Period
to 22 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hounslow 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 October 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
West London > Hounslow
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 21 24 33
Rank change year-on-year +3 +9 -
Contract jobs citing Microservices 24 13 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hounslow 6.02% 5.08% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.82% 5.70% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 12 1
Hounslow median daily rate £500 £531 £468
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +13.64% -
10th Percentile £425 £452 £459
90th Percentile £575 £619 £476
West London median daily rate £518 £525 £525
% change year-on-year -1.43% - +11.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Hounslow median hourly rate - - £55.00
West London median hourly rate - - £55.00

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 Hounslow with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Hounslow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 352 228 261
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hounslow 88.22% 89.06% 88.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 135 163
Hounslow median daily rate £488 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £241 £257 £243
90th Percentile £625 £575 £562
West London median daily rate £465 £450 £415
% change year-on-year +3.33% +8.43% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 5 11
Hounslow median hourly rate £20.80 £13.48 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +54.36% -41.41% +27.78%
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.00 £16.50
90th Percentile £79.63 £122.90 £57.50
West London median hourly rate £37.50 £24.19 £21.25
% change year-on-year +55.05% +13.81% +11.84%

Microservices
Job Vacancy Trend in Hounslow

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

Job vacancy trend for Microservices in Hounslow

Microservices
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hounslow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microservices in Hounslow

Microservices
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hounslow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microservices in Hounslow over the 6 months to 22 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microservices in Hounslow

Microservices
Contract Job Locations in Hounslow

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microservices within the Hounslow region over the 6 months to 22 October 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
Isleworth +5 8 £509 -4.46% 2
Feltham +7 6 £525 +5.26% 1
Brentford - 5 £450 - 1
Chiswick - 2 £463 -
Osterley - 1 - -
Microservices
West London

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 Hounslow region with a requirement for Microservices.

1 16 (66.67%) Kubernetes
2 15 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (58.33%) Java
4 12 (50.00%) Docker
5 10 (41.67%) Prometheus
5 10 (41.67%) DevOps
6 9 (37.50%) Grafana
6 9 (37.50%) Scrum
7 8 (33.33%) Kanban
7 8 (33.33%) TDD
8 7 (29.17%) Software Engineering
8 7 (29.17%) BDD
8 7 (29.17%) REST
8 7 (29.17%) Software Delivery
9 6 (25.00%) Jenkins
9 6 (25.00%) Gatling
9 6 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
9 6 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
9 6 (25.00%) Apache
10 5 (20.83%) Capacity Planning
10 5 (20.83%) Maven
10 5 (20.83%) OpenShift
10 5 (20.83%) Istio
11 4 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
11 4 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (16.67%) Kafka
11 4 (16.67%) Gradle
11 4 (16.67%) Mentoring
11 4 (16.67%) Scala
11 4 (16.67%) Git (software)

Microservices
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hounslow 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 6 (25.00%) Apache
2 1 (4.17%) Apache Solr
2 1 (4.17%) Apache Spark
2 1 (4.17%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (4.17%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.83%) OpenShift
2 3 (12.50%) Akamai
3 2 (8.33%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (4.17%) GitHub
4 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (12.50%) Hazelcast
2 3 (12.50%) MongoDB
3 2 (8.33%) MySQL
3 2 (8.33%) NoSQL
4 1 (4.17%) Big Data
4 1 (4.17%) RavenDB
4 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Gatling
1 6 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 5 (20.83%) Maven
3 4 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 4 (16.67%) Gradle
4 3 (12.50%) Cucumber
4 3 (12.50%) JMeter
4 3 (12.50%) JUnit
4 3 (12.50%) Mockito
5 2 (8.33%) TeamCity
6 1 (4.17%) LoadRunner
General
1 2 (8.33%) Billing
1 2 (8.33%) Games
2 1 (4.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (54.17%) Developer
2 9 (37.50%) Java Developer
3 7 (29.17%) Agile Developer
3 7 (29.17%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (20.83%) Agile Java Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Digital Product Owner
5 2 (8.33%) Product Owner
5 2 (8.33%) Python Developer
6 1 (4.17%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Big Data Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Elasticsearch Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Integration Tester
6 1 (4.17%) Messaging Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Scala Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (29.17%) REST
2 4 (16.67%) Kafka
2 4 (16.67%) RESTful
3 3 (12.50%) AngularJS
3 3 (12.50%) JMS
4 2 (8.33%) .NET
4 2 (8.33%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (8.33%) Backbone.js
4 2 (8.33%) Django
4 2 (8.33%) Flask
4 2 (8.33%) HTML
4 2 (8.33%) React
5 1 (4.17%) .NET Core
5 1 (4.17%) .NET Framework
5 1 (4.17%) Akka
5 1 (4.17%) Play Framework
5 1 (4.17%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (4.17%) Spark Streaming
5 1 (4.17%) spray
5 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (8.33%) Blog
1 2 (8.33%) Data Structures
1 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
1 2 (8.33%) Mobile App
1 2 (8.33%) Over-the-Top Content
1 2 (8.33%) Self-Motivation
1 2 (8.33%) User Experience
2 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.17%) Driving Licence
2 1 (4.17%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (4.17%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Unix
2 2 (8.33%) Linux
2 2 (8.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (41.67%) DevOps
3 9 (37.50%) Scrum
4 8 (33.33%) Kanban
4 8 (33.33%) TDD
5 7 (29.17%) BDD
5 7 (29.17%) Software Delivery
5 7 (29.17%) Software Engineering
6 6 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 5 (20.83%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (16.67%) Mentoring
8 4 (16.67%) Pair Programming
8 4 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
9 3 (12.50%) Configuration Management
9 3 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (12.50%) Deployment Automation
9 3 (12.50%) Functional Testing
9 3 (12.50%) High Availability
9 3 (12.50%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (58.33%) Java
2 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 4 (16.67%) Scala
3 3 (12.50%) Python
4 2 (8.33%) Go
4 2 (8.33%) Java 8
5 1 (4.17%) C#
5 1 (4.17%) Ruby
5 1 (4.17%) TypeScript
System Software
1 12 (50.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 16 (66.67%) Kubernetes
2 10 (41.67%) Prometheus
3 9 (37.50%) Grafana
4 5 (20.83%) Istio
5 3 (12.50%) Ansible
5 3 (12.50%) Rancher
6 2 (8.33%) Kibana
6 2 (8.33%) logstash
6 2 (8.33%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 1 (4.17%) AppDynamics
1 1 (4.17%) Cisco
1 1 (4.17%) SOASTA, Inc