Period
to 16 December 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 16 December 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
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 15 32 29
Rank change year-on-year +17 -3 +8
Contract jobs citing Microservices 34 18 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hounslow 8.35% 5.56% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.07% 6.19% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 17 1
Hounslow median daily rate £525 £540 £468
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +15.51% -6.50%
10th Percentile £425 £496 £459
90th Percentile £606 £608 £476
West London median daily rate £525 £540 £494
% change year-on-year -2.78% +9.37% +3.95%
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 375 291 231
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hounslow 92.14% 89.81% 87.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 186 138
Hounslow median daily rate £500 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +17.65% +1.19%
10th Percentile £250 £291 £227
90th Percentile £623 £600 £541
West London median daily rate £458 £455 £425
% change year-on-year +0.49% +7.12% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 7 13
Hounslow median hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.38% +4.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £11.00 £12.00 £8.60
90th Percentile £115.00 £105.88 £68.76
West London median hourly rate £40.00 £25.50 £21.75
% change year-on-year +56.86% +17.24% -1.14%

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 16 December 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 16 December 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
Feltham +7 10 £525 -2.33% 2
Isleworth +12 4 £525 -2.78% 1
Osterley - 3 £480 -
Brentford - 3 £450 - 1
Chiswick - 2 £463 -
Microservices
West London

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 21 (61.76%) Kubernetes
2 15 (44.12%) Java
3 14 (41.18%) Docker
3 14 (41.18%) DevOps
4 13 (38.24%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (35.29%) Grafana
6 11 (32.35%) Akamai
7 10 (29.41%) Prometheus
8 9 (26.47%) Scrum
9 8 (23.53%) Kanban
9 8 (23.53%) Git (software)
9 8 (23.53%) E-Commerce
9 8 (23.53%) Security Architecture
9 8 (23.53%) Apache Cassandra
9 8 (23.53%) Jenkins
9 8 (23.53%) Apigee
9 8 (23.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 8 (23.53%) DDoS Mitigation
10 7 (20.59%) Continuous Delivery
10 7 (20.59%) REST
10 7 (20.59%) Apache
11 6 (17.65%) Python
11 6 (17.65%) Configuration Management
11 6 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (17.65%) Pair Programming
11 6 (17.65%) Software Engineering
11 6 (17.65%) OpenShift
11 6 (17.65%) Ansible
11 6 (17.65%) Gatling
11 6 (17.65%) Istio

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 7 (20.59%) Apache
2 6 (17.65%) OpenWhisk
3 4 (11.76%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.94%) Apache Solr
4 1 (2.94%) Apache Spark
4 1 (2.94%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 11 (32.35%) Akamai
2 8 (23.53%) Apigee
3 6 (17.65%) OpenShift
4 5 (14.71%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (8.82%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (23.53%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (8.82%) Hazelcast
2 3 (8.82%) MongoDB
3 2 (5.88%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.94%) RavenDB
4 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (23.53%) Git (software)
1 8 (23.53%) Jenkins
2 6 (17.65%) Gatling
3 5 (14.71%) Gradle
4 4 (11.76%) Maven
5 3 (8.82%) Cucumber
5 3 (8.82%) JMeter
5 3 (8.82%) JUnit
5 3 (8.82%) Mockito
6 1 (2.94%) JIRA
6 1 (2.94%) LoadRunner
6 1 (2.94%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (8.82%) Multimedia
2 2 (5.88%) Billing
2 2 (5.88%) Games
3 1 (2.94%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (32.35%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (29.41%) Developer
3 6 (17.65%) Java Developer
4 4 (11.76%) Agile Developer
4 4 (11.76%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Agile Java Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Digital Product Owner
5 2 (5.88%) Product Owner
5 2 (5.88%) Python Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Senior Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (2.94%) .NET Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Business Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Integration Tester
6 1 (2.94%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Scala Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Technical Business Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.59%) REST
2 4 (11.76%) Kafka
2 4 (11.76%) RESTful
3 3 (8.82%) Web Services
3 3 (8.82%) WebRTC
4 2 (5.88%) .NET
4 2 (5.88%) Django
4 2 (5.88%) Flask
4 2 (5.88%) HTML
4 2 (5.88%) JMS
5 1 (2.94%) .NET Core
5 1 (2.94%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.94%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.94%) J2EE
5 1 (2.94%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (2.94%) React
5 1 (2.94%) Spark Streaming
5 1 (2.94%) spray
5 1 (2.94%) Spring
5 1 (2.94%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.88%) Blog
2 2 (5.88%) Data Structures
2 2 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.88%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.88%) Over-the-Top Content
2 2 (5.88%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (5.88%) User Experience
3 1 (2.94%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.94%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.94%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.94%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.82%) Unix
2 2 (5.88%) Linux
2 2 (5.88%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (41.18%) DevOps
2 13 (38.24%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (26.47%) Scrum
4 8 (23.53%) DDoS Mitigation
4 8 (23.53%) E-Commerce
4 8 (23.53%) Kanban
4 8 (23.53%) Security Architecture
5 7 (20.59%) Continuous Delivery
6 6 (17.65%) Configuration Management
6 6 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (17.65%) Pair Programming
6 6 (17.65%) Software Engineering
7 5 (14.71%) BDD
7 5 (14.71%) TDD
8 4 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
9 3 (8.82%) Acceptance Criteria
9 3 (8.82%) Deployment Automation
9 3 (8.82%) Functional Testing
9 3 (8.82%) High Availability
9 3 (8.82%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 15 (44.12%) Java
2 6 (17.65%) Python
3 5 (14.71%) Go
4 4 (11.76%) Java 8
4 4 (11.76%) Scala
5 3 (8.82%) AWK
5 3 (8.82%) Bash Shell
5 3 (8.82%) C++
5 3 (8.82%) JavaScript
5 3 (8.82%) Perl
6 1 (2.94%) C#
6 1 (2.94%) Ruby
6 1 (2.94%) TypeScript
System Software
1 14 (41.18%) Docker
2 3 (8.82%) KVM
2 3 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (8.82%) Xen
Systems Management
1 21 (61.76%) Kubernetes
2 12 (35.29%) Grafana
3 10 (29.41%) Prometheus
4 6 (17.65%) Ansible
4 6 (17.65%) Istio
5 5 (14.71%) Kibana
6 3 (8.82%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (8.82%) Puppet
6 3 (8.82%) Salt
6 3 (8.82%) Terraform
7 2 (5.88%) logstash
7 2 (5.88%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (2.94%) Rancher
Vendors
1 3 (8.82%) VMware
2 1 (2.94%) AppDynamics
2 1 (2.94%) Cisco
2 1 (2.94%) SOASTA, Inc