53 128
Rank change year-on-year -16 +75 +11
Contract jobs citing Microservices 62 170 49
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Hampshire 2.58% 4.43% 1.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.02% 4.98% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 144 9
Median daily rate £463 £464 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.27% -9.51% +13.89%
10th Percentile £388 £382 £331
90th Percentile £578 £593 £593
South East median daily rate £488 £475 £480
% change year-on-year +2.63% -1.04% +1.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £58.00 £57.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.87% - -
South East median hourly rate £58.00 £57.50 -
% change year-on-year +0.87% - -

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 2,053 3,414 3,126
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 85.33% 88.93% 84.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,188 2,208 1,810
Median daily rate £450 £450 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% +1.20%
10th Percentile £281 £300 £275
90th Percentile £588 £588 £550
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 172 112
Median hourly rate £35.00 £32.24 £23.78
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.57% +35.57% -8.54%
10th Percentile £13.14 £11.87 £10.77
90th Percentile £55.00 £55.00 £50.68
Median hourly rate £23.41 £24.91 £22.50
% change year-on-year -6.03% +10.71% -

Microservices
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Microservices in Hampshire

Microservices
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Daily rate trend for Microservices in Hampshire

Microservices
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Microservices in Hampshire over the 6 months to 6 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Microservices in Hampshire

Microservices
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

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 6 April 2020. 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 +13 12 £475 +11.76% 1
Winchester +15 9 £400 -
Farnborough +15 9 £425 -5.56% 11
Basingstoke +10 6 £563 +25.00% 3
Hook +13 4 - - 3
Fareham +6 2 - - 3
Fleet +5 2 £543 +34.03% 3
Portsmouth +7 1 - - 3
Andover -2 1 £450 -
Microservices
South East

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

1 33 (53.23%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (48.39%) Java
3 22 (35.48%) Azure
3 22 (35.48%) RESTful
4 21 (33.87%) Spring
5 20 (32.26%) C#
5 20 (32.26%) Kubernetes
6 18 (29.03%) Middleware
6 18 (29.03%) TDD
7 17 (27.42%) REST
8 16 (25.81%) .NET
9 14 (22.58%) SQL
9 14 (22.58%) Docker
10 13 (20.97%) Linux
10 13 (20.97%) Java 8
11 12 (19.35%) Jenkins
11 12 (19.35%) Git (software)
12 11 (17.74%) BDD
12 11 (17.74%) DevOps
12 11 (17.74%) Finance
13 10 (16.13%) Scrum
13 10 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (16.13%) SOAP
13 10 (16.13%) Web Services
13 10 (16.13%) SaaS
14 9 (14.52%) OAuth
14 9 (14.52%) SQL Server
14 9 (14.52%) JSON
14 9 (14.52%) .NET Core
15 8 (12.90%) Scaled Agile Framework

