Period
to 21 October 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 21 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
South East > Kent
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 61 52
Contract jobs citing Microservices 0 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent - 0.39% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.49% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Kent median daily rate - £650 £750
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -13.33% -
South East median daily rate £475 £475 £464
% change year-on-year - +2.43% -7.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £43.75 £51.25
% change year-on-year - -14.63% -

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 371 409 420
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 84.51% 80.20% 83.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 312 289
Kent median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% +11.11%
10th Percentile £222 £231 £193
90th Percentile £600 £611 £569
South East median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 11 7
Kent median hourly rate £38.00 £25.69 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.92% +22.33% -7.69%
10th Percentile £11.85 £13.00 £15.25
90th Percentile £43.50 £47.50 £114.40
South East median hourly rate £27.00 £22.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year +21.35% -1.11% -1.45%

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