Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 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
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 110 169
Rank change year-on-year +23 +59 +2
Contract jobs citing Microservices 88 54 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 2.35% 1.50% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.82% 1.82% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 37 4
Hampshire median daily rate £513 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.67% +10.46% -23.71%
10th Percentile £370 £354 £313
90th Percentile £575 £530 £354
South East median daily rate £475 £475 £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 8
Hampshire median hourly rate - £42.50 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -10.53% +18.75%
South East median hourly rate - £42.50 £47.50
% change year-on-year - -10.53% +18.75%

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 3,122 2,965 3,439
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 83.41% 82.57% 81.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,842 1,760 2,230
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +0.63% +6.00%
10th Percentile £285 £250 £263
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £430 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +3.61% +3.75% +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 159 178
Hampshire median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -7.89% +68.89%
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.49 £12.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £57.50
South East median hourly rate £24.88 £19.66 £23.00
% change year-on-year +26.53% -14.52% +2.22%

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 14 August 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 14 August 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 +8 37 £513 +46.43% 6
Basingstoke +3 7 £425 +13.33% 5
Winchester - 4 £315 -
Farnborough -17 3 £426 -18.81% 4
Fleet - 3 £400 - 1
Aldershot -5 2 £563 +4.65%
Eastleigh -8 1 £425 - 1
Microservices
South East

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 71 (80.68%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (71.59%) Java
3 55 (62.50%) Spring
4 54 (61.36%) TDD
5 52 (59.09%) Git (software)
5 52 (59.09%) Jenkins
6 49 (55.68%) RESTful
7 46 (52.27%) Greenfield Project
8 41 (46.59%) Spring Boot
9 40 (45.45%) MongoDB
9 40 (45.45%) REST
10 39 (44.32%) Web Services
11 37 (42.05%) NoSQL
12 34 (38.64%) Java 8
13 32 (36.36%) Docker
13 32 (36.36%) MVC
14 31 (35.23%) BDD
15 29 (32.95%) Continuous Integration
15 29 (32.95%) Maven
16 28 (31.82%) Hibernate
16 28 (31.82%) Apache Cassandra
17 25 (28.41%) RabbitMQ
17 25 (28.41%) Kafka
17 25 (28.41%) Java 9
18 24 (27.27%) Scrum
19 23 (26.14%) Spring MVC
19 23 (26.14%) Scala
19 23 (26.14%) Games
19 23 (26.14%) MQSeries
19 23 (26.14%) JMS

