Period
to 14 August 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 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 > Kent
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 63 60
Rank change year-on-year +13 -3 -
Contract jobs citing Microservices 2 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.47% 0.19% 1.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 0.22% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 7
Kent median daily rate - £650 £750
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -13.33% -
South East median daily rate £475 £475 £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
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 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 347 452 540
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 81.26% 83.86% 78.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 331 392
Kent median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% +11.11%
10th Percentile £252 £205 £193
90th Percentile £615 £538 £575
South East median daily rate £430 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +3.61% +3.75% +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 20 10
Kent median hourly rate £38.75 £27.38 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.53% -24.47% +93.33%
10th Percentile £11.65 £12.77 £16.38
90th Percentile £49.65 £45.25 £141.25
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 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

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 Kent region with a requirement for Microservices.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (100.00%) SOA
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) WCF
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
1 2 (100.00%) REST
1 2 (100.00%) CSS3
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (100.00%) TypeScript
1 2 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) IT Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Docker
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) IaaS
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) PaaS
2 1 (50.00%) Big Data
2 1 (50.00%) Big Data Analytics

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) IaaS
2 1 (50.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) AMQP
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
1 1 (50.00%) SMTP
1 1 (50.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Big Data
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (50.00%) Fiddler
2 1 (50.00%) ReSharper
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio Team System
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Architect
1 2 (100.00%) Azure Architect
1 2 (100.00%) Lead Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Test Lead
2 1 (50.00%) Azure Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Azure DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Azure Test Lead
2 1 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps Architect
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Lead Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Lead DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Lead Software Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Software Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) CSS3
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
1 2 (100.00%) REST
1 2 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 2 (100.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) EDI
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (100.00%) SOA
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Big Data Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) IT Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) TypeScript
1 2 (100.00%) VB.NET
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft