Period
to 25 June 2019

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 25 June 2019 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
25 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 28 17 23
Rank change year-on-year -11 +6 +10
Contract jobs citing Microservices 13 22 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hounslow 3.96% 7.64% 2.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.36% 8.59% 2.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 19 2
Hounslow median daily rate £550 £538 £530
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.33% +1.42% +25.89%
10th Percentile £488 £435 £463
90th Percentile £573 £581 £610
West London median daily rate £550 £525 £519
% change year-on-year +4.76% +1.20% +0.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hounslow median hourly rate - - -
West London median hourly rate - - -

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 298 256 150
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hounslow 90.85% 88.89% 80.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 180 61
Hounslow median daily rate £440 £475 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.37% +23.38% -13.48%
10th Percentile £300 £224 £225
90th Percentile £588 £578 £513
West London median daily rate £463 £475 £425
% change year-on-year -2.63% +11.76% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 4
Hounslow median hourly rate £14.50 £30.00 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -51.67% +4.35% +35.29%
10th Percentile £10.98 £16.25 £14.14
90th Percentile £27.93 £44.25 £43.00
West London median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £33.75
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11% +87.50%

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 25 June 2019.

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 25 June 2019. 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 £550 - 1
Brentford -14 3 £565 +2.03%
Osterley -3 2 - -
Chiswick -2 1 - -
Microservices
West London

For the 6 months to 25 June 2019, 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 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (69.23%) Java
3 8 (61.54%) TDD
3 8 (61.54%) GitHub
4 7 (53.85%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (53.85%) DevOps
4 7 (53.85%) Python
5 6 (46.15%) Software Engineering
5 6 (46.15%) Big Data
5 6 (46.15%) Test Automation
5 6 (46.15%) RESTful
5 6 (46.15%) Defensive Programming
5 6 (46.15%) GitLab
5 6 (46.15%) Public Cloud
6 5 (38.46%) Django
7 4 (30.77%) User Stories
7 4 (30.77%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (30.77%) Continuous Deployment
8 3 (23.08%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (23.08%) React
8 3 (23.08%) Docker
8 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
9 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
9 2 (15.38%) JIRA
9 2 (15.38%) Google
9 2 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (15.38%) Scrum
9 2 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (15.38%) Microsoft

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 2 (15.38%) Apache Airflow
2 1 (7.69%) Apache
2 1 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 8 (61.54%) GitHub
2 7 (53.85%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (23.08%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (15.38%) Amazon S3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) Big Data
2 2 (15.38%) BigQuery
2 2 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (15.38%) Redis
3 1 (7.69%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (7.69%) Bigtable
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) GitLab
2 2 (15.38%) JIRA
3 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
3 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (7.69%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Developer
2 6 (46.15%) Java Developer
3 5 (38.46%) Backend Developer
3 5 (38.46%) Django Developer
3 5 (38.46%) Python Developer
3 5 (38.46%) Python/Django Developer
3 5 (38.46%) Software Engineer
4 4 (30.77%) Agile Developer
4 4 (30.77%) Agile Java Developer
4 4 (30.77%) AWS Developer
4 4 (30.77%) AWS Engineer
4 4 (30.77%) AWS Software Engineer
4 4 (30.77%) Big Data Developer
4 4 (30.77%) Big Data Engineer
4 4 (30.77%) Big Data Software Engineer
4 4 (30.77%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 4 (30.77%) Java Engineer
4 4 (30.77%) Java Software Developer
4 4 (30.77%) Java Software Engineer
4 4 (30.77%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) RESTful
2 5 (38.46%) Django
3 3 (23.08%) React
4 2 (15.38%) Kafka
4 2 (15.38%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (7.69%) Apache Beam
5 1 (7.69%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Public Cloud
2 1 (7.69%) Over-the-Top Content
2 1 (7.69%) User Experience
2 1 (7.69%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (61.54%) TDD
3 7 (53.85%) DevOps
4 6 (46.15%) Defensive Programming
4 6 (46.15%) Software Engineering
4 6 (46.15%) Test Automation
5 4 (30.77%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (30.77%) Continuous Deployment
5 4 (30.77%) User Stories
6 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (15.38%) Scrum
8 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
8 1 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
8 1 (7.69%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) Java
2 7 (53.85%) Python
3 2 (15.38%) SQL
4 1 (7.69%) AWK
4 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
4 1 (7.69%) C++
4 1 (7.69%) Go
4 1 (7.69%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Docker
2 1 (7.69%) KVM
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.69%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Ansible
1 1 (7.69%) Grafana
1 1 (7.69%) Kibana
1 1 (7.69%) Kubernetes
1 1 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (7.69%) Puppet
1 1 (7.69%) Salt
1 1 (7.69%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Google
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
1 2 (15.38%) Tableau
2 1 (7.69%) VMware