Period
to 13 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 13 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
South East > Kent
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 56 47 -
Rank change year-on-year -9 - -
Contract jobs citing Microservices 1 13 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.25% 2.39% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 2.98% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 0
Kent median daily rate £500 £575 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.04% - -
South East median daily rate £486 £480 £463
% change year-on-year +1.30% +3.78% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £45.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year - -5.26% -

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 Kent with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Kent
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 345 436 404
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 86.03% 80.15% 83.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 329 284
Kent median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% - +3.70%
10th Percentile £181 £215 £193
90th Percentile £600 £625 £550
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +1.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 7 5
Kent median hourly rate £35.00 £25.69 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.24% +83.50% -28.21%
10th Percentile £11.24 £25.30 £9.61
90th Percentile £42.50 £46.00 £21.95
South East median hourly rate £25.12 £22.75 £24.23
% change year-on-year +10.42% -6.09% -3.10%

Microservices
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for Microservices in Kent

Microservices
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microservices in Kent

Microservices
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microservices within the Kent region over the 6 months to 13 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
Maidstone +12 1 £500 +66.67% 2
Microservices
South East

For the 6 months to 13 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 Kent region with a requirement for Microservices.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) CMS
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (100.00%) SOLID
1 1 (100.00%) Angular 2
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Core
1 1 (100.00%) Greenfield Project

Microservices
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 1 (100.00%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Angular Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Core
1 1 (100.00%) Angular 2
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) SOLID
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL