Period
to 17 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 17 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
6 months to
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 21 23 64
Rank change year-on-year +2 +41 +62
Contract jobs citing Microservices 190 165 83
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 7.94% 7.39% 3.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.96% 8.49% 3.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 188 66
Leeds median daily rate £450 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% - -
10th Percentile £375 £375 £403
90th Percentile £575 £638 £634
West Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £475 £475
% change year-on-year -5.26% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire 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 Leeds with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,120 1,944 2,231
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 88.59% 87.06% 88.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,466 1,379 1,482
Leeds median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +0.63%
10th Percentile £313 £265 £275
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
West Yorkshire median daily rate £415 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +2.47% +1.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 33 40
Leeds median hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.00% +88.68% -11.67%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.98 £10.47
90th Percentile £26.50 £40.00 £30.83
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year +6.25% +10.34% -4.13%

Microservices
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for Microservices in Leeds

Microservices
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microservices in Leeds

Microservices
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microservices in Leeds over the 6 months to 17 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microservices in Leeds

For the 6 months to 17 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Microservices.

1 106 (55.79%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (53.68%) JavaScript
3 98 (51.58%) Java
4 76 (40.00%) TDD
5 64 (33.68%) Test Automation
6 62 (32.63%) Node.js
7 59 (31.05%) MySQL
8 58 (30.53%) DevOps
9 57 (30.00%) JIRA
10 54 (28.42%) Linux
11 53 (27.89%) Amazon AWS
11 53 (27.89%) Confluence
12 50 (26.32%) MongoDB
13 48 (25.26%) Git (software)
14 46 (24.21%) BDD
15 45 (23.68%) Spring Boot
16 44 (23.16%) REST
17 43 (22.63%) Continuous Integration
17 43 (22.63%) Docker
18 42 (22.11%) Spring
19 41 (21.58%) Software Engineering
19 41 (21.58%) SQL
20 39 (20.53%) Jenkins
20 39 (20.53%) Slack
21 37 (19.47%) AngularJS
22 36 (18.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 36 (18.95%) Java 8
23 34 (17.89%) React
24 32 (16.84%) Puppet
25 31 (16.32%) NoSQL