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 5 (8.06%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (6.45%) Apache
3 3 (4.84%) Confluence
4 2 (3.23%) NServiceBus
5 1 (1.61%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (1.61%) GemFire
5 1 (1.61%) IIS
5 1 (1.61%) JBoss
5 1 (1.61%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 22 (35.48%) Azure
2 10 (16.13%) SaaS
3 6 (9.68%) AWS
4 5 (8.06%) GitHub
5 2 (3.23%) OpenShift
5 2 (3.23%) PaaS
5 2 (3.23%) Power Platform
6 1 (1.61%) Azure Functions
6 1 (1.61%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.84%) Firewall
2 2 (3.23%) BGP
2 2 (3.23%) DNS
2 2 (3.23%) Internet
2 2 (3.23%) Reverse Proxy
2 2 (3.23%) SNMP
2 2 (3.23%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.23%) VLAN
3 1 (1.61%) FTP
3 1 (1.61%) HTTP
3 1 (1.61%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.61%) Kerberos
3 1 (1.61%) LAN
3 1 (1.61%) Skype
3 1 (1.61%) SSH
3 1 (1.61%) SSL
3 1 (1.61%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.52%) SQL Server
2 8 (12.90%) MongoDB
3 5 (8.06%) NoSQL
4 4 (6.45%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.23%) Big Data
5 2 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (3.23%) Power BI
6 1 (1.61%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.61%) Cosmos DB
6 1 (1.61%) Geospatial Data
6 1 (1.61%) GIS
6 1 (1.61%) HBase
6 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.61%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 12 (19.35%) Git (software)
1 12 (19.35%) Jenkins
2 5 (8.06%) Eclipse
2 5 (8.06%) IntelliJ
2 5 (8.06%) JIRA
3 4 (6.45%) Cucumber
3 4 (6.45%) GitLab
4 2 (3.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (3.23%) git-flow
4 2 (3.23%) Gradle
4 2 (3.23%) JUnit
4 2 (3.23%) Maven
4 2 (3.23%) Selenium
4 2 (3.23%) SonarQube
4 2 (3.23%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (3.23%) Subversion
5 1 (1.61%) FishEye
5 1 (1.61%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (1.61%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (1.61%) TestNG
General
1 11 (17.74%) Finance
2 5 (8.06%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.61%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.61%) Public Sector
3 1 (1.61%) Retail
Job Titles
1 39 (62.90%) Developer
2 21 (33.87%) Java Developer
3 6 (9.68%) .NET Developer
3 6 (9.68%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (6.45%) Full Stack Developer
5 3 (4.84%) Architect
5 3 (4.84%) Developer in Test
5 3 (4.84%) Senior Developer
5 3 (4.84%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (4.84%) Software Developer
6 2 (3.23%) Angular Developer
6 2 (3.23%) Cloud Developer
6 2 (3.23%) Consultant
6 2 (3.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (3.23%) Software Architect
6 2 (3.23%) Software Engineer
6 2 (3.23%) Web Architect
7 1 (1.61%) Designer
7 1 (1.61%) Java Engineer
7 1 (1.61%) Senior Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (35.48%) RESTful
2 21 (33.87%) Spring
3 18 (29.03%) Middleware
4 17 (27.42%) REST
5 16 (25.81%) .NET
6 10 (16.13%) SOAP
6 10 (16.13%) Web Services
7 9 (14.52%) .NET Core
7 9 (14.52%) JSON
7 9 (14.52%) OAuth
8 7 (11.29%) J2EE
8 7 (11.29%) Spring Boot
8 7 (11.29%) Swagger
9 6 (9.68%) AngularJS
9 6 (9.68%) CSS
9 6 (9.68%) HTML
9 6 (9.68%) RabbitMQ
10 4 (6.45%) Hibernate
10 4 (6.45%) Spring Integration
11 3 (4.84%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.29%) Greenfield Project
1 7 (11.29%) Linux Command Line
1 7 (11.29%) Public Cloud
2 5 (8.06%) IVR
3 4 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.84%) Cloud Native
4 3 (4.84%) N-Tier
5 2 (3.23%) Video\Live Streaming
6 1 (1.61%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.61%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.61%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.61%) PKI
6 1 (1.61%) Replication
6 1 (1.61%) Robotics
6 1 (1.61%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.61%) User Experience
6 1 (1.61%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (20.97%) Linux
2 7 (11.29%) Unix
3 5 (8.06%) Windows
4 3 (4.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.23%) CentOS
5 2 (3.23%) Windows 10
5 2 (3.23%) Windows Server
5 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2016
6 1 (1.61%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (53.23%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (29.03%) TDD
3 11 (17.74%) BDD
3 11 (17.74%) DevOps
4 10 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (16.13%) Scrum
5 8 (12.90%) Deployment Automation
5 8 (12.90%) Scaled Agile Framework
5 8 (12.90%) Software Engineering
5 8 (12.90%) User Stories
6 6 (9.68%) Acceptance Criteria
6 6 (9.68%) OO
6 6 (9.68%) Unit Testing
6 6 (9.68%) Validation
6 6 (9.68%) Waterfall
7 5 (8.06%) CRM
7 5 (8.06%) Data Modelling
7 5 (8.06%) Enterprise Architecture
7 5 (8.06%) OOP
7 5 (8.06%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 30 (48.39%) Java
2 20 (32.26%) C#
3 14 (22.58%) SQL
4 13 (20.97%) Java 8
5 7 (11.29%) JavaScript
6 6 (9.68%) PL/SQL
6 6 (9.68%) Python
6 6 (9.68%) Shell Script
7 3 (4.84%) PowerShell
7 3 (4.84%) TypeScript
8 2 (3.23%) Bash Shell
8 2 (3.23%) F#
8 2 (3.23%) Go
9 1 (1.61%) C++
9 1 (1.61%) Java 9
9 1 (1.61%) R
Qualifications
1 8 (12.90%) Security Cleared
2 7 (11.29%) SC Cleared
3 6 (9.68%) Degree
4 4 (6.45%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.61%) CCDA
5 1 (1.61%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.61%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.61%) OCP
5 1 (1.61%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.61%) HL7
1 1 (1.61%) QA
System Software
1 14 (22.58%) Docker
2 5 (8.06%) NFS
3 3 (4.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.23%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (3.23%) vSphere
5 1 (1.61%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.61%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (1.61%) GFS2
5 1 (1.61%) HDFS
5 1 (1.61%) NDS
5 1 (1.61%) Samba
5 1 (1.61%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 20 (32.26%) Kubernetes
2 3 (4.84%) Ansible
2 3 (4.84%) Terraform
3 2 (3.23%) Grafana
3 2 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (3.23%) Packer
3 2 (3.23%) Prometheus
3 2 (3.23%) Puppet
3 2 (3.23%) ZABBIX
4 1 (1.61%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (1.61%) Nessus
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (1.61%) SELinux
4 1 (1.61%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (1.61%) vCenter Server
4 1 (1.61%) vRealize
Vendors
1 4 (6.45%) Atlassian
2 3 (4.84%) VMware
3 2 (3.23%) Cadence
3 2 (3.23%) Dell
3 2 (3.23%) EMC
3 2 (3.23%) Oracle
3 2 (3.23%) Red Hat
3 2 (3.23%) Splunk
4 1 (1.61%) 3PAR
4 1 (1.61%) Centrify
4 1 (1.61%) CyberArk
4 1 (1.61%) ForgeRock
4 1 (1.61%) HP
4 1 (1.61%) IBM
4 1 (1.61%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.61%) NetIQ
4 1 (1.61%) Okta
4 1 (1.61%) Thycotic