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 23 (26.14%) MQSeries
2 20 (22.73%) Apache Spark
3 11 (12.50%) Apache
3 11 (12.50%) Cloud Foundry
4 10 (11.36%) JBoss
5 4 (4.55%) GemFire
Applications
1 1 (1.14%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 16 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (12.50%) GitHub
3 6 (6.82%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (5.68%) npm
4 5 (5.68%) PaaS
5 1 (1.14%) IaaS
5 1 (1.14%) OpenShift
5 1 (1.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.23%) Kerberos
2 1 (1.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (45.45%) MongoDB
2 37 (42.05%) NoSQL
3 28 (31.82%) Apache Cassandra
4 23 (26.14%) Big Data
4 23 (26.14%) Couchbase
5 15 (17.05%) Hadoop
6 11 (12.50%) HBase
7 10 (11.36%) SQL Server
8 7 (7.95%) Parquet
9 5 (5.68%) Redis
9 5 (5.68%) Riak
10 4 (4.55%) Apache Hive
11 2 (2.27%) Azure SQL Database
11 2 (2.27%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 52 (59.09%) Git (software)
1 52 (59.09%) Jenkins
2 29 (32.95%) Maven
3 11 (12.50%) Gradle
4 8 (9.09%) JIRA
5 7 (7.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 7 (7.95%) Bitbucket
6 6 (6.82%) JUnit
7 4 (4.55%) Cucumber
7 4 (4.55%) Eclipse
7 4 (4.55%) IntelliJ
7 4 (4.55%) SpecFlow
8 1 (1.14%) Ant
8 1 (1.14%) Artifactory
8 1 (1.14%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (1.14%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.14%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 23 (26.14%) Games
2 19 (21.59%) Finance
3 2 (2.27%) Banking
Job Titles
1 75 (85.23%) Developer
2 48 (54.55%) Java Developer
3 12 (13.64%) Big Data Developer
4 9 (10.23%) Apache Spark Developer
5 8 (9.09%) Architect
6 7 (7.95%) Hadoop Developer
7 6 (6.82%) Software Developer
7 6 (6.82%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (5.68%) .NET Developer
8 5 (5.68%) AWS Developer
8 5 (5.68%) Lead Developer
8 5 (5.68%) Lead Java Developer
9 4 (4.55%) React Developer
10 3 (3.41%) C# Developer
10 3 (3.41%) JavaScript Developer
10 3 (3.41%) Senior Developer
10 3 (3.41%) Senior Java Developer
11 2 (2.27%) Applications Developer
11 2 (2.27%) Software Tester
11 2 (2.27%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (62.50%) Spring
2 49 (55.68%) RESTful
3 41 (46.59%) Spring Boot
4 40 (45.45%) REST
5 39 (44.32%) Web Services
6 28 (31.82%) Hibernate
7 25 (28.41%) Kafka
7 25 (28.41%) RabbitMQ
8 23 (26.14%) JMS
8 23 (26.14%) Play Framework
8 23 (26.14%) Spring MVC
9 20 (22.73%) .NET
10 15 (17.05%) JSON
11 13 (14.77%) Spark Streaming
12 12 (13.64%) Node.js
13 11 (12.50%) AngularJS
13 11 (12.50%) Middleware
13 11 (12.50%) Spring Integration
14 10 (11.36%) ASP.NET
14 10 (11.36%) React
Miscellaneous
1 46 (52.27%) Greenfield Project
2 11 (12.50%) Linux Command Line
2 11 (12.50%) Virtual Team
3 4 (4.55%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.55%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.27%) Fintech
4 2 (2.27%) User Experience
5 1 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.14%) Minimum Viable Product
Operating Systems
1 13 (14.77%) Linux
2 11 (12.50%) Unix
3 5 (5.68%) Android
3 5 (5.68%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (80.68%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (61.36%) TDD
3 32 (36.36%) MVC
4 31 (35.23%) BDD
5 29 (32.95%) Continuous Integration
6 24 (27.27%) Scrum
7 13 (14.77%) DevOps
8 12 (13.64%) E-Commerce
9 9 (10.23%) Decision-Making
9 9 (10.23%) Kalman Filter
9 9 (10.23%) Kanban
10 7 (7.95%) Benchmarking
10 7 (7.95%) SDLC
10 7 (7.95%) Secure Coding
10 7 (7.95%) Software Delivery
10 7 (7.95%) Software Deployment
10 7 (7.95%) Software Engineering
11 6 (6.82%) Inversion of Control
12 5 (5.68%) Unit Testing
12 5 (5.68%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 63 (71.59%) Java
2 34 (38.64%) Java 8
3 25 (28.41%) Java 9
4 23 (26.14%) Scala
5 22 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 15 (17.05%) C#
7 11 (12.50%) Shell Script
8 9 (10.23%) SQL
9 6 (6.82%) ES6
10 3 (3.41%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 20 (22.73%) Degree
2 4 (4.55%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.27%) OCA
3 2 (2.27%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.23%) QA
System Software
1 32 (36.36%) Docker
2 20 (22.73%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 11 (12.50%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 16 (18.18%) Hadoop YARN
2 5 (5.68%) Kubernetes
2 5 (5.68%) Terraform
3 1 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 14 (15.91%) Hortonworks
2 7 (7.95%) Atlassian
3 3 (3.41%) Google
4 2 (2.27%) Sybase
4 2 (2.27%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.14%) Red Hat