Microservices
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 53 (27.89%) Confluence
2 12 (6.32%) CMS
3 11 (5.79%) Sitecore CMS
4 8 (4.21%) Apache
5 5 (2.63%) nginx
6 2 (1.05%) Anypoint
6 2 (1.05%) Apache Spark
6 2 (1.05%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.53%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.53%) JBoss
7 1 (0.53%) Mule
7 1 (0.53%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.53%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 53 (27.89%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (20.53%) Slack
3 28 (14.74%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (5.26%) npm
5 9 (4.74%) Amazon ELB
5 9 (4.74%) Route 53
5 9 (4.74%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 8 (4.21%) Amazon S3
6 8 (4.21%) GitHub
7 6 (3.16%) AWS Lambda
7 6 (3.16%) Serverless
8 4 (2.11%) Amazon SQS
9 3 (1.58%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (1.05%) Google Analytics
10 2 (1.05%) PaaS
11 1 (0.53%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.53%) IaaS
11 1 (0.53%) SaaS
11 1 (0.53%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 22 (11.58%) HTTP
2 7 (3.68%) TCP/IP
3 6 (3.16%) DNS
3 6 (3.16%) SSL
4 5 (2.63%) DHCP
4 5 (2.63%) FTP
4 5 (2.63%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (31.05%) MySQL
2 50 (26.32%) MongoDB
3 31 (16.32%) NoSQL
4 29 (15.26%) SQL Server
5 22 (11.58%) PostgreSQL
6 16 (8.42%) Amazon RDS
7 12 (6.32%) Apache Cassandra
8 10 (5.26%) Relational Database
9 6 (3.16%) RDBMS
10 5 (2.63%) DB2
10 5 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (2.11%) Big Data
12 3 (1.58%) Redis
13 2 (1.05%) Apache Hive
13 2 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (1.05%) Hadoop
13 2 (1.05%) Neo4j
13 2 (1.05%) Parquet
14 1 (0.53%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 57 (30.00%) JIRA
2 48 (25.26%) Git (software)
3 39 (20.53%) Jenkins
4 25 (13.16%) Cucumber
5 21 (11.05%) Selenium
6 19 (10.00%) webpack
7 18 (9.47%) SonarQube
8 17 (8.95%) IntelliJ
9 15 (7.89%) Vagrant
10 14 (7.37%) PHPUnit
11 13 (6.84%) gulp
12 12 (6.32%) Maven
13 11 (5.79%) GitLab
14 10 (5.26%) Babel
15 6 (3.16%) Octopus Deploy
15 6 (3.16%) Team Foundation Server
16 5 (2.63%) Artifactory
16 5 (2.63%) HP UFT
16 5 (2.63%) LoadRunner
16 5 (2.63%) TeamCity
General
1 11 (5.79%) Banking
1 11 (5.79%) Finance
2 5 (2.63%) Retail
3 1 (0.53%) Advertising
3 1 (0.53%) Games
3 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 109 (57.37%) Developer
2 48 (25.26%) Java Developer
3 25 (13.16%) DevOps Engineer
4 17 (8.95%) Software Engineer
5 15 (7.89%) AWS Developer
5 15 (7.89%) PHP Developer
6 14 (7.37%) Architect
7 13 (6.84%) .NET Developer
8 11 (5.79%) Software Developer
9 9 (4.74%) Full Stack Developer
9 9 (4.74%) UI Developer
10 8 (4.21%) Senior Developer
11 7 (3.68%) C# Developer
11 7 (3.68%) React Developer
12 6 (3.16%) AWS Engineer
12 6 (3.16%) Sitecore Developer
13 5 (2.63%) Agile Java Developer
13 5 (2.63%) C# .NET Developer
13 5 (2.63%) Java Engineer
13 5 (2.63%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (32.63%) Node.js
2 45 (23.68%) Spring Boot
3 44 (23.16%) REST
4 42 (22.11%) Spring
5 37 (19.47%) AngularJS
6 34 (17.89%) React
7 26 (13.68%) .NET
8 24 (12.63%) ASP.NET Web API
9 23 (12.11%) ASP.NET
10 22 (11.58%) ASP.NET MVC
10 22 (11.58%) RESTful
11 21 (11.05%) HTML
12 19 (10.00%) CSS
13 17 (8.95%) Hibernate
13 17 (8.95%) HTML5
13 17 (8.95%) Vue.js
14 15 (7.89%) Doctrine
14 15 (7.89%) JSON
14 15 (7.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 14 (7.37%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 24 (12.63%) User Experience
2 8 (4.21%) Public Cloud
3 5 (2.63%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (2.63%) IVR
3 5 (2.63%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.58%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.58%) Clustering
4 3 (1.58%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.05%) NHS
6 1 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.53%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.53%) Life Science
6 1 (0.53%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.53%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 54 (28.42%) Linux
2 36 (18.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 14 (7.37%) CentOS
3 14 (7.37%) VMS
4 11 (5.79%) Android
4 11 (5.79%) Apple iOS
5 6 (3.16%) Unix
6 3 (1.58%) Windows
7 2 (1.05%) AIX
7 2 (1.05%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.53%) Amazon Linux
8 1 (0.53%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (55.79%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (40.00%) TDD
3 64 (33.68%) Test Automation
4 58 (30.53%) DevOps
5 46 (24.21%) BDD
6 43 (22.63%) Continuous Integration
7 41 (21.58%) Software Engineering
8 27 (14.21%) SDLC
9 26 (13.68%) Mentoring
9 26 (13.68%) MVC
10 25 (13.16%) Coaching
11 24 (12.63%) SOA
12 22 (11.58%) Configuration Management
12 22 (11.58%) OO
13 21 (11.05%) OOP
14 17 (8.95%) Open Source
14 17 (8.95%) Scrum
15 16 (8.42%) Pair Programming
16 15 (7.89%) CQRS
16 15 (7.89%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 102 (53.68%) JavaScript
2 98 (51.58%) Java
3 41 (21.58%) SQL
4 36 (18.95%) Java 8
5 28 (14.74%) C#
6 23 (12.11%) Python
7 17 (8.95%) PHP
8 15 (7.89%) PHP 7
9 11 (5.79%) T-SQL
10 9 (4.74%) Perl
11 8 (4.21%) Bash Shell
11 8 (4.21%) Scala
12 5 (2.63%) Groovy
12 5 (2.63%) Ruby
13 4 (2.11%) Kotlin
14 3 (1.58%) Clojure
14 3 (1.58%) JCL
15 2 (1.05%) PowerShell
16 1 (0.53%) Go
16 1 (0.53%) R
Qualifications
1 11 (5.79%) Security Cleared
2 10 (5.26%) SC Cleared
3 6 (3.16%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (1.58%) BC Cleared
5 2 (1.05%) DBS Check
5 2 (1.05%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.53%) Degree
6 1 (0.53%) ISEB
6 1 (0.53%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.53%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.63%) Disclosure Scotland
1 5 (2.63%) WCAG
2 2 (1.05%) PMO
System Software
1 43 (22.63%) Docker
2 8 (4.21%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (1.05%) HDFS
4 1 (0.53%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.53%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 32 (16.84%) Puppet
2 26 (13.68%) Terraform
3 16 (8.42%) Kubernetes
4 15 (7.89%) Grafana
5 12 (6.32%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (5.79%) Ansible
6 11 (5.79%) Packer
7 10 (5.26%) Prometheus
8 8 (4.21%) Rancher
9 5 (2.63%) Nessus
10 3 (1.58%) Graphite
10 3 (1.58%) Kibana
11 2 (1.05%) Consul
11 2 (1.05%) Graylog
12 1 (0.53%) HAProxy
12 1 (0.53%) Mesos
Vendors
1 15 (7.89%) Zend
2 13 (6.84%) Sitecore
3 7 (3.68%) Black Duck
4 5 (2.63%) Microsoft
4 5 (2.63%) Oracle
4 5 (2.63%) Perfecto Mobile
5 3 (1.58%) Google
6 2 (1.05%) MuleSoft
6 2 (1.05%) Splunk
6 2 (1.05%) Sun
7 1 (0.53%) Adobe
7 1 (0.53%) CA Agile Central
7 1 (0.53%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.53%) webMethods