Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 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
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 104 124 161
Rank change year-on-year +20 +37 +16
Contract jobs citing Microservices 66 37 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.74% 1.05% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.08% 1.29% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 30 4
Hampshire median daily rate £500 £438 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +28.87% -
10th Percentile £323 £324 £313
90th Percentile £675 £538 £354
South East median daily rate £477 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +0.42% - +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 6
Hampshire median hourly rate - £42.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -5.56% +12.50%
South East median hourly rate - £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year - -5.56% +12.50%

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 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 3,172 2,877 3,331
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 83.54% 81.39% 81.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,841 1,802 2,180
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £415 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.41% +7.10% +3.33%
10th Percentile £275 £270 £263
90th Percentile £570 £575 £525
South East median daily rate £438 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +5.42% +3.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 175 150
Hampshire median hourly rate £28.25 £27.50 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.73% -24.66% +62.22%
10th Percentile £12.23 £11.54 £12.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £51.25 £51.50
South East median hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year +7.14% -11.58% +5.56%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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
Basingstoke -16 5 £425 +13.33%
Southampton -3 4 £575 +64.29% 1
Farnborough -16 4 £353 -32.86% 6
Winchester 0 3 £315 +9.57%
Aldershot -1 2 £563 +25.00%
Fleet -4 1 £400 -27.27%
Havant - 1 - -
Microservices
South East

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 51 (77.27%) Java
1 51 (77.27%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
3 42 (63.64%) Spring
4 40 (60.61%) Jenkins
5 39 (59.09%) RabbitMQ
5 39 (59.09%) Kafka
6 38 (57.58%) Big Data
6 38 (57.58%) Git (software)
7 36 (54.55%) Apache Spark
8 35 (53.03%) Degree
8 35 (53.03%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 33 (50.00%) Hadoop YARN
9 33 (50.00%) Greenfield Project
10 30 (45.45%) RESTful
11 29 (43.94%) Finance
12 27 (40.91%) Web Services
13 25 (37.88%) Hortonworks
14 24 (36.36%) Spark Streaming
15 22 (33.33%) Spring Boot
15 22 (33.33%) Scrum
15 22 (33.33%) TDD
16 21 (31.82%) Kerberos
16 21 (31.82%) Spring Integration
16 21 (31.82%) Kalman Filter
16 21 (31.82%) Decision-Making
17 20 (30.30%) REST
18 18 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
18 18 (27.27%) JSON
19 17 (25.76%) Hadoop

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 36 (54.55%) Apache Spark
2 14 (21.21%) Apache
2 14 (21.21%) Cloud Foundry
2 14 (21.21%) JBoss
3 2 (3.03%) GemFire
3 2 (3.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 18 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (21.21%) GitHub
3 5 (7.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (7.58%) PaaS
4 3 (4.55%) IaaS
4 3 (4.55%) SaaS
5 2 (3.03%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 21 (31.82%) Kerberos
2 1 (1.52%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (57.58%) Big Data
2 17 (25.76%) Hadoop
3 14 (21.21%) HBase
4 12 (18.18%) Parquet
5 6 (9.09%) SQL Server
6 5 (7.58%) MongoDB
7 3 (4.55%) NoSQL
8 2 (3.03%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 40 (60.61%) Jenkins
2 38 (57.58%) Git (software)
3 13 (19.70%) Gradle
4 5 (7.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (7.58%) Bitbucket
4 5 (7.58%) JIRA
5 3 (4.55%) Cucumber
5 3 (4.55%) JUnit
6 2 (3.03%) Eclipse
6 2 (3.03%) IntelliJ
6 2 (3.03%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.52%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 29 (43.94%) Finance
2 2 (3.03%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 51 (77.27%) Developer
2 35 (53.03%) Java Developer
3 22 (33.33%) Apache Spark Developer
4 14 (21.21%) Big Data Developer
5 12 (18.18%) Architect
6 9 (13.64%) Hadoop Developer
7 6 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (7.58%) Designer
8 5 (7.58%) Software Developer
9 4 (6.06%) Senior Developer
9 4 (6.06%) Senior Java Developer
10 3 (4.55%) Big Data Architect
10 3 (4.55%) C# Developer
10 3 (4.55%) Cloud Architect
10 3 (4.55%) Java Architect
11 2 (3.03%) .NET Developer
11 2 (3.03%) C# .NET Developer
11 2 (3.03%) Digital Architect
11 2 (3.03%) Software Tester
11 2 (3.03%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (63.64%) Spring
2 39 (59.09%) Kafka
2 39 (59.09%) RabbitMQ
3 30 (45.45%) RESTful
4 27 (40.91%) Web Services
5 24 (36.36%) Spark Streaming
6 22 (33.33%) Spring Boot
7 21 (31.82%) Spring Integration
8 20 (30.30%) REST
9 18 (27.27%) JSON
10 14 (21.21%) Middleware
11 13 (19.70%) .NET
12 12 (18.18%) Apache Avro
12 12 (18.18%) Drools
13 6 (9.09%) AngularJS
13 6 (9.09%) ASP.NET
14 5 (7.58%) .NET Core
14 5 (7.58%) Node.js
15 3 (4.55%) React
15 3 (4.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 33 (50.00%) Greenfield Project
2 14 (21.21%) Linux Command Line
2 14 (21.21%) Virtual Team
3 4 (6.06%) Mobile App
4 3 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.55%) User Experience
5 2 (3.03%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.03%) TM Forum
6 1 (1.52%) Minimum Viable Product
Operating Systems
1 15 (22.73%) Linux
2 14 (21.21%) Unix
3 5 (7.58%) Android
3 5 (7.58%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (77.27%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
3 22 (33.33%) Scrum
3 22 (33.33%) TDD
4 21 (31.82%) Decision-Making
4 21 (31.82%) Kalman Filter
5 13 (19.70%) Software Deployment
6 12 (18.18%) Benchmarking
6 12 (18.18%) Secure Coding
6 12 (18.18%) Software Engineering
7 10 (15.15%) E-Commerce
8 9 (13.64%) DevOps
9 7 (10.61%) Kanban
9 7 (10.61%) SDLC
10 5 (7.58%) MVC
10 5 (7.58%) Software Delivery
11 4 (6.06%) BDD
11 4 (6.06%) Business Analysis
11 4 (6.06%) Inversion of Control
11 4 (6.06%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 51 (77.27%) Java
2 14 (21.21%) Shell Script
3 9 (13.64%) JavaScript
4 8 (12.12%) C#
5 6 (9.09%) SQL
6 4 (6.06%) Java 8
7 2 (3.03%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.52%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.52%) ES6
8 1 (1.52%) Java 9
8 1 (1.52%) Perl
8 1 (1.52%) Python
8 1 (1.52%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 35 (53.03%) Degree
2 2 (3.03%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (3.03%) OCA
2 2 (3.03%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (1.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (1.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (18.18%) QA
2 2 (3.03%) GDPR
System Software
1 35 (53.03%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 14 (21.21%) HDFS
3 1 (1.52%) Docker
Systems Management
1 33 (50.00%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (1.52%) Ansible
2 1 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.52%) Puppet
2 1 (1.52%) Terraform
Vendors
1 25 (37.88%) Hortonworks
2 5 (7.58%) Atlassian
3 3 (4.55%) Google
4 2 (3.03%) Oracle
4 2 (3.03%) SAP
5 1 (1.52%) hybris